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Today's News

  • Caucuses give you a chance to make an impact

    Have you ever wanted to have a real impact on state and local politics? Are there issues and concerns that you wish to have brought to others attention? Is there a candidate who you wish to vote for and have others support as well? In Colorado, you can do all of this and much more on Tuesday, March 6, at your neighborhood caucus.

  • First step toward November elections

    The first step toward electing Colorado’s next governor and other candidates who’ll be running in November’s general election is next Tuesday when Republicans and Democrats will conduct their precinct caucuses.  

  • Former Morrison police officer sentenced to prison

    The former second-in-command at the Morrison Police Department was sentenced to prison Thursday morning.
    Anthony Paul Joiner, 38, pleaded guilty in December to four felony counts of embezzlement, attempt to influence a public servant, theft and forgery. He will spend 42 months in prison.

  • PCHS skiers race toward history

    LEADVILLE —Two Platte Canyon skiers made history on Thursday at Ski Cooper when they took home the individual state titles in the girls’ and boys’ giant slalom races.
    It was the first time anyone from the small program had done that in its 53 years of existence. Both students who took the individual titles have skied at Platte Canyon for at least the last three years despite not attending school there.

  • Jeffco inmate dies after being found non-responsive

    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an inmate, who was found non-responsive in her cell early Thursday morning.

    Jennifer Marie Brooks, the 46-year-old Bailey resident who reportedly led Jeffco Sheriff's deputies on a chase that shut down U.S. 285 for about an hour last July, was found non-responsive with a trash bag over her head in her cell at the Jefferson County Detention Facility.

  • 2018 legislative update: Bills to watch
  • Bill to allow concealed weapons on school grounds fails in committee

    A GOP bill that would have allowed concealed carry on Colorado school grounds was lost in committee last Wednesday after House Democrats rejected the measure in a 6-3 vote along party lines.

  • Chilly weather doesn’t deter Winterfest attendees

    Despite high winds and cold temperatures, attendees at Conifer’s sixth annual Winterfest celebration were undeterred in their snow tubing and snowman-carving efforts on Saturday.

    Armed with hats and gloves, shovels and sunglasses, and laughter galore, folks came from all over to take a literal stab at a dozen large blocks of snow dotting the courtyard of the Aspen Park Village Shopping Center.

    For Team Blizzard, helmed by Harlan Gale, 8, of Pine Junction, the snowman-carving contest was almost a completely new experience.

  • Cougars boys squeak out win against Wildcats

    EVERGREEN — The match-up between the Evergreen Cougars and the Greeley Central Wildcats on Saturday lived up to the cat-fight imagery — a quick back-and-forth affair, with plenty of scrambles over loose balls, hard fouls and an ending that came down to the final shot.

    The Evergreen boys won 61-58 after Greeley Central’s last-second 3-pointer to send the game into overtime missed.

  • Cougar girls’ basketball survives scare against Rams

    EVERGREEN — There’s nothing quite like a good nail-biter to start off a state tournament run or a 38-36 Evergreen win.

    With just seconds left on the clock and the game tied at 36 at Evergreen High School on Friday, the Evergreen Cougar girls were desperately searching for a way to stay alive in the 4A state basketball tournament.

    Baylee Galan-Browne was the answer.