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Getting hitched in the great outdoors

A reoccurring theme for people who live in Colorado is that they love being outside and active in nature. So it’s only natural a classic Colorado wedding is often centered around an outdoor ceremony. Sharing Colorado’s beautiful scenery with …
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‘Kyra lived — and she had a blast’

Learn to live as Kyra did. That was the message as Kyra Connolly’s loved ones commemorated her life. Connolly was killed in a three-vehicle accident on Sept. 20 just blocks from Castle View High School in Castle Rock. The 17-year-old senior …
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Putting a premium on the future

About 3 million Americans have served in the military since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and just as there are differences between generations of the public at large, there are differences between younger veterans and those who served before …
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    • Wounded detective shows further improvement

      Detective Dan Brite, who was shot by a suspect on Sept. 2, is awake, alert and communicating with family members from his bed in the intensive care unit at Parker Adventist Hospital, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's …

    • Interim superintendent eyes culture change

      Erin Kane took over as the interim superintendent of the Douglas County School District on Sept. 1. Kane, a Colorado native with an engineering degree in applied mathematics and computer science from the University of Colorado, helped found …

    • Mountain Vista threat suspects’ cases on hold

      The court cases of two female students accused of making a violent threat against Mountain Vista High School last December are on hold pending a ruling from the Colorado Supreme Court. In both cases, lawyers defending the teens didn’t agree …

    • Parker Libertarian competes for Senate seat

      Lily Tang Williams wasn't born with the freedoms citizens of the United States have long enjoyed. Now that she's experienced more than two decades of democracy, she wants to protect it. Williams, immigrated to the U.S. from China in 1988, became …

    • Teen boy grows hair for cancer patients

      A Castle Rock high school student started growing out his hair nearly a year and a half ago — just for fun, he said. Then, Brock Johnson, a junior at Douglas County High School, realized he should be doing it with a purpose. “A lot of …

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