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  • Election 2017: 5 questions with Jeffco school board candidate Erica Shields

    Littleton resident Erica Shields was a late-comer to the 2017 race for three Jeffco school board seats. Filing the required signature petitions just before the Sept. 1 deadline, Shields is challenging incumbent Susan Harmon in District 2 and counts herself a newcomer to public office. The mother of four Jeffco students, Shields is perhaps most recognizable from her reign last year as Mrs. Colorado America 2016, as well as her participation in the Littleton Leadership Academy.

  • Platte Canyon school board candidates stump for seats at candidate forum

    With less than a month until the November elections, campaign season is in full swing in the Platte Canyon community as six people vie for one of three open seats on the school board. On Oct. 9, all six candidates faced off at a candidate forum hosted by the Platte Canyon Chamber of Commerce at Platte Canyon High School.

  • Hudson found not guilty in sexual assault case

    Mark Edward Hudson, the Evergreen man and former Clear Creek music teacher accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl at his home in Evergreen over Thanksgiving in 2015, was acquitted by a jury Friday afternoon on charges related to the incident.
    Hudson, 59, was found not guilty of one count of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust, a Class 4 felony. He pleaded not guilty to the charge in January.

  • Allegations in Hudson case destroyed victim’s family, relationship

    Family ties dominated the third day of trial proceedings in the case against Mark E. Hudson, the Evergreen man and former Clear Creek music teacher accused of sexually assaulting the teenage daughter of family friends over Thanksgiving in 2015.

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  • EFR honors first responders with Code Saver awards

    Several first responders from Evergreen and elsewhere in Jefferson County were recognized late last month for their efforts to save two individuals experiencing sudden cardiac arrest earlier this year.
    On Sept. 25, Evergreen Fire/Rescue honored 17 people with Code Saver awards, including Jeffco Sheriff’s Deputy Mark Bybee and public responder Din Golden of Evergreen.

  • Driver in I-70 accident found to be under the influence

    The driver of a truck that veered across the median on Interstate 70 and crashed into four other vehicles was under the influence of alcohol, ephedrine and marijuana, an autopsy report confirms.
    Around 11 a.m. on July 30, Jeffery Stumpf, 54, of Evergreen was driving on I-70 near the Morrison exit when his Chevrolet pickup truck veered off the left side of the westbound lanes, across the grassy median and into the eastbound lanes of traffic.

  • Trial begins in case of Evergreen man accused of sex assault

        Trial proceedings began Tuesday morning in the case against Mark Edward Hudson, the Evergreen resident and former Clear Creek music teacher accused of sexually assaulting the teenage daughter of family friends while they stayed overnight at his home during the Thanksgiving holiday in 2015.
        Hudson, 59, is charged with one count of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust, a Class 4 felony. He pleaded not guilty to the charges in January.

  • Evergreen High grad follows in his dad’s footsteps through the Journey of Hope

    A college student from Evergreen spent the summer learning the meaning of selflessness by participating in the Journey of Hope.

    Layton Rogers, a sophomore at Texas Christian University, road a bike across the United States with fraternity brothers from around the country, raising money for people with disabilities and bringing awareness to their situations through The Ability Experience, a philanthropy of fraternity Pi Kappa Phi.

  • Parks Briefs

    Jeffco Open Space

    According to Matt Robbins, JCOS community connections manager:

    • JCOS opened the Big Easy Trailhead as part of the Peaks-to-Plains Trail in Clear Creek Canyon Park on Sept. 29. The trailhead features a recreational area with access to the water, fishing platforms, nearly a mile of new trails, three picnic shelters, a geology garden, and a new bridge over the creek to the Peaks-to-Plains Trail. The trailhead also has a restroom and 54 parking spaces.