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Today's News

  • Figure class a mix of technique, stamina, emotion

    Elevated on a stage in the center of a room, illuminated by the harsh glare of a spotlight, stands a figure.

    He clutches a staff, props his foot on a chair, lengthens his torso.

    Beep. Beep. Beep.

    A timer on the corner of the stage signals it’s time for a change. The man stretches a bit and contorts himself into another position, giving a varied perspective of the human form.

  • Commission approves development at Dino Ridge

    Jeffco’s county commissioners on Tuesday morning approved a modified rezoning request from Three Dinos LLC that will bring hotels and retail to the northwest corner of C-470 and Alameda Parkway near Dinosaur Ridge.

  • Jeffco district proposes closing five elementary schools

    Jeffco Public Schools has proposed closing five elementary schools later this year, including Stober Elementary in Lakewood and Pleasant View Elementary in Golden. In addition, the district wants to begin moving sixth-graders to middle schools in several articulation areas as early as this fall, including Chatfield, Columbine and Dakota Ridge.

  • Noise limits tightened at Red Rocks

    In an effort to address Morrison residents’ concerns about noise, Red Rocks Amphitheatre will enforce new sound-level rules during the upcoming concert season.

    There also will be new rules governing the required end time for concerts and pyrotechnics. 

    “We’ve been working with them (Red Rocks), and we’ll continue to work with them,” said Morrison Mayor Sean Forey. “We request a lot and get a little, but at least we get a little bit.” 

  • Kerr’s bike bill rolls to a stop

    A bill by state Sen. Andy Kerr was defeated in the Senate Transportation Committee last week, but the South Jeffco Democrat says he plans to continue educating and spreading awareness in the hopes of reintroducing it in the future.

  • Man arrested in connection with three South Jeffco bank robberies

    A suspect in five Colorado bank robberies, including three in South Jeffco, was arrested earlier this month after a collaborative effort among the FBI's Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force, the Jeffco Sheriff's Office and three other agencies. 

  • Becoming restaurateurs

    A chaotic buzz permeated TNT Country Kitchen last Wednesday as fifth- and sixth-graders from Red Rocks Elementary zoomed about the Morrison restaurant.

    Students acted as waiters, bus staff and hostesses for the evening, moving hastily from the kitchen to the dining tables, balancing plates of piping-hot spaghetti, trays of baked goods and glasses of ice water.

  • Longtime Seniors’ Resource Center head Zabawa retiring

    John Zabawa can recall a time many years ago when he went before Jeffco’s county commissioners to urge preparation for a growing population of seniors.

    “I felt like I was Paul Revere sounding the alarm,” Zabawa said. “The seniors are coming! The seniors are coming!”

  • Late rally lifts No. 9 Dakota Ridge past No. 10 Pine Creek

    LAKEWOOD— One thing won’t change for the Dakota Ridge girls lacrosse team from 2016 to 2017: Hannah Krats and Kailee Lammers will account for the bulk of the Lady Eagles’ goals.

     Dakota graduated three players who combined for 78 goals, including Becky Holley, who dished out 76 assists has forced second-year coach Jordan Hogan to switch gears.

  • D’Evelyn girls soccer impressive in win over Lakewood

    LAKEWOOD— D’Evelyn’s girls soccer team played greedy March 16 at Lakewood Memorial Field

    The Jaguars (3-0 record) simply wouldn’t give up the ball on their way to a 4-0 non-league victory against Class 5A Jeffco’s Lakewood.