Today's News

  • Evergreen football will rely heavily on running backs this season

    Last year, Evergreen High School football tried its luck with a new offensive style, but after a life scare and some soul searching, head coach Rob Molholm decided it would be better if his team returned to what it knew best.

  • Elevation Celebration 5K and 10K races go off without a hitch amid big crowds

    This weekend along Sutton Road in Conifer, the Elevation Celebration went off without a hitch. Saturday morning provided the perfect weather for successful 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer races, with the largest turnout of the event’s short existence.
    Carrie Evans, a 32-year-old resident of Conifer, came out victorious on the women’s side in the 10K race with a finishing time of 58:43.

  • Storied EHS baseball coach Steve Jones resigns

    With the entire varsity baseball team and the coaching staff gathered in the Evergreen High School library on Monday afternoon, Steve Jones announced he was stepping down as the team’s head coach after nearly 10 years with the program, for health reasons, much to the shock of his players.

  • Evergreen: The making of a ghost town

    Linda Kirkpatrick

  • Trump should address issues traditionally
  • Evergreen contractor pleads guilty to theft

    Jonathan Paul McMillan, the Evergreen contractor indicted in March for theft from homeowners through his roofing business, pleaded guilty July 31 to two felony counts of theft from an at-risk adult and two felony counts of theft.
    McMillan, 41, the owner of Lifetime Roofing and Restoration, faces up to 36 years in prison and will be sentenced Oct. 6.

  • Two killed in multi-vehicle accident on eastbound I-70

    Two people have died and six were injured Sunday morning after a Chevrolet pickup truck crossed the median on Interstate 70, crashing into several vehicles traveling eastbound.
    Around 11 a.m. on Sunday, Jeffery Stumpf, 54, of Evergreen was driving on I-70 near the Morrison exit when he veered off the left side of the westbound lanes, across the grassy median and into the eastbound lanes of traffic. According to Colorado State Patrol, his pickup truck struck the front of a Toyota 4Runner, rotating both cars counter-clockwise.

  • Indian Hills Water District board elects new officers

    About 35 residents attended an Indian Hills Water District special meeting Friday night to learn why the board fired the water district’s superintendent, but the contentious meeting led to a shift in board officers and the board firing the district’s attorney.

    The board has not hired a new superintendent, and tensions among board members were apparent at the meeting.

  • Rain doesn’t dampen this year’s Elevation Celebration

    Matthew Ruhter raised his arms in celebration as he swallowed the last sip of a cherry slushie.

    As a chilly rain fell, he stuck out his red-stained tongue to prove that the beverage was indeed gone.

    Ruhter, 21, of Bailey was one of four people brave enough to compete in the brain-freeze challenge at the fifth annual Elevation Celebration in Conifer. Chugging an icy drink would have been tough on a warm, sunny day, but last Saturday’s persistent rain added to the challenge.

  • Biz briefs

    MVCC changes its name
    Mount Vernon Country Club has a new name: It is now Mount Vernon Canyon Club.

    The new moniker is meant to get away from the stereotype of the traditional country club, according to Paul Anderson, the club’s general manager, and it also pays tribute to its Genesee location and the beautiful views of the canyon.