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School safety: It takes a team Mental health training one key, say former counselor, school district officials By Jane Reuter

jreuter@coloradocommunitymedia.com News of the Dec. 13 Arapahoe High School shooting hit former Rock Canyon High School guidance counselor Susan Young hard. “The second I heard it, I just sat down in my living room and started crying,” she said. Young didn’t know Highlands Ranch resident and shooter Karl Pierson or his victim, Claire Davis. But as a 15-year high school guidance counselor, she knows the pressures unique to teens, and the counselors who serve them. “Every one of us has had students we worked with that have taken their lives,” said Young, who retired last year and now runs an independent counseling business. “It’s devastating when that happens.” Young is equally certain the team at Rock Canyon prevented tragedies. Post-Columbine, the Douglas County School District developed “an extensive protocol” for threat assessments that included counselors, social workers, psychologists, security staff and teachers, among others, she said. No red flag was ignored. “Even if a kid made a comment, ‘I just

A train was derailed near the intersection of state highway 67 and us 85 in the town of sedalia around 1:30 p.m. Feb. 6. the incident closed down the main entrance to sedalia on highway 67 for the next 30 hours. Photo by Hannah Garcia

Derailed train closes highway in Sedalia No one injured as 17 cars leave tracks By Hannah Garcia

hgarcia@coloradocommunitymedia.com Crews worked through the night and the following day to get a train back on track after it derailed last week in Sedalia, closing down a small stretch of State Highway 67, which serves as the main entrance point to the town. At around 1:30 p.m. Feb. 6 the train derailed near the intersection of Highway 67 and US 85. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, it took until 7:30 p.m. the next evening before the road opened back up, and the tracks were operational not long after that. “We heard a bang and thought it was a

car crash,” said Pat Norwood, an employee at Bud’s Bar, located about a block from the intersection. Some people from the bar went outside to investigate, she said. “They told us the train derailed and we found out that no one was hurt, which is a miracle if you saw the scene,” said Norwood, who is also a volunteer firefighter with the West Douglas County Fire Protection District. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, 17 train cars went off the track, all of which were empty and remained upright. There were no injuries reported and no other hazards or threats were present for those in the area. The sheriff’s office was on scene immediately after the incident, along with West Douglas Fire and representatives from CDOT. Norwood said the town sees about 40 trains in a typical 24-hour period on the

two sets of tracks that run through Sedalia. She said she was glad no one was hurt, but the traffic burdens are another story. “It is an inconvenience, because that highway is our main access to the world,” she said. Traffic wishing to go west on Highway 67 was being diverted from US 85 to Airport Road to Peterson Road to Highway 67 beyond where the train derailed. Andy Williams, spokesman for BNSF Railway Company, said the company had to delay four trains and rerouted others. “Everyone did what they needed to do,” Norwood said. “The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, the West Douglas County Fire Protection District, the railway crews — they were there as quickly as anyone can possibly be.” The cause of the derailing remains under investigation, Williams said.

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broke his neck Feb. 1 during a wrestling tournament at Thomas Jefferson High School. Hunsaker’s Dad, Jim, is the team photographer and was on the mat when Joe’s opponent used a double chicken wing — where a wrestler lifts his opponent from behind by hooking his arms under the opponent’s armpits — to put Hunsaker to his back in a clean wrestling move. “I believe this was an accident,” said Jim Hunsaker. “Joe’s opponent was performing a relatively common move. It is a legal move and Joe’s opponent was not trying to hurt him. Wrestler continues on Page 17

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This one’s for the dogs, and cats too As someone who covers the state Legislature, it’s common for me to write about lawmakers who fight like cats and dogs. Yeah, yeah, I get it. Legislators will tell you that more than 90 percent of bills are passed with bipartisan support. No argument there. But do they really expect the press to write about a unanimous resolution to designate the month of July as Go Fly a Kite Month? Not sure if that’s something that’s actually happened, but you get my point. On the heavy-duty bills having to do with gun control and oil and gas regulations, lawmakers sure do know how to throw down, steel cage-style. They fight and scratch and claw and bite, and covering that messy business can get old after a while. So imagine my delight when I found out that a group of lawmakers, who at times fight like cats and dogs, get together periodically to talk about taking care of cats and dogs — and other cute critters, large and small. The Colorado Legislative Animal Caucus, or CLAW, is made up of a bipartisan group of lawmakers who deal with any kind of legislation having to do with animals. “We discuss all kinds of animal issues,” said state Sen. David Balmer, R-Centennial, a caucus co-chairman. “Large animals like horses and cows and very small animals like reptiles and birds. We discuss everything.” The caucus gets together to discuss potential legislation. The consensus on issues is non-binding, but it serves a starting point for animal bills that end up being introduced at the Capitol. As a reporter who can lose political romance due to the often-ugly sausage-making process at the Capitol, I gotta tell you that it’s kind of nice being able to recognize lawmakers who take time to craft legislation aimed at protecting our “Snausage” eating four-legged friends. When folks think about the role of state legislators, they think of budget committees and floor votes. Few would guess that lawmakers convene as a special body to talk

about animal welfare issues. “I think some folks might be surprised,” said Rep. Steve Lebsock, D-Thornton, a CLAW caucus member. “But, to be honest with you, 60 percent of the households in Colorado have either a dog or cat. They might be surprised if we didn’t have a caucus. “People love animals. Their little dogs and cats are like their children and grandchildren. I think a lot of people would be really proud to see their lawmakers looking out for the welfare of animals in the state.” Caucus member Rep. Lois Court, D-Denver, said it shouldn’t come as any surprise that the legislature has its own caucus that deals with issues pertaining to animals. “We have caucuses to talk about the disabled, veterans and rural Colorado,” she said. “Our constituents across the state have a gazillion of particular interests. And there is a huge population in this state who is concerned about animal welfare.” While lawmakers who participate in the CLAW caucus do so out of a love for animals, not everything that the body deals with is touchy-feely legislation. They actually take up quite a few controversial issues. For example, last year the Legislature passed a bill that designates shelter dogs and cats as being the official state pet, something that spurred opposition from breeders and pet shop businesses. And Lebsock introduced a bill that would limit the practice of tail docking, where a dairy cow’s tail is partially amputated. That bill, which received opposition from dairy groups, didn’t make it out of the Capitol last

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year, but Lebsock is pleased that the issue could end up on the ballot this fall. So, just like any other issue, all politics is local when it comes to animal matters. “I think legislators are reticent to vote against a bill that’s helping dogs and cats,” Balmer said. “But when it comes to the large animal issues, you can almost predict how a legislator is going to come down on it based on how their district looks.” If you know Balmer, his participation in the CLAW caucus should come as no surprise. He is known at the Capitol as the “dog legislator.” Last year, Balmer sponsored legislation that created law enforcement training practices whenever cops encounter dogs at crime scenes. The legislation was spurred by incidents where dogs were shot and killed by officers who were responding to house calls. And this year, Balmer’s bill to allow emergency medical personnel to provide medical care to domestic dogs and cats is expected to become law. Balmer owns three dogs — two vizlas (a type of Hungarian hunting dog) and a German Long-haired pointer. Balmer boasts his love of dogs through his email tag, which reads: Be as good as your dog. The Centennial senator is a dog lover — and who can blame a guy for that? “Dogs are inherently good,” he said. “They are always trying to celebrate your homecoming. When you go to the grocery store and come back home, it’s a big deal for them. Any time you’re having a sad day, your dog will sense it and comfort you. They are a greater creature of love than we are.” Tell me about it. Bennie, my 11-year-old mystery mutt, has been a vital part of my life since he was a puppy. If I could point to the day when I fell in love with him, it was when I was watching a Cubs game on TV. Livid at the Cubs performance — which, as a Cubs fan, I often am — I threw my Cubs cap at the TV set in disgust. Bennie, who was on the couch with me,

looked up at me for a second, hopped off the couch, fetched my baseball cap and brought it back to me. Oh, the goosebumps I still get from that. Most recently, I came home from a Super Bowl party, depressed and dejected from the Broncos’ performance. I wanted nothing to do with anyone or anything. I flopped on the couch and stared at the wall, deflated and miserable. Bennie hopped on the couch, shook his tail and licked my face. Suddenly, life was so much better. The solace in having your heart broken is coming home to a dog who licks your wounds. Balmer’s love for dogs knows no bounds. He was a major in the Army reserves who served a tour in Afghanistan in 2002. The streets were full of stray Dogs of War who lacked food and veterinary care. “They stayed with us and slept in the shade of our vehicles,” he said. “We weren’t supposed to let them get in any of our vehicles, but a lot of our soldiers did. I always looked the other way.” Court is touched whenever she comes across military veterans with service dogs, who provide companionship for soldiers in need of loyalty and love. “Their pets are life-savers for them,” she said. “They are incredibly important members of their families. Whenever Balmer leaves office, if he is remembered as being nothing other than a dog champion, he’s totally OK with that. “I couldn’t be more proud of that label,” he said. “I have spent nine years at the Capitol developing a reputation as a conservative Republican, which I’m also proud of. But I am immensely proud to be known as the dog legislator. People are calling me that now and I couldn’t be happier to have that moniker and wear it with pride.” Vic Vela is the legislative reporter for Colorado Community Media. He can be reached at vvela@coloradocommunitymedia.com. Follow Vic on Twitter, @VicVela1.

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Soil testing is being done for a proposed 215-acre reservoir that would be located near the foot of Wildcat Mountain and uphill from most of Indian Creek subdivision’s homes southwest of Sedalia. Photo by Virginia Grantier

Worried residents watch work at dam site Soil testing occurs at proposed 215-acre reservoir near Sedalia By Virginia Grantier

vgrantier@coloradocommunitymedia.com A proposed 215-acre reservoir near Sedalia — in a valley considered so beautiful there is a diorama of it in the Denver Museum of Nature and History — is still a possibility. This, despite the Douglas County Planning Commission having nixed the idea twice, said Lisa Hughley Feb. 3, spokeswoman for homeowners who would live below the dam in the nearby Indian Creek Ranch Subdivision. Homeowners in the 200-home subdivision have noticed soil samples being taken at the site by RJH Consultants Inc., an Englewood-based engineering firm. Bill McCormick, chief of dam safety for the Colorado Division of Water Resources, said the soil work being done at the site is typical and that the reservoir developer is in the feasibility phase doing geological exploration, looking for “fatal flaws” in the area’s geology. Hughey said homeowners — who have formed a group called Penley Action Committee — aren’t surprised things are proceeding. She said that the project’s not getting approval previously didn’t stop anything. In 2010, the first time the planning commission turned it down, the applicant was a private company, Penley Water Co., which ultimately decided to withdraw its application. But then in 2012, the reservoir proposal was brought back to the county’s planning commission by a

different applicant, the Mount Carbon Metropolitan District — which as a public utility with eminent domain powers, needs only the state’s approval, not the county’s approval. So that time — the second time the planning commission saw the project, and voted against it — it was during a formal location-and-extent hearing required by state law. So despite the planning commission’s unanimous opposition on the matter, it was understood that in the future the state could decide to approve it, anyway, regardless of the county’s stance on the issue. The hearing itself was more an opportunity for the Jefferson Countybased metropolitan district — originally established to provide service in the Lakewood area — to inform the county about the project and hear any concerns. They heard them. At that 2012 hearing, according to planning commission minutes, a local water district in the Sedalia area, Thunderbird Water & Sanitation District and Rural Water Authority expressed concerns about safety and questioned the applicant’s intent and need for the project. And West Douglas County Fire Department officials reported they were concerned that a dam breach would destroy the Indian Creek Ranch station and stated they didn’t have the capacity for water emergencies. The minutes also stated that the “Colorado Geological Survey expressed the need for detailed sitespecific analysis of existing faults and steeply-dipping bedrock areas to assure proper mitigation.” About 45 people, area residents, testified about safety concerns because of unstable geologic conditions, decreased property values, loss of views and reservoir seepage impacting septic systems and under-

ground water — as well as the potential leaching of chemicals from abandoned uranium mines in the area. At the same hearing, Mount Carbon’s spokesman, wouldn’t comment on where the district would get the water from for the reservoir, who it would serve, or what water suppliers would be involved. At the time, Bill Vincent, the planning commission’s vice chair, said that the commission “had seen applicants provide more information for the construction of an electrical substation or for a fence than for this project.” Residents, who have formed the Penley Action Committee, are watching for the next step: When Mount Carbon submits its application to McCormick’s office. Hughey said McCormick would inform them when that happens. McCormick told the News-Press his department takes dam engineering very seriously, and any new dams have to reviewed and approved by his office. He also said that having homes below a dam is not an unusual case in Colorado — giving as an example Standley Lake Dam, which is in the middle of Denver. In general, there are a “lot of benefits to storing water in an arid environment — and some risks as well,” he said. The height of the proposed dam wall above the nearest downhill homes is 120 to 200 feet and the reservoir would hold more than 4 billion gallons of water, according to a pamphlet put out by the Penley Action Committee. Hughey said water is a huge issue for Colorado. “We need water, too…,” she said. “But this is not a preferred location for a reservoir.” Mount Carbon’s spokesman could not be reached for comment.

Adventure Club at the Castle Rock Recreation Center, which offers school-year preschool and pre-kindergarten classes, is now registering for its September through May 2015 program. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and form are available online at www.CRgov.com/adventureclub or at the rec center, 2301 Woodlands Blvd. Pre-kindergarten is for children ages 4 to 5. It is offered as both a three-day program and as a five-day program. Classes are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:15 a.m. to noon or 12:30 to 3:15 p.m., or Monday through Friday from 12:30 to 3:15 p.m. Preschool classes — for children ages 3 and 4 — will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:15 a.m. to noon or 12:30 to 3:15 p.m. Prospective participants who do not get a spot during registration will be placed on a waiting list. Castle Rock residents will be given priority over nonresidents. Monthly preschool tuition is $130 for residents and $165 for nonresidents. Monthly pre-K tuition is $170 for residents and $205 for nonresidents for the threeday-a-week class and $285 ($325 nonresident) for the five-day. A nonrefundable $90 deposit is due upon registration. For more information, call 303-814-7454 or send an email to cmenz@CRgov.com.

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No applications yet filed for board vacancy President not worried about lack of candidates for seat By Jane Reuter

jreuter@coloradocommunitymedia.com Douglas County School Board President Kevin Larsen said he isn’t worried about filling the board’s current vacant seat, though no one so far has applied to fill it. The deadline for applications is Feb. 21. “I want to have many good candidates to choose from,” Larsen said. “Even if there are no applications in yet, I’m certainly aware of people who are consider-

ing applying. “My suspicion is many people may be inclined to wait until the very last moment to submit.” If the seat isn’t filled within 60 days after it is officially declared vacant — which the board did on Jan. 21 — Colorado state statute allows a school board president to appoint a replacement. That’s not something Larsen wants to do. “If we know going into the final week we haven’t yet had anybody, we’d make sure to step up our efforts to get people to come out,” he said. Six-year board member Justin Williams submitted his resignation Jan. 6, citing a desire to spend more time with his family and making his removal effective immediately. When former board member Dan

Gerken resigned in early 2013, only two people initially applied for the seat. The school board extended the application deadline a week, eventually getting 15 applications and conducting extended public interviews among six finalists. Larsen acknowledges people may be hesitant to throw a hat in the ring. Since 2009, the school board has often enacted controversial policies aimed at fastpaced education reform. Those changes have been both praised and criticized, and those strong opinions were reflected in the November 2013 board election. “I think a lot of people give it very deep thought,” Larsen said, noting board members are scrutinized and expected to devote long hours to the volunteer po-

sition. “This is for me a fun position, but you’ve got to be ready for the big leagues. This is not for the meek or thin-skinned.” Potential candidates must live in District F, which includes portions of eastern and southern Parker and some of Elbert County. The position will expire in November 2015. All seven current board members support the district’s controversial education reform policies, which the four unsuccessful candidates challenged. Many community members who supported the alternative candidates are advocating for a new member who represents their views. Larsen said the board will choose Williams’ replacement carefully. “There’s no predisposition, and there are no slam dunks,” he said.

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25 local students headed to state spelling bee After qualifying at the Feb. 1 District Spelling Bee in Castle Rock, 25 fourthto eighth-grade students will represent Douglas County at the 2014 state bee. The top three spellers at districts were: Shreya Nallapati, Rocky Heights Middle School; Joseph Parsons, SkyView; and Michael Loomer, Sierra Middle School.

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School board meeting attendance capped Number of chairs available to audience limited to 87 By Jane Reuter

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After a standing-room-only crowd overflowed the board’s Castle Rock chambers during its Jan. 21 meeting, the Douglas County School District made the call to restrict attendance at its meetings to those who are seated. Though fire code allows a total of 145 people in the room, a total of 87 chairs now will be available for audience members. Those who cannot find a seat will not be allowed to attend the meeting, according to security staff. Though there was no formal action taken on the matter, security guards at the Feb. 4 meeting told some audience members about the change as they entered the meeting — the first board meeting since Jan. 21. DCSD spokeswoman Paula Hans said that given the current boardroom set up, “including space for media and other code requirements, a maximum of 87 chairs can be placed in the room.” The change was prompted by safety concerns, DCSD leaders said, and is not an effort to limit attendance. During the Jan. 21 meeting, audience members sat on the floor and stood. Still more people stood in a hall outside the meeting room. A series of controversial changes instituted by the school board in

the last few years regularly have brought a deluge of concerned community members to the group’s meeting. Standing-roomonly school board meetings have not been uncommon. “Concerns about public participation are unfounded,” Hans wrote in an email. “Public outreach in DCSD has never been more robust than now.” For instance, under new board president Kevin Larsen’s direction, public comment time has been expanded from two to three minutes per person. Also under Larsen, the board is introducing its “Board Unplugged” meetings, with the first one scheduled for March 3 at Parker’s Cimarron Middle School. Though it will be an evening meeting, the start time has not been set yet. The meetings are a new effort to connect on a more informal level with community members, board members say, and a return to the types of meetings the group once held quarterly at various schools throughout Douglas County. The March 3 meeting substitutes for the board’s first regular meeting of the month, and is the first of three the board plans through the end of the school year. The second meetings in March, April and May — set for 7 p.m. each third Tuesday — will be held in the board meeting room of DCSD’s administration building in Castle Rock. There will be “Board Unplugged” meetings on the first Tuesday each of those months at various locations throughout the district.

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Sides gear up for fracking battle Fight expected over possible November ballot measure By Vic Vela

vvela@coloradocommunitymedia.com With a ballot measure looming that could determine the future of hydraulic fracking in Colorado, oil and gas industry leaders are preparing for a battle unlike any they’ve fought before. “We’ve got a serious fight on our hands in 2014,” said Tim Wrigley, president of the Western Energy Alliance. Wrigley’s comments came during a Jan. 31 fracking forum in downtown Denver, where leaders from the oil and gas industry and other business groups converged. The hour-long discussion focused on developing pro-industry voter outreach strategies in anticipation of a potential November ballot initiative that is being driven by anti-fracking advocates. Fracking is the mixing of water, sand and chemicals that are blasted deep into the surface to crack porous rock to free up blocked oil and gas. So far, five Colorado cities and more than 100 municipalities across the nation have either placed bans or other limits on the practice. The group behind the ballot proposal, the Colorado Community Rights Network, is the same organization that spearheaded last year’s successful ballot measure in Lafayette that banned any new oil and gas drilling there. If it makes it on to the ballot, the proposal — which was filed as a potential state constitutional amendment last month — would allow cities to block oil and gas development, as well as any other kind of business practice that could have harmful impacts on residents’ well-being. Organizers have until August to collect 86,105 valid signatures for the proposal to make it on the November ballot. Cliff Wilmeng of the Colorado Community Rights Network says the ballot proposal goes beyond allowing cities to ban

fracking. “Oil and gas isn’t even mentioned in the amendment,” he said. “The motivation is to ensure communities are able to exercise fundamental democratic rights and self determination.” But the oil and gas industry knows exactly what the ballot proposal is all about — it’s a statewide effort that could have serious repercussions for the fracking business, something that they believe is a critically important industry practice. “The ground has shifted forever under our feet,” said Wrigley. “All eyes of the country are on our state now.”

