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Open-mic nights: Not just going through a stage

Steve Smulian, 71, plucked and sang on a small stage in Littleton for an audience that barely included more people than the bartender and the host. But even after playing guitar for 56 years — … more

Exuberant show sets tone for Arvada Center season

The first show in a theater’s season sets the tone for the rest of the year, and by opening its 2018-19 season with “Mamma Mia!” the Arvada Center’s message is clear — this year is going to … more

Tanks Park is 'treasure' in community

Every afternoon, Julian Gaytan crosses Wildcat Reserve Parkway from the Backcountry neighborhood to get to Tanks Skate Park. On his skateboard, the 13-year-old glides across the concrete under the … more

Jazz classics get workout at Mansion

Wearing all black and a multi-colored sequined vest, Lannie Garrett strutted into the ballroom of the Highlands Ranch Mansion. There she took 225 adults seated before her to a different era. With the … more

'She leads in everything she does'

Rachel Van Gundy is a leader. The Highlands Ranch senior is involved in two student government clubs and is a member of the honor society. She is also one of the captains on the softball team, which … more

Festival celebrates culture of Westwood

Since 2010, BuCu West Development Association has celebrated the culture of the Westwood community with its annual Westwood Chile Fest. This year’s festival will celebrate “the makers” of … more

Young pitcher immersed in national pride

It is amazing how easy it is to remember all the first times in our lives. I can still recall the first time that I really felt and saw public patriotism. Admittedly I used to feel a twinge of … more

Bronzes span decades of artist’s long career

Bronze sculptures spanning four decades of sculptor Neil Goodman’s career will be exhibited Sept. 15 to Nov. 17 at the Museum Outdoor Arts Indoor Gallery in the Englewood Civic Center, 1000 … more

Rules for 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

How to keep your situation free of destination procrastination

Have you ever wondered why some of your own tasks and projects get done and yet there are others that seem to fall into the “maybe someday, but definitely not today” bucket? One of the primary … more

Any excuse for littering is just so much rubbish

John Lennon said, “Littering is easy with eyes closed.” Littering is easy and it’s fun and it’s a great way to thumb your nose at that arcane word “civility,” which has gone down the … more

Letter to the editor: Time for change in Congress

Time for change in Congress I’m a retired Douglas County professional sharing why I think it is time for a change after generally voting Republican since 1976. No, it’s not Trump (entirely). … more

Letter to the editor: Support ballot measures

Support ballot measures I’m writing to express my gratitude to the Douglas County School District Board of Education for unanimously voting to add two local school-funding measures to the ballot … more

Letter to the editor: Schools do need the money

Schools do need the money Smith Young's letter in the Aug. 16 paper advising us to defeat any Douglas County School District bond proposal is flawed in several respects. He states that the district's … more

Letter to the editor: Keep momentum going

Keep momentum going A letter printed in your Aug. 16 edition shows why it is so important to get out and vote for the school-funding measures this November. Because if you believe those who … more

Visions of success for coaches in new positions

One way of defining football culture is how players, fans and others see the expectations for the team. There are six head football coaches in new places at south metro-area programs this season, and … more

The present looks bright at Town Hall Arts Center

Audiences who walk into Littleton’s Town Hall Arts Center as the new theater season begins with Green Day’s “American Idiot” will pretty much all say “Wow!” The lobby walls and high … more

Fourteeners rack up big numbers

Ross Erickson, 29, started climbing fourteeners — mountains with more than 14,000 feet elevation — eight years ago when he moved to Colorado. “Illinois doesn’t have any,” he said jokingly … more

Sky Ridge celebrates 15 years in Lone Tree

Laci Van Loozen wishes she still lived in Colorado. Instead, her and her family make the trip up from Austin, Texas, once every five years, and she always makes a stop at the place she was born. Van … more

Classical Christian school celebrates expansion

In six years, Arma Dei Academy has grown from six students housed in the basement of a local church to 200 students in grades K-8. The private classical Christian school campus sits off Wildcat … more
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