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Today's News

  • EHS senior assembly rescheduled after vandalism to entryway

    Evergreen High School’s senior farewell assembly has been rescheduled for Thursday after being canceled Monday when vandals damaged the main entrance to the school.

    According to an e-mail sent by principal Matt Walsh to parents on Tuesday morning, school officials have identified 25 of the approximately 70 students who participated in the senior prank early Monday morning. Their names have been turned over to law enforcement. The senior class has 245 students.

  • Program helps girls gain traction on teen challenges

    It’s pretty obvious that an organization called Girls on the Run teaches girls how to run.

    But that’s only a small part of what girls in Girls on the Run does.

    The girls in third through fifth grade do community service projects, support each other and learn valuable lessons about navigating the challenges of their teen years.

  • Global-warming case was one-sided

    By Howard Sperry

  • Spring’s arrival brings new growth to aspen, alder trees

    It is so nice to have some warm spring days, and now we are promised summer temperatures this week. Just to go out in my yard and see green fields and robins looking for worms, and hear green-tailed towhees and house wrens singing is a tonic for my winter-shriveled soul.

  • Sheriff's Calls

     

    Clothes encounter

  • Upcoming performance at Little Bear is homecoming, says musician

    Sitting at Moe’s Original Bar B Que in downtown Denver, Mark Bell talks about the beginning of his musical career.

     

    “One day I just picked up the harp, and it came to me,” he said.

    Bell remembers the actual day: On June 2, 1973, he started playing harmonica, and has been making music ever since with other performers.

    “I’ve been around musicians all my life,” he said.

  • Sports briefs

    BOYS LACROSSE
    Evergreen ousted in opening round of state playoffs by Aspen
    ASPEN
    — Evergreen’s third straight trip to the boys lacrosse state playoffs ended like the past two — in the first round.
    Host Aspen scored a 12-6 first-round victory over the Cougars on May 8 in the 4A state playoffs.
    The loss ended Evergreen’s season with a 6-11 record.

    BASKETBALL
    Evergreen boys, girls camps scheduled for first week of June

  • EHS runs out of rallies at district tournament

    GREELEY — The Evergreen Cougars rallied once to reach the 4A District 2 baseball finals, but couldn’t rally a second time to reach the eight-team double-elimination state tournament on May 12.
    A day after inclement weather postponed their district opener against Coronado, the Cougars rallied for three runs in the final two innings to win 8-7.

  • Evergreen boys, girls rule Jeffco, capture league titles

    Courier staff
    LAKEWOOD — Evergreen High School won both the girls and boys 4A Jeffco League track and field championships on May 12 at Jefferson County Stadium.
    The girls won with a league-best 222 points, topping D’Evelyn for the 4A honors. The Lady Jaguars finished with 199 points. Lakewood was the top 5A school with 175.5.
    The EHS boys scored 193 points, just topping 5A Chatfield, which finished with 188.5. D’Evelyn was second among 4A schools with 159.

  • Lady Cougars lack poise in playoff loss

    MONUMENT — Blood, sweat and tears, Evergreen had a little bit of it all on May 10.
    First, the Lady Cougars had blood courtesy of the bitten tongue of freshman scoring machine Zoe Peterson in the first half. Then there’s the sweat. They are playing soccer after all. And, finally, the tears for a season that ended at Don Breese Stadium in the second round of the 4A state girls soccer playoffs.