No easy answers

Debate over fracking proves that there are no easy answers when it comes to this highly polarizing issue. Anti-fracking activists argue that it can have long-term effects on the environment and can cause drinking water contamination. Those who are adamantly opposed to fracking say that research into its effects on health has only begun to scratch the surface, as researchers continue to learn new information about the practice. For example, last week the University of Colorado released a study that indicates a higher percentage of birth defects among mothers who live near natural gas wells. But supporters of the industry insist that the practice is a safe one and one that creates jobs. They also point to statistics that show that fracking has made the U.S. less reliant upon foreign oil. “The facts are totally on our side,” said Tisha Schuller, president of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association. Schuller also told the forum that oil and gas money is so important to the state that 8 percent of Colorado’s economy would be at risk if the ballot measure proves successful. “It would be devastating,” she said. “It would take out Colorado’s economy immediately.” But Wilmeng said that the oil and gas

industry is being “short-sided” on this issue, ignoring environmental threats, while corporate CEO’s pad their wallets. “If the oil and gas industry is so confident in their longevity and popularity in the state, they should defer the decision making to the people of Colorado,” he said.

The politics of fracking

Making the issue even more difficult are the complicated politics that surround it. Yes, polls show that most fracking supporters are Republicans and most who oppose the practice are Democrats. However, Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat and a geologist by trade, is a supporter of fracking. Schuller of COGA is a Democrat as well. Then there’s Fort Collins, located in Republican-leaning Larimer County, where voters last year put in place a five-year moratorium on fracking. Hickenlooper’s position on fracking has at times put him at odds with environmental advocates and members of his own party. He and his administration are coplaintiffs in an oil and gas industry lawsuit against city of Longmont over its recent citizen-driven fracking ban. Hickenlooper’s administration’s position is that state law supersedes municipalities on matters like these. “The main frustration we have with Gov. Hickenlooper is that he has no respect for the fundamental right of democracy for the people of the state,” Wilmeng said. The Legislature has also been criticized by anti-fracking advocates for not doing enough on the issue. Senate President Morgan Carroll, DAurora, said the Legislature has taken steps to address some of those concerns. She pointed to an increase in the number of well inspectors and said the state has set up infrared cameras meant to detect methane near drill sites. Carroll also mentioned a bill that is making its way through the Capitol that would require warnings on home pur-

chase contracts, letting potential buyers know whether the land is on a split-estate property where drilling can occur. And she said that the Legislature could deal with local control issues as early as this session. At the same time, Carroll acknowledged the political realities associated with the fracking issue. “There’s other things that, for some of us personally or for our districts, would like to see done,” she said. “But like every other bill, it’s a vote counting-process. “Sometimes what’s popular or unpopular with the public isn’t the same as what’s popular or unpopular with elected officials in the building,” she said. “I think this is a case where there is pent-up frustration for failing to see enough movement (at the Legislature) and I think it’s totally the prerogative of people at the local level to take issues into their own hands.” In the meantime, the fight over fracking continues and both sides are in the process of mapping out their strategies. Schuller urged fracking supporters to be sympathetic to the concerns of those who have doubts about the practice. “My overwhelming message is not about necessarily getting the facts out alone, this is about an empathetic connection, building trust for decades to come,” she said after last month’s forum. “Oil and gas has been here for 100 years and we’re going to be here for decades to come. How do we let people know that this has been done safely and effectively for communities for a very long time? That’s what we’re working on.” Wilmeng hopes that voters across the state connect to same message that rallied Lafayette voters — that the “unaccountable” oil and gas industry is engaging in a dangerous environmental practice that needs to be curbed. “We look at this as a movement,” he said of allowing local “self-determination” on matters such as fracking. “What we’re considering hasn’t been done in a very, very long time. There’s no question we’re moving forward on this.”

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It looks like Colorado’s new state logo is here to stay, after Democrats on a House committee rejected a bill that would allow the new symbol to go to the voters. The logo — which was initiated by Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office — features a green, snow-capped mountain with the letters “CO.” Businesses looking to tout their Colorado roots through marketing efforts will be able to use the new logo without having to pay state royalties. Rep. Bob Rankin, R-Carbondale, told the House Business, Labor, Economic and Workforce Development Committee during a Feb. 4 hearing that Coloradans ought to be able to vote on the new logo, citing criticism from those who don’t care for it. The committee rejected Rankin’s effort, following a party-line vote of 6-5.

Youth tanning bed restrictions moves forward

A tougher version of a bill that would restrict children from using tanning beds has cleared its first legislative hurdle. House Bill 1054 would ban all persons under 18 from using tanning beds. The bill is motivated by studies that show tanning beds can contain cancer-causing carcinogens. Rep. Cherylin Peniston, D-Westminster, has sponsored similar measures the last couple of years, though this year’s bill is tougher than ones she had previously introduced. It bans all youths from using tanning beds, regardless of whether they have a parent’s permission. The bill passed the House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee on Feb. 6, following a party-line vote of 6-5. The bill now heads to another House committee before it receives a full vote in the House.

Gun permit measure fails

A Republican effort to roll back permit requirements for those who carry concealed weapons died in a House committee on Feb. 4. House Bill 1041, sponsored by Reps. Chris Holbert,

R-Parker and Jared Wright, R-Fruita, would have done away with Colorado statute that prohibits the carrying of a concealed weapon without a permit. The bill suffered an expected party-line defeat in the House Judiciary Committee. The bill was another failed attempt by Republican lawmakers to roll back a Democratic gun law platform that Democrats believe better protects the public from harm. Republicans disagree and claim that those efforts are burdensome to law-abiding citizens.

Parolees face arrest under ankle monitoring tampering bill The House Appropriations Committee on Feb. 6 unanimously voted in support of a measure that would send parolees to jail if they remove or tamper with their electronic monitoring devices. Those who tamper with their devices are subject to an immediate warrant-less arrest. Motivation behind the bill, which is sponsored by Rep. Tim Dore, R-Elizabeth, stems from last year’s murder of Tom Clements, the Colorado prisons chief who was shot to death by a man on parole who had cut off his ankle monitoring bracelet. The bill now heads to a vote on the floor of the House.

Synthetic pot liability bill moves forward Retailers who sell synthetic drugs will face fines and civil liability, under a bill that passed a House committee last week. The so-called designer-drugs, such as synthetic marijuana, have resulted in hospital visits or death among some who have smoked them. House Bill 1037, sponsored by Rep. Lois Landgraf, R-Fountain, would slap vendors who sell the drugs with penalties up to $500,000. That money would be diverted to the state’s general fund. The bill unanimously passed the House Judiciary Committee and now heads to the House Appropriations Committee for further consideration.

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Effort to repeal gun measure rejected Bill targeted law requiring background checks By Vic Vela

vvela@coloradocommunitymedia.com Another gun battle took center stage at the Capitol on Feb. 3, as a Senate committee rejected a Republican effort to undo a key Democrat-backed gun measure from last year. Testimony on a bill that sought to repeal a law that requires background checks on all gun sales and transfers in the state lasted more than six hours before the Senate’s State, Veteran’s and Military Affairs Committee killed the measure. The bill failed following a 3-2 party-line vote. Democrats and other supporters of universal background checks say they are working and that the law has made it more difficult for guns to get into the wrong hands. But Sen. George Rivera, R-Pueblo, the repeal bill’s sponsor, argued that the new law would have done nothing to prevent recent mass shoot-

ings, such as the ones that occurred in 2012 inside an Aurora theater and at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School. “If people intend on doing something evil, they’re going to do it,” Rivera said. “That’s just a fact.” Last year, Democrats succeeded in passing bills that expanded gun background checks, and put in place a requirement that high-capacity ammunition magazines be limited to 15 rounds. Republicans are also trying to repeal the latter measure. There was fallout as a result of those efforts as three Democratic senators either lost their seats or resigned as a result of gun vote-motivated recall elections. Rivera won his Senate seat last fall in a recall election over former Democratic Sen. Angela Giron, making him a rare Republican to represent Pueblo in the Senate. “My constituents in Pueblo sent me here to give a message: They don’t like the gun laws,” Rivera said. Rivera told the committee that he was not against background checks. His bill would have required only licensed gun dealers to conduct background checks, which had al-

Suicide prevention commission proposed the Office of Suicide Prevention — which State’s high suicide rate is made up of one person — is inadequate and needs more help. prompts action by legislators “I’ve been asking for more resources for that office for two years and haven’t got By Vic Vela it,” she said. “He’s been collecting data as vvela@coloradocommunitymedia.com much as possible but he doesn’t have time Mountains and sunshine and healthy to analyze it.” Newell said much of the commission’s and active lifestyles aside, Colorado holds a dubious distinction that isn’t a part of the work will be to focus on figuring out why Colorado’s suicide rate is so high. Newell state’s tourism campaign. The state ranks among the highest in pointed to several possible answers, such the nation for suicides. In 2012, more Col- as the large number of military veterans, oradans died as a result of taking their own the lack of access to mental health services lives than those who were killed in a car in rural areas, and the Western U.S. culture wreck. And suicide is the leading cause of of “rugged individualism,” one that doesn’t death among young persons between the always translate to people seeking help. Kraft-Tharp said that it’s particularly ages of 10 and 34. “Despite being one the most beautiful disturbing to see young people commitstates in the country, we have one of the ting suicide. “This happens in our own highest suicide rates in the country — and neighborhoods, right around the corner,” consistently,” said state Sen. Linda Newell, she said. “And we need to figure out why.” Susan Marine, a board member of the D-Littleton. Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado The question is why? Newell and Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp, D- — whose two sons both took their own Arvada, are hoping that a bill they are co- lives — testified before the Senate Health sponsoring can help the state get to the and Human Services Committee on Feb. 6 in support of the bill. bottom of that issue. “My passion of being an advocate stems The two lawmakers are behind Senate Bill 88, which would create the Suicide from my own loss and my hope that I can Prevention Commission. The commis- spare other parents from tragedies,” Masion would be made up of about 20 people rine told committee members. The bill was met with skepticism from who represent various sectors of society, including those with professional back- Republicans who wondered why this effort needs to be supported with state dollars. grounds relevant to suicide prevention. Sen. Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud, The commission would advise the current state Office of Suicide Prevention in pointed to the bill’s fiscal note, which indideveloping priorities and action plans hav- cates that the commission will come with ing to do with curbing suicides and would an annual price tag of at least $80,000. “It tells me that you want the governalso make annual recommendations to the ment to run this,” Lundberg told Newell. “I governor’s office. “We’re hoping that, with this commis- think you’ll find that this is just the tip of sion, we will prioritize (suicide prevention) the iceberg in the fiscal note on what reand bring this up as an issue that we need sources will be required.” The committee will vote on the bill at a to address and not be silent on anymore,” 0612.cc.121.ad_Layout 1 1/29/14 8:36 AM Page 1 Newell said, adding that the staffing inside future hearing.

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ready been a part of state law prior to last year’s measure being enacted. Rivera’s bill would have done away with the new requirement that background checks be conducted for private and online sales, and it would have gotten rid of the fees that individuals are required to pay for their background checks. Several supporters of Rivera’s bill said that the new requirements are burdensome to law-abiding citizens. “As long as Democrats are in office they are going to be going after our Second Amendment Rights,” said Joe Neville of Rocky Mountain Gun Owners. But supporters of the new background checks pointed to results. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation says that 104 people who tried buying guns last year failed background checks because they had criminal records. That’s a testament to the background checks law expansion, supporters said. And if even one of those background checks stops just one criminal from getting their hands on a gun, the law is worth it, they said. “The value of one life is worth the inconvenience of the others,” said Sen. Irene Aguilar, D-Denver.

Dave Hoover, a longtime police officer whose nephew, A.J. Boik, was killed in the Aurora theater shooting, was one of several people to speak in opposition of Rivera’s repeal effort. Hoover said that Coloradans should do “anything we can do to prevent gun violence” and that he doesn’t want “anybody else to get that phone call,” which informed him that his nephew had been shot. “It’s about accountability,” Hoover said. “It’s about holding gun holders responsible for what they do when they get rid of their firearms.” Though emotional at times, the hearing lacked the intensity of last year’s gun bill committee hearings. In fact, Rivera and other Republican senators thanked Sen. Jessie Ulibarri, D-Commerce City, the committee chairman, for his handling of the hearing. Still, Sen. Ted Harvey, R-Highlands Ranch, a committee member, said that Democrats who pushed for the gun laws still aren’t paying attention to voters who didn’t appreciate their efforts last year. “You didn’t listen close enough because there are three senators who aren’t here,” Harvey said.

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Commissioners repeal blanket open-carry ban Metal detector deactivated at county building By Virginia Grantier

vgrantier@coloradocommunitymedia.com A metal detector near the entrance of the Douglas County commissioners’ hearing room recently was deactivated. That happened because of the county commissioners’ December decision to repeal a resolution adopted in 2003 that had “prohibited open carrying of firearms in all Douglas County facilities.” County spokeswoman Wendy Holmes said it is her understanding that the decision to repeal was made because the county hasn’t had a problem with open carry — and it’s “an individual liberty that our commissioners believe is extremely important.” Also, the county’s practice wasn’t consistent with state law, which requires that where open carry is prohibited, signs must be posted. Only the fairgrounds had a sign outlawing open carry and that sign is now gone. Another sign, removed recently from the Philip S. Miller building where the commissioners meet, didn’t refer to firearms — just prohibited knives, explosives and martial arts weapons, Holmes said. The open-carry item — along with several others dealing with rules on county properties — was unanimously approved Dec. 17

Redemption by John Brackney

South Metro Denver Chamber President and CEO

Errors, Mistakes, Sins, Oversights, Transgressions, they come in all styles and variations. Most of us slip-up every day – sometimes in a small way, other times in a larger way. We try our hardest to avoid big, life changing mistakes. When we do mess up, we’re often faced with the task of remedying the error. Fortunately most can be settled by straightforward acknowledgment and apology. When authentically provided and gracefully accepted an apology can mean equally as much to the provider as to the receiver. Both are able to move on. More serious mistakes likely mean more effort to pay the debt, right the wrong or make amends. Hopefully we grow from all of our mistakes and become better people. We shouldn’t seek to avoid missteps however – they are how we grow, learn and get stronger. We should do our best to avoid lapses in judgment that either knowingly or unknowingly hurt others and when we do make them we should be our best to fix them. We received an anonymous letter and $500 money order last week from the Greater Seattle area (and no, not regarding the Seahawks - more on that below).

as a consent agenda item. Holmes said there would have been opportunity for public comment if a member of the public had seen it on the consent agenda and requested that it be removed from the consent agenda. That didn’t happen. In the county’s new resolution, open carrying of firearms is prohibited only where signs have been posted — either permanently or temporarily — at the discretion of the county manager. Currently, only the Douglas County Justice Center is posted to prohibit firearms. Holmes said there will still be a security guard at the Philip S. Miller building and the metal detector will remain there because there may be times when they need to use it. However, for the most part, it will remain inactive. Douglas County Sheriff Dave Weaver posted a statement on Facebook Jan. 27 in response to citizens’ questions, which informed people about the county’s current policy and expressed his support for Castle Rock’s efforts to repeal its open-carry ban. “As the Sheriff of Douglas County, I want you to know I support the repeal to ban open carry in Castle Rock. Even though each city and town (for example, town council) is responsible for enforcing and upholding their own ordinances, I do have an opinion on such matters. “I do not though have the right to communicate to a town or city what they may or may

The author reflected on his life as a boy growing up in South Metro Denver and expressed regret and disappointment over one of his youthful transgressions. This gentleman was seeking to make amends for taking small items from a local retail store, long since out of business, in order to impress his friends. For over 40 years he has remembered this mistake and wondered how to redeem himself. His letter, in part below, is noteworthy: “I hope that when my life is done that I will have done more good than harm. I try each day to live my life to help others and improve myself. But the guilt associated with this behavior, and many other poor decisions, lingers as something unresolved. Now in my older age and reflecting on my life, I realize I am a different man than I was years ago, but my past still serves as a reminder of how far I have left to go. I cannot know how many people I have hurt over time, nor am I able to remember the names and faces of even those that I know I hurt. But I do remember the store and know I never made amends. I wish that little store were still open so I could make amends directly. Instead, I thought the organization that represents such stores might be my closest alternative. Enclosed is $500 which represents the value of the items plus interest, with a little bit more added in. I appreciate what you do for your community and for allowing me the opportunity to try and restore, to some small degree, a wrong I did to a member of your community.” Powerful words. Somewhere in Seattle is a good man who is working to get bet-

not do or can or cannot do. As your Sheriff, my department and I are strictly responsible for the unincorporated areas of Douglas County only. We are responsible to enforce the laws that are passed for the county and the citizens in that county. The current ordinance that is in place to ban open carry in certain areas of Castle Rock (buildings, parks, trails, etc.) which is where the conversation started is not something I agree with and I definitely support the decision to repeal the ban altogether. “It is also important to note that in the unincorporated areas of Douglas County where I am the Sheriff, parks, trails and open space, open carry is permissible. Open carry is also allowed in county buildings with the exception of the justice center and a few places where it says `no weapons.’ As your current Sheriff, I will continue to support the Constitution and uphold my oath to the office I represent.” On Jan. 28, Castle Rock Town Council repealed its 13-year-old open-carry ban by a 4-3 vote. A citizens’ referendum effort officially began the day after, but if it isn’t successful, the repeal is scheduled to go in effect Feb. 27, allowing open carry in all town-owned buildings and facilities, except municipal court and in areas that are within 1,000 feet of a school. A majority of Castle Rock police officers expressed they wanted the ban to stay in

ter. Seattle – you’re fortunate to have him. We accepted his gesture with appreciation and thoughtfulness for how we all can seek redemption. To make what was wrong right, to clear the day and move forward. We are re-committing our efforts at the South Metro Denver Chamber to support all small businesses in their toil to provide great value and service to their customers and clients so that they grow and prosper. When small businesses do well many others can fulfill their dreams, our community gets stronger and our quality of life increases. We should all follow this example as we reflect on any wrongs we’ve done and how to fix them. Thank you, Anonymous. Now to the Super Bowl. To the Seattle Seahawks players, organization, city, region, and fans: congratulations on a great victory. You beat us fair and square. Sorry we didn’t give you a tougher fight but you’ve left no doubt that you deserve to be Super Bowl Champions. Your region is awesome, and from one great area to another we wish you joy and happiness, and the satisfaction that your efforts have produced champions. We continue to be proud of our team, the Denver Broncos, especially Pat Bowlen, John Fox, John Elway, Peyton Manning, the rest of the team and the fans. You’re a first class organization and team and you’ve helped us to attain championship status as a city and world-wide recognition over the decades. Thank you for taking us there! Seattle – hope to see you again in Super Bowl XLIX. Let’s Prosper together! More blog posts from John Brackney can be read at www.bestchamber.com.

Ribbon Cuttings

HOW THE CONSENT ITEM APPEARED The repeal of the 10-year-old county open-carry ban (limited to public places) appeared as letter (R) on the consent agenda during the Dec. 17 Douglas County Board of County Commissioners business meeting with the following description: “Resolution Concerning the Use of Douglas County Owned or Operated Buildings, Facilities, Parks, Trails and Open Space; Barbara Drake — Deputy County Manager.” With the new resolution, four prior resolutions, adopted by county commissioners between the years of 2003 and 2005 and pertaining to uses on county properties were consolidated and streamlined into one resolution (R013153). One dealt with smoking bans; one with skateboarding activities; another specifically with parks, trails and open space regulations such as use of alcohol, treatment of wildlife, swimming, camping, pets, etc.; and a fourth with firearms. None of those items were specifically mentioned on the agenda outline. During the streamlining process, nothing that was not pertaining to the topic of firearms was changed for the newly created resolution.

place — as did the town’s Public Safety Commission, which advises the council on police and fire matters. In Douglas County, Sgt. Ron Hanavan, Douglas County sheriff’s spokesman, said the commissioners didn’t ask for the department’s input before making their decision. “They didn’t ask, and we wouldn’t expect them to,” he said. “In this scenario, it’s basically what the board (wants).”

Calendar of Events For a complete calendar of South Metro Denver Chamber events and for more information, visit our web site at www.bestchamber.com or call 303-795-0142.

