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Today's News

  • Evergreen soccer slides to victory over Wheat Ridge

     

    LAKEWOOD — After soldiering on through abysmal playing conditions on Sept. 26 at Lakewood Memorial Field, Evergreen soccer slid away with a narrow victory over Wheat Ridge, 4-3, in large part thanks to the efforts of junior striker Ryan Gutberlet.

    Through hard rain in the first half, players on both sides were slipping and falling all over the field, and splashing water a few inches every time they took a step. That made for difficult playing conditions, and altered the speed and bounce of the ball.

  • Conifer softball to host game for Elk Creek FD

    Conifer softball will host a game against Lakewood this Saturday that it added to its schedule with the hopes of raising money to donate to the Elk Creek Fire Department.

    Proceeds from the “Fire Game,” as Lobo head coach Carrie Oletski calls it, will go to a fire squad that helped save Richmond Hill in Conifer last winter from burning down.

  • EHS tennis looks to regionals amid rebuilding season

     

    After losing a host of seniors last season, the Evergreen High School tennis team has been rebuilding this year, but that doesn’t deter the Cougars one bit, especially when looking toward the future.

    “Last year, we lost seven of our starting 11 so that everyone can get called up from JV and keep up and be able to get a bunch of wins in. We’re playing well, so as long as we can play well, then (our record) doesn’t really matter,” senior doubles player Carter Morrill said.

  • D’Evelyn bounces back to thwart host Evergreen

    EVERGREEN — Peyton Wright had little doubt that her D’Evelyn Jaguars would be in for a battle against host Evergreen in the 4A Jeffco League volleyball opener on Sept. 26. It was just a matter of her team getting some momentum. Once the undefeated Jaguars did that, they were confident it would carry them through to victory.

  • The touch of an angel: Evergreen pendant celebrates 25 years

    Angels are messengers, comforters, guardians, love — and the 25 Evergreen Angel pendants serve as a reminder of angels’ healing power.

    The 25th pendant named Olivia, who carries an olive branch, was unveiled Friday morning. The pendants are a fund-raiser for Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice, and the angel symbolizes the work the nonprofit does daily, according to CEO Charley Shimanski.

  • Yoga vloggers host class, raise $700 for EAPL

    All Nancy Maule did was comment on a YouTube video. But, four months and hundreds of hours of work later, more than 50 people were traveling to Evergreen to attend a yoga class and help the Evergreen Animal Protective League.

    Boho Beautiful, which has almost 600,000 YouTube subscribers, offered a yoga class at Buchanan Recreation Center on Friday afternoon with a $10 suggested donation per student. The class raised about $700, all of which will go to EAPL.

  • WJMS hosts interactive Science Night for kids, community

    Did you know that putting glow sticks in hot water will make them shine brighter, while putting them in colder water will help them last longer?

    If you don’t, Parker Liebaert, an eighth-grader at West Jeff Middle School, can tell you all about it.

  • EPRD begins short-term work on lake trail this month

    Stakeholders will begin short-term fixes on the Evergreen Lake North Trail this month, although the work will not open the trail immediately.

    The Evergreen Park & Recreation District and the Evergreen Metropolitan District have scheduled maintenance repair on the water line underneath the trail for Oct. 10-11. There will be a one-lane night closure on Evergreen Parkway during that time, EPRD Park Operations Manager Heart Cameron confirmed.

  • Tenney, Cougars earn runner-up finish in 4A boys golf tourney

    LITTLETON – The Evergreen High School boys’ golf team, for the first time in program history, finished as the runner-up at the 4A state tournament on Tuesday at Raccoon Creek Golf Course.

  • CUSP plants third round of wood-eating mushrooms

    How much wood could a mushroom eat if a mushroom could eat wood?

    Well, in the case of the Coalition for the Upper South Platte’s latest wood chip-eating mushroom inoculation, a lot: The newest plot of wood chips is 90 feet by 51 feet.

    In its third year, CUSP’s mushroom experiment involves training different species of mushrooms to “eat” wood chips leftover from grinding up slash, thus accelerating a natural decay process that traditionally takes 20 to 30 years while leaving behind nutrients that benefit the ecosystem.