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Memoir recounts longing, looking for birth mother

Sara Easterly recently introduced her newly published memoir, “Searching for Mom,” to an audience at Littleton’s Tattered Cover, where the book sold out. Easterly, a Seattle resident for 20 … more

Dance performance never grows old

“Peter Pan,” J.M. Barrie’s classic tale, as interpreted by Colorado Ballet, continues through Feb. 9 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Center for Performing Arts. Check on ticket … more

In the war of words, the words are losing

“Lead” not only means “first,” “foremost” and “front,” lead is a heavy metal, hence Led Zeppelin. An old adage in journalism is “don’t bury the lead.” Journalists are not … more

Think of abundance, not scarcity, and win consistently

It has been said that the fear of loss is more powerful than the possibility of gain. It has also been said that some of us live with an abundance mentality while others choose to live with a … more

The Arvada Center invites audiences aboard the Orient Express

There’s a particular challenge to telling a story that is very well-known by the audience. But when it’s one of the most well-known murder mysteries in popular fiction, well, that’s a whole … more

Siblings bond over basketball

Sometimes for Rocky Beers and his sister Raegan, it is difficult not to bring what happens on the basketball court home with them. Rocky, a 6-foot-6 senior, and Raegan, a 6-3 sophomore, are having … more

Student-Athlete Spotlight: ‘I learn every day in practice’

Aiden Okamura is in his 13th season of wrestling and still learning. Okamura, a 126-pound senior on the ThunderRidge team, was sixth at last year's Class 5A state tournament and is out to improve … more

Castle Rock OKs strategic plan for fire department

The Town of Castle Rock's fire department has a newly approved strategic plan for the next five years, outlining six major goals of the department. The department has been nationally accredited … more

Castle Rock police chief explains red flag policy

Colorado's hotly debated red flag law went into effect Jan. 1, meaning law enforcement agencies across the state implemented local policies for enforcing the gun legislation. The state law allows a … more

'Waiting for something like this'

Castle Rock art enthusiasts gathered for drinks, food and local art on Jan. 23 at an event hosted by the newly formed Castle Rock Art Cooperative. Three artists showcased their work — Paul Price, … more

Economists discuss ways to 'keep Colorado competitive'

The economy of Denver's south metro area will look a lot like last year's, experts say, and the speed bumps to the region's growth remain present as ever. Colorado continues to be a national model of … more

Douglas County agrees to continue allowing refugees

Douglas County recently agreed to continue allowing refugees to be placed in the community in response to a recent executive order from President Donald J. Trump. The move came after Executive Order … more

Property tax bills are out — questions, frustrations are in

After property tax bills were sent out the week of Jan. 20, questions, comments and concerns began pouring into the Douglas County assessor's office. “We have had about three times the normal … more

No charges for STEM security guard who injured students

The privately hired security guard on duty during the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting injured two students and was illegally carrying a weapon on school grounds, 4th Judicial District Attorney … more

Bill aims to repeal Colorado death penalty, with some GOP support

After years of coming up short, advocates of repealing the death penalty may finally cross the finish line this year with newfound support from two Republican senators. “From a philosophical … more

Douglas County awards school district $6.8 million for security

More than $6.8 million is on its way to the Douglas County School District to bolster student safety, while STEM School Highlands Ranch — the site of a fatal shooting last year — is set to … more

Sportsman's Warehouse to open in Parker

Sportsman's Warehouse will open in February in Parker in the building that previously housed Gander Mountain. The Alaska-based sports and outdoors retailer will be located at 18420 Cottonwood Drive, … more

Bond set at $250,000 for woman charged with daughter's murder

A former Highlands Ranch resident who was charged with the murder of her daughter has been granted bond. A grand jury charged Kelly Turner, 41, with 13 counts, including murder, child abuse, theft … more

Welcome the Year of the Rat in the metro area

According to the calendar of the Lunar New Year, 2020 is the Year of the Rat - the first sign of the zodiac. And there are plenty of options hosted by Denver’s thriving Asian-American community to … more
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