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School district talks up reforms ‘Innovation Summit’ set for three days in June By Jane Reuter
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Former Olympic Gold Medal winning wrestler Rulon Gardner spoke May 9 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds at an event to help raise money for the recovery of Castle View senior Joe Hunsaker, who broke two vertebrae at a wrestling meet this February. for more on the event, please turn to page 24. Photo by Mike DiFerdinando
Students learn about Maasai tribe’s culture Warrior chief describes need for education, equipment By Mike DiFerdinando
mdiferdinando @coloradocommunitymedia.com Students at Daniel C. Oakes High School were visited by a Maasai warrior chief during a school assembly May 5. Maasai Warrior Chief Joseph Ole Tipanko, his wife Cicilia Seleyian and tribesman John Kilenyi Parsitau spoke to students about the differences between the two groups’ cultures and the needs of the Maasai people. While the chief and Kilenyi Parsitau had been to America before, it was Seleyian’s first trip out of Africa. “It was my first time on a plane,” she said. The Maasai are an indigenous African ethnic group of semi-nomadic people who have a reputation as fierce warriors. The tribe lives in Kenya and Tanzania along the Great Rift Valley on semi-arid and arid lands. They occupy a land area of 160,000 square kilometers and have a population of approximately half a million people. They have largely stayed outside the mainstream Western development in the region. Cattle, goats and sheep are the primary source of income for the Maasai. Livestock are traded for other livestock, cash or livestock products such as milk. The chief explained the need for money for more schools and equipment for educating the children of his community. “The kids, sometimes they share a penPOSTAL ADDRESS
Maasai Warrior Chief Joseph Ole Tipanko, his wife Cicilia Seleyian and Tribesman John Kilenyi Parsitau spoke to students at DC Oakes High School about their culture, traditions and way of life. Photo courtesy of DC Oakes High School cil,” he said. “They break it in half and split it to share.” He spoke on the lack of running water and the long distances students walk to and from school each day. “How many of you have ever gone a single day without water?” he asked. “In Maasailand we have no running water.” Seleyian said she walks roughly four miles each way to get water for her family, carrying 30 liters on her back. During the presentation, students were rewarded for answering questions with handmade Maasai jewelry. The jewelry, made with colorful glass beads, was also made available for sale following the presentation, with the proceeds
going to help fund needed improvements in the Maasai community. The chief said he has been coming to America for five years and that he is very grateful for the generosity of the people here. “Through the partnerships with many people here (in America) we have been able to build two schools in Africa, and it makes me happy to know that at last I’ve made a difference,” he said. “After some time, when I’m old, I will be able to see that I left a seed that will grow and improve the Maasai (community). We’ve been able to build two schools. Many children are going to these schools and it makes me happy that they have a bright future.”
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The Douglas County School District will open its doors to those in the education world curious about its reform efforts during a summer Innovation Summit. The event is planned from June 18-20. Sessions will take place in district schools. “This is not going to be your average experience,” Superintendent Elizabeth Fagen said on a promotional video for the event on DCSD’s website. “This is going to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to collaborate on the transformation, the reinvention of American education, that we all know is best for our kids.” The Innovation Summit is described as a way for attendees to “Get everything you need to spark change within your school district,” according to the website. “We will share best practices from actual implementation by teachers and leaders for kids. You’ll collaborate with teachers who have reinvented their classrooms and teaching for the 21st century, uncover changes that have put millions of dollars into the classroom, work alongside staff who have reinvented professional pay in education, and receive authentic feedback on your ideas and your work.” Sessions will cover professional development, market-based pay, pay-for-performance, teacher evaluations, the legally challenged choice scholarship voucher program, school security and more. During the May 6 board meeting, one parent asked school leaders about the cost of the event. She did not receive an immediate response, though board president Kevin Larsen said they would look into it. “I don’t appreciate my taxpayer dollars being spent on this Innovation Summit,” said Anne-Marie Lemieux. “There is no data to prove these innovations are working. If anything we have data to show they’re not working and are diverting funding away from authentic education resources.” DCSD spokeswoman Paula Hans said the cost to the district will be minimal, with registration and sponsorships covering the majority of the expenses. Cost to attend the event is $200 per person, or $400 for teams of two or more. Three employees of North Carolina’s General Assembly visited DCSD last June. Based on that visit, a North Carolina subcommittee recently introduced draft open-enrollment legislation to allow students to attend any public school in the state.
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Lawmakers working together? Let’s see if it lasts If last year’s legislative session was an exercise in surrealism, than this year’s version was like a Bob Ross painting. Sure, there were moments of contention this year. But, for the most part, the olive branches that lawmakers extended to one another all turned into “happy little trees,” as the late Ross would say. This year’s session didn’t have the same venomous bite to it as last year’s. And, for the most part, everyone was on his or her best behavior and legislators actually... umm... worked together on a lot of things? To the rolled eyes and groans among the jaded members of the press, lawmakers have been touting this session as one where about 96 percent of the bills that passed came with bipartisan support. House Speaker Mark Ferrandino, DDenver, points out that the 2013 session was pretty bipartisan as well, but that the “noise” that came about from a handful of bills — such as one that created civil unions and others that tightened gun laws — made it difficult for others to notice that lawmakers often were working together. “There was a lot more heat in the building last year,” Ferrandino said. “One of the differences is we had a biblical flood in our state between the two sessions and I think a lot of people said, `Let’s (set aside) the gamesmanship, the feigned indignation and fighting that we do for theater sometimes and actually just get the work done.’” Even claims that the session was a bipartisan success came with bipartisan support.
“Overall it was not quite as contentious this year as it was last year,” said House Minority Leader Brian DelGrosso, R-Loveland. DelGrosso acknowledged that there were fights on some issues, but not many. “I think that was kind of good for everybody... to have a little more civility,” he said. Some of the key pieces of legislation that passed the Legislature this year came with overwhelming bipartisan support. They included the Student Success Act, a major K-12 school-funding bill, and an effort to fund a state-operated aerial firefighting fleet. And some of the high-profile bills that died were bipartisan efforts, such as a bill that would have banned photo radar technology like red light cameras and another bill that would have prohibited the sale of cigarettes to persons under 21. There was a sharp difference in tone at the Capitol this year and there wasn’t nearly the kind of tension that resulted in marathon debates on issues like gun control, like we saw last year.
Now, this year started out looking like it was going to be an extension of 2013, when Senate Republicans — just days into the session — blasted Democrats by accusing them of bending the rules to prevent repeal efforts on gun bills from being heard. Senate Minority Leader Bill Cadman, R-Colorado Springs, even suggested that Senate President Morgan Carroll, D-Aurora, be recalled over the whole thing — which, by the way, turned out to be a non-story because the controversy was born out of a misunderstanding. Still, when Cadman threw down, I was like, “Oh, snap. Here we go. Where’s the popcorn?” Seriously, I settled in for what I expected to be 2013 redux. Instead, nothing. This year’s session was hardly a heavyweight fight. At best, it was like watching a 12-round fight between a couple of aging boxers who can’t lift their arms to throw punches any more. But, don’t kid yourselves. These guys are politicians and they know when it’s appropriate to sit around the campfire and sing songs together and when it’s time to throw down. For example, House Majority Leader Dickey Lee Hullinghorst, D-Gunbarrel, recently took issue when a reporter asked her if the quiet session was a result of Democrats getting the message that they may have overreached on some issues last year. “I think one reason why this one was less contentious was that (Republicans) got the
message,” she said. “We’re here to do the work of the people and that’s how we do it. We do the work that we think is of core importance to the people of Colorado and a lot of that was bipartisan. “We don’t pick fights to pick fights and maybe they’ve begun to understand that.” But Republicans believe that voters will have long memories when they go to the polls in November. And Cadman will be eligible to become Senate President if just one seat flips in that chamber. “I think what we offer is opportunity and what these guys offer is oppression,” said Cadman. “I mean, these guys virtually want to control everything...” So, in spite of all the feel-good bills that came out of the Capitol this year, there is going to be a real messaging battle that’s going to be played out on television and through yard signs and bumper stickers this fall. And who knows what that’s going to mean for next year’s Legislature, which could end up looking a whole lot different than this year’s. So, I wouldn’t get too accustomed to all this do-goody bipartisanship just yet. Because all it takes is one scorching issue to burn all those happy little trees to the ground. Vic Vela covers the Legislature for Colorado Community Media. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, follow him on Twitter: @VicVela1.
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I begin by thanking you, Douglas County, for taking the time and an interest in the importance of understanding necessary information in selecting your next Sheriff. Over the next several weeks, I will provide an explanation of why I am giving you a choice in the upcoming Sheriff’s election and to understand and see firsthand the reasons why I and many others truly believe we must make changes to create a safer Douglas County. My desire is to provide new energy, and a new vision to protect Douglas County. The current 33 year regime had the opportunity five years ago to direct stronger presence, programs and so many other enhancements providing more protection for our communities, but elected to create multi-million dollar buildings instead. To highlight this reality I am including unsolicited input I received from a confidential source, “I have seen first-hand how the inadequate number of deputies has impacted our personal safety and the safety of the public especially in the south end of the county. We have been lucky that extended response times have not caused someone’s demise but it’s only a matter of time. Money saved by not replacing personnel but still showing the positions has become the norm and that money is shifted around like a game. The employee shortages are widespread throughout the office except for middle and upper command, there’s no shortage there. Building legacies has become more important than building staff and compensation levels which in turn will better serve the public. Instead the priorities are things like the jail expansion for an area that has never been close to capacity, special vehicles, helicopters, expensive radio projects and other high end items all funded by taxpayers that don’t know how that money is being spent until it’s too late. The 90% approval rating that is boasted about daily on the campaign trails is directly because of the commissioned and civilian employees that actually serve the public every day; people not legacies earned that approval.” Colorado State law mandates that the County Sheriff is responsible and accountable to maintain the jail. Back in the 1990’s, an inmate sued Douglas County for certain services that were not being offer by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department. Courts ruled in favor of the inmate and so began the 1995 Justice Sales Tax. The sales tax was strictly flagged to update the jail primarily with food service and an “Infirmary”. This sales tax was scheduled to sunset in 2010, and the forecast was that all of the mandated updates would be accomplished. As the closure of the 2010 Justice Center Sales Tax was coming near, the Sheriff’s Administration came up the idea that they may be able to sell the idea of extending the sales tax until 2020. Discussions were held with a citizen’s volunteer group who are very loyal to the Sheriff’s Administration and several ideas were suggested on how to extend the expiring sales tax. One of the ideas was to ask the public to focus the tax on hiring more deputies and the necessary equipment for the already short staffed patrol division. The other idea was to maintain the course and keep it status quo. This meant not even one penny could be used to hire any patrol staff and the funding could only be used for Capital Improvements. In addition, the Sheriff’s Administration believed that a personnel request would not pass and elected to go with extending the tax that generated .43% of every penny. I have asked many Douglas County citizens if they know how much this tax generates on an annual basis and have yet to find one person who knows that it’s $20,000,000.00 (MILLION) dollars a year. The Sheriff’s Office pockets at least $50,000,000.00 million during this 10 year window to do whatever they want with and you, the voter, currently have no say on how that money is spent. The first pet project to be built, which is currently under construction, is a new 35,000 square foot Infirmary that took up nearly half the parking lot. A new parking lot had to be addressed and so they built the 4.5 million dollar, multi-level parking lot that has 317 spaces at a cost of $14,277 per parking space. Your tax dollars spent for this new “wish list” building came to $22,500,000.00 and with other fee’s, this project totaled nearly $28,000.000.00. I mentioned that we already have a very nice infirmary in place and this new one is unneeded. The existing infirmary meets all the courts mandates and was designed to do so for many - many more years to come. The Sheriff’s Administration has spent nearly a million dollars on becoming “Triple Crown” Nationally Accredited in 2011. One of these 3 crowns is attributed to the jail and the original infirmary. Meaning that with the existing infirmary everything was in order and in place within the guidelines of the law and procedures. The Sheriff’s Administration will defend all of this by saying that it was built now for the future and to better monitor mental and drug patients. This is not mandated by law. The current infirmary was set up to do exactly this. This is a pet project and the tax payers were not given an option to approve this new building or parking lot. The Sheriff’s Administration master minded it, presented it to the Commissioners and convinced them that it was needed. Now they Please take a moment and visit my website, refuse to accept responsibility by blaming the commissioners. www.Andersonforsheriff.org
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Governor says fracking special session ‘50-50’ Lawmakers may work overtime to prevent issue from going to ballot By Vic Vela
firstname.lastname@example.org Gov. John Hickenlooper said last week that the odds are “50-50” that he could call lawmakers back to the Capitol over the summer for a special legislative session on fracking. The purpose of the session would be for the Legislature to reach a compromise in terms of the amount of control that local communities have when it comes to regulating oil and gas operations, especially the polarizing business of fracking. The governor said he is hopeful that the oil and gas industry, environmental groups and other interested parties can come to a compromise on this heavily important issue — one that’s gained steam over the last couple of years as drilling has moved closer to Front Range communities. He also said that
he is not holding his breath on an agreement, just yet. “We’re not close enough yet,” Hickenlooper told reporters on May 8, the day after the legislative session ended. “We’ve made tremendous progress, enough progress that it’s worth continuing to talk and try to work through that split.” He then added that “there’s no point in calling a special session unless you get to that point (of agreement).” The debate over fracking — the mixing of water, sand and chemicals that are blasted into the surface to free up blocked oil and gas — is expected to reach a higher and more expensive level if the Legislature does not take action this summer. One or more initiatives to give local communities more power in determining how oil and gas companies operate could end up on the November ballot, which would result in a pricey advertising campaign that is expected to garner national attention. The governor acknowledged that there is a sense of urgency to find a compromise on these issues and that it would behoove all sides to come together, rather than face “draconian” ballot questions, where all bets are off. “Ballot initiatives are thumbs up or thumbs down...,” Hickenlooper said. “They’re often pretty crude ways to deal with complex issues.” Legislative leaders had hoped to bring a local control bill this year and they held out hope as late as the last few weeks of the session that a consensus could be reached. However, it never materialized. “Anytime you have an issue that is as polarized as this issue has been in Colorado, you’re going to have a lot of interest on both ends of the spectrum — and a fairly large interest in the middle of that — and the goal is to bring all those people together,” said House Majority Leader Dickey Lee Hullinghorst, D-Gunbarrel. “Sometimes it takes some time to get there and I know there is some frustration.” The issue is a complex one for lawmakers to deal with. On
Gov. John Hickenlooper addresses reporters during a post-legislative session press conference May 8. The Democratic governor discussed a number of issues, including the possibility of a special session. Photo by Vic Vela the one hand, there are the undeniable economic benefits that fracking provides, including high-paying job creation. Yet at the same time, more and more communities are expressing concern over possible health impacts that come with fracking. So far, five Colorado cities have put in place fracking bans or moratoriums. The special session, if it materializes, would create for some interesting debate among lawmakers who have very different opinions on the issue. “I think the bottom line is, if there is a way that we can protect an industry that is feeding our families and providing our tax base and providing energy security — not only for the state but for the rest of the country — then we ought to be looking at what it’s going to take to protect that,” said Senate Minority Leader Bill Cadman, R-Colorado Springs.
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Marijuana banking bill highlights flurry of pot activity Regulation of edibles to include proper markings to keep out of hands of children By Vic Vela
email@example.com The House last week passed an 11th hour marijuana banking bill, capping an eventful chain of events on that and other pot-related legislation during the final days of the session. With the May 7 passage of House Bill 1398, Colorado is on its way to becoming the first state in the country to devise a financial system for marijuana businesses. The bill creates a banking co-op system for pot shop owners, which would operate similarly to credit unions. Supporters of the bill say the legislation is needed because currently marijuana is a cash-only business that can open itself up to crime. “Marijuana entrepreneurs have been taking risks all over Colorado in building one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the state,” said Sen. David Balmer, R-Centennial, a bill sponsor. Yet the success of the co-ops will depend on whether the Federal Reserve approves the plan. If it does not, the businesses will not be able to set up checking or credit card services. That’s because marijuana is illegal under federal law and banks tend to shy away from businesses that deal with pot sales because of it. Earlier this year, the U.S. Treasury Department gave banks the go-ahead to offer their services to pot business, with certain limitations. However, that move hasn’t been enough to persuade leery financial institutions from taking on businesses that deal with a federally-outlawed drug.
The bill is a reaction to non-reaction on the part of Congress to deal with the issue of marijuana banking. Congressman Ed Perlmutter, a Democrat who represents Colorado’s 7th congressional district, is co-sponsoring a bill in the U.S. House that would allow banks to provide services to businesses that deal with pot in states where marijuana sales are legal. However, that bill isn’t getting much traction in Congress. “If the federal government was serious about tackling this problem, this bill would not be before you,” Balmer said. The bill was nearly derailed on the last day of the session after the Senate tacked on a key amendment to the legislation the day before. The amendment allows hemp farmers to be included in the co-op. Those who grow hemp — a type of Cannabis plant that is not used for drug consumption, but rather is refined to make products like clothing — told a Senate committee that they were also being turned away by banks. “As far as the federal government is concerned, industrial hemp is also marijuana,” said Sen. Greg Brophy, R-Wray, who sponsored the amendment. “If we don’t add this amendment, they will be the only business in Colorado that is effectively un-banked.” The amendment caused the bill to receive opposition from the banking lobby, which did not want to include hemp growers as part of the mix. After much wrangling during a special conference committee, the House re-passed the Senate’s version of the bill, which included the hemp amendment. Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper voiced his support of the bill to reporters the day after its passage. “We’re not sure it’s going to work, but we know that doing nothing is not going to work,” the governor said. “If you really want to design a system and really want to do as much as you could to get organized crime and gangsters involved, you require
Felony DUI bill dies again Bill would have created stiffer drunken-driving penalties By Vic Vela
firstname.lastname@example.org An effort that dies every year suffered another death this Legislative session as a Senate committee on May 6 killed a bill that sought to create a felony drunkendriving penalty in Colorado. The bill would have made a person’s third DUI in seven years or fourth in a lifetime a felony punishable with possible prison time. But the Senate Appropriations Committee on May 6 put an end to the bill, which would have resulted in millions of dollars in costs for having to incarcerate more offenders. But that’s a cost worth paying for a safer society, said Republican bill sponsors who blasted Senate Democrats who killed the legislation. “The health and traveling safety is at risk from people who consistently drive under the influence of alcohol,” said Sen. Steve King, R-Grand Junction. “They do have a problem and they’ve gone through treatment and they continue to drive because it’s easy for them. “At what point does justice outweigh treatment?” The bill had previously passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support. But Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Steadman, D-Denver, said the bill would have resulted in an enormous cost to the state. The bill wouldn’t have cost anything for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, but state expenditures over the next three years would have combined for about $20.7 million,
according to an updated Legislative Council fiscal analysis. But Rep. Mark Waller, R-Colorado Springs, the bill’s House sponsor, said the state is in much better economic shape than it has been in recent years. That led him to wonder, “If we’re not going to prioritize it this year, with this budget, when are we going to prioritize it? “There is money in the budget to make this happen and we’re never going to have a better circumstance than what we have today to make this happen,” Waller said. Both Waller and King have tried for several years to make a felony DUI law a reality in Colorado. The bill has failed each time. Colorado is one of only a handful of states that does not have a felony DUI law. Senate President Morgan Carroll, DAurora, said she wasn’t opposed to the bill, but understood why it failed. For one thing, Carroll said the bill would have resulted in $15 million in state costs for prison beds alone. “It might make us feel better, but if you have $15 million to either put in treatment for alcohol abuse or $15 million in prison beds, where are we better off?” Carroll said. “It’s a really good question.” Steadman said that repeat DUI offenders have addictions and that prisons aren’t the ideal place to treat their problems. Steadman also said that being an addict means you are less inclined to be deterred by the prospect of prison time, to begin with. “You can get into a big debate about the deterrent effect of criminal law,” Steadman said. “And when you’re dealing with a behavior that is driven by addiction, those deterrent effects and rational decisionmaking you kind of have to step back and question.”
