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Today's News

  • Runners remember Columbine victims

    Runners took off from the starting line outside of Columbine High School on Sunday morning but not before taking a moment to honor the 13 lives lost in the 1999 shooting at the school.

    The Run for Remembrance, now in its 13th year, continues to serve as fundraiser for the Frank DeAngelis Foundation, Columbine Memorial Foundation and Craig Hospital Foundation. The Englewood hospital treated patients nearly 20 years ago in the aftermath of the shooting.

  • Jeffco Sheriff's Office dedicating unit to family crimes

    The Jeffco Sheriff’s Office, in addition to increased response from its victim advocates, has established a Family Crimes Unit.

    Sheriff Jeff Shrader presented the first-quarter 2018 Law Enforcement Authority report at the Board of County Commissioners’ May 1 hearing, stating that the unit became fully functional in January. It has four investigators and a sergeant dedicated to handling crimes involving domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault by a family member or acquaintance, human trafficking and elder abuse.

  • Summer farmers market on the way to Morrison

    A new summer market is on the fast track to opening after the Morrison Town Board unanimously approved an application for a special use permit — contingent on a few details — at its May 1 meeting.

    The market, organized by VFW Post 3471 of Morrison, will be held 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday from June to September. It will be housed in the parking lot on Bear Creek Avenue next to the gas station.

  • NEWS BRIEFS

    Outdoor Lab schools land thousands in donations

    Jeffco Public Schools’ Outdoor Education Lab Schools were recently the recipients of more than $400,000 in donations and building assistance from the Outdoor Lab Foundation for the construction and upkeep of permanent greenhouse-classrooms at both Windy Peak Outdoor Lab in Bailey and Mount Evans Outdoor Lab in Evergreen.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    A farewell to arms

  • Reflections from a grateful superintendent

    Dr. Jason Glass

  • Progress means accepting new ideas

    You may be familiar with the idea that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. How about, one person’s progress is another person’s bad news?
    It seems that progress comes from the realization that there may be a better way of doing things. But, we humans may not be willing to immediately let go of the old way.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Why don’t you never call?

  • Sheriff’s Office to hire 28 more deputies

    The Jeffco commissioners have given preliminary approval for the Sheriff’s Office to hire 28 more deputies — six in patrol, 22 in the jail — and have $400,000 more in overtime for 2018.

    Formal approval to adjust JCSO’s 2018 budget to include these items will be a consent agenda item at an upcoming Board of County Commissioners hearing.

    At a March 13 staff briefing, Sheriff Jeff Shrader asked the commissioners for an additional 42 deputies — 20 on patrol, 22 in the jail — to meet increasing demand.

  • Man arrested after trying to use Lyft to leave the scene of break-in

    A man accused of breaking into a car in South Jeffco was arrested Tuesday morning after attempting to use Lyft’s ride-hailing service to leave the scene.

    Adam Vultaggio, 27, has since been booked into the Jeffco Jail, where he faces multiple charges, including criminal trespass to a motor vehicle, criminal possession of an identification document, criminal possession of a financial device and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is expected to appear in court today for a hearing on advisement.