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Today's News

  • Charter school settles lawsuit over breast-milk dispute

    A lawsuit filed in August 2011 by a former teacher at Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen against the school, saying she was discriminated against because she wanted to express breast milk at work, was settled on Friday.

    The suit, which was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of technology teacher Heather Burgbacher, tested the 2008 Colorado Nursing Mothers Act, which requires employers to provide reasonable break time and a quiet place other than a bathroom for employees to express breast milk.

  • Obama touts accomplishments in Golden campaign appearance

    Standing in the bright morning sun on Thursday, President Barack Obama spoke of progress made during his first term in office and challenges to be faced while speaking to a crowd of supporters at Lions Park in Golden.

    Obama pointed to job creation and increased use of renewable energy to reduce dependence on foreign oil as achievements accomplished during his first term. With continued efforts, oil imports can be cut in half by 2020, he said.

    The president also stressed the importance of keeping taxes low for middle-class Americans.

  • Open negotiations benefit public

  • Yellow wildflowers herald the coming of autumn

    Driving into town last week, I was amazed by the least chipmunk activity. Darting back and forth across the road with cheeks bulging, they were carrying great quantities of seeds and berries into their dens for winter food.

  • Fire district board gives go-ahead for fire training facility

    Members of the Evergreen Fire Protection District board voted unanimously Tuesday night to move forward with the controversial fire training facility at Evergreen Fire Station 2.

    Board President George Kling said the facility had been under discussion for 10 years, and that it is necessary for volunteer firefighter training.

    Before reaching the decision, the board listened to two hours of testimony from residents, some of whom spoke in support of the project.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    The incredible sulk

  • Sheriff's Calls

    The incredible sulk

  • Errors aplenty spoil EHS’ home opener

    Pinpointing where things went wrong for the Evergreen Cougars was virtually impossible, senior quarterback John Cassell said. There were too many possibilities.

  • Cougars have win slip out of grasp

    LAKEWOOD — It was the only clear shot Bear Creek had on Matthew Hornbecker. And, as it would turn out, it would be the one shot the Evergreen goalkeeper wish he could have back.
    Tyler Kipp’s boot left of the sun-shielded keeper bounced off Hornbecker’s hands into the wide-open net in the opening minutes. It would be the game’s lone goal as Bear Creek handed Evergreen its first loss of the season 1-0 in the finals of the 5A/4A South Jeffco Invitational on Sept. 8 at Lakewood Memorial Field.

  • EHS cooks up straight-set victory

    Don’t count your chickens before they hatch. It’s advise that any farmer or coach will tell you. It’s also advise that the Evergreen girls’ volleyball team heeded when it almost celebrated a pancake-play victory against Dakota Ridge before the point was overturned forcing a replay.
    In their 25-20, 25-23, 25-22 win over host Dakota Ridge on Sept. 5, the Lady Cougars managed to hold the ball and regain the serve when it counted, maintaining a low profile and never letting the Lady Eagles to get too much of a lead.