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Coach calls for following example set by slain Centennial teen

Kind. Humble. Hard-working. A fierce competitor. Someone who always worked to make sure others felt good. That's how a rugby coach and teammate of Lloyd Chavez remember the 18-year-old Cherokee Trail …
Resentencing means man convicted of murder as teen will be eligible for parole
A man who was convicted of helping to kill his friend's mother in Highlands Ranch in 1998 spoke in court after his friends, parents and defense attorneys painted a detailed picture of the strides the …

Cherry Creek School District and Regis Jesuit: What the new grads are saying

Colorado Community Media asked the following three questions of graduating seniors in the Cherry Creek School District, as well as Regis Jesuit High School. The following are their answers: 1.) What …

Littleton Public Schools: What the new grads are saying

Littleton High School Emma Slenkovich What will you always remember about your time in high school? I will always remember how hard I have worked. Although high school was a time full of many changes …

Rep. Sullivan, of Centennial, faces recall effort by state GOP vice chair

Tom Sullivan came to the state Legislature and did what he said he was going to do. That's how Sullivan, state House representative for Centennial, describes his actions on what's known as the “red …

'While we may not be invincible ... we are STEM strong'

Standing tall in their royal blue gowns, STEM School Highlands Ranch graduates ignored the dark skies, light rain and dropping temperatures May 20 …

Kendrick Castillo: ‘He was the perfect son’

On her first Mother’s Day without her only child, Maria Castillo mustered the strength to get out of bed and into the shower, where she wept.  In the kitchen, eight teenage boys and girls, friends of her son, cooked her breakfast. They added items to a bench, a makeshift shrine, with a few of her son’s favorite things: Dr. Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” and Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree.” A pair of lab safety glasses. A pocket-sized, dark-green Jeep — the same color and model as the one parked in the driveway.

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A world full of options

The options are endless. Options Secondary Program graduated 28 seniors on May 21, and students from Littleton Public Schools' alternative high school program have lots of choices ahead of them. “A …

Life

Meet the queen of conspiracy, Mae Brussell

Conspiracy theories used to be something the American people might laugh about or just write off, but increasingly they’ve become a disturbing facet of modern discourse. The roots of conspiracy …

Sports

Creek girls take third in abbreviated 5A golf tourney

Defending champion Cherry Creek wound up third in the 2019 Class 5A girls state golf championship, which was sliced to a one-day event. The first day of the tournament was played May 20 in rain at …

Voices
Newell

Are we ethical stewards of our environment?

Being in seminary studying ethics and social justice, I am learning a lot about a lot. How are we living ethically? Are we aligned with our values while being good stewards and citizens of the …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Contest launched, and headline is clue

William Shakespeare wrote, “Brevity is the soul of wit.” Dorothy Parker wrote, “Brevity is the soul of lingerie.” Now, on the same footpath as the 17-syllable haiku contest comes this: a …
Norton
Winning Words

Number three success blocker is empty gratitude bucket

Over the past two weeks we covered the contributing factors of complacency and lack of authenticity and the impact of both as we pursue our success. Today we will touch on the role and the power of …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Final wishes need to be discussed in advance

My father-in-law just took a serious fall. So far, he has spent 45 days in the hospital in Missouri. Modern medicine is bound to find something wrong at age 90. This should have been a wake-up call …
Our View

Editorial: Acts of heroism, kindness supply hope amid grief

For many years, we watched from our office windows as the students at STEM High School Highlands Ranch left school for the day or headed over to the Starbucks across the street. The school is in the …
Editorial Cartoon

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