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all cash. That’s a breeding ground for corruption.” The banking bill wasn’t the only piece of marijuana legislation that lawmakers took up during the last days of the session. One of those was a bill that requires pot-infused edibles — such as brownies or candies — to be specially marked so that it is clear that the food contains marijuana. The motivation behind House Bill 1366 was to prevent the accidental consumption of marijuana on the part of children, who think that the food is simply a cookie
or a piece of candy. “There needs to be a way to distinguish Swedish Fish that have marijuana infused with THC and Swedish Fish that doesn’t,” said Sen. Owen Hill, R-Colorado Springs. The bill sets up a task force that will examine options as to what the edible markings will look like, before the Department of Revenue enforces the law. The Senate passed the bill, as well as a separate piece of legislation that limits concentrate amounts in marijuana products.
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Economy improves, but investors worry Investors always seem to have something to worry about. They worry when the market is down and unemployment is high, and now they are worried the market is high and unemployment is down. Welcome to my world. No matter how many times we hear that no one can time or predict the market, the average street investor still tries to do just that. While it is always unsettling to lose money in an investment, most people do not realize that the silent thieves of inflation, spending and poor planning are much more harmful to your net worth than staying with a solid investment plan in good and bad times. Equity investors have enjoyed a nice bull market since the last significant sell-off in March 2009. We have had 13 pullbacks since then of 5 percent or more. During the last five years we have had two instances of a correction, which is defined as a 10 percent or more decline. In 2010 we had a 16 percent decline and in 2011 an 18 percent
decline. Hopefully you did not exit your investment strategy during those times or you would have missed out on one of the most significant bull markets in history. Looking back on your investment performance in the last five years, you can see that you actually benefited from market volatility over that time period. The market re-prices itself when necessary to keep from having artificially high prices that are not sustainable. Therefore, these are good opportunities for people consistently adding to their investments, such as through
letter to the editor Plenty of spending, but not on students My daughter’s neighborhood school sent a letter to accompany students as they asked for donations for their annual fundraiser. The letter states this: “Our district continues to climb out of a valley from previous years’ economic challenges and budget cuts, however, our goal is to keep a focus on strong academics for each student in our school. My parents, teachers and staff are dedicated to helping relieve the impact of these cuts.” The Douglas County School District Administration and Board of Education directors have spent over 5 million dollars on these projects alone: • District website • New payroll and Human Resource software.
• Increase in the communication department. • Legal fees since 2009. • Superintendent Liz Fagen’s annual salary plus benefits. • District developed assessments. • New parent liaison salary. Like many parents and community supporters, I made a donation to support the $46,000 my daughter’s school is asking for so her school can buy math materials and a science lab. I am not happy with this “supposedly” fiscally conservative board spending so much money on bureaucracy and not on our children. Stefanie Fuhr Highlands Ranch
Listen, keep listening, and listen some more Have you ever had a conversation with someone who continually tries to compete on everything from vacations to headaches and from sports to life experiences? You know what I mean, right? If there is a chance to talk about themselves, they will. But let me ask you this … how often have we been guilty of that ourselves? When someone tells us about their children, do we immediately chime in with a similar story about our own children? Maybe even a competing tale that tops what they were trying to tell us. It’s all too common isn’t it? We have become such an “I” focused world we have almost completely forgotten how to have a genuine conversation with others. We have an “I”Pod, “I”Pad, “I”Touch, or “I” anything and everything designed to please ourselves. Now, I am generalizing, of course, because I do know some people who are extremely attentive listeners and keep discussions going based on good, quality questions that they ask, going deeper into what is happening in the exchange instead of trying to outdo or one-up the other person. There is a story that Dr. Denis Waitley shares in his program “The Psychology of Winning” where he talks about a party that he and his wife had hosted. He is one of those extremely attentive listeners and great conversationalists. In his story, he lamented that after the party he felt as if he didn’t do enough talking, he did too much listening and asking questions. But as he took out the trash he overheard his neighbors talking about the party, and they actually commented on how smart and interesting of a guy that Denis was. Think about that for just a moment. Denis didn’t talk about himself, he never mentioned the word “I” or tried to compete in a conversation. All he did was listen and ask terrific questions and they thought he was smart and interesting. What was it that
made them feel that way? Well, he made the conversations about other people, he kept his ears open and his focus on the topic of discussion and not himself. You know the old saying, “God gave us two ears and one mouth and we should use them in that proportion.” Meaning we should listen twice as much as we speak. This holds true in any profession and in any of our personal relationships. Doctors listen much more than they talk, how else can they identify health issues and diagnose the problem? Great sales people know that it is really all about qualifying their customers and prospects through questioning and listening before offering a solution. Spouses, parents, friends, and co-workers can all seem smarter and make conversations more interesting and thoughtful by simply practicing the art of listening, asking more “you” centered questions, and avoiding all “I” focused statements. How about you, do you focus on the other person or do you engage in a battle of verbal ping-pong to make yourself the center of attention? Either way and always I would love to hear all about it at email@example.com. And when we trade an ear for an eye, it will be a better than good week. Michael Norton is a resident of Highlands Ranch, the former president of the Zig Ziglar Corporation and the CEO/founder of www.candogo.com.
a 401(k) plan. Here you can buy during all different market cycles and accumulate more shares on the down days, which help to compound your overall return. Typically when economic news starts to improve, investors get nervous. This may be the situation we are in currently, where we have not had a correction since September 2011. However, it is counterintuitive to worry about devaluing stocks when the economy is getting stronger. This theory further confirms that investor behavior can be a more significant driver in market sell-offs than true fundamentals. Therefore these declines typically don’t last very long — an average of 23 days — after which the stock market begins to recover again. Capital Research and Management Co. states there are three things for investors to remember: 1. No one can consistently predict when market declines will happen 2. No one can consistently predict how
long a decline will last 3. No one can consistently predict the right time to get in or out of the market Based on this good advice, we recommend investors make decisions based on their goals, time frame and risk tolerance rather than guessing the right timing. There is never a perfect time to invest, but it is proven that you will be better off financially if you do put and keep your money working for you. Patricia Kummer has been an independent Certified Financial Planner for 28 years and is president of Kummer Financial Strategies Inc., a Registered Investment Advisor in Highlands Ranch. Kummer Financial is a four-year 5280 Top Advisor. Please visit www.kummerfinancial.com for more information or call the economic hotline at 303-683-5800. Any material discussed is meant for informational purposes only and not a substitute for individual advice.
The dogged pursuit of peace and quiet You can have a direct impact on your neighbors’ quality of life. Since I began writing this column over two years ago, I have received hundreds of emails. Some columns have fathered a few, some more than a few and one generated a lot of emails. It was the column last month about my neighbor’s dog, who can bark for hours. I am not the only one with a problem. I heard from readers who are miserable, who have filed complaints and who have acrimonious relationships because they filed complaints. I received a number of suggestions. One reader recommended a Sunbeam Ultrasonic Egg Dog Bark Control Device, which she placed on her fence. It solved the problem. Her neighbors don’t know why Bingo no longer barks. There’s no paperwork with Douglas County, corroboration with another neighbor as required, no resentment, no retaliation. My art studio extends into the back yard, and there is nothing between it and my neighbor’s dog except a 20-year-old fence. The barking ruins my studio time. Even if I turn up the music. We all love our dogs. That might be a slight exaggeration, because some dogs and other pets are neglected, just as some children are. Between the two there is almost nothing that is worse. Neglected children socialize poorly
and may become bullies at school, or the targets of bullies. Neglected dogs, ones without supervision and discipline, can easily disrupt a neighborhood. There are three little dogs across the street who are right on the greenbelt sidewalk, and blast off every time someone walks by, with or without a dog. They get out and run around the neighborhood. Smitty and I have been “engaged” 15 times by dogs on the loose. I take a sawed-off broomstick when we go for walks. “Oh, it’s OK,” one woman said. “He’s wearing an electronic collar.” Memo: Douglas Country does not approve of an electronic dog collar as an alternative to a leash. Unleashed dogs are all over. I wrote about one that charged at us. The owner acted like his dog was exempt. And used a profanity in front of his son when I picked up Smitty, and commented about his failure to follow county rules and laws. Of course there is poop everywhere. Can’t be bothered? Why do you own a dog? Smith continues on Page 9
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Nation in need of immigration reform America is a nation built of immigrants and governed by the rule of law. But currently, our broken immigration system is completely failing at enforcing our existing laws, at securing our nation’s borders, and at providing a usable guest worker program that meets the needs of American businesses. Reform is long overdue. We need to enact an immigration solution that will strengthen our borders and national security, while getting the skilled and necessary workforce to the very companies that want to grow their businesses and stay competitive in a growing global economy. I have studied immigration reform from a variety of facets. Recently I flew to Washington, D.C., to attend the Business, Bibles and Badges Immigration Fly-In. I have also been a part of several roundtable discussions, have taken part in multiple discussions with our own congressional delegation, as well as conversations with congressional delegates from other states. One thing is very clear to me — our current immigration system is in disarray and it is hurting the very businesses that want to invest and grow. The time for a sensible, workable immigration plan for this country is long overdue. While most people agree there is a fiscal impact, taxes paid by immigrants versus the costs born by government and citizens, the effects on the business community have a far deeper ripple effect. I wholeheartedly believe that we need to strengthen our borders, as it is crucial to know who is in our nation and stop the flow of an illegal workforce. The single action of border security cannot be taken in isolation, though. It must be done in conjunction with fixing our guest worker program that is just as broken as our border security. Innovation, creativity, and a highly
trained workforce are the basic tenants for economic development. The H-1B visa caps for 2015 were opened April 1, and within days, the 65,000 and 20,000 caps were filled and businesses that needed the highly skilled, highly trained workforce will be forced to do without. With the recent announcement regarding economic growth (the economy grew at 0.1 percent) this does nothing more than handcuff our business community. This makes little sense. There are fields in high demand (STEM related) whose workforce needs are not being met. We need to give these companies the workers, tools, and a regulatory environment that allows our nation to lead the world in innovation, technology, and research. “There are system-wide deficiencies that are stunting growth, but can be fixed by action in Washington,” said Greg Brown, Chairman and CEO of Motorola Solutions, and the chair of the National Business Roundtable, Select Immigration Committee. The Pew Hispanic Research Center estimates 5 percent of our workforce is not authorized to work legally in this country, and most studies estimate that 11 million people currently reside in this country illegally. Once we have a secure border and a guest worker program that addresses the needs of the business community, we need to protect the job offerings for American citizens who desire employment through an employment
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MAY 17 KITE DAY Ski Cliff Center will showcase its many services during Kite Day, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at 4600 E. Highway 86, Castle Rock. Bring a kite and fly it in our “sky.” The center provides services for special needs, stroke victors and the elderly. Call 303-814-2863 or go to www.skycliff.org. MAY 17 ELECTRONICS RECYCLING Douglas/Elbert Task Force and Blue Star Recyclers plans an electronic recycling event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at Castle Rock Middle School, 2575 Meadows Blvd., Castle Rock. Proceeds raised from gross materials recycled in excess
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As I said in the previous column, there are many more important issues to occupy our time, but a barking dog can really impact the quality of home life. We do things that we shouldn’t, like texting behind the wheel, running red lights, failing to use turn signals (“Turn signals? What are turn signals?”), speeding, tailgating, and it all seems to be OK. Allowing a dog to bark is a piece of that disregard for others. So far, I have yet to hear from someone who defends barking. Usually I hear from the counterpoints. But how can you defend a nuisance?
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If your sleep, your book time, your films, meals, and conversations are punctured and punctuated repeatedly by a backyard dog, then your home is no longer a sanctuary. While I’m at it, I dislike the Fourth of July, and the days before it and the days after it, because I have schmuck neighbors who like to make loud noises. Is it cool? I think it is asinine and disrespectful. Fireworks scare Smitty and other dogs, too. One jumped a fence and was run over and killed. The owner got an apology. Chances are offenders are not reading this. That’s just the way it is. But it’s apparent from my in-box that they are being watched. Craig Marshall Smith is an artist, educator and Highlands Ranch resident. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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the rules of law. We do not need an amnesty program or path to citizenship — we need a path to legalization. These illegal immigrants want to come out of the shadows, they want to pay their fair share so they can support and take care of their families and do so knowing that they can travel back and forth to their country of origin freely without reprisal. I also believe that effective reform needs should include a premium on the use of the English language, to know each and every individual who resides within our country, and they should include a penalty or fine for breaking our nation’s laws. We must also ensure that those who continue to seek asylum illegally do not usurp the rights of individuals who follow the proper channels seeking citizenship, because citizenship is something that we cherish here in the U.S. It should be valued and attained by following the basic premise that we are a nation of laws and only grant this right to those that follow the rules and procedures. The Business Roundtable’s “Taking Action on Immigration, Realistic Solutions for Fixing a Broken System” report succinctly and powerfully sums up our immigration-reform needs. “The time has come for realistic immigration solutions that will both strengthen national security and boost economic growth. America needs an immigration system that places more resources toward enforcement of laws, produces a more dynamic and skilled labor force, and enables U.S. businesses and workers to compete more effectively in the global marketplace. Getting reform right is essential to a healthier economy — accelerating growth, encouraging hiring and creating jobs.”
Frank (Terry) T. Reiss Sr. from Larkspur, passed away peacefully in his home on April 30, 2014 surrounded by family and friends. Born in 1939 in New Jersey, Frank moved his family to Colorado 33 years ago. Frank was a US Army veteran and worked 23 1/2 years Civil service at the USAFA and Buckley Air force Base. Frank, better known as Terry in his sports career was contracted by the Cincinnati Redlegs in 1958 as a pitcher, infielder and outfielder. He not only excelled at baseball, but football and basketball as well. He was a true sports legacy. He is survived by his beloved wife Frances Reiss, his children Frank Reiss Jr, Sherri (Reiss) Holler and Tori Reiss, his grandchildren Justin Reiss, Landon Holler and Kaden Holler and his brother Ron Reiss. Services were held on May 6, 2014 at St Peters Catholic Church of Monument and laid to rest at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
Feb. 8, 1952 – Apr. 30, 2014
David Berhheimer of Conifer, CO, is survived by wife Elaine Berkheimer. His daughter, Danielle Bottoms; stepson Jason Anderson, sister, Donna Kelekovich. Grandkids: Shellby Lagimoniere, Austin Holzer, Emily, Alex Anderson. Other immediate family includes: Bill Moore, Carolyn Ellis and Elvis Beck.
June 6, 1958 – Apr. 29, 2014
Gary Kranse, 55, of Castle Rock, CO, died Tuesday, April 29, in Iowa. Survivors include his wife, Carolynn; children, Jordan, Kameron and Madison; parents, Harold and Virginia of WY; sisters, Barb (Carter) Robertson and Ann (Steve) Secrest; and several nieces/nephews. Celebration of Life will be Saturday, May 17, 6-8 p.m. at Philip S. Miller Library in Castle Rock. In lieu of flowers: donations to Madison Kranse College Scholarship Fund, 367 Cherry Street, Castle Rock, CO 80104 or at the service.
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of 2,000 pounds will benefit the task force’s food bank. Non-perishable food items and monetary donations for the food bank also will be accepted. Recycling is free, with the exception of computer monitors ($10 each); TVs ($1 per inch); hard drive destruction ($5); batteries ($1 per pound). Go to www.detaskforce.org or www.bluestarrecyclers.com; contact Joe Roos, director of philanthropy, Douglas/Elbert Task Force, 720-648-5558; or Kari Ross, event coordinator, Blue Star Recyclers, 719-597-6119.
verification system that is both mandated and properly implemented across our entire country. Once in place, an employment-verification system would not only need to be accurate, it would need to protect the businesses that utilize the system in good faith. Strong penalties would need to be issued for those that skirt or circumvent the process of ensuring a legal, verified, documented workforce. When we have our borders secured, a functioning guest worker program and an employment-verification system in place, we need to enforce our current immigration laws. Enforcement of current laws for one congressman in Florida is centerpiece to any immigration reform. Congressman Ted Yoho of Florida believes that, “Washington has failed to lead on this issue for the past 30 years. It is time we address it. I am more than willing to work on immigration reform as soon as we start enforcing our nation’s laws, and securing our borders to protect our national security.” This particular congressman who is a strong conservative, understands the impasse and yet is willing to address reform, as long as it follows a plan that supports the laws that protect our nation. When I hear that several of our nation’s strong conservative leaders understand our immigration needs and are willing to enact a sensible, pragmatic plan, it gives me hope that a plan can be put in place. Immigration should not be used as a political wedge or a counter measure for other issues. It should be a real topic of political discussion that respects human life, people’s innate desire to be productive and to contribute, and one that ensures our national security interests. Once these tenants of immigration reform are in place, we can then turn to the 11 million people residing in our country illegally and approach the situation within
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High school senior earns Boettcher Foundation award Castle View’s Madeline Walden is one of four recognized from county By Jane Reuter
firstname.lastname@example.org Four of the 40 Colorado students chosen for this year’s Boettcher Foundation scholarships are enrolled in the Douglas County School District. The prestigious award, which requires students to attend an in-state college or university, covers virtually all expenses. It extends throughout a student’s college
years, as long as the student maintains a 3.0 or higher grade point average. This year’s DCSD winners include two from Highlands Ranch High School, and one each from ThunderRidge and Castle View high schools. Madeline Walden of Castle View will use her award at Colorado College, where she plans to study chemistry of physics. Walden said she hopes the work she does in the future can change not just her world, but the lives of thousands. The Castle View senior believes science has that power. “I definitely have a desire to have a very broad affect in the world, not to help individuals necessarily but massive groups of people,” she said.
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“I hear about epidemics in Haiti, and thousands of people that are dying from diseases that are preventable. “I want to find ways to make people better, to find cures, using chemistry to do these things.” Captain of the speech and debate team, president of the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society, and a Girl Scout, Walden plans to pursue a career in research science. But first, she has several more Advanced Placement tests to finish. And then, “This summer, I’m going to hibernate for the first couple of weeks, because I’m so tired of school and testing. “And then there’s life, which is the biggest test of all.”
Castle View senior Madeline Walden is one of four Boettcher Foundation scholarship recipients in Douglas County and 40 in the State of Colorado. Courtesy photo
Castle View class achieves across spectrum 2014 seniors double up on last year’s scholarship award amounts at school By Mike DiFerdinando
mdiferdinando @coloradocommunitymedia.com Castle View principal Jim Calhoun said that his lasting memory of the class of 2014 would be of a group that achieved success in all areas. “They’re a class that has achieved at a high level not only academically, but also athletically and even musically,”
Calhoun said. Calhoun said he was very impressed by a recent band concert, calling “the level of play just inspiring.” Speaking to academic achievement, he said that the class of 2014 more than doubled the amount of scholarship money earned a year ago. This year’s class has been awarded more than $5 million. The Meadows school has a number of students who were individually recognized: Madeline Walden won the prestigious Boettcher award; Douglas Ludwig received an Air Force Academy appointment; Zachary Mattice was awarded a full-ride Air Force
CASTLE VIEW HIGH SCHOOL Commencement: 9 a.m. May 21 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre Total enrollment: 1,809 Students in graduating class: 416 Mascot: Sabercats Class motto: “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” — Walt Disney
ROTC Scholarship to the University of Iowa; Mackenzie Dulleck was awarded a full-ride NAVY ROTC Scholarship to the University of San Diego; Salina Haville was awarded a full-ride Presidential Scholarship to the University of Tulsa; and Nathan Keim was a National Merit Scholarship Finalist.
Douglas County seniors overcome tragedy Group overcomes death of two classmates in final year together as Huskies By Mike Diferdinando
mdiferdinando @coloradocommunitymedia.com The Douglas County High School class of 2014 has been through its share of tragedy. A pair of suicides shocked the school community this year, but Principal Tony Kappas said the tragedies only served to bring this year’s graduating class closer together.
