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My Name Is … Bob Bush

About me There's far less compelling about me than there is about the nonprofit where I work, Wellspring Community. I am merely called to serve this uniquely compelling place. I first came to learn … more

School board OKs concurrent enrollment at future facility

Plans are moving forward for a concurrent enrollment program that would allow Douglas County high school students to expedite a college degree or receive workforce training without leaving Castle … more

Valor wins eighth football title

The Valor Christian football team was once again playing in a state championship game on Dec. 1 at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. In that game, Valor completed an undefeated 14-win season and captured … more

Local prep athletes commit to colleges

The first of the extended National Letter of Intent signing dates was Nov. 14. While football and basketball still have an early signing period followed by a regular signing period, all other … more

Castle Rock tots test toys ahead of holiday season

This fall, a group of Castle Rock students were offered every kid's dream job — testing toys. Last month, their reviews, along with results gathered from students across the country, were revealed. … more

Half of Coloradans live in areas of wildfire risk

The number of Coloradans whose homes are at risk from wildfires soared 45 percent in five years, reflecting the state's booming population and changing uses of agricultural land, state officials said … more

Arvada Center curtain rises on Christmas cheer

One of the best things about the holiday season is gathering together with family and friends to watch one of the many classic Christmas movies. One of the more recent entries into the canon is the … more

Letter to the editor: Give here at home

Give here at home Do you know where your Colorado Gives Day, Dec. 4, donation is going? Not “where” as to which nonprofit, but “where” as to whether it’s staying local in Douglas County. … more

Hoops player steps up her game overseas

Madison Hema skipped playing with her club basketball team in the summer. She instead went to New Zealand and Belarus for a few weeks, but it wasn’t a vacation. She went overseas to play … more

‘Ritual’ theme ties together art show at museum

When the annual call for artists went out for Littleton Fine Art Board’s annual Own an Original exhibit, submissions came in for considerably more than 200 works of art, from 68 Colorado artists. … more

House of Dior gets display in Denver

Fashion fans need wait no longer for the Denver Art Museum’s latest showcase of high fashion and its place in the art world. “Dior: From Paris to the World” opened Nov. 19 and runs through … more

Art gallery becomes a market for holiday gifts

A new sort of exhibit in Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery in Littleton is called “Merry at the Market.” Co-curator Moira Casey has collected smaller artworks by nine artists, which she … more

The Thanksgiving habit is something to stick with

You may be asking yourself why you are reading a Thanksgiving article the week after Thanksgiving. The reason is that too often, the minute after we say goodbye to family and friends with whom we … more

When products are sealed, there’s a failure to yield

I admit there were no witnesses. I hope by now, however, you can trust me, even though I did steer a lot of investors in the wrong direction on that chicken-flavored chewing gum project of mine. … more

Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act should address ‘vaping’

A disturbing public health trend has been reported in recent months: 26 percent of Colorado’s high school students have used e-cigarettes in the last 30 days, which is double the national average. … more

Parkour creates caring community

Ken Arrington, founder of parkour gym Path Movement, knows that parkour — in which athletes often scale walls, make 9-foot leaps and traverse rails 10 feet off the ground — has a bad reputation … more

Q&A with schools' new chief academic officer

Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker has hired a chief academic officer to oversee curriculum across the school district. Autonomy in the classroom will continue, Tucker said … more

As shopping season starts, so do new sales tax rules

The Colorado Department of Revenue enacted an emergency rule Sept. 26 that makes it mandatory for retailers in Colorado who ship goods out of their own jurisdiction to collect sales tax on the … more

Castle Rock residents restore mural after graffiti

When a threat to the president, anti-military messages, anarchy symbols and a reference to George Orwell's dystopian novel "1984" appeared scrawled over an American flag mural in Castle Rock, police … more
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