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Prepping your water garden for winter

As we have been abruptly reminded by our snow storm in early September, winter is right around the corner here in Colorado. If you have a water garden, be it a large pond or a small water bowl, you … more

Man arrested after threatening Black woman with gun, Littleton police say

A man was charged with felony menacing and bias-motivated crimes after allegedly making racist remarks while threatening a Black woman with a handgun at Staybridge Suites in south Littleton on Sept. … more

Wings Over the Rockies commemorates 75 years since end of WWII

The effects of the Second World War go beyond the obvious political, economic and social that we live with every day. And as 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the official end of the conflict, … more

A little leadership goes a long way, especially now

A little bit of leadership does go a long way. Are you currently working with someone who you admire and respect as a leader? Have they been able to provide guidance to you and your organization as … more

You know, there may be, you know, something there

Do you know anyone, you know, who says “you know” excessively? Watching a documentary the other night, I started counting the number of times a commentator said “you know.” He reached 14 … more

Denver-area entertainers turn to podcasting

Without many opportunities to perform in front of a live audience, some Denver-area entertainers have turned to podcasting as a new way to grow an audience and stay creative. Local entertainers, … more

Scholarship honors noted watercolorist

Friends of late artist rita derjue have established a scholarship fund at Arapahoe Community College for women and minority students who are studying art at the college. To donate to the fund, go … more

Letter to the editor: Reward Gardner

  I really appreciate all that Senator Cory Gardner has done for Colorado. We should reward him with another term in the Senate. Gardner’s most-recent accomplishment is the bipartisan … more

Letter to the editor: Trump's dirty laundry list

  A previous letter writer thinks he will support our president and doesn’t care about behavior acceptable to a polite society. I judge our president on his words and actions. Here are … more

Letter to the editor: Amendment B will indeed raise taxes

  Shouldn’t voters be asking: ‘If Amendment B (aka repealing the Gallager Amendment) wasn’t going to impact them by raising tax revenues, why is it even on November’s … more

Fact: You do not need to request your ballot

Colorado’s counties will begin mailing ballots for the Nov. 3 general election on Oct. 9, 2020. If you are a registered voter in the state of Colorado, you will receive your ballot in the mail. You … more

Learning a little bit from the Truman show

I’m reading a fascinating biography right now: “Truman” by David McCullough. Harry Truman is one of those Presidents that seems to have gotten pretty short-changed by the writers of history. Or … more

Winter is coming for struggling Jeffco restaurants

For nearly 15 years, Virgilio Urbano has served up some of the most acclaimed and popular pizzas in Jefferson County, first from a small storefront in Lakewood and later a much larger restaurant in … more

Regionals narrow ranks for boys golf tourneys

Teams and individuals for the state boys golf tournaments are set after the regional meets were completed. The first- and second-place teams in each regional tournament qualify for the state … more

Cherry Creek reclaims boys tennis crown

Regis Jesuit senior Morgan Schilling won his second straight Class 5A No. 1 singles title, and Cherry Creek added another team championship to its lengthy list of accomplishments. Schilling and the … more

Roughly 4,000 Castle Rock students learning virtually amid quarantines, sub shortage

Two high schools in Castle Rock will switch to virtual learning for two weeks as COVID-19 quarantines keep teachers out of the classroom and the school district struggles to maneuver a substitute … more

Douglas County ranked second healthiest community in America

In a report based on 84 indicators, Douglas County has been ranked the second healthiest community in the United States by U.S. News and World Report.  Six other Colorado counties ranked in the top … more

Money.com ranks Parker No. 2 on list of best places to live

Parker has been named the second best place to live in the United States by Money.com. The town trails only Evans, Georgia, in the publication's 2020 rankings, released Sept. 22. “Parker is … more

Douglas County School Board names new interim superintendent finalist

The Douglas County School Board has now selected Executive Director of Schools Corey Wise as the sole finalist for interim superintendent. Wise will undergo 14 days of vetting as the district draws … more

COVID-19 cases, quarantines force Mountain Vista High School into virtual learning

Mountain View High School was transitioned to remote learning for two weeks after two new COVID-19 cases were confirmed at the school, forcing the quarantines of “many staff and students.” A … more
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