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Coffman, Carroll grapple for seat

Challenger tries to use Trump against incumbent, who says he won’t vote for the GOP presidential nominee By Kyle Harding kharding@coloradocommunitymedia.com While Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman has sought to distance his race for reelection in Congressional District 6 from

the GOP presidential race, challenger Morgan Carroll has largely campaigned on tying the incumbent Aurora Republican to his party’s controversial nominee. Coffman, 61, seeking Carroll his fifth term, wants to focus on keeping the House of Representatives in Republican hands rather than discussing Donald Trump. “I think the impact of this race is not

who is in the White House,” he said. “The race I’m focused on is my own.” The race with Carroll, 44, also from Aurora and a two-term state senator first elected to District 29 in 2008, is being described as Coffman a toss-up by the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics, political prediction website 270towin. com and The Cook Political Report. Money has poured into both campaigns, with

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Coffman outraising Carroll $2.99 million to $2.17 million, according to filings with the Federal Election Commission. Coffman won his re-election in 2014 by nine points. But Carroll believes he is more vulnerable this year, pointing to Trump’s top-of-the-ticket unpopularity among establishment Republicans, an ever-diversifying district and statewide trends that show Democrats have the edge in voter registration. Congress continues on Page 17

County panel approves gas facility near mansion Highlands Ranch location drew residents’ opposition By Alex DeWind adewind@coloradocommunity

Rock Canyon’s Bailey Timmons raises his hands in the air as he is the first runner across the finish line in the boys varsity race at the Oct. 13 Continental League Cross Country Championship Meet. Timmons led his teammates across the finish line as the Jaguars took top team honors in the race that was held at the Lowry Sports Park. For more coverage, turn to page 35. Photo by Tom Munds

Administrative exits mount in school district Several top-level officials have left since departure of Elizabeth Fagen By Mike DiFerdinando mdiferdinando@coloradocommunitymedia.com Since former Superintendent Elizabeth Fagen announced in June she would leave for a similar position in Texas, five members of the district’s upper-administration team have also left or announced impending departures. Chief Academic Officer Dana Johnson-Strother left in June. Chief Operating Officer Thomas Tsai and Chief Student Advocacy Officer Jason Germain left in July. The district’s attorney, Rob Ross, departed in August. And in September, Director of Human Resources Brian Cesare announced his last day will be Nov. 2.

LEAVING THE DISTRICT Donna JohnsonStrother, chief academic officer Hired: July 15, 2012 Left: June 17, 2016 Ending salary: $129,860

Tom Tsai, chief operating officer Hired: May 19, 2014 Left: July 22, 2016 Ending salary: $154,500

Jason Germain, chief student advocacy officer Hired: July 1, 2010 Left: July 29, 2016 Ending salary: $129,335

“It’s not surprising to have some turnover any time there is a major shift in leadership,” interim Superintendent Erin Kane said. “We are absolutely working to fill those positions and mapping what I am hearing from schools to be sure we are serving the needs our kids. That’s something I’m

Robert Ross, attorney Hired: Oct. 1, 2010 Left: Aug. 3, 2016 Ending salary: $178,289

Brian Cesare, director of human resources

The Douglas County Planning Commission has approved Xcel Energy’s proposed gas regulator station that will be built in Highlands Ranch near the historic Highlands Ranch Mansion on land owned by Shea Properties. The 5-0 vote came after a public hearing on Oct. 17 in Castle Rock, at which Xcel officials and 13 residents in opposition — including a Douglas County School District board member — spoke. Residents commented on safety, property values and obstructed views. Though planning commission members expressed concern that Xcel had not done as much communication and outreach as it could have, they concluded that the proposed location through open space was the best and safest location. Xcel plans to build a 20-foot by 20-foot regulator station about 750 feet southeast of the Highlands Ranch Mansion, which sits on a grassy hilltop north of East Wildcat Reserve Parkway. Adjacent above-ground piping — which will be surrounded by barbed wire — will be 24 feet by 24 feet to allow periodic inspections to clean and check the pipeline. Xcel continues on Page 16

Hired: July 1, 2011 Leaving: Nov. 2, 2016 Ending salary: $180,553

thinking about as we are looking at those positions.” None of the positions has been filled. Kane, in charge of the hiring process, said she didn’t want to give a timeline for filling those roles. District continues on Page 16

ELECTION DAY IS ON THE WAY And we’ve got the rundown on all the races you need to know about as part of our election guide on PAGES 19-26.


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NEWS IN A HURRY Donations for homeless veterans The Colorado State Society and the Daughters of the American Revolution — a women’s organization that promotes historical preservation — will host a collection event for homeless veterans from 1-3 p.m. on Oct. 29 at the Lone Tree Library, 10055 Library Way. With cold weather moving in, homeless veterans need warm clothing, winter boots and more. The collection event accepts men’s gently-used jeans, winter coats, hats, gloves, winter boots, new T-shirts and underwear. Contact DARHonorsVeterans@gmail. com for more information.

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Rock Canyon senior, host of upcoming 5K About me I’m 17 years old. I play a lot of sports — softball is my main one. I also dive and run track. I volunteer with a program called Colorado Preserve America Youth Summit where we visit different areas around Colorado to help the people learn about the preservation sites. I also volunteer for the Denver Museum of Nature & Science children’s summer camps. My favorite subject in school is probably science. I really like chemistry. Right now, I’m verbally committed to the Colorado School of Mines to play softball and become an engineer. About Girl Scouts I started Girl Scouts when I was in kindergarten. I had a troop there and we would sell cookies, go on camping trips. When I was in fifth grade, I got my Bronze Award by volunteering at Freedom Service Dogs. We cleaned the kennels, played with the dogs and helped them out with any of the behind-the-scenes stuff they needed to get the dogs ready for their new families. A couple years later, when I was in seventh grade, I earned a Silver Award by volunteering at East Elementary School, a low-income school in the Littleton Public School District. We built a community garden to provide fresh produce to the community members. Last year, I really started planning for my Gold Award. My Gold Award project I wanted to work with Fresh Harvest

Sydney Marchando, an Ambassador Girl Scout from Rock Canyon High School, is hosting a family 5K run and one-mile walk called “Miles for Meals” at Rock Canyon High School on Oct. 23 to raise money for the Fresh Harvest Food Bank in Douglas County. Courtesy photo Food Bank, a local resource within our community. They offer food bags to families and provide educational support for at-risk or homeless students who maybe want to go on to higher education. They also provide birthday bags and clothing. I came up with the idea for a 5K or onemile fun run because I wanted to bring a lot of community members to one place. They can have some fun and also learn more about Fresh Harvest Food Bank. The entry fee for the fun run is a bag of donated goods, which can be pretty much anything — food donations, hygiene products, clothing, birthday bags. More on the fun run: Where: Rock Canyon High School Track When: Oct. 23, 9 a.m. check-in, 10 a.m. run, 11 a.m. awards announcements Register Online at: MilesForMeals. eventbrite.ca If you have suggestions for My Name Is..., contact Alex DeWind at adewind@coloradocommunitymedia.com

County’s new tools for financial transparency Douglas County is undertaking its annual, balanced budget. To make the process more transparent to the public, the county has implemented two online tools that improve taxpayer access to budget information. The first tool, Douglas County Open Budget, makes it easy to explore revenues, expenses and financials associated with Capital Improvement Projects — by fund, department, division, category and line item. The second, Douglas County Open Expenditures, enables access to vendor payments processed by the county’s Finance Office. Payment information is searchable by fund, department, expense, category and vendor. To access Douglas County Open Budget, visit budget.douglas.co.us/#!/year/default. To access Douglas County Open Expenditure, visit expenses.douglas.co.us/#!/ year/2016/. Trick-or-Treat Street Children ages 12 and under get to collect candy early this year at the annual Trick-orTreat Street from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 29 at Eastridge Recreation Center, 9568 S.

University Blvd. Kiddos can wear their costumes and bring their trick-or-treat bags, and local businesses will provide treats. The line closes at 12:15 p.m. and families are encouraged to arrive early. The cost is $2 per person at the door, cash or check only. Each family may select one pumpkin from the pumpkin patch while supplies last. Parker, Douglas County receive trail grant Great Outdoors Colorado awarded a $2 million grant to Parker and Douglas County to construct a section of the East-West Regional Trail that will connect Lone Tree to the town of Parker. The 8-mile segment will include natural and hard surfaces and provide a connection between Redstone Community Park in Highlands Ranch and the Cherry Creek Regional Trail in Parker. The section of the trail will feature rural landscapes, wildlife and scenic views, as well as open space, parks and natural areas along the trail route. The trail will be a major component in a continuous loop trail around the outer edges of the Denver metro area and a statewide system that could create a connection from the Denver Metro area to Durango. Created by a voter-approved constitutional amendment in 1992, Great Outdoors Colorado has directed more than $917 million in lottery proceeds to more than 4,800 projects in the state, without any taxpayer support. The project is currently in design, with construction slated for 2017 and 2018. Motor vehicle offices closed on Election Day The Douglas County motor vehicle offices will be closed on Nov. 8 for the general election. Motor vehicle staff will be working to support election operations throughout the day. Motor vehicle services will not be available on Election Day. All motor vehicle offices will resume normal business hours and services starting Wednesday, Nov. 9.

CORRECTION A story in the Oct. 13 edition about a homeless shelter network coming to Douglas County incorrectly stated that

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October 20, 2016

Highlands Ranch woman heeds genetic clues to beat cancer

By Tom Skelley tskelley@coloradocommunitymedia.com Rae Atherton isn’t a procrastinator. After learning both of her older sisters had been diagnosed with cancer, Atherton got tested in 2009 for BRCA 1 and 2, genetic mutations that show an increased likelihood of developing cancer. She scheduled annual mammograms and MRIs, with an appointment for one test or the other every six months. “I’m a proactive person, not reactive person,” the Highlands Ranch Realtor said. She had taken the initiative, and a string of negative test results reassured her. But a phone call in August 2015 informed Atherton a tumor had been found in her breast, leaving her almost at a loss for words. “I said it out loud — ‘I’m not supposed to be in this club,’” Atherton said. “I was in shock — there’s no doubt about it. But I don’t let things sit, I was on it.” A month after that call, Atherton had surgery to remove the initial tumor, along with two smaller ones discovered during the procedure. In October 2015, she began radiation treatment. She underwent another BRCA test, again relieved to find she had no trace of the gene. The 2015 panel, known as the MyRISK panel, was more advanced than the screening just six years earlier, checking for 25 genetic mutations that could lead to a higher risk of a variety of cancers. “The test was incredibly improved,” she said. “The 2009 test was like a piece of the pie, but with the 2015 test I got the whole pie. The information is so much better and complete.” Dr. Christine Rogness, medical director at Parker Adventist’s Cancer Center, said most health care systems, including all Adventist hospitals in the region, have recognized the importance of genetic screening and now offer the service. Women with a family history of cancer should consider getting the BRCA test, Rogness said, as well as women who don’t know their family’s complete medical

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their patient is at risk. Even if a patient has no sign of cancer, the BRCA gene can be passed to a patient’s children. Awareness of the gene improves the chance that cancer will be detected and treated early in such a case. A trusted doctor is also important to help women through the “breast cancer journey,” Rogness’ term for the process of diagnosis, treatment and recovery. “There’s really no other way to describe it,” Rogness said. “It’s really important for women to un-

derstand that most women survive breast cancer,” Rogness said, adding that more t than 80 percent of women diagnosed withi b breast cancer beat the disease.

As a woman who has taken that M journey, Atherton said she will always be grateful she took action to detect her C cancer early. She’ll also remember what a nurse told o a her as she left her last radiation treatment. “ “You are no longer a cancer patient,” b Atherton said. “You’re a cancer survivor.”

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October 20, 2016

Protecting the integrity of the ballot

Arapahoe, Douglas officials dismiss warnings of electioneering, hacking

By Tom Skelley tskelley@coloradocommunitymedia.com

As Colorado voters begin receiving ballots and the 2016 election cycle winds down, claims of potential electioneering by the Republican presidential candidate are causing some to question the integrity of the election system. Donald Trump has made statements throughout his campaign suggesting he could only lose certain states if the election is “rigged,” and called on supporters to go to polling stations to “watch” other voters. On Oct. 15, he went further, tweeting that the 2016 presidential race “looks like a rigged election.” But Douglas County Election Manager Sheri Davis is having none of that. “He’s a novice to the election process,” she said of Trump. “He doesn’t have a full grasp of the process or he wouldn’t say that.” Davis and Douglas County Clerk and Recorder Merlin Klotz explained that the entire electoral process is closely monitored by bipartisan teams of election judges. Care is taken in hiring and staff management to match up Republican and Democratic partners every step of the way, from the time ballots are drafted to the time each vote is recorded. “We’ve got both Rs and Ds conducting the election,” Klotz said, “Everybody coming into the process has their own interests, but the process offsets that interest.” Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Matt Crane concurred with Klotz. “Nothing is a one-person operation,” Crane said, adding that every square inch of Arapahoe County’s election buildings are monitored by security cameras. Concerns about vote tampering tend to “bubble up” in presidential election cycles, but Crane said transparency is key to allay-

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ELECTION MONITORING Residents who wish to become an election monitor must be certified to do so. Only members of the press or party, candidate and issue representatives are eligible to become monitors.

General Election tab for information and requirements. Information is also available at 303-795-4511.

Douglas County is no longer seeking election judges. Clerk and Recorder Merlin Klotz recommends citizens In Arapahoe County, citizens wishing interested in monitoring polling to become election judges can go to ArapahoeVotes.com/apply. Positions stations call the elections office at 303-660-7444, and to do so well are still available at some Aurora in advance of Nov. 8 to provide polling stations. Anyone interested sufficient time to go through the in becoming a poll monitor can go to the site and click on the 2016 process.

ing those fears. “We aren’t dismissive of those concerns — it’s good to remind us to go back and validate the process,” Crane said. “We try to be as open and transparent as possible to knock down the rumors and myths that are out there.” While Trump is raising doubts about the electoral system, the Obama administration has accused Russian hackers of trying to influence the election. Recent breaches of Democratic databases have seen the unauthorized release of emails and party members’ personal information, and the FBI is still investigating the breaches. Whether or not those claims turn out to be true, Davis said hackers can’t change a ballot once it’s cast. “There’s no hacking,” Davis insisted. “The vote-counting system is a standalone system” and isn’t connected to the internet. As for Trump’s recruitment of election “watchers,” Crane and Davis both stressed that the process is open to observation, as long as people follow the rules. “You can’t just show up,” Davis said. Campaign members, the press and election volunteers can be certified from election services to monitor polling stations, but individuals without authorization from

Voters who wish to learn more about the mail-in voting process in Douglas County can watch the “The Life of a Ballot” video at douglas. co.us/elections. Voters in Arapahoe and Douglas Counties can find more about voting registration, deadlines and general information at: • Arapahoe County: ArapahoeVotes. com • Douglas County: DouglasVotes.

com Klotz stressed the importance of mailing or dropping off ballots as early as possible. Douglas County processes approximately 20,000 ballots per day with an expected return of 200,000 ballots. “If we receive 40 percent of those on the last two days, it could be late in the week before we get the full results,” Klotz said.

‘NO EVIDENCE’ OF RIGGING CLAIMS Since Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claims of election rigging last weekend, national politicians, including Trump’s running mate Gov. Mike Pence, have downplayed or dismissed the claims. On Oct. 17, Colorado Secretary of State spokesperson Lynn Bartels weighed in, and she didn’t mince words. “Donald Trump has been tweeting about elections being rigged, but he offers no evidence of such,” Bartels said in an email to local media outlets. “I follow Donald Trump on Twitter and I don’t recall him saying the polling places and the elections were rigged when he was the department aren’t legally permitted within 100 feet of the building. “They’re certainly welcome to (observe), but we would recommend them brushing up on election law first,” Crane said. “It’s important to know what’s legal and what isn’t.” Crane added that he’s been working with law enforcement to prepare for any scenarios of voter intimidation.

winning one primary election after another.” Bartels pointed out that the allegations also fail to take into account the security of mailballot systems like those used in Colorado, Oregon and Washington. “He claims that the elections also are being rigged at many `polling places.’ Colorado is a mail-ballot state. In 2014, only 5 percent of the votes came from a Voter Service and Polling Center. The other 95 percent came from mail ballots. The county clerks have extensive checks and balances in place in scanning the mail ballots.” “If we get a report that there’s any intimidation going on, we will be out there very quickly,” he said. “We’re preparing for any eventuality.” Klotz and Davis said the Douglas County election team also has been working closely with local police to protect voters, inside or outside the 100-foot perimeter. But they wouldn’t reveal their strategy. “We have our plans,” Klotz said, smiling.

Secretary of State says election process secure Wayne Williams discusses ballot questions and election process

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Secretary of State Wayne Williams told Arapahoe Community College students that a Russian hack of Colorado’s electoral process is not a serious concern. Photo by Kyle Harding

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Experts offer advice for high school seniors Below, experts, parents and students weigh in on making a plan for after high school, whether it includes attending college or not.

Tips for how to navigate the next chapter in life By Alex DeWind adewind@coloradocommunity As the 2016-17 school year progresses, many high school seniors are faced with what may be overwhelming questions: What are your plans for after high school? What colleges are you applying to? What will you study? Research shows that continuing on to college has its benefits. According to the Pew Research Center, millennials who graduate from college earn more money than those who don’t. College-educated millennials — a term used to describe people born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s — also have lower unemployment and poverty rates and they are more satisfied with their jobs, Pew reports. There are other routes after high school — entering the workforce, joining the military, taking a gap year — but for those considering college, education experts say now is the time to start thinking about applications.

Online resources Barb Cousins is president of the Douglas County Association for Gifted and Talented — a group of parents, educators and community leaders that supports the needs of gifted and advanced learners in the school district. Her daughter, a gifted senior at Rock Canyon High School, has worked with a college coach for a couple of years — a resource that isn’t attainable for all students, she said. “That’s normally not a feasible thing to do, in terms of time and money,” Cousins said. Almost two months ago, Cousins started working at College Choice Today, an online platform to help students map out their best choice in education and career for a one-time fee of $295. Her education values aligned with the company’s, she said. Rick Cochran, CEO of College Choice Today, said that includes helping students find the right path. “Instead of educating these kids, let

me help kids figure out what they are going to do with their lives,” he said. “They have a couple of choices — sit on the couch, get a job or go to school.” Cochran started College Choice Today — headquartered in Waco, Texas — about a year ago. To use the platform, a student is asked to register and pay the fee. He or she then takes a 20-30 minute online assessment and the website generates a report with the best colleges, areas of study, careers and funding options for the student. Every student is also assigned a personal coach. “Coaches are individuals that are professionally trained, have gone through school and have advanced degrees,” Cochran said. “They work with the parent and the student to personalize a solution for them.” Cochran said through his business, he hopes to get students excited about their futures. “We believe that education is the pathway to success,” he said. Advice from college experts If college is in the plans, education experts say now is the time to start applying. “Our seniors are in the middle of the

application process,” said Linda August, counselor at SkyView Academy, a college preparatory school in Highlands Ranch that serves grades preschool through high school. “We encourage them to keep applying.” She added that students should apply to all of the schools they could potentially want to attend. “Don’t let finances stop you,” she said. “You can apply for financial aid.” Sarah Seeborg, admissions counselor of Portland State University in Oregon, attended a college fair in late September for juniors and seniors at SkyView Academy. Her advice: “Apply early. And pay attention to deadlines.” Jon Ail, high school principal of SkyView Academy, said it’s never too early to start thinking about college — some students start contemplating life after high school as freshmen, others as juniors. He encourages his senior students to keep their options open when applying to schools. “Don’t get keyed up on one school,” he said. “You don’t have to have your whole life figured out to a T — it’s OK to discover things along the way.”

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By Alex DeWind adewind@coloradocommunity Larry Bowben had 25 years worth of paint lying around his house — all from the everyday projects a homeowner encounters. On Saturday, Bowben brought his paint to ThunderRidge High School for a fundraiser hosted by GreenSheen Paint — an Englewood-based latex paint recycling company. “I heard about it on the radio,” said Bowben, of Lone Tree. “I thought it was a good way to get rid of my paint for a good cause.” Saturday’s event was free, but GreenSheen Paint staff asked for donations for the ThunderRidge girls’ softball team. The fundraiser was one of many the ecofriendly company hosts throughout metro Denver with proceeds going to schools, churches and homeowner’s associations. “It’s so convenient for people to have this right in their neighborhood,” GreenSheen Paint founder Kevin Callahan said. Callahan founded GreenSheen Paint in 2010. The Centennial resident was working as a paint contractor when he noticed how difficult it was to dispose of

GreenSheen Paint staff organize used paint cans at a paint drive and fundraiser for the ThunderRidge girls’ softball team on Oct. 15. The paint will be brought back to GreenSheen’s warehouse in Englewood where it will be blended, cleaned and repackaged for future use. Photos by Alex DeWind the substance. “It was psychically impossible to get rid of it,” he said. “So I started recycling my own paint and using it for my own business. When I told my customers, they thought it was really cool.” Callahan doesn’t call himself an environmentalist — he sees his business as an

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You have seen the advertisements on television, or heard them on the radio, and have probably seen them propagated on social media. “Vote Yes on Amendment (X),” or “Vote No on Amendment (Y).” Frankly there are more promotions asking us to vote “Yes” or “No” on an amendment than there is any substance to the amendment or the promotion. And I am sure many of you, like me, sit and wonder about what “Yes” and “No” really means in this year’s election. When I saw that latest ads asking for support or not to support Amendment 103 and 104 I kind of gave up on trying to remember how many amendments I can possibly keep track of, let alone make an intelligent vote for. So let’s put the amendments and the election behind us if we can for just a moment, or a day, or a month or a year or so. Sorry, I had another “Yikes” moment. But if we can put it all behind us and think about what we say “Yes” to and what we say “No” to for just a minute, we can probably save ourselves some time and certainly some angst. We can even become more productive and more at peace with all that we are doing and all that we are thinking about. Once again, I am not the first person to

share this advice nor will I be the last. As a matter of fact, I was recently reminded of this incredible advice by a very close friend of mine during a recent discussion. The advice is this, “Learn to say `No’ more often, so that you can say `Yes’ to the most Michael Norton important things and people in your WINNING life.” Seems so simple WORDS right? Yet so many of us want to be liked or seek approval that we will say “Yes” to everything and never leave ourselves enough time for anything. Again, not the first person to tell you this, and probably will never be the last. But repetition is the mother or father of either invention or success, and both are awesome. So hopefully you will hear it again and again and again from someone or everyone. Just think about this with me for a minute, what have you been saying “Yes” to that has caused you stress, drama, or has

forced you into being less productive than you could be? For me, it’s too many things, too many ideas, too many new business opportunities, and just too many “asks.” Saying “No” is hard for many of us. But we have to learn to say “No” so that we can say “Yes” to what is most important in our lives and the lives of those family and friends closest to us. This is not selfish, it is just reality. Saying “No,” by the way, is like batting practice. The more attempts or swings that you get, the more comfortable you will become at saying “No.” Just like a baseball player becomes more comfortable at the plate. They know which pitch to say “No” to and which pitch they can take a swing at. Saying “No” is hard. Saying “Yes” is easy. “Yes” is what people want to hear. So how about you? If you are struggling with learning what to say “Yes” to or what to say “No” to, I would love to hear all about it at gotonorton@gmail.com. And when we can learn to say “No” to the unimportant and say “Yes” to the important, it really will be a better than good week. Michael Norton is a resident of Castle Rock, the former president of the Zig Ziglar Corporation, a strategic consultant and a business and personal coach.

