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Coaches heading into big seasons

It’s getting down to crunch time for the high school football playoffs just as the season for the winter sports teams is starting. Practice for boys and girls basketball, ice hockey, girls swimming … more

Letter to the editor: Youth vaping a real threat

Youth vaping a real threat Alarm bells should be ringing. Colorado has one of the highest youth vaping rates in the nation, and it’s growing. Over 27% of high school students in Colorado reported … more

Letter to the editor: Bad move by trustees

Bad move by trustees Shame on the Douglas County Library Board of Trustees, who recently voted to drop the “James H. LaRue” from the name of the library in Highlands Ranch. Let’s not even get … more

Letter to the editor: Library move an insult

Move an insult Reading the article in last week’s paper about the action of the Douglas County Library Board’s decision to delete the name of James LaRue from the library in Highlands Ranch came … more

The play's the thing

Millennial parents who haven’t visited a playground in a decade or two are in for a surprise: The new era of playgrounds is a heck of a lot more fun than the safety-obsessed playscapes of the 1990s … more

Family fare comes to area stage for holiday happiness

With the 20th century barely under way, St. Louis residents, including the Smith family, were excited at the prospect of the 1904 World’s Fair, which ran from April 30 to Dec. 1, 1904. Also called … more

Colorado Ballet performs holiday classic ‘Nutcracker’

Colorado Ballet presents its 59th annual production of “The Nutcracker” at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Denver, from Nov. 30 to Dec. … more

Confidently pursuing our success is needed approach

Perhaps you do not agree with the statement that there is power in the way we see ourselves, and that is OK, I welcome you to challenge the theory here. There are countless stories of success where … more

Are you an average investor, with emotions driving decisions?

The nation’s leading investor behavior study for over 25 years was just released. I always find these interesting since it highlights our human nature … to make decisions with our emotions. Most … more

Nicknames can be enigmatic, charismatic, emblematic, problematic

Most of us, including me, have nicknames. Most of us who have nicknames didn’t nickname ourselves, and that’s where this column comes in. Like everything else that we say and do these days, … more

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STEM suspect had troubled upbringing, mental illness, attorneys say

Evidence made public for the first time Nov. 18 in court during hearings for the younger suspect in the fatal shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch offered a glimpse into the world of the teen … more

Douglas County School District's medical marijuana policy spurs impassioned pleas

For more than a year, Ben Wann and his family have urged the Douglas County School District to change its medical marijuana policy in two ways: allow him to keep his medical marijuana at school and … more

County emphasizes air quality in transportation plan

Douglas County will prioritize improving air quality after the transportation master plan and an amendment were approved unanimously by the planning commission Oct. 21. Peter Bierbaum, a planning … more

Outlets at Castle Rock kicks off Christmas season

The Christmas tree at the Outlets at Castle Rock traveled hundreds of miles from a California forest over roughly two days to get there. Christmas tree company Victor's Custom Christmas Trees, based … more

My Name Is … Rebecca Baker

About me I live in the Meadows in Castle Rock and have my clinic in downtown Castle Rock. I have two children, 13 and 17, who attend Castle Rock Middle School and Castle View High School. My … more

Castle Rock CBD shop nears first anniversary

Castle Rock couple Karen and Mark Yokley opened Hemp Victory Garden in town nearly one year ago to offer people a store specializing in CBD products, they said. CBD is a cannabis derivative with no … more

Chaparral captures volleyball crown

Chaparral collected one more victory than last year in the state volleyball tournament, but Valor Christian and Lutheran couldn't duplicate their finishes from the 2018 tournament. The three-day, … more

In 5A football, Valor, Creek, Regis advance

Three south metro football teams will be involved in quarterfinal games in the Class 5A playoffs. Host Cherry Creek (11-0) will face longtime rival Fairview (10-1) and the Knights' record setting … more

Some tips for Thanksgiving hosts

Hosting Thanksgiving isn’t for the faint of heart. There are more dishes than you might usually serve. More timing concerns because of that. More pots and plates to wash. And perhaps more family … more
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