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Director changes HRCA role Board member steps down to become new head of finance By Ryan Boldrey

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Douglas County Sheriff ’s Office Sgt. Shawn Cronce heads up DCSO’s Internet Crimes Against Children program. A typical day for the detective includes swapping files with online predators as she builds evidence against offenders. Photo by Ryan Boldrey

Predators caught in the Net Law enforcement patrols a dark, online world in the name of child safety By Hannah Garcia

Special to Colorado Community Media Although it’s no secret that the Internet provides plenty of dark corners that harbor new ways to commit old crimes, Sgt. Shawn

Cronce said there is a misconception about a certain series of online crimes. “People like to think, `oh, it doesn’t happen here.’ It does, it happens everywhere,” Cronce said, citing a pile of seven case reports still waiting to be written. “I could work (on these cases) 24/7 and never make a dent.” Cronce heads the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office’s Internet Crimes Against Children program. A typical day for the detective may include chatting as a 13-year-old girl or downloading child pornography as

she builds evidence against online offenders, parts of sting operations that are the crux of these types of investigations. DCSO tallied 15 ICAC arrests in 2013 and has made at least eight arrests so far this year. The majority of the arrests center on Internet luring charges, a Class-4 felony, and the manufacture, possession or distribution of child pornography, a Class-3 felony. Net Safety continues on Page 13

Wind Crest turns red, white and blue D-Day survivor shares story as community honors Flag Day By Ryan Boldrey

rboldrey @coloradocommunitymedia.com Oh say, can you sing? In celebration of a one-week span that encompassed the 70th anniversary of DDay and Flag Day, Wind Crest and three of its sister retirement communities in Michigan, Maryland and Kansas set out to set a patriotic record — singing the “Star-Spangled Banner” in four states at the same time in unison. An estimated 3,000 people from generations young and old came together June 13 at the four retirement communities, including more than 400 people at Wind Crest who donned their red, white and blue to celebrate in song. A video that will be compiled of the four communities singing in unison will be sent to Fort McHenry (where Francis Scott Key penned the song’s words), the Maryland Historical Society, the National Archives, the Guinness Book of World Records, the Smithsonian and President Barack Obama. At the conclusion of the singing at Wind Crest — which was led by Wind Crest’s Resident Chorale — resident Jack Liggett gave a special reading of the three oft-forgotten

Jim Hrbek wore his blue shirt, while his wife, Shirley, to his left, wore her red shirt and white sweater on June 13 at Wind Crest as more than 400 residents, friends and family members joined up with sister communities in Michigan, Maryland and Kansas to sing the Star Spangled Banner at the same time. Photo by Ryan Boldrey stanzas of Key’s famous poem that aren’t sung as part of the national anthem. Wind Crest employee Patrick Colette accompanied him quietly on guitar. The ceremony was an emotional one for many and even brought some to tears. For 89-year-old Shelton Bosley, it was also a time to reflect on his own personal memo-

ries serving as a gunner’s mate on a PT boat for the U.S. Navy in World War II, and what it was like to witness D-Day firsthand on June 6, 1944 in Normandy. While more than 5,000 allied ships and D-Day continues on Page 12

Highlands Ranch Community Association director Christina Caputo resigned from the board at the association’s June 17 meeting. Caputo, who has been employed by Jefferson County’s finance department for the past 13 years — currently as the director of budget and risk management — has accepted a job offer to become the HRCA’s new finance director, starting June 23. Caputo will take over for Harry Daughters, who retired after spending the last eight years as the financial controller for the HRCA. Daughters announced his retirement two months ago, giving the association ample time to find his replacement. Over the last eight years, Caputo has served on the HRCA’s finance committee, as a district delegate, and for the past two-plus years, on the HRCA board of directors. She was reelected in March to her Caputo position on the board and will be replaced by way of a special election, to be conducted by the delegate body at either the August or September board meeting. While she said, “it’s hard to step down from the board of directors,” the transition for Caputo is a welcome one. With a rich expertise in finance, as well as an inside working knowledge of how the HRCA operates, she’s more than happy to take a job working for the community she has called home for the last 14 years. “It’s thrilling to be able to live and work in a place that I feel so passionate about,” she said. “I think I have a head start in that I’ve been around for so long, but I still have a lot to learn in terms of the interworking of the organization. I’m excited to work with staff and be on the other side of things.” Caputo, who has a bachelors of science in business administration from the University of Nebraska and a MBA from the University of Colorado-Denver, hopes that she will be able to fix some of the “trust issues with delegates.” “I want to be able to keep them informed, let them know that their voices are being heard and that we are listening to their ideas,” the mother of three said. One way she said she hopes to accomplish that is by allowing for back-and-forth to take place on budget issues sooner along in the process, as opposed to waiting to ask for input from delegates once the budget has been fully prepared and staff is up against a tight timeline to get it passed. “For us, I think it is fortuitous to have somebody of her skill level, familiar with

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Manhart House gets landmark status Sedalia restaurant becomes 33rd historic designation in county By Mike DiFerdinando

mdiferdinando @coloradocommunitymedia.com The Manhart House in Sedalia is Douglas County’s latest addition to its roster of historic landmarks. The Douglas County commissioners recently voted to approve the house at 5450 Manhart St. as the 33rd historic landmark in the county. Gabriel’s Restaurant and Tuscan Bar now resides in the lot occupied by the Manhart House. According to the Douglas County History Research Center, the home was built by George Washington Manhart in 1909. An early Douglas County pioneer, Manhart was a young boy when he arrived in Douglas County in 1866 with his parents and family. Shortly after marrying Bertha Hoffman, Manhart in 1878 moved to what was the new town of Plum, later renamed Sedalia, where he owned and operated the Manhart Store for 41 years. In 1909 Manhart constructed the two-story, brick-andframe Manhart House, and he and his family moved into their new home. Manhart continued to operate his store for 10 more years before retiring due to ill health, according to the Douglas County History Research Center. Members of the Manhart family continued to live in the house following the 1920 death of George Manhart. As of 1930, Bertha and her brother WilAnn MAcAri HeAley is on vacation. Her liam Hoffman were column about people, places and issues of living there, along with everyday life will return soon. three of the Manhart children, Florence, Ethel and Christian. Eventually the descendants of George and Bertha decided to sell the property, which covered four lots. However, by splitting the site in half, they

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Gabriel’s Italian resturant now occupies the historic Manhart House in Sedalia. Photo by Mike DiFerdinando could keep the Manhart House in the family a little longer. They sold the south half, which contained the store, in 1964. They finally sold the north half, which included the house, in 1973 to Jean and Mary LaPerriere. The home remained in the family for 64 years. In 1983, the residence at 5450 Manhart St. (State Highway 67) was transformed from a merchant’s home into a restaurant. In August 1986 it was opened to the public as Gabriel’s Restaurant and Tuscan Bar. The family-owned and -operated Gabriel’s has been overseen by Matthew Bundy since its opening. In order to be given landmark consideration, a site must submit an application, be reviewed by the historic preservation board for historical significance and get approval by the Board of County Commissioners. “Most people don’t realize how Sedalia was the epicenter of this county at one point,” Douglas County District 1 Commissioner Jack Hilbert said. According to the Douglas County Historical Society, the plaque on the building will read: Manhart House 1909-1973. “This is another great addition to the Douglas County Historical society. If anything, what most people don’t realize is that just landmarking is one thing, but it’s the historical documentation, the studying that goes along with the landmarking that is what’s priceless,” Hilbert said. “It’s a lot of work and that’s really what gets stored and marked down in history. One day the building may fall, but the photos and the documentation of what was will not. Those are going to be there.”

The Manhart House is now the 33rd designated historic landmark in Douglas County. Courtesy photo

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VA failures rub salt in vets’ wounds Legislation hopes to improve current standards in system By Vic Vela

vvela@coloradocommunitymedia.com George Claggett was a Marine who lived by his own definition of karma. The Vietnam veteran believed that treating others well wasn’t about reciprocation; rather, it was a belief that his goodness would show up elsewhere, even if he wasn’t the one reaping the benefit. It’s a good thing that Claggett wasn’t expecting anything in return for his actions toward others, or for fighting in a war of which many wanted no part, because karma wasn’t there for him during the last months of his life — much of which was spent in frustration over his dealings with the Department of Veterans Affairs. “It was hell, absolute hell,” said Michael O’Brien, a close friend and Claggett’s power of attorney, when asked what it was like dealing with the VA system. According to O’Brien, Claggett would spend several weeks just trying to schedule an appointment to see a doctor at the VA hospital in Denver. When he would finally obtain appointments, he would sometimes have to wait for hours to see a doctor. Claggett, of Denver, also waited several weeks to receive lab results of a tumor that contributed to his death on May 2. He was 66. “It just seemed like all he was doing was waiting,” O’Brien said. Claggett’s story is one of many that have surfaced in recent weeks regarding systematic failures and corruption within the VA department. “I am absolutely stunned, particularly as a combat veteran, that this agency that’s entrusted to meet our obligations for those who served in uniform can be so incredibly incompetent... and be so corrupt,” said 6th Congressional District Rep. Mike Coffman, a Republican who served in the Iraq War. Last week, Coffman joined every other member of the House in voting for a bill that aims to address some of the issues that have caused veterans like Claggett to receive substandard care from their government. The legislation is a start, say members of Congress, to restructuring a government-run entity that has been failing its soldiers for a very long time. “I am so angry and disappointed,” said Rep. Ed Perlmutter, a Democrat who represents Colorado’s 7th Congressional District. “There are too many stories like that.”

Eric Shinseki. Coffman and Perlmutter believe that the legislation will go a long way in helping veterans receive better care, without having to deal with unreasonable — and sometimes life threatening — waits. “At the end of the day, it will allow the VA to have a much better system to allow vets options they don’t have now,” Coffman said. Coffman, who is the chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, added an amendment to the bill that sets aside money to pay for court costs that could come as investigations into the scandal continue. Coffman said that employees who were falsifying reports out of motivation for bonus pay could end up facing criminal charges. “There are veterans who have died as a result of manipulating these appointment wait times for financial gain,” Coffman said. “To me, that’s not just a matter of firing people. (It includes) the possibility of criminal charges.” The bill is one of several efforts to change the VA system. Acting VA Director Sloan Gibson has also spelled out a list of reforms that he would like to see made. Perlmutter said the VA’s “arteries have hardened” over the years, due to a culture that has preferred to sweep problems under the rug while hoping that no one notices. “There’s more of a `protect your turf, protect your fanny’ mentality,” Perlmutter said. “There’s so many good people, but there’s others who are protecting their reputation. That’s really a problem within the system.” The Senate passed a similar bill the same week. It’s likely that the two chambers will come to a consensus on a singular piece of legislation in the coming weeks.

Claggett’s peace finally came during the early morning hours of May 2. “I gave him some morphine the night before and woke up at three in the morning and I saw immediately that he was gone,” he said. “And the son of a bitch had a smile on his face.” Claggett left O’Brien the little amount of money he had at the time of his death to give to the Wounded Warriors Project, an organization that provides services to wounded veterans. O’Brien said it wasn’t in Claggett’s nature to “advocate for himself” that he was a Vietnam veteran who deserved better treatment for serving his country. “My question is, why does a Marine have to advocate for care so he can die with a little dignity?” O’Brien said. “Why does he have to push a system to get him aid that we should be bending over backwards to give?”

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O’Brien said that the last year of Claggett’s life was spent in grave sickness. He was too sick to work. He often had blood in his urine, lost an unhealthy amount of weight and was also suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder that often brought on flashbacks. O’Brien said that he tried to set up appointments for weeks and when he was finally successful in obtaining one, Claggett waited for more than an hour to see a doctor — who never showed up.

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Last week, the House gave unanimous approval to the Veterans Access to Care Act. The bill requires that the VA send veterans to private health providers when the department is unable to provide care within 14 days. The legislation would also ban bonuses for VA employees and puts in place greater oversight over the department’s operations. The bill comes on the heels of a federal audit that shows that more than 57,000 veterans have waited at least three months to see a doctor, while others who asked for appointments never received one. Other findings have shown that VA employees — whose bonuses are tied to wait time reductions — falsified reports to hide information about long wait times. Reports have also shown that veterans died awaiting treatment. The scandal led to the resignation of department director

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Michael O’Brien thinks about his late friend George Claggett as he sits in a booth inside a bar that Claggett often frequented, Denver’s Park Tavern and Restaurant, on June 13. On the table sits the cap that Claggett, a Vietnam veteran, often wore. Photo by Vic Vela

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Castle Pines show puts autism in focus Percentage of proceeds help out special Denver school By Mike DiFerdinando

mdiferdinando @coloradocommunitymedia.com Artists from around the country came to Castle Pines to show their work and help raise money for Denver-based Firefly Autism this past weekend. The Village at Castle Pines Fine Art Show featured pieces from 25 different artists, kicking off with a private dinner June 13 and concluding with a weekend-long public exhibition. Tickets for the dinner cost $75, with all of the proceeds directly benefitting Firefly Autism. A percentage of all artist sales over the next two days also went to Firefly. Up for sale were bronze sculptures, paintings, glass, photography and other mediums. “All the restaurants (at The Village) participate,” said Jessie Ogas, vice president of social development for Firefly Autism. “They donate wine; we have Miller Coors donating

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beer. We have great music. Everybody has a great time. It’s really cool.” Local artist Tim Zadee started the festival three years ago. “Three years ago, I came to this area to start an art show that would be available to the public. I had in mind an upscale, but small and quaint show,” Zandee said. “I had a lot of clients that live in the area, some of them were the store owners here, and when I said that I wanted to have a benefit or a charity working with the festival one of them mentioned Firefly Autism. Ever since then it’s been a great partnership. Some of their children have even attended Firefly Autism, so it’s been great to be able to help the cause.” Zandee said he tries to bring in artistsform around the countr and that each year about half of the artists are new to the show. Firefly Autism uses Applied Behavior Analysis to work with children ranging from 18 months to 21 years old. They currently serve between 150 and 200 children in metro Denver and along the Front Range in their year-round school and average 18,000 sessions of year with clients. According to Firefly Autism, children are

Artist David Hickman,25, hangs his work during the Village at Castle Pines Fine Art Show on June 15. Photo by Mike DiFerdinando currently being diagnosed at a rate of one in 42 for girls and one in 68 for boys. Ten years ago the combined rate was just one in 10,000.

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Non-Denominational 9:00 am Sunday WorShip

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Freedom Service Dog trainer Bri Ore helps retired service dog Tango go for a short walk as part of the dog’s rehabilitation following a car accident. File photo

Service-dog facility may move to county Nonprofit could relocate to spot near McLellan Reservoir By Tom Munds

tmunds@colorado communitymedia.com A proposed move by Freedom Service Dogs would take the organization out of Englewood city limits, to a site in Douglas County that Englewood owns. Freedom Service Dogs, located at 2000 W. Union Ave., is a nonprofit organization that rescues dogs from shelters and trains them to provide specialized services to people with disabilities. Sharan Wilson, Freedom Service Dogs director, said a lack of space makes the move necessary. “When we began looking at moving, we didn’t want to leave Englewood, and the people in the city didn’t want us to leave. So Englewood officials talked to us about leasing a piece of property they own in Douglas County. We have signed a letter of intent and negotiations are going to complete the details of the lease.” Englewood Mayor Randy Penn said city officials tried to locate a new site for Freedom Service Dogs within the community. “We wanted to keep Freedom Service Dogs in Englewood because we wanted to support their mission,” he said. “The problem is there isn’t five acres of vacant land available in the city. But we do own vacant land in Douglas County, and city officials are working with FSD representatives on the details of a long-term lease agreement for the site.” The land under consideration for the new Freedom Service Dogs facility is one of the parcels of property in Douglas County near C-470 that Englewood acquired in the 1950s, when the city bought vacant ranch land to build McLellan Reservoir. The reservoir only took up part of the property, and for about half a century, the remaining land remained undeveloped because of a lack of access. Roads built for development in surrounding areas in the last few years provided easy access to the Englewood land, and the city has leased a number of parcels of property to car dealerships near C-470 and Lucent Boulevard. Wilson said the parcel covers 4.89 acres not far from the car dealerships. But it was not a prime development site

because easements in the area limit constructions of building to just 1.8 acres of the site. “The restriction on where we can build isn’t really an issue for us,” Wilson said. “The 1.8 acres is plenty of land to construct our buildings and that still gives us all the room we need for our doggie play areas, kennels and parking lots.” When they began considering moving, Freedom Service Dogs conducted a campaign to raise money for construction. The effort raised about $2 million that will be used to construct phase one, which will include building the intake center, training facility and offices, Wilson said. “We will stay where we are now until phase one is completed,” she said. “If we can get all the permits and approval, we hope to start construction by early fall and have the facility finished so we can move in about the middle of 2015.” Wilson said that as phase one moves forward, Freedom Service Dogs will conduct another capital campaign to raise funds for the second phase of the project, which will include construction of all the doggy play areas, dog runs, kennels and parking lots. She said there is no firm timeline to complete phase two of the project. Turning a dog rescued from a shelter into a service dog takes about eight months and costs about $25,000. The process begins with basic training and testing to see if a dog is a candidate to be a service dog. Only about 50 percent of the rescued dogs qualify to continue service dog training. Early in the process, each dog in training is matched with a client. That makes it possible to train the dog to perform specific and sometimes specialized services for that person. The client attends training sessions to develop a relationship with the new best friend and learn how to direct the dog to perform needed services. Once the training is completed, the dog is given to its new master free of charge. “At our present location, we can only train 35 dogs a year. But, training 35 dogs a year doesn’t begin to meet the requests we receive for service dogs,” Wilson said. “Right now, we have 55 people on the waiting list who are approved to receive a service dog, plus we have another 70 people who are in the process of qualifying to be placed on the waiting list.”

prospective buyers away altogether. In most cases, you can make a reasonable pre-inspection yourself if you know what you’re looking for, and knowing what you’re looking for can help you prevent little problems from growing into costly and unmanageable ones. To help homesellers deal with this issue before their homes are listed, a free report entitled “11 Things You Need to Know to Pass Your Home Inspection” has been compiled which explains the issues involved. To hear a brief recorded message about how to order your FREE copy of this report, call toll-free 1-800-508-7293 and enter 1003. You can call any time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Get your free special report NOW to learn how to ensure a home inspection doesn’t cost you the sale of your home.

