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Today's News

  • Front Range Christian fumbles in loss to Vail Christian

    LITTLETON — When it comes to 2A and 8-man, Vail Christian has always been a formidable opponent for Front Range Christian. This year was no different.
    On Saturday on their own home turf, the Falcons played a tale of two halves, staging a massive comeback in the second. It wasn’t enough, however, as they fell to the Saints 34-22.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Point and counterpoint

  • District map amendments deserve our vote

    One thing most people can agree on that it offends our sense of fair play when politicians try to stack the deck for their own benefit. One issue that generates especially negative reactions is gerrymandering.

  • The welfare generation

    Stoked by the national media, the incessant drumbeat of impeach, impeach, impeach has drowned out other topics, most of which are more cogent to the lives of the average American.  

  • Argue, don’t shoot

    Steve Posner

  • Jeffco commissioners deny Arcadia Creek rezoning

    Concerns about traffic and safety, as well as plenty of opposition from residents, led the Jefferson County commissioners to deny rezoning a 7.5-acre piece of property near Leawood Elementary School.

  • For 25 years, D’Evelyn Jr./Sr. High School has provided a rigorous academic environment

    When Jennifer Ford moved to the Denver-metro area, she worked as a substitute teacher at a variety of schools while searching for a permanent home that felt like the perfect fit.

    She might not have known it at the time, but she was waiting for D’Evelyn Jr./Sr. High School.

    “I was looking for a school, where the students are really invested and where academic rigor is expected and where parents are really involved,” Ford said.

  • Ken-Caryl duo transports audience back in time with classic jazz

    When it comes to music, Elea Plotkin and Karen Banning have a similar story to tell.

    As a 9-year-old living in Washington, Plotkin can remember begging her parents for a piano.

    “I had that piano in my house, and I revered it,” she said. “I wanted nothing more than to learn how to play it.”

    Across the country in Wisconsin, Banning’s experiences were much the same. Like Plotkin, she grew up in a musical household and learned to play music at a young age.

  • Development to break ground at C-470, West Alameda Parkway

    Sports manufacturing offices, aerospace companies and breweries may soon call the Rooney Valley home once the Foothills Business Park breaks ground on the northwestern side of C-470 and West Alameda Parkway near the Dinosaur Ridge Visitors Center.

    Several community members attended an Aug. 27 meeting at West Bowles Community Church to hear more about the development, which is scheduled to break ground in November. Although many came armed with questions, none of the people in attendance spoke too harshly about the development plans at this meeting.

  • End Overdose Jeffco allows community to discuss opioid addiction

    Addiction came quickly for Lemuel Lee.

    After being kicked out of his house at 11 years old, Lee started living on the streets, using and selling drugs. His addiction persisted, and for years, Lee worked his way in and out of the judicial system and ruined a lot of relationships.

    “I want what I want when I want it,” Lee said. “With that mind frame, it didn’t matter who or what or why I hurt them. I burned every bridge in my life between me and my family and also between me and who I thought were my friends.”