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The big cheese

Chef John Wu and his wife Hong came to the United States to pursue their dreams. John’s was to be a chemist. Hong’s was to run a restaurant. After finishing his master’s degree in chemistry at the University of Texas El Paso, Wu opted …
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    • School district's pay-for-performance suspended for one year

      The seven members of the Douglas County School Board approved suspending the differentiated pay structure for licensed teachers and administrators for one year at the Sept. 19 board meeting. Suspending the pay-for-performance structure for the …

    • On-demand is in demand as ride program grows

      A new partnership between the Lone Tree Link and Uber is taking off, and the city is already expanding service schedules for the Link on Demand service. The program, which began Aug. 16, will expand availability to weekends and evenings as of Sept. …

    • Lone Tree moves to repeal panhandling ordinance

      A Supreme Court decision from 2015 continues to reverberate throughout municipalities across the United States, as city council voted unanimously to repeal an ordinance banning “aggressive panhandling” to bring city code in line with the First …

    • Man works toward better communication through devices

      In July 2016, Richard Braden woke up and couldn’t hear his grandfather clock. The 80-year-old Lone Tree resident knew that years of working with “big guns” in the U.S. Army had caught up with him, but it gave him the idea for his first …

    • Couple working to build community for disabled

      Susan and Pat Mooney face the same dilemma as many parents of developmentally disabled children: What will become of their son when they're gone? The Centennial couple, whose 23-year-old son Ross suffered brain damage as a result of a genetic …