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Today's News

  • West Jeff students honor, thank local veterans

    “Service before self.”

    That message was shared by several members of the military and the community with West Jefferson Middle School during a Veterans Day ceremony Friday morning.

    “We went when we were called, to be part of something bigger than ourselves,” Sgt. 1st Class Peter Benning told the students during an assembly in the gymnasium.

  • Service at The Barn honors veterans, their sacrifices

    The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery is representative of all those U.S. servicemen and women who fought and died defending their country. And, it is a special place of honor and respect for military members, veterans and citizens alike.

    However, when possible, it’s important to honor and remember veterans by name, Pastor Chuck Traylor of Church of the Hills said at a Veterans Day service.

  • Team Evergreen gives $180,000 to nonprofits in 2016

    Team Evergreen Cycling, sponsor of the popular Triple Bypass, has donated $180,000 this year to about 40 national, state and local charities and bicycling advocacy groups.

    Executive director Jennifer Barbour said Team Evergreen has given $2 million to nonprofits over the past 17 years from funds raised at the Triple Bypass and other events. While some are national- or state-based nonprofits, many of the beneficiaries are based in Evergreen, Conifer and Clear Creek County, she said.

  • Cactus Jack's recognized by state for environmental leadership

    Cactus Jack’s Saloon has achieved the Colorado Environmental Leadership Program’s gold level for its environmentally conscious efforts.

    The program, part of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, allows eligible companies and other entities to achieve status as bronze achievers, silver partners and gold leaders.

  • Salvation Army begins annual red-kettle campaign

    The Salvation Army in Evergreen and Conifer has started ringing the traditional holiday bells as part of the annual winter fund-raising campaign, marked by the bright red kettles.

    Evergreen volunteers started ringing bells at Safeway on Monday, and will start at King Soopers on Thursday, said Christa Babb, a volunteer coordinator for the Evergreen locations. Walmart and Walgreens will have bell-ringers starting Nov. 25, the Friday after Thanksgiving.

  • Palisade lays down the hammer, routs Evergreen

    Austin Bernal and Tanner Pratt rushed for two touchdowns each as third-seeded Palisade rolled to a 44-3 rout of visiting Evergreen in the first round of the 3A state football playoffs on Nov. 11 at Stoker Stadium in Grand Junction.

    The host Bulldogs built a 35-3 lead through three quarters and forced a running clock in the fourth. All together, Bernal scored three times.

  • 2016 4A Jeffco fall sports all-conference teams

    BOYS GOLF
    4A JEFFCO
    Lenny Urbas, Evergreen; Gabriel Goodman, Green Mountain; Jake Welch, Valor Christian; Bridger Tenney, Evergreen; Nolan Miller, Evergreen; Zach Zurcher, Valor Christian; Ty Findlow, Valor Christian; Jack Schoenborn, Valor Christian; Parker Skiles, Golden; Jake Johnson, Golden

  • Evergreen swimmers ready to head south

    Since they were 7 years old, Kate McDonald, Katelyn Kenchel and Kara Coughlin have been swimming together. They’ve been part of a journey together. College will take them in a different direction, but one more time they were brought together to embrace their future.

  • Miscues, Meeker’s air attack thwart Huskies

    BAILEY — There was no sugar-coating it. It was painful, even if Platte Canyon may have had no business being as close as it was.

    That’s because the ninth-seeded Huskies, the home underdogs playing host to top-seeded Meeker in the quarterfinals of the 1A state football playoffs on Nov. 12, were actually in the game.

  • Leonard faces sentencing for contempt of court in divorce case

    Republican Tim Leonard may have won his election in state House District 25, but a lingering divorce case with his ex-wife, Monica, has resulted in a contempt-of-court citation against him.