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Today's News

  • Dakota unleashes offensive fury on Evergreen

     EVERGREEN – Both Dakota Ridge and Evergreen have new coaches in 2013. That, however, is where the similarities ended, at least on Aug. 22.

     

    One team – Evergreen – was coming off a commanding victory over Thornton in its opener. The other – Dakota Ridge – just squeezed out a win over Legend. But, in this one, it was Dakota Ridge from the start.

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  • Danni, Cougars pick off Weld Central in opener

     Joe Danni wasn’t completely sure, but the Evergreen senior defensive back thought the Weld Central receiver had the ball. Then Danni ripped it out, turned and ran. Ninety yards later, he was in the opposite end zone. It was that kind of night for the Evergreen Cougars.

     

  • Europe comes to Marshdale

    The new owners of a bakery in Marshdale want it to have a local European pastry shop feel.

    The Village Patisserie at 6947 County Highway 73, owned by David and Sara Knight, offers a selection of delectable treats, jellies and jams — and homemade ice cream on Sundays — plus a smattering of local artwork. Decorated cakes from the elegant to the unusual also can be ordered.

    The shop is open Wednesday through Sunday. Saturday is bread-baking day, and on Sundays everything in the display case is 50 percent off.

  • Homeless people in Evergreen get help from churches, schools

     Evergreen resident Charlene Hahn discovered there are homeless people in Evergreen while waiting to take a shower after swimming at the Buchanan Recreation Center.

    “One day, things were kind of hectic” in the shower area, she said.

    Hahn said that a family was staying in the shower for a long time, and seemed to be enjoying the experience. When she asked recreation staff about them, Hahn said, she learned that the family was homeless.

  • Homeless people in Evergreen get help from churches, schools

     Evergreen resident Charlene Hahn discovered there are homeless people in Evergreen while waiting to take a shower after swimming at the Buchanan Recreation Center.

    “One day, things were kind of hectic” in the shower area, she said.

    Hahn said that a family was staying in the shower for a long time, and seemed to be enjoying the experience. When she asked recreation staff about them, Hahn said, she learned that the family was homeless.

  • Jewish community to begin celebration of High Holy Days

    The Jewish community in Evergreen and surrounding areas is preparing for the High Holy Days — a time of spiritual reflection, repentance and renewal known as the Days of Awe.

     

    This year’s celebration begins on the evening of Sept. 4 with Rosh Hashana and continues through Sept. 14 with concluding Yom Kippur services.

  • 'Young Frankenstein' is music to our fears

    The American Association of Community Theaters is a nonprofit organization that represents more than 7,000 theaters in the United States. Those 7,000 community theaters present more than 45,000 productions each year and reach 7.5 million audience members. In this dizzying world of statistics, it is rare that a community theater can boast about a premiere. In the case of StageDoor Theater, September is a month for boasting. StageDoor’s first production of the 2013-14 season is a regional premiere of the hilarious Mel Brooks’ show “Young Frankenstein.”

  • Evergreen Fine Arts Festival showcases local, national talent

     As a gentle rain fell on white tents filled with artistic creations, Beth Erlund, director of the Evergreen Fine Arts Festival, talked about the importance of the event on Sunday afternoon.

     

    “I’ve done this show for 34 years,” she said. 

    Like many other artists, Erlund said, she relies on arts festivals to market her work. By bringing her batik creations to Evergreen and other festivals, Erlund has brought in enough income to be self-sustaining.

  • Fund for downtown improvements quadruples

    The Evergreen Legacy Fund initiated by the Downtown Evergreen Economic District has grown from $10,000 in December 2012 to $45,000, said Dean Dalvit of EV Studio, who is coordinating the program. 

     

    The revenue, designed for downtown improvements, is generated by a voluntary 1 percent donation that customers pay at retail shops, restaurants and hotels. Other businesses, such as Dalvit’s architectural firm, also make contributions