“They really are a special group,” Kappas said. “The togetherness that they’ve shown, even down at the lowest points, they’ve rallied together for the school and the community and each other.” The class includes a National Merit Winner, a student with a perfect ACT score, three students who will attend U.S. service academies, 28 athletic scholarship recipients and a “Top 1,000 Schools in America” ranking by the Washington Post and Newsweek. The class is the first that Kappas has seen through as principal since they were freshmen and one that will always hold a special place in his heart, he said. “It’s one of the most diverse classes
DOUGLAS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Commencement: 9 a.m. May 22 at Douglas County High School Stadium Total enrollment: 1,830 Students in graduating class: 387 Mascot: Huskies Valedictorian: Shawn Ong Senior class officers: Student body — Joelle Raska and Lauren Simpson, Senior Class President — Austin Greene Class motto: “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill
that I can remember in terms of their talents and interests,” He said. “I’m so proud of what they have accomplished and how they have been there for each other.”
RCHS Class of 2014 raises the bar This year’s seniors excel in academics, community service and compassion By Jane Reuter
jreuter @coloradocommunitymedia.com Each Rock Canyon High School graduating class sets the bar a little higher for the class that follows it. This year is no exception. “It’s definitely the most academic group that’s ever graduated from Rock Canyon,” said Andy Abner, principal of the 11year old Highlands Ranch school that teaches those from Castle Pines and Lone Tree as well. “We have more students above a 4.0 GPA and more stu-
dents graduating with honors than ever before. “They’re also a spirited group, and very competitive students. They have come together and shattered records in athletics, activities and academics. One thing I could say without any hesitation is that they are an incredibly caring group of students. They’re going to go on and do wonderful things.” Abner said the caliber of this year’s top seniors makes it almost impossible to single out individuals. “The top 10 of the class of 2014 — each and every one of them are absolutely impressive, not just from the standpoint of their academic achievements but their service to the community,” he said. “I really don’t know how any of them sleep. They make me look like a turtle.”
ROCK CANYON HIGH SCHOOL Commencement: 9 a.m. May 23, Sports Authority Stadium, Parker Total enrollment: 1,940 Students in graduating class: 453 Mascot: Jaguars Senior Class Officers: President — Evan Hunchar; Vice president — Amy Arbuckle Senior class motto: “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson Senior class song: “Don’t You (Forget About Me),” by Simple Minds
At 453, the Class of 2014 is the largest RCHS graduating class in the school’s history, prompting the school to move this year’s ceremonies from Highlands Ranch’s Shea Stadium to Parker’s larger Sports Authority Stadium. A total of 400 students graduated from RCHS in 2013.
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School board changes policy to fill vacancies By Jane Reuter
The speed and silence that accompanied his appointment surprised audience members, the other finalists and even some board members — board member Meghann SilverThe Douglas County School Board adopted a process to thorn described the action as “abrupt.” Even though the new policy was initiated and largely fill board vacancies that will require more discussion before such decisions are made. It’s an effort to avoid the scenario penned by board member Judi Reynolds, she and Silverthorn that occurred March 25, when Rich Robbins was appointed voted against its adoption. That’s because the approved version leaves out language Reynolds considered important. the newest member of the seven-person board. The approved new policy requires the presiding officer to The first and only candidate nominated among six finalists, Robbins’ appointment was made with no discussion. call for nominations from among the finalists, and to accept multiple nominations and seconds. Nominations that receive seconds will be open for board discussion, according to the new policy — a step not taken during Robbins’ appointment. preferred proposal went further, however, pro Reynolds’ viding two options for future boards. B required board members take a roll-call vote, Option with each stating the name of their preferred nominee, the seat to the person named by a majority of the 11 AM TO 5 PM Ð DOWNTOWN CASTLE ROCK awarding board. If a majority vote didn’t happen with the first roll call, AM TO PM OWNTOWN ASTLE OCK it would be taken again until a nominee gained the majority 11 AM TO 5 PM Ð DOWNTOWN CASTLE ROCK of votes. Before each roll-call vote, the chairman would open the floor for discussion about the remaining nominees.
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Ballot wording debated on town open-carry issue Special election is slated for Aug. 12 By Mike DiFerdinando
mdiferdinando @coloradocommunitymedia.com The Castle Rock Town Council took its first run May 6 at crafting the ballot question for the special election regarding the open carry of firearms, currently set for Aug. 12. The first version of the ballot question read: “Shall the open carry of firearms be allowed within municipal building, parks, recreation area, other municipal properties owned by the Town of Castle Rock, except municipal court facilities, and subject to applicable federal law, by approval of Ordinance 2014-03?” “One of the things that you shoot for in a ballot question like this is, first of all, is it understandable to a voter? A voter in the three or five minutes between getting the kids something to eat at the kitchen table and you’ve got your ballot out,” said Castle Rock Town Attorney Bob Slentz. “Is it understandable? To me, that is one of the highest goals when crafting the question. Can the voter get it on one or two reads?” The ordinance currently in force prohibits the open carrying of firearms in town-owned buildings. District 6 Councilmember George Teal proposed that since the question is really a possible repeal of ordinance No. 9.04-165 of the Castle Rock Municipal Code, the ballot question should state that. “That seems to be what the previous council had voted on. It seems to be, and correct me if I’m wrong, what all those petitioners took to the streets to prevent the previous council from doing without more
public input, obviously,” Teal said. “Why don’t we just do it like that? Why don’t we just put this ordinance, exactly as it is, with that preamble, of course, of ‘should the Town of Castle Rock repeal’ in front of the people?” Mayor Paul Donahue suggested that the best possible outcome of the election would be to put an end to the open carry question, either way, once and for all. “Basically all this does is allow the responsibility, the authority, to fall back on the town manager. Our town manager could be here another year. He could be here another 10 years. We don’t know. We’re going to have different councils come up. There’s going to be, I’m certain, other opportunities for this to come up again. I think the majority of the people in the Town of Castle Rock would like to see something that’s done, once and for all, one way or the other,” Donahue said. In order to avoid having to constantly revisit the issue in coming years, he proposed that the council craft an amendment to the town charter. “The only way that we can bring this to a definitive conclusion would be to have an ordinance, in the town charter, voted on by the residents of Castle Rock,” Donahue said. An amendment to the charter would take a vote to overturn in the future, while the ordinance could more easily be retracted or changed down the road. A charter amendment could be voted on in the November election. However, the possibility of pushing the special election back to Aug. 19, and allowing voters to decide then on both the repeal question and the charter-amendment question, was discussed. The council decided that they would revisit the charter amendment idea as well as the alternative readings of the ballot question at the next meeting on May 20.
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The first bill of the legislative session turned out to be the last one passed, as an effort to provide tax relief to flood-impacted homeowners was sent to the governor’s desk on May 7. House Bill 1001 is a property tax forgiveness plan for homeowners whose homes are destroyed by natural disasters. Changes made to the bill in the Senate prior to its final passage led to some latesession drama to save the legislation. The original version of the bill required that the state pay a homeowner’s property taxes for a full year. However, the Senate changed the bill so it would only apply to the period of time that the homes were impacted by the disaster. The House ended up restoring the bill
to much of its original form before it was re-passed. It now heads to the desk of Gov. John Hickenlooper, who is expected to sign the legislation.
in asking a judge to advance the issue to the Legislature, which resulted in the bill and an additional $6.6 million.
North Fork fire claims bill passes
Gov. John Hickenlooper on May 9 signed into law a package of bills that address telecommunications services in rural areas. The bills modernize Colorado’s telecommunication laws and expand broadband Internet service to un-served parts of the state. One of the key components of the package reroutes money from an annual $54 million subsidy from telecom companies to a broadband fund. The subsidy was put in place decades ago, when most homes had telephone land lines.
A bill that will budget $17.6 million in liability claims for those who were impacted by the 2012 Lower North Fork Fire is on its way to the governor’s desk. The fire started as a state-prescribed burn in Jefferson County and culminated in the deaths of three people as well as the destruction of more than 20 homes and the burning of 4,000 acres. The state claims board initially said it was willing to budget $11 million in claims to the victims. However, during a recent court hearing, the victims were successful
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Wage theft bill moves forward
A bill that provides workers with more resources to fight wage theft claims has cleared the General Assembly. Senate Bill 5 — sponsored by Sen. Jessie Ulibarri, D-Commerce City, and Rep. Jonathan Singer, D-Longmont — would slap businesses with a minimum fine of $50 for every day that an employee is not paid his or her wages. The state could also administer other, larger-sum penalties that would be payable to the employees. The bill passed the House on a 38-27 vote, with Rep. Cheri Gerou, R-Evergreen, being the only Republican to support the effort. The bill now heads to Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk for his signature.
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Mike Landess gets ready to mosey along 7News anchor Mike Landess has decided that 50 years in broadcasting is enough for one lifetime. Sometime in late summer, Landess will hang up his earpiece, according to a story posted on the 7News website. “We’ve been talking about it for a couple of years and hitting that 50-year mark seemed like an appropriate time to do it,” Landess said. In 1977, Landess arrived in Denver and anchored along-side Ed Sardella at KUSA for the next 16 years. Landess went on to anchor at WXIA in Atlanta during the Summer Olympics and then to WTTG in Washington, D.C., where he covered the 9/11 attacks. He returned to Denver and 7News in 2002, where he has worked as primary anchor of evening newscasts since. Landess has been honored with more than two dozen Emmy Awards — including five for Best Anchor. He has earned five Edward R. Murrow Awards and contributed to the winning of a Peabody Award in 2013 for wildfire coverage. Landess was inducted into the Heartland Chapter of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle in 2008.
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Say it ain’t so, Glo! Veteran radio host extraordinaire Gloria Neal, who’s been splitting her time between the “Gloria Neal Show” on AM 760 radio from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday and her gig on the 6 p.m. news team on CBS4 weekdays, posted on her Facebook page that as of Tuesday, the radio show’s plug has been pulled. Here are some excerpts from her post: “The Gloria Neal on AM 760 is no more. Clear Channel is completely changing the format. The official announcement has not been made as to what the format will be, but none of current hosts will be on the new station. However, you will still be able to find me on CBS4 in the evenings ... “There are no regrets, no hard feelings and no animosity. Every listener has enriched my life — whether you agreed or disagreed with me; whether I introduced you to `Mr. Click’ or gave you your first `Honey Hush’ it was all worth it.” You go, Glo!
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Much-lauded chef Troy Guard (TAG, TAG Raw Bar, TAG Burger Bar, Los Chingones, Sugarmill, Guard and Grace) is moving his TAG Raw Bar concept from Larimer Square to Lowry, according to a story in Westword. In its stead, Guard plans to “re-concept” the TAG Raw Bar space on Larimer Square to a less expensive yet-tobe-named restaurant. The old TAG Raw Bar will close on July 1 and reopen as its reinvented self around July 15. Lowry’s TAG Raw Bar is likely to open in September. Penny Parker’s “Mile High Life” column gives insights into the best events, restaurants, businesses, parties and people throughout the metro area. Parker also writes for Blacktie-Colorado.com. You can subscribe and read her columns (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) at www.blacktiecolorado.com/pennyparker. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 303-619-5209.
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zona, which is home. Her ideal life includes living and painting in both places, according to her website. It also includes a note that if she had to choose only one flower to paint, it would be tulips. She has studied By Sonya Ellingboe painting with Judy Patti’s Painting Studio in sellingboe Littleton. @coloradocommunitymedia.com Jeanie Gebhart is an abstract oil painter. Palette knives are the tools she Four experienced area uses to create her textured IF YOU GO painters with a passion for artworks. “Using vivid colors, flowers will combine their “Fleurs du Printemps” is shapes and design in an interworks in Littleton for a “Fleurs exhibited at Town Hall Arts esting and pleasing way is as du Printemps” (“Flowers of Center, 2450 W. Main St., exciting to me as to those who Spring”) exhibit in Town Hall Littleton, May 17 to June 25. collect and enjoy my work.” Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery An artist’s reception, open to She started painting in from May 17 to June 25, with the public, will be from 5 to 2005, currently studies with a public reception from 5 to 7 7 p.m. May 17. (“The Music p.m. May 17. artist/teacher Mark D. Nelson Man” is onstage at Town Sunny flower depictions and has also studied at the Hall.) Gallery hours: 10 a.m. would seem to be a perfect to 5 p.m. Mondays through Art Students League of Denaccompaniment to the sunny Fridays and during perforver and at Curtis Arts and Hu“Music Man” onstage at Town mances. 303-794-2787. manities Center in Greenwood Hall this spring — especially Village. if one thinks of Eulalie McKechRita Campbell is a resident nie Shinn, the mayor’s wife, and her lady of Kent Village, Englewood. She writes that friends dancing in the park with wreaths on when she retired from the University of their heads. Denver, her husband gave her a gift certifiThe four artists are Marla Sullivan, Julie cate to Patti’s studio as a Christmas present. Mason, Jeanie Gebhardt and Rita CampPatti introduced her to watercolor techbell. nique and she continues training with her. Sullivan writes that her mixed media She also works in and teaches encaustic paintings are “colorful, impressionistic and art, painting with melted beeswax and pigabstract. I use vibrant, intense colors and stylized brushwork to paint flowers and im- ments. She is a signature member of the Colorado Watercolor Society and belongs pressionistic landscapes.” “I want viewers to interpret my paintings to the Roxborough Arts Council, where she on their own, as everyone sees a different exhibits her work. She has attended numerous workshops and exhibited in the Bemis story.” Julie Mason has lived in Colorado for and Roxborough libraries, Gilpin County over 30 years and enjoys trips back to Ari- Art Gallery and more.
“Orange and Red” by Jeanie Gebhart.
“Sunshine on My Shoulder” by Marla Sullivan.
“Tulips” by Julie Mason.
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May 15, 2014
ACC artists share works in yearly show Students and instructors involved in the varied Arapahoe Community College Community Education art classes hold an annual exhibit in the Colorado Gallery of the Arts in the Annex at the east side of the Main Campus, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive in Littleton. The 2014 show will run from May 22 to June 19, with an opening public reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on May 22. Josefina Tuason is coordinator. Summer gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Information: Community Education office, 303-797-5722.
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Culture at the park
History in the Ranch
The Highlands Ranch Community Association will present a free performance of “Peter Pan” by the International Youth Ballet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 23 at Civic Green Park. Bring a picnic and a blanket. Future programs: June 27: Denver District Pipe Band; July 25: Denver Taiko (drums); Aug. 22: Quantum Jazz.
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The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado performs “The Heart of Baroque” at 3 p.m. May 18, including Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, at the PACE Center in Parker. Tickets: $25. Also, the Parker Chorale will feature an evening of favorite songs at 7:30 p.m. May 23 and will present its Parker Chorale Grant Donation to support vocal music in local high schools. Chaparral is the recipient of $200 this year and the school’s “Aplitude” Jazz Choir will join the Parker Chorale onstage. Tickets cost $20/$25. Tickets for both can be
The Highlands Ranch Historical Society presents “Sterling Heroes of World War II” as presented by authors Dr. John Eliff and Denny Dressman from 7-8:30 p.m. May 19 at Southridge Recreation Center, 4800 McArthur Ranch Road (upstairs auditorium), Highlands Ranch. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Free for members, $1 suggested for guests. Highlandsranchhistoricalsociety.org.
Powwow at The Fort
The 14th Annual Indian Market and Powwow will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 17 and 18 at The Fort, 19192 Highway 8, Morrison (just off Highway 285). More than 50 intertribal Native American dancers, interactive exhibits on Indian culture, Native American potters, jewelers, textile artists, painters, sculptors. Admission: $5 adults/$3 students with ID/seniors and children free. 303-839-1671, TesoroCulturalCenter.org.
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GALLERY OF GAMES & weekly horoscope
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SALOME’S STARS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 12, 2014
ARIES (Mar 21 to Apr 19) This is a good week to look at healing bruised feelings and re-establishing weakened relationships. It’s also a good week to start new projects and make new job-linked contacts. TAURUS (Apr 20 to May 20) Music and art dominate the week, giving the sensual Bovine a lot to appreciate. On the practical side, deal firmly, but fairly, with those who might try to undermine your work efforts. GEMINI (May 21 to Jun 20) Good feelings continue to flow from your recent efforts to reconnect with family and friends. But be ready to defuse a dispute before it can disrupt all that peace and harmony.
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GALLERY OF GAMES
CANCER (Jun 21 to Jul 22) TA practical view of a romanticized situation could help to clarify some of its more confusing aspects before you make a decision that could be tough to undo later on. LEO (Jul 23 to Aug 22) Pay more attention to what a recent spate of workplace criticism might say about your performance and not what you think it implies about you personally. Some flexibility might be called for. VIRGO (Aug 23 to Sept 22) With new information, and new promises of support (not to mention growing self-confidence), this could be a good time to restart a project you couldn’t quite handle before. LIBRA (Sept 23 to Oct 22) Before you decide to close down a problem-loaded project and make a fresh start with someone else, try once more to reach a compromise with your balky partner. He or she might surprise you. SCORPIO (Oct 23 to Nov 21) While you continue earning points for your sharp negotiating skills, be alert for an attempt to undercut your efforts. You’ll need to provide solid facts and figures to stay in the game. SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 to Dec 21) A minor health problem might cause you to ease up on your usually busy schedule. But you’ll soon be back in the saddle and ready to pick up the reins and charge ahead. CAPRICORN (Dec 22 to Jan 19) The adventurous Sea Goat might be eager to take on a new challenge. But before you do, you might want to take some time to check out previously overlooked factors. AQUARIUS (Jan 20 to Feb 18) A feeling of being overwhelmed by all that you have to do can be eased by setting priorities. Deal with the most urgent and time-sensitive situations first, and then work down the line. PISCES (Feb 19 to Mar 20) Creating a calm, peaceful place for yourself in the middle of a roiling emotional whirlpool this week starts when you, and no one else, decide how to make decisions about your life. BORN THIS WEEK: Your determination to stick with your principles wins the admiration of everyone who knows you. © 2014 King Features Synd., Inc.
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May 15, 2014
El Dia del Nino is treat for kids Vibrant presentations take place in Denver By Sonya Ellingboe
email@example.com Skies were a bit gray on April 27, but colorful festival dancers brought sunshine to the plaza and interior of the Denver Art Museum and nearby locations and attractions. The occasion was the annual El Dia del Nino, a celebration of children and families hosted by the Denver Art Museum each spring — this year including additional collaborators to showcase entertainers and their own exhibits via free admission. Included among the dancers were students from HOPE Online Learning Academy, a public, free, K-12 charter school in the Douglas County School District. For eight months, internationally acclaimed artists have worked with participating HOPE students from HOPE Online Learning Academy Co-Op on an “Art Across Cultures” program, designed to boost students’ connection with their schools and
communities. Students from three of HOPE’s 40-plus learning centers across the metro area — Awaken Academy, I AM Academy and Hillcrest Academy — worked with professional artist mentors to develop the 12-scene storytelling program, “Tree of HOPE,” which they performed at 1 p.m. in the Denver Art Museum’s Ponti Hall. The program contained original songs about the environment, choreographed a traditional Mexican dance sequence and used artwork created from recyclable materials. It follows the school’s intent to integrate the arts into other subject areas — opportunities these students might not have otherwise. These at-risk students have online and individualized learning plans, with daily inperson support from licensed teachers and experienced community mentors. Janelle Ayon was director for “Tree of HOPE,” based on an original story and choreography by Jairo Heli. Kenny Passarelli composed original music and Taketo Kobayeshi added animation. Also contributing: Beatriz Gomez, stage and prop design; Edwin Bandela, special guest; and Moises Olmos and Delmar Productions.
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Sunday mornings at Immanuel Lutheran 9:30 a.m. Sundays Lone Tree Civic Center, 8527 Lone Tree Parkway, Lone Tree, CO
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Saturday 5:30pm Sunday 8am, 9:30am, 11am Sunday School 9:15am
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Sunday Worship - 10:00am Bible Study immediately following Thursday Bible Study - 7:30pm
Currently meeting at: Acres Green Elementary School 13524 Acres Green Drive 303-688-9506 www.LoneTreeCoC.com
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Sunday Worship 10:30 4825 North Crowfoot Valley Rd. Castle Rock • canyonscc.org 303-663-5751 “Loving God - Making A Difference”
A place for you
Sunday 8:00 & 10:30am
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
Abiding Word Lutheran Church UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
8391 S. Burnley Ct., Highlands Ranch
Open and Affirming
(Next to RTD lot @470 & University)
Worship Services Sundays at 9:00am
8:00 am Chapel Service 9:00 & 10:30 am Sanctuary 10:20 am St. Andrew Wildflower Sunday School 9:00 & 10:30 am
www.st-andrew-umc.com 303-794-2683 Preschool: 303-794-0510
9203 S. University Blvd. Highlands Ranch, 80126
Parker evangelical Presbyterian church Connect – Grow – Serve
8:45 am & 10:30 am 9030 Miller road Parker, Co 80138 303-841-2125 www.pepc.org
Where people are excited about God’s Word.
