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Lone Tree 10-24-2013

Lone Tree

October 24, 2013

A Colorado Community Media Publication

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Douglas County, Colorado • Volume 12, Issue 41

C-470 project awarded funding CDOT money to cover half the cost of construction By Ryan Boldrey

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Lone Tree’s Greg Mandel, addressing the city council, was among a crowd of residents packing the council chambers Oct. 15 to comment on future plans for the city’s library. Photo by Jane Reuter

Library issue ignites debate Councilmember’s proposal for two sites rejected by most By Jane Reuter

jreuter@ourcoloradonews.com Lone Tree residents who filled the city council’s meeting room Oct. 15 expressed overwhelming support for the city’s plan to eventually convert the current library building into a community center. Only a handful endorsed Councilmember Kim Monson’s proposal to pursue the operation of two libraries. A library official who spoke before the public comment portion of the meeting said Douglas County Libraries couldn’t feasibly operate two branches in the city of 11,000 residents. RidgeGate has offered the library district a site in its development south of Lincoln Avenue for a new, larger facility. The current library at Yosemite Street and Lone Tree Parkway and the proposed site near the Super Target are 1.1 miles apart.

“We believe (operating two libraries in Lone Tree) would be impossible for us,” said library spokesman David Farnan, citing administrative and other costs. “We are a lean machine. The only way we’ve done that is finding smart, efficient ways to run libraries.” Construction of a new city library to replace the space now too constrained to adequately serve the area still is three to five years distant, and the land deal is not yet sealed. The city recently hosted a series of community meetings about its idea to buy the 10,000-square-foot library building and convert it into a community center with limited library services. On Oct. 10, the Lone Tree Voice published a guest commentary from Monson, in which she said the city could support two libraries. Monson’s commentary surprised and irked her fellow councilmembers. “The rest of the city council doesn’t believe two libraries is a practical solution,” Mayor Jim Gunning said. “Most of us have

been here long enough to know the little library on the corner is important to this community. A virtual library would still be able to serve many of the needs.” Several residents who spoke said the proposed site on the high-growth side of the city someday will be more central than the current one. “What I love about being a banker is no new taxes,” said Don Rogers, president of Lone Tree’s First Commercial Bank. “What I also love is free land. I don’t see too many cases where you have a win-win. We get a new library and we get to keep the old library for a community center. This is a win-win.” Dave Tanin is among those who likes the idea of two libraries, but said it appeared that was not under consideration. “It seems to me the board and council have pretty much made up their minds; community outreach after you’ve made up your minds doesn’t make much sense,” he said. Library continues on Page 14

The first phase of the C-470 expansion project shifted into high gear this past week following the awarding of $100 million in RAMP funding on behalf of the Colorado Department of Transportation. The expansion project, which will add a managed toll express lane in each direction between Interstate 25 and Kipling Parkway, is the recipient of the largest amount of money among 44 statewide projects to receive Responsible Acceleration of Maintenance and Partnerships funds from CDOT this year. The funds, which were requested by Douglas County, will account for half the cost of the now-scaled-back project that is currently in the design phase. According to the county’s capital improvements projects manager, Art Griffith, the rest of the money will be funded by a combination of local, state and federal loans that will be paid back with toll revenue over the next 30 years. “They (CDOT) have a fairly aggressive schedule and would like to see all these projects completed and open to traffic by January 2018,” Griffith said. For the C-470 expansion project, he said, it is likely to be in the design phase for much of 2014 and construction will start in 2015. The project, in addition to new lanes, will include the addition of a continuous auxiliary lane from Santa Fe Drive to University Boulevard and also involve the replacement of some existing infrastructure. “The ultimate plan was to add two C-470 continues on Page 14

Lone Tree man’s class ring comes full circle Owner gets jewelry back nearly half-century after loss By Jane Reuter

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Paul Squyer holds his senior class ring, which he lost in a Wisconsin lake 49 years ago. Photo by Jane Reuter

Lone Tree’s Paul Squyer recently had a different kind of class reunion. Forty-nine years after losing his class ring in a Wisconsin lake, it is back on Squyer’s hand. A little less shiny than in 1964, but overall in good condition. The ring, a gift from his sister, was only a week old when Squyer took a swim in northwestern Wisconsin’s Perch Lake near his hometown of New Richmond. When the high school senior emerged from the lake, the ring was missing. “I looked in the water, but we’d been swimming there quite a while and I couldn’t find it,” Squyer said. Worse than losing the ring was telling his sister, he remembers. Soon after, Squyer joined the military and left Wisconsin, never to return. Forty-nine years later, on an early Oc-

tober day, scuba diver Ken Johnson’s metal detector alerted him to a find at the bottom of Perch Lake. The Wisconsin man routinely searches the lake for artifacts, and while it wasn’t the first ring he’d found, this was the first that offered clues to its past. The initials “NRHS” matched that of nearby New Richmond High School. The year “1964” and initials “P.S.” gave Johnson points from which to start his detective work. “I went to the high school and sat down with the yearbook,” Johnson said. “But nobody in (the class of) ’64 had those initials.” That’s because Squyer spent his senior year at a high school in a neighboring community. Unwilling to give up, Johnson kept searching and found Squyer’s name in the 1962 yearbook. His was the only name that matched the initials on the ring. “After finding the name in the ’62 book, I just did an Internet search,” Johnson said. “He came up on Facebook, and listed his hometown as New Richmond, Wis. That was the final clue.” Squyer said he initially thought John-

son’s phone call about the found ring was a joke. “I was really surprised,” he said. “I did call my sister and tell her. She said, ‘I guess, after 49 years, I won’t be mad at you anymore.’” Johnson said returning the ring to its original owner was well worth his time. “I thought it was kinda fun,” he said. “I could have taken it down to the guy who buys gold and sold it to him, I suppose. But usually these rings mean something to people.” Squyer plans to have the ring cleaned and resized to accommodate his now-larger hands. “I’ll have to wear it a few days even though I didn’t wear it much when I had first had it,” he said.

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Aurora kids tickled pink by scholarship Lone Tree Arts Center grant helps bring youngsters to theater By Jane Reuter

jreuter@ourcoloradonews.com Late this month, 150 Aurora kindergarten students will attend a production of “Pinkalicious” at the Lone Tree Arts Center. For most, it will be their first taste of live theater. For many of the Village East Community Elementary students, the experience would be financially out of reach without a grant from the Lone Tree Arts Center Guild. The $1,000 donation covers the tickets and half the transportation costs for Village East’s Oct. 29 visit. “Pinkalicious” is the story of a girl who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes, and portrays what happens when she overindulges. “Our Lone Tree Arts Center Guild scholarship means that our kindergarten students will have the opportunity to see a live performance of one of their favorite stories,” said Village East kindergarten teacher Karyn Knoblauch, who believes the experience is more than entertain-

A scene from the theatrical production of “Pinkalicious,” which will be presented at the Lone Tree Arts Center later this month. Courtesy photo by Richard Termine ment. “They will develop a true sense of audience and understand the vocabulary and concepts of character and setting. These concepts will help them thrive

as readers and writers.” It’s the second such grant the guild has given in two years. Last year, Castle Rock’s South Ridge Elementary received a

similar scholarship. “Not every child in Douglas County is rich,” said guild president elect Gayle Spelts. While the grants ideally benefit Douglas County students, Spelts said it’s not exclusive to local students. Village East Elementary asked about the prospect of financial help for its students, and its students met the criteria. About 50 percent of Village East’s students are not native English speakers; 76 percent are non-Caucasian and 67 percent qualify for free or reduced lunches. “We work to find schools that may not have the time, opportunity or money to see live programs,” said Spelts. “My personal opinion is there’s too much emphasis on athletics in schools and not enough on the arts. My goal is to expose as many kids as we can to the arts. “When children see live entertainment, I believe it really instills a desire to see more. Not every child wants to be an actor, but actors need audiences. This helps develop an audience for a lifetime.” Money for the guild scholarships, which are available upon request, comes from member dues and fundraisers. For more information on the guild and its programs, visit www.lonetreeartscenterguild.org.

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vgrantier@ourcoloradonews.com Jamie LaRue, director of the Douglas County Libraries since 1990, has announced he will be leaving his position sometime in mid-January to pursue a schedule of worldwide traveling to give workshops on library innovations and other topics to libraries and possibly other organizations. LaRue says that two years ago he

tried giving a professional talk for pay and enjoyed it. This year, using vacation time built up over 23 years, he is giving many more — enjoying locations ranging from Moscow to Boston to LaRue Sydney, Australia. “I learn a lot, it pays well, I meet fascinating people, and I have a chance to deeply explore new issues,” he stated in an Oct. 16 blog post. “In Douglas County, I helped one library district achieve excellence.

What I’d really like to do next is help move MANY libraries in that direction. I got into this profession for love, and I’m still in love. This is the best time ever to be a librarian.” LaRue, a former president of the Colorado Library Association, has won various awards: Colorado Librarian of the Year in 1998; the Julie J. Boucher Award for Intellectual Freedom in 2000; the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce’s Business Person of the Year in 2003; and the National Council of Teachers of English/Support for the Learning and Teaching of English Intellectual Freedom Award in 2004.

