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Today's News

  • ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Cougar boys fall to Lobos

    EVERGREEN – Conifer boys basketball coach Jeff DeBuhr has been advocating all season for his players to make the extra pass.

    The message was met with mixed signals, as evidence by the Lobos' 7-8 record through their first 15 games.

  • Area Democrats see super turnout on Super Tuesday

    Judging by Super Tuesday caucus attendance at Evergreen High School, local Democratic Party troops are fully mobilized and highly motivated.

    Thirteen precincts met at the school for what, during previous election cycles, has been a fairly casual confab.

  • Mountain Area Science Fair results

    Division I (kindergarten-third grade)

    Aerodynamics and fluid mechanics: 1st, Kathryn Cole (Parmalee); 2nd, Riley Morgenthaler (West Jefferson); 3rd, Lucas Gardner (Wilmot)

    Botany: 1st, Riley Brook (Evergreen Country Day School); 2nd, Rachel Elander (Marshdale); 3rd, Maia Clayton (Parmalee)

    Chemistry: 1st, Baylee Browne (Bergen); 2nd, Thomas Murphy (Bergen); 3rd, Katie Solis (Wilmot)

    Earth and environmental science: 1st, Jake Haefeli (Wilmot); 2nd, Nicole Ellis (Parmalee); 3rd, Eli Born (Marshdale)

  • Car thief assaults two in Genesee

    What began as a car theft in Genesee may result in attempted-murder charges following a terrifying Sunday morning ordeal.

    According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Nicholas Andrew Ray Finney, 19, of Bennett, is suspected of stealing a Cadillac Escalade from a home on Sawmill Gulch Road about 8 a.m. Feb. 10.

  • Friends hold farewell roast for Dick Wulf

    On the evening of Feb. 5, a small group of friends and supporters gathered at the Evergreen Recreation Center to bid a fond farewell to semi-retired EPRD director Dick Wulf.

    Make that a large group. The center’s multipurpose room was filled to capacity with district employees, former EPRD board members and dozens of others who merely wanted to lend their presence to what turned out to be a very enjoyable event.

  • Buchanan Park project hits designer where he lives

    When the Buchanan Park improvement executive committee began shopping around for a land planner last year, it was looking for the best. Luckily, it didn’t have far to look.

    “Buchanan’s literally in my backyard,” laughs Russ Butler, a North Evergreen resident since 1991. “I’d been following its progress in the paper, and I was very excited when they asked me to be a part of it.”

  • ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Evergreen girls rout Conifer

    EVERGREEN — Reality set in quickly Feb. 12.

    Despite all the scheming and practicing on either side, the girls basketball portion of the mountain rivalry came down to simple execution. And only Evergreen did it.

  • Cougars lose control of Power Cup

    EVERGREEN — Conifer coach Andrew Ubben didn’t know what to expect Feb. 7. Evergreen coach Steve Hitchens knew what was coming.

    Break open the trophy case, the Conifer Lobos took back the Power Cup. With a vengeance.

  • Paschall claims 'payback' as his trial begins

    Former Jeffco Treasurer Mark Paschall — on trial on two felony counts related to an alleged kickback scheme — will argue that Commissioner Jim Congrove set him up in a case of political “payback,” according to opening statements in Paschall’s trial.

    “This case is not about a kickback,” said David Lane, Paschall’s attorney. “It’s about a payback.”

  • Cabin-baby mom's arraignment rescheduled

    A no-show for her Jan. 14 arraignment, cabin-baby mom Summer Lynn Baker is back in the system.