Bluffs Regional Park in Lone Tree keeps gaining popularity

Steve Shoultz, Douglas County’s assistant director of parks, trails and building grounds, watched in 2020 as people flocked to parks. Parks and trails throughout the county saw a rise in traffic …

Backlash stalled Douglas County School District equity plans

Plans between Douglas County Schools and a consulting firm hired to conduct diversity and equity training crumbled last school year after backlash toward the group’s work mounted, records show. Now …

Masks to be 'strongly encouraged' by Douglas County Schools

Douglas County Schools does not plan to change its mask protocols for the upcoming school year after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance to fight the rise in Delta …
Big dogs: Adoption event at Lone Tree Brewing showcases giant breeds
People huddled on the floor between chairs, tables, puddles of drool and furiously wagging tails. Although dogs are always welcome at Lone Tree Brewing Company, more than usual gathered in the …

Douglas County Schools town hall turns raucous over COVID-19 plans

A back-to-school town hall meeting put on by the Douglas County School District on Aug. 4 quickly turned raucous as district leaders attempted to outline the district’s plans for mitigating COVID-19.

Lone Tree studying Lincoln interchange

A major gateway to Lone Tree, and a significant driver of crashes among the city's intersections, is slated for what city staff call “critical” safety and mobility improvements. But years before …

A wild ride at the Douglas County Fair

The Douglas County Fair and Rodeo has wrapped up after a weekend of bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and a record-setting junior livestock sale.

Shake Shack coming to Park Meadows

Shake Shack is joining the list of food joints at Park Meadows mall, bringing not only an outdoor patio dining section but also the only alcoholic beverage options to the shopping center's food hall. …

News

Election 2021: Lone Tree seeks tax hike for public services

Will Lone Tree residents be willing to raise sales taxes for the next decade? Voters will decide in the election that ends Nov. 2. The city council in August approved placing a measure on the ballot …

Life

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Denver Art Museum opens reimagined Martin Building

The Denver Art Museum has reopened the Martin Building, formerly called the Ponti or North Building, after renovation initiated by a $25 million lead gift by Lanny and Sharon Martin. A celebration on …

Sports

Centennial's Arapahoe take state golf title

Arapahoe High School in Centennial has come close many times to winning a state golf championship. The Warriors were second the past two seasons and third in the previous two campaigns. Arapahoe’s …

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Dr. Rebecca Kornas, Dr. Jasmeet Dhaliwal, Dr. Kristen Nordenholz, Dr. Kevin Merrell, Dr. Comilla Sasson

Opinion: We’re local ER docs. Help us end the pandemic

You trust us 24/7/365 to take care of you in emergency departments throughout Colorado. We have been treating COVID-19 for more than 20 months, never missing a day of work, except for illness. We …
Winning Words

Opinion: How we manage change impacts retention of the best

Welcome back to part three of this five-part series on “The 5 C’s of Retaining Top Talent.” In week one we discussed the importance of connecting with our team members, and last week we added a …
Winning Words

Opinion: Collaboration is key to your most valuable players

As part two of the series on “Retaining Top Talent,” and following up on last week’s column on connection, today we will visit the role that collaboration plays in keeping top talent.
Jodi Waterhouse
Living and Aging Well

Opinion: We can fight isolation

The COVID pandemic has greatly impacted older Coloradans on many levels, and one area that has been greatly exposed is the social isolation of older adults in communities across Colorado. Many older …
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