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Valor rolls past ThunderRidge

Top-seeded and undefeated Valor Christian took advantage of good field position and rolled to a 34-7 victory over ThunderRidge on Nov. 16 in a Class 5A quarterfinal playoff game. The Eagles, 12-0, … more

‘Everyone can make a difference in our community’

Douglas County residents have given millions in donations on Colorado Gives Day over recent years. Some of that money has gone to locally based nonprofits. Most hasn’t. Since 2010, according to the … more

Foothills Park closed for demolition and replacement

A community park will be closed for the remainder of the year while the Highlands Ranch Metro District replaces its aged wooden structure with a more modern facility. On Nov. 5, the playground at … more

HRCA committee denies cell sites that would increase mobile network speeds

The HRCA's Development Review Committee has denied an application to install 30 cell sites across Highlands Ranch for a 5G network, which Sprint says will offer internet speeds at 100 times faster … more

My Name Is...Grace Matsey

About me I was born in Littleton and raised in Highlands Ranch. I attended Mountain Vista High School, where my favorite subjects were biology and orchestra. I participated in student leadership, … more

Becoming Santa: a special gift

Bryan Austin didn’t have to wait for his beard to turn white to become Santa. The 60-year-old Austin has been performing as Santa for 11 seasons and wore the red suit while his hair was still, … more

Teachers, classified employees will receive raises in January

After years of budget cuts and pay freezes, all Douglas County School District employees — excluding cabinet members and the superintendent — will receive highly anticipated salary raises on … more

Catholic Charities’ help ‘changed absolutely everything’

Catholic Charities of Central Colorado — which works with people experiencing poverty, homelessness and crisis — moved to Douglas County in 2013, only to relocate three times in the next five … more

Rock Canyon students soar at Stock Market Challenge

Rock Canyon High School teams won first and second place at the Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge presented by Bank of America on Nov. 9 at the Cable Center on the University of Denver’s … more

'It's our Super Bowl': Park Meadows gears up for holidays

The holiday shopping season is the busiest time of year for the Park Meadows mall. In November and December, 2.5 million people will visit the mall district. The mall reported about $196 million in … more

Suspect shot and killed, deputy injured on Arapahoe Road in Centennial area

A suspect is dead and three deputies are on paid leave after deputies opened fire on the suspect in Arapahoe County after he fled the scene of a reported domestic violence incident Nov. 15, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office. more

Time to Talk: Forum focuses on families and mental health

Lissa Miller, a mother of two young girls, experienced crippling pregnancy-related depression and anxiety. Maureen Lake, the parent of a daughter who has bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety, … more

‘We want to be ready when the worst happens’

Law enforcement, firefighters and paramedics are training side-by-side this month, part of an effort to coordinate and streamline emergency response to mass shootings. Hosted by South Metro Fire … more

Film fest an eclectic, inspiring showcase

When most people see red carpets, they’re on television and full of recognizable faces from the worlds of entertainment or sports. Most of us will never get to walk one, have our photos taken and … more

Editorial: Taking time to talk produces a deeper understanding

Almost a year ago, we launched Time to Talk, an in-depth look at the state of mental health in Douglas County. The series has explored the effects of mental illness on law enforcement, youth, moms, … more

Time to kick soccer shootouts to the curb

Driving to EchoPark Automotive Stadium for the Class 5A soccer semifinals on Nov. 7, I had visions of seeing well-played, competitive matches with no shootouts. But what did I see? A shootout. … more

‘The Humans’ mines rich ore of family life

“This is the second holiday show in 21 years,” said Chip Walton, Curious Theatre’s artistic director, as he welcomed the Nov. 3 opening-night audience to a performance of “The Humans” by … more

Don’t let family ties tie you in knots

Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, or whatever you and your family celebrate is right around the corner. The holidays are supposed to bring a light of happiness to life with traditions, food, gifts, … more

Art show isn’t just meant to be seen

Look left as you enter the “Shared Visions” exhibit at Colorado Gallery of the Arts, in the Annex at the east end of Arapahoe Community College in Littleton — and you’ll see a sign inviting … more

Outdoor lights, music bring cheer to chill

The holiday calendar will probably include more than one sparkly encounter — especially if we luck out with some less frigid evenings … The elves have been at work! “A Hudson Christmas” at … more
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