Thursday Jun 6
Explorations June 6: Take a rewarding trek to Colorado's newest state park
To the trailhead: From Broomfield, access Interstate 70 west to exit 260 and go south on U.S. 285 toward Fairplay, about 6 miles west of Conifer.
Bluebell Fire near Conifer area at 15 acres
A helicopter drops water on a fire burning in the hills west of Evergreen. A fire started early in the afternoon and by 3:30 p.m., residence of the surrounding area were told to evacuate.
Man Dies While Being Taken Into Custody In Conifer
Mark Techmeyer with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to call about a 55 year-old man who was under the influence of drugs and making suicidal statements on Sunset Trail in Conifer just before 7 a.m. "The reporting party was the man's brother, who stated the man was wandering around the property and carrying a gun.
Man dies in custody of Jefferson County deputies
Jefferson County authorities are investigating after a 55-year-old man who was making suicidal threats and appeared to be on drugs died while being transported in a sheriff's patrol car.
School evacuated over item in chem lab
CONIFER, Colo. - West Jefferson Middle School in Conifer was evacuated Tuesday afternoon over an unidentified compound found in the chemistry lab.