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Today's News

  • Lobos’ patient, numbers pay off

    CONIFER — Conifer girls basketball coach Mick Gorrell has preached patient to his Lady Lobos. Against rival Evergreen, which held a decisive size advantage in the post, that game plan Jan. 25 at Conifer High School was imperative toward his team’s success.

  • Cougars control from the start, thump Conifer

    CONIFER — When it comes to rivalry games, such as one like Evergreen and Conifer, it’s tough for one to stay within themselves. Emotions are high, the adrenaline rush is maddening. But Evergreen’s boys basketball team, clearly the better team, had to find a way to do so.
    “We were looking forward to it for the whole week. We had to keep our emotions and nerves down. We did a pretty good job of that and ended up getting a good lead,” Evergreen senior Andre Lane said.

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  • After long postal career, Nuchols getting passport to retirement

    “I could probably write a book of stories,” Dan Nuchols said while talking about his 41-year career at the Evergreen post office. “These eyes have seen a lot.”

    From celebrities to FBI agents, Nuchols has encountered the famous — and infamous — during his years of service. He has waited on comedian Pat Paulson, singer Willie Nelson and played tennis with Danny Seraphine, a musician who helped found Chicago.

  • Springtime in January

    Recent balmy weather apparently has fooled local aspen trees into thinking spring has sprung.

     

  • Lariat Loop seeking ways to corral visitors onto historic roadway

     Since the Lariat Loop was founded in 1914, people have had the same vision: creating business and real estate opportunities in those hills, said John Condor, Lariat Loop board member.

    One of the primary goals for the organization this year is increasing marketing efforts along the 40-mile circuit, Condor said at the Lariat Loop annual meeting Monday morning.

    A key upcoming project is placing an interpretive shelter at the Wooly Mammoth Parking Lot on U.S. 40, said board member Joe Tempel. 

  • Winter Festival to feature competitive fun for amateurs, pros and youngsters

    The second annual Winter Festival at Evergreen Lake on Saturday, Feb. 9, promises to be a day of competitive fun and challenges for amateur and pro skiers, snowboarders, mountain bikers and ice fishermen.

    The event, produced by Never Summer Industries and the Evergreen Park and Recreation District, offers people of all ages and skill levels opportunities to compete at the lake from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

  • Park district board moves forward with proposal for managing golf course

    The Evergreen Park and Recreation District board has decided to pursue management of the Evergreen golf course, which could remain open year-round under the park district’s jurisdiction.

    During a special meeting Monday night, board members voted unanimously to give EPRD Executive Director Scott Robson authority to submit a proposal to the city of Denver.

  • Park district board moves forward with proposal for managing golf course

    The Evergreen Park and Recreation District board has decided to pursue management of the Evergreen golf course, which could remain open year-round under the park district’s jurisdiction.

    During a special meeting Monday night, board members voted unanimously to give EPRD Executive Director Scott Robson authority to submit a proposal to the city of Denver.

  • The outdoors then ... and now

    Dressed in vintage attire, Peg Alig of Lookout Mountain Nature Center was portraying Martha Maxwell, a gutsy pioneer woman who shot and stuffed animals back in the 1850s.

    "I became an excellent markswoman. I became known throughout the region for this," Alig said Saturday while speaking as Maxwell to a group of youngsters at the Hiwan Homestead Museum.

    Many people were astounded that Maxwell could shoot and do taxidermy as well as a man, Alig said.