Mountain Vista student journalists garner national award
Taylor Atlas, 18, center, points out a detail on her computer screen Dec. 16, 2013, as she and her VISTAj colleagues, Taylor Blatchford, 17, upper left, Tyler Kraft, 17 right, and Whitney Merrill, 17, lower right, lay out the online edition of their news magazine, Eagle Eye, at Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Teen arrested in hit-and-run of deputy
Authorities on Tuesday arrested an 18-year-old man accused of driving a car that struck and injured a Douglas County sheriff's deputy last month.
CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
Arrest made in hit-and-run involving sheriffa s deputy
An arrest has been made of a suspect accused of hitting a Douglas County Sheriff's deputy and then fleeing the scene.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
The Telluride Watch
Ouray Student Named as Alternate to U.S. Senate Youth Program
OURAY Ouray High School junior Julia Vann has been named as an alternate delegate to the 52nd annual U.S. Senate Youth Program, to be held March 8-15, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Colorado Commissioner of Education Robert Hammond announced the names of the delegates and alternate delegates to the prestigious program on Friday, Dec. 13. Delegates ... (more)
Colorado governor visits school shooting victim
Roses and a sign of support are woven into a cyclone fence around a tennis court at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo., on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
State facing backlog in marijuana employee licensing
Kim Fariello reaches into a coffee can, hoping to pull out a green poker chip during a drawing for marijuana shop employees seeking an appointment for processing at the Marijuana Enforcement Division office last week.
The Summit Daily News
Proposed 2014-15 Colorado budget includes historic increase in higher education funding
Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia and the Colorado Commission on Higher Education Chair Dick Kaufman presented Governor John Hickenlooper's 2014-15 budget for higher education to the Joint Budget Committee on Thursday, Dec. 12. In a prepared statement, Garcia said, "This historical investment in higher education provided students with access to ... (more)
Colorado shooter kicked off debate team
A student who walked into his suburban Denver high school with a shotgun looking for a specific teacher was a skilled debater with strong political views who recently was kicked off the speech and debate team, according to students and a teacher.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Sheriff: Colorado gunman wanted to hurt many more
In this still image taken from video provided by Fox 31 Denver, students gather just outside of Arapahoe High School as police respond to reports of a shooting at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo.
Classmates: Colorado High School Shooter Held Communist Views, Was Smart and Outspoken
Eighteen-year-old Karl Halverson Pierson critically wounded one student before apparently killing himself Friday at Arapahoe High School as police moved in.
Claire not doing well, dad says
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. - The father of the 17-year-old girl shot yesterday at Arapahoe High School told 7NEWS that she is still fighting for her life but is "not doing very well."
Targeted Shooting?Colorado school gunman may have wanted revenge
A student identified as 18-year-old Karl Halverson Pierson walked into a Colorado high school with a shotgun Friday, possibly seeking revenge against a teacher, and critically wounded another student before apparently killing himself, police said.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Arapahoe High School Shooting
No one besides the shooter died at Arapahoe High School today, where a male student entered the school with a shotgun and asked for teacher/librarian/Tracy Murphy.
House of suspected gunman surrounded
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. - Local and federal officers are gathered outside a Highlands Ranch home as they await a search warrant that may be tied to the Arapahoe High School shooting.
Suspected shooter's home searched
The Highlands Ranch home of the suspected gunman who took his own life at Arapahoe High School after shooting at least two students is being searched by multiple agencies Friday.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Cortez Journal News
Born to Nic and Sarah Vasilauskas/Dold of Highlands Ranch, Colo., a baby boy, Hayden Knox Vasilauskas, weighs 6 pounds and 14 ounces.
Colorado colleges make annual pitch to state's Joint Budget Committee
Officials from Colorado's colleges and universities did their annual soft-shoe routine Thursday for the state legislature's Joint Budget Committee, expressing appreciation for a proposed $100 million increase in funding while pitching how it should be spent.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Santa's Elves bring Christmas joy to Sun Valley children
Chandler Jozastrow, 17, and his mother, Carol, pick out warm clothes for an 18-month-old girl during a shopping trip for Santa's Elves on Dec. 5, 2013, in Highlands Ranch.
Douglas County sheriff seeks help in identifying hit-and-run suspect
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is asking the community for help in identifying a motorist who hit a deputy and fled the scene.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Thieves Steal Holiday UPS Deliveries In Highlands Ranch
Police in Douglas County say in the past two weeks thieves have stolen packages that are being delivered by UPS.