STEM School shooter sentenced to life in prison without parole plus hundreds of extra years
“There is no describing the terror I still experience to this day," a teacher said during the sentencing.

How Colorado state law will help shape Douglas County’s new health agency

As Douglas County proceeds with breaking away from the Tri-County Health Department and building its own public health agency, the next major step for the agency will be selecting a public health …

Parker remembers 9/11; residents share their memories of the attacks

As Adam Kovaly walked through a 9/11 memorial in Parker on the 20th anniversary of the attacks, his three children walked alongside him, peering at printed-out photos from that day. “That’s so …

Douglas County principal decries conduct at high school mask protests; students report harassment, slurs

Demonstrations over mask-wearing mandates continued at Douglas County schools on Friday, following a week filled with protests, and reports from students about hateful behavior.

Students walk out of Douglas County Schools protesting mask mandate

The walkout started when three students emerged from Legend High School in Parker and meandered toward a nearby park. Two more followed shortly after, and for a moment the small group was the only …

Centennial Water in Highlands Ranch rescinds drought watch

The Centennial Water and Sanitation District Board of Directors has rescinded the drought watch designation that was put in place in April. The board rescinded the designation during its regular …

News

Arapahoe County leaders raise concerns about possible Tri-County exit

Some local leaders in Arapahoe County worry that a decision of whether to break away from Tri-County Health Department on the heels of neighboring Douglas County's moves to exit the agency would be …

Life

'Steel Magnolias’ coming to Elaine Wolf Theatre

“Steel Magnolias” will be presented Oct. 1 to 24 by Cherry Creek Theatre Company at the Elaine Wolf Theatre, Jewish Community Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver, 303-800-6578. (Suzanne Nepi of …

Sports

SLIDES: Loveland escapes Frederick with softball win

Loveland outslugged the Warriors 17-14 in Frederick Sept. 18. The two teams combined for 25 runs over the last 2 1/2 innings of the game. Bella Hewitt had two hits and drove in four runs. Ali …

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Winning Words

Opinion: Adding experience to life’s greatest teachers

This column is dedicated to all the wonderful and committed teachers in our communities. Before the pandemic began, they already had my deepest respect. So, a big shout-out to each teacher in my life …
Linda Newell

Opinion: Can we really prevent suicide? Maybe

It’s no secret that Colorado has one of the highest suicide rates in the nation. But what remains elusive is why and what we can do about it to truly make a significant difference. As the former …
A crowd gathers at the twin memorial fountains at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan, New York, as twin blue beacons pierce the night sky on Sept. 11, 2017.

Something to remember on 9/11 anniversary

One beautiful fall morning, we all realized how trivial all of our high dudgeon really was.
Financial Strategies

Opinion: Rounding third base as fourth quarter nears

The fourth quarter of the year begins soon. Investors are still on the edge of their seats concerned about potential tax law changes and any Federal Reserve policy that might spook the financial …
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