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Today's News

  • Rock of Ages

    Venerable hymns like “Michael, Row the Boat Ashore” and “Bringing in the Sheaves” are fine in their own quaint, antebellum way, but many of today’s younger set get more spiritual kick from the pop charts.

  • D&J ending 15 years of service

    Evergreen’s small businesses are losing an important resource and, worse, an old friend.

  • A song for the asking

    With all due respect to the sentimental versifiers at Hallmark, an off-the-shelf greeting card can’t always adequately convey one’s true love and/or esteem. But Vicki Wind can, and then some.

  • Faulty heating unit prompts evacuation in Bergen Park

    On Thursday, March 6, a whiff of acrid smoke prompted a partial evacuation of the Bergen Village Shopping Center.

    About 10 a.m., employees of Countrywide Home Loans detected the telltale metallic scent of an electrical fire. As most personnel fled the office, one employee dialed 911 and, at the urging of Evergreen Fire/Rescue dispatch, activated the alarm system, resulting in the general evacuation of the two-story commercial building.

  • ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Sierra knocks out Evergreen

    GOLDEN - In the end, Sierra's speed was able to overcome Evergreen's height as the second-seeded Sallions outscored the No. 3 Cougars 8-2 in the game's final three minutes to win the Tracy Hill Region's Sweet 16 game March 7 at Golden High School.

    Evergreen, which had its eight-game win streak ended, led by four poitns after the first quarter and twice led by as many as 10 points in the second quarter. Sierra, though, never faltered and answered Evergreen's charge each time.

  • Finches flock to the tundra

    For many years when winter visitors to Colorado called us to inquire about where they could see rosy-finches, we would either take them or send them to the top of Squaw Mountain to visit the Swanlunds.

    When we were faced with this request recently, we didn’t know a really “sure spot” to send these visitors.

  • Wiretaps preserving democracy or destroying it?

    Hannah Hayes

    In typical “Both Sides Now” fashion, there are contrasting ways that citizens might feel about government authorizing wiretaps on Americans communicating with those outside the country. President Bush felt that he had been granted the power to spy on us when Congress gave him unchecked authority to fight terrorism. That was a mistake made in the first week after the attacks on the World Trade Towers and the Pentagon.

  • Sterling sends Evergreen boys home

    STERLING — After a big win against Prairie View to open the Class 4A state tournament, the season has come to an end for the Evergreen Cougars boys basketball team.

    The Cougars, seeded fifth in the Bill Weimer Region, suffered a 52-43 defeat at the hands of No. 1 Sterling on Feb. 29.

  • Cougars can celebrate

    Following an eight-day layoff, Evergreen girls basketball coach Ali Johnston thought her squad might be a bit rusty coming out of the starting blocks.

  • Nick's Pro Fitness buys Evergreen Fitness Center

    On the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 29, Sherman Wenger of the Evergreen Fitness and Tennis Center sat down with Nick and Heather Kapande of Nick’s Pro Fitness. Documents were produced, signatures applied and, by sundown, the Evergreen Fitness and Tennis Center had become Nick’s Pro Fitness.

    “We’re really excited,” Nick says. “We’ll have more space and more fun things to do.”