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Today's News

  • Doubles teams carry Evergreen to early-season sweep

    It may have been only the second match of the season, and second of the day, but sophomore Paul Clancey’s overhead smash to cap a dramatic four-match comeback for Evergreen is one of those highlights that can define a season.

  • Two-way junior lineman Reynolds injures ankle

    Jimmy Reynolds, a junior two-way lineman for Evergreen, was carried off the field Aug. 21 with a right ankle injury during the team’s intrasquad scrimmage at Evergreen High School.

  • Ailing Molholm’s visit lifts his, players spirits

    When the Evergreen Cougars take the field Aug. 27 at Moffat County, Rob Molholm will be on the sidelines. That hasn’t always been considered a sure bet this offseason.

  • Experienced Cougars ready for second year of run-first offense

    Rob Molholm is not a big fan of playing Zero Week, and he’ll tell you that.

  • OktoberPets fund-raiser set for Sept. 10

    If it’s September, it must be time for OktoberPets, the major annual fund-raiser for the Evergreen Animal Protective League, which finds foster homes and provides veterinary care for abandoned animals.

    This year the nonprofit is auctioning a special weekend vacation and private log cabin for two at the 7D Ranch near Yellowstone National Park, 50 miles northwest of Cody, Wyo.

    OktoberPets will be at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, at the Evergreen Elks Lodge, 27972 Iris Drive.

  • Santaguida pleads not guilty in sister's slaying

    The 19-year-old Evergreen man accused of murder in the death of his 24-year-old sister Elizabeth on Hilltop Drive on April 8 pleaded not guilty to all charges in Jefferson County District Court on Monday.

    The not-guilty plea paves the way for a trial, which is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Jan. 21 with jury selection. A pretrial conference was set for 10 a.m. Nov. 15 in District Judge Margie Enquist’s courtroom.

  • Weeds meet their match at Evergreen Lake

    Many mountain residents routinely admire the array of “wild” flowers that grace the landscape, but Evergreen resident Cathy Shelton is quick to point out that some of these beautiful plants are actually noxious weeds.

    That point took root Saturday morning at Evergreen Lake, as 29 volunteers ages 7 to 75 showed up to pull weeds during Evergreen Audubon’s Wake Up and Weed event. Participants packing pruners and a strong work ethic gathered under cloudless skies to battle the botanical invaders.

  • Gravitational pull: Evergreen scientist hopes to follow Newton's footsteps to the stars

    Can you imagine a million tourists in outer space by the year 2020? Evergreen resident Ben Solomon can, and he believes he’s found the key that could one day put touring the cosmos on a par with weekending in Cabo.

  • Park district survey questions

    STUDY QUESTIONS

    From the Evergreen Park District opinion survey:

    “Evergreen District Residents’ Use of and Opinion on the Evergreen District and its Programs and Facilitiies”

    Conducted by Responsive Management Inc.

    June 2010

    Sample size 1,008

    Telephone survey/ random digit dialing

    RESPONSES IN PERCENTS

    1. SATISFACTION WITH DISTRICT OVERALL

    Q. 13: Overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the district’s service?

    Very satisfied, 48

    Somewhat satisfied, 31

  • Park district gets high marks in community survey

    The results of the long-awaited park district community opinion survey say a lot about how much people love the rec centers, trails, pools and parks in Evergreen but very little specifically about the controversial arts center proposal that was the subject of a recent feasibility study.

    Commissioned in December 2009 and conducted by a professional research company in June, the telephone survey asked more than 100 questions to 1,008 residents of the Evergreen Park and Recreation District.