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  • Moving to the hogback: Debate begins among Ken-Caryl residents on relocating prairie dogs

    Each time a development pops up across South Jeffco, the debate begins again: What to do with the prairie dog colonies?

    In the case of a colony located on the southwest corner of South Kipling Parkway and West Coal Mine Avenue, some Ken-Caryl residents feel they have the perfect solution. They hope to transfer the animals to the south hogback on a plot of land owned by the Ken-Caryl Ranch Metropolitan District.

  • DPD investigating hit-and-run at Red Rocks

    A driver has been taken into custody after reportedly crashing into two pedestrians and multiple cars in the lower south parking lot at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre last Thursday night.

    Two female pedestrians, who had just left a performance from Pink Martini and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, were struck just before 10:30 p.m. at the Morrison venue. One of the women suffered minor injuries, while the other was uninjured. Neither was taken to the hospital.

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  • Hundreds gather in Denver in support of Trump

    DENVER — For many, Fourth of July is a day for spending time with family, honoring those who fought for the United States’ independence and celebrating being an American. For about 100 people, Independence Day this year was a day for celebrating a president who they feel has not only given them a voice, but is also leading the country in the right direction.

  • Senator Neville seeking re-election

    Colorado Sen. Tim Neville (R-Littleton) announced June 28 that he is running for re-election in 2018, in part to maintain Republican control of the state Senate.

  • West Metro rescues climber with broken ankle

    West Metro Fire Rescue rescued a man who broke his ankle while rock climbing in Morrison on July 1.

    After injuring himself, the climber, who has not been identified, needed help getting down, said Ronda Scholting, spokeswoman with West Metro Fire Rescue. The West Metro team had to put together a rope system to get the man down from a steep incline.

    The incident occurred in the afternoon on a rock near the entrance of town heading west on Highway 8. It was not at nearby Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, where it is illegal to climb on rocks.

  • Foothills eyeing community garden plots

    Foothills Park and Recreation District is considering properties for a new Feeding Many, Inc., community orchard and garden in South Jeffco, and it may have found the right fit.

    Though no votes were taken at the June 27 meeting, the board of directors gave the go-ahead to Dr. Shirl Smith of Feeding Many to continue taking the necessary steps for future development on a plot on South Cole Street, adjacent to Kendallvue Elementary School.

  • Morrison looking to create overlay district

    In the midst of a continued period of growth, Morrison town officials are working on a plan to preserve the character of their town.

    Called the Old Town Overlay District, the plan – if approved – would create rules and regulations that future businesses must adhere by in order to open in downtown Morrison. The town’s planning commission is tasked with determining and codifying what is important to the town.

  • Inter-Canyon pushing for new volunteers

    For fire departments such as Inter-Canyon Fire Protection District, volunteers are everything.

    And in light of this, Inter-Canyon will be kicking off a push for more on Monday. Volunteer applications open that day and will stay open for a month.

    “Nationwide and in Jefferson County, as well as at Inter-Canyon, volunteerism (in the fire service) is on the decline,” said Dan Hatlestad, spokesman with Inter-Canyon.

  • Red, White & You

    Under the glow of the setting sun, a sparkly blue cap with white stars stood out amongst the packed crowd for Monday’s Red, White & You celebration at Clement Park.

    The hat sat atop Glenda Florea’s head. The Littleton resident said she had never been to Red, White & You, the annual Fourth of July festival put on by Foothills Park and Recreation District, because her dogs were scared of fireworks. But when they passed away, she decided it was time to make an appearance.