Douglas County School Board candidates talk campus safety, charter schools

Navigating the district's relationship with charter schools, along with school safety, took center stage at a recent forum for Douglas County School Board candidates. The Alliance of Douglas County …
What is a metro district anyway?
In some ways, the Highlands Ranch Metro District is not so different from other governing bodies, such as towns or cities. They all collect taxes, have elected representatives and provide services …

Students gain insight about Revolutionary War

Eighth-graders at Cresthill Middle School got the chance to metaphorically time-travel to the American colonial era during an educational activity at the school Oct. 9. The Colorado chapter of the …

No tolerance for red light runners in October

Douglas County drivers who are seen running a red light during the month of October will automatically receive a $111 ticket and a violation on their driver's license. This is the first year the …

Mental health facility opens in Highlands Ranch

Highlands Ranch residents now have a new way to address concerns with their emotional wellness after a mental health facility recently opened in the area. AllHealth Network, which hosted an open …

Time to get in shape for ski season

As the Denver metro area’s temperature begins to drop, it’s that time of year again when the beach bod no longer matters and it’s the snow bod that needs some work. That’s why the staff at …

News

Students look behind scenes at Sky Ridge

ThunderRidge Senior Ben O'Meara doesn't exactly know what he wants to study in college yet — whether it's physical therapy, psychology or something else entirely, but he at least knows he wants to …

Life

Red predominates in gallery exhibit

There are certainly many ways of seeing, envisioning, interpreting the primary color red … “Code Red” is the Littleton Fine Arts Guild’s latest exhibit, running through Nov. 10 at the …

Sports

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Softball player hard to beat

Junior Katie Dack-Howell has been a catcher the past three seasons for the Rock Canyon softball team and is finally getting comfortable with her leadership duties. The catcher who attends Lutheran …

WATCH: Time to Talk public forum on mental health and families

It's time to talk about mental health. Mothers and mental health advocates talk about how mental illness affects families, and why — and how — we need to talk about it. The free community …

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Voices

Finding the value in our values

If you have never taken the time to identify or define what your values are, or what your belief system is, don’t sweat it because you are not alone. As a matter of fact, most people just assume …

Show me the gore, I’ll show you the door

For unknown reasons, I have never wanted to enter the rhythm of a Black Sabbath concert, or walk down the mall with fake blood on my face, or a fake severed head under my arm. Maybe you can tell me …
Our View

Proposition DD is a good bet for Colorado

Proposition DD, the legalization and taxation of sports betting in Colorado, is the result of a May 2018 Supreme Court ruling that repealed the federal government ban on sports gambling. Since then, …
Our View

Proposition CC is tempting but comes up short

It’s a very intriguing proposition. Vote to forgo a relatively small tax refund and allow the state to spend that money on much-needed programs for K-12 education, higher education and …
John Temple, former editor of the Rocky Mountain News.
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Colorado journalism needs public support

There was a time, not so long ago, when the two of us were foes in a "newspaper war." We thought that the winner would …
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