Guilty plea brings end to 40-year-old murder case

More than 40 years after 21-year-old Helene Pruszynski was brutally killed and left for dead in an area that is now Highlands Ranch, a man pleaded guilty to the crime. James Clanton, 62, was slated …
Reports of gunfire near Castle Rock outlets Thursday morning
Castle Rock police are investigating reports of gunfire near the town's outlet mall. No suspects have been identified and no one is in custody, a police spokesman said. The incident took place at …

Children's Hospital raises more than $1 million in radiothon

A two-day radiothon from the radio station Alice 105.9 helped Children's Hospital Colorado raise $1.4 million on Feb. 5 and 6. DJs from 105.9 shared stories from patients throughout the event to …

Seniors celebrate with dance for Valentine's Day

All it takes to get Highlands Ranch seniors on the dance floor is the right song with a good beat. At least that's what one group explained during a Feb. 10 Active Adult Valentine's Day dance at the …

Sensory- and memory-friendly events give opportunities for expression in the Denver area

The Barros family has difficulty finding programs they all can attend. “We try to take them to events as much as I can, but the kids at this age don't pay attention for an hour,” Fernando Barros …

Outbreak forces teachers to reach students virtually

Jack and Laura Kriss consider themselves night school teachers for the time being. At 5 p.m. in one corner of the Douglas County Library in downtown Parker, the Krisses set up two laptops in study …

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. The free community …

News

Bennet: Take politics out of health care

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet isn't running for president, but that doesn't mean he's done taking on President Trump. Bennet, who dropped out of the Democratic presidential primary in early February after …

Life

Animal art brings sense of life to gallery

The Littleton Fine Arts Guild postponed its opening reception for the “Animals, Tame and Wild” exhibit due to snow. The reception will now be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 21 at the …

Sports

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Sophomore holds down captain role

Jaeton Hackley has a different role this season for the Douglas County boys basketball team. Hackley played a little as a freshman last season, but this year the 5-foot-11 sophomore guard has been …

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Crews

Looking on bright side may be tied to longer life

If you need help looking on the bright side, researchers may have found proof behind the power of positive thinking. Decades of research suggest that seeing the glass “half full” or “half …
Norton
Winning Words

Top performers share their secrets to success

One myth about top performers in any field is that they tend to keep their secrets of success to themselves. Engaging in conversations with very successful senior executives, top-performing sales and …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Noir films are satisfying dark blend

The misquote “The stuff that dreams are made of” concludes what great 1941 noir film? The answer and some interesting information about the film come later. Every Sunday in the mid-1970s, a …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Holidays are over — it’s tax season

Time flies. The holidays are a brief memory, winter is more than half over and we’re looking forward to spring. With spring comes the deadline for filing your tax return. So, don’t let time slip …
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