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Traffic drives complaints, quest for solutions

Jackie Bradley moved to Highlands Ranch 25 years ago when there was little development south of Highlands Ranch Parkway and University Boulevard and County Line Road were two-lane streets. “I've seen a lot of changes,” said Bradley, whose …
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A family business affair

For Mark Albrecht, the key to running a business with his wife on a daily basis is for each to know their strengths and weaknesses. “One of the things that I think is critical is to allow the other to lead in their sweet spot, what they’re …
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Highlands Ranch dog park likely to remain open on heels of concerns over dog waste

Amid concern over its closure due to excessive dog waste, the Hound Hill Dog Park will likely remain open due to a turnaround from dog owners in recent days, the Highlands Ranch Metro District says. “There's been a remarkable improvement in the …
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    • Supreme Court rules against Douglas County School Distict in case of special-needs student

      A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision March 22 regarding the Douglas County School district will have ramifications for special needs students across the country. The court has sided with the …

    • Women supporting women ‘was never a new idea’

      Sometimes it’s easier for a doula to describe what she isn’t than to define what she is. “I’m your support person, I’m not a doctor. I’m not your husband,” Denise Grovo, a doula in training, tells her first client, Centennial …

    • Communication tower to go up this June

      A 150-foot communication tower that will be the focal point of the development known as Central Park will be delivered by truck this June. Central Park, a 100-acre property owned by Shea Properties that sits south of Plaza Drive and east of …

    • Teacher time survey indicates heavy workload

      Each year, Douglas County School District teachers are spending about 1,035 hours of their time on non-instructional activities, according to a new survey commissioned by the district. District teachers are contracted for 185 days per year. This …

    • ‘A program like this shows these kids the consequences’

      At a middle school career fair, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jay Martin received an unexpected comment from an eighth-grade student. “She came up to me and said, ‘I wanted to thank you,’ ” Martin said. “I said, ‘for …