Disc golf takes full flight in Denver metro area

Chris Ball is a Grammy-nominated songwriter who has composed music for many television shows and toured for seven years as a musician with the rock band Firefall. The 53-year-old Highlands Ranch …
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Motorcyclist killed in Douglas County crash, suspect arrested

A Commerce City man was arrested Aug. 19 in connection with a fatal car and motorcycle crash in northeast Douglas County. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office arrested Manuel Frias-Cabrera, 29. He was …

Town moves closer to selling Pine Curve

Details emerge in fatal Parker stabbing

Pine Curve sale plan may be diverted by vote

Ray to run for second term on school board

Douglas County School District seeks ouster of charter school that has armed staff
A Douglas County charter school that allows staff to carry firearms on campus has been asked to leave the Douglas County School District and is negotiating an agreement to transfer its charter to the …
Douglas County School District will apply for security funds
Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker says the district will apply for a portion of $10 million in school safety funds being offered to local schools by the county. Tucker and …

RidgeGate Parkway: the road to the future

The frequent traffic backups along RidgeGate Parkway are something to be expected these days. With just two lanes — one in each direction — for through traffic, backups can reach half a mile from …

Walking so that 'everyone has a chance to be a survivor'

Colleen Schwarz, of Franktown, was surprised when she was diagnosed with cancer 11 years ago. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2008. Two years later, her son, Ryan, was diagnosed with skin …

My Name is … Leah Ryan

Who I am I am a Colorado native. I grew up here. I grew up in Aurora and Denver. I've lived in Parker since 2003. I've thrown fun events on the side of my day job since 2007. I've been with my …

In-N-Out Burger submits proposal for Lone Tree location

Lone Tree could be home to the Denver area's first In-N-Out Burger. In-N-Out has submitted a proposal to the City of Lone Tree for development of a new restaurant in the Park Meadows area, according …

WATCH: Time to Talk public forum on mental health and families

It's time to talk about mental health. Mothers and mental health advocates talk about how mental illness affects families, and why — and how — we need to talk about it. The free community …

News

Bennet hopes voters are ready for steady

Michael Bennet was about as fired up as he ever gets at the Iowa State Fair's Political Soapbox, railing against Bernie Sanders' health care plan — but politely. “I respect him because he tells …

Life

Meet Bobby LeFebre, state’s new poet laureate

For 100 years, Colorado has honored the power and connective potential of poetry, beginning when Gov. Oliver Shoup appointed Alice Polk Hill to the role of poet laureate in 1919. In that century …

Sports

Mental health added to coaches’ mission

Colorado High School Activities Association commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green called it a very bold stance. The CHSAA Board of Directors in June approved a Mental Health Initiative that mandates all …

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Winning Words

Managing the game clock for greater success

Is it our time management skills that need a little work, or is the enemy time compression? “Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week” — Anonymous How true. And we all know what the …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Views from an expert in the laughingstock market

I could give a two-day seminar on the No. 2 pencil, but I couldn’t have an intelligent two-minute conversation about the stock market. Those words — “stock market” — have intimidated me …
Norton
Winning Words

Who’s the boss? You’re the boss

Whether you are a business owner, an executive, a manager, or a supervisor with a team of people reporting to you, or you are someone who reports into another person, guess what? You are all still …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

The last, final diatribe on an unneeded, unnecessary word

I, like, give up. Once a year for the past eight years, I have written a column about the extra-grammatical use of the word “like” and its part in the ruination of the English language. Each …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Investing 101: Don’t look for instant gratification

The media continues to satisfy our need for instant information, but how much is too much? Many folks tell me they are on information overload. Also, some news stories can make you feel inadequate if …
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