GRACE PRESBYTERIAN Alongside One Another On Life’s Journey
You are invited to worship with us:
Sundays at 10:00 am
Fe Dr. & Highlands Ranch Pkwy. (Across from Murdochs)
Sunday Worship: 10:45AM & 6PM Bible Study: 9:30AM Children, Young People & Adults 4391 E Mainstreet, Parker, Colorado 80134 Church Office – (303) 841-3836
United Church Of Christ Parker Hilltop 10926 E. Democrat Rd. Parker, CO • 10am Worship www.uccparkerhilltop.org 303-841-2808
Weaving Truth and Relevance into Relationships and Life
An Evangelical Presbyterian Church
Sunday, June 1st @ 9 a.m. Biff Gore of NBC’s “The Voice”
Serving the southeast Denver Grace is on the NE Corner of Santa area
Line camp - Castle Rock Sundays 10 am DC Fairgrounds – Kirk Hall www.savethecowboy.com
Church of Christ
Christ’s Episcopal Church
Pastor Paul Flannery “It’s not about us... It’s about serving others... T hen God gets the Glory!”
2121 Dad Clark Drive • 720.259.2390 • www.HFCdenver.org
First Presbyterian Church First United of Littleton Methodist Church
Little Blessings Day Care www.littleblessingspdo.com
Serving the community ages 2 1/2—6 years “ Love, Learn, Laugh ”
9:00 am Sunday WorShip
worship Time 10:30AM sundays 9:00am Spiritual Formation Classes for all Ages 90 east orchard road littleton, co
303 798 6387 www.gracepointcc.us
Congregation Beth Shalom Serving the Southeast Denver area
Call or check our website for information on services and social events! www.cbsdenver.org
The Bahá’í Faith
“The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens.”
Weekly children’s classes, devotions and study DouglasCountyAssembly@gmail.com 303.947.7540
Community Church of Religious Science Sunday 10:00 a.m. at the historic Ruth Memorial Chapel on Mainstreet
To advertise your place of worship in this section, call 303-566-4091 or email kearhart@ColoradoCommunityMedia.com.
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Careers May 15, 2014
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89 DEGREES 59'53" WEST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 19, 735.63 FEET; THENCE NORTH 20 DEGREE 34'43" WEST, 469.98 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE TRACT HEREIN DESCRIBED, THENCE CONTINUE ON THE LAST MENTIONED COURSE NORTH 20 DEGREES 34'43" WEST, 420.66 FEET; THENCE NORTH 84DEGREES 04' 43" EAST, 3388.62 FEET TO A POINT ON THE CENTERLINE OF COLORADO STATE HIGHWAY NO. 105 (WITH THE FOLLOWING TWO COURSES ALONG SAID CENTERLINE (1) THENCE SOUTH 18 DEGREE 32'33" EAST, 129.21 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVE TO THE RIGHT (2) SAID CURVE HAVING A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 09 DEGREES 20'02", A RADIUS OF 3100.00 FEET FOR AN ARC LENGTH OF 505.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 87 DEGREES 46'50" WEST 3387.29 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, EXCEPT A 30.00 FEET WIDE RIGHT OF WAY FOR COLORADO STATE HIGHWAY NO. 105, SAID EXCEPTION BEING ON THE EASTERLY BOUNDARY OF TRACT G, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 12827 S Perry Park Rd, Larkspur, CO 80118
PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0079
Public Notices Public Trustees PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0104 To Whom It May Concern: On 3/12/2014 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: MARCUS T STRICKLER AND ANGELA V STRICKLER Original Beneficiary: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 7/13/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 8/10/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005075332 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $250,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $250,000.00 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. 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 10, BLOCK 2, DIAMOND RIDGE ESTATES FILING ONE, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 1099 Annabar Dr, 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, July 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: 5/8/2014 Last Publication: 6/5/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 3/14/2014 ROBERT J. HUSSON 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 #: 14-00458 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No. 2014-0104 First Publication: 5/8/2014 Last Publication: 6/5/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Larkspur AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0636 To Whom It May Concern: On 10/9/2013 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: STEVE VICKERS AND TERRYANN VICKERS Original Beneficiary: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/8/2009 Recording Date of DOT: 10/19/2009 Reception No. of DOT: 2009080314 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $417,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $346,819.59 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 land referred to in Schedule A is situated in the County of Douglas, State of Colorado and is described as follows: ALL THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LOT OR PARCEL OF LAND, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, AND STATE OF COLORADO, TO WIT: TRACT G: A TRACT OF LAND IN THE WEST 1/2 OF SECTION 17 AND THE EAST 1/2 OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH, RANGE 67 WEST ON THE 6TH P.M., COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 18; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 59'53" WEST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 19, 735.63 FEET; THENCE NORTH 20 DEGREE 34'43" WEST, 469.98 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE TRACT HEREIN DESCRIBED, THENCE CONTINUE ON THE LAST MENTIONED COURSE NORTH 20 DEGREES 34'43" WEST, 420.66 FEET; THENCE NORTH 84DEGREES 04' 43" EAST, 3388.62 FEET TO A POINT ON THE CENTERLINE OF COLORADO STATE HIGHWAY NO. 105 (WITH THE FOLLOWING TWO COURSES ALONG SAID CENTERLINE (1) THENCE SOUTH 18 DEGREE 32'33" EAST, 129.21 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVE TO THE RIGHT (2) SAID CURVE HAVING A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 09 DEGREES 20'02", A RADIUS OF 3100.00 FEET FOR AN ARC LENGTH OF 505.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 87 DEGREES 46'50" WEST 3387.29 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, EXCEPT A 30.00 FEET WIDE RIGHT OF WAY FOR COLORADO STATE HIGHWAY NO. 105, SAID EXCEPTION BEING ON THE EASTERLY BOUNDARY OF TRACT G, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF
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, June 11, 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: 4/17/2014 Last Publication: 5/15/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 1/14/2014 ROBERT J. HUSSON 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 #: 9105.06135 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0636 First Publication: 4/17/2014 Last Publication: 5/15/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0077 To Whom It May Concern: On 2/18/2014 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: DAVID J FAGANEL Original Beneficiary: CCO MORTGAGE CORP. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: RBS CITIZENS, N.A. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/17/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 8/24/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005079811 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $660,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $660,000.00 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. 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 5155A IN CASTLE PINES VILLAGE FILING NO. 32-J 1ST AMENDMENT COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 5155 Leduc Lane , 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, June 11, 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: 4/17/2014 Last Publication: 5/15/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 2/19/2014 ROBERT J. HUSSON 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 #: 11-05117R *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0077 First Publication: 4/17/2014 Last Publication: 5/15/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0079 To Whom It May Concern: On 2/20/2014 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: FRANCISCO ORTIZ AND YOLANDA ORTIZ Original Beneficiary: THE CIT GROUP/CONSUMER FINANCE, INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/23/2006 Recording Date of DOT: 7/10/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006058273 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $229,600.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $221,401.89 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
To Whom It May Concern: On 2/20/2014 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: FRANCISCO ORTIZ AND YOLANDA ORTIZ Original Beneficiary: THE CIT GROUP/CONSUMER FINANCE, INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/23/2006 Recording Date of DOT: 7/10/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006058273 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $229,600.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $221,401.89 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: based on a default in payment required by 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 20, BLOCK 17, THE MEADOWS FILING NO. 11- PARCEL 6, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 4040 Miners Candle Place, 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, June 11, 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: 4/17/2014 Last Publication: 5/15/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 2/26/2014 ROBERT J. HUSSON DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: KAREN J RADAKOVICH Colorado Registration #: 11649 4750 TABLE MESA DRIVE, BOULDER, COLORADO 80305-5575 Phone #: (303) 494-3000 Fax #: (303) 464-6309 Attorney File #: 7192-2040 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0079 First Publication: 4/17/2014 Last Publication: 5/15/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0083 To Whom It May Concern: On 2/26/2014 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: ROSA HILL Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR FIRST MAGNUS FINANCIAL CORPORATION Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE (CWALT 2005-54CB) Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/16/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 8/26/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005080913 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $252,700.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $250,697.80 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 3, THE MEADOWS FILING NO. 11, PARCEL NO. 3, TOWN OF CASTLE ROCK, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 4324 Timber Hollow Loop, 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, June 18, 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: 4/24/2014 Last Publication: 5/22/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 2/26/2014 ROBERT J. HUSSON 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 #: 1269.08752 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0083 First Publication: 4/24/2014 Last Publication: 5/22/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Larkspur NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0081 To Whom It May Concern: On 3/4/2014 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.
Larkspur NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0081
To Whom It May Concern: On 3/4/2014 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: PREO (PERRY PARK) LLC, A COLORADO LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY Original Beneficiary: PAULS REAL ESTATE OPPORTUNITIES (2009), L.P., A DELAWARE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: IRONWOOD CAPITAL, LLC, A COLORADO LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 9/30/2009 Recording Date of DOT: 10/2/2009 Reception No. of DOT: 2009076776 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $3,468,688.34 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $1,267,672.00 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: the failure to make timely payments required under said Deed of Trust and the Evidence of Debt secured thereby. 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: EXHIBIT 'A' A tract of land situated in the North 1/2 of Section 23, Township 9 South, Range 68 West of the 6th Principal Meridian, Douglas County, Colorado, more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the East 1/4 corner of said Section 23; thence North 65°06'00" West, a distance of 1,668.67 feet to the true point of beginning; thence South 88°06'31" West, a distance of 1,268.74 feet to the East line of Echo Hills Club Road; thence North 32°45'00" West along said East line, a distance of 398.29 feet to a point of curve; thence along said East line along the arc of a curve to the right, a distance of 99.19 feet said curve has a radius of 1,970.00 feet and a central angle of 2°53'05", to the South boundary of Echo Village Filing No. 1; thence North 88°14'07" East along said South boundary, a distance of 220.00 feet; thence South 1°45'53" East along said South boundary, a distance of 20.00 feet; thence North 88° 14'07" East along said boundary, a distance of 220.00 feet; thence North 1°45'53" West along said South boundary, a distance of 20.00 feet; thence North 88°14'07" East along said South boundary, a distance of 980.44 feet; thence South 15°17'40" East, a distance of 437.06 feet to the Point of Beginning, County of Douglas, State of Colorado. A portion of the above legal is now known as: Units 15, 16, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47 and 48, Echo Village Multi-Family Retreat in Perry Park Preo (Perry Park) Common Interest Community Plat, according to the Declaration thereof recorded April 27, 2010 at Reception No. 2010025734, in the records of the office of the Clerk and Recorder of the County of Douglas, State of Colorado, as amended from time to time, and according to the Echo Village MultiFamily Retreat in Perry Park Preo (Perry Park) Common Interest Community Plats recorded April 27, 2010 at Reception No. 2010025744, recorded April 27, 2010 at Reception No. 2010025745, recorded April 27, 2010 at Reception No. 2010025746, recorded October 19, 2010 at Reception No. 2010068657, and recorded May 30, 2012 at Reception No. 2012038836, in the records of the office of the Clerk and Recorder of the County of Douglas, State of Colorado EXCEPTING THEREFROM the following: Unit 15, by virtue of Partial Release of Deed of Trust recorded July 13, 2010 at Reception No. 2010042812; Unit 16, by virtue of Partial Release of Deed of Trust recorded February 15, 2011 at Reception No. 2011011071; Unit 43, by virtue of Partial Release of Deed of Trust recorded April 5, 2011 at Reception No. 2011021999; Unit 44, by virtue of Partial Release of Deed of Trust recorded November 5, 2010 at Reception No. 2010076575; Unit 45, by virtue of Partial Release of Deed of Trust recorded September 24, 2012 at Reception No. 2012071233; Unit 47, by virtue of Partial Release of Deed of Trust recorded May 25, 2010 at Reception No. 2010031380; Unit 48, by virtue of Partial Release of Deed of Trust recorded May 25, 2010 at Reception No. 2010031381; and Unit 46, by virtue of Partial Release of Deed of Trust recorded January 14, 2014 at Reception No. 2014002200. Together with all existing or subsequently erected or affixed buildings, improvements and fixtures; all easements, rights of way, and appurtenances; all water, water rights and ditch rights (including stock in utilities with ditch or irrigation rights); and all other rights, royalties, and profits relating to the real property, including without limitation all minerals, oil, gas, geothermal and similar matters, located in the above described property. Which has the address of: Vacant Land, Larkspur, CO 80118 The Deed of Trust was modified by a document recorded in Douglas County on 12/23/2013, Reception number 2013097697. Reason modified and any other modifications: Legal Description. 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, June 25, 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: 5/1/2014 Last Publication: 5/29/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 3/10/2014 ROBERT J. HUSSON DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JUSTIN BURNS Colorado Registration #: 45427 270 ST. PAUL STREET SUITE 200, DENVER, COLORADO 80206 Phone #: Fax #: Attorney File #: PREO *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0081 First Publication: 5/1/2014 Last Publication: 5/29/2014
Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses 10°40'59" East, a distance of 1392.19 ft. of sale and other items allowed by law, and the E 1/4 corner of said Sec. 19, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificbears North 10°00'45" East, a distance of ate of Purchase, all as provided by law. 1367.00 ft.; thence South 18°22'18" East, First Publication: 5/1/2014 a distance of 150.41 ft.; thence on a curve Last Publication: 5/29/2014 to the right being tangent of the last dePublisher: Douglas County News Press scribed course, having a radius of 85.10 Dated: 3/10/2014 ft., a distance of 57.61 feet; thence South ROBERT J. HUSSON 20°25'00" West, a distance of 10.17 ft.; DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee thence on a curve to the left having a radiThe name, address and telephone numus of 264.63 ft., a distance of 70.92 ft., bers of the attorney(s) representing the thence South 80°00'06" West, a distance legal holder of the indebtedness is: of 180.61 ft., thence North 12°53'07" JUSTIN BURNS West, a distance of 186.93 ft., thence Colorado Registration #: 45427 North 55°54'25" East, a distance of 220.74 270 ST. PAUL STREET SUITE 200, ft.; thence North 71°37'42" East, a disDENVER, COLORADO 80206 of 10ft., to the point of beginning. To advertise your publictance notices call 303-566-4100 Phone #: Which has the address of: 1687 S Hidden Fax #: Valley Rd, Sedalia, CO 80135 Attorney File #: PREO *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE NOTICE OF SALE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustThe current holder of the Evidence of Debt ee/ secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and deLegal Notice No.: 2014-0081 mand for sale as provided by law and in First Publication: 5/1/2014 said Deed of Trust. Last Publication: 5/29/2014 THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given Publisher: Douglas County News Press that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at the Public PUBLIC NOTICE Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucCastle Rock tion to the highest and best bidder for NOTICE OF SALE cash, the said real property and all inPublic Trustee Sale No. 2014-0084 terest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of To Whom It May Concern: On 2/26/2014 paying the indebtedness provided in said the undersigned Public Trustee caused Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of the Notice of Election and Demand relatTrust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses ing to the Deed of Trust described below of sale and other items allowed by law, to be recorded in Douglas County. and will deliver to the purchaser a CertificOriginal Grantor: MARIANNE F MCKINate of Purchase, all as provided by law. NON AND KEVIN J MCKINNON First Publication: 4/24/2014 Original Beneficiary: FIRSTAR BANK, Last Publication: 5/22/2014 N.A. Publisher: Douglas County News Press Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: Dated: 2/26/2014 ALLIANT CREDIT UNION ROBERT J. HUSSON Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 5/29/2001 DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee Recording Date of DOT: 6/6/2001 The name, address and telephone numReception No. of DOT: 01050794 Book bers of the attorney(s) representing the 2055 Page 2032 legal holder of the indebtedness is: DOT Recorded in Douglas County. JOAN OLSON Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Colorado Registration #: 28078 Debt: $178,700.00 1199 BANNOCK STREET , Outstanding Principal Amount as of the DENVER, COLORADO 80204 date hereof: $145,352.29 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you Fax #: (303) 813-1107 are hereby notified that the covenants of Attorney File #: 1159.100048.F01 the deed of trust have been violated as *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE follows: Failure to pay principal and inSALE DATES on the Public Trustee webterest when due together with all other site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustpayments provided for in the Evidence of ee/ Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. Legal Notice No.: 2014-0088 THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE First Publication: 4/24/2014 A FIRST LIEN. Last Publication: 5/22/2014 The property described herein is all of the Publisher: Douglas County News Press property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: PUBLIC NOTICE LOT 3, BLOCK 3, CASTLE PINES NORTH FILING NO. 6, COUNTY OF Castle Rock DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. NOTICE OF SALE Which has the address of: 7407 ShorePublic Trustee Sale No. 2014-0089 ham Drive , Castle Rock, CO 80104 To Whom It May Concern: On 2/26/2014 NOTICE OF SALE the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relatThe current holder of the Evidence of Debt ing to the Deed of Trust described below secured by the Deed of Trust described to be recorded in Douglas County. herein, has filed written election and deOriginal Grantor: JO ANN DICINTIO mand for sale as provided by law and in Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECsaid Deed of Trust. TRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE that on the first possible sale date (unless FOR ASSURITY FINANCIAL SERVICES, the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. WedLLC nesday, June 18, 2014, at the Public Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucDate of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/25/2005 tion to the highest and best bidder for Recording Date of DOT: 9/2/2005 cash, the said real property and all inReception No. of DOT: 2005083731 terest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs DOT Recorded in Douglas County. and assigns therein, for the purpose of Original Principal Amount of Evidence of paying the indebtedness provided in said Debt: $104,771.00 Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Outstanding Principal Amount as of the Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses date hereof: $91,531.77 of sale and other items allowed by law, Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificare hereby notified that the covenants of ate of Purchase, all as provided by law. the deed of trust have been violated as First Publication: 4/24/2014 follows: Failure to pay principal and inLast Publication: 5/22/2014 terest when due together with all other Publisher: Douglas County News Press payments provided for in the Evidence of Dated: 2/26/2014 Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and ROBERT J. HUSSON other violations of the terms thereof. DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE The name, address and telephone numA FIRST LIEN. bers of the attorney(s) representing the The property described herein is all of the legal holder of the indebtedness is: property encumbered by the lien of the JENNIFER H TRACHTE deed of trust. Colorado Registration #: 40391 Legal Description of Real Property: 1199 BANNOCK STREET , CONDOMINIUM UNIT 204, TOGETHER DENVER, COLORADO 80204 WITH THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE Phone #: (303) 813-1177 PARKING SPACE BP3-14 AND BP3-15, Fax #: (303) 813-1107 THE STONECREEK PARK 'B' CONAttorney File #: 1057.100015.F01 DOMINIUMS, ACCORDING TO THE *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE CONDOMINIUM MAP RECORDED SALE DATES on the Public Trustee webAPRIL 2, 2001 AT RECEPTION NO. site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrust01026607 IN THE RECORDS OF THE ee/ OFFICE OF THE CLERK AND RECORDER OF THE COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, Legal Notice No.: 2014-0084 COLORADO, AND DEFINED AND DEFirst Publication: 4/24/2014 SCRIBED IN THE CONDOMINIUM DELast Publication: 5/22/2014 CLARATION FOR THE STONECREEK Publisher: Douglas County News Press PARK 'B' CONDOMINIUMS, RECORDED APRIL 2, 2001 IN BOOK 2000 AT PAGE 469 IN SAID RECORDS, COUNTY PUBLIC NOTICE OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 532 Oakwood Sedalia Drive, Unit B204, Castle Rock, CO 80104 NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0088 NOTICE OF SALE To Whom It May Concern: On 2/26/2014 The current holder of the Evidence of Debt the undersigned Public Trustee caused secured by the Deed of Trust described the Notice of Election and Demand relatherein, has filed written election and deing to the Deed of Trust described below mand for sale as provided by law and in to be recorded in Douglas County. said Deed of Trust. Original Grantor: ANDRE SHAKOM AND THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given DAWN SHAKOM that on the first possible sale date (unless Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECthe sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. WedTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, nesday, June 18, 2014, at the Public INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle FOR AMERICA'S WHOLESALE LENDER Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucCurrent Holder of Evidence of Debt: tion to the highest and best bidder for GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC cash, the said real property and all inDate of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/27/2006 terest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs Recording Date of DOT: 10/30/2006 and assigns therein, for the purpose of Reception No. of DOT: 2006093261 paying the indebtedness provided in said DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses Debt: $72,000.00 of sale and other items allowed by law, Outstanding Principal Amount as of the and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificdate hereof: $73,845.33 ate of Purchase, all as provided by law. Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you First Publication: 4/24/2014 are hereby notified that the covenants of Last Publication: 5/22/2014 the deed of trust have been violated as Publisher: Douglas County News Press follows: Failure to pay principal and inDated: 2/26/2014 terest when due together with all other ROBERT J. HUSSON payments provided for in the Evidence of DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and The name, address and telephone numother violations of the terms bers of the attorney(s) representing the thereof.***LOAN MODIFICATION legal holder of the indebtedness is: AGREEMENT MADE ON FEBRUARY 4, JOAN OLSON 2010 Colorado Registration #: 28078 THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE 1199 BANNOCK STREET , A FIRST LIEN. DENVER, COLORADO 80204 The property described herein is all of the Phone #: (303) 813-1177 property encumbered by the lien of the Fax #: (303) 813-1107 deed of trust. Attorney File #: 4622.100002.F01 Legal Description of Real Property: *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE All that part of Sec. 19, T. 8 South, Range SALE DATES on the Public Trustee web68 West of the 6th P.M. described as folsite: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustlows: Beginning at a point from which the ee/ SE corner of said Sec. 19, bears South 10°40'59" East, a distance of 1392.19 ft. Legal Notice No.: 2014-0089 and the E 1/4 corner of said Sec. 19, First Publication: 4/24/2014 bears North 10°00'45" East, a distance of Last Publication: 5/22/2014 1367.00 ft.; thence South 18°22'18" East, Publisher: Douglas County News Press a distance of 150.41 ft.; thence on a curve to the right being tangent of the last described course, having a radius of 85.10 PUBLIC NOTICE ft., a distance of 57.61 feet; thence South 20°25'00" West, a distance of 10.17 ft.; Castle Rock thence on a curve to the left having a radiNOTICE OF SALE us of 264.63 ft., a distance of 70.92 ft., Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0094 thence South 80°00'06" West, a distance of 180.61 ft., thence North 12°53'07" To Whom It May Concern: On 3/17/2014 West, a distance of 186.93 ft., thence the undersigned Public Trustee caused North 55°54'25" East, a distance of 220.74 the Notice of Election and Demand relatft.; thence North 71°37'42" East, a dising to the Deed of Trust described below tance of 10ft., to the point of beginning. to be recorded in Douglas County. Which has the address of: 1687 S Hidden Original Grantor: KIMBERLY RIDGLEY Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECValley Rd, Sedalia, CO 80135 TRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE NOTICE OF SALE FOR EVOLVE BANK & TRUST Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: The current holder of the Evidence of Debt WELLS FARGO BANK, NA secured by the Deed of Trust described Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/18/2010 herein, has filed written election and deRecording Date of DOT: 6/21/2010 mand for sale as provided by law and in Reception No. of DOT: 2010037382 said Deed of Trust. DOT Recorded in Douglas County. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given
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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: KIMBERLY RIDGLEY Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR EVOLVE BANK & TRUST Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/18/2010 Recording Date of DOT: 6/21/2010 Reception No. of DOT: 2010037382 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $177,608.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $179,711.57 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: 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 made on March 28, 2013 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 14, BLOCK 4, THE OAKS SUBDIVISION FILING NO. ONE, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO Which has the address of: 1551 Willow Oak Road, 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, July 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: 5/15/2014 Last Publication: 6/12/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 3/19/2014 ROBERT J. HUSSON 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 #: 9105.100230.F01 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0094 First Publication: 5/15/2014 Last Publication: 6/12/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Castle Rock NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0105 To Whom It May Concern: On 3/13/2014 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: EVONNE M LEVY Original Beneficiary: NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE A DIVISION OF NATIONAL CITY BANK OF INDIANA Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR STRUCTURED ASSET INVESTMENT LOAN TRUST, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-HE3 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 4/29/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 5/5/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005039561 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $119,600.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $115,302.16 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 Public Notice A FIRST LIEN.