Thursday, February 13th:

Littleton Business Coalition Breakfast Norgren, 5400 S. Delaware St., Littleton Women in Leadership: Pamela Schenck-Kelly on Being True to Your Brand Chamber Conference Center, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Centennial

Friday, February 14th:

Economic Development Group Breakfast Chamber Conference Center, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Centennial

Monday, February 17th:

Save Lives and Sort Medical Supplies with Project CURE 10337 E. Geddes Ave., Centennial

Tuesday, February 18th:

Business Bible Study Chamber Conference Center, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Centennial Business Leaders for Responsible Government: Senator Mark Udall Fundraiser Rock Bottom Brewery, 1001 16th Street, Denver Business Leaders for Responsible Government Board of Advisors Chamber Conference Center, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Centennial

Wednesday, February 19th:

E.L.I.T.E. Board of Advisors Chamber Conference Center, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Centennial Southwest Business Alliance: Ronald Hopp, Director, Foothills Park & Rec District Peak Community & Wellness Center, 6612 S. Ward St., Littleton Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration for The Joint the Chiropractic Place 15405 E. Briarwood Circle, Aurora

Thursday, February 20th:

Health & Wellness Initiative Advisory Board Chamber Conference Center, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Centennial 2014 Community Leaders Forum Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton Are You Prepared? Emergency Crisis in the Workplace Safety Seminar Chamber Conference Center, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Centennial Centennial Gun Club Grand Opening and Ribbon Shooting 6649 Paris St., Centennial 1st Annual E.L.I.T.E. Dodgeball Tournament Littleton Family YMCA, 11 W. Dry Creek Ct., Littleton Under new management, Elements Therapeutic Massage SouthGlenn held a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting celebration with clients, community leaders, and fellow Chamber Investors. Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon welcomed the new business and helped cut the ribbon with owner John Fornarola and guests. Attendees enjoyed healthy Hors d’oeuvres and smoothies provided by Sava Catering as well as massage giveaways. www.elementsmassage.com/southglenn

Home Care Assistance of Centennial welcomed clients, families, community leaders and fellow Chamber Investors to celebrate the ribbon cutting and grand opening of their newest location in Centennial. Hors d’oeuvres, wine, smoothies and excellent giveaways were the order of the day as attendees toured the new facility. The organization provides the highest quality in-home care for seniors with flexible hourly and 24 hour live-in care plans. www.centennialhca.com

The Joint... the Chiropractic Place celebrated the grand opening of their 8th Denver location at the corner of University and Dry Creek in Centennial with a party and ribbon cutting with company management, clients and fellow Chamber Investors. Offering an alternative approach to healthcare, The Joint brings affordable and convenient chiropractic services to the public with an open, inviting atmosphere. www.thejoint.com

Friday, February 21st:

Social Marketing for Business: Converting Leads to Sales Chamber Conference Center, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Centennial Rocky Mountain Energy Council Board of Advisors Chamber Conference Center, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Centennial

Sunday, February 23rd:

2014 American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb Republic Plaza, 370 17th Street, Denver


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Volunteers hit streets for referendum Opponents of council’s vote to repeal opencarry ban are busy gathering signatures By Virginia Grantier

vgrantier @coloradocommunitymedia.com Seventeen volunteer signature gatherers — with more being added in the next several days — are now working on the referendum effort started after Castle Rock Town Council voted 4-3 Jan. 28 to repeal the town’s open carrying of firearms ban, according to information released by organizers. “Support for the referendum has been fantastic with a significant majority of people signing when asked,” said Jacob Vargish, one of the organizers. “We have a long way to go yet, so we will be out connecting with as many voters as we can as the weather warms over

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the weekend.” “Our goal is to have far in excess of the minimum number of required signatures… in order, not only to put this matter back before the council, or eventually before the voters if council refuses to reconsider, but also to make a statement … regarding what the citizens of Castle Rock feel about their 4-3 repeal decision,” says a statement released by Vargish and Siegfried “Ziggy” Guentensberger. The group needs to submit 1,887 signatures by 5 p.m. Feb. 27, the day the repeal is to go into effect. Sally Misare, town clerk, would then have to verify the signatures. Later, town council would have the choice between either changing their decision or scheduling a special election and turning the issue over to the town’s voters. If the repeal goes into effect, anyone who owns a handgun, assault rifle or other legally purchased firearm may openly carry that weapon into town hall and other town facili-

Some attending Castle Rock Town Council’s Jan. 21 open-carry hearing had to watch on television in the lobby, as well as in another town hall room, because the hearing room was at capacity. The issue is one that has not gone away quietly as opponents of the repeal have started a petition process to bring the matter to a public vote. File photo ties except for municipal court and areas within 1,000 feet of a school. Organizers said they are finding that people who are already aware of the issue are signing the referendum petition in numbers equal

to, or greater than, the number of citizens who sent emails to council opposing the repeal — about 78 percent. Of those who hadn’t heard about the issue, about 50 percent

are signing. Councilmembers who voted to repeal maintain that they had many other communications, besides emails, of people supporting the repeal — and they continue to do so. Councilmember Joe Procopio, who voted for the repeal, said that since the vote he’s gotten flak about it from one person, while about 15 to 20 people have supported his decision. He also said that regarding the emails, 78 percent of emails, which was 132 of 167, is a number “impossible to extrapolate to the whole voting population of Castle Rock.” Councilmember Jennifer Green, who also voted to repeal, said she has experienced significantly more support for the repeal in her district since the vote. “People have been extremely vocal about wanting government to leave them alone and want the (Second) Amendment to be fully defended,” she told the News-Press.

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Plans Gone Astray? To whom will you go when you’re out of ideas? There are times when we simply need a gracious God to guide us. Come and join us at 9:30 a.m. Sunday mornings at Lone Tree Civic Center, 8527 Lone Tree Parkway. For directions and any questions about our ministry, contact Pastor Craig: (303) 883–7774 Immanuel Lutheran Mission is a member congregation of Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ

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Douglas County’s only Synagogue, Hebrew School and Preschool No membership required www.DenverJewishCenter.com

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8:45 am & 10:30 am 9030 Miller road Parker, Co 80138 303-841-2125 www.pepc.org

Church of Christ Sunday Worship - 10:00am Bible Study immediately following Wednesday Bible Study - 7:30pm

Parker evangelical Presbyterian church

Alongside One Another On Life’s Journey

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You are invited to worship with us:

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Education Hour: Sunday 9:15am Joyful Mission Preschool 303-841-3770 7051 East Parker Hills Ct. • Parker, CO 303-841-3739 www.joylutheran-parker.org

United Church Of Christ Parker Hilltop 10926 E. Democrat Rd. Parker, CO • 10am Worship www.uccparkerhilltop.org 303-841-2808

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Community Church of Religious Science

An Evangelical Presbyterian Church Sunday Worship 10:30 4825 North Crowfoot Valley Rd. Castle Rock • canyonscc.org 303-663-5751 “Loving God - Making A Difference”

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Denver Tech Center

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worship Time 10:30AM sundays 9:00am Spiritual Formation Classes for all Ages 90 east orchard road littleton, co

Sunday services held in the historic Ruth Memorial Chapel

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303 798 6387 Meets at the Marriott DTC 4900 S Syracuse St, Denver, CO 80237

10 am every Sunday Free parking

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Open hearts. Open minds. Open doors.

Sunday Worship 8:00 am Chapel Service 9:00 & 10:30 am

Spiritual Ancestry Pastor Mark Brewer

Sunday School 9:00 & 10:30 am Sunday

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1609 W. Littleton Blvd. (303) 798-1389 • www.fpcl.org

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Abiding Word Lutheran Church 8391 S. Burnley Ct., Highlands Ranch

(Next to RTD lot @470 & University)

New Thought...Ancient Wisdom Sunday Service

& Children’s Church 10:00 a.m.

Visit our website for details of classes & upcoming events.

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Worship Services Sundays at 9:00am

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First Presbyterian Church of Littleton Open and Welcoming

Current Study:

at the Parker Mainstreet Center

Congregation Beth Shalom

www.st-andrew-umc.com 303-794-2683 Preschool: 303-794-0510 9203 S. University Blvd. Highlands Ranch, 80126

pastor@awlc.org www.awlc.org

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Inspiration, hope for generations to come A high school student kills a classmate. Another sets himself on fire. Still another murders his mother. Those things happened in Denver’s suburbs in a recent six-week span. Across the country, media reports tell far and wide of teenagers doing something horribly wrong. But there are inspirational stories, too, stories of teen achievement, of overcoming obstacles. Typically, though, they don’t generate much media buzz outside of the immediate community. Recently, one did. Bailey Roby is an 18-year-old varsity basketball player for Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch. In late January, he found himself at the center of controversy because he runs the court on

our view two prosthetic legs. The Colorado High School Activities Association made a mid-season ruling that Roby’s appearances in games compromised his and other players’ safety. For several days, it looked like the fan favorite’s playing career was over. Still, he was poised to be there for his teammates. “Now, I just gotta sit on the bench and support (the team),” Roby said after the Jan. 24 game that, at the time, looked to be his last. “The most important thing is

being a part of the team.” We were the first media outlet to report on Roby’s plight, but far from the last. The story was covered by most of Denver’s print and digital media but also was picked up by, among many others, “Good Morning America” and the British newspaper the Daily Mail. Facebook and Twitter were abuzz as social media campaigns ignited by Mountain Vista students and community members pushed to get Roby back in the game. And that’s what happened. Upon further review, CHSAA decided Roby could play as long as both teams agreed to it. The idea that Roby represented a safety risk confounded many. “I don’t think Bailey is a hazard to anyone on the floor and certainly not to him-

self,” said Roby’s father, Scott. “He’s been in hundreds of practices and he played junior varsity last year. If he falls down, he gets back up.” Roby’s statistics certainly won’t draw all-state attention — he averages 1.4 points per game, with a season-high of 3, generally seeing action when the powerhouse Golden Eagles have a victory wrapped up. The state playoffs tip off in a couple of weeks and it’s likely Roby’s oncourt role will become even smaller. But he’ll be there if the team needs him. Just like his classmates and the community were there when he needed them. Teamwork. Overcoming obstacles. Getting up when you get knocked down. Teenagers learning life lessons. There’s plenty of good news out there.

In the tower, looking down, looking back

Measuring success one inch at a time One of my favorite things about writing this column is the interaction and communication with the community. I appreciate you all for the feedback, recommendations, and support you have provided over the years. Last week I received one of those communications I love so much via email. One of our local readers wanted to know why I haven’t been more diligent about following up on the pursuit of our goals and New Year’s Resolutions as I have in years past, especially right at the beginning of the year. I am glad that some of you look forward to the challenges and prodding from yours truly when it comes to the pursuit of your goals and dreams. And the fact that you reach out and share those dreams means even more to me than you can imagine. Well, let me ask you now that we are just a little more than a month into the New Year, how are you doing with your resolutions, goals and plans? Are you right where you thought you would be? Are you ahead of schedule? Or maybe you aren’t quite where you wanted to be or where you thought you might be by now. The good news is that we have only completed one-twelfth of the year. Imagine the year as if you were looking at a 12-inch ruler with the month of January sitting on the oneinch mark. It’s easy to see or imagine that there is still so much more time ahead of us than there is behind us. So even if we haven’t gotten off to a super strong start yet, or we have realized that we still have more work to do, the balance of the year works in our favor. Now, continue to use your imagination. Think of each inch as the next month in the year and the space between each as a 30-day window. Get the visual in your head, maybe even transfer the image to paper or an electronic document. What are the things that need to happen in each month, each 30day window that will help you with the achievement of your goals and dreams? You see we can’t measure

success if we do not know what it is we are measuring. What does success look like in February? What will it look like in March? And what does success mean along our individual ruler or path to success? There is more good news. Success can come in all shapes and sizes and can be accomplished along any time line. There are immediate wins, near-term successes, mid-range accomplishments, and the successful achievement of long-term goals. And there is even more good news. Success begets success. That’s right, the more we succeed, the more likely it is that success will follow us wherever we go. How about you? Where are you in the pursuit of your goals and dreams? I am sure there are many of you who don’t need me to be your weekly reminder or coach when it comes to being driven to succeed. And I am sure there are many of you who have someone or something that inspires and motivates you as you seek success. My hope is that this week you will realize that there is still so much time left this year to set our goals and resolutions and just as much time to pursue and achieve our modest and even wildest dreams. I would love to hear all about where you see yourself on the ruler and how you plan on pursuing personal success at gotonorton@gmail.com. Remember, when we identify what we want and plan for our own success, it will be a better than good week. Michael Norton is a resident of Highlands Ranch, the former president of the Zig Ziglar Corp. and the CEO/ founder of www.candogo.com.

Mick Jagger said, “Time waits for no one.” No, it doesn’t. I just turned around and I’m on Medicare. My only living relative is my sister, Cindy. My college professors are dropping one by one. I was grading portfolios a week ago, it seems like. And now I have been retired for 11 years. It’s kind of fascinating to be up in the tower like coach Bear Bryant, looking down and looking back on my life. Maybe you have done the same thing. In the dream-like moments between wake and sleep, I reminisce about ex-girlfriends, my father, when I was a student. During one stretch I went to different schools four years in a row. One in Michigan, two in California, and one in Ohio. There was a lot of moving going on, and a lot of readjustments that had to be made. Everyone has had a handful of days that were important, that can make us sentimental or emotional when we think about them. Graduation day, the day you met your future wife or husband, the day your child was born. The day you were hired or fired, divorced, or checked into rehab. What if you didn’t go to that concert in the first place? You never would have met Vera, Chuck or Dave. If you skipped that surprise party, you might not have met Janalee, Andy or Thor. I have questions that I want to ask my father, and I can’t. I want to know why we moved from Michigan to Pennsylvania and then back to Michigan. The only source of that information is deceased. If you have some unanswered questions, ask them now, because you never

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know. My life really changed for the first time on Aug. 8, 1963, when I was the only witness in one of Ohio’s most sensational crimes, the murder of a high school cheerleader. It’s still around in my thoughts. Ten years later, my life changed again. I vividly remember being introduced to the chair of the University of California, Santa Barbara, art department, and the moment he offered me my first teaching job. I spent 13 hours one day in 1984, defending myself in front of a school committee because a pathological student had convinced enough people that she was telling the truth when she claimed I had entered her home and written messages in lipstick on her bathroom mirror. Among other fun accusations. It was the day the respect I had for my employer ended. One evening in October 2011, I gave a painting demonstration at the Curtis Arts and Humanities Center in Greenwood Village. Who was the first one to show up? A woman with undecided blue eyes introduced herself. Jennifer. These “sliding doors” happen all the Smith continues on Page 11

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Our veterans deserve better from the VA Editor’s note: The following was written by U.S. Reps. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) and Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz.) It is time for the federal government to fulfill its promise to our nation’s veterans and get our VA hospitals built, on time and without excessive and avoidable cost overruns. That’s why we are pushing bipartisan legislation to reform a broken bureaucratic system that has been harming our nation’s veterans and wasting precious taxpayer resources. As a Republican from Colorado and a Democrat from Arizona, we stand united in our desire to see the Aurora VA hospital and others around the country completed. To do that, we need serious reform of how the VA manages the construction process. Last year, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee for Oversight and Investigations (O&I) held a hearing entitled “VA Construction Policy: Failed Plans Result in Plans That Fail.” Additionally, the full House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) held a hearing on “Confronting Persistent Challenges in VA Major Construction and Lease Programs.” The take-away from these hearings, which is self-evident from the titles, is that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) struggles significantly with construction of healthcare facilities. At a subcommittee hearing last year, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) testified that delays in hospital construction projects in Aurora, Orlando, Las Vegas, and New Orleans are, on average, 35 months behind schedule and $336 million over budget.

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wish I wasn’t alive’, boom, we did a suicide assessment,” Young said. “We’d cancel our appointments for the day. We didn’t ignore anything.” At about 900-to-1, DCSD’s ratio of students to counselors is well outside the 250to-1 level recommended by the American School Counselor Association. But that figure doesn’t include other mental health workers employed by the school district. Adding psychologists and social workers to the total halves that ratio to 452-to-1. DCSD’s current plans call for new training, but not adding staff. In March, campus security will be the first district staff members to undergo training in “Mental Health First Aid,” a program offered through the Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network that shows how to spot a developing emotional or mental health crisis and steps to take until help arrives or the crisis passes. “What we really want to do is build a community of safety,” said Colette Hohnbaum, student wellness program manager. “It takes that concerted effort.” DCSD prides itself on its safety protocols, particularly a $674,000 school marshal program introduced at the start of the school year it says is unique in the country. “From our board of education, superintendent and on down, we’ve identified safety as our number one priority in the school district moving forward,” said DCSD special

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time in films. The director has 90 minutes to take us back, and then to take us forward. “When Harry Met Sally” is a good example. I have been very lucky. I am very lucky. I wish that my father were still around. Other than that, I feel like I am having a good life. I am not signing off, I am just reminiscing on a bitterly cold night, when Jennifer is unable to come over.

Those numbers are simply unacceptable, for both taxpayers and veterans in need of care. As the chairman and a ranking member for O&I, we are disheartened by the findings of our subcommittee’s investigations into these projects, detailing gross mismanagement in every aspect of major medical facility construction, including design, operations, change orders and payments to prime contractors and subcontractors. At best, this pattern of mismanagement indicates utter incompetence. At worst, it shows complete disrespect to our nation’s veterans and to the American taxpayer by the VA’s Office of Construction and Facilities Management. We are committed to working with the VA to solve these problems because we should do everything in our power to help the VA provide veterans with quality care. In fact, the Congress as a whole has made substantial efforts to increase funding for the VA and its programs despite being in a time of serious budget constraints. However, the VA has not only squandered these taxpayer dollars but has also weakened the public’s trust in their ability to plan, budget,

education director Jason Germain, adding that includes both physical and psychological safety. Its efforts include cross-agency relationships to more quickly identify troubled students, text-a-tip and other student programs designed to encourage peer support and reporting, anti-bullying, suicide prevention and constant teacher and staff training. Its efforts extend well beyond school walls and throughout Douglas County. “If the entire community works together, that’s how we keep our kids safe,” Hohnbaum said. Counselors, whose job duties are myriad, need all the help they can get. Young was responsible on average for about 400 high school students each year. A third of her time was devoted to a child’s social/emotional needs, another third to academic concerns and another to career counseling. Counselors also are sometimes asked to supervise the lunch room, and proctor tests — taking more time away from their primary duties. It was much more than a 40-hour-a-week job. “You never felt you could do what you needed to do working individually with students and meeting the needs of parents,” Young said. “I looked for those kids who were struggling. But it was hard.” Parent Laura Mutton, president of a community group called Strong Schools Coalition, wishes more emphasis were placed on mental health. “We’re spending $675,000 a year to have policemen walk around our elementary schools,” she said. “As a parent, I don’t feel my child’s any safer because of this. I ques-

My screen saver is a picture of Smitty when his face was auburn, not gray like it is now. The one inevitability of owning a pet is that they will break your heart one day. Unless you own one of those tortoises that live for 200 years. Smitty is 10, and like me, he is now getting senior wellness examinations. I brought him home from the MaxFund Animal Shelter and Adoption Center on April 3, 2008. He looked at me through the bars on his crate and said, “Get me out of here, Dad.” Craig Marshall Smith is an artist, educator and Highlands Ranch resident. He can be reached at craigmarshallsmith@comcast.net.

