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Today's News

  • Pondering an election post-mortem

    Now that we’ve had a couple of weeks to digest election results, I find myself with observations about what we’ve seen and will see at all levels of government.

  • Sigg to be tried as adult in Jessica Ridgeway slaying

    Austin Sigg, 17, who is accused of killing 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway, will be tried as an adult. A Jefferson County judge also ordered Sigg to be transferred from the Mount View Youth Services Center to a special housing unit in the Jeffco jail. 

    At a hearing Tuesday morning, a prosecutor presented two witnesses from the Division of Youth Corrections who asked the judge to approve the transfer. 

  • Sheriff's Calls

     

    The sound and the fury

  • 2012-13 hockey capsule previews

    CHATFIELD CHARGERS
    Head coach: Mark Glombecki
    Assistant coaches: Steve McLeod, Shawn Rafferty
    Conference: Foothills Conference
    2011-12 record: 14-7-1
    Players to watch: Logan Turner, Sr., F; Tyler Seltenreich, Jr., F; Aaron Thompson, Sr., F; Greg Harbison, Sr., D; Tyler O’Connor, Sr., D; Brett Thompson, Soph., D; Ryan Seltenreich, Sr., G; Nick Ross, Sr., G
    Season opener: Nov. 30, vs. Summit, Edge Ice Arena, 3:30 p.m.

  • 2012-13 girls swimming capsule previews

    COLUMBINE REBELS
    Head coach: Kristi Marosy
    Assistant coach: Tim Byers
    Classification: 5A Jeffco
    Swimmers to watch: Erin Lemberger, Jr; Lily Burk, Sr.; Maggie Burns, Jr.; Lauren Dolloff, Sr.
    Season opener: Nov. 30, vs. Pomona, Ridge Pool, 4 p.m.
    Outlook: “We grew our team by about 12 girls so now we need to make sure that we grow and are successful and that everyone has a good season,” Marosy said. “Hopefully the girls who have never swum before will appreciate being part of a team and have a good time.”

  • Girls basketball: ‘No regrets’ for Falcons in 2012-13

    By Will Petersen
    For the Courier
    The music blares through the speakers and about 15 girls, all perfectly in rhythm, are staying on beat. This certainly isn’t a dance practice though. The basketballs bouncing off the floor, all at the same time, are a good reminder where you are.

  • Boys basketball: Snow will be focal point for Rebels

    Jon Snow won’t have to look too hard to recognize that the 2012-13 Columbine Rebels’ boys basketball team has a different makeup than the past two seasons.
    In head coach Clay Thielking’s first couple of years at the helm he’s only led Columbine to a 36-15 record, including a 21-5 season a year ago which included a 5A Jeffco League title and a berth in the Great Eight. That’s quite the change from the four previous losing seasons from 2006-2010.

  • Sheriff's Office questions credibility of report on body in cave

    After two extensive searches for a body that a man reported seeing in a cave near Red Rocks Amphitheatre last week, the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office is questioning the credibility of the report, sheriff’s spokesperson Jacki Kelley said Tuesday.

    “Our witness has been very uncooperative and untruthful about some of the things he shared,” Kelley said.

  • Tighe upsets incumbent Odom in county commission race

    Democratic challenger Casey Tighe upset incumbent Republican John Odom by 738 votes in their race for a seat on the county commission, a contest so close the results weren’t finalized until two weeks after Election Day.

    Tighe becomes only the second Democrat in more than a decade to join the three-member commission, in a stunning win for a political newcomer in a county that has traditionally leaned Republican.

    “I'm happy with the outcome,” Tighe said. “I guess I can say I'm pleased with the way it turned out.”

  • 2012 fall sports teams: Boys soccer, volleyball

    The following is 5A Jeffco Conference selections for the fall sports of boys soccer and volleyball as released by Jeffco Public Schools: