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Join the fight against cancer at the Relay for Life July 28

Join cancer fighters in the Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Centennial and Lone Tree areas as we come together July 28 at the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of South Metro Denver. Together, we can beat our biggest riv

Officers justified in shooting man who killed Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputy, report says

Officers were justified in shooting Matthew Riehl, the gunman killed Dec. 31 in an officer-involved shooting that began after Riehl opened fire on Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputies, according …

Residents battle rezoning application for housing

Residents of neighborhoods in southeast Highlands Ranch are fighting a proposed residential development they say would increase traffic, hurt home values and change the atmosphere of the existing …

5 things to know: Campus will lead to college, trades

Out in the wide-open grassland in the Dove Valley area just south of Centennial, construction workers are raising a new campus that will offer curriculum focused on “real-world skills” and …

Lone Tree road construction in full swing

Crews are wrapping up construction projects throughout Lone Tree. So far, five major projects have been underway since mid-June, including improvements to County Line Road and Trainstation Circle …

Aerospace attraction coming to Centennial Airport

Aviation enthusiasts in the metro area are in for a new experience when an attraction by Wings Over the Rockies opens at Centennial Airport July 21. Visitors will be able to engage with interactive …

News

From bags to bedding

Over, then under, and repeat. On a recent Wednesday afternoon, Kim Carney showed her granddaughter, Ashley, how to weave a sleeping mat made from the plastic of used grocery bags on a loom made of …

Life

North Korea, polka music on deck in library programs

Upcoming programs at Littleton’s Bemis Library include: “Explore North Korea” with Active Minds — learn about the Kim family leadership, as well as nuclear weapon development, trade and human …

Sports

Sunday workouts help football players fine-tune talents

The midday sun was hot as some parents and even a couple players during a water break found shade under the bleachers at the Lutheran High School football field in Parker. It’s still the off-season …

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Winning Words

Take a focused approach to information overload

Thanks again for the tremendous support from the community. I really do love receiving your emails, thoughts and questions, so please keep them coming. One of the more common emails I receive lately …
Quiet Desperation

Being tailgated — there’s something stupid behind it

The first recorded incident of following at an unsafe distance occurred about an hour after the invention of the automobile. Understandably, that wouldn’t have been possible, but it probably …
Financial Strategies

Business cycle may die a slow death

The next 12 to 18 months may mark what is left of the current business cycle. This should not come as a surprise to anyone, as this is one of the longest-running growth cycles in history.¹ The …
Winning Words

Do your part to create the best news of the day

One of my very favorite ways to stay in touch with people during the peak busy season is a quick text. Just a little nudge or reminder that I am thinking of them right at that moment. Depending on …
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