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Today's News

  • TENAS nature center aims for Earth Day debut

    More than a dozen years of planning, fund-raising and negotiating paid off last week as The Evergreen Naturalists Audubon Society officially got comfy in the Old Warming Hut at Evergreen Lake.

    “We’re just so pleased to get going on the nature center,” says TENAS vice president Peggy Durham. “It’s been a dream of ours for a long time.”

  • Cactus Jack's serving lessons in eco-responsibility

    Quick! Name an Earth-friendly business in the mountain area. If you said Cactus Jack’s Saloon & Grill, give yourself a green star.

    In an industry not often associated with ecological innovation, Cactus Jack’s owners, Gary and Megan Mitchell, are fast transforming their downtown Evergreen watering hole into a model of environmentally conscious efficiency.

    “We’re trying to lead by example,” says Megan. “It’s not only great for the community; it saves us money.”

  • Golfers still have work to do

    LAKEWOOD — Girls golf coach Mike Kuzava finally got to see his full team in the swing of things on a sunny and calm April 2.

    Consider him both reassured and a little unsettled.

  • Jaguars spoil perfection

    The Cougars didn’t expect to go through the baseball season undefeated, but they certainly would have liked to have stayed perfect at least through the weekend.

    Evergreen rallied late but ended up on the short end of a 5-4 decision to D’Evelyn on April 5 in a Class 4A Jefferson County League game at Evergreen High School.

  • Second half adjustments carry Demons past Cougars

    ARVADA — Evergreen’s girls soccer team had a plan to beat, or at least disrupt, Golden on April 4.

    Golden just came up with a better plan at halftime.

  • Ice Melt Barrel makes weekend splashdown

    It withstood biting winds and subzero temperatures, remained steadfast in the face of two vicious attacks, but, alas, had no defense against the gentle kiss of spring. Last weekend, the Mountain Foothills Rotary Ice Melt Barrel went maritime.

  • 3 injured in Parkway crash

    A dreadful Sunday afternoon crash on Evergreen Parkway sent three area residents to the hospital and shut down traffic through Bergen Park.

  • Deep snowpacks promise ample water supplies

    Although March’s warm, dry weather put a dent in statewide snowpack levels, Colorado’s spring runoff prospects are still looking up.

  • Heat tape cited in Evergreen house fire

    A quick response by local firefighters may have saved an Evergreen home from complete destruction.

  • Ice Melt Barrel makes weekend splashdown

    It withstood biting winds and subzero temperatures, remained steadfast in the face of two vicious attacks, but, alas, had no defense against the gentle kiss of spring. Last weekend, the Mountain Foothills Rotary Ice Melt Barrel went maritime.

    To find out exactly when, Rotary officials joined experts from Evergreen Fire/Rescue and the Jefferson County Bomb Squad at Evergreen Lake on Monday morning, April 7, on a joint mission to retrieve the bright blue derelict and consult its space-age chronometer.