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Today's News

  • Artists’ co-op suddenly turns uncooperative

    Main Street Fine Art Gallery, an artists' cooperative, has closed temporarily after a difference of opinion over how the art should be chosen and displayed.

    The space next to Beau Jo's in downtown Evergreen opened June 24 as the first home of the Evergreen Artists Association, which is known for sponsoring the annual Evergreen Fine Arts Festival in August. (This year’s festival will be on Aug. 25.)

  • Sunday sports update

    SATURDAY'S SCOREBOARD
    Skiing at Eldora: Nordic, Boys: Eagle Valley 170, Lake County 161, Summit 152, Steamboat Springs 152, Steamboat Springs 152, Middle Park 150, Evergreen 136, Battle Mountain 123, Clear Creek 113, Ridge View Academy 104, Nederland 41. Girls: Summit 168, Steamboat Springs 156, Eagle Valley 154, Middle Park 150, Nederland 150, Lake County 135, Battle Mountain 130, Evergreen 122, Clear Creek 105

  • Sunday sports update

    SATURDAY'S SCOREBOARD
    Skiing at Eldora: Nordic, Boys: Eagle Valley 170, Lake County 161, Summit 152, Steamboat Springs 152, Steamboat Springs 152, Middle Park 150, Evergreen 136, Battle Mountain 123, Clear Creek 113, Ridge View Academy 104, Nederland 41. Girls: Summit 168, Steamboat Springs 156, Eagle Valley 154, Middle Park 150, Nederland 150, Lake County 135, Battle Mountain 130, Evergreen 122, Clear Creek 105

  • School board selects negotiators without public discussion

    The Jeffco school board pushed the boundaries of the Colorado Open Meetings Law on Jan. 19, holding a closed-door meeting, for which no prior notice was given, to select two of its members to negotiate with employee unions.

  • Saturday morning sports update

    FRIDAY'S SCOREBOARD
    Boys basketball: D'Evelyn 61, Evergreen 54
    Girls basketball: D'Evelyn 68, Evergreen 50
    Skiing: Loveland Ski Area, Boys: Aspen 173, Steamboat Springs 172, Nederland 155, Evergreen 154, Eagle Valley 137, Clear Creek 136; Girls: Nederland 171, Steamboat Springs 164, Evergreen 155, Eagle Valley 148, Clear Creek 135, Aspen 59

    SKIING
    Evergreen girls place third, boys fourth at Loveland

  • Friday sports update

    TODAY'S SPORTS SCHEDULE
    Boys basketball: Evergreen at D'Evelyn, 7:30 p.m.
    Girls basketball: Evergreen at D'Evelyn, 6 p.m.
    Skiing: Evergreen at Loveland Ski Area, 9 a.m.
    Girls swimming: Conifer at Evergreen, Wulf Recreation Center, 5 p.m.
    Wrestling: Evergreen at Thomas Jefferson, 6 p.m.

  • DeGette reaches out to new constituents

    When I first heard that Congresswoman Diana DeGette, D-Denver, would announce her bid to be re-elected to Congress from the 1st Congressional District at the Columbine Library, my first thought was, “I thought that library in Cherry Creek was on Milwaukee, not Columbine.”
    As it turned out, I was right — there is no Denver library on Columbine Street. DeGette, who has represented Denver in Congress since 1997, chose to announce her re-election plans from the newest part of her district, the part in South Jeffco around Columbine and Ken Caryl.

  • Rabbits, hares not as abundant, thanks to predators

    Winter is always a good time to look for rabbit tracks in the snow. There are two rabbits that can be seen in this area and a third that can be seen farther afield in Colorado.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Anatomy of a fender-bender

  • Motorists escape injury in head-on collision

    No one was hurt in a head-on collision involving a 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe and a 2005 Chevy Impala on Highway 74 east of Meadow Drive about 3:30 p.m. Jan. 12.

    The road was closed in both directions from 3:49 p.m. to 4:23 p.m., while the two cars were untangled.

    The driver of the Chevy, Clifton Funches, 19, of Evergreen was traveling east on Highway 74 when the vehicle crossed into the westbound lane and hit the Hyundai, driven by Zach Yearout, 16, of Golden, according to Trooper Nate Reid of the Colorado State Patrol.