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Today's News

  • Union seeks to protect names of teachers absent during sick-out

    A lawsuit filed by Jeffco’s teachers union in an attempt to protect the names of teachers who missed school during a “sick-out” last fall has shifted the district’s simmering discord to the judicial arena.

    An injunction issued last week prevents the district from any further release of the names of teachers who were absent last Sept. 19 — at least until a district court hearing scheduled for May 15.

  • Developer envisions retail-condo complex in Bergen Park

    Real estate developer Dave Wilson has a vision for a new $15 million to $20 million shopping and condo complex he wants to build in Bergen Park.

    Wilson wants to redevelop a slightly more than 10-acre parcel that includes the former BMC lumber yard east of the Evergreen Mercantile building at 1232 Bergen Parkway. It also includes the Wild Game Rendezvous Tap & Kitchen entertainment complex and a former U.S. Postal Service substation that's currently empty.

  • Grants kick off Photography Month at Main Street Fine Art
  • Verdict: EHS production of ‘Legally Blonde’ a hit

    Wrapped in a wardrobe of hot pink and carrying her dog, Bruiser, the brainy and beautiful Elle Woods brings a sparkle to Evergreen High School’s production of “Legally Blonde: The Musical,” which opens this weekend.

    “Legally Blonde” is based on the original novel by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon. With a book by Heather Hach and music and lyrics by Nell Benjamin and Laurence O’Keefe, the musical premiered on Broadway in 2007, running for 595 performances and garnering multiple Tony and Drama Desk nominations.

  • Flatirons Community Church celebrating one-year anniversary at Genesee location

    As Flatirons Community Church West Campus celebrates its one-year anniversary in Genesee, leaders say up to 1,600 members attend two separate services on any given Sunday.

    That's close to 25 percent growth in the last year — attributable both to the church's "real and relevant" modern sermons, as well as to the church's rapid growth at its original location in Lafayette, said Pastor Jesse DeYoung. 

  • 2015 Evergreen Cougars boys swimming capsule preview

    EVERGREEN COUGARS
    Head coach:
    Marc Rios
    Assistant coaches:
    N/A
    Swimmers to watch:
    Cooper O'Hearn, 200-, 500-yard freestyle; Noah Christensen, Sr., 200 freestyle; Nino Delaney, 200 and 500 freestyle, butterfly; Tristan Debrunner, Sr., butterfly.
    Key losses:
    Isaac Hellard, Seth Hendrix

  • 2015 Evergreen Lady Cougars girls soccer capsule preview

    EVERGREEN LADY COUGARS
    Head coach:
    Peter Jeans
    Assistant coaches: Ross Fowler, George Hunt, Alexis Thomas, Betsy Flowers
    2014 record: 11-5-2 overall, 4-2-1 4A Jeffco
    Players to watch: Sophia Weiner, Soph., MF; Brianna Curtis, Sr., F; Zoe Peterson, Jr., F; Nicole Prolow, Sr., D; Jahna Pusedu, Sr., MF
    Key losses: Erin Morrato, Jenny Slack, Katie Wilson

  • 2015 Evergreen Cougars boys lacrosse capsule preview

    EVERGREEN COUGARS
    Head coach:
    Toby Gerard
    Assistant coaches: Seth Kahn, Jeff Stratton
    2014 record: 5-11 overall, 3-4 4A Foothills
    Player to watch: Connor Kroll, Sr., LSM
    Key loss: Alec Hallman

  • A choir from afar

    There was a lot of toe-tapping and hand-clapping at Evergreen’s First Baptist Church on Sunday when the Amani Children’s Choir from Uganda filled the church with joyful music on Sunday.

    The 20-member choir danced and sang gospel songs in English, Swahili and their native Luganda during the church’s two services.

    The group, on a six-month tour of the United States, made a stop in Evergreen because one of the tour organizers, Carrie Hill, is a 1996 Evergreen High School graduate.

  • Vulcan spoke truth to his American fans

    When the original “Star Trek” debuted in September 1966, our nation was about to be torn apart by an unpopular war in Vietnam and by race riots at home. In the nearly half-century since, the science-fiction juggernaut spawned five additional television series and 12 movies on its way to becoming a cultural icon.

    At first, many assumed “Star Trek” to be an escapist space opera, but it didn’t take long for the writers to begin secreting much bigger issues into their scripts, from racism to war to civil rights.