Today's News

  • A treasure comes to town

    Pueblo-based artist Philip J. Spanier knows no bounds. As a Picasso-esque painter, surrealist, relief artist, sculptor and published author, Spanier’s work is now at Epic Estate Treasures in downtown Evergreen.

    Among this self-taught artist’s creations is his second sculpture of Liberace. The first was presented and sold to Liberace when Spanier met him in person. He also met Paul McCartney and “wowed” him with his sculpture of the Beatles.

  • Pragmatism or ideology … an election choice
  • Wildfire victims ponder the question

    Where do we even start?
    For people in Northern California right now who’ve been sifting through the ashes of their lives that’s what they’ve got to be asking: Where do we start? How do we begin to rebuild? When will we ever again feel normal? And our question here in the high country of Colorado is will we ever have to ask something similar ourselves?

  • Sheriff's Calls

    La femme fugitive

  • Eagles’ Vancil takes third at state cross country

    COLORADO SPRINGS — After an incredibly strong season for the Dakota Ridge cross country team, Austin Vancil put the exclamation point on his junior running career when he finished third overall at the 5A state meet on Saturday at the Norris Penrose Center.

  • Chargers are looking solid heading into regionals

    LITTLETON — On the cusp of what could be a highly successful postseason for Chatfield volleyball, the Chargers finished their regular season on a high note after they defeated a talented Fort Collins team 3-1 at home on Oct. 25.

    Going into Wednesday’s match, the Lambkins boasted a 15-2 record, while the Chargers sat at 16-3 overall. That meant the match was poised to be a battle, and from the second through fourth games, it was.

  • Four area schools find success at state cross country

    COLORADO SPRINGS — D’Evelyn, Chatfield, Front Range Christian and Columbine all sent runners to represent their schools at the state cross country championships on Saturday at the Norris Penrose Center.

    D’Evelyn’s boys and girls teams both finished seventh, the only area school to send both teams to the meet.

    Chatfield’s Drew Johnson finished 20th overall at 16:19.20, and Cole Nash came in 18 seconds later at 35th. Sydney Williams placed 76th and Elizabeth Cothran placed 96th at 20:22.40.

  • Golddiggers erupt in 2nd half, rout FRCS Falcons

    LITTLETON — Lucas Gerding would’ve played quarterback if he had to. After all, the junior is Clear Creek’s backup signal-caller. Fortunately, for the Golddiggers on Saturday, he wasn’t asked to until the outcome wasn’t in doubt. Instead, Gerding made his presence — as he has all year long — catching passes from Ty Judge.

  • Jeffco Sheriff's searching for at-risk male

    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an at-risk male last seen at a residence in the 13900 block of Dancing Bear Trail in Littleton.
    Steven Einspahr, 61, was last seen Oct. 27 at a friend’s house on Dancing Bear Trail. According to the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office, Einspahr left the home around 7 p.m. His car was later located near the Littleton home, but Einspahr hasn't been seen since.
    Einspahr is 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs approximately 280 pounds. He has blonde hair and hazel eyes.

  • Dakota Ridge boys place fifth in state cross country meet

    COLORADO SPRINGS - In a highly competitive 5A boys’ state cross country race at the Norris Penrose Event Center on Saturday, Dakota Ridge High School finished fifth overall.