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Today's News

  • Confident Cougars stay unbeaten in duals

    It’s said that confidence breeds success. The Evergreen High School wrestling program is beaming with that confidence nowadays.

    That hasn’t always been the case in recent years, but with an influx of wrestlers and a trust in themselves, the Cougars are witnessing that success on the mat in 2018. That was evident in the Cougars’ fourth dual victory of the season 51-27 over visiting Denver South on Jan. 3 at Evergreen High School.

    Three years ago, EHS barely had enough wrestlers to keep the program afloat.

  • Youth enjoy clay sculpting during winter break

    Similar to finding activities during winter break, the possibilities are endless when you’re working with an unshaped piece of clay.

    Several youngsters found that out Jan. 3 during the Evergreen Library’s clay sculpting activity as part of its winter break programming. About 20 children and their parents spent an hour sculpting blocks of clay into bowls, tiny animals and other unique creations, sometimes decking them out with beads or stones.

  • Morrison discusses moving municipal elections to November

    The Morrison Town Board is considering putting amendments to the town charter up to vote this April, including moving town elections from April to November.

    Based on board discussion during its Jan. 2 meeting, staff will bring forward two questions for the board to discuss at next Tuesday’s meeting, which would then be put on the April 3 ballot if approved by the board.

    One question would be moving the election date to November. The second would be clearing up some inconsistent language in the town charter.

  • Two local post offices burglarized

    Local and federal investigators are looking into burglaries at two Evergreen-area post offices.
    According to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the Indian Hills Post Office was burglarized sometime between Saturday afternoon and Monday morning The Idledale Post Office was burglarized after close of business on Monday.
    Investigators could be seen outside the Idledale office with the building and parking lot blocked off on Tuesday morning.

  • Early morning fire destroys Pine home

        A fire early Sunday morning destroyed a home in the 12000 block of Danny Avenue in Pine despite efforts from five departments and agencies in the area.

  • Morrison P.D. remembers former reserve officer Parrish

    The Morrison Police Department, and the town as a whole, are honoring Douglas County Sheriff Deputy Zackari Parrish, who served Morrison as a reserve officer in 2014.
    Parrish, 29, was killed in a Dec. 31 officer-involved shooting in Highlands Ranch. His funeral is Friday. Multiple officers from Morrison are planning to attend.

  • Barricaded Evergreen man charged with attempted homicide, assault

    An Evergreen man was charged on Thursday with attempted homicide and assault after he allegedly attacked three people and then barricaded himself inside his home last week.
    David Charles Roberts, 30, was taken into custody around 10 a.m. on Dec. 27 after a nine-hour standoff in the 29000 block of Pine Road near Evergreen High School. He is being held on $250,000 bond.
    According Pam Russell, spokeswoman for the District Attorney's Office, in his first court appearance on Thursday, Roberts was advised of the 20 charges against him, which are:

  • State legislature facing tumultuous 2018 session

    When the legislature convenes next week for its 2018 session, all indications are that we’re in for a tough, adversarial year that will be highlighted by split control, election-year posturing and the specter of several unresolved sexual harassment claims.

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