Today's News

  • Evergreen soars at state ski competition

    The Evergreen High School ski team reached the podium for the first time in school history after the boys’ slalom and giant slalom teams, as well as the girls’ slalom team, took first place at the Colorado High School state skiing championships Feb. 14-15 in Winter Park. Evergreen posted its highest overall score in alpine and was runner-up in the overall competition.

  • EHS’ Kay focused on state from start

    DENVER — Jake Kay, if nothing else, has tunnel vision. The Evergreen senior has been focused since the 2012-13 season began on getting back to the 4A state wrestling championships. Nothing else would be satisfying.
    Guess what, that’s where he’s headed.

  • Cougars escape Golden, but just barely

    GOLDEN — Chase Kelly never knew otherwise if he was to hold the ball out for a potential last-second shot or not. All he saw was an opportunity and he took it.
    “I don’t know. I didn’t hear coach say one shot or anything,” Kelly said. “I was wide open. I felt like it was the best shot we would get on the possession. I took it and it ended up good.”

  • Slow start dooms Lady Cougars

    GOLDEN — Be it the 16 rebounds in the first half — 12 on the defensive glass — or Golden’s 14-3 run late in the second quarter there’s little question that the Lady Demons came out ready to play.
    Even though the team is on restrictions via CHSAA for superseding varsity and junior varsity playing time, as  reported by the Denver Post, Golden played early in its 47-40 home victory over Evergreen on Feb.14 like a team on a mission.

  • Innovative company provides eco-friendly goods to customers

    Evergreen entrepreneurs Stephanie and Robert Tobor launched Green Apple Supply in 2012 to give people access to affordable products that minimize impact on the environment and personal health.

    “Robert and I are blessed to be able to buy organic,” said Stephanie. “I think all families should have access to environmentally-friendly supplies.”

    “What began as an endeavor to feed our family natural, organic foods has grown into a much larger enterprise,” Stephanie said.

  • Evergreen focus group explores marketing strategies

    Developing a common “language” that speaks to residents and visitors surfaced as a possible strategy for promoting Evergreen during the Feb. 13 meeting of a community focus group.

    “There’s a lack of common jargon,” said Ron Issacson, an Evergreen art developer and entrepreneur. “When I’m talking to people, the disconnect comes in.”

    Issacson suggested developing a “cheat sheet” highlighting positive aspects of the community.

  • Mountain lion attacks on pets increasing in area

     A recent mountain lion attack on a dog in the Brook Forest community is among an increasing number of incidents in the area.

    Brook Forest resident Judi Atencio said the cougar came into her yard on Feb. 7, grabbed her dog Lucy by the head, and started dragging her up the hill. 

    The dog, a beagle-coon hound mix, was outside for only five minutes when the lion attacked her, Atencio said. The incident happened at 7 p.m. when it was dark, she said.

    “All I had to get the cat away was a flashlight,” said Atencio. 

  • Evergreen doctor attends State of the Union address

    Evergreen physician and innovator Dr. Peter Hudson listened to the Feb. 12 State of the Union address while seated in the presidential box with first lady Michelle Obama.

    “It was great to be there,” Hudson said. “I think it’s a great honor for an entrepreneur from Colorado to be selected.”

    “I met the president right after his speech,” Hudson said. “Both he and the first lady were very kind and friendly.”

  • Not a retiring couple: Evergreen pair volunteer time to help hungry

    When Doris and John Zesbaugh retired and moved to Evergreen 16 years ago, little did they know that they would take on nearly a full-time job to help the homeless.

    The couple, both 83, work tirelessly on behalf of a soup kitchen called Street Reach that is operated out of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in downtown Denver.

  • Community garden project sprouting with opportunities

    The long-awaited community garden planned at Buchanan Park is now available to gardeners interested in acquiring a plot.

    Those who would like to sign up for a space in the garden and find out what’s involved in the process can attend the kickoff meeting Feb. 28 at the Buchanan Recreation Center. “We’ll tell people about the garden. … We’re looking forward to helping people learn,” said Margaret Rode of the community garden committee of Evergreen’s Alliance for Sustainability. “This is going to be an organic garden.”