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School district agrees to sale of Toepfer, Sweetwater parks to county

After more than a year of negotiations, the Douglas County commissioners and school district came to an official agreement on June 28 to sale two parks to the county. more

Security increased for Highlands Ranch drag show

Amid growing calls for Highlands Ranch to cancel a drag comedy show scheduled for Friday evening, the community association has implemented extra safety precautions at the Southridge Rec Center. more

Huffman appointed to HD43 state rep. seat

A Highlands Ranch candidate for the Colorado statehouse has been appointed to the seat to finishing serving the term started by Rep. Kevin Van Winkle. On June 4, the Douglas County GOP hosted a … more

Highlands Ranch eyes partnerships for fitness park, pickleball courts

Highlands Ranch Metro District is partnering with two local organizations to bring new fitness park and pickleball facility amenities to the area.  At the May 31 metro district board meeting, … more

STEM's proposed Sterling Ranch school gets pushback at board meeting

STEM School Highlands Ranch’s application to build a new school in Sterling Ranch was met with mixed responses from the public, including allegations from Kendrick Castillo’s father that … more

Wrecks rising in Douglas County, Highlands Ranch

Car wrecks in Douglas County are trending up so far this year compared to the same time last year with a cluster of Highlands Ranch intersections seeing a majority of the crashes.  The … more

STEM looks to open new schools in Denver, Sterling Ranch

STEM School Highlands Ranch, one of Colorado’s highest-ranking schools, is in the process of opening two new locations in Denver and Sterling Ranch.  more

Honey B's grows with community

Honey B’s Macarons has evolved in the six years it’s been located in Highlands Ranch. In that time, Michelle Naherny, owner and baker, has seen her customer’s lives unfold and change as well. … more

STEM students name hospital equipment

Students interested in the medical profession from STEM Schools Highlands Ranch got the opportunity to see how a surgical robot works and participated in naming the high-tech equipment. UCH Health … more

STEM names Kovalesky interim director

STEM School Highlands Ranch announced Tuesday its head of the elementary school will take over the executive director position.  Lynann Kovalesky was named interim executive director through … more

Survivors speak about recovering from mass shooting

Speaking to a panel of survivors and loved ones of mass shootings, former STEM School Highlands Ranch teacher Erin Christian told them she was grateful for their strength and candor. more

Highlands Ranch senior center gets closer to fruition

Years of planning efforts for the Highlands Ranch Senior Center are beginning to wrap up as metro district officials prepare to bid construction out this summer with the hope of breaking ground in … more

Douglas County to see millions in road construction this year

Douglas County commissioners received an update Tuesday on a number of road projects happening in the area to address growth. more

STEM identifies top candidates for director

STEM School Highlands Ranch announced three finalist candidates for the head role of the Douglas County charter school with a chance for parents and students to meet them this Friday. Two of the … more

Highlands Ranch Community Association elects new directors

Highlands Ranch homeowners re-elected two of its community association board members and welcomed a new face to the organization on Tuesday. Resident delegates voted to seat Dan DeBacco, Melissa … more

STEM rolls out Teacher Support Team

A pilot program at STEM School Highlands Ranch to support teachers in implementing non-traditional lessons in classrooms has gained traction with both educators and students so far this year. more

ThunderRidge repeats as 5A State Champions

ThunderRidge’s dressing room was quiet at halftime after a slow start in the Class 5A boys state championship basketball game against Fossil Ridge on March 12 at the Denver … more

Valor struggles to sink baskets in girls' championship loss

Senior Raegan Beers summed up Valor Christian’s frustrations after a 52-40 loss to Grandview in the Class 5A championship girls basketball game on March 12 at the Denver Coliseum. “We … more

Rock Canyon High School student found with pellet-gun in parking lot

Rock Canyon High School went under lockdown Thursday morning after a caller reported seeing an armed man in the parking lot and possibly hearing gun shots. The Douglas County Sheriff’s … more

Citizens Academy program graduates 13 students

The Highlands Ranch Metro District had 13 Highlands Ranch Citizens Academy participants graduate from the community engagement program on Feb. 22. The graduation ceremony was held at the Highlands … more
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