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Today's News

  • Realtor, 70, thriving as globe-hopping triathlete

    Patti Townsend decided on a whim eight years ago, at age 62, that it would be fun to train and compete in a triathlon with a couple of her girlfriends.
    “We just thought it would be fun if we could do that,” Townsend said. “It was a flukey thing. We all decided we’d start training.”
    The first outing was the Danskin Women’s Triathlon in 2003.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Rampant deflation flattens booming business

  • Cougars fade late, settle for 2nd place

    BROOMFIELD — Bryn Haebe knows that finishing her races is a work in progress. She has to do better, and, unfortunately for her, that was proven to be the case on Sept. 24 at the Broomfield Invitational.

  • Roundup: Evergreen boys tennis team rolls

    LAKEWOOD — Evergreen dropped just four games total en route to its largest margin of victory this season, 7-0, at Alameda on Sept. 24.

    The match was rescheduled from earlier in the week due to a lockdown at Alameda High School.

    Evergreen’s No. 2 singles player Stephen Hardy, No. 3 singles player Bryan Repko, top doubles team of Peter Hassinger and Steve Jensen and No. 3 doubles team of Cameron Sadler and Garrett Smith all scored 6-0, 6-0 victories.

  • Realtor, 70, thrives as globe-hopping triathlete

    Patti Townsend decided on a whim eight years ago, at age 62, that it would be fun to train and compete in a triathlon with a couple of her girlfriends.

    “We just thought it would be fun if we could do that,” Townsend said. “It was a flukey thing. We all decided we’d start training.”

    The first outing was the Danskin Women's Triathlon in 2003.

  • Realtor, 70, thrives as globe-hopping triathlete

    Patti Townsend decided on a whim eight years ago, at age 62, that it would be fun to train and compete in a triathlon with a couple of her girlfriends.

    “We just thought it would be fun if we could do that,” Townsend said. “It was a flukey thing. We all decided we’d start training.”

    The first outing was the Danskin Women's Triathlon in 2003.

  • Guardrail on parkway was part of pre-existing plan

    Was it coincidence, or an example of an amazingly speedy response to a crying public need? Actually, it was a coincidence.

    The new guardrail along Evergreen Parkway above Stagecoach Park had been on a longstanding list of safety projects and was not installed in response to the auto accident at the ball field on Sept. 16.

    “It was just a coincidence,” said Bob Wilson, spokesman for the Colorado Department of Transportation.

  • Candidates forum coming to Lake House

    The community is invited to a candidates forum featuring many of the top choices on the November ballot at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the Evergreen Lake House.

    Sponsored by the Evergreen Chamber of Commerce, the forum is open to the public. Questions may be submitted in advance. Each candidate will make a 7-minute presentation from 7 to 8 p.m.

  • Nuchols resigns as head of Evergreen chamber

    The president of the Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce for the last five years on Tuesday announced her resignation effective Dec. 10.

    In a letter to the board of directors, Melanie Nuchols said she was making the move in order to make room for new activities.

    “There are so many other things that I would like to pursue and achieve, which has brought me to this difficult decision, thankfully, with the support of my family,” Nuchols said in a letter.

  • Mount Vernon residents land $116,000 fire-mitigation grant

     When the Fourmile Canyon fire started boiling up in the Boulder foothills on Labor Day, it served as a visible reminder to the residents of Mount Vernon of the monster in their midst.

    “What can you think but be scared,” said Kitty Pring, who has lived in the unique community of 99 homeowners since 1977 and could see the fire from her ridge-top home. The homeowners operate their own metro district and country club with 3,000 social members.