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Today's News

  • County proclaims day celebrating Mother Cabrini

    Exactly 100 years after she died, Jeffco honored Mother Frances Cabrini’s contributions to Colorado and the county by declaring a day in her honor.
    The Jeffco Board of County Commissioners proclaimed Friday, Dec. 22, as St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Day in recognition of her overall legacy and her shrine in Golden.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Don’t look now

  • A glimpse at the day-to-day tasks of Colorado State Patrol

    Around 4 p.m. — only an hour into his 10-hour shift on Nov. 16 — dispatch called for coverage of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 93 between 82nd Avenue and Indian Head Road.

    Trooper Christian Poeppel, of Troop 1A Golden, responded that he was en route, turning on his lights as he drove north of Golden on Highway 93.

    The scene of the accident was plain, as firefighters and sheriff’s deputies were on-site, blocking off the affected area. Both drivers were still there, with no major injuries.

  • Jaguar swimmers finish second at Jeffco Relays

     

    LAKEWOOD — Abbey Selin had to double-check the calendar when she became ill during the holiday break.

    “I get sick twice a year, and it always happens right before state. It’s terrible,’’ the D’Evelyn senior said prior to the 4A Jeffco Relays on Jan. 13 at Carmody Recreation Center.

    The 3A state meet, where Selin will defend her championship in the 500-yard freestyle (her first state title) and try to move up a spot to first in the 200 freestyle, isn’t until Feb. 8-10.

  • All around, in every way

    By Levi Waddell

    There are plenty of athletes who dominate in their respective sport. It is athletes like Chatfield volleyball’s Julia Eiken whose commitment to excellence in the classroom sets her apart from the rest.

    With a 4.8 weighted grade-point average, the Colorado School of Mines commit knows it can be tough at times to balance both the classroom and athletics. Despite this, Eiken’s unwavering commitment to both has helped her learn one of life’s most important qualities.

  • Chatfield wrestling falls to Bear Creek in league dual

    By Levi Waddell

    In a back-and-forth dual, the Bear Creek Bears wrestling team edged out its league rival, the Chatfield Chargers, 42-40 on Tuesday, Jan. 9.

    Despite their inexperience as a whole, the Chargers had a relatively good showing.

    “We have a pretty young team. We have two seniors on the squad out of the 14 slots, and I think for how young we are we’re doing really good. We’re progressing really fast and a lot of our kids are growing up,” said E.C. Manzanares, one of two seniors and a state qualifier last season.

  • 15-year-old Chatfield High student seriously injured in hit-and-run

    A 15-year-old Chatfield High School student was seriously injured after being involved in a hit-and-run accident Thursday afternoon.

    Around 2:44 p.m., the male, who hasn't been identified, was crossing at a crosswalk near the intersection of West Chatfield Avenue and West Ken Caryl Avenue close to Chatfield Senior High School. According to witnesses who spoke with the Colorado State Patrol, a blue/grayish Toyota Prius hit the 15-year-old and drove off.

  • Looking back and looking forward

    Dr. Jason Glass, Jeffco Schools

  • Get ’er done
  • Permanent principal positions open

    Jeffco Public Schools is seeking to permanently fill principal positions this fall at both D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High School and Columbine High School after contracts for interim principals at both schools expire later this year.