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Today's News

  • Restaurant owner files countersuit

    A local restaurateur is filing a countersuit against the law firms who claimed his business violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • Conifer Heights decision postponed

    After hours of contentious discussion, the Jefferson County Planning Commission opted to continue a public hearing for a rezoning proposal that could bring 101 single-family homes to 25 acres near the intersection of Barkley Road and Highway 73 in Conifer.

  • Pine resident hopes to change perception of adaptive sports

    Marc Romero is on a mission to ensure that the world knows adaptive sports are just as competitive and fun to watch as anything else.

  • Building a better mousetrap … car

    The final matchup in the Great Mousetrap Weightlifting Challenge at Evergreen High School turned out to be pretty laid back.

    Five students — three from the physics class and two from the honors physics class — competed to see whose homemade car could pull the most weight up an incline.

    In the end, junior Leah Clayton won the title with her car pulling 600 grams. Physics teacher Brent Olyowski dubbed her the queen of the contest, which simply means bragging rights.

  • Evergreen man hosts inaugural math competition for middle-schoolers

    An Evergreen man wants to make math fun for area middle-schoolers, and he began moving in that direction last week when he hosted a friendly math competition.

  • Evergreen girls hoops returns to quarterfinals, loses to Pueblo South

    PUEBLO — In her first year as head coach of the Evergreen girls basketball program, Maddy Hornecker had big shoes to fill. After all, former coach Amy Bahl led the Cougars to three straight state title appearances and back-to-back championships.

    Hornecker more than lived up to the pressure this year. On Friday night at the Colorado State Fairgrounds, the Cougars — seeded No. 5 in the Class 4A girls state tournament bracket — ended their season in the Great 8 with a 48-42 loss to No. 4 Pueblo South.

  • Eagle hockey falls to Regis Jesuit in title game

    DENVER — Midway through the season, not many expected the Dakota Ridge hockey team to make it far in the playoffs.

    Not only did the sixth-seeded Eagles prove the doubters wrong, but they played their hearts out and made it to the championship matchup at the Pepsi Center. On Monday night, they fell to defending state champion Regis Jesuit 5-2 to earn the runner-up spot in Colorado hockey this year.

  • Chatfield girls wrestling takes the gold at state

    “Wrestling is the sports of gods and champions.”

    As assistant wrestling coach Justin Koontz spoke to the masses of the Chatfield Senior High student body on Feb. 20 in the school commons, the crowd roared. After all, he got the pleasure of introducing Colorado’s first-ever girls state wrestling champions.

    Girls wrestling is still a new concept in Colorado, and the rest of the state has a lot of catching up to do.

  • Evergreen’s Phillips headed to Junior National skiing

    In her final season of high school skiing, Evergreen’s Jaden Phillips will have more to boast about than just a trip to the state ski meet.

    Next week, the Cougar senior will ski for the Junior National Nordic Ski Team in Alaska in a range of cross country competitions. It’s something she’s been working toward since last year when she joined the Summit Nordic Ski Club in Frisco.

  • Evergreen man hosts inaugural math competition for middle-schoolers

    By Deb Hurley Brobst

    Staff Writer

    An Evergreen man wants to make math fun for area middle-schoolers, and he began moving in that direction last week when he hosted a friendly math competition.

    Teams from Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen and Evergreen County Day School answered 12 questions in an effort to win gift cards from The Wild Game, Papa Murphy’s and HearthFire Books & Treats. In the end, the Evergreen County Day team won 16-10.