Today's News

  • Colorado's Olympic talent reigns supreme

    Growing up in Steamboat Springs in the 1960s and ‘70s, the Winter Olympics were a big deal. We’d earned the name, “Ski Town USA” as more winter Olympians had (and still have) been produced in Steamboat than anywhere else in the United States. We all had everyday interactions with Olympic athletes, and I had friends who would become Olympians.

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  • Lobos wrestler Condit breaking barriers

    ENGLEWOOD — Cayden Condit walked off the mat and fell into the embrace of her older brother, Zander, as the two shared a hug.
    This wasn’t just a simple show of support between a brother and sister. It was a teammate, a fellow wrestler recognizing the work that has been put in since Cayden was 6 years old.
    “It’s just amazing to see her succeed. It’s well-deserved,” said Zander Condit, a Conifer High School sophomore, and 132-pounder.

  • Red Rocks Beer Garden getting underway in downtown Morrison

    A new beer garden featuring local drinks and food is poised to open in downtown Morrison later this year.

    The business — called Red Rocks Beer Garden — will be housed in the former location of Flights Wine Cafe on Stone Street. The wine cafe moved from the quaint cottage to its current location on Bear Creek Avenue in early 2018 when owners Rhonda and Carl Benton decided to sell the building.

  • Morrison looking into updating facilities to ensure ADA compliance

    The Morrison Town Board is working towards ensuring its historic town facilities are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    To do so, the town is considering a variety of options and partnering with Meeting the Challenge and architecture students at the University of Colorado Denver. Meeting the Challenge is a Colorado Springs-based consulting firm that will be conducting an ADA evaluation of town facilities.

  • Indian Hills residents continue to pay attention to water district

    Every third Thursday of the month, community members pack the Indian Hills firehouse, armed with questions and concerns for the Indian Hills Water District board of directors.

    In towns such as Indian Hills with about 1,500 residents, it’s rare to see this much community involvement. But for water district meetings, people have started showing up.

  • Francone takes over as District 3 county commissioner

    In a formal swearing-in ceremony, Tina Francone last week officially replaced former Commissioner Don Rosier on the Jeffco Board of County Commissioners.

    Friends, family members, Jeffco employees and an assortment of politicians packed the hearing room in the county building for the Feb. 6 event.

  • Evergreen, Conifer excel at state swim meet

    THORNTON — Especially after overcoming illnesses, the Evergreen and Conifer girls’ swim and dive teams exceeded expectations last weekend at the 4A and 3A state meets at the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center.

    At the 3A finals on Friday, Conifer placed 19th out of 26 teams with 34 points, and Evergreen placed 10th with 126 points after being seeded 18th prior to the meet.


  • Conifer’s Condit, Payne capture regional titles

    ENGLEWOOD — One was methodical, taking what was given to him; the other a furious scramble late to take back what was temporarily taken away from him. No matter, the end result was the same: regional wrestling championships for Conifer’s Zander Condit and Captain Payne on Saturday at Englewood High School.

  • Evergreen wrestling sending two boys to state

    By Craig Harper

    GOLDEN — Not long after advancing to the third-place match at 120 pounds in the 4A Region 4 wrestling tournament on Saturday at Golden High School, Rylie Sharp could breathe a sigh of relief. Win or lose, he had become Evergreen’s first state qualifier for 2018.