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Seniors celebrate with dance for Valentine's Day

All it takes to get Highlands Ranch seniors on the dance floor is the right song with a good beat. At least that's what one group explained during a Feb. 10 Active Adult Valentine's Day dance at the … more

Two indicted in hit-and-run, shooting on C-470

A motorist who attempted to stop another driver from escaping a hit-and-run on C-470 has been indicted for shooting at the car, according to court documents. Marc Simmons, who told police he is an … more

RTD may cut bus line in Highlands Ranch in May

A Highlands Ranch bus line running through Wildcat Reserve Parkway is in danger of being cut in May after the Regional Transportation District announced in January a plan to relieve their operator … more

Douglas County Deputy raising money for MS society, Boston Marathon

A Douglas County deputy who has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis is raising money to participate in the Boston Marathon and help with the search for a cure to the disease. John Carrasco, 39, … more

Funny business in the burbs: Comedy shows adjust to outlying audiences

When local comedian Michael Jeffries stepped up to the mic at Max Taps Brewery in Highlands Ranch, the room was filled with a variety of suburbanites. Folks just getting off work, couples young and … more

Metro District chooses location for senior center

Highlands Ranch is one step closer to having an estimated 30,000-square-foot senior center after the metro district's board of directors voted on its location Jan. 28. The $12 million project will be … more

My Name Is ... Megan Reilly Koepsell

I'm 59 and I have been a Highlands Ranch resident for almost 22 years. My husband Randy and I are originally from Wisconsin. We always dreamed of living in Colorado and in 1998, we made our dream a … more

Centennial Water election could broaden board base

Directors of the Centennial Water and Sanitation District voted Jan. 27 to hold an inclusion election in May to expand its boundary. If approved by voters, the district's service area would not … more

Douglas County Sheriff's Office files red flag petition before withdrawing it

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office filed its first red flag petition in January for a homeless man but eventually withdrew the request because of an already-existing order against him, according to … more

Redstone Elementary takes part in kindness challenge

Students at Redstone Elementary School in Highlands Ranch took part in the Great Kindness Challenge, a national call for compassion, the week of Jan. 27. Each day, the school hosted spirit days to … more

Governor, commissioners address county business leaders

Gov. Jared Polis and the Douglas County commissioners spoke to local business leaders during the Chamber of Northwest Douglas County annual breakfast Jan. 31, emphasizing their points of pride from … more

Douglas County agrees to continue allowing refugees

Douglas County recently agreed to continue allowing refugees to be placed in the community in response to a recent executive order from President Donald J. Trump. The move came after Executive Order … more

Property tax bills are out — questions, frustrations are in

After property tax bills were sent out the week of Jan. 20, questions, comments and concerns began pouring into the Douglas County assessor's office. “We have had about three times the normal … more

Bond set at $250,000 for woman charged with daughter's murder

A former Highlands Ranch resident who was charged with the murder of her daughter has been granted bond. A grand jury charged Kelly Turner, 41, with 13 counts, including murder, child abuse, theft … more

Nonprofit aims to feed hungry kids on weekends

While many may not think of Douglas County as a community where students struggle with hunger, a new nonprofit has been formed to address just that situation. Highlands Ranch resident June Everett … more

Section of Highway 85 to be widened

A section of Highway 85 near Louviers is on its way to being widened after the Douglas County Board of Commissioners agreed to contribute $2.5 million to the project in a Jan. 14 meeting. … more

Friends of teen murder victim celebrate her life with vigil

Friends, fellow students and teachers of a recently slain teen celebrated the girl's life during a candlelight vigil at Mile High Academy in Highlands Ranch on Jan. 16. Mya Pena, 17, was a student at … more

Two teens found dead in suspected murder-suicide

A suspected mental health-related incident has left two teenagers dead in Douglas County, Sheriff Tony Spurlock said during a Jan. 15 news conference. The incident, which is being investigated as a murder-suicide, began at Mile High Academy in Highlands Ranch on Jan. 14. The victim, a 17-year-old girl, got in a car with Samuel Hoffman, 18, after school. more

Opera opens Highlands Ranch winter cultural series

The age-old story of "Hansel and Gretel" unfolded in a unique way during the Highlands Ranch Community Association's first winter culture event of the season Jan. 9: as an opera. Opera Colorado, … more

My Name Is ... Dave Kamrass

My wife, Tammy, and I have lived in Highlands Ranch for about 14 1/2 years. I'm 65 and she's 59. We ended up in the community because we've always lived in South Metro and we found the right house at … more
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