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Chefs to take on competition to help scleroderma patients

Returning chefs are ready to take on the newcomers at the 2018 Food Fight. Presented by UC Health and benefiting the Scleroderma Foundation Rocky Mountain Chapter, the competition pits challengers Ad … more

Swim Across America scheduled for Aug. 26

Swim Across America’s Denver Open Water Swim is coming to the Chatfield Reservoir Aug. 26. Swim Across America is a national organization that raises money for cancer research through local … more

Rockyard presents Blue Ale to honor fallen officers

Rockyard Brewing canned a limited run of its Blue Ale, brewed in honor of the first ZPIII Memorial Softball Tournament, which was organized to honor and memorialize Douglas County's fallen officers. … more

Parade showcases Littleton's best

Mother Nature waited until moments after the conclusion of the 90th annual Western Welcome Week Grand Parade to unleash one of 2018's characteristic sudden downpours. The parade, true to form, … more

CDOT to hold telephone town hall on I-25 Gap project

Residents who were unable to attend recent open houses can learn about the Interstate 25 South Gap project by participating in a telephone town hall Sept. 6. With construction on the project … more

Innovation Pavilion makes leadership changes

Centennial-based entrepreneurial ecosystem Innovation Pavilion recently instituted leadership changes. Kitty Kolding joins Innovation Pavilion as chief executive officer, while Jameel Barkat assumes … more

New funding needed to maintain excellence in Douglas County School District

I am incredibly honored and privileged to serve as the new superintendent of Douglas County School District, the third largest school district in the state of Colorado. As we begin the 2018-19 school … more

Special-education survey going to parents, school employees

Douglas County School District will soon launch an electronic survey for parents and district staff to provide feedback on the district's special education services. The survey is not in response to … more

County commissioner honored with Code of the West award

For his longtime commitment to the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo and to the business community at large, Douglas County Commissioner Roger Partridge was honored with the Northwest Douglas County … more

Helicopter that battles wildfires must find new home

Jeff Armstrong knows he has less than 90 days to pick up his firefighting-helicopter business, Rampart Helicopter Services, and move it from its location near Castle Rock. Armstrong's dilemma, he … more

More and larger homes present 'bigger target for hailstorms to hit'

Hailstorms inflict billions of dollars in damage yearly in North America alone, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories, climate and weather experts … more

Editorial: We’re committed to community, real news

Volunteers retrofit a Castle Rock family’s home to help the 10-year-old son, paralyzed in an auto crash, maneuver more easily. A flash flood in Englewood kills one woman and devastates the lives of … more

Owner of Lakewood bakery sues state

Jack Phillips, the baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple because of his religious beliefs, is back in the news again.  Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in … more

Secretary Perry tours the innovative technology of NREL

Remarkable work on renewable energy and energy efficiency is being done at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). “The innovation that's within these walls is just stunning,” said U.S. … more

About letters to the editor

Colorado Community Media welcomes letters to the editor. Please keep in mind the following rules: • Submit your letter in a Word document or in the body of an email. No PDFs, please. • Letters … more

Having no plan means having a plan to fail

The recent Washington Post article, “Dying at your desk is not a retirement plan” caught my attention. I recall when I first began creating financial plans in 1986, we had a motto, “When you … more

Musician aims to inspire connection

People did not have to be present at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas last October — when 58 attendees were murdered while enjoying a concert — to be affected by the … more

Letter to the editor: Say no to tax hike to fund schools

Say no to tax hike Views expressed at the Aug. 7 Douglas County School Board meeting were one-sided perspectives by tax-increase advocates. But we must ask, where’s the doom and gloom catastrophic … more

New Douglas County superintendent 'inspires people to have commitment’

Thomas Tucker’s grandparents, both sharecroppers in rural Arkansas, taught themselves how to read. Then they taught their children to read the Bible. They learned math so they could negotiate the … more
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