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Today's News

  • 2017: The year in review

    Lockheed Martin expands facilities

  • 2017: The year in sports

    Holmes takes home No. 1 singles title for Chatfield

  • State legislature facing tumultuous 2018 session

    When the legislature convenes next week for its 2018 session, all indications are that we’re in for a tough, adversarial year that will be highlighted by split control, election-year posturing and the specter of several unresolved sexual harassment claims.

  • Happy New Year, America
  • Sheriff's Calls

    Penalty kick

  • 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.