Today's News

  • Gorrell, Lobos will way to victory

    CONIFER — Alison Gorrell wanted it. At least that’s what the public address announcer at Conifer High School unequivocally stated as the clock was winding down in the fourth quarter of the Lady Lobos’ rivalry game with Evergreen on Jan. 7.

    And, he ever right.

  • A visionary path to seeing things clearly

    The demands on our eyes changed dramatically in the previous decade. Stress came from reading with backlighting online as opposed to reading books where light is reflected off the page. Talking with Dr. Marisa Kruger of Evergreen, I learned a lot about Vision Transformation, her behavioral optometry practice.

  • Legislature gets down to work

    Your Colorado legislature convenes today for the first regular session of the 68th General Assembly. Legislators will join new Gov. John Hickenlooper to do the public’s business and must complete their work by May 11 to comply with the 120 days voters have provided them to do their work.

  • Lobos take 3rd at dual tourney

    CONIFER — Conifer 285-pounder Don Fuller was one of four Lobos to go undefeated as the host team placed third in the 10-team Conifer Duals Tournament on Jan. 8 at CHS.

    One of Fuller’s wins was a victory over Ralston Valley’s Conner Dressel, who handed Fuller one of his two losses earlier this season.

    Also going undefeated for Conifer were 125-pounder Hunter Shively, 130-pounder Dylan Shively and 152-pounder Travis Himmelman.

  • Starlings are more interesting than people think

    Nearly every winter just after a snow storm, people call me to ask about a beautiful bird at their feeder. It is described in several ways, but usually along the lines that it is mostly black with a lot of purple and green on it, and its whole body is spattered with white stars. When I tell them it sounds like a starling, almost without exception, they reply, “Why, no, it’s not a starling. It’s beautiful.”

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  • Lessons in change

    Fourth- and fifth-graders at Marshdale Elementary School learned an important lesson Friday: They can make a difference at their school.
    The children went through a half-day workshop with representatives from the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation in which they identified problems at the school and created a list of solutions.

  • ‘Story Theater’ blends improve, fables

    Ever wonder what happens when the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm get put into a pot with Aesop’s fables and stirred with a mix of improvisational theater? Look no further than the Evergreen Players’ upcoming production of Paul Sills’ “Story Theater.”
    Directed by Meridith Grundei, the director of the Evergreen Players’ popular EPiC improv comedy troupe, “Story Theater” brings together the magic of a scripted play with the spontaneity of improvisational theater.

  • Juried show at CAE offers a tropical treat

    Walk into the Center for the Arts Evergreen during this windy month of January, and you’ll start to feel warmer inside, thanks in part to the artwork covering the walls. On Jan. 7, the juried show “Paradise: A Tropical Art Show” opened, raising the temperature and humidity inside CAE.

  • Animal dreams: Veterinarian realizes longtime goal by opening her own clinic

    Dr. Jennifer Tremblay grew up on an Illinois farm, knowing from age 7 that she wanted to become a veterinarian.