LAKEWOOD — The positive steps Dakota Ridge’s boys lacrosse team took during its spring break trip to California got plowed away like the snow from a Colorado blizzard.
The Eagles (1-5 record, 0-1 in league) picked up their first win of the season during the three-game trip to the west coast and played in another pair of close games. However, the momentum didn’t carry over in Dakota Ridge’s Front Range League opener against Boulder (2-3, 1-0) on April 1 at Trailblazer Stadium in Lakewood.
LAKEWOOD — Taking the field is something Columbine’s boys lacrosse team won’t take for granted this season.
The Rebels were scheduled to play three games in California during spring break. However, Columbine’s flight that was scheduled to leave Denver International Airport on March 23 was canceled because of the blizzard that began early Wednesday morning.
LAKEWOOD — A bevy of beautiful gowns hanging on racks and walls in the community room of the Belmar Library gave young shoppers many selections to consider during the annual Prom Swap on Friday afternoon.
Teens and their moms gazed at a variety of styles and colors from full-length turquoise gowns with draped bodices to short purple dresses adorned with sparkly beads. Tuxedos for guys also were among the offerings.
Friends greeted each other while checking out dresses and tuxes and trying them on for size.
The driver suspected of hitting a sheriff's deputy Wednesday evening at the scene of a massive pileup on eastbound I-70 at the Lookout Mountain exit turned himself in to the State Patrol about 2 a.m. Thursday.
Jeffco’s battle continues with Comcast over finalizing a change in how the company pays to use its cable lines on county-owned property, with commissioners threatening to temporarily raise access fees until a new deal is signed.
West Metro Fire Chief Don Lombardi received accolades from fire district board members who evaluated his performance this past year.
“Chief Lombardi’s leadership is excellent. He is always looking at ways to save money,” the evaluation stated. “The chief is an outstanding leader and is respected by his employees, firefighters and the board of directors.”
A civic-minded citizen pursued two shoplifting suspects through the parking lot of the Burlington Coat Factory on West Bowles Avenue on March 24, jumping into their vehicle in an attempt to thwart the perpetrators.
The black minivan began speeding away with its side door open and the good samaritan inside, until the two female suspects noticed they had company and screeched to a stop, yelling at their unwanted passenger to get out. They then fled.