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Changing neighborhoods inspire local author’s debut novel

A common concern among many in the Denver area is the loss of historic buildings and homes — structures that serve as a tangible testament to the Mile-High City’s long and varied history. … more

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Hockey player sticks to business

Personality-wise, Mason Hoehn is one of Valor Christian's quietest hockey players. However, on the ice he lets everybody know he means business. All that probably started when he convinced his mom to … more

Area students earn free ride through caddying

Thirteen students from Colorado have been awarded the Evans Scholarship, a full housing and tuition college grant offered to golf caddies. The final selections were made after interviews Jan. 28 at … more

‘Wilder Women’ steps it up in performances at Su Teatro

“Wilder Women” follows an earlier Stories on Stage show called “Wild Women!” It is coming to Su Teatro Performing Arts Center at 721 Santa Fe Drive on March 8 with shows at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. … more

‘They stole him out of jail’

In May 1947 the courthouse in Greenville, South Carolina was the site for a trial that made national news and asked the question: Was a lynching possibly legal under any circumstances? Littleton … more

Competition — earning and learning our way to success

When it comes to competitive events, I don’t know about you, but I really enjoy a close game as opposed to a rout, even when it may mean the team that I am rooting for has a chance of losing. You … more

Life without coffee is ... well ... well, it’s bad

Bach credited God. Raymond Chandler refused to expedite the screenplay for “The Blue Dahlia” unless he was permitted to drink alcohol and to drink heavily. I depend upon hot, black coffee — … more

Letter to the editor: Gun violence all too real

Gun violence all too real I am a mother of young children here in Parker. Since moving to this community five years ago, I have experienced numerous reminders of the ways gun violence impacts our … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Klobuchar

Vote for Klobuchar As a moderate, independent, Christian voter, I would like to encourage others like me to vote for Amy Klobuchar for president in our upcoming Colorado primary. Thanks to a change … more

Artistic outlets amid hardship for Denver area's homeless

Within a single week, dozens of regulars find their way to the 2300 block of Arapahoe and Curtis streets in Denver. Steven Barth, a jazz keyboard player, leaves the homeless shelter he’s been … more

What midsummer dreams may come at the Arvada Center

The plays of William Shakespeare have been performed so many times in the more than 400 years since he did his writing that one mustn’t just consider the story, but how to tell that story. Emily … more

Legend students donate big for Wish Week

Allie Howell was brought to tears when she was welcomed to the Legend High School gymnasium to a thunderous roar from the student body Feb. 21. With her family beside her, Howell thanked her peers … more

Low turnout at law enforcement appreciation event

An event dedicated to honoring law enforcement that often draws dozens and sometimes hundreds to Castle Rock was so sparsely attended this year that organizers began stacking up chairs and tearing … more

Area wrestlers post strong showings at state

Cherokee Trail never had an individual state wrestling champion prior to the state wrestling tournament Feb. 20-22 at the Pepsi Center. The Cougars wrapped up the Class 5A portion of the meet with … more

Nesting golden eagles prompt trail closure

Spring is almost here and there's new life in Douglas County. That new life is exactly what caused a section of the Douglas County East/West Regional Trail to close Feb. 19. In compliance with … more

Douglas County teachers urge better pay

Several educators made impassioned pleas asking school board directors to improve teacher pay in the Douglas County School District two weeks after the board held a lengthy discussion about … more

Schools keep fall break schedule despite test dates

The Douglas County School board has decided it will not change the district's fall break for the 2020-21 school year after staff recommended the school board reschedule it to one week later. The … more

Douglas County School District CFO leaves for Cherry Creek

The Douglas County School District's chief financial officer left the school district this month for a job with the Cherry Creek School District. Scott Smith's last day with DCSD was Feb. 21. He was … more

C-470 project moving toward completion, CDOT says

Stop us if you've heard this one before: Construction on C-470 is nearly finished. The years-long C-470 Express Lanes Project, which will add tolled lanes along the busy highway, is scheduled to be … more
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