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Today's News

  • Pine 'hostage situation' now being investigated as false-reporting case

    A reported hostage situation in Pine last Friday is now being investigated as a felony false-reporting case and a possible incidence of “swatting” — when people call in fake reports to try to elicit a heavy law enforcement response.

  • Passive Cougars struggling to find wins

    LAKEWOOD — Aggression is defined as an offensive action or attack. It’s also something that the Evergreen Cougars’ wrestling team is sorely lacking, head coach Lane Williams said Feb. 7 at the Bear Creek Pre-Regional tournament.

    “We’re not attacking enough. The guys are lethargic and not moving on their feet, and no one is getting takedowns,” Williams said.

  • Sports briefs

    GIRLS GOLF
    Evergreen searching for players for the 2015 season
    The Evergreen High School girls golf team is looking for additional players for the upcoming 2015 spring season.

    Any girls from Evergreen High, Rocky Mountain Academy and/or Clear Creek High School are welcome to join. 

    Practice starts Feb. 23. There will be a parent/player meeting prior to the start of practice.

  • EHS foursome ink letters of intent

    Brianna Curtis was scared to make the call. The Evergreen High senior and Colorado Rush girls soccer player had torn her right MCL after verbally committing to play for the University of Arkansas.  She wasn’t sure what this would do for that recruitment or her collegiate future.

  • Evergreen three-peats in 4A Jeffco

    ARVADA — Coach Jeanne Godaire couldn’t have asked for a better birthday present than the one her Evergreen Lady Cougars gave her Feb. 7. Behind five victories and 27 finalists, the Lady Cougars captured a third consecutive 4A Jeffco League girls swimming championship at the George J. Meyers Pool. Evergreen finished with 530 points, outdistancing a gamed Valor Christian squad, which finished with 450 points.

    “It’s just a great day. I’m really excited for everybody,” Godaire said.

  • Center for the Arts exhibit will show the love for local artists

    Love is indeed a many splendored thing. At Center for the Arts Evergreen’s 11th annual members show, the theme of love will be interpreted in many ways, but above all will demonstrate local artists’ love of their crafts.

    In recent years, CAE has curated a spring member show without a theme — leaving the subject matter of the works up to the artists.

  • Conifer Area Council asks Jeffco Open Space to buy Journey Ranch

    The Conifer Area Council has asked Jeffco Open Space to consider buying the 45-acre ranch owned by the now-defunct Journey Community Church to complete CAC’s goal of connecting Conifer’s trails.

  • LESSON PLANS: Schuver named head of Montessori School of Evergreen

    Montessori School of Evergreen has named Bill Schuver its new head of school beginning with the 2015-16 school year.

    Schuver, 50, will replace Beth Heller, who has been head of school for 10 years. She’s leaving to pursue other activities and to spend more time with her daughter.

  • School board dismisses federal mediator

    The Jeffco school board has dismissed its outside mediator for upcoming union negotiations because of his organization’s policy banning recording or streaming.

    The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, which is free to the district, will not allow its mediators to be recorded or streamed.

  • Marketing guru mobilizing volunteers to help local businesses

    Imagine volunteers would work for free to make phone calls to promote your business. 

    Or maybe they'd address envelopes or help prepare your taxes. They could type up information and do industry research, or help interview potential new employees. 

    How quickly could your business grow? 

    Evergreen Nursing Services — started by Mary Pat DeWald in Evergreen — is about to find out.