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Today's News

  • Six candidates singled out for superintendent job

    Jeffco Public Schools has narrowed its pool of finalists for the job of superintendent to six after the school board screened candidates during an executive session held after a special board meeting last Thursday.
    Disclosed over the weekend, the decision came after executive search firm Ray and Associates recommended 11 top candidates to the board, including individuals from Colorado, Florida, Illinois and six other states.

  • Six candidates singled out for superintendent job

    Jeffco Public Schools has narrowed its pool of finalists for the job of superintendent to six after the school board screened candidates during an executive session held after a special board meeting last Thursday.
    Disclosed over the weekend, the decision came after executive search firm Ray and Associates recommended 11 top candidates to the board, including individuals from Colorado, Florida, Illinois and six other states.

  • Columbine takes big step toward fourth straight league title

    By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    ARVADA — Columbine sophomore Tessa Barton went from walking boot to booting in the game-winning goal April 19 at the North Area Athletic Complex.

  • Chatfield, D’Evelyn earn top-10 finishes at the Dakota Ridge Invitational

     LAKEWOOD — More than 25 teams flocked to Lakewood on Saturday to participate in the Dakota Ridge Invitational at Jeffco Stadium. Teams battled cold and soggy weather, but action heated up on the track. 

  • Jags roll past Green Mountain

    By Craig Harper

    For the Courier

    LAKEWOOD — Laryssa Hamblen had three hat tricks in the D’Evelyn girls soccer team’s first 11 games. But none was as satisfying for the Lady Jaguars’ leading scorer as the one against Green Mountain on Friday.

  • Chatfield powers past Dakota Ridge

    By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    Chatfield junior pitcher Blake Dickman helped himself out before he even took the mound Tuesday, April 25, at Dakota Ridge High School.

    Dickman belted a two-run home run in the top of the first inning in the Class 5A Jeffco League baseball game that decided the No. 1 seed for the upcoming conference tournament. 

  • Early morning fire damages South Jeffco home

    An early Sunday morning fire in South Jeffco gutted a home but injured no one.

    Littleton Fire Rescue received a call about a residential structure fire around 6:20 a.m. The fire, in the 6000 block of West Nova Drive in Littleton, destroyed the home but was contained quickly. Jackie Erwin, spokeswoman with Littleton Fire Rescue, said the flames were fully extinguished by 7 a.m. 

    When firefighters arrived on scene, neighbors confirmed that the home was vacant. It had no occupants. 

  • NREL is paving the way for research

    Greg Dobbs

  • Sears failed to keep up with the times

    In 1973, Sears was the premier retailer in the U.S. It scoffed at upstarts Kmart and Walmart, calling them discounters as opposed to what Sears men called legitimate retailers. The company’s headquarters was housed on Chicago’s westside in a very tough neighborhood.

  • Columbine soccer finds scoring touch in win over Arvada West

    By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    ARVADA — Columbine junior Kaitlyn Weiser broke the ice and the floodgates opened up April 14 at the North Area Athletic Complex.

    Weiser’s rocket of a shot zipped inside the far post in the 17th minute to give the Rebels a 1-0 lead in the critical Class 5A Jeffco League girls soccer game against Arvada West.