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Today's News

  • Former Jeffco employee pleads guilty

    A former Jefferson County Human Services worker pleaded guilty Monday morning to two felony counts of attempt to influence a public servant and forgery.

  • Morrison discusses moving municipal elections to November

    The Morrison Town Board is considering putting amendments to the town charter up to vote this April, including moving town elections from April to November.

    Based on board discussion during its Jan. 2 meeting, staff will bring forward two questions for the board to discuss at next Tuesday’s meeting, which would then be put on the April 3 ballot if approved by the board.

    One question would be moving the election date to November. The second would be clearing up some inconsistent language in the town charter.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Bright and wrong

  • Three injured in single-car rollover in Evergreen

    Three people were injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Evergreen on Saturday night. According to Colorado State Patrol Sgt. Rob Madden, a silver 2000 Chevy was traveling on Highway 74 near Divide View Road when the car went out of control and rolled. One of the passengers was immediately transported to St. Anthony Hospital in Englewood with serious injuries and two others were transported with minor injuries.

    As of Sunday morning, the condition of the first passenger was unknown, and the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

  • Head-on collision near Pine causes traffic delays

    A head-on collision on U.S. 285 between Pine Junction and Elk Creek Road caused traffic delays for about an hour Sunday morning. According to Colorado State Patrol Sgt. Rob Madden, two vehicles collided on southbound U.S. 285 at about 10:35 a.m. While injuries were reported, Madden said that none were life-threatening.

  • Francone to fill Rosier’s seat as Jeffco commissioner

    Tina Francone, the current Regional Transportation District director, has been named by Jeffco Republican officials as the replacement for former Jeffco Commissioner Don Rosier.

    On Friday night, the Jefferson County Republican Vacancy Committee selected Francone, a Littleton resident, to replace Rosier after he resigned on Monday. By law, the Jefferson County Republican Party had 10 days from Rosier’s resignation to fill the seat. Francone will serve as commissioner for District 3 until the November election.

  • Ensuring the availability of the Evergreen Lake trail

    One of the best things to do in Evergreen is to walk around Evergreen Lake. It’s a relatively easy hike with spectacular views, lots of activity as other people take advantage of a plethora of recreational activities that are available on and around the water, and access to a wide variety of wildlife, including many different bird species. Unfortunately, part of the trail was closed for more than a year and a half because of instability before it finally reopened in November.

  • Dividends or investment?
  • Reward offered in Maggie Long murder investigation

        The Park County Sheriff’s Office — in conjunction with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) — is offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of anyone involved in the murder of Platte Canyon High School student Maggie Long.

  • Cougar, Lobo teams fare well in midseason relays

    LAKEWOOD — The Evergreen girls swimming team is doing its best to show that even in a season of transition, the Cougars remain ultra-competitive.

    Head coach Jeanne Godaire is calling it quits after 12 years leading the program, sharing duties for 2017-18 with co-head coach Liz Hudd.

    It would seem like they have their work cut out to keep Evergreen among the state’s elite in 4A before a drop to 3A next season, but the Cougars are off to a great start, finishing first at their most recent meet.