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Today's News

  • Crise found guilty, sentenced to life

    Kenneth Crise, the second suspect arrested in correction with the death of Samuel Addison Stewart, was sentenced to life in prison Thursday after a 12-member jury found him guilty of first-degree murder.

  • Feeling the beat: Colorado natives branch out to open their own music-lesson business

    Dean and Desiree Hirschfield have been music lovers for as long as they can remember. Now after teaching music for years, the Colorado natives have branched out and decided it was time to build a business of their own.

    “We had a lot of big ideas of things we wanted to be able to do and working for another company, you’re kind of limited for what you’re allowed to do,” said Dean, a Chatfield Senior High School graduate.

  • National group looks for independent candidate in House District 25 race

    The Colorado chapter of Unite America, a grassroots political group that works to get independent candidates elected to state offices, is targeting the 2018 House District 25 race in an effort “bridge the growing partisan divide” both locally and statewide.

    Announced just days before the statewide caucuses March 6, Unite Colorado’s executive director Nick Troiano says the effort stems from what he sees as an opportunity for an independent candidate to take the district.

  • Old Town Historic Overlay District hopes to maintain Morrison’s pizzazz

    It has been more than four decades since Jamee Chambers first began pushing for a way to protect Morrison’s historic buildings and quirky charm.

    She finally has a means of doing so with the unanimous passing of the Old Town Historic Overlay District at Morrison’s March 20 board meeting.

    The plan aims to protect the town’s historic resources by creating rules and regulations for future businesses in downtown Morrison. While current businesses are grandfathered in, the rules apply should they wish to make changes in the future.

  • Funding, mental health issues dominate school safety panel

    Community leaders and attendees at a recent school safety panel organized by Jeffco Public Schools agreed that more funding is needed for security measures and mental health resources.

    On March 20, a couple hundred people gathered at Lakewood High School to discuss school safety with more than a dozen community leaders, including several area police chiefs, Jeffco Sheriff Jeff Shrader, Jeffco District Attorney Pete Weir and John-Michael Keyes of the I Love U Guys Foundation.

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  • Chatfield baseball gets walk-off win over Columbine

    By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    LITTLETON — A walk-off victory is even sweeter when it comes against your biggest rival.

    “It feels great,” Chatfield senior Kasey Koppelmaa said after the Chargers’ 6-5 victory over their chief baseball rival on Saturday. “Columbine is always a good team. We’ve always had a really good game against them. It’s just unbelievable that we were able to get a great team victory today and climb through the adversity.”

  • Gold medalist Nicole Hensley returns to the Edge

    LITTLETON — In her return home from her first Olympic hockey experience, Nicole Hensley visited with local youth hockey players and their families at Edge Ice Arena on Sunday afternoon.

    And that big gold medal was hanging around her neck the whole time.

  • Chatfield baseball gets walk-off win over Columbine

    By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    LITTLETON — A walk-off victory is even sweeter when it comes against your biggest rival.

    “It feels great,” Chatfield senior Kasey Koppelmaa said after the Chargers’ 6-5 victory over their chief baseball rival on Saturday. “Columbine is always a good team. We’ve always had a really good game against them. It’s just unbelievable that we were able to get a great team victory today and climb through the adversity.”

  • Falcons decimate Clear Creek on the diamond

    By Michael Kelly

    EVERGREEN — Drew Lloyd came out of the dugout after a hard-fought win with a complaint.

    “If you gave me a triple on that I would have hit for the cycle,” Lloyd said jokingly to his coach, Justin Olson.

    “It was a double,” Olson joked back, and Lloyd laughed a little in response.