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Today's News

  • Idaho-based Stinker Stores buys Bradley

    Idaho-based Stinker Stores has acquired 41 stores from Bradley Petroleum, including the gas station in Morrison and Evergreen.
    In a board meeting last week, the Morrison town board, which also acts as the town’s liquor licensing authority, approved a liquor license transfer to the new owner of the downtown Morrison gas station.
    Though there was some discussion about the dates of application and official transfer, the board passed unanimously the motion.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Four-time loser

  • Jeffco names Glass as sole finalist for superintendent job

    Current Eagle County Schools superintendent Jason E. Glass has been named as the sole finalist for the Jeffco Public Schools' superintendent position.

    Voted on at a special meeting of the Jeffco school board Monday night, Glass was one of 11 candidates recommended by executive search firm Ray and Associates last month and one of six individuals interviewed over two days last week.

  • Local teams enjoy success at state track

    LAKEWOOD — The history books at Columbine high school were rewritten on Sunday afternoon.
    The Rebels’ 4x100-meter team of Logan DeAment, Ted Mullin, Mikey Greibel and Mateo Rodriguez broke the school record with a time of 42.93 seconds as it finished in sixth place in the 5A state track and field championships at Jeffco Stadium.

  • Olson wins swimming title for Columbine

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

    THORNTON — Gavin Olson’s greatest reward after edging defending champion Danny Kovac to win the 100-yard backstroke title Saturday at the 5A state meet was looking to the other side of the pool and spotting Columbine coach Kristi Marosy “crying her eyes out.’’
     It was a sight that brought a smile to the sophomore’s face and tugged at his heartstrings.

  • Eagles fall in 5A state bracket

    By Craig Harper
    For the Courier

    DENVER — The numbers didn’t add up to Dakota Ridge reaching the 5A state baseball tournament. Not with a 27 RPI and 10-9 record to end the regular season, mostly the result of a sub-.270 team batting average that produced less than four runs per game.

  • D’Evelyn defeats Valor in semifinals

    By Dennis Pleuss
    Jeffco Public Schools

    HIGHLANDS RANCH
    — It will go down as the biggest goal to date in the history of D’Evelyn’s girls soccer program.
    Junior Anna Wright hammered a slow shot past Valor Christian junior goalie Alexandra Daws with 2 minutes, 13 seconds left in regulation Saturday at Shea Stadium. Wright’s goal broke a scoreless tie, and the No. 4-seeded Jaguars went on to defeat Class 4A Jeffco League rival and top-seed Eagles 1-0.

  • Dakota Ridge rugby comes up short in state final

    WESTMINSTER — Dakota Ridge head coach Marcus Brook had no complaints Saturday after his team fell 30-20 against Arapahoe in the Division II state championship game at North Stadium.
    “We just played for a state championship,” Brook stated. “These kids are devastated, but, man, I’m awfully proud of them.”
    For the Eagles, the loss was a brutal ending to an incredible year. Not only was this their first season in Division II, but it marked the school’s first appearance in a state rugby final.

  • Airline customer service … an oxymoron

    Jim Rohrer

  • Legislature compromises in the 11th hour

    After a flurry of activity in the waning days of the session, the accomplishments of the 2017 Colorado legislature may well be the most productive with a split legislature in the history of our state.