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Today's News

  • Chatfield girls soccer stuns rival Columbine

    By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    LAKEWOOD — It took a perfect corner kick, followed by a pin-point placed header on May 1 to end a five-year girls soccer dynasty in the Class 5A Jeffco League.

    Chatfield ended rival Columbine’s remarkable conference winning streak at 24 games at Lakewood Memorial Field.

  • EHS swimmers get big win versus Demons

    EVERGREEN — Evergreen’s boys swimming team may be small, but the athletes seem to be peaking at just the right time.

    On Thursday at the Wulf Rec Center, the Cougars narrowly defeated their Jeffco foe in Golden 87-86, thanks in part to a scratched relay from the Demons. Evergreen also got an extra lift from its divers, whereas Golden had none.

  • Hicks: He's our Messenger

    Tony Messenger recollected stories from yesteryear as if they had happened in the here and now. As he did so, I was hanging on his every word, fascinated to learn of his past.

  • Romberg: Immunization debate rages on

    Before I met her, the mother of the woman I dated in my last year of college was in a horrific car accident. She was thrown from the car and would’ve been killed if she had been wearing a seat belt and remained in the vehicle, which was totally destroyed. As a result, and counter to all research to the contrary, she and her whole family swore never to wear seat belts.

  • Community voice: From Conifer High to having your back

    Jessica Thompson Elmshaeuser

    In 2005, the summer before my senior year at Conifer High School, I discovered I wanted to be a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State. At the suggestion of one of Conifer’s guidance counselors, I spent part of my summer at the U.S. Naval Academy to get a taste of public service. After crawling under barbed wire, running ridiculous amounts, and learning about the interactions between the U.S. Foreign Service and the U.S. military, I walked away with a passion to serve and a desire to travel the world.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    The Cuervo Rebellion

  • Red Rocks Amphitheatre wastewater improvements in progress

    Wastewater improvements are underway at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre.

    Among the improvements, the comminutor vault is being installed; the equalization basin at the venue is being removed; and the venue, which is owned and operated by the city and county of Denver, is switching to a direct flow to the town of Morrison’s treatment plant, according to utilities department director Fritz Fouts.

  • Annual bag-off event benefits local nonprofits

    After Jeffco county manager Don Davis, clad in a black-and-white referee uniform, counted down to zero, boxes and cans began flying down the grocery store conveyor belt and were haphazardly tossed into bags.

  • Former Jeffco deputy pleads not guilty

    The former Jefferson County Jail deputy accused of having an inappropriate relationship with an inmate pleaded not guilty during a Monday afternoon arraignment.

    Myriah Lovato, 29, returns to court on May 13 for a pre-trial conference. She faces felony charges of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, first-degree introducing contraband, two counts of second-degree introducing contraband and sexual conduct in a correctional institution.

  • Indian Hills fire and water districts sign IGA

    More than nine months after first discussing it, Indian Hills Fire Rescue and Indian Hills Water District have officially entered into an intergovernmental agreement.

    Among other things, the agreement defines each district’s role in the community and specifies the resources of each.