Parent University tries to untangle confusion

One minute a teenager could be happily texting with friends. The next they're raging at their parents. And before mom and dad can blink, the teen is back to cracking jokes in the group chat. Was what …
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Parker teen who had been reported missing found in Greenwood Village

A 15-year-old girl who went missing from Parker Lutheran High School Feb. 6 was found almost 36 hours later in Greenwood Village, according to the Parker Police Department. 

Parker Adventist to break ground on four-story building

Ponderosa students rally around local boy

Memoir recounts longing, looking for birth mother

Momentum is game changer for success

What to know about Colorado's primary elections
Colorado is gearing up to hold the state's first presidential primary in 20 years, and it falls on what political junkies call “Super Tuesday” — when the largest number of states and …

Two indicted in hit-and-run, shooting on C-470

A motorist who attempted to stop another driver from escaping a hit-and-run on C-470 has been indicted for shooting at the car, according to court documents. Marc Simmons, who told police he is an …

Ponderosa students rally around local boy

If nothing else, Ben Jones and Carter Motichka had a talent for captivating an audience. The two flat-stomached, 6-foot-3 basketball players prepared for an eating competition between them — one …

Ring up the old — Environmental benefit, vintage popularity boost interest in thrift stores

Arvada resident Eddie Marin has a passion for finding vintage items, and he shops at thrift stores at least twice a week. He looks for vintage sports T-shirts, old VHS tapes, hats, sweaters and more. …

Impeachment trial elevates U.S. Rep. Crow's profile in election year

The seven U.S. House Democrats who made the case for President Donald Trump's removal from office during his Senate trial included well-known party leaders and members of committees that led the …

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

Douglas County School District grapples with teacher pay

Luke Hadden comes from a family of teachers. He believes educators have the power to better children’s lives. That’s why leaving his job as a social studies teacher at Rock Canyon High School, …

Life

Parker resident to compete on 'Jeopardy!'

Parker resident Natalie Hathcote, a junior at Liberty University, will compete in the 'Jeopardy!' College Championship, presented by LendingTree. Starting April 6, 15 of America's sharpest students …

Sports

Area swimmers stand out at state

Anna Shaw of Heritage and Sophia Bradac of Regis Jesuit won individual events, while Cherry Creek finished second in the team standings to highlight the performances of south metro athletes at the …

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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

You want buzzwords? Buzzwords we got

My hope this year is to rebrand my brand with some brand new words, while holding on to such dependable ones as “go-to” and “vibe” and “sustainable.” Listen, my go-to restaurant in Lone …
Norton
Winning Words

When intent is more important than technique

Have you ever heard a really bad joke? Or maybe just a very funny joke told really poorly? We can probably all say yes to that one, couldn’t we? We have also probably been told a story that missed …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

A perfect place for those who love cats and toes

Ernest Hemingway kept six-toed cats at his home, now a museum, in Key West, Florida. They’re called “polydactyl cats.” The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum currently has 40-50 polydactyl cats …
Angie Felts

Patients, physicians work in partnership

As we settle into the new year, one of the best resolutions we can choose for our health is making the commitment to engage in an active partnership with our physician. Whether we’re just getting …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

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 …
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