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The property described herein is all of the DISTRICT COURT, property encumbered by the lien of the WATER DIVISION 1, COLORADO deed of trust. LegalAPRIL Description of Real 2014 WATERProperty: RESUME LOT 2-2 (UNIT 22) MOUNTAIN SHADPUBLICATION OWS FILING NO. 1, ACCORDTO: P.U.D. ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN ING TO WATER THE PLAT RECORDED JUNE APPLICATIONS 25, 1980, RECEPTION NO. 253883 AND IN AND WATER DIV. 1 AS DEFINED DESCRIBED IN DECLARATION RECORDED MAY 3, 1978 Pursuant C.R.S. are IN BOOKto330 AT 37-92-302, PAGE 731,you COUNTY notified that the following is aCOLORADO. resume of OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF ALSO KNOWN AS UNIT 2-2 all water right applications andMOUNTAIN certain SHADOWS amendmentsCONDOMINIUM filed in the OfficeFILING of the NO. 1, ACCORDING TO PLAT RECORWater Clerk during theTHE month of APRIL DED AUGUST 22, 1977 AT RECEPTION 2014 for each County affected. NO. 204896 AND AS DEFINED AND DESCRIBED IN DECLARATION RECOR14CW3054 P. Rouse and Peg DED MAY Glen 3, 1978 IN BOOK 330 AT M. Wykes, P.O. Box 189,OF Sedalia, CO PAGE 731, COUNTY DOUGLAS, STATE(James OF COLORADO. 80135 Petrock, Petrock & Which has the address of: 22 Mountain Fendel, 700 17th Street, #1800, Denver, Shadows Court, Castle Rock, 80104 CO 80202), APPLICATION FORCO CONDITIONAL WATER STORAGE RIGHT, NOTICE OF SALE DOUGLAS Name of Stucture: The current COUNTY. holder of the Evidence of Debt Rouse-Wykes Pond. the secured by the DeedLocation: of Trust In described NW1/4NE1/4 of Section 16, T10S, R67W herein, has filed written election and deof the 6th withprovided the center ap- in mand for P.M., sale as by point law and said Deed of Trust. proximately 400 feet from the north and THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given 2570 feet from the east section lines of that on the first date (unless said Section 16,possible as shownsale on Attachment the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. WedA hereto. The pond will be located off nesday, July 2, 2014, at the Public Trustchannel and will lined soStreet, no groundwaee’s office, 402beWilcox Castle ter will Colorado, be intercepted. will be Rock, I will The sell water at public aucdiverted through a pump fill the pond for at tion to the highest andtobest bidder cash, the of said real property and all intwo points diversion described below terest of saidonGrantor(s), Grantor(s)’ and located the west side of Cook heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose Creek as shown on Attachment A. The of paying thebeindebtedness said water will diverted at a provided combinedinrate Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of of flow plus not toattorneys’ exceed 100 gpm. Trust, fees, thePOD#1: expenses In the of Section 16, T10S, of saleNW1/4NE1/4 and other items allowed by law, R67W, 380 feet from the and willapproximately deliver to the purchaser a Certificnorth 1700 feet from the eastbysection ate ofand Purchase, all as provided law. First Publication: 5/8/2014 lines of said Section 16. POD#2: In the Last Publication: 6/5/2014 SW1/4NE1/4 of Section 16, T10S, R67W, Publisher: Douglas News approximately 1450County feet from the Press north Dated: 3/14/2014 and 2200 feet from the east section lines ROBERT J. HUSSON of said Section 16. Source: Cook Creek, DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee tributary to East Plumand Creek. When not The name, address telephone numin priority, theattorney(s) pond will also be filled using bers of the representing the legal holder of groundwater the indebtedness is: Dawson aquifer pursuant CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER to Case Nos. 11CW281 and 12CW174. Colorado Registration #: 34145 Amount claimed: 5 acre-feet per year 999 STREET 2201, Date and 18TH the right to refill SUITE (conditional). DENVER, COLORADO 80202 of appropriation: April 30, 2014. How apPhone #: (303) 865-1400 propriation Intent to appropriate Fax #: (303)initiated: 865-1410 water for File beneficial use, locating of pond Attorney #: 09-14679R locationMAY and points of diversion, and filing *YOU TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE on the Public Trustee webof this DATES application. Uses: Stock watering, site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustirrigation, piscatorial, and augmentaee/ tion (conditional). Name and address of owners of land upon which structure Legal Notice No.: 2014-0105 is located: Applicant. Further, Applicant First Publication: 5/8/2014 praysPublication: that this Court grant the application Last 6/5/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press
Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR STRUCTURED ASSET INVESTMENT LOAN TRUST, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-HE3 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 4/29/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 5/5/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005039561 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $119,600.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $115,302.16 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 2-2 (UNIT 22) MOUNTAIN SHADOWS P.U.D. FILING NO. 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED JUNE 25, 1980, RECEPTION NO. 253883 AND AS DEFINED AND DESCRIBED IN DECLARATION RECORDED MAY 3, 1978 IN BOOK 330 AT PAGE 731, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. ALSO KNOWN AS UNIT 2-2 MOUNTAIN SHADOWS CONDOMINIUM FILING NO. 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED AUGUST 22, 1977 AT RECEPTION NO. 204896 AND AS DEFINED AND DESCRIBED IN DECLARATION RECORDED MAY 3, 1978 IN BOOK 330 AT PAGE 731, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 22 Mountain Shadows Court, 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, July 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: 5/8/2014 Last Publication: 6/5/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 3/14/2014 ROBERT J. HUSSON 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 #: 09-14679R *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0105 First Publication: 5/8/2014 Last Publication: 6/5/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Franktown NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0109 To Whom It May Concern: On 3/18/2014 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: GLEN J. MCKIE Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR TAYLOR, BEAN & WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORP. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/9/2007 Recording Date of DOT: 10/17/2007 Reception No. of DOT: 2007081474 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $417,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $384,783.51 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 inand forwhen such other relief as seems proper terest due together with all other in the premises. (6 pages). payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and THE WATER RIGHTS BY other violations of theCLAIMED terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE THESE APPLICATIONS MAY AFFECT A LIEN. IN FIRST PRIORITY ANY WATER RIGHTS The property herein ADJUDIis all of the CLAIMED ORdescribed HERETOFORE propertyWITHIN encumbered by the lien of the CATED THIS DIVISION AND deed of trust. OWNERS OF AFFECTED RIGHTS MUST Legal Description of Real Property: APPEAR TO OBJECT The Northwest QuarterWITHIN of the THE Southwest TIME PROVIDED BE Quarter of SectionBY 29,STATUTE TownshipOR 8 South, FOREVER BARRED. Range 65 West of the Sixth P.M. Together with a non-exclusive easement for ingressARE andHEREBY egress described YOU NOTIFIED as thatfollows: any The North 25 feetto tooppose that part the NE ¼ party who wishes anofapplicaSW ¼ of Section 29 lying between Rustion, or anRoad amended sellville and application, the NW ¼ may SW file ¼ of with the Water Clerk, P.8O. Box 2038, Section 29, Township South, Range 65 Greeley, CO 80632, a verified Statement West of the 6th P.M., all in the County of of Opposition, forth facts to why Douglas, Statesetting of Colorado andastogether withapplication a non-exclusive easement fororinthe should not be granted, gress and egress over and across why it should be granted only in part orthat part of theconditions. SE ¼ NWSuch ¼ ofStatement Section of 29, on certain Township 8must South, of the Opposition be Range filed by 65 theWest last day 6th P.M.. lying South of the South fence of JUNE on www. line and 2014 West(forms of theavailable Russellville Road courts.state.co.us the Clerk’s right of way, beingorainminimum of office), 15 feet and must be filed as an Original and wide, all in the County of Douglas, State of include $158.00 filingoffee. A copy State of eachof Colorado. County Douglas, Colorado. of Opposition must also be Statement Which has the address of: 2485 South served upon the Applicant or Applicant’s Russelville Franktown, CO 80116 Attorney andRoad, an affidavit or certificate of such service of mailing shall be filed with NOTICE OF SALE the Clerk. TheWater current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described Legal No.: written 925438 election and deherein,Notice has filed mandPublication: for sale asMay provided by law and in First 15, 2014 said Publication: Deed of Trust. Last May 15, 2014 THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given Publisher: Douglas County News-Press that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 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: 5/15/2014 Last Publication: 6/12/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 3/19/2014 ROBERT J. HUSSON 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 #: 3850.100026.F01 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee web-
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the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: GLEN J. MCKIE Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR TAYLOR, BEAN & WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORP. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/9/2007 Recording Date of DOT: 10/17/2007 Reception No. of DOT: 2007081474 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $417,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $384,783.51 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 Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 8 South, Range 65 West of the Sixth P.M. Together with a non-exclusive easement for ingress and egress described as follows: The North 25 feet to that part of the NE ¼ SW ¼ of Section 29 lying between Russellville Road and the NW ¼ SW ¼ of Section 29, Township 8 South, Range 65 West of the 6th P.M., all in the County of Douglas, State of Colorado and together with a non-exclusive easement for ingress and egress over and across that part of the SE ¼ NW ¼ of Section 29, Township 8 South, Range 65 West of the 6th P.M.. lying South of the South fence line and West of the Russellville Road right of way, being a minimum of 15 feet wide, all in the County of Douglas, State of Colorado. County of Douglas, State of Colorado. Which has the address of: 2485 South Russelville Road, 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, July 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: 5/15/2014 Last Publication: 6/12/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 3/19/2014 ROBERT J. HUSSON 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 #: 3850.100026.F01 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0109 First Publication: 5/15/2014 Last Publication: 6/12/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press
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PUBLIC NOTICE Larkspur NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0098 To Whom It May Concern: On 3/12/2014 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: GREGORY L JOHNSON, AND HOLLY M JOHNSON Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER, 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 OF CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-6 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 2/9/2006 Recording Date of DOT: 2/17/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006013707** DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $568,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $642,687.91 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. **THIS LOAN HAS BEEN MODIFIED THROUGH A LOAN MODIFICATION AGREEMENT DATED AUGUST 29 , 2009. 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 PERRY PARK FILING NUMBER 6, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO Which has the address of: 4310 Mohawk Dr, Larkspur, CO 80118-8908
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, July 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: 5/8/2014 Last Publication: 6/5/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 3/14/2014 ROBERT J. HUSSON 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 #: 14-910-26189 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0098 First Publication: 5/8/2014 Last Publication: 6/5/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press
Public Notice Crown Castle on behalf of AT&T Mobility Services LLC proposes to collocate antennas at a height of 44 feet on an existing 45 foot silo in the vicinity of 6206D State Hwy 83, 4th Revision, Franktown, Douglas County, CO 80116. Public comments regarding potential effects from this site on historic properties may be submitted within 30-days from the date of this publication to: Trileaf Corp, Timothy Redel, email@example.com, 10845 Olive Blvd, Suite 260, St. Louis, MO 63141, 314-997-6111.
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Legal Notice No.: 925465 First Publication: May 15, 2014 Last Publication: May 15, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press
Government Legals PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF CONTRACTORS SETTLEMENT COUNTY OF DOUGLAS STATE OF COLORADO NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Section 38-26-107, C.R.S., as amended, that on June 7, 2014 final settlement will be made by the County of Douglas, State of Colorado, for and on account of a contract between Douglas County and Noraa Concrete Construction Corporation for the 2013 Traffic Engineering Pedestrian Projects, Douglas County Project Number TF 2013-024, TF 2013030, TF 2013-039 in Douglas County; and that any person, co-partnership, association or corporation that has an unpaid claim against said Noraa Concrete Construction Corporation for or on account of the furnishing of labor, materials, team hire, sustenance, provisions, provender or other supplies used or consumed by such contractor or any of his subcontractors in or about the performance of said work, or that supplied rental machinery, tools, or equipment to the extent used in the prosecution of said work, may at any time up to and including said time of such final settlement on said June 7, 2014 file a verified statement of the amount due and unpaid on account of such claim with the Board of County Commissioners, c/o Public Works Engineering Director, with a copy to the Project Engineer Amy Branstetter, Department of Public Works Engineering, Philip S. Miller Building, 100 Third Street, Suite 220, Castle Rock, CO 80104. Failure on the part of claimant to file such statement prior to such final settlement will relieve said County of Douglas from all and any liability for such claimant's claim. The Board of Douglas County Commissioners of the County of Douglas, Colorado, By: Frederick H. Koch, P.E., Public Works Engineering Director. Legal Notice No.: 925410 First Publication: May 8, 2014 Last Publication: May 15, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press 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 May 20, 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- : An Ordinance Repealing and Reenacting Chapter 5.16 of the Castle Rock Municipal Code Concerning the Town of Castle Rock’s Cable Service Standards
Subject Matter Summary: The purpose of this Ordinance is to adopt the current regionally acceptable cable operator customer service standards for the Town of Castle Rock.
May 15, 2014
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.: 925443 First Publication: May 15, 2014 Last Publication: May 15, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press 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 May 20, 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- : An Ordinance Approving a Franchise Agreement between the Town of Castle Rock, Colorado and Comcast of Colorado X, LLC Subject Matter Summary: This ordinance renews to the Town’s Franchise Agreement with Comcast, which allows the company to continue operating its cable television system within the Town of Castle Rock through 2024. 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.: 925444 First Publication: May 15, 2014 Last Publication: May 15, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE PLANNING COMMISSION A public hearing will be held on June 16, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. before the Douglas County Planning Commission in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room, 100 Third Street, Castle Rock, CO, for an amendment to the Douglas County 2030 Comprehensive Master Plan. The amendment is a five year update and addresses general mapping, demographic, and language updates. For more specific information, call Kati Rider, Principal Planner, Douglas County Planning Services at 303-660-7460 regarding file #DR2013-006. Legal Notice No.: 925445 First Publication: May 15, 2014 Last Publication: May 22, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press PUBLIC NOTICE PURSUANT TO THE LIQUOR LAW OF THE STATE OF COLORADO, Buckskin’s Saloon, LLC d/b/a Buckskin’s Saloon, whose address is 5607 N Hwy 85, Sedalia, Colorado has requested the Licensing Officials of Douglas County to grant a Hotel and Restaurant Liquor License at the location of 5607 W Hwy 85, Sedalia, Colorado, to dispense Malt, Vinous and Spirituous Liquors by the drink for consumption on the premises. The Public Hearing on this application is to be held by the Douglas County Local Liquor Licensing Authority at 100 Third Street, Castle Rock, Colorado on June 3, 2014, at approximately 1:30 p.m.
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Larkspur NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0098
To Whom It May Concern: On 3/12/2014 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: GREGORY L JOHNSON, AND HOLLY M JOHNSON Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER, 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 OF CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-6 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 2/9/2006 Recording Date of DOT: 2/17/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006013707** DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $568,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $642,687.91 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 No te Holder. **THIS LOAN HAS BEEN MODIFIED THROUGH A LOAN MODIFICATION AGREEMENT DATED AUGUST 29, 2009. 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 PERRY PARK FILING NUMBER 6, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO Which has the address of: 4310 Mohawk Dr, Larkspur, CO 80118-8908
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Crown Castle on behalf of AT&T Mobility Services LLC proposes to collocate antennas at a height of 44 feet on an existing 45 foot silo in the vicinity of 6206D State Hwy 83, 4th Revision, Franktown, Douglas County, CO 80116. Public comments regarding potential effects from this site on historic properties may be submitted within 30-days from the date of this publication to: Trileaf Corp, Timothy Redel, firstname.lastname@example.org, 10845 Olive Blvd, Suite 260, St. Louis, MO 63141, 314-997-6111.
