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Today's News

  • Rebels can't hold on to early lead, fall to Eagles

    If only the Columbine girls basketball team could have sweet dreams, then maybe they could rebound from some recent losses and improve to a winning record in 2008.

    The Rebels took a 54-48 home loss to Heritage in a Class 5A nonleague game Friday night, falling to 3-5 on the season.

  • Early snowpack totals up statewide

    Early snowpack surveys promise ample summer water supplies across most of Colorado.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    This is not a hotel

  • Public hearing set on Rock rezoning

    More than a year has passed since The Rock of Southwest began the process of rezoning. Now it has reached the public stage, with its first hearing before the planning commission Jan. 9.

    Among the reasons the case has been drawn out are that the church adjusted its draft official development plan multiple times to better meet Jefferson County standards. Westridge, the neighborhood where The Rock is located, has also voiced some heavy resistance, from individuals and the homeowner association.

  • Person who stole $100,000 from sports association repaying funds

    The person who stole more than $100,000 from the South Jeffco Sports Association has repaid 40 percent of the stolen money, according to the association’s president, and the remaining 60 percent is due Jan. 23.

    “I feel good about it,” said Jeff Wahl, the association’s president. “Forty percent of the money has already been repaid, with 60 percent payable on the 23rd. The person definitely has incentive to make that second payment, and I think that they want to get it behind them.”

  • SWAT members can share school-shooting insights — but not for a fee

    Several Jeffco Regional SWAT Team members will be allowed to share with other departments their experiences and insights related to the shootings at Columbine and Platte Canyon high schools, but they won’t be allowed to charge a fee, Jeffco Sheriff Ted Mink said Wednesday.

    “Their actions were well intentioned, but they didn’t follow (internal) policies,” Mink said.

  • Eagles' fast start doesn't hold up; Raiders prevail

    AURORA — If the Regis Raiders really are the best girls basketball team in the state, Dakota Ridge can take pride in beating them for 12 minutes, 47 seconds on Saturday.

    The other 19 minutes, 13 seconds? Not so much.

  • A taste of Armenia: Restaurateur promises traditional cuisine prepared the way it was generations ago

    Paul Sim believes in the food he serves.

    “Every single dish on this menu — it’s not a lot — but every single dish is the most traditional, the most representing,” Sim says. “The most flavorful, colorful parts of Armenian cuisine are ee on that menu.”

    The Armenian Grill, Sim’s month-old restaurant in South Jeffco, offers more than a compilation of what he considers the finest traditional dishes from his home country. It is also an introduction to Armenian culture.

  • Short-handed Chargers topple Huskies

    CASTLE ROCK — Jeff Mages didn’t know how his young squad would look in its first game back since the winter break.

    Apparently, they grew up a little bit more.

  • Restaurateur promises traditional Armenian cuisine

    Paul Sim believes in the food he serves.

    “Every single dish on this menu — it’s not a lot — but every single dish is the most traditional, the most representing,” Sim says. “The most flavorful, colorful parts of Armenian cuisine are ee on that menu.”

    The Armenian Grill, Sim’s month-old restaurant in South Jeffco, offers more than a compilation of what he considers the finest traditional dishes from his home country. It is also an introduction to Armenian culture.