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Today's News

  • Brown creepers have habit of climbing trees in spiral pattern

    (Reprinted from Nov. 26, 2008)

    Many people have asked recently about a little brown mottled bird with a white breast and a curved beak that they have seen circling around the trunks of their trees. The bird is a brown creeper, a fairly common resident in our woodlands. Why they have become so obvious recently probably has several causes.

  • I-70 reopens after 20-vehicle accident near Floyd Hill

    All lanes of Interstate 70 were reopened late Thursday afternoon near Floyd Hill after a 20-car pileup had closed both sides of the highway earlier.

    Evergreen Fire/Rescue reported on Twitter that the highway had reopened about 4:40 p.m.

    State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis confirmed that at least 20 vehicles were involved in the accident, and at least two people were transported to the hospital. Lewis said he did not know the extent of their injuries, but he was not aware of any serious or life-threatening injuries.

  • Motorcyclist suffers serious injuries in accident

    A 23-year-old man was transported to the hospital in serious condition after a motorcycle crashed Wednesday afternoon near Squaw Pass and Sinton roads.

    John Delles, 23, suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis. Delles was transported to St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood.

    Lewis said Delles was issued a citation, but the precise cause of the accident was still undetermined.

     

  • Phamaly Theatre bringing ‘Giant Peach’ to Center/Stage

    By Penny Randell, for the Courier

    The Evergreen Chorale will welcome a guest performance of “James and the Giant Peach” on Sunday at Center/Stage Theatre, acted and directed by the Phamaly Theatre Company from Denver. This professional-grade musical is for the whole family and promises to provide a festive path toward Thanksgiving.

  • Landscape photographer John Fielder to appear in Conifer

    Colorado photographer John Fielder will present an interactive showcase of his work at Conifer’s Venue Theatre on Sunday — complete with a book signing and debut of 2017 calendars.

  • Jeffco Commissioner Casey Tighe survives close election

    After almost a week of watching the polls, a Jeffco candidate in one of the closest races of 2016 finally decided Monday night to concede the election to his opponent.

  • Service at The Barn honors veterans, their sacrifices

    The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery is representative of all those U.S. servicemen and women who fought and died defending their country. And, it is a special place of honor and respect for military members, veterans and citizens alike.

    However, when possible, it’s important to honor and remember veterans by name, Pastor Chuck Traylor of Church of the Hills said at a Veterans Day service.

  • Cactus Jack's recognized by state for environmental leadership

    Cactus Jack’s Saloon has achieved the Colorado Environmental Leadership Program’s gold level for its environmentally conscious efforts.

    The program, part of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, allows eligible companies and other entities to achieve status as bronze achievers, silver partners and gold leaders.

  • Palisade lays down the hammer, routs Evergreen

    Austin Bernal and Tanner Pratt rushed for two touchdowns each as third-seeded Palisade rolled to a 44-3 rout of visiting Evergreen in the first round of the 3A state football playoffs on Nov. 11 at Stoker Stadium in Grand Junction.

    The host Bulldogs built a 35-3 lead through three quarters and forced a running clock in the fourth. All together, Bernal scored three times.

  • 2016 4A Jeffco fall sports all-conference teams

    BOYS GOLF
    4A JEFFCO
    Lenny Urbas, Evergreen; Gabriel Goodman, Green Mountain; Jake Welch, Valor Christian; Bridger Tenney, Evergreen; Nolan Miller, Evergreen; Zach Zurcher, Valor Christian; Ty Findlow, Valor Christian; Jack Schoenborn, Valor Christian; Parker Skiles, Golden; Jake Johnson, Golden