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Today's News

  • Farm/ranch supply store proposed for Albertsons site

    A possible answer to Evergreen residents’ questions about a rezoning notice at the former Albertsons grocery store emerged at the Jeffco planning commission meeting on May 9.
    If the rezoning and business negotiations are successful, a Tractor Supply Co. store could occupy the large building at Evergreen Parkway and Stagecoach Road.

  • Do-over forum reviews schools’ budget issues

    The Evergreen Middle School gymnasium hummed with the voices of about 75 participants who intently discussed budget issues facing Jefferson County Public Schools in a do-over community budget forum on May 14.

    The majority of the 90-minute meeting was spent in small groups as parents, teachers, administrators and community members discussed their priorities for the district and advice for the board.

  • Wulf park open house is May 23

    The Evergreen Park and Recreation District’s Board of Directors and Staff would like to invite community members to attend an open house meeting being held to discuss upcoming improvements to Wulf Park (adjacent to the Wulf Recreation Center).  In an effort to solicit as much public input as possible, a public input session has been set for Wednesday, May 23rd from 6:30 – 8:00 pm.  The meeting will be held at the Wulf Recreation Center located at 5300 S. Olive Road.  

  • Weege named Evergreen fire chief

    The Evergreen Fire Protection District board has selected Mike Weege as the new fire chief.

     

    “I am excited and proud to be selected Evergreen’s fire chief,” Weege said. “I’m looking forward to working with each division of Evergreen Fire and Rescue to ensure the best service we can provide.”

    Weege, who has been serving as assistant chief, and Doug Saba, public information officer for Evergreen Fire/Rescue, were the finalists for the position.

  • Jeffco lifts fire ban

    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has lifted the total fire ban that had been in effect since March 27.
    The following are now permitted in unincorporated areas of Jefferson County:
    • Any fires contained within liquid-fueled or gas-fueled stoves, lanterns or heating devices.
    • Charcoal-grill fires at private residences or within a permanently constructed grate in a developed park, campground, or picnic area.

  • Community meeting set Monday on improvements to Wulf Rec Center

    The Evergreen Park and Rec District is hosting a community meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday to discuss improvements at Wulf Park.  The meeting will be at Wulf Recreation Center, 5300 S. Olive Road.

  • The science of discovery

    What’s the best way to get a car powered with Coke and Mentos candies to go a long distance?

    “Ingenuity,” according to Harrison Olivieri, a seventh-grader at Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen.

     

    “And a lot of trial and error,” he added.

  • Local musicians performing in benefit for fire victims

    Local musicians will give a benefit performance at the Ice House Cafe in Evergreen to help raise funds for victims of the Lower North Fork Fire.

    The Pat Travis and Roger Falter Duo and Open Space will join Joe Bye with his blend of Americana, alternative folk, acoustic and roots rock at the Ice House on Sunday, May 20, from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

  • A timeless question: EHS boys come up with variety of clever ways to ask dates to prom

    The word “prom” usually conjures images of beautifully dressed girls and formally dressed boys going to the dance that is a rite of passage for high school juniors and seniors.

    For them, the road to prom started with asking that important question. Asking someone to prom has become a memorable moment for some EHS teens, who do everything from designing a scavenger hunt to getting the family dog involved.

    EHS senior Bryce Spindel used an Easter-egg theme to ask his girlfriend, Megan O’Donnell, to prom.

  • Children’s Theatre re-creates classic tale

    “Beauty and the Beast”is a “tale as old as time.” Based on a French fairy tale, the Disney version of this classic has been a choice for children’s theaters ever since the animated Disney movie became popular in 1991. Colorado Children’s Theatre, a mainstay of theatrical and music education in the mountain area, invites you to “be its guest” at the upcoming production of “Beauty and the Beast.”