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Today's News

  • EHS graduate Athenour enjoys one final high school hurrah

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

    LAKEWOOD — Kate Athenour felt a little bit like an outsider taking the field for the North team in the Colorado High School Soccer Coaches Association All-State Games on July 11 at Lakewood Memorial Stadium.

  • Evergreen rower chasing the Olympic dream

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

    On the cusp of turning 22 last summer, Kendall Chase reached a crossroads in her young life: medical school or rowing.
    Chase, who grew up in Evergreen, where her family still lives, graduated in 2016 from the University of California. She was a two-time All-American rower for the Golden Bears while earning five gold medals in the World Rowing U-23 championships.

  • Our Readers Write

    EPRD’s mission is to improve the quality of life
    Editor:
    We at Evergreen Park & Recreation District were distressed to learn from a letter to the editor in the Canyon Courier on July 12, 2017, that the family of a disabled patron felt mistreated at one of our pools.

  • Perlmutter would’ve made a good governor

    The people of Colorado would’ve been well served had Ed Perlmutter become our 43rd governor in 2019.
    Perlmutter, who served eight years as a state senator from Jefferson County, and who is now serving his sixth two-year term from the 7th Congressional District, announced last week that he was dropping his bid to become Colorado’s next governor. He leaves a crowded, and likely to get larger, field of both Democrats and Republicans who would like to succeed Governor John Hickenlooper.

  • Important for journalists to tell all sides

    Journalism, specifically journalists themselves, have taken it on the chin frequently in the past year and rightfully so.
    Bet you didn’t expect me — a journalist for more than 27 years — to say that, did you? But it’s true. We need to be held accountable for our reporting day in and day out. That’s what the public expects and deserves.

  • Active shooter training planned at Evergreen High

    An active shooter training exercise will take place next month at Evergreen High School. Announced at the Evergreen Fire Protection District’s monthly board meeting July 11, the training exercise will occur Aug. 5 and will draw responders from various agencies, including Evergreen Fire/Rescue and the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office.

  • Freedom Run 5K gives Mount Evans a run for its money

    Bright and early on the Fourth of July, Americans from every walk, trot, gallop and dash of life put their feet to the street as Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice kicked off its 36th annual Freedom Run 5K.

  • Kansas product turns heads at Evergreen Mountain 15K

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

    All Austin Bogina wants is a professional team to run for.
    Recognition hasn’t come easily for the Kansas native and a December 2016 graduate of Pittsburg (Kan.) State, whose best finish in the NCAA Division II cross country championships was 108th in 2015, his senior season.
    But Bogina is doing his best to gain attention during a summer stay in Colorado.

  • Mature behavior is needed from all of us

    Joe Webb, Chairman of the Jefferson County Republican Party

  • Putting people’s health ahead of politics

    In Washington, politics trumps people.The Congressional circus surrounding healthcare is about politics not any real desire to improve the delivery and cost of healthcare in America.