http://www.canyoncourier.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Sibling harmony hits a high note http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/sibling-harmony-hits-high-note <img src="http://www.canyoncourier.com/sites/www.canyoncourier.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/news-facingwest02-gc-121714.jpg" alt="Caitlin Powell, 16, left and her sister Sidney Powell, 13, are now known as Facing West." title="Caitlin Powell, 16, left and her sister Sidney Powell, 13, are now known as Facing West." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Sisters Caitlin and Sidney Powell lug their guitars into the Muddy Buck on a recent morning, ready for a potential photo shoot, even though it&rsquo;s the breakfast coffee hour.</span></p> Little monsters on the wrestling mat http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/little-monsters-wrestling-mat <img src="http://www.canyoncourier.com/sites/www.canyoncourier.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sports-evergreenwre01-gc-121714.jpg" alt="Kids do drills during one of the Evergreen Monsters’ weekly wrestling practices on Dec. 10 at Evergreen High School. Wrestlers from 4 to 14 years old are competing this year." title="Kids do drills during one of the Evergreen Monsters’ weekly wrestling practices on Dec. 10 at Evergreen High School. Wrestlers from 4 to 14 years old are competing this year." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Quentin Willson can&rsquo;t tell you what it is about wrestling that he likes so much, just that he does.</p> <p> &ldquo;It&rsquo;s just fun,&rdquo; said the 13-year-old eighth-grader at Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen. He&rsquo;s been wrestling since he was 4.</p> Craft-beer pub set to open in downtown Evergreen http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/craft-beer-pub-set-open-downtown-evergreen <img src="http://www.canyoncourier.com/sites/www.canyoncourier.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/news-revivalbrews01-gc-121714.jpg" alt="Jay Newman, left, and Brett Yoho are opening Revival Brews on the east end of downtown Evergreen before the end of the year. " title="Jay Newman, left, and Brett Yoho are opening Revival Brews on the east end of downtown Evergreen before the end of the year. " align="left" hspace="6" width="120" height="85" /><p> The owners of Revival Brews craft-beer pub hope this time will be the charm in the space on the east end of downtown Evergreen.</p> <p> Owners Brett Yoho and Jay Newman expect the pub, which will have 12 beers on tap and about 30 beers in bottles and cans, to be open by Christmas. They are waiting on final inspections before they can open.</p> <p> They want the restaurant to have a family feel, with classic pub food served from the kitchen and an eclectic selection of brews, wines, liquors and cocktails. They also want it to be affordable, with menu items between $5 and $12.</p> Trails plan for Evergreen heading down a path of progress http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/trails-plan-evergreen-heading-down-path-progress <img src="http://www.canyoncourier.com/sites/www.canyoncourier.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/news-parkboard-sb-12-17-14.jpg" alt="This rendering shows a potential walking and bike trail on Highway 73 leading to downtown Evergreen." title="This rendering shows a potential walking and bike trail on Highway 73 leading to downtown Evergreen." align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> Designs of potential paths linking key sections of Evergreen provided colorful visual statements for residents who attended a meeting on the trails master plan at Wulf Rec Center on Dec. 10.</p> <p> <br /> If the plan becomes a reality, students at Evergreen High School could safely walk to the library on Highway 73 and youngsters at Wilmot Elementary could take an easy path from the school to Wulf Rec Center. Visitors walking to downtown Evergreen could stroll along Bear Creek instead of negotiating traffic along Meadow Drive and Highway 74.</p> Intruder killed by homeowner had contact with deputies four hours before http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/intruder-killed-homeowner-had-contact-deputies-four-hours <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The intruder killed by a Genesee homeowner last week had interacted with Jeffco sheriff&#39;s deputies four hours before the fatal shooting.&nbsp;</span></p> <p> Garry Liebreth, 52, was shot and killed by a homeowner in Genesee after he crawled in the &quot;doggie door&quot; in an apparent botched robbery attempt on Dec. 12, according to the Sheriff&#39;s Office.</p> Jail inmate who suffered stroke awarded millions http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/jail-inmate-who-suffered-stroke-awarded-millions <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">A former Jeffco jail inmate who was left untreated for 16 hours after suffering a stroke in 2012 has been awarded $11 million by a federal jury.</span></p> Park board examines impact of potential improvements to Buchanan Rec Center http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/park-board-examines-impact-potential-improvements-buchanan-rec-center <p> How much is enough when considering improvements to Buchanan Rec Center?</p> <p> <br /> The Evergreen Park and Recreation District board weighed the costs of proposed projects for the 12-year-old facility and their potential impact on revenues at the Dec. 9 meeting.</p> <p> <br /> According to a feasibility study done by architectural firm Sink Combs Dethlefs, adding a lap and lesson pool to the rec center would cost the district $134,000 annually and would generate $39,000 in revenue &mdash; resulting in a $95,000 net annual loss.</p> Evergreen businesses receive awards for community efforts, enterprise http://www.canyoncourier.com/content/evergreen-businesses-receive-awards-community-efforts-enterprise <img src="http://www.canyoncourier.com/sites/www.canyoncourier.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/news-chamber5-sb-12-17-14.jpg" alt="The Sparkle and Shine event of the Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday night was well-attended by more than 170 people." title="The Sparkle and Shine event of the Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday night was well-attended by more than 170 people." align="left" hspace="6" width="150" height="85" /><p> Evergreen Clothing Company and E-Town Outlet received the Diamond Award on Friday night as business of the year at the annual Sparkle and Shine event of the Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce. Shop owner Jim Sherwood was recognized for his continued support of other local businesses and for his efforts to market Evergreen to the surrounding area.</p>