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Today's News

  • Red Rocks Elementary honors those who’ve served

    For students at Red Rocks Elementary School, last Friday was a day of remembrance as students, teachers and community members gathered for the school’s annual Veterans Day celebration.

    After a formal flag ceremony with an honor guard posting the flag outside of the school, various veterans stopped by classrooms to share stories of their time in the military.

  • Jeffco jail opens new housing unit for military veterans

    As soon as Dale Murphy heard about the new veterans’ housing unit at the Jefferson County Jail, he signed the papers to join.

    “I wanted to help perpetuate the program,” the four-year Army veteran said.

    “I don’t want to expect anything too much, but I do have high hopes. Man, I really have high hopes for people to come later,” Murphy added. “With it being so new, I’m not going to be able to get the full benefits, but I wanted to be here to help kick it off.”

  • Chatfield dominates in first round of playoffs

    LAKEWOOD — Chatfield’s hurry-up, quick-strike offense doubles the pressure on opposing defenses.

    That combination doesn’t do the Charger defense any favors, either. Often, the Chargers barely have time to catch their breath before returning to the field after a quick score by the offense. And they tend to play in the shadow of their offensive brethren.

  • No. 3 Columbine impressive in opening playoff win

    By Dennis Pleuss

    LAKEWOOD — Columbine didn’t waste any time getting into playoff form for the start of the Class 5A football postseason.

    The No. 3-seeded Rebels scored on every offensive possession in the first half against No. 13 Highlands Ranch on Friday at Jeffco Stadium. The Rebels cruised to a 45-14 victory to set up a state quarterfinal date with No. 6 Regis on Friday, Nov. 17. Columbine will host the Raiders (10-1 record) at 7 p.m. at Jeffco Stadium.

  • Chatfield bows out early at state

    DENVER — After a long, hard-fought season, the Chatfield volleyball team ended its run at the state tournament at the Denver Coliseum on Saturday afternoon after losing in the round robin-style first round.

    “I think we did really great,” senior middle blocker Lacey Cowan said. “I have zero regrets because I think we put it all out in the court today. I think that we should all be happy with how we played.”

  • D’Evelyn ends historic run at state tournament

    DENVER — Although the D’Evelyn volleyball team couldn’t earn a win at the state tournament, the Jaguars still made history on their road to state this year.

    After completing a historic regular season, the D’Evelyn volleyball team ended its impressive run at the state volleyball tournament at the Denver Coliseum on Saturday after losing both of its round-robin games in the first round.

    For the first time in school history, the Jaguars earned a bid to Colorado’s biggest tournament.

  • Jeffco: All-Conference lists

    Soccer

    First Team

       • Cerim Palislamovic

    (Columbine)

    • Wyatt Solarte (Chatfield)

    • Alexander Dunda (Dakota

    Ridge)

    • Tanner Stames (D’Evelyn)

    • Kyle Boyd (D’Evelyn)

    Second Team

    • Dylan Pritchet-Ettner

    (Columbine)

    • Jacob Anderson (Chatfield)

    • Benjamin Cabot (Chatfield)

    • Ben Reynolds (D’Evelyn)

    • Bert Li (D’Evelyn)

    Gymnastics

  • Striving for a better place to live

    Joe Webb

  • Get ready for a wild ride, Colorado

    Just 52 weeks from now, we’ll decide who’ll succeed John Hickenlooper as Colorado’s governor. All indications are we’re in for a wild ride.
       At the end of October, 26 active candidates were listed as gubernatorial candidates on the Secretary of State’s website. And shortly after a poll suggested former Congressman Tom Tancredo would run best among Republican candidates, he jumped into the race as well.

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