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In the long run, talent rises to top

I admire cross country runners, because frankly, it doesn’t look like much fun. The better runners finish and hardly look out of breath, while I have to pause after running or jogging to the car. … more

History museum event is tied to series on women’s influence

Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa of National Public Radio will speak at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6, a feature of “Bold Women. Change History.” at History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver. She is part … more

A switch in time ain’t kind

Don’t forget to fall back. I would rather not fall back or spring forward, and every year others express the same thing at the time, and then we forget about it until it comes around again. It’s … more

Amazing success comes from within and without

Years from now someone will be sharing their life stories with the world and recognizing the people who influenced them the most and contributed to their successes. People will stand on stage, at a … more

Roth conversion is worth considering as tax year wanes

The most successful investors understand early on to not worry about the things you cannot change and to focus on the things you can. Even though there are only about 10 weeks left in 2019, there may … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Hanson, Meek, Ray

Vote for Hanson, Meek, Ray Starting my fifth year of teaching, I find myself hopeful for the future because the district I have known and loved is moving in the right direction. I grew up in Douglas … more

Letter to the editor: We need open minds

We need open minds In the Oct. 10 edition of the paper, the article on the six Douglas County School Board candidates was quite revealing. On the topic of potentially arming teachers and/or staff … more

Letter to the editor: Ray a real leader

Ray a real leader We’ve had kids in Douglas County public schools for the last 14 years. We were part of the district’s rise to greatness, and also witnessed its decline. Under the leadership of … more

‘Science Behind Pixar’ is trip to infinity and beyond

Even the most cursory look at Disney Pixar Animation Studios’ creative output makes one thing abundantly clear — the studio is responsible for the most astounding creative output of this century. … more

Finding our fears: Why people seek to be scared and what they’re really afraid of

Greg Reinke is in the business of scary, but he doesn’t always want to make you afraid. Clad in a black leather jacket on Oct. 11 at his Littleton costume shop, Reinke Bros., he divulged his secrets … more

Students embrace roles at Haunted Forest

About 150 high school students from across Douglas County recently volunteered their Friday and Saturday nights to help raise money for the Backcountry Wilderness Area in an unusual way: by scaring … more

School board candidates meet at student-organized forum

The six Douglas County School Board candidates talked fiscal plans, school security and what they believe are the most pressing issues facing the school district at a recent forum. The event was … more

Two years after child's death, mom charged with murder

A former resident of Highlands Ranch has been arrested and charged with 13 counts in connection with the August 2017 death of her 7-year-old daughter. An 18th Judicial District grand jury returned an … more

School consultant offers guidance for Spanish speakers

Consultant Patsy Roybal recently worked with the Douglas County School District to provide families who are not proficient in English with resources and knowledge about their children’s education … more

Film fest takes audiences to new places

At its core, film is an expression of people’s lives, and as such, it stands to reason film festivals would mirror this fact. And for more than two decades, the Denver Film Festival was at least … more

Douglas County braces for property tax spike

When Douglas County residents open their property tax bills in January, they might be shocked at the figure on the paper. At least that's what Assessor Lisa Frizell is worried about. “It's going to … more

The ballots are out... now what?

With the majority of Colorado voters having received their ballots in the mail by now, Douglas County officials are hoping to spread one primary message: Vote early. That's because last year, more … more

CDOT lays out vision for I-25 through Douglas County

A whopping study from the Colorado Department of Transportation that began more than two years ago is expected to wrap up this month, and it's got big proposals for Castle Rock and surrounding areas. … more

Junior propels Regis Jesuit to state tennis title

Morgan Schilling, a junior at Regis Jesuit, accomplished two things on Oct. 19 during the finals of the boys Class 5A state tennis championships at the Gates Tennis Center. First, Schilling won the … more

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Putting speed into play

Chris Cornn has learned this season to take advantage of his running speed on the soccer pitch. Cornn, a senior captain and top scorer on the Ponderosa soccer team, has used his speed and hard work … more
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