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Today's News

  • Injuries, lack of support brings Russian pro tennis player to Colorado

    She suffered a stress fracture in her right shin that forced her off the tennis courts just after Wimbledon in 2007. She broke the big toe on her left foot and later suffered a knee injury that initially was feared to be a torn meniscus in her right knee, but turned out not to be at all.

  • Pitching meltdown cost Cougars split of DH

     

    LAKEWOOD — Things certainly looked promising for Evergreen’s baseball team on June 5 in the second game of a doubleheader at Bear Creek. 

  • Kids Rodeo Stampede gets little feet pounding

    By Deb Hurley Brobst

    Staff Writer

    Ninety children of all ages came to the Evergreen Rodeo Grounds on June 5 for the love of running — and a ribbon and a popsicle.

    The children from Evergreen and Conifer schools participated in the 50-yard dash and 1-mile and 2-mile runs at the second annual Kids Rodeo Stampede.

  • 2010 Rodeo Parade will honor veterans

    By Vicky Gits

    Staff Writer

    Cowboys and professional bull riding will be the main attractions at the Evergreen Rodeo June 18, 19 and 20, but the centerpiece will be the Rodeo Parade on Saturday honoring members of the military and especially veterans of World War II.

    This year’s parade, with the theme “Salute to Our Troops,” kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 19. About 1,500 people are expected to line up along Main Street to watch the parade’s 100 entries.

  • Foothills Fire eliminates business manager job

    By Vicky Gits

    Staff Writer

    After weighing a last-minute appeal for a reprieve, the Foothills Fire/Rescue board let stand a previous decision eliminating the business manager position as of June.

    Although Fire Chief John Kilpatrick argued in favor of retaining business manager and firefighter Jeanette Kehoe, the board consensus was that the cost savings was more important. Her job ends June 30.

  • August trial date set in alleged theft from Cub Scouts

    By Vicky Gits

    Staff Writer

    The judge in the case of the former Cub Scout treasurer accused of taking funds from Evergreen Cub Scout Pack 39 said he would continue the pretrial conference for two weeks but warned the Aug. 3 trial date is firm.

    “Being a lawyer isn’t magic. They will need more than a couple of days to get ready for a trial,” District Judge Christopher Munch told Lisa Marie Williams of Pine on June 1.

  • Gerou named to Joint Budget Committee

    State Rep. Cheri Gerou of Evergreen has been named to the legislature’s powerful Joint Budget Committee.

    As a member of the JBC, Gerou will play a key role in shaping Colorado’s budget and setting future priorities for state spending.

  • Mountain Foothills Rotary delivers check for special-needs kids

    Rose Lyon, treasurer of Mountain Foothills Rotary Club, presented a $1,200 donation in the form of a check to Maren Schreiber on June 1 at the Lake House in Evergreen. Schreiber is the program director for special needs with the Evergreen Park and Recreation District.

    The Rotary Club raised a total of $4,400 in ticket sales, the most ever raised in the history of the Ice Melt Barrel contest. Of that amount, another $1,000 is dedicated to scholarships for special-needs kids. The contest ended April 12, 2010, at 2:43 p.m., when the barrel began to float.

  • Garcia creates daily diary of brushstrokes and images

    Evergreen artist Ted Garcia’s latest collection of work is like a painted diary of his life in 2009. Of course, all art is personal for the artist creating it, but in Garcia’s latest show, Plein Air 365, the viewer gets a glimpse at the sunsets, creatures and places that touched Garcia’s soul last year.

    On New Year’s Eve 2008, Garcia stood in a field in Norman, Okla., painting the last sunset of the year. It was at this moment when the idea for his 2009 project, Plein Air 365, struck.

  • Setting the stage for the future

    It’s bigger, it’s better, and it will be ready for a standing ovation by the end of April.

    StageDoor Theatre will soon move down three doors from its cramped 2,600-square-foot space to a 5,000-square-foot spacious theater at the Aspen Park Village Shopping Center.

    “This is a family-theater-living-room that’s open to the public,” accompanist Debra Christensen said.

    The previous theater had 80 seats; the new venue has 125.