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Today's News

  • Chargers down Eagles volleyball in a battle

    LITTLETON — On Tuesday night at Chatfield High School, the Chargers and their Dakota Ridge volleyball counterparts put on an absolute battle.

    Although the Eagles made the Chargers work for each point, Chatfield stole the match with a contentious 3-0 sweep. And the fans from both teams got into it.

    “I’m really happy with the way we played,” Chatfield coach Stephanie Schick said. “I felt like we played consistently, and that feels like a really important step for us to take at this point in the season.”

  • Flying high: First-ever female airline captain made a mark on the industry

    Emily Howell Warner wasn’t wearing her airline pilot uniform when she spoke at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, but she had a good excuse.

    It’s challenging to wear a uniform when it’s on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

  • Hearing postponed for man who stole truck, ran from deputies

    The preliminary hearing for the man accused of crashing a stolen truck in South Jeffco and running from Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies has been postponed.

    Michael Robert Donis, 33, faces a variety of felony charges relating to an Aug. 13 incident where he reportedly stole a white Chevrolet Silverado. Though it had been reported as stolen by Air Liquide Industries two days prior, dispatch was notified of the truck’s location around 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13.

  • West Metro set to purchase new Advanced Resource Medic car

    West Metro Fire board approved the purchase of a new Advanced Resource Medic car just four months after kicking off a partnership with DispatchHealth, a Denver-based startup that provides in-home care for patients.

    The relatively new service is ideal for those who need medical attention that’s not emergent and can be provided by an emergency room-certified nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant. It’s also one that West Metro believes will save money and provide convenience for district residents.

  • New bakery and cafe plays on sense of nostalgia

    With the scent of freshly baked goods wafting through the air and nostalgic decor adorning the walls, stepping inside Rosie’s Wild Flour Bakery and Cafe feels a lot like walking into your grandmother’s kitchen.

    And that is precisely what Anne Schade envisioned when planning her new business venture. In more ways than one, Rosie’s Wild Flour Bakery and Cafe, which opened in July, has been a long time coming for the South Jeffco resident.

  • Clement Park officially being transferred to Foothills

    Although discussions on the topic have been ongoing, Jeffco Open Space is officially prepared to deed Clement Park to Foothills Park and Recreation District.

  • Morrison voters agree with town board on disconnection, rezoning of Red Rocks Ranch

    In the first of two elections on the matter, Morrison voters chose not to repeal the town board’s decision on rezoning and disconnection of Red Rocks Ranch, a piece of property on the northeast corner of Morrison Road and C-470 just north of Bear Creek Lake Park.

    According to unofficial results from the Sept. 25 special election, 58 voted in favor of repealing the rezoning while 112 voted against it. Likewise, 55 voters voted in favor of repealing the board’s decision to disconnect the property and 115 voted against it.

  • South Jeffco robbery, kidnapping suspect sentenced to 26 years in prison

    One of the men accused of kidnapping and robbing a man and woman in South Jeffco was sentenced to 26 years in prison Thursday during a hearing.

    Casey Cleveland, 33, pleaded guilty to two felony counts of aggravated robbery in late August. His co-defendant, 34-year-old Jeremy Hackbarth, also was found guilty after a six-day jury trial. Hackbarth will be sentenced on Dec. 6.

  • Two Deer Creek teachers placed on leave after alleged inappropriate comments

    Brent Resler, one of the two Deer Creek Middle School teachers placed on administrative leave last week, has been accused of making sexually-inappropriate comments to female students.

    According to a police report filed with the Jeffco Sheriff's Office on Sept. 13, a student alleged that Resler, 43, who teaches seventh-grade social studies, talked to female students about sex and suggested that students imagine having sex with him.

  • D’Evelyn takes second at Littleton Invite

    LITTLETON — D’Evelyn tennis has been on a roll this season.
    At the Littleton Invitational on Friday at Littleton High School and Gallup Park, the Jaguars took second in a tournament with eight teams with a score of 33. Mountain Vista won with 41 points.