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Today's News

  • Farmers squeak past Cougars

    Coming back from break, Evergreen’s girls basketball team found one key element of its game missing Friday against Wheat Ridge.

    While the Cougars were stout defensively (forcing 25 turnovers) and strong on the glass (pulling down 32 rebounds), their offense was apparently still vacationing.

  • Rotary rolls out the Ice Melt barrel

    The Evergreen Ice Melt Contest is heating up again and, thanks to our friend, technology, and some judicious out-sourcing by Mountain Foothills Rotary, it’s going to be hotter than ever.

  • Takin' the plunge

    If Evergreen had a brochure, it would feature a picture of Jan. 1, 2008, as an example of why winter in Colorado is better than winter in other places.

  • Early snowpack totals up statewide

    Early snowpack surveys promise ample summer water supplies across most of Colorado.

  • Early snowpack totals up statewide

    Early snowpack surveys promise ample summer water supplies across most of Colorado.

  • Founding Evergreen firefighter dies at 93 in Delta

    One of Evergreen’s original firefighters, Frank “Buster” Anderson Jr., died suddenly Jan. 1 at age 93 at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He had moved to Delta a little over a year ago to be closer to his son, James.

    Anderson was one of the 47 original founders of the Evergreen Volunteer Fire Department in 1948. He was a member of the department from 1948 to 1973 and served on the fire board from 1949 to 1978. We was a charter member of the Evergreen Elks.

    He worked for the Clear Creek County Road and Bridge Department and had retired about 26 years ago.

  • Congrove cleared in CBI investigation; 'murky' behavior troubles prosecutor

    A special prosecutor investigating allegations that Jeffco Commissioner Jim Congrove inappropriately authorized the use of county money to hire a friend to investigate a county critic and employee will not file charges in the case.

    But a couple of issues related to Congrove’s behavior remain “murky” and “clearly troubling,” according to the prosecutor’s statement, however.

    Congrove did not return a call seeking comment on the report.

  • Historic Greystone Manor for sale for $24 million

  • Courier's parent company could be sold

    The family that owns Landmark Communications, parent company of the Canyon Courier, is exploring a sale of company businesses, including its weekly newspaper division and the Weather Channel.

    Frank Batten Jr., Landmark's chairman and chief executive, said in a statement last week that the privately held company had retained JPMorgan and Lehman Brothers to help it look into possible sale scenarios.

  • Polar Plunge a hot time at Evergreen Lake

    Drive Smart Evergreen-Conifer’s first-ever Polar Plunge into Evergreen Lake on New Year’s Day was a triumph — a triumph of human will over brute nature; of soaring optimism over winter blues; of warm hearts over icy waters; of madness over reason.

    Starting at noon, a thick crowd of spectators coldly looked on as, one by one and two by two, Evergreen’s most spirited maniacs walked to their watery doom — and loved it.