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Valor Christian football struggles early in 2023 

Last season, Valor Christian football looked nearly invincible. The esteemed Highlands Ranch team finished 11-3. They made the state championship, only to fall to Cherry Creek by a single touchdown. But it was an otherwise great season. The Eagles were undefeated in league play and enjoyed a nine-game winning streak to the state final.  This…

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Column: ‘Thoughtful Intuition’ exhibit will run until January

Denver-based Japanese artist Taiko Chandler has installed a new exhibit at the Littleton Museum called “Thoughtful Intuition,” which runs through Jan. 7, 2024. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The museum is at 6028 S. Gallup St., Littleton. Admission is free. There will be a…

Coming Attractions: Hard questions and healing at ‘The Laramie Project’

When a tragedy happens, how do the victims and community at large pick up the pieces?   Twenty-five years after the murder of Matthew Shepard, the Wyoming town of Laramie is still grappling with the reverberations of the event. That story is the focus of “The Laramie Project,” the latest production at the Arvada Center,…

Coming Attractions: Autumn ushers in the cool and creepy

Your favorite equinox guy is back, checking in right before we officially begin the best season of the year — autumn. Now that we’re about to jump into the time of chilly evenings, falling leaves and hearty foods, it’s my duty to round up some of the best ways to welcome fall.  The spirit of…

Column: A Seussical musical at Lakewood Culture Center

It may not be a “proper” word, but when someone describes something as Seussian, you basically know what it means. Dr. Seuss is famous the world over for the fantastical and surreal worlds he created and populated with characters like The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant and The Lorax. 


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Letter: Rein in metro districts

During a recent town hall meeting with Douglas County officials concerning property tax, a question was asked about oversight of…

Letter: Lopsided coverage

I continue to be amazed at the lopsided news coverage of political corruption. Either we’re told, “Nothing to see here!”…

Letter: Let’s talk turkey

I am giving away my age by using the term “let’s talk turkey” and this letter is addressed to this…

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