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Resident to host free Pilates workshop

Trying Pilates for the first time can be just about as confusing as its name. That's why instructor Kelly Pointer, in partnership with local physical therapist Dr. Christopher Robl, are hosting a … more

Douglas County business organizations celebrate merger at luncheon

The theme of the Feb. 1 luncheon was “Better Together.” Hundreds of small and large business owners, young professionals and elected officials from northwest Douglas County, seated around tables … more

Community on track to get new fire station

Plans for the third fire station in Highlands Ranch are underway. Station 20 would sit on a plot of land north of Mountain Vista High School, off Wildcat Reserve Parkway and Summit View Parkway. The … more

Dads and daughters bond at ball

Dad-daughter duos, dressed in crisp suits and glamorous gowns, flooded into the Highlands Ranch Mansion the evening of Feb. 1 for the annual Father and Daughter Sweetheart Ball. Hosted by the … more

Businesses wax and wane in Highlands Ranch

In recent months, a handful of businesses in the Highlands Ranch community have indefinitely closed their doors and others have moved in. Some business owners say high rent prices and little foot … more

Board OKs funds for senior center’s next steps, but more talks slated

The timeline for building a senior center in Highlands Ranch is being decided by the Highlands Ranch Metro District Board of Directors. At its Jan. 29 meeting, the seven-member governing board … more

Douglas County teacher apologizes for Twitter posts

A Douglas County teacher is on paid leave after screenshots of controversial Twitter posts went viral. Michelle Grissom, a seventh-grade social studies teacher at Mountain Ridge Middle School in Highlands Ranch, apologized for the tweets in an email on Jan. 25. more

Highlands Ranch senior center in the works

A long-awaited senior center in Highlands Ranch is on the horizon. The Highlands Ranch Metro District, in partnership with Shea Properties, has plans to build the community's first “Active Aging … more

Backcountry outreach drive seeks more involvement

Nearly 40 years ago, Highlands Ranch was home to a handful of ranches and historic homesteads. The rest was sprawling, open land. While the community has flourished into thousands of homes, several … more

Pirates party in Highlands Ranch

The Highlands Ranch Community Association's first pirate party was a success with roughly 150 parents and young children. Captain Jack Sparrow led the Jan. 19 event and dazzled kids with his … more

Library renovation on track for April completion

Douglas County Libraries is making progress on a $6.5 million renovation to the James H. LaRue Branch that staffers say will bring the facility in line with a new era of libraries. The library … more

Motorist injured after crashing into portions of two homes in Highlands Ranch

A male driver was taken to a local hospital this morning after crashing through portions of two homes in a neighborhood west of Cherry Hills Community Church in Highlands Ranch, authorities said on … more

'It's really cool to see where this program has gone'

On Tuesday afternoons in the cafeteria of ThunderRidge High School, the co-ed varsity cheer team wears red shirts with a pair of initials on one sleeve. They stand for a teammate who died by suicide … more

My name is ... Megan Nagel

About me I was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. I moved to Denver in 1995 to go to Regis University. I got married in 1997 and moved to Highlands Ranch in 2000. We’ve lived here for almost … more

New Year’s resolutions solutions

Meant to be proactive, healthy and good for one’s well-being, New Year’s resolutions can be daunting, challenging, and most of the time don’t last long. According to Business Insider, 80 … more

District formalizes plans for committee to oversee additional funds

The Douglas County School District Board of Education is finalizing plans for a committee that will oversee the use of funds from two tax measures approved in the November election. A $250 million … more

Festive spirit at Hometown Holiday in Highlands Ranch

Perched on a cozy, red sleigh, Santa and Mrs. Claus welcomed small children onto their laps for photo ops with parents. Booths serving hot cocoa, cotton candy and treats lined the streets. A small, … more

Suspect killed after exchange of gunfire with Douglas County deputies

Following a traffic incident in which suspects fired at deputies the morning of Nov. 27, one suspect is dead, another is wounded and at a local hospital, and one is in custody, authorities from the … more

Centennial water rate increases proposed for next four years

To fund water-treatment infrastructure needs, Centennial Water & Sanitation District is proposing increases to water and wastewater rates for Highlands Ranch customers. Over the next four years, … more

Bus drivers, teachers' aides among those who may get raises

The Douglas County School District has 50 unfilled bus-driver positions. The hourly pay starts at $16.06 per hour. The same position in the Cherry Creek School District starts at $17.58 per hour. The … more
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