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Family and friends remember 17-year-old Dakota Ridge student  Columbine Courier

Nothing could slow Christian Friedrichsen down.



Police find Jeffco high school threats not credible, but they still spun out of control on social media  The Denver Post

Two separate threats at Jefferson County high schools spun out of control on social media in the past few days as the nation remains on edge following the Feb.



Nothing Dangerous Found After Columbine High School Threat  CBS Denver

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Nothing dangerous has been found after a threat of explosives was called in about Columbine High School on Thursday ...



Dakota Ridge High School student shot by 'best friend'  FOX31 Denver

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- The 14-year-old victim of a Friday night shooting near Littleton died Monday at Swedish Medical Center, according to a Jefferson ...



Dakota Ridge inherits Jeffco field hockey team  Columbine Courier

Dakota Ridge High School is taking the reins of Jefferson County field hockey. The team, which has been historically linked to Golden High School, is switching ...



Dakota Ridge High marks 20th year  The Denver Post

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Nick Cummings remembers the first two years of Dakota Ridge High School in the fall of 1996 in the shadows of the eponymous ...



Teen arrested after allegedly threatening Dakota Ridge High School  kdvr.com

LITTLETON, Colo. -- A former Dakota Ridge High School student was arrested for allegedly making threats against the school, police said this week.



Schools across Colorado seeing more and more threats of violence following last week’s shooting at a Florida high school  The Denver Post

A growing number of schools have been shaken by threats of violence in Colorado and across the nation following the shooting at a Florida high school.



Colorado teen who died after being shot by friend in reckless gun incident identified  The Denver Post

Authorities have named a 14-year-old boy who was fatally shot by a friend in Jefferson County on Friday in what authorities are calling a “terribly tragic story.”.



Details Sketchy After Teen Allegedly Shot To Death By Friend  CBS Local

By Melissa Garcia. LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4) – A 14-year-old boy who police say was shot by his friend at a home in Littleton has died. Friends identified the ...



Arvada Teacher, Students Honored At JeffCo Fndn. Hero Awards  Patch.com

Arvada Teacher, Students Honored At JeffCo Awards - Arvada, CO - [WATCH] Students from Arvada HS, Arvada West and a teacher from North Arvada Middle ...



Friends, Classmates Remember Teen Who Died In Shooting  CBS Local

LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4) – Friends and classmates remember a teenager who died after a shooting on Friday. A vigil was held Tuesday night for 14-year-old ...



Bear Creek High School student in custody after making violent threat on Snapchat  The Denver Post

A Bear Creek High School student is in police custody after he made a violent threat about the high school via Snapchat late Tuesday night.



Colorado teenagers take pledges to stay off social media in October  9NEWS.com

Teenagers in Europe, Asia and America - including Colorado - are pledging to delete all social media apps on their phones for one month. "Social media really ...



NXR Southwest Produced Some Big Championship Moments  MileSplit

The NXR Southwest Region had no shortage of electricity in the air after momentous finishes in the boys and girls races.



Trick-or-treaters haunt Dakota Ridge halls  Columbine Courier

Ladybugs, zombies, superheroes and Paul Blart the mall cop packed Dakota Ridge High School on Oct. 27 for the school's annual Trick or Treat Street.



Fort Collins High School wins Colorado Science Bowl, headed to D.C.  The Coloradoan

Fort Collins High School will go on to compete in the national Science Bowl competition in Washington, D.C..



'It's Always There': Going Back to Columbine 19 Years Later  Splinter

We've grown up knowing nothing more than the fact that we may be shot in our school,” 16-year-old Kaylee Tyner said as she dipped her spoon into a cup of ...



Curi Yutzy steps down at DRHS  Columbine Courier

After spending a decade teaching and coaching boys basketball at Dakota Ridge High School, Curi Yutzy has decided to move forward in his career. Last week ...



Recapping The Record Setting Day For Boys At NXN  MileSplit

PORTLAND, OREGON -- When Sam Affolder's arms and legs started "freezing" on him about midway through the boys championship race at Nike Cross ...



Littleton teachers, students and families rally behind principal paralyzed while snowboarding  FOX31 Denver

The Littleton Public Schools system is rallying behind one of their own after a heartbreaking snowboarding accident at Keystone two days before Christmas.



15-year-old friend charged with reckless manslaughter in teen's shooting | ColumbineCourier.com  Columbine Courier

The 14-year-old victim of a shooting on Dec. 23 at his home at the 11300 block of West Bowles Place died Monday, the Jeffco Sheriff's Office reported. Nathaniel ...



Massive protest near Columbine High marks fourth day of walkouts  The Denver Post

JEFFERSON COUNTY — While teachers and the Jefferson County school board are busy blaming each other for this week's student walkouts and protests, the ...



Teen channels grief for friend into fundraiser, raises thousands  9NEWS.com

Every parent will eventually have to teach their children how to grieve, but those lessons are occasionally offered the other way around.



A look back at the top issues in Jefferson County Public Schools in 2017  Arvada Press

Despite small raise, teacher pay continues to lag With the failure of the $33 million mill levy override and $535 million bond package that the Jefferson County ...



Suspects plea not guilty, headed toward jury trial  Columbine Courier

Two men — Jordan Lemarinel and Kenneth Crise — pleaded not guilty last Friday to felony charges of first-degree murder and will move forward with a jury trial.



Drug Take-Back Day in Littleton  Patch.com

Drug Take-Back Day in Littleton - Littleton, CO - Prescription pills are one of the leading gateways to drug addiction.



