Today's News

  • Jeffco sheriff warns of threat to drivers along C-470 and U.S. 285

    The Jeffco Sheriff's Office is warning drivers to be on the lookout after receiving several complaints about car windows being shattered while motorists are driving along C-470, U.S. 285 and I-70.  

    The first incident, on July 24, involved a vehicle traveling east on C-470 at Alameda Parkway. 

    The most recent incident, on Nov. 19, happened while a woman was driving west on C-470 at Alameda. 

  • 4A All-Jeffco boys soccer, volleyball

    The following is fall season all-conference selections for the 4A Jeffco League in boys soccer and volleyball:

    Darwin de La Rosa, Alameda; Drew Williams, Conifer; Nate Flack, D’Evelyn; Christian Denton, D’Evelyn; Alex Wormer, Evergreen; Matt Hornbecker, Evergreen; Jack Breer, Golden; Daniel Brughelli, Green Mountain; Troy Fairbanks, Wheat Ridge; Max Sweeney, Wheat Ridge; Connor Gronski, Wheat Ridge

  • EHS ready to embark on new challenges

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier
    Nine months later, the pain still lingers for the Evergreen girls swim team. A disqualification in the opening final of the 4A championships erased a second-place finish in the 200 medley relay and, for all intents and purposes, ended the Lady Cougars’ bid for their first state title.

  • Hanson steps into leadership position

    Take one look at Lane Hanson now, as a 106-pound junior, and from when he first started wrestling for Evergreen High School a couple of years back as a 90-pound soaking-wet freshman, and one can tell the difference.

  • We’re better when working together

    By Jim Rohrer

  • Berry brings boisterous approach to bid for Jeffco sheriff

    John Berry wants to be the face of the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office.
    Berry, a Republican running in 2014 to replace Ted Mink as sheriff, said a change in philosophy is needed in the department. And he says that change starts with the sheriff himself.

  • Why are some plants weeds and others not?

    We hear a lot about noxious weeds these days, which makes me wonder why some plants are called weeds, and others are not. Just what is a weed?

  • Tiny artwork a big attraction at Evergreen Fine Art

    As the holiday season quickly approaches, mothers across the land spout the adage, “Good things come in small packages.” Nothing could be more true when it comes to “Miniature Masterpieces,” the upcoming show at Evergreen Fine Art Gallery. The exhibit opens Friday, Nov. 22, and features a gallery filled with artwork under 120 square inches.

  • Holiday cards embodied Evergreen resident’s dream

    Ona “Okie” Reid was many things, but the part of her that was an artist shone brightly at Christmastime.

    Every year — for decades — Reid would painstakingly create her own Christmas cards for family and friends. She had a fine arts degree, but also raised a family of four, and worked as an occupational therapist during World War II and later as a veterinary assistant at the family clinic.

    It's her creative side, however, that the Evergreen Library is honoring through the end of this month.

  • District residents grill Inter-Canyon board in wake of theft

    Citizens fired questions at the Inter-Canyon Fire District board on Nov. 13, demanding answers in the wake of recent theft and embezzlement charges filed against former fire chief Dave MacBean.

    It was the first board meeting since the Oct. 17 indictment of MacBean, who is accused of stealing approximately $643,000 from Inter-Canyon.