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Legend principal makes move to district position Longtime employee is now director of high schools By Jane Reuter

jreuter@coloradocommunitymedia.com Legend High School principal Corey Wise has mixed emotions about leaving the building he opened and helped mold into one of the area’s most respected high schools. Recently promoted to a districtlevel position as director of high schools, Wise intends to put the winning formula he used at Legend to work on a broader scale. “When this position presented itself, to be honest, I wasn’t looking,” he said. “I love Legend, and I was content in retiring from Legend.” But the new post gives him a chance to better serve Wise the educators Wise said he so admires. “I want to make an impact and a difference in life,” said Wise, 40. “I want to continue that work, and hopefully continue to help our school district work to be the best school district. My core purpose is supporting others; in this role, getting in and helping the district component and trying to support all the high schools.” Legend assistant principal Jason Jacobs will take over as the next leader of LHS. That also played a role in Wise’s consideration to leave the school. “What made me feel comfortable in even applying was we have fantastic assistant principals who are ready to become principals,” he said. “Had I stayed, they would over time have left to find other

principal positions.” The Aurora native started on the ground floor of the Douglas County School District, first working as a student teacher at Ponderosa High School in 1996 before joining the staff as a social studies teacher. He was then hired as an assistant principal at Chaparral High School, working there until opening Legend in 2008. “I’ve obviously been a part of Douglas County for many years,” he said. “I love what I do.” Wise supports DCSD’s site-based decision-making philosophy and doesn’t see a need for major changes in the area’s high schools. “The principals have the ability to make the best decisions for their schools,” he said. “I don’t think it’s about new ideas. As much as I think there’s a lot of change going on, I think it’s about how we focus and refine and go deeper.” Wise plans to keep climbing the school administration ladder. Ultimately, he said, he’d like to be a superintendent. Wise has a personal stake in DCSD’s future as well. He and his wife Michelle have two daughters, who attend Parker’s Frontier Valley Elementary and Cimarron Middle School. Both are on track to attend Legend, where their father’s influence likely still will remain. “When we opened our school, we defined a vision,” Wise said. “We went out and looked at the best schools throughout the nation. What I’m most proud of are the kids who’ve made that vision come alive. They want to make a difference to others on top of their own accomplishments, which shows a selfless leadership and maturity. I’m very proud of how they’re moving forward, and humbled and honored to have worked with such amazing teachers.”

Private school looking for its ‘Threshold’ in Centennial Model focuses on teaching collaboration, ‘sinking or swimming together’ By Jennifer Smith

jsmith@coloradocommunitymedia.com Daniel Rirdan describes himself as a world traveler, global strategist, educator, international speaker, entrepreneur and author. Now, he hopes to add head of a private school to the list. Rirdan is hosting a series of meetings this month to let people know about Threshold School, which he hopes to open somewhere in Centennial in August of next year. “Threshold School is designed to be a transformative, groundbreaking sixththrough 12th-grade independent school,” he writes on his website. “It will facilitate thought leaders and world change-makers, preparing its students to confront the big environmental, social and technological issues of this century and also giving them a distinct marketability edge.” The model is his own, he says, after much research. “There’s not really anything like it anywhere,” he said. He plans for it to look pretty much nothing like private school. For starters, tuition is $19,000 a year. Beyond that, there are no tests and no grades. “Students will not be formally assessed and graded,” he writes. “As evidence has shown, these things corrupt the learning environment. … Let’s not confuse student accountability (which is one of the school’s cornerstone values) with a requirement to perform some routines that otherwise one wouldn’t do in order to formally demonstrate to others that one is accountable.” There also won’t be any competitive events, either intermural or intramural competition. “This means that each student’s mission is to help everyone to make it,” he writes.

“We all sink or swim together.” To people who think kids need to learn to lose, he says simply, “They will. “They will learn to embrace failure, but not from something artificial. You still have goals. That’s real life.” There will be plenty of adventure, though, from whitewater rafting to obstacle courses, activities that foster teamwork without the competition. He calls collaboration one of the “soft skills,” along with problem solving, critical thinking, imagination and curiosity that employers most want. “Yet, when asked about their employees’ actual abilities, business executives overwhelmingly felt that new college graduates failed to meet expectations in these areas,” writes Rirdan. “Helping students develop these pertinent soft skills to the highest levels is what will set Threshold apart.” To that end, many classes will be conducted in book-club style. “The salon will be a forum for the exploration of new ideas in the form of boisterous debates, intellectual heated discussions and also contemplative analysis on topics that encompass history, art, literature, and philosophy,” he said. Rirdan, who wrote “The Blueprint: Averting Global Collapse,” says he taught gifted kids in Arizona for a year, and has substituted in Boulder Valley and Jefferson County school districts for two years. He has two young children, and plans to send them through his program. For more information, visit www. ThresholdSchool.org, or attend one of the three upcoming meetings: • June 25, 6 p.m. Castlewood Library, Paul Manion Meeting Room 6739 S. Uinta St., Centennial • June 26, 6 p.m. Highlands Ranch Library, Meeting Room Shea A 9292 Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch • July 02, 6 p.m. Koelbel Library, Meeting Room B 5955 S. Holly St., Centennial

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June 19, 2014

GOP analyst: `Highly unlikely’ Hickenlooper loses Republican gubernatorial primary a tough one to predict, expert says By Vic Vela

vvela@coloradocommunitymedia.com A longtime Republican political analyst said he doesn’t know which of the four GOP contenders for governor will come out of next week’s primary — but it’s doubtful that any of them can beat Gov. John Hickenlooper in the fall. However, the four Republicans who are vying to unseat Hickenlooper take issue with that assessment. Bob Loevy, a retired Colorado College political science professor who has analyzed Colorado politics for decades, believes that Hickenlooper “remains the strong favorite” to win re-election in November, regardless of which candidate Republican voters select to face him in the June 24 primary. “Yes, this is an exciting primary, but what I take away from it is, at the moment, it’s highly unlikely any of these candidates can beat Hickenlooper,” said Loevy, a registered Republican. Voters will cast ballots for four Republican candidates next week: former Congressmen Bob Beauprez and Tom Tancredo; Secretary of State Scott Gessler; and former state Senate Minority Leader Mike Kopp. Loevy said that it’s “almost impossible to say who is going to win.”

“There is little basis on which to think which of these candidates stands out from the other,” he said. “The vote is going to be split. None are total non-entities... you can give a reason why each one of them might win and why each might lose.” Regardless, Loevy believes that “none of these candidates have the asset of looking like a winner in November.” “The main criticism of (Hickenlooper) is he’s too moderate,” he said. “In that case you’re criticizing him for what wins elections.” But in recent interviews with Colorado Community Media that occurred prior to Loevy’s analysis, the GOP hopefuls pointed out plenty of areas where they see weaknesses in the governor’s record. Beauprez blasted Hickenlooper’s “failure of leadership” on several policy fronts. Tancredo said the governor “kicked the ball down the field” when he granted a temporary reprieve for death row inmate Nathan Dunlap, who killed four people at an Aurora Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in 1996. Kopp said that Hickenlooper hasn’t provided leadership on the hot issue of local community control of hydraulic fracking. “He should stand up against the radical interests in his own party who want to shut down the oil and gas industry in the state,” Kopp said. And the candidates believe that Hickenlooper is anything but a moderate, having signed into law bills on gun control, election overhaul and civil unions, to name a few. “Look at Hickenlooper,” Gessler said. “He says he’s a moderate, that’s what he claims. And yet he signs the

most liberal agenda in the history of Colorado.” But Loevy feels that the candidates from his own party have their own set of obstacles to overcome. Loevy said that Tancredo benefits from a split field because of a “set block of highly conservative Republican voters supporting him.” At the same time, Loevy wonders if voters might see Tancredo as unelectable, given his unabashed views on issues like immigration that could turn off moderate voters in the fall. Loevy said that Gessler has done an effective job in soliciting Republican voters through email, which has helped him in fundraising efforts. “But then Gessler, as we all know, has gotten bad press,” Loevy said, referring to a state ethics commission’s finding that he violated ethics rules for using state money to attend an out-of-state Republican event. Loevy said that Beauprez could very well win the nomination, but wonders if his double digit loss in a 2006 gubernatorial race to Bill Ritter still lingers in the minds of general election voters. And Kopp might be over his head, according to Loevy. “He just does not have, in my view, enough of a statewide reputation,” he said. “I think the office is way larger than a person with his qualifications can hope to win.” Hickenlooper could be vulnerable if we see a Republican wave sweep across the country in the fall, Loevy said. “Maybe in a giant Republican sweep someone might be able to win a close race against Hickenlooper,” he said. “Unless that happens, this is a race of theoretical interest.”


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Stormy weather isn’t limited to outdoors Now that I am officially starting my 19th year in Colorado, I think I am finally appreciating the finicky and unpredictable weather that blesses us every season of every year. Maybe it’s my short or foggy memory, but I cannot seem to remember a season with more weather fluctuation since I have moved here. I have traveled professionally and frequently since relocating here from New Jersey years ago, so maybe 2014 is just another typical and ever-changing year here in colorful Colorado, and I’m just not used to all the seasonal changes and storms.

But, it’s really not the weather that I want to talk about today, as crazy and volatile as it may be. Instead, I want to focus on another topic that could be

considered just as wild and sometimes as unpredictable … our children. As another Father’s Day has come and gone, I am reminded of the rollercoaster ride of parenting my own children over these past 25 years. My youngest will hit 20 in September, so I will officially be out of the teenage era. You know — the one where we move from being seen as smart, brave, funny, and even from time to time goofy mom or dad … to that place where children become embarrassed to be seen with us, deny our existence, and find our sense of humor less funny with each passing

corny joke or request for them to pull their pants up above the waist. But I digress. If you are a parent, a friend of parent, an outsider looking in on a parenting situation, then you know exactly what that crazy and unpredictable forecast looks like during those teenage years — don’t you? “Mostly sunny today with a chance of drama,” or “Clear skies in the morning with a lack of respect and appreciation showing up around 3 p.m.” Norton continues on Page 11

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“Martha, this writer, all he does is complain, complain.” Not today, Martha. We just went for a walk, and it’s impossible to complain after a walk on the greenbelt with a dachshund. Our greenbelt isn’t exactly “Wind in the Willows,” but it’s close. I have seen coyotes and foxes and their menu (rabbits), snakes, and once, a divine miracle: three deer. I can’t figure out how they got here. I think they took a cab. Smitty is short, so we go for short walks — two, three, or four a day, if he approves of the weather. Smitty’s weather window is very small. No snow, no rain, and it can’t be very cold or very hot. But it can be at 2 or 3 a.m., when I like to get up and start writing or painting, especially in the summer when it is too hot to do anything at 2 or 3 p.m. The greenbelt sidewalk is east-west, so we can walk into the sunrise, and sometimes it is coral and spectacular. We try to go for a walk before I read the morning paper. The daily news changes everything. Usually whatever serenity I gained over night goes away until it’s bedtime again. I don’t go fishing, but I have a theory Marshall continues on Page 11

Welcoming a familiar face to a new place It is a pleasure to welcome Drew Litton to our opinion pages beginning this week. Drew was a staple with the Rocky Mountain News for 26 years until it ceased publication in 2009. Many of us kept up with him through the web, seeing his postings on Facebook and his website. A few months back, I learned Drew was moving back to the Denver area, and I reached out to him. Drew jumped at the opportunity to be printed in our 20 weekly community newspapers with 180,000 plus circula-

letter to the editor School board member the one who misleads There’s more to the story of Douglas County Board of Education Director Doug Benevento’s attack on Colorado Community Media and CCM reporter Jane Reuter during the June 3 BOE meeting. Benevento indicated that he would use his “V.P. report” time to “start correcting… misleading stories by Jane Reuter and her newspaper about the school district and the school board…” Claiming during his diatribe against CCM and Ms. Reuter to “have several instances” of “misleading” and “sloppy” reporting, which, he griped, is “misleading people in the community,” he offered Ms. Reuter’s recent story, “County survey shows changing perceptions of schools,” as an example. In his fervor to discredit Ms. Reuter and company, Mr. Benevento made several “misleading” statements of his own regarding this story:

Statement: “The survey had nothing to do with the school district, actually asked no question about the school district.” Fact: Although the survey itself solicited voter input on a variety of community related questions, one item — No. 27 to be exact — did ask respondents to rate how accurately the statement: “Has good schools and educational opportunities for all ages” describes Douglas County. Statement: “and yet… it (the survey) was reported as a school district survey.” Fact: The first sentence of Ms. Reuter’s piece unambiguously refers to the survey as: “A county-sponsored survey about a variety of quality-of-life issues…” Nowhere does she suggest that the survey was “a school district survey.” One wonders just who is misleading whom? Sheldon J. Potter Highlands Ranch

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Most not ready to live on less Regardless of whether it is job loss or retirement, most people are not ready to live on less. When my parents retired 40 years ago, it was understood you would live on less. These days, that is unheard of. Why the change? Two of the main culprits are debt and lifestyle. Most retirees in the 1970s did not have house payments, or rarely ever owned more than one house in their lifetimes. Nowadays it is common for homeowners to move about every seven years. Usually people incur more debt when they move often, as they are usually buying up. Interest rates have been low for over a decade. This provides an opportunity to borrow more than perhaps you should. The standard of living for the average American has changed dramatically in 40 years. Larger paychecks and higher earnings on investments along with home equity have helped fuel richer lifestyles. As people approach retirement, they are not willing to give up that nice lifestyle just

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that walking a dog is a lot like fishing. It’s not a high-minded purpose, but there are objectives. Fishermen have told me that they don’t have to catch anything to enjoy the experience. Walking a dog is just like that. About all Smitty does is smell things, and relieve himself. That may not sound like much, but it accomplishes two things: It makes him happy and it makes me happy. If the weather isn’t acceptable, Smitty does his toiletries, as it were, indoors, and generally in my studio. When I bought the house, the greenbelt wasn’t on my mind. It’s no more than a sidewalk that connects one street with another, but it’s quite long and it rolls. There is a handsome clump of shrubs, bushes, and stumpy trees that change colors year-round. The greenbelt from street to street is wide and almost — almost — gives the illusion that you are living a long way from a metropolis. I am sure the home owners had to pay more for their houses than I did for mine. My house just looks out over Carl and Edna. I can watch dream house television programs now, and no longer be envi-

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And then there is always this one: “The wind will pick up in the early evening, bringing with it a storm front of entitlement and selfishness.” I find a certain beauty and wonder when experiencing the changes in attitudes and behaviors of my children. It is exasperating at times, almost to the point where I’d consider quitting the job of being a dad. But it is also an incredible blessing that keeps me on my toes, astounds me with both their exciting events and little achievements, and it fills me with pride to be a dad even in the midst of their drama, life challenges and experiences, and just every time I

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the organization, that lives in the community, to have an interest in the job,” said HRCA CEO Jerry Flannery, who helped select her out of a pool of more than 40 applicants. “She has dedicated a lot of time and effort to the organization over the years. “She held a pretty high-ranking job in

yet. A third factor is health. People retiring at age 65 today are generally healthier and have a longer life expectancy than prior generations. Therefore they want to do more in retirement, and this involves costs associated with travel, sports and hobbies. Then there is the other end of the health spectrum. Those with deteriorating health are spending significantly more than prior generations to receive good health care. Based on the 2014 Retirement Confidence Survey¹, we are less prepared for retirement

ous. I used to subscribe to “Architectural Digest” and sit there and weep. Who needs that? I came to the conclusion that I am lucky to have my gray suburban tract house. I think we all reach a point of acceptance. I certainly didn’t understand that when I was in my 20s, 30s, and 40s. More, better, bigger, newer. But that is all gone now. Now it’s mostly maintenance, repair and replace. My house is 21 years old. The builders didn’t do us any favors. Just about all of the viscera has been replaced. Some of it, like the sump pump, wasn’t taken care of before it went berserk. While I was in New York. I came home and found a pond in the basement. When I bought the house I bought the floor plan and the bottom line. I looked at the layout, liked it, and looked at the total cost, and liked that. Everything was new, so I was blind to things like the quality of the fixtures and the flooring, the cabinets, the water heater, the furnace. But they did keep just enough of Mother Nature to enable Smitty and me to start the day — and end it — with a few fine moments of serenity. Craig Marshall Smith is an artist, educator and Highlands Ranch resident. He can be reached at craigmarshallsmith@ comcast.net.

am blessed enough to lay my eyes upon them. So let’s remember that crazy, wild, volatile, and unpredictable storms of life will happen. Not may happen, but will happen. And when we embrace the chaos and challenges that our children bring us, love them unconditionally anyway, our umbrella of love will get us through any storm that comes our way. What’s your forecast looking like? I would love to hear all about it at gotonorton@gmail.com. And as we see our storms as blessings, it really 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.