School foundation’s tax status questioned Parent files IRS complaint with campaign allegation By Jane Reuter

jreuter@ourcoloradonews.com A Douglas County parent filed a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service Oct. 14 alleging improper activity by the Douglas County Educational Foundation. Susan Arnold contends that recent activities by the DCEF — the Douglas County School District’s fundraising arm — violate the organization’s nonprofit status. “I believe that this 501(c)(3) organization has been involved in political campaigning and deceptive and improper fundraising practices,” Arnold wrote in a letter accompanying the tax-exempt organization complaint. DCEF interim executive director Cinamon Watson, also the school district’s community relations officer, says the allegation is baseless. “This is absolutely frivolous and ridiculous,” she wrote in an emailed response. “The attacks on the Douglas County Educational Foundation are abysmal and a pathetic attempt to draw an outstanding organization into the political fray. There is not a

single fact or accusation that creates a legal liability for DCEF.” In her formal filing, Arnold alleges the foundation “is soliciting direct donations for activities that do not support its mission or objectives as a nonprofit organization. These funds are being used to support political activity.” Arnold’s complaint stems from the Douglas County School District’s late September acknowledgment that it used funds donated to the DCEF to pay consultants. Those consultants include former U.S. Secretary of Education Bill Bennett and the American Enterprise Institute’s Rick Hess, who supported the district’s current direction in papers both wrote and in Bennett’s Sept. 25 speech. Neither Bennett’s address nor Hess’ paper initially were identified as products of paid DCSD consultants. “In my opinion, (the foundation’s) actions constitute behavior aimed at distinguishing candidates for election,” Arnold said. “There is widespread concern in the district that funds have not been appropriately allocated as people expected.” Watson said the foundation is not worried about a potential IRS investi-

gation. “DCEF takes its obligations as a tax-exempt organization very seriously and we welcome any review that the Internal Revenue Service might choose to conduct — at anytime, anywhere,” Watson wrote. “We are confident that once the service has the true facts, it will quickly disregard this factually false and legally meritless claim made in the midst of a spirited election season.” Regardless of the ruling on her complaint, Arnold believes the foundation has damaged its reputation. “When all of those funds get funneled through the DCEF, you feel the trust has been violated in terms of how the foundation is managing themselves,” she said. A copy of Hess’ paper — “The Most Interesting School District in America?” — recently was delivered to many Douglas County residences with a letter of endorsement for the four board-supported candidates signed by state lawmakers Sen. Ted Harvey, Rep. Frank McNulty and Rep. Polly Lawrence. The letter notes it is paid for by the Douglas County Education Alliance, a nonprofit organization that has paid for TV and newspaper ads supporting DCSD.

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Douglas County School Board

ELECTION INFORMATION Be Informed: Know Your Candidates

Mail-in Ballo t ONLY Ba llot must be received by Nov. 5th

What do you see as the three biggest challenges in Douglas County School District? DISTRICT B

DISTRICT E

Barbra Chase

Douglas Benevento (incumbent)

• Restore resources to our schools. The District’s fund balance has quadrupled to $83 million due to their inability to budget accurately. • Restore our high schools. Put kids back in school full time, reduce student/teacher ratios and increase the amount of instructional time to better prepare our students for college/careers. • Bring the public back to our public schools. Address plummeting parent satisfaction in Douglas County School District. Jim Geddes - No response -

DISTRICT D Julie A Keim • Loss of Academic Excellence Which is Directly Impacting Our Students • Lack of Accurate Budgeting and Financial Reporting, Resulting in Insufficient Funds Passed Down To the Schools Educating Our Students • Devaluation of Public Input and Educator Collaboration Resulting in Ineffective Implementation of Many Strategies

- No response Bill Hodges • Lack of Fiscal Transparency • Increased class sizes and decreased instructional time for students due to BOE/Administration using an economic model for cuts vs. what’s best for kids • Lowered graduation requirements and flat-lining of TCAP results

DISTRICT G Ronda Scholting • Loss of trust with community • Mismanagement of tax dollars • Academic performance Meghann Silverthorn (incumbent) • Ensuring that education evolves to remain relevant and engaging for today’s kids • Maintaining and expanding facilities to accommodate usage and growth • Balancing funding mandates and directives from the state with future classroom needs

Judi Reynolds • Unequal Funding • Local Control • High School Curriculum Awareness

If elected, how would you work on addressing these challenges as a school board member? DISTRICT B

DISTRICT E

Barbra Chase

Douglas Benevento (incumbent)

I will call for a financial audit to understand why DCSD is unable to budget accurately and return large operating surpluses to our schools. I will initiate staff, parent and community surveys immediately to understand the feedback from the community in which I represent. Limit the amount of meeting time behind closed doors and increase the amount time the Board meets in public. Jim Geddes - No response -

Focus tax dollars back into the classroom Fiscal transparency Stop so much BOE business being conducted behind closed doors via executive sessions Rebuild trust between the BOE and our communities by encouraging their input The BOE should hire outside legal counsel vs. using an attorney hired by the Superintendent in an effort to avoid any conflict of interest

DISTRICT G

Julie A Keim

Ronda Scholting

I will work with school leaders to assess needs, critically analyze fund balances, and identify parameters for the use of Board-designated reserves as necessary. I will work to give principals sufficient funding in their SBB to make independent decisions for their students and schools. I will work to develop and implement a meaningful assessment tool and merit-based pay structure that allows teachers to be effective leaders in their classrooms without unnecessary paperwork that keeps them from engaging with students. Judi Reynolds Unequal Funding- The current funding formula from the state and the amendment 66 proposal place Douglas county children at a fiscal disadvantage. I will continue to voice my concerns at the state level and testify against any proposal that impacts funding of the students, teachers, staff, and schools of the Douglas County School District.

Responses for all candidates are listed in alphabetical order within their District. Please visit strongschoolscoalition.org/election-2013 for complete survey results.

Bill Hodges

DISTRICT D I will work to bring the majority of Board meeting time back into the public, with meaningful discussions representing varying viewpoints.

The Strong Schools Coalition is a non-profit organization of Douglas County citizens and does not support or endorse any political party, candidate for, or incumbent in elected office. ©2013

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Local Control - The state has created several new laws that school districts are required to abide by, even if they were created to solve a problem the DCSD does not have. Recently the state adopted House Bill 12-1238: The Colorado READ Act. The READ Act imposes new assessments on DCSD students, even though they have some of the highest reading scores in the metro area. Please visit strongschoolscoalition.org/election-2013/ for complete response.

1) Loss of trust: Currently, 49% of Douglas County School Board meetings are held in secret, more than any other district in the state of Colorado. The public’s business, as carried out by a democratically elected body, should be conducted in the open. It’s nearly impossible to have checks and balances and trust within an institution that does so much of its business behind closed doors. The secret meetings have to stop. 2) Mismanagement of tax dollars: As the number of students has increased, the District has decreased the number of teachers, but increased the administrative staff. The first step toward to fiscal sanity is to stop hiring administrators and paying them huge bonuses and salaries and instead focus that money back into the classroom. Please visit strongschoolscoalition.org/election-2013/ for complete response. Meghann Silverthorn (incumbent) CVHS’s Modern Learners panel was a great example of how schools are addressing the need for educational evolution. Teachers lead, while district staff and even kids assist. Facilities are an ongoing challenge for a growing district. Prudent use and investment of existing monies is already in place. Future bond dollars or other financial instruments will be needed to build facilities. DCSD’s share of the state retirement system, PERA, will grow over the next decade. Strong financial management, as in DCSD FY13 allocations of reserve for PERA, is needed to avoid having to shift costs to employees or impacting classrooms.

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Campaign funds tell sharply different stories Candidates backing current board get little local financial support By Jane Reuter

jreuter@ourcoloradonews.com Two wealthy school-choice advocates from outside Douglas County have provided almost all the campaign contributions for the four school-board candidates supporting the direction of the current board. Oilman Alex Cranberg, of Austin, Texas, and investment fund president Ralph Nagel, of Denver, have donated about 90 percent of the campaign dollars collected by current board supporters Doug Benevento, Jim Geddes, Judi Reynolds and Meghann Silverthorn. Each of the four candidates got a combined $35,000 from Cranberg and Nagel. Those large, non-local donations are among the stark contrasts in the schoolboard race revealed by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Oct. 15 campaign-finance reports. In all, the four candidates who support the current board’s policies have raised about $157,000, nearly four times

donations to douglas county school board candidates Here is the total amount raised by candidates supporting the current school board: Doug Benevento: $40,010 (23 donations) Jim Geddes: $38,797.50 (12 donations) Judi Reynolds: $38,731.50 (22 donations) Meghann Silverthorn: $39,162.50 (27 donations) Total: $156,701.50 (84 donations)

as much as the opposing slate’s accumulated $42,500. Most of the donations to opposition candidates Barbra Chase, Bill Hodges, Julie Keim and Ronda Scholting — who support a change in the current board’s direction — are in small increments of $50 or less. The vast majority of those identified contributions are from Douglas County residents. Chase, Hodges, Keim and Scholting received a combined 556 individual donations, dwarfing the 84 total checks written to the pro-board candidates. Pro-board candidates also received a total of $12,000 from three other sources — current board member Craig Richardson, Colorado Christian University president William Armstrong and Carrie

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Morgridge, vice president of the private, education-focused Morgridge Family Foundation. If not for contributions from the outside sources and board member Richardson, the four board backers’ combined tally would stand at under $5,000 — less than the contributions given to the lowest-funded opposition candidate, Julie Keim, who took in $7,122. As of Oct. 18, the campaign websites of two pro-board candidates, Doug Benevento and Jim Geddes, did not offer a mechanism to contribute to their campaigns. Oil and gas entrepreneur Cranberg is chairman of Aspect Holdings LLC. Nagel is the president of investment fund Top Rock LLC, founder of the Meridian Retire-

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Here is the total amount raised by candidates supporting a change in the board’s direction: Barbra Chase: $8,234.97 (82 donations) Bill Hodges: $11,444.93 (116 donations) Julie Keim: $7,121.98 (95 donations) Ronda Scholting: $15,526.97 (263 donations) Total: $42,328.85 (556 donations)

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ment Communities, and a member of the University of Denver board of trustees. Cranberg and Nagel co-founded and serve on the board for the Denver-based nonprofit, Alliance for Choice in Education (ACE). Cranberg donated $25,000 to each of the four pro-board candidates, and Nagel $10,000 to each. On the opposition side, Boulder-based Democratic Congressman Jared Polis gave $1,000 to Scholting’s campaign. Scholting is to date the only opposition candidate to receive a four-figure donation. Notable donations to the opposing slate include $500 each from Taxpayers for Public Education president Cindy Barnard, a plaintiff in the Douglas County voucher lawsuit. Former Douglas County Schools Superintendent Jim Christensen donated $500 to Hodges. Scholting, with $15,527 in campaign contributions, so far has received the most financial support of the four opposition candidates. The numbers reflect the Colorado Secretary of State’s first campaign-finance reporting period, showing funds raised through early October. To see the campaign finance reports, go online to tracer.sos.colorado.gov, click on “Search” and then on “Candidate search.”

Lone Tree area residents are encouraged to bring unused and expired prescriptions to the police department’s office at 9220 Kimmer Drive between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday. The service is part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative. All solid dosage pharmaceutical products and liquids will be accepted. Intravenous solutions, injectables, syringes, chemotherapy drugs and illicit drugs cannot be accepted. The free, anonymous event aims to prevent pill abuse and theft by encouraging the public to rid their homes of potentially dangerous prescription drugs. The DEA started the program in 2010. In 2012, Americans turned in 244 tons of prescription drugs at more than 5,200 sites. For more information, call 303-339-8150.

