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Building a home on the range

The history of the Denver area is sometimes thought of in broad strokes — before this time there was one of black and white, cowboys and miners, bonnets and butter churns. But our region was settled by families with the same hopes and fears we … more

ChiliFest cooks up good time

Castle Rock came out to support Boy Scout Troop 780 on Sept. 9 at the 6 Annual ChiliFest — an annual fundraiser that supports the troop's high-adventure program and Boy Scout trips. Crockpots and slow cookers lined tables at the Douglas County … more

Service could have less food to go around

Denver resident Lometa Gaskin, 99, stands behind her screen door, waiting for Meals on Wheels volunteer Wayne Chitwood. He asks how she’s doing as he comes up the sidewalk. “If I was doing any better you’d think it was a frame-up,” Gaskin … more

Learning about the Broncos and the bees

There’s been a lot of talk about the upcoming Denver Broncos season, and the names Paxton Lynch, Trevor Siemian and John Elway have all been in the news. But the real buzz at the Broncos’ Dove Valley training facility in unincorporated … more

The state of the Bible in 2017

Jill Herr starts each day by reading the Bible. It’s a habit she’s kept for several years with her husband before they go to work, and one she says keeps her grounded. “Just to read about God’s love for people and the direction for … more

Traditional photography comes back into focus

For Samantha Koch, film photography is a portal to the past. “You blur time with photography and film photography, especially,” said Koch, 23, who prefers to shoot with her 35 mm Minolta X-700 over her Nikon digital SLR camera. “It makes … more

Following rules is the route to keeping a hunting license

Every hunting season, officers for Colorado Parks and Wildlife hand out hundreds of tickets for violations that cost hunters hundreds of thousands of dollars. While some of those tickets are for flagrant violations of wildlife regulations and … more

‘A lifelong training’

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, judo, karate, taekwondo, muay thai, kickboxing — the list of martial arts forms goes on. Though the names are distinctive, the sport's styles share a commonality: self-defense. more

New queen taking over in rodeo royalty program

Olivia Ary grew up idolizing Douglas County Fair and Rodeo royalty. With their perfectly primped hair, makeup and western outfits, combined with the suave quality of their rodeo and horse riding skills, rodeo queens were her role models, Ary … more

My name is...Emily Duplantis

About me I am a 32-year-old Colorado native who grew up in Highlands Ranch. My husband and I met in 2004, moved to Castle Rock in 2006, and married in 2007. We now have two wonderful children. I spent the majority of my professional life working … more

My name is...Kim Vanderholm

About me I’ve always been an animal lover and wanted to be a veterinarian from a young age. I grew up showing horses in 4-H and participated in three-day eventing with the national organization Pony Club. I was born in Fort Collins, but ended … more

Five questions: Bow Winder

Castle Pines resident Bow Winder recently joined thousands of cyclists in Massachusetts for a race known as the Pan-Mass Challenge. The cycling event is a 192-mile course across Massachusetts that raises money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to … more

Popular festival is all about affordable art

The scene will be colorful and crowded as 150 artists from Colorado and the nation set up on Arapahoe Community College’s west lawn for the Affordable Arts Festival, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27. Rows of tents will … more

Chasing the culinary dream

In the kitchen at West 29th Restaurant and Bar, Chris Johnson, 56, whips up intricately plated dishes and feels the heat as flames dance off the stove. He throws a meat-based pasta sauce in a pan as his mentor, chef Cory Matthews, handles another … more

Dark skies ahead

It’s a mighty big fuss for what amounts to a shadow. The moon butts its way in between the Earth and the sun Aug. 21, casting its shadow across the continental U.S. from sea to sea. A cross-continental U.S. total eclipse like this hasn’t … more

My name is...Pam Spradlin

About me I am a Denver native as was my father. My husband and I have five children. My family moved to Parker in 1986. I always wanted to have horses and we were able to buy a home with three acres of horse property where I could keep them. My … more

How food can transform community

Nathan Mudd is a former attorney, and his wife Kimberly used to work as an accountant. But the two have always had a special dedication to the local economy and local food. “Our passion is to increase local food in the state,” Kimberly Mudd … more

Groups offer support for breastfeeding moms

Breastfeeding comes naturally to some moms. Others struggle with pain, not having a large milk supply or being unsure that their baby is getting enough food. But during World Breast Feeding Week and Breastfeeding Awareness Month moms are being … more

‘They should expect a party’

Alternative rock aficionados are no doubt marking their calendars for Parker Arts’ first concert of the 2017-18 season, as Smash Mouth is slated to bring its style of rock ‘n’ roll to the Discovery Park stage on Aug. 19. Twenty years after … more

Get ready to savor the Taste of Douglas County

Mike Boyle arrived to the newly opened Raising Cane’s chicken finger chain in Highlands Ranch shortly after 2:30 p.m. on a recent July afternoon. He’d missed the lunch rush but still there was a line both in the drive-thru and inside at the … more
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