Vote no on Amendment 71 This amendment, while well-intentioned, is primarily a stealth attack on TABOR. If enacted, Amendment 71 would allow a repeal of TABOR (and any other existing initiated amendments such as term limits) by only 51 percent of voters, whereas any new constitutional change would require 55 percent approval. Clearly a double standard. Amendment 71’s requirement to have 2 percent of registered voters in each Senate District is a bar so high that only extremely wealthy individuals could jump over it. Yes, our current process for citizen-initiated amendments could use some modification, but 71 goes too far and is basically a Trojan horse for big government spenders who don’t like the reasonable spending limits required by TABOR. Fred Hammer Lone Tree

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It may not be the right choice, but it’s the only one that’s left

Craig Marshall Smith

QUIET DESPERATION

I don’t feel good about this, but I don’t think I have a choice — in more ways than one. I have decided not to vote. Oh, I am going to vote. Just not for a president. I am fatigued, disgusted and disillusioned. I refuse to vote for the lesser of two anvils. And I’m tired of Hannity and Coo-

per and Blitzer and Kelly. It’s my ultimate responsibility, isn’t it? I am not doing my duty. Theodore Hesburgh said, “Voting is a civic sacrament.” I’m glad all over that this isn’t my first voting opportunity. I’d have a political hangover for years, and

might not want to vote again. I have seen some genuine fools come and go, and some of them were elected. Nothing like this, though. I know what it means. I cannot complain about the outcome. Like the song (“Crazy”) goes, “It wasn’t because I didn’t know enough, I just knew too much.” Standing in front of their sycophants, who look like they are standing behind someone decent and profound, and listening to them yap about Miss Universe, I decided that I was done. All beauty pageants are imbecilic to begin with. For one of them to be a moment this deep into a presidential campaign stinks from here to Venezuela. I am no one’s role model except my own. I learned about right and wrong from the right man. My father. What would he say? Pop was a Republican. We stopped talking about politics. It was Smith continues on Page 11

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Sustainable growth looks like trend The presidential election is in a few weeks and many investors are uneasy. There are just a few weeks left of campaign ads and next month there will be a new president announced. The stock market, Patricia Kummer however, seems more concerned FINANCIAL about corporate STRATEGIES earnings and interest rates. At least as of this writing. Historical research on stock market performance during election years turned out to be a big yawn. It may be best summed up by an international bank stating: “Absent recessions, there isn’t much of an election cycle.” During previous election years, the financial markets move in the direction the economic news of the day dictates, not who is in office. There have been slight downturns when a sitting president cannot run, which is the case in 2016. There are indications that financial markets prefer there to be two parties between the White House and Congress, not a single party in control. Markets like economic growth and dislike uncertainty. Once the new president

is determined and some of the uncertainty falls away, then we are back to what the economy dictates as potential for economic growth. Since 1928, the Standard & Poor’s 500 — a widely watched benchmark of U.S. large-cap companies — has dropped in presidential election years that don’t include an incumbent seeking re-election, notes Stephen Suttmeier, research analyst at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research. By contrast, in years when the sitting president is up for re-election, the S&P 500 has averaged returns of 12.6 percent. The average for all years from 1928 through 2014 is 7.5 percent. Most analysts agree, we are not headed into recession and the general positive trend of the markets could very well continue barring extreme cases such as terrorism, or total misses of hitting economic growth targets for China. Therefore, let’s review our current and potential economic situation, as that is where the focus will be within a few weeks after the election. The positives are: Economic growth in the 2-3 percent GDP range. The most substantial since the Great Recession of 2008-9. Unemployment has fallen from 10 percent to 5 percent and appears sustainable at these levels. Housing values have risen beyond the pre-credit crisis and in some cities have begun leveling off. Wages will likely increase gradually

as growth pushes businesses to expand and fewer qualified workers are available. Inflation has been gradually ticking up. This is listed as a positive, in that if the goal is to get back to “normal” monetary policy, this could indicate potential growth going forward. Too much inflation, of course, is bad when it dampers economic growth. However, the current situation of very nominal increases of under one-half of 1 percent is perceived as healthy. Corporate earnings are improving, which in turn will help bring valuations in line. The negatives are: The age of the bull market, although the market increases since the end of Quantitative Easing has been reasonably slower. World market conditions, namely high debt and slow growth and aging demographics. Commodities continue to struggle under slower growth and large supplies despite some recent increases in oil prices. The effects of long-term low interest rate environment on fixed income portfolio holdings. Market volatility based on instant news worldwide. These knee-jerk reactions create background noise that may cause investors to abandon their long-term strategy. In summary, it is important for investors to stay focused on their strategy. It could be just as dangerous to miss an opportunity as it is to miss a market correction. It is fully expected that the markets could pull

back 10-15 percent just due to the run-up we have had since 2009. Again, this would likely be based on an interest rate increase, earnings forecast or global issues. Of course an unexpected natural disaster, terrorist attacks or other non-financial issues could easily push the markets over until everything is sorted out. Rarely in history does a presidential election drive market returns, especially if there is perceived economic growth potential. Investors may look to benefit from the explosion of new cloud technology, health-care changes and anything related to the $15 trillion industry called the baby boomers. The level of uncertainty of either candidate’s agenda will get the media riled up and could certainly cause some additional volatility in the near term. However, in the larger scheme of things, economic prosperity is what investors want, and the economy looks to be on a trend toward sustainable and reasonable growth.

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will talk without stabbing the air with a forefinger to make a too-loud point about something they promise to do, first thing, as soon as they are elected, and then rub their hands together like Oil Can Harry after tying someone to the railroad tracks. It’s been vulgar and coarse for two years now. I would sooner vote for my mail carrier, or Vin Scully. Eight years ago, I stood in line for three hours to vote. It means a lot to me. If you think I am taking the easy way out this time, I’m not.

I sweated this out. “Maybe one of them will become presidential.” I have been hearing that. That’s crazy too. It’s like saying a GP will become a brain surgeon, if you just hand him a brain. One way or another, we’ll all get by. There are plenty of other things to think about. Washington is very far away when your best friend is fighting a heroin addiction, or you’re out of work, or your marriage is disintegrating.

I don’t recommend what I am about not to do. Like I said, I am not a model for anyone, or a final arbiter of anything. I can’t look at either one of them without something else. It comes with some resignation in it, about the realities of existence, and perhaps it comes with aging. It’s sadness.

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the only thing we couldn’t agree upon. But I believe he would understand why I had chosen not to vote. Maybe not right away, but eventually. I cannot vote for anyone who is not as decent as my father. How’s that? There must be someone out there who

Patricia Kummer has been an independent Certified Financial Planner for 29 years and is president of Kummer Financial Strategies Inc., a Registered Investment Advisor in Highlands Ranch. Kummer Financial is a six-year 5280 Top Advisor. Please visit www. kummerfinancial.com for more information or call the economic hotline at 303683-5800. Any material discussed is meant for informational purposes only and not a substitute for individual advice.

Craig Marshall Smith is an artist, educator and Highlands Ranch resident. He can be reached at craigmarshallsmith@ comcast.net.

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Political Douglas County Democrats executive committee meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of every month at various sites. Contact Mike Jones at 720-509-9048 or email info@DouglasDemocrats.org. Social-discussion meetings take place in Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock, Parker, Lone Tree and Roxborough. Visit douglasdemocrats.org and click on calendar for more information. Douglas County Libertarian Development Group meets at 6 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at the Rio Grande Restaurant, 9535 Park Meadows Drive. Go to LPDG.org. The group also has a very active Facebook page. In addition, we are also recognized by the State Libertarian party. Contact Wayne Harlos at 303-229-3435. 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. Highlands Ranch, Roxborough, and Lone Tree Democrats meet at 7 p.m. the Thursday of every month for topical speakers and lively discussion at the James H. LaRue Library, 9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch. Visit www.douglasdemocrats.org for more information. Highlands Republican Club meets at 7 a.m. every last Friday of the month at Salsa Brava, 52 W. Springer Drive, Highlands Ranch. Speakers of local, state and national political office address the group. Call Rick Murray at 303933-3292, or e-mail at rickmrry@yahoo.com. Parker Democrats meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month for discussion of timely topics, led by knowledgeable speakers, at the South Metro Fire Station 45, 16801 Northgate Drive, Parker. Visit www.douglasdemocrats.org

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Professional BNI Connections (www.thebniconnections. com) invites business owners to attend its meeting held each Tuesday, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Lone Tree Recreation Center, 10249 Ridgegate Circle. There is no charge to attend a meeting as a guest. Please visit www.thebniconnections.com or contact Jack Rafferty, 303-414-2363 or jrafferty@hmbrown.com. Business Leads Group meets at 7:15 a.m. Wednesdays at LePeep at Quebec Street and County Line Road. Call Rita Coltrane at 303792-3587. CERTUS Professional Network meets for its Highlands Ranch networking event from 2-3:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Corner Bakery Café, 1601 Mayberry Drive, Highlands Ranch. Build your network, grow your business, network less. Our events are structured to connect professionals with the resources, power partners and leaders to expand their business and the business of others. Open to all industries, includes 30 minutes of open networking and organized introductions to the group. Cost: $12 non-CERTUS members at the door. First participants pay half price. RSVP not required. More info about CERTUS™ Professional Network at http:// www.CertusNetwork.com. 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 303-7034102. Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce, 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. Clubs continues on Page 40

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Supernatural sleuths pursue ghosts Paranormal investigators explore things that go bump in the night By Tom Skelley tskelley@coloradocommunitymedia.com

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ven when she was by herself, Luana Kurz always knew she really wasn’t. “I never felt alone at nighttime,” she said. As a child Kurz didn’t want to believe in ghosts, despite mounting evidence that her family shared their home with other, invisible tenants. Candles blew out on their own. Cabinet doors, closed when the family went to bed, were open in the morning. Lying in bed one night when she was 17, Kurz received a visit from her grandfather. “I was lying on my side, I couldn’t move, and I felt cold,” Kurz said. “I felt a hand patting me, and I looked down and saw his hand, and I just felt his peace.” She remained in bed, motionless, until her father knocked on her door. “About an hour later, the phone rang and my father came to my room,” Kurz said. “He said ‘I just want to tell you that your

grandpa died about an hour ago.’ ” Englewood resident Michelle Mayer always had a feeling her childhood home in Rochester, New York, was haunted, but her parents wouldn’t talk about her suspicions. When she moved to her own apartment in 1987, she didn’t suspect there were ghosts in the building. She knew. Lights turned themselves on and off. The phone rang spontaneously. She watched plates float around her kitchen. “I’d be cooking and the dish I was about to put the food on would move from one side of the sink to the other,” Mayer, 45, said. At 10 years old in Michigan, LeeAnna Jonas and two friends played with a Ouija board, hoping for a spooky thrill. They ended up screaming and running from the basement. “We all looked up and saw an apparition of a woman sitting in a rocking chair, with a baby in one arm and a knife in her other hand,” the 54-year-old Littleton resident said. “I always knew it was there,” Jonas said. “I just didn’t know how to find out for sure.” Now she knows. Ghosts continues on Page 13

A 2005 photo taken by Michelle Mayer shows rising mists at the Central City Masonic cemetery. A formation in the center, somewhat skeletal in appearance, appears to be rising from a headstone. Courtesy photo

Michelle Mayer, head of Full Moon Explorations, takes a stroll through Littleton Cemetery on Oct. 6. Mayer says paranormal investigations don’t require equipment beyond a camera and an audio recorder. Photo by Tom Skelley

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An Ovilus, such as this one used by LeeAnna Jonas, amplifies and deciphers supernatural voices. Courtesy photo


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‘Swan Lake’ features retiring dancer Principal dancer Maria Mosina, as Odette, partners with Alexei Tyukov in selected performances of “Swan Lake” at the Ellie Caulkins Opera Sonya Ellingboe House, Denver Performing SONYA’S Arts Complex. SAMPLER Mosina has announced that she’ll retire at the end of this season and turn to teaching younger dancers. The set and costumes are elegant and a live orchestra accompanies the dancers with Tchaikovsky’s lyrical score. A real treat! Remaining performances: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Oct. 21, Oct. 22; 2 p.m. Oct. 23. Coloradoballet.org, 303-8378888, ext. 2. ‘It Can’t Happen Here’ — or can it? On Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. Curious Theatre, 1080 Acoma St., Denver, will join theaters across the nation in a free reading performance of a new adaptation of “It Can’t Happen Here,” based on Sinclair Lewis’ satirical novel (1935). Written during the rise of fascism in Europe, it tells a story of a demagogue who becomes

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Jonas, Mayer and Kurz all spend their nights probing the noises, apparitions and other unexplained phenomena that keep others up at night. They offer their services for free, to maintain objectivity and propriety. “It’s kind of unethical to have a scared homeowner and charge them for your help,” Kurz said. “We’re out there to learn, we’re out there to help,” Jonas added. “The living and the dead.” ‘They reach out to you’ Kurz, 40, leads Colorado Shadow Investigations, a team of 10 to 12 people who feel connected to the afterlife and look for traces of it in the metro area. The team has performed approximately 200 investigations since its 2010 inception, relying on a combination of intuition and technology. The goal, Kurz said, is research rather than finding hard proof. “When I started out I just wanted to find that one piece of evidence, to prove it to the scientific community,” Kurz said, but the more she looked for evidence, the more elusive it became. “You can’t repeat results like you do with scientific research,” she said. “You can’t make an apparition walk the same way down a hallway.”

president of the United States by promising to make the country great again. In 1936, theaters across the U.S. opened the play on the same night and this will be an 80th anniversary commemoration. The new adaptation is written by Berkeley Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Tony Taccone. Free, but RSVP is required at curioustheatre.org/canthappen. Salida Circus Spooky fun and Halloween acts will be performed by the Salida Circus at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Bemis Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. All ages. Free refreshments. 303-7953961. ‘Play-in’ presented The Arapahoe Philharmonic will present a “play-in” for high school orchestra and band students in Arapahoe and Douglas counties, as well as avocational adult musicians in the community, at Chaparral High School, 15655 Brookstone Drive, Parker. The school is hosting this full day orchestral experience. Participants will spend the day rehearsing the first movement of Beethoven’s “Fifth Symphony” and Sibelius’ “Finlandia.” The community is invited to a free 30-minute performance at 6:30 p.m. Devin Patrick Hughes is music director of the Arapahoe Philharmonic. Arapahoe-phil.org,

As she got more seasoned, Kurz relied less on her tools than her senses. After more than 200 cases, she said her abilities have sharpened to the point that she can see, smell and hear ghosts, as well as sense their moods. She said the spirits she meets are almost always playful and positive. “Eventually I learned to open up,” she said. “When they know you can communicate, they reach out to you.” “Reaching out” has never been a problem for Jonas, who says she and her partners at Spirit Realm Investigative Project “always find something” on the 50-plus investigations they’ve conducted. A bigger problem, she said, is getting a ghost to back off. On her first investigation with partner Lolli Hughes, the duo explored a historic warehouse in Central City. The building’s original owner was reputed to have traveled to Haiti to dabble in voodoo in the early 1900s. Jonas said he brought something back with him, something that attacked Hughes. “She said it felt like something was squeezing her spine,” Jonas said. “We had to get her out of the building as soon as possible.” Like Kurz, Mayer said she’s performed more than 200 investigations, but hasn’t had any violent interactions with spirits. “I haven’t had any that were what I’d call scary. Creepy, I’d say maybe 1 percent. Grumpy, which I define as having an attitude but harmless, I’d

303-781-1892. Denver Lyric Opera Guild DLOG’s next Opera on Tuesday meeting will be at 11 a.m. on Nov. 1 at Pinehurst Country Club, 6255 W. Quincy Ave., Denver. The program will feature DU’s Lamont School of Music. Reservations by Oct. 27. ($40). Pay on dlog website, denverlyricoperaguild.org or send check to: Linda Young, 934 S. Cove Way, Denver, CO 80210. Guests welcome. ACC Foundation “Grapes and Hops to Grads” will be hosted by Arapahoe Community College Foundation from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the Mike Ward Automotive Maserati Showroom, 1850 Lucent Court in Highlands Ranch. Sample from more than 45 different wines and craft beers from LIDO Wine Merchants. Proceeds will support the ACC Foundation. Tickets cost $45/person; $75/couple. ACC employees, alumni and students may purchase tickets for $35: bit.ly/ ACCgrapes. Information: foundation@arapahoe.edu, 303-797-5881. Parker Symphony Dvorak’s “New World Symphony” will be featured in the Parker Symphony’s concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker. Tickets: $27: parkerarts. org.

say about 20 percent,” she said. “The only time I’ve ever screamed was in Cañon City.” Mayer and her team, Full Moon Explorations, were touring the former women’s prison, notorious for the restless spirits of former inmates. Wrapping things up for the night, she picked up her laptop. “There was a cockroach about four inches long under it,” she said. Opening minds, not changing them Mayer welcomes skeptics to accompany her group on investigations. She lets them use audio recorders and cameras she provides so they know the information hasn’t been manipulated. Still, she says, not everyone can be convinced that spirits walk among them. “I won’t say we’ve turned a lot of skeptics into believers,” Mayer said, “but maybe we’ve opened their minds up.” The peaceful connection Kurz feels to the afterlife is reason enough to continue her work. Whatever others think of it, she said, isn’t her concern. “For me, this has opened up another world,” Kurz said. “I don’t worry about other people’s opinions.” All three women added that while they are happy to share their findings, convincing skeptics isn’t part of the job. They leave that to others. “They won’t believe it,” Jonas said, “until it happens to them.”

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Suspense “Wait until Dark” by Frederick Knott, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, plays through Nov. 5 at the Avenue Theater, 417 E. 17th Ave., Denver. This thriller opened on Broadway 50 years ago and Hatcher has placed it in a new setting, Greenwich Village at the end of World War II. John Ashton directs. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and some Sundays. Tickets, avenuetheater.com, 303-3215925.

A woman walks into a bar … “Stella and Lou” by Bruce Graham plays Oct. 28 through Nov. 27 at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora. Directed by Lorraine Scott. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $22-$30. 303-856-7830, vintagetheatre.com. For the kids “Junie B. Jones: The Musical” by Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich plays through Dec. 20 at the Arvada Center Children’s Theatre, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada. It is adapted from the “Junie B. Jones” series

of books by Barbara Park and directed by David and Julie Payne. Plays in the Main Stage through Oct. 29, 11 a.m. and noon on many days and in the Black Box Theatre at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. November and December. See arvadacenter.org for dates and times or call 720-898-7200.

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For young audiences “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” adapted by Rory Pierce from Washington Irving’s original story, plays one more Saturday than originally announced, Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. at Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Ave., Golden. Tickets: $10, 303-935-

American witches “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller plays through Nov. 5 at the John Hand Theater, 7653 E. First Place, Denver (Lowry). Presented by Firehouse Theatre Company. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays. Tickets: firehousetheatercompany.com.

Spooky classic “Dracula” plays through Nov. 6 at the Aurora Fox, 9900 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets, aurorafox.org.

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Brooklyn Stege, 16 months, of Denver, picks up a wee-sized pumpkin at the annual Pumpkin Patch of Centennial, held at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 8545 E. Dry Creek Road.

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Brooklyn Stege, 16 months, walks with her grandpa at the annual Pumpkin Patch of Centennial. The pumpkin patch is open daily 10 a.m. to dusk until Oct. 31.

Green and yellow gourds, ginormous and peewee-sized pumpkins, red wagons and haystacks — it’s the annual Pumpkin Patch of Centennial. “Once you buy one, you look around and think, `Oh wait, that one is better,’ ” said Marta Ives, who oversees the patch on Fridays. The patch not only makes for a fun fall activity, it is also a fundraising event

for Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. Proceeds go towards several organizations that serve the hungry and homeless in Arapahoe and Douglas counties, including the Covenant Cupboard Food Pantry, St. Clare’s Supper Ministry, Family Tree House of Hope, St. Francis Center and the HAAT Force. At the patch there’s something for everyone, including for Brooklyn Stege, of Denver. The 16-month-old perused her options for about an hour before she found the perfect mini-sized pumpkin. The pumpkin patch is open daily from 10 a.m. to dusk until Oct. 31 at 8545 E. Dry Creek Road.

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Xcel’s plans also call for approximately three miles of underground 12-inch pipeline that will run from the regulator station into the Backcountry Wilderness Area — south of East Wildcat Reserve Parkway — near several homes and three schools: Summit View Elementary, Mountain Ridge Middle and Mountain Vista High School. The request followed a withdrawn proposal to build the regulator station on a different piece of property, near an elementary school, in Highlands Ranch in early March. Xcel planned to install a 12inch connection below ground to an existing underground pipeline in the open space behind Saddle Ranch Elementary School, 805 W. English Sparrow Trail,

near Wildcat Reserve Parkway and South Broadway. The structure itself would have been 50 feet by 65 feet and less than 100 feet from Saddle Ranch’s playground. Following opposition from residents, Xcel withdrew its original proposal on May 3. The new location will deliver natural gas to residential and business customers in northwest Douglas County, including Sterling Ranch — a large community under construction south of Chatfield Reservoir — and the Roxborough Water and Sanitation District. Corey Higel, project manager of Xcel, said at the public hearing that the project is critically important for the growth of Douglas County. He added that Xcel cannot access the existing underground pipeline anywhere outside of Highlands Ranch. Parents, residents and Douglas County School Board President Meghann Silver-

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“They’re all positions that are a challenge to fill, but I don’t want to rush and make bad decisions,” Kane said. “We have to make good decisions going forward. We’re taking our time and making sure we get it right.” The turnover concerns Board of Education Vice President Judith Reynolds because of the challenges of hiring out of the typical hiring season, which is generally spring and summer, and hiring into an interim situation. However, she said she is confident Kane can handle the situation. “Superintendent Kane and her team have a plan in place for covering the gaps, and are committed to hiring quality people into positions,” Reynolds said. “ I am confident in her and the staff’s ability to cover the positions that need to be covered, whether that is through a hire or restructuring of duties.” School board member David Ray said

By Oct. 18, the petition had more than 250 signatures. On it she cited concerns about building on historical property and the safety of students. Following the public hearing, Shocker thanked community members who opposed Xcel’s application. “I am very proud of the community’s response on this — we proved that we can pull together for a good cause,” she wrote in a letter. Xcel officials say the natural gas regulator station is designed at higher specifications than normal to ensure safety and that its aesthetics will blend in with the nearby ranch structures. The welds of the new pipeline will be inspected by X-ray before installation, Xcel said, and there will be a constant monitor that will sound an alarm if anything goes wrong. Xcel expects construction to begin in November and to be complete in May of next year.

that while turnover can cause unrest, it can also lead to positive change. “This allows hiring and retaining upper-level administration who are motivated to restore our district to a place of excellence,” Ray said. School board President Meghann Silverthorn said the turnover at the administrative level also makes her nervous because it means people with institutional knowledge are leaving the district. The goal should be to maintain as much continuity as possible, she said. “It happens all the time, but I want to make sure that we can find a way to keep doing business so that it doesn’t impact students,” Silverthorn said. “They should never know that there is turnover and things going on at the top level. We should be able to provide all of the same opportunities to them that we always have regardless of what’s going on in central administration.” The departures are not unexpected, school board member Wendy Vogel said. “We are clearly in a period of change,” she said, “and I am confident there will be excellent people willing to step into to those positions.”

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“Nobody thinks Congress is doing a good job,” said Carroll, who was state Senate president in 2013 and also represented state House District 36 from 2004-08. The 6th Congressional District encompasses Aurora, Centennial, Highlands Ranch, Littleton and portions of Adams County, among other areas. The Trump factor Coffman never endorsed Trump and released a TV ad in August vowing to stand up to him in which he said, “I don’t care for him much.” But Carroll said Coffman never explicitly disavowed him. Then came Oct. 7, when audio was leaked of Trump from 11 years ago, bragging to then-“Access Hollywood” host Billy Bush about groping women. Coffman became one of the first Republicans to call on Trump to drop out of the race, saying he should step down for the good of the country and give Republicans a chance at winning the presidency. In an Oct. 14 interview with Colorado Community Media, Coffman also said he will not vote for Trump. He would not say who he will vote for, only that he won’t vote for Clinton, either. He said he hopes Trump will focus on policy for the rest of the campaign. But for all of Coffman’s distancing himself from Trump, Carroll’s campaign has continually linked the two Republicans. Carroll has also criticized Coffman for not abandoning Trump over earlier controversies. Carroll, however, also cites low congressional approval ratings as an opportunity for her. A Gallup Poll in September found only 20 percent of respondents approved of Congress’ performance.

