Election 2021: Lone Tree seeks tax hike for public services
Will Lone Tree residents be willing to raise sales taxes for the next decade? Voters will decide in the election that ends Nov. 2. The city council in August approved placing a measure on the ballot …
Highlands Ranch Mansion docent Sharon Swiderski gives a tour of the Mansion to 2020 Citizens Academy participants during their first class, which was held at the historic building.

Sign-ups open for 2022 Highlands Ranch Citizens Academy

The Highlands Ranch Metro District is presenting the 2022 Highlands Ranch Citizens Academy, a program which aims to build the civic engagement of Highlands Ranch residents. This eight-evening program …
A group of East High School students who are part of the school’s robotics team stand with a basketball-playing robot that’s in its early stage of construction. This robot is expected to be able to play basketball against a human by December.

Robots meet the mainstream

The Angelbotics — Denver East High School’s robotics club — hosted about 40 middle-and-high school robotics teams for Colorado’s Energy Day Festival on Sept. 25. The robotics teams came from …

A cut above the rest: Highlands Ranch host butchers' competition

Nearly 30 butchers from Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico gathered in Highlands Ranch for a chance to win $20,000 in the annual Slice on Ice Qualifier Competition, hosted by the Texas Roadhouse …

Virtual racing series runs a thin line between heaven and hell

Hell is a relative term. Removing it entirely from any theological context, it generally indicates pain, misery, even anguish. But on the other hand, it’s sort of a fun word too — mischievous and …

Chalk up 20 years for Centennial: City shines spotlight on two-decade anniversary

The City of Centennial continued to highlight that 20 years have passed since its beginnings as a city, hosting a celebration on Sept. 18 that saw current and former elected officials — and some of …

Parker author's book looks at value of life

In a recently published book, a longtime Parker resident tells the story of the 1974 death of her 10-year-old brother, who was developmentally disabled. Janet Farmer-Selden's brother, Jules Farmer …

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

(NewsUSA) - National Hispanic Heritage Month is here! Microsoft shares inspiring stories about Latinos driven by passion, determination, faith, love - and everything in between. Join the celebration …

News

A parrot paradise in the country

Near the corner of County Roads 13 and 158 in exurban Elbert County, about 12 miles southeast of downtown Parker, you'll see large, vibrantly colored parrots, living joyful lives within the grounds …

Life

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Denver Art Museum opens reimagined Martin Building

The Denver Art Museum has reopened the Martin Building, formerly called the Ponti or North Building, after renovation initiated by a $25 million lead gift by Lanny and Sharon Martin. A celebration on …

Sports

Centennial's Arapahoe take state golf title

Arapahoe High School in Centennial has come close many times to winning a state golf championship. The Warriors were second the past two seasons and third in the previous two campaigns. Arapahoe’s …

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Dr. Rebecca Kornas, Dr. Jasmeet Dhaliwal, Dr. Kristen Nordenholz, Dr. Kevin Merrell, Dr. Comilla Sasson

Opinion: We’re local ER docs. Help us end the pandemic

You trust us 24/7/365 to take care of you in emergency departments throughout Colorado. We have been treating COVID-19 for more than 20 months, never missing a day of work, except for illness. We …
Winning Words

Opinion: How we manage change impacts retention of the best

Welcome back to part three of this five-part series on “The 5 C’s of Retaining Top Talent.” In week one we discussed the importance of connecting with our team members, and last week we added a …
Winning Words

Opinion: Collaboration is key to your most valuable players

As part two of the series on “Retaining Top Talent,” and following up on last week’s column on connection, today we will visit the role that collaboration plays in keeping top talent.
Jodi Waterhouse
Living and Aging Well

Opinion: We can fight isolation

The COVID pandemic has greatly impacted older Coloradans on many levels, and one area that has been greatly exposed is the social isolation of older adults in communities across Colorado. Many older …
Archaeology students work on the dig site at the Astor House yard.
Coming Attractions

Digging for history at Golden’s Astor House

Archaeology isn’t all holy grails and temples of doom — there’s also community archaeology, which focuses on members of the community exploring the stories of people who lived their lives in …
Winning Words

Opinion: The 5 C’s for retaining top talent starts with connection

This is the first in a five-part series on best practices for attracting, hiring and keeping top talent.
Cathrine Floyd

Opinion: Colorado needs the right plan to expand early education

This summer, Gov. Jared Polis signed a historic bill to support universal Pre-K education in Colorado. The legislation’s passage represented a major milestone in a decades-long quest.
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