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Today's News

  • Sadie Hawkins dance at historic barn offers second annual chance to boogie

    More than 400 people who came to the first Boogie at the Barn at the Alderfer Ranch last fall can look forward to kicking up their heels again this Saturday, May 4.

    “Boogie is back for 2013 as a series of three great barn dances,” said Pandora Reagan, who is helping to organize the event with musician and partner John Erlandson.

    “In the tradition of the old barn dances and in celebration of spring, this first Boogie at the Barn of 2013 will be a Sadie Hawkins dance: ‘Gals ask guys,’ ” Reagan says.

  • EHS pleased just to play

    By Scott Stocker
    For the Courier
    GOLDEN — It hasn’t been the greatest of seasons for the Evergreen girls golf team. But for that matter, it hasn’t been all that great for the rest of the state either.

  • Lady Cougars stay on task, topple Lobos

    The first half was a free-flowing offensive showcase, with both host Evergreen and Conifer pelting shots on goal from long distance.
    The second half was all about the Lady Cougars staying focused on the task at hand. That task was not only staying unbeaten in the 4A Jeffco League, but doing something they haven’t done in three years — and that’s beat Conifer.

  • Evergreen swings sweet bat, routs Lobos

    By Will Petersen
    For the Courier
    LAKEWOOD — Sometimes the baseball can look like a beach ball to a hitter on fire. Sometimes the strike zone can look smaller than a golf ball to a struggling pitcher.
    Evergreen’s baseball team knocked off Conifer 18-3 on April 25 at Keli McGregor Field at All-Star Park. The Lobos issued 14 walks among seven pitchers, including eight walks in the first inning. It was 7-0 before Conifer took its first swing.

  • Four fire board members retained in contentious recall election

    Evergreen residents overwhelmingly voted to retain four fire district board members in a contentious recall election spurred by the board’s decision to erect a fire-training building in Bergen Park.

    Approximately 6,500 voters responded “no” to the question on mail-in ballots asking if board members George Kling, Charles Simons, Jeff DeDisse and David Christensen should be recalled, according to results posted April 23.

  • Veterans memorial statue receives approval from park district board

    Evergreen veterans turned out in force at the April 23 meeting of the park district board to voice their support for a statue they are planning for the veterans’ memorial in Buchanan Park.

    After more than two hours of discussion, the Evergreen Park and Recreation District board members voted 3-1 for the statue, which will depict a soldier with a rifle. The life-size statue will be placed at the Veterans’ Commemorative Walk, which is in a secluded section of the park.

  • Four fire board members retained in contentious recall election

    Evergreen residents overwhelmingly voted to retain four fire district board members in a contentious recall election spurred by the board’s decision to erect a fire-training building in Bergen Park.

    Approximately 6,500 voters responded “no” to the question on mail-in ballots asking if board members George Kling, Charles Simons, Jeff DeDisse and David Christensen should be recalled, according to results posted April 23.

  • Hamilton, Elmgreen ready for next step

    By Will Petersen
    For the Courier
    Two seniors made their college choices official last week during signing ceremonies at Evergreen High School.
    Sam Hamilton signed with the University of Denver to play soccer and Colin Elmgreen will take his talents to Nebraska Wesleyan University to play basketball.

  • Petrik, Lady Cougars beat the clock again

    LAKEWOOD — Whether Kylee Petrik has a clock in her head or not can be debated. Literally, we know that she doesn’t, but figuratively, it certainly seems possible.

  • Winter’s return plays havoc with schedules

    The grass is green, flowers are blooming and the birds are chirping. Those are typically signs of spring. But not here. Not this year.
    Old Man Winter’s unwelcome return in recent weeks has played havoc with the high school sports schedule. Events have either been outright canceled or postponed multiple times. It’s causing a logistical nightmare for athletic directors to reschedule events for later in the season.