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Elizabeth mail issue remains unresolved

Challenge on horizon for Elizabeth business

Celtic Festival returns to Elizabeth

Elbert County golf event is win for veterans

Elbert Day Festival is a hit

Elizabeth Cardinal Club run is a scorcher


Mom of 10 is pro football player

Christie Duffy and her wife Maggie Duffy have been involved with Women’s Professional Tackle Football since 2011. Most recently, Christie Duffy signed with the DC Divas last autumn.

Hunter’s Legacy fundraiser returns to Elizabeth gym

The Elizabeth High School gym saw the return of the Hunter’s Legacy basketball tournament on March 11, in a fundraiser to help wildfire victims.

The art of restoring vintage luxury and sports cars

Although it’s not the usual kind of car the business works on, the story behind a 1952 Hudson Hornet compelled the folks at Farland Classic Restoration to take on the challenge of returning it to …

College cowboy dreams of going pro

Brian Gillen is a 20-year-old tie-down roper based out of Elizabeth, and has been part of the West Texas A&M University Rodeo Team since 2019.Like many who grow up in rural horse communities …

Elbert County's Gabriel Foundation is for the birds, in a good way

Passersby often wonder what those large, netted enclosures are at the corner of Elbert County Roads 13 and 158. If you look closely, you will see large, vibrantly colored parrots, living joyful lives …


Double homicide leaves rural Dougco community shocked, confused

Soon after the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office announced they wanted the public’s help in the search for a man suspected of double homicide near Franktown on Feb. 9, comments began pouring in. …

Parents grapple with vaccination question

While some parents have moved forward with getting their children ages 5 to 11 vaccinated against COVID-19, others are still hesitant. Dr. Brandi Freeman, a pediatrician for Children’s Hospital …

Outgoing Douglas County school board directors reflect on tenures

Outgoing Douglas County school board members said their goodbyes at the district’s last regular board meeting before new leadership assumes office, although divides in the community laid bare by …

Colorado legislative maps get final approval

The Colorado Supreme Court has unanimously approved new state Senate and House maps, the final hurdle the redistricting plans needed to clear before being adopted ahead of the 2022 election. The …SearchTRENDING STORIES

PHOTO GALLERY: Big Boy comes roaring back

State halts work with Douglas County health contractor after complaints were 'piling up'

Weekly declares victory in sheriff Republican primary

Autopsies released in Franktown-area double murder case

The forgotten history of Colorado’s ghost towns

“There’s nothing abandoned in Colorado,” proclaims Melanie Roth from a set of wooden steps outside a cabin in St. Elmo — a ghost town in Chaffee County.

Business corner: Retired Naval pilot opens smoothie shop in Parker

Angie Baker, a mother of five and a retired Naval physiologist and pilot, is ready to take her experience maximizing the health of other pilots to a new stage by opening a smoothie shop in …

Sleep expert calls permanent daylight saving time a dumb idea

On the darkest morning of winter, the sun rises across Colorado — depending on where you are — sometime between about 7:05 a.m. and 7:40 a.m. You roll out of bed, get dressed, make coffee or eat …

When will Trader Joe's open in Parker?

After months of Colorado Community Media questions, investigations and clandestine drive bys, Trader Joe’s has provided a pivotal update in the case of their Parker location opening: …

PHOTO GALLERY: Big Boy comes roaring back

Having Big Boy 4014, Union Pacific's massive 1940s-era steam train engine, blast through Fort Lupton and Bright is becoming an annual experience.This is the third year straight the rail company …

Notable building marks 150 years

On July 30, Historic Littleton Inc. invites interested folks to join the organization at 2 p.m. in celebrating the 150th anniversary of the J.D. Hill General Store at 5728/5738 S. Rapp Street (just …

Get out and about at Hudson Gardens

Flowers are blooming around Hudson Gardens, 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive in Littleton, and trails invite strolling. Admission is free. Added attraction: at 11 a.m. to noon on July 30 and 31 will be …

‘Wild West’ exhibit features works for sale

Stanton Gallery in Littleton’s Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., is ready for a Western Welcome Week-dominated summer with the Littleton Fine Arts Guild’s “Wild West” exhibit open …

All Colorado Art Show returns to Curtis

Colors are softer and more subdued, perhaps, in this 39th year, and materials seem more varied as one enjoys Curtis Center for the Arts’ very solid All Colorado Art Show at Greenwood Village’s …Coming Attractions

Don’t sweat it - there’s plenty of summer left

We’re smack dab in the middle of the dog days of summer, so I thought it was time to take another peak at the range of events available to stay cool, literally or metaphorically.Coming Attractions

Tap into the power of cinematic storytelling at Anythink

Getting started on creative endeavors is a fantastic way to ensure young people discover their passions early. And while that most often covers things like music or painting, Anythink Huron has programs to get teens interested in filmmaking.303 Marketplace: This week's ads & deals ‹›Voices

Mother Musings: Finding grit and spirit through summer swim

Swim Team season is officially over. I struggle to understand this thing called “Swim Team.” I used to do swim team when I was a kid. It was kind of fun for the two summers I did it. I mostly …

From the Editor: A sad reality

One of the things I love about being an editor is going to meetings, forums, focus groups and awards banquets. I get to meet a lot of different people and listen to a lot of opinions, discussions and …

Column: Lighting the way

Many people have a fascination with lighthouses, for some of us, it is even an obsession. Over the years I have visited many lighthouses myself and also have a small collection of miniature …

From the Editor: A transparent truth

With the primaries over, the general election races will now come into view, and I am very interested to see how some of the ballot measures finish. I am particularly interested in ballot measures …

From the Editor - No such thing as ‘The Media’

I borrowed this week’s title from a long-ago colleague. Many years ago, he tried to stress the point that people referring to “The Media” is not quite accurate. Today, that statement is truer …Editorial cartoonOur latest edition

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