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Today's News

  • SRC hires new head, looks toward the future

    The Seniors’ Resource Center has a new leader, and she and longtime SRC head John Zabawa are working together to ensure a smooth transition.
    Monica Roers, originally from Minnesota, was hired as executive director at the end of June, and she is replacing Zabawa, who had that position for 35 years.
    “Monica has vision and has passion,” said SRC board chair Deborah Brackney in a press release. “She has a clear view of how to lead our organization forward.”

  • Evergreen contractor pleads guilty to theft

    Jonathan Paul McMillan, the Evergreen contractor indicted in March for theft from homeowners through his roofing business, pleaded guilty July 31 to two felony counts of theft from an at-risk adult and two felony counts of theft.

    McMillan, 41, the owner of Lifetime Roofing and Restoration, faces up to 36 years in prison and will be sentenced Oct. 6.

  • Flutter of butterflies and unkindness of ravens

    By Christie Greene

    Some readers only buy non-fiction books on the grounds that nothing is more riveting than real-life events. Certain news stories result in rueful head shaking, meaning “you can’t make this stuff up.” On occasion, the term “fake news” might be employed to express doubt about the origin of information. Let me assure you that the “terms of venary” below may be hard to take seriously, and yet, they were a status symbol in the 13th and 14th centuries.

    ‘A group of children is called a migraine.’

  • Riley Krane enjoying life in the independent league

    The life of an independent league baseball player isn’t always glamorous, but for Evergreen High School graduate Riley Krane, it’s the next step to achieving his dream of becoming a Major League ball player.

  • EHS boys golf wins 4A Jeffco League opener

     

    Heading into Monday’s opening 4A Jeffco League golf tournament, Evergreen High School was feeling strong, confident and ready to defend last year’s title.

    This season, however, the team will be battling some inexperience while still staying strong at the top of its pecking order.

    On Monday at Deer Creek Golf Course in Littleton, the Cougars walked away victorious with a collective score of 17-over par, six strokes over their fiercest 4A competitor, Valor Christian.

  • Our Readers Write

    One reason why opioid crisis exists
    Editor:
    In February, I quite the opiates and other meds I had been taking for 20 years to control my chronic pain.
    I have a long history of spinal issues, mostly cervical, which has resulted in eight neck surgeries, the last one an Occipital Cervical Fusion on Sept. 15. I am not totally fused fromC-7 to the skull — a curved bar bolts my head to my spine.

  • Heaven help us when it comes to Trump

    Greg Dobbs

    I have to vent.
    Many columnists across this country write volumes about the undignified, unprincipled, unbalanced, untruthful — and sometimes just flat-out unbelievable — nature of Donald Trump.

  • 39th Evergreen Town Race another huge success

    EVERGREEN — For the 39th straight year, the town race down Upper Bear Creek Road on Sunday finished as another huge success, with running aficionados from all over Colorado coming to try out the picturesque course.

  • Hamilton enjoying the life of a pro with Rapids

     

    It’s not often that you hear about an athlete that spends his entire career — from high school to the pros — in the same state. In fact, before the Colorado Rapids selected Evergreen High School’s Sam Hamilton back in January, it was almost unheard of.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Rustle-mania