Today's News

  • Meeting on Wulf Park improvements scheduled May 23

    A community meeting on planned improvements at Wulf Park will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Wulf Recreation Center, 5300 S. Olive Road.
    The meeting will be an open house, and community members can provide input on improvements for Wulf Park. For more information, visit www.evergreenrecreation.com.

  • Volunteer forum to focus on community needs, opportunities

    Evergreen Christian Church is hosting a forum on volunteerism during a brown-bag lunch at noon May 23. The forum is designed for people interested in learning about ways to serve the community and also for organizations in need of volunteers, said Virginia White of Evergreen Christian Church, who is organizing the event.
    “People who need volunteers and those who want to volunteer are welcome to attend,” White said.

  • Downtown bookstore ensures variety of topics

    Standing in his recently opened shop in downtown Evergreen, Edward Regalado is surrounded by used books on a wealth of topics.

  • Scout seeking funds for wheelchair-accessible project at lake

    Conifer High School senior Reggie Dickhoff is raising funds for an Eagle Scout project to build wheelchair-accessible picnic tables for the fishing deck at Evergreen Lake.

  • RMAE teacher helping kids with cancer

    “Little kids who are sick is the most deserving cause I can think of,” said Evergreen resident Trish Dunbar, who is raising funds for the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

  • Home and Garden Show to feature products, services while helping community

    This year’s Mountain Area Home and Garden Show will feature a wealth of products and services designed for improving dwelling places and surrounding landscaping.
    From flooring to solar panels, the seventh annual event this weekend at Evergreen High School will provide an opportunity for exploring ways to add attractive and practical elements to homes.
    Along with more than 80 vendors, seminars on gardening, renewable energy for the home, interior design and more will be offered. Attendees can also learn from demonstrations on home painting and indoor gardening.

  • Adamowski, Doyle setting priorities for park district

    Recently elected Evergreen Park and Recreation District board members Andrew Adamowski and Janet Heck Doyle are setting priorities for the coming year.
    According unofficial results of the May 8 election, Adamowski captured 361 votes, and incumbent Doyle had 288. Candidate Keith Parker received 162 votes in the three-way race for two open seats on the board. Board member Peter Lindquist, who was appointed in August 2011 when Pat Callahan resigned, ran unopposed and received 366 votes; he will complete a two-year term.

  • Farm/ranch supply store proposed for Albertsons site

    A possible answer to Evergreen residents’ questions about a rezoning notice at the former Albertsons grocery store emerged at the Jeffco planning commission meeting on May 9.
    If the rezoning and business negotiations are successful, a Tractor Supply Co. store could occupy the large building at Evergreen Parkway and Stagecoach Road.

  • Do-over forum reviews schools’ budget issues

    The Evergreen Middle School gymnasium hummed with the voices of about 75 participants who intently discussed budget issues facing Jefferson County Public Schools in a do-over community budget forum on May 14.

    The majority of the 90-minute meeting was spent in small groups as parents, teachers, administrators and community members discussed their priorities for the district and advice for the board.

  • Wulf park open house is May 23

    The Evergreen Park and Recreation District’s Board of Directors and Staff would like to invite community members to attend an open house meeting being held to discuss upcoming improvements to Wulf Park (adjacent to the Wulf Recreation Center).  In an effort to solicit as much public input as possible, a public input session has been set for Wednesday, May 23rd from 6:30 – 8:00 pm.  The meeting will be held at the Wulf Recreation Center located at 5300 S. Olive Road.