Legal Notice No.: 925465 First Publication: May 15, 2014 Last Publication: May 15, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press
Subject Matter Summary: The purpose of this Ordinance is to adopt the current regionally acceptable cable operator customer service standards for the Town of Castle Rock.
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.
Date of Application: May 2, 2014 Members Owning Interest: Lon Bale Legal Notice No.: 925460 First Publication: May 15, 2014 Last Publication: May 15, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press
Legal Notice No.: 925443 First Publication: May 15, 2014 Last Publication: May 15, 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, July 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: 5/8/2014 Last Publication: 6/5/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 3/14/2014 ROBERT J. HUSSON 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 #: 14-910-26189 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/
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Time for warm nights, hot music By Sonya Ellingboe
email@example.com Keep the picnic basket and blankets at the ready and mark the calendar for music, music, music! Jazz, classical, rock, pop, country, Latin, big band and more are coming to the area. Some are free and some are pricey. This is just a south suburban slice of multiple offerings throughout the metro area. We list what we have received to date, with a rundown of venues and contact information at the end. June 1: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band — Hudson Gardens June 4: Denver and District Pipe Band — Littleton Museum June 5: Tunisia — Highlands Ranch June 6: Pan Nation Steel Drum — Cherokee Castle June 7: Peter Kater — Cherokee Castle June 7: Long Run: Experience the Eagles — Centennial Center Park June 8: Paul Rodgers — Hudson Gardens June 11: Michael Friedman Jazz Quintet — Littleton Museum June 12: Michael Aldridge — Englewood Amphitheater June 12: Nacho Men — Highlands Ranch June 13: Big Band Evolution of Kansas City Swing — Cherokee Castle June 15: Kansas — Hudson Gardens June 18: Face — Littleton Museum June 19: Runaway Express — Englewood Amphitheater June 19: Country Music Project — Highlands Ranch June 20: Groove Nation Orchestra — Lone Tree June 20: 17th Avenue Allstars — Cherokee Castle June 22: America — Hudson Gardens June 22: Lannie Garrett’s Tribute to Screen Stars — Cherokee Castle June 25: Lois Lane and the Super Cowboy
Band — Littleton Museum June 26: Forever Fab — Englewood Amphitheater June 26: Mint Edition — Highlands Ranch June 28: Kevin MaC — Lone Tree June 29: Smokey Robinson — Hudson Gardens June 29: Denver Brass Blarney at the Castle — Cherokee Castle July 2: Reveille 3 — Littleton Museum July 3: Super Diamond (with fireworks) Hudson Gardens July 3: Hey Lady! — Highlands Ranch July 4: Firefall (with fireworks) — Hudson Gardens July 9: Acoustic Eidolon — Littleton Museum July 10: Papa Juke — Englewood Amphitheater July 10: Eclipse — Highlands Ranch July 11: Buckstein in Concert — Cherokee Castle July 12: Castle Piano Experience — Cherokee Castle July 12: Sulphur Gulch Music Festival (afternoon and evening) — PACE Center July 13: Jefferson Starship — Hudson Gardens July 13: CSO Boston Pops — Lone Tree July 13: Nelson Rangell — Cherokee Castle July 16: Jon Chandler Trio — Littleton Museum July 17: Raising Cain — Englewood Amphitheater July 17: Michael Friedman — Highlands Ranch July 18: Papa Juke — Cherokee Castle July 19: Zydeco — Cherokee Castle July 20: Michael Grimm — Cherokee Castle July 20: Boz Scaggs — Hudson Gardens July 23: The Constant Tourists — Littleton Museum July 24: Unforgettable — Englewood Amphitheater
July 24: Under a Blood Red Sky — Highlands Ranch July 25: Chased — Lone Tree July 26: The Bluzinators — Cherokee Castle July 27: Creedence Clearwater Revisited — Hudson Gardens July 30: The 101st Army Dixieland Band — Littleton Museum July 31: The Jerseys — Englewood Amphitheater Aug. 1: Motown Party — Lone Tree Aug. 1: Dawson James — Cherokee Castle Aug. 3: Chris Isaak — Hudson Gardens Aug. 7: Buckner Funkenjazz — Englewood Amphitheater Aug. 8: Dueling Pianos — Cherokee Castle Aug. 9: DSB: Amerca’s Favorite Tribute to Journey — Centennial Center Park Aug. 10: Peter Frampton — Hudson Gardens Aug. 15: Dotsero — Cherokee Castle Aug. 17: Little River Band with Touch of Class Orchestra — Hudson Gardens Aug. 22: Flamenco Fantasy Dance — Cherokee Castle Aug. 24: Night Ranger — Hudson Gardens Aug. 30: Lynyrd Skynyrd — Hudson Gardens Sept. 5: Boulder Bassoon Quarter — Cherokee Castle Sept. 6: Denver Brass Americana — Cherokee Castle
Some of these concerts are free, provided by a government or organization, and others have varying ticket prices: We will provide addresses and contact information, insofar as possible. • Hudson Gardens and Event Center is at 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. With the exception of the two fireworks events at 7 p.m., all concerts are at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are only Appropriation Date of Exchanges. December 4, 2002. available through Altitude Tickets (Formerly
TicketHorse): altitudetickets.com, 303-4056066, menu option 2. Free parking. No outside alcohol. Information: hudsongardens. org, 303-797-8565. • Littleton Museum is at 6028 S. Gallup St., Littleton. All concerts are free, starting at 7 p.m. Rain dates are July 24 and July 31. 303795-3950. • Englewood Amphitheater is at the Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Parkway, next to the light-rail station. Concerts are at 6:30 p.m. In case of inclement weather, call 303-762-2598. • Highlands Ranch concerts are free, at Highlands Heritage Park, 9651 S. Quebec St., Highlands Ranch. • Lone Tree concerts are at 8 p.m. on the terrace at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St. (inside if inclement weather). Tickets cost $110 for all five in reserved seats/$90 on the lawn. Single tickets available on May 19. 720-509-1000. No chairs may be brought in — only blankets or cushions. No outside alcohol permitted. • Cherokee Castle and Ranch in Sedalia holds its concerts in a large tent on the veranda, with chairs provided. Times and costs vary from 5 to 7 p.m. and $25 to $80, with food included in the 5 p.m. events. Most include a tour of the castle. All shows are performed rain or shine. For information and reservations, see cherokeeranch.org or call 303-6884600. • PACE Center in Parker is at 20000 Pikes Peak Ave. The Sulphur Gulch Festival, with nine bands on three outdoor stages, costs $25 for a day pass; $55 tickets include Vertical Horizon, which plays at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Stage. Food trucks and beer garden. Kids 12 and under free during the day. • Centennial Center Park, 13050 E. Peakview Ave., Centennial (north side of Arapahoe Road between Revere Parkway and Vaughn Street). Centennial celebrates the grand opening of an improved amphitheater with Ownership of Augmentation 1. Spinney free concerts at 6 p.m.Sources. Food available.
Mountain Reservoir: Spinney Mountain Reservoir, City of Aurora, c/o Director of Utilities 1470 S. Havana, Aurora, CO 80012. 2. Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company. Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company, 2525 South Wadsworth Blvd., Suite 306 Denver, CO 80227. 3. Sessions Ditch. Applicant, Center of Colorado Water Conservancy District. IV. OUTLINE OF WORK DONE TOWARDS Misc. Private Legals COMPLETION OF APPROPRIATION AND APPLICATION OF WATER TO BENEFICIAL USE. In the Decree, Applicants were awarded a blanket plan for augmentation to replace all out of Public Notice priority depletions from participating diversions within the ApplicantsÕ service area (Ò PlanÓ ). Part of the awarded the Applicants with conditional exchanges as described in Section III. a. above. ReservoirDecree Company, 2525 South Wadsworth Blvd., Suite 306 Denver, CO 80227. 3. Sessions Ditch. Applicant, CenterThe of Colorado DISTRICT COURT, WATER DIVISION 1, COLORADO APRIL 2014 WATER RESUME conditionalDistrict. water IV. rights approved in theDONE Decree are component parts OF of ApplicantsÕ integrated water Water Conservancy OUTLINE OF WORK TOWARDS COMPLETION APPROPRIATION AND APPLICATION OF PUBLICATION WATER TO BENEFICIAL the Decree, were awarded a blanket plan for augmentation to replacerights all out of of priority TO: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN WATER APPLICATIONS IN WATER DIV. 1 supply system, USE. whichIn consists of Applicants storage water rights, plans for augmentation, appropriative depletions from participating diversions within the Applicants’ service area (“Plan”). Part of the Decree awarded the Applicants with exchange, and water rights.III.Pursuant C.R.S. ¤ 37-92-301(4)(B), work onin one component of the exchanges assurface described in Section a. above.toThe conditional water rights approved the Decree are component parts 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 conditional integrated system considered in finding that reasonable has been shown for allrights of of Applicants’ integrated water shall supplybe system, which consists of storage water rights, diligence plans for augmentation, appropriative in the Office of the Water Clerk during the month of exchange, and surfaceof water Pursuant to C.R.S. § 37-92-301(4)(B), on one component of the integrated system APRIL 2014 for each County affected. components the rights. integrated system. a. During the diligencework period, Applicants have operated several of shall be considered finding thatin reasonable diligenceas has beenbelow shownand for all components of amounts the integrated system. a. During the diligence 14CW3052 (2002CW389) Upper South Platte Water Conservancy District, c/o David B. Wissel, President, P.O. Box 612, Fairplay, theinexchanges varying amounts listed have made such absolute: period, Applicants have operated several of the exchanges in varying amounts as listed below and have made such amounts absolute: CO 80440 (“USPWCD”), Co-Applicant, c/o Jeffrey J. Kahn, Madoline Wallace-Gross, Lyons, Gaddis, Kahn, Hall, Jeffers, Dworak & Grant, PC, P.O. Box 978, Longmont, CO 80502-0978, (303) 776-9900; Center of Colorado Water Conservancy District, Lisa McVicker, President, P.O. Box 1747, Fairplay, CO 80440-1747, (“CCWCD”), Co-Applicant, c/o James W. Culichia, Ryan W. Farr, Felt, Monson & Culichia, LLC, 319 North Weber Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, (719) 471-1212. APPLICATION FOR FINDINGS OF REASONABLE DILIGENCE AND TO MAKE CONDITIONAL WATER RIGHTS ABSOLUTE in PARK, TELLER, JEFFERSON AND DOUGLAS COUNTIES. I. SUMMARY OF APPLICATION: Applicants seek to make six of the ten exchanges adjudicated in District Court, Water Division 1 Case No. 02CW389 (“Decree”) absolute, for varying rates, based on operation during the subject diligence period. Applicants also seek a finding of reasonable diligence for the remaining exchanges. II. CONDITIONAL EXCHANGES: a. Description of Conditional Exchanges: EXCHANGES: a. Description of Conditional Exchanges:
South Fork South Platte River
Headwaters in vicinity of lat 39 07 40N long 106 10 48W Headwaters in vicinity of lat 39 21 52N long 106 08 51W Headwaters in vicinity of lat 39 20 32N long 106 00 30W Headwaters in vicinity of lat 39 27 02N long 105 56 09W Headwaters in vicinity of lat 39 28 35N long 105 53 04W Headwaters in vicinity of S14 T6S R76W 6 PM Confluence South Fork and Middle Fork South Platte River at lat 39 00 39N long 105 44 23W Confluence Horse Creek and West Creek in NW/4 SW/4 S36 T9S R70W 6 PM Teller County line in SW/4 SW/4 S31 T10S R69W 6 PM Teller County line in SW/4 SW/4 S34 T10S R69W 6 PM
Confluence Middle Fork South Platte River at lat 39 00 39N long 105 44 23W Confluence South Fork South Platte River at lat 39 00 39N long 105 44 23W Confluence South Platte River in S16 T11S R71W 6 PM Confluence Tarryall Creek in NE/4 SW/4 S1 T9S R75W 6 PM Confluence Michigan Creek at lat 39 19 40N long 105 46 07W Confluence South Platte River in SW/4 SE/4 S25 T7S R70W 6 PM Confluence North Fork South Platte River in SW/4 SE/4 S25 T7S R70W 6 PM
Middle Fork South Platte River Tarryall Creek Michigan Creek Jefferson Creek North Fork South Platte River South Platte River
West Creek Trout Creek
Maximum Rate of Exchange (cfs) 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.0 1.0 3.0 1.0
Confluence South Platte River in NW/4 NE/4 S21 T9S R70W 6PM
Confluence Horse Creek and West Creek in NW/4 SW/4 S36 T9S R70W 6 PM Confluence Horse Creek and Trout Creek in NW/4 SW/4 S36 T9S R70W 6 PM
b. Date of Original Decree: April 28, 2008. c.April Case28, No.: 02CW389. d. Court: District Court,d.Water Division 1. e.Court, Sources: Augb. Date of Original Decree: 2008. c. Case No.: 02CW389. Court: District Water mentation water approved Decree and specifically described as follows:by1. the Spinney Mountain Reservoir Water: An undivided Division 1. bye.the Sources: Augmentation water approved Decree and specifically described as interest in first use to a firm 37 acre-feet of water per annum from any of the water rights owned by the City of Aurora decreed for 1. Spinneyand Mountain Reservoir An interest in first useThis to a37 firm 37 acre-feet augmentationfollows: or fully consumable that are decreed for Water: storage in theundivided Spinney Mountain Reservoir. acre-feet of firm yield of water per annum fromto any of the water bythe theApplicants City of Aurora decreed for augmentation has been deeded by the City of Aurora the USPWCD. 2. rights Water owned Stored by in Spinney Mountain Reservoir: Water stored by theor Districts in 50 acre-feetand of storage in Spinney Mountain Reservoir. 50 acre-feet of storageThis space been asfully consumable that arespace decreed for storage in the SpinneyThe Mountain Reservoir. 37has acresigned to the USPWCD by the City of Aurora. 3. Shares of the Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company: Those water rights represented feet of firm yield has been deeded by the City of Aurora to the USPWCD. 2. Water Stored by the by 21.5 shares of the Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company (“MMRC”), Class A stock, evidenced by Stock Certificate No. 231. By virtue Applicants Spinney Mountain Reservoir: Water stored theofDistricts in 50use acre-feet of year. storage of its shareholder status ininMMRC, USPWCD is entitled to receive 0.675 acreby feet consumptive water per Thespace shares were originally allocated to the Mountain plan for augmentation Case No. entered 2, assigned 1982 and to were fromby the plan in Spinney Reservoir. decreed The 50 in acre-feet of80CW050, storage space hasMay been theremoved USPWCD by a modifiedthe decree entered January 4, 2013, thereby allowing for their usage in the blanket augmentation plan adjudicated by the City of Aurora. 3. Shares of the Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company: Those water rights Decree. Delivery of MMRC’s water will be made at various points including the confluence of the main stem of the South Platte River by 21.5 shares the Mutual Reservoir MMRCÓ ), Class stock, and the Northrepresented Fork of the South Platte River of from theMountain following described sources: a. Company Guiraud 3T(Ò Ditch: MMRC owns A 2.868 cfs of the water rights decreed to the Ditch as follows: 1. By Adjudication October 18, 1889. Date: July is 1, 1867. evidenced byGuiraud Stock 3T Certificate No. 231. virtue ofDate: its shareholder status2.inAppropriation MMRC, USPWCD 3. Court: Water District 23. 4. Amount: 20 cfs. Mountain MMRCThe owns by deed annual allocated yield of 80 acreentitled to receive 0.675 acre feetb.ofSpinney consumptive useReservoir: water per year. shares werea firm originally feet of water stored in Spinney Mountain Reservoir. 1. Case No.: W-7395. 2. Adjudication Date: October 18, 1977. 3. Appropriation plan4.for augmentation decreed No. 80CW050, entered 2, Sacramento 1982 and were Date: Marchto 26,the 1973. District Court, Water Divisionin1.Case 5. Amount: 86,000 acre feet. c.May Lower Creekremoved Reservoir No. 1: MMRC owns a 25.2 percent interest in the Lower Sacramento Creek Reservoir No. 1. 1. W-7741-74. 2. Adjudication Date: September 25, 1981. 3. Appropriation Date: July 25, 1974. 4. Court: District Court, Water Division 1. 5. Amount: 40 acre feet. d. Sessions Ditch Consumptive Use Water: The Applicants own 1.15 cfs decreed to the Sessions Ditch. 1. Original Adjudication Case No.: 341. 2. Adjudication Date: October 18, 1889 and as amended by decree of the District Court, July 30, 1896. 3. Appropriation Date: July 31, 1880. 4. Amount: 3.5 cfs. 5. The Sessions Ditch water right was changed and the historical consumptive use was quantified by CCWCD and the Centennial Water and Sanitation District in Case No. 05CW111, Water Division No. 1. Uses of Exchange Water: In accordance with the Decree, the water will be used for augmentation, substitution, and replacement purposes by the Applicants or by persons or entities which the Applicants have either agency relationships or firm contractual commitments. Appropriation Date of Exchanges. December 4, 2002. Ownership of Augmentation Sources. 1. Spinney Mountain Reservoir: Spinney Mountain Reservoir, City of Aurora, c/o Director of Utilities 1470 S. Havana, Aurora, CO 80012. 2. Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company. Mountain Mutual
Max Amount Decreed to Exchange (cfs)
Middle Fork South Platte River Tarryall Creek North Fork South Platte River
1.0 1.5 3.0
Amount Exchanged and Claimed Absolute (cfs) 0.019 0.068 0.007
Dates Placed to Beneficial Use by Exchange
