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Homeless veteran moves into Thornton townhome

David Brown, a veteran who was living in his RV parked outside of a Highlands Ranch Walmart over the holidays, signed a lease on a townhouse in Thornton — a milestone that many Highlands Ranch residents were rooting for. “I absolutely …
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New commissioner joins the board

Lora Thomas put her hand on her grandmother's Bible before a crowded room at the Philip S. Miller Building in Castle Rock. Thomas' granddaughter, 4-year-old Amidei Thomas, held the Bible. Thomas, the new county commissioner for Douglas County's …
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A growing taste for sushi

Diane Bukatman, who founded For the Love of Food cooking school in Golden, learned to make sushi in 2004 while working at a Washington, D.C., restaurant. One co-worker was a Japanese sushi chef for the restaurant, she said. Fascinated by the art, …
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    • Douglas County School District extends interim superintendent's contract

      The Douglas County Board of Education has extended the contract of Interim Superintendent Erin Kane through the 2017-18 school year, meaning the school district will continue to hold off on a search …

    • Women set to march on Denver

      Thousands of women will gather at Civic Center Park in downtown Denver and march in solidarity Jan. 21. “We need to focus on how to collaborate and be collective in going forward,” said Jessica Rogers, one of the three women who organized the …

    • Q&A with state Rep. Kevin Van Winkle

      Kevin Van Winkle begins his second term this week as the state representative for District 43, which encompasses Highlands Ranch. The Republican is a small business owner. Colorado Community Media …

    • Superheroes unite at Southridge

      Children dressed up as every type of superhero ran through the halls of Southridge Recreation Center following the first-ever Superheroes Unite event. Four-year-old Dillon Huver was dressed from head to toe in Captain America gear at the Jan. 14 …

    • Two who shaped Highlands Ranch to be honored at Denver event

      Later this month, seven past and current Colorado business leaders will be inducted into the Colorado Business Hall of Fame. Two of those individuals, Joe Blake and Ron Moore, will be honored for their impact in the Highlands Ranch …