Bicyclist dies after collision with vehicle  Columbine Courier

A 67-year-old Littleton man died Wednesday night after his bicycle was hit by a car in South Jeffco earlier that day. Mark Shafer was crossing West Coal Mine ...



Breathing new life into Bowles Crossing  Columbine Courier

It's likely passers-by have noticed construction happening at Bowles Crossing. Indeed, change is coming to the South Jeffco shopping center. Largely, the ...



Gilpin students debut at Science Bowl  The Mountain -Ear

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Last month, five Gilpin High School students and five Gilpin Middle School students competed in the 2017 Colorado Science ...



I-80 crash forever changes family  Denver Post

Dodi and Jonathan Arnold created a tight-knit family with their three girls: Kinni, 24, Dellan, 16, and Bailey, 15. They loved acting together, especially in musicals, ...



Joel Hillan  CBS Local

Joel Hillan got his start in broadcast news at KIFI-TV in Idaho Falls where he anchored the morning and noon newscasts. Hillan then went on to KJCT-TV in ...



Former UNC kicker Bigelow hired as Fossil football coach  The Coloradoan

Former Northern Colorado kicker Zak Bigelow has been named Fossil Ridge's football coach.



Larson cites business experience in bid for HD 22  Columbine Courier

If Colin Larson looks young for a political candidate, it's because he is. At 31, the Republican candidate for House District 22 is one of the youngest candidates ...



Women, Daughters Take Part In Sold Out Concealed Carry Classes  CBS Local

By Joel Hillan. DENVER (CBS4) – Six concealed carry permit classes specifically for women sold out this weekend. The three-hour course gave each woman a ...



Three accidents on US 285 near Morrison snarl Thursday morning traffic  Columbine Courier

Three separate accidents slowed traffic on northbound U.S. 285 near Highway 8 in Morrison Thursday morning. Although Colorado State Patrol did not have ...



Two candidates contending for open seat on Foothills board  Columbine Courier

Two candidates are running for one open position on the Foothills Park and Recreation District board of directors.



Columbine hockey stuns the Chargers  Columbine Courier

LITTLETON — Going into the third period on Monday afternoon at Edge Ice Arena, Chatfield was sitting pretty. Then Columbine broke through in the final ...



Jeffco Schools hires new chief of communications  Columbine Courier

Jeffco Superintendent Jason Glass has hired Tammy Schiff, his former colleague at Eagle County Schools, as the new chief communications officer for Jeffco ...



Survey: Homelessness on the rise in Jefferson County  Columbine Courier

Homelessness in Jefferson County may look different than it does in Denver, but this year it was exactly the same in one, key way — the number of people ...



Two candidates vying for West Metro's District 3 board seat  Columbine Courier

Although four seats are up for election on the West Metro Fire Rescue Board of Directors, just one is contested. Former legislator Mike Feeley is running against ...



Huggins, Butler announce engagement - South Platte Sentinel  South Platte Sentinel

Larry and Michelle Huggins of Sterling are proud to announce the engagement of their son, Justin Huggins, to Hannah Butler, daughter of Todd and Nan Butler ...



The Top 100 Girls All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.



Education briefs  Columbine Courier

Columbine principal resigns to take job in Aurora Three years after succeeding Frank DeAngelis as principal of Columbine High School, KC Somers resigned to ...



Red Rocks Beer Garden poised to open in Morrison  Columbine Courier

A new beer garden featuring local drinks and food is poised to open in downtown Morrison later this year. The business — called Red Rocks Beer Garden — will ...



Toxic waste found buried at Lockheed Martin facility  Columbine Courier

Lockheed Martin has publicly disclosed that a solid mass of industrial waste containing hexavalent chromium — a toxin known to cause cancer — was ...



Dahlkemper announces bid for county commissioner seat  Columbine Courier

Former Jeffco school board president Lesley Dahlkemper is running for the District 3 seat on the Jeffco Board of County Commissioners.



Alternative Arts patrons support the shop's manager in tattoo fundraiser  Columbine Courier

Before Alternative Arts Tattoo officially opened its doors on Sunday, a line of people wrapped around the building, waiting patiently despite a persistent wind.



Land at Belleview, Simms rezoned to accommodate mix of residential  Columbine Courier

A property on South Simms Street just north of West Belleview Avenue zoned for a 290-unit apartment complex has been rezoned to allow 130 single-family ...



Horton House owner determined to rebuild  Columbine Courier

MORRISON — For Lila Horton, owner of the historic Horton House Bed and Breakfast, there is no place but Morrison she'd rather call home. Not even after a ...



The Hoop Dream is bringing basketball to East Africa  Denver Stiffs

This is the story behind The Hoop Dream. Brian Joseph Smith is the president and founder of The Hoop Dream and his mission is to bring the game of ...



Colorado Classic bike race comes to area Aug. 18  Columbine Courier

The second annual Colorado Classic, a premiere cycling race, is coming to the mountain area on Saturday, Aug. 18.



Youthful entrepreneur marketing the write stuff  Columbine Courier

It's a warm Saturday afternoon in early February, and Vyjay Harris walks door to door in his South Jeffco neighborhood with a pile of papers in his hand.



$200 just to walk in the door: parents forced to pay thousands of dollars to send children to PUBLIC school  Daily Mail

Mothers and fathers are having to spend $4000 a year to cover teaching for basic courses like Spanish as educators struggled to balance their budgets.



The Magnet Mafia Sticks to Street Art  Westword

The city looks different when you have a pocket full of magnets. Bricks, concrete, glass and anything containing organic matter recede into the background, ...



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