On the issues Both Carroll and Coffman tout a willingness to work across the aisle, but each accuses the other of partisanship. Carroll notes she has worked under Democratic and Republican governors and said she is hopeful that she could find bipartisan consensus on criminal justice reform in the House, drawing on experience while interning with a drug court program during law school. “At one point not that long ago, half the felonies in this state were drug possession,” she said. Carroll also hopes to find agreement on mental health and immigration reform. Coffman points out he stands against fellow Republicans on some immigration issues and also in his desire to rein in Pentagon spending. Carroll said she joined with legislators on both sides of the aisle earlier this year to rid the state of red light cameras on civil liberties grounds, but the bill was vetoed by Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat. She also wants to tackle student loan debt, which Carroll calls “the single biggest financial crisis we’ve got.” “It’s surpassed credit card debt, it’s actually surpassed the housing crisis during the recession,” she said. “And the frustrating thing is, this isn’t something Congress can’t do anything about. Congress decides what the interest rates are — whether, if and how people are allowed to refinance their loans.” Coffman said he wants to make home ownership easier through tax-advantaged savings plans and construction law defect reform to encourage building lower-cost townhomes and condos. “Half of the renters (in the district) are paying a third or more of their income in rent,” he said, citing a Harvard University study. He also said he wants to save Buckley Air Force Base, the district’s biggest employer, from closure. Both candidates say they want to reform the Department of Veterans

Affairs, and with the debacle surrounding the Aurora VA Medical Center construction, it weighs heavily in the district. On military and veterans issues, Coffman leans on his background as a retired Marine Corps officer and veteran of the Gulf War and the Iraq War and his work on Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs committees in the House. Since the district was redrawn following the 2010 census to include all of Aurora, dropping several south metro suburbs, Coffman has worked to improve his outreach to its high minority and immigrant population — learning Spanish, appearing at cultural events and pushing for immigration reforms. The district now is approximately one-fifth Hispanic and has large Asian and African immigrant populations as well. Opponents have criticized his actions as pandering, noting that Coffman co-sponsored legislation to make English an official national language in 2012. Following a narrow 2012 win, after which he said he didn’t do enough outreach in his newly diverse territory, Coffman won a landslide victory in 2014 over challenger Andrew Romanoff. “There’s no question that this is a swing district and this is one a Democrat can win,” Carroll said. “(Barack) Obama won this district twice, Hickenlooper won this district twice, Michael Bennet won this district, I’ve been elected four times from within this district.” Coffman admits he has run up against a perception by some of his immigrant constituents that Republicans hate immigrants, even legal ones. He also knows that in the year of Trump, who kicked off his presidential run with a speech characterizing Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers, down-ballot Republicans could be collateral damage. “I’m lucky that I’m well-known in the district,” he said. “I think that if I were running for the first time, it wouldn’t go well.”

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Competitors strive to be a cut above the rest Meat cutters show their skills at ice arena in first competition round By Alex DeWind adewind@coloradocommunity The more than 30 men and women — from Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming and South Dakota — at South Suburban Ice Arena last week weren’t wearing ice skates. Instead they were bundled up and stationed in front of a table with slabs of meat and kitchenware. The first round of the Texas Roadhouse National Meat Cutting Competition, created in 2001 to recognize the restaurant’s meat cutters, was held Oct. 11 at the Littleton ice venue. Texas Roadhouse has locations throughout the state and is known for its American cuisine, including steak, hand-made sides and rolls. The restaurant’s meat cutters are similar to butchers, said Rob Pesa, Texas Roadhouse product coach. “It is a skill,” Pesa said. “Unfortunately, it’s a lost art.” At the event, each participant was given 25-30 pounds of beef — including one sirloin, one tenderloin and one ribeye — to cut in 60 minutes in the 38-degree ice rink. Meat cutters were judged on quality, speed and yield. Five advanced to the semi-finals round, which is scheduled for March in Orlando, Florida. The winner of the national competition will pocket $20,000 and be recognized as Meat Cutter of the Year. Edgar Pantoga, a 13-year-old from Aurora, watched his mother from the stands. She was one of two women in the competition. “It’s cool because not many girls do it,” he said. “There are a lot of boys out there.” The profession isn’t easy. Meat cut-

All eyes on the cutting table at the first round of the Texas Roadhouse National Meat Cutting Competition on Oct. 11 at South Suburban Ice Arena, 6580 S. Vine St. Six of about 30 meat cutters will advance to the final round for a chance to win $20,000. Photos by Alex DeWind ters are on their feet from seven to eight hours a day in a 35-degree walk-in cooler, Pesa said. They are responsible for hand-cutting every steak served at their local Texas Roadhouse.

“It’s a very difficult environment,” he said. “Finding the right people to do it is hard.” South Suburban Parks and Recreation has hosted the event at its ice arena,

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Voters to decide on minimum wage increase Single-payer health care, aid in dying and primary elections are among ballot issues By Kyle Harding kharding@coloradocommunitymedia.com Small business owner Janelle Sullivan believes Colorado’s minimum wage should be raised but says a proposed increase on this year’s ballot goes too far. “It’s too much, too fast,” said Sullivan, who has owned Hot Pots Studio on Main Street in Littleton since 2003. But Patty Kupfer, campaign manager at Colorado Families for a Fair Wage, said her group worked with small businesses before settling on the phased-in $12-per-hour goal, believing it will have minimal impact on employment levels and prices of goods and services. “There were tough conversations around that,” she said, acknowledging that many activ-

ists wanted to push for a $15 wage floor. Amendment 70, one of nine statewide ballot questions, would incrementally raise the minimum wage to $12 per hour by January 2020, with continuing increases to adjust for cost of living. It would initially raise it from the current $8.31 per hour to $9.30 on Jan. 1, with 90-cent increases on Jan. 1 of 2018, 2019 and 2020. The wage would continue to be adjusted annually based on the consumer price index for the state. The minimum wage for tipped workers is $3.02 below the minimum wage. That would stay the same, meaning the minimum wage for tipped workers would rise to $8.98 in 2020. The current minimum wage of $8.31 amounts to about $17,000 per year for full-time workers. It has risen from $6.85 since 2006 to account for increases in the Consumer Price Index. The wage hike has drawn opposition from chamber of commerce groups and restaurant Ballot continues on Page 20

METRO AREA TO VOTE ON RENEWING SCFD Voters in the seven-county Denver metro area are faced with the choice of whether to renew the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, which levies a 0.1 percent sales tax across the area to support cultural facilities. Originally approved in 1988, the SCFD was renewed in 1994 and 2004. It is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2018. A renewal would extend it until June 30, 2030. The area includes Denver, Arapahoe, Douglas, Jefferson, Adams, Broomfield and Boulder counties. Government agencies and nonprofit organizations within

the district whose primary purpose is “to provide for the enlightenment and entertainment of the public through the production, presentation, exhibition, advancement or preservation of art, music, theatre, dance, zoology, botany, cultural history or natural history” can apply for funding from the district. More than 300 organizations throughout the area receive funding from the district. Recipients include:

Center • Englewood Cultural Arts Center Association • Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County • South Suburban Parks and Recreation Culture and Enrichment Division • Highlands Ranch Concert Band • Lone Tree Arts Center • Golden History Museums

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Ken Buck Party: Republican About Buck: The incumbent, a Windsor resident, was the district attorney for Weld County until being elected to Congress in 2014. He has worked for Hensel Phelps, a construction company, as a business executive. More information: www.BuckforColorado.com; Facebook.com/BuckforColorado

Bruce Griffith Party: Libertarian About Griffith: The Frederick resident, a systems engineer, has worked in the semiconductor industry and as a federal contractor for both military and civilian agencies. He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. More information: candidate@BG2016.Org; 719470-1776; www.BG2016.org

Bob Seay Party: Democrat About Seay: The Lamar resident has 30 years of teaching experience, from kindergarten through high school. He is the band and choir director at Lamar High School. More information: 719-688-3746; bob@bobforcolorado.org

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and hotel organizations, as well as some small businesses. Sullivan employs three to five part-time workers at any given time who are paid between $10 and $13 per hour. Although some of her employees make above what the proposed minimum wage would be, there would be a secondary effect, she believes, leading to her higher-paid employees wanting to be paid more as well. She often employs students on a temporary basis and said she may not be able to hire as many workers if the wage rises. Economist Eric Fruits, in an analysis prepared for freeenterprise think tank Common Sense Policy Roundtable, wrote that the increase would decrease employment by 2 percent by 2020. However, an analysis by two University of Denver faculty members, economist Jack Strauss and graduate school of social

October 20, 2016

Why should voters choose you for this office?

How can the two What can be done to major parties better improve the nation’s work together to health care system? ensure progress in Washington?

What is your position on immigration reform?

How will the result of the presidential race affect your ability to represent your district?

When you sent me to Washington, I promised to always fight for the people of the 4th Congressional District. The battle isn’t always easy, but it’s always worth it — for the sake of my grandchildren and yours. While we may occasionally disagree on how to approach a problem, I know we share a deep concern for the future of our country. We must balance our budget, roll back regulations and protect America from threats foreign and domestic. I promise to keep fighting for you and listening to you.

I have good working relationships with Colorado’s congressional delegation, both Democrats and Republicans. While there may be ideological differences, we all share a genuine concern for the people of our state and our nation. It’s this passion, combined with the willingness to listen, that will move our nation forward.

We must repeal Obamacare and instead deliver quality, affordable health care to all Americans through freemarket principles. The government shouldn’t be picking winners and losers or choosing which parts of the president’s broken health care law to enforce. Fair competition in the marketplace ensures we have access to a wide-range of affordable plans, tailored to meet the diverse needs of people across the state.

We must strengthen border security and eliminate sanctuary cities to protect Americans. I also voted against bringing Syrian refugees to our country without proper vetting and background checks. Once we tackle the security requirements, reforming our visa system will enable legal immigrants to contribute to Colorado’s economy and communities.

My job is to represent the people of the 4th Congressional District, no matter who sits in the Oval Office. To fight executive branch overreach, I founded the Article I Caucus, focused on reasserting the constitutional authority of Congress. I promise to do everything in my power to keep any president in check.

I am an engineer by training and vocation. I have made a career of solving problems. Sometimes, really difficult problems can be solved simply by looking at a problem in a new way without preconceived ideas about the conventional or most direct approach. You have to believe that problems can be solved and not just debated. Very few problems are intractable. I look at problems that way, and I frequently find innovative solutions where others fail.

The U.S. congressional debate will be very, very different if a few truly independent third-party candidates are elected such that neither major party has a majority in Congress. Imagine a future where the Speaker of the House is the best person for the job instead of a party loyalist. Imagine a future where bills scheduled for debate are based on the merits of the bills rather than the agenda of the majority party.

How many times have you left the doctor’s office wondering how much the visit is going to cost beyond your co-pay or how many bills you are going to receive in the mail? How many times have you been surprised to find out that you are taking medicine that costs hundreds of dollars per dose for a relatively minor condition? The first step to understanding how to fix our health care system is to get health care providers to give good estimates to patients before procedures are performed.

In a nutshell, Colorado wants and needs permanent immigrants who are highly skilled or will work low-wage jobs that citizens don’t want. Colorado also needs itinerant immigrants who will work low-wage seasonal jobs in agriculture and tourism. As long as they pay taxes. But please come through the appropriate bordercontrol points and please use the legal process to gain entry. We need immigration reform to make these things easier and safer.

Unless Gary Johnson is elected, the results of the presidential race will have little impact on my ability to represent eastern Colorado. If Gary Johnson is elected, then he will have much greater success at reducing federal government size and spending if there are a few like-minded Libertarians in Congress.

I understand and care about the people of eastern Colorado, whether they live on the Eastern Plains or closer to the Front Range. I understand the challenges that these communities and these families face. I have 30 years of experience of listening, solving problems and getting people to work together. As the only progressive candidate in this election, I am committed to affordable health care, affordable college, protecting Social Security and other progressive values.

By making their constituents their first priority instead of their last thought. Too often, our politicians are more concerned about the needs of their corporate donors than they are about the people who actually live in their district. This needs to change. I will put people first.

Our health care system will improve when health care is available to all people. We need universal health care coverage that provides a basic level of care for all Americans, including preventative care. We can make health care more affordable by reducing fraud and waste and lowering the cost of prescription drugs. The focus should be on patient outcomes and not on increasing corporate profits. A medical crisis should not mean be a financial disaster for a family.

Our current immigration system takes too long and costs too much for many immigrant families to complete. It destroys families, lives and local economies. As much as possible, our immigration laws should focus less on punishing people who are seeking better opportunities for themselves and their families and more on encouraging integration into mainstream society and the commitment to becoming a permanent resident or citizen.

It won’t. As a representative, my job will be to represent the needs of the people of Colorado’s 4th Congressional District. Those needs will be the same regardless of who is in the White House. It is true that one potential president might be easier to work with than another. This difference, however, will not affect my ability or my desire to represent and to advocate for the people of CD-04.

work professor Jennifer Greenfield, disputes this, citing a 2015 paper that found a minimal effect on employment rates from rising minimum wages over 15 years. Here’s a look at the eight additional questions that made the ballot: Amendment 69: ColoradoCare Amendment 69 would establish a statewide single-payer health care system called ColoradoCare. The system would be funded by new income taxes of 3.33 percent on employees and 6.67 percent on employers. It would be governed by a 21-member elected board of trustees. The election procedure will be determined by an interim 15-member board appointed by state legislative leadership and the governor. Parker activist Richard Turnquist was one of the early opponents of Amendment 69, registering the Committee to Stop Colorado Care in November 2015. “It represents a massive increase in government and in our state income tax burden,” he said.

Turnquist is also skeptical of the quality of single-payer health care. The Colorado Medical Society board of directors also voted to oppose ColoradoCare, citing “complexity (and) uncertainty.” The measure has also split the left, with NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado coming out against it in June, citing concerns the state constitution ban on public funding for abortion would limit access to it. Morgan Carroll, the Democratic challenger to incumbent Mike Coffman in the 6th Congressional District, also declined to support ColoradoCare, saying rising health care costs must be solved at the national level. Democratic House District 38 hopeful Robert Bowen is one of a handful of candidates in the state actively supporting Amendment 69. “I think it’s something we ought to be doing, and it’s in the party platform,” he said. Bowen said he believes the system would actually decrease health costs for businesses but he

said the health insurance industry wields a lot of power in the state. Proposition 106: Aid in dying Proposition 106 would allow a terminally-ill person with a prognosis of six months or less to live to self-administer aid-in-dying medication. The proposition would create the Colorado End-of-Life Options Act. In order to obtain the medication, the patient’s terminal prognosis must have been confirmed by his or her primary physician as well as a consulting physician, and the patient must be determined to be mentally capable, voluntarily express a wish to receive the medication and be a Colorado resident 18 or older. The measure also makes it a felony to tamper with a request for aid-in-dying medication or knowingly coerce a terminallyill person to request it, and also prohibits insurers from issuing policies with conditions about whether people can request the medication. Littleton clinical social worker Libby Bortz, who used to teach

biomedical ethics, said she strongly favors the act, an opinion formed by her experience working with terminally ill people. “We are able to help our pets when they’re suffering,” she said. “Why we can’t help a human being is beyond me.” The Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University has opposed the measure, saying it doesn’t have necessary safeguards. “It opens the door for insurance companies and government to be invloved in everybody’s end-of-life decisions,” Director Jeff Hunt said. Hunt said he and the Centennial Institute also oppose assisted suicide on philosphical grounds. If Proposition 106 passes, Colorado would join Oregon, Washington, Vermont, Montana and California as states that allow terminally-ill people to end their lives. Only Oregon and Washington passed those laws by ballot initiative. Ballot continues on Page 26


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6th Congressional District

Why should voters choose you for this office?

How can the two What can be done to major parties better improve the nation’s work together to health care system? ensure progress in Washington?

What is your position on immigration reform?

How will the result of the presidential race affect your ability to represent your district?

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In the 12 years that I’ve worked in the state Legislature, I’ve fought to pass common-sense, bipartisan reforms like providing housing and job training for veterans and our service members, capping skyrocketing tuition hikes at our universities, and passing tough lobbying and campaign finance reforms to keep unaccountable money out of our politics. Washington today is broken — and we need leaders who will work across the aisle to get real results for our families.

When I was state Senate president, I sat down every one of my 34 senate colleagues and pledged to find one area of common ground that we could work on. It wasn’t always easy, but I’m proud to say that we did it — those conversations resulted in real, meaningful changes for Coloradans. Unfortunately, that bipartisan spirit doesn’t exist in Washington today — and politicians like Mike Coffman have contributed to that dysfunction.

This is a country of immigrants, and I think it’s clear to everyone, Republican and Democrat alike, that our current system is broken. We need comprehensive immigration reform now — families across this country are being torn apart, doing great damage to our communities and to our economy. Any reform deal should include a pathway to citizenship and the DREAM Act.

I am laser-focused on winning and representing the best interests of the 6th Congressional District. While I don’t agree with Hillary Clinton on everything, it’s clear that Donald Trump is completely unqualified to serve as commander-in-chief. But we also need to realize that Donald Trump didn’t appear out of thin air — he is the product of extremists in Congress who have been peddling the same hateful, radical rhetoric long before Donald Trump decided to run.

I grew up in this district. I attended public school in this district. I understand, first hand, the challenges and the opportunities afforded us. I have and will stand up to Washington and fight for you — for a stronger economy, to cut onerous regulations on small business, for lower taxes so families can keep more of what they earn, and I will fight to keep us safe. I understand the need to maintain a strong military but also to cut wasteful Pentagon spending.

I believe we must adObamacare isn’t workOur duty is not merely ing. The bottom line, bro- here to three principles: the preservation of we must secure our borken promises, penalties, political power but the ders, grow our economy preservation of peace and rules and red tape have and keep families freedom. Our duty should made health insurance together. I also believe we be to country first. I have more expensive and worse for Coloradans. My need to reform our legal record of standing up to immigration system to opponent has advocated the leadership of both be a skills-based system for a health care system parties when it’s called and make the process that would be MORE for and reaching across less cumbersome and expensive than Obamthe aisle on a range of issues to do what is best for acare. She has supported more supportive of those Colorado and the nation. astronomical tax increas- who want to come to es to fund a single-payer, this country to live the For example, I was the American dream. I supCanadian-style system. first Republican to coWe absolutely disagree on port a legal status but not sponsor and support the a special path to citizenthis point. More governPregnant Workers Fairship for the adults who ment is NOT the answer. ness Act, legislation that LARIMER We need to start over and knowingly violated our prevents discrimination immigration laws. I have against pregnant women implement reforms that been and will continue to are patient-centered and in the workplace. be an outspoken propofocus on reducing costs Fort Collins nent for reform and improving quality.

I’m a Marine. And for me, our country always comes first. Whoever wins, my duty is to you. So if Donald Trump’s the president, I’ll stand up to him — plain and simple. And if Hillary Clinton wins, I’ll hold her administration accountable — every day. My job is simple — work hard and serve you.

What’s clear is that Coloradans are still spending too much money for too little health care. I believe that if you are sick, you should be able to see a doctor. That’s why we need to empower Medicare and Medicaid to negotiate drug prices — one of the highest drivers of skyrocketing health care prices.

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Morgan Carroll

Party: Democrat About Carroll: The Aurora resident, a disability attorney, has served in the state Senate since being elected in 2008. Prior to that, she served in the state House from 2004-08. More information: info@carrollforcolorado.com; www.carrollforcolorado.com

Mike Coffman Party: Republican About Coffman: The incumbent, an Aurora resident, was first elected to the U.S. House in 2008. The U.S. Army and Marine Corps veteran previously served as Colorado’s state treasurer and secretary of state. More information: mike@coffmanforcongress. com; www.coffmanforcongress.com JACKSON

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Describe an accomplishment that best illustrates your effectiveness as a leader.

How can the two major parties better work together to ensure progress at the Capitol?

What can be done to ensure the metro area’s transportation system will be able to keep up with the growing population?

What issue most deserves more attention during the 2017 session than it saw in 2016?

I am not influenced by big donor contributions. I am fair to all parties involved. I will talk to all parties and we will come up with solutions that are for the good of our constituents not party lines.

I was tasked to lead the movement of Baghdad, Iraqi equipment and streamline the transfer of cargo to use in other parts of the country, region or return to the states the most cost effective way. I worked with six Air Expeditionary Groups, 24 key personnel from the host nation of Iraq, U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of State to move 244 vehicles, 378 sea land containers, 4.6K tons of property worth $452M within 10 months.

By taking their personal biases and big donor contributions out of the equation, listening to each other and collaborating on viable solutions.

Evaluating the studies performed, reviewing the plans that have been put in place (2020 and 2040), seeing where we stand on those plans, what needs to be updated in those plans and what needs to be changed in those plans if they are not working for the situation. Funding is a huge issue so we also need to look at where we are on the budget, where we need to add to the budget or move items on the budget by prioritization. If TABOR is hindering the progress, then we need to look at the solutions to get past the hurdles.

Education and infrastructure are the two major areas Senate District 4 must look at in 2017. We do not seem to be making progress in the infrastructure but being reactive to the situations as they present themselves. Plum Creek is always congested on I-25 in both directions, there are no speed trains that have been proposed by CDOT for the corridor from Fort Collins — Colorado Springs and even suggested beyond,

I want to help bring positive changes to our state and I’ll do this by bringing real-world business knowledge, entrepreneurial experience and health plan expertise to the Legislature. Let’s continue attracting existing businesses to move here and encourage “startup” enterprises to create good jobs in Colorado. Let’s work to mitigate these rising health care costs and make sure people are covered at affordable rates. Let’s help our businesses and families thrive through creative solutions to our everyday problems.

Often, people believe effective leadership is measured in scores or numbers — but, it’s really about encouraging others to believe in their own abilities and then promoting their achievements. I see this collaborative effort when I look at the personal and professional accomplishments of every one of my employees.

It’s amazing what gets done when officials feel their seats are at stake. So to end the gridlock, we need the people to remind public officials who they work for.

We had over 100,000 new residents arrive in Colorado and we have all felt the effects of this influx during our daily commute. As we continue to make Colorado attractive to business, we need to look forward and truly plan for these policies to be effective (always seems to catch us off guard when a policy actually works). We must have open communication among our city planners, county officials, contractors and forecasters to anticipate where resources will be needed and prioritize accordingly.

Promotion of the trades and alternative education paths. Rising tuition costs are crushing students at four-year universities and we’re seeing a deficit in the labor force for good paying jobs in electrical, mechanical and other trades. My father learned a trade in the Army and it served him long into retirement.

Why should voters choose you for this office?

Describe an accomplishment that best illustrates your effectiveness as a leader.

How can the two major parties better work together to ensure progress at the Capitol?

What can be done to ensure the metro area’s transportation system will be able to keep up with the growing population?

What issue most deserves more attention during the 2017 session than it saw in 2016?

I have spent a lot of time listening to constituent issues and believe that the most important part of serving as a state representative is making sure that I am accessible to the people I represent. I try to bring in as many perspectives as possible when crafting legislation, and sometimes find that a solution to an issue really only requires an open conversation, not a new law.

The issue of comprehensive safety reporting in our schools was brought to my attention two years ago. We were missing key information to fully inform the public of the disciplinary actions taken by school districts. I convened several large stakeholder meetings to craft a more comprehensive data gathering policy and was successful in passing a bipartisan bill.

Unlike what the public hears from the media, Republicans and Democrats actually do talk to each other and work pretty well together in the Colorado Legislature. Building working relationships, having candid conversations and being willing to actually listen to one another has helped us pass a majority of bipartisan bills. There will always be subjects the parties fundamentally disagree on, but the majority of our work is done with bipartisan support.

This is a topic that we must be willing to address and look for new ideas to fix this growing problem. The gas tax is a declining revenue stream because of higher CAFÉ standards mandating better fuel economy and more hybrid and electric vehicles. We offered legislation to allow bonding of projects throughout the state. Unfortunately the bills died in committee. Close examination of department budgets and focusing our limited dollars would be a good start.

The growth of Medicaid spending should be a priority. We hear about other states finding ways to slow the growth in this area, and it should be a top priority for Colorado to examine every opportunity to follow suit. The ACA has placed more people in Colorado on Medicaid and the state is carrying a larger burden for those costs. The growth in this one area affects our entire budget.

The Democratic Party offers a choice in almost every race this year, even in the mostly rural 39th district. I spent years as a Republican, until their economic policies proved wrong and their social engineering became offensive. I am a social progressive and a fiscal conservative, like most of my neighbors. My opponent is trapped in predictable right-wing politics and corporate sponsorship. Don’t like that? Then vote for me.

In the 1990s, I was a director of a small Seattle company that was failing rapidly. The board sent me in to take over. It was very political, but I managed to keep employees fully paid, suppliers mollified, product continued to be shipped, and most importantly, we avoided bankruptcy.

The two parties can work together better when they drop the grandstanding on issues playing to “their base” that they know won’t pass. Enough already! Few people know how little power the General Assembly has due to TABOR, but still state law has much more effect on our daily lives than the U.S. Congress ever will. There are sometimes bills that come up free from special interest lobbying where I see both parties carefully listening. These efforts need to be studied and replicated.

The metro area’s transportation problem is bad, and about to get a lot worse. It’s called TABOR. Money is needed, but can only be raised by a vote of the people, who consistently (other than in Denver) vote down any tax increase. So CDOT, and various counties, have had to resort to toll roads/ lanes. There is some logic to this, but I suspect people won’t be happy when you have to pay $5 to exit your own driveway.

On a very personal note, the issue I hope gets renewed attention in the 2017 Assembly is “assisted suicide” or “death with dignity.” I’ve been dealing with this multiple times. I’m in favor of an act, and I am no weenie about what you call it. I’m also aware our state legislators brought up some very pertinent reservations about the bill as written last session. Let’s keep working on this.

