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Today's News

  • Evergreen lacrosse still seeking first victory

    By Craig Harper — For the Courier

    EVERGREEN — After graduating 17 seniors, Evergreen’s boys lacrosse coach Toby Gerard carried no false illusions into the 2016 season.

     “Two-thirds of (last year’s) team is gone, so we knew it was going to be tough,” Gerard said.

  • Barnett going out on top

    EVERGREEN — Tony Barnett is enjoying what might be the most successful school year ever for Evergreen High School’s athletic programs.

    Across the board, the Cougars are sending Barnett out the right way. Evergreen’s athletic director will retire at the end of the school year from the Jeffco School District after 14 years as the Cougars’ AD.

  • How to vote absentee in EPRD election

    There are two ways to vote in the upcoming Evergreen Park and Recreation District board election on May 3.

    Residents can vote by visiting one of two polling places on election day, or vote by absentee ballot.

    • By polling place: At the Buchanan and Wulf recreation centers on the day of the election, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 3.

  • Two residents honored with 'lifesaver' awards from EFR

    Saving a life is just part of what people do at the Green Ridge Meadow Apartments — at least according to one of two residents who were recently honored with a Lifesaver Award by Evergreen Fire/Rescue. 

    On Monday, March 28, EFR awarded Phil Markum and Karolyn Strauch each a Lifesaver Award for their efforts to extinguish a stovetop fire at the apartments on Feb. 23. 

    According to Markum, smoke coming from under one of his neighbor’s doors alerted him to the fire. 

  • Second meeting slated on Marshdale Park improvments

    The public is invited to attend the second of two community meetings to gather feedback and provide information about the Marshdale Park improvement project, which is scheduled to break ground this year.

    Hosted by the Evergreen Park and Recreation District, the meeting will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at Marshdale Park on the northeast corner of North Turkey Creek Road and Highway 73. A meeting scheduled for April 7 was canceled in late March. 

  • Genealogy group reunites local woman with mom, siblings

    Leslie del Cueto of Indian Hills walked into the Evergreen Library to pick up some DVDs on March 25 and wandered into a gathering of the Friday Family Finders group of the Mountain Genealogists Society.  

    Del Cueto summoned the courage to ask them to help find three members of her immediate family, including a mother, half sister and half brother. She told the group she hadn’t seen or heard from them in 50 years, and that she had cancer and had a limited amount of time to say hello and then goodbye.

  • Genealogy group reunites local woman with mom, siblings

    By Vicky Gits
    Staff Writer
    Leslie del Cueto of Indian Hills walked into the Evergreen Library to pick up some DVDs on March 25 and wandered into a gathering of the Friday Family Finders group of the Mountain Genealogists Society.  
    Del Cueto summoned the courage to ask them to help find three members of her immediate family, including a mother, half sister and half brother. She told the group she hadn’t seen or heard from them in 50 years, and that she had cancer and had a limited amount of time to say hello and then goodbye.

  • Monty Estis, candidate for EPRD board

    Evergreen Highlands resident and avid pickleball player Monty Estis works full-time as a systems analyst in Denver and part-time two hours a week supervising open gymnastics at Wulf Recreation Center. If he wins election to the rec district board, he said, he will  resign from his paid park-district position, which he has held for three years.    

  • No opposition to adding residential to commercial building

    Judging by the turnout at a community meeting March 30, the public reaction to the prospect of turning the third floor of an office building at 27902 Meadow Drive into apartments is non-controversial.
    Of the five people in attendance, none protested the proposal, which is part of a growing trend involving commercial property owners and an oversupply of commercial space in Evergreen.
    Participants welcomed the idea of allowing residential units on the top floor of the three-story Canyon Courier building at 27902 Meadow Drive.

  • Stagecoach Grill closed – for now

    The Stagecoach Sports Grill at 30790 Stagecoach Boulevard in Evergreen closed March 25 but may not be completely defunct.

    Owner Phil Winnicki, who has operated the eatery and music venue  since it became the Stagecoach Sports Grill in March 2010, hinted that the location would reopen sometime in the near future, but he wouldn't reveal any details.

    "I can't tell you at the moment, but things are developing. I can say this: The story is not over yet," Winnicki said March 30.