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Today's News

  • Red, White & You

    Under the glow of the setting sun, a sparkly blue cap with white stars stood out amongst the packed crowd for Monday’s Red, White & You celebration at Clement Park.

    The hat sat atop Glenda Florea’s head. The Littleton resident said she had never been to Red, White & You, the annual Fourth of July festival put on by Foothills Park and Recreation District, because her dogs were scared of fireworks. But when they passed away, she decided it was time to make an appearance.

  • Summerfest continues tradition of mixing art, beer and music

    Something old, something new, something bought, and something brewed.

    This year’s Summerfest is looking to be bigger, better and longer than previous years, organizers say, with extended hours on Saturday, “all local, all live” musical acts and the classic mixture of art and artists that attendees have come to expect.

    Center for the Arts Evergreen is hosting the 38th annual Summerfest on July 15-16 at Buchanan Park. Organizers have been planning for almost a year, and artists started applying in December.

  • Fire restrictions enacted in Jeffco

    Due to dry conditions favorable to the possibility of a wildfire and limited fire-fighting resources, the Jeffco Sheriff's Office has issued temporary stage 1 fire restrictions for parts of Jefferson County, including areas west of Highway 93, and south and west of the intersection of Wadsworth Blvd. and C-470 to the Platte River.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    What a drag

  • Our Readers Write

    Hoping stolen U.S. flag brings one much glory
    Editor:
    If saddens me to inform my fellow Columbine and Ken-Caryl Ranch residents that my U.S. flag, which has been proudly displayed on my front porch for 30-plus years, has been stolen from my property. I would only hope that the person or persons responsible for this theft will display it in their home with the same respect, honor and patriotism that I have.

  • Journalists, don’t let interviews off the hook

    Greg Dobbs

  • Polarization comes from lack of listening

    Jim Rohrer

  • Commissioners vote to keep getting federal affordable housing grants

    Jefferson County will continue accepting federal funds to help support local affordable housing projects, the Jeffco commissioners decided on Tuesday — with one caveat.
    They asked county staff to conduct a thorough assessment of the program over the next three years and determine whether the county should stop accepting these funds. If so, staff should create a plan to wean Jeffco off the dollars.

  • Dream comes true for Columbine alum Weiman

    By Adam Sullivan

    Sports Editor

    Baseball had always been a love for Blake Weiman, and on June 13, that dream turned into a professional career.

    “It’s a dream come true,” Weiman said. “A lot of memories came rushing back when I heard my name. Little League games, high school and college ball. It all came rushing back.”

  • Morrison town board approves new restaurant rooftop patio

    A new rooftop patio will soon sit atop the Holiday Bar in Morrison.

    The Morrison town board’s vote marks its first since an ordinance requiring a special hearing review and strict regulations for rooftop patios passed in last November’s election.