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Today's News

  • Fire Briefs: news from local fire districts

    EVERGREEN FIRE

    EFR staff members recognized

    Frank Dearborn, the outgoing Fire Marshal for Evergreen Fire/Rescue, was honored for his 20 years of service with the department.

    Dearborn received a plaque and pins for his service at the May 8 Evergreen Fire Protection District regular board meeting at the Bergen Park administration building.

  • Harris Park Shooting Range wildfire 100 percent contained

    A wildfire that burned 15 acres at the Harris Park Shooting Range in Bailey late last week is 100 percent contained after firefighters from the U.S. Forest Service and several local fire departments — including Platte Canyon, Elk Creek and Evergreen Fire/Rescue — spent more than 48 hours working to put it out. 

  • Amy Bahl steps down as Evergreen girls coach

    For the past six years, Evergreen girls basketball has been a state powerhouse, winning the state title two years in a row and playing in the title games three times.

    But that era, led by stellar head coach Amy Bahl, has come to an end. Bahl recently announced her resignation from the team, citing a third pregnancy as her reasoning behind the decision. She and her husband are expecting this November.

  • Evergreen, Conifer girls make state in tennis

    After strong seasons on the court, Evergreen will be sending five athletes to 4A state tennis in Pueblo this weekend: Zoe Love (No. 1 singles), Alexa Endsley (No. 2 singles), Grace Gordon-McGlone (No. 3 singles) and Jennifer Lawrence/Saphie Potts (No. 1 doubles).

    Conifer will send four girls on two doubles teams to the 3A tournament in Greeley: Hattie Dahlin/Ava Dalton (No. 1 doubles) and Jesse Levesque-Etling/Marissa Rocconova.

  • EHS names Conifer alum Jeff Dolan boys hoops coach

    Jeff Dolan has jumped to the other side of the fence.

    The 2007 Conifer High School graduate announced on Twitter Monday afternoon that he has been named the new boys basketball coach at Evergreen High School. Dolan, 29, replaces Scott Haebe, who stepped down last month. Haebe will be the head basketball coach at Clear Creek High School.

  • Evergreen Cougar girls shine at League track meet

    LAKEWOOD — Following a strong season, the Evergreen track team showed up strong at the Jeffco League track meet at Jeffco Stadium over the weekend, especially on the girls’ side.

    The team enjoyed first-place finishes from its 4 x 400 girls relay and 4 x 200 girls relay. Senior Kristina Schreiber also won second in the 400-meter dash with a 57.97-second time. Bailee Jones took second in the girls discus with a 109-6 distance.

    Although the boys saw no first-place wins, Carter Hudson snagged second in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 40.24.

  • Evergreen baseball falters in Jeffco Tourney

    GOLDEN — The way the regular season ended, a second straight appearance in the 4A championship game should be the last thing on the minds of the Evergreen baseball team.

    The Cougars know the way they played down the stretch doesn’t even augur well for a return to the eight-team, double-elimination state finals.

  • Conifer baseball takes 4th at Colorado 7 tourney

    While this season has not always been kind to the 9-10 Conifer baseball team, the Lobos were able to earn a fourth-place finish at the Colorado 7 tournament in Fort Morgan last week despite the rainy weather.

    After dropping a 12-2 decision to Fort Morgan on the first day, they bounced back to defeat Fort Lupton 12-8 and decimate Weld Central 13-0.

  • Top talent needed

    Now that we are in a period of nearly full employment, people have many job choices. The days of taking any job you can get and hanging on for dear life are over. Managers, executives and everyday employees can choose to join an organization or not. They expect that in addition to their paycheck, they have a right to expect good treatment in the forms of recognition for good work, a reasonable work schedule and respect from managers and others. Many will ask about the values of the organization as well as its goals.

  • Evergreen girls lacrosse defeats Conifer

    LAKEWOOD — Evergreen girls lacrosse is having itself a great year.

    Not only is the team much improved from last year with a slew of youth talent, but it’s defeated teams it couldn’t have dreamed of a season ago.

    Those performances, along with an 11-7 decision over Conifer at Trailblazer Stadium on May 2, helped them get tantalizingly close to earning a spot in the state tournament.

    But no cigar.