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World opens up for Lone Tree resident who receives Cochlear hearing system

Taylor LaPlace, an employee of Lone Tree-based Cochlear Americas, traded in her hearing aids for Cochlear’s new hearing system, the Osia System.  Cochlear Americans said the Osia System is “designed for individuals with conductive hearing loss, mixed hearing loss and single-sided sensorineural deafness.” “Taylor has struggled with speech and development delays since childhood as newborn…



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Free holiday event at Centennial Center Park this Saturday

Holiday cheer is coming to Centennial Center Park Saturday, Dec. 2, from 1-3 p.m. as part of the city’s celebration.  The free event will feature six performances by local schools and dance groups, who will display their talents on the park’s amphitheater stage throughout the two-hour event.  Attendees can also expect a visit from Santa,…

Free holiday events set for Lone Tree this weekend

Lone Tree residents looking for holiday festivities are in luck, as there are free events this weekend open to the community.  Tree lighting on Friday The festivities kick off Friday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. with the holiday tree lighting celebration held at the Lone Tree Arts Center.  Along with the lighting of the tree,…

Coming Attractions: A myriad of ways to kick off the holiday season

The arrival of Thanksgiving marks the official beginning of the holiday season, with families and friends getting together to share a meal and some great memories. And once dinner is over, what’s next on the itinerary? I have some options that will help you and your loved ones start the season off right.   A…


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Letter to the editor: Thank you, Sonya

To Sonya Ellingboe: Reading of your retirement, my heart was filled with conflicting emotions. First, a sense of support for…

Letter to the editor: Girl power 2023

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, was the first “Girl Power” event, a collaboration between the Sturm Collaboration Campus, Arapahoe Community College,…

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WinterFest brings magic to Thornton

Thornton’s WinterFest — a family-focused holiday celebration highlighted this year by fireworks and drone displays — returns Dec. 8-10 to Carpenter Park, 11000 Colorado Blvd. During WinterFest, the city creates a holiday village on the park’s playing fields, with structures that include Santa’s house, an elves’ cottage, a reindeer hospital and a gingerbread house, all…

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