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Today's News

  • Tigers were the cooler cats in season opener

    EVERGREEN — Evergreen football brought the fire and the fury in its first game of the 2018 season, but it was too little, too late.

    On their home field under the Friday night lights, the Cougars fell to 3A’s second-ranked Erie 35-7 after coming out strong against the Tigers in the second half.

  • On Parr: Evergreen sisters win Utah tennis tournament

    For years, a pair of sisters out of Evergreen Middle School, Katie and Sophie Parr, have been competing at a high level in various intermountain sectional tennis tournaments, including competition from Colorado, Nevada, Wyoming, Montana and Utah.

    Last month at the small, 30-player Ardene R. Bullard Memorial District Cup in Salt Lake City, 14-year-old Katie and 11-year-old Sophie flexed their tennis muscles when, in playing 14 doubles together for the first time, they won the level 5 tournament.

  • Attendees enjoy the artwork, music and food at the annual Fine Arts Festival

    The grove at Hiwan Heritage Park was alive with colorful artwork, toe-tapping music, and tasty food and drink last weekend.

    The Evergreen Artists Association’s 52nd annual Fine Arts Festival was once again a hit — with beautiful weather to accent the paintings, ceramics, photographs, sculptures, clothing, leatherwork and more. Thousands strolled among the booths of artwork and sat in the grove to listen to musicians. Several artists painted during the event on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Families, community celebrate EFR’s Health and Safety Day

    Jack Karle loves anything firefighter.

    The 4-year-old, dressed in a firefighter costume, ran around Evergreen Fire/Rescue’s 20th annual Health and Safety Day on Saturday, wearing a new bike helmet, playing in the fire truck-themed bouncy house and generally enjoying himself.

    He said he liked firefighters, fire trucks — and dinosaurs, showing he’s a youngster with many interests.

    “If there was a fire-osaurus,” he dad, Jay Karle, said, “that would be perfect.”

  • EFPD to hold public hearing on 2018 budget amendment Monday

    The Evergreen fire board will hold a public hearing Monday morning regarding an amendment to the district’s 2018 budget. Exact details of the amendment have yet to be disclosed.

    The hearing will take place alongside board discussion of approving a final payment for a water tender, as well as formal approval of plans to put a “zero-ask” mill levy override question on the November ballot. There will also be an executive session wherein board members will discuss the acquisition or sale of land or property.

  • Motorcyclist injured in head-on collision on Highway 74

    A 21-year-old motorcyclist was seriously injured Thursday afternoon after a head-on collision with a vehicle on Highway 74 in Evergreen.

    A call about the accident came in at 3:51 p.m. Thursday. The accident shut down Highway 74 in the vicinity of Colorado Bear Creek Cabins.

    The motorcyclist had serious but non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to St. Anthony Hospital, according to Trooper Gary Cutler with the Colorado State Patrol. The 34-year-old female driver of the vehicle wasn’t injured.

  • Jeffco election questions take shape

    Dr. Jason Glass

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  • El Rancho shooting suspect’s arraignment continued

    An Alice man suspected of shooting at someone in the El Rancho area last March has had his arraignment continued to September.
    Matthew Gaten, 31, was scheduled for an arraignment on Aug. 13, but it was continued to 1 p.m. Sept. 27. He will be able to enter a plea at that time.