Jefferson County and we’re lucky she is interested in working here. She brings a good set of management skills to the organization and we believe she will have a very positive influence on the HRCA.” The director position being vacated by Caputo is open to anyone in the community, Flannery said, and the remaining board members are tentatively planning on using a portion of the July 15 meeting to give those interested in the seat an opportunity to speak to the delegate body and answer questions.

than a year ago, but feel better about it. Part of this better feeling could be associated with an improving economy and increases in the 401(k) balance. However, in reality, most workers are behind on savings. “A third of workers with a retirement plan have more than $100,000 saved while only 3 percent of those without a retirement plan have more than $100,000 saved. Nearly threequarters of those without a retirement plan have saved less than $1,000.”¹ This would indicate you are better off funding a retirement plan and consistently investing over long periods of time. Another finding of the study was that people who plan save more. Therefore, watching your spending, saving and investing and planning in advance are good guidelines to improve your future. This could mean that people learn to curb their appetite for a higher standard of living while they are working so they can have a normal standard of living when they are retired. This can be very difficult if the paycheck

continues to increase and investments continue to grow. However, we don’t have much control that earnings at work or on investments are sustainable. We only have control over how we live. It may be time to get your plan established so you can have a better future. This will help regardless of why or when you lose the paycheck. 1. Employee Benefits Research Institute. 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.

MILESTONES EDUCATION Sarah Lee, of Highlands Ranch, was awarded the community enrichment award from Cornell College. Kyle Robbins, of Highlands Ranch, was awarded the founders scholarship from Cornell College. Bruno Trindade, of Highlands Ranch, was awarded the founders scholarship from Cornell College. Timothy Wanless, of Highlands Ranch, was awarded the dean’s scholarship from Cornell College. Eric Chun, of Highlands Ranch, was awarded the founders scholarship and a music award from Cornell College.

Matthew Morrison and Alexandra Stone, of Highlands Ranch, graduated from Azusa Pacific University. Heather Korinek, of Highlands Ranch, will study abroad this summer in Ecuador. Korinek is a freshman majoring in translation/interpretation at Northwestern College. She is the daughter of Doug and Beth Korinek, of Highlands Ranch. Mackenzie Leydon, of Highlands Ranch, was recognized for academic achievement from St. Olaf College. Leydon is a sociology/anthropology major. He is the son of Thomas and Audrey Leydon.

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Jennifer Gale Jennifer Gale succumbed to Cancer on June 12, 2014 quietly passing at home lovingly surrounded by friends and family. Jennifer is survived by her husband AJ Gale and their two children Cassidy (8) and Jack (6); her mother Anna Berlin; her sister Elizabeth Okawachi; and her father and his wife George and Sarah Berlin. Jennifer is preceded in death by her much loved brother, Christopher Berlin, and will rest with him. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday June 18th at 11:00 a.m. at Phillip & James Episcopal Church, 2797 S Lowell Blvd, Denver CO, 80236. In lieu of flowers as an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to Gale Family, P.O. Box 630482 Littleton, CO 80163for the care and future needs of her children.

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Wind Crest Resident Chorale members Dody Eicher, foreground, and Annette and Donald Stone, to Eicher’s right, were among more than 400 residents, friends and family members that joined up with sister communities in Michigan, Maryland and Kansas to sing the Star Spangled Banner at the same time. Photos by Ryan Boldrey

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out of the water. Some of those bodies never got to the beach.” Bosley, who dove to the see the wreckage of one of the boats in his fleet just nine years ago, was responsible for years at getting the PT veterans who survived the war together for reunions. Today, there are only two survivors from his boat. He still picks up the phone and calls his fellow survivor from time to time. Long considered a historian on WWII events — and long since having made amends with German veterans who he is proud today to call his friends —he is adamant about one thing, too. “I’m not a hero,” he said. “I’m just a war survivor.”

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13,000 aircraft were part of the DDay invasion, Bosley was on one of 12 U.S. PT boats — or motorized torpedo boats — called on that day. “I hate to tell you what it looked like,” recalled Bosley, 19 at the time of the invasion. “D-Day was a special day and I wouldn’t wish it on anyone. To see all those planes and all those troops, it’s hard to describe. … We picked the bodies of Germans and Americans alike

Wind Crest resident Jack Liggett reads the three oft-forgotten stanzas of Francis Scott Key’s famous poem that aren’t sung as part of the National Anthem. Wind Crest employee Patrick Colette accompanied him quietly on guitar.

Rosemary Foote, Jack Stevens and Joanne Layman get prepared to sing the Star Spangled Banner June 13 at Wind Crest as Donald Stone smiles from behind Foote and Stevens, and Dody Eicher smiles on behind Stevens and Layman. All five are members of the Wind Crest Resident Chorale.

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Man convicted of luring details ‘painful road’ Ronald Lewis says he’s being punished for something that wasn’t ‘real’

For Lakewood resident Ronald Laroy Lewis, the term “Internet crimes against children” didn’t mean much before April 10. “Then Kayla happened,” Lewis said. “Nightmare. Biggest nightmare yet.” Lewis, 34, was arrested on April 11, 2013 and charged with one count of Internet sexual exploitation of a child and Internet luring of a child, one day after a Douglas County investigator responded to a Craigslist ad that he posted saying he was looking for a “barely legal” woman for sex. “Kayla” was the persona designed by a Douglas County Sheriff’s Office investigator to nab predators online. She responded to the ad with a simple “hello” and told him that she was 14 years old in subsequent

messages. He was convicted on April 16 of this year. “Prosecutors pointed and gestured at me, like I deserved to be put away for life,” he said. “All for something that wasn’t real in the first place.” Lewis, a Denver-based Libertarian activist and author, said the case against him was based on “typos and lies” and “theories and beliefs.” A court news release said he posted the ad on April 10, 2013, the same day that investigators contacted him pretending to be a 14-year-old girl, but Lewis said he posted it at least a month before. Suffering from a “deep” depression and an aching loneliness, Lewis claimed he was desperate for female companionship, aggressively posting and responding to Craigslist ads, sometimes with explicit photos of himself. But Lewis, using an app called Wickr that wipes messages after a certain time period, claimed that he never pursued underage females online. On Craigslist, he said it was not uncommon for people to misrep-

resent themselves — a man pretending to be a woman or a user lying about their age — and said he never believed “Kayla” was actually 14-years-old. He admits that he had never encountered an older woman pretending to be 14, and that he continued a sexual conversation with the investigator after hearing the age on the second message. “The prosecution essentially told the jury my pain wasn’t real, that I was a monster after little ol’ Kayla,” Lewis said. “Sure. I’d really throw my life away over a 14-yearold.” When asked why he continued the conversation after knowing the girl’s age, Lewis said “the picture said they weren’t. The conversation said the same. My irrational mind.” Prosecutors alleged that Lewis offered “Kayla” sex, condoms and marijuana and provided directions to his home and a photo of his genitalia, but Lewis disputes the marijuana offering and said he never provided his actual address. More than anything, Lewis claimed that he never solicited sex from a minor during

the past 17 years using the Internet. “One issue for me here is the construct of laws in society. I never imagined myself in this position ever,” Lewis said. “There are men right now one step away from falling into another trap. They’re devastated and starved for attention, sex, everything.” Douglas County prosecutor Gary Dawson, not speaking specifically about Lewis’ case, said that the majority of ICAC defendants are “outliers.” “The vast majority of citizens do the right thing (when confronted by an investigator pretending to be a teenager),” Dawson said. Lewis is scheduled to be sentenced June 27. He wonders where investigators were when he disengaged chatting with teenagers online in the past and said the process, from arrest to conviction, was “a painful road.” “I have gone my entire life without issue,” Lewis said. “This matter is my deepest regret.”

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beating down my door to get my position. There are times that I have to get up and take a walk because I just watched an infant being raped.”

and inducement to prove they were entrapped in an ICAC case. He said entrapment is “rarely successful,” calling it “a peculiar defense because the defendant is saying that I committed the crime but I did it because the government induced me to do it.” “Think about this, the government has to implant in your head that it’s a pretty good idea to have sex with kids,” Clancy said. “Investigators are just giving these guys what they think is an opportunity to do what they want to do with kids.” Cronce called the idea of entrapment “absurd.” “We’re not on the other end of the computer, holding a gun to their head,” the detective said. “These are sexually-explicit conversations. We also do not come up with the need. Entrapment means you give the person no other option but to act.” The detective said that during these online stings, suspects always believe they are speaking to someone “well under the age of 18” and it’s always the suspect that asks to meet.

Gary Dawson, who is a part of the special victims unit. Most don’t have a criminal history and, thanks to shows like “To Catch a Predator,” are aware that law enforcement are fishing for pedophiles online, he said. “That’s the scary part, they have a good idea there’s an investigator out there,” Dawson said. “That speaks to how dangerous those kind of offenders can be — that they’re not dissuaded by that kind of risk. They still move forward with it anyway because they’re set on it.” In luring cases, Cronce said that investigators don’t “lead the conversation” and only respond to the suspects, typically men, that she chats with online. She called it “gratifying” when prosecutors earn a conviction. “All of these guys demonstrate that these guys aren’t living in a fantasy world,” Clancy said. “I think the vast number of people caught up in these things are people who are predisposed. Is it unsavory? I’ll let other people make that call. What I do think is important is that persons who have this type of fantasy should be caught, punished and allow children to be children. “There’s just so many of them. It’s everywhere.”

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“Hand over fist, I download child pornography all day long,” Cronce said. “Sadly, I can make a Class-3 felony case in less than five minutes.” Cronce views nearly everything she downloads while making a child pornography case, which usually elicits an “it-wasan-accident” defense from perpetrators, she said. But browser history and hard drive content typically dispel any believable defense, she said. “The way I look at it, if they have to endure it, I can stand to watch it (in the process of making a case),” she said, calling it a “memorialization of their sexual abuse.” By law, anything pornographic involving someone under the age of 18 constitutes child pornography. Cronce said parents should be wary of letting children have too much freedom online and with their phones, because “sexting” fodder sometimes comes up in her cases. After nine years of working these kinds of cases, Cronce said her motto is still the same: “Let’s go get ‘em.” “I will work them as long as they will let me,” Cronce said. “It’s not like people are

A changing landscape Although Cronce and investigators like her around the country find most perpetrators on classifieds sites like Craigslist or Backpage, law professor Tom Clancy said an ever-diversifying electronic arsenal is impacting ICAC investigations. Clancy is a law professor at the University of Mississippi and director of the National Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law. As director, he created the institute’s Cyber Crime Initiative, which helps state governments with training and model programs designed to attack computer-based crimes. “Law enforcement’s challenges are multiplied because they (predators) are mobile,” Clancy said, citing apps that allow users to wipe data and an increasing ability for parents to screen their children’s media usage. “All that does is add to the available points of contact,” Clancy said.

An `absurd’ defense As a legal defense, Clancy said a defendant has to prove a lack of predisposition

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It’s not uncommon for defendants to show up to a designated meeting area with condoms and “other things” when they believe they are meeting a child for sex, according to Douglas County prosecutor

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Muster continues to roll through Littleton Annual firefighter event benefits Children’s Hospital burn unit By Jennifer Smith

jsmith@coloradocommunitymedia.com Some things don’t need changing, says Jim Biner. Biner has lived in Colorado his whole life. He’s been married to his high-school sweetheart, Dottie, for 55 years, and he’s had a job at Ralph Schomp Automotive for 38. And for the last 29 of those, he’s rounded up a herd of antique fire trucks every summer for the Fire Truck Parade and Muster. “I don’t change much,” he said, watching the little ones visiting the Schomp booth to score their very own cherry-red fire helmets. “I love the company, and I love the Schomp family.” Biner worked his way up from being a used-car salesman to holding a longtime position in the human-relations department. Today, he calls himself the “company’s ambassador.” He got the idea for the muster when a couple of his friends, members of Mile High Hook and Ladder, asked if they could show their antique fire trucks on the lot. He caught the fire-truck bug and found one to restore on another South Broadway lot. “The employees worked on it at night, sometimes we’d stay 24 hours just trying to get it done,” he said. The muster moved with Biner to Brighton for a time when Schomp had a store there, but he’s happy to have it back in Littleton “We’ve been embedded in Littleton,” he said. “We love the community, we love the kids and the kids love us,” he said. One of Biner’s favorite “kids” is 30-year-old Aaron Wallace, who was just a year old when he went to his first muster. He is the son of Lisa Schomp and, proving that some things do change, he’s been in charge of the day-to-day operations at Schomp Automotive since 2008. Riding aboard the dealership’s 1952 American LaFrance fire truck, Wallace gave Biner all the credit for the event, which benefits the burn unit at Children’s Hospital. Biner gives all the credit to Children’s Hospital for saving his wife and several other family members from polio in the 1940s. “My favorite memory from the muster is that we raise a bunch of money for Children’s,” he said. While Littleton looks forward to the clanging of fire trucks as they make their way from Littleton High School to Arapahoe Community College every June, it was a new experience for Littleton Fire Rescue’s new chief, Chris Armstrong, who moved here from Florida in January. LFR Capt. Mark Gorman initiated Armstrong into the muster club by letting him ride the parade route in the crotchety but beautiful Federal, the city’s first fire truck, which turned 100 this year.

Meet some of the stars of the 2015 Firefighter Calendar: (From left) Nick Grosch, South Metro; Paul Haley, Pueblo; Glen Kice, Boulder; Steve Patik, Castle Rock Fire Rescue. Photo by Jennifer Smith “It’s good for the public to see the history,” he said. “This is giving us the opportunity to showcase what we do, and the services we provide. Everybody pays taxes, but only a small portion of people use the services they pay for. So it’s important for people to get to see what we do. And it gives us a chance to see them at their best, because we usually see them at their worst.” Speaking of seeing people at their best, some of the stars of the 2015 Firefighter Calendar, which also benefits Children’s Hospital, were present. Although the winners haven’t been officially announced yet, boardmember Crystal Sullings gave Colorado Community Media permission to reveal the names of those ho were there: South Metro’s Nick Grosch, Boulder’s Glen Kice, Pueblo’s Paul Haley and Castle Rock’s Steve Patik. Biner says that this younger generation of firefighters is carrying on a fine tradition, one he hopes the kids who flock to the muster each year will learn from. “In this goofy world, firefighters are who you can go to when you’re in trouble,” he said. “Go to a firehouse, and they’ll take care of you. It’s sad that you have to think that way, but you do.”

