Local News

  • Women’s March in Denver to return on Saturday

    The annual Women’s March on Colorado, which took place in downtown Denver the day after President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration last January, will return to Denver later this month.

    Organized partially as a response to Trump’s election as president of the United States last year and partially to promote “social justice, human rights, and equality for all women and all people nationwide,” last year’s event drew more than 100,000 people from across the state to Civic Center Park.


    School district updates policy language on employee conduct

    Despite public concerns that recent changes to the language of Jeffco Public School’s policy on employee conduct will mean less transparency about employee arrests and criminal convictions, as well as weapons possession and other issues, the school district says the changes are nothing more than a consolidation of redundant policies.

  • Colorado Dulcimer Festival back again

    The Colorado Dulcimer Festival is returning to Littleton.

    For the 15th year, dulcimer lovers from across the state and beyond will gather for a two-day festival featuring workshops, evening concerts and more. This year’s event will be held on Feb. 2-3 at St. James Presbyterian Church, 3601 W. Belleview Ave. in Littleton.

    Organizers stress that the workshops are for dulcimer musicians of all skill levels, and the concerts are open to all.

  • Denver Audubon files notice of appeal on Chatfield Reallocation

    Work on the Chatfield Reservoir Reallocation Project began in late December, but that’s not stopping one local conservation group from fighting it.

    The Audubon Society of Greater Denver, housed adjacent to Chatfield State Park, filed a notice of appeal with the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Jan. 2. The group hopes to halt work on the project until the court makes a decision on the appeal.

  • Inter-Canyon Fire approves 2018 spending plan

    Inter-Canyon Fire Protection District unanimously adopted its 2018 budget in December. The district expects to end the year with a $1.37 million fund balance – less than it ended with in 2017.

    Despite this, the district still plans to end the year with $25,000 to spare.

    “We’re going to spend $1.025 million, put $25,000 in the bank,” said Treasurer Karl Firor. “Other than the unusual things that can happen, we’re probably in good shape.”

  • Jeffco bids farewell to Commissioner Rosier

    In his seven years as Jeffco commissioner, Don Rosier has worn a lot of hats, literally.

    A cowboy hat, a Cat-in-the-Hat hat, a chef’s hat, a hard hat, a bike helmet, a Slash wig and hat, scuba goggles and snorkel, and a Darth Vader mask.

  • 15-year-old Chatfield High student seriously injured in hit-and-run

    A 15-year-old Chatfield High School student was seriously injured after being involved in a hit-and-run accident Thursday afternoon.

    Around 2:44 p.m., the male, who hasn't been identified, was crossing at a crosswalk near the intersection of West Chatfield Avenue and West Ken Caryl Avenue close to Chatfield Senior High School. According to witnesses who spoke with the Colorado State Patrol, a blue/grayish Toyota Prius hit the 15-year-old and drove off.

  • Six men indicted, accused of operating heroin trafficking ring

    Six men accused of operating a heroin trafficking ring throughout metro Denver have been indicted by the Jefferson County district grand jury.

  • Permanent principal positions open

    Jeffco Public Schools is seeking to permanently fill principal positions this fall at both D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High School and Columbine High School after contracts for interim principals at both schools expire later this year.

  • Sheriff's Calls

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