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Musician aims to inspire connection

People did not have to be present at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas last October — when 58 attendees were murdered while enjoying a concert — to be affected by the … more

Letter to the editor: Say no to tax hike to fund schools

Say no to tax hike Views expressed at the Aug. 7 Douglas County School Board meeting were one-sided perspectives by tax-increase advocates. But we must ask, where’s the doom and gloom catastrophic … more

‘He inspires people to have commitment’

Thomas Tucker’s grandparents, both sharecroppers in rural Arkansas, taught themselves how to read. Then they taught their children to read the Bible. They learned math so they could negotiate the … more

We are rooted in memory, until it leaves us rootless

One of my readers — “Gary” — thanked me for a column I had written about barking dogs that he mailed to a neighbor, after his own words didn’t make a dent. My column made a dent, and I said … more

‘Longmire’ series author will speak to readers in Lone Tree

Popular author Craig Johnson, whose “Longmire” series has been a hit for readers and TV watchers, will appear at Lone Tree Arts Center, at 10025 Commons St., Lone Tree, at 7 p.m. on Sept. 5 to … more

Finding the balance when we agree to disagree

Sometimes it could seem like there are more things happening around us that are dividing us as a community rather than uniting us. And as that is happening, I believe we may have lost sight, or … more

Castle View football players devote hot day to selflessness

Landon Williams was near tears, Andrew Grout was happy to make a difference and Dan Brite will continue to be a faithful fan of the Castle View football team. Williams, Grout and a group of 11 … more

Enjoying the soul of summer in Lone Tree

In the backdrop of the Aug. 11 concert at the Charles Schwab amphitheater, the Leaf Pedestrian Bridge glistened in the golden hour. The Leaf Bridge connects the north and south ends of Lone Tree and … more

Schwab employee promotes Alzheimer's awareness

Serena Ake Calhoun wants people to understand, more than anything, what Alzheimer's is, and she's made it her mission to educate as many people as possible. She started with her co-workers at Charles … more

Art shows that began in 1980s continue in south metro area

Once upon a time, 35 years ago, two long-running south area galleries decided to hold juried exhibits open to all Colorado artists — and issued a call to artists to enter what each called the … more

'Sunshine Boys' examines fame, aging, human condition

In a fine example of cross-marketing, Neil Simon’s hilarious comedy about two aging vaudevillians, “The Sunshine Boys,” played for two weeks in the lobby of the Barth Hotel to benefit Denver … more

In Their Business

GQue comes to Park Meadows The owner of GQue Championship BBQ will open The Ice Cream Farm in November in the Vistas at Park Meadows. “I'm so excited to feature the best ingredients Colorado has to … more

In high school sports, training takes new direction

It’s often easy to distinguish a good athlete by the way he or she moves. That starts with strength training and conditioning, which have advanced over the years into a science. There is more to … more

Bodies of art

Although Ryan “Cactus Jack” Clement was nervous about his first tattoo, it was nothing as nerve-wracking as jumping out of a plane — which he did in his military training. That’s when he got … more

Lifelong learning center offers dozens of classes for seniors

Seniors looking to “learn for the fun of it” will have 43 classes to choose from this fall at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Classes begin the week of Sept. 17 and take place at Valley … more

South Suburban budget hearing set for Aug. 22

South Suburban Parks and Recreation will have its first public hearing on the district's 2019 budget at 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at Goodson Recreation Center, 6315 S. University Blvd., Centennial. The second … more

Cooks settle beef in Denver Burger Battle

Seven years ago, Denver resident Jeremy Kossler sat down at the counter of Crave Real Burgers, a restaurant in Castle Rock. He wasn’t in the restaurant by chance, and he wasn’t just any customer … more

Nevada inmate charged with 1984 Lakewood, Aurora slayings

Police in Lakewood and Aurora have identified a suspect they believe is responsible for multiple murders more than 34 years ago. In a joint news conference Aug. 10, Lakewood and Aurora police … more

E-470 board to eliminate vehicle registration fee

The final steps are wrapping up to eliminate the vehicle registration fee for Colorado motorists living in counties where the fees have been imposed. The E-470 Board of Directors unanimously voted … more

School is in session: 5 things to know

As quickly as it arrived, summer break has come to an end. The first day for many neighborhood schools in Douglas County was Aug. 9. The beginning of the school year represents a fresh start, a blank … more
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