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manage and ultimately construct major medical facilities. Veterans in Colorado, Louisiana, Florida, and Nevada have been waiting years for their facilities to be completed. The VA claims that the Aurora project will be completed by April 2015 but all evidence points to that deadline being unrealistic. Additionally, the completion date for the project in Orlando was pushed back to December of 2014, making that project now two years behind schedule. Unfortunately, even after numerous Congressional hearings and inquiries, the VA has done little to convince us they can meet any of their goals on time. That is why we introduced legislation to help with the completion of the VA medical center in Aurora, as well as other projects. H.R. 3593, the VA Construction Assistance Act of 2013, will implement GAO recommended reforms such as assigning medical equipment planners to major medical construction projects and streamlining the change-order process. We go one step further by requiring that an emergency manager, referred to as a “special project manager” from the Army Corps of Engineers, independent of the VA, be appointed to provide oversight for each existing VA major medical facility project currently under construction in order to make sure that the GAO recommendations are fully implemented and to take any additional steps necessary to help reduce both the cost and the delays that have plagued these projects. While this legislation was drafted and

introduced late last year, we delayed in bringing it up in order to see if conditions at the four VA hospital construction sites might improve. Unfortunately, there are no significant changes to warrant any further delays in moving forward with this proposal. According to the GAO’s report dated March of 2013, the Army Corps of Engineers has institutional knowledge and expertise in construction and, unlike the VA, consistently completes similar projects for the Department of Defense on-budget and on-time. The USACE will also provide oversight for the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees so that we in Congress can be apprised of their progress — or lack thereof — on these projects. Although the VA does provide great overall healthcare for our veterans, our tenor and posture will be to vigorously highlight that the VA needs a watchdog in order to successfully complete its construction projects. This has been and will continue to be the focus of our Oversight and Investigation Subcommittee during the 113th Congress. Our work, along with H.R. 3593, will help to ensure the VA has proper oversight and expertise guiding the management and ultimate completion of the Aurora VA Medical Center, as well as the other projects highlighted by the GAO. Our veterans cannot simply hope the VA improves. Rather, we must take action to push these projects forward.

tion that priority over mental health. “I’m afraid these services are cut so far back it’s hard for them to identify kids in a timely manner,” said Mutton, whose son knew Robert Klamo, the Mountain Vista High School student who killed his mother and then himself in their Highlands Ranch home Jan. 31. “How can we help them ahead of time so they don’t get to the point where they’re falling apart?” Young knows she and her fellow counsel-

ors provided a critical service. “I’ve had kids come back and tell me, `I really was going to kill myself, but you were there and you talked to me’,” she said. For her, the job is an ongoing effort to pay it forward. “I had a counselor that really helped me when I was in high school,” Young said. “If it hadn’t been for those significant people in my school, I don’t know where I’d be.”

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman is the chairman of the House Veterans’ Subcommittee for Oversight and Investigations and U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick is the subcommittee’s ranking member.

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Tess Laeh, 25, recently appeared on four episodes of the SyFy channel hit, “Face Off.” The 25-year-old special effects make-up artist moved from Parker to Seattle last month to open her own business. Photos by Nicole WIlder/Syfy, courtesy of NBC Universal

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Parker woman appeared on four episodes of SyFy hit ‘Face Off ’ By Chris Michlewicz

cmichlewicz @coloradocommunitymedia.com Tess Laeh can appreciate the irony of her first week of school coinciding with the series premiere of the SyFy network hit, “Face Off.” The school she attended, Tom Savini’s Special Make-Up Effects Program in Pennsylvania, specializes in the very art featured on the reality television show. It pits 15 artists against one another in a

weekly contest to see who can create the most realistic costume out of make-up normally reserved for movie sets. With a few fellow students on the first season of “Face Off,” Laeh and more than a dozen classmates would gather to watch each week. Appearing on the show instantaneously became a “pipe dream,” and Laeh was among those who vowed to one day share their creations on the national stage. Three auditions later, Laeh got her wish after concocting the “most horrific thing for me,” which was a cosmetic masterpiece that depicted a large spider growing out of her own head. The legs grew upside down, forming a hideous, disjointed crown. She called it “Spider Queen,” and it landed her a spot on the show’s sixth season.

Having taken an interest in special effects make-up only five years earlier, receiving an invitation to compete alongside industry professionals was a huge step in her young career. In one episode, Laeh partnered with Dan Phillips, a make-up artist who worked on “The Hobbit,” to create a fungus-ridden alien. Another contestant worked on “Sharknado,” the SyFy movie that became an instant cult-classic after airing last summer. The chance to compete on “Face Off” was quite a leap for someone who had been working in a mannequin factory. “It was really good exposure for my career,” she said. “Obviously, I wish it would have lasted longer.” Face Off continues on Page 15

‘Road trip’ hits the brakes in Lone Tree Denver Concert Band brings Adam Frey to Arts Center By Sonya Ellingboe

sellingboe @coloradocommunitymedia.com On Feb. 22, the IF YOU GO Denver Concert Band will feature a unique Adam Frey will guest artist for its perform on the “Road Trip” concert at euphonium with Lone Tree Arts Center. the Denver Concert Adam Frey of AtBand’s “Road Trip” lanta will perform — concert at 7:30 p.m. with the band and as Feb. 22 at Lone Tree a soloist — on his euArts Center, 10075 phonium, an instruCommons St., Lone ment that Wikipedia Tree. Tickets: $10 defines as “a conical adults/$5 children, bore, baritone-voiced plus $3 fee, call brass instrument.” 720-590-1000 or It’s widely used in visit www.lonemilitary and concert treeartscenter.org. bands, where it is “the chief tenor voice,” according to English writer Dr. Brian Bowman, and its name comes from the Greek word euphonia, meaning “well-sounding.” Frey, who performs and teaches internationally, said he started playing a trumpet in his fifth-grade school orchestra and when he reached seventh grade the band director asked him to switch to the euphonium, which started him on an un-

Four of Denver’s top tourism leaders have been named to the new class of inductees into the 15th Annual Denver & Colorado Tourism Hall of Fame. They are: Denver catering king and philanthropist Larry DiPasquale, Denver March Powwow executive director Grace Gillette, Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort and director of the Greenway Foundation Jeff Shoemaker with a posthumous award to his father, Joe Shoemaker, the foundation’s founder. These city and state supporters will be honored during the Tourism Industry Hall of Fame dinner March 20 at the Seawell Ballroom. The Tourism Hall of Fame serves as the highest award for Denver’s travel industry, which logged its best year ever in 2012 with 13.6 million overnight visitors generating more than $3.6 billion in spending. The industry supports 50,000 jobs in the metro area. The gala is a fundraising event for the Visit Denver Foundation, which has given out more than $545,000 in scholarships to 214 Colorado students pursuing higher education in the fields of tourism and hospitality. For ticket information, contact Joni Watkins at jwatkins@visitdenver.com or call 303-571-9481.

Burger nod to Sochi

In honor of the Winter Olympics, Lucky Strike, an upscale bowling alley chain, has created the Soch-eezy Burger a handpacked, all-beef patty rubbed with thyme and roasted garlic, topped with melted Swiss cheese and a creamy mushroom stroganoff sauce served on a toasted ciabatta roll. The burger, the chain’s February Burger of the Month, was created by Lucky Strike Denver chef Francisco Quintana. The Socheezy Burger will be sold in all venues (except San Francisco and Polaris) through Feb. 28. Lucky Strike Lanes has two venues in Colorado: The Denver Pavilions downtown and at Belmar in Lakewood. The Burger of the Month program celebrates Lucky Strike’s 10th anniversary. At the end of the year, the top-selling specialty burger will be added to the Lucky Strike menu for 2015. For more information, visit www.bowlluckystrike.com/menu.

Troy Guard’s steakhouse delayed

Adam Frey, who will perform on the euphonium (not a motorcycle) with the Denver Concert Band on Feb. 22, posed on his brother’s special edition Harley. Courtesy photo usual career path. “It’s not so well known,” he said. “I feel like mentoring and spreading the good news. (I’m sort of) an apostle for the euphonium.” In a 14-year career, Frey has commissioned more than 80 arrangements for his instrument, including one of Puccini’s

famous Tenor Arias “Nessun Dorma” from “Turandot.” He will play “Yellow Rose of Texas Variations,” arranged by Lewis Buckley, as a stop on the Denver Concert Band’s road trip. Frey includes four to five international Frey continues on Page 15

Because of construction delays, Guard and Grace (1801 California), the much-anticipated steakhouse from super chef Troy Guard (TAG, TAG Raw Bar, TAG Burger Bar, Los Chingones, Sugarmill) will not open on Feb. 13 as planned. The restaurant’s opening has been pushed back to early March. Valentine’s Day diners who had reservations at Guard and Grace will be welcomed at TAG restaurant.

Wheat Ridge stretch needs snappy name

A group of Wheat Ridge retailers needs your help to select a catchy, memorable name to brand themselves. The collection of unique shops, which are located on West 29th Avenue between Parker continues on Page 13


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Making dough for dough Olympic-level horsewoman, banker turns to baking to stay home with son By Virginia Grantier

vgrantier @coloradocommunitymedia.com In her typical suburban kitchen, with a regular-sized stove, Renee Curry, 33, is probably right about now making something for Valentine’s Day, and then making something else, and something else, dozens of somethings, into the latenight hours. Curry, a mortgage banker by trade, to be able to stay at home with her child, Brenden, age 3, started an at-home bakery in her and her husband’s Castle Rock home after doing about six months of research and getting certified under the state’s cottage bakery laws. She’s also leaning on what she learned about baking from her Polish grandma — making traditional kruschiki cookies and such — and years of baking for fun. “I’m known for my chocolate cake,” she said. But this week, the one-woman Curry Cakery business, is busy making dozens of frosted Valentine

cookies personalized with names on them. Something kids like to pass these out to friends instead of paper valentines. She said she’s busy, but it’s still not as stressful as the mortgage business. Curry has been in business for a year and is already going at a good clip — baking for families and business events, donating some for charitable fundraisers. She also makes business-card cookies, the businessperson’s logo painted on the cookie. And has had an out-ofstate order, from Texas: 300 decorated sugar cookies for a fundraising event. With her average-sized oven it took her three days, not much sleep, and then Fedex to get them there on time. But at least the oven worked that time. One time, it stopped working, right in the middle of a major order, 300 cookie baskets for Halloween, a sugary treat. Business from a surprising source: dentists. To get the order done, she had to get help from another in-homebaker — whose oven was unfortunately far away in Aurora. A long drive and logistical challenge — baking there and then decorating cookies back home. For this holiday, she’s guessing she’ll go through 10 dozen eggs and eight pounds of butter among oth-

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er ingredients. She buys powdered sugar in 50-pound bags. She can’t enjoy what she makes. It’s not a weight thing. Since giving birth to Brenden, she has lost her sense of taste for most things. Can’t taste salt, or dairy, ice cream just tastes cold. Her doctor said that happens sometimes. Her sense of taste is slowing coming back. She can enjoy Mexican food. Anything with preservatives taste like metal, so she avoids those. Because of this issue, she has a panel of 10 people to be her tasters when she tries out new recipes. But no need for that help this holiday. Sugar cookies, her top seller usually, and maybe especially for Valentine’s, has set ingredients, and her little oven will be on hot, overtime, making them today. Curry, who grew up in Southern California, was known for being artistic and for her skills as a horsewoman, specializing in hunterjumper events. She qualified for the Olympics, but her dad wanted her to go to college, instead. Her college sweetheart, now husband, Joshua Curry, 32, was raised in Elizabeth, and ended up taking an IT job in Colorado. And Castle Rock got another baker. Now, she can do her artistic work in dough, for dough.

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Artist no stranger to Douglas County Longtime education reform supporter in arts center’s spotlight By Jane Reuter

jreuter @coloradocommunitymedia.com Whether it’s developing retirement communities, helping set policy at a university, promoting K-12 education reform or painting large-scale watercolors, Ralph Nagel believes his life has been about envisioning the future. “My career has been the courage to go ahead and imagine something else, then working on it — whether it’s a painting that is only interesting to me or a project on large university that takes a decade,” the 68-yearold Denver man said. After being named a Commissioners’ Choice artist, an annual selection made by the Lone Tree Arts Commission, 31 of Nagel’s pieces are now on display at the Lone Tree Arts Center through March 2. His painters’ hat is the most colorful and newest of many he wears. Nagel is the president of investment firm Top Rock LLC, founder of Meridian Retirement Communities and member of the University of Denver board of trustees. He is also the co-founder of the Denver-based Alliance for Choice in Education (ACE), a nonprofit that awards scholarships to low-income parents seeking education options for their children. “I have a political life. I have an artist life, and I have a business life,” said the often-smiling Nagel. “I don’t have a long attention span.” Nagel began painting just 12 years ago, finding his niche in largescale watercolors. Many of his LTAC pieces measure 40-x-60 inches, most depicting southwestern landscapes. “Certainly many artists are stronger on the technical side,” he said. “But I try to stay in the moment and tell a story.” His paintings are new to the arts center, but Nagel’s name already is familiar to many in Douglas County. A longtime acquaintance of recently re-elected school board member Doug Benevento, Nagel has supported the Douglas County School District’s often-controversial educa-

tion reform efforts since they began in 2009. During the 2009, 2011 and 2013 DCSD board elections, Nagel donated thousands to each of the Republican Party-endorsed reform candidates’ campaigns. Oilman Alex Cranberg, Nagel’s ACE co-founder, also was a large contributor to those campaigns. Just as Nagel’s life rapidly changes, so too does he believe education must evolve. “I think Douglas County is making a very important statement,” he said. “They’re trying to prepare the children so they can compete on a global basis. They’ve been extraordinarily cohesive.” Nagel supports expanded educational options for students, including allowing state-provided funding to follow the student — which DCSD attempted with its legally challenged voucher program. He said he’s not familiar with details surrounding all DCSD’s reform programs, but characterized the oppo-

sition as destructive. “American K-12 education is a monopoly business, a one-size-fits all,” he said. “The world is moving much faster that. (Yet) there really hasn’t been a rethink in over 100 years on the fundamentals of education.” He doesn’t sympathize with some who say the change has come too quickly. “You have tremendous responsibility to make the next generation leaders,” he said. “If not now, when?” Nagel’s art represents a dramatic mental shift from his work in education and his various careers, most of which involved “solving very large, complicated problems,” he said. “All those are external,” he said. “Art making is more internal. But the mental processes are very similar.” He aims to make art an increasingly prominent part of his life. “I want to get it more to where it’s the first thing I think about,” he said, “instead of the last.”

Painted Bread: A portrait of an artist Frida Kahlo’s tumultuous life with a splash and swirl of color By Sonya Ellingboe

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Soft guitar music plays as lights bring the patio of a Mexican stucco home, painted in soft terracotta tones, into focus. An ornate picture frame hangs in a central spot and framed is a colorful Frida Kahlo self-portrait — or is it? Frida, played by the elegant Karen Slack, smirks, raises her eyebrows and establishes eye contact with a tour guide — and with the audience — as the guide (Martha Harmon Pardee) gushes about Kahlo’s “spicy” diary. Slack’s resemblance to Kahlo is uncanny and the audience is IF YOU GO hooked. About 10 years ago, local “Painted Bread” plays playwright Melissa Lucero Mcat the Aurora Fox, 9900 Carl introduced her biographical E. Colfax Ave., Aurora, play about legendary Mexican through Feb. 23. Perpainter Frida Kahlo, “Painted formances: 7:30 p.m. Bread,” to Denver audiences — Fridays, Saturdays; 2 with Slack in the lead. The Aurora p.m. Sundays. Tickets: Fox Theatre Company has given $26/$22- visit www.auit a thoughtful, polished restagrorafox.org or call 303ing, directed by Warren Sherrill, 739-1970. which runs through Feb. 23. Kahlo’s turbulent life — with famous muralist Diego Rivera and with others — was filled with pain, ongoing drama and recognition for her skills as a painter. She is one of the best-known female painters who ever lived and there are 200 works attributed to her, painted in folkloric style. Fifty-five of those are self-portraits. She had said she was alone so much she was a subject she knew best. (As a side note: A Kahlo portrait used for promotion of a collection of modern masters is due to arrive soon at the Denver Art Museum.) Actor Paul Borillo fleshes out a staged portrait of womanizer Diego Rivera, who was established as a world-renowned painter when the much younger Kahlo met and married him. He was also a Communist and she joined the party as well. Their relationship was tumultuous, with both involved in other affairs as they divorced and then both remarried. Because of polio and a severe accident, she was physically frail. One of her legs was deformed and she covered it with long, colorful Mexican dresses. (Linda Morken’s costumes are detailed and eye-catching in this regard.) Ongoing surgeries and illnesses interfered with her painting and personal life in general, but the play conveys her determination to live fully. Her last diary entry read: “I hope the end is joyful — and I hope never to return —Frida.” “Painted Bread” is beautifully produced, skillfully acted and offers insight into an iconic era in Mexican and world art.

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The ‘Wild West’ through a Polish lens “Rebranded: Polish Film Posters for the American Western” will be on view in the Denver Art Museum’s Gates Family Gallery of Western Art from Feb. 16 through June 1, included in general admission. The collection, on loan from the Autry National Center of the American West, features 28 posters reflecting views of the American Western film, created over 30 years while the country was under Communism. These artworks were free from censors and offered an opportunity for self-expression. Well-known Polish graphic artists featured include Jerzy Filsak, Wiktor Gorka and Waldemar Swierzy. Visit www.Denverartmuseum.org or call 720-865-5000 for more information. The museum is located at 100 W. 14th Ave. in Denver.

Wind Ensemble concert

The Colorado Wind Ensemble’s Feb. 15/16 concert, “Music on the Edge,” will feature saxophonist/Metro State University professor Mark Harris performing at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S Datura St., Littleton at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 (tickets: $15/$12/$5) and the King Center for the Performing Arts at Metropolitan State University, Auraria Campus, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver at 4 p.m. Feb. 16 (tickets: $10/$8/ $5). Visit www.Coloradowindensemble.org or www.ahec.edu.

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trips (he used to do more but now there is an 18-month-old in his life) and was leaving for a 12-day government-sponsored summer music festival in Brazil soon after Colorado Community Media spoke with him on the telephone. In Brazil, his plans called for teaching a master’s class, connecting with colleagues, and performing a couple of concert recitals, networking, and perhaps soloing with a band, as well as enjoying a Brazilian steak house. His instrument fits under his seat, so a second ticket is not necessary as it might be for a cellist. “It’s generally quite a lot of fun,” he said. “I wish there were more time for sight-seeing.” He’s glad to be making the return visit to Brazil, where he’s more familiar with the huge festival this year and can more easily decide what to do than on past trips. When at home, he teaches at Emory University and Georgia State University, practices one to two hours a day and enjoys

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Laeh, 25, was voted off Feb. 4 after four episodes, partly because of her difficulty with time management resulting from a relentless pursuit of perfection on every project. But devoted fans of the show won’t soon forget her quirky personality, winning smile and dynamic concepts. The experience further instilled confidence in her abilities. Last month, Tess — the name by which she was called throughout the show — moved from Parker, where her husband, Jonathan, grew up, to Seattle to start a

Essays of Reclamation” is a collection of essays — her own and others’ — that follow one woman’s quest for solace, spirituality and reconciliation resulting from childhood trauma. She teaches English and heads the Writers Studio at ACC. Information: jeff.broome@arapahoe.edu or 303-797-5787.

Reminder: program for Feb. 21 will be “White House Ladies’ Secrets,” presented by Dorothy Adams, a retired history teacher. The program will be at 7 p.m. at Southridge Recreation Center, 4800 McArthur Ranch Rd., Highlands Ranch. Members free, $1 donation suggested for non-members (everyone welcome). Register at www.HighlandsRanchHistoricalSociety.org.

ACC authors

ACC professors Dr. Jeff Broome and Dr. Kathryn Winograd will host book signings for their new titles at the Arapahoe Community College Library and Learning Commons at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 19. Broome’s book, “Cheyenne War: Indian Raids on the Roads to Denver, 1864-69” is about the Santa Fe Trail, Smoky Hill Trail and Platte River Trail and pioneer hardships. Broome is a fifth-generation Coloradan, a philosophy professor at ACC since 1985. Winograd’s book of western landscapes and inscapes, “Phantom Canyon:

motorcycles, which “really connect (him) with people,” he finds. Frey studied music at the University of Georgia and the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England, where he practiced six hours a day. He has since performed with symphony orchestras and at festivals in the US, Latin America, Europe and Asia, as well as with wind bands and brass bands. He is a Yamaha performer and guest clinician. Denver Concert Band was started in 1961 by a group of friends who wanted an opportunity to make music with others. Its first public concert was in 1968. In the 1990s, it rehearsed and performed at Denver’s Central Presbyterian Church and for the past 16 years, Jacinda Bouton of Lone Tree has been its director. (She also directs the Lone Tree Symphony Orchestra.) The band, now in its 53rd year, is at home at Lone Tree Arts Center, where the Road Trip concert will fill the hall. Additional destinations on the program: “A Weekend in New York;” “Rumble in the High Plains;” Heartland Sketches;” “The Roosters Lay Eggs in Kansas;” “Salute to American Jazz;” ”Men of Ohio;” “Pie in the Face Polka;” and “The Ramparts.”

business with friends. It makes accessories for “cosplayers,” an esoteric community of people who dress in extravagant character costumes to attend conventions. Make-up artists are a close-knit group and Laeh made connections in Hollywood that could work to her advantage in the future. Her ultimate goal is to be a make-up artist for one of the recently-announced Star Wars films being made by The Walt Disney Company. Oddly enough, her husband, an expert in computer-generated imagery, or CGI, will become her primary competition in the coming years. For more information or to place an order, visit Laeh’s website, www.wix.com/ tesslaeh/fx.