Christina Riegel Party: Democrat About Riegel: The Perry Park resident grew up in Greeley. She served in the U.S. Air Force from 1994-2014. She has a master’s degree in business administration. More information: facebook. com/christinariegelforsenate; christinariegelforsenate@gmail.com; www. christinariegel.com/

Jim Smallwood Party: Republican About Smallwood: The Parker resident has been an employee benefits consultant and insurance broker in Douglas County for more than 20 years. He was appointed to the Colorado Advisory Council for Persons with Disabilities and has served on the advisory councils of several health- and insurance-oriented associations. More information: www.jimsmallwoodforcolorado.com

State House District 39

Polly Lawrence Party: Republican About Lawrence: The incumbent, a Roxborough Park resident, has served in the state House since 2012. She is a contract manager/estimator for Lawrence Construction. More information: pollylawrencecolorado@ gmail.com; www.PollyLawrence.com

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Richard Opler Party: Democrat About Opler: The unincorporated Douglas County resident, who lives east of Parker, spent time in the food, real estate and venture capital businesses. Currently, he is on the board of directors at a chemical recycling company. More information: rqopler@msn.com


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October 20, 2016

State House District 43

Kevin Van Winkle Party: Republican About Van Winkle: The incumbent, a Highlands Ranch resident, gained his first term in the state House two years ago. Van Winkle has a bachelor’s degree from Metropolitan State University of Denver and has a professional background as a small business owner. More information: 303-866-2936; www.VanWinkleforColorado.com

Scott Wagner Party: Democrat About Wagner: The Highlands Ranch resident has a professional background in the telecommunications industry. He was part of the Colorado Democratic national delegation in 2012 that attended the DNC in Charlotte, North Carolina. More information: 720-772-8683; scott.wagner.4co@gmail.com; wagner4colorado.com

State House District 44

Tim Hicks Party: Democrat About Hicks: The Parker resident has worked for 30 years as an accounting and financial reporting manager. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. More information: TimHicksHD44@gmail. com; www.timhicks4colorado.org

Kim Ransom Party: Republican About Ransom: The incumbent, first elected in 2014, is a resident of unincorporated Douglas County. She has a master’s degree and is a former editor and teacher. More information: 303-908-9811; www.kimransom.org

Why should voters choose you for this office?

Describe an accomplishment that best illustrates your effectiveness as a leader.

How can the two major parties better work together to ensure progress at the Capitol?

What can be done to ensure the metro area’s transportation system will be able to keep up with the growing population?

What issue most deserves more attention during the 2017 session than it saw in 2016?

I truly love the people of Highlands Ranch. It’s been the honor of my life to serve the community I grew up with in the state Legislature during my first term in office. I will continue to fight every day to ensure Douglas County, and the entire state of Colorado, is the very best place in the world to live, work and raise a family, for generations to come.

When I first introduced House Bill 1051, which cuts down on lawyer fees and helps families avoid probate court, it faced tough opposition from ruling Democrats and key stakeholders. By the time the 2016 legislative session was over, it passed 97-0 and was signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper.

It’s often assumed that the part-time Colorado Legislature faces partisan gridlock similar to Congress in Washington. However, our Legislature works much more efficiently to annually pass a balanced budget, K-12 school funding and more than 350 other bills in true bipartisan fashion. There are occasional partisan debates, but when it comes to doing what is best for Highlands Ranch and Colorado, I’m not afraid to reach across the aisle to accomplish a goal.

Transportation is a top legislative priority for me. State government spending has nearly doubled these last 10 years, yet transportation still gets $0 of State General Funds. To attract attention to the issue, I proposed selling the governor’s private jet and putting the profits and savings into the roads for the rest of us. I also worked this year to add new and stronger accountability for CDOT. It’s a start down the right road.

Voters in Colorado are responsible for deciding whether or not the judges on their ballot shall be retained for another term. However, voters like you and me, must make that decision based on very little information. Both the Colorado Judicial Performance Commission and individuals like you should have the right to access more non-partisan, impartial information, so that our judges can be retained with confidence.

I will provide good, multi-issue, representation for all Highlands Ranch residents. My objective is to improve and enhance the quality of life for our families, children, our seniors and the middle class, and to enhance our business climate for continued, sustainable, strong growth. I will fight for public education, to help our kids, to save the ones at risk, and to ensure that our seniors are able to live well and with dignity.

In short order, I gained the confidence of my company’s executives, and the trust of my clients to exceed their expectations and to secure additional business. Thrown in to a new project with a new team with a new telecommunications client, with no playbook, I quickly “read the room” to come up with an actionable plan. I effectively utilized my personal communication, analytical and consulting skills to quickly lead my project team to deliver positive results.

We need to be Coloradans first, and find common ground where we have differences. The guiding principle must be that the needs of the constituents come first, and we must be willing to make the hard decisions and compromises in a timely and efficient fashion. More co-sponsorship, co-leadership, of bills would be a step in the right direction.

Reforms to the current fiscal constraints (like Tabor, Gallagher, and Amendment 23), or at least pausing them for 10 years, need to happen, and made sure that they are optimized, especially the implementation. Colorado has dramatically changed since these provisions were put in place, especially business and population growth and ongoing growth, and the growth in the needs of the people living here. Optimizing state government would be needed as an offset.

Funding education and mental/behavioral health. Colorado is 43rd in funding education, behind Alabama and Mississippi. Colorado is last in funding mental/ behavioral health, with the fewest number of treatment beds, per capita. Criminal justice and jails have become the defacto destination for many of those in need of treatment; this only causes more problems, especially fiscally. The state tax revenue from marijuana needs to be transparent and made available to fund education and mental/behavioral health.

Why should voters choose you for this office?

Describe an accomplishment that best illustrates your effectiveness as a leader.

How can the two major parties better work together to ensure progress at the Capitol?

What can be done to ensure the metro area’s transportation system will be able to keep up with the growing population?

What issue most deserves more attention during the 2017 session than it saw in 2016?

My community should be able to expect their representative to be: industrious, visible and engaged with the community, hardworking, and accessible. My opponent is absent and out of touch, meets the needs of only a small private sector and is generally unknown to the public.

After the incident earlier this year that involved a high school student being taken in and questioned for 90 minutes by two members of the Douglas County School Board, I created a code of conduct/code of ethics and presented it to the board. It is slated to be discussed later this year. I am not afraid to take leadership and create solutions rather than dissonance.

The two major parties will not succeed at anything without setting aside partisan politics and creating solutions that will be good for the people who elected them to office.

I believe, first, that we each need to look at our area’s respective master development plans and — if necessary — see what we can do to accelerate expansion of the infrastructure (roads, bridges and public works). To the extent that plans are insufficient based on current growth projections, we should take immediate steps to create and implement better plans. I also have a plan to work with shared-ride service providers to create a class of service that would provide deeply-discounted rates to qualified seniors who are currently underserved by RTA resources.

Without a doubt, I think we have to give more attention to transportation needs. It’s a hot topic in all of our fast-growing communities, but we are being too reticent about creating acceptable solutions. CDOT got some benefit from the 2016 legislative session, but not enough to make a big difference. The partisan fight between whether to float a bond issue versus freeing up money from TABOR to use for infrastructure improvement ended with nothing to show for it.

As a longtime resident, I know and represent the district well. My children were raised here, and I’ve spent many years active in my children’s schools, our church, political activities and the planning commission.

Serving in the minority, I passed several bipartisan bills with wide legislative support. I’ve received many awards during my first term, including Colorado Union of Taxpayers, Principles of Liberty, Americans for Prosperity and the American Conservative Union.

By finding common ground, even on the tough issues.

The federal government has far too many mandates on individual states. Colorado’s budget has grown as the state’s population has grown, but so has spending by the Legislature. Looking creatively at current spending and federal government mandates will allow the Legislature’s priorities to fit within the proper role of government.

The budget, see previous response. Creative solutions need to be found.


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State House District 45

Patrick Neville Party: Republican About Neville: The incumbent, a Castle Rock resident, has a professional background in the insurance industry. He served in the U.S. Army from 2006-13, receiving the Bronze Star, among other awards. More information: Patrick@ patrickforcolorado.com; 303-747-3878; www.patrickforcolorado.com

Shantell Schweikart Party: Democrat About Schweikart: The Castle Rock resident is a graduate of Weber State University in Ogeden, Utah. She is a small business financial consultant. More information: shantellforstatehouse@ gmail.com; www.shantellforstatehouse.com

October 20, 2016

Why should voters choose you for this office?

Describe an accomplishment that best illustrates your effectiveness as a leader.

How can the two major parties better work together to ensure progress at the Capitol?

What can be done to ensure the metro area’s transportation system will be able to keep up with the growing population?

What issue most deserves more attention during the 2017 session than it saw in 2016?

The legislator from Castle Rock should be the rock of the Legislature. I have proven to be that rock. I was named No. 1 Legislator by Principles of Liberty, Taxpayer Champion by Colorado Union of Taxpayers, received a 100 percent rating from American Conservative Union, 100 percent rating from Americans for Prosperity and Colorado Campaign for Life named me the Pro-Life Legislator of the year.

Courage is lacking in politics, I have proven I am not afraid to be bold and stand up to the establishment. I have been a constant bulwark against the bureaucrats in Denver who try to take more of your money and more of your freedom. I have taken the lead on many issues in order to protect your Second Amendment rights, reduce regulation and reduce the size and scope of government.

We need to live within our means and prioritize spending better. We can streamline programs, eliminate waste and reduce the regulatory burden on our businesses.

We simply need to make it a priority in the general fund. Our state budget has increased over 40 percent since 2010 yet less than 1 percent of the general fund money has been spent on roads with the Democrats in control. We need to fight harder for more transportation money from the general fund.

Reducing the regulatory burden on businesses.

I am a wife, a mother, a community member and a self-made hard worker. Working to allow the growth of this area while maintaining that intangible quality of Castle Rock and Colorado is why I chose to run for the state House. I am a small business finance consultant; I understand the importance of budgets and solutions that fit within those budgets. I want to represent the people of Castle Rock and District 45.

My family is constantly seeking giving opportunities in partnership with our community. During the holidays the past two years, I’ve organized Packages for Troops specifically for troops who don’t have families of their own stationed overseas. I was able to delegate supply lists and coordinate drop-offs in our own home and then use our own family of active military to seek out special soldiers who need a little something extra. We have been so blessed by our community’s help and look forward to even more success this year.

I firmly believe that each of us have core values in common with our fellow legislators. Coming back to the Colorado way of doing things, of putting aside the national partisanship in favor of doing what’s right for our state needs to be a priority for 2017. If we focus on our constituents, and what we need to get done, we can find a compromise that will help us start to solve the issues our great state faces.

We must continue to expand the efficiency and reach of the RTD system. People need to be able to live in the communities where they work as well as seniors need reasonable transportation options. Alternative means of transportation — biking, walking, etc. — need safe spaces to allow more Coloradans to take advantage of them. Roads are a piece of the solution, but must not be the sole focus when we look at ensuring residents can make their way around the state.

The Legislature needs to make a concerted effort to address growth in the state, especially along the metroarea corridor. From the lack of substantial constructiondefect legislation to bring in more affordable housing, to expanding public transportation, there needs to be more than just road infrastructure addressed. We need our state to grow smart to preserve the quality of life that we love about this state.

Know how and where to vote in Douglas County

Staff report

Ballots were sent by mail earlier this week to Douglas County residents registered to vote in the Nov. 8 general election. Voters who do not receive a ballot by Oct. 24 can call the county elections office at 303-660-7444 to request a replacement ballot. Voters can return their ballot by mail, drop it off at one of several locations or vote in person. Regardless of voting method, ballots must be received by 7 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 8. The following drop-off locations are available 24 hours a day through Nov. 7 and until 7 p.m. Nov. 8: • Castle Pines Library, 360 Village Square Lane, Castle Pines • Douglas County Elections Office, 125 Stephanie Place, Castle Rock • Town of Castle Rock, 100 N. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock • Highlands Ranch Motor Vehicle Office, 2223 W. Wildcat Reserve Parkway, Highlands Ranch • Highlands Ranch Sheriff’s Substation, 9250 Zotos Drive, Highlands Ranch • Town of Larkspur, 8720 Spruce Mountain Road, Larkspur • Lone Tree Motor Vehicle Office, 9350 Heritage Hills Circle, Lone Tree • Parker Police Department, 18600 Lincoln Meadows Parkway, Parker

• Parker Town Hall, 20120 E. Mainstreet, Parker In addition, the following two sites will be available for ballot drop-offs Monday through Friday during regular business hours, with extended hours available on Saturday, Nov. 5 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and Tuesday, Nov. 8 (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.): • Highlands Ranch Motor Vehicle Office, 2223 W. Wildcat Reserve Parkway #G-1, Highlands Ranch • City of Lone Tree, 9220 Kimmer Drive, Suite 100, Lone Tree While most voting in Colorado and in Douglas County is done by mail, residents can also choose to cast their ballot in person. Voting — as well as registering to vote, updating voter registration, replacing a ballot and dropping off a ballot — can be done at one of several voter service and polling centers. Six centers will be open from Oct. 24 through Nov. 8. Four of those centers are at locations mentioned above: the county elections office, the Highlands Ranch Sheriff Substation, the Lone Tree Motor Vehicle Office and Parker Town Hall. The two others are the Parker Recreation Center, 17301 E. Lincoln Ave., Parker, and the Larkspur Fire Protection District, 9414 Spruce Mountain Road, Larkspur. The centers will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 29; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov.

COLORADO HOUSE DISTRICTS 39, 43, 44 AND 45

Source: Colorado Secretary of State’ s Office

5; and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8. Nine additional voter service and polling centers will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day only: • Castle View High School, 5254 Meadows Drive, Castle Rock • Douglas County High School, 2842 Front St., Castle

Rock • Highlands Ranch High School, 9375 Cresthill Lane, Highlands Ranch • Mountain Vista High School, 10585 Mountain Vista Ridge, Highlands Ranch • Rock Canyon High School, 5810 McArthur Ranch Road, Highlands Ranch • ThunderRidge High School,

1991 W. Wildcat Reserve Parkway, Highlands Ranch • Chaparral High School, 15655 Brookstone Drive, Parker • Ponderosa High School, 7007 Bayou Gulch Road, Parker • Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Road, Parker For more information on voting in Douglas County, go to www.douglas.co.us/elections.


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October 20, 2016

Douglas County Commissioner District 2

Roger Partridge Party: Republican About Partridge: The incumbent, a Sedalia resident, has been a physical therapist and athletic trainer for 32 years. He was elected to the board of county commissioners for the first time in 2012. More information: rogerpartridge4commissioner@gmail.com; www.Vote4Roger.us

Why should voters choose you for this office?

Describe an accomplishment that best illustrates your effectiveness as a leader.

What is your position on the increasing growth and development in Douglas County?

What needs to be done to ensure the county can accommodate a population with a growing number of seniors?

What else should voters know about you?

As a sitting commissioner, owning a business for years in Douglas County, asking questions and listening to citizen concerns, compliments and challenges gives one an understanding of who we were, who we are and who we want to be. If re-elected, I will continue to do this and make it a priority for Douglas County to be called “home” along with being the best place to have a business, to work and to play.

One role of an effective leader is to see that the best people, decisions and relationships are in place for an organization to run smoothly and efficiently. Sometimes this is achieved by the organization alone, but often times this is done via partnerships. In the last few years, there have been partnerships with the cities/towns and/or special districts in transportation, water projects and law enforcement that have created thousands in taxpayer savings and man hours expended.

Much of Colorado is in a growth spurt at present. Last year Colorado was the second fastest growing state in the country. It is key for government to guide and adapt to the growth to assure we have a balance that fits all citizens and stakeholders while being sensitive to our quality of life, property rights, open space, developed areas, etc.

The senior population we have versus other areas of the country are active, motivated and productive. With this, there will be similar demands on jobs, goods and services, housing, transportation and health care that we see with the many other age levels. As there is a senior initiative study going on in Douglas County we may identify more specific needs to be addressed. And of these needs, I see the private sector will be the one to meets those demands.

I am a man of strong faith; have a great love for family and friendship; believe and practice a solid work ethic; value honesty and integrity; know that hope, humor and a smile can overcome adversity; and believe we have the most wonderful county in the country because of the great people who reside here.

Editor’s note: Nathaniel Kaiman, Democratic candidate for District 2 county commissioner, did not return Colorado Community Media’s questionnaire.

Douglas County Commissioner District 3

Erica Bullock-Jones Party: Democrat About Bullock-Jones: The Highlands Ranch resident has worked as an international corporate and antitrust attorney, a college instructor and a program manager for workforce training. She’s now the program administrator of business development at Holland & Hart LLP. More information: i_am_denita@yahoo. com; 720-238-7717

Lora Thomas Party: Republican About Thomas: The Highlands Ranch resident served as the Douglas County coroner from 201115. Prior to that, she attained the rank of major during her 26 years of service in the Colorado State Patrol. More information: Lora@LoraThomas.org; 303-346-3256; www.LoraThomas.org

Why should voters choose you for this office?

Describe an accomplishment that best illustrates your effectiveness as a leader.

What is your position on the increasing growth and development in Douglas County?

What needs to be done to ensure the county can accommodate a population with a growing number of seniors?

What else should voters know about you?

As a former attorney, I am familiar with contracts, business processes and finance issues at the highest levels. I have worked on multi-million dollar transactions. I am also highly familiar with the Douglas County business community. I have worked with dozens of businesses to assist them in acquiring state grant funds and helped to create training programs for their employees. I am also fiscally conservative and my campaign is 100 percent debt free.

During my time as program manager for workforce training at Arapahoe Community College, I helped more than a dozen companies to secure more than $1 million in training funds during a single fiscal year. While ACC is one of 13 — 8 percent of the total — community colleges in the program, that grant total represented nearly 25 percent of the funds allocated for that year.

We must strike a balance between land preservation and economic development. County officials should work to protect natural resources and preserve environmentally sensitive areas. Public transportation is crucial to the long-term survival of the region. Without it, traffic congestion will cripple our quality of life. We must strive to conserve water and assure that it is available for all citizens.

County commissioners need to make sure that adequate medical services are available AND that seniors have access to those services. Seniors need better transportation options so they can attend to their life needs. Douglas County has a shortage of affordable housing. Commissioners should work with the building industry to promote development of affordable housing options.

I have a wonderful family. I have been married for 17 years to an amazing husband and we have 11-year-old twins, Miles and Natalie. They mean the world to me. My twins attend public school in Douglas County. My son has autism and we struggled to secure adequate services at school until we moved here to Douglas County. His teachers, special education staff and administrators at his school have provided him with amazing support and services. He is excelling in school despite his autism.

Voters should vote for Lora Thomas for county commissioner because I have the proven experience and qualifications for this position. I’ve managed large public-sector budgets, have developed and implemented public policy and have demonstrated the desire and ability to work collaboratively with other agencies. As the coroner, I kept my campaign promise to bring accountability to the office; I improved professionalism and services, shrunk the budget by 33 percent and ended corruption.

I ran for coroner in 2010 because the office was plagued with out-of-control spending and a lack of leadership. My experience as a Colorado State Patrol major prepared me for the challenge. We improved services while shrinking a bloated budget by 33 percent. Guns and prescription medications had been stolen from the coroner’s office — one employee was criminally charged and convicted. I developed policies to prevent further corruption. I know how to look at a problem and solve it, step-by-step.

Like many of you, I’m blessed to spend time with my granddaughter — she’s so innocent and spontaneous that sometimes I wish that she would never grow up. But she will. And, in the same way, growth will happen in Douglas County. Growth brings vibrancy and opportunity, and I support growth that’s managed in balance with water, transportation systems, jobs and existing residents. Open Space is an important component of the county’s overall plans, too.

Seniors are not a namby-pamby group that needs help. Our seniors are a richly diverse group of talented and experienced individuals who provide leadership, volunteer resources and guidance to the county in numerous ways. Douglas County is well prepared for its growing senior population. For example, Neighborhood Network is a nonprofit organization in partnership with the county that provides resources to help seniors age gracefully in place. We must be sure our seniors know how to access this resource.

I would like voters to know that a vote for Lora Thomas is a vote for an independent thinker who will listen to the citizens, and make decisions based on principles of limited government, private property rights and the rule of law. I will represent the people of Douglas County, and I respectfully ask for your vote on Nov. 8.

PARTY REGISTRATION BY COUNTY

The following is a look at the active-voter registration figures in some Denver metro area counties and in Colorado as of Oct. 3: COUNTY

DEMOCRATIC PARTY

REPUBLICAN PARTY

LIBERTARIAN PARTY

GREEN PARTY

AMERICAN CONSTITUTION

UNAFFILIATED

TOTAL

ADAMS

81,026

57,721

2,218

580

777

81,780

224,152

ARAPAHOE

116,539

103,333

3,614

896

807

119,473

344,746

DENVER

188,286

55,969

4,417

1,786

990

127,042

378,602

DOUGLAS

41,664

94,011

2,289

355

318

64,168

202,818

ELBERT

2,239

9,659

146

23

50

5,064

17,181

JEFFERSON

112,784

113,403

3,931

1,079

750

133,396

365,400

STATE

998,845

992,944

34,125

10,284

8,715

1,080,438

3,125,919

Source: Colorado Secretary of State’s website: www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/VoterRegNumbers/VoterRegNumbers.html


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State board of Education, District 6

Rebecca McClellan Party: Democrat About McClellan: The Centennial resident has worked in banking and is a former small business owner. She served on the Centennial City Council for eight years, with a term as mayor pro tem. More information: Rebecca@ McClellanforColorado.com; 303-956-2845; www.McClellanforColorado.com

Debora Scheffel Party: Republican About Scheffel: The incumbent, a Parker resident, has worked in education for three decades, starting her career as a teacher. She has worked as a professor and was appointed dean of the school of education at Colorado Christian University in 2013. More information: debora.scheffel@gmail. com;https: debscheffel.com; www.facebook. com/deborascheffelforstateboard

University of Colorado Regent, District 4

Sue Sharkey Party: Republican About Sharkey: The incumbent, a Castle Rock resident, has been a CU Regent since 2010. She has experience in a family-owned retail business and in banking. More information: suzeshark@gmail.com; www.sharkey4regent.com

October 20, 2016

Why should voters choose you for this office?

Describe an accomplishment that best illustrates your effectiveness as a leader.

What is the biggest problem faced by public K-12 education in Colorado and how would you help solve it?

What is your stance on the proliferation of charter schools in Colorado?

Is there too much standardized testing of Colorado students?

If elected, I will be the only member of the state board of education with a child in public school. I am a longtime supporter of public education, serving as council liaison to public schools while a city councilmember and mayor pro tem. I believe every child deserves the kind of highquality public education my children are receiving so they can be well prepared for college or career.

While serving as city council liaison to the Cherry Creek School District, I worked with state legislators to develop and pass measures to improve school funding. I worked with Bicycle Colorado to deliver Safe Routes to Schools to our local schools. I’m proud to have supported our school resource officers for campus safety. Collaborating with partners to accomplish better outcomes for students is essential, and I am a proven collaborator.

Our greatest challenge is to ensure that every child in Colorado has access to the resources they need to become well prepared for college or career. I will be a strong advocate for smarter public education funding — especially increasing transparency, reducing administrative bloat and routing our tax dollars to the classroom, where they belong. Great schools are essential to a strong economy. I want to see every part of Colorado enjoy great schools and the high-wage jobs that follow.

I support local neighborhood public schools. While most chartering decisions are made at the local level, the state board of education has judicial review for appeals. Local input, including the input of local elected school board members, is important to consider when weighing an appeal. Rubber stamping questionable applications against the will of local stakeholders is a practice I would reverse in this seat. Tax credits or vouchers for private schools can also drain resources from our neighborhood schools, and I do not support these costly schemes.

Steps to reduce standardized testing have helped, and we must remain responsive to students, parents, teachers and community members regarding the impact of standardized testing on the learning process. I support the hub and spoke committees as they work to provide input for Colorado’s interpretation of ESSA. I am a public school parent who will listen to public input as we work to ensure that every child can become well prepared for college or career.

As a teacher and teacher of teachers, I know firsthand how important it is to provide support for teachers, staff and school leaders and how important it is for parents to be able to guide the public education of their students. I have a track record of working collaboratively to find solutions that provide communities the flexibility to meet their needs. I work hard to make sure we have a transparent accountable system.

Developing new regulations and laws that help keep students’ and staffs’ personally identifiable information safe and confidential are among the accomplishments that demonstrate my effectiveness as a leader. I worked with groups of parents, CDE’s staff, district staffs, legislators and fellow board members to create tougher regulations and new laws to protect data. This required tenacity, persistence, subtle persuasion and sometimes toughness, to bring people together to develop creative solutions, all essential leadership skills.

