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  • For more than 30 years, A-1 Scuba and Craig Hospital have partnered to provide a scuba experience for patients

    Deep beneath the surface of a crystal blue pool or a dark green ocean, differences tend to fade. As a former physical therapist at Craig Hospital of Englewood and longtime scuba diver, Scott Taylor knows this better than most.

    “Water is the great equalizer,” he frequently says.

    He and his wife, Lynn, own and operate A-1 Scuba and Travel Aquatics Center in Littleton, a business Lynn’s father opened more than 58 years ago.

  • Morrison remembers former reserve officer Parrish 

    The Morrison Police Department, and the town as a whole, are honoring Douglas County Sheriff Deputy Zackari Parrish, who served Morrison as a reserve officer in 2014.

    Parrish, 29, was killed in a Dec. 31 officer-involved shooting in Highlands Ranch. A funeral was held Friday. Multiple officers from Morrison attended.

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  • Morrison petition nominations due soon for elections

    The submittal deadline for Morrison’s upcoming April election is fast approaching.
    Those interested in running for one of the four open positions must submit a nomination petition to the town clerk by 4:30 p.m. Jan. 22.
    The position of Mayor Sean Forey and three trustees – Brewster Caesar, Debora Jerome and Allen Williams – will be up for election in April. To run, a person must be 21 years old, a registered elector and a resident of Morrison for at least a year, according to Town Administrator Kara Winters.

  • Voter deadline for March caucuses next week

    The 2018 precinct caucuses are still more than eight weeks away, but voters who wish to participate must be affiliated with either the Republican Party or Democratic Party by no later than Monday and register to vote by no later than Monday, Feb. 5. In order to vote in any precinct caucus, a voter must also have been a resident of said precinct for at least 30 days.

  • Morrison donates to Parrish memorial fund

    The town of Morrison will donate $500 to Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish’s memorial fund.
    Parrish, 29, who was killed in Sunday’s officer-involved shooting in Highlands Ranch, served as a reserve officer for the Morrison Police Department in 2014.
    The Morrison Board of Trustees voted unanimously to make the donation during its Tuesday meeting, after Mayor Pro Tem Brewster Caesar informed his fellow board members of Parrish’s work for Morrison.

  • Preliminary hearing set after early December carjacking, robbery

    A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for the man accused of stealing a car in Lakewood and robbing several businesses in South Jeffco on Dec. 9.

    Edward Roy Barron, 31, will return to court Jan. 17 after appearing Dec. 22 for a preliminary demand. In Colorado, those in custody for a felony are entitled to have a judicial determination of probable cause. The demand hearing is an opportunity to formally request that a preliminary hearing be set, according to information on Avvo, a website that answers legal questions, provides attorney suggestions and more.

  • Lakewood mother pleads not guilty to felony child abuse

    The Lakewood woman arrested in October in connection with the alleged assault of her then 2-year-old daughter pleaded not guilty to all charges on Dec. 11.
    Melissa Mangeri, 28, will return to court for a motions hearing on Feb. 8.
    According to the arrest affidavit, Mangeri was present during one or more of the reported assaults on her daughter and failed to seek assistance. This placed the child “in a situation that posed a threat of injury or death,” according to a press release from the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office.

  • New program at Jeffco Jail benefits Foothills Animal Shelter

    Dogs at the Foothills Animal Shelter now have new beds to lie in thanks to a new program for inmates at the Jefferson County Jail.

    The program, which began in September, teaches inmates to sew by refurbishing old bedding materials into dog beds.

    “This is product that would otherwise be going to landfills,” said Jeffco Sheriff Jeff Shrader. “It just makes sense that we would partner with an organization like (Foothills Animal Shelter).”