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Today's News

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Another fine mess

  • EMS eighth-grader on TV in ‘American Ninja Warrior Junior’

    Zac Holman has climbed to the top. Literally.

    The Evergreen Middle School eighth-grader has aspirations and now a real opportunity to become a real American Ninja Warrior. No, Zac is not training with Mr. Miyagi to become the next Karate Kid.

    His American Ninja Warrior training is much different than that — but equally as cool.

  • Mountain Bowls fundraiser celebrates 10 years

    Every bowl on the table outside the banquet hall was connected to three sets of hands.

    The first were the hands of the person who made or painted the bowl; the second, the person who received it; and the last, the person who benefited from the exchange.

    On Oct. 16, the Mountain Resource Center hosted its 10th annual Mountain Bowls fundraiser, where attendees purchase a soup lunch or dinner and receive a donated bowl. The profits from the event go toward MRC services, such as the food pantry, financial coaching and veteran support.

  • The 1990s: The area saw tremendous growth since Fitzmaurice took the reins of the football program when CHS opened

    Growth.

    That’s how Larry Fitzmaurice, the only head football coach that Conifer High School has ever known, describes the changes that Conifer has seen since the 1990s, when he first joined the Lobo family.

    As a Littleton resident, “Fitz” noted that the biggest improvement the area saw since the mid-90s was something that directly affected him and the safety of all the residents in the area: the widening of U.S. 285.

  • Conifer Jazzercise hosts 7th annual breast cancer fundraiser

    When Karen Eisenring first started attending the annual breast cancer fundraiser hosted by Conifer Jazzercise, she was just like any other participant.

    Now, during the event’s seventh year, Eisenring is a survivor.

    “It’s great,” Eisenring said, of being able to give back. “ … Without them raising money for research, a lot of us might not be here. It’s fantastic that they do it.”

  • Jeffco presents balanced budget

    Initial 2019 budget considerations in Jefferson County show a $586.2 million spending plan, a balanced budget that is some $30 million more than was approved for 2018.

  • Jeffco Adapted Athletics hosts third annual flag football event

    A beautiful sunny day greeted students from across Jefferson County who last Wednesday traveled to Lakewood’s Trailblazer Stadium for the third annual flag football tournament hosted by Jeffco Adaptive Athletics.

    With warm weather and back-to-back games, it was a happy day for all; smiles were plastered on the faces of flag football players and “coaches” alike.

  • Flu season arrives in Jeffco

    Flu season has arrived in Jefferson County, and public health officials recommend residents get a flu shot sooner rather than later.

    While many employers offer flu shots, and some may visit a primary care physician or local pharmacy to receive the vaccine, Jeffco Public Health offers the vaccination at the organization’s main office in Lakewood.

  • Cougars end rebuilding season with loss at state

    By Craig Harper

    AURORA — Disregard Evergreen’s 10-1 loss to second-seeded Silver Creek in the first round of the 4A state softball tournament.

    Just getting there for the first time in eight years was a monumental accomplishment for the Cougars.

  • Huskies bring the pain against visiting Lake County

    BAILEY — Sometimes, the easy games are just what a team needs this late in the high school football season.

    On Saturday at Platte Canyon, the Huskies brought the pain against the visiting Lake County Tigers as they ran away with a blowout win, 49-0. 

    “It’s a great opportunity to see what we’ve got,” junior linebacker Brandon Patterson said. “Being able to play teams like this gives us the chance to see where we do need to get better.”

    It was never much of a competition.