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Judge’s ruling may impact allegations

Three Douglas County residents who believe the Douglas County Educational Foundation violated its nonprofit status say a Denver judge’s recent ruling against the school district adds teeth to their allegations. An attorney for the DCEF says the … more

Local team excels at Robot Olympiad

After hauling away 22 awards from December’s International Robot Olympiad, the volunteers behind the Ameribotics team only have eyes for the future. “For the number of kids we brought to competition, statistically these were huge wins,” … more

Judge rules school district violated campaign act with report

A Denver judge ruled the Douglas County School District violated the Colorado Fair Campaign Practices Act when it sent a district-financed report to 85,000 parents and community members less than two … more

Editorial: Acts of heroism, kindness supply hope amid grief

For many years, we watched from our office windows as the students at STEM High School Highlands Ranch left school for the day or headed over to the Starbucks across the street. The school is in the … more

Love awaits in the Plaza Suite

William Shakespeare once wisely observed that the course of true love never did run smooth, but legendary playwright Neil Simon knew that didn’t mean the bumpy road couldn’t be filled with … more

Proposition DD passes by a narrow margin

The statewide ballot question that asks voters to legalize sports betting and allow the state to tax it to send millions of dollars to help manage Colorado’s water supply was narrowly succeeding by roughly a percentage point at about 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 6, the day after Election Day. more

Officials look toward past and future of Schweiger Ranch

Elizabeth Matthews grew up in Parker and remembers when there wasn't much in the way of living history in Douglas County. “If we ever wanted to visit a historic site it was the Littleton History … more

Rage rooms: Smash things, 'move on, let go'

Toasters. Computers. TV screens. Old furniture. These are the kinds of discarded everyday objects that customers who are riled up — or who are just seeking some fun — can smash, shatter and rough … more

Hankins, Brooks earn top broker honors

Alana Hankins and Amy Brooks, sales associates who comprise the Hankins-Brooks Group with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage's Parker office, have … more

App shines a light on holiday displays

Lone Tree’s Greg Walters wasn’t upset when a New York Times reporter earlier this month called his holiday lights iPhone app “the Charlie Brown Christmas tree of apps.” “I thought it was kinda cute,” he said. “The reality of it is, … more

Colorado Aperture show offers award-winning photos

Dana Smith’s “Jitterbug,” a jazzy close-up photo of a petite ladybug (dancing? singing?), was awarded Best of Show in the “2019 Colorado Aperture” exhibit at the Depot Art Center, 2069 W. … more

Letter to the editor: Pick Hanson, Meek and Ray

Pick Hanson, Meek and Ray As a retired teacher and grandparent, I’m very concerned about the future of our children, their schools and their teachers. Regarding the upcoming Douglas County School … more

Boys state golf tourney won’t lack challenges

Golf is an individual sport than sometimes comes attached with team aspects. The boys state golf tournament will be held Oct. 7-8 at Pinehurst Country Club in southwest Denver, and there will be … more

Q&As with the Douglas County School Board candidates

The six candidates for Douglas County School Board answered questions from Colorado Community Media on a variety of issues. To see where they stand on the issues, click on their name below.Andy … more

Fairy tale characters take stage in show not for kids

Fairy tale princesses have long been part and parcel of our literary and social fabric, as they were created from ancient folk tales — and have more recently evolved through Disney films and now, … more

Drawings, paintings eye link between technology, nature

In fall 2018, area artist Nathan Abels won Best of Show in the Own an Original Exhibition at the Littleton Museum, entitling him to a solo show the following year. “Within and Without: Works by … more

Letter to the editor: Promote from within

Promote from within After 13 years as chief of police and 33 years serving the Town of Parker, Chief David King announced his retirement at the end of the year. I am also very happy to learn that … more

Library dropping fines on some kids' books

In a move aimed at deepening a childhood love of reading, Douglas County Libraries plans to stop charging overdue fines on many children's books. The new policy applies to illustrated juvenile books and takes effect Jan. 17. more

National Geographic Live event eyes social animals

Biologist-turned-photographer Ronan Donovan will appear Oct. 18 at Lone Tree Arts Center in the 2019-2020 National Geographic Live series. “Social By Nature” features floor-to-ceiling images … more

A quick look at fast-paced field hockey

I watched and covered my first field hockey game on Nov. 5 when Regis Jesuit and Colorado Academy played for the state championship at All-City Stadium. For years I helped with the coverage of both … more
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