Today's News

  • Business Beat: Overseas Cafe plans grand opening

    The Overseas Café at 1552 Bergen Parkway, Unit 305, is planning a grand opening from Tuesday, June 1, through June 6.

    The restaurant will be giving away a free cup of coffee and a cookie on those days.

    Regular hours will be Tuesday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Willow Creek owner offers family-friendly dining

    The owners of Willow Creek restaurant in Evergreen want to be known for being special — but not snobby.

  • County considers regulations on pot dispensaries

    Jefferson County is considering regulations governing medical-marijuana dispensaries, including a possible ban in unincorporated areas of the county.

    The county commissioners, the county attorney, the sheriff and planning and zoning staff held a closed-door meeting to discuss House Bill 1284, the wide-ranging dispensary legislation awaiting Gov. Bill Ritter’s signature.

  • Spinzig caps career with third top-10 finish


    Christina Spinzig is the best golfer that Evergreen’s Mike Kuzava has ever coached in putting things together. Don’t take my word for it. Just look at the results.

  • Scott to continue playing career at Adams State


    While Christina Spinzig will continue her golfing career at Colorado State, she’s not the only Evergreen girls golfer who is continuing her playing days. Teammate Aslinn Scott has been offered a scholarship to play at Adams State in Alamosa.

    They are two of five varsity golfers for Evergreen who were named all-state academic golfers this past season.

  • Bascio makes career out of skiing, handcycling in spite of paralyzing injury


    If it really was her last hurrah, then Monica Bascio can go out with her head held high. Why not. By a lot of people’s accounts they’re surprised that she was even competing in the first place.

  • Gerou named to Joint Budget Committee

    State Rep. Cheri Gerou of Evergreen has been named to the legislature’s powerful Joint Budget Committee.

    As a member of the JBC, Gerou will play a key role in shaping Colorado’s budget and setting future priorities for state spending.

  • Limited changes OK'd on Upper Bear Creek property

    Part of the T Bar S Ranch property on Upper Bear Creek Road in Evergreen could be rezoned from commercial to planned development to allow the owners to make major repairs, maintain five buildings for residential use, legalize the existing residential uses and install a temporary, 6-foot-tall privacy fence about 60 feet long.

    The properties involved are about 2½ miles west of Evergreen on Upper Bear Creek Road. Most are being occupied as long-term rentals.

  • Indian Hills group appeals to park district for financial help

    The Indian Hills Improvement Association is asking the Evergreen Park and Recreation District to contribute more to the Indian Hills community.

    For example, it is seeking $19,000 for repaving the faded parking lot next to the Indian Hills community center, which was built in 1923. The center is being rented less because of the condition of the parking lot, among other things.

  • Patriots, young and old

    The unmistakable sound of young voices singing patriotic songs wafted from the cafeteria at Elk Run Assisted Living on May 27 as part of a Memorial Day program that had the senior residents’ toes tapping and voices singing along.

    Forty-three second-graders from Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen showed their patriotism in the 40-minute program, in which they told a brief history of the United States starting with the colonization of America to Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

  • RMAE can keep temporary buildings past 2012

    Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen, a public charter school, will be allowed to keep intact three temporary buildings and consider them permanent, on the condition the buildings be redesigned to comply with local architectural standards in 15 years.

    RMAE officials and the county planning commission reached the agreement at a hearing May 26 at the Jefferson County administration building. The school has nearly 400 students in preschool through eighth grade.