Lone Tree turns down car wash proposal
The Lone Tree City Council broke with a recommendation from staff and unanimously rejected a proposal to build a car wash within a city entertainment district, amid mixed reaction from residents. A …

ICU nurse honored with Sky Ridge Healthcare Hero Award

Thanks to a Sky Ridge nurse’s quick thinking and the urge to do the right thing, a life was probably saved on a cold, icy highway in the early-morning hours of Jan. 6.

Lone Tree prepares for city council elections

The City of Lone Tree is gearing up to select two councilmembers to represent both city districts. The city's regular biennial mail ballot election will be May 3. The seats held by District 1 …

Liquor license approved for Beau Jo's in Lone Tree

Colorado pizza spot Beau Jo's could have its forthcoming takeout location in Lone Tree — the restaurant's seventh Colorado location — up and running by March, and it just secured the green light …

Front Range blood supplies running low

The American Red Cross has been sending up the red flag, stressing that there is a nationwide blood shortage and Colorado is no different. In fact, along the Front Range, hospitals are managing but …

Afternoon Tea in the Queen City

Afternoon Tea was introduced in 1840 by Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, to get her through the long period between lunch and dinner, not served in her abode until 8 p.m., according to …

Arts organizations look to a new year

As a person who learned to love the arts — visual and performing — as a young child, I have been so saddened by the limitations COVID has placed on our world, near and far. And I’m sure my …

A thousand words paint a picture

It’s a play about writing and flows with words, words, words — and minimal action, yet one stays pretty much hooked in for most of its 90-minute run. The stage is sparsely set with a desk at each …

Finding acceptance in ‘Sordid Lives’

There’s unlucky timing, and then there’s starting a theater company not long before a global pandemic. Such is the case with the Wheat Ridge Theatre Company. But the company and its founder Maru …

News

Westminster police say two missing adults are safe

Westminster police found two adults -- both of whom have dementia -- who had been reported missing. Lee Wiedmaier, 89, turned up west of City Park in Denver Jan. 25.  No other details are …

Life

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ coming to stage

Well-known area director Robert Wells brings skill and a sense of humor to “Little Shop of Horrors,” starting Jan. 28 and running through March 6 at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., …

Sports

Heritage continues its winning ways

Heritage, the top-ranked Class 4A girls swim team in Colorado, proved a point in a dual meet on Jan. 21. The Eagles used its entire varsity lineup to notch a 177-138 win over Class 5A power Regis …

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Susan Bailey

Ad astra — to the stars!

In the summer of 1969, Apollo 11 rocketed American astronauts to the Moon, and on July 20th the world stood still and watched as Neil Armstrong took those first small steps on the surface. …

In defense of truth and ethics in politics

Have you noticed how off-kilter our political moral compass is? There are fact-check organizations to catch public falsehoods and untruths, but I’m wondering about our internal ethical checkpoints. …

Take the win, celebrate the victory

Congratulations! You have made it through the first 30 days of the year and have conquered all your goals and objectives, you have lived up to each resolution and commitment made on New Year’s Eve, …
Michael Norton

We can’t stop until we start

You don’t have to be great to start, but you do have to start to be great.” — Joe Saba. Here we go, the first week of the year begins and we are back at it, whatever “it” may be for each of …
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