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Today's News

  • Of cynicism and hope

    Steve Posner

  • Why the hatred?

    As I have noted before, contrary to the false clarions of civility, a casual reading of American history reveals that, with a few national crises exceptions, our politics have always been rancorous, have always been polarizing, have always been personal.

  • Evergreen football upsets Mead

    By Michael Kelly

    EVERGREEN — When Mead’s first field-goal try was short and wide, the Evergreen football fans went crazy and the bench started to celebrate.

    But a technical issue with the clock gave the Mavericks another chance. Then another. Like the movie “Groundhog Day,” the Cougars had to replay the ending repeatedly.

  • Evergreen defeats Conifer after first-set scare

    EVERGREEN — The eighth-ranked Evergreen volleyball team wasn’t expecting Conifer to come into it game with high ferocity.

    But, in contrast to last year’s matchup between the two schools, the Lobos came out swinging and gave the Cougars a run for their money. In the end, however, the Cougars won in three sets to put their rivals away.

  • EHS gymnastics earns 3rd at Columbine meet

    LITTLETON — Evergreen may have been one of the smallest teams at Columbine’s big 10-team meet on Saturday, but that didn’t stop the Cougars from giving it their all and making some noise in the competition.

    With 162.100 points, the Cougars took third place behind Pomona (179.750) and Chatfield (164.575). Senior Jackie Fritsche led the charge with a 33.025 all-around score, placing third behind two Pomona gymnasts.

  • Chargers take down the Cougars

    By Alex Purcell
    For the Courier

    LITTLETON — The home court advantage favored Chatfield’s volleyball team on Aug. 30 as the Chargers downed Evergreen, 3-1.
    Despite the loss, the Cougars kept their chins up and vowed to push forward.
    “I’m really proud of them,” Evergreen coach Gail Andrews said. “They never gave up, which I’m really proud of them for. There’s a lot of heart in this team.”

  • King-Murphy students finding answers during Genius Hour

    Shortly after the morning bell rang on Thursday, second-grade teacher Alicia Needham began telling her students about how she woke up last night to the smell of smoke.
    She explained that there were wildfires burning throughout Colorado, and she asked her students how she might find out information about them.
    The students suggested web browsers Google and Wonderopolis, digital assistants Alexa and Siri, and reaching out to knowledgeable people who are near where the fires are burning.

  • District map amendments deserve our vote

    One thing most people can agree on that it offends our sense of fair play when politicians try to stack the deck for their own benefit. One issue that generates especially negative reactions is gerrymandering.

  • The welfare generation

    Stoked by the national media, the incessant drumbeat of impeach, impeach, impeach has drowned out other topics, most of which are more cogent to the lives of the average American.  

  • Argue, don’t shoot

    Steve Posner