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Feb. 24 is the deadline for entries to the 2014 Lone Tree photo show, “Exploring the Light.” Details: lonetreeartscenter.org/ photo-show.php. Juror is Glen Randall.

Parker Symphony “Music of Love and Life” is the Parker Symphony’s title for its Feb. 21 concert. The orchestra, conducted by Rene Knetsch, will play Beethoven’s “Eighth Symphony,” Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet” and the “Mardi Gras Suite” by Katchiturian. The performance will be at 7:30 Feb. 21 at the PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak, Downtown Parker. Tickets: $20/$15, www.parkeronline.org, 303-805-6800.

WW II veterans sought The Littleton Museum will open a World War II exhibit in June and is seeking personal stories from veterans and others willing to talk about experiences overseas or on the home front — especially people who lived or worked in Littleton or the greater metro area at that time. Participants need

to currently live along the Front Range. Call Suellen at 303-795-3711.

Smell the flowers

The annual Colorado Home and Garden Show runs from Feb. 15 to 23 at the Colorado Convention Center with exhibit gardens, flower shows, seminars on many topics and exhibits by related vendors. The show awards grants to further horticulture in Colorado. Admission: $12/$10, 12 and under free. Discount tickets at Tickets West and King Soopers. For a schedule of programs, visit www.coloradogardenfoundation.org.

Birding 101

The Littleton Museum, 6028 S. Gallup St., Littleton, next to Ketring Lake, is an ideal habitat for birds. The museum will pair with the Audubon Society of Greater Denver from 8 to 10 a.m. March 8 for a walk around the museum’s grounds (limited to first 50 pre-registered guests). At 10 a.m. the group will return to the museum to learn how to attract birds to one’s backyard, and that will be followed by a talk at 11 a.m. on photographing birds. The program is free, although a $5 donation is suggested. Call the museum to register at 303795-3950. The museum is also holding a miniconference on gardening Feb. 22 and 23 with talks by experts and landscaping advice from CSU Extension Master Gardeners. Call 303-795-3950 for information.

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Local dentists offering free care Feb. 22 thingS 7 dentists, specialists, to do offering care on honor system, no qualifications, at Mirage Dental By Virginia Grantier vgrantier@coloradocommunitymedia.com Any adults who need dental care can get it for free — there are no qualifications, it’s on the honor system — from local dentists and oral surgeons Feb. 22 in Castle Rock. Seven local dentists, generalists and specialists, are offering free care from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mirage Dental, Dr. Michael Moroni’s practice at 755 S. Perry St., Suite 200 office, in Castle Rock. People who need follow-up care — such as root canals — will get a free voucher for that work, to be done later by a local oral

surgeon — and then they can return to Moroni’s office for free follow-up exams and crowns. “People in need of care that otherwise couldn’t seek it,” because of financial constraints, no dental Moroni insurance, are all invited, said Kristi Rathbun, Mirage’s office manager. This is the first time they’ve done this and aren’t sure what to expect. “We don’t know if there are going to be 50 people or 500,” Rathbun said. She said Moroni decided he wanted to do this after hearing about the “Dentistry From The Heart” effort in Florida where a dentist there started an effort to provide dental care to people without dental insurance. “I wanted to give back to the Castle Rock community as a way to thank our loyal pa-

tients that have been so good to us,” Moroni said. Mirage Dental’s plan is to start registering people at 7:30 a.m. and then the dental work will be done from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the first 75 people to show up. But Rathbun said if they get done early with those 75 people by, say, 2 p.m. and there are additional people who need care, they’ll keep working until 5 p.m. She said that day they will do cleanings, extractions and fillings. Vouchers will be given for additional work needed. She said other community members are getting involved. A property manager is bringing donuts; Dazbog coffee is donating free coffee. And the Men’s Crisis Center is donating soup. But people are encouraged to dress warm, in case the waiting line is long. For more information, call the dental office at 720-733-3440.

Search for library director almost done Personnel committee expected to make final decision soon; two finalists being considered By Virginia Grantier vgrantier @coloradocommunitymedia.com The shoes are close to being filled. Douglas County Libraries has two finalists for the library director position that has been open since Jan. 17, the last day of work for longtime director Jamie LaRue. LaRue, after 23 years of service, is now giving talks to library systems around the world on innovative practices he initiated at a library system that was considered the

worst in the state when he arrived and now is ranked as the best library system in the nation in its circulation class. The search committee received a total of 17 applications from states as far away as California and North Carolina. But one of the two finalists was found close by. And the other one used to be close by. Finalist David Farnan has served as the associate director of community services for Douglas County Libraries since 2008. Before that he was the adult services coordinator as well as the public services supervisor for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library system from 200108. He currently serves on the Colorado Association of Libraries Executive Council and the Board of the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC). The other finalist is from Iowa — Robert Pasicznyuk, the current director of Ce-

dar Rapids Public Library. Prior to moving to Iowa, Pasicznyuk was DCL’s associate director of information technology from 2004 to 2009. From 1997-2004, he was the information technology officer and systems analyst/internet developer at Pikes Peak Library District. From 1996 to 2009, he was also an adjunct faculty member at University of Denver’s Library and Information Science School. The two finalists have undergone multiple interviews and a decision is expected soon. “The board is committed to finding a dedicated and visionary leader for Douglas County Libraries,” said Demetria Heath, a library trustee who is chairing the personnel committee for this effort. The committee, which includes members of DCL’s human resources department and the full board of library trustees, began a national search for candidates in October.

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LovE storiEs Local historian Shaun Boyd has scoured the archives for tales of love, murder, sacrifice, divorce and other relationship issues in the history of Douglas County. Shaun will tell true love (and not so lovely) stories of Douglas County just in time for Valentine’s Day at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Philip S. Miller Library. Refreshments at 6:30 p.m. FEb. 14 bLood drivE Castle Rock Adventist Health Campus community blood drive is from 10-11:40 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. Feb. 14 inside the Gateway Mesa/Greenland Conference Room, 2350 Meadows Blvd., Castle Rock. For information or to schedule an appointment, contact Shauna Rusovick at 720-455-2510 or shaunarusovick@ centura.org. FEb. 15 daddy-daughtEr baLL Castle Rock will have its annual Daddy Daughter Ball from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Douglas County Events Center, 500 Fairgrounds Drive, Castle Rock. Tickets are on sale at the recreation center, online at CRgov.com/ddball14, or by calling 303-660-1036. FEb. 16 bEnEFit concErt A 30 Years of Love benefit concert, featuring Colorado’s FireFall, is at 3 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Douglas County Event Center in Castle Raock. Tickets available at www.modtickets.com/detaskforce. The concert is a benefit for the Douglas-Elbert Task Force. FEb. 15 PoEt oF motion Award-winning juggler, dancer and physical comedian Peter Davison presents a new oneman show “Tossed & Found” from 7:30-9 p.m. Feb. 15 at Theatre of Dreams, 735 Park St., Castle Rock. The show is appropriate for all ages. Reservations required; call 303-660-6799 or go to www.AmazingShows.com. Calendar continues on Page 17

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Thomas Jefferson athletic trainer Scott Thomas was the first to respond and assess the injury. Denver Fire and paramedics followed and Joe Hunsaker was transported to Swedish Medical Center. The C5-C6 vertebrae had moved and were no longer connected. Hunsaker immediately underwent emergency surgery to realign and fuse the vertebrae. He was unable to move much of his body below his neck. After a week, his dad said that he had limited feeling and no movement below the middle of his chest. Hunsaker has full mobility in his shoulders and limited mobility in his arms and wrists, but still almost no mobility in his fingers. “We hope he regains more movement and possibly all movement,” Jim Hunsaker said. “It’s too early to tell.” Representatives from Craig, a hospital specializing in spinal cord injuries, talked several times with Hunsaker and his family and told them that Joe was a great candidate for Craig’s program. “Joe is a very determined and driven young man,” said his Dad. “He has been accepted to Oregon State and intends to start college there in September. My wife (Wendy) and I are very proud of him, his attitude, toughness and diligence.”

Many of Hunsaker’s football and wrestling teammates, along with wrestling coach Kevin Bracken, were in the waiting room with the Hunsakers after the accident. The family has also been receiving notes from many rival wrestling coaches offering support. Two of Hunsaker’s teammates, Kaleb Geiger and Hudsen Marker, have made Tshirts that will be sold at school and this week’s regional wrestling tournaments. “Two of Joe’s teammates, Geiger and Marker, wanted to come up with a way of helping,” said Bracken, a former Olympian and nine-year member of the United States national wrestling team. “The coaching staff is trying to get T-shirts sent to each regional asking teams to buy bags of (six) T-shirts. … We are going to get funds raised to help the Hunsaker family. We’re trying to get that done. “I’ve been in the Olympics and I’ve been on several world teams and I’ve never been around or heard of anything like what happened to Joe. He is in good spirits. The family and Joe are very positive. This was just something that happened. It is not reflective of the sport.” The inscriptions on the T-shirts read: Team Hunsaker. And there is part of a quote from Ralph Parlette that reads: “The supreme award of struggle is strength. Life is a battle and the greatest joy is to overcome.” Hunsaker’s dad has set up a Facebook page where friends and family can track his progress with the search cue “Joe Hunsaker battle back.”

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TIGHT RACES IN TITLE CHASES

Photo finishes abound at Continental League meet By Tom Munds

tmunds@coloradocommunitymedia.com Athletes churned up the water of the Heritage High School to the roar of a capacity crowd at the Feb. 8 finals of the Continental League Girls Swimming Meet. The league championship event served as the final opportunity to post times fast enough, and scores high enough, to earn a spot at the Class 5A State Swimming and Diving Meet Feb. 14 and 15 at the Veteran’s Memorial Aquatics Center in Thornton. The Feb. 8 activities wrapped up a twoday event. The swimming preliminaries and finals place take Feb. 7 and 8 at Heritage, while the competition for the league diving championship was held the morning of Feb. 8 at the Littleton High School pool, where more than 30 divers took their turn on the board. After the final scores were tallied, McKensi Austin of Regis had won the diving title with 412 points, while Kaitlin Costello of Castle View was second with 403.55 points and Tori Ritter of Rock Canyon was third with 350.40 points. Attention then switched to the swimming finals, where 177 swimmers competed in eight individual events and three relays. In one of the closes races of the day, Annie Ochitwa of ThunderRidge won the 50yard freestyle with a time of 24.24 seconds and Abigail Kochevar was second with a time of 24.25 seconds. Another photo finish occurred in the 100-yard breaststroke as Mason Dahman of ThunderRidge posted a winning time of 1:09.30, touching up just before Paige West of Highlands Ranch came in at 1:09.50. In a tight team race as well, Regis assured its overall win by posting a firstplace finish in the final event of the day, the 400-yard freestyle relay. The Raiders won the league title with 503 points, while Rock Canyon was second with 457 points, Chaparral finished third with 449 points and Heritage was fourth with 386 points. “We had some great swims that helped

CoNTINENTAL LEAGuE CHAmpIoNS Diving: Mckensi Austin, Regis — 412 200-yard medley relay: Thunder Ridge: Annie Ochitwa, Mason Dahman, Patricka Van Law, Baylee Kniep — 1:50.49 200-yard freestyle: Kaylee Gassen, Chaparral: 1:54.47 200-yard individual medley: Lauren Moden, Legend: 2:10.78 50-yard freestyle: Annie Ochitwa, ThunderRidge: 24.24 100-yard butterfly: Katherine Harston, Heritage: 58.14 100-yard freestyle: Kaylee Gassen, Chaparral: 52.83 500-yard freestyle: Gabrielle Liedy, Highlands Ranch: 5:15.70 200-yard freestyle relay: Regis: Amy Lenderink, Taylor Wilson, Isabella Schulze, Lindsay Painton — 1:40.06 100-yard backstroke: Abigail Kochevar, Rock Canyon:56.51 100-yard breaststroke: Mason Dahman, ThunderRidge: 1:09.30 400-yard freestyle relay: Regis: Lindsay Painton, Amy Lenderink, Emily Protz, Samantha Smith — 3:37.65 Team scores: 1. Regis 505, 2. Rock Canyon 457, 3. Chaparral 449, 4. Heritage 386, 5. Mountain Vista 308, 6. ThunderRidge 268, 7. Legend 223, 8. Highlands Ranch 180, 9. Castle View-Douglas County 178, 10. Littleton 126, 11. Ponderosa 109

some of our girls be ready to swim fast at state,” said Rock Canyon coach Tim Byers. “We had some girls swim fast in their best event. Also, I know the Heritage coach and I both have some girls swimming events that are not their best event. Personally, I did this to keep the girls competing and not to pressure them to go (too) fast at league and then go fast in the same event at state.” Chaparral’s third-place finish was highlighted by the meet’s only two-time individual champion, sophomore Kaylee Gassen, who won both the 100- and 200-meter freestyle events. “Most of our girls performed as expected but we had a couple of surprises and, in those cases, they were good surprises,” said Chaparral coach Steve Graves. “It gets the girls excited and it is a pressure situation to get them warmed up for state. “We were positioned well as the meet Swim continues on Page 19

Junior Dani Hippe swims the second leg of the 200-yard freestyle championship event at the Feb. 8 Continental League Swimming and Diving Meet finals at Heritage High School. Hippe, who swims for the combined Douglas County-Castle View team, turned in a time of 2:04.27 to finish sixth in the event. Photos by Tom Munds

Competitors Victoria Vanderpoel of Rock Canyon (left) and Gillian Gress of Heritage share hugs and congratulations on their performances in the championship finals of the 500-yard freestyle event at the Feb. 8 finals of the Continental League Swimming and Diving Meet. Vanderpoel finsihed second and Gress was third in the event.

Hill takes over Huskies football program Longtime head coach Jeff Ketron retires By Jim Benton

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Gene Hill is Douglas County High School’s new head football coach. Photo by Jim Benton

Gene Hill answered an advertisement 14 years ago and now has finally landed his dream job. The new head football coach at Douglas County High School, Hill will replace Jeff Ketron, who has retired after leading the program for 16 years. It was Ketron who gave Hill his first coaching job. Hill served three seasons as Douglas County’s freshman coach. The past 11 years, he has also been the Huskies offensive line coach and recently took on the duties as offensive coordinator the past three seasons. “I’ve been dreaming of being a head coach,” Hill said. “When I finished college and got a teaching license, it was kind of by chance I got into coaching. I saw an ad in the Rocky (Mountain News) prep section. I thought I was just going to be an elementary school teacher. “I answered the ad, interviewed with Ketron, he hired me as a freshman coach and I just fell in love with coaching. It’s been a passion of mine ever since.” Hill, who played football at Doane College while earning his degree, is a learning specialist at Douglas County High School and after he was promoted to the head coaching position in late January he re-

tained Ketron to run the Huskies’ strength and conditioning programs. “I’m very excited to still have Jeff as a mentor,” Hill said. “I’m thrilled to be head coach. I’ve been a coach here since I was 22 years old. I’ll be 36 in May and having the possibility that this may be the only coaching job that I will ever have is something that very few people get to do.” Hill has several undertakings to face even before he coaches his first game. “It’s a matter of putting my stamp on the program,” he explained. “There are going to be some differences. I worked with the Dolphins (Arapahoe Youth League) program the last few years. I want to keep those relationships and I also want to make sure we build a strong program with our middle school. “Obviously building a relationship with our booster club is important. There are different aspects going from being an assistant coach and coordinator. Now I have the head coach hat on and am taking on extra duties. I was talking to Ketron and there are things I don’t know like ordering equipment, getting camps set up. I need to make sure I have all those things down.” Hill will be taking over a state playoff team that went 7-5 last season and returns key players like quarterback Ruel Rope and running back JP Rubino. Defensively, linebacker Kyle Newsome and linemen Tomatea Barlett and Dylan Sundeen return. “It’s not like the cupboard is bare and I Hill continues on Page 23


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Where local schools will be wrestling Regional weekend will solidify state tourney field Staff report Berths in the state wrestling tournament will be up for grabs Feb. 14-15 at regional tournaments at different locations around Colorado. Four wrestlers in each weight class at the various regional tourneys will stamp berths into the state tournament that is scheduled for Feb. 20-22 at the Pepsi Center. In the latest Class 5A team rankings compiled by On The Mat, Ponderosa was ranked fourth, Cherry Creek fifth and Chaparral seventh. Ponderosa was the Class 5A runner-up last season. “We’re peaking at the right time,” said Ponderosa coach Corey McNellis after the Mustangs wrapped up their 20th con-

secutive Continental League wrestling title. Ponderosa, Mountain Vista and Heritage will be among the 16 teams competing in the Class 5A Region 1 state-qualifying tournament at Cherokee Trail High School. Seven south metro schools will be at the Region 2 meet at Coronado High School in Colorado Springs. Arapahoe, Castle View, Douglas County, Highlands Ranch, Legend, Littleton and ThunderRidge will compose almost half the field. Cherry Creek goes to the Region 3 tourney at Fort Collins High School while Chaparral and Rock Canyon will compete in the Region 4 meet at Bear Creek High School. Valor Christian will be at the Class 4A Region 1 tournament at Broomfield High School and Lutheran’s wrestlers will travel to Northeastern Junior College for the Class 2A Region 3 tournament.

Douglas County High senior Calvin Cooke ranks among the Continental League’s scoring and rebounding leaders. Photo by Jim Benton

Cook(e)ing up some hot play on the floor DCHS senior gets collegiate looks for inside/outside game By Jim Benton

jbenton@coloradocommunitymedia. com Calvin Cooke is a senior power forward/ shooting guard for the Douglas County basketball team. At 6-foot-3, he is a bit undersized to play power forward. Cooke can shoot from anywhere but faces a challenge when he goes inside, plays offensively with his back to the basket and has to rebound against players who are bulkier and taller. However, he still ranks among the Continental League leaders in scoring and rebounding, averaging 15.5 points and 9.1 rebounds. “It’s a big transition to go inside, outside, inside outside,” admitted Cooke. “It’s really hard to work on two parts of your game especially when you go to college and there is just one part of work on. “The big guys I play against definitely have the advantage. It’s tough but hard work pays off down there. I’m pretty hardnosed. I try to go at them as much as I can. Sometimes it doesn’t work out, sometimes it does. Most of the time when I do

go against them, I like to try to take them outside.” Cooke scored 21 points, 14 coming in the second half, in a 68-58 loss to Littleton on Feb. 4. Included in his game-high output were two 3-point baskets, three follow shots on offensive rebounds and a 3-for-3 performance at the foul line. Cooke is still undecided about his future basketball options. He has been approached by several Division III colleges and has also talked with Colorado State, Denver and Metro State University. Douglas County coach Jeff Riley claims Cooke, a three-year starter and a secondteam All-Continental League performer as a junior, is ready to play in college. “Calvin’s biggest improvements have been made off the basketball court,” explained Riley. “He has matured considerably and has worked hard academically to give himself a chance to play at the next level. He is a good teammate and strives to be positive with his teammates. He does his best to support everyone in the program. “On the court, he has improved his ball handling and when he decides to defend and rebound, he is a handful and very tough match up for opponents as he presents a strong outside-in presence. Obviously he can shoot it from the 3-point line and when he gets hot, look out.”

