Today's News

  • Local man sentenced for illegal outfitting

    An Evergreen man was sentenced to supervised probation and a court-ordered suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping-related activities in Colorado after a multi-year Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigation into the man’s illegal hunting and outfitting activities.

  • Jeffco Schools overseeing transit survey

    Jeffco Public Schools is exploring district transportation, and in doing so, plans to examine ways to increase bus ridership in the district and to decrease the number of bus accidents and breakdowns.

    The district transportation department is conducting a survey among parents regarding bus ridership fees and more. The goal is to gauge interest and insight, and from there, the district will likely form focus groups to further delve into the issue. Depending on results, it may devise a plan to meet one or both of the transportation goals.

  • Women killed in Christmas Eve car crash identified

    Authorities have identified the two women who were killed in a Christmas Eve crash on Interstate 70 in Genesee.

    Cheri Goodard, 62, and Sancy Shaw, 38, died Monday night after Goodard's vehicle crossed from the eastbound lane and struck Shaw's car, which was going westbound. A 6-year-old girl in Shaw's car was airlifted to Children's Hospital in Denver. She was in serious condition on Monday night.

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  • Drumming up the sun: Crowd rings in winter solstice at Red Rocks

    A fiery sunrise blanketed the towering monoliths at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre in a warm bath of light on Friday morning.

    But prior to the rising of the sun, a crowd gathered in the pitch black to celebrate the winter solstice and welcome in the light that starts the shortest day of the year. As the sun made its slow ascent, the sound of drum music and joyful chants and cheers echoed through the amphitheater. People danced, embraced and shared in the bliss of the sun.

  • Montessori School of Evergreen students gain appreciation for their surroundings after trip to Nepal

    It’s not often that a school trip takes students to Nepal.

    Six Montessori School of Evergreen seventh-graders spent two weeks at a school in Khandbari, Nepal, and they were enthusiastic about the people they met and sights they saw — and they even embraced the lack of technology while they were away. They agree it was a trip of a lifetime.

    “We got to see something amazing,” said seventh-grader Cole McFarland. “We got to explore and not just study from books.”

  • BIZBEAT: Evergreen Clothing Co. moves west on the boardwalk

    Good things come to those who wait.

    Jim Sherwood opened the Evergreen Clothing Co. 11 years ago on the boardwalk of Evergreen’s Main Street, and immediately he started looking for larger space.

    Now he has it. Sherwood moved his store, now called Evergreen Clothing and Mercantile, west on the boardwalk next to Wildflower Café. He’s now in 2,000 square feet of space compared with 500 square feet in his former location.

  • Local gymnasts perform for Broncos fans

    By Alissa Noe

    Sports Editor

    These days, it seems like only the fortunate few get to attend Denver Broncos games. Even fewer are the ones who perform during the local National Football League team’s 10 home games each year.

    On Dec. 15 at Broncos Stadium at Mile High, 10 athletes from Pinnacle Gymnastics in Evergreen joined the ranks of the halftime elites as they tumbled and sprang in front of a sold-out crowd. Their performance turned out better than that of the Broncos, who ended up losing to the visiting Cleveland Browns 17-16.

  • Evergreen schools earn excellence awards

    Evergreen schools have been lauded by the Colorado Department of Education for their high academic achievement.

    What makes the awards more special is that the schools that feed into Evergreen High School have received the John Irwin School of Excellence Award, a feat that principals say is rare in Colorado.

    The Evergreen schools are Evergreen High School, Evergreen Middle School, and Bergen Valley, Parmalee and Wilmot elementary schools.

  • Clear Creek High School sophomore making animal treats to benefit Charlie’s Place

    Emmalyn Hendricks is a busy 16-year-old.

    The sophomore at Clear Creek High School has begun making cat and dog treats at school and is selling them with the proceeds to benefit Charlie’s Place, the Clear Creek County animal shelter.

    Using the simple name “I Love Pets” for her treats, Emmalyn has found a lot of dog and cat owners among the faculty. She is charging $2 for seven treats, and there are peanut butter treats for dogs and tuna/egg treats for cats.