Chamber seeks board applications

The Lone Tree Chamber of Commerce is seeking applicants for its 2014 board of directors. Applications will be accepted through Oct. 25. Terms are for one year. Applications and a description of the position are available at the chamber’s website, www.lonetreechamber. com. Once nominations are approved by the chamber board, the full membership will vote to approve the list at the Nov. 6 membership meeting. The meeting is in conjunction with the Business After Hours event from 5 to 7 p.m. at Rocky Mountain Real Estate Advisors and DC Farmers Insurance Group, 9233

Park Meadows Drive. Applications may be emailed to ChamberInfo@LoneTreeChamber.com, faxed to 303-792-3723, or dropped off at the chamber office. For more information, call the Chamber office 303-792-3282.

Halloween putting contest set

The Lone Tree Golf Club will host a Halloween putting contest from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 26. The evening event also includes a costume contest, drink and dinner specials and prizes. Admission is $10. The golf club is at 9808 Sunningdale Blvd. in Lone Tree. For more information, call Bill Ramsey at 303-790-0202.

Emergency training set

Free Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 23 at the Philip S. Miller Building, 100 Third St., Castle Rock. The classes are designed to teach how to help in any emergency situation, man-made or natural. CERT also teaches volunteers what their roles are in an emergency situation and how to be prepared at all times. Classes will be hosted by the Douglas County Emergency Management and the Colorado North Central All-Hazards Region. Refreshments will be served. For more information or to register, call 303-660-7589 or email cabbott@dcsheriff.net.


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Amendment 66 is no easy sell Tax hike for schools generates opposition By Sandra Fish I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS

Teachers unions and several wealthy Coloradans are spending millions to convince voters to agree to almost $1 billion annually in higher income taxes devoted to public schools. But they face an uphill battle with an electorate that rarely agrees to increase taxes. And opponents of the measure say they’d like to spend at least $1 million in the fight, though the sources of that money likely won’t be revealed. Amendment 66 would raise the state income tax rate from 4.63 percent to 5 percent on the first $75,000 of taxable income and to 5.9 percent on taxable income beyond $75,000. It would be the first tiered income tax since a single tax rate was adopted in 1988. I-News Network at Rocky Mountain PBS and Maplight are teaming up on VotersEdge.org/Colorado, a website offering details about the proposal’s pros and cons, its funding and daily updates on news stories. The site also offers information on Proposition AA, which would place taxes on retail marijuana sales statewide. Amendment 66 would raise about $950 million a year in the first year and about $1 billion after that. And it would require that 43 percent of the state’s general fund go to pre-K-12 public schools. The initiative would fund a revamped school finance formula that would give

more money to districts with higher proportions of at-risk and non-English speaking students, as well as increased funding for preschool and kindergarten students. It’s a more complex proposal than those in the past — including a 2011 effort that would have temporarily raised sales and income taxes for education, but lost with only 36 percent of the vote. “That was a temporary fix, and it didn’t have widespread initial support,” said Curtis Hubbard of the 2011 effort. Hubbard is a spokesman for Colorado Commits to Kids, the pro-Amendment 66 group that raised more than $7.7 million through Oct. 9.

Some have doubts

Despite promises that money will go to classrooms as specified by the Legislature’s Senate Bill 213, which revises the school finance formula but will not take effect if Amendment 66 doesn’t pass, not everyone is convinced. Norma Anderson was in the state Legislature for 19 years, serving as both House and Senate majority leader. She was a key author of the 1994 school finance act, which would be replaced by Amendment 66, and she is still active in education efforts. A Republican, Anderson is one of the leaders of Coloradans for Real Education Reform, a primary opponent of the tax hike. “My concern on this, it’s a budget nightmare, and you’re tying up the general fund in the Constitution,” she said. “It’s too much money, and I’m not sure it’s going to the right places.” Hubbard counters that the bill changing the funding formula requires annual audits of spending, a

Gov. John Hickenlooper talks about Amendment 66 to those assembled at a regional mayoral roundtable in Arvada on Oct. 18. Photo by Crystal Anderson website to allow the public to compare how money is spent and a return-on-investment study every four years. Backed by Gov. John Hickenlooper, at least 25 school districts and several local chambers of commerce, Colorado Commits to Kids spent more than $1.4 million to collect signatures to put the issue on the ballot, and is now spending on television advertisements, fliers and other strategies to support the initiative. That compares with $7,605 for Kids Before Unions and $14,500 for Coloradans for Real Education Reform. The Independence Institute, a libertarian Denver think tank, donated $10,800 to the latter group. An Independence Institute program, Kids Are First, is running television ads against Amendment 66. As a nonprofit, the organization doesn’t have to file disclosures with the Colorado Secretary of State. The Kids Are First donation page says it has raised $668,025 of a $1 million goal. “I’d love to spend $1 million,” said Jon Caldara, president of the Indepen-

dence Institute, though he said some of the advertising is coming from the think tank’s general budget. “As a (nonprofit) organization, we don’t report to the secretary of state.”

Deep pockets

Backers of Amendment 66 are disclosing their donors, though, revealing some of Colorado’s deep pockets in campaign finance. The bulk of that money comes from large donors. Among them: The National Education Association gave $2 million through Oct. 9. The Colorado Education Association gave $2 million. Pat Stryker, the medical technology heiress from Fort Collins, gave $825,000. The Gary Community Investment Co., operated by Sam Gary, founder of the Piton Foundation, gave $700,000. Education Reform Now, a national nonprofit, and Ben Walton, a Walmart heir, each gave $500,000. Other six-figure donors include David Merage, $254,314; Rose Community Foundation, $200,000;

School district’s ranking stirs contention Incumbent, challenger differ on drop from top tier By Jane Reuter

jreuter@ourcoloradonews.com School district leaders say there’s confusion surrounding a change in the Douglas County School District’s state rating — one that’s become a hot-button issue in the current school board campaign. DCSD lost its spot in the top tier of state school rankings during the 200910 academic year, dropping from “accredited with distinction” to its current “accredited.” Most Colorado school districts fall into the secondtier “accredited” category. Incumbent board member Meghann Silverthorn and other district leaders say DCSD is moving toward regaining the higher ranking, but cites a valuable service it’s providing disadvantaged students as a key factor in not yet doing so. Silverthorn’s opponent, Ronda Scholting, says the district’s excuses fall flat and that a plan to elevate the rating is needed. The district’s ranking fell in the wake of a state law changing the way accreditation is determined, making it tougher to obtain the highest rating.

Rankings are based on student test scores, academic growth of students, graduation rates, ACT scores, and some financial factors. Littleton, Lewis-Palmer and Academy are among the 19 Colorado districts ranked accredited with distinction. District leaders say its effort to regain the “distinction” ranking is affected by the comparatively lower test scores of the 3,000 students enrolled in the district’s Hope Online Learning Academy. The Hope Online students’ test scores were not tied to the accreditation process until 2010-11, a year after DCSD dropped from the state’s top tier. Hope Online offers K-12 virtual learning to students statewide, most of whom have limited educational options and do not live in Douglas County. Started in 2005 in the tiny eastern Colorado town of Vilas, it rapidly outgrew its small founding district and began operating as a DCSD charter school with the 2008-2009 school year. Initially, the students’ test scores were not calculated as part of DCSD’s state results. That changed in 2010-11, when Colorado Department of Education officials said state law required the district to include Hope Online’s

test results in its accreditation assessment. Less than half the Hope Online students were ranked “proficient” or “advanced” on the 2013 Transitional Colorado Assessment Program. But school officials say Hope Online students’ performance steadily has improved since joining DCSD. “If we wanted to, we could throw the online and alternative schools under the bus and say we’d rather concentrate on our accreditation,” said Silverthorn, who believes DCSD eventually will regain the “distinction” status. “But are we focusing on test scores or on helping kids? The district is providing a valuable service and we’re doing right by these kids, and I think we should keep doing that. “I’m proud of the way Hope Online has grown in the last few years.” Scholting doesn’t think Hope Online is an adequate reason for the lost rating, which she said may deter families from choosing DCSD. “My concern has been that the board seems to be more into talking about who’s to blame rather than worrying about getting it back,” she said. “They have never talked about solutions. Quit pointing fingers. If it is important to you as a district — which I think it should be — then figure out how to get it back.”

Stand for Children, $103,409; and Kaiser Permanente Financial Services Operations and Davita Total Renal Care at $100,000 each. Since voters approved the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights in 1992, they also must ratify any state or local tax increase, even if it’s to retain tax money that exceeds the TABOR financial formula. Of 16 funding proposals since 1993, voters have approved only five. One of those, Amendment 23 in 2000, didn’t increase taxes or fees — it simply required lawmakers to increase spending on K-12 schools. Two years ago, voters defeated an effort to raise income and sales taxes for five years to fund education. Supporters hope that emphasizing benefits for

individual school districts will sway voters this time around. Carol Hedges, executive director of the Colorado Fiscal Institute, is optimistic about the 2013 proposal. “I think Amendment 66 is the best opportunity we’ve had to actually pass a measure that will provide additional funding for school reform,” she said. “The recession really underscored for people how important education is to economic opportunity.” I-News is the public service journalism arm of Rocky Mountain PBS and works in collaboration with news media statewide. To read more go inewsnetwork. org. Contact writer Sandra Fish at sandrafish@comcast. net.


