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Today's News

  • Mourning doves make an early appearance at feeder

    On Friday, March 8, all the weathermen were forecasting another severe snow. By Saturday evening, they had been proven to be right with another foot of snow on the patio picnic table. On Friday, I was having lunch where I could watch the birds at the feeder. It was a busy sight with all of the winter moochers trying to fill up before the snow came. There was nothing new or especially interesting to be seen, but when I moved closer to the window to see if there was anything on the ground under the feeders, there was a sudden explosion of flight as two mourning doves took off.

  • Sheriff's Calls

     

    USPS — a force for peace

  • Evergreen Players’ production asks, ‘Are we there yet?’
  • 2013 spring sports previews

    Following is a preview of the 2013 spring sports season at Evergreen High School:

    BASEBALL
    Head coach: Matt Erholtz
    Conference: 4A Jeffco League
    2012 record: 14-6 overall, 8-2 4A Jeffco
    Players to watch: Sean Imes, Sr., P/IF; Lute Moss, Sr., P/IF/OF; Jake Englehart, Jr., P; Brock Burke, Jr., P; Jack Drumright, Sr., P; Josh Bellatti, Jr., P
    Next game: March 16, at John F. Kennedy, 11 a.m.

  • Winter all-conference girls swimming, wrestling

    Following is a list of all-conference selections for the 4A Jeffco League for the 2012-13 winter season for girls swimming and wrestling:

    GIRLS SWIMMING
    FIRST TEAM

  • Defending state champs pull away from EHS late

    Air Academy showed why it’s the defending 4A state girls soccer champion, but only after overcoming a second-half scare from Evergreen on March 7 in Colorado Springs.
    Brooke Braden led Air Academy, which is ranked No. 3 in the season-opening Denver Post media poll, with two goals and an assist in a 4-1 victory over the visiting Lady Cougars. It was the season-opener for both teams. Caren Nelson and Katie Rainsberger also scored for the Lady Kadets (1-0).

  • Evergreen’s depth comes in handy

    LAKEWOOD — It’s a mindset that Camille Morales isn’t normally accustomed to. Sprint running is not the Evergreen sophomore’s thing like distance running is, but you wouldn’t have been able to tell such. She ran the anchor leg of Evergreen’s sprint medley relay March 8 like she belonged.

  • On a mission for a vision

    It takes great skill for a teacher to get students excited about a typically mundane topic.

    Evergreen Middle School’s principal has managed to get the entire school — students, faculty, staff and parents — excited about writing the school’s mission and vision statements.

    While most would consider writing such statements a tedious task, principal Kristopher Schuh began by getting students during their lunch break to write phrases describing the school and what they wanted the school to become.

  • Emergency agencies pay tribute to local paramedic

    Clear Creek paramedic Scott Amdur was given a send-off by 10 Colorado emergency-response agencies on Friday, as emergency vehicles lined the route from Congregation Beth Evergreen to Evergreen Memorial Park.

    Amdur, 51, an Evergreen resident who also had served as a member of the Alpine Rescue Team, lost his battle with brain cancer March 5.

    Amdur’s emergency medical expertise and devoted service impacted many lives in the mountain community and beyond, earning him many accolades from grateful patients, professionals and statewide organizations.

  • BUSINESS BEAT: CCT changes location, adds permanent stage

    Colorado Children’s Theatre has moved, setting up its theatrical shop in Evergreen North next to Yarn West.

    Mom-and-daughter theater arts teaching team Karen Tobey and Kerri Monnerat are thrilled with their move into the space at 3731 Evergreen Parkway, leaving their location on Meadow Drive.