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Today's News

  • Sun shines on Earth Day Fair in Evergreen

    By Sandy Barnes
    Staff Writer
    The Earth and its current weather patterns provided a great day to celebrate the planet in Evergreen.

  • Holiday decoration policy on park-district agenda

    The Evergreen Park and Recreation District board has listed the "holiday decoration procedure" as an agenda item for its regular meeting on Tuesday, April 24, at Wulf Rec Center, 5300 Olive Road.

    The board will take public comment and then have a discussion. The item is scheduled for 6:50 p.m.; the meeting starts at 6 p.m.

    The policy governing holiday decorations at Evergreen Lake made news last December when a menorah display traditionally erected at the lake was prohibited. The district subsequently permitted the display.

  • Sports briefs

    GIRLS TENNIS
    Lady Cougars still perfect after 5-2 road win at 5A Pomona
    ARVADA
    — Evergreen improved to 9-0 on the season with a 5-2 win over host Pomona on April 13.
    Winners included No. 3 singles Kristin Shirk and all four doubles teams.

    BASEBALL
    Imes, Cougars rolling along after 6-1 win over Wheat Ridge

    Mike Imes homered and drove in three runs as Evergreen won its sixth straight with a 6-1 victory over Wheat Ridge on April 16.

  • Tie with Wheat Ridge leaves Lady Cougars feeling a bit empty

    LAKEWOOD — A 2-2 double-overtime tie against Wheat Ridge left the Evergreen girls’ soccer team feeling a little raw and empty on April 13 at Lakewood Memorial Field. For nine years, the Lady Cougars (7-1-2, 4-0-1 4A Jeffco) have been unable to defeat Wheat Ridge, making the tie feel more like a loss than a draw.

  • Crews, Cougars thump Lobos

    Scott Crews had a goal and three assists, and host Evergreen had four players with two goals each in a 12-4 boys lacrosse victory over rival Conifer on April 13.
    The Cougars, off to the best start in school history, improved to 10-0 overall, 5-0 in the Foothills Conference following an 11-8 win over Golden on April 16. Conifer fell to 4-7, 1-4 in league play.

  • Tenney leads Lady Cougars charge

    LAKEWOOD — It wasn’t the way Madison Tenney wanted to start her round, but the Evergreen sophomore more than showed composure advanced for her years in closing it.
    Thinking she had to score better the Lady Cougars’ No. 1 girls golfer, after firing 4-over on the Par-4, 298-yard first hole, settled into a groove to finish with a 10-over 42 at The Homestead Golf Course on April 12.

  • Earth Day event features authors, policy-makers

    Policy-makers and authors Hunter Lovins and William Becker are just two of the fascinating figures coming to Evergreen for the Earth Day Week observance.

  • 'Unsinkable' legend will come to life

    As the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, the Hiwan Homestead Museum will host historical presenter Mary Jane Bradbury on Saturday, April 21, as she portrays Molly Brown.

  • Dem newcomer takes on incumbent in House race

    An Evergreen woman with 40 years experience as an education consultant, prominent Western Slope political genes and a strong sense of self-sufficiency has announced a campaign in House District 25 as a Democratic in the traditionally Republican district.

     

    Although she has never held political office, Lorna Idol isn't daunted in her bid for the seat held by Evergreen Republican Cheri Gerou, who is in her second term and is seeking a third.

  • Children’s Theatre grows up for ‘Guys and Dolls’

    “Guys and Dolls” is a classic Broadway hit that has been reprised hundreds of times. The Colorado Children’s Theatre’s reprisal is no less sentimental than a Broadway revival of the show. “Guys and Dolls” was the first show performed by the Colorado Children’s Theatre when it opened its doors in Evergreen seven years ago.