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Putting a premium on the future

About 3 million Americans have served in the military since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and just as there are differences between generations of the public at large, there are differences between younger veterans and those who served before …
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Rain or shine, the walk goes on

Coors Field in Denver radiated energy with about 2,000 people in attendance for the second annual Denver Metro Out of the Darkness Community Walk. Among the crowd was a group of 30 people, of all ages, wearing matching red T-shirts that read, …
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New site proposed for natural gas structure

Jen Shocker, whose Ashleigh Place home backs up to Highlands Ranch Mansion property, has unobstructed views of the mountains, the iconic windmill and the ranch. At night, she can hear the horses. She likes to walk with her 5-year-old son on a trail …
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Getting hitched in the great outdoors

A reoccurring theme for people who live in Colorado is that they love being outside and active in nature. So it’s only natural a classic Colorado wedding is often centered around an outdoor ceremony. Sharing Colorado’s beautiful scenery with …
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    • Supreme Court to hear case involving autistic Douglas County School District student

      The United States Supreme Court announced Thursday it will hear the case of an autistic Douglas County School District student whose parents say he wasn't provided with the level of public education …

    • Interim superintendent eyes culture change

      Erin Kane took over as the interim superintendent of the Douglas County School District on Sept. 1. Kane, a Colorado native with an engineering degree in applied mathematics and computer science from the University of Colorado, helped found …

    • Mountain Vista threat suspects’ cases on hold

      The court cases of two female students accused of making a violent threat against Mountain Vista High School last December are on hold pending a ruling from the Colorado Supreme Court. In both cases, lawyers defending the teens didn’t agree …

    • A whole lot of beauty

      The concrete parking lot of Centennial Center Park transformed into a canvas for professional and amateur artists alike over the weekend of Sept. 24 and 25. “I wanted to pick something challenging,” said Laurel Thompson, a sophomore at …

    • Resident creates platform to connect students, instructors

      A Highlands Ranch woman has created what she calls the Uber of learning. Sudha Chandrasekharan’s website, Learnskillz, is an online platform for students to find a teacher, book a lesson either face-to-face or virtually, and then rate the …

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