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Election bringing out the worst Like it or not, mudslinging and animosity come with the territory during gubernatorial, Congressional and presidential campaigns. Often, mayoral and state legislative races can also become mired in such muck. That can rarely be said about a school board contest. In Douglas County, however, this is one of those rare times. The name-calling and attack ads are enough to make the folks in Washington proud. To be sure, the stakes are high in the race for four seats on the Douglas County School Board. One slate of four candidates — two of whom are incumbents — seeks to continue the current board’s reforms, which include a voucher program and a pay-for-performance plan for teachers. The opposing

our view slate believes the high-achieving Douglas County School District wasn’t broken, so it doesn’t need to be fixed by far-reaching and disruptive reform efforts. That’s a quick and simplistic overview, of course. The issues and the rancor they’ve sparked are complex and can’t be fully explained in one editorial, much less one paragraph. The point is, this is a big election and the candidates have real, stark differences of opinion on how education

letters to the editor One library needed for city

I am a 14-year Lone Tree resident and do not agree with City Councilwoman Kim Monson’s position on a new Lone Tree Library. 1. Lone Tree is growing rapidly and we need a new larger library. We have many seniors living here as well as young families and soon there will be more seniors here. 2. To say there should be one for RidgeGate and keep the old one is divisive. We are ALL Lone Tree. This development has brought new residents and businesses to Lone Tree that pay taxes! 3. The Library District is prudent when it comes to finances and will build when they have the money. They are building libraries in Parker and Castle Pines as well and must use their monies wisely. Having two in Lone Tree is not financially prudent or wise. 4. Mayor Gunning spoke to our homeowners and stated the current library would become a multi-generational center with more meeting rooms that are desperately needed. Some library functions would also remain. I participate in the “Living and Aging Well in Lone Tree” series and know there would be senior volunteers to continue story time at this new facility. 5. While many people do walk to this library, many drive and parking is inadequate. Many cannot access this library for lack of parking and I am one of them. 6. The mayor also stated that a pedestrian bridge across Lincoln near Heidi’s is a distinct possibility. This would unite Lone Tree more. We are used to these bridges because of light rail and this one would get much use. There would be costs to the city but the benefits outweigh them. Gayle M. Spelts Lone Tree

Mad and hopeful about schools

I am passionate about my children’s education and want them to have the very best schools, teachers and leaders. The current Board of Education has a fund balance of $83 million, and yet, they have made budget cuts which increased class sizes, cut funding for teachers aides, music, PE and the arts. They implemented a high school schedule where teenagers have multiple “free hours” during the school day. Parents pay higher fees for buses, supplies and resources. Teachers do not feel respected or valued by the board and are leaving our district to go ANYWHERE else — and our children are suffering. And I am MAD. I am MAD because the quality of education is declining. I am MAD because I love teachers and want them to feel respected by their leadership. I am MAD because the Board is advocating taking public tax dollars and giving them away to private schools. I am MAD because outside interests are donating thousands of dollars for flashy ad campaigns, so they can profit from our kids. I am MAD because school boards should not be political battles; they should represent

the community in the best interests of children. I am also HOPEFUL. I am HOPEFUL that voters will recognize that we need change. I am HOPEFUL because Strong Schools Coalition and Douglas County Parents are educating people. I am HOPEFUL because I see neighbors with painted cars and rallies supporting teachers. I am HOPEFUL because I know many wonderful, dedicated teachers in our district. I am HOPEFUL because I love my neighborhood school and want to see it stay strong. I am HOPEFUL because we live in a great community. I’m HOPEFUL that we will elect Chase, Hodges, Keim and Scholting and bring positive change for Douglas County Schools. Aimee Lazarus Lone Tree

Money trail leads to dark places

I’m writing in support of the good work Jane Reuter has been doing covering the issues surrounding the current Douglas County School Board and the upcoming election. Many of her reports have been fine examples of investigative journalism — revealing that our upcoming election is anything but nonpartisan. Jane has done a great job bringing to light dark-moneyed, conservative interests that are trying to take our public schools away from us. Organizations with innocuous-sounding names that are harming our electoral process include: • Americans for Prosperity: Founded by David and Charles Koch, AFP has backed national Republican candidates and initiatives. • Douglas County Education Alliance: An organization channeling funds (of unknown origin) to media and online outlets, with former Castle Rock mayor Randy Reed as its titular head. • Douglas County Educational Foundation: Created to enrich education within our schools, DCEF seems to have veered from its charter by supporting the current school board with paid consultants such as Bill Bennett and Rick Hess. Randy Reed was a former trustee. Bennett is a conservative pundit and politician, who once served as Secretary of Education. Bennett is the founder of K12, the nation’s largest online education company. In recent years, K12 has increased profits while student performance has suffered — raising questions about whether the company is making money at the expense of academics. Hess is an education policy maven for the American Enterprise Institute, a leading member of the neoconservative advocacy community. Among the better known figures at AEI are former administration officials who were promoters of George W. Bush’s “war on terror” policies — including John Yoo (the “torture memo” author). These groups and individuals advo-

should be administered in the county. We appreciate the passion the county’s people — including candidates, parents and teachers — have shown over these issues. It is a testimony to how high of a regard they have for education. We struggle to think of anything more important. But differences of opinion don’t have to devolve into something resembling hatred. And at times, that’s what we’ve seen. Douglas County is affluent, its people highly educated. It is a place where people put a priority on family. Unfortunately, the commonalities shared by so many have meant so little, it seems. Instead, differences of opinion have swollen into divisiveness. That’s truly a sad thing for a county that has a burgeoning reputation among businesses and indi-

Not understanding is a many-splendored thing There are one or two things I don’t understand. One or two thousand. Tops on my list is why a baseball manger wears a wristwatch in the dugout. Baseball is one of the few sports that isn’t timed. Golf is another one — but you only have so much time to hit your shot. There are clocks all over baseball stadiums. So why would you wear a wristwatch? It must be vanity, or superstition. I don’t have a single superstition. I wish I did. I embrace the number 13. I met my beloved on the 13th. I walk under all of the ladders I can find, and step on every sidewalk crack in the neighborhood. There’s another thing I don’t understand. It’s something that is going on right now. The James Holmes trial may last eight months. It should last eight minutes. “For the first time, lawyers for James Holmes have admitted he killed 12 people and wounded dozens more at an Aurora movie theater last summer,” the Denver Post reported. I don’t understand why more people don’t know who Nikola Tesla was. I don’t understand why they put headlight decals on NASCAR cars. I don’t know why anyone would go to a fashion show. I don’t understand why athletes point to the sky after they get a hit. I don’t understand Pop Tarts or those scented, pine tree-shaped things you hang from your rearview mirror. How bad does it have to smell in your car before you hang a cardboard pine tree from the rearview mirror of a $20,000 car?

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I will never understand Birkenstocks and black socks worn at the same time. I don’t understand frosting, or why anyone would eat it. Maybe they don’t know what is in it. Wedding cakes gives me the creeps. Wedding dresses give me the creeps. Wedding planners give me the creeps. I don’t understand the song “Wind Beneath My Wings.” Was it written by Icarus? Is “Wings” a euphemism? Someone sang “Wind Beneath My Wings” at a wedding I went to. I decided that I would never go to another wedding after that. I don’t understand why anyone would book a flight, fly to Las Vegas, rent a car, stay in a hotel, and spend a lot of money on a ticket to watch a ventriloquist. I don’t know why evangelists dye their hair, or why they always have a Cheshire cat smile on their faces — maybe because they are richer than anyone in the audience? I don’t understand why women scream Marshall continues on Page 9

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viduals as a prime destination to put down roots. We have to wonder what impact the hostility over school district issues will have on the county’s economic and population growth. But there’s still time. Whomever you vote for, whoever is announced the winner after election results are released the night of Nov. 5, make civility a priority. There really is no doomsday scenario in this election, high as the stakes may be. This vote is about a matter of direction, of people having differences of opinion over how to run a school district. The schools will not crumble, despite what some say. It doesn’t have to be “us versus them.” While this election may determine a lot of things, don’t let it decide how you treat your neighbor.

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cate privatizing public schools. The national focus on our local election (and the substantial amount of out-of-state money own supporting pro-board candidates directly) the should give Douglas County parents pause. Tony Peccolo Castle Rock

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Support pro-reform candidates

After interviewing every candidate that wished to be considered, the Douglas County Republican Party endorsed Dr. Jim Geddes, Judi Reynolds, Meghann Silverthorn and Doug Benevento for school board. I ask you to vote for them. These four individuals are committed to education reform, including market-based pay, pay for performance, and groundbreaking school choice. These reforms have been possible largely because the board let the union’s collective bargaining agreement expire so that they would be free to pursue what’s in the best interest of the parents, students, and taxpayers of Douglas County without being tied to a union contract that is only best for the union. Having taken on the union, it’s not surprising that the opposition has made things ugly and tried to divide our community. It’s the same unfortunate tactic President Obama used to win re-election. The candidates we endorsed believe that parents are best able to decide what’s best for their children and their education, that they should have many educational choices rather than settling for a one-sizefits-all approach, and believe that each school should be encouraged to develop its own strengths and programs so that parents can choose the right fit for their child. Please check out each of the candidates and verify whether they’re supporting the above record of success. The four candidates we’ve endorsed are supporting these exciting and positive reforms that are good for the parents, students, and taxpayers of Douglas County. Craig Steiner Chairman, Douglas County Republicans Highlands Ranch

Get schools back on track

As a parent of two elementary students, I am disgusted to learn that the DCSD’s fundraising arm, DCEF, has spent $50,000 to fund speaking fees to former U.S. Secretary of Education Bill Bennett. DCEF has funded at least two other educational consultants, Tony Wagner and Yong Zhao.

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their brains out when Ellen is introduced. I don’t know why anyone would boo when an opposing pitcher throws to first, to hold the runner. It demonstrates an ignorance of the game. I don’t understand the national anthem. “Bombs bursting in air” does not arouse me to patriotism. I think Black Friday is monstrous. I don’t know why anyone has a closet full of shoes. Why would anyone put plastic covers over their lampshades? I don’t understand why dry cleaning is called dry cleaning. It’s not. I don’t understand the Duggars, and I don’t want to. The word “appalling” fits them. And “arrogant.” “I love my cigar,” Groucho Marx said,

How have these consultant expenditures directly helped our students or teachers? Yet, school funding has been cut, our fund balance grows, and our schools have to fundraise every year in order to provide basics, such as art, music, and educational assistants (EAs), to our students. The schools that are not able to fundraise for these basics must do without them. How is this acceptable? The B.O.E. keeps touting that they are still getting great results from schools even though they keep trimming overall funding. Does the district know how much parents contribute each year so our schools won’t slip in performance? Six years ago, our school pledge drive raised about $18,000. Things are quite different now — our PTsO raises over $100,000 each year just to maintain programs that principals, parents and teachers feel are vital to our school’s success. Parents know that if we don’t raise these funds, these programs are cut for our kids. I now participate in numerous fundraisers, from pledge drives to the annual auction — spending way more than a few years ago. And, I am just one of several parents who must do this. Parents are not going to let the school slip by losing specials and education assistants. Parents must continue to open their checkbooks. So, when I hear about $50,000 going to a speaker out of DCEF funds, I wonder if we are on the same side; the side of the teachers, students, parents and taxpayers. We need to get DCSD back on track. Amanda Ford Highlands Ranch

