Today's News

  • Husky girls rally in final minutes to snub Pirates

    ENGLEWOOD — The Platte Canyon girls basketball team sure knows how to make a statement.

    After falling behind by nine points in the third quarter during its matchup at Englewood High School on Dec. 11, the Huskies pulled together in the fourth to not only overcome the deficit but steal away the win, 42-37. With their third straight win, the girls advanced to 3-3 on the season.

    Over the past few weeks, they’ve been playing for a greater cause.

  • Conifer boys’ basketball no match for the Jaguars

    CONIFER — Despite starting off strong against D’Evelyn and keeping up its effort on Friday night, the Conifer boys basketball team was no match for the Jaguars as the Lobos fell 65-47.

    The Jaguars saw offensive action from each of their players, but there was no match on the court for senior Charles Dinegar, who netted 22 points and snagged 11 rebounds. Conifer’s closest competition to him was senior Mark Studer, who scored 15 and rebounded 12.

  • All-Conference athletes

    Foothills League:

    Platte Canyon


        All State

            • Trevor Sander

    (Second Team)

    • Ryan Dikken

    (Honorable Mention)

    First team

    • Trevor Sander

    • Ryan Dikken

    • Andrew Puseman

    • Logan Blevins

    • CJ Barrow

    Second team

    • Colton Carson

    • Mathias Johnston

    Honorable mention

    • Keifer Grafner

  • Evergreen alum shares comedic life stories, other writings in new book

    As he and his family will tell you, Nate Dern was no ordinary kid.

    Instead of reading generic book reports in school, he would dress up and review the book in-character as a sort of comedy sketch. He would try to make it as funny as possible.

    So, it’s no surprise that his career path hasn’t been ordinary either, and certainly more inclined toward the comedic side.

  • At least six development projects in the works for Evergreen area

    With several ongoing development projects in various stages around the Evergreen area, Heather Gutherless and Mike Madrid, case managers with Jeffco Planning & Zoning, provided updates on some active planning or zoning projects.

    • Two lots in the 1200 block of Kerr Gulch Road — both about an acre in size — are in the pre-application process to be rezoned and subdivided so as to potentially allow for town homes for seniors. The next step in the process would be a community meeting, which hasn’t yet been requested.

  • A glimpse at the day-to-day tasks of Colorado State Patrol

    Around 4 p.m. — only an hour into his 10-hour shift on Nov. 16 — dispatch called for coverage of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 93 between 82nd Avenue and Indian Head Road.

    Trooper Christian Poeppel, of Troop 1A Golden, responded that he was en route, turning on his lights as he drove north of Golden on Highway 93.

    The scene of the accident was plain, as firefighters and sheriff’s deputies were on-site, blocking off the affected area. Both drivers were still there, with no major injuries.

  • Missing Kittredge man found dead

    Mark Finn, the Kittredge man who was reported missing Tuesday, was found dead Wednesday afternoon near Highway 74 and Troublesome Gulch Road in Evergreen.

    According to Jeffco Sheriff's spokesman Mark Techmeyer, Finn's death is not considered suspicious and foul play is not suspected. A cause of death, however, has not yet been determined.

  • Celebrity couple dines at Evergreen eatery

    Celebrity sightings in Evergreen are like blue moons — rare, but they happen.
    Still, many residents probably regret that their dining schedules didn’t sync up with singing superstar Jennifer Lopez and sports legend Alex Rodriguez's when they stopped by Evergreen early last week.
    According to Rodriguez’s Twitter feed, he and Lopez were hiking in Colorado’s great outdoors on Dec. 17. While in the area, the two visited Maya’s Cantina that afternoon.

  • Three Evergreen businesses lauded at annual chamber gala

    The owners of three businesses that won the Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce’s top awards for 2017 agree that they were surprised they won considering the caliber of the other businesses in their categories.

    They also agree that the key to their success is customer service.

    Evergreen Swims took New Business of the Year honors, while Twigs Consignment Boutique was named the 2017 People’s Choice Business of the Year and Big O Tires won the Business of the Year award.

  • Tigers best Cougars in battle of the exotic cats

    EVERGREEN — The No. 1 Evergreen girls’ basketball team finally met its match.
    On Dec. 7 at Evergreen High School, visiting Holy Family — ranked No. 9 in the CHSAANow.com Class 4A preseason poll — beat the Cougars down the stretch to squeak out a win, 58-54. It was Evergreen’s first loss of the season.
    Throughout the matchup, junior Claudia Dillon led Evergreen with 16 points and was followed closely by senior Meriel Hahn, who added 11.