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Ritchie ready to exit stage The Wototo Children’s Choir is made up of 11 boys and 11 girls, all of whom have lost either one or both parents to disease or war in Uganda. Courtesy photo

Young African singers to perform Watoto Children’s Choir coming to Castle Rock By Mike DiFerdinando

mdiferdinando @coloradocommunitymedia.com The Watoto Children’s Choir will be performing at 7 p.m. June 27 at Faith Lutheran Church in Castle Rock, 303 N. Ridge Road. Watoto Children’s Choirs have traveled internationally since 1994 as advocates for the estimated 50 million children in Africa orphaned as a result of HIV/AIDS, war, poverty and disease. The Watoto Children’s Choir is currently on a six-month tour of the United States that began in January. This is the first trip to America of all of the choir’s children, as well as choir director Phillip Mugerwa. “The choir is made up of 22 children, 11 boys and 11 girls, and all of the children have lost either one or both of their parents,” Mugerwa said.

Accompanied by a team of adults, the choir presents Watoto’s vision and mission through its stories, music and dance. Choir members act as ambassadors to raise awareness about the plight of the orphaned and vulnerable children of Africa. Issues such as poverty, HIV/AIDS, the effects of war and the child soldier crisis in northern Uganda are at the core of their work. Choir members live in Watoto children’s villages. The experience gives them exposure to other cultures, broadening their worldview. Mugerwa said it gives them confidence and boldness and helps them rise up out of their own situations of sadness and despair. “We take care of them from the time we receive them. Some come to us as babies, others are as old as 5, and we care for them and raise them up to be future leaders,” he said. “We believe that if we are able to care for each other’s children, they will be able to rebuild the nation of Uganda and the content of Africa.”

The choirs have toured Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, the Australasia region, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the United States, South America, Hong Kong, China and Japan. Their audiences have included royalty and heads of state. Watoto is a holistic care program that was initiated as a response to the overwhelming number of orphaned children and vulnerable women in Uganda, whose lives have been ravaged by war and disease. The Watoto Children’s Choir will also be preforming in Longmont, Estes Park, Boulder, Fort Collins, Centennial, Westcliffe, Pueblo and Westminster during the tour of Colorado. “(Our main goal) is to raise awareness of the plight of the orphan child in Uganda and in Africa, and in doing this, we try to rally support for what we’re doing,” Mugerwa said. For more information on how to donate and a full listing of show time’s, visit watoto. com.

Encounter art in Douglas County Original sculptures pop up around local communities By Sonya Ellingboe

sellingboe @coloradocommunitymedia.com “DCAE plays an important part in supporting the vibrant cultural life of the cities participating in the program. Public art adds meaning to our cities and uniqueness o our communities,” said Lone Tree’s art curator, Sally Perisho. Douglas County invited sculptors to submit entries through CaFE last February for the 2014-2015 Douglas County Art Encounters public art program, and a selection of 23 sculptures by 20 artists was chosen for display in four communities through June 2015. Selections were made by the Public Art Advisory Committee. It is comprised of staff and community members representing each area. A jury from this committee chooses finalists and the jurisdictions rotate positions each year to determine the order in which they will select pieces. This is done in multiple rounds until each jurisdiction has chosen the entire number of pieces it wants.

This sculpture, “Baby Bear” by Ryszard Wagoner, now stands at the entrance to the James LaRue Library in Highlands Ranch. Courtesy photo Lone Tree, Parker, Highlands Ranch and Castle Rock participate. The program is backed with Scientific and Cultural Facilities District funds, but since Castle Rock is not in the district, it sets aside money from the Philip S. Miller Trust.

Daniel L. Ritchie, the “godfather” of Denver theater, has announced his retirement as chief executive officer of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Ritchie will continue to serve as chairman of the board of trustees following his retirement as CEO. Ritchie revealed his decision at the June 10 regularly scheduled meeting of the trustees and then to a meeting of DCPA employees. He also is sending a letter to the customers and donors whose support of the DCPA has been the foundation of its success. “This is the right moment for me to step aside and for a new CEO to guide the DCPA into its bright future,” Ritchie said. “The DCPA is poised to move to a new level of creativity with an even warmer embrace of our audience. My full energy will now be focused on board matters, including the campaign to reauthorize the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District in 2016.” Ritchie joined the DCPA in 2007 as CEO and chairman of the board. Upon his appointment, the board and Ritchie concluded that the two positions should ultimately be separated. Today’s announcement completes that plan. Ritchie, who was known as “Dapper Dan” for his sharp attire, led the DCPA through a period of dynamic creative growth and to financial success. Under his leadership, the DCPA expanded its newplay development program, launched three national Broadway touring premieres, conducted two successful matching-gift fundraising campaigns, and served more than 400,000 students through its extensive theatre education programs. He also has been instrumental in diversifying the DCPA’s programming with the development of Off-Center @ The Jones, an experimental theater designed to make theater less formal, more fun, decidedly innovative and appealing to new audiences. Ritchie has made generous personal financial donations to the DCPA and has served without pay as CEO during his entire tenure. But I will remember him most for his “performances” to raise money for DCPA endeavors. One year for Saturday Night Alive, the DCPA’s granddaddy fundraiser, Ritchie embraced his inner rock star with over-the-top enthusiasm. He appeared in a full costume as former Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash. A search will begin immediately for Ritchie’s successor. He will remain as CEO until his successor has joined the organization and he will work with the new CEO during a period of transition.

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Each year, visitors to the sculptures are invited to go online and vote for their favorite, and the winner receives $1,000.

Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest-growing natural food retailers in the country, opened its first store in Englewood (5001 S. Broadway) on June 11. This is the 17th Sprouts in the Denver area. Sprouts is a healthy grocery store offer-

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WHAT GOES UP...

LEFT: Shannon Lasater and her daughter Ava, 6, enjoy the Super Slide June 13 at the Highlands Ranch Carnival. The ride is Ava’s favorite and the first mother and daughter hit every year when the carnival comes to town. ABOVE: Adan Trevino and his son Lucas, 2, get ready for the carousel to start up June 13 at the Highlands Ranch Carnival. RIGHT: Paydon Stevens, 10, left, and her friend Alexa Cook, 12, react to the feeling of their stomachs dropping as they zoom toward the ground June 13 on the Super Shot, a favorite of kids of all ages at the Highlands Ranch Carnival. BELOW: Alina, 10, and Andrew Clausen, 8, enjoy the sensation of flying in front on the Cliff Hanger June 13 at the Highlands Ranch Carnival. It was the second straight trip on the ride for the two siblings, who didn’t have to battle lines early in the day.

The Highlands Ranch Community Association’s annual carnival took over the west parking lot at Mountain Vista High School June 6-15, bringing plenty of smiles, screams and special family memories to be cherished for years to come. Kids of all ages enjoyed taking their turns on the rides, played games and won prizes, and indulged in cotton candy, cold lemonade and funnel cakes.

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Studio jumps on chance for chants Tibetan monks bless Young Voices facility

if you go The “Sing a Mile High” free concert will be at 7 p.m. June 29 at the Newman Center, Iliff Avenue and University Boulevard in Denver. No tickets needed. Young Voices of Colorado’s studio is located at 9294 Inverness Drive East, Suite 50, in unincorporated Arapahoe County. Rehearsals are held there weekly during the school year. There are five choirs with varying experience and expertise. An audition is scheduled for the next season in August. See youngvoices.org for more information or call 303-7977464 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

By Sonya Ellingboe sellingboe @coloradocommunitymedia.com The connection started with Jena Dickey’s chance meeting, at the Boulder Creek Festival in Boulder, with Tamdin Wangdu, who heads the Tibetan Village Project in Westminster. He was planning to host three Tibetan monks who were to travel in the U.S. for three months. While two of them had achieved Ph.D. status and the third was studying for his doctorate, none had traveled or flown before. Jampa Norby, Lobsang Choephel and Kaldor (one name only) live and study at the Sera Monastery in Mysore, India, which was established after the 1959 revolution in Tibet, where the original monastery was badly damaged and many monks were killed. These men study and travel to help the world better understand Buddhism. They said they are up at 5 a.m. and work until midnight, mostly studying Tibetan language and religion. Jena Dickey, director of the Young Voices of Colorado children’s choirs, had

the opportunity to invite the three men to visit Young Voices’ new studio in the Inverness area and bless it with their special style of chanting, an appropriate move for a place that’s all about singing. (They also blessed Brookside Inn, an assisted-care home in Castle Rock.) Dickey was interested in Tibet because she and Chrys Harris of the Young Voices staff had contributed $900 each to send a Tibetan student to a university to study medicine, with the objective of opening small local clinics where there are none. On short notice, five of Dickey’s choristers were able to be at the studio to show the monks how they learn to sing, she said. The traveling monks, who are not familiar with written music notation, but learn by doing, sang three chants: one to

Three traveling Tibetan monks: Jampa Norby, Lobsang Choephel and Kaldor (one name only) visited the new Young Voices of Colorado studio to bless it by chanting. Courtesy photo call in the Buddah to help; one to bless the structure and people in it; and one for world peace. Next in the summer for Dickey and staff will be “Sing a Mile High,” a choral festival that will bring in a number of children’s choirs from across the nation. They will train and sing separately and together, learning a newly commissioned work, “Hope is For the Thing With Feathers,” which the whole group will

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sing in a final concert after five days of training. Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory will be guest clinicians and conductors. Each choir will sing several individual pieces as well in the free final concert. That show will be at 7 p.m. June 29 at the Newman Center at the University of Denver. No tickets are needed — families can just attend, especially those with children who might enjoy choral training.

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Put us on your summer calendar. The RidgeGate community is thriving this season, with many fun, free events that will inspire you and your family to reconnect with nature, move your body, and meet your neighbors. Plan now to join us. RidgeGate Presents Tunes on the Terrace

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food trucks and activities. This month, hear Denver’s First Lady Mary Louise Lee and her trio as they perform their renditions of rhythm & blues favorites and an Aretha Franklin tribute. Take a walk on the one-mile paved path around the park, grab something to eat at a food truck and enjoy the summer sounds.

The Westcliffe Center for the Performing Arts announced that “Shakespeare in the Sangres,” the 2014 summer outdoor live theater production executive produced by Rancher’s Roost Cafe, will take place June 19 through July 5 in the Feedstore Amphitheater Park behind the Historic Jones Theater in Westcliffe, west of Pueblo. Two comedy productions will be offered: “The Comedy of Errors,” a dramatic comedy by William Shakespeare, shows at 6:30 p.m. June 19 and 21; 6: 30 p.m. June 27 and July 4; and 2 p.m. June 29 and July 6. “The Imaginary Invalid,” a classic comedy by Moliere, shows at 6:30 p.m. June 20; 2 p.m. June 22; 6:30 p.m. June 26 and July 3; and at 6:30 p.m. June 28 and July 5. Guests are encouraged to arrive early and bring blankets and/or chairs to sit on. The park opens one hour before showtime. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for teens and can be purchased at www.jonestheater.com. In addition to the “Shakespeare in the Sangres” productions, “A Taste of Shakespeare” will be held to kick off the season at 6:30 p.m. June 17 in Studio 2 of the Jones Theater.

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Quien es el mejor? (Who is the best?) That will be determined when gobs of local chefs compete in Top Taco Denver, presented by US Foods, a taco and margarita tasting event from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 26 in the Sculpture Park on Speer Boulevard between Arapahoe and Champa streets. VIP ticket holders will be admitted at 5:30 p.m. Top Taco trophies will be awarded by judges and for people’s choice for the Top Creative, Top Traditional Taco and Best Margarita. Tickets are $65 for general admission; $125 for VIP hosted by Patron Private Lounge with bar and specialty menu, private tasting by chef Mark Ferguson, a complimentary three-month Dining Out card, a specialty rare and premium Patron tequila tasting and VIP restrooms. The event benefits The Colorado Restaurant Association Education Foundation ProStart Scholarship Program. Tickets and more information: www.toptacodenver.com.

Overheard

Eavesdropping on a Summit County couple discussing the crazy weather we’ve been having while riding in a Parking Spot van from DIA: “I just wish someone would come shovel all that `global warming’ off my driveway!”

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.blacktie-colorado.com/pennyparker. She can be reached at penny@blacktie-llc.com or at 303-619-5209.


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June 19, 2014

‘Prairie Grace’ named fiction award finalist Novel explores life in 1860s Colorado By Tom Munds

tmunds @coloradocommunitymedia.com Author Marilyn Bay Wentz said she was honored that her novel about Colorado history, “Prairie Grace,” was selected by Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book as one of three finalists for Colorado Book Award in the historical fiction category. “Prairie Grace” is the author’s first historical novel. She chose to set in the Colorado Territory in 1860s. “Actually the bare bones of this novel came from a story I wrote as a 12-yearold,” the area resident said. “I love to write, and a couple years ago, I looked at that story, started to expand it. The story began to develop and inspired me to do a huge amount of research and work. The result was the seeds that were the short story became my first novel.” Wentz’s novel blends details about geography, facts about historic figures and the challenges the characters face trying to live and deal with the huge differences in the cultures and ways of life of the white settlers and the indigenous population. The plot of her book moves quickly as she paints a vivid word picture of how members of the pioneer family, the McBayes, dealt with life on the plains east of Denver and living with the American Indian tribes in the area. Wentz smoothly shifts the scene to write about details of the traditions and village life of the Cheyenne. The story intertwines the lives of settler Georgia McBaye and Cheyenne brave Gray Wolf. The author weaves the threads of the story of their lives, friendship and

love for each other into the historically accurate picture of life in eastern Colorado in 1862-64. The author said the book is fiction but follows accurately the history of the Colorado Territory and what life was like in the area in and around Denver while the Civil War raged in the eastern United States. She creates her fictional characters but also introduces the reader to many people from the history books, such as Gov. John Evans and Arapaho Chief Black Kettle. The story details many of the events involving violence by settlers and by American Indians. The book also covers many aspects of the circumstances leading up to the Sand Creek Massacre, where Col. John Chivington led an assault of Colorado volunteers in an attack on an encampment of peaceful Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians. Around Denver the attack was initially hailed as a great victory, but further investigation showed the volunteer soldiers killed about 150 American Indians, most of them women and children. Wentz also weaves elements of her strong Christian belief into the novel without making that the focus of the story. The author said she would make few changes in the book except, if she had it to do over, she would like to have an American Indian advisor to help her more accurately write about the culture and customs of the tribes. Wentz is currently working with her mother on a book with a working title, “The Sheep Story.” She said she also is starting work on her next novel, which will deal with the history of the San Luis Valley. The author grew up on a farm near Eaton and now lives near Strasburg. She has written articles and news releases for farming and livestock organizations. The avid gardener raises lambs and raises and trains horses, but still finds time to devote to her literary pursuits.

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Seems like good ol’ times with Swing Shift show

2014 at the Western Colorado Center for the Arts in Grand Junction through June 24. It is one of her “Spirit Seeds Series,” which focuses on the connection between African and American Indian women.

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A daughter’s search

“From Dachau to Denver — A Journey to find My Father” is Maris Sutton’s story of her 43-year journey to find her father, a German officer who disappeared shortly after her birth. She will speak at 2 p.m. June 23 at Bemis Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Copies of her book, “The Night Sky” will be available for sale and signing. 303-795-3961

Glidden work chosen

Littleton ceramic artist and Pottery Studio owner Kim Louise Glidden has a ceramic sculpture called “Seeking Ancients” juried into Contemporary Clay

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Best-selling author Lisa See will appear at 7 p.m. June 27 at the James H. LaRue Library in Highlands Ranch, 9292 Ridgeline Blvd., to discuss her latest novel, “China Dolls.” The program is free, but reservations are required as seating is limited to 380 people. Books will be for sale. 303-791-7323, douglascountylibraries.org.

Historical film

“Alone Yet Not Alone” opened June 13 at the AMC Highlands Ranch 24 and is a 1755 story of sisters captured by the Delaware Indians. It is geared for the Christian, family audience, co-written and directed by George Escobar.

Summer show

“High School Musical” will be performed by teens in Front Range Theatre Company’s summer drama program at 7 p.m. June 20 and 2 p.m. June 21 at Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch.

