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Today's News

  • Legend shoots lights out against Chatfield boys

    LITTLETON — Sometimes the shots just don’t fall the way a team wants them to.

    On Jan. 8 against Legend on its own home court, Chatfield couldn’t hit its shots while at times it seemed like the Titans couldn’t miss. The Chargers fell 78-36.

    “They shot the ball really well, and they just came out with more intensity than we did,” sophomore Nate Jacobson said. “It shows that we’ve got to come out with more intensity, we’ve got to come out with more confidence.”

  • Cougar boys hoops staves off D’Evelyn’s late run from downtown

    EVERGREEN — When it comes to streaky basketball, sometimes a team’s runs are just too little, too late.
    On Thursday night at Evergreen High School, the Cougar boys basketball team stayed strong as the visiting D’Evelyn Jaguars ignited a charge from behind the arc in the second half to erase a major deficit. Evergreen won 52-45.
    For Evergreen, a win like that was a long time coming.

  • Conifer boys basketball falls to Niwot after missing last-second 3-pointer

    JOHNSTOWN — Sometimes, the last shot hurts the deepest.
    On Saturday night at Roosevelt High School, the Conifer boys basketball team fell to Niwot 51-48 in an absolute battle in the Lobos’ final game of the Roughridger Shootout tournament.
    But it almost didn’t end that way.
    After tying the game back up at 44 with just five minutes left in the contest, the Lobos found themselves in a familiar position. They had to play from behind to keep up with the Cougars, as they did throughout the entire 48 minutes of play.

  • Romberg: Resignations lead to more turnover
  • Rohrer: We need more umpires in the new year

    I have a sort of mancave which looks a bit like a museum. In it are so many things that remind me of people, places and things that have been important to me. At the end of the bar is a collection of autographed baseballs and a little clicker which umpires use to keep track of balls, strikes and outs. Someone asked me what it was, and the question brought back memories of my first job. At about 13 or so I became an umpire, calling games for younger boys.   

  • Romberg: Considerable change awaits General Assembly

    When the Colorado General Assembly convenes next week, things will be considerably different than they’ve been for the last several years.

  • Doyle: Let’s continue the holidays’ season of giving

    It’s that time of year again when everyone is filled with good cheer, smiles abound, lights are twinkling and the delicious aroma of baking fills the air.  
    Throughout the year, our community demonstrates what a wonderful welcoming place this is to live. There are so many ways that we are offered to express our appreciation and how grateful we are to live here. There are more food, toy and clothing drives than I can count, whether they are to benefit local residents or those far away who have no connection with our community.

  • Knights of Columbus give 120 coats to EChO clients

    It’s been a season of giving this week at Evergreen Christian Outreach — giving coats.
    Douglas Hall next to the Evergreen Christian Outreach food bank has been filled with coats — 120 of them — in kids and adult sizes and in many colors for EChO clients.
    Christ the King Catholic Church’s Knights of Columbus bought the coats, and volunteers have spent the week helping EChO clients select the perfect sizes and colors.

  • WJMS musicians collaborate to help a composer create an instrumental piece about kindness

    West Jefferson Middle School instrumental music students are getting an experience of a lifetime this year by helping to steer the creation of an original work with a Chicago composer.
    The band and orchestra will perform the instrumental piece in March during an event paying tribute to kindness.
    The piece, called “The Ripple Effect,” is about fostering kindness, a topic the students chose.

  • On the Move: Managing your stress this holiday season

    This time of year is always so fun and festive! There are presents to buy, parties to attend, special meals to make — all in the name of celebration. It also can be a time of high stress.
    One of the hot topics our clients bring up every December is how to manage their stress levels. So, I thought I would share some tried and true techniques that will help you to coast through the holidays feeling calm, peaceful and healthy: