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Today's News

  • Brownies donate cookies to food bank

    The second-grade Brownies of Troop 3922 designated Evergreen Christian Outreach food bank as their “Home Town Hero” and sold Girl Scout cookies to people willing to donate them to the food bank.

     

  • StageDoor Theatre gets glitzy with ‘Chicago’

    Trickster lawyers, flashbulbs snapping at the well-publicized trial, and instant celebrity. This could be the latest Lindsay Lohan or Paris Hilton escapade. But add a little of the glitz of the Prohibition-era underworld and a touch of jazz, and you have StageDoor Theatre’s latest production of the award-winning musical “Chicago.”

  • Chorale packs ‘Alice’ with 42 colorful characters

    If it weren’t for the White Rabbit, Alice would simply have enjoyed a lazy, albeit slightly boring, day by the river. Instead, Alice follows the talking, clothed Rabbit down the rabbit hole and into a Wonderland filled with nonsense and whimsy. The Evergreen Children’s Chorale is set to take its audiences into Lewis Carroll’s world of talking cards and grinning cats with its upcoming production of “Alice in Wonderland, Jr.”

  • Talks with teachers should be open to public

    By Ben Degrow

  • Beware the spy in your pocket

    Several months ago, I asked in this column, “At what point will we finally have enough surveillance cameras? It’s hard to go anywhere without being watched by at least one, and often several, closed-circuit eyes in the sky.”
    Well, as it turns out, there’s no longer any need to worry about external technology spying on us. Thanks to the intrepid work of two British techies named Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden, we now know that we’re spying on ourselves.

  • New product helps control persistent woodpeckers

    With the arrival of spring every year, I begin to receive phone calls from the readers of this column, asking for advice on how to keep woodpeckers from making holes in their houses. All members of the woodpecker family are designed with stiff tail feathers and strong feet to prop themselves against tree trunks, and sharp stout beaks to make holes in wood.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Wanted for Jayhawking

  • May our beloved bell tower keep ringing

    Jock Spence constructed the bell tower at the Mission of the Transfiguration in 1911. Then, the Army Corps of Engineers restored it in 1978. The 35-foot tower, besides calling families to service, has greeted travelers as they entered Evergreen after driving Highway 74, climbing through Bear Creek Canyon. Many citizens of Evergreen still consider the bell tower one of the gateways of town.

  • Time takes a toll on bell tower

     

    The bell tower that stands sentry over the east end of downtown Evergreen is in need of repair, and the Church of the Transfiguration is hoping to get a grant to do the restoration work.

    The tower, originally dedicated on Easter Sunday 1911, was rededicated by the church’s congregation on April 24 to mark its 100th anniversary.

  • Marshdale students get down to earth

    For students at Marshdale Elementary School, Earth Day was more than just a regular school day. Parents, teachers and PTA members transformed the day into an experiential learning celebration so students could discover ways to become environmental stewards both in and out of the classroom.