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Gala sends adults with cancer to camp

Hazel Senz will be fighting lung cancer the rest of her life. But she said the bond she has made with other cancer patients gives her hope. Senz, 58, was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer in March … more

How the Tri-County Overdose Prevention Partnership battles opioid misuse

When the Tri-County Overdose Prevention Partnership formed in 2016, the group aimed to battle the opioid epidemic from every angle. Members drafted a plan in which workgroups would focus on six key … more

Battle against opioid crisis: Map is sorrowful guide to lost loved ones

The online map is a living, breathing eulogy of people who have died from opioid use. Matt Lazarus, of Castle Rock, “was known for having a ‘heart of gold’” and “will be missed by many,” … more

Word is, state is seeking premier poet

Poetry is one of mankind’s most important and diverse mediums. Poetry can be found in many of the most influential religious and historic works of civilizations the world over, and it has a power … more

Running back has been quite a catch

Max Borghi played a lot of football for Washington State University during the 2018 season, and he was only a freshman. Borghi was a standout at Pomona and had all the tools to make an impact in a … more

On Campus: Castle Rock

Castle View • Quinn Connolly and Ryan Catalano scored third-period goals but the hockey team couldn't overcome a four-goal deficit in a 4-2 loss to Heritage on Jan. 12. • The boys basketball team … more

Event marks 50 years for Denver Audubon

Denver Audubon celebrates — and reflects on — its first 50 years at an event on Jan. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Barn at Raccooon Creek, 7301 W. Bowles Ave., just west of Littleton. In … more

‘Natura Obscura’ offers journey to dream forest

Immersive art experiences are happening across the nation these days and we are fortunate to have an absolutely delightful art-surround experience, “Natura Obscura,” awaiting us at the Museum of … more

Hit the slopes without going broke

Vail and Beaver Creek resorts recently announced their day passes jumped to $209 per day at the door, a new all-time high, serving as a reminder that a day on the slopes is anything but cheap. … more

Plant lecture starts 2019 right for area gardeners

Littleton Garden Club’s members and guests filled the new meeting room at First Presbyterian Church of Littleton as they started out their year with an illustrated lecture from internationally … more

Early accelerated success leads to continued success

“A job begun is a job half done” — what a great quote, or proverb. I also like the one where it reads, “A job well begun is worth two half done.” What I am getting at here is that as I have … more

A handwritten letter can speak volumes

Once a week, I go fishing. I throw a few lines out, and I never know what I am going to catch. I received an extraordinary, handwritten, four-page letter (with enclosures) from a reader named Janet … more

Your ‘red zone’ may impact your portfolio

Broncos fans are still mourning the season but the Super Bowl will happen, nonetheless. Whether you are focused on the plays, commercials or the inevitable party, I can’t help but tie in a few … more

My Name Is … Cale Sprister

About me I am originally from Wisconsin and my wife Colleen is from Illinois. I have been living in Colorado for the past 18 years I moved out here for her — but that's another story. My family … more

Joan Sjostrom's life of service recognized

Twenty-five years after serving as president of the Rotary Club of Castle Rock, Joan Sjostrom was honored for her life of service to her community. Rotary Club of Castle Rock honored Sjostrom Jan. 2, … more

'I'm looking forward to what's ahead'

Elle Bevis and her Legend High School teammates understand the value of working together as a team. To Bevis, their off-court chemistry is the key to the team's success. As the Legend girls … more

Report: Deputies justified in shooting armed felon last year

Sheriff's deputies who shot and killed a man near Sedalia last year acted in self-defense and were justified in using deadly force, according to a recently-released report from the 18th Judicial … more

No RV dump site planned in Castle Rock's near future

Castle Rock residents hauling an RV back from their mountain trip or family vacation today have the closest access to an RV dump site in Chatfield State Park, and it appears that won't be changing in … more

Awards honor outstanding Douglas County teens

Teens in Douglas County who have overcome personal adversity and created positive change in their lives are recognized each year by the Douglas County Youth Initiative through its outstanding youth … more

Strive to Thrive fair offers hot meal, assistance

Douglas County residents facing hard times can learn about resources available to them while enjoying a hot meal at the Strive to Thrive Resource and Service Fair. The free event Jan. 29 will provide … more
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