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Today's News

  • Jaguar, Falcon boys perform well in Viking Invitational

     

    DENVER — At Denver North High School’s Viking Invitational at Willis Case Golf Course on Tuesday, 25 cross country teams came to town to showcase their skills amid heated competition — both literally and figuratively.

    As the sun beat down mercilessly on the golf course, D’Evelyn and Front Range Christian high schools both brought their best, or at least the best they could with the hilly, tough course in the upper-80-degree weather.

  • Columbine tennis, Andrews easily sweep Dakota Ridge easily

    By Alissa Noe

    LITTLETON — The road hasn’t always been easy for Columbine High School standout Luke Andrews, but where he lacked in experience, pure athleticism always kicked in. Now that’s he’s a junior and has three years of tennis under his belt, his game is being fueled by both.

  • Chatfield volleyball downs ThunderRidge in three sets

    By Seth Kahn

    The 4-2 Chatfield Chargers faced off against the ThunderRidge Grizzlies Monday night in a deceptively close match that saw the Chargers pull out the victory in the three-set sweep.

    With the student section donning its best ‘80s attire for spirit week, the Chargers roared onto the court and snagged the first set 25-19.

  • Chatfield football stampedes past Wheat Ridge

    By Dennis Pleuss

    LAKEWOOD — It was the Ben Frenette Show on Thursday night at Jeffco Stadium.

    Chatfield’s senior running back rushed 17 times for 228 yards and three touchdowns in the Chargers’ 52-7 win over Wheat Ridge on Sept. 14. It was the first home game of the season for Chatfield (2-1 record), who was ranked No. 5 in the CHSAANow.com Class 4A football poll coming into the non-league game.

  • Sheriff's Office kicks off second detention deputy academy

    Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series.

    First, he served as a marine. Then, he worked as a massage therapist. Now, Casey Buell-Schoenman is taking on a new challenge — becoming a Jeffco Sheriff’s detention deputy.

    After months of taking ride-alongs with various departments in the Denver metro area, Buell-Schoenman applied for JCSO’s detention deputy academy in the hopes of gaining valuable law enforcement experience.

  • Restaurants accepting donations for hurricane victims

    A set of restaurants in Clear Creek County and South Jeffco are accepting donations of household cleaning items and other supplies to help victims of the recent hurricanes.

    Idaho Springs’ MTN Prime and both LUCHA Cantina locations in Georgetown and South Jeffco are working with the Cajun Navy Relief, a non-profit based in Louisiana that helps hurricane and flood victims.

  • Suspect sought in connection with injured toddler turns himself in

     The man suspected of seriously injuring a Littleton toddler on Sept. 11 turned himself into the Jeffco Sheriff's Office Sunday night.

    Joshua James Gonzales, 21, is believed to have beaten the 2-year-old daughter of a woman authorities say he was romantically involved with at a home in the 1400 block of South Pierson Street last Monday. The victim and her mother were later discovered outside of a Denver school on Thursday afternoon, and the toddler was transported to Denver Health Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Rave review

  • Our Readers Write

    Fireworks are a freakout for furry friends
    Editor:
    Just when I was getting used to quiet nights in the Columbine area, last night I heard a couple loud firework “pops.” Sure enough, a few seconds later, my dog came downstairs, hunkered down and headed straight to the bathroom to hide.

  • Sacrificing time to make it a better place

    Joe Webb, Chariman of the Jefferson County Republican Party