Today's News

  • Double-digit, below-zero temps greet early risers

    Talk about getting off to a negative start.
    Temperatures in Evergreen and Conifer plummeted well into the minus double digits by Tuesday morning in the wake of an artic cold front that pushed into the state overnight.
    The digital thermometer in her car read negative 18 degrees at 6 a.m. as barista Stephanie Stotts was heading to work at Cafe di Lucca in the Lakepoint Center at Evergreen Lake and Upper Bear Creek Road, she said.

  • ‘Strength, will and belief’: Spencer Page’s indomitable spirit keeps him on the court during cancer treatment

    Spencer Page was in the moment, not really listening to the crowd. He could hear them chanting his name — he definitely did, and it was electric — but his focus was on the game at hand. The feeling was almost as good as the 3-pointer the 17-year-old Evergreen High School junior would make moments later.

  • Evergreen dominates Husky Invitational

    BAILEY — Lindsay Johnson says that Platte Canyon High School’s pool is not one of her favorites. Be it the blocks, which can be slick, or the environment, in particular the colder temperatures outside of the pool, it’s a tough place to swim.

    But it sure didn’t seem that way on Jan. 29.

    Johnson was part of four of Evergreen’s eight victories as the Lady Cougars easily won the Husky Invitational with 268 points. Kent Denver came in second in the seven-team field with 216 points. Manitou Springs was third with 213.

  • Stratman, D’Evelyn scurry past EHS

    Evergreen had to know that Luke Stratman was going to score. He’s only scored 20 points or more nine times and scored at least double figures in all but one of D’Evelyn’s previous games. 

  • Jaguars tandem handles Cougars

    Madalyn Neely and Laura Tyree almost beat Evergreen by themselves. Actually, they did.

    The D’Evelyn duo, the team’s top scorers, combined for 41 points and the Lady Jaguars used a 19-2 opening quarter to lead throughout in a 67-37 win over host Evergreen on Jan. 28 at Evergreen High School.

  • Sports calendar

    FEB. 2
    BOYS BASKETBALL: Evergreen at Arvada, 7 p.m.

    FEB. 3
    WRESTLING: Evergreen at Conifer, 7 p.m.

    FEB. 5
    WRESTLING: 4A Jeffco League Meet, Evergreen H.S., 9 a.m.

  • High school winter sports standings

    4A DISTRICT 6 (Jeffco)
                               CONF.  OVERALL
    Valor Christian     7-1       14-3
    Golden                 6-1       8-5
    D’Evelyn              6-1       10-6
    Green Mountain   6-1       9-7

  • Love lost … and, finally, found

    People disposed to romantic musings assure us that this wide world holds one perfect companion for each of us, and the sometimes giddy, sometimes crushing, often humiliating and always hopeful search for that ideal “plus one” has been keeping poets, musicians and florists busy since long before a heartsick Troilus “mounted the Trojan walls, and sighed his soul toward the Grecian tents where Cressida lay that night.”


  • Park district welcomes Bob the Dinosaur

    The park district board has given its blessing to a proposal to allow Bob the Dinosaur to become a permanent resident of Stagecoach Park at Evergreen Parkway and Stagecoach Boulevard.

    Art for the Mountain Community introduced the baby brontosaurus sculpture to the playground near El Pinal in June 2010 as part of its annual revolving sculpture exhibition. It has become a popular children's attraction.

    The group announced in December that it was raising money to purchase Bob from the artist, Greg Wasil, and keep him in Evergreen.

  • Pine beetle sickens 400,000 acres of forest in 2010

     The area affected by the mountain pine beetle grew by 400,000 acres in 2010, a decrease of 24 percent compared to the 524,000 acres infested in 2009, according to the latest aerial survey by the U.S. Forest Service and the Colorado State Forest Service. The results were released Jan. 21.

    Since the first signs of the outbreak appeared in 1996, the pine beetle has destroyed a total of 4 million acres of forest in Colorado and southern Wyoming. The lodgepole forests in counties such as Summit and Grand have been hit the worst.