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Neighbors

  • Foothills to host job fair Saturday

    The Foothills Park and Rec District will host its first-ever job fair on Saturday for potential employees looking for seasonal or part-time work later this year.

    Foothills has openings for seasonal and part-time employees in aquatics, golf course and parks maintenance, children’s programs, and front-desk staffing, said Wenonah Macdonald, the district’s human resources administrator.

  • Labor of love: Unheralded workers are the unsung heroes of the community

    In 1887, Colorado was among the first five states to officially recognize the contributions of laborers by creating a holiday to honor them. 

    The Columbine Courier has highlighted four residents whose daily work keeps South Jefferson County in motion, though their diverse careers represent only a tiny slice of all the jobs in our coverage area. 

    David Kacprowicz

    Zamboni driver at The Edge

    David Kacprowicz gets a lot of questions about his job when people hear what he does for a living. 

  • Making butter the old-fashioned way

    The Littleton Museum offered a free course for children in the 1860s cabin on Saturday, where they learned how butter was made in the olden days.

    They also learned how the pioneers kept butter fresh without refrigeration and were able to taste the results of their efforts.
     

  • Arne earns Eagle Scout rank

    Joshua Arne, a member of Boy Scout Troop 640 in Littleton, earned his Eagle Scout rank on Oct. 24.

    To attain the rank of Eagle Scout, Joshua earned 22 merit badges and served his troop in a variety of leadership roles. He completed a community service project, building two raised flower beds at Rocky Mountain Feline Rescue. He is a member of the Order of the Arrow in Scouts and the Denver Zoo Boy Scouts Explorer program. 

  • Looking for a few good … women

    By Alison Mahnken

    For the Courier

    The year was 1943, when a gallon of gas cost 15 cents, “Casablanca” won the Oscar for best picture, the Marine Corps opened its ranks to women — and Irene Downey of Littleton was among the first to enlist.

    Downey was 22 years old that year and living in Illinois.

     

  • Jeffco Commissioner Donald Rosier participated in national county leadership institute

    Donald Rosier, chairman of the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners was one of 23 leaders in county government from across the United States who participated in a national leadership institute developed by the National Association of Counties and the Cambridge Leadership Associates.
    The four-day institute, held June 3-7 in Washington, D.C., challenged participants to consider innovative approaches to address key issues facing their home county and residents.

  • Hansen – Schrepel

    Hansen – Schrepel
    Rachel Hansen and Tucker Schrepel announce their engagement.
    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hansen and Mr. and Mrs. Rick Hardesty. She graduated magna cum laude from Metropolitan State College of Denver with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism with an emphasis in photojournalism in 2010. She is self-employed with her own business, Rachel H Photography.

  • David and Priscilla Caudle

    David and Priscilla Caudle
    The daughters of David and Priscilla Caudle of Littleton proudly announce their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. The couple and their family had a dinner celebration on June 2.
    David and Priscilla met while attending the University of Alabama and were married in Homewood, Ala. David is a retired electrical engineer, and Priscilla is a retired teacher.

  • Joel Deen joins the Peace Corps

    Joel Deen accepted a position with the Peace Corps in February and traveled to Kyrgyzstan at the beginning of May. His term of 27 months will be based out of Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan.

  • Linda Stoll wins Silver Leadership Award

    Linda Stoll, executive director of food services for Jeffco Public Schools, received the Silver Leadership Award during the National Foodservice Achievement Management Excellence award ceremony on Jan. 15.