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Today's News

  • Earth Day event features authors, policy-makers

    Policy-makers and authors Hunter Lovins and William Becker are just two of the fascinating figures coming to Evergreen for the Earth Day Week observance.

  • 'Unsinkable' legend will come to life

    As the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, the Hiwan Homestead Museum will host historical presenter Mary Jane Bradbury on Saturday, April 21, as she portrays Molly Brown.

  • Dem newcomer takes on incumbent in House race

    An Evergreen woman with 40 years experience as an education consultant, prominent Western Slope political genes and a strong sense of self-sufficiency has announced a campaign in House District 25 as a Democratic in the traditionally Republican district.

     

    Although she has never held political office, Lorna Idol isn't daunted in her bid for the seat held by Evergreen Republican Cheri Gerou, who is in her second term and is seeking a third.

  • Children’s Theatre grows up for ‘Guys and Dolls’

    “Guys and Dolls” is a classic Broadway hit that has been reprised hundreds of times. The Colorado Children’s Theatre’s reprisal is no less sentimental than a Broadway revival of the show. “Guys and Dolls” was the first show performed by the Colorado Children’s Theatre when it opened its doors in Evergreen seven years ago.

  • Chorale planning memorable finish to 2011-12 season

    The Evergreen Chorale is gearing up for a big finish to its 2011-12 season. Over the next three weeks, the Chorale will perform some of the most beloved choral music of the last four centuries in two separate concert events, “Stars I Shall Find” and Gustav Mahler's 2nd Symphony.

     

  • Students learn to be bean counters

    The tantalizing aroma of vanilla wafted through the Montessori School of Evergreen’s Marshdale building last week as middle-schoolers tempted family members with vanilla-laced recipes in an effort to entice them to buy the flavoring.

     

    They also provided sample bottles of Madagascar vanilla, which they are bottling under the name “One World One Bean — All Natural Vanilla.” The students hope to sell it at first to the school community, then branch out to offer it at area stores.

  • Evergreen Park and Recreation District election details

    Date: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 8

    Polling place locations: Buchanan Recreation Center, Wulf Recreation Center

    Mail-in ballots: Any eligible electors requesting a mail ballot for the 2012 EPRD election must complete the 2012 mail-in ballot application form, regardless of whether they turned in an application form in previous EPRD elections.

  • Homeowners file lawsuit to prevent church expansion

    A group of Lookout Mountain residents has filed a lawsuit in hopes of overturning the Jefferson County commissioners' controversial decision to allow an expansion of the Activation Ministries church.

    After failing in its quest to persuade the county commissioners to reject the church's request for a special-use permit, Lookout Mountain Residents United is taking the battle to the next level, namely the courts.

  • Dem newcomer takes on incumbent in House race

    An Evergreen woman with 42 years experience as an education consultant, prominent Western Slope political genes and a strong sense of self-sufficiency has announced a campaign in House District 25 as a Democratic in the traditionally Republican district.

    Although she has never held political office, Lorna Idol isn't daunted in her bid for the seat held by Evergreen Republican Cheri Gerou, who is in her second term and is seeking a third.

  • Park district nears deal on energy upgrades

    Recreation centers typically come with high-dollar energy bills, with all that swimming-pool water to heat, among other things, but there are ways to help reduce those costs.

    The Evergreen Park and Recreation District is getting closer to signing an energy-performance contract with McKinstry of Golden to install a package of devices and upgrades in all of its buildings for $845,000. A large chunk of that would go to replacing the heating and air-conditioning system at Wulf Rec Center.