The Canyons project in Castle Pines could add hundreds more homes

The City of Castle Pines will soon consider an application that, if approved, could bring The Canyons development to twice the size it was originally planned to be 10 years ago. Meanwhile, …
Highlands Ranch hospital steps into future of medicine
The moment a stroke patient arrives in the emergency room, doctors spring into action — the countdown is on and as every second passes, neurons are being suffocated. That's why having a stroke …

Wildlife star in Backcountry social media

The Highlands Ranch Backcountry's best trail photos of the year are now being showcased through the conservation property's social media, showing bears, elk, bobcats and more wandering through the …

Highlands Ranch hospital steps into future of medicine

The moment a stroke patient arrives in the emergency room, doctors spring into action — the countdown is on and as every second passes, neurons are being suffocated. That's why having a stroke …

Douglas County School Board selects leadership

The Douglas County School Board swore in newly elected directors and selected board leadership in early December after receiving official school board balloting results from the county. Incumbent …

Glow of Castle Rock star a longtime tradition

'Tis the “Season of the Star” in Castle Rock, the weeks following the town's annual Starlighting festival, held this year on Nov. 23, which starts the star shining from atop The Rock for the …

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

Brain differences may be tied to obesity, study of children finds

New results from the largest long-term study of brain development and children's health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain function. Does excess body weight somehow reduce brain …

Life

Paintings, photos bring outdoors indoors

One walks into the exhibit room at Bemis Library in Littleton and breathing immediately gets easier. Blue skies, green trees, fresh air and sounds of nature surround a viewer of “Near and Far,” …

Sports

Move pays off for Regis Jesuit standout

Lauren Pendergast, sometimes better known by her nickname of LP, changed positions this season and still led the Regis Jesuit field hockey team in points. Pendergast moved to center midfield this …

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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Relentless barking is the sound of entitled thinking

Welcome to the neighborhood, but your dog has been barking for two hours — and it’s not the first time. Welcome to the neighborhood, but your dog has been barking for two hours — and it’s not …
Norton
Winning Words

Do you want better results? Try examining four words

Do you want better results? For most of us, the answer is yes. We want better results in one or more areas of our personal lives or in our business. As a matter of fact, when I have asked people what …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Problem with heights is just medium high

Don’t look down. I would rather not look down from high places. How about you? I don’t have it bad, and it’s not vertigo. The misconception about Alfred Hitchcock’s film “Vertigo” is that …
Norton
Winning Words

One thing tops gratitude — the gratitude leftovers

Who in your circle of family and friends really prefers the Thanksgiving leftovers over the actual Thanksgiving Day dinner or meal? Well you can count me as one of those who loves leftovers in that …
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