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Today's News

  • Evergreen’s season over, but future looks bright

    BROOMFIELD — It was just one play. Other than that the Evergreen Lady Cougars, before and after the game, felt they belonged with fourth-seeded Broomfield in the 4A state girls soccer playoffs.
    But that one play — a corner kick from Chaya Ahrens to Kerri Marquardt, who one-timed the ball into the lower right corner of the net — was all the Lady Eagles would need for a 1-0 victory on May 11 at a rain-soaked Elizabeth Kennedy Stadium. Broomfield (13-3-1) stretched its unbeaten streak to eight games.

  • O’Brien, Sayler set pace for Evergreen at leagues

    LAKEWOOD — From the start, Maura O’Brien, Sammy Skold and Erin Dobey took charge of the girls’ 1,600 meters at the 4A Jeffco League championships May 12. The race was never in doubt. Just which one of the three would win proved to be the only drama.
    O’Brien, who led for most of the four-lap event, overcame a late-charging Skold to score the victory in 5 minutes, 16.71 seconds at Jefferson County Stadium. But Skold (5:16.88) and Dobey (5:18.83) weren’t far behind en route to a one-two-three Evergreen finish.

  • Cougars’ Tenney headed to state

    ARVADA — Madison Tenney, for most of the 2012 girls golf season, has been Evergreen’s most consistent player. And while her play was anything but consistent at the 4A Metro West Regional it was enough to qualify her for next week’s 4A state tournament.

  • PAC finally gets over the hump

    GLENDALE — As the seconds winded down May 9 at Infinity Park it was all the PAC Rugby sideline could do to contain its exuberant enthusiasm. After all this had been three years in the making.
    A bridesmaid two years running in the Division II high school state championship game, PAC Rugby, with players from Conifer, Platte Canyon and Evergreen high schools, didn’t want to experience that feeling again. This time it didn’t have to.

  • Meeting on Wulf Park improvements scheduled May 23

    A community meeting on planned improvements at Wulf Park will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Wulf Recreation Center, 5300 S. Olive Road.
    The meeting will be an open house, and community members can provide input on improvements for Wulf Park. For more information, visit www.evergreenrecreation.com.
     

  • Volunteer forum to focus on community needs, opportunities

    Evergreen Christian Church is hosting a forum on volunteerism during a brown-bag lunch at noon May 23. The forum is designed for people interested in learning about ways to serve the community and also for organizations in need of volunteers, said Virginia White of Evergreen Christian Church, who is organizing the event.
    “People who need volunteers and those who want to volunteer are welcome to attend,” White said.

  • Downtown bookstore ensures variety of topics

    Standing in his recently opened shop in downtown Evergreen, Edward Regalado is surrounded by used books on a wealth of topics.

  • Scout seeking funds for wheelchair-accessible project at lake

    Conifer High School senior Reggie Dickhoff is raising funds for an Eagle Scout project to build wheelchair-accessible picnic tables for the fishing deck at Evergreen Lake.

  • RMAE teacher helping kids with cancer

    “Little kids who are sick is the most deserving cause I can think of,” said Evergreen resident Trish Dunbar, who is raising funds for the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

  • Home and Garden Show to feature products, services while helping community

    This year’s Mountain Area Home and Garden Show will feature a wealth of products and services designed for improving dwelling places and surrounding landscaping.
    From flooring to solar panels, the seventh annual event this weekend at Evergreen High School will provide an opportunity for exploring ways to add attractive and practical elements to homes.
    Along with more than 80 vendors, seminars on gardening, renewable energy for the home, interior design and more will be offered. Attendees can also learn from demonstrations on home painting and indoor gardening.