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Today's News

  • Inter-Canyon hires consulting firm for 2018 election prep

    The Inter-Canyon Fire Protection District may try for a mill levy increase in the 2018 election, but first, the department must formulate a plan to gauge taxpayers’ receptiveness.

    In order to do so, the board of directors has for months been discussing hiring an outside consulting firm. After some discussion at its Oct. 11 meeting, the board unanimously voted to hire Turn Corps, a Denver-based political consulting firm, to help with election preparation.

  • When disaster hits, Colorado Task Force is there

    Being a member of the Colorado Urban Search and Rescue Task Force can be a bit unpredictable. A lot of the job involves waiting. And waiting. And waiting.

    But when disaster strikes, the team shifts into high gear.

  • Dakota Ridge soccer showed improvement this season

    LAKEWOOD — This season may not have been kind to the Dakota Ridge soccer team, but after winning no games last year, its 2-12-1 final record is something to be proud of.

    On Monday night at Lakewood Memorial Field, the Eagles showed great fight against host Lakewood in a major step toward a winning mentality, even as they fell, 1-0.

  • New, improved Columbine Library reopening to the public Saturday

    After six months of construction, the newly renovated Columbine Library will open to the public on Saturday.

    Work on the project, which cost just over $4 million, began in April and — save a few pieces of furniture — should be complete when the library reopens.

    The West Bowles Avenue building was built in 1989 and hasn’t been updated since. Library-goers can expect to see a lot of changes when they walk through the newly placed doors of the library, and staff members believe these changes will create an improved experience for all.

  • Eagles’ XC boys win league, girls 2nd

    LITTLETON — After a strong season, the Dakota Ridge cross country team started its postseason even stronger when the boys took home the title and the girls placed second at the Jeffco 5A league race at Clement Park on Thursday.

  • Rebels rally in extras to seal state berth

    Korbe Otis is wiser than her years would suggest. The Columbine freshman pitcher plays with the calmness of a seasoned veteran.

    So when she allowed her second two-run homer of the game Saturday — just two outs from victory — she didn’t let it rattle her. Instead, she embraced the opportunity that was presented to her an inning later.

  • Chargers down Rebels in soccer finale

    LAKEWOOD — While every rivalry matchup between Chatfield and Columbine is huge no matter what the sport, Monday’s soccer game at Lakewood Memorial Field held an extra meaning, with both teams celebrating senior night.

    In the end, the Chargers emerged victorious with the 3-1 win over their Rebel counterparts. 

  • Chatfield's Holmes wins 5A state boys tennis title

    DENVER -- Christian Holmes, the Chatfield Chargers’ No. 1 singles player, is the 5A state boys tennis champion. It’s the first state tennis title at a singles position in school history.
    Holmes started off slowly Saturday morning at the Gates Tennis Center, losing the first set 6-4 to Fairview’s Tom Melville. In the second set, after going down 3-2 early, something clicked for the Chatfield junior. He won the next four games to take the second set 6-3.

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  • Learning at the center of where effort should be

    Dr. Jason Glass, Jeffco Public Schools