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Today's News

  • Assistant West Metro chief accepted into fire institute

    An assistant chief with West Metro Fire Rescue has been accepted into the Fire Service Executive Development Institute.

    Clint Fey, who joined West Metro in 1995, competed with new fire chiefs and chief officers from across the country for a position in the 2018 class. He was awarded a scholarship to cover expenses.

  • Ex-Jeffco employee pleads guilty

    A former Jefferson County Human Services worker pleaded guilty Monday morning to two felony counts of attempt to influence a public servant and forgery.

  • An unbreakable bond: A year in the life of an adoptive couple in South Jeffco

    The moment Kalyn entered their lives, Bret and Aron realized two things to be true.

    First, their newly adopted daughter was a perfect fit, an exact piece for their family puzzle. Second, despite this, the moment they made the family official on Adoption Day in 2016, the South Jeffco couple knew they wanted to begin the adoption process again — and as soon as possible.

  • 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.

  • All around, in every way

    It seems as though Dakota Ridge senior Skylar Lodice can do it all.

    Whether she’s on the court, on the track, on the course or serving as the student body president, she’s constantly working to better not only herself but the community.

    For the past four years, Lodice has represented the Eagles through cross country, basketball and track on the athletic side of the spectrum. Because each sport is a different season, she’s been able to balance her year.

  • Despite late-game surge, Jaguars fall to Cougars

    EVERGREEN — The Evergreen boys’ basketball team knows how to start off league play right.

    Following a win against Standley Lake and a 61-55 victory over visiting D’Evelyn on Saturday afternoon, the Cougars now sit at 2-0 in league play (9-2 overall) and show no signs of slowing down. The Jaguars, however, have struggled in Jeffco play with two tough losses to start out the new year (4-6).

  • In non-league play, Dakota Ridge bests Columbine

    LITTLETON — A post-holiday slump despite going 2-0 in the first week of January?

    That’s what Dakota Ridge senior forward Jonathan Tanji thought might be the case after his third-period goal lifted the Eagles hockey team to a hard-fought 2-1 non-conference victory over rival Columbine.

  • Eagles handle Rebels in boys’ hoops matchup

    By Levi Waddell

    LITTLETON — Led by senior Cole Binder’s career-high 26 points, the Dakota Ridge boys basketball team took down the Columbine Rebels at home in front of a packed house on Jan. 4, 72-64. The Rebels, who put up a good fight, were ultimately unable to stop the Eagles’ 3-point barrage and struggled to hold onto the ball.

  • 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.

  • 2017: The year in review

    Lockheed Martin expands facilities