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Today's News

  • First flowers of spring bring color to foothills landscapes

    It is wonderful to see spring greening the hills once more. I drove south to Colorado Springs and Pueblo with friends last week and was once more impressed by the changing landscape south of Colorado Springs.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Sad dog!

  • Sports briefs

    GIRLS GOLF
    Tenney leads charge with 90 as Evergreen placed third
    LITTLETON
    — Sophomore Madison Tenney shot a 90 to lead Evergreen to a third-place finish at the 4A Jeffco League girls golf match at the Meadows Golf Course on April 18.
    Tenney placed fifth in the 40-golfer field.
    Valor Christian took team honors after scoring the top three places en route to a 341 team score. Golden was second at 356, followed by Evergreen with a 401.

  • Five Evergreen student-athletes sign letters-of-intent

    Following is a list of Evergreen High student-athletes along with their accomplishments who signed their letters-of-intent to play collegiately during a ceremony at the school on April 18:

    ALLISION AAFEDT, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, CROSS COUNTRY/TRACK
    Cross country: letterman; all-conference honorable mention
    Volleyball: three-time letterman; two-time all-conference first team; one-time all-conference honorable mention

  • Lobos surprise Cougars, win thriller in 7th

    CONIFER — Little did Caleb Henderson believe he would even get the opportunity to bat in the seventh inning of Conifer’s rivalry game with Evergreen on April 18. After all, he was the fifth batter in line and the Lobos’ first two batters struck out.

  • New fire danger signs going up around Evergreen

    The Evergreen Fire Protection District unveiled new "Fire Danger" signs at the board’s regular monthly meeting April 10.

    The new aluminum signs are to be posted around the district at eight fire stations sometime before the end of May, said Doug Saba, spokesman for Evergreen Fire/Rescue .

    Interim district administrator Frank Dearborn explained the signs had been in the works for some time and were not created specifically as a result of the Lower North Fork Fire that started March 26.

  • Couple strike romantic gold later in life

     Susan Lams, 67, met her new husband, retired truck driver Carl Wuertley, 77, while she was working as a personal care provider in his apartment near Little Cub Creek a couple of years ago.

    But the romance didn't really ignite until around Valentine's Day of this year, when he decided to ask her out to dinner at the Bear Creek Tavern in Kittredge.

    Wuertley said he had been getting little hints that maybe their relationship was about something more than just housecleaner and tenant, such as a birthday card with a personal message.

  • Homeowners at The Ridge take on fire-mitigation challenge

     The Ridge Homeowners Association is not just worrying about whether a wildfire could destroy the subdivision — the residents are actually doing something about it.

    On Saturday, April 21, a group of homeowners got together for an organizational and informational session. The first harvest is expected to be in May, when they will cut branches and haul deadwood out of the 900-acre enclave southeast of Bergen Park.

  • Developer Ron Lewis files for Chapter 11 reorganization

    Longtime Evergreen land developer and builder Ron Lewis and his wife, Carol Lewis, have filed for individual Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization as of March 21, listing assets of $7.8 million and liabilities of $19.2 million.

    As co-owner of the Buffalo Park Development Co. and other companies, Lewis was responsible for pioneering numerous housing developments such as Bear Mountain Vista, The Homestead in Conifer and the Village at Cragmont. He has built more than 100 houses in the Evergreen area in a career that spans 45 years.

  • Sun shines on Earth Day Fair in Evergreen

    By Sandy Barnes
    Staff Writer
    The Earth and its current weather patterns provided a great day to celebrate the planet in Evergreen.