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Four incumbents elected to Metro District board

Four incumbents have been elected to the Highlands Ranch Metro District Board of Directors. Jim Worley won the May 8 election with 1,633 votes; Carolyn Schierholz received 1,595; Allen Dreher had … more

Highlands Ranch, LFPD residents approve fire unification

South Metro Fire Rescue became the second-largest firefighting entity in Colorado on May 8 after voters in Highlands Ranch Metro District and Littleton Fire Protection District allowed South Metro to … more

My Name is Whitney Gunderson

About me I’m originally from Iowa. I’ve been out here for eight years. I graduated from Colorado Christian University in Lakewood with a business and marketing degree. After college, I loved … more

Learn about DCSD's budget needs

My family moved to Highlands Ranch 10 years ago because it was a family-oriented community with one of the best school districts in the nation. Little did we know Douglas County School District would … more

Pen pals brighten up seniors’ day at Holly Creek

How do retired seniors get to know today’s youth? For 82-year-old Shirley Hull and 8-year-old Reagan Davis, they do it by talking about families and animals. And, said Hull, who has written letters … more

HRCA proposes universal fence color

To make the community more aesthetically pleasing, the Highlands Ranch Community Association is proposing a universal stain color for most private residential fences. “We are answering an outcry … more

Voters in Highlands Ranch, LFPD to weigh in on South Metro merger

Voters in Highlands Ranch and the Littleton Fire Protection District can weigh on May 8 on whether they would like to be fully included in the South Metro Fire Rescue's consolidated regional … more

Letter to the editor: In praise of tax deduction

In praise of tax deduction National Small Business Week was April 30-May 4. It represented an opportunity to celebrate small businesses that have succeeded in today’s competitive and fast-changing … more

School principal, developer and nonprofit leader ‘soar’

Diane Smethills is the principal of Sterling Ranch, a $4.4 billion forward-thinking development spanning 3,400 acres west of Highlands Ranch. Tamra Ryan is the CEO of Women’s Bean Project, a … more

Cyberbullying can take lasting toll on teens

Camryn Cowdin was checking her Facebook page when she saw hateful posts from a person she considered a friend. Her name was never used, but she knew the words were about her. “He would directly … more

‘Survive today and have an amazing future’

As students trickle into Bas Wolf’s classroom at Highlands Ranch High School, he greets each one by name, asks how they are. Sometimes, a hug accompanies the greeting. “Star Wars” posters, … more

'Once Upon a Mattress' coming to ThunderRidge

Hans Christian Anderson's tale of “The Princess and the Pea” was delightfully transformed into the musical “Once Upon A Mattress” by Mary Rodgers, who wrote the music, and Marshall Barer's … more

Women engineering into the future

Wendy Weiman’s high school counselors suggested social work as a good career for her. But even as a child, Weiman knew she wanted to become an engineer. And as she got older, her curiosity for how … more

Community's first optometry office celebrates 30 years

Sitting in a room at their optometry office, eye doctors Mitchell and Susan Munson reminisced on the past 30 years. When Highlands Ranch Vision first opened in 1988, development west of South … more

Area high school baseball teams use spring break to sharpen skills

South metro-area baseball teams are anxious to open league play after tuning up with spring break trips to Arizona, California and Florida. Twelve teams from area schools compiled a 30-19 record in … more

Couple wins honeymoon cruise at wedding expo

One happy couple walked away with a honeymoon cruise from Highlands Ranch Travel, and about 150 people got a chance to talk to more than 40 wedding professionals at The Falls Event Center in … more

Highlands Ranch mother suspected of killing newborn baby appears in court

Camille Wasinger-Konrad sat on her back deck for 10 minutes before tossing her newborn baby over a 9-foot-tall fence into her neighbor's backyard, Douglas County detective Adam Moorman said at a … more

My Name Is ... Karen Dangberg

About me I was raised mostly in Nebraska. I went to Millard Public Schools in Omaha through high school and went to the University of Nebraska-Omaha. I graduated in 1975 with a B.S. in accounting. I … more

6th District Republican challenger criticizes Coffman's 'move to the left'

Roger Edwards is running to be the Republican candidate for U.S. Congressional District 6 — which includes Highlands Ranch, Centennial, Greenwood Village, Aurora, Littleton, northern Thornton and … more

Douglas County students leave class to advocate for school safety

In front of the main entrance to Highlands Ranch High School stood about 100 students. Some held up large posters with writing, others chanted, “We want change and we want it now,” and, “Show … more
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