High Line Canal Conservancy to host 3rd annual canal walk

For the third year, the High Line Canal Conservancy will host days of events to promote conservation and improvement efforts along the 71-mile High Line Canal from June 20 to 26.  Events …

Families come in many shapes, sizes

A letter from Highlands Ranch author Eleanor Brown is enclosed in the review copy of her latest novel, “Any Other Family.” The book will be on sale in early July and is partly based on her own …

Consultants say Centennial home ownership projected to decrease as homes become less affordable

If current housing and economic trends continue, home ownership will decrease in Centennial and only those working in the mining, oil and gas industry will be able to afford the median price of a …

Invasive mussels haven’t been found in Colorado’s lakes and reservoirs

Zebra and quagga mussels do not yet exist in Colorado’s lakes and reservoirs, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife leaders are working hard to keep it that way. They’re stepping up enforcement efforts …

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Wind Crest Pride honors memories, celebrates love

Highlands Ranch resident Jim Genasci started going to Pride events with his wife Jeanne in 1983, when their son Gary came out to them. For years, the Genascis traveled across all 50 states and …

Sports

Brookens tabbed as CHSAA associate commissioner

The Colorado High School Activities Association named Bethany Brookens as its next associate commissioner. Incoming Commissioner Mike Krueger made the appointment, which is effective immediately. …

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From the Editor: Times that matter

As a child, I grew to hate road trips. My parents did not like flying anywhere, which meant any family trip was by car. I hated it. I’m talking about trips that would make the original “National …
Michael Norton

Column: We are not finished yet

The five most sought-after words in amateur golf are, “That’s good, pick it up.” We say that to our playing partner when the putt that is left is considered short enough to call it “good.” …
Elizabeth Hanson

Guest Column: As property taxes and values rise, school funds don’t

The Douglas County School District covers 850 square miles and is located just south of the Denver area. DCSD is the third-largest school district in Colorado and the largest employer in Douglas …
Michael Norton

Column: Is it better to build bridges, or burn them?

The origin of “burning bridges” has its roots in ancient Rome. And we see where they were not only burning the bridges, but also burning the boats. In some cases, they burned the bridges and the …
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