The biggest problem facing K-12 education is the variety of issues we face. From federal intrusion, to teachers needing resources and flexibility to meet the needs of their students, to adequate allocation of resources, to special interest groups trying to influence public education, the issues vary widely. This is why I am a strong supporter of local control and will work hard to support local communities developing solutions that work for their students, families and staff.

Every student’s needs are unique and we cannot afford to have a one-sizefits-all public education system. We must make sure there are options so that students have access to the public education solution that meets their needs. So I support community driven choices that provide highquality options for students and are accountable to the same standards as neighborhood schools.

Yes, Colorado students spend too much time taking standardized tests. I worked with my fellow board members to reduce testing time required by the state. Despite this, schools, districts, colleges and the armed services all require various standardized tests. In addition, students often face a variety of assessments to determine placement and or identify skills that need reinforcement. I will continue to work to reduce testing burdens so students spend more time learning.

Why are you seeking Why should voters choose you for this this office? office?

I believe everyone should have the opportunity to achieve the American dream. For many people, education is the key that opens the door to this opportunity. A welleducated citizenry is crucial to keeping our nation free and strong. I was raised in a military family and these values were instilled in me from birth. Serving as a CU Regent is an opportunity to contribute to what I so strongly believe in.

I’ve been effective as a regent in my first term, with a commitment to keeping tuition costs down and providing educational opportunities to firstgeneration college students through the pre-collegiate program. My efforts also have been instrumental in establishing a policy that fights discrimination on the basis of political affiliation and philosophy.

Describe an What will your accomplishment top priority be if that best illustrates elected? your effectiveness as a leader. I have worked across the board and the university system to advance the freedom of ideas and support for military families that led to legislation signed by the governor. Collaborating with community leaders to enhance college access, and promoting these ideas to the university.

What else should voters know about you?

I will continue to focus on fiscal responsibility, seeking cost reductions and efficiencies, and reducing costly, inefficient policies. Increasing revenue is key, especially through research, online education, private funding through donors, and partnerships with the business community.

I seek greater ideological diversity at the university through initiatives such as the Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy at the Boulder campus, in addition to growing the Center for Western Civilization.

Editor’s note: Bob Owens, Democratic candidate for District 4 CU Regent, did not return Colorado Community Media’s questionnaire.

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Proposition 107: Presidential Primary Election Proposition 107 would reestablish the state’s presidential primary elections. Colorado held presidential primaries in 1992, 1996 and 2000, but has used the caucus system since. Both Republican and Democratic voters criticized the caucus this year as being chaotic, and many Republican voters were upset that the party did not conduct a straw poll to determine the preferred presidential candidate.

Proposition 107 would also allow participation by unaffiliated voters.

be interpreted to prohibit work requirements in the criminal justice system.

Proposition 108: Unaffiliated voter participation in primary elections Proposition 108 would open Colorado’s primary elections to unaffiliated voters. Under current law, a voter must be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party’s primary.

Amendment U: Exempt possessory interests from property tax Amendment U would eliminate property tax for businesses and individuals who derive a benefit of $6,000 or less from the use of government-owned real property and adjust the exemption amount every two years to keep up with inflation. Currently, the state does not tax government-owned property but does impose property tax on those who rent, lease or have other rights to use a government property, such as cattle-grazing rights.

Amendment T: No exception to involuntary service Amendment T would amend the state Constitution, removing an exception allowing the use of involuntary servitude as a punishment for crime. This could

Amendment 71: Raise the bar for constitutional amendments Amendment 71 would create new requirements for placing a constitutional initiative on the ballot. Currently, to get a citizen initiative, backers must collect enough signatures to equal 5 percent of the votes cast in the most recent election for Secretary of State in a six-month period. In 2016, the requirement was 98,492 signatures. Amendment 71 would require that some of the signatures be collected in each of the state’s 35 Senate districts, in the amount of 2 percent of the registered voters in that district. It would also require a 55

percent super-majority of votes to adopt a change to the Constitution, rather than the current simple majority. Amendment 72: Increase in tobacco tax Amendment 72 would raise the state tax on cigarettes from 84 cents to $2.59 and increase the tax on other tobacco products from 40 percent of the retail price to 62 percent. The revenue would be distributed to various health programs that are already funded by tobacco taxes, as well as research grants studying tobacco-related health issues, tobacco-use prevention programs and others.


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October 20, 2016

Lively days in Denver light up new book ‘Rich People Behaving Badly’ written by former Post editor

By Sonya Ellingboe sellingboe@coloradocommunitymedia.com “The foibles of people, rich or poor, remain the same: Only fashions change,” Dick Kreck wrote in his introductory note after comparing his stories to today’s reality and gossip shows on TV. The introduction is to his latest book, “Rich People Behaving Badly.” His gossipy tales — 15 stories with historic photos — are culled from early newspaper stories and public records (he had a 38-year career as editor and columnist for the Denver Post). He is very familiar with the extensive resources of the Western History Department at Denver Public Library and regional libraries and museums. Readers may be familiar with his

previous books, entertaining looks at area history, including: “Murder at the Brown Palace: A True Story of Seduction and Betrayal” (involves the owner of the Highlands Ranch Mansion); “Hell on Wheels: Wicked Towns Along the Union Pacific Railroad”; and “Smaldone: The Untold Story of an American Crime Family.” There are chapters about William Newton Byers, owner/publisher of the Rocky Mountain News (“The Great Scandal”) and about Frederick Bonfils, who bought the Denver Post with Harry Tammen in 1895 for $12,500 and pursued what Kreck calls “fire-wagon journalism.” Both became involved with other women, politics and a quest for personal power … The tale of Isabel Springer, whose wealthy husband owned the Highlands Ranch Mansion, is condensed into a chapter here, but those who want to

“The foibles of people, rich or poor, remain the same: Only fashions change.”

Dick Kreck, author

know more can find Kreck’s “Murder at the Brown Palace,” which really gives a picture of journalism at the time — competition was for the wildest storyline. Isabel, living in a Brown Palace apartment (she didn’t like being in the country), was entertaining two lovers, also staying at the famous hotel, who found out about each other! Shooting followed.

“The Prince and the Socialite” tells of society woman Jane Tomberlain, who met dashing Hawaiian Prince Samuel Crowningburg-Amalu, the chief Kapiikauinamoku, Prince of Keawe, on an elevator at the Brown Palace, where she lived. He missed their wedding and managed to build up a string of debts and bad checks across the world … Pastor Charles E. Blair, who built a large and gullible congregation at Calvary Temple in Denver in the 1960s, might “have paid more attention to the Good Book and less attention to cooking the books,” the author wrote. Blair built a striking new church and relieved many elderly parishioners of large sums of money for a Life Center, senior housing. Published by Fulcrum Press in Golden, this new collection of stories is available in a trade paperback edition. “And so it goes. They made us look,” Kreck writes.

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Art is a driving factor in the local economy Business panel looks at effect of SCFD funding

By Sonya Ellingboe sellingboe@colorado communitymedia.com The Colorado Business Committee for the Arts has issued its most recent report, called “Economic Activity Study of the Metro Denver Culture” which reports on statistics from activities completed in 2015. Results were compiled from reports by 100 percent of the 264 grantee organizations, large and small, that received funding

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counties: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson. The money is being distributed this month — Arapahoe got $1,589,604 on Oct. 13 and Douglas got $630,257 on Oct. 24. Funds are based on collection of one cent of sales tax on a $10 sale in the seven counties. Economic impact Here’s how the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts sees the economic impact of arts organizations assisted by SCFD funding: • Economic activity: $1.8 billion

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Golfing for local parks and rec Staff report The Highlands Ranch Metro District raised more than $14,500 for local parks and recreation at its 20th annual benefit golf tournament on Sept. 26 at the Highlands Ranch Golf Club. The Metro District, the Highlands Ranch Park & Recreation Foundation and Centennial Water & Sanitation District host the annual tournament to support the community. The Highlands

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Auto Shop of Horrors Castle Rock filmmaker Tim Gallagher and the Douglas County Veteran’s Monument Foundation present the premiere of Auto Shop of Horrors followed by a concert from local band Over The Castle. Program runs from 7-10:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Kirk Hall at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Tickets are available at 1 Stop Tire and Auto or online from ShiningLightEvents.com. Go to Facebook.com/AutoShopOfHorrors. Film is rated TV-14 DV. Feel free to come in Halloween costume; no full masks please. Food and drinks available.

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Live! With Peter Fletcher Enjoy an evening of classical guitar performed by Peter Fletcher at Live! With Peter Fletcher at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Lone Tree Library, 10055 Library Way. Fletcher will perform selections of classical masterworks, including Paganini’s dazzling “Caprice No. 24,” the ever-popular “Cordoba” by Spanish composer Isaac Albeniz, and Bach’s monumental “Lute Suite No. 3,” among other arrangements. Registration is required at 303-791-7323 or DouglasCountyLibraries.org. Arapahoe Philharmonic Play-In The Arapahoe Philharmonic presents a play-in for high school orchestra and band students in Arapahoe and Douglas counties, as well as for avocational adult musicians in the community, to play side-by-side with Arapahoe Philharmonic musicians. The full-day play-in is Sunday, Oct. 23 at Chaparral High School, 15655 Brookstone Drive, Parker. Participants will spend the day rehearsing the first movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and Sibelius’s Finlandia. The community is invited to a free 30-minute performance at 6:30 p.m. No tickets are required.

Hoofin’ It Through the Hollows 5K Bring the family out for a 5K run/walk Halloween celebration at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at deKoevend Park, 6315 S. University Blvd., Centennial. Dress in your Halloween best for a chance to win various costume contests. Stay after for s’more roasting and beer garden for ages 21-plus. Register at bitly.com/hoofin-it-ssprd. Community Shred Event Help reduce your chances of becoming a victim of identity theft at a community shred event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 22, at Public Service Credit Union, 9990 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree. Bring all your unwanted documents and watch them get shredded. Shred trucks on site. All residents welcome; no membership required. Refreshments offered. A complimentary seminar by the Hughes Law Firm also is offered from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Quilt Sale, Boutique The Ave Maria Mission Quilters plans its Quilt Sale and Boutique from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 and from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23 at Ave Maria Catholic Church, 9056 E. Parker Road in Parker. A beautiful selection of quilts, table runners/ toppers, home accessories and children’s items will be available for sale. Proceeds enable the Quilters to make and donate quilts to various charities and are also distributed to various community organizations as well as the Hands of Hope Ministries.

Festival Choir Join the Festival Choir at St. Andrew United Methodist for a short-term choral experience. Rehearsals are from 7:15-8:15 p.m. Wednesdays from Oct. 26 to Dec. 14 at the church, 9203 S. University Blvd., Highlands Ranch. Performances will be Dec. 16-17. Be part of the Christmas immersion concerts with full professional orchestra, handbells and narration. Contact Mark Zwilling at 303-7942683 or mzwilling@gostandrew.com

Prescription Drug Take Back Safely dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. In Highlands Ranch, bring items from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Highlands Ranch Substation, 9250 Zotos Drive. Call 303-791-0430. FIND MORE THINGS TO DO ONLINE ColoradoCommunityMedia.com/events

Pancakes to Support Those That Support You A benefit pancake breakfast for Detective Dan Brite and the Douglas County Fallen Officer Fund is planned from 7-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Millhouse at Philip S. Miller Park in Castle Rock. Call 303-887-2741. Bowlero Grand Opening Bowlero Lone Tree plans a grand opening celebration from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at 9255 Kimmer Drive, Lone Tree (formerly Brunswick Zone). This family-friendly event is hosted by Demaryius Thomas of the Denver Broncos. All guests will receive a free game of bowling, show rental and a $5 arcade card. Bowlero is a high-end, award-winning concept that puts a retro-modern spin on classic bowling fun. U.S. Citizenship Class Learn what is necessary to become a U.S. citizen and complete the necessary application paperwork. Class takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 22 and again Saturday, Oct. 29, at Douglas County Libraries in Parker, 20105 E. Mainstreet. You’ll learn U.S. history, government, and other information in preparation for passing the interview, and can watch citizenship interviews. A representative from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will answer questions. Registration for the class of your choice is required at 303-791-7323 or DCL.org. Writer Series: Talk to a Publisher Are you writing a book? Talk to a publishing expert at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, at Douglas County Libraries in Parker, 20105 E. Mainstreet. Conundrum Press publisher Caleb J. Seeling will be the guest speaker. This is the second installment in DCL’s Writer Series, which covers writing, editing/ publishing, and finding a literary agent. Registration is required at 303-7917323 or DCL.org. Tech Together Adults can get help with understanding and using their new Kindle Fire, Android tablet, smartwatch or other new technology at Tech Together at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Douglas County Libraries in Parker, 20105 E. Mainstreet. Highly skilled librarians will provide one-on-one assistance. Registration is required at 303-791-7323 or DCL.org.

Special Needs Halloween Dance The Highlands Ranch Community Association therapeutic recreation program is hosting a night of fun, food, prizes and dancing for people ages 16 and up. Join us for some ghoulish games, fearsome fun and frightening food. Don’t forget your costume. Dance is from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at the Recreation Center at Southridge, Wildcat Auditorium. Call 303-471-7043 or go to www.hrcaonline. org/tr.

Local Candidate Forum The Arc Arapahoe & Douglas Counties and Developmental Pathways will host a candidates’ forum for state representatives and senators running for office in Arapahoe and Douglas counties. The purpose of the event is to introduce the public to candidates in their respective districts and to provide them with the opportunity to engage in conversation about topics that affect individuals with disabilities. Event is planned from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Family Resource Pavilion, 9700 E. Easter Lane, Centennial. Forum is free and open to the public.

Halloween Sounds Douglas Elbert Music Teachers students will sing and play piano and other instruments during the Halloween Sounds concert at noon, 2, 4 and 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at Parker Bible Church, 4391 Mainstreet, Parker. Beginning to advanced students will be playing songs in costumes and are guaranteed to be haunting. Call Ann Riggs at 303-841-2976.

Let’s Talk About Books Book lovers can join in a fun evening of book talks featuring the Tattered Cover’s lead book buyer Cathy Lange. Talk is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Douglas County Libraries in Lone Tree, 10055 Library Way. Get a fresh book list, with refreshments and door prizes to boot. Registration is required at 303-791-7323 or DCL.org.

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SouthGlenn Spooky Streets The Streets at SouthGlenn plans its annual Spooky Streets event from 4:307:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 in and around Commons Park. Event features the Pumpkin Parade decorating and carving contest, special family entertainment, candy and other family-friendly surprises and activities. Admission is free. Call 303-771-4004 or go to www.shopsouthglenn.com for information. Calling All Book Lovers Need a new book list? Join Book Lovers at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at the James H. LaRue Library, 9292 Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, for a fun presentation by library staff and a special guest via Skype, Virginia Stanley of Harper Collins. Door prizes will be given out and refreshments served. Registration is required at 303-791-7323 or DouglasCountyLibraries.org. What’s Right About Your Writing Castle Rock Writers Conference 2016: What’s Right about Your Writing! is planned from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at 3737 New Hope Way, Castle Rock. Twenty amazing faculty members, agent pitches, and more. Go to www.castlerockwriters.com for information and to register. For more information, contact director Alice Aldridge-Dennis, 303-521-8615. Great Pumpkin Haul

Colorado Haunted History Littleton author Ann Westerberg will take you on a trip through the most infamous haunted places of our state. Program runs from 2-3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, at Bemis Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton. Hear about ghostly encounters at the GrantHumphries Mansion, the Brown Palace Hotel, Union Station, Cheesman Park, the Denver Botanic Gardens, Springer Castle in Highlands Ranch, the Buckhorn Exchange and more. Westerberg will also talk about her family’s encounter with ghosts in Manitou Springs. Ann Westerberg is the author of “Colorado Ghost Tours: Haunted History & Encounters with the Afterlife.” Call 303795-3961.

October 20, 2016

Pick out a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch and carry it over, under and through a variety of obstacles during the fifth Great Pumpkin Haul. Mini pumpkins are provided, and families can participate in the event together. A free pumpkin bootcamp, led by Orange Theory Fitness, allows participants to use their pumpkins in a full body workout. The Great Pumpkin Haul begins at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at Chatfield Botanic Gardens. Post Haul participants enjoy a fall festival, which includes seasonal brews, hot apple cider, food trucks, a Pumpkin yoga class to stretch out, hay rides, a free kids’ course and discounted tickets to the annual corn maze. Details about the event available at www. thegreatpumpkinhaul.com. Proceeds benefit Camp Como, a Christian-based nonprofit that organizes adventures and camps to get kids outside and active. Go to www.campcomo.com. History Walk Join the Castle Rock Historical Society on Saturday, Oct. 22, as we walk leisurely for about 40 minutes stopping at about a dozen selected gave sites to hear brief stories of the deceased. The tour will include historical society members portraying some of our local people in history. Cedar Hill was founded in 1875 and is the only cemetery in Castle Rock. It contains the remains of pioneers significant in the early history of Castle Rock and Douglas County. The historic section of the cemetery contains numerous unique stones and markers that represent the culture and lifestyles of various Douglas County families. Meet at the Cedar Hill Cemetery; tour starts at 4:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served following the tour. Contact the Castle Rock Museum at 303-814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org, www.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. Tour is free. Online, Social Media Safety A free seminar for parents about keeping kids safe online and with social media is scheduled from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Mountain View Christian Church, 40 E. Highlands Ranch Parkway, Highlands Ranch. Go to mountainviewfamily.org.

Healthy Gut Healthy Body Did you know that the health inside your gut affects everything else? Sometimes the gut is called the second brain. Learn ways to heal and feel your best through fermented foods, probiotics, stomach acid, tackling hidden food allergies and more. Come to a free seminar and take health into your own hands. It all begins in the gut. Program is led by Trisha Ackerman, holistic nutritionist, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 at the Parker Library, 20105 Mainstreet. Contact Trisha@Nutrition4supportandWellness.com. Healthy Back Seminar HealthyPeople.Gov reports Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain. Learn how to reduce the risk of developing back problems at a Healthy Back seminar from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3 at Life Care Center of Stonegate, at 15720 Garden Plaza Drive, Parker. Seminar will include resources and a demonstration of stretches and exercises. RSVP by Oct. 26 at 303-805-2085, ext. 4520. Alzheimer’s Symposium A full day of training and education for health care professionals and families who provide care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is planned for Monday, Oct. 31, at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center. The program also offers a limited number of individuals a chance to enroll for a virtual dementia tour, which enables the individual to experience some of the physical and mental challenges faced by those with dementia. For information, go to www.alz.org/co or call 800-272-3900. Head•Strong Sport Psychology A workshop for 11- to 14-year-old athletes designed to build confidence and develop resiliency through mental skills training is offered from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 3 at the Creekside II Clubhouse, 6087 S. Quebec St., Centennial. Contact 720-724-4548 or drkatebennett@gmail.com. Go to www.livetrainthrive.com. Find AA If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, that’s ours. More than 1,000 AA meetings are offered in the Denver area every week. If you think you may have a problem with alcohol, come see us. To find a meeting near you, call 303-322-4440, or go to www.daccaa.org.

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English Learners Practice your English is a club that allows adults from all language backgrounds to practice lively, informal conversations in English on every day topics. For all levels of English learners. Discussion topics vary, and conversation group is facilitated. Group meets at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. at the James H. LaRue Library, 9292 Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch. No registration is required; information at 303-791-7323 or DouglasCountyLibraries.org. Editor’s note: Calendar submissions must be received by noon Wednesday for publication the following week. Send listings to calendar@coloradocommunitymedia.com. No attachments, please. Listings are free and run on a space-available basis.


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This means instead of gliding smoothly - your bones start to rub and grind against each other. This causes a little pain in the beginning - but over time the pain steadily gets worse until it is excruciating. Hyaluronic acid works so well because it is like “joint oil.” It is a natural substance and is one of the natural building blocks of the synovial fluid that lubricates your knee. Scientists and researchers discovered this natural building block to synovial fluid in the rooster’s comb - that big red thing on top of the roosters head. It is extracted from the roosters comb, purified and concentrated. When it is injected directly into your knee joint, it is like squirting oil on a rusty door hinge. Hyaluronic acid allows your joints to glide more smoothly eliminating a lot of the rubbing, grinding and pain. Why You Should Try This Even If You’ve Already Had Similar Treatments Without results... “We have been able to help so many knee pain sufferers - even many who have already tried other injections like Synvisc, Supartz, Orthovisc and even Hyalgan. We use special and very advanced low-dose videofluoroscopy imaging called “Hologic Digital Imaging” so we can see right into the joint. This allows us to put the Hyalgan exactly where it needs to be. Studies show doctors doing joint injections without fluoroscopy miss the joint up to 30% of the time.” said the director of Arthritis Treatment at Osteo Relief Institute. Osteo Relief Institute is a state of the art medical facility offering only the best technology. And that’s not all - Osteo Relief Institute has a complete knee relief program called “P.A.C.E.” to make sure you get the most

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Rock Canyon’s Ashlee Seltzer attempts the slide to second base while Prairie View’s Sarah Stamps tries to get the tag. Rock Canyon went on to win 8-0 over Prairie View and later took the No. 1 position in the 5A Region 4 qualifier. Photo by Paul DiSalvo

Jaguars reach state tourney Rock Canyon wins Region 4 softball tourney By Jim Benton jbenton@coloradocommunitymedia.com Rock Canyon senior catcher Sloane Stewartson led the Continental League in hitting, slugging and on-base percentage, so it wasn’t surprising that pitchers in the Region 4 state playoff tournament didn’t want to give her anything to hit. Stewartson walked five times and got hit by a pitch in two games but she also delivered a three-run homer and a single as Rock Canyon captured the Class 5A Region 4 tournament championship at Metzler Park in Castle Rock on Oct. 15. Rock Canyon, seeded 20th out of the 32 teams in the regional tournaments, blanked Prairie View, 8-0, with the help of Stewartson’s home run and the one-hit, eight-strikeout pitching of senior Sydney Marchando.

STATE SOFTBALL SCHEDULE Pairings for Oct. 21 first-round games for area teams in the state high school softball tournaments at the Aurora Sports Park. Winners of first-round games will play a second game Oct. 21, with the semifinals and finals in the three classes held Oct. 22. Class 5A #1 Broomfield vs. #16 Cherry Creek, 10 a.m.; #8 Mountain Range vs. #9 Douglas County, 10 a.m.; #4 Loveland vs. #13 Ralston Valley, 10 a.m.; #6 Fort Collins vs. #11 Legend, 12:15 p.m.; #2 Cherokee Then the Jaguars downed Horizon, 10-5, to earn their first ticket in the past three years into the 16-team state tournament, which will be held at Aurora Sports Park Oct. 21 and 22. Junior Clair Noyes and March-

Trail vs. #15 Legacy, 12:15 p.m.; #7 Rock Canyon vs. #10 Grand Junction Central, 12:15 p.m. Class 4A #4 Wheat Ridge vs. #13 Pueblo Central, 10 a.m.; #5 Air Academy vs. #12 Elizabeth, 10 a.m.; #3 Valor Christian vs. #14 Thomas Jefferson, 12:15 p.m. Class 3A #4 Brush vs. #13 Faith Christian, 10 a.m.; #7 The Academy vs. #10 Weld Central, 12:15 p.m.

ando each had three hits in the win over Horizon and Marchando collected her second pitching win of the day. Jaguars continues on Page 36

Fall is the time for change. Leaves on trees change color and fall off. And this past week, I’ve had to change the climatecontrol system in the car from air conditioning during the warmth of the afternoon to the heat in the evening to take off the chill. There has also been a change with the new M league alignments in high school football. t The idea was to dissolve leagues like the C Centennial and 5A Jefferson County that seemed a to always have some of the state’s best teams playing against each other week after week during the conference schedule. There was an occasional lopsided victory, which can’t be avoided no matter which teams are playing in which leagues. Those blowouts have not been eliminated in the new alignments. Jim Benton Hopefully, games will get OVERTIME more competitive, but the good teams will continue to be good no matter the alignment or the name of the league. In the seven new Class 5A leagues, the average margin of victory during the first week of conference play was 26.9 points with five games decided by more than 40 points. Games were a little closer in the second week of 5A conference play with a one-point decision, three four- point victories and a five-point margin, but those were offset by a 55-point blowout and three 40-plus-point lopsided games. The average margin of victory was 23.8 points in the second week of league games. Class 4A has also seen its share of routs. Take the Plains League for example. The average margin of victory in the first two weeks is 39.5. These new leagues will remain in 2017 for the second year of the cycle before the conferences will again be changed in the waterfall format that snakes schools into leagues based on two-year Ratings Performance Index rankings, which are generated by a computer. Sometimes change is good, but maybe more geographical reasoning needs to be included in the league realignments. Consider this: At the start of the football game between home standing Legend and Poudre from Fort Collins on Oct. 13, there were 51 people in the visitors’ bleachers at Echo Park Stadium in Parker. RPI standings If you don’t understand how the RPI standings in football are compiled, there is a formula but most of the time it’s easier just to look up the standings at chsaanow.com/rpi In the seven 5A and 4A leagues, the league champions automatically gain a spot in the 16team playoffs with the other teams being selected via RPI.