Racehorse movie faces long odds Independent ‘50 to 1’ makes way into theaters By Sonya Ellingboe sellingboe @coloradocommunitymedia.com Following the recent flurry of coverage about California Chrome and his try for a win at Belmont and the Triple Crown, readers may be interested in a new independent film, “50 to 1,” about another tough little Kentucky Derby winner named Mine That Bird, who also had a colorful owner and trainer and came from behind to win. It is showing at the Greenwood Plaza 12 in Centennial. The film’s producer, director and cowriter, Jim Wilson, a racehorse owner and racing enthusiast for 25 years, was also producer of the Oscar-winning “Dances With Wolves.” He had been looking for a good racehorse story and read numerous scripts. He watched the 2009 Kentucky Derby when underdog Mine That Bird won and contacted the owner and trainer — “and Bird himself,” Wilson said. His co-writer/co-producer is Faith Conroy, who has a home in Boulder. The story starts with a bar fight in New Mexico, where rodeo rider Chip Wooley

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Highlands Ranch Concert Band’s Swing Shift, a big band offshoot, will play a free concert at 6:30 p.m. June 28 at Civic Green Park, 9370 Ridgeline Blvd. in Highlands Ranch. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic and a blanket to the park. The program will include music from “Never on Sunday,” “Hello Dolly” and themes from Grieg and Colorado Country. The band includes volunteer professional, amateur and high school musicians who practice and perform throughout the year. For information about membership, see hrconcertband. org or call president Kelley Messall, 303683-4102.

“Mars Exploration Update — What’s New on the Red Planet?” is Dr. Stephen Lee’s topic when he speaks at 7 p.m. June 24 at Bemis Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Lee is curator of planetary science at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. He will share photos taken by the Mars Rover. 303-795-3961.

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IF YOU GO “50 to 1” opens June 20 at the Greenwood Plaza 12, 8141 E. Arapahoe Road, Centennial. comes to the aid of rancher Mark Allen and a friendship is formed. Ten years later, a winless Chip hears Mark’s name on TV and hears about a horse auction in Canada. Mark sends Chip to Canada to check out the quirky little horse and enlists a woman exercise rider, Alex, to work with him. The horse lost consistently, but they learned he had Canadian winnings that qualified him for the Kentucky Derby. Jockey Calvin Borel and Mine That Bird, a 50-to-1 long shot, rallied from 30 lengths back to win. He never won another race and was retired in 2010, but the journey to make a film had begun. We had some conversation with Faith Conroy about how difficult it is to get an independent film into theaters. The production team started in New Mexico, where Mine That Bird’s owners lived, and made a bus tour promoting the film in Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee and Kentucky. In June, it opens in four Colorado theaters, including Greenwood Plaza, and negotiations are underway with theaters across the country.

Instruction

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by a licensed mathematics teacher with 18 years of classroom experience. Elementary school math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry. Call Christen at 303-913-9937 or email cowen67@gmail.com

Mathematics Instruction by certified mathematics teacher with 15 years experience. Small group and individual instruction in general math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Calculus. Sharpen Math Skills over the summer. Call Pat at 601-347-2922 or email spatrod68@gmail.com.

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

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Estate Sale! Everything must go, dishes, knick knacks, furniture, garden supplies, etc. Friday and Saturday June 20-21 8:30 am to 2 pm each day. 535 Ingalls St, Lakewood

NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE IN THE KNOLLS E Geddes Ave & S Colorado Blvd 35+ Homes! Maps Available Fri & Sat, June 27 & 28 SAVE THE DATE! Parker 11022 Ouzel Court Bradbury Ranch Saturday June 21st 9am-5pm Kids Toys, books, kitchen, family room, tables, pictures, lamps, some baby items, and much more

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Estate Sales Golden

Big Estate Sale in Applewood area Drexel mid modern dining room set, Drexel mid modern walnut bedroom set, and other antiques, many picture frames and other misc. items. Thursday, Friday, Saturday June 5th, 6th & 7th 9am-4pm 1700 Willow Way

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Kid’s Stuff New Trampoline safety net enclosure for 13' Arizona round frame $60 (303)763-8497

Miscellaneous 17th Annual Winter Park Colorado Craft Fair

Aug. 9th & 10th. Applications available call 970-531-3170 or email jjbeam@hotmail.com FOR SALE: Deluxe zig-zag sewing machine by Singer. Walnut Console, Exc. cond., Has all accessories, professional way with dial settings, speed controller, button holes, zig-zag stitching and more. $150 call 303-770-3576

Musical ACUSTIC BASS AMP STACK - B200H HEAD B410 AND B115 CABINETS $550 303-345-4046 FENDER STANDARD (MIM) JAZZ BASS EXCELLENT CONDITION $275 303-345-4046

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Horse hay for sale

$11.00 65 lb bales Brome Orchard 303-618-9744 Franktown

Lost and Found

GARAGE & ESTATE SALES Garage Sales Arvada Home office/small business garage sale. Office supplies and equip. Gifts, tools, electronics. DR Table w/4 chairs, Hutch w/dishes. Power yard tools. 7607 Quay St Fri-Sat 9-6 ad Arvada

3 fam garage sale Fri June 20 8a-4p Sat June 21 9-2p 7911 Otis Circle, Arvada *Cash only* Free moving boxes Bassett queen size bedroom set Desk, end tables, Papasan, books Bedding, clothes, dishes, Copier/scanner, misc items

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Castle Rock Camping and exercise equipment, Longaberger, furniture, antiques, and lots of household misc. Friday 6/20 8-3 and Saturday 6/21 8-1. 345 South Cherry St., Castle Rock (Founders)

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Multi-Family Friday June 20 & Saturday June 21 9am-5pm 8051 West 78th Place Allison Way & West 78th Place Antiques, Antique Leather Bound Law Books, Furniture, Electronics, Household, Military Uniforms, Mis. Military Gear, gas cans, Sporting goods, Bicycle, Computer Accessories, Brass Lamps/accessories, Antique metal statues, tons of books, Large Flat Screen TV w/surround sound, Merantz Stereo System 4 speakers & turn table, Holiday Decorations, too much to list!

FOUND ELECTRIC BIKES Adult 2-Wheel Bicycles & & 3 wheel Trikes No Drivers License, Registration or Gas needed 303-257-0164

Flowers/Plants/Trees Located at the Parker Country Market 12450 South Parker Road Best Prices - All Evergreens, Autumn Blaze Maple, Canadian Choke Cherry, Aspens (303)910-6880 / (720)373-1710

Furniture (Indoor/Outdoor Entertainment Bar w/shelves) 56" long, 43" high, 16" Deep, 2 stools complete the set, very good condition $70 for the set (303)979-9534 2 Brown Faux Suede Couch Recliners78" & 80" 1 with cup holders and remote storage. Great for Football room never used still in wrapping $600 negotiable 303-3595550 Beautiful Drexel Heritage 70X48" Dining Table, two 22" leaves, 8 chairs, orig. purch. Howard Lorten, Beautiful condition $650 (303)694-1865 Entertainment Center/Armoire 2 piece unit 85 inches tall 52 inches wide 26 inches deep. Light in upper shelf and surge protector in component area. Will hold a 37 inch flat screen and lots of storage in lower unit. $200.00 (903)5306398

Victorian Bedroom set and Victorian Living Room Set, Cash only (303)421-0051

Medium size female Tan/Gold Dog w/light feet 64th & Saulsbury Court 720-456-0530

TRANSPORTATION Autos for Sale 97 Subaru Legacy $1000 / obo (303)650-0487

Parts

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Hudson gardens in its summer groove Littleton gem getting ready for busy season By Sonya Ellingboe

sellingboe @coloradocommunitymedia.com When we visited Hudson Gardens and Event Center several weeks ago, it was poised to start a busy summer: The concert stage was in place, ready for the series of Sunday evening concerts that draw fans from across the metro area. The two garden canopies that house weddings and special events had fresh plantings around them and newly polished floors. Water lilies awaited planting, sheltered in the Hoop House as the water gardens were edged with stone and deepened a bit. Plantings near the edges were burned off last year and regrowth has turned the area green again with hardy perennials. When the Water Gardens were first designed by horticulturist Andrew Pierce, he drew inspiration from Monet’s garden at Giverny — its ponds and streams filled with colorful water lilies. A nearby wedding site is named “Monet’s Place.” Monet’s huge water lily paintings are probably his most famous — the Denver Art Museum owns one. But in addition to the hardy water lilies, the water garden is home to more than 140 varieties of plants in the water and on the edges. Especially striking is the Mrs. Perry D. Slocum lotus, also known as Sacred Lotus. A native of China, it stands four feet tall and has striking blossoms that last three days: pink at first, changing to yellow by the third and last day. After that, a characteristic seed pod develops. Lilies and lotuses are held in pots in the

if you go Hudson Gardens is at 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive in Littleton. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (closes earlier on concert days and reopens again). Admission is free. Parking is free. When there, pick up concert and class schedules in the entry/gift shop. Hudsongardens.org, 303-797-8565. nearby hoop house and then rooted in the dirt at the pond’s bottom. Their leaves provide shade for a number of critters: frogs, toads, minnows and tadpoles who feed on resident insects and tiny plant life. Children are fascinated when they spot a fat frog sunning on a lily pad. The aquatic plants are planted and maintained by dedicated volunteers from the Colorado Water Garden Society, led by Bob Hoffman. They also care for the giant Victoria lilies in a higher pond near the entrance and Oval Garden. More than 10 types of trees line the water gardens, including some native cottonwoods and peach-leaf willows, left from the time when the river channel ran through this area. Nearby is the comparatively new Songbird Garden, installed last season, with plants that supply food for a variety of birds, both migrating and resident. Monthly bird walks are found on Hudson Gardens’ calendar. This area provides the essential attractions for songbirds: food, water and shelter. It’s one of a number of small sanctuaries being planted across the country to offer a safe place for songbirds, whose numbers are diminishing as habitat is destroyed. A walk farther north along the path brings one to demonstration vegetable gardens, pumpkin patch, plant zoo, wetlands, the Chocolate Garden, the Apiary, Garden

This “Two Kings,” sculpture by Chris Powell, is located at Hudson Gardens as part of South Suburban Park and Recreation District’s Art on Loan program. Photos by Sonya Elllingboe

The water garden area has been renovated and is ready to receive water lilies that are grown in the Hoop House. Railroad (runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays), herb garden, dahlia bed and a snack stand operated by Nixon’s Coffee house, in case — or when — the munchies strike.

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Water lilies await planting at Hudson Gardens, sheltered in the Hoop House.

SALOME’S STARS FOR THE WEEK OF JunE 16, 2014

ARIES (Mar 21 to Apr 19) Things that usually come easily and quickly for the Aries Lamb might need more of your time and attention during the next several days. Try to be patient as you work things out. TAURUS (Apr 20 to May 20) A changing situation can create some complications. But if you apply that sensible Bovine mind to what seems to be a hopeless tangle of confusion, you’ll soon sort things out. GEMINI (May 21 to Jun 20) Creating a new look for your surroundings is fun. Expect to hear mostly positive comments on your efforts, as well as some wellintended suggestions you might want to note.

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CANCER (Jun 21 to Jul 22) Maybe you’d rather do anything else than what you’re “stuck with” right now. But if you stop complaining, you might see how this could lead to something with real potential. LEO (Jul 23 to Aug 22) Even a proud Leo ultimately recovers from hurt feelings. However, a damaged relationship might never heal unless you’re willing to spend more time and effort trying to work things out. VIRGO (Aug 23 to Sept 22)There are lots of changes on the horizon, so be prepared to make some adjustments in your usually fine-tuned life. One change might even impact a personal decision you’ve been putting off. LIBRA (Sept 23 to Oct 22) Being the dependable person you are could work in your favor for a project that requires both skill and accountability. But check this out carefully. There could be a hidden downside. SCORPIO (Oct 23 to nov 21) A temperamental outburst about a mishandled project causes some fallout. Be sure to couple an apology with an explanation. A new opportunity beckons by week’s end. SAGITTARIUS (nov 22 to Dec 21) Changing horses midstream is usually unwise but sometimes necessary. Examine your options carefully before making a decision. A trusted colleague offers good advice. CAPRICORN (Dec 22 to Jan 19) While much of your time is involved with business matters, fun-time opportunities open up by week’s end. Enjoy yourself, but be careful that you don’t overspend. AQUARIUS (Jan 20 to Feb 18) A “revelation” opens your eyes to what is really going on in the workplace. What you learn could make a difference in your career path. Continue to be alert for more news. PISCES (Feb 19 to Mar 20) not wanting to make waves might be the safest way to deal with a difficult situation. But no substantive changes can be made unless you share your assessments with others. BORN THIS WEEK: YYou have a way of talking to people that makes them want to listen. You could find a successful career in politics. © 2014 King Features Synd., Inc.


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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, August 6, 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: 6/12/2014 Last Publication: 7/10/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 6/4/2014 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 9800 S. MERIDIAN BLVD. SUITE 400, ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO 80112 Phone #: (303) 706-9990 Fax #: (303) 706-9994 Attorney File #: 14-001656 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

VOLVING HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2005-H Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 4/9/2004 Recording Date of DOT: 4/19/2004 Reception No. of DOT: 2004038824 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $82,700.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $74,142.55 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 48, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 117-F, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 10040 Matthew Lane, Highlands Ranch, CO 801308042

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Public Trustees PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0760 To Whom It May Concern: On 12/5/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: MARK W HOLLOWAY AND LISA TAYLOR-HOLLOWAY Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR PREMIER MORTGAGE GROUP, LLC Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: CAPITAL ONE, N.A. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/24/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 6/30/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005059495 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $400,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $369,880.26 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 29, HIGHLANDS RANCH, FILING 122-K, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO Which has the address of: 2750 Timberchase Trail, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126 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: 5/22/2014 Last Publication: 6/19/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 5/12/2014 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 #: 1237.100002.F01 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0760 First Publication: 5/22/2014 Last Publication: 6/19/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0039 To Whom It May Concern: On 1/17/2014 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: CURT LAMSON AND ERIN LAMSON Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE BANK, FSB Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/23/2008 Recording Date of DOT: 6/26/2008 Reception No. of DOT: 2008045217 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $381,330.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $369,296.60 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 8, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 97-D, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 866 Huntington Drive , Highlands Ranch, CO 801264727 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, August 6, 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: 6/12/2014 Last Publication: 7/10/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 6/4/2014 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:

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Legal Notice No.: 2014-0039 First Publication: June 12, 2014 Last Publication: July 10, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0117 To Whom It May Concern: On 3/24/2014 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 A RENTON 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 THE CWMBS INC., CHL MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH TRUST 2006OA5, MORTGAGE PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OA5 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 1/11/2006 Recording Date of DOT: 1/17/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006004571 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $265,300.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $266,475.57 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 monthly installments due Note Holder. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 31, BLOCK 1, HIGHLANDS RANCH, FILING NO 52-C COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO Which has the address of: 1838 Mountain Sage Pl , Highlands Ranch, CO 80126-2660 The Deed of Trust was modified by a document recorded in Douglas County on 3/17/2014, Reception number 2014012931. 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, July 16, 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: 5/22/2014 Last Publication: 6/19/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 3/25/2014 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: HOLLY DECKER Colorado Registration #: 32647 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Phone #: (303) 274-0155 Fax #: (303) 274-0159 Attorney File #: 14-943-26177 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0117 First Publication: 5/22/2014 Last Publication: 6/19/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0124 To Whom It May Concern: On 3/24/2014 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: JEFFREY D HAHN & CAROL C HAHN Original Beneficiary: COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWHEQ INC., CWHEQ REVOLVING HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2005-H Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 4/9/2004 Recording Date of DOT: 4/19/2004 Reception No. of DOT: 2004038824 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $82,700.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $74,142.55 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 48, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 117-F, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO.

