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Keith Burnham, 88, joined the service two days before his 18th birthday in December 1944. He was deployed in June 1945 and ranked as a fireman first class in the Navy, assigned to the USS Burleson. Aboard the ship, Burnham was assigned to the … more
Seaman First Class Robert Stong spent most of his World War II service at Naval Station Norfolk in Virgina, picking up pieces of planes that practicing pilots crashed. “One time, I recall, the pilot was lying on the wing getting a suntan when … more
The Highlands Ranch Community Association hosted its first glowga, or glow-in-the-dark yoga, event on Jan. 24 — and it was popular enough to fill capacity at 105 people. Glowga has been a “thing” in the nation for about three to four years, … more
About 100 people wiggled about the dance floor Jan. 29 at Salsa Night, the first night of the Mansion Dancin' series. Two more opportunities for people to come and dance the night away at the Highlands Ranch Mansion will be offered this year: … more
Lt. Col. Ken Yaphe recently retired from the Air Force, and now he’s giving back to those who marched before him — and getting an earful in return. “It’s an education, and I feel like I’m contributing,” he said. Yaphe is … more
Zip lines are swinging into Castle Rock’s new Philip S. Miller Park. Castle Rock Zip Line Tours will be hosting its grand opening March 14. The 1.5-mile course will soar along at speeds of 50 mph on what the company describes as some of the … more
In 1944, Storekeeper First Class Paul Youngren missed being deployed with the USS Lexington by just a few letters. “Luckily for me, they started with the beginning of the alphabet,” said Youngren. Instead, he stayed at Pearl Harbor, … more
Herbert Bowman, 86, joined the military on his 18th birthday on June 21, 1946. His reason for joining was to get the education package part of the GI Bill. A person received two months of schooling for each month of service, Bowman … more
Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho noted: “Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.” So this Valentine's Day, gather the family, your significant other, sweetheart or friends to celebrate a day of romance and … more
When asked this week about any specific areas of concern as it pertains to the threat of wildfire, Pikes Peak District Ranger Oscar Martinez tabbed the Upper Monument Creek landscape. “We are … more
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