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why I love it and continue to play.

KEEPING SCORE WITH... HANNAH STANLEY Junior softball player hool ThunderRidge High Sc

Why do you participate in sports? I participate in sports mainly for my love of the game. However, the friendships and bonds I have made through the sport are a big factor in

Do you have any pre-competition superstitions or rituals? I always put my uniform on in the same order, and before an at-bat, I always put my left batting glove on first. What are your plans for after high school graduation? After I graduate high school, I hope to play softball in college and study medicine. “Keeping Score With…” is a Q&A with high school athletes in the south metro area. Email Colorado Community Media sports writer Jim Benton at jbenton @coloradocommunitymedia.com if you or someone you know would like to participate.

 James Logan, cross country, senior, Arapahoe: He won the Continental League cross country championship with a time of 15 minutes, 52 seconds on Oct. 13 at DeKoevend Park in Centennial.  Shae Henley, cross country, freshman, ThunderRidge: She was crowned the Continental League’s girls cross country champion on Oct. 12 at Green Lake Park in Denver with a winning time of 18:40.00.  Robby Hill, tennis, senior, Cherry Creek: Hill wrapped up the Class 5A No. 2 singles title with a grueling 6-7, 7-5, 6-4 win over Denver East’s Charlie Franks on Oct. 15 at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver.  Jack Kane, football, senior, Castle View:

Kane was in on 17 tackles, including one for a sack and two for losses in the Sabercats’ 28-27 overtime victory over Rocky Mountain on Oct. 14  William Willis, football, senior, Lutheran: Willis had another big passing game, going 24-of-35 for 311 yards and two touchdowns in the Lions’ 31-13 triumph over Evergreen. In the past two games, Willis has thrown for 559 yards. Colorado Community Media selects five athletes from high schools in the south metro area each week as “Standout Performers.” Preference is given to athletes making their debut on the list. To nominate an athlete, contact Jim Benton at jbenton@coloradocommunitymedia.com


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Mountain Vista’s Shannon Osaba sprints to pass Isalina Colsman of Regis as they near the finish line of the girls varsity race at the Oct. 13 Continental League Cross Country Championship Meet. Osaba posted a time 18:44 to finish second just ahead of Colsman as the Golden Eagles won the girls varsity team title. Photo by Tom Munds

Golden Eagles, Jaguars each win race at meet

Mountain Vista girls, Rock Canyon boys take first at cross country meet

By Tom Munds tmunds@coloradocommunitymedia.com Mountain Vista and Rock Canyon each won a varsity race team trophy at the Oct. 13 Continental League Cross Country Meet, at which 11 league teams competed, held at the Lowry Sports Complex in Denver. Rock Canyon’s Bailey Timmons was the first runner across the finish line, taking medalist honors with a time of 15:55. His first-place finish helped the Jaguars

win the boys varsity division team title with a score of 32 points. Mountain Vista finished second with 52 points. ThunderRidge came in third with 117 points. Timmons raised his arms over his head as he crossed the finish line. After he had time to catch his breath, he talked a little about the race. “I went out early with the leaders and eventually we trimmed down to four of us by the halfway point,” he said. “We just kept pushing each other. It is great to have someone to run with because running out in front by yourself is very tough. That wasn’t the case in this race, and knowing there were runners close behind me helped me push harder to finish first.” Race continues on Page 40

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The top five teams in the Class 5A RPI standings, in order, compiled Oct. 16 are Regis Jesuit, Valor Christian, Grandview, Mullen and Cherry Creek. Mountain Vista is 15, ThunderRidge 16 and Legend 17, but HIGH SCHOOL there are still three weeks of action remain- Jim Benton is a sports writer for Colorado ing and many changes will be forthcoming. Community Media. He has been covering sports in the Denver area since 1968. He Highlands Ranch standout transfers can be reached at jbenton@coloradocommunitymedia.com or at 303-566-4083. Leilah Vigil, the leading scorer for the

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Eagles earn league lead in volleyball Valor Christian breaks tie with win over D’Evelyn

By Tom Munds tmunds@coloradocommunitymedia.com Valor Christian broke a tie for the 4A Jeffco Volleyball League lead Oct. 10 by besting previously undefeated D’Evelyn 3-0. The Eagles broke a 4-4 tie in the first set and despite spirited and talented play by the Jaguars, Valor won the match by winning three straight sets, 25-19. 25-22 and 25-13. “We have strong hitters who are running a fast-paced attack. We have seniors on the roster but we have a lot of young girls on the team, which is great for the future of the program,” Eagles Coach Kaitlyn Hastings said before the match. “This is my first year as head coach at Valor and I feel our team is doing well. I would like to see us run a faster-tempo offense and do a better job of blocking at the net, so we are working toward those goals.’

sKey moments Valor took the early lead in all three sets but D’Evelyn mounted determined efforts as, in each set, they made the score closer. However, in each set Valor responded with rallies of their own to widen their point advantage and posted wins in all three sets. Key players/statistics Nine Valor players recorded kills and the leader was Lily Thomason with nine and teammate Ashley Larson had five. Defensively, the Eagles made 37 digs and Abby Adams made 16 of them while Delaney Thome dove onto the floor and kept the ball in play nine times. Setter Alli Lane had 13 assists for the Eagles. Lily Thomason led the team in receiving serves with 14 and Courtney Lane received 12 serves. They said it “We came in knowing D’Evelyn was undefeated so we knew we had to spread

Valor Christian’s Theyla Mirowski spikes the ball over the net during the Oct. 10 league volleyball game against D’Evelyn. This effort scored a point for the Eagles as Valor won three straight sets to win the match 3-0 and claim sole possession of first place in the 4A Jeffco Volleyball League. Photo by Tom Munds the ball around and use fast-tempo plays. I think we did that,” Thome said after the match. “I feel all of us worked together and I think moving the attack around plus playing good defense helped us win.” She said it was a big win for her team.

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October 20, 2016

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Timmons did have runners close behind. Carter Dillon of Mountain Vista was second with a time of 16:01 and Timmons’ Rock Canyon teammate Chris Theodore was third with a time of 16:03. The girls varsity division team title went to Mountain Vista, which amassed 27 points. The Golden Eagles team was led by Sarah O’Sullivan who finished second with a time of 18:44. Rock Canyon was second with 69 points. Shannon O’Soba led the Jaguar girls across the finish line, placing eighth in individual standings with a time of 19:33. The ThunderRidge team finished fourth with 106 points, but Grizzlies

Clubs Continued from Page 11

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 303-302-3139. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe County has two meetings per month. No unit meetings are in June through August, but the two unit meetings per month will begin again in September on second Monday evenings and second Thursday mornings. Call 303-798-2939. The group is open to residents of Douglas County. 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. Visit chcc. org/career for more information. Recreation Camping Singles is a group of Colorado single adults who enjoy camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, biking, sightseeing, photography, the camaraderie of others, and starry nights around the camp

ThunderRidge freshman Shae Henley pushes as she nears the finish line for the girls varsity race at the Oct. 13 Continental League Cross Country Championship Meet. Henley won the individual team title with a first-place finish in a time of 18:40. Her effort helped the Grizzlies place fourth among the 11 schools posting team scores. Photo by Tom Munds

freshman Shae Henley was the first runner across the finish line at 18:40. “It was a good race for me today,” she said after the race. “I hung on with the leaders almost the whole race and then, near the end, I kicked it in to get out in front.” She said it was good to run with the leaders because they pushed her to push herself. When she was leading the race, she said she was energized by the cheering of the crowd. The course was good, she said, but noted that running on grass is always slower than on a path. “My personal best time is 18:07 and I hope to run that fast or faster at regionals,” she said. “I think I’ll probably use the same strategy for regionals I used here at the league meet, pushing to finish at least in the top three so, hopefully, I will get to go to state.” fire. We usually camp in designated forest service or state park campgrounds within 2 to 5 hours of Denver. We welcome all single adults. Our membership ranges from the 40s to 60-plus. We usually meet at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month. For specific meeting information, contact campingsingles@ gmail.com Chess Club meets from 7-9 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays at the James H. LaRue Library, 9292 Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch. Drop in to play a serious social game; no fees or charges. Clocks and ratings rarely used. Sets and boards provided. An informal ladder helps to pair you against your equals; all ages welcome. Contact Frank Atwood, 720-260-1493 or highlandsranchlibrarychess.org. Douglas County Elks Lodge 2873 meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of every month at the Douglas County Fairgrounds & Events Center, Kirk Hall, 500 Fairgrounds Drive, Castle Rock. The lodge is actively seeking a permanent venue in the Castle Rock area. All “Stray Elks” are invited to attend and to be involved in the growth and activities of this new social and community service organization. Call 303-941-0135 or e-mail swgilbert@comcast. net. 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.

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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. Front Range Woodturners Club meets from 6-9 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month in the basement of the Rockler Woodworking store at 2553 S Colorado Blvd. Anyone interested in woodturning is welcome. Contact Jim Proud at cavaleon1956@ gmail.com for more information. GED Prep Class Douglas County Libraries offers GED preparation classes for those ages 17 and older. Classes offered at 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Parker Library, 10851 S. Crossroads Drive; and at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox St., Castle Rock. Registration is required; call 303-791-7323 or DouglasCountyLibraries.org. 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. Salty Dog Sailing Club If you love to sail or want to try, if you don’t have a boat, if you have a boat but don’t sail enough because you cannot find a crew, the Salty Dog Sailing Club is for you. The club meets the second Thursday of the month. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. with the business meeting commencing at 7 p.m. Go to www.saltydog.org for meeting locations and directions. SilverSneakers Fitness, Silver&Fit at ACC The Arapahoe Community College fitness center offers the SilverSneakers Fitness and Silver&Fit programs for seniors in the south metro Denver area. For more information about health and fitness options at ACC, call 303-797-5850 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.


October 20, 2016

Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS OF COLORADO, LLC Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS OF COLORADO, LLC Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 5/23/2014 Recording Date of DOT: 5/27/2014 Reception No. of DOT: 2014027319 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $342,678.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $337,506.90

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.

Public Notices Public Trustees PUBLIC NOTICE Littleton NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2016-0222 To Whom It May Concern: On 8/23/2016 12:29:00 PM 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: WAQAR AHMED AND AMINA AHMED Original Beneficiary: FIRST FRANKLIN A DIVISION OF NAT. CITY BANK OF IN Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR FFMLT TRUST 2005-FF8, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-FF8 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/21/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 6/29/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005058792 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $770,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $677,006.87 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay 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 81, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 54-A, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 81 Falcon Hills Drive, 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, December 14, 2016, 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. If the sale date is continued to a later date, the deadline to file a notice of intent to cure by those parties entitled to cure may also be extended. If you believe that your lender or servicer has failed to provide a single point of contact (38-38-103.1 CRS) or they are still pursuing foreclosure even though you have submitted a completed loss mitigation application or you have been offered and have accepted a loss mitigation option (38-38103.2 CRS), you may file a complaint with the Colorado Attorney General (720-508-6006) or the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (855-411-2372) or both. However, the filing of a complaint in and of itself will not stop the foreclosure process. First Publication: 10/20/2016 Last Publication: 11/17/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/24/2016 CHRISTINE DUFFY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: WELDON P. PHILLIPS JR Colorado Registration #: 31827 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 350-3711 Fax #: Attorney File #: 1410.100116.F01 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No. 2016-0222 First Publication: 10/20/2016 Last Publication: 11/17/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2016-0212 To Whom It May Concern: On 8/11/2016 2:24:00 PM 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 LEE PATTON Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS OF COLORADO, LLC Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS OF COLORADO, LLC Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 5/23/2014 Recording Date of DOT: 5/27/2014 Reception No. of DOT: 2014027319 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $342,678.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $337,506.90

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.

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.

Public Trustees

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 256, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 120-C, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 9946 Melbourne Circle, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130 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, December 14, 2016, 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. If the sale date is continued to a later date, the deadline to file a notice of intent to cure by those parties entitled to cure may also be extended. If you believe that your lender or servicer has failed to provide a single point of contact (38-38-103.1 CRS) or they are still pursuing foreclosure even though you have submitted a completed loss mitigation application or you have been offered and have accepted a loss mitigation option (38-38103.2 CRS), you may file a complaint with the Colorado Attorney General (720-508-6006) or the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (855-411-2372) or both. However, the filing of a complaint in and of itself will not stop the foreclosure process. First Publication: 10/20/2016 Last Publication: 11/17/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/11/2016 CHRISTINE DUFFY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: SCOTT TOEBBEN Colorado Registration #: 19011 216 16TH STREET SUITE 1210, DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (720) 259-6710 Fax #: Attorney File #: 16CO00225-1 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2016-0212 First Publication: 10/20/2016 Last Publication: 11/17/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Littleton NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2016-0215 To Whom It May Concern: On 8/15/2016 3:58:00 PM 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: TERRIE NEUKIRCH Original Beneficiary: WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL COLORADO, INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL COLORADO, INC. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/29/2007 Recording Date of DOT: 7/13/2007 Reception No. of DOT: 2007055822 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $258,575.90 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $236,850.70 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: the failure to make timely payments required under said Deed of Trust and the Evidence of Debt secured thereby. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 59, PROVINCE CENTER - FILING NO. 1E., COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 8925 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, December 7, 2016, 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. If the sale date is continued to a later date, the deadline to file a notice of intent to cure by those parties entitled to cure may also be extended.

THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 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. If the sale date is continued to a later date, the deadline to file a notice of intent to cure by those parties entitled to cure may also be extended.

Public Trustees

If you believe that your lender or servicer has failed to provide a single point of contact (38-38-103.1 CRS) or they are still pursuing foreclosure even though you have submitted a completed loss mitigation application or you have been offered and have accepted a loss mitigation option (38-38103.2 CRS), you may file a complaint with the Colorado Attorney General (720-508-6006) or the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (855-411-2372) or both. However, the filing of a complaint in and of itself will not stop the foreclosure process. First Publication: 10/13/2016 Last Publication: 11/10/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/17/2016 CHRISTINE DUFFY 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 7700 E. ARAPAHOE ROAD, SUITE 230, CENTENNIAL, COLORADO 80112 Phone #: (303) 952-6906 Fax #: Attorney File #: CO-16-743248-LL *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2016-0215 First Publication: 10/13/2016 Last Publication: 11/10/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2016-0217 To Whom It May Concern: On 8/16/2016 2:30:00 PM 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: STEPHANIE M. BATMANGLIDJ Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICA'S MORTGAGE, LLC, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 3/17/2011 Recording Date of DOT: 3/18/2011 Reception No. of DOT: 2011018624 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $287,521.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $275,801.64 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 make timely payments as required under the Evidence of Debt and Deed of Trust. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 20, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 122-O, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO Which has the address of: 10607 Wildhurst Circle, 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, December 7, 2016, 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. If the sale date is continued to a later date, the deadline to file a notice of intent to cure by those parties entitled to cure may also be extended. If you believe that your lender or servicer has failed to provide a single point of contact (38-38-103.1 CRS) or they are still pursuing foreclosure even though you have submitted a completed loss mitigation application or you have been offered and have accepted a loss mitigation option (38-38103.2 CRS), you may file a complaint with the Colorado Attorney General (720-508-6006) or the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (855-411-2372) or both. However, the filing of a complaint in and of itself will not stop the foreclosure process. First Publication: 10/13/2016 Last Publication: 11/10/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press

Notices

cial Protection Bureau (855-411-2372) or both. However, the filing of a complaint in and of itself will not stop the foreclosure process. First Publication: 10/13/2016 Last Publication: 11/10/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/17/2016 CHRISTINE DUFFY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee

The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is:

NICHOLAS H. SANTARELLI Colorado Registration #: 46592 9800 S. MERIDIAN BLVD. SUITE 400, ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO 80112 Phone #: (303) 706-9990 Fax #: (303) 706-9994 Attorney File #: 16-012561

Public Trustees

*YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2016-0217 First Publication: 10/13/2016 Last Publication: 11/10/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press

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.

Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2016-0218

The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust.

To Whom It May Concern: On 8/16/2016 3:03:00 PM 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.

Legal Description of Real Property: Unit A, Condominium Building 28, Meridian- Villa Condominiums, according to the Condominium Map thereof, recorded on November 5, 2004 at Reception No. 2004113639, in the records of the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Douglas County, Colorado, and as defined and described in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions of Meridian- Villa Condominiums, recorded on January 16, 2004 at Reception No. 2004007079 in said records, County of Douglas, State of Colorado.

Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: the failure to timely make payments as required under the Deed of Trust. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 58, HIGHLANDS RANCH-FILING NO. 76-B, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 431 Bexley Court, 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, December 7, 2016, 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. If the sale date is continued to a later date, the deadline to file a notice of intent to cure by those parties entitled to cure may also be extended. If you believe that your lender or servicer has failed to provide a single point of contact (38-38-103.1 CRS) or they are still pursuing foreclosure even though you have submitted a completed loss mitigation application or you have been offered and have accepted a loss mitigation option (38-38103.2 CRS), you may file a complaint with the Colorado Attorney General (720-508-6006) or the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (855-411-2372) or both. However, the filing of a complaint in and of itself will not stop the foreclosure process. First Publication: 10/13/2016 Last Publication: 11/10/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/17/2016 CHRISTINE DUFFY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: ELIZABETH S MARCUS Colorado Registration #: 16092 9800 S. MERIDIAN BLVD. SUITE 400, ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO 80112 Phone #: (303) 706-9990 Fax #: (303) 706-9994 Attorney File #: 16-012569 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2016-0218 First Publication: 10/13/2016 Last Publication: 11/10/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Englewood NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2016-0224 To Whom It May Concern: On 8/25/2016 12:09:00 PM 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.

NICHOLAS H. SANTARELLI Colorado Registration #: 46592 9800 S. MERIDIAN BLVD. SUITE 400, ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO 80112 Phone #: (303) 706-9990 Fax #: (303) 706-9994 Attorney File #: 16-012561 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee web-

Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of

The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is:

Public Trustees

THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN.

Original Grantor: RONALD R HARRISON III & JAMEY J HARRISON Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR CITYWIDE HOME LOANS A UTAH CORPORATION, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 12/5/2013 Recording Date of DOT: 12/5/2013 Reception No. of DOT: 2013094428 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $373,018.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $357,169.56

Highlands Ranch Herald 41 the deed of trust have been violated as are hereby notified that the covenants of

follows: Failure to pay monthly installments due Note Holder.**MODIFIED THROUGH A LOAN MODIFICATION AGREEMENT RECORDED ON 11/18/2015 AT RECEPTION NO. 2015082896 IN THE RECORDS OF DOUGLAS COUNTY.

Original Grantor: SUSAN R. GOMEZ Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTHE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE TRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, A FIRST LIEN. INC., AS NOMINEE FOR KB HOME MORTGAGE COMPANY The property described herein is all of To advertise your public notices call 303-566-4100 Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: the property encumbered by the lien of MTGLQ INVESTORS, LP the deed of trust. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 12/30/2004 Recording Date of DOT: 1/14/2005 Legal Description of Real Property: Reception No. of DOT: 2005004930 LOT 106, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING DOT Recorded in Douglas County. NO. 117-D, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, Original Principal Amount of Evidence of STATE OF COLORADO Debt: $162,300.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the Which has the address of: 5787 Jack date hereof: $144,855.25 Place, Littleton, CO 80130

PUBLIC NOTICE

Original Grantor: SUSAN R. GOMEZ Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR KB HOME MORTGAGE COMPANY Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: MTGLQ INVESTORS, LP Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 12/30/2004 Recording Date of DOT: 1/14/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005004930 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $162,300.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $144,855.25

Dated: 8/17/2016 CHRISTINE DUFFY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee

Public Trustee Sale No. 2016-0224

To Whom It May Concern: On 8/25/2016 12:09:00 PM 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.

Which has the address of: 9769 Mayfair Street #A, Englewood, CO 80112 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, December 14, 2016, 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. If the sale date is continued to a later date, the deadline to file a notice of intent to cure by those parties entitled to cure may also be extended. If you believe that your lender or servicer has failed to provide a single point of contact (38-38-103.1 CRS) or they are still pursuing foreclosure even though you have submitted a completed loss mitigation application or you have been offered and have accepted a loss mitigation option (38-38103.2 CRS), you may file a complaint with the Colorado Attorney General (720-508-6006) or the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (855-411-2372) or both. However, the filing of a complaint in and of itself will not stop the foreclosure process. First Publication: 10/20/2016 Last Publication: 11/17/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/26/2016 CHRISTINE DUFFY 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) 350-3711 Fax #: Attorney File #: 1269.020240.F01 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2016-0224 First Publication: 10/20/2016 Last Publication: 11/17/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Littleton NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2016-0225

Public Trustees

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, December 14, 2016, 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. If the sale date is continued to a later date, the deadline to file a notice of intent to cure by those parties entitled to cure may also be extended.

If you believe that your lender or servicer has failed to provide a single point of contact (38-38-103.1 CRS) or they are still pursuing foreclosure even though you have submitted a completed loss mitigation application or you have been offered and have accepted a loss mitigation option (38-38103.2 CRS), you may file a complaint with the Colorado Attorney General (720-508-6006) or the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (855-411-2372) or both. However, the filing of a complaint in and of itself will not stop the foreclosure process. First Publication: 10/20/2016 Last Publication: 11/17/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/24/2016 CHRISTINE DUFFY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: HOLLY RYAN Colorado Registration #: 32647 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Phone #: (303) 274-0155 Fax #: (303) 274-0159 Attorney File #: 16-914-29441

*YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2016-0225 First Publication: 10/20/2016 Last Publication: 11/17/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2016-0229

To Whom It May Concern: On 8/25/2016 3:51:00 PM 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: STEPHANIE D KRUG Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER, THE MORTGAGE COMPANY Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION ("FANNIE MAE"), A CORPORATION ORGANIZED AND EXISTING UNDER THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 2/1/2008 Recording Date of DOT: 2/6/2008 Reception No. of DOT: 2008008700 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $377,658.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $340,288.27

Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay monthly installments due Note Holder.

To Whom It May Concern: On 8/23/2016 12:31:00 PM 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.

THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN.

Original Grantor: JOHN P. CHRISTIAN AND LAURIE A. CHRISTIAN Original Beneficiary: WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, A FEDERAL ASSOCIATION Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION ("FANNIE MAE"), A CORPORATION ORGANIZED AND EXISTING UNDER THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 4/16/2004 Recording Date of DOT: 4/29/2004 Reception No. of DOT: 2004043406** DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $282,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $319,561.36

Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 132, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING 122-R, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO

Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay monthly installments due Note Holder.**MODIFIED THROUGH A LOAN MODIFICATION AGREEMENT RECORDED ON 11/18/2015 AT RECEPTION NO. 2015082896 IN THE RECORDS OF DOUGLAS COUNTY. 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 106, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 117-D, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO Which has the address of: 5787 Jack Place, Littleton, CO 80130 NOTICE OF SALE

The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust.

Which has the address of: 10733 Ashford Circle, 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, December 14, 2016, 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. If the sale date is continued to a later date, the deadline to file a notice of intent to cure by those parties entitled to cure may also be extended.

If you believe that your lender or servicer has failed to provide a single point of contact (38-38-103.1 CRS) or they are still pursuing foreclosure even though you have submitted a completed loss mitigation application or you have been offered and have accepted a loss mitigation option (38-38103.2 CRS), you may file a complaint with the Colorado Attorney General (720-508-6006) or the Consumer Finan-

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If you believe that your lender or servicer has failed to provide a single point of contact (38-38-103.1 CRS) or they are still pursuing foreclosure even though you have submitted a completed loss mitigation application or you have been offered and have accepted a loss mitigation option (38-38103.2 CRS), you may file a complaint with the Colorado Attorney General (720-508-6006) or the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (855-411-2372) or both. However, the filing of a complaint in and of itself will not stop the foreclosure process.

