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Arrest made in 2010 slaying of teacher

The Elbert County Sheriff's Office announced it has arrested Dan Pesch, 34, in connection with the 2010 death of Kiowa High School teacher Randy Wilson. Pesch was arrested on Dec. 19 in Littleton by …

Wheelers for the Wounded comes through for veterans

Veteran Morgan Huston served as a staff sergeant in the Air Force, and was deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo. The physical demands of his service caught up with him after he was discharged in …

Lone Tree seniors celebrate the season

Good food. Good friends. Good music. Nearly 100 Lone Tree seniors enjoyed all three during the Living and Aging Well in Lone Tree holiday luncheon, held at the Lone Tree Country Club Dec. 11. The …

Douglas County Senior Foundation provides critical support

Each year, members of the Douglas County Senior Foundation strive to collect as many donations as they can in order to provide grants for area nonprofits supporting the county’s senior population. …

South Metro Denver chamber selects board chair

Michele McKinney has been selected to chair the South Metro Denver Chamber board of directors. The term is one year. McKinney is from the University of Colorado system. She served as vice chair of …

Life
Going to great depths for a good time

Space, the final frontier. While that’s a frontier most of us won’t have the chance to explore, two-thirds of Earth has the next best thing — open water for scuba diving. “Just like in space travel, you get that same weightlessness and …

My Name Is... George Bonick About me I have been in Colorado since 1971. I originally came here to play football at CSU. Like many of the other guys who came to do the same thing, it didn’t work out and I returned home to …
`Abstracted Realism’ workshop coming to church in Littleton Local painter Victoria Kwasinski will lead a workshop, “Abstracted Realism,” for Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 6. It will be held at First Presbyterian …
Blessings emerge amid veteran’s toughest fight Christian Redman, 50, sits on the edge of the couch, hands slightly trembling — a side effect of the chemo — as he clasps and unclasps them, a melancholy shadow in his eyes. For as long as he can …
Seasonal cheers with holiday beers The holidays are a time to gather together with friends, family, co-workers and other near and dear ones. And to make that time a little more delicious, and possibly more bearable, many local …
Sports
Highlands Ranch • Dave May, who assumed the football coaching job as an interim before the start of the season, has applied to continue coaching, but the coaching position has officially opened. …
Nick Pederson, Castle View The senior had four points on a pair of goals and assists in the 6-1 hockey win over Mullen on Dec. 11. Ronnie DeGray iii, Chaparral The junior’s 22 points sparked a …
It seems that nobody can remember the last time the Littleton boys basketball team defeated city rival Heritage. The Littleton Lions snapped a long, yet-to-be-resolved losing streak against Heritage …
A few years ago, sports writer Neil Paine of the website basketball-reference.com examined 50 years of National Basketball Association title-winning teams. The teams were strong on offense and …
Autumn Watts, Highlands Ranch The junior poured in 26 points in the 62-27 girls basketball win over Arapahoe on Dec. 7. Chase Hettinger, Castle View In the 56-54 boys basketball triumph over …
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