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A conversation continued over health care

In February, approximately 50 members of the Douglas County Indivisible CD4 group met with U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, R-Windsor, to talk health care. Buck said he left with respect, but few votes, as the two sides failed to agree on whether Congress …
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Noodle dish a real pho-nomenon

Of all the traditions Vietnamese immigrants brought to the United States, pho is probably the one most people recognize, even if they can’t pronounce it. The beef-and-noodle dish, pronounced “fuh,” originated in Vietnam in the 1880s. The …
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    • Author passionate about state she calls home

      Local author Laurie Marr Wasmund is a proud Colorado native, although she doesn’t have a “Native” bumper sticker on her car. “I have the certified Pioneer plates. I applied before the law changed and anyone could get them,” said …

    • Competition puts students, robots to the test

      Robots race at each other in a metallic frenzy, scooping up balls, gears and sprockets as quickly as they can. The collected parts are brought back to their stations and the fuel is loaded before the propellers can start to turn. “The idea …

    • Parker Tap House gains council approval

      The Parker Tap House, a planned restaurant and sports bar to be located at 19640 Mainstreet, cleared its final hurdles on March 20, as town council approved the last two ordinances related to the business. Councilmembers unanimously approved a …

    • Special athletes shine on ice in Centennial

      Special Olympics figure and speed skaters dazzled judges with their grace, balance and joy. Alexa Barricklow, in the 22-to-29 age division, enjoyed showing her speed and accuracy in the level six compulsory figure skating round, the most advanced …

    • Changes explored during water panel update

      In a thorough presentation by Bob Ware of the Water Advisory Commission, the Board of County Commissioners was updated on the group’s progress at the BOCC meeting on March 22. Ware told the county commissioners that the water group needs more …