After 33 years of service, volunteer firefighter Mark Bigler is bidding farewell to the Inter-Canyon Fire Department.
Bigler, who joined the department in 1983, first saw firefighting as a way to give back to the foothills community. But ultimately the gig helped him feel at home in an area where it can be tough to meet new people.
The Foothills Park & Recreation District is planning next year for a 0.5 percent increase in revenues and expenses, according to the proposed 2017 budget presented Oct. 25 to the district’s board of directors.
“It’s a status quo budget,” said Foothills executive director Ron Hopp. “We’re proud of the fact that we’re going to be able to continue to receive nearly 70 percent of our revenue from earned income and less from property taxes.”
Editor’s note: This is one installment in a multi-part series exploring the issue of domestic violence in recognition of National Domestic Violence Month, which was observed in October.
Darkness shrouds the door to Jenn’s home to such an extent that you don’t realize there’s a door there at all — until the porch light flickers on abruptly, betraying your presence to anyone and everyone nearby.
Perhaps it’s just a default setting, but maybe it’s something more.
The Foothills Park & Recreation District is in a positive financial position as revenues are up and expenses are down through the third quarter, according to a financial update presented Oct. 25 by administrative services director Dennis Weiner.
Neither the Colorado health department nor Lockheed Martin tested groundwater at the company’s Waterton Canyon facility in South Jeffco after a toxic waste deposit was discovered there last October.
Publicly disclosed about a month ago, the solid waste deposit was a sodium nitrate waste salt containing hexavalent chromium — a toxin known to cause cancer — and it measured approximately 1 to 2 feet thick, 20 feet wide and 50 feet long, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
CHATFIELD CHARGERS Head coach: Steve Schimpeler 2015-16 record: 24-3, 14-0 5A Jeffco League Players to watch: Joe Miks, Sr., G; Mike Vrabel, Sr., G; Alex Beckley, Sr., PG; Titus Reed, Sr., F, Lucas St. Germain, Sr., G.
LAKEWOOD — As soon as David Moore III broke through the line on 4th-and-1 from the Chatfield 24 on his way to the end zone, the collective wind was taken out of Chatfield’s sail. The Chargers faithful sitting in the west stands at Jefferson County Stadium on Nov. 26 were silent.