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Today's News

  • Evergreen product Haebe wins D-II title

    Ryan Haebe had never won a collegiate cross country race before. But now not only did he score his first career win, taking home the Division II national championship on Nov. 19 at Plantes Ferry Athletic Complex in Spokane, Wash., his school, Western State, won its first team championship since 2005 to boot.

  • Buckwalter nabs all-state honors

    Evergreen senior volleyball player Brenna Buckwalter was recently selected to play in both the Colorado Coaches of Girls Sports all-state volleyball game and the Colorado High School Coaches Association all-star game.
    The CCGS game, in which the 4A Blue team was coached by Evergreen’s Katie Ryan, was played Nov. 20 at Arvada West High School. Unfortunately, Buckwalter was unavailable to play due to family commitments. The CHSCA games will be played June 7-9, 2012 at Adams State College in Alamosa.

  • Body of steel

    For Glenn Vogel, it was a unique sensation. There was his son, 6-foot-2, 220-pound Cameron, standing on the stage at the Mr. Teen Colorado bodybuilding competition in Denver and Glenn’s long-time training partner Mondre Van Der Lee noted the irony of it all.

  • Open Space seeks public input with online survey

    Jefferson County Open Space is interested in the public's opinion on various aspects of the Open Space program. To participate in an online survey, use the link on the Jefferson County Open Space website, http://jeffco.us/openspace.

    The online survey is part of a research project including the Open Space Division’s first-ever random-sample citizen survey that went out by mail to 10,000 residents in October. Questions cover parks, facilities, programs, trails, management, investment of funds, communications and values.

  • Mursuli pleads guilty to four counts in fraud case

    A former business owner in Evergreen who was accused of fraud in connection with Mountain Computers Inc. and a program he called "18 Percent Money" has pleaded guilty to two counts of securities fraud and two counts of theft.

    Israel S. Mursuli was originally charged with 28 counts of making false statements and theft after being accused of taking more than $1 million from five people in violation of the Colorado Securities Act. A Jefferson County grand jury returned the indictment May 6.

  • Court rejects commission's plan for redrawing lines of state House, Senate districts

    The state Supreme Court on Nov. 15 voted 4-2 to reject the proposed new boundaries of state House and Senate districts and send the maps back to the state Reapportionment Commission because too many counties were split up.

    Under the plan, the shapes of both House District 25 and Senate District 16 would be drastically different and foster the element of "competitiveness" over other factors.

    Every 10 years the legislature redraws the state's political district boundaries to reflect population shifts over the last decade.

  • Grant to help pay for bike racks on Lariat Loop

     With the Pro Cycling Challenge in particular and cycling in general both in the limelight, the Lariat Loop successfully obtained $25,000 to install 25 bike racks at various points along the 40-mile-long National Scenic Byway.

    The grant requires a matching fund contribution of $6,000. The money comes through the Colorado Department of Transportation from the Federal Highway Administration, which is responsible for the Scenic Byways Program.

  • Main Street to be closed for downtown Holiday Walk on Dec. 2

    Main Street from the stoplight to Meadow Drive will be closed to traffic from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 2 for the first time in 20 years for the Holiday Walk, the season's free outdoor community event and street party sponsored by the Evergreen Downtown Business Association.

    Motorists will be able to detour around the closure by taking Douglas Park Road and Meadow Drive to Highway 74.

  • Children’s Chorale scores big with ‘Favorites’ program

    Every December, members of the Evergreen Children’s Chorale gather at Center/Stage to present a show filled with holiday cheer. Each performance ends with ECC alumni joining the Chorale for the annual alumni number, “A Simple Song of Peace.” In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the ECC has reached out to its alumni to not only perform the final number this year, but to help create the show.

  • Delay in paper delivery

    Due to an issue at the Canyon Courier's press, today's issue of the paper will be late. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.