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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 16, 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: 5/22/2014 Last Publication: 6/19/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 3/25/2014 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: WAYNE E VADEN Colorado Registration #: 21026 PO BOX 18997 , DENVER, COLORADO 80218 Phone #: (303) 377-2933 Fax #: (303) 377-2934 Attorney File #: 14-081-05376 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0124 First Publication: 5/22/2014 Last Publication: 6/19/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0125 To Whom It May Concern: On 3/24/2014 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: ANDREW M. HASTINGS Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 3/1/2004 Recording Date of DOT: 3/12/2004 Reception No. of DOT: 2004025350 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $216,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $228,374.79 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay 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.***FANNIE MAE LOAN MODIFICATION AGREEMENT effective May 01, 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 118, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 122-O, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO Which has the address of: 10651 Riverbrook Cir, Highlands Ranch, CO 801267512

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Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0126

To Whom It May Concern: On 3/27/2014 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: ALYSON B GARDINER AND NICHOLAS K ELLINGSON Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR U.S. BANK N.A., ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 1/4/2008 Recording Date of DOT: 1/7/2008 Reception No. of DOT: 2008001100 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $153,589.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $145,787.97 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 AND 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: BUILDING 46, UNIT 101, CANYON RANCH CONDOMINIUMS, IN ACORDANCE WITH AND SUBJECT TO THE DECLARATION OF CANYON RANCH CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC. RECORDED ON DECEMBER 19, 1995 IN BOOK 1307 AT PAGE 260 AT RECEPTION NUMBER 9560422, ANNEXATION RECORDED FEBRUARY 28, 1997 IN BOOK 1411 AT PAGE 1518 AND THE CONDOMINIUM MAP RECORDED ON DECEMBER 19, 1995 AT RECEPTION NUMBER 9560424, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK AND RECORDER OF D O U G L A S C O U N T Y , C O L O R A D O. COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 3825 Canyon Ranch Rd #101, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

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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 16, 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: 5/22/2014 Last Publication: 6/19/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 3/28/2014 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: GIOVANNI CAMACHO Colorado Registration #: 44364 333 W. COLFAX AVENUE SUITE 450, DENVER, COLORADO 48302 Phone #: (248) 335-9200 Fax #: (248) 335-1335 Attorney File #: 13CO00833-1 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0126 First Publication: 5/22/2014 Last Publication: 6/19/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Englewood NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0136

Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0126

To Whom It May Concern: On 4/9/2014 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: KRISTEN M. HULETT AND JONATHON S. HULETT Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR DHI MORTGAGE COMPANY LTD Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR OPTEUM MORTGAGE ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION, ASSET-BACKED PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-5 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 7/26/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 8/2/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005071452 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $110,621.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $110,452.76 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: UNIT 305, CONDOMINIUM BUILDING 1, CANYON CREEK CONDOMINIUMS, ACCORDING TO THE CONDOMINIUM MAP FOR CANYON CREEK CONDOMINIUMS RECORDED ON JULY 22, 2005, AT RECEPTION NO. 2005067313, IN THE RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK AND RECORDER OF THE COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, COLORADO, AND AS DEFINED AND DESCRIBED IN THE DECLARATION OF COVENANTS, CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS OF CANYON CREEK CONDOMINIUMS, RECORDED ON FEBRUARY 25, 2005, AT RECEPTION NO. 2005016274 IN SAID RECORDS, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 8420 Canyon Rim Trail #305, Englewood, CO 80112

To Whom It May Concern: On 3/27/2014 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: ALYSON B GARDINER AND NICHOLAS K ELLINGSON Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR U.S. BANK N.A., ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 1/4/2008 Recording Date of DOT: 1/7/2008

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 30, 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

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 16, 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: 5/22/2014 Last Publication: 6/19/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 3/25/2014 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: JOAN OLSON Colorado Registration #: 28078 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107 Attorney File #: 9696.100131.F01 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0125 First Publication: 5/22/2014 Last Publication: 6/19/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE

CLERK AND RECORDER OF THE COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, COLORADO, AND AS DEFINED AND DESCRIBED IN THE DECLARATION OF COVENANTS, CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS OF CANYON CREEK CONDOMINIUMS, RECORDED ON FEBRUARY 25, 2005, AT RECEPTION NO. 2005016274 IN SAID RECORDS, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 8420 Canyon Rim Trail #305, Englewood, CO 80112

Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/13/2003 Recording Date of DOT: 8/21/2003 Reception No. of DOT: 2003126406 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $522,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $390,994.78 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 NOTICE OF SALE payments provided for in the Evidence of The current holder of the Evidence of Debt Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and secured by the Deed of Trust described other violations of the terms thereof. herein, has filed written election and deTHE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE public call 303-566-4100 mand for saleTo asadvertise provided by your law and in Anotices FIRST LIEN. said Deed of Trust. The property described herein is all of the THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given property encumbered by the lien of the that on the first possible sale date (unless deed of trust. the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. WedLegal Description of Real Property: nesday, July 30, 2014, at the Public LOT 73, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle NO. 54-A, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucSTATE OF COLORADO. tion to the highest and best bidder for Which has the address of: 73 Falcon Hills Drive, Littleton, CO 80126 cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs NOTICE OF SALE and assigns therein, for the purpose of The current holder of the Evidence of Debt paying the indebtedness provided in said secured by the Deed of Trust described Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of herein, has filed written election and deTrust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses mand for sale as provided by law and in of sale and other items allowed by law, said Deed of Trust. and will deliver to the purchaser a CertificTHEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given ate of Purchase, all as provided by law. that on the first possible sale date (unless First Publication: 6/5/2014 the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. WedLast Publication: 7/3/2014 nesday, July 30, 2014, at the Public Publisher: Douglas County News Press Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Dated: 4/10/2014 Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucROBERT J. HUSSON tion to the highest and best bidder for DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee cash, the said real property and all inThe name, address and telephone numterest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs bers of the attorney(s) representing the and assigns therein, for the purpose of legal holder of the indebtedness is: paying the indebtedness provided in said JENNIFER H TRACHTE Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Colorado Registration #: 40391 Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses 1199 BANNOCK STREET , of sale and other items allowed by law, DENVER, COLORADO 80204 and will deliver to the purchaser a CertificPhone #: (303) 813-1177 ate of Purchase, all as provided by law. Fax #: (303) 813-1107 First Publication: 6/5/2014 Attorney File #: 4380.100032.F01 Last Publication: 7/3/2014 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE Publisher: Douglas County News Press SALE DATES on the Public Trustee webDated: 4/10/2014 site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustROBERT J. HUSSON ee/ DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee Legal Notice No.: 2014-0136 The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the First Publication: 6/5/2014 legal holder of the indebtedness is: Last Publication: 7/3/2014 CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER Publisher: Douglas County News Press Colorado Registration #: 34145 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, PUBLIC NOTICE DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Highlands Ranch Fax #: (303) 865-1410 NOTICE OF SALE Attorney File #: 14-01432 Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0137 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee webTo Whom It May Concern: On 4/9/2014 site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustthe undersigned Public Trustee caused ee/ the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below Legal Notice No.: 2014-0139 to be recorded in Douglas County. First Publication: 6/5/2014 Original Grantor: NICHOLAS J. GANGA Last Publication: 7/3/2014 AND WILLIAM D. HEETER Publisher: Douglas County News Press Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, PUBLIC NOTICE INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER, SHEA MORTGAGE, INC Littleton Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: NOTICE OF SALE CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0140 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/28/2002 Recording Date of DOT: 10/29/2002 To Whom It May Concern: On 4/9/2014 Reception No. of DOT: 2002114047 the undersigned Public Trustee caused DOT Recorded in Douglas County. the Notice of Election and Demand relatOriginal Principal Amount of Evidence of ing to the Deed of Trust described below Debt: $370,300.00 to be recorded in Douglas County. Outstanding Principal Amount as of the Original Grantor: BLAIR C. YOUNG date hereof: $309,894.25 Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECPursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you TRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, are hereby notified that the covenants of INC., AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICAN the deed of trust have been violated as MORTGAGE NETWORK, INC., A follows: Failure to pay monthly installDELAWARE CORPORATION ments due Note Holder. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: BANK THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE OF AMERICA, N.A. A FIRST LIEN. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 12/21/2005 The property described herein is all of the Recording Date of DOT: 12/28/2005 property encumbered by the lien of the Reception No. of DOT: 2005124257 deed of trust. DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Legal Description of Real Property: Original Principal Amount of Evidence of LOT 65, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING Debt: $199,760.00 NO. 118-L, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, Outstanding Principal Amount as of the STATE OF COLORADO date hereof: $180,821.58 Which has the address of: 735 RidgePursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you mont Circle, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126 are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as NOTICE OF SALE follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other The current holder of the Evidence of Debt payments provided for in the Evidence of secured by the Deed of Trust described Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and herein, has filed written election and deother violations of the terms thereof. mand for sale as provided by law and in THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE said Deed of Trust. A FIRST LIEN. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given The property described herein is all of the that on the first possible sale date (unless property encumbered by the lien of the the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Weddeed of trust. nesday, July 30, 2014, at the Public Legal Description of Real Property: Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle LOT 20, BLOCK 5, ACRES GREEN FILRock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucING NO. 5, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, tion to the highest and best bidder for STATE OF COLORADO. cash, the said real property and all inWhich has the address of: 954 Mercury terest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs Circle, Littleton, CO 80124 and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said NOTICE OF SALE Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses The current holder of the Evidence of Debt of sale and other items allowed by law, secured by the Deed of Trust described and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificherein, has filed written election and deate of Purchase, all as provided by law. mand for sale as provided by law and in First Publication: 6/5/2014 said Deed of Trust. Last Publication: 7/3/2014 THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given Publisher: Douglas County News Press that on the first possible sale date (unless Dated: 4/10/2014 the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. WedROBERT J. HUSSON nesday, July 30, 2014, at the Public DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle The name, address and telephone numRock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucbers of the attorney(s) representing the tion to the highest and best bidder for legal holder of the indebtedness is: cash, the said real property and all inTONI DALE terest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs Colorado Registration #: 30580 and assigns therein, for the purpose of 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, paying the indebtedness provided in said LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Phone #: (303) 274-0155 Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses Fax #: (303) 274-0159 of sale and other items allowed by law, Attorney File #: 14-049-26339 and will deliver to the purchaser a Certific*YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE ate of Purchase, all as provided by law. SALE DATES on the Public Trustee webFirst Publication: 6/5/2014 site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustLast Publication: 7/3/2014 ee/ Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 4/10/2014 Legal Notice No.: 2014-0137 ROBERT J. HUSSON First Publication: 6/5/2014 DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee Last Publication: 7/3/2014 The name, address and telephone numPublisher: Douglas County News Press bers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: PUBLIC NOTICE CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER Colorado Registration #: 34145 Littleton 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, NOTICE OF SALE DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0139 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Fax #: (303) 865-1410 To Whom It May Concern: On 4/9/2014 Attorney File #: 13-07672R the undersigned Public Trustee caused *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE the Notice of Election and Demand relatSALE DATES on the Public Trustee webing to the Deed of Trust described below site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustto be recorded in Douglas County. ee/ Original Grantor: JACK M. EVANS Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECLegal Notice No.: 2014-0140 TRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, First Publication: 6/5/2014 INC., AS NOMINEE FOR PROVIDENT Last Publication: 7/3/2014 FUNDING ASSOCIATES, L.P. Publisher: Douglas County News Press Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: PROVIDENT FUNDING ASSOCIATES, L.P. PUBLIC NOTICE Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/13/2003 Recording Date of DOT: 8/21/2003 Highlands Ranch Reception No. of DOT: 2003126406 NOTICE OF SALE DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0143 Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $522,000.00 To Whom It May Concern: On 4/9/2014 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the the undersigned Public Trustee caused date hereof: $390,994.78 the Notice of Election and Demand relatPursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you ing to the Deed of Trust described below are hereby notified that the covenants of to be recorded in Douglas County. the deed of trust have been violated as Original Grantor: DAVID W BOYLL AND DEBORAH A BOYLL follows: Failure to pay principal and inOriginal Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECterest when due together with all other TRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, payments provided for in the Evidence of INC. AS NOMINEE FOR SHEA MORTDebt secured by the Deed of Trust and GAGE, INC other violations of the terms thereof. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: THE THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA A FIRST LIEN. THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTThe property described herein is all of the EE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS property encumbered by the lien of the OF THE CWMBS INC. CHL MORTGAGE deed of trust. PASS-THROUGH TRUST 2005-28, Legal Description of Real Property: MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTILOT 73, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING FICATES, SERIES 2005-28 NO. 54-A, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/29/2005 STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 73 Falcon Hills Recording Date of DOT: 8/30/2005 Drive, Littleton, CO 80126 Reception No. of DOT: 2005081940 DOT Recorded in Douglas County.

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June 21

Chili Cookoff Front Range Chili Cookoff and sanctioned by the International Chili Society. Event will take place at Children’s Hospital Colorado South Campus.  Event open to the public, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds of event will be donated to Children’s Hospital Colorado.

June 21, July 12

Car Wash The 8th-grade class from Platte River

Academy will be washing cars to raise money from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on June 21 and July 12. The donation-based washes will help fund the 8th-graders trip to Washington D.C. in April 2015. Car washing will take place at Province Center Car Wash, 8804 S. Colorado Blvd. There will be more than 40 kids waiting for cars to wash.

June 22

THINGS TO DO

Junior features Okee Dokee Brothers, a Grammy-winning duo, along with School of Rock house band and Vered. The outdoor festival celebrating music and literacy is at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at Civic Green Park, 9370 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch. Tickets available at www.DouglasCountyLibraries.org.

June 23

July 26

Golf tournaMent A charity golf tournament to benefit AFA Wounded Airman Program and the local Air Force family is planned for Monday, June 23, at Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Course, 23155 E. Heritage Parkway, Aurora. The tournament is a scramble format and begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start. Sponsorships are available and donations for a silent auction are welcome. Registration for players and sponsors can be found at www.defensetournament.golfreg.com.

June 24, June 28

touCh a truck Highlands Ranch Touch-A-Truck is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 26 at Cherry Hills Community Church. Kids can get behind the wheel and meet their hometown heroes. Event is free. Go to http://hrcaonline. org/hrcainfo/calendarhrca/tabid/275/ctl/viewdetail/ mid/1302/itemid/5752/d/20140726/Touch-a-Truck.aspx. Horn-free hour is from 9-10 a.m.

June 28

BiG Band The Highlands Ranch Concert Band’s big band group Swing Shift kicks off its summer concert series at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Civic Green Park, 9370

Art

In Castle Rock, sculptures will be placed at Butterfield Park, Festival Park and Red Hawk Golf Club. Sculptors whose work will be shown Continued from Page 16 are: • Lone Tree: Ivan Kosta, Andrew LibEach participating artist receives $500 ertone, John Wilbar, Michael Mladjan, for each piece installed. Sherrill Stone, Charlotte Zink and ShanThe City of Lone Tree selected seven non Sargent. pieces, which will be shown at the Lone • Parker: Scott Mohr, Lee Proctor, Tree Arts Center and The Vistas at Park James Haire, Sherrill Stone, Doyle SvenPUBLIC NOTICE Meadows. by, Shohini Ghosh. Highlands Ranch TheNOTICE TownOF of Parker will place six piec• Highlands Ranch: Jeane DiRicco-CaSALE Public Trustee Saleat No.Parker 2014-0143Adventist Hospies, including ble, Ivan Kosta, Robert Henderson, Pokey tal, along and at O’Brien Park. Park, Ryszard Wagoner, Kirsten Kains, To Whom It MayMainstreet Concern: On 4/9/2014 the undersigned Public Trustee caused TheofHighlands Ranch Bob Heintzelman. PUBLIC NOTICE the Notice Election and Demand relat-Cultural Affairs ing to the Deed of Trust described Association will placebelow seven sculptures • Castle Rock: Ivan Kosta, Barbara Highlands Ranch to be recorded in Douglas County. NOTICE OF Baer, SALE Kevin Shaffer. Original Grantor:Green DAVID WPark, BOYLL AND at Civic the James LaRue PUBLIC NOTICE DEBORAH A BOYLL Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0151 Library, recreation centers at Eastridge For more information, photos Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECHighlands Ranch and an TRONIC REGISTRATIONTown SYSTEMS, To North Whom It May On 4/16/2014 NOTICE OF SALE and Southridge, Center andConcern:Trustee for a favorite, go to INC. AS NOMINEE FOR SHEA MORTthe undersigned Publicopportunity caused to vote Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0152 GAGE, the Notice of Election and Demand relatTownINCCenter South. douglas.co.us/artencounters.

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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 30, 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: 6/5/2014 Last Publication: 7/3/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 4/10/2014 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: MONICA KADRMAS Colorado Registration #: 34904 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107 Attorney File #: 1720.100021.F01 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0143 First Publication: 6/5/2014 Last Publication: 7/3/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0151 To Whom It May Concern: On 4/16/2014 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: HOMER ALLBRITTON Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER, FIRST MAGNUS FINANCIAL CORPORATION Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/27/2006 Recording Date of DOT: 10/30/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006093240

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may audition at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, or 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 28, for Spotlight Performing Arts Center’s production of “Wizard of Oz.” Rehearsals are from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays, or 9-10:30 a.m. Saturdays, and performances will be in October. Auditions, rehearsals and the show will be at 6328 E. County Line Road, No. 102, Highlands Ranch. Go to www.spotlightperformers.com or call 720-443-2623 for tuition rates and more details.

