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Today's News

  • A bird’s eye view

    King-Murphy kindergartners now understand why it’s important for birds to migrate south for the winter.

    Through a series of hands-on demonstrations, they learned that if all birds stayed in Colorado in winter, they wouldn’t have enough food to eat. Youth educators from the Audubon Society of Greater Denver spent an hour on Thursday teaching the 5- and 6-year-olds about Migration Madness in preparation for a field trip to the Audubon Center at Chatfield next month.

  • Evergreen falls in shootout

    LAKEWOOD — Sophomore Lily Mott notched four goals during Evergreen’s match against Ralston Valley, but her effort wouldn’t be enough as the Cougars fell 19-8 on April 18.

    The Mustangs jumped ahead early, outscoring Evergreen 13-5 in the first half. Along with Mott, senior Tess Albert had an outstanding performance tallying three goals on five shots. 

  • Conifer extends winning streak to three

    ENGLEWOOD — With just one game left in its regular season, the Conifer Lobos’ baseball team extended its winning streak to three games after defeating Englewood 12-0 on Saturday.

    The Lobos scored early and often, tallying eight runs in the opening inning. Seniors John Betsch and Matt Aceto provided the power at the plate for Conifer. The duo combined to go 4-for-6 with four RBIs.

  • Love leads Evergreen to a 6-1 victory over George Washington

    Sophomore Zoe Love has seen her fair share of struggles in her two seasons with Evergreen tennis. This season, Love has a record of 3-5 as the No.1 singles player for the Cougars. On Monday afternoon, Love picked up some confidence as she topped Alma Younger of George Washington in three sets as Evergreen defeated the Patriots 6-1.

  • Conifer, Clear Creek show respect in rivalry game

    EVERGREEN — The score may have been largely in favor of Conifer, but the respect was equal among the Lobos and Clear Creek after Conifer defeated the Diggers 17-1.

     With just miles separating the two schools, many of the athletes for both squads grew up playing lacrosse together. A sport that is naturally violent showed a soft spot as the two teams lifted one another up throughout the game.

  • ‘Crossing the line’

    The Evergreen High School advanced acting class is bringing awareness to a difficult topic: sexual assault.

    The students have written a play called “Crossing the Line: Breaking the Silence on Sexual Assault” that they will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, in the EHS auditorium. Following the free 45-minute performance, professional counselors will discuss the issue.

    The vignettes are everything from short monologues to 6-minute scenes that depict everything from men catcalling women on the street to more serious issues.

  • Egg-xaulted designs

    The Art of the Egg finale party brought out egg artists and egg aficionados alike on Thursday night both to vote and to bid on their favorites.

    Thursday night’s rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the artists, who were happy to talk about the inspiration for their designs. Since it’s rare that an artist works on eggs, the competition brings out an adventurous spirit.

    Painter Lynne Milliken of Evergreen said flat surfaces are much easier on which to create, but trying something different is part of the draw of the competition.

  • Salt of the Earth Day

    Children cultivated their Earth Day knowledge and creativity with puppet shows, visits from feathery friends, museums-on-wheels and interactive displays during Saturday’s event at the Evergreen Lake House.

    The 28th annual event offered approximately 400 people an opportunity to learn about environmental stewardship from more than a dozen companies and nonprofits, including HawkQuest, the Spark City Bus and the Evergreen Nature Center.

  • Annual banquet to benefit ducks, wetlands

    The Evergreen Chapter of Ducks Unlimited, a national organization that works to conserve wetlands, is hosting its annual banquet at 6 p.m., on Saturday at Mount Vernon Country Club near Genessee.

    Organizer Bob Snyder, a chapter member, said the banquet usually raises about $60,000 to $65,000 for Ducks Unlimited. Some of the money likely will be used to conserve Colorado’s wetlands, he said, as the state is a major stopping point for ducks during their migration.

  • Proposal suggests Evergreen become LID

    When it comes to maintaining Evergreen — adding trails, improving traffic and safety infrastructure, protecting natural resources — while incorporation has been discussed, Downtown Evergreen Economic District has another idea: to create a local improvement district (LID).

    Members of the public were invited to a DEED meeting Wednesday, April 19 to hear about DEED’s proposal to create the Evergreen Local Improvement District.