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'Cool tricks' on display at skate park

Sebastian Zacharias was 3 years old when he learned to scooter. By the age of 4, he was cruising up and down the 8-foot skate bowl at Redstone Park. The now 10-year-old was one of more than 50 participates at Ruler of the Railzz, a skate, scooter …
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Oktoberfest coming to Highlands Ranch

A day of German food, family fun and plenty of beer is right around the corner as Oktoberfest takes place on Sept. 23. Hosted by the Highlands Ranch Community Association, the day begins at 9 a.m. with a 5K at Town Center South, 9352 Dorchester …
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    • School district's pay-for-performance suspended for one year

      The seven members of the Douglas County School Board approved suspending the differentiated pay structure for licensed teachers and administrators for one year at the Sept. 19 board meeting. Suspending the pay-for-performance structure for the …

    • Central Park development making headway in Highlands Ranch

      Central Park is taking shape in northwest Highlands Ranch as a hospital progresses, restaurants are announced, a fitness studio opens and single-family homes emerge. Owned by Shea Properties, the 100-acre property sits east of Lucent Boulevard …

    • Mountain Vista principal honored by Colorado State Thespians

      Mountain Vista High School is often in the spotlight for sports and academics. But on Sept. 21, principal Mike Weaver was honored for a program that he says is just as important: theater. “Being recognized for the arts feels as good as …

    • Fair provides resources on substance use

      A teenage bedroom staged in the lunchroom of Douglas County High School revealed everyday items that young people may be using to conceal drug or alcohol use. Inside a hairbrush was a compartment for marijuana. A pill bottle was in a pillowcase. …

    • Northridge Park improvements underway

      The community's first park is getting revamped over the next two months. Built in 1982, Northridge Park is undergoing a $524,400 project, funded by the Highlands Ranch Metro District, which owns the park. Improvements include modifying irrigation …