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Today's News

  • Bearing respect for binging bruins

    The drying leaves rattle in the breeze, a morning chill freshens the air, and, in the distance, the shrill echo of a majestic bull elk signals that fall has arrived. On a mountain path, there are well-placed mounds of scat, laden with seeds, indicating that a bear stood in that very spot not so long ago.  

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Watch and learn

  • EFR honors first responders with Code Saver awards

    Several first responders from Evergreen and elsewhere in Jefferson County were recognized late last month for their efforts to save two individuals experiencing sudden cardiac arrest earlier this year.
    On Sept. 25, Evergreen Fire/Rescue honored 17 people with Code Saver awards, including Jeffco Sheriff’s Deputy Mark Bybee and public responder Din Golden of Evergreen.

  • Driver in I-70 accident found to be under the influence

    The driver of a truck that veered across the median on Interstate 70 and crashed into four other vehicles was under the influence of alcohol, ephedrine and marijuana, an autopsy report confirms.
    Around 11 a.m. on July 30, Jeffery Stumpf, 54, of Evergreen was driving on I-70 near the Morrison exit when his Chevrolet pickup truck veered off the left side of the westbound lanes, across the grassy median and into the eastbound lanes of traffic.

  • Learning at the center of where effort should be

    Dr. Jason Glass, Jeffco Public Schools

  • The right to free speech

    We were in England the last week of September to attend the play my daughter Alex directed for her final project to complete a master of fine arts degree from the East 15 Acting School in London. Whenever we travel abroad, I’m always fascinated to see what news from the United States seems to be the most important to the locals.

  • Education briefs

    Jeffco receives $2 million in funding for reading initiatives

  • Jeffco school board candidate forums to be held

    Ahead of the November elections, Jeffco residents will have several opportunities to meet and hear from the five individuals running for three Jeffco school board seats at candidate forums across the county. During the forums, candidates will discuss their positions on issues currently affecting the school district and K-12 education, as well as take questions from members of the public. The forums are as follows:

  • Trial begins in case of Evergreen man accused of sex assault

        Trial proceedings began Tuesday morning in the case against Mark Edward Hudson, the Evergreen resident and former Clear Creek music teacher accused of sexually assaulting the teenage daughter of family friends while they stayed overnight at his home during the Thanksgiving holiday in 2015.
        Hudson, 59, is charged with one count of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust, a Class 4 felony. He pleaded not guilty to the charges in January.

  • Evergreen High grad follows in his dad’s footsteps through the Journey of Hope

    A college student from Evergreen spent the summer learning the meaning of selflessness by participating in the Journey of Hope.

    Layton Rogers, a sophomore at Texas Christian University, road a bike across the United States with fraternity brothers from around the country, raising money for people with disabilities and bringing awareness to their situations through The Ability Experience, a philanthropy of fraternity Pi Kappa Phi.