Today's Opinions

  • Walsh brought stability to EHS

    When members of Evergreen High School’s senior class arrived for school in August 2008, new principal Matt Walsh greeted them. He was the fourth principal in four years at EHS. Their freshman class principal retired at year-end. Their sophomore class principal, despite prior successes and high expectations, was not a good fit and lasted just one year. Their junior class principal was a retired administrator who stayed one year in an interim capacity.

  • Our Readers Write

    Thanks to volunteer firefighters for quick response in saving chicken coop
    We are so grateful to our volunteer fire department. Our chicken house caught fire, and when we noticed smoke, we called them. At the same time, two volunteer firefighters saw the smoke from the highway and arrived immediately. Within a few minutes, multiple fire trucks and many volunteers arrived on the scene.

  • Explaining votes on gun safety bills

    By state Sen. Jeanne Nicholson

  • Our Readers Write

    Volunteers want a fire board that will support their sacrifices
    What do the volunteer firefighters want?
    I have personally been asked this question by countless Evergreen citizens who know my involvement against the recall. For those that know me personally, you know I am passionate about safety and training.
    Our volunteers spend more than 10,000 hours per year training. This training building will provide:

  • Why EFPD recall election is necessary

    By Daniel Koller
    In last week’s column I explained how we got here. The current board members of the Evergreen Fire Protection District failed to recognize the extent and consequences of the disagreement with the community over the planned burn building at Station 2. Their approach of following protocol but pressing through with the project left the community with only two choices: surrender to the power of the special district or recall the elected officials who made the irresponsible decisions.

  • Recall shows need for informed public

    Your ballot for the Evergreen Fire Protection District recall election should have arrived in the mail by this time. I am voting to retain all four current members of the board. I encourage you to do the same.

  • Our Readers Write

    ‘No-recall’ fliers misrepresent intentions of the recall candidates
    By the time the community reads this, mail-in ballots for the fire board recall election should have arrived and, if not, in the next day or two.

  • EFPD recall would endanger Evergreen