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Mountain Vista captures soccer title

Mountain Vista coach Theresa Echtermeyer doesn't claim to be a prophet, but she seems to have a non-spiritual way of predicting the future for her girls soccer team. After a 1-0 overtime loss to ThunderRidge on March 28, Echtermeyer said it was …
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A historical gem graces the Ranch’s backyard

When Susie Appleby grows tired of sitting at her desk, she wanders down a carpeted grand staircase and peers out the window of athick wooden door embellished with floral carvings and dark metalwork. She overlooks a spacious green lawn with a …
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ThunderRidge grads embrace future

The wind ruffled the blue gowns worn by ThunderRidge graduates on May 16 as they held their caps with one hand and reached for their high school diploma with another. "Today, we are stepping …
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      Readers are always telling us how much they appreciate the stories we report and emphasizing the importance of what we do - giving them the timely, informative, thorough and, sometimes, surprising …

    • Repairs put windmill’s vanes back in motion

      The iconic windmill that sits south of the Highlands Ranch Mansion and north of Mountain Vista High School now has rotating metal vanes atop the cobblestone tower. Repairs were completed over Mother’s Day weekend nearly a year after a neighbor …

    • Littleton gun store robbed

      The Littleton Police Department responded to an alarm at Triple J Armory at 311 E. County Line Road in the early morning hours of May 24. Officers discovered a black Jeep Cherokee had driven through …

    • Cyclists set out to honor slain friend, fight deadly disease

      Highlands Ranch residents Steve Rice and Dave Kummer are not typical retirees. They are raising funds to support a rare genetic disorder and paying tribute to a murdered friend by bicycling from the West Coast to the East Coast this summer, a trip …

    • Rock Canyon graduates reach new heights

      Thousands packed into EchoPark Automotive stadium in Parker on May 20 to celebrate the Rock Canyon High School graduating class of 2017. Valedictorian Neha Chauhan encouraged classmates to take …