Katlin Costello accepts her award for finishing second in the Feb. 8 Continental League diving finals. Costello dives for the combined Castle View-Douglas County team. Photo by Tom Munds

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wound down. … Of course, we always want to be higher in the standings but we are happy where we are.” Heritage senior Mary Hinton smiled as she talked about her day in the water. Hinton, who swam in four events for the Eagles, finished second in the 200-yard freestyle and third in the 100-yard freestyle event. She also swam on the second-place Eagles 200-yard freestyle relay team and on the sixth-place 400-yard freestyle relay team. “Swimming has been my sport since I was a 5-year-old and I simply love it,”

the senior said. “It has been a great experience swimming for Heritage for four years but it is a little sad today because this is the last time in my high school career I’ll swim in this pool.” She said she is looking forward to state where she will swim her best events, the 200-freestyle and the 500-meter freestyle. “You are in the water for quite a while in the 500 and I (have to) keep my mind clear and focus on swimming my best race,” she said. “I listen to music before the race but, in the water, it is complete focus on the race. I do notice those around me but I focus on swimming my best and swimming my race.” Hinton’s coach, Tom Byorick, was named the league’s coach of the year.

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Mountain Vista ices twin wins Golden Eagles post back-to-back lopsided victories to get to 16-1

players for each of the lines.” After the Heritage game, Fenstermaker said he was seeing the ice well as he was able to put the puck in the back of the net twice to put his team ahead quickly. “After my two goals, I focused more on moving the puck and setting up teammates for good shots,” he said.

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tmunds@coloradocommunitymedia.com The Mountain Vista hockey team displayed spectacular skills at both ends of the rink this past weekend as the Golden Eagles topped Heritage, 7-1, and Chatfield, 15-0, for their 15th and 16th wins of the season. “We feel we are peaking at the right time with the playoffs coming up soon,” said coach Lev Cohen, prior to the 15-0 win. “Our team is strong at both ends of the ice. So far this season, the offense is averaging about nine goals a game and the defense has made it tough for the opponent to score. We also have good depth and, when everyone is healthy, we have four strong lines to put on the ice.” The lone blemish on this season’s record came Jan. 9 when the Golden Eagles (16-1) lost 4-3 in overtime to Ralston Valley (16-0). Mountain Vista — a composite team that features players from six area schools, including Rock Canyon — has won 10 straight since. The Golden Eagles played Cheyenne Mountain (8-8) Feb. 12 and will close out the regular season on the road Feb. 14 against Lewis Palmer (16-1) in a battle of two teams tied for the second-best records in the state. On the ice Feb. 7, Mountain Vista got two quick first period goals by Cordt Fenstermaker and a short-handed goal before Heritage scored on a power play to make the score 3-1

Winning without their star

Mountain Vista’s Jacob Morgan (41) tries to get control of the puck as Heritage goalie Andrew Nash smothers it during a Feb. 7 contest. Nash may have won this battle but the 16-1 Golden Eagles won the game, 7-1. Photo by Tom Munds at the end of the first period. The Golden Eagles pressed the attack continually, pushing the puck into the Heritage zone and battling for shots on net. Mountain Vista added three goals in the second period and one in the final period to post the 7-1 win. Joining Fenstermaker in the scoring column were Brandon Tangney, Tanner Gillis, Levi Drake, Austin Ansay and Kadin Steward, all adding one goal apiece. A dozen players were credited with assists in the game. In the 15-0 win over Chatfield, 10 play-

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Mountain Vista leading scorer Ryan Daugherty (22 goals, 19 assists) was wearing a suit and tie the night of the Heritage game as he continues to recover from a concussion. The junior forward said after graduation he would like to play junior hockey out east and go to college after that. “I started skating when I was 2 and started playing hockey a year or so later,” he said. “The fact my older brother played hockey, he was my inspiration to play the game. “I am having a good year and that is because of the good communications and great chemistry with my teammates on our line. We work well together as we all do our separate parts so the attacks come together really well.” He said he feels his biggest asset as a hockey player is his ability to know where everyone is on the ice and be able to time things well to get off good shots. “As far as shots, I look for what is open,” he said. “Most often, it is the quick shot at the net so, that if there is a rebound, one of my teammates can get it and keep the attack going.”

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Jim Mundle and Sonja Dailey, Douglas County Living proudly accept the Business of the Month award as Chamber President, Pam Ridler, Ambassadors and Chamber staff show their support.

The Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Douglas County Living Magazine as the Business of the Month recipient for the month of January. Douglas County Living Magazine promotes “Living at Its Finest!” Douglas County Living brings the Community together in featuring Local Families, Local Businesses and Local Events in Douglas County. They have been promoting local businesses and families for over 10 years. They help you get to know the people behind the business. Douglas County Living reaches Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Castle Pines, Castle Rock, Parker, Larkspur, Franktown, and beyond, as well as having a presence online at www.DouglasCountyLiving.com. The magazine is published monthly and is distributed through residential mailout and is available in over 250 businesses throughout the County. Wherever people are is where you'll find Douglas County Living Magazine: restaurants, grocery stores, retail stores & (Wal-Mart's), convenience stores, hospitals, offices, clinics and more. Douglas County Living supports and promotes events important to Douglas County residents. They also hold several fund raisers each year, from The Denver Draft Party to The Sporting Clays Challenge to Toys for Tots and more! The magazine's philosophy is to be as involved in the community as the people and businesses featured in the magazine." Congratulations from the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce for being recognized as an outstanding business!

Castle View 64, Legend 32 Maya Brown scored 21 points and Jess McGovern scored 14 points for the Sabercats. McGovern had 13 rebounds followed by Brown with 11. Amy Schmelzer had six assists and five steals and Kylie Minish had three rebounds, two assists and three steals. Molly Marshall had four rebounds. Castle View 76, Littleton 47 The Sabercats improved their record to 15-4 after beating the Lions 76-47. Castle View didn’t have any trouble from the start scoring 39 first half points. Castle View scored 15 points in the third quarter and 22 points in the fourth and held the Lions to just eight points in the third.

DOUGLAS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Wrestling Douglas County 56, Heritage 12 Zach Summers, 220-pounder, Tanner Mooney, 106, Jesse Crosier, 126, Coby Yannacone, 160, and Luke Engler, 170, all pinned their opponents in a dual meet against Heritage. Madison Baca, 182, won 9-1, Adam Tate, 285, won 13-2, Donald Negus, 138, won 4-0 and Tanner Clark, 152, won his match 10-4. Jack Bullock, 113, and Robert Gambrell, 145, won by forfeit. John Baker, 195, and Colton Davidson, 132, lost their matches.

UPCOMING GAMES Boys basketball THURSDAY 7 p.m. - Castle View @ Rock Canyon TUESDAY 7 p.m. - Castle View @ ThunderRidge

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said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/16/2014 Last Publication: 2/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 11/20/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: HOLLY DECKER Colorado Registration #: 32647 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Phone #: (303) 274-0155 Fax #: (303) 274-0159 Attorney File #: 13-945-25540 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: A TRACT OF LAND SITUATED IN THE NORTHWEST ¼ OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH, RANGE 65 WEST OF THE 6TH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLORADO, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS F O L L O W S : COMMENCING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID NORTHWEST ¼ AND CONSIDERING THE WEST LINE OF SAID NORTHWEST ¼ TO BEAR SOUTH 00 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST WITH ALL BEARINGS CONTAINED HEREIN RELATIVE THERETO; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID WEST LINE A DISTANCE OF 1033.52 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID WEST LINE A DISTANCE OF 1369.92 FEET TO THE CENTERLINE OF PONY EXPRESS ROAD; THENCE EASTERLY ALONG SAID CENTERLINE FOR THE NEXT FIVE (5) COURSES;1. THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 69.41 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVE; 2. THENCE NORTHEASTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE LEFT A DISTANCE OF 338.63 FEET, SAID CURVE HAS A RADIUS OF 250.00 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGEL OF 77 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 27 SECONDS TO A POINT OF TANGENT: 3. THENCE NORTH 12 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 03 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID TANGENT A DISTANCE OF 37.40 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVE;4. THENCE NORTHEASTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE RIGHT A DISTANCE OF 303.41 FEET, SAID CURVE HAS A RADIUS OF 230.00 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 75 DEGREES 35 MINUTES 00 SECONDS TO A POINT OF TANGENT; 5. THENCE NORTH 87 DEGREES 50 MINUTES 03 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID TANGENT A DISTANCE OF 953.65 FEET: THENCE NORTH 02 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 57 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 923.44 FEET;THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 1458.56 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 11070 S East Cherry Creek Rd, Elbert, CO 80116

terest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/16/2014 Last Publication: 2/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 11/26/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JENNIFER H TRACHTE Colorado Registration #: 40391 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107 Attorney File #: 9105.100008.F01 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

Public Notices Public Trustees PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0755 To Whom It May Concern: On 12/4/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: YANCY CISNEROS AND RAUL MADRID-MARROQUIN Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR MEGASTAR FINANCIAL CORP., A COLORADO CORPORATION Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/28/2008 Recording Date of DOT: 8/29/2008 Reception No. of DOT: 2008060879 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $177,022.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $166,813.83 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 2, BALDWIN PARK ESTATES FILING NO. 1 AS SHOWN ON THE MAP RECORDED AUGUST 18, 1978 UNDER RECEPTION NO. 222227, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 1203 Butterfield Lane, Castle Rock, CO 80104 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/30/2014 Last Publication: 2/27/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 12/10/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER Colorado Registration #: 34145 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Fax #: (303) 865-1410 Attorney File #: 13-07241 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No. 2013-0755 First Publication: 1/30/2014 Last Publication: 2/27/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0730 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/18/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: JASON ANDERSON AND ELISHA QUINTANA Original Beneficiary: CTX MORTGAGE COMPANY, LLC Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 9/26/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 10/4/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005095043** DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $346,050.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $358,666.19 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay monthly installments due Note Holder. **MODIFIED THROUGH A LOAN MODIFICATION AGREEMENT DATED MAY 25, 2012 THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 12, BLOCK 2, CRYSTAL VALLEY RANCH FILING NO. 1, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO Which has the address of: 862 Eaglestone Drive, Castle Rock, CO 80104 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/16/2014 Last Publication: 2/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 11/20/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: HOLLY DECKER Colorado Registration #: 32647

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Legal Notice No.: 2013-0730 First Publication: 1/16/2014 Last Publication: 2/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0736 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/19/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: CHEN SEM AND LYDA SEM Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICA'S WHOLESALE LENDER Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-19CB, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-19CB Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 5/31/2006 Recording Date of DOT: 6/8/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006048468 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $201,295.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $189,428.25 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 2, BLOCK 48, THE MEADOWS FILING NO. 16- PARCELS 1, 2, 3 & 4, 2ND AMENDMENT, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 1814 Hogan Court, Castle Rock, CO 80109 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/16/2014 Last Publication: 2/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 11/20/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: WAYNE E VADEN Colorado Registration #: 21026 PO BOX 18997 , DENVER, COLORADO 80218 Phone #: (303) 377-2933 Fax #: (303) 377-2934 Attorney File #: 13-081-05319 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0736 First Publication: 1/16/2014 Last Publication: 2/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Elbert NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0739 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/20/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: SHIRLEY J MASON Original Beneficiary: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 11/23/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 12/2/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005116016 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $310,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $275,868.87 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay monthly installments due Note Holder. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: A TRACT OF LAND SITUATED IN THE NORTHWEST ¼ OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH, RANGE 65 WEST OF THE 6TH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, D O U G L A S C O U N T Y , C O L O R A D O, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS F O L L O W S : COMMENCING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID NORTHWEST ¼ AND CONSIDERING THE WEST LINE OF SAID NORTHWEST ¼ TO BEAR SOUTH 00 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST WITH ALL BEARINGS CONTAINED HEREIN RELATIVE THERETO; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID WEST LINE A DISTANCE OF 1033.52 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID WEST

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NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/16/2014 Last Publication: 2/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 11/26/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: HOLLY DECKER Colorado Registration #: 32647 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Phone #: (303) 274-0155 Fax #: (303) 274-0159 Attorney File #: 13-049-25556 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0739 First Publication: 1/16/2014 Last Publication: 2/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0745 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/22/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: JEFFREY A VINLUAN AND MARYBETH CATOLINE Original Beneficiary: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/31/2008 Recording Date of DOT: 11/10/2008 Reception No. of DOT: 2008075375 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $260,800.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $230,565.39 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 66, BLOCK 1, METZLER RANCH FILING NO. 1, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 3670 Rawhide Circle, Castle Rock, CO 80104 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/16/2014 Last Publication: 2/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 11/26/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JENNIFER H TRACHTE Colorado Registration #: 40391 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107 Attorney File #: 9105.100008.F01 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee web-

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Legal Notice No.: 2013-0745 First Publication: 1/16/2014 Last Publication: 2/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0746 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/22/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: CLIFFORD C. CRAIG, III Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR FIRST FRANKLIN A DIVISION OF NAT. CITY BANK OF IN Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR FIRST FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-FF11, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-FF11 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 5/24/2006 Recording Date of DOT: 5/31/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006045458 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $241,600.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $275,070.00 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof.***Loan Modification Agreement recorded on July 31, 2013 at Reception No. 2013063833 in Douglas County, Colorado. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 4, BLOCK 3, THE MEADOWS FILING NO. 2, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 5864 S Meadow Lark Pl, Castle Rock, CO 80109 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/16/2014 Last Publication: 2/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 11/26/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JENNIFER H TRACHTE Colorado Registration #: 40391 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107 Attorney File #: 9106.02557B *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0746 First Publication: 1/16/2014 Last Publication: 2/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0750 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/26/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: JENNIFER CARLSON Original Beneficiary: KB HOME MORTGAGE COMPANY Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: COLORADO HOUSING AND FINANCE AUTHORITY Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/30/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 9/9/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005085977 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $176,357.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $154,506.89 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: the failure to timely make payments as required under the Deed of Trust. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 83, BLOCK 1, CASTLEWOOD RANCH FILING NO.1, PARCEL 12, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 5933 Turnstone Place, Castle Rock, CO 80104 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said

ASSOCIATION Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/5/2012 Recording Date of DOT: 10/15/2012 Reception No. of DOT: 2012077814 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $328,652.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $324,289.12 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of NOTICE OF SALE the deed of trust have been violated as The current holder of the Evidence of Debt follows: Failure to pay principal and insecured by the Deed of Trust described terest when due together with all other herein, has filed written election and depayments provided for in the Evidence of mand for sale as provided by law and in Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and said Deed ofTo Trust. violations the terms thereof. advertise your publicother notices callof303-566-4100 THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE that on the first possible sale date (unless A FIRST LIEN. the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. WedThe property described herein is all of the nesday, March 19, 2014, at the Public property encumbered by the lien of the Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle deed of trust. Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucLegal Description of Real Property: tion to the highest and best bidder for PART OF THE SOUTH ONE HALF OF cash, the said real property and all inTHE NORTH ONE HALF OF THE SOUTH terest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs ONE HALF OF THE NORTHWEST ONEQUARTER AND THE SOUTH ONE HALF and assigns therein, for the purpose of OF THE SOUTH ONE HALF OF THE paying the indebtedness provided in said NORTHWEST ONE-QUARTER OF SECEvidence of Debt secured by the Deed of TION 7, TOWNSHIP 8 SOUTH, RANGE Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses 68 WEST OF THE 6TH PRINCIPAL MEof sale and other items allowed by law, RIDIAN, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE and will deliver to the purchaser a CertificOF COLORADO, MORE PARTICUate of Purchase, all as provided by law. LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEFirst Publication: 1/23/2014 GINNING AT THE WEST ONELast Publication: 2/20/2014 QUARTER CORNER OF SAID SECTION Publisher: Douglas County News Press 7; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 41 Dated: 11/26/2013 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 1863.56 GEORGE J KENNEDY FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREES 54 The name, address and telephone numMINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST, 533.48 bers of the attorney(s) representing the FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES legal holder of the indebtedness is: 41 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST, EVE M GRINA Colorado Registration #: 43658 286.16 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 01 DE9800 S. MERIDIAN BLVD. SUITE 400, GREES 54 MINUTES 00 SECONDS ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO 80112 WEST, 132.70 FEET; THENCE SOUTH Phone #: (303) 706-9990 89 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 00 Fax #: SECONDS EAST, 150.00 FEET; Attorney File #: 31509 THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 54 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, 400.78 SALE DATES on the Public Trustee webFEET, TO A POINT ON THE SOUTH site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustLINE OF THE NORTHWEST ONEee/ QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 7; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 4 1 Legal Notice No.: 2013-0750 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, 436.16 First Publication: 1/23/2014 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Last Publication: 2/20/2014 Which has the address of: 2476 North Publisher: Douglas County News Press State Highway 67, Sedalia, CO 80135 The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 83, BLOCK 1, CASTLEWOOD RANCH FILING NO.1, PARCEL 12, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 5933 Turnstone Place, Castle Rock, CO 80104

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NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/30/2014 Last Publication: 2/27/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 12/10/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JENNIFER H TRACHTE Colorado Registration #: 40391 1199 BANNOCK STREET, DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107 Attorney File #: 1068.100020.F01 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0751 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/27/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: BRIAN J. ROHLING Original Beneficiary: CHERRY CREEK MORTGAGE CO., INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: COLORADO HOUSING AND FINANCE AUTHORITY Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 5/29/2009 Recording Date of DOT: 8/7/2009 Reception No. of DOT: 2009063774 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $200,305.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $189,072.57 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: the failure to timely make payments as required under the Deed of Trust. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 23, BLOCK 3, FOUNDERS VILL A G E FI L I N G N O . 9 , C O U N TY O F DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 1273 North Heritage Avenue, Castle Rock, CO 80104 The Deed of Trust was modified by a document recorded in Douglas County on 9/30/2009, Reception number 2009075855. Reason modified and any other modifications: Physical Address. NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/23/2014 Last Publication: 2/20/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 11/27/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: EVE M GRINA Colorado Registration #: 43658 9800 S. MERIDIAN BLVD. SUITE 400, ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO 80112 Phone #: (303) 706-9990 Fax #: Attorney File #: 31504 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0751 First Publication: 1/23/2014 Last Publication: 2/20/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Sedalia NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0761 To Whom It May Concern: On 12/5/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: HOWARD T HARDY Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR MEGASTAR FINANCIAL CORP. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/5/2012 Recording Date of DOT: 10/15/2012 Reception No. of DOT: 2012077814 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $328,652.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $324,289.12 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: PART OF THE SOUTH ONE HALF OF THE NORTH ONE HALF OF THE SOUTH ONE HALF OF THE NORTHWEST ONEQUARTER AND THE SOUTH ONE HALF OF THE SOUTH ONE HALF OF THE

Legal Notice No.: 2013-0761 First Publication: 1/30/2014 Last Publication: 2/27/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0764 To Whom It May Concern: On 12/11/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: ARLIE M GORDON, II Original Beneficiary: AEGIS MORTGAGE CORPORATION Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 4/12/1999 Recording Date of DOT: 4/20/1999 Reception No. of DOT: 99034367 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $112,500.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $85,292.59 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: THE WEST ONE-HALF OF THE EAST 30 ACRES OF THE SOUTH ONE-HALF OF THE SOUTH ONE-HALF OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE 66 WEST OF THE 6TH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN. TOGETHER WITH A NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS AS DESCRIBED IN INSTRUMENT FROM EDWARD G. SEIDENSTICKER TO THE PRESENT AND FUTURE OWNERS OF PROPERTY IN THE S1/2S1/2 OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE 66 WEST RECORDED FEBRUARY 27, 1985 IN BOOK 563 AT PAGE 466. COUNTY OF DOUGLAS STATE OF COLORADO Which has the address of: 4339 South Lake Gulch Road, Castle Rock, CO 80104 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/6/2014 Last Publication: 3/6/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 12/12/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JOAN OLSON Colorado Registration #: 28078 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107


First Publication: 2/6/2014 Last Publication: 3/6/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 12/12/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JOAN OLSON Colorado Registration #: 28078 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107 Attorney File #: 1159.00670 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

