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Highlands Ranch library to be renamed

The Highlands Ranch library will soon be renamed to represent its geographic location, removing the name of former longtime Douglas County library director James H. LaRue. The new title comes as the … more

Highlands Ranch sculpture wins in vote by residents

A bronze sculpture of an eagle mid-flight, situated at Town Center South in Highlands Ranch, has won the Douglas County Art Encounters People's Choice Award after voting closed Oct. 31. Dimitry … more

Vandals threaten community art program

In the past six months, two pieces of public art worth thousands of dollars have been vandalized in a Highlands Ranch park, causing community leaders to worry about continuing the program. Both … more

School's out — sledding's on

After the Douglas County School District released students about an hour early Tuesday, Oct. 29 due to inclement weather, some students took the opportunity to hit the slopes — or at least the … more

A look at the coming senior center

As the Highlands Ranch Metro District gets closer and closer to building a senior center, some members of the community are still unclear on basic facts around the project, according to feedback … more

Case moves forward against mom accused of killing child

The Highlands Ranch woman who was recently charged with the murder of her daughter more than two years after the girl's death appeared in a Douglas County courtroom Nov. 1 as a judge heard … more

Metro District shares feedback on senior center

A month after announcing the possible locations for a Highlands Ranch senior center, the Highlands Ranch Metro District reported what feedback it received on the spots at an Oct. 22 study session. … more

Unique furniture store opens in Highlands Ranch

When wandering through Rare Finds' new storefront in Highlands Ranch, there's no telling what might be around the next corner. Furniture and home decor varying from eagle statues and hand-carved … 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

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

New mental health services available in Highlands Ranch

Highlands Ranch residents now have a new way to address concerns with their emotional wellness after a mental health network recently expanded in the area. AllHealth Network, which hosted an open … more

What is a metro district anyway?

In some ways, the Highlands Ranch Metro District is not so different from other governing bodies, such as towns or cities. They all collect taxes, have elected representatives and provide services … more

Students gain insight about Revolutionary War

Eighth-graders at Cresthill Middle School got the chance to metaphorically time-travel to the American colonial era during an educational activity at the school Oct. 9. The Colorado chapter of the … more

Coffee event brings deputies, community together

Residents of Douglas County got the opportunity to have a no-pressure chat with law enforcement officers during the Oct. 2 Coffee with a Cop event. Children and adults asked the deputies all types of … more

My Name Is ... Andy Benson

Director of golf I'm 54 and I live south of Highlands Ranch in Castle Pines North. I'm the director of golf at the University of Denver Golf Club, which entails overseeing golf operations at the … more

Senior center design delayed six months for survey

The Highlands Ranch Metro District seemed to take one step forward and one step back in its quest for a senior center during a Sept. 24 board meeting. Board members progressed by considering where … more

Judge rules there is enough evidence to move STEM shooting suspect's case forward

Go now. Those are the words the older suspect in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting sent via Snapchat to his co-defendant shortly before the first shots were fired. A Douglas County judge said … more

Prosecutors attempt to poke holes in STEM suspect's story

So far in the investigation into the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting, the older of the two suspects has described himself as an unwilling participant. But in a Sept. 24 preliminary hearing, … more

Families find inner peace ... and a puppy

Two out of five dogs who attended a recent “Doggie Yoga” event in Highlands Ranch were brought into new homes after being adopted. The Humane Society of South Platte Valley and the Highlands … 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
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