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Today's News

  • County commissioners approve resolution opposing gun control

    Before a packed room Tuesday, the Jeffco commissioners voted to approve a resolution supporting the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and opposing any new gun regulations being considered at the state or federal level.

  • Lost cow found — and sent to market

    A wayward cow that wandered through Evergreen for a few months was found and fattened up for market, said owner Hal Choate.

    The cow escaped from Choate's ranch shortly after he bought her seven months ago. During the summer, people spotted her at various locations including Taco Bell, Walgreens and the Safeway parking lot.

    With help from neighbor Bill Finger, who agreed to erect a pen on his property, Choate was able to round up the cow and take her to market a couple of weeks ago.

  • Distributing information HootSuite

    “We want our information now. The demand comes from human nature,” John Spalvins said while talking about the Internet.

     

    A video producer, Spalvins was one of the presenters at the Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce’s social media workshop last Thursday.

    “Facebook is a great way to connect,” Spalvins said.

    Using videos on websites is a powerful way to connect with clients, he continued.

    “As clients search a Facebook page, they are going to be attracted to photography and videos.”

  • Kay gives Evergreen wrestlers best bet at leagues

    4A JEFFCO LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
    WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 9, 8 a.m.
    WHERE: Bear Creek High School, Lakewood
    TEAMS: Alameda International, Arvada, Conifer, Evergreen, Golden, Green Mountain, Wheat Ridge

  • Bender, Cougars owning slopes

    For more than 60 years Warren Miller movies have used silly commentary run over the top of exciting and dynamic video footage to inspiring snow lovers to try new things and push their limits.
    Eighteen-year-old Evergreen senior and reigning boys giant slalom alpine ski champion Jake Bender loves Miller’s movies. In fact, his whole team does. So it’s no coincidence that they watch them in the charter bus on their way to competitions.

  • Evergreen dominates 4A Jeffco meet

    LAKEWOOD — For right now, as Lexie Malazdrewicz would say over and over Feb. 2 at the Carmody Rec Center, the Evergreen Lady Cougars are swimming good times. Keep in mind that a good time for them would be out of this world for most others.

  • Dykemans bidding Evergreen farewell after years of community service

    Charles “Chick” and Nancy Dykeman are about to begin a new life on a South Carolina island — where they probably won’t see much snow.

     

    Every place they have lived is snowy, the couple said while talking about their decision to move to the Southeastern coast. However, the one thing that won’t change for the Dykemans is their desire to contribute to the community where they live.

    Since moving to Evergreen 12 years ago, Chick and Nancy have assumed leadership roles in service organizations here.

  • Both sides gathering support in advance of recall election

    With more than 400 signatures declared sufficient on petitions to recall the Evergreen Fire Protection District board, those backing and opposing the effort are gathering support in advance of the upcoming election.

    “We’re virtually completely set up to run an active campaign,” said Charlie Neppell of the Committee to Save the Evergreen Fire Rescue District — No Recall.

    Members of the Evergreen Volunteer Fire Department also are rallying in support for the fire district board members.

  • Champion skier to appear at Winter Festival

    Professional freestyle skier Walter Wood is heading to town this Saturday to judge the rail jam competition and sign posters during the Winter Festival at Evergreen Lake.

     

    A 2009 Evergreen High School graduate, Wood is coming back to familiar territory after recently competing in Park City, Utah.

    “Skiing is my full-time job,” Wood said while talking about his life as a young athlete.

    “Everything is building to the Olympics,” he added.

  • Rosier pushes resolution opposing gun control

    The battle taking place over gun control at the federal and state levels has found its way to the Jeffco commissioners.

    Commissioner Don Rosier has introduced a resolution that would call for the county to take a stand against possible new gun-control regulations being debated after the recent mass shootings in Newtown, Conn., and Aurora.