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Members of the Evergreen poms team in blue and middle schoolers who attended a clinic to learn to be a pom, wearing white, prepare to practice a routine before the Evergreen boys soccer team game on Sept. 30 against D’Evelyn. The teams tied 0-0.

Dancing together: Evergreen poms host clinic for middle schoolers

Take the Evergreen High School fight song, add in the school’s poms team and 12 middle school students, plus a dance routine, and you get a special performance at the boys soccer game on Sept. 30.
The Evergreen Park & Recreation board has put plans for a dog park on 36 acres east of Fillius Park on hold for now.

Dog park plans on hold

The Evergreen Park & Recreation District is putting the brakes on a proposal to put an off-leash dog park on 36 acres east of Fillius Park.
These were some of the sculptures up for bid during the Sculpture Evergreen fundraising event. Sculpture Evergreen and Center for the Arts Evergreen will merge on Jan. 1.

Sculpture Evergreen, CAE to combine forces

Sculpture Evergreen and Center for the Arts Evergreen are merging.

Sheriff's calls

Sheriff’s Calls is intended as a humorous take on some of the incident call records of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for the mountain communities. Names and identifying details have been changed. All individuals are innocent until proven guilty. 

Colorado Community Media has selected Michael de Yoanna as its new editor-in-chief.

Colorado Community Media taps de Yoanna as new editor-in-chief

Colorado Community Media announced today that it has named Michael de Yoanna as its new editor-in-chief.  
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Education

Classes continue at Fort Lupton High School despite circulated threats

The Weld Re-8 School District became the latest in a series of school districts to face rumored threats to school safety.   In a district website post Sept. 23, Weld Re-8 Superintendent …
Adams City High School

Adams City HS gets all-clear for regular day Sept. 22

Adams City High School students returned to class Sept. 22 after an unsubstantiated threat closed the building the day before. A combined investigation between Adams  District 14 officials …
Jeffco Public Schools is considering closing Bergen Meadow Elementary School and combining it with its sister school, Bergen Valley.

Parents, staff hear plans, discuss benefits, challenges of combining The Bergens

Bergen Meadow Elementary School parents and staff have learned more about plans to close the school and move students in with its sister school, Bergen Valley, and they are generally in favor of the plan.
Adams 14 Superintendent Karla Loria

State board of education restores accreditation to Adams 14 School District

The state board of education had some good news for the Adams 14 School District Sept. 14. It restored the district's accreditation during the board's meeting in Colorado Springs. The vote was …

Daniels Scholarship Program applications open

Colorado high-school seniors can apply to become a 2023 Daniels Scholar and receive up to $100,000 towards their college degree. The program provides a chance for students to attend the college of …
Business
Homes sit in a neighborhood in Littleton, part of the notably expensive Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see short-term drop; unclear how long downslide will last

Home prices in the metro area and statewide have shown some early signs that they may be breaking the pandemic-era trend of steep increases.
The store offers a variety of tea to please every palate.

Evergreen gets new tea shop

Jewel's Mountain Tea welcomed its first customers on Aug. 6 to sample tea and check out the new storefront. 
Soaring home prices in metro Denver are now growing at slower rates.

Colorado supply of homes rises, prices still climb — just more slowly

From June 2021 to June this year, the number of active listings for single-family homes in the Denver metro area jumped up by about 52%. Statewide, the number saw about a 43% uptick. But despite the larger pool of options, home prices continue to climb.
Ed Dickens is the engineer that operates Big Boy. Crowds came to see the massive train at Union Station.

PHOTO GALLERY: Big Boy comes roaring back

Having Big Boy 4014, Union Pacific's massive 1940s-era steam train engine, blast through Fort Lupton and Bright is becoming an annual experience. This is the third year straight the rail company …

The Hungry Goat in Morrison.

BizBeat: Morrison eats and Evergreen sips

Featuring The Hungry Goat and Jewel's Mountain Tea
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