Today's News

  • Taking the next steps on school safety

    Dr. Jason Glass, Jeffco Schools

  • Let’s hope you are living your life with your head in the clouds

    Nephologists get no respect.  Wikipedia has a complete meltdown about whether the term is still relevant, internet searches might provide, instead, links to “nephrology” (the study of kidneys), and even the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Admin-istration, that bastion of meteorology, gets it wrong, only producing a reference to how kidney disease is affected by climate change.

  • Cougars stay dominant over Lobos

    EVERGREEN — Whenever Conifer and Evergreen face off in any given sport, spectators can generally expect a heated, competitive game.

    That was the case on Saturday night at Evergreen High School as, despite a highly defensive effort from both soccer squads, the Cougars — ranked No. 9 in the CHSAANow.com 4A poll — emerged victorious for the sixth year in a row against their rivals, 2-0. 

  • Cougar lacrosse defeats Lobos

    By Levi Waddell

    EVERGREEN — Behind a stellar performance from senior captain Nic Crosbie, the Evergreen Cougars’ lacrosse team overcame longtime rival Conifer 8-6 on March 14 on their home field. In a back-and-forth game that saw both teams go on big runs, Crosbie’s five goals were the difference.

  • Platte Canyon school board to hold special meeting Monday

    The Platte Canyon school board will hold a special meeting Monday night to discuss plans to search for a new superintendent. Members of the community will have the opportunity to provide input on the search and possible candidates. Randy Black, director of member relations with the Colorado Association of School Boards, will be presenting information to school board members about CASB's superintendent search process.

  • Realpolitik equals Fair Trade equals a new NAFTA

    Soon after the inauguration of President Trump, I wrote a column predicting that the tone and timber of his foreign policy would be that of Realpolitik. Certainly, the months since and the latest tariff pronouncement underscore the validity of this prognostication.

  • Shielded from their transgressions

    When the Colorado House of Representatives voted to expel Steve Lebsock, it ended a sorry saga, but did little to put to rest lingering discussions about sexual harassment at the State Capitol.
    After Lebsock was accused of sexual harassment by a fellow lawmaker, several other complaints against legislators were filed. Four additional complaints were filed against Lebsock and complaints were filed against one other representative and three senators.

  • EHS beats South in second straight title game

    DENVER — As the clock wound down at the Denver Coliseum on Saturday and Evergreen senior Baylee Galan-Browne dribbled the ball into the corner of the court, she couldn’t contain her excitement. When the final buzzer sounded, she jumped up and down out of pure joy.

    The Cougars had defeated Pueblo South 46-38 in the final game for the second year in a row to become state champions.

  • Back-to-back: Cougars secure second straight 4A title

    For the past three years, winning hasn't just been a trend for the Evergreen girls basketball team. It's been a way of life.

    On Saturday afternoon at the Denver Coliseum, the Cougars amplified that theme as they secured the 4A state title for the second year in a row, defeating Pueblo South in the championship once more, 46-38.

    The state victory comes after the Cougars won a very competitive Jeffco league, a feat they couldn't achieve last year.

  • Cougars outhit Lobos in season-opening victory

    LAKEWOOD — Throughout much of the offseason, the Evergreen baseball team had worked to maintain its success coming off last year’s state title game run. 

    On Thursday at All-Star Park, that hard work paid off when the Cougars downed their mountain rivals, Conifer, 14-4 in five innings.

    With 15 hits, their bats were hot the whole game.