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Douglas County School District: Focus turns to Fagen's legacy, successor

Douglas County School District Superintendent Elizabeth Fagen's decision to leave Colorado to take the same position in Humble, Texas, a district of 39,000 students outside Houston, has sparked …
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Mustangs brave cold to send off seniors

Ponderosa High School Valedictorian Sarah Bowen was quick to thank her family, friends and teachers as she took the stage to open the graduation ceremony for Ponderosa High School. She didn't thank …
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Dishes to share, friendships to make

Kayla Nilges and three friends visited Acres Restaurant in Englewood recently because they wanted to celebrate Mother’s Day while sharing a sampling of tapas — small plates of food meant to be shared. “I think tapas-style dining is a great …
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    • Parker Days 2016 expands attractions to accommodate public interest

      In the six years Sara Crowe has been planning the Parker Days festival, she’s seen a lot of changes. “It’s growing, in all ways,” Crowe said of the 39-year-old festival that highlights the community it’s named for. This year’s Parker …

    • Lollipop Park plans get sidetracked

      Nathan Elinoff has been in the theme park business for 34 years and has a display case packed full of thank you notes to prove it. He currently operates the Lollipop Park indoor facility at Family Sports Center in Centennial. But he has a bigger …

    • Retired with respect

      Dennis Yost wanted the Boy Scouts in Troop 88 to understand why the American flag deserves to be treated, and disposed of, with respect. “I wanted them to know that it's a living entity,” Yost said. “Just like the United States is a living …

    • My name is... Kate Barnhart of Parker

      Keeping the kids active We have lived in Parker for three years and we think Parker is great for little kids. There are a lot of parks, and we love our public library. We love our neighbors and we love this area. We're excited about the new …

    • Parker Town Council pulls Pine Curve application

      Parker residents fighting plans to develop the Pine Curve property into a shopping center scored a victory May 16 when the Town Council voted unanimously to withdraw the rezoning application for the land. “The response from the community was …

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