MusiCal duo Douglas County Libraries’ Rockfest

auditions ChildrEn and teens ages 5 and older

Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWMBS INC. CHL MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH TRUST 2005-28, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-28 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/29/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 8/30/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005081940 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $525,550.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $522,748.47 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 360, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 122-Y, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 3764 Fairbrook Point, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130

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ing to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: HOMER ALLBRITTON Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER, FIRST MAGNUS FINANCIAL CORPORATION Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/27/2006 Recording Date of DOT: 10/30/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006093240 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $204,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $183,185.40 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay monthly installments due Note Holder. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 452, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 120-C, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 10063 Kingston Court , Highlands Ranch, CO 80130 The Deed of Trust was modified by a document recorded in Douglas County on 4/11/2014, Reception number 2014017968. Reason modified and any other modifications: Legal Description.

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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, August 6, 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: 6/12/2014 Last Publication: 7/10/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 4/18/2014 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 #: 14-049-26375 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0151 First Publication: 6/12/2014 Last Publication: 7/10/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0152 To Whom It May Concern: On 4/16/2014 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 R STONE AND ANDREA C STONE Original Beneficiary: WORLD SAVINGS BANK, FSB Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: GOLDMAN SACHS MORTGAGE COMPANY Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/26/2003

To Whom It May Concern: On 4/16/2014 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 R STONE AND ANDREA C STONE Original Beneficiary: WORLD SAVINGS BANK, FSB Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: GOLDMAN SACHS MORTGAGE COMPANY Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/26/2003 Recording Date of DOT: 6/30/2003 Reception No. of DOT: 2003096361 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $525,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $493,104.35 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: ALL THAT CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF DOUGLAS STATE OF COLORADO, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LOT 176A HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 134A 1ST AMENDMENT COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO Which has the address of: 2633 Hunters Place, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

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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, August 6, 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: 6/12/2014 Last Publication: 7/10/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 4/18/2014 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: JOAN OLSON Colorado Registration #: 28078 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107 Attorney File #: 4500.00331 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0152 First Publication: 6/12/2014 Last Publication: 7/10/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Littleton NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0157 To Whom It May Concern: On 4/22/2014 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: STEVEN M TUCKER AND LESLIE I. TUCKER Original Beneficiary: AMERICA'S

Littleton NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0164

Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch. Go to www.hrconcertTo Whom It May Concern: On 4/25/2014 the undersigned Public Trustee caused band.org. Concert is free.

the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: LORETTA ATTARD Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC roCketry CluB Arma REGISTRATION Dei Academy, 345 SYSTEMS, E. INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE Wildcat Reserve Parkway, Highlands offersLLC a number FOR LENDER,Ranch, ACOPIA, Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: U.S. of clubs that are open to Highlands RanchASSOCIATION, and the surroundBANK NATIONAL NOT IN ITS CAPACITY, BUT ing communities. A hiking clubINDIVIDUAL for first- to fourth-graders SOLELY AS TRUSTEE FOR THE SROFmeets from 8:45 a.m. to noon Monday, June 30,III to Sunday, 2013-S3 REMIC TRUST Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 9/24/2010 July 6. Different themeRecording each day.Date Costofincludes T-shirt. To DOT: 9/29/2010 Reception No. of DOT: 2010063308 register, call 303-346-4523 or email lpayne@armadeiacadDOT Recorded in Douglas County. emy.com. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $308,539.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $302,281.91 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of deedDei of Academy, trust have345 been soCCer CliniCtheArma E. violated Wildcat as follows: The terms of said Deed of Trust Reserve Parkway, Highlands Ranch, offers as a number of payhave been violated the required ments haveRanch not been when due. clubs that are open to Highlands and made the surroundTHE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. ing communities. A 10-day soccer camp, led by coach Steve The property described herein is all of the Marshall, a semi-pro English soccer player, meets from property encumbered by the lien8-11 of the deed of trust. a.m. Monday to Friday,Legal July 7-11 and July 14-18. Camp Description of Real Property: 24A, HIGHLANDS RANCH covers fundamentals. ToLOT register, call 303-346-4523 or FILING email NO. 122-L, AS SET FORTH ON THE LOT lpayne@armadeiacademy.com. LINE ADJUSTMENT APPROVAL CERTIFICATE RECORDED AUGUST 21, 2000 IN BOOK 1884 AT PAGE 1826, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 10579 Cherrybrook Circle, Littleton, CO 80126-035

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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, August 13, 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: 6/19/2014 Last Publication: 7/17/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 4/30/2014 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: HOLLY DECKER Colorado Registration #: 32647 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Phone #: (303) 274-0155 Fax #: (303) 274-0159 Attorney File #: 14-910-26167 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

Sherrill Stone’s “Gorgeous Gertie” is installed at the Lone Tree Arts Center as part of the 2014 Douglas County Art NOTICE EncountersPUBLIC program. Courtesy photo Littleton NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0157

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To Whom It May Concern: On 4/22/2014 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: STEVEN M TUCKER AND LESLIE I. TUCKER Original Beneficiary: AMERICA'S WHOLESALE LENDER Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS MASTER TRUST, REVOLVING HOME EQUITY LOAN ASSET BACKED NOTES, SERIES 2004-F Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 2/10/2004 Recording Date of DOT: 2/19/2004 Reception No. of DOT: 2004017687 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $50,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $48,001.32 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 55, PROVINCE CENTER FILING NO. 1E, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 8957 S Copeland Street, Littleton, CO 80126 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, August 13, 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: 6/19/2014 Last Publication: 7/17/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 4/23/2014 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: WAYNE E VADEN Colorado Registration #: 21026 PO BOX 18997, DENVER, COLORADO 80218 Phone #: (303) 377-2933 Fax #: (303) 377-2934 Attorney File #: 14-081-05387 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0157 First Publication: 6/19/2014 Last Publication: 7/17/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press

Public Trustees PUBLIC NOTICE Littleton NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2014-0164 To Whom It May Concern: On 4/25/2014 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: LORETTA ATTARD Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER, ACOPIA, LLC Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, BUT SOLELY AS TRUSTEE FOR THE SROF2013-S3 REMIC TRUST III Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 9/24/2010 Recording Date of DOT: 9/29/2010 Reception No. of DOT: 2010063308 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $308,539.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $302,281.91 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: The terms of said Deed of Trust have been violated as the required payments have not been made when due. 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 24A, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 122-L, AS SET FORTH ON THE LOT LINE ADJUSTMENT APPROVAL CERTIFICATE RECORDED AUGUST 21, 2000 IN BOOK 1884 AT PAGE 1826, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 10579 Cherrybrook Circle, Littleton, CO 80126-035 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, August 13, 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: 6/19/2014 Last Publication: 7/17/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 4/30/2014 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: HOLLY DECKER Colorado Registration #: 32647 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Phone #: (303) 274-0155 Fax #: (303) 274-0159 Attorney File #: 14-910-26167 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2014-0164 First Publication: 6/19/2014 Last Publication: 7/17/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press

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Legal Notice No.: 2014-0164 First Publication: 6/19/2014 Last Publication: 7/17/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press

Government Legals Public Notice NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS A public hearing will be held on July 7, 2014, at 7:00 p.m., before the Douglas County Planning Commission and on August 12, 2014, at 2:30 p.m., before the Board of County Commissioners in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room, 100 Third St., Castle Rock, CO, for proposed amendments to the Douglas County Zoning Resolution (DCZR). The amendment proposes revisions to the Land Use Matrix, Section 2, General Requirements and Exceptions, Section 27, Site Improvement Plan, and Section 36, Definitions. For more information, call Dan Avery at Douglas County Planning Services, 303-660-7460. File #/Name: DR2014-002/ Douglas County Zoning Resolution Amendments Legal Notice No.: 925579 First publication: June 19, 2014 Last publication: June 19, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press 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 July 19, 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 VILLALOBOS CONCRETE, INC. for the 2013 Concrete Pavement Repair Project, Douglas County Project Number CI 2013-004 in Douglas County; and that any person, co-partnership, association or corporation that has an unpaid claim against said Villalobos Concrete, Inc. 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 July 19, 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 Terry Gruber, 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.: 925580 First Publication: June 19, 2014 Second Publication: June 26, 2014 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press


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Romano tabbed as player of the year Rock Canyon senior takes south metro honors on heels of state title By Jim Benton

jbenton @coloradocommunitymedia.com It dawned on Michelle Romano before her senior year that golf just might be her bag. Romano, who just graduated from Rock Canyon, was the medalist in the Northern Regional this spring and then went on to win the Class 5A State High School Girls individual championship on the first playoff hole over Arapahoe’s Hannah Wood. She has also taken top honors as Colorado Community Media Female Golfer of the Year. “I would definitely call myself an underdog,” said Romano. “Once I decided this is what I want to do, (I said) I have one year left and I might as well put in all my effort. I put in as much time as I possibly could to try to go out there and win. “When regional came around it gave me a little bit of confidence that I do deserve to be at the state tournament and I do have a chance of winning. I did feel I had as much talent as everybody else. Just getting it through my head that I did deserve to be at state and I did deserve to win was what that was probably keeping me from playing better in the past.” Romano, bound for the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs to play golf, fashioned an even-par 71 to win the Northern Regional at Highland Meadows April 28 but still didn’t

draw much attention as a possible favorite heading into the state tournament May 19-20 at Littleton’s Raccoon Creek. She faltered a bit in the final three holes during the final round but still tied Wood for first with a 153 two-round total after rounds of 78 and 75. Romano then shot a par on the first playoff hole, giving her the state championship. “I started playing golf my freshman year in high school and never thought I would be here,” Romano said while accepting congratulations on her state tourney win. “It hasn’t exactly sunk in but winning the tournament meant that I put in the best effort that I could and it paid off. At state last year when I tied for seventh, it was a big deal and gave me hope that I could possibly come back this year and give everyone a run for their money.” Romano helped Rock Canyon finish second in the team standings and her performance didn’t surprise coach Dave Vahling one bit. “She plays but doesn’t play a whole lot like Hannah Wood or (Cherry Creek’s) Calli Ringsby,” explained Vahling. “She plays in tournaments but really decided this season that she wanted to win the state tournament. I had the girls fill out a thing, what’s your goal this year? And she put it down. She started off a little slow and then really started working on it. “About a month before state, she started getting it together. It finally clicked that hey, it’s time to get it to the next level. She can hit the ball a long way. She’s very accurate with her shots, it’s just a little bit of inconsistency and the driver gets away from her once in a while. When she’s hitting it, I envy her to the most because she hits it so well. And her irons are so crisp.”

Rock Canyon’s Michelle Romano is Colorado Community Media’s South Metro Girls Golfer of the Year. Photo by Jim Benton

Vista, Creek seniors shine on diamond Leonard, Farrell named South Metro Players of the Year By Jim Benton

jbenton @coloradocommunitymedia.com Any baseball team with an ace pitcher like Nick Leonard and a hitter like outfielder Grant Farrell should be good. Leonard, the senior right-hander from Mountain Vista, has been tabbed as the Colorado Community Media South Metro Pitcher of the Year. Cherry Creek senior Farrell was selected as the Player of the Year. “There’s not a bad thing I can say about Nick,” said Mountain Vista coach Ron Quintana. “He worked hard in the offseason and obviously it paid off. He was a bulldog on the mound. He controlled all his pitches. On a bad day, he would have eight or nine strikeouts.

Cherry Creek outfielder Grant Farrell is Colorado Community Media’s South Metro Baseball Player of the Year. Courtesy photo

“The difference between last year and this year is he had his off-speed working. He had command of his off speed, his curve ball and splitter.” Leonard, who will play next season at Washington State, led the Continental League with a 0.88 ERA and an 8-3 record. In 40.1 innings pitched, he had 105 strikeouts, which also was tops in the Continental League. “It’s quite an honor to be South Metro Pitcher of the Year,” said Leonard. “It was almost like a comeback year for me. Last year as junior I struggled quite a bit at the end of the year and in the playoffs. This year I felt real good to help my team out through the course of the season and in the playoffs. “I definitely improved in all facets of my game, location wise and velocity wise. The biggest difference was having a little more velocity on my fastball, more depth on my curve ball and the addition of a splitter as a third pitch helped me carry deeper into games.” The heater was still Leonard’s out pitch. “My fastball has primarily been my out pitch,” said Leonard. “It’s the one I’m most comfortable with. I spotted it up where I need to for the most part. I liked it because at this level sometimes I could use it to overpower guys. Occasionally I’d get good three, four and five hitters and I had to go to the off-speed a little bit. I used my splitter sometimes as an out pitch, getting guys to chase that. Right now it’s still in a developmental stage and is more of a groundball pitch.” Farrell, who will play next season at Creighton, wasn’t fooled too many times by high school pitchers. He hit .513 with 31 runs batted in and an .815 slugging percentage. He struck out just six times in 95 plate appearances, had eight stolen bases, a .576 on base percentage and didn’t make an error in leftfield. In six state playoff games for the Bru-

Nick Leonard, of Mountain Vista, is Colorado Community Media’s South Metro Pitcher of the Year. File photo ins, Farrell hit .571 as he collected 12 hits in 21 at-bats. “He’s an unbelievable player,” said Creek coach Marc Johnson. “He works hard and gives 110 percent effort at all time. He loves to play. He was pretty steady all year. He elevated his game in the playoffs.” Mountain Vista and Creek both made it to the final four. Leonard and Farrell were influential in their team’s success. “I just wanted to do anything I could

to help my team win,” said Farrell. “I was getting good pitches to hit and I was seeing the ball well. “In the offseason I worked hard in the weight room and tried to get stronger to hit with more power for doubles and triples. I didn’t try to do too much all year because I knew my teammates had my back.” Farrell finished his senior season with six doubles, five triples and three home runs.


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Recreation

Political

DOUGLAS COUNTY Democrats executive

committee meets at 7 p.m. every first Tuesday at various sites. Contact Ralph Jollensten at 303-663-1286 or e-mail ralphw@ comcast.net. Social-discussion meetings are in Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock, Parker and Lone Tree. Visit douglasdemocrats.org and click on calendar for more information.

DOUGLAS COUNTY Republican Women meets at 11 a.m. the third Wednesday each month at the Lone Tree Golf and Hotel. Call Marsha Haeflein at 303-841-4318 or visit www.dcgop.org or www.dcrw.org. THE HIGHLANDS Club meets every last Friday of the month at the Cafe Mon Ami, 9579 S. University, Unit No. 150, at 7 a.m. Speakers of local, state and national political office address the group. Call Rick Murray at 303-933-3292, or e-mail at rickmrry@yahoo.com.

Professional

BUSINESS LEADS Group meets at 7:15 a.m. Wednesdays at LePeep at Quebec Street and County Line Road. Call Rita Coltrane at 303-792-3587. HIGHLANDS RANCH Business Leads Inc.,

call Dale Weese at 303-978-0992.

HIGHLANDS RANCH Chamber Leads Group meets at 11:45 a.m. Mondays at The Egg and I in Town Center at Dorchester and Highlands Ranch Parkway. Call Jim Wolfe at 303-703-4102. HIGHLANDS RANCH Chamber of Com-

merce, call 303-791-3500.

HIGHLANDS RANCH Leads Club meets at 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at Le Peep on South Quebec Street. Call Kathy at 303-692-8183. HIGHLANDS RANCH Leads Club meets at 7:15 a.m. Thursdays at The Egg and I in Town Center at Dorchester and Highlands Ranch Parkway. Call Del Van Essen at 303-3023139. LITTLETON LETIP meets from 7:16-8:31 a.m. every

Tuesday for breakfast at Luciles, 2852 W. Bowles Ave., to exchange qualified business leads. Call Bob Hier at 303-660-6426 or e-mail hierb@yahoo.com.

NETWORKING FOR the Not-Working meets from 8:30-10 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month in the Fireside Room at Cherry Hills Community Church, 3900 Grace Blvd., Highlands Ranch. If you are looking for a safe environment in which to learn, share and be encouraged, come to a meeting.

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FALCON YOUTH Sports Association baseball board meeting is at 7 p.m. every fourth Thursday at Highlands Ranch Community Association offices, 48 W. Springer Drive. Call 303-791-6244. FALCON YOUTH Sports Association executive board meetings are at 7 p.m. every second Wednesday at the Highlands Ranch Community Association offices, 48 W. Springer Drive. Call 303-791-6244. HIGHLANDS RANCH Cycling Club has weekly rides and a variety of cycling experiences for the cycling enthusiast. The club also meets regularly for club business. Visit www.highlandsranchcycling.com or call Bernie Greenberg, 303-791-6792. HIGHLANDS RANCH Garden Club. Whether you are an experienced gardener or a novice, you will always find something of interest at the Highlands Ranch Garden Club. For information, visit www.hrgc.org. RUNNING CLUB meets at 7:30 a.m. every Saturday in

the parking lot of Southeast Christian Church. Walkers, joggers and runners are welcome. Call John at 720-842-5520.

