Fire destroys home near Parker

A house outside Parker was destroyed in a fire the night of Sept. 18, according to South Metro Fire Rescue. Three occupants lived in the house, but none were home at the time. Two dogs died in the …

Douglas County school board's pick for interim superintendent withdraws from consideration

An Air Force officer with experience in IT, communications, human resources and education was selected to be the interim leader of the Douglas County School District. The Douglas County School …
For the second time this week, Legend High School asks dozens to quarantine
The Douglas County School District has asked 88 more people to quarantine at Legend High School after learning of another positive COVID-19 case at the school. A letter dated Sept. 14 said students …

Parker councilmember resigns, citing prolonged absence

Parker Town Councilmember Renee Williams announced her resignation Sept. 17 in an email to town staff and council. Williams, elected in 2014 and reelected in 2018, has lived in Arizona since March to …

Kiewit campus eyes summer opening in Lone Tree

Lone Tree's newest corporate citizen is scheduled to finish the first of its two-building office campus near Interstate 25. Kiewit Corp., a multibillion-dollar construction and engineering firm, is …

Parker councilmember out of town since March, away indefinitely (but not resigning)

A Parker town councilmember has been out of the state since March and says she plans to be away until the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

174 asked to quarantine after reports of 2 COVID-19 cases at Parker's Legend High School

The Douglas County School District has asked 174 people to quarantine after learning of two positive COVID-19 cases at Legend High School.

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Douglas County adds new open space

A 1,500-acre ranch in Douglas County is now protected open space after the purchase of a conservation easement on the property was completed at a recent business meeting. The purchase of Ditmars …

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Stories on Stage on screen

Never underestimate the power of a good story. They can provide comfort, particularly during challenging times like the one the world is currently living through. So, it’s with a sigh of relief …

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Tennis tourney sets seedings for state

Jackson Scott played his type of tennis on Sept. 17 in the finals of the Region 5 boys tennis tournament at the Heritage High School tennis courts. Scott, Heritage's No. 3 singles player, recorded a …

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Change is the only constant

Ancient Greek philosophers taught valuable lessons that are still relevant today. “Change is the only constant in life” from Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher from 500 BCE¹ is one of my …
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The path to success is open to everyone

“You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.” - Zig Ziglar Imagine waking up every day, reminding ourselves of Zig’s quote above. How …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Mother Nature just decided to wing it

Mother Nature spent more time naming some of her children than she did others. Allegedly it took her three days to come up with “platypus.” It’s known she spent over an hour deciding on …
Deni Jacobs
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Get motivated and creative with physical activity

We are living in interesting times. Just a while ago our calendars were jam-packed with events. That quickly changed to having a wide open calendar and spending more time at home and in the beautiful …
Michael Norton
WINNING WORDS

Finding the solution is all about knowing where to look

Last week while spending some time on a sandy beach with my wife and a couple of friends, I had lost my wedding ring in the sand. It was the middle of the day, fairly hot and very sunny out, and I …
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