07/01/12 Ð 07/31/12 08/01/13 Ð 08/31/13 06/04/10 Ð 0610/10, 06/23/10 Ð 07/31/10 Horse Creek 1.0 0.005 07/01/13 Ð 07/31/13 Trout Creek 1.0 0.001 07/01/13 Ð 08/31/13 West Creek 1.0 0.004 06/04/10 Ð 06/10/10, 06/23/10 Ð 07/31/10, 06/01/11 Ð 07/07/11, 07/24/11 Ð 07/31/11, 06/01/12 Ð 07/31/12, 07/01/13 Ð 07/31/13 b. During the subject diligence period, Applicants jointly, or CCWCD or USPWCD separately, b. During the subject diligence period, Applicants jointly, or CCWCD or USPWCD separately, have completed the following work related have system: completed the following related to30 theadditional integrated water system: c. Applicants to the integrated water c. Applicants addedwork approximately participating diversions to the Plan. added d. Applicants purposes Case 30 No.additional 06CW270, District Water Division 1. Applicants spentonthe participating diversions to the Plan. d.No. Applicants haveofoperated have operated theapproximately Plan,in including collecting diversion data fromCourt, the participating diversions, making releases water a daily basis $450,000 in acquiring and changing Creek water rights.accounting i.making CCWCD and from Spinneyapproximately Mountain operating exchanges to data the participating diversions, filing annual and filing annual projecPlan, Reservoir, including collecting diversion fromthe theDeer participating diversions, releases of tions. e. USPWCD obtained a modified decree in Case No. 80CW50 removing the MMRC water rights described in Section III.e.3. the Centennial constructed the Spinney James Tingle Reservoir adjacent to Michigan Creek in Park water Meadows on a daily basis Mountain operating participating above from the Burland plan forfrom augmentation and makingReservoir, them available for useexchanges in this Plan.tof.the Applicants created the County. In addition, CCWCD and Centennial adjudicated water storage for thevarious Jameswatera rights, and diversions, filing annual accounting and filing annual projections. e.right USPWCD obtained Headwater Authority of the South Platte (“HASP”) as the entity to manage and toa operate the Plan, Applicants’ Tingle Reservoir in Case No. No. 09CW180, District Division No.the 1 described by decree dated Applicants’ structures. HASPdecree hired ain manager to oversee the day to Court, day operations of HASP Plan. g. CCWCD acquired the modified Case 80CW50 removing theWater MMRC water and rights in Section Randall DitchDecember water right. 11, In Case No. CCWCD 05CW111, District Court, Water Division No. 1, for CCWCD and the Centennial Water and Sanita2011. spent approximately $500,000 its share ofthem the costs of for III.e.3. above from the Burland Meadows plan for augmentation and making available tion District (“Centennial”) changed and quantified the historical consumptive use of the Randall Ditch. CCWCD spent approximately constructing thePlan. James Tingle Reservoir andRandall adjudicating the water for the reservoir in as feet of fully use in this Applicants created Headwater Authority ofrights the South Platte (Ò HASPÓ $1,000,000 acquiring, changing, and f.obtaining permits for thethe Ditch project. h. Applicants acquired rights to 30 )acre Casethe No.entity 09CW180. j. CCWCD reconstructed Smelter Pipeline Reservoir located consumable water from the Flume Ditch and Ditch 2 the and 3 on Deer Creek, the North Fork of the South Platte to manage andParmalee to operate theNo. Plan, ApplicantsÕ varioustributary water to rights, andadjacent ApplicantsÕ River. Applicants changed Creek, theHASP Deertributary Creek rights for and purposes Case No. 06CW270, District to Mosquito the Middle Fork ofthe theday South Platte River.in In structures. hiredwater atomanager to augmentation oversee toother day operations of addition, HASP andCCWCD the Plan. g. Court, Water Division No. 1. Applicants spent approximately $450,000 in acquiring andReservoir changing the rights. i. CCWCD adjudicated a acquired water storage right for thewater Smelter Pipeline in Deer CaseCreek No. water 09CW145, the Tingle Randall Ditch right. In Case No. 05CW111, District Court,CCWCD Water and and the CentennialCCWCD constructed the James Reservoir adjacent to Michigan Creek in Park County. In addition, District Court, Water 1 the by decree datedWater August 17,No. 2011. k. District Applicants filed a Division Centennial adjudicated a water storage right for No. the Tingle Reservoir in Case 09CW180, District Court, Water No. 1 Division No. 1, Division CCWCD andJames Centennial and Sanitation (Ò CentennialÓ ) by decree dated December 11, 2011. CCWCD spent $500,000 forofitsthe share of the costs of constructing the James Tingle second blanket augmentation plan inapproximately Case consumptive No. 12CW50, District Court, Water Division No. 1.spent changed and quantified the historical use Randall Ditch. CCWCD Reservoir andThe adjudicating the water rights for the reservoir in Case No. 09CW180. j. CCWCD reconstructed the Smelter Pipeline 12CW50 case is pending and, once adjudicated, it will operate as a plan for augmentation $1,000,000 acquiring, and obtaining permits Randall Ditch Reservoir located approximately adjacent to Mosquito Creek, tributary to thechanging, Middle Fork of the South Platte River.forIn the addition, CCWCD adjudicated both separately and inPipeline conjunction with Plan. l. Applicants filed statements of opposition project. Applicants acquired rights to 30 feet ofDistrict fully consumable from Flume a water storage right for theh. Smelter Reservoir inthe Case No.acre 09CW145, Court, Water water Division No. the 1 byto decree dated numerous Water Court applications to protect ApplicantsÕ water rights, including the exchanges August 17, 2011. Ditch k. Applicants filed a second augmentation plan in Case No. 12CW50, Water and Parmalee Ditch blanket No. 2 and 3 on Deer Creek, tributary to the District North Court, Fork of the Division South No. 1. The 12CW50that caseare is pending and,ofonce it will operate as a planABSOLUTE. for augmentation both separately in conjunction with the River. subject this adjudicated, case. changed V. CLAIM MAKE Applicants seek toand make Platte Applicants the TO Deer Creek water rights to for augmentation the Plan. l. Applicants filed statements of opposition to numerous Water Court applications protect Applicants’and waterother rights, including absolute amounts as set TO forth in Section IV.a.Applicants above. seek VI. CLAIM FOR Athose the exchanges that are those the subject of thisexchanged case. V. CLAIM MAKE ABSOLUTE. to make absolute amounts OF REASONABLE DILIGENCE. Applicants seek a finding of reasonable exchanged asFINDING set forth in Section IV.a. above. VI. CLAIM FOR A FINDING OF REASONABLE DILIGENCE. Applicants seek a finding of reasonablediligence diligence for for the amounts not yet exchanged as set forth below. the amounts not yet exchanged as set forth below. Exchange Reach South Fork South Platte River Middle Fork South Platte River Tarryall Creek Michigan Creek Jefferson Creek North Fork South Platte River South Platte River Horse Creek Trout Creek West Creek
Max Amount Decreed to Exchange (cfs) 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.0 1.0 3.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Amount Remaining Conditional (cfs) 1.0 0.981 1.432 1.0 1.0 2.993 1.0 0.995 0.999 0.996
THETHE WATER RIGHTS CLAIMED BY THESEBY APPLICATIONS MAY AFFECT INMAY PRIORITY ANY WATER RIGHTSANY CLAIMED OR HEREWATER RIGHTS CLAIMED THESE APPLICATIONS AFFECT IN PRIORITY TOFORE ADJUDICATED WITHIN THIS DIVISION AND OWNERS OF AFFECTED RIGHTS MUST APPEAR TO OBJECT WITHIN THE WATER RIGHTS CLAIMED HERETOFORE TIME PROVIDED BY STATUTE OR BEOR FOREVER BARRED. ADJUDICATED WITHIN THIS DIVISION AND
OWNERS OF AFFECTED RIGHTS MUST APPEAR TO OBJECT WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED
YOUBY ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that any party who wishes to oppose an application, or an amended application, may file with the Water STATUTE OR BE FOREVER BARRED. 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 YOU2014 ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that any partyorwho wishes oppose application, amended of JUNE (forms available on www.courts.state.co.us in the Clerk’stooffice), andan must be filed asor an an Original and include $158.00 filingapplication, fee. A copy may of each Opposition also be 2038, servedGreeley, upon the CO Applicant or Applicant’s andofan affidavit or fileStatement with the of Water Clerk,must P. O. Box 80632, a verified Attorney Statement certificate of such setting service of mailing shall Water Clerk. Opposition, forth facts as be to filed whywith thetheapplication 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 JUNE 2014 (forms available on www.courts.state.co.us or in the ClerkÕ s office), and must be filed as Legal No.:and 925436 * First Publication: Publication: Mayof15, 2014 * Publisher: Douglas County News-Press anNotice Original include $158.00 filingMay fee.15,A2014 copy* Last of each Statement Opposition must also be served upon the Applicant or ApplicantÕ s Attorney and an affidavit or certificate of such service of mailing shall be filed with the Water Clerk.
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Construction begins on new park’s playground Miller site will offer stair-climbing course By Mike DiFerdinando
mdiferdinando @coloradocommunitymedia.com A year after it started, construction continues on the new Philip S. Miller Park in Castle Rock, with completion expected in late October or November. Castle Rock Parks and Recreation director Rob Hanna gave a progress update to the town council on May 6. Construction of the field house, pool and locker rooms is continuing. Most of the large structures for the field house are complete. The athletic field and lights are completed, and synthetic turf is scheduled to be laid in the next few weeks. The next phase of construction, which was approved at the meeting, includes the building of the adventure playground. The playground will be integrated into the natural landscape overlooking the park athletic field and situated along the park’s trail system. It will cover approximately three acres of the park and will include unique playground equipment, such as hillside slides, swings, spinning elements, uphill ladder bridges, climbing nets, exploration trails, picnic ta-
bles, concrete paths, grassy picnic areas and trees. The playground is designed to fit seamlessly into the natural landscape of Philip S. Miller Park and incorporate elements of the natural environment, such as opportunities for exploration through Gambel oak, a challenging progression over varied terrain, kinetic features, picnicking spots and connectivity to trails and other park use areas. The new play area will be located within the southern valley of the park, in what is being called the Kinetic Canyon area, and will be positioned on a ridge located adjacent to the main athletic field. Hanna also discussed the creation of a fitness-oriented stair-climbing course that will be featured in the 225-acre park. “Fitness has become a real extreme sport almost in its own and a lot of people like to do these activities outside,” He said. “People use the stairs at Red Rocks for all these fitness training and things like that. “We’re building Castle Rock’s own stairclimb challenge course. Two hundred vertical feet straight up, made with these types of stairs for fitness programs, for people to come out and use.” Mayor Paul Donahue said he was pleased with the progress of the project, which has an estimated price tag of $30 million. “It’s coming along better than expected,” Donahue said. “It’s pretty exciting seeing it begin to take shape.”
Rooftop fireworks show planned for Starlighting Town will try again to have display on July 4 By Mike DiFerdinando
mdiferdinando @coloradocommunitymedia.com Castle Rock is planning a traditional fireworks show for the Fourth of July, but after two consecutive years of cancellations due to fire danger, the town’s backup plan is to move the show to the opening of the Philip S. Miller park in October or November if necessary. For the past two years, the show was moved to the annual Starlighting Celebration in late November. Now plans are in the works to switch the Starlighting fireworks display to a rooftop show, somewhat smaller than the July Fourth event. The town council has been looking into ways to make both shows possible on the $50,000 budget provided by the Philip S. Miller Trust Fund, which doesn’t utilize any taxpayer money. “(Town staff) were able to attend a festival and events conference down in Pueblo and we saw a rooftop fireworks show right in downtown Pueblo. It was really exciting, had a big impact and there was no cancellations, no fallout zones, no traffic diversions or any-
thing like that,” town business analyst Kristen Trbovich said at the town council meeting May 6. “It was able to happen right downtown, right over our heads. And as we saw that show we thought it would be a perfect fit for our Starlighting event, being that it is centered downtown.” “We went and did a little research about that type of show and we found out that it was very cost-effective and that we could do both our fireworks show for the Fourth of July and for the Starlighting event for the $50,000 that we had budgeted.” A completely different kind of fireworks is used for the rooftop show than is used in a traditional show. The shells are smaller and no fallout zone is needed because they disintegrate in the air. “Even though it’s smaller, you’re right underneath them so there’s still a big impact,” Trbovich said. “It’s a completely different kind of feel.” The rooftop show will last about eight to 10 minutes. “I think the fireworks just make Starlighting. You can go anywhere on the Fourth of July and grab a fireworks show, but I love the fact that we have the fireworks at Starlighting,” Mayor Paul Donahue said. The fireworks will be shot off Town Hall at 100 Wilcox St. or the Castle Rock Fire and Rescue headquarters at 300 Perry St.
Ride to raise money for women in need By Mike DiFerdinando
firstname.lastname@example.org The Young Citizens of Philanthropy will be hosting their Cycle against Violence bicycle ride May 17. The ride will begin at the Douglas County Events Center at 500 Fairgrounds Road in Castle Rock, and it will benefit the Women’s Crisis & Family Outreach Center. Registration can be completed online at cycleagainstviolence.com through May 16. The cost for the event is $40 per rider and includes lunch from Jason’s Deli and a T-shirt. There will be a half-century ride, a 30-mile ride and an eight-mile family ride. “This is a fun ride. This isn’t a competition,” ride director Jason Golden said. “It’s a great event where people can come out and have fun and help a good cause.” The 50-mile ride will take riders south
through the Larkspur and Perry Park communities, and the 30-mile ride takes much of the same route. Heading north out of Perry Park, riders will go to Wolfensberger Road to return to Castle Rock. This portion will require a challenging 5 percent uphill grade, offering a view of Castle Rock’s namesake geological formation before returning to the event center. The eight-mile route will take riders along the East Plum Creek Trail and back to the event center. Last year’s family ride was only four miles long. “One of the main things we heard after last year’s event was that the family course was too short. So it’s twice as long this year,” Golden said. Young Citizens of Philanthropy is a group of young professionals who are dedicated to furthering the work of the Women’s Crisis & Family Outreach Center by educating and creating awareness.
Lost and Found Found - Mans watch at Spring Gulch Park. Call Mark to identify 303-506-7221
Annual Community Garage Sale Sat/Sun 8am-3pm. North of Golden 3 mi. Hwy 93 at W. 58th Ave. Sponsored by KW REALTOR Lisa Mutschler
Want To Purchase minerals and other oil/gas interests. Send details to: P.O. Box 13557 Denver, CO 80201
Want To Purchase minerals and other oil/gas interests. Send details to: P.O. Box 13557 Denver, CO 80201
FARM & AGRICULTURE Farm Products & Produce Grain Finished Buffalo
quartered, halves and whole
Locally raised, grass fed and grain finished Beef & Pork. Quarters, halves, wholes available. Can deliver 720-434-1322 schmidtfamilyfarms.com
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS RUMMAGE SALE is back for the 12th year. May 15th, 16th & 17th 7am-6pm on Thursday & Friday and 7am-12noon on Saturday. This is a huge sale with large value items. Come see what we have. Location of sale St. Mark's Parish Center. 3141 W. 96th Ave. Westminster. just off Federal Blvd. parish center behind church on the north side. All profits are donated to charity.
Lakewood Huge Garage Sale Hunting, Fishing, Camping, Tools, Optics, Cameras, Housewares and Cast Iron Cookware, Wild life art 13887 West Pacific Ave (Green Mountain Sub Division) Friday & Saturday May 16 & 17 9am-3pm
Feed, Seed, Grain, Hay Horse hay for sale
$11.00 65 lb bales Brome Orchard 303-618-9744 Franktown
GARAGE & ESTATE SALES Garage Sales Arvada 9 Family Garage Sale 6508 Vivian St., Arvada Fri & Sat May 16th & 17th 8am-5pm Lots of Fabric, Childcare Toys/Equipment, Furniture, Books, Sports Equipment and much more!
Arapaho Hills Neighborhood garage sale.
SATURDAY, May 24, 8am-3pm. This mid century modern neighborhood is located North of Berry, West of Lowell. 10+ homes participating.Come find your treasures!
MOVING SALE 6065 Johnson Way - Arvada, 80004. May 16th and 17th 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Significant amount of Quality furniture and household items at greatly reduced prices. CASH ONLY.
Pine/Fur & Aspen
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
Italian Furniture. Teak Wood Adam and Eve table. Leather Setee set. The price per each is $1000.00. Please call 303-269-5141.
Wanted to Buy
COINS FOR CASH:
buying individual coins and entire collections.
Call Todd: 303-596-6591
Westminster COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Legacy Villas 113th & Sheridan Friday & Saturday 5/16 & 5/17 8am-4pm
Estate Sales Lakewood
Estate Sale 12198 West Ohio Drive Green Mountain May 16th & 17th Friday & Saturday 9am-3pm Household, Furniture, Camping too much to list.
Autos for Sale
6702 Moore Street Fri. & Sat. May 16th & 17th 9am-4pm Kitchen & Household Goods, Wall Hangings etc. Women's clothing including Leather Jackets M & Lg., Shoes 10 S women's, Women's Winter Coats, Men's Suits 38- 40 and more
ARVADA 6836 Poppy Court - Westwoods Friday/Saturday May 16 &17 9am-4pm Antique furniture i.e.: phonograph / crank / records. Rocking chairs, cedar chest, hand worked linens, household, Christmas etc. Cash Only, No Early Birds Bradbury Ranch
100's of Items, Tools, Furniture, Books, Electronic Organ & much more! 15029 West 77th Drive off Indiana Cash Only Saturday May 17th 9am-5pm Sunday May 18th 8:30am-3pm
Estate Sale 6317 Fenton Street., Arvada, CO. Sale will be for 2 days starting at 9:00 am on Saturday May 17 and Sunday May 18. Come early for best selection, Furniture, Household, Tools etc. everything must go.
1979 Jeep Cherokee Chief 4x4 360 Engine, Less than 82,000 original miles New tires, new tint, new CD player and speakers, Great Condition, $9800 (805)310-4565
FOR SALE - 1997 Lincoln Towncar - 75,000 miles, leather interior, power everything, sun roof - wellmaintained - great condition $6000 - call 970-356-5608
Community Garage Sale
in Parker off of Jordan between Lincoln & Mainstreet. Fri. & Sat. May 16th & 17th 8am-2pm. Mapquest 10925 McClellan Road.
Castle Rock Friday Saturday & Sunday May 15th - 17th 9am-3pm 3408 Grey Court Lots of Furniture home/office, fitness equip., tools, mini fridge, entertainment cabinets & speakers, home decor, rugs, Lawn equip., snow blower, patio set, dis assembled pool table for free
12080 West 67th Avenue Saturday May 17th 8am-5pm Sunday May 18th 8am-3pm Furniture including - China Cabinet, Book Case, 1940's Waterfall Bedroom Set, All Kitchenware, Dishes, Small Appliances, Servel Refrigerator, Costume jewelry, tools, Christmas Decorations, Nick Nacks - ALL MUST GO!
True muscle car needs new home for someone to enjoy. 1966 Chevelle SS 396/360HP 4 speed car. Red/Red 90% Original. 303220-1371
Garage Sale /Charity Fundraiser Saturday and Sunday May 24 and May 25 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Shelter Parking Lot 2540 Youngfield St Come Shop for a Cause and Help the Animals We Need Volunteers Angels with Paws 303-274-2264
Highlands Ranch The Kid's don't want it Cleaning out combining households sale. Vintage School Bed, Computer Desk, Oak Table and Chairs, Kitchen Items, Books, Baskets and much more! May 16th from 8am-1pm 8801 Tuscany Lane 80130
2010 Honda VT 1300 Interstate Royal Blue, Fuel Injected, Windshield and Hard Leather Bags, Highway Bars and Foot boards, 1800 Original Miles, Factory Maintenance Manual $8400 (303)995-9549
Save the Date! Gigantic Garage Sale in the Pradera Golf
Parker Estate Sale Parker CO Friday/Saturday 9am-4pm 12306 Boothill Drive (1 mile West of Buckboard & Delbert Road) House and Garage Full, 100's of Misc. Items, China, Linens, Vintage Cameras, Taxidermy Wild Boar & Deer head, Stetson Hats, books, lots of Christmas, some jewelery, sleds, misc. Furniture and More! (303)332-7210
5th Wheel- 1999 Sunny Brook 24ft. 1 slide, new roof, queen bed. Clean, smoke-free. $7000 303-841-3514
Lakewood Estate Sale at 1221 South Brentwood 80227 May 16th, 17th & 18th. Hours Fri & Sat 9-4, Sun 10-2. Full house, garage & Basement. 3 bedrooms of vintage furniture, Auto & Woodworking tools, Full office, some appliances.
Community Subdivision Fri, May 16th & Sat, May 17th 8am-3pm Numerous homeowners in the Pradera community will be participating in this eventMajor cross streets into Pradera are Bayou Gulch and Parker Road., Parker Call Dotson Skaggs, Kentwood Company, 303-909-9350 for more information.
Highlands Ranch WE'RE MOVING & DOWNSIZING! Moving/Garage Sale at 10128 Briargrove Way By Summit View Elementary Fri. 5/16 & Sat. 5/17 8am-1pm Pottery Barn Restoration Hardware, Ethan Allen, Crate & Barrel, Elsa, Ballard Designs and More!
