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Today's News

  • Mohr picks up first win at Evergreen

    DENVER — Freshman Samantha Kisiel scored a team-high 13 points, while senior Blair Bokelman scored 12 on 6-of-10 shooting as Evergreen won its first game of the season 47-31 over host Montbello on Dec. 1.
    Kisiel added 14 rebounds.
    The win was the first for head coach Amy Mohr, who took over this season.
    Evergreen held the Lady Warriors without a field goal in the first quarter to take an early 8-1 lead. The advantage was 21-13 at halftime and 33-23 after three quarters.

  • Lane, Cougars thump Eagles

    The Evergreen Cougars, quite simply, couldn’t have started the 2012-13 season off much better than they did Nov. 28.
    Behind a 22-2 outburst in the first quarter, the Cougars rolled to a 78-15 thrashing of 3A William Smith at Evergreen High School.
    Evergreen led 46-6 at halftime and 64-10 after three quarters.

  • EHS’ 200 freestyle relay sets pace vs. Chatfield

    By Will Petersen
    For the Courier
    You never want to call a race too early, especially if there’s a chance you could be wrong. But sometimes you know pretty quickly that it’s over. That was the case in the 200-yard freestyle relay Nov. 30 at the Wulf Recreation Center for the Evergreen girls ‘A’ team.

  • Cougars’ Kay gets season off on right foot

    CONIFER — Jake Kay walked off the mat exhausted. He knew that his opponent — Conifer’s Hunter Shively — was just as tired.
    “Both of us were going really hard that whole match maybe up to the last 10 seconds. By then both of us knew that it was pretty much over,” Kay said. “That was a tough one.”

  • Evergreen CEO to appear on 'Undercover Boss'

    PostNet CEO and Evergreen resident Steve Greenbaum got a unique look at his organization while participating in the TV series “Undercover Boss” recently.

    In the episode, which airs on CBS stations Friday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., Greenbaum is disguised as a longhaired, former motorcycle shop owner named Brad.

    Greenbaum said the producers of the show collaborated with him on the character he portrayed.

    “I’m going to see it for the first time,” Greenbaum said of the episode.

  • Battle of the broth: Chicken soup cook-off features 19 concoctions, many more tasters

    There’s nothing quite like the smell of simmering chicken soup.

    Now, imagine the smell of 19 chicken soups simmering in slow cookers as part of the second annual Chicken Soup Challenge.

    On Saturday night, seven tables lined with slow cookers filled a large room at Congregation Beth Evergreen, where soup aficionados from Evergreen slurped soup, chatted and had a good time.

  • Festival of lights planned at Evergreen Lake Dec. 15

    This year the Evergreen community is uniting to celebrate the Festival of Lights, known as Hanukkah.

    A collaborative effort involving more than eight local organizations, the celebration will take place on Dec. 15th at 6 p.m. at the Evergreen Lake House. The event includes the menorah lighting, food and music with Cantor Goldstein of the Hebrew Educational Alliances.

  • 'Messiah' performance commemorates 40th year of Evergreen Chorale

    Members of the Evergreen Chorale are in the midst of rehearsing for special performances of Handel’s “Messiah” this coming weekend.

    The chorale is celebrating its 40th year with this presentation of one the first works the group performed after organizing in 1972.

    Chorale member Linda Trenbeath is excited about the upcoming performances of the holiday classic because of the direction in which artistic director Christine Gaudreau is taking with the work.

  • Park district reviews fine-tuned 2013 budget

    While presenting a final draft of the 2013 budget to board members at the Nov. 27 meeting, Evergreen Park and Recreation District Executive Director Scott Robson pointed to new revenue streams that would offset losses in property-tax income.

    The 2 percent anticipated drop in property-tax revenue will result in a $29,000 decrease for the district, Robson noted.

    However, increases in children’s programs, Lake House rentals, and lower utility costs are projected to raise overall net income for the district by 7 percent over 2012. 

  • The weather, and the holiday spirit, are delightful at Luckylure

    Not a snowflake was in sight, but Christmas spirit still blanketed the sunny scene at Luckylure Christmas Trees in Evergreen on Sunday afternoon.

    From toasty marshmallows to tall tannenbaums to jolly little ones, the atmosphere was all yule — while temperatures hovered in the low 60s.