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Magician to perform in Highlands Ranch

At the age of 9, Scotty Wiese performed some magic tricks for family members. He was good at it. He liked it. For several years, Wiese, who will be performing in Highlands Ranch on Jan. 21, said he … more

Lost Medal of Honor awarded again to family of fallen soldier

Seeking to mitigate a sad event, U.S. Rep. Ken Buck presented the family of a fallen World War II soldier with the Medal of Honor on Nov. 11 as part of a special Veterans Day ceremony. more

Falcons, Jaguars. Mountain Vista, Valor Christian, qualify for regional softball tournament

AURORA --Three Highlands Ranch teams qualified for this weekend's regional softball tournaments. Rocky Canyon took the 16th seed and faces Ralston Valley at 10 a.m. at Horizon High School. … more

STEM School shooter sentenced to life in prison without parole plus hundreds of extra years

“There is no describing the terror I still experience to this day," a teacher said during the sentencing. more

2nd Valor Christian coach says she was forced out for being gay

A second former coach at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch has come forward to say she was forced out after acknowledging she was gay. more

Valor Christian students hold protest in support of gay former coach

A student-organized walkout was held at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch voicing support for former volleyball coach Inoke Tonga, who said he was forced to quit because he is gay. more

1st, 6th-grade classes switch to remote at STEM School Highlands Ranch amid COVID outbreak

First and sixth grades at STEM School Highlands Ranch have been moved to remote learning after a confirmed COVID outbreak. Nicole Bostel, the charter school’s director of communications, … more

Coach claims Valor Christian forced him out for being gay

Inoke Tonga, until recently the volleyball coach at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch, claimed through social media that he was forced to leave his job because he is gay. more

Highlands Ranch celebrates local first responders

Through multiple celebrations, Douglas County residents honored both police and fire officials as part of a national program. The National Night Out program in meant to improve the relationship … more

On-demand lawn care service expanding in Douglas County

A Nashville-based tech company connecting homeowners with lawn care services is expanding into the Denver area including in Highlands Ranch and Parker, with the goal of mirroring companies like Uber … more

Increased screen time during pandemic leads to increase in vision problems for youth

As the pandemic pushed students to online learning, screen time on computers, phones and video games increased dramatically. And a Highlands Ranch eye-care provider says eye doctors are seeing the … more

SROs and Douglas County schools: What do they cost and how many are there?

Costs to fund a school resource officer are typically split between the law enforcement agencies providing them and the organizations receiving services. The Douglas County School District, the … more

Experts weigh benefits of school resource officers

Leaders in school safety and law enforcement agree that school resource officers offer more than security. They provide education about issues like cyberbullying and dating violence and engrain … more

Parents, community members seek school security solutions

David Ray, president of the Douglas County Board of Education, opened a May 14 school board meeting with a moment of silence for Kendrick Castillo, who was killed in the May 7 school shooting at STEM … more

'While we may not be invincible ... we are STEM strong'

Standing tall in their royal blue gowns, STEM School Highlands Ranch graduates ignored the dark skies, light rain and dropping temperatures May 20 … more

Colorado robotics community honors Kendrick Castillo

On the stage at Cherry Hills Community Church, a robot stood in honor of Kendrick Castillo, who was killed in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting. That robot was built by STEM Impulse — or … more

Celebration of Kendrick Castillo's life: 'We need to be more like him'

Live like Kendrick Castillo. Be brave. Be industrious. Have integrity. Show love. That was the overarching message at a May 15 celebration of life service at Cherry Hills Community Church. More … more

Procession honors Kendrick Castillo at memorial service in Highlands Ranch

About 250 Jeep enthusiasts gathered in Highlands Ranch on May 15 to ride in a procession ahead of a celebration of life service for Kendrick Castillo. According to license plates, vehicles came from … more

Community members welcome STEM students back with words of love

On a cloudless day, the sun beaming down, a small group of parents and children stood along Barrons Boulevard in Highlands Ranch waving posters with words of encouragement. “You are … more

Editorial: Acts of heroism, kindness supply hope amid grief

For many years, we watched from our office windows as the students at STEM High School Highlands Ranch left school for the day or headed over to the Starbucks across the street. The school is in the … more
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