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Castle Rock officer awarded Purple Heart

Officer Thomas O'Donnell woke up early on New Year's Eve in 2017 and got dressed for work. Then, O'Donnell — a member of the Castle Rock Police Department and the Douglas County Regional SWAT Team …

Session delivers bills on transportation, pension reform

In a work season buoyed up by unforeseen revenue, Colorado lawmakers passed a deal to put more money toward the state's deep transportation needs, gave the green light to a last-minute compromise on …

Q&A with Yosheb Getachew, Lutheran graduate

Getachcew played football and track and was a member of the National Honor Society and Student Council. He will be attending Stanford University in California. What profession or career do you want …

Q&A with Brooke Hicken, Ponderosa High School graduate

Hicken has been a member of the National Honor Society, served on student government, participated in the Future Business Leaders of America and competed in track and field. She will be enlisting in …

Q&A with Jazmyn Andre, Chaparral High School graduate

Throughout her time at Chaparral, Andre, 18, has participated in cheer, track, DECA and Sources of Strength and wrote for the school newspaper, the Chaparral Crier. She will be attending the …
Education

SkyView Academy Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

Challenges and problems aren't a stopping point. I've learned a lot of resilience. You just have to look and be diligent in finding solutions to the problem. — Grace Miller-Forrest, SkyView Academy …

Q&A with Madison Tenney, STEM School Highlands Ranch graduate

Tenney participates in student government, National Honor Society, and Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica. She’s also a member of Girls in STEM Denver. This fall, she will be attending the University of …

Q&A with John Bustamante, Highlands Ranch High School graduate

The first few years of high school I wasn’t involved too much, and that honestly was really big regret for me. But senior year I joined this class called ACE, which stands Alternative Cooperative …

Highlands Ranch High School Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

I've learned that finding a purpose for everything you do is essential. I made goals for myself throughout high school, and every part of the last four years has led me to my dream college, Brigham …

Mountain Vista High School Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

It's so important to build strong and long-lasting relationships with people. — Haley Kolseth I've learned the importance of time management and that without it, I would be behind in everything. …
Business

'Sully' soon will headline Centennial Airport’s 50th

One of the busiest general-aviation airports in the country will host famed “miracle on the Hudson” pilot Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger for its 50th anniversary celebration. The gala …

In Their Business

White Construction names new president Chris Haugen, a 21-year veteran of White Construction Group, based in Castle Rock, has been promoted to president of the firm. Haugen joined the firm in 1997 as …

Popular restaurants coming to Central Park

As it nears completion, Highlands Ranch's newest development, known as Central Park, is bustling with people and activity. Owned by Shea Properties, the 100-acre property sits east of Lucent …

Escape room at Woodlawn in Littleton offers fun and frights

Forget bowling. Want a real team-building exercise? Try working together to escape a murderous clown. Lights Out Escape Rooms, tucked away in the southwest corner of the Woodlawn Shopping Center at …

Q&A with Steve Hess, of Panorama Wellness and Sports Institute

Meet Steve Hess, the chief performance operator at Panorama Wellness and Sports Institute, 1060 Plaza Drive, in Highlands Ranch. Prior to his current role, Hess spent 21 years as head strength and …
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