Public Trustees

First Publication: 10/20/2016 Last Publication: 11/17/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/26/2016 CHRISTINE DUFFY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: HOLLY RYAN Colorado Registration #: 32647 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Phone #: (303) 274-0155 Fax #: (303) 274-0159 Attorney File #: 16-914-29455 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2016-0229 First Publication: 10/20/2016 Last Publication: 11/17/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2016-0214 To Whom It May Concern: On 8/15/2016 3:06:00 PM 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: THOMAS J BEATTY AND DEBORAH Q BEATTY Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR MORTGAGEIT, INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-OA9 MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OA9 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 3/9/2006 Recording Date of DOT: 3/20/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006022576 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $241,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $263,440.36 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: A default in payment required by the Deed of Trust. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 6, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO.52-G, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 1855 Mountain Laurel Circle, 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, December 7, 2016, 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. If the sale date is continued to a later date, the deadline to file a notice of intent to cure by those parties entitled to cure may also be extended.

If you believe that your lender or servicer has failed to provide a single point of contact (38-38-103.1 CRS) or they are still pursuing foreclosure even though you have submitted a completed loss mitigation application or you have been offered and have accepted a loss mitigation option (38-38103.2 CRS), you may file a complaint with the Colorado Attorney General (720-508-6006) or the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (855-411-2372) or both. However, the filing of a complaint in and of itself will not stop the foreclosure process. First Publication: 10/13/2016 Last Publication: 11/10/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/17/2016 CHRISTINE DUFFY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: KAREN J. RADAKOVICH Colorado Registration #: 11649 4750 TABLE MESA DRIVE, BOULDER, COLORADO 80305-5575 Phone #: (303) 494-3000 Fax #: Attorney File #: 7192-8760 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2016-0214 First Publication: 10/13/2016 Last Publication: 11/10/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2016-0204 To Whom It May Concern: On 8/15/2016 12:28:00 PM 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.

Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2016-0204

Public Trustees

To Whom It May Concern: On 8/15/2016 12:28:00 PM 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: SHORELINE CAPITAL I LLC, SPINNAKER CAPITAL I LLC, EASTRIDGE DENNY, LLC, EASTRIDGE COLORADO, LLC Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS AS NOMINE FOR ISIS REAL ESATATE CAPITAL, INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR-IN-INTEREST TO BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF J.P. MORGAN CHASE COMMERCIAL MORTGAGE SECURITIES TRUST 2006-LDP9, COMMERCIAL MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-LDP9 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/24/2006 Recording Date of DOT: 8/29/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006074471 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $5,450,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $5,166,224.70 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 make timely payments required pursuant to said Deed of Trust and the Evidence of Debt secured thereby. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 1E, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 61-B, 1ST AMENDMENT, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. TOGETHER WITH (A) The "Premises" and Improvements: Lot 1E, Highlands Ranch Filing No. 61-B, 1st Amendment, County of Douglas, State of Colorado. Together with: (a) all easements, rights-of-way, strips and gores of land, streets, ways, alleys, passages, sewer rights, water, water courses, water rights and powers, air rights and development rights, rights to oil, gas, minerals, coal and other substances of any kind of character, and all estates, rights, titles, interests, privileges, liberties, tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances of nay nature whatsoever, in any way belonging, relating or pertaining to the Premises and the Improvements; and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, and all land lying in the bed of any street, road, highway, alley or avenue, opened, vacated or proposed, in front of or adjoining the Premises, to the center line thereof; and all the estates, rights, titles, interests, dower and rights of dower, curtesy and rights of curtesy, property, possession, claim and demand whatsoever, both at law and in equity, of Trustor of, in and to the Premises and the Improvements and every part and parcel thereof, with the appurtenances thereto; (b) all machinery, furniture, furnishings, equipment, computer software and hardware, fixtures (including all heating, air conditioning, plumbing, lighting, communications and elevator fixtures), inventory, materials, supplies and other articles of personal property and accessions thereof, renewals and replacements thereof and substitutions therefor, and other property of every kind and nature, tangible or intangible, owned by Trustor, or in which Trustor has or shall have an interest, now or hereafter located upon the Premises or the Improvements, or appurtenant thereto, and usable in connection with the present or future operation and occupancy of the Premises and the Improvements (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Equipment"), including any leases of, deposits in connection with, and proceeds of any sale or transfer of any of the foregoing, and the right, title and interest of Trustor in and to any of the Equipment that may be subject to any "security interest" as defined in the Uniform Commercial Code, as in effect in the State where the Trust Property is located (the "UCC"), superior in lien to the lien of this Deed of Trust; (c) all awards or payments, including interest thereon, that may heretofore or hereafter be made with respect to the Premises or the Improvements, whether from the exercise of the right of eminent domain or condemnation (including any transfer made in lieu of or in anticipation of the exercise of such right), or for a change of grade, or for any other injury to or decrease in the value of the Premises or Improvements; (d) all leases and other agreements or arrangements heretofore or hereafter entered into affecting the use, enjoyment or occupancy of, or the conduct of any activity upon or in, the Premises or the Improvements, including any extensions, renewals, modifications or amendments thereof (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Leases") and all rents, rent equivalents, moneys payable as damages (including payments by reason of the rejection of a Lease in a Bankruptcy Proceeding or in lieu of rent or rent equivalents, royalties (including all oil and gas or other mineral royalties and bonuses), income, fees, receivables, receipts, revenues, deposits (including security, utility and other deposits), accounts, cash, issues, profits, charges for services rendered, and other consideration of whatever form or nature received by or paid to or for the account of or benefit of Trustor or its agents or employees from any and all sources arising from or attributable to the Premises and/or the Improvements, including all receivables, customer obligations, installment payment obligations and other obligations now existing or hereafter arising or created out of the sale, lease, sublease, license, concession or other grant of the right of the use and occupancy of the Premises or the Improvements, or rendering of services by Trustor or any of its agents or employees, and proceeds, if any, from business interruption or other loss of income insurance (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Rents"), together with all proceeds from the sale or other disposition of the Leases and the right to receive and apply the Rents to the payment of the Debt; (e) all proceeds of and any unearned premiums on any insurance policies covering the Trust Property, including the right to receive and apply the proceeds of any insurance, judgments, or settlements made in lieu thereof, for damage to the Trust Property; (f) the right, in the name and on behalf of Trustor, to appear in and defend any action or proceeding brought with respect to the Trust Property and to commence any action or proceeding to protect the interest of Lender or Beneficiary in the Trust Property; (g) all accounts (including reserve accounts), escrows, documents, instruments, chattel paper, claims, deposits and general intangibles, as the foregoing terms are defined in the UCC, and all franchises, trade names, trademarks, symbols, service marks, books, records, plans, specifications, designs, drawings, surveys, title insurance policies, permits, consents, licenses, management agreements, contract rights (including any contract with any architect or engineer or with any other provider of goods or services for or in

crows, documents, instruments, chattel paper, claims, deposits and general intangibles, as the foregoing terms are defined in the UCC, and all franchises, trade names, trademarks, symbols, service marks, books, records, plans, specifications, designs, drawings, surveys, title insurance policies, permits, consents, licenses, management agreements, contract rights (including any contract with any architect or engineer or with any other provider of goods or services for or in connection with any construction, repair or other work upon the Trust Property), approvals, actions, refunds of real estate taxes and assessments (and any other governmental impositions related to the Trust Property) and causes of action that now or hereafter relate to, are derived from or are used in connection with the Trust Property, or the use, operation, maintenance, occupancy or enjoyment thereof or the conduct of any business or activities thereon (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Intangibles"); and (h) all proceeds, products, offspring, rents and profits from any of the foregoing, including those from sale, exchange, transfer, collection, loss, damage, disposition, substitution or replacement of any of the foregoing.

Public Trustees

Which has the address of: 6660 Timberline Road, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130 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, December 7, 2016, 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. If the sale date is continued to a later date, the deadline to file a notice of intent to cure by those parties entitled to cure may also be extended. If you believe that your lender or servicer has failed to provide a single point of contact (38-38-103.1 CRS) or they are still pursuing foreclosure even though you have submitted a completed loss mitigation application or you have been offered and have accepted a loss mitigation option (38-38103.2 CRS), you may file a complaint with the Colorado Attorney General (720-508-6006) or the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (855-411-2372) or both. However, the filing of a complaint in and of itself will not stop the foreclosure process. First Publication: 10/13/2016 Last Publication: 11/10/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/17/2016 CHRISTINE DUFFY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JOSEPH E LUBINSKI Colorado Registration #: 34945 1225 17TH STREET, SUITE 2300, DENVER, COLORADO 80202-5596 Phone #: (303) 292-2400 Fax #: (303) 296-3956 Attorney File #: DMEAST/DMWEST *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2016-0204 First Publication: 10/13/2016 Last Publication: 11/10/2016 Publisher: Douglas County News Press

Misc. Private Legals Public Notice NOTICE OF PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE AT TAX LIEN SALE AND OF APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TREASURER’S DEED To Every Person in Actual Possession or Occupancy of the hereinafter Described Land, Lot or Premises, and to the Person in Whose Name the Same was Taxed or Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and To Whom It May Concern, and more especially to: OCCUPANT - AscentPointe Development, LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Audrey Miklavcic c/o MW Housing Partners III LP - Bel Shower Door Corporation, a Colorado Corporation aka Bel Shower aka Bell Shower, a Colorado Corporation - Carol Baumgartner, Town Clerk - David Casiano Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Diane Bailey as Public Trustee of the County of Douglas, State of Colorado c/o Public Trustee Donald L Lambert, Professional Land Surveyor c/o Frontier Surveying, Inc Douglas County Public Trustee aka Public Trustee - Ed Garneau, Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Ed Garneau, LLC Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Edouard A Garneau as registered agent for SR Condominiums LLC -Edwin J Stephens, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its CoManager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - First American Heritage Title Co - Frontier Surveying, Inc - Garner Stoll, Planning Director, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Gary L Hunter, Manager, AscentPointe Development LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Gary Laster, Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - George G Smith, Jr., a registered Professional Land Surveyor c/o Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers –Hunters Chase Condo Assn. Inc. c/o Cap Management - Hunters Chase Condominiums c/o Cap Management - John M. Beng, Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - JP Morgan Chase Bank, national association, as successor to Washington Mutual Bank F.A. – Leonard Rudolph - Lola Duncan, Assistant Vice President MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its Co-Manager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - Lola Duncan c/o WRI Investments III LLC - Michael J. Guyerson, Attorney for SR Condominiums LLC c/o Onsager, Guyerson, Fletcher & Johnson - Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership -Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - Michael

General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its Co-Manager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - Lola Duncan c/o WRI Investments III LLC - Michael J. Guyerson, Attorney for SR Condominiums LLC c/o Onsager, Guyerson, Fletcher & Johnson - Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership -Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - Michael Monge, Vice President, WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company - Michael Monge, Vice President, Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation MW Housing a California limited partnership aka MW Housing - MW Housing Partners III, LP - MW Housing Partners III, LP aka MW Housing - MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership, its General Partner - Nicole Sayer, Chief Title Officer c/o Western Title Funding LLC - Paul Mosovero c/o First American Heritage Title Company - Public Trustee for the County of Douglas - Randal A Craven, Manager c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch Development LLC aka Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch - Robin L Cupka, Asst. Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank, FA c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - SR Condominiums LLC aka SR Condominiums - SR Condominiums LLC et al - SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Stroh Ranch aka Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Town of Parker - Washington Mutual Bank FA (WAMU) aka Washington Mutual Bank - Western Title Funding, LLC - Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation, its Manager - WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company, its Co Manager –Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers

Misc. Private Legals

You and each of you are hereby notified that on the 12th day of November 2013 the then County Treasurer of the County of Douglas, in the State of Colorado, sold at public tax lien sale to Hunters Chase Condo Assn Inc. the following described real estate situate in the County of Douglas, State of Colorado, to wit: GARAGE UNIT G4A-5 BUILDING G4A HUNTERS CHASE CONDOS PHASE 2 and said County Treasurer issued a certificate of purchase therefore to Hunters Chase Condo Assn Inc. That said tax lien sale was made to satisfy the delinquent taxes assessed against said real estate for the year 2012; That said real estate was taxed or specially assessed in the name(s) of SR Condominiums LLC for said year 2012.That a Treasurer’s Deed will be issued for said real estate to the said Hunters Chase Condo Assn Inc. at1:00 o’clock P.M., on the 2nd day of February 2017, unless the same has been redeemed. Said property may be redeemed from said sale at any time prior to the actual execution of said Treasurer’s Deed. Witness my hand this 10th day of October 2016. /s/ Diane A. Holbert County Treasurer of Douglas County Legal Notice No.: 929936 First Publication: October 20, 2016 Last Publication: November 3, 2016 Publisher: Douglas County News-Pres Public Notice NOTICE OF PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE AT TAX LIEN SALE AND OF APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TREASURER’S DEED To Every Person in Actual Possession or Occupancy of the hereinafter Described Land, Lot or Premises, and to the Person in Whose Name the Same was Taxed or Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and To Whom It May Concern, and more especially to: OCCUPANT- Bank One Colorado Springs, N.A. as Trustee fka First National Bank of Colorado Springs c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - Bank One Colorado Springs, N.A. as Trustee c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - Chris Patrinas - John a Trichak - John A Trichak and Mary Ann Seltzer - Mary Ann Seltzer - OCK LLC 401K Plan - Theresa B Struble, Trust Officer, Bank One Colorado Springs N.A. as Trustee, fka First National Bank of Colorado Springs c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank You and each of you are hereby notified that on the 5th day of November 2012 the then County Treasurer of the County of Douglas, in the State of Colorado, sold at public tax lien sale to OCK LLC 401K Plan the following described real estate situate in the County of Douglas, State of Colorado, to wit: LOT 11 BLK 2 REFILING OF WESTCREEK LAKES FLG 2 333-585 2.55 AM/L and said County Treasurer issued a certificate of purchase therefore to OCK LLC 401K Plan. That said tax lien sale was made to satisfy the delinquent taxes assessed against said real estate for the year 2011; That said real estate was taxed or specially assessed in the name(s) of John A Trichak & Mary Ann Seltzer for said year 2011.That a Treasurer’s Deed will be issued for said real estate to the said OCK LLC 401K Plan at1:00 o’clock P.M., on the 2nd day of February 2017, unless the same has been redeemed. Said property may be redeemed from said sale at any time prior to the actual execution of said Treasurer’s Deed. Witness my hand this 10th day of October 2016. /s/ Diane A. Holbert County Treasurer of Douglas County Legal Notice No.: 929935 First Publication: October 20, 2016 Last Publication: November 3, 2016 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE AT TAX LIEN SALE AND OF APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TREASURER’S DEED To Every Person in Actual Possession or Occupancy of the hereinafter Described Land, Lot or Premises, and to the Person in Whose Name the Same was Taxed or Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and To Whom It May Concern, and more especially to: OCCUPANT - AscentPointe Development, LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Audrey Miklavcic c/o MW Housing Partners III LP - Bel Shower Door Corporation, a Colorado Corporation aka Bel Shower aka Bell Shower, a Colorado Corporation - Carol Baumgartner, Town Clerk - David Casiano Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Diane Bailey as Public Trustee of the County of Douglas, State of Colorado c/o Public Trustee Donald L Lambert, Professional Land Surveyor c/o Frontier Surveying, Inc Douglas County Public Trustee aka Public Trustee - Ed Garneau, Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Ed Garneau, LLC Manager

poration - Carol Baumgartner, Town Clerk - David Casiano Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Diane Bailey as Public Trustee of the County of Douglas, State of Colorado c/o Public Trustee Donald L Lambert, Professional Land Surveyor c/o Frontier Surveying, Inc Douglas County Public Trustee aka Public Trustee - Ed Garneau, Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Ed Garneau, LLC Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Edouard A Garneau as registered agent for SR Condominiums LLC -Edwin J Stephens, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its CoManager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - First American Heritage Title Co - Frontier Surveying, Inc - Garner Stoll, Planning Director, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Gary L Hunter, Manager, AscentPointe Development LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Gary Laster, Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - George G Smith, Jr., a registered Professional Land Surveyor c/o Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers –Hunters Chase Condo Assn. Inc. c/o Cap Management - Hunters Chase Condominiums c/o Cap Management - John M. Beng, Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - JP Morgan Chase Bank, national association, as successor to Washington Mutual Bank F.A. – Leonard Rudolph - Lola Duncan, Assistant Vice President MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its Co-Manager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - Lola Duncan c/o WRI Investments III LLC - Michael J. Guyerson, Attorney for SR Condominiums LLC c/o Onsager, Guyerson, Fletcher & Johnson - Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership -Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - Michael Monge, Vice President, WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company - Michael Monge, Vice President, Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation MW Housing a California limited partnership aka MW Housing - MW Housing Partners III, LP - MW Housing Partners III, LP aka MW Housing - MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership, its General Partner - Nicole Sayer, Chief Title Officer c/o Western Title Funding LLC - Paul Mosovero c/o First American Heritage Title Company - Public Trustee for the County of Douglas - Randal A Craven, Manager c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch Development LLC aka Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch - Robin L Cupka, Asst. Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank, FA c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - SR Condominiums LLC aka SR Condominiums - SR Condominiums LLC et al - SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Stroh Ranch aka Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Town of Parker - Washington Mutual Bank FA (WAMU) aka Washington Mutual Bank - Western Title Funding, LLC - Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation, its Manager - WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company, its Co Manager –Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers

Misc. Private Legals

You and each of you are hereby notified that on the 12th day of November 2013 the then County Treasurer of the County of Douglas, in the State of Colorado, sold at public tax lien sale to Hunters Chase Condo Assn Inc. the following described real estate situate in the County of Douglas, State of Colorado, to wit: GARAGE UNIT G4B-1 BUILDING G4B HUNTERS CHASE CONDOS PHASE 2 and said County Treasurer issued a certificate of purchase therefore to Hunters Chase Condo Assn Inc. That said tax lien sale was made to satisfy the delinquent taxes assessed against said real estate for the year 2012; That said real estate was taxed or specially assessed in the name(s) of SR Condominiums LLC for said year 2012.That a Treasurer’s Deed will be issued for said real estate to the said Hunters Chase Condo Assn Inc. at1:00 o’clock P.M., on the 2nd day of February 2017, unless the same has been redeemed. Said property may be redeemed from said sale at any time prior to the actual execution of said Treasurer’s Deed. Witness my hand this 10th day of October 2016. /s/ Diane A. Holbert County Treasurer of Douglas County Legal Notice No.: 929934 First Publication: October 20, 2016 Last Publication: November 3, 2016 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice NOTICE OF PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE AT TAX LIEN SALE AND OF APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TREASURER’S DEED To Every Person in Actual Possession or Occupancy of the hereinafter Described Land, Lot or Premises, and to the Person in Whose Name the Same was Taxed or Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and To Whom It May Concern, and more especially to: OCCUPANT - AscentPointe Development, LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company aka AscentPointe Development LLC - Audrey Miklavcic c/o MW Housing Partners III LP - Bell Shower - Bell Shower Door Corporation, a Colorado Corporation aka Bell Shower, a Colorado Corporation -Carol Baumgartner, Town Clerk c/o Town of Parker - David Casiano, Protem Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Diane Bailey as Public Trustee of the County of Douglas, State of Colorado c/o Public Trustee - Donald L Lambert, Professional Land Surveyor c/o Frontier Surveying, Inc - Ed Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Ed Garneau, Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Ed Garneau, LLC Manager c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Edwin J Stephens, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its CoManager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - First American Heritage Title Co - Frontier Surveying, Inc - Garner Stoll, Planning Director, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner -Gary Laster, Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Gary L Hunter, Manager, AscentPointe Development LLC c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Gary L Hunter, Manager, AscentPointe Development LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC George G Smith, Jr., a registered Professional Land Surveyor c/o Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers - George S Fleischmann, in Severalty aka George S Fleischmann - Hunters Chase Condominiums c/o Cap Management -Hunters

Baumgartner - Gary L Hunter, Manager, AscentPointe Development LLC c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Gary L Hunter, Manager, AscentPointe Development LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC George G Smith, Jr., a registered Professional Land Surveyor c/o Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers - George S Fleischmann, in Severalty aka George S Fleischmann - Hunters Chase Condominiums c/o Cap Management -Hunters Chase Condo Assn Inc c/o Cap Management - John M. Bena, Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - JP Morgan Chase Bank JP Morgan Chase Bank, national association, as successor to Washington Mutual Bank F.A. - Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers - Leonard Rudolph -Lola Duncan c/o WRI Investments III LLC Lola L Duncan, Assist. Vice President, MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its Co-Manager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - Michael J Guyerson, attorney for SR Condominiums c/o Onsager, Guyerson, Fletcher & Johnson - Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership -Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - Michael Monge, Vice PresidentWRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company - Michael Monge, Vice President, Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation MW Housing a California limited partnership aka MW Housing - MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership, its General Partner - MW Housing Partners III, LP - MW Housing Partners III, LP aka MW Housing -MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - Paul Mosovero c/o First American Heritage Title Company - Public Trustee for the County of Douglas aka Public Trustee - Randal A Craven, Manager c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Robin L Cupka, Asst. Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank, FA c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - SR Condominiums - SR Condominiums LLC et al - SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company aka SR Condominiums, LLC Stroh Ranch aka Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Town of Parker - Washington Mutual Bank FA (WAMU) aka Washington Mutual Bank - Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation, its Manager - WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company, its Co Manager

October 20, 2016

Misc. Private Legals

You and each of you are hereby notified that on the 12th day of November 2013 the then County Treasurer of the County of Douglas, in the State of Colorado, sold at public tax lien sale to Hunter's Chase Condo Assn Inc the following described real estate situate in the County of Douglas, State of Colorado, to wit: GARAGE UNIT G5-6 BUILDING G5 HUNTERS CHASE CONDOS PHASE 1

and said County Treasurer issued a certificate of purchase therefore to Hunter's Chase Condo Assn Inc. That said tax lien sale was made to satisfy the delinquent taxes assessed against said real estate for the year 2012; That said real estate was taxed or specially assessed in the name(s) of SR Condominiums LLC for said year 2012.That a Treasurer’s Deed will be issued for said real estate to the said Hunter's Chase Condo Assn Inc at1:00 o’clock P.M., on the 2nd day of February 2017, unless the same has been redeemed. Said property may be redeemed from said sale at any time prior to the actual execution of said Treasurer’s Deed. Witness my hand this 10th day of October 2016. /s/ Diane A. Holbert County Treasurer of Douglas County Legal Notice No.: 929937 First Publication: October 20, 2016 Last Publication: November 3, 2016 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press

Government Legals Public Notice NOTICE OF PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE AT TAX LIEN SALE AND OF APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TREASURER’S DEED

To Every Person in Actual Possession or Occupancy of the hereinafter Described Land, Lot or Premises, and to the Person in Whose Name the Same was Taxed or Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and To Whom It May Concern, and more especially to: OCCUPANT - Adam J Samhouri Douglas County c/o Douglas County Treasurer - Jan S Heidbreder and Dianne K Heidbreder- Robert A Salzano Vicente M & Louise E Molieri

You and each of you are hereby notified that on the 5th day of November 2012 the then County Treasurer of the County of Douglas, in the State of Colorado, sold at public tax lien sale to Adam J Samhouri the following described real estate situate in the County of Douglas, State of Colorado, to wit:

PART LOT 2 CASTLE ROCK HEIGHTS ADD 3 0.013 AM/L

and said County Treasurer issued a certificate of purchase therefore to Adam J Samhouri. That said tax lien sale was made to satisfy the delinquent* taxes assessed against said real estate for the year 2011. That said real estate was taxed or specially assessed in the name(s) of Robert Salzano for said year 2011

That on the 25th day of July 2016 said Adam J Samhouri assigned said certificate of purchase to Vicente M & Louise E Molieri.That said Vicente M & Louise E Molieri on the 1st day of August 2016 the present holder of said certificate, has made request upon the Treasurer of said County for a deed to said real estate; That a Treasurer’s Deed will be issued for said real estate to the said Vicente M & Louise E Molieri at 1:00 o’clock P.M., on the 19th day of January 2017 unless the same has been redeemed. Said property may be redeemed from said sale at any time prior to the actual execution of said Treasurer’s Deed. Witness my hand this 26th day of September 2016. /s/ Diane A. Holbert County Treasurer of Douglas County Legal Notice No.: 929821 First Publication: October 6, 2016 Last Publication: October 20, 2016 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice NOTICE OF PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE AT TAX LIEN SALE AND OF APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TREASURER’S DEED

To Every Person in Actual Possession or Occupancy of the hereinafter Described Land, Lot or Premises, and to the Person in Whose Name the Same was Taxed or Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and To Whom It May Concern,

Highlands Ranch * 2


ESTATE AT TAX LIEN SALE

AND OF APPLICATION October 20, 2016 FOR ISSUANCE OF TREASURER’S DEED To Every Person in Actual Possession or Occupancy of the hereinafter Described Land, Lot or Premises, and to the Person in Whose Name the Same was Taxed or Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and To Whom It May Concern, and more especially to:

