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Colorado Community Media adds pair of Denver monthlies

Colorado Community Media is the new owner of the popular monthly newspapers Life on Capitol Hill and The Washington Park Profile. By adding the two newspapers, as of May 25, CCM now owns 20 community publications across the Denver metro area. more

ACC releases 2018 issue of prestigious Progenitor

Progenitor: A person who first thinks of something and causes it to happen. This definition faces an opening letter from the co-editors, Arapahoe Community College students Cara Allen and Rachel … 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

Amputees make strides toward goals at adaptive clinic

Traci Miller, 52, has been an above-the-knee amputee for 31 years. The one thing she hasn’t been able to do since losing her leg to a rare vascular disorder is run. “Now, I just really want to … more

Editorial: Message about social media’s downside demands response

There’s no doubt that social media has its positives: It reunites us with old friends. Keeps us in touch with family who live in distant places. Connects us with organizations and people who … more

Forums offer chance for discussion on mental health

Colorado Community Media, in partnership with Douglas County Libraries and the Douglas County Mental Health Initiative, will present a series of public forums, “Time to Talk,” on mental health in … more

Colorado Community Media takes home 47 awards

Colorado Community Media received 47 excellence in journalism awards, including 26 first-place honors and the Editorial Sweepstakes prize for the second year in a row for the Littleton Independent, … more

Deep Space venue selling, showing artwork in Parker

A member show and sale fills exhibit space at Deep Space Gallery Event Center, 11020 S. Pikes Peak Drive, #50, Parker, through May 5 with paintings, sculpture, photography and more in both … more

Cherokee Castle has geology on agenda in two lectures

The Cherokee Castle property, at 6113 N. Daniels Park Road, Sedalia, contains a petrified forest with preserved fossil logs — and some were “harvested” and incorporated into the castle … 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

Bringing Malcolm X to life for a new generation

When future national Chautauqua scholar Charles Everett Pace was a young man, he read a book that changed his life, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X.” Malcolm X’s passionate pursuit of … more

Community members with special needs get 'Night to Shine'

On a Friday night, a crowd of people with special needs were the stars — red carpet and all — at the Hilton Denver Inverness hotel just outside of Centennial. The Night to Shine event on Feb. 9, … more

Senior rehab center offers comfort and care

When Faye Johnson fell and fractured her femur and part of her hip, her phone wasn't near her in her home. She struggled to use her fingers to reach her husband's cane, and eventually, a neighbor … more

Funeral procession, services honor Adams County deputy

Adams County police officers were joined by police from across the state and thousands of well-wishers Feb. 2 to say goodbye to Deputy Heath Gumm, a man described as a witty prankster with a promising career in law enforcement. more

Series: Time to talk about mental illness

Don’t we all know someone who is struggling with some form of mental illness or mental health challenge?

Colorado Community Media has launched a series of articles and forums, entitled “Time to Talk,” on the state of mental health, specifically in Douglas County, but applying to all of us, to discuss the need to bring the issue of mental illness into everyday conversation.

Need help, information, or just someone to listen? Scroll to the bottom of this page for a list of resources.

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Highlands Ranch prepares for another winter cultural series

For many people, winter is a time to stay inside and burrow into one’s blanket and couch. But for those looking to share a love of the arts with fellow appreciators, the Highlands Ranch Community … more

Salute's sounds, silence echo amid heartbreak

“Do you know where the pipers are tuning?” “The hearse is going to be right here.” “We are saluting with the casket." “Pre-SENT arms.” In the morning chill of Jan. 5, in the sprawling … more
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