Michael Wallace Highlands Ranch

Wrong time for tax increase

Amendment 66 is a typical response to a “perceived” problem — throw more money at it and it will go away! Our son is now in this 11th year in Douglas County schools and has received an excellent education. In Colorado the median income has declined 4.3 percent from three years ago to $56,765 and nationally the average hours worked per week by all workers has declined to 34.4 hours. Amendment 66 is projected to cost Douglas County taxpayers from $90 to $100 million, yet only $52 million would go back to Douglas County School District. Where does the rest of the money go? Bureaucracy and administration? Now is not the time for a tax increase — especially when no good argument has been given that there is a problem and more money is needed. Graduation rates in DCSD have increased to 87.4 percent compared with 84.2 percent and 83.1 percent the past two years. Richard Pearson Parker

Challengers focus on small stuff

I had the opportunity to attend a Q&A with Board of Education candidates sponsored by the League of Women Voters Oct. 14 at Eastridge Recreation Center. Some observations. The difference in the materials offered by the candidates was remarkable. Scholting and Keim had professional-looking color slicks with well-posed photos. The other candidates had materials which appeared to be copied off Kinko’s cheapest copier. The incumbent slate of candidates talked about the big issues of parental choice, pay for performance, sound financial policies, putting children and parents ahead of unions, and local control. The challengers talked about small stuff: activity buses, a very slight reduction in classroom time, not getting a shower until the ninth grade (presumably baths were available before that), regaining an accreditation that does not make a bit of difference to student performance, and a minuscule increase in

“but sometimes I take it out of my mouth.” I guess I don’t understand mascots. Why would someone get into a dinosaur costume? Slasher movies. Ghoulish Halloween makeup. Our fascination with zombies and vampires. Burning Man. I don’t get Branson, Mo., or Sturgis, S.D. Souvenirs confuse me. Taking pictures of things like the Statue of Liberty confuses me. Go online. There are hundreds already. Wrist corsages. Surprise parties. The worst. “An act of aggression,” David Mamet said. I’d walk out, but fortunately no one has a surprise party for a humbug. I don’t understand why anyone would give their children names that begin with the same letter. They should be fined. Craig Marshall Smith is an artist, educator and Highlands Ranch resident. He can be reached at craigmarshallsmith@comcast. net

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turnover. Oddly, some of the challengers claimed they wanted more local decision-making, but then blamed the current board for local schools not spending all of the money allocated to them. In truth the Q&A seemed to be between those (the incumbent slate) who understand the challenges of making big decisions and those (the challengers) who don’t.

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The school-board election is so important. The Douglas County School Board is embroiled in a confrontation with the union teachers and their parent sup-

porters. The accusations revolve around school reform, school choice, teacher accountability, teacher morale and a seemingly never-ending list of what should and should not be done to solve the deficiencies of public education. We are engaged in an era of unprecedented partisan politics between the Democrats and the Republicans. In a move never done before, the Douglas County Republican Party publicly declared that it had targeted and won the last school board election. The teachers’ union hopefully has never denied that it is aligned with the Democrats. The elephant in the room is that this local election is not local at all. It is partisan politics on a national level, with PAC money and outside interests obviously involved. It is unfortunate that the Denver Post has come out in favor of retaining the present school board’s innovative path. Post editors quote from a paper titled “The Most Interesting School District in America?” from the American Enterprise Institute. A significant number of leading members of the AEI were also aligned with the second Bush administration. They include Dick and Lynne Cheney, Newt Gingrich and John Bolton. Antonin Scalia was also a former member. The AEI represents only a very conservative Republican point of view. The question becomes when, in an era of extreme partisan politics, does school innovation cross over and become a disguised attack upon the public school system itself? Are union-member public schoolteachers really just lazy and greedy, interested only in protecting their jobs? Are teachers’ unions solely interested in preventing reform and maintaining the status quo? It is time for independents, disenfranchised centrist Republicans, and inactive Democrats to stand up and let their voices be heard. Voting, in even the smallest of elections today, has never been so important.

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Home Christmas Craft Fair Saturday November 2nd 1pm-8pm 11350 W Glennon Dr Lakewood Lots of Crafters will be there Come shop have fun and share some holiday cheer

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November 23rd for Englewood High Schools' Annual Holiday Sale benefiting EHS special needs students Please call 303-806-2239 or email ehs_craftfair@englewood.k12.co.us for reservation

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14 Lone Tree Voice

October 24, 2013

Writers challenged to get to work GRAND

OPENING

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Douglas County Libraries is ready to help anyone who wants to participate in the annual NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) event that challenges people to write 50,000 words in November. There will be a NaNoWriMo kickoff party at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox St. in Castle Rock, for novelists taking up the challenge. The writers will receive information to get their creative energies focused. They

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managed lanes in each direction from Wadsworth to I-25, and one managed lane in each direction from Wadsworth to Kipling, but this RAMP project will require us to scale back and do an interim solution,” Griffith said. “The interim solution is adding one lane in each direction from I-25 to the Platte Canyon exit. There’s just not enough money to do the whole

can then come to weekly Write Ins “to experience the warmth of human companionship again, get some feedback on the scene you can’t stop tweaking, and enjoy some snacks with people going through the same creative throes you’re going through,” according to a news release. Adults sign on to produce 50,000 words between 12:01 a.m. Nov. 1 and 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 30. Teens can opt for a lower word count. The goal is to get the words down on paper or your flash drive — the editing can come later. Author Sara Gruen’s “Water for Elephants” is just one of hundreds of books that started out as a NaNoWriMo project but went on to greater success as a published book.

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kit and caboodle right now. The ultimate plan is still to get managed lanes all the way to Kipling.” The C-470 Corridor coalition — made up of representatives from a variety of adjacent municipalities — spent two years studying how to finance the new lanes, finally reaching a decision in February that managed toll express lanes would be the way to go. Other options discussed included the implementation of sales or property tax increases within a to-be-determined taxing district as well as tolling all the lanes.

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Pat Perlinger, who lives in the unincorporated Acres Green neighborhood adjacent to Lone Tree, said he was disappointed the library hadn’t contacted anyone there about its plans. “That library does not belong to Lone Tree,” he said. “I agree there should be a big, new library, but there was no outreach to Acres Green. We’re probably the longest users (of the library).” Former city councilmember Sharon Van RamShorst criticized the guest commentary.

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“I was extremely disappointed when I opened The Voice last week,” she said. “Going to the media is not the way to resolve differences of opinion in Lone Tree, and I’m sorry that it happened. I encourage you to proceed the way you have been proceeding.” Monson, who assumed Van Ramshorst’s vacant seat in 2012, said the comments were valuable. “It’s certainly been an interesting endeavor for me,” she said. “I believe it’s important people have their voice and that was the purpose of the guest commentary, to let people know. I want to say thank you for the process that is the American process.”

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October 24, 2013

Deployed Seabees get help from home Quilting groups sending bed sheets, pillowcases By Chris Michlewicz

cmichlewicz@ourcoloradonews.com Military personnel deployed overseas understand that they must go without the comforts of home for a while, but when Cathy Montowski found out her son didn’t have the basics for a good night’s sleep, she took action. Days after their son, Barron, arrived in Afghanistan in September with one of the largest deployments in the history of the United States Navy Construction Battalion, Montowski and her husband, Dennis, learned that his unit was completely without linens. The Navy Seabees, as they are known, lay down the infrastructure needed for troops to effectively travel to and from battle zones. It is the first time that Barron Montowski, 34, has been deployed to a highrisk area, and he and his fellow Seabees wear heavy armor in 112-degree heat. As if returning to barracks devoid of bed sheets and pillowcases isn’t bad enough, the Seabees have no laundry detergent. Montowski rallied her own troops — dozens of women who are members of local quilting clubs — to rectify the situation. She sent an open letter asking for

Parker residents Shirley Shannon, left, and Sandy Pearl were among the 30 people who participated in a “sew-in” to make sheets and pillowcases for Navy Seabees stationed in Afghanistan. Photo by Chris Michlewicz help, and within days, the Parker Piece Keepers Quilting Club and the Just Quilting Club had a time, date and location for a “sew-in.” Thirty of them worked for hours on end Oct. 19, cutting, ironing, sewing and assembling the linens in the aptly named “Inspiration” conference room at Parker Adventist Hospital. They also received

donations of laundry detergent, fabric softener and Febreze, as the Seabees have no way of washing the sleeping bags currently in use. Sandy Pearl, a member of the Parker Piece Keepers, was shocked when she learned of the conditions and immediately stepped in to offer her services. “It’s pretty unbelievable,” Pearl said. “I

heard it was a hurried deployment, but that’s just inexcusable.” That sentiment was echoed by Parker resident Debby McCloud, who didn’t hesitate to get involved. She said the combining of several skilled hands can make a difference. “It’s something we can do,” McCloud said. “It’s not much.” By the end of the day, the same women who worked their fingers to the bone at their sewing machines made 158 pillowcases and collected 117 new and gently used bed sheets, along with $142 to help defray the shipping costs. So, while the Seabees await orders to rebuild roads, bridges and schools around Afghanistan, they are not far from the minds of the social seamstresses of the Parker Piece Keepers and Just Quilting Club. The decision to help out wasn’t really a decision at all. “I did this to let them know we are doing what we can to make their lives a little more tolerable while they are in this horrible place,” Montowski said. “We are very grateful for our military and what they’ve done to protect us.” Although the main shipment was expected to be sent this week, the groups are still accepting donations of sheets and pillowcases. There are roughly 360 Seabees on the deployment. To get involved, send an email to cjmontowski@gmail.com.

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Baby, now that was suspenseful Media madness or a pregnant pause, perhaps? Was KOSI radio/9News personality Denise Plante pulling a prank on thousands of Facebook friends when she posted a picture of a pregnancy-testing stick she allegedly used on Oct. 16? She let the drama play out as she posted evolving pictures of the stick as it was turning positive or negative. She even snagged 9News medical expert Dr. John Torres to witness the gag. “Am I pregnant? We will soon find out, Dr. John Torres from @9News is in the house!” Plante posted. The plot thickened with pictures of the stick as it revealed her pregnancy status. And the “results?” “Turns out, I’m just a moody momma. Not pregos ... good news for (husband) Michael Plante.”

Lakewood High to `Roar’ Twin 6-year-old sisters Alexandra and Gabriella Hammond, dressed as “spooky princesses,” came away with handfuls of candy from the carnival games.

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Imaginatively dressed little ghouls and goblins came out early to celebrate Halloween at South Suburban’s annual Spooktacular, held Oct. 18 at Goodson Recreation Center. The event, which drew nearly 600 partici-

pants, provided safe, supervised fun for children up to 11 years old. Among the activities at this year’s Halloween extravaganza: the Little Spook House, Trick or Treat Street, the Cookie Walk and Spooktoddler musical chairs.

