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Today's News

  • Reminiscing about first snowfalls

    Last Friday, Oct. 4, we all awoke to find a cold wet snow had covered our evergreens and golden aspen with inches of white. It was beautiful but brought an abrupt end to summer. It also brought back memories to me of other first snows.

  • Sheriff's Calls

     

    Break a leg!

  • Youth wrestling registration, practices scheduled

    Evergreen Youth Wrestling is holding registration Oct. 9 from 6-7 p.m. at Evergreen High School. Practices begin Oct. 15 from 5:45-7:30 p.m. in the wrestling room.
    Cost is $160 per child, which includes up to three practices per week, three tournaments, dual meets, approximately 10 more live matches and insurance. The season runs from mid-October through early March. Practices will be held Tuesdays and Wednesdays with an optional practice on Friday nights.
    For more details, contact Ross Willson at 720-988-6461 or via e-mail at evergreenyouthwrestling@yahoo.com.

  • 4A softball regional pairings

    The following are regional softball pairings for Oct. 12. The top two teams advance to the state tournament at Aurora Sports Park on Oct. 18-19.
    4A REGION 8
    SITE: THE BALLPARK AT ERIE
    FIRST ROUND
    #31 Evergreen (9-9) at #2 Erie (16-2-1), 10 a.m.
    #18 Thomas Jefferson (18-1) at #15 Mullen (12-7), 10 a.m.
    CONSOLATION
    Evergreen-Erie loser vs. Mullen-Thomas Jefferson loser, 12:15 p.m.
    CHAMPIONSHIP
    Evergreen-Erie winner vs. Mullen-Thomas Jefferson winner, 12:15 p.m.
    SECOND BERTH

  • Cougars’ early lead holds off Lions

    By Tim Donohoo
    For the Courier
    PARKER — Evergreen senior running back Joe Danni rushed for 90 yards on 14 carries and scored two touchdowns to lead the visiting Cougars to a hard fought 23-20 victory over Lutheran on Oct. 5 at Sports Authority Stadium.
    Coach Rob Molholm’s squad ran out to a 10-0 first-quarter advantage on the strength of a Nash Norton 27-yard field goal and a 3-yard touchdown jaunt by Danni around the left side with 4 minutes, 41 seconds left in the opening quarter.

  • Williams wants to bring parent's perspective to school board

    Julie Williams, a Colorado native and a product of Jeffco schools, is running for school board.

    Williams, who is making her first bid for public office, is vying with Tonya Aultman-Bettridge in District 1, which covers the northern part of the county. Robin Johnson, who had held the District 1 seat since 2009, resigned in August after moving out of the county.

  • Cougars double up on qualifiers

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier
    DENVER —The Evergreen tennis team doubled up at last week’s Class 4A Region 1 tournament.
    After qualifying one doubles team for last year’s state tournament, the Cougars advanced a pair of their four tandems to this week’s championship at Pueblo City Park — Evan Bauer and Lucas Weidner at No. 3 and Peter Fellows and Teddy Evans at No. 4.

  • Tourney leaves EHS wanting more

    Kyle Malazdrewicz’s voice quivered with disappointment. Kyle Peterson’s too. The Evergreen boys golf team’s top two seniors, along with freshman Liam Short, had the perfect setting. Beautiful, sunny weather and their home course — Hiwan Golf Club — serving as the backdrop for the 2013 4A state tournament.

  • Colorado's hues inspire colorful exhibit

    Colorado’s name means “colored red” and is linked to the Colorado River. The river was dubbed “Rio Colorado” by early Spanish explorers because of the red color silt it carries from the mountains. When the area became an official territory in 1861, officials believed the term would be an apt moniker for our colorful lands. 

  • Indian Hills residents to vote on bond issue for new fire station

    When Indian Hills residents get their ballots in the mail for this November’s election, they will be asked to vote on a bond issue to fund construction of a new fire station.

    The Indian Hills Fire Protection District is asking residents to support Issue 5A, a bond issue capped at $3 million to build a new fire station on Parmalee Gulch Road.

    A new station would have larger bay areas and space to accommodate additional wildland fire equipment, and would replace the aging 57-year old structure, said Fire Chief Emery Carson.