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The Colorado Veterans of Foreign Wars recently honored Cimarron Middle School eighth-grade history teacher Shannon Shelton as its Teacher of the Year for 2016-17. A ceremony honoring Shelton capped the VFW’s annual state convention, presented at … more
Veterans in Castle Rock and surrounding areas can learn about counseling and other services offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs when a Mobile Vet Center sets up in Castle Rock on June 17. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs … more
Douglas County veterans were honored at Memorial Day services on May 29. The American Legion Post 1187 held services at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Castle Rock and Bear Canyon Cemetery in Sedalia. In Castle Rock, Cub Scout Pack 261 assisted with a wreath … more
Highlands Ranch resident Robert McAdam flew in a Boeing B-17 on a mission once in World War II — and he had to bail out over Nazi-occupied Austria. "I was 23 at the time, and I don't … more
U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-7th District, has partnered with the governor’s office to honor men and women who served during the Vietnam era from Nov. 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975, the beginning and … more
For Vietnam veteran Abe Alonzo, the March 24 ceremony honoring him and 53 others for their service in an unpopular and devastating war was long overdue. “We weren’t accepted or received after our tour in Vietnam,” said the 68-year-old … more
Lexie Barker believes she can still do a couple flips but maybe not full-out tumbling. Barker, the Douglas County High School senior, left gymnastics three years ago and is now one of the best divers in the state. She won the diving title at … more
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