PHOTOS BY GeORGe lURie Bela Houck, left, and Leah Muniz take part in the Spooktacular’s ghoulish version of musical chairs.

Veronica Tafoya, left, and Shelby Hunter, front desk managers at the Goodson Recreation Center, prep for the annual Spooktacular pre-Halloween event.

A toddler tries her luck at the bean bag toss at South Suburban’s Spooktacular, held on Oct. 18 at the Goodson Recreation Center.

Congrats to Lakewood High School for winning the “Good Morning America” contest to have Katy Perry perform a song at their high school! More than 2,000 Lakewood High students lip-synched to Perry’s hit song, “Roar,” as part of the school’s video entry. Perry announced the winner on “Good Morning America” Oct. 18. “For me Lakewood really embodied a whole school spirit. You saw so many different people coming together to do one shot,” Perry said Friday. “It was so interesting and so well done.” Amazingly, the video was shot in one take and has been viewed on Vimeo more than 564,000 times and earned 246,000 views on YouTube. 7News first reported the news. Perry will perform at Lakewood High — the home of the Tigers (how’s that for some cosmic karma!) — on Oct. 25 and will be broadcast on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Proceeds from the concert reportedly will go to the Colorado flood relief effort. Check out the video at http://vimeo. com/75058173.

Strings restrung

I’ve been back to Strings once since owner Noel Cunningham died. Since his wife, Tammy, opted to close the place (running a restaurant is not her thing) the building on 17th Avenue and Humboldt had stood like a monument to a time when the restaurant was frequented by celebrities from stage and screen, along with loyal locals. When it was announced that there would be new life stirring in that space with the occupation of Humboldt Farm — Fish — Wine, a Rock Bottom founder Frank Day project, I, for one, was happy to hear of the rebirth. Humboldt opened recently under the leadership of Concept Restaurants. “From the instant our guests walk in and have that `wow moment’ to the time they leave, we want to make sure their experience here is spectacular and memorable,” said Concepts designer Dianna Lynn. “Whether you are on top of the Denver foodie scene or visiting Humboldt for the first time and looking for an amazing dining experience, we are a welcoming place for everyone.” Parker continues on Page 17


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Paintings, drawings, sculptures at library Highlands Ranch artist shows work in ‘Reflections’ By Sonya Ellingboe

sellingboe@ourcoloradonews.com When Reen Gottron travels, she carries watercolors and pencils in a special backpack. Or if she’s to have a bit more time, she may take a special case for oil paintings that holds the canvases separate. In summer, she enjoys the Marble/ marble symposiums in western Colorado. if you go She wants to share her art and has mount“Reflections,” art ed an exhibit called by Reen Gottron, is “Reflections” with 110 exhibited throughout paintings and drawthe Highlands Ranch ings and seven stone Library, 9292 Ridgesculptures at the Highline Blvd., Highlands lands Ranch Library Ranch. It will be disthrough Nov. 3. played during library A viewer can stage a hours through Nov. 3. sort of scavenger hunt: Look down the long rows of book stacks on both floors and there will probably be a painting, framed by cases at the row’s end. Some are near the study desks on the second floor and others were finding their way into the children’s room — starting with a quizzical-looking iguana that Gottron sketched in the Galapagos. Did it really smile for its por-

Artist Reen Gottron with “Apple Slices,” carved from Colorado Yule marble, exhibited at the Highlands Ranch Library through Nov. 3. Courtesy photo trait? She hopes to lure children and families upstairs to look at more art after they see a few images. While she and her husband have lived in Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico over the years, led by his career as a mining engineer, they have traveled the world. As a result, one sees images of Canyonlands, Maroon Bells, a Denver cityscape — and several views from the artist’s Highlands Ranch back yard (“Mount Evans from Highlands Ranch”).

And that viewer can take an armchair trip to Kauai; to the Galapagos; to Antarctica, including a penguin; to old New England, coastal New Zealand and closer to home: Buchart Gardens in Victoria, British Columbia, where she sketched a delicate larkspur. On the second floor are a few examples of her stone sculpting, which include the “Apple Slices” illustrated here. They are created from Yule marble, found at the town of Marble in Colorado’s beautiful Crystal River Valley.

Each year, Denver sculptor Madeline Weiner holds weeklong sculpture symposiums there, which draw artists from near and far — “from novices to some with world reputations,” Gottron said. On a table, Gottron exhibits a large “Teardrop” that begs to be stroked. Next to it, she has a series of pictures illustrating her process in discovering this sleek image in a block of stone. She carves in her home studio. Her early years were in Ohio, near Lake Erie, and her undergraduate art training was at Loretto Heights College in Denver with well-known sculptor Bill Joseph. She said she learned the basics: “excellent” courses in drawing, figure study, silversmithing, printmaking, sculpting and more … She wrote: “the exhibit is exhilarating for me in a very unexpected way. I darn near died in January of complications caused by the NORO virus — healthy one day, hospitalized the next for 21 days ….” Getting ready for the show meant sorting, housecleaning, soul searching: “opening portfolios, going through stacks. It became clear to me that some work had served its purpose and needed to be tossed …” Other pieces responded happily to a new mat and frame, ready for a second life. She talks of the nagging inner voice that drove her at 65, involving her helpful husband, Fritz, in framing and hauling art. The resulting “Reflections” is a collection of work she can feel proud of and happily share with her community.

curtain time Arthur Miller at Evergreen

The Evergreen Players present “All My Sons” by Arthur Miller through Nov. 10 at Center/Stage, 27608 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen. Len Matheo is director. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $20/$16, 303-6744934, evergreenplayers.org.

Phamaly originals

“Vox Phamilia 6, Gimp Nation,” has been created by Phamaly Theatre Com-

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pany members and Edith Weiss, director and plays Oct. 24 to Nov. 3 at the Laundry on Lawrence, 2701 Lawrence St., Denver. Original comedy sketches, written and performed by 15 actors with disabilities, include: “Sex and the Pity,” “Phamaly Feud” and “The Lump and the Censor,” as well as an in-depth look at dwarf-tossing, according to Weiss. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $20 advance, phamaly. org, 303-575-0005; $24 at the door.

The remodeled restaurant features an oyster bar and open kitchen. The menu features reinterpreted classics as well as seasonal and modern cuisine. Humboldt is open daily from 11:30 a.m. Weekend brunch starts at the end of October. For more information, go to www. humboldtrestaurant.com or call 303-813-1700.

Fans Rule World Tour comes to the Pepsi Center at 2 p.m. March 30. The Globetrotters also will perform March 28 at World Arena in Colorado Springs, twice on March 29 at Loveland’s Budweiser Events Center (1 p.m.) and at Broomfield’s 1stBank Center (7 p.m.). Through online voting at www.harlemglobetrotters.com/ rule, fans can choose which new game-changing rules they want to see when the creative b-ballers come to our court. Tickets start at $19, and are available at www. harlemglobetrotters.com or www. tickethorse.com.

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Although the second Denver run of “The Book of Mormon” is not sold out, a limited number of

Korean family tale

“99 Histories” by Julia Cho plays through Nov. 16 at the Aurora Fox Theatre, presented by Theatre Esprit Asia — TEA. Directed by Terry Dodd, it is a story about mothers, daughters, sisters and aunts across three generations, focusing on a 29-year-old Korean violin prodigy. Performances: 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 7 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $23 advance; $25 at the door, 303-856-7830, theatre-esprit-asia. org.

tickets for each performance (Oct. 22-Nov. 24) will be sold through the luck of the lottery. Entries will be accepted at the box office beginning 2½ hours before each performance. Each person will print his or her name and number of tickets (one or two) they wish to purchase. Two hours before curtain, names will be drawn at random for a limited number of tickets at $25 each. Winners must be present at the time of the drawing and show valid ID. Limit one entry per person and two tickets per winner. Additional tickets for the hit musical start at $40 by calling Denver Center ticket services at 303-893-4100, at the Denver Center ticket office or at www. denvercenter.org.

Secrets and second chances

“Apple” by Vern Thiessen plays in a regional premiere at the John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place, Denver. Directed by Johanna Jacquith, it plays at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays; 2 p.m. Saturdays; 6:30 p.m. Sundays and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4. Presented by Silhouette Theatre. Tickets: $16, silhouettetheatrecompany.org, 303999-9143. The play deals with cancer and part of the proceeds will be given to Sense of Security, a local breast cancer charity.

“The Book of Mormon” features story, music and lyrics by Colorado natives Trey Parker and Matt Stone of “South Park” fame, along with Robert Lopez.

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Tribute to Tough Women

Eavesdropping on a woman: “There’s no divorce in this family, only death.”

Speaking of women, Alamo Drafthouse in Littleton is celebrating “tough women” with a collection of November films showing at the eater-tainment movie house. Among the films and the stars in Alamo’s tribute to “tough women”: “Bonnie and Clyde” (Faye Dunaway); “Coal Miner’s Daughter” (Sissy Spacek); “Fargo” (Frances McDormand); “9 to 5” (Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton) and many more. The Alamo Drafthouse is lo-

Overheard

Penny Parker’s “Mile High Life” column gives insights into the best events, restaurants, businesses, parties and people throughout the metro area. Parker also writes for Blacktie-Colorado.com. You can subscribe and read her columns (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) at www.pennyparker.blacktiecolorado.com. She can be reached at penny@blacktie-llc.com or at 303-619-5209.

