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Today's News

  • Morrison wants to look at renewable energy options

    One of Morrison Town Board’s goals for the upcoming year is to investigative renewable energy options and incentives for the community.

  • Indian Hills Fire briefs

    IHFPD, water district eye intergovernmental agreement

    Indian Hills Fire Protection District and Indian Hills Water District are working toward an intergovernmental agreement to better define each district’s role in the community and better explain what resources each has.

    While details haven’t been worked out, water board president Samantha August attended the fire district’s June 27 board meeting to spark a conversation.

  • Colorado DMV services now available on app

    Colorado residents dreading a trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles to renew vehicle tags can now skip the line after Colorado’s Statewide Internet Portal Authority (SIPA), along with Colorado Interactive, launched the Gov2Go app earlier this month.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Serial sabotage suspected

  • Team Evergreen puts on successful Triple Bypass

    AVON — From Evergreen, Georgetown and Copper Mountain to Nottingham Lake in Avon, adventure bikers from across the world stopped rode in the Double and Triple Bypass events on Saturday orchestrated every year by Team Evergreen.

    The ride, which spans up to 120 miles — depending on where the rider chooses to start — begins in one of the three towns and runs over Juniper Pass (11,140 feet), Loveland Pass (11,990 feet), Swan Mountain and Vail Pass (10,560 feet), and provides a 10,000-foot overall elevation gain.

  • Missing North Turkey Creek man found safe

    Authorities have located a 33-year-old Evergreen man who went missing Tuesday morning.

    Scott Guffey was found safe at Flying J Ranch Park near Aspen Park. He is being returned to his family.

  • Evergreen Fire hosting special meeting to discuss possible mill levy adjustment

    Evergreen Fire Protection District's Board of Directors is holding a special meeting Monday at 4 p.m. to discuss whether the district should ask voters for a mill levy adjustment on the November ballot.

    Chief Mike Weege told board members at the  July 10 meeting that because of the clash between the Colorado Taxpayer Bill of Rights, known as TABOR, and the Gallagher Amendment, the 2019 residential assessment rate is projected to drop from 7.2 percent to 6.1 percent.

  • The smokescreen called civility

    “I’ve had all I can stands and I can’t stands no more!”

    Familiar refrain for all you Popeye fans out there.  
    But increasingly, this is exactly the sentiment of Americans whose view of our country and its direction are in direct conflict with that of the Progressives. Despite editorials and political columns decrying the lack of civility in today’s political discourse, the knee-jerk reaction consistently has the Conservative position being the source of this conflict.

  • Non-stop race to November is upon us

    And then there were two. We’ve now narrowed the field from almost 30 people who filed paperwork with the secretary of state to run for governor as major party candidates to eight who qualified for primary ballots of the two major parties to the final nominees.  Colorado’s next governor will be either Democrat Jared Polis or Republican Walker Stapleton.

  • Joining the professional Boys of Summer ranks

    Growing up, many young athletes dream of the day their name gets called in a professional sports draft to play at the highest level.

    A few weeks ago, that dream became a reality for D’Evelyn graduate Grant Witherspoon when the Tampa Bay Rays took a chance on him in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball draft with the No. 120 pick.