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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • CSH stays perfect, tops Dakota Ridge

    Chatfield head coach Robert Campbell was thrown for a loop during the winter sports season. His starting No. 1 single player Grace Koza was injured during the first basketball game of the season. Koza had been a starter for three straight seasons; the injury left a void in the lineup for the Chargers.

  • Late goal gives D’Evelyn win over Golden

     By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    LAKEWOOD— D’Evelyn sophomore forward Laryssa Hamblen didn’t have her normal jump in her step April 13 at Lakewood Memorial Field.

  • America’s pastime with a hot dog to boot

    Greg Dobbs

  • Closed dog park a victim of its success

    It never seemed like the rules were that important to a lot of people who used the Evergreen Bark Park. Dog waste was routinely left and not picked up.  Some people put the waste into plastic bags and then left the bags on the ground. When the parking lots were full, people routinely parked along the street, often right next to no parking signs. Other people didn’t use leashes when they took their dogs from their cars to the designated off-leash areas.

  • Dakota Ridge survives OT scare

     By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    LAKEWOOD — Dakota Ridge’s boys lacrosse team needed someone to step up in overtime Friday at Trailblazer Stadium.

    With the Eagles’ undefeated record on the line, senior midfielder Max Mowry scored in the first couple of minutes of overtime against Lakewood to give Dakota Ridge a 14-13 victory in the 5A Jeffco League game.

  • Chargers show pride despite loss

    DENVER — Before each face-off, the Chatfield boys lacrosse teams chants “Chargers, Chargers, Chargers,” something started by head coach Nick Mandia.

    Despite its 0-7 record, Chatfield has as much pride as any team in the state. The Chargers showed grit and determination in a 13-5 loss to Denver East on April 5.