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October 24, 2013

Ralph Nagel’s colorful world on display 42 watercolors, oils in museum exhibit By Sonya Ellingboe

sellingboe@ourcoloradonews. com The Changing Gallery at the Littleton Museum is filled with images that reflect the vision of painter Ralph Nagel, winner of Best of Show in the 2012 Own an Original show sponsored by Littleton’s Fine Arts Board. Each year, the OAO winner is invited to hang a solo show at the museum, and Nagel exhibits 42 watercolors and oils through Oct. 27. The 2012 juror was wellknown Englewood artist Sandra Kaplan, who chose Nagel’s sunlit “Pine Needle Branch, Provence” as the best artwork in the large show. It is included in the current exhibit, as are a selection of watercolors and three oil paintings. On the right wall, as a visitor faces into the gallery, one finds a

group of handsome, extra-large painter. watercolors of Ghost Ranch in He paints sketches on-site New Mexico, a location made and translates some to larger famous by Georgia O’Keeffe in canvas or paper in his own stuyears past. Note “Land Forms at dio. All have a spontaneous qualGhost Ranch.” ity and clear contrast in dark and He captures the light. desert colors and He co-founded rock forms in his Studio 208, a group of IF YOU GO own distinctive Colorado artists who style, with brushpainted and showed The solo exhibit of strokes that look detogether from 2004 to work by Ralph Nagel ceptively free. 2008. will be at the Littleton Controlling this From 2007 to 2011, Museum, 6028 S. Galdifficult medium on he hosted a collaboralup St, through Oct. such a large surface tive teaching space in 27. Museum hours: 8 required very spethe River North Disa.m. to 5 p.m. Tuescific planning and trict (RINO). days through Fridays; careful brushworkA philanthropist 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat-and a considerable with his wife Trish, urdays; 1 to 5 p.m. amount of experithey are responsible Sundays. Admission is ence. for the Nagel Art Stufree. 303-795-3950. Nagel began to dios, Nagel Residence paint while still Hall and Collection a businessman, and renovation of the founder and ownCollege of Arts and er of the Meridian Retirement Media at the University of DenCommunities. He has degrees in ver. They have also underwritten architecture and city planning one of the new play productions and is a widely traveled plein air of the Denver Center Theatre

“Laundry Building, Curraghmore” is an oil painting by Own an Original Best of Show winner Ralph Nagel, exhibited at the Littleton Museum through Oct. 27. Courtesy photo Company: “Just Like Us,” which will open soon in the 2013-2014 season. Nagel’s paintings have been

exhibited at the Loveland Art Museum, Foothills Art Center, Colorado Capitol and Arapahoe Community College.

Show will be Verdi special experience Music director Rene Knetsch will conduct the Parker Symphony Orchestra and Legend High School’s Cantores Choir in “Messa da Requiem,” a masterpiece composed by Giuseppe Verdi, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Pace Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., downtown Parker. The concert will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Italian composer’s birth. Guest soloists are: Cyrissa Anderson, soprano; Amalia Dobbins, mezzo-soprano; Todd Teske, tenor; and Jeff McClendon, bass. Tickets start at $20 and may be purchased at PACEcenteronline.org or by calling 303-805-6800. For information about the orchestra, formerly the South Suburban Community Orchestra, see parkersymphony.org.

Ragtime band

The Big Little Ragtime Band will perform, presented by the Ragtime Society of Colorado, at 3 p.m. Nov. 3 at Forte Academy of Music, 8030 S. Holly St., Centennial. The four band members are from the popular Queen City Jazz Band. Tickets: $20/$15 members. Send check to society presi-

equipment. Email LeslieBennett@MSN. com or AnneMcGhee@att.net for information on location or to preview the collection beforehand.

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Selling its props

Need a Halloween costume? A set of band uniforms? (Music Man). A red vinyl booth? Chairs? Tables and more …? The Front Range Theatre Company will hold a big garage sale on Oct. 26 and 27 in Castle Rock (location to be announced), with 15 years’ accumulation of interesting items large and small. The company will move to Highlands Ranch in 2014 and needs to lighten its store of props, costumes and

Tickets are on sale for a Masquerade Benefit that will raise funds for K-12 Douglas County art programs. The event will be from 7 to 11 p.m. on Nov. 1 at the Cielo in Castle Pines, 688 Happy Canyon Road, Castle Rock. Music will be by the Delta Sonics. The Italian-themed masquerade ball will be followed by live and silent auctions, including large hand-painted stars. Julie Holladay, art teacher and director of Stars 4 Douglas County, said, “Last year the event raised $10,000 for student scholarships, art supplies and other art program enhancements for teachers and students.” For tickets and information, visit stars4douglascounty.com.

MythBusters at DMNS

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Explosive Exhibition” should appeal to families with budding scientists. It is at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, through Jan. 5. The program, first launched in 1993 hosts a variety of exhibits, including: The Blueprint Room, The Workshop and a live MythBusters Demonstration Stage. Tickets: $22/$16/$18; timed admission include admission to the rest of the museum. Dmns.org/mythbusters.

South Suburban art

• Karen Trenchard’s photographs of Colorado locations are exhibited through Oct. 30 at the Lone Tree Recreation Center, 10249 Ridgegate Circle, Lone Tree. • Amy Van Stensel specializes in botanical illustrations and oil paintings, exhibited through Oct. 30 at Goodson Recreation Center, 6315 S. University Blvd., Centennial. • Darlene Kuhn’s artwork is at Douglas A. Buck Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton, through Oct. 30. Artists interested in displaying work can contact Vickie Willis at 303-483-7072.

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20 Lone Tree Voice PUBLIC NOTICE Lone Tree NOTICE OF SALE RENOTICED AND REPUBLISHED PURSUANT TO CRS 38-38-109(2)(b)(II) Public Trustee Sale No. 2012-0977

Public Trustees PUBLIC NOTICE Lone Tree NOTICE OF SALE RENOTICED AND REPUBLISHED PURSUANT TO CRS 38-38-109(2)(b)(II) Public Trustee Sale No. 2012-0977

To Whom It May Concern: On 8/1/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: MARTIN PERLMUTTER AND MARY PERLMUTTER Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LEHMAN BROTHERS BANK, FSB Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: AURORA BANK FSB Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/30/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 7/1/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005059656 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $355,250.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $355,250.00 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: The terms of said Deed of Trust have been violated as the required payments have not been made when due. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 11, BLOCK 3, LONE TREE FILING NO. 3, AS SHOWN ON THE MAP RECORDED JULY 18, 1983 AT RECEPTION NO. 308021, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 9479 Oakbrush Way, Lone Tree, CO 80124

