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Featured Events
February 27, The Alliance Center, 1536 Wynkoop St., Denver, CO
February 28, Parker Fieldhouse, 18700 E. Plaza Drive, Parker, CO
February 28, Southeast Christian Church, 9850 Jordan Rd, Parker, Colorado
March 1, First United Methodist Church of Castle Rock, 1200 South Street, Castle Rock , CO
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Activists fight to save prairie dogs

One recent morning, Deanna Meyer gazed across the soon-to-be construction site on the north end of town between I-25 and U.S. Highway 85, near the Outlets at Castle Rock, and saw hundreds of prairie dogs scurrying and standing sentinel at the …
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Wish Week off to rousing start

Rock Canyon High School kicked off its annual Wish Week with a rally so loud and spirited it astounded the Wish Week family. “We're just overwhelmed,” said Jennifer Griffin, whose son Jeremy was chosen as this year's Rock Canyon Wish Week …
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Huskies wrestler won’t forget state-title match

Douglas County’s Robert Gambrell felt like a winner Feb. 21 at the state wrestling tournament. Grand Junction’s unbeaten Jacob Trujillo scored a 12-4 win over Gambrell in the 160-pound championship match at the Pepsi Center, but the …
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Parker cyclist hits the world stage

Don't tell Gage Hecht that working in weather conditions like rain, sleet or snow is reserved strictly for mail carriers. The 17-year-old from Parker has spent recent years working his way up the national junior Cyclo-cross circuit, but in the …
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Surviving the tween years

A little girl wants her peers to see how cool the Hello Kitty logo is on her brand-new shirt, said Highlands Ranch author Debi Smith-Racanelli. Whereas a tween wants her peers to see how cool she looks in her brand-new shirt with the Hello Kitty …
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Heritage coach Steph Rogers encourages her players to ignore the scoreboard. Arvada coach Justin Carpenter uses team-building activities. Lopsided scores in high school basketball this season, particularly in the girls game, have presented …