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Legal Notice No.: 2013-0764 First Publication: 2/6/2014 Last Publication: 3/6/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Franktown NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0766 To Whom It May Concern: On 12/10/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: GEORGE KIRBY ROSS AND TAMELA JO ROSS Original Beneficiary: FIRST CITY FINANCIAL CORPORATION Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 9/8/1999 Recording Date of DOT: 9/21/1999 Reception No. of DOT: 99081005 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $320,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $232,385.79 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay monthly installments due Note Holder. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 48, A REPLAT OF LOTS 48 AND 49, BURNING TREE RANCH, ACCORDING TO THE RECORDED PLAT THEREOF RECORDED OCTOBER 15, 1979 AT RECEPTION NO. 243430, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 8337 Burnt Oak Trail, Franktown, CO 80116 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/6/2014 Last Publication: 3/6/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 12/12/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: HOLLY DECKER Colorado Registration #: 32647 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Phone #: (303) 274-0155 Fax #: (303) 274-0159 Attorney File #: 13-049-25633 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0766 First Publication: 2/6/2014 Last Publication: 3/6/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Larkspur NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0774 To Whom It May Concern: On 12/17/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: LOUIS SADLER AND MARGARET SADLER Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER, FIRST COMMUNITY MORTGAGE, A DIVISION OF FIRST COMMUNITY BANK Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/27/2006 Recording Date of DOT: 11/8/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006096036 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $450,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $424,015.62 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay monthly installments due Note Holder. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 45 IN SAGE PORT FILING NO. 6B AND AS AMEND BY RATIFICATION AND CORRECTION OF THE FINAL PLAT RECORDED NOVEMBER 15, 2002 AT RECEPTION NO. 2002123892, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 1110 Cochetopa Drive, Larkspur, CO 80118

Recording Date of DOT: 11/8/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006096036 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $450,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $424,015.62 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay monthly installments due Note Holder. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 45 IN SAGE PORT FILING NO. 6B AND AS AMEND BY RATIFICATION AND CORRECTION OF THE FINAL PLAT RECORDED NOVEMBER 15, 2002 AT RECEPTION NO. 2002123892, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 1110 Cochetopa Drive, Larkspur, CO 80118

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NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 12/18/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: TONI DALE Colorado Registration #: 30580 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Phone #: (303) 274-0155 Fax #: (303) 274-0159 Attorney File #: 12-920-21035 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0774 First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0778 To Whom It May Concern: On 12/17/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: STEPHEN LEROY CONNELY AND CHERYL LEE CONNELY Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICAN MORTGAGE NETWORK, INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: U.S.BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDERS OF THE HOME EQUITY ASSET TRUST 2005-7 HOME EQUITY PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-7 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/31/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 9/7/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005084974 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $111,920.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $101,628.27 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: UNIT 5N, OAK CREST CONDOMINIUMS, ACCORDING TO THE CONDOMINIUM MAP THEREOF, RECORDED OCTOBER 10, 2000 AT RECEPTION NO. 0071707, IN THE RECORDS OF THE CLERK AND RECORDER OF THE COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, COLORADO, AND AS DEFINED AND DESCRIBED IN THE CONDOMINIUM DECLARATION FOR OAK CREST CONDOMINIUMS RECORDED ON AUGUST 8, 1996 IN BOOK 1362 AT PAGE 248 IN SAID RECORDS, AMENDMENT RECORDED OCTOBER 10, 2000 IN BOOK 1906 AT PAGE 275, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 1906 Oakcrest Circle #5n , Castle Rock, CO 80104 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 12/18/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER Colorado Registration #: 34145 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Fax #: (303) 865-1410 Attorney File #: 13-02895 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 12/18/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER Colorado Registration #: 34145 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Fax #: (303) 865-1410 Attorney File #: 13-02895 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

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Legal Notice No.: 2013-0778 First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0781 To Whom It May Concern: On 12/17/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: WYVETTER A LIVINGSTON AND STANLEY E. LIVINGSTON Original Beneficiary: WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE, INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR BANC OF AMERICA FUNDING CORPORATION 2005-D TRUST Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 4/27/2004 Recording Date of DOT: 4/29/2004 Reception No. of DOT: 2004043101 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $860,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $760,719.88 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 11, BLOCK 1, DIAMOND RIDGE EST A T E F I L I N G T W O , C O U N T Y OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 455 Rose Quartz Place, Castle Rock, CO 80108 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 12/18/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: LISA CANCANON Colorado Registration #: 42043 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107 Attorney File #: 9105.06257 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0781 First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0791

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To Whom It May Concern: On 12/20/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: ROBERT E VACHRIS III AND PATRICIA J VACHRIS Original Beneficiary: ASPEN VALLEY MORTGAGE CORP. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: EVERBANK Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 4/2/2004 Recording Date of DOT: 4/9/2004 Reception No. of DOT: 2004035749 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $298,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $253,086.85 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 4, BLOCK 1, CASTLE PINES NORTH #2, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 7462 Pembroke Court, Castle Rock, CO 80108 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 12/26/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JENNIFER H TRACHTE Colorado Registration #: 40391 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107 Attorney File #: 4380.12054 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0791 First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0796 To Whom It May Concern: On 12/20/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: LAURA M SMITH Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR AIR ACADEMY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: COLORADO HOUSING AND FINANCE AUTHORITY Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 12/28/2007 Recording Date of DOT: 12/31/2007 Reception No. of DOT: 2007100134 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $96,190.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $89,351.53 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: the failure to timely make payments as required under the Deed of Trust. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: Condominium Unit 201 together with the exclusive right to use Parking Spaces BP3-21 and BP3-22, The Stonecreek Park "B" Condominiums, according to the Condominium Map, recorded on April 02, 2001 at Reception No. 01026607 in the records of the Offices of the Clerk and Recorder of the County of Douglas, Colorado, and as defined and described in the Condominium Declaration for the Stonecreek Park "B" Condominiums, recorded on April 02, 2001 in Book 2000 at Page 469 in said records, County of Douglas, State of Colorado. Which has the address of: 532 Oakwood Drive B201, Castle Rock, CO 80104-1629

dominium Map, recorded on April 02, 2001 at Reception No. 01026607 in the records of the Offices of the Clerk and Recorder of the County of Douglas, Colorado, and as defined and described in the Condominium Declaration for the Stonecreek Park "B" Condominiums, recorded on April 02, 2001 in Book 2000 at Page 469 in said records, County of Douglas, State of Colorado. Which has the address of: 532 Oakwood Drive B201, Castle Rock, CO 80104-1629

February 13, 2014

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NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 12/26/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: EVE M GRINA Colorado Registration #: 43658 9800 S. MERIDIAN BLVD. SUITE 400, ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO 80112 Phone #: (303) 706-9990 Fax #: Attorney File #: 13-000157 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

Pursuant to Section 7-3 of the Town of Castle Rock Home Rule Charter, notice is hereby given that the Town Council did adopt the following named and described Ordinance during its Regular Meeting on February 4, 2014, which commenced at 6:00 P.M. at the Castle Rock Town Council Chambers, 100 N. Wilcox St., Castle Rock, CO 80104

Legal Notice No.: 2013-0796 First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press

Government Legals Public Notice NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE Pursuant of Section 7-3 of the Town of Castle Rock Home Rule Charter, notice is hereby given that the Town Council will consider adoption of the following named and described ordinance during its meeting on February 18, 2014 at 6:00 P.M. at the Town of Castle Rock, Town Hall, 100 North Wilcox, Castle Rock, CO 80104 Title of Proposed Ordinance: Ordinance No. 2014- : Vacating a Portion of the Alley Located between Wilcox St. and Jerry St. South of Eighth Street Subject Matter Summary: The proposed Ordinance provides for the vacation of that portion of the alley located between Wilcox and Jerry Street, south of Eighth Street. There is an existing public access easement that provides for public access from the southern portion of the alley to Jerry St. The Town will retain access rights over the vacated area to allow for ongoing maintenance of public and private drainage and utility facilities. The entire text of the proposed ordinance is available for public inspection at the office of the Town Clerk, 100 North Wilcox, Castle Rock, Colorado 80104 during normal working hours between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Legal Notice No.: 924875 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice NOTICE OF ADOPTED ORDINANCE Pursuant to Section 7-3 of the Town of Castle Rock Home Rule Charter, notice is hereby given that the Town Council did adopt the following named and described Ordinance during its Regular Meeting on February 4, 2014, which commenced at 6:00 P.M. at the Castle Rock Town Council Chambers, 100 N. Wilcox St., Castle Rock, CO 80104 Title of Adopted Ordinance: Ordinance No. 2014-04 An Ordinance Amending Amending Subparagraph B.1 of Chapter 17.06.020 of the Castle Rock Municipal Code Regarding Variance Hearings and Providing for its Emergency Adoption on Second and Final Reading Subject Matter Summary: The proposed Ordinance amends the Code to provide authorization for the Board of Adjustments to hear requests and make decisions on variances to rear yard setbacks. Emergency Adoption is requested to provide for the timely processing of a pending application for a variance. Legal Notice No.: 924908 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice

NOTICE OF ADOPTED ORDINANCE

Title of Adopted Ordinance: Ordinance No. 2014-05 An Ordinance Approving an Easement Agreement Between the Town of Castle Rock and Irving Johnson and Providing for Its Emergency Adoption on Second and Final Reading Subject Matter Summary: The proposed Ordinance grants an access easement to Irving Johnson in order to establish a permanent access to his property located a 3255 Plum Creek Blvd. The Ordinance was adopted on an Emergency Basis on Second and Final reading in order to further the ability of the owner to commence development on the property. Legal Notice No.: 924909 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS A public hearing will be held on March 3, 2014, at 7:00 p.m., before the Douglas County Planning Commission and on March 25, 2014, at 2:30 p.m., before the Board of County Commissioners in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room, 100 Third St., Castle Rock, CO, for proposed amendments to the Douglas County Subdivision Resolution (DCSR), Articles 9 (Exemptions) and 13 (Definitions). The proposed changes provide for the administrative approval of specific amendments to existing exemptions, along with clarifying certain submittal and process requirements for exemption requests. In addition, the amendment defines a new exclusion from the definition of subdivision based on the date of deed recordation. For more information, call Jeanette Bare at Douglas County Planning Services, 30 3-660-7460. File #/Name: DR2013-011/Amendments to the Exemption Process and Definition of Subdivision Legal Notice No.: 924922 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press

Public Notice PUBLIC INVITATION TO BID Separate sealed bids for 2014 SURFACE TREATMENT PROJECT, DOUGLAS COUNTY PROJECT NUMBER CI 2014003 will be received by the Owner, Douglas County Government, Department of Public Works Engineering, Philip S. Miller Building, 100 Third Street, Suite 220, Castle Rock, CO 80104, until Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. This project consists of surface treatments in various locations throughout Douglas County. The Contract Documents may be examined at the above address after 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, and copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained upon payment of $35.00 for each set. The $35.00 is non-refundable. (Additional charge if mailing is required.) A PRE-BID CONFERENCE will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at the Department of Public Works Engineering, Philip S. Miller Building, 100 Third Street, Suite 220, Castle Rock, CO 80104. The Bid Opening will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at the same address. The Project includes the following major items and approximate quantities: • Removal of Pavement Marking (Striping) – 11,359 SY • Removal of Pavement Marking (Crosswalks) – 3,838 SF • Removal of Asphalt Mat (Planing) (1 ½” Thickness) – 11,786 SY • Hot Mix Asphalt (Grading SX) (75) (Haul and Asphalt) (Paving) (2 Inch) – 2,400 Tons • Cover Coat Material (3/8”) – 926,430 SY • Cover Coat Material (Slurry) – 640,439 SY Prior to submitting a Bid Proposal, Bidders shall have received prequalification status (active status) with the Colorado Department of Transportation to bid on individual projects of the size and kind of work as set forth herein. Any questions on the bidding process may be directed to Terry Gruber, Project Engineer at 303.660.7490. For Planholder Information, Please Call 303.660.7490 (Front Desk) Legal Notice No.: 924932 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 20, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press

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NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 12/18/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: TONI DALE Colorado Registration #: 30580

Legal Notice No.: 2013-0778 First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press

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To Whom It May Concern: On 12/20/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: ROBERT E VACHRIS III AND PATRICIA J VACHRIS Original Beneficiary: ASPEN VALLEY MORTGAGE CORP. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: EVERBANK Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 4/2/2004 Recording Date of DOT: 4/9/2004 Reception No. of DOT: 2004035749 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $298,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $253,086.85 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 4, BLOCK 1, CASTLE PINES NORTH #2, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 7462 Pembroke Court, Castle Rock, CO 80108 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Public Trust-

NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 12/26/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: EVE M GRINA Colorado Registration #: 43658 9800 S. MERIDIAN BLVD. SUITE 400, ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO 80112 Phone #: (303) 706-9990 Fax #: Attorney File #: 13-000157 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

NOTICE OF ADOPTED ORDINANCE

Pursuant to Section 7-3 of the Town of Castle Rock Home Rule Charter, notice is hereby given that the Town Council did adopt the following named and described Ordinance during its Regular Meeting on February 4, 2014, which commenced at 6:00 P.M. at the Castle Rock Town Council Chambers, 100 N. Wilcox St., Castle Rock, CO 80104

Title of Adopted Ordinance: Ordinance No. 2014-05 An Ordinance Approving an Easement Agreement Between the Town of Castle Rock and Irving Johnson and Providing for Its Emergency Adoption on Second and Final Reading

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Subject Matter Summary: The proposed Ordinance grants an access easement to Irving Johnson in order to establish a permanent access to his property located a 3255 Plum Creek Blvd.

The Ordinance was adopted on an Emergency Basis on Second and Final reading in order to further the ability of the owner to commence development on the property. Legal Notice No.: 924909 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press

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Legal Notice No.: 2013-0796 First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press


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those things. The coaching staff has to get together and figure out what our best personnel is and what they do best.”

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totally have to redo it,” said Hill, who will also be the running backs coach and offensive coordinator next season. “A lot of things we were doing we are going to continue and a lot of things are in place for me. “Last year we had three good running backs and three on the field. Next year we might go back to the time when we had the single back with multiple tight ends and receivers. We can go back and do some of

Athletic Director Jeff Gardella believes Douglas County found the right coach to take the reins from Ketron. “We felt that Gene has put his time into this program for the past 12 years and bottom line is he bleeds purple,” Gardella said. “He has a great relationship with the faculty, staff, the community, and will enhance the relationship with our feeder schools. The players were in favor of this hire and I truly feel he has developed a very close

rapport with the players as well as past alumni. I received several calls and/or letters from past alumni endorsing Gene Hill as the next head football coach.” Under Ketron, the Huskies had a run as a major state power. Douglas won the 2005 Class 5A state championship, lost in the 2006 semifinals, was the state runner-up in 2007, a quarterfinalist in 2008 and a playoff participant in 2009. The program also made the playoffs the past two seasons. “Our goal every year is to win the state championship and conference championship (but) wins and losses are not going to define our program,” Hill said. “The main goal of our program is to make sure we are

producing young men that are going to produce in society.” Ketron said the time felt right to step down and that he has faith in Hill. “It was time for me to change gears and take on a new challenge in life,” the former coach said. “It is also time for all of our coaches and players to grow, which I think is occurring right now. … Gene will do an outstanding job as the head coach. “He has been an assistant here during the greatest period of DC’s history. He knows what it takes to win. He is great with kids and he has a great staff that will work extremely hard. ... I expect it to be an easy transition for everyone involved.”

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Pursuant to C.R.S. 37-92-302, you are notified that the following is a resume of all water right applications and certain amendments filed in the Office of the Water Clerk during the month of JANUARY 2014 for each County affected.

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Government Legals Public Notice A CALL FOR NOMINATIONS (NOTICE BY PUBLICATION OF) 32-1-804.1; 32-1-804.3, 1-1-104(34), 32-1-905(2), C.R.S. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the electors of the Plum Creek Metropolitan District of Douglas County, Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on the 6th day of May, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, two (2) directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms and one (1) director will be elected to serve a 2-year term. Eligible electors of the Plum Creek Metropolitan District interested in serving on the board of directors may obtain a SelfNomination and Acceptance form from the District Designated Election Official (DEO): David B. Peak, Designated Election Official 8390 E. Crescent Pkwy., Suite 600 Greenwood Village, CO 80111 303-779-4525 The Office of the DEO is open on the following days: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If the DEO determines that a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form is not sufficient, the eligible elector who submitted the form may amend the form once, at any time, prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014. The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form is close of business on Friday, February 28, 2014 (not less than 67 days before the election). Earlier submittal is encouraged as the deadline will not permit curing an insufficient form. Affidavit of Intent To Be A Write-In-Candidate forms must be submitted to the office of the designated election official by the close of business on Monday, March 3, 2014 (the sixty-fourth day before the election). NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, an application for an absentee ballot or mail-in ballot shall be filed with the designated election official no later than the close of business on Friday, May 2, 2014, except that, if the applicant wishes to receive the absentee ballot or mail-in ballot by mail, the

If the DEO determines that a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form is not sufficient, the eligible elector who submitted the form may amend the form once, at any time, prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014. The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form is close of business on Friday, February 28, 2014 (not less than 67 days before the election). Earlier submittal is encouraged as the deadline will not permit curing an insufficient form. Affidavit of Intent To Be A Write-In-Candidate forms must be submitted to the office of the designated election official by the close of business on Monday, March 3, 2014 (the sixty-fourth day before the election).

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NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, an application for an absentee ballot or mail-in ballot shall be filed with the designated election official no later than the close of business on Friday, May 2, 2014, except that, if the applicant wishes to receive the absentee ballot or mail-in ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than the close of business on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Plum Creek Metropolitan District By: /s/ David B. Peak, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 924940 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice DISTRICT COURT, WATER DIVISION 1, COLORADO JANUARY 2014 WATER RESUME PUBLICATION TO: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN WATER APPLICATIONS IN WATER DIV. 1 Pursuant to C.R.S. 37-92-302, you are notified that the following is a resume of all water right applications and certain amendments filed in the Office of the Water Clerk during the month of JANUARY 2014 for each County affected. 14CW3002 Brenda L. Ryberg, 11249 Stallion Drive, Parker, CO 80138 (James Petrock, Petrock & Fendel, 700 17th Street, #1800, Denver, CO 80202), APPLICATION FOR UNDERGROUND WATER RIGHTS FROM NOT NONTRIBUTARY SOURCE AND FOR APPROVAL OF PLAN FOR AUGMENTATION, IN THE NOT NONTRIBUTARY UPPER DAWSON AQUIFER, DOUGLAS COUNTY. Subject Property: 5.2 acres being Lot 7, Ponderosa East Subdivision Filing 1, generally located in the NE1/4NW1/4 of Section 9, T6S, R65W of the 6th P.M., as shown on Attachment A hereto (Subject Property). Source of Water Rights: The Upper Dawson aquifer is not nontributary as described in Sections 37-90-103(10.7), C.R.S. Estimated Amount: 0.58 acre-feet per year of Upper Dawson aquifer groundwater, which includes the amount associated with an existing Well Permit No.

Pursuant to C.R.S. 37-92-302, you are notified that the following is a resume of all water right applications and certain amendments filed in the Office of the Water Clerk during the month of JANUARY 2014 for each County affected. 14CW3002 Brenda L. Ryberg, 11249 Stallion Drive, Parker, CO 80138 (James Petrock, Petrock & Fendel, 700 17th Street, #1800, Denver, CO 80202), APPLICATION FOR UNDERGROUND WATER RIGHTS FROM NOT NONTRIBUTARY SOURCE AND FOR APPROVAL OF PLAN FOR AUGMENTATION, IN THE NOT NONTRIBUTARY UPPER DAWSON AQUIFER, DOUGLAS COUNTY. Subject Property: 5.2 acres being Lot 7, Ponderosa East Subdivision Filing 1, generally located in the NE1/4NW1/4 of Section 9, T6S, R65W of the 6th P.M., as shown on Attachment A hereto (Subject Property). Source of Water Rights: The Upper Dawson aquifer is not nontributary as described in Sections 37-90-103(10.7), C.R.S. Estimated Amount: 0.58 acre-feet per year of Upper Dawson aquifer groundwater, which includes the amount associated with an existing Well Permit No. 293212. Proposed Use: Domestic, including inhouse, irrigation, livestock watering, fire protection, and augmentation purposes. Description of plan for augmentation: Groundwater to be augmented: All available not nontributary Upper Dawson aquifer groundwater as requested herein. Water rights for augmentation: Return flows from the use of not nontributary Upper Dawson aquifer and return flows from or direct discharge of nontributary ground water underlying the lot. Said nontributary ground water was decreed in Case No. 04CW314 for the Denver: 1.5 acrefeet, Arapahoe: 2.3 acre-feet, and Laramie-Fox Hills: 1.8 acre-feet. Statement of plan for augmentation: The Upper Dawson aquifer groundwater will be used for inhouse use in one residence (0.35 acrefeet per year), irrigation of 3500 squarefeet of home lawn and garden and trees (0.205 acre-feet per year), and stockwatering of two large domestic animals, through an existing Upper Dawson aquifer well in Permit No. 293212. Sewage treatment for inhouse use will be provided by non-evaporative septic system. Return flows associated with in-house use will be approximately 90% of water used for that purpose and return flow associated with irrigation use will be 10% of water used for that purpose. During pumping Applicant will replace actual depletions to the affected stream system pursuant to Section 37-90-137(9)(c.5), C.R.S. Depletions occur to the Piney Creek stream system. Return flows accrue to the South Platte River stream system, and those return flows are sufficient to replace actual depletions while the subject groundwater is being pumped. Applicant will reserve an equal amount of nontributary groundwater decreed in Case No. 04CW314 to meet post pumping augmentation requirements. Applicant will provide notice of this application to First Bank pursuant to Section 3792-302(2), C.R.S. Further, Applicant prays that this Court grant the application and for such other relief as seems proper in the premises. (5 pages).

