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Today's News

  • EHS counting on experience, depth in 2015

    Steve Jones has to feel as if he has stepped into a golden situation when he came on board as Evergreen’s baseball coach last fall. The former EHS assistant coach, who has been proceeded in recent years by long-time coach Terry Hensley, Matt Erholtz, Tim Wulf and Dale Hutchings, hopes to bring a sense of stability to a program that is loaded with upperclassmen in 2015.

    “I am a beneficiary of that,” Jones said of his veteran roster. “Still the guys have to go out and play hard and play smart.”

    That’s the intent.

  • Highway 74 reopens in Bear Creek Canyon after rockslide cleanup

    Highway 74 reopened in Bear Creek Canyon on Monday after a rockslide Sunday morning forced closure of the road for more than a day. 

    Crews worked Monday to stabilize a rock wall next to the road after four boulders the size of compact cars crashed down on the pavement. Work was completed about 1 p.m., said Emily Wilfong, spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of Transportation.

  • Union seeks to protect names of teachers absent during sick-out

    A lawsuit filed by Jeffco’s teachers union in an attempt to protect the names of teachers who missed school during a “sick-out” last fall has shifted the district’s simmering discord to the judicial arena.

    An injunction issued last week prevents the district from any further release of the names of teachers who were absent last Sept. 19 — at least until a district court hearing scheduled for May 15.

  • Developer envisions retail-condo complex in Bergen Park

    Real estate developer Dave Wilson has a vision for a new $15 million to $20 million shopping and condo complex he wants to build in Bergen Park.

    Wilson wants to redevelop a slightly more than 10-acre parcel that includes the former BMC lumber yard east of the Evergreen Mercantile building at 1232 Bergen Parkway. It also includes the Wild Game Rendezvous Tap & Kitchen entertainment complex and a former U.S. Postal Service substation that's currently empty.

  • Grants kick off Photography Month at Main Street Fine Art
  • Verdict: EHS production of ‘Legally Blonde’ a hit

    Wrapped in a wardrobe of hot pink and carrying her dog, Bruiser, the brainy and beautiful Elle Woods brings a sparkle to Evergreen High School’s production of “Legally Blonde: The Musical,” which opens this weekend.

    “Legally Blonde” is based on the original novel by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon. With a book by Heather Hach and music and lyrics by Nell Benjamin and Laurence O’Keefe, the musical premiered on Broadway in 2007, running for 595 performances and garnering multiple Tony and Drama Desk nominations.

  • Flatirons Community Church celebrating one-year anniversary at Genesee location

    As Flatirons Community Church West Campus celebrates its one-year anniversary in Genesee, leaders say up to 1,600 members attend two separate services on any given Sunday.

    That's close to 25 percent growth in the last year — attributable both to the church's "real and relevant" modern sermons, as well as to the church's rapid growth at its original location in Lafayette, said Pastor Jesse DeYoung. 

  • 2015 Evergreen Cougars boys swimming capsule preview

    EVERGREEN COUGARS
    Head coach:
    Marc Rios
    Assistant coaches:
    N/A
    Swimmers to watch:
    Cooper O'Hearn, 200-, 500-yard freestyle; Noah Christensen, Sr., 200 freestyle; Nino Delaney, 200 and 500 freestyle, butterfly; Tristan Debrunner, Sr., butterfly.
    Key losses:
    Isaac Hellard, Seth Hendrix

  • 2015 Evergreen Lady Cougars girls soccer capsule preview

    EVERGREEN LADY COUGARS
    Head coach:
    Peter Jeans
    Assistant coaches: Ross Fowler, George Hunt, Alexis Thomas, Betsy Flowers
    2014 record: 11-5-2 overall, 4-2-1 4A Jeffco
    Players to watch: Sophia Weiner, Soph., MF; Brianna Curtis, Sr., F; Zoe Peterson, Jr., F; Nicole Prolow, Sr., D; Jahna Pusedu, Sr., MF
    Key losses: Erin Morrato, Jenny Slack, Katie Wilson

  • 2015 Evergreen Cougars boys lacrosse capsule preview

    EVERGREEN COUGARS
    Head coach:
    Toby Gerard
    Assistant coaches: Seth Kahn, Jeff Stratton
    2014 record: 5-11 overall, 3-4 4A Foothills
    Player to watch: Connor Kroll, Sr., LSM
    Key loss: Alec Hallman