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We grow up with music all around us. Its in movies, TV shows, playing over the speakers in stores and shops, and can be heard blaring out of car windows on the road. But I didn’t start understanding music until I got to school. I don’t … more
At a young professionals happy hour hosted by the Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce, 24-year-old Erika Oakvik mingled with a small group of people — some dressed in suits and skirts, others sporting T-shirts and jeans — over personal and … more
Shirley Bradsby remembers when shopping for school supplies for her children — all now grown — was much simpler. And cheaper. These days, with longer lists that include technology and earbuds, getting kids ready for school can dig a deep … more
A metro-area woman's Facebook post accusing three Egyptian men of engaging in "sex trafficking behavior" at a Highlands Ranch store garnered more than 50,000 shares and hundreds of comments within … more
When Jay Martin was 13 years old and living in Nebraska, he answered the family phone to hear a state trooper explain his brother had been in a wreck and he needed to speak with Martin’s parents. Martin’s 19-year-old brother was killed in a … more
On Nov. 30, Jennifer Laber was found dead with her two sons, ages 3 and 5, in the family minivan outside a closed Sports Authority. Just two months later, on Jan. 30, Cristi Benavides and her … more
Rising home equity and decreasing property tax rates sound like a win-win for Colorado homeowners. But Douglas County Assessor Lisa Frizell warns there is a downside. “It’s kind of a nice thing because our taxes won’t increase,” she said. … more
Chambers of Commerce are designed to help their businesses grow and prosper in the community, bring in new customers and contribute to the economy. But that’s not their only focus — chambers also inform and connect the residents of their … more
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