Officials look toward past and future of Schweiger Ranch

Elizabeth Matthews grew up in Parker and remembers when there wasn't much in the way of living history in Douglas County. “If we ever wanted to visit a historic site it was the Littleton History …
Roads measure appears on way to passing in Douglas County
A ballot item that would reallocate a portion of the county's 1% sales tax from the justice center to roads appeared to be on its way to passing in the Nov. 5 election. The measure would extend 0.13% …

Vandals threaten community art program

In the past six months, two pieces of public art worth thousands of dollars have been vandalized in a Highlands Ranch park, causing community leaders to worry about continuing the program. Both …

Social media: 'It’s supposed to be another world'

Walter Sykes couldn’t take it anymore. “Snapchat is probably one of the worst. You post on your story and people watch, and it blows up,” said Sykes, who grew tired of seeing his peers …

City releases draft of transportation plan

For the first time, the City of Lone Tree will have a comprehensive guideline for mobility within the city. The City of Lone Tree is reviewing a first draft of its first-ever Transportation Master …

Titans are aiming high

Legend girls volleyball coach Travis Underwood has a very good team this season, which is a little scary for the coach. The Titans are 20-3 heading into this week's regional playoffs, which must be …

WATCH: Time to Talk public forum on mental health and families

It's time to talk about mental health.

Mothers and mental health advocates talk about how mental illness affects families, and why — and how — we need to talk about it.

On Nov. 14, 2018, Colorado Community Media, in partnership with Douglas County Libraries and the Douglas County Mental Health Initiative held a second community forum.  Speakers included Jean Ritter and Alissa Miller.

The forum is the latest in a series, and is presented in conjunction with Colorado Community Media's story series "Time to Talk."

The event was hosted at the James H LaRue Library in Highlands Ranch (9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd.).

News

Cholesterol levels dropping, but many still need care

Some good health news: Americans' cholesterol levels are dropping, and more people at especially high risk are getting treatment. Researchers say the report, released Nov. 11, suggests a …

Life

Looking back is worth looking forward to

With the day ahead and 24 topics to choose from, it was hard for a still-sleepy history buff to get in gear on the morning of Nov. 2 as the 2019 History Camp Colorado kicked off at 9 a.m. at Arapahoe …

Sports

A quick look at fast-paced field hockey

I watched and covered my first field hockey game on Nov. 5 when Regis Jesuit and Colorado Academy played for the state championship at All-City Stadium. For years I helped with the coverage of both …

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Voices
Kevin Leung

School district handles finances to maintain even keel in storm

No matter where you get your news, chances are you have heard about a possible recession in the near future. A search for the word “recession” on Google recently increased five-fold. What does …
Norton
Winning Words

Consistent healthy self-image leads to consistent success

“Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” ­­— Dwayne Johnson Having spent so much time studying personal …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Lovers of classic machines are caught in a type warp

Watched a documentary about typewriters. Titled “California Typewriter.” Came out in 2016. Numerous segments. Featuring typewriter loyalists: Tom Hanks, John Mayer, Sam Shepard. Others less …
Cate Reade

Fall in love with mental, emotional effects of exercise

Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and remember a time you fell in love and the bliss you felt. Perhaps you thought about when you met your soul mate, the birth of your child, or when you …
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