Today's News

  • Parks Briefs: EPRD April board meeting

    Items discussed at the April 24 Evergreen Park & Recreation District’s Board of Directors meeting at Wulf Recreation Center:

    Discussions about expansions/improvements

    According to a recent release from EPRD, the district is considering putting a bond measure on the Nov. 8 ballot to fund capital improvements to its facilities, parks and trails; and a mill levy to support operations and maintenance needs.

  • Evergreen Metro, Upper Bear Creek water districts conducting elections

    Evergreen residents will decide whether the Evergreen Metropolitan and Upper Bear Creek Water & Sanitation districts should be consolidated on the May 8 ballot.

    Residents of either district can vote at the Evergreen Metro Administration Building 30920 Stagecoach Blvd., from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on May 8. The election is walk-in only; there are no mail-in ballots available to non-absentee voters.

  • Elk Creek team to compete in global Destination Imagination contest

    After placing third at state, one of Elk Creek Elementary School’s Destination Imagination teams is heading to the global finals.

    The Mountain Eagles, comprised of seven third- and fourth-graders, will compete with 1,500 teams from 16 countries on May 23-26 in Knoxville, Tenn.

    Destination Imagination competitions include both long-term problems that the teams have been working on all school year, such as community service, as well as instant challenges that require quick thinking, team manager Laurie Woulfe explained.

  • Candidate Profiles for EPRD Board: Rob Sontag

    Rob Sontag, who was born in Minnesota, is one of the two challengers. He decided to run because the Evergreen Park & Recreation District is a major part of his family's life and the community.

    Sontag and his family have been involved in several EPRD athletics programs, including swimming and basketball, and also enjoy attending the district's special events.

  • Candidate Profiles for EPRD Board: Peg Linn

    Peg Linn is the president of the Evergreen Park & Recreation District's Board of Directors, and she has been on the board since 2014. She is running for her second and final term.

    Linn, who grew up in Boulder and moved to Evergreen 15 years ago, uses the recreation centers to work out and enjoys the EPRD parks. She is involved with Trout Unlimited and Evergreen Audubon, and volunteers at the Nature Center. She and her significant other Ron Belak also enjoy traveling, camping, Nordic skiing, hiking and photography.

  • Candidate Profiles for EPRD Board: Peter D. Lindquist

    Peter D. Lindquist is the secretary of the Evergreen Park & Recreation District's Board of Directors and has been on the board since he was appointed in fall 2011. He was elected to his first full term in 2014.

    Lindquist, who is originally from the Golden area, moved to Evergreen in 1989. He uses EPRD services to work out daily and is a volunteer coach for the youth mountain biking program. He and his wife, Pam, have two sons, who have been involved with various EPRD athletic programs. The family also skis, hikes and camps.

  • Candidate Profiles for EPRD Board: John Ellis

    John Ellis, an Evergreen native, is the second vice president of the Evergreen Park & Recreation District's Board of Directors and has been on the board since 2014. He is running for his final term.

    He is an avid fisherman and helps with EPRD's fishing camps. He also enjoys attending internal EPRD events for staff and special events the district hosts, such as the lake concert series. He also frequents the district's parks.

  • Candidate Profiles for EPRD Board: Kathy J. Fasold

    Kathy J. Fasold, originally from Florida, is one of the two challengers. Fasold said she's running, in part, because she wants to ensure there's an improvement in communications between district staff and residents.

  • Five candidates running for Evergreen Park & Rec board

    Evergreen Park & Recreation District is holding an election for its Board of Directors on Tuesday, May 8.

    Five candidates are running for three open seats — challengers Kathy J. Fasold and Robert Sontag and incumbents Peg Linn, Peter D. Lindquist and John Ellis.

    The election will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 8 at the Buchanan Recreation Center, 32003 Ellingwood Trail, and the Wulf Recreation Center, 5300 S. Olive Road. There is no mail-in ballot.

  • D’Evelyn beats Evergreen in clash of titans

    LAKEWOOD — As then-No. 4 Evergreen and No. 8 D’Evelyn faced off April 25 at Lakewood Memorial Field, it felt very much like a showdown in an old Western movie — who would shoot first and whose shot would hit?

    After 80 minutes of regulation and 2:46 of overtime, the answer was D’Evelyn’s freshman forward Lauren Cook.

    On a breakaway possession, teammate Anna Pampalone found Cook near the top of the 18-yard perimeter, and Cook’s attempt hit soared into the net.