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Today's News

  • Friends of Evergreen Dog Park call into question E. coli testing

    Members of the Friends of Evergreen Dog Park think they’ve obtained evidence that Jeffco Open Space’s E. coli testing in Bergen Creek at the Elk Meadow Dog Off-leash Area is flawed, and they’re urging Jeffco commissioners to investigate discrepancies in the agency’s findings.
    Several members of the local nonprofit, as well as local dog lovers, appeared before the commissioners during their regular Tuesday meeting.

  • Agencies collaborate during emergency response training exercise

    Two overturned cars. Four blood-covered people. Nine responding agencies.
    The scene on Saturday at Lair o’ the Bear Park on Highway 74 looked like a tragic car accident, but in reality, it was the scene of a joint emergency response training exercise hosted by Jeffco Open Space. This was the first coordinated training of this magnitude in the Jeffco foothills.

  • Evergreen contractor indicted on theft charges

     An Evergreen contractor has been indicted for theft from homeowners through his roofing business.

    According to the First Judicial District Attorney’s office, a grand jury has returned a nine-count indictment against Jonathan Paul McMillan, 41, owner of Lifetime Roofing and Restoration in Evergreen. The indictment was returned on March 24.

  • Defendant receives suspended sentence

    The fourth and final defendant charged in a 2016 Golden home invasion and stabbing was sentenced Friday in Jeffco District Court to six years in the Colorado Youthful Offender System.
    Tyler Gorringe of Lafayette, who was 17 last May when the crime occurred, pleaded guilty in December to one count each of felony first-degree assault, first-degree burglary and attempted aggravated robbery. He received a suspended 24-year prison sentence conditional  successfully completing a six-year stint in the youthful offender program.

  • EDUCATION BRIEFS

    School district purchases EMS students’ artwork

    A three-dimensional, fused glass sculpture created last year by Evergreen Middle School eighth-graders has been purchased by Jeffco Public Schools for display in the district’s superintendent’s office.

    Announced April 4, the purchase involves a piece of artwork titled, “Pentagonal Pangea,” and was created by students in art teacher Ann Simpson’s class and under the guidance of Evergreen artist David Cuin.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Temper fideles

  • Public's help sought in locating missing, runaway teen

    The Jeffco Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a missing Evergreen teen after she was last seen leaving her home with a friend Tuesday evening.
        Haley Kathrine Doane, 13, was last seen Tuesday at 5:50 p.m. at her home in Evergreen after her mother, Shannon Hendricks, left for a hair appointment. According to Hendricks, Doane and another teen, Nick Nygaard, were seen leaving the home with five bags. Neither has been seen or heard from since.

  • Evergreen falls in shootout

    LAKEWOOD — Sophomore Lily Mott notched four goals during Evergreen’s match against Ralston Valley, but her effort wouldn’t be enough as the Cougars fell 19-8 on April 18.

    The Mustangs jumped ahead early, outscoring Evergreen 13-5 in the first half. Along with Mott, senior Tess Albert had an outstanding performance tallying three goals on five shots. 

  • Conifer extends winning streak to three

    ENGLEWOOD — With just one game left in its regular season, the Conifer Lobos’ baseball team extended its winning streak to three games after defeating Englewood 12-0 on Saturday.

    The Lobos scored early and often, tallying eight runs in the opening inning. Seniors John Betsch and Matt Aceto provided the power at the plate for Conifer. The duo combined to go 4-for-6 with four RBIs.

  • Love leads Evergreen to a 6-1 victory over George Washington

    Sophomore Zoe Love has seen her fair share of struggles in her two seasons with Evergreen tennis. This season, Love has a record of 3-5 as the No.1 singles player for the Cougars. On Monday afternoon, Love picked up some confidence as she topped Alma Younger of George Washington in three sets as Evergreen defeated the Patriots 6-1.