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Today's News

  • Cowboys for a day

    Some might think the days of cowboys on the open prairie are long gone, but not at the Hiwan Homestead Museum.

    Each summer, the museum teaches kids in first through third grade about what it was like to be cowboys, pioneers or Native Americans before cars, kitchen appliances and iPods.

    Discovery Days, which has been teaching children through hands-on activities since 1981, works in a three-year rotation, so kids can come to the camp more than once. This year, the theme was cowboys.

  • Scultpure Walk puts art on public canvas

    Evergreen is filled with beauty at every turn — the shimmering waters of Evergreen Lake, blowing wild grasses at Elk Meadow and views of Mount Evans looming in the background. To make our mountain community even more beautiful, Evergreen is brimming with art at every turn. Thanks to Art for the Mountain Community, Evergreen is an ever-changing canvas of public art that invites us to view, engage or simply go about our days in a more beautiful and thoughtful place.

  • Evergreen artists join forces in G-town co-op

    A new multimedia co-op art gallery with close ties to the Evergreen art scene opened June 5 on the main street in Georgetown, with 60 mountain-area artists working in virtually every conceivable medium from jewelry to quilts.

    The Colorado Mountain Art Gallery, a nonprofit cooperative founded by the Center for the Arts Evergreen, opened its doors on Saturday, May 29, at 406 Sixth St., across the street from the historic Hotel de Paris.

    The grand opening is Saturday and Sunday, June 26 and 27. There will be refreshments and artists on hand to talk about their work.

  • White pelicans make an appearance at Evergreen Lake

    There have been several reports of white pelicans this spring, most on the reservoirs east of Denver and even a small flock on Evergreen Lake for part of one morning.

    White pelicans are regular migrants through the area and nesting summer residents on the prairie reservoirs in eastern and northeastern Colorado. White pelicans can be seen in both spring and fall at Barr Lake and other reservoirs. They nest at Riverside Reservoir and on prairie lakes northward into the prairie provinces of Canada.

  • Area residents work to help Haiti

    Long before the earthquake that devastated Haiti hit in January, aid to the island country was in vogue in Evergreen. The latest chapter of the story is a heartwarming tale about how compassion and culture can help ease a terrible situation.

  • Trojans punish Cougars’ pitching

    The Evergreen Cougars’ summer league baseball team was enjoying a fine season. That is until they ran into a tough Longmont team that capitalized on several Cougar miscues and used five home runs to power its way past Evergreen, 13-2, on June 19 at Evergreen High School.

  • Hoyt teen picks up first PBR buckle

     

    Dillon Tyner had ridden at the Evergreen Rodeo four times prior to June 18, but he had never ridden bulls at the El Pinal Rodeo Grounds. Now he has and he’s got a Professional Bull Riders buckle to prove it.

  • Evergreen graduate overcoming injuries to get back to riding bulls

     

    It didn’t go the way Ian Mather had hoped it would, but, after all he had been through in the past couple of months, at least he was riding.

  • Primary colors: Rodeo Parade brings a riot of red, white and blue to Main Street

    The Rodeo Parade is widely known as the colorful kickoff to summer in Evergreen, and this year’s event under Saturday’s sunny skies focused on three primary shades: red, white and blue.

    Patriotism set the dominant tone among the 103 parade entries and the crowds that lined Main Street, with streamers, confetti and balloons wearing the colors of the day and saluting the parade’s theme: Support Our Troops.

    Evergreen resident Dave Montesi said the event was an important way to show our soldiers that we appreciate what they do for our country.

  • Evergreen kids connect online with Zimbabwean students

    At Evergreen Country Day School, learning about other cultures is more than just talking the talk. The school walks the walk.

    For the private school in El Rancho, connecting with people in other parts of the world is an important part of the school day. Every grade level at the school has been involved in meeting people in other parts of the world, for the most part without leaving the classroom.