The issue igniting the Douglas County election

When the 2020 race to elect two of the three Douglas County commissioners kicked off, candidates were gearing up for a race focused on long-standing issues like transportation, growth, school safety and gun control.
A photo board, showing several images of Becky Redeker. Her body was discovered in a forest in Douglas County, but has only now been identified.

Douglas County identifies body found in 1993

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has taken a step forward in solving a cold cases after investigators, using genetic genealogy, confirmed the identity of a woman found dead in the community …

South Suburban residents test out new disc golf course

A new 18-hole disc golf course has opened in Highlands Ranch and residents from all over metro Denver are stopping by to check it out. “It’s a great sport and a great way to get out and get some …

Douglas County charity sends relief funds to local nonprofits

As the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged businesses throughout Colorado, it's not just restaurants and malls that have been affected -- some nonprofits have also been impacted as their demands surge and …

Governor announces new, faster COVID testing sites

Governor Jared Polis said the state is opening a new front on the battle against COVID-19 Monday with two new drive-up testing sites in Aurora and Federal Heights. On hand at Hyland Hills Water World …

Dougco lawmaker shows off district in Competitive Council event

State House Rep. Mark Baisley gave an overview of his district to other legislators during an Colorado Competitive Council event Aug. 7 at Sterling Ranch designed to introduce lawmakers to their …

News

County, towns see encouraging revenue trends

As the COVID-19 pandemic and related business restrictions continue to loom over local economies, Douglas County leaders are keeping a close eye on indicators such as sales tax revenue as the figures …

Life

Sculpt yourself at Denver’s Sculpture Park

When exercising, location makes a big difference when it comes to how enjoyable the experience can be. Denver Arts & Venues knows this extremely well, as the department organizes the annual Yoga …

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Sports

Castle View coach leaving preps for world of warriors

Patrick McHenry faced a tough decision about the next phase of his life. McHenry had been a teacher for 32 years and spent the past 13 seasons as the strength and conditioning coach at Castle View …

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Michael Norton
WINNING WORDS

Is it time to change the station?

Maybe you may have heard of this radio station before, WIIFM, which stands for “What’s in it for me?” This has been one of the most popular stations that many of us have tuned into for far too …
Craig Marshall Smith

Give life enough time and it breaks us all

“Janet,” one of my readers, can no longer read. That means she can no longer handwrite letters like the ones she has been sending to me for the past three or four years. Hers were the only …
Coming Attractions

Pandemic Self Portraits at 40 West

First Friday events are among the most popular summer happenings for galleries and arts organizations all over the metro area. Which means that even though they were going to look different, …
Craig Marshall Smith
QUIET DESPERATION

Here’s an opportunity to err dirty laundry

Let’s have some fun. See if you can tell me how many typographical and grammatical errors there are in this column. Hint: there are alot. It’s going to really drive my proofreader crazy because …
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