YOGA CLASS. Health Ministries at St. Andrew United Methodist Church welcomes the community to their health class: Yoga helps improve flexibility, balance, alignment, posture, toning, strengthening, relaxation and awareness. Class is offered from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Wednesdays. Sessions are 10 weeks, and drop-ins are welcome. Cost is $90 per 10 weeks or $15 per session. All levels are welcome. For information, contact the leader Martha who has taught yoga for many years, Call 720-480-2164, ihealing@msn.com. St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 9203 S. University Blvd., Highlands Ranch. Call 303-794-2683 for information or visit www. st-andrew-umc.com.

Service

AMERICAN LEGION Highlands Ranch

Post 1260 meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Northridge Recreation Center, 8801 S. Broadway, Highlands Ranch. Call 720-663-1260.

MANSION TOURS. The Highlands Ranch Metro District invites the public to visit the Highlands Ranch Mansion for free during regular open hours from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Visit www.HighlandsRanchMansion. com or call 303-791-0177. TAIZE-STYLE SERVICE, a meditative hour of

prayer, song, scripture and the labyrinth, is offered from

6:45-7:45 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 3350 E. White Bay Drive, Highlands Ranch. Child care is provided for this hour. The labyrinth is also available for individual meditation and prayer from 4 p.m. until the service on fourth Thursday, and from 4-8 p.m. on the second Thursdays. Call 303-794-2683 or visit www.st-andrewumc.com.

Social

CASTLE ROCK Bridge Club plays a friendly ACBL-sanctioned duplicate game at 1 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. For more information, a schedule of games and lessons, or directions to the Lowell Ranch 4H location at 2330 South I-25 East Frontage Road, go the website at castlerockbridge.com. For assistance in finding a bridge partner, call Georgiana Butler at 303-810-8504. Visit www.castlerockbridge.com.

“CHAI” LANDS Ranch/South Denver Metro Jewish Community Company. Call 303-470-6652.

FIBROMYALGIA WOMEN’S group welcomes women wanting to make friendships and have positive discussions on a variety of fibro-related subjects. Group meets at 1:30 p.m. bi-weekly at the Parker Library, in the large conference room. Call Kathy at 303-840-2680 or 303-791-8814. FRIENDSHIPS ARE Golden is a local nonprofit club organized through love and collections of Sam Butcher’s Precious Moments Figures. Throughout the year we provide support to local charities. We meet once a month on the fourth Thursday of every month at Julie’s Hallmark 9441 S University Blvd. in Highlands Ranch from 6:30-9 p.m. For more information please contact Bry at Julie’s Hallmark 303-683-1146. GENEALOGY 101 is a small group of novice and advanced non-professional genealogists who meet at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of each month in Room 206 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 8817 S. Broadway, Highlands Ranch. The group is geared to assist each other in our journeys into discovering the lives of our ancestors. No fees. GREAT BOOKS. Great Books Discussion Groups meet at Douglas County Libraries in Lone Tree, Highlands Ranch and Castle Rock (Philip S. Miller). Great Books is a forum for thoughtful adults to read and discuss significant works of fiction, philosophy, political science, poetry and drama. Afternoon and evening times are available; groups meet once every 2-4 weeks. No registration is required. For information, call 303-791-7323 or visit DouglasCountyLibraries.org. HIGHLANDS BREAKFAST Optimists meet every first and third Mondays from 7-8 a.m. at Le Peep Grill at County Line and Quebec Street. Call Miles Hardee, 303-9736409.

HIGHLANDS RANCH Concert Band Swing Shift offer a number of free concerts open to the public. Each performance is geared to provide quality entertainment in a fun and family friendly atmosphere. We rehearse Wednesdays at ThunderRidge High School, 1991 Wildcat Reserve Parkway, Highlands Ranch, from 6:15-7:45 p.m. for our Swing Shift group and from 7:45-9:15 p.m. for the concert band group.  To join email membership@hrconcertband.org. Our website is www.hrconcertband.org. HIGHLANDS RANCH Genealogical Society meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Highlands Ranch Library at 7 p.m. HIGHLANDS RANCH Historical Society meets from 7-8:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month at Southridge Recreation Center, 4800 McArthur Ranch Road. Great programs ($1 voluntary donation for non-members) and group rate tours offered including some RTD tours. Leave message at 641-715-3900 ext. 147406, email  HRHistoricalSociety@comcast.net or see www.highlandsranchhistoricalsociety. org . HIGHLANDS RANCH Jaycees meets at 7 p.m. every first and third Tuesdays at the Highlands Ranch Recreation Center. The meetings are open for people ages 21-40. Call Suzy Driscoll at 303-791-1049. HIGHLANDS RANCH Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays at IHOP Restaurant, 9565 S. University Blvd., Highlands Ranch. Visit www.HighlandsRanchLions.org or contact Corky Carlson at 303-791-0099 or ddcc2@ddccnotary.com. THE HIGHLANDS Ranch/Littleton Chapter of Mothers and More meets the second Tuesday of each month. See www.mothersandmore.org/chapters/highlandsranchlittletonCO/ or e-mail hrmothersandmore@hotmail. com for more information. HIGHLANDS RANCH Optimists meets at 7 a.m. Wednesdays at Le Peep on Broadway south of C-470. New members are welcome. Call Ken Wolfle at 303-470-6017. HIGHLANDS RANCH Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club meets on a regular basis. Call Marlyce Buch at 720-2218458. HIGHLANDS RANCH Rotary Club meets the first four Thursdays every month for lunch from 12:10-1:30 p.m. at the Lone Tree Golf Club, 9808 Sunningdale Blvd. Each lunch features a speaker. The Rotary is a networking, service and social club. Contact Joe Roos at 720-648-5558. HIGHLANDS RANCH Senior Club Enjoy Clubs continues on Page 26

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board/card games, monthly luncheons with professional entertainment,

genealogy group, walking and hiking groups plus much more. Most activities at the Highlands Ranch Southridge Recreation Center. Monthly newsletter available at the four rec centers and the library; or go to www.hrcaonline.org (click on “Programs and Events”, then to “Senior Programming” to find the HRSC newsletter, which includes a contact and phone number for each activity. Newcomers welcome.

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HigHlands RancH Toastmasters meets from 6:45-8 p.m. the

second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Eastridge Recreation Center, 8568 South University Blvd. Toastmasters helps members learn to speak better, and it does so in a positive and friendly manner. New members always welcome. Call Yvette at 303-470-7206.

HigHlands RancH Writers’ group, call 303-791-7703. JusT desseRTs St. Andrew United Methodist Church invites the community to our free Social Justice 3rd Friday movie series, which broadly touches many social issues facing our culture today. May have content not appropriate for children. Contact Heidi Parish, 720-206-5733 or Daryl Shute, 303-903-0653. St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 9203 S. University Blvd., Highlands Ranch. Call 303-794-2683 for more information or visit www.st-andrew-umc.com.

la lecHe league of Highlands Ranch meets at 9:30 a.m. the second Monday of the month. Call Barb at 303-791-4243. men’s minisTRy Breakfast meets at 8:30 a.m. the third Saturday

beginning speakers alike can benefit from our practical, face-to-face learning program. Whether you’re speaking to the board of directors, your customers, your co-workers or your kids, Toastmasters can help you do it better. You’ll learn and practice in a friendly, comfortable environment with people who are there for the same reason you are — to become better communicators. We meet every Thursday from 11:35 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. at the South Metro Fire Station No. 34, 8871 Maximus Dr, Lone Tree. For more information, contact VP of Membership, Brent Hilvitz at 303-668-5789 or visit www.meridianmidday.com.

moms cluB of Highlands Ranch West is part of a national organization offering support for women and families during their child raising years. Interested moms living in the 80129 and 80125 zip codes can contact whr_momsclub@yahoo.com or visit http://sites.google.com/site/momsclubofhrwest/. moTHeRs of multiples meetings are at St. Andrews United Methodist

Church, 3350 White Bay Drive, Highlands Ranch.

moTHeRs of Preschoolers at grace chapel meets from

9-11:30 a.m. every second and fourth Wednesdays at Grace Chapel, I-25 and County Line Road. Call Karleen at 303-799-4900 or visit www.gracechapel.org.

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souTHRidge ToasTmasTeRs meets at 7:30 p.m. the second and

fourth Tuesday of each month at the Southridge Recreation Center, 4800 McArthur Ranch Road in Highlands Ranch. We are looking for new members. Come and join us and find out what Toastmasters can do for you. You can gain confidence while learning to be a better speaker. For further information call Yvette at 303-470-7206 or dancerymg@aol.com.

Teen liBRaRy council. Douglas County Libraries’ teen groups meet

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• SPRING FERTILIZATION/AERATION/CLEAN UP • SPRINKLER START-UPS/REPAIR •XERISCAPING • LANDSCAPING • FLAGSTONE OR PAVESTONE • SHRUB/TREE INSTALLATION & PRUNING • SPRINKLER • DESIGN & INSTALLATION - PATIOS & WALKWAYS -SOD & SOIL • AMENDMENTS - RETAINING WALLS - WATER FEATURES • LAWN MAINTENANCE - Commercial & Residential

Weekly Mowing • Fertilization Aeration - $8/1000 sq.ft. $35/5000 sq. ft. Power Raking & Vacuuming - $85/5000 sq. ft. or $17/1000 sq.ft. WATER FEATURES • SPRINKLERS

30 Years Exp.

303-791-5551 CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE

No services for Castle Rock & Parker www.AMLandscapingServices.com

• Hauling off of unwanted items/junk • Minimum charge only $60 depending on load • Also offer roll-off dumpsters

303.591.7772 Mike Jamieson

Home Improvement For ALL your Remodeling & Repair Needs

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HIGHLANDS HOME IMPROVEMENT, INC. General Repair, Remodel, Electrical, Plumbing, Custom Kitchen & Bath, Tile Installation & Basement Finish

Licensed/Insured

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303-791-4000

Family Owned & Operated

AMLandscaping@gmail.com

Alpine Landscape Management

Weekly Mowing, Power Raking Aerate, Fertilize, Spring Clean Up Trim Bushes & Small Trees, Senior Discounts

Yard Clean-up, Raking, Weeding, Flower Bed Maintenance, Shrubbery Trimming Soil Prep - Sod Work Trees & Shrub Replacement also Small Tree & Bush Removal Bark, Rock Walls & Flagstone Work

FREE Estimates

Family owned business with over 35 yrs. exp.

Call or email Ron 303-758-5473 vandergang@comcast.net

SPRINKLER TURN ON MOWING & SPRING YARD CLEAN UP • Tree & Shrub Trimming • Aerate • • Fertilize • Gutter Clean Up & Repair • • Fence Installation & Repair • • Handyman Services •

Call Walter at 720-366-5498 walterquispe@msn.com

Landscaping/Nurseries

Painting

Mountain high at

720-569-4565

CALL TODAY FOR YOUR FREE QUOTE www.innovativepaintingllc.com

Plumbing

Bryon Johnson

Master Plumber • All plumbing repairs & replacement • Bathroom remodels • Gas pipe installation • Sprinkler repair

dirty jobs done dirt cheap

“We’re Crazy About Plumbing” CUSTOM HOMES REMODEL FINISHED BASEMENTS SERVICE AND REPAIR Licensed • Insured

Roofing/Gutters

303-915-6973 • Honest pricing • • Free estimates • We will match any written estimate! Same day service! No job too small or too big!

303-960-7665

303-523-5859 Tile

~ All Types of Tile ~ Ceramic - Granite ~ Porcelain - Natural Stone ~ Vinyl 26 Years Experience •Work Warranty

FREE Estimates

303-781-4919

ALL PRO TILE & STONE Expert Tile, Marble, & Granite, Installations Free Estimates and Competitive Pricing All Work 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

Call Paul (720) 305-8650

Free phone Quotes Residential/Commercial * Water Heaters Drain Cleaning * Remodel * Sump Pumps Toilets * Garbage Disposals

PLUMBING & SPRINKLERS

15% Off Summer Savings Free Instant Quote Repair or Replace: Faucets, Sprinklers, Toilets, Sinks, Disposals, Water Heaters, Gas Lines, Broken Pipes, Spigots/Hosebibs, Water Pressure Regulator, Ice Maker, Drain Cleaning, Dishwasher Instl., westtechplumbing.com CALL WEST TECH (720)298-0880

RALPH’S & JOE’S AFFORDABLE

All Types of Roofing New Roofs, Reroofs, Repairs & Roof Certifications Aluminum Seamless Gutters Family owned/operated since 1980 Call Today for a FREE Estimate • Senior Discounts

(303) 234-1539

www.AnyWeatherRoofing.com • Sales@AnyWEatherRoofing.com

Siding

BATHROOM/KITCHEN REMODELING • Custom Tile Installation • Concrete Shower Pan • Plumbing INSURED – FREE ESTIMATES denvertilespecialists.com

303-968-0503

Tree Service

Your experienced Plumbers.

Insured & Bonded

Family Owned & Operated. Low Rates.

ABE’S TREE & SHRUB CARE Abraham Spilsbury Owner/Operator

• Pruning • Removals • Shrub Maintenance • FreeEstimates Certified Arborist,Insured, Littleton Resident 720.283.8226 C:720.979.3888

Affordable Property Management Made Simple.

ALAN ATTWOOD, Master Plumber

PH: 303-472-8217 FX: 303-688-8821

Complete Home Remodeling Basement Finish, Kitchen & Bath, Deck, Roofing, Painting, Drywall, Tile, Stone, Hardwood flooring, Windows & Doors No labor fees till job Completion.

720-308-6696

Property Management

Plumb-Crazy, LLC.

Fast, friendly service All Work Guaranteed!

HomeSkyInc.com

Free Estimates 720 670 9957

~ Licensed & Insured ~

303.979.0105

AJ Gale Builders Basements, Additions, Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree (303)949-6330

Drain Cleaning & Plumbing Repairs

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$AVE MONEY AND WATER

Thomas Floor Covering

Robert #720-201-9051

Water Heaters • Water Softeners Gas & Water Lines • Repair, Remodel, Replace Whole House Water Filters • Consulting (for the do it yourselfer) • Kitchens, Bathrooms, & Basements • LOCAL

Professional Installations & Repairs Lifetime Warranty + SOD INSTALLATION

Remodeling

Lic. MASTER PLUMBER FOR HIRE

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES GUIDE Quality Painting for Every Budget • Exteriors • Interiors • Decks • Insured • Free Estimates No Money Down

303-901-0947

Family Owned and Operated • We are a full service design, installation and maintenance company.

donlease@mtnhighlandscaping.com We Honor All Major Credit Cards • Spring Cleanup • Sprinkler Start-Up • • Lawn Care • Areate/Power Rake • • Weed Control • Drainage • • Tree & Shrub Care • Sprinkler System • Design, Installagtion, Repair & Startup

Licenced & Insured

“Over 300 Houses painted in 2013” No Deposit Ever Satisfaction Guaranteed 5 year, 7 year and 9 year Exterior Warranties 2 Yr. Interior Warranty Licensed & Insured up to $2 Million Locally Owned and Operated since 1989

35% Off All Int. & Ext.

Summer Is Here Schedule Now!

Lawncare, Landscape, Sprinkler & Drainage

Call Don

(303) 961-3485

720-329-9732

RON‘S LANDSCAPING

INNOVATIVE PAINTING

Painting

Continental inC. Full Lawn Maintenance Mow – Edge - Trim Aeration & Fertilization Sprinkler Repair

Remove the 10% discount for Seniors and Veterans and replace it with “Summer is Residential Experts here – schedule now!”

TCM

Tony 720-210-4304

• Home • Business • Junk & Debris • Furniture • Appliances • Tree Limbs • Moving Trash • Carpet • Garage Clean Out

Call Bernie 303.347.2303

303-901-0947

303-956-8803

Instant Trash Hauling

Free estimates 7 days a Week

No Money Down

www.lovablepainters.com

Classic Hardwood Floors • Installation of new floors • Sanding, Refinishing, Staining existing floors • Free Estimates

• Exteriors • Interiors • Decks • Insured • Free Estimates Summer Is Here Schedule Now!

Sprinklers

Painting

www.lovablepainters.com

We do concrete, sod, decks, sprinklers, outdoor kitchens, fire pits. We can build all of your landscaping needs, please call for a free estimate! 10 years in business. 303-621-0192 • cell 720-338-5275

To advertise your business here, call Karen at 303-566-4091


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