RV’s and Campers
Wanted Cash for all Cars and Trucks Under $1000 Running or not. Any condition
DONATE YOUR CAR, TRUCK, BOAT, RV; Running or not, to www.developmentaldisabled.org Tax deductible! 303-659-8086. 14 years of service
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Tri the Rock gives kids chance at triathalon Entry fees help support schools’ physical education By Mike DiFerdinando
mdiferdinando @coloradocommunitymedia.com Kids from around the Front Range will have a chance to compete in the ninth annual Tri the Rock triathlon May 18 in Castle Rock. Tri the Rock is open to children ages 5-14. Competitors will be split up by age groups, with course distances varying based on age and ability. For 5- and 6-year-olds there will be a 25-meter swim (one pool length), a one-kilometer bike ride (one lap around Butterfield Park) and a 500-meter run. For children ages 7 to 10, there will be a 50-meter swim,
a four-kilometer bike ride and a one-kilometer run. For those from 11 to 14 years old, there will be a 100-meter swim, an eight-kilometer bike ride and a two-kilometer run. “This race was designed from the start for kids to try something new. It’s set up for success,” race director Kristen Trbovich said. “There are lots of volunteers. They won’t be shunned or looked down on if they can’t finish the race. “This event is all about getting kids to be excited about being active and healthy.” There is a $40 entry fee for each participant, with $10 of every registration fee going to support health and wellness in the physical education department of the competitor’s school. More than 100 schools were represented in 2013. The race began in 2006 with
225 participants. That number is expected to be more than doubled this year. Competitors must register for the race by May 17. Registration can be completed online at crgov.com/index. aspx?nid=313. Trbovich said that while some competitors practice running the course and train for the event ahead of time, others are beginners and have never even attempted a race of the kind before. “Lots of kids tried it and fell in love with it,” She said. “Some start biking or swimming or running on teams or at school. They bring it to their other sports.” Pre-race check-in begins on May 17 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Castle Rock Recreation Center. The race begins at 8 a.m. May 18. Bike racks open at 6:30 a.m.
news in a hurry Digital bookmobile making rounds
Douglas County Libraries have announced upcoming visits by the Overdrive Digital Bookmobile to Highlands Ranch, May 29, and Castle Rock, June 3. The bookmobile will help patrons discover free downloadable e-books, audiobooks, music and movies. At these free events, readers can learn how to access e-books from the library through interactive demonstrations and high-definition instructional videos. A gadget gallery including Kindle HD, iPad Mini, Android Galaxy Tablet, NOOK HD+, Sony Reader, Kindle Paperwhite and Windows Phone 8 will help visitors discover portable devices that are compatible with the library system’s e-book downloading service. The digital bookmobile is housed inside an 18-wheel tractor-trailer, a high-tech update of the traditional bookmobile like the one that served parts of Douglas County for a decade, ending with its retirement in 2009. The digital version is equipped with broadband Internet-connected PCs, high-definition monitors, premium sound and a variety of portable media players, all of which help visitors explore Douglas County Libraries’ digital services.
Two Chamber staff members promoted
The Chamber is open for business and growing with new opportunities! “During our time of leadership transition, it has been wonderful to be able to promote two of our internal staff to new positions,” said Marcia McGilley, interim CEO of the South Metro Denver Chamber. We are proud to announce the promotion of two staff members who have demonstrated leadership and a drive to help our members and businesses succeed. Colleen Schwake has been promoted to the post of Director of Business Development and Natalie Harden is now Assistant Director of the South Metro Denver Small Business Development Center (SBDC) as well as continuing as the Center’s International
Business Consultant. “Colleen’s extensive background in marketing and strategic media planning makes her an excellent choice for filling this important role,” says McGilley. “I’m looking forward to working closely with Colleen to build upon our Chamber’s past successes, grow our Chamber membership, and continue to further develop our brand promise of Remarkable Relationships and a Thriving Community.” A native of Chicago, Colleen has worked with marketing industry giants such as J. Walter Thompson and Blair Television. She handled accounts for the Ford Dealers Association, Domino’s Pizza, Kraft, Kohl’s, Warner-Lambert, Kodak, Kellogg’s, 20th Century Fox, Sprint, DeBeers, Midas, and Motorola Cellular; negotiating marketing and creating strategic media plans for her clients. While at Blair Television, she represented major television networks and over 50 affiliate stations, along with over 100 radio stations across the US. “I am extremely excited for this opportunity and am dedicated to continuing the great work with our strong group of Business
Development Managers, ” states Colleen. Another Chicago native, Natalie Harden has been with the SBDC for two years and was recently named International Business Consultant for the Center. Her additional duties as Assistant Center Director will allow Executive Director Marcia McGilley to temporarily take on her additional responsibilities as Interim CEO of the Chamber. Natalie’s background includes work at the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Sun-Times News Group. Earning her Master’s degree from the University of Denver in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration gives her a world-view on our business climate. “I am thrilled by the opportunity to expand my responsibilities at the Center, and to provide continuity for our clients during this time of transition,” says Natalie. “Natalie has shown her ability to tackle increased responsibility on a number of occasions and I feel confident that our SBDC clients will be in good hands during this time,” commented McGilley.
Cultural Business Alliance building Remarkable Relationships by Sue Kenfield The South Metro Denver Chamber (SMDC) Cultural Business Alliance group would like to congratulate Pam Kelley, Sr. Director of Human Resources and her local team at Comcast for being awarded the 2013 Circle of Success, Excellence in Inclusion Team Award! This is a national award within the Comcast organization. Comcast has been a SMDC Chamber member for over 9 years. There were many strong nominations for this award with over 1800 nominations for various categories, and the selection committee was extremely impressed with the Denver Comcast MOSAIC Diversity and Inclusion Teams’ ability to make significant contributions to diversity and inclusion within the company and their department.
Interactive learning stations give visitors an opportunity to search the library’s digital media collection, use supported mobile devices plus and sample e-books, audiobooks, music and video.
Foster care program explained
Douglas County, in partnership with Arapahoe and Jefferson counties, will be holding free informational sessions for the Collaborative Foster Care Program. The program recruits, trains, certifies and supports foster and adoptive families who provide needed care for children who cannot safely remain in their own homes. The free gatherings scheduled in Douglas County for the rest of the year will be held June 11 at the Parker Library; Sept. 29 at the Philip S. Miller Library in Castle Rock; and Nov. 11 at the Parker Library. All gatherings are from 6-7:30 p.m.
‘Spring Into Summer’ event set
The Town of Larkspur will be holding a “Spring Into Summer” oldfashioned family event with games, tournaments, music, sloppy joes and hot dogs for all ages. The event will take place at the Larkspur Community Park on June 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. At 6 p.m. there will be a dance at the new town hall.
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, May 15th: City of Englewood 2014 Business Summit Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Parkway, Englewood Making Return to Work, Work for You WhippleWood CPAs Conference Center at the Chamber, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Suite 342, Centennial HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital Anniversary Celebration 1001 W. Mineral Ave., Littleton
Friday, May 16th: Social Marketing for Business: Your Company as Thought Leader WhippleWood CPAs Conference Center at the Chamber, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Suite 342, Centennial Rocky Mountain Energy Council Board of Advisors WhippleWood CPAs Conference Center at the Chamber, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Suite 342, Centennial
Sunday, May 18th: Kaiser Permanente Colfax Marathon, 1/2, 10 Mile or 5K Denver City Park, East Side of Ferrill Lake, Denver
Monday, May 19th: How the Secret Service May Assist You in Protecting Your Business WhippleWood CPAs Conference Center at the Chamber, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Suite 342, Centennial Save Lives and Sort Medical Supplies with Project CURE 10337 E. Geddes Ave., Centennial
Members of the MOSAIC team will be acknowledged at an awards ceremony in Philadelphia in June. Pam contributed as a panelist for the February Cultural Business Alliance program entitled Secrets of Cross-Cultural Alliances to Ensure That Your Business Will Prosper. Additionally, a connection was fostered between Petr Kucheryavyy, Employment Specialist at Colorado Center for the Blind and Pam Kelley, through the Cultural Business Alliance panel program featured in October. Petr participated as a panelist for the October program in honor of National Disability Employment Awareness month. According to Sue Kenfield, Chair of the Cultural Business Alliance, “Our mission
includes being a resource and connecting people to resources. Petr and Pam met at our October program last year. As a result, Petr was able to help Pam assess the work space at Comcast in order to create an environment that would allow them to expand their hiring of persons with disabilities. We are excited and grateful to be increasing cross-cultural connections which allow businesses to collaborate in order to prosper and thrive.” Petr is also the co-founder and Director of PR and Community Relations for Socially Accessible and can be reached at 678-3503075. To learn more about the Cultural Business Alliance please contact Sue Kenfield, President of See It Thrive, at 303-791-2807.
Tuesday, May 20th: Business Bible Study The Chamber Library, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Suite 342, Centennial
Wednesday, May 21st: Colorado Heights University International Business Reception 3001 S. Federal Blvd., Denver
Thursday, May 22nd: Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration at Land Rover Denver 6160 S. Broadway, Littleton Women in Leadership Advisory Board WhippleWood CPAs Conference Center at the Chamber, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Suite 342, Centennial Littleton Family YMCA May Matness (Yoga mats that is) WhippleWood CPAs Conference Center at the Chamber, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Suite 342, Centennial
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Huskies in, out of playoffs without taking field Douglas County slotted for postseason, Mullen takes its place By Jim Benton
email@example.com Douglas County was ousted from the Class 5A state baseball playoffs without playing a game. In playoff brackets posted May 7, Douglas County was seeded No. 30 and scheduled to play May 10 against Fairview in the District 7 tournament in Boulder. However at practice May 8, the Huskies were notified that they were out of the playoffs and replaced by Mullen. The confusion was caused by a mistake in compiling wildcard points, which determines the state playoff seeding. An out-of-state team that played Mullen after the May 3 cutoff for determining wildcard points was counted against the Mustangs’ record. But once the game was removed from consideration, Mullen wound up two hundreds of a point ahead of Douglas County and left the Huskies repacking their equipment for the season. “Tuesday (May 6) we were told we were out of the playoffs,” said Douglas County coach Mark Roberts. “Then Wednesday (May 7) we were told we were in the playoffs. I’m old school and I just wanted to see it official in the brackets on the CHSAA website. And there it was, there it appeared and Douglas County was going to Fairview. “I got ahold of our booster club and they made hotel arrangements, I let the kids know and they were jumping up and got pretty excited because they were going to the state tournament. They all rushed to get their practice gear.” However, the players didn’t make it through one practice without being ousted. “On my way to practice I get a call from CHSAA and Bert Borgmann (CHSAA Assistant Commissioner) and he said he wanted to give me a heads up that MaxPreps was reviewing the calculation of the points. I’m like, `what does that mean?’ He said, `It’s not with you guys it has to do with an opponent
After the initial brackets were released the Douglas County baseball team thought it would be playing in this year’s postseason. Due to a reporting error from another school, the Huskies were later bumped from the bracket. File photo of Mullen’s and when they played their game.’ “I go out on the field and the kids are smiling ear to ear. What do you do? Do you practice? I sat them down first and told them what Bert Borgmann said. I said, `let’s go out and practice and if a phone call comes I’ve just got to hope that it is good news.’ About 45 minutes into the practice I got the call and they said unfortunately you guys are out.” And that’s when Roberts’ quandary worsens. “I had to call the kids in,” the veteran coach added. “After the roller coaster of announcing to the school they were in and going home and get all their stuff this was bad any way you look at it. “I felt like an idiot. I wanted to tell CHSAA to come down and tell the 16 kids that are standing on the field that they are not going to the playoffs. I didn’t want to be that guy. I was the guy that told them they were in. Bert apologized over and over again. He felt bad
about it.” Borgmann hinted that one of the problems was the release of the brackets on May 7. “The biggest issue was the bracket was released with DC on it,” said Borgmann. “The issue was flagged Tuesday night and it took us six and a half hours Wednesday to find the mistake. All the while we were being told that it was probably accurate. I had to make the call on publishing and I should not have let the bracket go out. “The biggest issue with wildcard points is that there are so many things that go into them, the MaxPreps guys had to break down the program to find the mistake.” Roberts carefully took a couple swings at the wildcard point system and the seeding for the playoffs. “They (CHSAA) have to get this figured out,” he said. “The whole point system in my opinion is so messed up.” Lewis-Palmer coach Tom McCabe is also
flustered with the system. He figured his team had wrapped up a host spot for the May 10 Class 4A playoffs when he departed on a business trip. LewisPalmer, 16-3 and unbeaten in Colorado, was seeded ninth instead of eighth and the District 2 tournament was held in Evergreen instead of Colorado Springs. McCabe pointed out that Evergreen listed Palm Springs, Calif. with having more wins than it actually had for the wildcard process. He called CHSAA Thursday but was told he had missed the midnight May 7 deadline. Lewis-Palmer still made the playoffs but had to play at Evergreen. Douglas County, however, had to watch the playoffs. “We were on a high,” said Roberts. “We won our last five games, we beat Mountain Vista that was 16-1 at the time and we were starting to click on all cylinders. Talking about the emotions of high school kids, they were thinking, hey we can play with anybody.”
Olympic Gold medalist joins Team Hunsaker Rulon Gardner speaks at May 9 fundraiser that aids Castle View senior By Mike DiFerdinando
mdiferdinando @coloradocomunitymedia.com The Castle Rock community’s commitment to injured Castle View wrestler Joe Hunsaker showed once again with a dinner and silent auction last weekend. Hunsaker suffered a broken neck during a wrestling tournament in February. The wrestling community has continuously supported the high school senior during his rehabilitation and that support grew even stronger when former Olympic Gold Medalist Rulon Gardner came to town to speak at the May 9 event. Gardner was Olympic teammates with Castle View High School wrestling coach Kevin Bracken during the 2000 Sydney Games. Bracken said he was honored to have his friend come speak and that he is the perfect example of someone who succeeded despite being faced with obstacles in life. “I know that Joe is going to take his rehab and work as hard as he can to get to the best point for his success,” Bracken said. “He’s a fighter. Joe’s a winner and he will continue to thrive and grow and get to the place as a person where he needs to be in life and get to a spot where he can be successful.” Gardner spoke about his own challenges growing up and wrestling in Wyo-
A silent auction was held May 9 to help raise money for Castle View wrestler Joe Hunsaker’s recovery. Photo by Mike DiFerdinando ming and then in college at the University of Nebraska. “When I was 8-years old, I had a brother die of Aplastic Anemia. That same year our barn burned to the ground. It was one of the coldest winters ever, 77 below zero an hour south of Jackson Hole. And the community came together,” said Gardner who grew up on a dairy farm as the youngest of nine children. “When my brother was dying in the hospital, they brought us food. They helped change our pipes. My parents
were gone all summer; all of our chores were done. All of our crops were planted. (That’s) because we lived in a town just like Castle Rock, where people support and help and want to see people succeed.” Gardner was relatively unknown coming out of high school and ended up at Ricks College, a junior college in Rexburg, Idaho. “I asked my college coach, ‘why did you recruit me? You watched me lose my only match my senior year,’” Gardner
said. “He said, ‘Rulon, the reason I recruited you was with two seconds left in that match you still thought you could win. That’s why I recruited you. Most wrestlers will quit because they’ll realize that they can’t win. I would rather take a wrestler that has all heart and very little ability and make him a champion than (take) someone who has all talent and no heart. I won’t fail with that person.’” As a sophomore, Gardner won the NJCAA national heavyweight wrestling championship. He then earned a scholarship to attend the University of Nebraska, where he finished fourth in the 275-pound weight class at the 1993 NCAA Championships, earning All-American honors. Wrestling wasn’t the only place where Gardner was challenged. He said that despite having a learning disability, he spent six years at Nebraska earning his degree in physical education. He then went on to compete internationally for the United States, becoming the world and Olympic champion. At the 2000 games, Gardner beat Russian Aleksandr Karelin, who was previously undefeated in 13 years of international competition. “Joe going through what he’s gone through and what he will go through is going to show his character,” Gardner said. “Castle Rock, the people who are here tonight for Joe, to show their support, this means something, because everyone pulled together to help each other. That’s what support is.” In addition to Gardner, the event also featured a fajita dinner and silent auction, with all of the proceeds going to Hunsaker’s recovery and medical expenses.
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Jaguars, Golden Eagles advance to quarters Local powers stay on path for championship game rematch By Jim Benton
firstname.lastname@example.org Rock Canyon and Mountain Vista, last season’s Class 5A girls soccer finalists, both took to the field for a second round playoff game May 9 at Shea Stadium. However, the teams didn’t play each other. No. 2 seed Rock Canyon scored twice in the final 13:09 of the game to beat 18th seeded Liberty, 2-1, in a late afternoon contest. Defending state champion and No. 4 seed Mountain Vista followed with a 5-0 triumph over 13th seeded Standley Lake. The only way the Jaguars and Golden Eagles could meet again would be in the May 21 state championship game at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Rock Canyon (16-1-0) was scheduled to face Ralston Valley (14-3-0) in a May 13 quarterfinal game at Shea Stadium while Mountain Vista (14-1-2) was gearing up
to take on Fairview (15-2-0) in a May 13 match at Shea. Semifinal games are scheduled for May 17 at Englewood High School. Rock Canyon gave up an early first half goal and was still down until Alex Vidger scored for the Jaguars in the 67th minute to tie the game. Kaycie Young notched the game-winning goal 3:37 later when she controlled a pass from Rebecca Pousma on the right side, sped around a defender and deposited the ball into the left corner of the goal. “About 18 minutes into the second half I moved our center back (Vidger) to play forward,” explained Rock Canyon coach Mat Henbest. “She is very fast and athletic. Once we got it tied up, we moved everything back. “Kaycie finally broke through. She picked her moment just right and put a nice ball right in. We always had the lead last year until we got into the state championship game. This was good for us. We haven’t been down much this year. The adversity was good for us. We bent but luckily didn’t quite break.” Vidger, a junior, admitted she was a little concerned. “With 13 minutes to go we were freaking out because it was not like we could
Rock Canyon senior Jill Finnerty fights off a Liberty defender during the first half of the Jaguars’ 2-1 May 9 playoff victory at Shea Stadium.
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Rock Canyon junior Alex Vidger looks to clear a ball out of the Jaguar end during the first half of play against Liberty on May 9. Vidger was one of two Jaguars to score in the second half of the 2-1 victory. Photos by Ryan Boldrey come back out, practice and win the next one,” confessed Vidger. “This could have been our last game. We needed to step up. It was an eye-opener for us.” Young, a senior bound for the University of Portland, was confident despite playing most of the game down by a goal. “I was pretty confident in our team,” she said. “We played hard, we came back and that was good.” In other second round Class 5A play-
off action, No. 6 seed Arapahoe defeated Monarch, 1-0, Ralston Valley edged Cherry Creek, 2-1, and Fairview scored early on a penalty kick to oust ThunderRidge, 1-0. Arapahoe (13-3-1) was scheduled to travel to Colorado Springs May 13 to challenge Pine Creek (14-2-1) in a quarterfinal game. Douglas County fell 6-0 to Standley Lake May 6 in first round action. The Huskies finish the year at 9-6-1.
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Staff report The Continental League swimming championships were the last chance for local teams to test the waters before this weekend’s state finals and Castle Rock swimmers fared well. JP Beach of the combined Castle View/Douglas County team captured the 50-yard freestyle, while teammate Jeremy Goodison won the 100-yard freestyle. The combined Castle Rock team also took the league title in the 200-yard freestyle relay. The Class 5A state swimming championships are scheduled for May 16-17
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Castle View starting pitcher senior Ben Dalke delivers a pitch in the second inning against Regis Jesuit in the District 7 championship game on May 10 at Regis. The Sabercats, who defeated Ralston Valley 8-2 earlier in the day, gave up a run in the bottom of the sixth inning and dropped a 5-4 decision to the Raiders. Castle View finished the season with a 10-11 record. Rock Canyon also played on May 10, losing 5-1 to Mountain Range in the first round of District 2 action. Three of the eight remaining teams in Class 5A — ThunderRidge, Mountain Vista and Chaparral — hail from the Continental League. Photo by Jim Benton
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GOLF TOURNAMENTS The Douglas/Elbert Task Force will benefit from the Rockyard American Brewery’s second annual golf tournament, and the Castle Pines Chamber of Commerce’s third annual A Day on the Greens tournament. Rockyard’s tournament is Friday, May 30, at Arrowhead Golf
TROLLEY TOURS Castle Rock Historical Society offers free trolley tours at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, May 31. Join us for an exciting tour of rhyolite buildings in Historic Castle Rock. Tours are approximately 45 minutes long and seating will need to be reserved. Meet in
BIKE RACE Douglas County’s Greenland Ranch open space will host Colorado’s first EROCK Sunrise to Sunset Front Range Relay Mountain Bike Race on Sunday, May 31. The course is a fast 8.25-mile loop with stunning views of Pikes Peak and the Rampart Range.
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registration details. A family friendly event with live music, food and an expo showcasing the best in the outdoor industry. Email info@elephantrockride. com.
JUNE 12 HISTORY PRESENTATION The Castle Rock Historical Society welcomes Rex Evilsizor, who will speak about his experience working in the railroad industry, at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at the Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox St., Castle Rock. Refreshments served at 6:30 p.m. Presentation is free.
JUNE 1 ELEPHANT ROCK The 27th annual Subaru Elephant Rock Ride is Sunday, June 1, in Castle Rock. Go to http://elephantrockride.com for course and
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Published on May 14, 2014