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Camp Rocky's focus is on natural resources

Teens who enjoy the outdoors and are interested in natural resources are invited to attend Camp Rocky. The week-long camp near Divide teaches participants about their environment through hands-on … more

Letter to the editor: Kudos for the Q&As

Kudos for Q&As Thanks very much for publishing the candidate statements to all the contested primary races in your June 14 issue. I appreciate having that information consolidated in a single … more

Exploration of Flight opens at Centennial Airport

If kids leave Wings Over the Rockies’ Exploration of Flight center at Centennial Airport with a new passion for aviation, then everything will have gone according to plan. Exploration of Flight, … more

Douglas County fair: 'Best time of the year'

For the 100th celebration of the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo, people came rain or shine — showers drenched people at the annual cattle drive on July 27, for example, and again the afternoon of … more

Past pays off in Arvada Center exhibit

So many artists first discovered their talent and passion for the arts in school. That might have been in the arts module during elementary school, or maybe a ceramics class in high school. That was … more

Castle Rock voters approve charter amendments

Castle Rock voters overwhelmingly approved two ballot measures in a May 15 special election that the town has said will allow it to continue its work implementing an at-large mayor system. Voters … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Laydon

Vote for Laydon We have the privilege of living in a country where any eligible voting citizen has the opportunity to have a voice in the landscape and culture of the place in which they live. It … more

Communication, productivity — are we choosing the right battles?

The scene is a local coffee shop. It’s mid-afternoon and there are no customers in the shop. The three baristas are standing behind the counter looking at their telephone, texting or checking out … more

Castle Rock Adventist rings in fifth anniversary

In the years since Castle Rock Adventist Hospital opened its doors, the facility's staff has helped bring more than 3,220 babies into the world. The very first of those babies was Alex Palermo, now a … more

Schlotzsky's to open six new locations around Denver

Schlotzsky's announced that in addition to its new Greenwood Village location, the company will unveil six "Lotz Better" reimaged restaurants … more

The courage of encouragement helps us brave life’s problems

Building upon last week’s column about yesterday’s achievements becoming our successes of tomorrow, I wanted to share more about the power of encouragement and the courage to become an … more

Letter to the editor: Support teachers

Support teachers In reference to Smith Young’s and CJ Smothers’ recent letters to the editor on teachers and pay: Teachers deserve every vacation break and holiday given to them. Most spend their … more

Ducks have their day in Castle Rock

Crowds gathered at Festival Park in Castle Rock on June 9 for the annual Ducky Derby fundraiser, put on by the Castle Rock and Castle Pines Rotary clubs. In the park were vendors, snacks and … more

Chief deputy to continue serving as treasurer

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners on April 16 approved a resolution allowing Chief Deputy Treasurer Peter Boyd to continue serving as county treasurer, a role he assumed when Diane Holbert … more

Life may not be predictable, but graduation speeches are

The invitations have gone out, and once again I didn’t receive one. I wasn’t asked by a single high school, college, or university in the United States to give their commencement speech, even … more

Two new Colorado titles for a reader’s bookshelf

South-area readers follow many interests related to Colorado through print — on paper and online. Some of us build a small — or sizable — collection over the years. Among the new titles are a … more

Q&A with Diane Holbert, Republican candidate for Douglas County District 1 commissioner

City or town of residence and how long lived there: Parker, 15 years Profession: Current Douglas County commissioner Related elected-office or public-service experience: Douglas County commissioner, … more

Renewed Force takes the crown

John Force erased his own doubts and those of other National Hot Rod Association enthusiasts who figured he might not win another race. Force, the 69-year-old NHRA icon and owner of John Force … more

Equestrian championship features wet windup

The American Eventing Championships, hosted by the United States Eventing Association, finished Sept. 2 after four days of equestrian competition at the Colorado Horse Park at the Pinery, south of … more
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