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Making the green scene on St. Patrick's Day

While the best-known tradition of St. Patrick’s Day is to wear green, that wasn’t always the case. Before green became the color associated with the holiday, blue was worn to celebrate Saint … more

A call for change in how we talk about aging

How we talk about aging, older adults and ageism makes a difference. Douglas County — like the rest of Colorado and the United States — is becoming older, a result of advances in health and … more

'Evoke’ is concept of photography exhibit

Colorado photographers had a specific challenge from the Littleton Fine Arts Board this year as they considered entries for the 53rd “Eye of the Camera” exhibit: It was seeking printed … more

Colorado New Play Summit aims to open doors

When a painter or sculptor begins a new work, she or he sets a pace and probably has a fairly clear vision of the desired end product. While it may undergo some critical input along the way, the … more

Student art show expands in its fifth year

For the fifth year, art students from Littleton High School carried examples of their work a few blocks west for an exhibit at the nearby Depot Art Gallery, 2069 W. Powers Ave. What began as a … more

Knowing when it’s time for a change

Have you ever felt the need to change something in your life? My guess would be yes, we all have at some point. And the anguish and torment we struggle with while we go through the thought process … more

Looks like America isn’t good enough for America’s pastime

Play ball. The 2019 Major League Baseball season is about to get underway. Did I just hear yawns? Attendance was down at 17 MLB stadiums last year from the year before. There are a number of theories … more

Letter to the editor: The wrong direction

The wrong direction As the Douglas County School Board and staff begin spending proceeds from MLO/bonds, why is there a need for a new standing committee to oversee the spending? By the time this new … more

Letter to the editor: A helpful explanation

A helpful explanation Superintendent Dr. Thomas Tucker’s explanation of how the school district is spending money from the mill levy override and bond, which was described in a recent edition of … more

Fight against Colorado ski traffic hampered by budget

“Friends don’t let friends drive I-70.” The tongue-in-cheek mantra is often uttered by Colorado skiers and snowboarders who frequent resorts far from the crowded mountain corridor, which … more

Highlands Ranch, Creek make semifinals of girls basketball state tournament

On paper, the game between fourth-seeded Cherry Creek and fifth seed Fossil Ridge appeared to be the best Great 8 game scheduled for March 1 at the Denver Coliseum. And it was. Cherry Creek held on … more

South metro-area teams notch three spots in boys basketball Final Four

Three Continental League teams advanced to the Final Four of the Class 5A boys basketball state tournament. Top-seeded Chaparral (22-4) will play ThunderRidge (21-5) in an 8:30 p.m. semifinal contest … more

Longtime Castlewood Canyon State Park volunteer dies

Castlewood Canyon State Park is in mourning. That was the message in late February from Ron Claussen, a member of the volunteer group Friends of Castlewood Canyon State Park, after news spread one of … more

My Name Is…Julia Desmond

About me Although not a native Coloradan, I have lived here for 35 years now. I've been a Highlands Ranch resident for last 24 years. I am a mother of three, have a wonderful husband named Bob and … more

Judge dismisses felony against trucker accused of killing state trooper

The district court judge presiding over the case of a man accused of crashing into and killing a Colorado State trooper in 2016 has dismissed the most serious charge against him — a Class 5 felony … more

Douglas County aims to fix high-risk roads in 2019

Douglas County is preparing to spend nearly $1 million to fix certain high-risk roads in the summer and fall of 2019, primarily using federal grant money specifically awarded for projects that aim to … more

Catholic Charities moves into new Castle Rock office

After outgrowing two offices in five years, Catholic Charities of Central Colorado has officially moved to its new office at 410 S. Wilcox St., Suite 201, Castle Rock. A ribbon cutting and open house … more

Longtime hoops officials recognized for service

Brian Grams spent his Saturday morning on Feb. 23 the way he's spent countless others over the past decade — running from one end of a basketball court to the other while keeping a watchful eye on … more

Sex education bill spurs concerns

The comprehensive sex education bill making its way through the state Legislature has spurred opposition from many in the religious and conservative communities, drawing concerns that the language of … more
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