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Today's News

  • Doing nothing and doing it well

    Every election cycle, candidates come along with slick new ideas for reforming government. But one of the best ideas has been around for centuries: “Govern a great nation,” wrote the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, “as you would cook a small fish — do not overdo it.”

  • Mountain bluebirds already seen at Three Sisters

    The weather has been surprisingly spring-like this past week. However, driving by the lake, I noticed very little change. It remains frozen shore to shore. The first sign of ice breakup is usually the appearance of a larger and larger amount of open water at the inlet.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Strife is a driveway

  • Spring sports preview: Track & field

    EVERGREEN COUGARS (BOYS)
    Head coach: Scott Haebe
    Assistant coaches: Greg Cooper, Mike Sellers, Rob Wright
    League: 4A Jeffco
    2011 highlights: Andre Lane, state qualifier in long and triple jump; Quinn O’Neill, second in league in high jump; Jak Hamilton, second in league in  800 meters; Peter Thavis,  second in league shot put; Team, second in league in 4x800 meter relay

  • Spring sports preview: Girls tennis

    EVERGREEN COUGARS
    Head coach: Kris Nielsen
    Assistant coaches: Tim Janes, Bob Greenman
    League: 4A Jeffco
    2011 record: 4-7; No. 2 doubles team qualified for 4A state tourney
    Players to watch: N/A
    Outlook: “Quiet a few returning varsity players this season, in addition to some new ones,” Nielsen said. “I hope to have every player increase their skills and technique.”
    Season opener: March 13, at Monarch
    Regionals: May 2-4, Colorado Academy, Denver
    State finals: May 10-12, Pueblo City Park

  • Spring sports preview: Boys lacrosse

    EVERGREEN COUGARS
    Head coach: Jon Cohen
    Assistant coaches: Jeff Stratton, Zach Buckley, Neil Olsen, Craig Nardi, Toby Gerrard
    League: Foothills
    2011 record: 11-6
    Last playoff appearance: 2011, lost to Monarch, 11-5, in the first round
    Players to watch: Braden Olson, Sr., midfielder; Reilly Fletcher, Sr., attacker; Erik Mestigen, Jr., defender; Christian Butler, Jr., attacker

  • GOP candidate withdraws from Clear Creek commission district race in Evergreen

    In the Clear Creek County commission race in District 2, which includes part of Evergreen, animal control officer Thomas Hayden became the lone Republican candidate by voice vote after opponent Christopher Trainor publicly withdrew from the race.

  • Spring sports preview: Girls golf

    EVERGREEN COUGARS
    Head coaches: Mike Kuzava
    League: 4A Jeffco
    Players to watch: Madision Tenney, Soph.; Rachel Bechtholdt, Sr.;  Nikola Hynes, Jr.; Jennifer Butler,  Sr.; Maddie Moran, Sr.; Emily Rivers, Soph.

  • Spring sports preview: Baseball

    EVERGREEN COUGARS
    Head coaches: Mike Erholtz
    Assistant coaches: Dale Hutchings, Tim Wolf
    League: 4A Jeffco
    2011 record: 16-7
    Players to watch: Sam Grise, Cody Jess, Jake Spicer

  • Ball bounces Evergreen’s way

    LITTLETON — It’s not like Evergreen didn’t have it chances earlier. It did. But it took a free kick and subsequent Kylee Russell goal to finally put an end to Littleton’s winnning streak against it.
    Russell’s goal in the 62nd minute proved to be the game’s only score as the Lady Cougars toppled host Littleton 1-0 in its season opener at Littleton Public Schools Stadium on March 10. Evergreen snapped the Lady Lions’ three-game winning streak in the series.