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We are rooted in memory, until it leaves us rootless

One of my readers — “Gary” — thanked me for a column I had written about barking dogs that he mailed to a neighbor, after his own words didn’t make a dent. My column made a dent, and I said … more

‘Longmire’ series author will speak to readers in Lone Tree

Popular author Craig Johnson, whose “Longmire” series has been a hit for readers and TV watchers, will appear at Lone Tree Arts Center, at 10025 Commons St., Lone Tree, at 7 p.m. on Sept. 5 to … more

Finding the balance when we agree to disagree

Sometimes it could seem like there are more things happening around us that are dividing us as a community rather than uniting us. And as that is happening, I believe we may have lost sight, or … more

Castle View football players devote hot day to selflessness

Landon Williams was near tears, Andrew Grout was happy to make a difference and Dan Brite will continue to be a faithful fan of the Castle View football team. Williams, Grout and a group of 11 … more

Art shows that began in 1980s continue in south metro area

Once upon a time, 35 years ago, two long-running south area galleries decided to hold juried exhibits open to all Colorado artists — and issued a call to artists to enter what each called the … more

Q&A with community's first sheriff's captain

For the first time, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office has assigned a captain to serve Highlands Ranch. In late July, Sheriff Tony Spurlock promoted Lt. Troy McCarty to the position. In 1983, … more

My Name Is... Debi Smith-Racanelli

About me I was born in Arizona and moved to Colorado when I was 3 years old. I grew up in the Littleton and Highlands Ranch area. I went to Columbine High School and graduated from Metro State … more

National Night Out brings special guests to block parties

Not every day are children seen climbing on the seats of cop cars, testing out handcuffs and shaking hands with SWAT officers. That changes for National Night Out, an annual event held on the first … more

'Sunshine Boys' examines fame, aging, human condition

In a fine example of cross-marketing, Neil Simon’s hilarious comedy about two aging vaudevillians, “The Sunshine Boys,” played for two weeks in the lobby of the Barth Hotel to benefit Denver … more

In Their Business

GQue comes to Park Meadows The owner of GQue Championship BBQ will open The Ice Cream Farm in November in the Vistas at Park Meadows. “I'm so excited to feature the best ingredients Colorado has to … more

In high school sports, training takes new direction

It’s often easy to distinguish a good athlete by the way he or she moves. That starts with strength training and conditioning, which have advanced over the years into a science. There is more to … more

Bodies of art

Although Ryan “Cactus Jack” Clement was nervous about his first tattoo, it was nothing as nerve-wracking as jumping out of a plane — which he did in his military training. That’s when he got … more

Lifelong learning center offers dozens of classes for seniors

Seniors looking to “learn for the fun of it” will have 43 classes to choose from this fall at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Classes begin the week of Sept. 17 and take place at Valley … more

Cooks settle beef in Denver Burger Battle

Seven years ago, Denver resident Jeremy Kossler sat down at the counter of Crave Real Burgers, a restaurant in Castle Rock. He wasn’t in the restaurant by chance, and he wasn’t just any customer … more

Nevada inmate charged with 1984 Lakewood, Aurora slayings

Police in Lakewood and Aurora have identified a suspect they believe is responsible for multiple murders more than 34 years ago. In a joint news conference Aug. 10, Lakewood and Aurora police … more

School is in session: 5 things to know

As quickly as it arrived, summer break has come to an end. The first day for many neighborhood schools in Douglas County was Aug. 9. The beginning of the school year represents a fresh start, a blank … more

Douglas County Libraries adds film-streaming service

An on-demand film-streaming service is now available to Douglas County Libraries cardholders. Kanopy offers more than 30,000 films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find … more

South metro boys golf preview

Overview One change this season is Valor Christian, which was a five-time Class 4A state champion between 2009 and 2015, moves up to 5A this season. Regis Jesuit will once again likely be a contender … more

South metro boys tennis preview

Overview There have been only five seasons in the past 47 years that Cherry Creek has not won the boys state team championship. One of those seasons was 2017, when Fairview dethroned the Bruins. So … more

South metro cross country preview

Overview Mountain Vista’s girls and boys are the defending Class 5A team champions and are considered title contenders again in 2018. In fact, the Golden Eagles’ girls team looks very strong, … more
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