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Santa visits Highlands Ranch

Children and parents lined up and eagerly awaited Santa's arrival in a South Metro Fire Rescue truck during the Highlands Ranch Mansion holiday celebration Dec. 7. Santa climbed out of the truck, … more

PHOTOS: Crafts bring out crowds at Goodson rec center

A packed parking lot was the sign of South Suburban Parks and Recreation's 33rd annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair, where several dozen vendors and baked goods helped whip up holiday spirit. … more

Colorado auto group takes high polluters off road: 5 things to know

In 2007, Colorado's then-Gov. Bill Ritter made a push to tackle climate change. Among the efforts: suggesting that Colorado adopt a policy similar to California's stringent auto-emission regulations. … more

RTD board to discuss possible service cutbacks

Mandatory overtime for light rail operators and bus drivers is taking a toll on the employees, as well as the Regional Transportation District (RTD) system as a whole — and service cutbacks could … more

Wildlife star in Backcountry social media

The Highlands Ranch Backcountry's best trail photos of the year are now being showcased through the conservation property's social media, showing bears, elk, bobcats and more wandering through the … more

Brewer creates beer in honor of STEM victim

When Kendrick Castillo used to hang around his dad’s homebrewing friends, he made quite an impression. When one friend, who now owns Strange Craft Beer Company in Denver, learned of the … more

Highlands Ranch hospital steps into future of medicine

The moment a stroke patient arrives in the emergency room, doctors spring into action — the countdown is on and as every second passes, neurons are being suffocated. That's why having a stroke … more

Douglas County School Board selects leadership

The Douglas County School Board swore in newly elected directors and selected board leadership in early December after receiving official school board balloting results from the county. Incumbent … more

The Canyons project in Castle Pines could add hundreds more homes

The City of Castle Pines will soon consider an application that, if approved, could bring The Canyons development to twice the size it was originally planned to be 10 years ago. Meanwhile, … more

U.S. scores above average in reading, science, lags in math

American students may not be reading any better, but they’re moving up in rankings of educational achievement worldwide because many of their peers in other countries are performing worse. And … more

DISH to bring jobs, 5G network to Littleton

Littleton officials are tuning into a plan by DISH Network to bring new jobs and a 5G broadband network to town, but the full picture is still a little fuzzy. A convoluted series of mergers, lawsuits … more

Editorial cartoon for Dec. 5

Younger teen charged in STEM shooting to be tried as adult

The 16-year-old charged with carrying out a school shooting that left one dead and eight injured will be tried as an adult, according to a Dec. 4 judgment. Judge Jeffrey Holmes ruled that in … more

The smell of the season at Benchmark

There are quite a few different approaches to take when it comes to Christmas plays, and Lakewood’s Benchmark Theatre decided to embrace the warmth and humor of the season with its regional … more

‘Destination’ is theme for Own an Original show

Littleton’s Fine Arts Board has decided to add a theme to its open entry exhibits and for the 50-plus-year-old Own an Original. It is “Destination,” which opened on Nov. 22 and runs through … more

Prowess as hitter among athlete’s standout qualities

Katie Dack-Howell, a junior catcher for the Rock Canyon softball team, said blocking low pitches that were in the dirt was one of her strengths this season, but that was overlooked because of her … more

Kitchen tools, books among holiday gifts for young chefs

Do you have a kid in your life who loves a good baking session? Who really wants to use your chef’s knife? Who is addicted to the TV show “MasterChef Junior,” and who uses words like … more

Volunteering for the holidays: Doing your part from the heart

No matter the skill level, interests or time constraints of Denver metro area residents, there is a way they can make a difference this winter. Whether it’s donating time, toys, money or labor, … more

Two set tough pace in cross country careers

In high school races this fall, Cole Sprout and Riley Stewart set themselves apart from any challengers and were named the 2019 Colorado Community Media Boys and Girls Cross Country Runners of the … more

Painter, photographer join forces in exhibit at library

Two local artists who are active with the Littleton Fine Arts Guild, which operates the Depot Art Gallery, have collaborated in an exhibit on the lower level at Bemis Library, in which two sets of … more
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