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Today's News

  • Feel-good sports stories a welcome respite

    One of the best things about sports teams is the catalyst they can provide to bring people together. Eyes all over the world were focused on the World Cup in June and July.  
    While our team failed to make it into the 32-nation tournament, we watched people from all over the world show their national pride until France won the championship with a win over Croatia.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Suffering from piles

  • Conifer bookstore celebrates Harry Potter's birthday

    Harry Potter has come a long way from celebrating his birthday alone at Number 4 Privet Drive. Now, he’s celebrating with eager readers – young and old – the world over, including at Conifer’s Page Turner Bookstore.

    On July 31, the store celebrated what would be the fictional character’s 38th birthday with an afternoon-long event that included various magical-themed activities. Attendees were able to make their own wands, compete in “Harry Potter” trivia, or try out butterbeer and pumpkin juice slushies.

  • Arraignment date set for Marshdale shooting suspect

    Jefferson County Court has found probable cause to continue forward with the case of an Evergreen man accused of shooting and killing his tenant on May 20.

    David Donald Claussen, 46, has been charged with second-degree homicide in connection with the death of 33-year-old Alexander Hudspeth, who was a house tenant at the time.

    Bond was set at $75,000 cash/surety after Claussen’s first court appearance on May 21. He made bond that same day.

  • Former legislative aide chosen as HD 25 GOP candidate

        Steve Szutenbach, a former longtime legislative aide to state Sen. Tim Neville, R-Littleton, has been selected by a GOP vacancy committee to replace state Rep. Tim Leonard, R-Evergreen, as the Republican nominee for House District 25 on the November ballot.

  • Renovations underway at Mount Morrison CCC Camp

    Renovations are in progress at the Mount Morrison Civilian Conservation Corps camp, a place that provided work to young men during the Great Depression.

    The first phase of the project, which is set to be completed by fall, is part of Denver Mountain Parks’ goal to bring more people to the property and to create a historic preservation-focused campus.

  • Jeffco Sheriff’s Office pursuing pair of grants

    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office plans to pursue two grants — one of which will help with impaired driving enforcement and another to go towards its incident management team.

    The first is a mini-grant for $5,000 or less offered by the Colorado Department of Transportation. The funds will help the Sheriff’s Office in impaired driving enforcement and will offer assistance as the department waits for funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which are scheduled to come in around the first of October.

  • The 100-mile Poole

    For many athletes, endurance sports are the ultimate test of mental and physical strength. 

    Every year, Evergreen’s Jason Poole takes that mantra to a whole new level with ultramarathons, which are races of 50 miles or more. Last month, he braved the Hardrock 100 for the fifth time and finished it for the fifth time — a feat in and of itself.

  • Evergreen pickleball players excel at tournament

    Enthusiasm over pickleball has been exploding lately in Evergreen.

    At the end of the June, the 100-plus players who live and play in the Evergreen area proved just how popular it has become when nine players medaled in the Colorado Open pickleball tournament in Arvada.

    “Evergreen has some awesome players, which is so much fun,” said Linda Strauss, a 67-year-old Evergreen resident and nine-year competitor. “You don’t have to go down the hill (to play) if you don’t want to.”

  • Several Jeffco Democrats endorsed by Obama

    Thirteen Colorado Democrats landed a coveted endorsement from former President Barack Obama last week.