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'She's like the enforcer'

Kasey Neubert, a 6-foot-1 senior power forward, was an unstoppable force for the top-ranked Highlands Ranch girls basketball team in a showdown against No. 2 Regis Jesuit on Feb. 12. And to think it … more

Unfortunately, she knows knee woes

Anybody who needs to know how to handle frustration should talk with Valor Christian sophomore Kindyll Wetta. The 5-foot-9 point guard had to overcome adversity last season and has been frustrated … more

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

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

Her shooting is really far out

It was not long ago that Natalia Miller-Forrest struggled to dribble and shoot a basketball. Now the 5-foot-6 senior is one of the top players on the SkyView Academy girls basketball team that won 10 … more

Middle schoolers learn about engineering in the real world

The middle schoolers that competed in the Future City Competition can tell you exactly how their city functions — how people travel or how the city is powered, for example. “They really get into … 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

Up here, there's no fear

ThunderRidge senior diver Gretchen Wensuc has done her best not to feel like a football placekicker. Kickers often practice by themselves and participate with the rest of the team during special team … 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

Stories of the year in the south metro area

The year began with mourning. On the last day of 2017, Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish, 29, was fatally shot by a man authorities believe was mentally ill at an apartment complex in … more

Highlands Ranch board approves metro district budget

The Highlands Ranch Metro District's operating budget will decrease significantly in 2019, but homeowners will still see a rise in property taxes due to the merger between the metro district and … more

One-day art workshop to be led by painter

“Abstracting the Ordinary” will be a one-day workshop with well-known metro area painter Victoria Kwasinski, held by the Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. … more

Tackling the tough questions with ‘What You Will’

When we really love someone, it can be difficult to be completely honest with him or her. We’re concerned about their opinion of us and don’t want to change anything in the relationship. But … 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
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