Today's News

  • Madrigal Faire is baroque, but don’t fix it

    Evergreen High School was transformed into a baroque-era marketplace Saturday, alive with the sights and sounds of the holidays.

    Students dressed in elaborate 19th-century garb wandered through the cafeteria and commons area of the school, some selling roses, as visitors shopped, snacked and listened to vocal and instrumental performances on four stages.

  • A good time with rhyme

    S.T. Coleridge once said that poetry consists of “the best words in the best order.”

    The fourth- and fifth-graders in Donna Sutherland’s gifted-and-talented class at Parmalee Elementary School proved his point Friday during a coffeehouse where they read their own poems to classmates.

    There were no berets or bongo drums a la the 1960s coffeehouses, but there was some finger-snapping as children showed their appreciation for classmates’ work. Definitely no coffee, but the children ate cookies and drank lemonade.

  • ‘Little Women’ offers a big holiday message about family
  • Center/Stage to host holiday performances

    It wouldn’t be the holiday season in Evergreen without enjoying an evening or two with friends and family at Center/Stage. Our hometown performing arts center is alive with holiday shows for all three weekends prior to Christmas, and there’s something for everyone.

  • Words about time and the river

    Dear Sis:

    OHIOPYLE, Pa. — You never shared my need to return to these rivers and creeks and hollows when wounded, this ancient place where water and stone wage their endless war.

    I come here hoping the universe will once again make sense, yet leave each time with the comforting and appalling certainty that life is merely a series of accidents, and we are their lucky or unlucky victims.

  • Winter birds coming to feeders in wake of arctic blast

    November brought us some variable weather. Not unexpectedly, we received our first measurable snow and a few brief snow squalls. November also brought us some fine spring-like days with temperatures in the foothills in the high 60s and Denver even reached 71 one day.


  • Sheriff's Calls

    A crime of inches

  • EHS hasn’t skipped a beat

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier
    It’s never easy replacing a legend — especially during the season — but the somewhat unexpected transition apparently has been smooth for the Evergreen poms squad.

  • Boys basketball preview: Evergreen Cougars

    Head coach: Scott Haebe
    Assistant coaches: Jordan Diegman, Tom Warren, Adam Dodge
    Conference: 4A Jeffco
    2012-13 record: 17-8
    2012-13 recap: Evergreen went 11-3 to finish in second place in the 4A Jeffco League behind D’Evelyn. “Last year, I thought, was a really good season. Unfortunately, we ran into Lewis-Palmer in the Round of 16,” Haebe said. The Cougars reached the third round of the 4A state tournament before losing to the eventual state champions.

  • Cougars’ Curtis hard at work

    If Jack Curtis were to describe himself as a basketball player, he would say that he’s hard working, he does anything that he can for his team, and he will do what it takes to win, within reason, of course. That’s pretty much how others describe him as well.