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Indictment paints picture of large pot-trafficking ring in south metro area

An enterprise based in the south metro Denver area sent marijuana through the mail, sold it to out-of-state buyers and cultivated pot in upscale neighborhoods, according to a 98-page indictment. Two … more

Valor stunned in football quarterfinals

Valor Christian football coach Rod Sherman sounded a little like a visionary on Nov. 17 after Grandview knocked the top-seeded and previously unbeaten Eagles out of the Class 5A state playoffs. … more

First area Smoothie King franchise opens in Highlands Ranch

The first Smoothie King franchise in the Denver area opened in early November in Highlands Ranch. The nation's originator in offering “Smoothies with a Purpose” will open a second location in December in Castle Rock, and plans to add four … more

Highlands Ranch school earns national credential

Fox Creek isn’t your typical elementary school. At the start of each day, students in classrooms sit in a circle, greet one another and analyze a quote that promotes a life skill. They spend time in the community, studying wildlife in the … more

Highlands Ranch High students to perform with noted musician

When recording artist/composer and original member of the Trans-Siberian Express Mark Wood comes to Highlands Ranch High School on Nov. 10 with his Viper electric violin, the student musicians will be transformed into a rock orchestra for a day. … more

How to navigate rising interest rates

Investors and consumers have been hearing about the pitfalls of rising interest rates on their fixed income investments for years. We are starting to feel complacent since the Federal Reserve Board has been very cautious in their interest rate hikes … more

School board candidates tackle issues at forum

Dozens of community members gathered in the Highlands Ranch High School auditorium on Sept. 26 to listen to seven of the eight Douglas County School Board candidates talk about their stances on issues guiding this year's election. Students from … more

Lacrosse coach adds to luster of program

Everybody knew him when he walked into the room and he received a loud ovation. Brent Adams was introduced Sept. 5 as the new boys lacrosse coach for the Falcons of Highlands Ranch High School. He became another well-recognized lacrosse coach as … more

No charges for ex-coach after drug-search incident

An investigation into Highlands Ranch High School's head football coach - who resigned abruptly a day after the Douglas County Sheriff's Office reported suspicious activity during a drug search at … more

Residents oppose K-12 charter school in Eastridge neighborhood

A group of residents is fighting a proposed K-12 charter school that would be built in Eastridge Terrace, an area between University Boulevard and East Wildcat Reserve Parkway where dozens of single-family homes line quiet side streets and … more

Local pet store raises money for avalanche rescue teams

Connor Kuybus lost his dad to an avalanche three years ago. Still, the 16-year-old has a positive outlook on life. An avid skier and outdoorsman, Kuybus enjoys learning new activities and keeping busy at work. And when his employer announced its … more

Internship benefits business, high school students

Kendrick Castillo spends four hours a day, four days a week in a large warehouse, where he maneuvers tiny wires, assembles metal and plastic parts and does programming on a computer. Young for an intern, the 16-year-old is learning all facets of a … more

Children's Hospital Colorado Sales Event next week

Each year, Schomp Automotive hosts a fundraiser for Children's Colorado Burn Center, a program established in 1974 to treat pediatric burn patients and provide burn prevention education. This … more

Sheriff's office: Post about sex trafficking threat not based on facts

A metro-area woman's Facebook post accusing three Egyptian men of engaging in "sex trafficking behavior" at a Highlands Ranch store garnered more than 50,000 shares and hundreds of comments within … more

Mansion will host painters working in great outdoors

On July 22, 10 invited artists will spread across the Highlands Ranch Mansion grounds, choosing one or more locations to paint “en plein air” — in the open air — capturing images of the mansion and gardens in a certain kind of light at a … more

‘So much love’: Chicken chain draws a crowd for opening ceremony

Dax Littleton first tried Raising Cane’s chicken fingers at a location in Arizona. The 16-year-old liked the restaurant so much that he convinced two of his friends to camp outside the new Highlands Ranch location for nearly 24 hours in hopes of … more

Russian search teams call off efforts to find missing Littleton police officer

Russian search-and-rescue teams looking for Steven Beare, a Littleton police officer who went missing while mountain climbing nearly two weeks ago, have called off their efforts, according to Beare's … more
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