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Today's News

  • Experience spring with Evergreen Players’ ‘The Enchanted April’

    Evergreen Players taps into its own spring on Friday with the 1922 classic “The Enchanted April.”
    What began as Elizabeth von Arnim’s novel was later produced on Broadway, and then introduced to film in 1935. That RKO Pictures presentation was 66 minutes long. Destined to be a favorite, screenwriter Peter Barnes reproduced it in 1992, again adapting it to film. It was an Academy Award nominee that year.

  • Bears springing into action after winter hibernation

    Christie Greene

  • Burn ban in effect for Park County

    A burn ban affecting all public and private land in Park County took effect at 8:24 a.m. Monday due to dry conditions, high winds and warm temperatures.

  • Bears springing into action after winter hibernation

    By Christie Greene

    Last fall, as the days grew shorter and the sun moved lower in the sky, the bears listened to their instincts and began eating, really eating, up to 20,000 calories a day. As their foods sources dwindled and the temperatures began to sink, they ambled into the woods to make a den.

    In the meantime, we adjusted our clocks, made soup and readied the snowblowers. While we settled in front of the fire with a book, the thick-coated, fat-laden bruins curled up inside cozy dens and began living off their acquired fat stores. 

  • Dive team searching for possible drowning victim at Wellington Lake

    Search efforts are underway Wednesday at Wellington Lake in Bailey for a man who may have drowned after the canoe he was in capsized this morning.

    According to Mark Techmeyer, spokesman for the Jeffco Sheriff's Office, the department received a call at 10:05 a.m. about a man and woman whose canoe had overturned.

    “While the woman was able to swim to shore and was later airlifted to an area hospital, the man, who is in his 60s, has not been located,” Techmeyer said.

  • Evergreen tops Eagle Valley in shut out

    LAKEWOOD — For the fourth consecutive game, the Evergreen baseball team eclipsed the 10-run mark, and for the fourth consecutive game, the Cougars were victorious.

    Powered by 14 hits, Evergreen defeated Eagle Valley 15-0 Saturday afternoon at All-Star Park.

  • Lobos drop third straight

    GOLDEN — After winning its season opener, the Conifer baseball team dropped its third-straight game in a 10-0 loss to Golden on Thursday night.

    Trailing 1-0 entering the bottom half of the third inning, Golden delivered the dagger as Noah Mitchell hit a grand slam to give Golden a 6-0 lead.

    Six Lobos were able to record a hit, but that would be all the momentum Conifer could muster.

  • Aqua Cougars win big in Arvada

    Two meets against three Jeffco opponents to start the 2017 boys swimming season, and Evergreen coach Damon Garrison has no idea where his team stands in league competition.

  • Evergreen shut out by Chatfield 1-0

    LITTLETON — If you can find a way to win the game, then the statistics usually aren’t as important. As was the case for the Lady Chargers as they defeated Evergreen 1-0 despite taking just two shots on goal in the win.

    The lone goal came off the foot of Chatfield senior Perry Hayman in the opening half of play.

    Evergreen had several chances but couldn’t find the back of the net in any of their seven shots on goal.

  • Highway 74 lane closures scheduled next week

    Intermittent lane closures on Highway 74 between El Rancho and downtown Evergreen are expected next week to accommodate for repaving.
    According to the county's Twitter account, various parts of both eastbound and westbound Highway 74 will be closed between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., March 20-24 for repaving, as well as the removal and replacement of ADA ramps. Drivers are recommended to plan for delays.