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Today's News

  • No. 3 Columbine impressive in opening playoff win

    By Dennis Pleuss

    LAKEWOOD — Columbine didn’t waste any time getting into playoff form for the start of the Class 5A football postseason.

    The No. 3-seeded Rebels scored on every offensive possession in the first half against No. 13 Highlands Ranch on Friday at Jeffco Stadium. The Rebels cruised to a 45-14 victory to set up a state quarterfinal date with No. 6 Regis on Friday, Nov. 17. Columbine will host the Raiders (10-1 record) at 7 p.m. at Jeffco Stadium.

  • Chatfield bows out early at state

    DENVER — After a long, hard-fought season, the Chatfield volleyball team ended its run at the state tournament at the Denver Coliseum on Saturday afternoon after losing in the round robin-style first round.

    “I think we did really great,” senior middle blocker Lacey Cowan said. “I have zero regrets because I think we put it all out in the court today. I think that we should all be happy with how we played.”

  • D’Evelyn ends historic run at state tournament

    DENVER — Although the D’Evelyn volleyball team couldn’t earn a win at the state tournament, the Jaguars still made history on their road to state this year.

    After completing a historic regular season, the D’Evelyn volleyball team ended its impressive run at the state volleyball tournament at the Denver Coliseum on Saturday after losing both of its round-robin games in the first round.

    For the first time in school history, the Jaguars earned a bid to Colorado’s biggest tournament.

  • Jeffco: All-Conference lists

    Soccer

    First Team

       • Cerim Palislamovic

    (Columbine)

    • Wyatt Solarte (Chatfield)

    • Alexander Dunda (Dakota

    Ridge)

    • Tanner Stames (D’Evelyn)

    • Kyle Boyd (D’Evelyn)

    Second Team

    • Dylan Pritchet-Ettner

    (Columbine)

    • Jacob Anderson (Chatfield)

    • Benjamin Cabot (Chatfield)

    • Ben Reynolds (D’Evelyn)

    • Bert Li (D’Evelyn)

    Gymnastics

  • Striving for a better place to live

    Joe Webb

  • Get ready for a wild ride, Colorado

    Just 52 weeks from now, we’ll decide who’ll succeed John Hickenlooper as Colorado’s governor. All indications are we’re in for a wild ride.
       At the end of October, 26 active candidates were listed as gubernatorial candidates on the Secretary of State’s website. And shortly after a poll suggested former Congressman Tom Tancredo would run best among Republican candidates, he jumped into the race as well.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Signed ‘Anonymous’

  • Chatfield teacher receives honor

    Clark Stukey, a special education teacher at Chatfield High School, was recognized Thursday by the Jeffco school board for being named the Colorado Council for Learning Disabilities’ 2017 Outstanding Teacher of the Year.
    Stukey, a 24-year teaching veteran, was honored in June 2017 with the annual award, which recognizes “outstanding performance and commitment by a professional who works in the field of learning disabilities in a role outside of the classroom.”

  • Former employee suing Jeffco Schools

    A Conifer man is suing Jeffco Public Schools over allegations that the school district, as well as one of its transportation directors, discriminated against him on the basis of a disability and violated the Americans with Disabilities Act while he was employed by the district last year.

  • Glass: Underspend dollars, reserves likely to fund sixth-grade transition

    Jeffco Public Schools will likely fund needed classroom additions at two South Jeffco schools impacted by the district’s shifting of sixth grade to middle school with surplus budget dollars and reserve funding next year, according to Superintendent Jason Glass.
    On Nov. 1, Glass said that while the Jeffco school board hasn’t yet approved funding for classroom additions at Summit Ridge and Ken Caryl middle schools, it isn’t because the money isn’t there.