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For classic video games, step aboard the Retro-Cade

Good news for Millennials wondering if their Mortal Kombat skills are still sharp: You can test them on Friday nights in Littleton this summer aboard the Retro-Cade, a former DIA shuttle bus turned … more

Englewood music instructor has unlocked potential for decades

One story that sticks out to longtime music teacher Marcie Dlin is when a young boy, Mitchell, doubted his ability to sing. Dlin, a theater instructor, had written a song for Mitchell’s character. … more

‘Pick a Number, Start a Story’ is write stuff

Sue Viders of Lone Tree has recently published “Pick A Number, Start a Story,” subtitled: “Your ticket to the wonders of storytelling.” A workbook, with spaces for a prospective author’s … more

School district's draft budget reflects recovery

After a year of financial finagling to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Douglas County School District's budgetary projections for the 2021-22 school year are looking better. According to a draft … more

My Name Is... David Koster

A telescope in Toledo When I was 15 years old, I had a paper route, and with my first paycheck I bought a telescope for $27 at Lane’s drugstore in Toledo, Ohio. I joined the Air Force four years … more

Student stickers to become emblems of democracy

Two Arapahoe County youngsters will see their artistry become emblems of the democratic process after winning the county elections division’s Student Sticker Contest. Vivian Marchetti, a … more

Equity policy keeps sparking comments

The Douglas County School Board predicted back in March that an equity policy the board was considering would upset some parents. But perhaps board directors underestimated just how unhappy some … more

Local sisters publish children's book

Looking to make something positive in a year of COVID-19, two local sisters came together to fulfill a childhood dream of writing a book. The children's book, “Tango's Teddy,” is now available … more

Male infertility treatment company opens in Douglas County

When a couple looks to get pregnant, the standard recommendation for a woman younger than 35 is to try for a year without getting evaluated for fertility issues, a Douglas County doctor says. But if … more

‘You did not break’

Littleton’s Options High School offers educational paths for non-traditional students. That’s good, because this past school year was anything but ordinary for the 31 graduates of the class of … more

‘Determination, grace and positivity’

The Heritage High School class of 2021, who spent much of their junior and senior years cloistered at home, came together for a boisterous graduation ceremony at the Littleton Public Schools Stadium … more

‘The best revenge is living well’

As the graduates of the Arapahoe High School class of 2021 prepared to embark on the next chapter of their lives, they looked back at the closing of the last one with grace and humility. “We … more

Douglas County School Board meeting structure draws scrutiny

When and how the Douglas County School Board hears public comment at its meetings has drawn recent scrutiny from some community members, although the board president says changes to how agendas are … more

‘We did it together’

Littleton High School’s class of 2021 share a bond forged in good times and bad. The pandemic robbed the seniors of any number of milestones, from homecoming to prom, but they met the challenge … more

New leader coming to Arapahoe Community College

Dr. Stephanie Fujii wasn’t always sure college was right for her. But when she takes the helm of Arapahoe Community College as its new president on July 12, she says it’s exactly where she wants … more

Students prepare to present work in virtual show

A pandemic will not stop students from letting their creativity shine. The Douglas County School District is preparing to host a virtual art show, keeping with an annual tradition to present student … more

Summer youth camps planned at ACC

The end of the school year is right around the corner, and Arapahoe Community College (ACC) is excited to offer more than 100 camps to help kids and teens stay engaged, active and safe this summer. … more

Snakes in the grass on the move

Even with some scattered rain and snowstorms, the hint of warmer weather leads to more sightings of snakes and other small animals as they prepare for the hot summer months. Isaac Mertens, owner of … more

Students work to prevent suicide among veterans

With suicide rates among veterans continuing to increase, especially during the pandemic, a group of Highlands Ranch teens came together to help educate and inform in the name of prevention. Colorado … more

Project tries to deter mass shootings

Wanting to stop her age group from being known as the generation of “mass shootings,” Shreya Nallapati said she has continued to listen, learn and work to find solutions and answers. Nallapati, a … more
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