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Participation by local students low on standardized tests

Low participation rates made certain results difficult to interpret and some directors questioned the exams' effectiveness when the Douglas County School Board recently reviewed standardized testing … more

How ballot measures might affect commuters

Douglas County has selected 17 roads to widen by 2030 and if approved, a new November ballot measure could speed up that timeline. The list of recommended roads to widen is part of the county's 2040 … more

STEM says thank you to deputies

Teachers, staff and administrators from STEM School Highlands Ranch visited the sheriff's office substation just down the road Sept. 17 to express appreciation to deputies for their work in … more

Man found guilty of trail attack in Littleton

An Arapahoe County jury returned guilty verdicts against Johnny Dewayne Harris on Sept. 19, more than a year after Harris violently attacked a woman along the Mary Carter Greenway in Littleton. … more

Visit by World War II bomber is emotional experience

There’s something different about the B-17 Flying Fortress. The World War II-era bomber is imbued with a mystique unlike almost any other airplane, said Nancy Kwiecien, the executive officer of the … more

Colorado confirms six cases of vaping-related illness

Colorado health officials have confirmed six cases of vaping-related illness since the state announced its first case last month. The state Department of Health previously announced four known … more

Riding and ruling

The annual Ruler of the Railzz competition took place Sept. 14 at Redstone Skate Park in Highlands Ranch. More than 30 participants, some of whom competed in multiple categories, skated and scooted … more

Douglas County schools' security funding requests exceed $10 million offer

Douglas County commissioners offered local schools a combined $10 million to heighten security after a school shooting rocked the community in May, and interest from local schools was so high demand … more

Library district board of trustees has vacancies

Douglas County residents who would like the chance to shape the future of Douglas County Libraries can apply for openings on the district's board of trustees. The seven-member board has openings in … more

Pending Kaiser Permanente strike: 5 things to know

A few thousand Kaiser Permanente workers in Colorado may join tens of thousands nationwide in an October strike that a union says is a push for fair negotiation and wage increases that keep up with … more

U.S. Soccer rules frustrate coaches at high schools

High school soccer in Colorado has been forced to adopt a new look over the past few seasons. Many of the best players are skipping high school soccer because of the commitment to play with … more

Letter to the editor: Please be careful on trails

Please be careful On Saturday, Sept. 7, around noon, heading downhill toward Cheese Ranch from the west, we encountered a young man riding a bike. He was approaching from the rear. He also was trying … more

‘Cabaret’ is rousing but not all fun and games

In his director’s notes for the “Cabaret” program — the musical opened Sept. 6 at Littleton’s Town Hall Arts Center — Nick Sugar, aka Master of Ceremonies, says this is his seventh … more

Authors of Colorado books are named to hall of fame

Naturalist, historian, Colorado native and author Mary Taylor Young of Castle Rock is among 21 honored authors who have published books in or about Colorado. They were inducted into the newly formed … more

Farewell to laundromats is a wash come true

I just washed a load of colors and had a particularly gruesome flashback to a time when I didn’t own a washing machine. I didn’t own a washing machine until I was 33. I depended upon the ones in … more

Winning happens when we choose to win

When we are intentional about making our choices and deliberate when it comes to choosing our own path, we typically increase our chances of success. It’s when we allow others to make our choices … more

Letter to the editor: Kudos to board, Tucker

Kudos to board, Tucker My family has lived in Highlands Ranch for 12 years and our kids attend our neighborhood middle school. I am writing in praise of our current Douglas County School Board and … more

Tariffs increasing market volatility

Thank goodness we live in the United States. Among the blessings we share is an economy that has been more self-reliant than most. The United States contains vast amounts of natural resources, the … more

Letter to the editor: Picking the wrong fight

Picking the wrong fight I comment on Jessica Gibbs’ Aug. 23 article, “Douglas County School District Seeks Ouster of Charter School That Has Armed Staff,” because I had interviewed several of … more
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