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Today's News

  • Computer glitch snarled rush-hour traffic Jan. 23

     A computer glitch was responsible for the rush-hour slowdown on Evergreen Parkway on Monday, Jan. 23, as a computer glitch affected all the stoplights from downtown to El Rancho.

    The signals turned into flashing reds and oranges, forcing drivers to stop at every light and treat major intersections as four-way stops. The lights affected were at Stagecoach Boulevard, Lewis Ridge Road, South Bergen Parkway, Squaw Pass Road, Colorado 65, North Bergen Parkway and El Rancho.

  • Recipe for freedom: Former Burmese refugee finds a home as sushi chef at Walmart

    Born in Burma 54 years ago, Hla Win loves his native country and still misses it desperately, but he is profoundly grateful to America, the country that took him in as a political refugee.

  • Evergreen set to celebrate winter in style

    The first Winter Festival kicks off Saturday with an 8 a.m. Snowdash Extreme 5K backcountry race at Echo Mountain Ski Area.

     

    The Winter Festival peaks Saturday night under the lights, with professional skiers and boarders competing for prizes on jumps and rails on a temporary ski slope made of part real and part artificial snow at Evergreen Lake.

    Lakeside activities begin at 10 a.m. and continue until fireworks at 8:30 p.m. over the lake. Night skating and music with a DJ, until 10 p.m., are included in the entry ticket.

  • GOP caucuses kick off grassroots politics Feb. 7

    The first step in the process toward the 2012 presidential election starts with the grassroots American tradition of neighborhood precinct caucuses.

    Proceedings begin Tuesday, Feb. 7, with the Republican Party caucuses. The Democratic caucuses are March 6.

    On Feb. 7 the Jefferson County Republican Party will hold caucuses for four precincts (2162530048, 505, 052, and 053) covering most of Evergreen, not including Hiwan or Conifer, at 7 p.m at Wilmot Elementary. There should be room for 200 to 400 people, said Ed Regalado, district captain.

  • Artists’ co-op suddenly turns uncooperative

    Main Street Fine Art Gallery, an artists' cooperative, has closed temporarily after a difference of opinion over how the art should be chosen and displayed.

    The space next to Beau Jo's in downtown Evergreen opened June 24 as the first home of the Evergreen Artists Association, which is known for sponsoring the annual Evergreen Fine Arts Festival in August. (This year’s festival will be on Aug. 25.)

  • Sunday sports update

    SATURDAY'S SCOREBOARD
    Skiing at Eldora: Nordic, Boys: Eagle Valley 170, Lake County 161, Summit 152, Steamboat Springs 152, Steamboat Springs 152, Middle Park 150, Evergreen 136, Battle Mountain 123, Clear Creek 113, Ridge View Academy 104, Nederland 41. Girls: Summit 168, Steamboat Springs 156, Eagle Valley 154, Middle Park 150, Nederland 150, Lake County 135, Battle Mountain 130, Evergreen 122, Clear Creek 105

  • Sunday sports update

    SATURDAY'S SCOREBOARD
    Skiing at Eldora: Nordic, Boys: Eagle Valley 170, Lake County 161, Summit 152, Steamboat Springs 152, Steamboat Springs 152, Middle Park 150, Evergreen 136, Battle Mountain 123, Clear Creek 113, Ridge View Academy 104, Nederland 41. Girls: Summit 168, Steamboat Springs 156, Eagle Valley 154, Middle Park 150, Nederland 150, Lake County 135, Battle Mountain 130, Evergreen 122, Clear Creek 105

  • School board selects negotiators without public discussion

    The Jeffco school board pushed the boundaries of the Colorado Open Meetings Law on Jan. 19, holding a closed-door meeting, for which no prior notice was given, to select two of its members to negotiate with employee unions.

  • Saturday morning sports update

    FRIDAY'S SCOREBOARD
    Boys basketball: D'Evelyn 61, Evergreen 54
    Girls basketball: D'Evelyn 68, Evergreen 50
    Skiing: Loveland Ski Area, Boys: Aspen 173, Steamboat Springs 172, Nederland 155, Evergreen 154, Eagle Valley 137, Clear Creek 136; Girls: Nederland 171, Steamboat Springs 164, Evergreen 155, Eagle Valley 148, Clear Creek 135, Aspen 59

    SKIING
    Evergreen girls place third, boys fourth at Loveland

  • Friday sports update

    TODAY'S SPORTS SCHEDULE
    Boys basketball: Evergreen at D'Evelyn, 7:30 p.m.
    Girls basketball: Evergreen at D'Evelyn, 6 p.m.
    Skiing: Evergreen at Loveland Ski Area, 9 a.m.
    Girls swimming: Conifer at Evergreen, Wulf Recreation Center, 5 p.m.
    Wrestling: Evergreen at Thomas Jefferson, 6 p.m.