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Remembering those who serve

They are older men now, their beards white and their shoulders drooped. But when Littleton's veterans stood at attention and saluted their nation's flag on Veterans Day, in their eyes burned the …
Monday through Thursday, Brett Zachman works as a financial advisor in Littleton. On Fridays, however, the Parker man devotes himself to working on a nonprofit he started to help men, called BeMen.

Men and mental illness: Suffering in silence

Brett Zachman vividly remembers his first panic attack. He was driving at 10 a.m. on a Thursday morning, not long after the woman he'd been seeing for three months ended their relationship. That …
Coffman
Election 2018

Coffman's reign ends amid Trump backlash

In a swath of suburban Denver, Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman survived a redrawing of his district's map seven years ago that brought more ethnic diversity into electoral play. A few years later, …
Election 2018

Democrats take state Senate, grow House lead

The much-mentioned “blue wave” broke on the state Capitol on Nov. 6, sending the Democrats a three-seat advantage in the 35-member state Senate and more power in the state House. Nineteen …
Scheffel

Scheffel wins race for state board of education

Democrat Tim Krug, of Franktown, and Republican Debora Scheffel, of Parker, were each vying for the state board of education seat for the 4th Congressional District in the Nov. 6 election. Scheffel …
Polis
Election 2018

Polis, other Democrats secure state offices

Colorado's new governor says he's focused on saving familes money on health care coverage and being a leader for all people. The night of Nov. 6, Jared Polis walked onstage at the Democrats' watch party in downtown Denver as loudspeakers played Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'."
News
Early results released by the Colorado Secretary of State at 10:10 p.m. show support for the Jefferson County Public Schools bond and mill levy override is split: 51.67 percent are saying yes to …
History was made in Arvada when the constituents of House District 27 elected Democrat Brianna Titone, the first transgender representative elected to the Colorado House of Representative.
In the days after the Nov. 6 election, Castle Rock continued to wait to learn who would be the town's first at-large mayor in roughly 30 years. Three days after the polls closed, Randy Reed led …
Six years after his son died in a shooting that shook the country, Tom Sullivan is taking his hopes to the Colorado state House, eyeing gun violence and mental health as top issues to tackle. “I …
Life
For the entire second half of the 20th century and beyond, most Americans were presented with one perspective on the island nation of Cuba. Thanks to governmental changes in both nations, many are …
In summer 2017, Town Hall Arts Center’s board of directors consulted with Paul Bryant and Callan Meek of local architecture firm Bryant Flink and developed a design Charrette, Vision 2025, as a …
Patricia Ann Paul’s recently published memoir title: “Curse of Interesting Times: A Vietnam Era Memoir,” is based on a reputed Chinese curse, “May you live in interesting times,” which has …
Dr. Kara Cooney, professor of Egyptology at UCLA, will be the featured National Geographic Live speaker at 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Nov. 9 at Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree. …
Sports
Lutheran was the top-seeded team in the Class 3A state volleyball tournament Nov. 8-10 at the Denver Coliseum, but the Lions had one big hurdle to overcome. That hurdle was Eaton, the five-time …
Senior Courtney Lane summed up the four-year journey of the Valor Christian girls volleyball program after the Eagles wrapped up the state championship with a 3-1 win over top-seeded Chaparral on …
A large group of Arapahoe High School students and supporters gathered at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Nov. 9 with hopes that the boys soccer team could provide some encouragement to the school that …
Colorado Mesa University volleyball standout Kasie Gilfert has a message that sounds simple for players who will be participating in the CHSAA State Volleyball Championships on Nov. 8-10 at the …
Mental health

Time to Talk: Public forum on mental health and its impact on families

It's time to talk about mental health.

Mothers and mental health advocates talk about how mental illness affects families, and why — and how — we need to talk about it.

The free community forum is presented by Colorado Community Media, in partnership withDouglas County Libraries and the Douglas County Mental Health Initiative.

The forum will be streamed live.

The forum is the latest in a series, and is presented in conjunction with its newspaper story series "Time to Talk."

The forum will be 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the James H LaRue Library in Highlands Ranch (9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd.).

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