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  • Pom for a day: Girls get taste of performing with EHS dance squad

    The Evergreen High School poms on Friday began cultivating the next crop of team members.

    The high-schoolers ran a clinic for two dozen elementary school girls at where they learned a routine and performed at the EHS basketball game Friday night. The four-hour session is a fund-raiser for the poms, but it’s more about fun, according to poms coach Monique O’Neill. She estimated the clinic has been a yearly tradition for at least 16 years.

    Most members of the current squad participated in the clinic as elementary school students, O’Neill said.

  • County to test CodeRED notification system on March 5

    A test of the CodeRED emergency notification system will be conducted Wednesday, March 5, when a text, phone call or e-mail will be sent to every resident who is enrolled.

    The alert will arrive between 9 a.m. and noon, said Doug Saba, Evergreen Fire/Rescue spokesman, and the full test could indeed take several hours. The alert will be sent in Jefferson and Broomfield counties, as well as parts of Adams and Clear Creek counties.

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  • Lady Cougars win state swimming title

    FORT COLLINS — Head coach Jeanne Godaire didn’t want her team to look too far ahead. But once the Evergreen Lady Cougars qualified for 18 spots in the finals of the 4A state girls swimming championships, it was their title to lose.

    This year, they wouldn’t lose it.

  • Licensed day-care center available at Wulf Rec Center

    Molly Boyles has two great loves: teaching children and living in Colorado. And now that she’s working in Evergreen, she couldn’t be happier.

    Boyles is the new child-care director at the Wulf Rec Center’s learning center, which is now offering state-licensed child care for kids who are potty trained up to 6 years old. Boyles employs the experience-centric Montessori teaching method and did so for 23 years before coming to Evergreen.

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  • Denver cathedral to honor Evergreen founder

    St. John’s Cathedral in Denver is planning to honor one of Evergreen’s founders on Feb. 16 with a day of music and historical observances.

    Father Charles Winfred Douglas built the Hiwan Homestead, established the Evergreen Conference Center and earned an international reputation for his contributions to music in the Episcopal Church.

  • Dirt Band founder John McEuen to perform in town

    Former mountain area resident John McEuen, a founder of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and a fixture in the mountain music scene in the 1970s and ’80s, will be performing at the Little Bear in downtown Evergreen this weekend.

    McEuen’s show will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, and tickets are $18.

    McEuen, a one-time resident of Floyd Hill whose kids attended Clear Creek schools, now lives in Florida but continues to tour.

  • Stevenson tenure ends early on acrimonious note

    Jeffco Schools Superintendent Cindy Stevenson announced Saturday that she will leave the district at the end of the month, ending her 12-year tenure amid friction with the new conservative majority on the school board.

    “I cannot lead and manage because I am not trusted or respected by this Board of Education,” Stevenson said. “I approached the board about this, and said I can’t make decisions and I cannot lead if they do not trust or respect me.”

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