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Today's News

  • South Jeffco marijuana dispensary loses legal appeal

    The Colorado Court of Appeals has upheld the Jeffco Board of Adjustment’s 2010 decision to prohibit the owner of Footprints Health and Wellness from operating a marijuana dispensary in a South Jeffco shopping center.

    The ruling was announced in a written decision by a three-judge panel on Nov. 1. Judges Robert M. Russel and Jerry N. Jones concurred with the opinion written by Judge Daniel M. Taubman.

  • Jeffco unveils design for second phase of West Quincy upgrade

    About 130 people turned out for an open house on Nov. 7 to look at plans for the widening of a 1.5-mile stretch of West Quincy Avenue from South Kipling Street to South Wadsworth Boulevard.

    The meeting was held in the cafeteria of D’Evelyn High School from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

  • School district hails passage of tax increase

    Proponents of two property-tax increases that will enable Jeffco Public Schools to avoid sizable budget cuts were happy that the measures were approved by voters in the Nov. 6 election.

    “I’m ecstatic,” said district Superintendent Cindy Stevenson. “I’m thrilled, and I think it was teamwork and integrity (that won the election). … We told the truth. We said, ‘This is about kids. This is what’s going to happen.’ ”

  • Suspect arrested in 'threats' that led to ACC evacuation

    Buildings at Arapahoe Community College were evacuated Tuesday evening because of "threats against the school."

    An ACC spokeswoman said later that a man had been arrested off campus in connection with the threats. She said he was not an ACC student.

    School officials and security personnel canvassed the campus at 7 p.m., telling everyone they needed to evacuate immediately. A woman whose daughter was in the pool for swimming lessons said parents were told to evacuate as quickly as possible without taking time to let the kids change.

  • Fall all-conference teams

    The following is a list of 5A Jeffco League all-conference selections for the fall sports season released by the conference:

    SOFTBALL
    FIRST TEAM

  • Accardi concludes Mines career, looks toward future

    GOLDEN — Taylor Accardi was never a punter first. It’s just something he’s done since he was little. He did it off to the side. But for the past four years it’s what the 21-year-old did exclusively for the Colorado School of Mines, and he’s done it well.
    Real well.

  • Turnovers too much for Rebels

    ARVADA — The Columbine Rebels don’t have to look far to find out why their 5A state football championship reign came to an end Nov. 10 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Turnovers tell a lot.
    Unfortunately for Columbine, it couldn’t overcome those, miscues.

  • Underdog Chatfield shows it belongs

    DENVER — There was little question that the Chatfield Lady Chargers were the underdogs. Nobody was expecting anything from them as the No. 12 seed in the 12-team field at the 5A state volleyball championships.
    But while others may not have expected much from Chatfield, it certainly demanded something from itself.

  • Search launched for missing woman, 83

    The Jeffco Sheriff's Office is seeking help from the public in finding a missing 83-year-old woman, Bobbye Benham. The South Jeffco woman was believed to have been driving to a nursing home in Denver to visit her husband, but never arrived.

    Benham has short-term memory loss and difficulty hearing. When visiting her husband, she normally wears black slacks and a black jacket and carries a medium-size black purse. She wears glasses, which are not seen in the photo.

  • Everett wins against Parker in state House District 22

    Republican Justin Everett convincingly won the election for state representative from House District 22 against Democrat Mary Parker with 22,698 votes, or 53 percent. Parker, a political newcomer, garnered 18,867 votes in the Republican dominated district.

    A South Jeffco native and former president of CoHOPE, Everett launched the campaign season by winning a tough primary against Republican Loren Bauman.

    Parker came on strong with an energetic campaign, experience as a small-business owner, volunteer experience and a working mom.