Highlands Ranch rolls over shorthanded Ponderosa
Highlands Ranch girls basketball coach Caryn Jarocki emphasized that the Falcons’ lopsided 69-24 win over Ponderosa on Jan. 18 was important. The score of the game was never close after the start …
Children’s Hospital Colorado takes on mental health crisis
In the wake of declaring a state of emergency for pediatric mental health in May 2021, Children’s Hospital Colorado — CHC — continues to invest more resources to better support children, youth …

Children’s Hospital Colorado takes on mental health crisis

In the wake of declaring a state of emergency for pediatric mental health in May 2021, Children’s Hospital Colorado — CHC — continues to invest more resources to better support children, youth …
Two seats open on Centennial Water Board
In the upcoming May election, the Centennial Water Board of Directors has two open seats. Anyone interested in running in the upcoming election must meet specific criteria to qualify for the ballot. …

County begins info sessions on water proposal

As the Douglas County commissioners consider whether or not to spend $20 million of federal funds on a proposal to import water from the San Luis Valley, the county is conducting several public …

Douglas County assessor announces bid to replace Patrick Neville

Douglas County’s assessor has announced that she will run to replace Rep. Patrick Neville in Colorado House District 45 this year.

Afternoon Tea in the Queen City

Afternoon Tea was introduced in 1840 by Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, to get her through the long period between lunch and dinner, not served in her abode until 8 p.m., according to …

Blue Island Oyster Bar expands to Lone Tree

Attention seafood fans— a new dining locale has arrived in Lone Tree to serve up a wide array of coastal grub — and its prize offering is fresh oysters shucked on site by the thousands. Blue …

King Soopers strike ends

On Jan. 21, the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 said that it has reached a tentative three-year labor agreement with King Soopers, ending a strike that began more than a week ago. The …

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ coming to stage

Well-known area director Robert Wells brings skill and a sense of humor to “Little Shop of Horrors,” starting Jan. 28 and running through March 6 at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., …

News

Nominate a teenager for the 2022 Douglas County Youth Initiative Award

Do you know a Douglas County teenager, between the ages of 13 and 19, who has overcome adversity and created positive change in their lives, as well as the lives of others? Nominations for …

Life

Orchestra plans event for families, children

Most people remember their first concert experience — it usually represents their tastes at the time or the direction their musical palette will grow. So, starting with classical music is a great …

Sports

Heritage continues its winning ways

Heritage, the top-ranked Class 4A girls swim team in Colorado, proved a point in a dual meet on Jan. 21. The Eagles used its entire varsity lineup to notch a 177-138 win over Class 5A power Regis …

Voices
Susan Bailey

Ad astra — to the stars!

In the summer of 1969, Apollo 11 rocketed American astronauts to the Moon, and on July 20th the world stood still and watched as Neil Armstrong took those first small steps on the surface. …

In defense of truth and ethics in politics

Have you noticed how off-kilter our political moral compass is? There are fact-check organizations to catch public falsehoods and untruths, but I’m wondering about our internal ethical checkpoints. …

Take the win, celebrate the victory

Congratulations! You have made it through the first 30 days of the year and have conquered all your goals and objectives, you have lived up to each resolution and commitment made on New Year’s Eve, …
Michael Norton

We can’t stop until we start

You don’t have to be great to start, but you do have to start to be great.” — Joe Saba. Here we go, the first week of the year begins and we are back at it, whatever “it” may be for each of …
Coming Attractions

Benchmark Theatre confronts our American darkness

The Jan. 6 capitol insurrection is one of the darkest days in the history of the country — one that we’re still reeling from and trying to figure out to prevent from happening again.
Coming Attractions

Dazzle celebrates 25 years of jazz

Jazz is one of America’s quintessential creations — one that continues to influence and inspire, even for people who may not consider themselves fans of the genre. Dazzle, Denver’s jazz …
Coming Attractions

The Power of Horses lives at History Colorado

One of the first things a visitor to Denver sees as they leave the airport is the infamous Blue Mustang sculpture. Football fans cheer for the Denver Broncos and plenty of students go to schools …
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