Today's News

  • Saturday evening concert to feature cannon booms

    The Denver Municipal Band Wind Festival Cannon Concert sponsored by Foothills Park and Recreation District will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at Clement Park in South Jeffco.

    The concert will feature four bands and 16 civil war cannons performing "The 1812 Overture." The Sheriff's Office wants the public to be aware this promises to make a lot of booming noises that could cause concern for residents who live in the area but is nothing to be worried about. 


    Blue Star Blues Fest slated Aug. 4

    The second annual Blue Star Blues Festival, a benefit for Blue Star Connection, will be Aug. 4 in Clement Park. The headliners include New Orleans guitarist Tab Benoit, Randy Scott, Trampled Under Foot, Kate Moss, Bart Walker Band, Robert Wilson, Austin Young and more.

  • Auto dealership proposed for business park off Kipling and C-470

    A developer is seeking to rezone 8.5 acres south of C-470 and Kipling Parkway to allow an auto dealership, but some neighbors in Chatfield Bluffs South and the Chatfield Bluffs Condominiums aren't interested in kicking the tires.

    The property consists of vacant land on the east and west sides of Toller Drive and is bordered on the south by West Ute Trail, which leads to the nearby Deer Creek Canyon Open Space Park.

  • Wearin' of the green at Clement Park

    Shaughnessy McDaniel, of The Stubby Shillelaghs, plays the mandolin while Andy Mithun sings during the first day of the Colorado Irish Festival on July 13 at Clement Park. The three-day event included Irish culture, music, dancing, food and beverages, kids activities and entertainment.

  • Sports briefs

    Chatfield high school team hosting camp at Edge Ice Arena

    The Chatfield ice hockey team will be hosting a camp for high school players in grades 9-12 at the Edge Ice Arena from July 23-26.
    Cost for the four-day camp is $100.
    For more information and to register for the camp, contact Chatfield head coach Mark Glombecki at glombecki@msn.com.

    Front Range Christian hosting three-day camp in July

  • U-15 Colorado United takes third at Presidents Cup

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Colorado United White U-15 girls soccer team scored a 2-1 victory over the FPYC Wildcats Blue, a team from Virginia, on July 15 to place third in the four-team 2012 National Presidents Cup at the Cherry Island Soccer Complex.

  • Wilson’s ‘heart’ belongs to college

    Steven Wilson, who was drafted last month in the 35th round of the amateur draft by the Philadelphia Phillies, turned down an offer to play for the organization on July 12.
    Wilson, who was attending orientation at Santa Clara University, was offered a $200,000 signing bonus and $180,000 for schooling by the Phillies. But the 6-foot-3, 190-pound right-hander, who signed a letter-of-intent to play for the Broncos earlier this year, was set on playing at the collegiate level.

  • Rogers takes game to the next level

    It was June 23 in Burlington, N.C., and Taylor Rogers was taking the mound like he’s done time and again. But this time it was different. This time, the 6-foot-3, 170-pound left-hander was making his first professional start for the rookie Appalachian League Elizabethton Twins.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    It ain’t easy, being Sneezy

  • Chapman plans to re-apply for trustee job

    After resigning along with nine other public trustees, Jefferson County public trustee Margaret Chapman is planning to re-apply for the position, saying she has been an exemplary employee and was well qualified to be a manager when she was appointed in 2007.

    County Administrator Ralph Schell said he's never seen anything other than excellent, quality management from Chapman's department and her employees.