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THE WATER RIGHTS CLAIMED BY THESE APPLICATIONS MAY AFFECT IN PRIORITY ANY WATER RIGHTS CLAIMED OR HERETOFORE ADJUDIC-

14CW3002 Brenda L. Ryberg, 11249 Stallion Drive, Parker, CO 80138 (James Petrock, Petrock & Fendel, 700 17th Street, #1800, Denver, CO 80202), APPLICATION FOR UNDERGROUND WATER RIGHTS FROM NOT NONTRIBUTARY SOURCE AND FOR APPROVAL OF PLAN FOR AUGMENTATION, IN THE NOT NONTRIBUTARY UPPER DAWSON AQUIFER, DOUGLAS COUNTY. Subject Property: 5.2 acres being Lot 7, Ponderosa East Subdivision Filing 1, generally located in the NE1/4NW1/4 of Section 9, T6S, R65W of the 6th P.M., as shown on Attachment A hereto (Subject Property). Source of Water Rights: The Upper Dawson aquifer is not nontributary as described in Sections 37-90-103(10.7), C.R.S. Estimated Amount: 0.58 acre-feet per year of Upper Dawson aquifer groundwater, which includes the amount associated with an existing Well Permit No. 293212. Proposed Use: Domestic, including inhouse, irrigation, livestock watering, fire protection, and augmentation purposes. Description of plan for augmentation: Groundwater to be augmented: All available not nontributary Upper Dawson aquifer groundwater as requested herein. Water rights for augmentation: Return flows from the use of not nontributary Upper Dawson aquifer and return flows from or direct discharge of nontributary ground water underlying the lot. Said nontributary ground water was decreed in Case No. 04CW314 for the Denver: 1.5 acrefeet, Arapahoe: 2.3 acre-feet, and Laramie-Fox Hills: 1.8 acre-feet. Statement of plan for augmentation: The Upper Dawson aquifer groundwater will be used for inhouse use in one residence (0.35 acrefeet per year), irrigation of 3500 squarefeet of home lawn and garden and trees (0.205 acre-feet per year), and stockwatering of two large domestic animals, through an existing Upper Dawson aquifer well in Permit No. 293212. Sewage treatment for inhouse use will be provided by non-evaporative septic system. Return flows associated with in-house use will be approximately 90% of water used for that purpose and return flow associated with irrigation use will be 10% of water used for that purpose. During pumping Applicant will replace actual depletions to the affected stream system pursuant to Section 37-90-137(9)(c.5), C.R.S. Depletions occur to the Piney Creek stream system. Return flows accrue to the South Platte River stream system, and those return flows are sufficient to replace actual depletions while the subject groundwater is being pumped. Applicant will reserve an equal amount of nontributary groundwater decreed in Case No. 04CW314 to meet post pumping augmentation requirements. Applicant will provide notice of this application to First Bank pursuant to Section 3792-302(2), C.R.S. Further, Applicant prays that this Court grant the application and for such other relief as seems proper in the premises. (5 pages).

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THE WATER RIGHTS CLAIMED BY THESE APPLICATIONS MAY AFFECT IN PRIORITY ANY WATER RIGHTS CLAIMED OR HERETOFORE ADJUDICATED WITHIN THIS DIVISION AND OWNERS OF AFFECTED RIGHTS MUST APPEAR TO OBJECT WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY STATUTE OR BE FOREVER BARRED. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that any party who wishes to oppose an application, or an amended application, may file with the Water Clerk, P. O. Box 2038, Greeley, CO 80632, a verified Statement of Opposition, setting forth facts as to why the application should not be granted, or why it should be granted only in part or on certain conditions. Such Statement of Opposition must be filed by the last day of M AR C H 2 0 1 4 ( fo r m s a v a i l a b l e o n www.courts.state.co.us or in the Clerk’s office), and must be filed as an Original and include $158.00 filing fee. A copy of each Statement of Opposition must also be served upon the Applicant or Applicant’s Attorney and an affidavit or certificate of such service of mailing shall be filed with the Water Clerk. Legal Notice No.: 924942 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the electors of the Stonegate Village Metropolitan District ("District") of Douglas County, Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on the 6TH day of May, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, THREE directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms. Eligible electors of the District interested in serving on the board of directors may obtain a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form from the District Designated Election Official (DEO), Sue Blair, c/o Community Resource Services of Colorado, 7995 E. Prentice Avenue, Suite 103E, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 telephone: (303) 381-4960. The office of

LEO (Jul 23 to Aug 22) A family matter needs to be dealt with at the start of the week. Once it’s resolved, the big Cat can devote more attention to that new opportunity that seems to hold so much potential. VIRGO (Aug 23 to Sept 22) Pay attention to those niggling doubts. They could be warning you not to make any major decisions until you’ve checked them out -- especially where money matters might be involved. LIBRA (Sept 23 to Oct 22) A business venture might need more of your attention than you are able to provide. Consider asking a trusted friend or family member to help you work through this time crunch. SCORPIO (Oct 23 to Nov 21) A more-positive aspect helps you get a clearer focus on how to handle your time so that you can deal with several responsibilities that are just now showing up on your schedule. SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 to Dec 21) A very close friend (you know who that is!) has advice that could help you work through a confusing situation. So put your pride aside and ask for it. You’ll be glad you did. CAPRICORN (Dec 22 to Jan 19) A workplace situation could turn a bit tense. The best way to handle it is to confront it and deal with it openly. Doing so can help reveal the underlying reasons for the problem. AQUARIUS (Jan 20 to Feb 18) A colleague’s remarks appear to be especially cutting. but don’t waste your time or your energy trying to deal with the situation. You have more important things to do. PISCES (Feb 19 to Mar 20) Support for your work comes as a surprise from someone you thought was critical or, at least, indifferent. Your spouse or partner has big plans for the weekend. BORN THIS WEEK: Your spiritual strength often acts as an inspiration to help others make decisions about their lives. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on the 6TH day of May, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, THREE directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms. Eligible electors of the District interested in serving on the board of directors may obtain a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form from the District Designated Election Official (DEO), Sue Blair, c/o Community Resource Services of Colorado, 7995 E. Prentice Avenue, Suite 103E, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 telephone: (303) 381-4960. The office of the DEO is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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If the DEO determines that a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form is not sufficient, the eligible elector who submitted the form may amend the form once, at any time, prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014. The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance is close of business on Friday, February 28, 2014 (not less than 67 days before the election). Earlier submittal is encouraged as the deadline will not permit curing an insufficient form. An "Affidavit of Intent to be a Write-In-Candidate" must be submitted to the office of the DEO by the close of business on Monday, March 3, 2014 (the sixty-fourth day before the election). NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, an application for a mail-in ballot shall be filed with the designated election official no later than the close of business on Friday, May 2, 2014, except that, if the applicant wishes to receive the mail-in ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than the close of business on Tuesday, April 30, 2014. STONEGATE VILLAGE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT By: Sue Blair, Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 924944 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the electors of the South Metro Fire Rescue District ("District") of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on the 6TH day of May, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, THREE directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms. Eligible electors of the District in-

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© 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. DouglasCALL County Public Notices L9 FOR NOMINATIONS TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the electors of the South Metro Fire Rescue District ("District") of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, Colorado.

Government Legals

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on the 6TH day of May, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, THREE directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms. Eligible electors of the District interested in serving on the board of directors may obtain a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form from the District Designated Election Official (DEO), Sue Blair, c/o Community Resource Services of Colorado, 7995 E. Prentice Avenue, Suite 103E, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 telephone: (303) 381-4960. The office of the DEO is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. If the DEO determines that a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form is not sufficient, the eligible elector who submitted the form may amend the form once, at any time, prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014. The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance is close of business on Friday, February 28, 2014 (not less than 67 days before the election). Earlier submittal is encouraged as the deadline will not permit curing an insufficient form. An "Affidavit of Intent to be a Write-In-Candidate" must be submitted to the office of the DEO by the close of business on Monday, March 3, 2014 (the sixty-fourth day before the election). NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, an application for an absentee or mail-in ballot shall be filed with the designated election official no later than the close of business on Friday, May 2, 2014, except that, if the applicant wishes to receive the mail-in ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than the close of business on Tuesday, April 30, 2014. SOUTH METRO FIRE RESCUE DISTRICT By: Sue Blair, Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 924945 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press


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CAREERS

APC Construction CO., LLC is looking for applications for the following positions:

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Instruction Piano Lessons- N.W Metro area Beg. - Inter. levels Piano lessons from B.Sc.in Music Instructor $15 1/2 hr or $30 hr. Lessons include: finger technique,sight reading,ear training please call Dave- 720 271-1299

LEARN TO SHOOT! NRA Certified Instructor offering private and small class firearms instruction. (NRA Basic Pistol class meets the CO requirement for a Concealed Handgun Permit.) For more info contact Karen Murray 303-840-7238 (home) 303-941-8818 (cell) or email at klmity65@msn.com

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Split & Delivered $225 Stacking available extra $25 Some delivery charges may apply depending on location. Hauling scrap metal also available (appliances, batteries etc.) Call 303-647-2475 or 720-323-2173

Want To Purchase minerals and other oil/gas interests. Send details to: P.O. Box 13557 Denver, CO 80201

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Class A&B CDL Drivers- experience required Asphalt Plant Operator Experienced Miners Heavy Equipment Operators Experienced Asphalt Equipment Operators APC Construction is an EEO employer with competitive pay, excellent benefits package and 401K. Please apply in person at

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academyfordentalassistingcareers .com Arvada Independent Insurance Agency needs F/T (37.5 hrs week) Commercial Lines CSR, Min. 2yrs exp. Clerical and computer skills required. Must be well organized and detail oriented able to handle multiple assignments. Salary and benefits. Mail resumes to PO BOX 250, Arvada, CO 80001 ad category: Help Wanted

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MOVING SALE--PARKER 1940 Mahogany Hope Chest $100; Teak Lighted Cabinet $100; Desk w/Chair $100; Polish crystal baskets $20ea.; Lamps $10ea; Golf clubs w/Bag $50; Record Albums $2ea 720-514-9114. All items in great condition!

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Caregivers to provide in-home care to senior citizens who need assistance with activities of daily living. Call Today 303-736-6688 www.visitingangels.com /employment Drivers wanted to transport railroad crews in the Denver area. Paid training, benefits, & company vehicle provided. Starting pay $.20 per mile or $8.00 per hour while waiting. Apply online at www.renzenberger.com.

Can you spot a business opportunity? Because we have one for you!

The Denver Post is looking for dependable adults to deliver newspapers in the metro area. Need reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance. Early morning hours, seven days per week.

Earn up to $1,000 per month!

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Call 303-954-CASH or 800-892-6403 anytime!

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Need a piece of great quality used equipment? United Rentals has hundreds of pieces of equipment to choose from. Anything from generators and scissorlifts to skid steers and forklifts. We carry it all! For information or to obtain a quote on a piece of equipment please call: Krystal Cox 303-513-6016 or KRCOX@UR.COM

Need to find good home for 8 year old Tibetan Spaniel/Pomeranian mix. He would do best in a family who has lots of time and love to spend on him and where there are no other dogs. If interested, please call 303-463-8950

Horse & Tack Riding Horses Available Boarding, leasing, lessons, Birthday Parties, SUMMER CAMPS, Volunteering and Tours. Friends of Horses Rescue & Adoption 303-649-1155 www.getahorse.org

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Independent contract drivers needed to deliver flowers for Valentine's Day holiday. Must use your own vehicle and provide MVR, insurance & license. Contact Mike at (720) 229-6800.

Miscellaneous Quality EZ chair and ottoman $49; Bun & Thigh Burner by Body by Jake $30; wood/metal stool $10, suede/swivel $15; S, M, Lg pet carriers/cages $15 each; classy, oak ent ctr $20; legal hanging file racks, folders cheap. 303 688-9171

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Wanted Cash for all Cars and Trucks Under $1000 Running or not. Any condition

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SPANISH CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH WITH NATIVE SPEAKER IN GOLDEN. INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED ADULT LEARNERS. RELAX AND HAVE FUN LEARNING SPANISH! CALL VIOLETA 303-908-7518

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NEW Brighton School Open House! Feb. 23rd, Noon - 2pm at 30 S. 20th Ave. Come, Tour and Meet the Teaching Staff 8 Saturdays ONLY! Class starts March 8th.

Abused and neglected brothers and sisters are often separated in foster care. There just aren’t enough foster homes to keep them together. This leaves them sad, anxious and confused and they feel like it’s “all their fault.” Give the Gift of Hope-Become a Savio foster parent. Call Tracy Stuart 303/225-4152

Valet Attendant openings in Black Hawk CO. Valet Attendant openings for local Casino’s in Black Hawk. Properties are open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, year round with positions available on ALL shifts. Weekend availability is preferred and flexible schedules are available. Candidates must be 18 years of age with a valid Driver’s License and be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. Individuals should apply online at www.townepark.com for immediate consideration.

RN Weekend Supervisor - Full-time position

available. Must be a Colorado-licensed RN with geriatric nursing and supervisory experience. Apply to Tobin_Warren@LCCA.com. Restorative CNA - Full-time position available. Must be a Colorado-certified nursing assistant with restorative care experience. Apply to Samantha_Zander@LCCA.com.

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Medical Tech/or MLT Full time for pediatric office in Highlands Ranch and Ken Caryl area. Fax resume to Nita @ 303-791-7756

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NOW HIRING POLICE OFFICERS The City of Black Hawk, two (2) vacancies for POLICE OFFICER I. Hiring Range: $53,959 - $62,052 DOQ/E. Unbelievable benefit package and exceptional opportunity to serve in Colorado’s premiere gaming community located 18 miles west of Golden. The City supports its employees and appreciates great service! If you are interested in serving a unique historical city and enjoy working with diverse populations visit the City’s website at www.cityofblackhawk.org/goto/employee_services for more information or to apply online for this limited opportunity. Requires High School Diploma or GED, valid Colorado driver’s license with a safe driving record, must be at least 21 years of age, and must be Colorado POST certified by date of hire. The City accepts online applications for Police Officer positions year round. Applications will remain active for one (1) year from the date of submission. EOE.

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Priority Plastics, inc., a manufacturer of plastics products with five locations nationwide, is currently seeking a Plant scHEDUlEr / BUyEr in our Arvada, CO facility. This full time position will be responsible for purchasing and maintaining inventory levels for all raw materials at the plant, as well as, scheduling products for our plastic blow molded extrusion and injection machines. This position will work closely with our customer service, sales, shipping, and production departments. Candidates should have a degree in business or related field and at least three to five years of experience in purchasing or production management, preferably in a manufacturing environment. Qualified candidates should send resumes to: jobs@priorityplastics.com

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February 13, 2014 Roofing/Gutters

Tile

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Medved Chevy Buick/GMC 1506 S Wilcox Castle Rock, CO 80104 (720) 733-7114. www.MedvedSouth.com

G3887

MSRP$ 37,090 $2999 DUE AT SIGNING 10,000 MILES PER YEAR .20 PER MILE OVERAGE INCLUDES CCR, BUICK CONQUEST OFFER, INCREMENTAL CCR O.A.C.

LEASE

MONTH + TAX

2014

Chevy Silverado 2500HD

G3800

LEASE

LEASE

MONTH + TAX

MONTH + TAX

MSRP $61,325 INCLUDES REBATE, OWNER LOYALTY, TRADE ASSISTANCE, INCREMENTAL CONSUMER CASH

2014

2014

MSRP$ 47,160 10,000 MILES PER YEAR .20 PER MILE OVERAGE O.A.C. 39 MONTHS INCLUDES CCR, USAA PRIVATE OFFER $2999 DUE AT SIGNING

Over 900 TOTAL

Chevy Cruze

Chevy Equinox

LEASE

LEASE

MONTH + TAX

MONTH + TAX

G3805T

MSRP$ 27,065 10,000 MILES PER YEAR INCLUDES CCR, USAA PRIVATE OFFER, INCR MENTAL CCR O.A.C. .20 PER MILE OVERAGE $999 DUE AT SIGNING 39 MONTHS

INCLUDES CCR, GM OWNER LOYALTY MSRP $18105 10K MILES PER YEAR $1000 DUE AT SIGNING O.A.C. .25 PER MILE OVERAGE

New Vehicles s!

20% OFF

For Sale on 40 acre

ANY REPAIR OR

MAINTENANCE (max savings of $150.00)

BLE!

$

2014 Jeep Patriot

18,999

$

+ TAX Stock # D6113 w.a.c.

MSRP $22080 2000 in rebate must finance with Chrysler Capital

299mo.

D6235

LEASE MONTH + TAX

$32.95

$189.95

(up to 6 qts. of oil. diesel and synthetic extra. Shop supplies and disposal fees extra.)

Shop supplies and disposal fees extra.

• OIL CHANGE • ROTATE • INSPECTION

• DIESEL OIL CHANGE • FUEL FILTER

REPLACEMENT

IN STOCK!

AVAI LA

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

ALL MAKES / ALL MODELS

OVER 150

20

OVER

MSRP of $32190.00, 24 month lease, 10k miles per year. $2,999.00 due at signing (cash or trade), must qualify for $1000.00 Conquest Lease Rebate.

G3662

NEW 2014 FORD F-150

$199/mo LEASE!

St# F2306t, MSRP $35885, Cap cost $32500 2014 Ford 4X4 Supercab 24 month lease, 10500 miles per year $1999 due at signing $199 a month plus tax,title, license and fees Includes $2500 in incentives. Must qualify for customer conquest incentive of $1000.

NEW 2014 FORD EXPLORER

$269/mo LEASE! NEW ALL

20

Beat the Colorado COLD

AVA ILA

BLE !

with the HOTTEST SUV on the road!

2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk!

2014 RAM 1500

$

D5080

199mo.

ST QUAD CAB

4X4

LEASE

MONTH + TAX

MSRP of $36,395.00, 24 month lease, 10k miles per year. Must qualify for $1,000.00 Conquest Lease Rebate.

20 OVER

2014

$

2014 Ford Explorer 4X4. St# 2966tt MSRP $32495 Cap Cost $30718 $1399 down plus tax, title, lic and fees. $199 a month. 24 month lease. Must qualify for lease conquest incentive with approved credit.

OVE R

JEEP WRANGLER

23,168

+ TAX

D5974

MUST QUALIFY FOR LEASE CONQUEST WAC MSRP $24880

AVAILA BLE!

2014 Dodge Dart

$15,995

+ TAX

D5612

Must qualify for Conquest to Lease rebate of $1,000.00

Medved Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 1520 S Wilcox Castle Rock, CO 80104 (720) 733-7156. www.MedvedSouth.com

NEW 2014 FORD FOCUS

$169/mo LEASE!

St# F2979t MSRP $18820 Cap Cost $17750 $169 a month. 24 month lease. $1099 down plus tax, title, lic and fees.Over 40 Focus’s in stock Must qualify for the $500 lease conquest incentive. Includes $1000 in incentives. With approved credit.

NEW 2013 FORD C-MAX

$249/mo LEASE!

St# F2748 MSRP $26860 Cap Cost $24990 $2350 down plus tax, title, license and fees. $249 a month. 24 month lease. With approved credit

(720) 733-7119 www.MedvedSouth.com 1404 S Wilcox Castle Rock, CO 80104

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