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Today's News

  • Evergreen chamber presents annual business awards

    The Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce honored three Evergreen businesses with top awards at the organization’s annual Sparkle and Shine event on Friday night at the Hiwan Golf Club.

    Seasonally Yours Evergreen Taffy Company and Fresh Fudge Too received the 2015 Business of the Year Award. The People’s Choice Business Award went to the Resale Shop of Evergreen Christian Outreach. And the Wild Game Entertainment Experience garnered the New Business Award.

  • Evergreen park district distributes new brochure on ice safety

    “Ice Safety at Evergreen Lake” is the title of a new brochure that the Evergreen Park and Recreation District is distributing at Evergreen Lake and at Wulf and Buchanan rec centers.

    The colorful pamphlet offers guidelines for anglers and others planning to venture onto the ice at the lake.

  • Evergreen park district distributes new brochure on ice safety

    “Ice Safety at Evergreen Lake” is the title of a new brochure that the Evergreen Park and Recreation District is distributing at Evergreen Lake and at Wulf and Buchanan rec centers.

    The colorful pamphlet offers guidelines for anglers and others planning to venture onto the ice at the lake.

  • Park district adopts policy for sponsored grants to limit liability

    The Evergreen Park and Recreation District recently incurred a $100,000 expense associated with a grant it sponsored to build the connector trail at Evergreen Lake dam.

    To ensure against future unexpected costs related to grants it sponsors for other organizations, the park board approved a grant sponsorship policy Dec. 8, which board members Janet Heck Doyle and Peg Linn helped to develop.

  • Resident protests tenants’ use of Alderfer property

    Evergreen resident Suzanne van Hall says she has received numerous advertisements and invitations from Realtors Pam and John Erlandson, who live in a house they rent from the Evergreen Park and Recreation District.

    Van Hall told EPRD board members Dec. 8 she's concerned that the Alderfer home, in Alderfer/Three Sisters Open Space Park, is being used to promote the Erlandsons’ real estate business, Van Hall told EPRD board members at the Dec. 8 meeting.

  • Bringing light into the darkness

    Gathered at Evergreen Lake on a mild but windy evening, more than 50 people watched lamps on a large menorah come alive in celebration of the fifth night of Hanukkah last Thursday.

    Rabbi Levi Brackman of Judaism in the Foothills and others who took part in the annual Festival of Lights noted the significance of illuminating darkness.

    “We are all separate individuals. When we shine our lights … we bring light into the darkness,” said Brackman.

  • Bringing light into the darkness

    Gathered at Evergreen Lake on a mild but windy evening, more than 50 people watched lamps on a large menorah come alive in celebration of the fifth night of Hanukkah last Thursday.

    Rabbi Levi Brackman of Judaism in the Foothills and others who took part in the annual Festival of Lights noted the significance of illuminating darkness.

  • CDOT to charge tolls for peak-period lane this weekend

    The new eastbound peak-period toll lane on Interstate 70 will be free no more, starting this weekend.

    "We will start charging tolls on Saturday," said Megan Castle, spokeswoman with the Colorado Department of Transportation. "With many of the major school districts going on holiday and the increase of tourists in the region, we anticipate traffic to be heavier in the mountain corridor and hope to alleviate the congestion with the lane."

  • Family of inmate who died while waiting for medical attention sues

    The family of a Jeffco jail prisoner who died in her cell after waiting hours for medical attention has filed a federal lawsuit against the sheriff, county commissioners, eight deputies, and the outside medical company contracted by the jail, including six of its employees.

  • Williams weighs in for Evergreen

    By Craig Harper — For the Courier

    EVERGREEN — For the past two years, Connor Williams wrestled in the lowest weight classification at a severe disadvantage.

    The Evergreen junior regularly conceded about 20 pounds to opponents in the 106-pound division as a freshman and sophomore, but somehow held his own and posted a winning record in 2014-15.

    This season the scales are balanced. Williams remains at 106 but has added about 20 pounds to reach the limit.