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Today's News

  • Winter birds coming to feeders in wake of arctic blast

    November brought us some variable weather. Not unexpectedly, we received our first measurable snow and a few brief snow squalls. November also brought us some fine spring-like days with temperatures in the foothills in the high 60s and Denver even reached 71 one day.

     

  • Sheriff's Calls

    A crime of inches

  • EHS hasn’t skipped a beat

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier
    It’s never easy replacing a legend — especially during the season — but the somewhat unexpected transition apparently has been smooth for the Evergreen poms squad.

  • Boys basketball preview: Evergreen Cougars

    EVERGREEN COUGARS
    Head coach: Scott Haebe
    Assistant coaches: Jordan Diegman, Tom Warren, Adam Dodge
    Conference: 4A Jeffco
    2012-13 record: 17-8
    2012-13 recap: Evergreen went 11-3 to finish in second place in the 4A Jeffco League behind D’Evelyn. “Last year, I thought, was a really good season. Unfortunately, we ran into Lewis-Palmer in the Round of 16,” Haebe said. The Cougars reached the third round of the 4A state tournament before losing to the eventual state champions.

  • Cougars’ Curtis hard at work

    If Jack Curtis were to describe himself as a basketball player, he would say that he’s hard working, he does anything that he can for his team, and he will do what it takes to win, within reason, of course. That’s pretty much how others describe him as well.

  • MacBean arraignment delayed till January

    A district judged granted a continuance Monday in the arraignment for the embezzlement case of former Inter-Canyon fire chief David MacBean.

    Judge Jeffery Pilkington delayed the arraignment hearing until Jan. 27 after Dave Thomas, MacBean’s attorney, requested the continuance.

    “At that time, I would expect either a disposition or a not-guilty plea,” Pilkington said.

    Thomas said he requested additional time because of the significance and severity of the charges MacBean is facing.

  • County commissioners finalize 2014 budget

    Jeffco has finalized its 2014 budget, but the county commissioners warned the future fiscal outlook is grim and that cuts could be on the horizon in 2015 and beyond.

    The commissioners voted 2-1 vote to approve a $350.5 million operating budget for 2014. The spending plan includes a 1.5-mill increase in the county's property-tax levy and a 3 percent merit increase for county employees. 

  • Gobbling all the way: EChO’s fifth annual Turkey Trot sees record attendance

    “Way to go!” announcer Michelle Parker called to participants crossing the finish line at the annual Turkey Trot in Evergreen on Thanksgiving Day.

    Standing in the bright sunshine, people were basking in the morning glow of the event, which raised $7,000 for Evergreen Christian Outreach, an interfaith organization that assists the needy.

  • BUSINESS BEAT: New deli opens in Evergreen Mountain Market

    A new deli has moved into Evergreen Mountain Market.

    D-Rass Deli, along with La Cuisine of Evergreen, are open in the space that has seen a variety of delis come and go over the years. 

    Owner Laurie Baumer and chef Dylan Shively use the kitchen to prepare a full catering menu of French-inspired meals and appetizers for parties and weddings. Plus, they make breakfast and lunch fare for daily consumption. All sauces are made from scratch, Baumer said.

  • Evergreen Lake skates to top-10 scenic list

    It was quite surprising to Lake House supervisor Brad Bednar when CNN last week put Evergreen Lake on a list of 10 of the world’s most beautiful ice-skating rinks.

    Evergreen was named with ice rinks in major cities around the world, including Beijing, Paris, Vienna, London, New York City and Sydney.