Government Legals

OCCUPANT - AscentPointe Development, LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Audrey Miklavcic c/o MW Housing Partners III LP - Bel Shower Door Corporation, a Colorado Corporation aka Bel Shower aka Bell Shower, a Colorado Corporation - Carol Baumgartner, Town Clerk - David Casiano Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Diane Bailey as Public Trustee of the County of Douglas, State of Colorado c/o Public Trustee - Donald L Lambert, Professional Land Surveyor c/o Frontier Surveying, Inc - Douglas County Public Trustee aka Public Trustee - Ed Garneau, Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Ed Garneau, LLC Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Edouard A Garneau as registered agent for SR Condominiums LLC -Edwin J Stephens, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its CoManager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - First American Heritage Title Co - Frontier Surveying, Inc - Garner Stoll, Planning Director, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Gary L Hunter, Manager, AscentPointe Development LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Gary Laster, Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - George G Smith, Jr., a registered Professional Land Surveyor c/o Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers - Hunters Chase Condominiums c/o Cap Management - John M. Beng, Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - JP Morgan Chase Bank, national association, as successor to Washington Mutual Bank F.A. - Lola Duncan, Assistant Vice President MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its Co-Manager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - Lola Duncan c/o WRI Investments III LLC - Michael J. Guyerson, Attorney for SR Condominiums LLC c/o Onsager, Guyerson, Fletcher & Johnson - Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership -Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - Michael Monge, Vice President, WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company - Michael Monge, Vice President, Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation -MW Housing a California limited partnership aka MW Housing - MW Housing Partners III, LP - MW Housing Partners III, LP aka MW Housing - MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership, its General Partner - Nicole Sayer, Chief Title Officer c/o Western Title Funding LLC - Paul Mosovero c/o First American Heritage Title Company - Public Trustee for the County of Douglas - Randal A Craven, Manager c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Robert Jacob Grzywa - Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch Development LLC aka Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch - Robin L Cupka, Asst. Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank, FA c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - SR Condominiums LLC aka SR Condominiums - SR Condominiums LLC et al - SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Stroh Ranch aka Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Town of Parker - Washington Mutual Bank FA (WAMU) aka Washington Mutual Bank - Western Title Funding, LLC Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation, its Manager WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company, its Co Manager – Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers You and each of you are hereby notified that on the 12th day of November 2013 the then County Treasurer of the County of Douglas, in the State of Colorado, sold at public tax lien sale to Robert Jacob Grzywa the following described real estate situate in the County of Douglas, State of Colorado, to wit: GARAGE UNIT G4A-4 BUILDING G4A HUNTERS CHASE CONDOS PHASE 2

and said County Treasurer issued a certificate of purchase therefore to Robert Jacob Grzywa. That said tax lien sale was made to satisfy the delinquent taxes assessed against said real estate for the year 2012; That said real estate was taxed or specially assessed in the name(s) of SR Condominiums LLC for said year 2012.That a Treasurer’s Deed will be issued for said real estate to the said Robert Jacob Grzywa at1:00 o’clock P.M., on the 19th day of January 2017, unless the same has been redeemed. Said property may be redeemed from said sale at any time prior to the actual execution of said Treasurer’s Deed. Witness my hand this 26th day of September 2016. /s/ Diane A. Holbert County Treasurer of Douglas County Legal Notice No.: 929822 First Publication: October 6, 2016 Last Publication: October 20, 2016 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press

year 2012; That said real estate was taxed or specially assessed in the name(s) of SR Condominiums LLC for said year 2012.That a Treasurer’s Deed will be issued for said real estate to the said Robert Jacob Grzywa at1:00 o’clock P.M., on the 19th day of January 2017, unless the same has been redeemed. Said property may be redeemed from said sale at any time prior to the actual execution of said Treasurer’s Deed. Witness my hand this 26th day of September 2016.

Government Legals

/s/ Diane A. Holbert County Treasurer of Douglas County Legal Notice No.: 929822 First Publication: October 6, 2016 Last Publication: October 20, 2016 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice NOTICE OF PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE AT TAX LIEN SALE AND OF APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TREASURER’S DEED To Every Person in Actual Possession or Occupancy of the hereinafter Described Land, Lot or Premises, and to the Person in Whose Name the Same was Taxed or Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and To Whom It May Concern, and more especially to: OCCUPANT - Craig Cant and Stacey Cant - Deborah Torp- Estate of Martin Stenzel c/o Deborah Torp - FRHL LLC & UMB Bank of Colorado NA - James W and Cheryl L Haywood aka James W Haywood and Cheryl L Haywood - Paulyne R Phelps - Robert & Jessica Dinsmore - Roger P Erikson and Diane M Erikson - Voyager Pacific Opportunity Fund II LLC You and each of you are hereby notified that on the 21st day of October 2010 the then County Treasurer of the County of Douglas, in the State of Colorado, sold at public tax lien sale to Martin Stenzel the following described real estate situate in the County of Douglas, State of Colorado, to wit: LOT 10 BLK 20 MERIBEL VILLAGE 1 297-145 0.546 AM/L and said County Treasurer issued a certificate of purchase therefore to Martin Stenzel. That said tax lien sale was made to satisfy the delinquent* taxes assessed against said real estate for the year 2009. That said real estate was taxed or specially assessed in the name(s) of Craig Cant & Stacey Cant for said year 2009 That on the 26th day of October 2011 said Estate of Martin Stenzel assigned said certificate of purchase to Deborah Torp. That on the 9th day of August 2016 said Deborah Torp assigned said certificate of purchase to Robert & Jessica Dinsmore. That said Robert & Jessica Dinsmore on the 9th day of August 2016 the present holder of said certificate, has made request upon the Treasurer of said County for a deed to said real estate; That a Treasurer’s Deed will be issued for said real estate to the said Robert & Jessica Dinsmore at 1:00 o’clock P.M., on the 19th day of January 2017 unless the same has been redeemed. Said property may be redeemed from said sale at any time prior to the actual execution of said Treasurer’s Deed. Witness my hand this 26th day of September 2016. /s/ Diane A. Holbert County Treasurer of Douglas County Legal Notice No.: 929824 First Publication: October 6, 2016 Last Publication: October 20, 2016 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice NOTICE OF PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE AT TAX LIEN SALE AND OF APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TREASURER’S DEED To Every Person in Actual Possession or Occupancy of the hereinafter Described Land, Lot or Premises, and to the Person in Whose Name the Same was Taxed or Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and To Whom It May Concern, and more especially to: OCCUPANT - AscentPointe Development, LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Audrey Miklavcic c/o MW Housing Partners III LP - Bel Shower Door Corporation, a Colorado Corporation aka Bel Shower aka Bell Shower, a Colorado Corporation - Carol Baumgartner, Town Clerk - David Casiano Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Diane Bailey as Public Trustee of the County of Douglas, State of Colorado c/o Public Trustee - Donald L Lambert, Professional Land Surveyor c/o Frontier Surveying, Inc - Douglas County Public Trustee aka Public Trustee - Ed Garneau, Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Ed Garneau, LLC Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Edouard A Garneau as registered agent for SR Condominiums LLC -Edwin J Stephens, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its CoManager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - First American Heritage Title Co - Frontier Surveying, Inc - Garner Stoll, Planning Director, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Gary L Hunter, Manager, AscentPointe Development LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Gary Laster, Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - George G Smith, Jr., a registered Professional Land Surveyor c/o Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers - Hunters Chase Condominiums c/o Cap Management - John M. Beng, Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - JP Morgan Chase Bank, national association, as successor to Washington Mutual Bank F.A. - Lola Duncan, Assistant Vice President MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its Co-Manager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - Lola Duncan c/o WRI Investments III LLC - Michael J. Guyerson, Attorney for SR Condominiums LLC c/o Onsager, Guyerson, Fletcher & Johnson - Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership -Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - Michael Monge, Vice President, WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company - Michael Monge, Vice President, Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation -MW Housing a California limited partnership aka MW Housing - MW Housing Partners III, LP - MW Housing Partners III, LP aka MW Housing - MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership, its General Partner - Nicole Sayer, Chief Title Officer c/o Western Title Funding LLC - Paul Mosovero c/o First American Heritage Title Company - Public Trustee for the County of Douglas - Randal A Craven, Manager c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Robert Jacob Grzywa - Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Robert Shai-

Company - Ed Garneau, LLC Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Edouard A Garneau as registered agent for SR Condominiums LLC -Edwin J Stephens, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its CoManager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - First American Heritage Title Co - Frontier Surveying, Inc - Garner Stoll, Planning Director, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Gary L Hunter, Manager, AscentPointe Development LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Gary Laster, Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - George G Smith, Jr., a registered Professional Land Surveyor c/o Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers - Hunters Chase Condominiums c/o Cap Management - John M. Beng, Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - JP Morgan Chase Bank, national association, as successor to Washington Mutual Bank F.A. - Lola Duncan, Assistant Vice President MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its Co-Manager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - Lola Duncan c/o WRI Investments III LLC - Michael J. Guyerson, Attorney for SR Condominiums LLC c/o Onsager, Guyerson, Fletcher & Johnson - Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership -Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - Michael Monge, Vice President, WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company - Michael Monge, Vice President, Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation -MW Housing a California limited partnership aka MW Housing - MW Housing Partners III, LP - MW Housing Partners III, LP aka MW Housing - MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership, its General Partner - Nicole Sayer, Chief Title Officer c/o Western Title Funding LLC - Paul Mosovero c/o First American Heritage Title Company - Public Trustee for the County of Douglas - Randal A Craven, Manager c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Robert Jacob Grzywa - Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch Development LLC aka Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch - Robin L Cupka, Asst. Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank, FA c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - SR Condominiums LLC aka SR Condominiums - SR Condominiums LLC et al - SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Stroh Ranch aka Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Town of Parker - Washington Mutual Bank FA (WAMU) aka Washington Mutual Bank - Western Title Funding, LLC Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation, its Manager WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company, its Co Manager – Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers

Government Legals

You and each of you are hereby notified that on the 12th day of November 2013 the then County Treasurer of the County of Douglas, in the State of Colorado, sold at public tax lien sale to Robert Jacob Grzywa the following described real estate situate in the County of Douglas, State of Colorado, to wit: GARAGE UNIT G4B-3 BUILDING G4B HUNTERS CHASE CONDOS PHASE 2 and said County Treasurer issued a certificate of purchase therefore to Robert Jacob Grzywa. That said tax lien sale was made to satisfy the delinquent taxes assessed against said real estate for the year 2012; That said real estate was taxed or specially assessed in the name(s) of SR Condominiums LLC for said year 2012.That a Treasurer’s Deed will be issued for said real estate to the said Robert Jacob Grzywa at1:00 o’clock P.M., on the 19th day of January 2017, unless the same has been redeemed. Said property may be redeemed from said sale at any time prior to the actual execution of said Treasurer’s Deed. Witness my hand this 26th day of September 2016. /s/ Diane A. Holbert County Treasurer of Douglas County Legal Notice No.: 929823 First Publication: October 6, 2016 Last Publication: October 20, 2016 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice NOTICE OF PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE AT TAX LIEN SALE AND OF APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TREASURER’S DEED

Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and To Whom It May Concern, and more especially to:

Government Legals

OCCUPANT - AscentPointe Development, LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Audrey Miklavcic c/o MW Housing Partners III LP - Bel Shower Door Corporation, a Colorado Corporation aka Bel Shower aka Bell Shower, a Colorado Corporation - Carol Baumgartner, Town Clerk - David Casiano Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Diane Bailey as Public Trustee of the County of Douglas, State of Colorado c/o Public Trustee - Donald L Lambert, Professional Land Surveyor c/o Frontier Surveying, Inc - Douglas County Public Trustee aka Public Trustee - Ed Garneau, Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Ed Garneau, LLC Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Edouard A Garneau as registered agent for SR Condominiums LLC -Edwin J Stephens, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its CoManager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - First American Heritage Title Co - Frontier Surveying, Inc - Garner Stoll, Planning Director, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Gary L Hunter, Manager, AscentPointe Development LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Gary Laster, Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - George G Smith, Jr., a registered Professional Land Surveyor c/o Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers - Hunters Chase Condominiums c/o Cap Management - John M. Beng, Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - JP Morgan Chase Bank, national association, as successor to Washington Mutual Bank F.A. - Lola Duncan, Assistant Vice President MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its Co-Manager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - Lola Duncan c/o WRI Investments III LLC - Michael J. Guyerson, Attorney for SR Condominiums LLC c/o Onsager, Guyerson, Fletcher & Johnson - Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership -Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - Michael Monge, Vice President, WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company - Michael Monge, Vice President, Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation -MW Housing a California limited partnership aka MW Housing - MW Housing Partners III, LP - MW Housing Partners III, LP aka MW Housing - MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership, its General Partner - Nicole Sayer, Chief Title Officer c/o Western Title Funding LLC - Paul Mosovero c/o First American Heritage Title Company - Public Trustee for the County of Douglas - Randal A Craven, Manager c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Robert Jacob Grzywa - Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch Development LLC aka Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch - Robin L Cupka, Asst. Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank, FA c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - SR Condominiums LLC aka SR Condominiums - SR Condominiums LLC et al - SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Stroh Ranch aka Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Town of Parker - Washington Mutual Bank FA (WAMU) aka Washington Mutual Bank - Western Title Funding, LLC Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation, its Manager WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company, its Co Manager –Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers You and each of you are hereby notified that on the 12th day of November 2013 the then County Treasurer of the County of Douglas, in the State of Colorado, sold at public tax lien sale to Robert Jacob Grzywa the following described real estate situate in the County of Douglas, State of Colorado, to wit: GARAGE UNIT G4A-6 BUILDING G4A HUNTERS CHASE CONDOS PHASE 2 and said County Treasurer issued a certificate of purchase therefore to Robert Jacob Grzywa. That said tax lien sale was made to satisfy the delinquent taxes assessed against said real estate for the year 2012; That said real estate was taxed or specially assessed in the name(s) of SR Condominiums LLC for said year 2012.That a Treasurer’s Deed will be issued for said real estate to the said Robert Jacob Grzywa at1:00 o’clock P.M., on the 19th day of January 2017, unless the same has been redeemed. Said property may be redeemed from said sale at any time prior to the actual execution of said Treasurer’s Deed. Witness my hand this 26th day of September 2016.

erty may be redeemed from said sale at any time prior to the actual execution of said Treasurer’s Deed. Witness my hand this 26th day of September 2016.

Government Legals

/s/ Diane A. Holbert County Treasurer of Douglas County Legal Notice No.: 929825 First Publication: October 6, 2016 Last Publication: October 20, 2016 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice NOTICE OF PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE AT TAX LIEN SALE AND OF APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TREASURER’S DEED To Every Person in Actual Possession or Occupancy of the hereinafter Described Land, Lot or Premises, and to the Person in Whose Name the Same was Taxed or Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and To Whom It May Concern, and more especially to: OCCUPANT - Anderson, Dude & Lebel PC, Attorneys at Law - Debbie A Perry and Randall W Perry c/o Debbie A Perry Estate of Martin Stenzel c/o Deborah Torp - Lincoln LTD c/o Robert Leon - Michael S Longacre - Public Trustee for the County of Douglas - Robert Leon - Ruth M and Douglas H Pennington - Thomas N Mace, as President of the Association - USAA Federal Savings Bank Home Equity Loan Servicing - USAA Federal Savings Banks AKA USAA FSB - Woodmoor Mountain Homeowners Association c/o Thomas N Mace, President - Woodmoor Mountain Homeowners Association, a Colorado non-profit corporation c/o Thomas N Mace, President You and each of you are hereby notified that on the 12th day of November 2013 the then County Treasurer of the County of Douglas, in the State of Colorado, sold at public tax lien sale to Robert Leon the following described real estate situate in the County of Douglas, State of Colorado, to wit: LOT 18 WOODMOOR MOUNTAIN 2 2.369 AM/L and said County Treasurer issued a certificate of purchase therefore to Robert Leon. That said tax lien sale was made to satisfy the delinquent taxes assessed against said real estate for the year 2012; That said real estate was taxed or specially assessed in the name(s) of Michael S Longacre for said year 2012.That a Treasurer’s Deed will be issued for said real estate to the said Robert Leon at 1:00 o’clock P.M., on the 19th day of January 2017, unless the same has been redeemed. Said property may be redeemed from said sale at any time prior to the actual execution of said Treasurer’s Deed. Witness my hand this 26th day of September 2016. /s/ Diane A. Holbert County Treasurer of Douglas County Legal Notice No.: 929827 First Publication: October 6, 2016 Last Publication: October 20, 2016 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE PLANNING COMMISSION AND BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS A public hearing will be held before the Planning Commission on November 7, 2016, at 7:00 P.M. and before the Board of County Commissioners on December 13, 2016, at 2:30 P.M., in the Commissioners Hearing Room, 100 Third St., Castle Rock, CO., for an amendment to the Douglas County and Town of Parker Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) and Comprehensive Development Plan. The properties that are the subject of this application are generally described as 6237 Crowfoot Valley Road and Grandview Estates. For more information call Douglas County Planning, 303-660-7460. File #/Name: DR2015-014 / Douglas County Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) and Comprehensive Development Plan. Legal Notice No.: 929963 First Publication: October 20, 2016 Last Publication: October 20, 2016 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press Public Notice NOTICE OF PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE AT TAX LIEN SALE AND OF APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TREASURER’S DEED

Concern, and more especially to:

Highlands Ranch Herald 43 OCCUPANT - AscentPointe Develop-

ment, LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Audrey Miklavcic c/o MW Housing Partners III LP - Bel Shower Door Corporation, a Colorado Corporation aka Bel Shower aka Bell Shower, a Colorado Corporation - Carol Baumgartner, Town Clerk - David Casiano Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Diane Bailey as Public Trustee of the County of Douglas, State of Colorado c/o Public Trustee - Donald L Lambert, Professional Land Surveyor c/o Frontier Surveying, Inc - Douglas County Public Trustee aka Public Trustee - Ed Garneau, Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Ed Garneau, LLC Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Edouard A Garneau as registered agent for SR Condominiums LLC -Edwin J Stephens, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its CoManager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - First American Heritage Title Co - Frontier Surveying, Inc - Garner Stoll, Planning Director, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Gary L Hunter, Manager, AscentPointe Development LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Gary Laster, Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - George G Smith, Jr., a registered Professional Land Surveyor c/o Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers - Hunters Chase Condominiums c/o Cap Management - John M. Beng, Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - JP Morgan Chase Bank, national association, as successor to Washington Mutual Bank F.A. - Lola Duncan, Assistant Vice President MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its Co-Manager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - Lola Duncan c/o WRI Investments III LLC - Michael J. Guyerson, Attorney for SR Condominiums LLC c/o Onsager, Guyerson, Fletcher & Johnson - Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership -Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - Michael Monge, Vice President, WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company - Michael Monge, Vice President, Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation -MW Housing a California limited partnership aka MW Housing - MW Housing Partners III, LP - MW Housing Partners III, LP aka MW Housing - MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership, its General Partner - Nicole Sayer, Chief Title Officer c/o Western Title Funding LLC - Paul Mosovero c/o First American Heritage Title Company - Public Trustee for the County of Douglas - Randal A Craven, Manager c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Robert Jacob Grzywa - Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch Development LLC aka Robert Shaiman, registered agent for Stroh Ranch - Robin L Cupka, Asst. Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank, FA c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - SR Condominiums LLC aka SR Condominiums - SR Condominiums LLC et al - SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Stroh Ranch aka Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Town of Parker - Washington Mutual Bank FA (WAMU) aka Washington Mutual Bank - Western Title Funding, LLC Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., a Washington Corporation, its Manager WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Company, its Co Manager – Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers

Government Legals

You and each of you are hereby notified that on the 12th day of November 2013 the then County Treasurer of the County of Douglas, in the State of Colorado, sold at public tax lien sale to Robert Jacob Grzywa the following described real estate situate in the County of Douglas, State of Colorado, to wit:

GARAGE UNIT G4A-8 BUILDING G4A HUNTERS CHASE CONDOS PHASE 2

and said County Treasurer issued a certificate of purchase therefore to Robert Jacob Grzywa. That said tax lien sale was made to satisfy the delinquent taxes assessed against said real estate for the year 2012; That said real estate was taxed or specially assessed in the name(s) of SR Condominiums LLC for said year 2012.That a Treasurer’s Deed will be issued for said real estate to the said Robert Jacob Grzywa at1:00 o’clock P.M., on the 19th day of January 2017, unless the same has been redeemed. Said property may be redeemed from said sale at any time prior to the actual execution of said Treasurer’s Deed. Witness my hand this 26th day of September 2016.

Get Involved! To Every Person in Actual Possession or Occupancy of the hereinafter Described Land, Lot or Premises, and to the Person in Whose Name the Same was Taxed or Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and To Whom It May Concern, and more especially to:

OCCUPANT - AscentPointe Development, LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Audrey Miklavcic c/o MW Housing Partners III LP - Bel Shower Door Corporation, a Colorado Corporation aka Bel Shower aka Bell Shower, a Colorado Corporation - Carol Baumgartner, Town Clerk - David Casiano Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Diane Bailey as Public Trustee of the County of Douglas, State of Colorado c/o Public Trustee - Donald L Lambert, Professional Land Surveyor c/o Frontier Surveying, Inc - Douglas County Public Trustee aka Public Trustee - Ed Garneau, Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Ed Garneau, LLC Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Edouard A Garneau as registered agent for SR Condominiums LLC -Edwin J Stephens, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its CoManager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - First American Heritage Title Co - Frontier Surveying, Inc - Garner Stoll, Planning Director, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Gary L Hunter, Manager, AscentPointe Development LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Gary Laster, Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - George G Smith, Jr., a registered Professional Land Surveyor c/o Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers - Hunters Chase Condominiums c/o Cap Management - John M. Beng, Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - JP Morgan Chase Bank, national association, as successor to Washington Mutual Bank F.A. - Lola Duncan, Assistant Vice President MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its Co-Manager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - Lola Duncan c/o WRI Investments III LLC - Michael J. Guyerson, Attorney for SR Condominiums LLC c/o Onsager, Guyerson, Fletcher & Johnson - Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership -Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Part-

/s/ Diane A. Holbert County Treasurer of Douglas County

Legal Notice No.: 929825 First Publication: October 6, 2016 Last Publication: October 20, 2016 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press

To Every Person in Actual Possession or Occupancy of the hereinafter Described Land, Lot or Premises, and to the Person in Whose Name the Same was Taxed or Specially Assessed, and to all Persons having an Interest or Title of Record in or to the said Premises and To Whom It May Concern, and more especially to:

OCCUPANT - AscentPointe Development, LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC - Audrey Miklavcic c/o MW Housing Partners III LP - Bel Shower Door Corporation, a Colorado Corporation aka Bel Shower aka Bell Shower, a Colorado Corporation - Carol Baumgartner, Town Clerk - David Casiano Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Diane Bailey as Public Trustee of the County of Douglas, State of Colorado c/o Public Trustee - Donald L Lambert, Professional Land Surveyor c/o Frontier Surveying, Inc - Douglas County Public Trustee aka Public Trustee - Ed Garneau, Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Ed Garneau, LLC Manager aka Edouard A Garneau c/o SR Condominiums LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company - Edouard A Garneau as registered agent for SR Condominiums LLC -Edwin J Stephens, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its CoManager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - First American Heritage Title Co - Frontier Surveying, Inc - Garner Stoll, Planning Director, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - Gary L Hunter, Manager, AscentPointe Development LLC, a Colorado Limited Liability Company c/o Stroh Ranch Development LLC -Gary Laster, Mayor, Town of Parker Attn: Carol Baumgartner - George G Smith, Jr., a registered Professional Land Surveyor c/o Kirkham Michael Consulting Engineers - Hunters Chase Condominiums c/o Cap Management - John M. Beng, Vice President, Washington Mutual Bank c/o JP Morgan Chase Bank - JP Morgan Chase Bank, national association, as successor to Washington Mutual Bank F.A. - Lola Duncan, Assistant Vice President MW Housing Partners III L.P., by MW Housing Management III LLC, its General Partner, by WRI CP Investments III LLC, its Co-Manager, by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc, it Manager - Lola Duncan c/o WRI Investments III LLC - Michael J. Guyerson, Attorney for SR Condominiums LLC c/o Onsager, Guyerson, Fletcher & Johnson - Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Management III, LP, a California Limited Partnership -Michael Monge, Vice President, MW Housing Partners III, LP, a California Limited Partnership - Michael Monge, Vice President, WRI CP Investments III, LLC, a Washing-

/s/ Diane A. Holbert County Treasurer of Douglas County Legal Notice No.: 929826 First Publication: October 6, 2016 Last Publication: October 20, 2016 Publisher: Douglas County News-Press

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