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Keeping things in check

Not many people get to say their job requires them to go to Krispy Kreme, Chucke E. Cheese’s and Hooters in one day. However, Lone Tree’s Julius Zsako, the city’s code compliance coordinator and forester, inspected all those businesses …
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‘A program like this shows these kids the consequences’

At a middle school career fair, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jay Martin received an unexpected comment from an eighth-grade student. “She came up to me and said, ‘I wanted to thank you,’ ” Martin said. “I said, ‘for …
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Noodle dish a real pho-nomenon

Of all the traditions Vietnamese immigrants brought to the United States, pho is probably the one most people recognize, even if they can’t pronounce it. The beef-and-noodle dish, pronounced “fuh,” originated in Vietnam in the 1880s. The …
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    • Supreme Court rules against Douglas County School District in case of special-needs student

      A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision March 22 regarding the Douglas County School district will have ramifications for special needs students across the country. The court has sided with the …

    • Teacher time survey indicates heavy workload

      Each year, Douglas County School District teachers are spending about 1,035 hours of their time on non-instructional activities, according to a new survey commissioned by the district. District teachers are contracted for 185 days per year. This …

    • Women supporting women ‘was never a new idea’

      Sometimes it’s easier for a doula to describe what she isn’t than to define what she is. “I’m your support person, I’m not a doctor. I’m not your husband,” Denise Grovo, a doula in training, tells her first client, Centennial …

    • Horse enthusiasts gallop to expo at stock show complex

      From March 10-12, the National Western Stock Show Complex in Denver hosted more than 150 events for thousands of horses and horse lovers alike during the 2017 Rocky Mountain Horse Expo. Throughout the weekend, nine arenas and event spaces …

    • My name is...Emily Schofield

      Finding the perfect job I moved to Colorado about two years ago. We moved out here because my boyfriend got a job at Left Hand Brewing Company. We met at a brewery in Maryland when we were both working there. So, I started looking for a brewery …