Today's News

  • Speakers at town hall meeting offer views on local, state issues

    Jefferson County Sheriff Ted Mink spoke out on recently enacted gun-control legislation at a town hall meeting sponsored by the Evergreen Pathfinders on May 15.


    “There were two controversial gun laws passed,” Mink said. “The first limits magazines to 15 rounds. That is the one causing law enforcement the most angst because of the ambiguity of the law.

  • A time to remember and pay tribute

     Evergreen resident Angie Carver looked down at the paver honoring her son Ross, a young Marine who was killed during his second tour of duty in Afghanistan three years ago.


    Carver was among those gathered at the Veterans Commemorative Walk in Buchanan Park on Sunday afternoon for the ninth annual Blue Star Salute.

  • Salons, yoga studio have items stolen

    The Jeffco Sheriff’s Office is investigating two burglaries and a theft that occurred at Evergreen salons and a yoga studio last week, said sheriff's spokeswoman Jacki Kelley.
    On May 14 a wallet was stolen from Chrome Salon on Castle Court, according to Kelley.
    Two burglaries took place the following day at Studio B and the Alpine Ridge Salon on Meadow Drive, she reported. Someone took a bank bag containing cash and checks from the salon and several items from the yoga studio.
    “We think that these incidents are related,” said Kelley.

  • EHS senior assembly rescheduled after vandalism to entryway

    Evergreen High School’s senior farewell assembly has been rescheduled for Thursday after being canceled Monday when vandals damaged the main entrance to the school.

    According to an e-mail sent by principal Matt Walsh to parents on Tuesday morning, school officials have identified 25 of the approximately 70 students who participated in the senior prank early Monday morning. Their names have been turned over to law enforcement. The senior class has 245 students.

  • Program helps girls gain traction on teen challenges

    It’s pretty obvious that an organization called Girls on the Run teaches girls how to run.

    But that’s only a small part of what girls in Girls on the Run does.

    The girls in third through fifth grade do community service projects, support each other and learn valuable lessons about navigating the challenges of their teen years.

  • Global-warming case was one-sided

    By Howard Sperry

  • Spring’s arrival brings new growth to aspen, alder trees

    It is so nice to have some warm spring days, and now we are promised summer temperatures this week. Just to go out in my yard and see green fields and robins looking for worms, and hear green-tailed towhees and house wrens singing is a tonic for my winter-shriveled soul.

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  • Upcoming performance at Little Bear is homecoming, says musician

    Sitting at Moe’s Original Bar B Que in downtown Denver, Mark Bell talks about the beginning of his musical career.


    “One day I just picked up the harp, and it came to me,” he said.

    Bell remembers the actual day: On June 2, 1973, he started playing harmonica, and has been making music ever since with other performers.

    “I’ve been around musicians all my life,” he said.

  • Sports briefs

    Evergreen ousted in opening round of state playoffs by Aspen
    — Evergreen’s third straight trip to the boys lacrosse state playoffs ended like the past two — in the first round.
    Host Aspen scored a 12-6 first-round victory over the Cougars on May 8 in the 4A state playoffs.
    The loss ended Evergreen’s season with a 6-11 record.

    Evergreen boys, girls camps scheduled for first week of June