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Divers navigate twists and turns

Most high schools and colleges combine swimming and diving into one sport, and they are part of the same meets. But in reality, the two are more different than the same. “Truly, the only thing we … more

Wolverines upend top-ranked Jaguars

Fans and students from both schools packed the Chaparral gym on Feb. 2 two hours before the start of the Continental League boys basketball showdown against Rock Canyon. It was a game that showcased … more

People with disabilities have options for fitness

The energy at Pure Barre fitness was running high. Thumping music, grunts of exertion and the smell of sweat filled the air as fitness specialist Briget Russomanno led the workout class. “You can … more

Zoo celebrates birth of Linne’s two-toed sloth

A baby Linne’s two-toed sloth was born Jan. 28 at the Denver Zoo. The baby, whose name has not been chosen nor its gender identified, was born to Charlotte Greenie, the zoo’s 21-year-old female … more

Carlos Fresquez art highlighted in gallery show on Santa Fe Drive

“Sangre Colorado: Carlos Fresquez Mid-Career Survey,” open through March 24 at Metropolitan State University’s Center for Visual Art, (a must-see for those interested in area art) is not only a … more

Lit Fest brings national artists to teach aspiring writers

As a person who started writing for pleasure back in elementary school, I can confirm that while the actual act of writing is a solitary one, the only way to improve your writing is to share it. … more

Former Bronco McCaffrey takes over Valor program

Ed McCaffrey's bonds to Valor Christian go back a long way, and now the former Denver Broncos wide receiver has been named the new Eagles football coach. Valor Christian Athletic Director Jamie … more

Pit bull ban stirs emotional debate in Castle Rock

At an open house in Castle Rock last spring, residents filed into town hall to offer comment on the town's animal code. Issues ranged from backyard chickens to pet licensing. One issue, however, came … more

Renowned Western writers discuss genre with readers

Readers and writers filled the large theater at the Arvada Center on Jan. 27 for “Western Reboot: Authors of the Modern West,” where they listened to a panel of accomplished authors and featured … more

Students fund wish of young cancer patient

Caleb Amaral is 5 years old and battling a type of blood cancer. Like other young boys, Amaral loves superheroes. His wish is to go on a Disney Marvel cruise. On Jan. 29, thanks to students and staff … more

Group for mothers provides support, social outings

The organizer behind a Castle Rock hiking group that took off in 2016 is back at it in 2018, this time organizing a group for the sole purpose of providing busy mothers an opportunity to get out on … more

Capitol report: A look at what's happening in the state Legislature

Work season for the Colorado state Legislature began in the shadow of sexual-misconduct claims from last fall and amid continued exasperation over rising housing prices and traffic and transportation … more

District Accountability Committee hosts 2018 Winter Forum

The District Accountability Committee, an advisory group formed of parents, teachers, Douglas County School District staff and community members, invites the public to its 2018 Winter Forum. The free … more

School board to consider ballot questions to boost funding

Built in 1962, Douglas County High School needs more than $17 million worth of capital repairs, according to Principal Tony Kappas. The original plumping needs maintenance, pipes are rusting — some … more

Letter to the editor: Gun letter was on target

I was moved by letter writer Roy Legg’s sane and common sense comments regarding Sheriff Spurlock. I could not agree with him more. Both my current husband of 20 years, along with my former … more

Letter to the editor: We have a super choice

In response to the writer of the letter “Crucial decision looms” I guess it wasn’t enough to elect board members who claim antipathy to school choice. This is a principle, by the way, spreading … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t blame the gun

It is always interesting to hear the constant blame on the gun, not the person pulling the trigger. In the hands of a mentally deranged person, any gun is a killing machine. I have owned about every … more

My name is … Al Williams

Born and raised in Australia I came over here in 2000 — up until 2000 I had never been out of Australia. Originally, I came over for college reasons. I was studying business and tourism and I … more

Funeral procession, services honor Adams County deputy

Adams County police officers were joined by police from across the state and thousands of well-wishers Feb. 2 to say goodbye to Deputy Heath Gumm, a man described as a witty prankster with a promising career in law enforcement. more

With early start this season, flu hammers much of nation

Sick with the flu? You've got a lot of company. The flu has continued to blanket the U.S., with only Hawaii being spared. In late January, one in 15 doctor visits were for symptoms of the flu. That's … more
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