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Today's News

  • Agencies disavow request to delay release of Long autopsy

    The Park County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado Department of Justice are denying claims made by Park County Coroner David Kintz Jr. that they asked him to withhold from public release the official autopsy and medical examiner’s report in the Maggie Long murder investigation.

  • Evergreen girls stun No. 3 Demons on the road

    GOLDEN — In perhaps its biggest road game of the season thus far, the Evergreen girls basketball team brought the fire at Golden High School in the top-five matchup on Wednesday night, and the Demons got burned.

    Following a strong defensive first half and excellent play across the board, the No. 4 Cougars (per CHSAANow.com) buried the No. 3 Demons, 50-40, improving their overall standing to 14-1.

  • Evergreen boys lose heartbreaker in final seconds

    GOLDEN — Sometimes the shots don’t fall your way.

    That’s what happened when the Evergreen boys’ basketball team, ranked No. 8 last week in the CHSAANow.com 4A poll and now No. 9, visited No. 4 Golden (now No. 3) on Jan. 24. Despite opportunity after opportunity to sink the game-winner in the final seconds of the matchup, the Cougars just couldn’t get a shot to fall as they eventually lost, 58-57.

  • Cougar swimmers victorious against Conifer

    EVERGREEN — Following suit in its dominating season in the water, the Evergreen girls’ swim team defeated the visiting Conifer Lobos at the Wulf Rec Center on Jan. 23 during senior night, 120-54.

    With league competition just around the corner, that’s the best the Cougars could ask for.

  • Lobos get 27-point 4th quarter against Arvada

    By Dennis Pleuss

    ARVADA — Conifer’s boys basketball team found its scoring touch in the nick of time on Jan. 23 at Arvada High School.

    Holding on to a 39-37 lead after three quarters against an improved Arvada squad, the Lobos scored 27 points in the final eight minutes to take a 66-48 road victory in the Class 4A/3A Colorado 7 league game.

  • Condits dominant despite team loss

    By Levi Waddell

    Despite Brush’s dominant performance against the Conifer Lobos wrestling team last Tuesday, Conifer’s Zander and Cayden Condit both showed they’re worthy of their top-15 rankings in their respective weight classes.

    Although Brush came out on top 60-12, the Condit siblings both notched pins in impressive fashion.

  • Changes will bring Sit N Bull up to code

    Change is coming to Sit N Bull Saloon after months of back-and-forth fire code discussions with Indian Hills Fire Rescue.

    In October, Fire Marshal Randy Rudloff gave the Parmalee Gulch Road restaurant 90 days to obtain a new hood system for the kitchen. If the problem wasn’t corrected, the kitchen was in danger of being shut down.

  • Morrison Country Store set to close its doors

    After more than 30 years, the Morrison Country Store will soon be closing its doors.

    An official closing date has not been set, but employees expect the Morrison Country Store will be open for another month. All merchandise is 50 percent off, and everything must be sold. The store is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Sunday, when the shop opens at 11 a.m.

  • NEWS BRIEFS

    Senior lunch returns to Aspen Ridge Church

    The Conifer extension of the Salvation Army is returning its free senior lunches to Aspen Ridge Church in Marshdale.

    The next luncheon will start at noon Tuesday, Feb. 6, and R.S.V.P.s are needed by Friday by calling 303-838-4805. A performance by John Voehl, who portrays Abraham Lincoln, will start at 12:45 p.m.

  • Get your (basketball) game on

    Everyone was cheering for both teams.

    It was perhaps a little unusual at Evergreen High School, where the spectators are known to cheer as loudly as possible to give their Cougars a home-court advantage.

    But everyone playing in Sunday night’s game had a home-court advantage.

    The Evergreen Park and Recreation District hosted its fifth annual Special Olympics Basketball Showcase at Evergreen High School.