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Today's News

  • SHERIFF'S CALLS

    Deputies ‘on-demand’

  • ‘Seasons of Our Mountains’ calendars unveiled at party

    Thirteen photographers were honored at the “Seasons of Our Mountains” calendar party hosted by Evergreen National Bank on Nov. 8.

  • Seceding from rational thought

    Just think of the opportunities secession will give to Coloradans from all walks of life. Once we rid ourselves of that evil scourge that’s haunted us since we became a state a tortuous 136 years ago, we can move on and meet our true destiny.

  • Snowberries make an appearance despite no snow

    This has been an exceptionally warm, dry fall. We often have nice weather on Thanksgiving, but to have 60-degree days in December is unusual. Moist air coming in from the Pacific Ocean has soaked the West Coast with rain.

  • IREA board considering 2.9 percent rate boost

    Customers of the Intermountain Rural Electric Association could see rates climb in 2013 to help offset increases in wholesale power and transmission costs.  
    IREA’s average residential customer living in an unicorporated area — who uses about 950 kilowatt-hours per month — would see a rate increase of about $3 per month, about a 2.9 percent boost, plus an additional $10 monthly service charge, IREA general manager Pat Mooney told about 25 Conifer area residents at a Nov. 28 luncheon. IREA has seen a 22 percent increase in its own costs.

  • Mohr picks up first win at Evergreen

    DENVER — Freshman Samantha Kisiel scored a team-high 13 points, while senior Blair Bokelman scored 12 on 6-of-10 shooting as Evergreen won its first game of the season 47-31 over host Montbello on Dec. 1.
    Kisiel added 14 rebounds.
    The win was the first for head coach Amy Mohr, who took over this season.
    Evergreen held the Lady Warriors without a field goal in the first quarter to take an early 8-1 lead. The advantage was 21-13 at halftime and 33-23 after three quarters.

  • Lane, Cougars thump Eagles

    The Evergreen Cougars, quite simply, couldn’t have started the 2012-13 season off much better than they did Nov. 28.
    Behind a 22-2 outburst in the first quarter, the Cougars rolled to a 78-15 thrashing of 3A William Smith at Evergreen High School.
    Evergreen led 46-6 at halftime and 64-10 after three quarters.

  • EHS’ 200 freestyle relay sets pace vs. Chatfield

    By Will Petersen
    For the Courier
    You never want to call a race too early, especially if there’s a chance you could be wrong. But sometimes you know pretty quickly that it’s over. That was the case in the 200-yard freestyle relay Nov. 30 at the Wulf Recreation Center for the Evergreen girls ‘A’ team.

  • Cougars’ Kay gets season off on right foot

    CONIFER — Jake Kay walked off the mat exhausted. He knew that his opponent — Conifer’s Hunter Shively — was just as tired.
    “Both of us were going really hard that whole match maybe up to the last 10 seconds. By then both of us knew that it was pretty much over,” Kay said. “That was a tough one.”

  • Evergreen CEO to appear on 'Undercover Boss'

    PostNet CEO and Evergreen resident Steve Greenbaum got a unique look at his organization while participating in the TV series “Undercover Boss” recently.

    In the episode, which airs on CBS stations Friday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., Greenbaum is disguised as a longhaired, former motorcycle shop owner named Brad.

    Greenbaum said the producers of the show collaborated with him on the character he portrayed.

    “I’m going to see it for the first time,” Greenbaum said of the episode.