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Today's News

  • Motorcyclist seriously injured in accident with semi on U.S. 285

        A Missouri man was seriously injured Monday morning when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a semi-truck on U.S. 285 in Bailey near the Knotty Pine shop.
        Gerardo Martinez, 48, of Englewood, was traveling southbound on U.S. 285 at 9:54 a.m. when the 2012 International straight truck he was driving failed to negotiate a right curve, overcorrected and traveled onto the center median.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Wagon walloped

  • Jeffco approves limited OHV use

    The Jeffco Board of County Commissioners signed off Tuesday on an ordinance allowing residents to operate off-highway vehicles on county roads for maintenance purposes.
    The new regulations, which still need to navigate the county’s formal approval process, would permit off-highway vehicle use on non-paved, non-maintained county roads in unincorporated Jeffco where the speed limit does not exceed 25 mph. OHV operators must be at least 16 years old and carry a valid driver’s license and insurance. OHV use is restricted to maintenance purposes only.

  • Our Readers Write

    Million dollar superintendent
    Editor:

  • College disrespect is a reflection of our country

    The disrespect shown by some Notre Dame students to their commencement speaker — Vice President Mike Pence — is not an isolated incident. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is a non-profit group founded in 1999 that focuses on civil liberties in academia in the United States.

  • The eloquence and inspiration of Dr. Clifford

    Greg Dobbs

  • Cougars were on the prowl on, off the field

    Ryan Alsup, it’s probably pretty safe to say, had the best view, both in the classroom and on the playing surface, when it came to Evergreen High School’s student-athletes in 2016-17. And what a joy it was to watch.

  • Kanagy receives Jeffco PTA’s Crystal Apple Award

    Wilmot retiring kindergarten teacher Diane Kanagy was awarded the Jeffco PTA Crystal Apple Teacher of the Year Award for teaching excellence.

    Wilmot’s PTA submitted an application with support letters from administration, fellow teachers, parents and students attesting to Kanagy’s dedication to teaching and her students.

    “She is a school leader, a friend, an educator, and a community member always with enthusiasm,” one letter stated.

  • Cougars bond as coaching staff copes with health issues

    By Dennis Pleuss
    Jeffco Public Schools
    DENVER — Evergreen assistant baseball coach Dale Hutchings perfectly described the Cougars being in the class 4A state championship game Sunday.
    “It’s just a blessing to be here. It’s a blessing to be on this field,” the longtime assistant coach said after Evergreen lost 7-3 to Valor Christian in the title game at Regency Sports Complex at Metro State University. “I tell people it’s a blessing to be on the right side of the grass.”

  • Evergreen falls in state title game

    By Adam Sullivan
    Sports Editor
    COMMERCE CITY — Evergreen’s girls soccer team was down to its final minute on May 24 at Dicks Sporting Goods Park. The Cougars trailed D’Evelyn 1-0 with 1 minute, 8 seconds remaining on the scoreboard as Evergreen captain Sophia Weiner raced to midfield for a free kick.