Public Trustees

To Whom It May Concern: On 8/1/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: MARTIN PERLMUTTER AND MARY PERLMUTTER Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LEHMAN BROTHERS BANK, FSB Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: AURORA BANK FSB Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/30/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 7/1/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005059656 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $355,250.00 NOTICE OF SALE Outstanding Principal Amount as of the The current holder of the Evidence of Debt date hereof: $355,250.00 secured by the Deed of Trust described Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you herein, has filed written election and deare hereby notified that the covenants of mand for sale as provided by law and in the deed of trust have been violated as said Deed of Trust. follows: The terms of said Deed of Trust THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given have been violated as the required paythat on the first possible sale date (unless ments have notProceedings, been made when due. Commissioners September 2013 the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. WedTHE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE nesday, December 4, 2013, at the Public A FIRST LIEN. Vendor Name described herein is all of the Total Description Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle The property Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucproperty encumbered by the lien of the 1 STOP TIRE & AUTO SERVICE 468.00 Equipment & Motor tion to the highest andVehicle best Parts bidder for deed of trust. 3M Description of Real Property: 3,795.00theSign Partsreal & Supplies cash, said property and all inLegal 402 WILCOX LLC 4,945.58 Building/Land Lease/Rent terest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs LOT 11, BLOCK 3, LONE TREE FILING AAA3, INSURANCE COMPANY 6,773.73 Insurance Claimsfor the purpose of and assigns therein, NO. AS SHOWN ON THE MAP REABSOLUTEJULY GRAPHICS 1,110.28the Clothing & Uniforms provided in said CORDED 18, INC 1983 AT RECEPpaying indebtedness 666.57 Support & Maintenance T IACCUVANT O N N O .INC3 0 8 0 2 1 , C O U N T Y O F Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of ACME BRICK COMPANY 2,547.55plus Feeattorneys’ Refunds - Clerk & Recorder DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Trust, fees, the expenses ACOMA LOCKSMITH SERVICE INC 90.00 Other Repair & Maintenance Services Which has the address of: 9479 Oakof sale and other items allowed by law, ACORN PETROLEUM INC CO 80124 131,987.77 Fuel Charges brush Way, Lone Tree, and will deliver to the purchaser a CertificADAMS COUNTY 3,850.00 Conference, Seminar, Training ate of Purchase, all as provided byFees law. ADAMS, OF CLAYSALE 829.00 County Fair10/17/2013 Awards/Fair Livestock NOTICE First Publication: ADAMS, JOHN 52.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock The current holder of the Evidence of Debt Last Publication: 11/14/2013 ADAMS, by ZANE 21.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock secured the Deed of Trust described Publisher: Douglas County News Press ADASSA CORPORATION 50.00 8/1/2013 Vendor Surcharge herein, has filed written election and deDated: ADVANCED PROPERTY MAINTENANCE INC in 2,096.35 Other Repair & Maintenance Services GEORGE J KENNEDY mand for sale as provided by law and AFLDeed MAINTENANCE 5,663.00 Service Contracts DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee said of Trust.GROUP INC AGGREGATE INDUSTRIES Aggregate Products The name, address and telephone numTHEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given 126,756.38 AIRVAC SERVICES INC 1,272.50 Otherattorney(s) Repair & Maintenance Servicesthe bers of the representing that on the first possible sale date (unless ALCOHOL INC Wed12,648.66 Otherof Professional Services legal holder the indebtedness is: the sale is MONITORING continued*) SYSTEMS at 10:00 a.m. ALL ANIMAL RECOVERY 3,510.00 Other Purchased Services TONI M.N. DALE nesday, December 4, 2013, at the Public ALLEGRETTO, KELLY 166.68 Travel Expense #: 30580 Colorado Registration Trustee’s office, 402 AWilcox Street, Castle ALLEN, KRISTINE I will sell at public auc117.60 Travel Expense 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, Rock, Colorado, ALTMAN, CHERYL 22.60 Travel COLORADO Expense LAKEWOOD, 80228 tion to the highest and best bidder for Phone #:Traffic Signal Parts cash, the said AM SIGNAL INC real property and all in35,958.00 Fax #: Service Contracts terest of said AMAILCO INC Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs 1,978.67 Attorney #: 12-9249 and assigns AMBU INC therein, for the purpose of 232.34 File Operating Supplies/Equipment *YOU TRACK FORECLOSURE paying the indebtedness provided in said AMERICAN JAIL ASSOCIATION 48.00MAY Professional Membership & Licenses SALE DATES on Public Livestock Trustee webEvidence of Debt secured by the Deed of ANDERSON, HOPE 299.80 County Fairthe Awards/Fair site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustTrust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses ANDERSON, KRISTI 84.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock ee/ ofANDREWS, sale andCAROLYN other items allowed by law, 193.25 Travel Expense and will deliver to the purchaser a CertificANGIE’S RESTAURANT 100.00 Security Deposit Refund-County Fair Legal Notice 2012-0977 ate of Purchase, as provided by law. APDC COLORADOall LANGUAGE CONNECTION 183.00 OtherNo.: Purchased Services First Publication: 10/17/2013 First Publication: APEX DESIGN PC 10/17/2013 10,762.38 Other Professional Services Last Publication: 11/14/2013 Last Publication: 11/14/2013 ARAPAHOE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES 72.73 Other Professional Services Publisher: Douglas County News Press Publisher: Douglas County News Press ARAPAHOE SHERIFF’S SEMINAR FUND 1,350.00 Conference, Seminar, Training Fees Dated: 8/1/2013 ARAPAHOE/DOUGLAS MENTAL HEALTH NETWORK 5,187.97 Other Professional Services GEORGE J KENNEDY ARBOR OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE 60.00 Medical, Dental & Vet Services DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee ARCHITERRA GROUP INC 22,091.04 Other Improvements The name, address andLLC telephone numARGUS EVENT STAFFING 23,224.70 County Fair Service bers of the SARAH attorney(s) ARNESON, JOAN representing the 19.44 Travel Expense legal holderCUSTOM of the SEEDING indebtedness is: ARNOLD’S LLC 3,230.00 Other Construction/Maintenance Materials TONI M.N. DALE ARROWSMITH, JACK 50.00 Travel Expense Colorado Registration #: 30580 ARROWSMITH, JACK -- PETTY CASH 400.00 Change Funds-MV Parker 355 UNION ARS SAND &BOULEVARD GRAVEL CO LLCSUITE 250, 121.50 Aggregate Products LAKEWOOD, COLORADO ARS SAND & GRAVEL CO LLC 80228 420.00 Waste Disposal Services Phone ASPEN#:EDGE 39.60 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Fax #: AT & T CORPORATION 7,720.00 Other Professional Services Attorney File #: AMERICA 12-9249 ATKINS NORTH 34,638.60 Other Professional Services *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE AURORA FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE LODGE 49 250.00 Conference, Seminar, Training Fees SALE DATES on the Public Trustee webB & T FEED 720.00 Fair Livestock Sale site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustBALDWIN, HANNAH 84.00 County Fair Awards ee/ BALDWIN, MARY 272.78 Travel Expense BAMMES, DONALD RAY 760.00 Other Professional Services Legal Notice No.: 2012-0977 BARBEE, BROOKE10/17/2013 GERMAINE 350.00 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder First Publication: BARKER, SAMANTHA 119.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Last Publication: 11/14/2013 BARROW, Douglas KRIS M County News Press 120.00 Other Training Services Publisher: BARTON SUPPLY 465.60 Other Improvements BATES ENGINEERING 3,960.00 Other Professional Services BATES, DOROTHY J 78.75 Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair BELL, HEATHER 244.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock BELL, JOHN 135.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock BELL, MATT 81.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock BENNETT, CASSIE 35.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock BENNETT, MIKE 286.30 Travel Expense BENNETT, RILEY 92.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock BENSON, JAMESON 32.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock BENSON, KEVIN 10.00 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder BEYER, DAVID 165.75 Travel Expense BEYOND TECHNOLOGY INC 4,412.60 Operating Supplies/Equipment BI BUSINESS INK COMPANY 823.00 Printing/Copying/Reports BITHELL, LILLY 22.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock BJORK, PATSY LEE 194.51 Metro Area Meeting Expense BLACK HILLS ENERGY 13,280.88 Utilities BLACK, KENNETH 6,051.00 Repairs-Equipment/Motor Vehicle BLEILE, PATRICIA A 80.77 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder BOB AMES EXCAVATION INC 63,332.69 Major Maintenance of Assets BOB BARKER COMPANY 504.96 Prisoner Maintenance Supplies BOBCAT OF THE ROCKIES LLC 58,936.57 Other Construction & Maintenance Equipment BOLEJACK, CLYDE 275.60 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock BOND, BILL 175.50 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock BORDEN-MILLER, DEBORAH A 100.00 Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair BOUCHARD, DREW P 550.00 Other Professional Services BOWLING, DAVID & PATRICIA 79.57 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder BOYDSTUN, PERRY 248.43 Travel Expense BOYETTE, SARA 62.80 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder BRABAND, MEGAN 63.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock BRANDED BARREL LTD 275.00 Vendor Surcharge BRAZOS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 35,000.00 Computer Software BREAK THROUGHS INC 2,500.00 Other Training Services BRINGHURST, OLIVIA 34.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock BRITE, CHRISTINE 127.80 Travel Expense BROCK, MARIA 26.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock BROTHER MOBILE SOLUTIONS 1,742.62 Operating Supplies/Equipment BROUGH-LEFTIN, TIA M 400.00 Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair BROUGHTON, SUSAN 62.15 Travel Expense BRYER, AMANDA 118.88 Travel Expense BUCKLEY, SYDNEY 50.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock BUCKLEY, TAYLOR 38.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock BURKE, KAREN LYNN & NICOLETTE APRIL 80.57 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder BURKHARDT, RANDALL 298.20 Travel Expense BUTLER RENTS INC 1,152.54 Vehicle & Equipment Rental BUTLER, GARY 231.80 Travel Expense CAIRY, MICHAEL 92.00 Travel Expense CAMPBELL, HOLLI GAY 125.00 Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair CAPITOL CAPITAL PARTNERS LLC 3,500.00 Other Professional Services CAPSTONE GROUP LLC 4,500.00 Other Professional Services CARAHSOFT TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 32,340.00 Computer Software/License CARE TRAK INTERNATIONAL INC 89.78 Operating Supplies CAREPOINT ER PHYSICIANS 92.59 Medical, Dental & Vet Services CARLSON, ELLA 35.75 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock CARNAHAN, PEGGY ANN 5,016.25 Other Professional Services CARROLL, ROBIN 58.36 Travel Expense CARTWRIGHT, BRONWEN 25.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock CARVER MD, JOHN 1,200.00 Medical, Dental & Vet Services CASTER, KIM 511.50 Other Professional Services CASTLE ROCK COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER 1,800.00 Employee Program Costs CASTLE ROCK SENIOR CENTER 4,640.00 Contribution-CRSC Transportation Dispatcher CASTLETON CENTER WATER & SANITATION 291.36 Water & Sewer CATCO CLEAN AIR TRANSIT COMPANY 3,688.74 JARC Grant Disbursement CBM FOOD SERVICE INC 22,372.95 Inmate Meals CCI USER GROUP 1,475.00 Conference, Seminar, Training Fees CCMSI 1,883.33 Review Fees CCMSI 19,695.37 Workers Compensation Claims CDW GOVERNMENT INC 10,625.00 Computer-Related

to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: MARTIN PERLMUTTER AND MARY PERLMUTTER Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LEHMAN BROTHERS BANK, FSB Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: AURORA BANK FSB Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/30/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 7/1/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005059656 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $355,250.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $355,250.00 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: The terms of said Deed of Trust have been violated as the required payments have not been made when due. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 11, BLOCK 3, LONE TREE FILING NO. 3, AS SHOWN ON THE MAP RECORDED JULY 18, 1983 AT RECEPTION NO. 308021, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 9479 Oakbrush Way, Lone Tree, CO 80124

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ments have not been made when due.

20THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE

A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 11, BLOCK 3, LONE TREE FILING NO. 3, AS SHOWN ON THE MAP RECORDED JULY 18, 1983 AT RECEPTION NO. 308021, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 9479 Oakbrush Way, Lone Tree, CO 80124

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 4, 2013, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 10/17/2013 Last Publication: 11/14/2013 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/1/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: TONI M.N. DALE Colorado Registration #: 30580 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Phone #: Fax #: Attorney File #: 12-9249 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

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NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 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 CertificLegal Notice No.: 2012-0977 ate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 10/17/2013 First Publication: 10/17/2013 Last Publication: 11/14/2013 Last Publication: 11/14/2013 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/1/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the CENTURY LINKattorney(s) representing the 2,501.20 Data Communication Lines legal holder of the indebtedness is: CENTURY LINK 29,336.76 Telephone/Communications TONI M.N. DALE CERULLO, ALEX 28.75 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Colorado Registration #: 30580 CHAMBER OFBOULEVARD COMMERCE OF SUITE HIGHLANDS 355 UNION 250,RANCH 1,100.00 Professional Membership & Licenses CHEMATOX LABORATORY INC 1,145.00 Medical, Dental & Vet Services LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 CHEMSEARCH 995.51 Operating Supplies Phone #: CHRISTENSEN, NEAL, CPA 360.00 Conference, Seminar, Training Fees Fax #: CHURCHILL, 63.00 Election Judges Attorney FileJACQUELINE #: 12-9249A CITY OF AURORA 2,378.33 Due to Aurora - MV License Fee *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE CITY OFDATES CASTLEon PINES SALE the Public Trustee web- 70,055.97 Due to Castle Pines MV License Fee CITY OF CASTLE PINES 17,848.90 Intergovernmental-Castle Pines site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustCITY OF LAKEWOOD 9,000.00 Other Training Services ee/ CITY OF LITTLETON 379.58 Due to Littleton-MV License Fee CITY OF LONE TREE 4,072.50 Due to Lone Tree-MV License Fee Legal Notice No.: 2012-0977 CITY OF LONE TREE10/17/2013 269,198.63 Intergovernmental-Lone Tree First Publication: CITY OF WOODLAND PARK UTILITIES 1,144.00 Bulk Water Last Publication: 11/14/2013 CLANTON, PAUL 117.30 Travel Expense Publisher: Douglas County News Press CLARK, ABIGAIL 388.16 Travel Expense CLARK, EMILY 121.50 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock CLARK, JAN 132.21 Travel Expense CLARK, RAND M 300.30 Travel Expense CLARK, ROBERT D 150.00 Legal Services CLAYTON, DANIEL 22.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock CLAYTON, MCKAYLA 22.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock CLEARWATER PACKAGING INC 480.65 Operating Supplies/Equipment CLOUGH CATTLE & FENCE COMPANY 392.00 Other Repair & Maintenance Services COLLINS, GRACE 28.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock COLLINS, TANNER 22.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock COLORADO BRAND BOARD 51.85 County Fair Service COLORADO BUFFALO GRILL 100.00 Security Deposit Refund-County Fair COLORADO CODE CONSULTING LLC 500.00 New Elevator Installations COLORADO COMMUNITY MEDIA 16,965.59 Newspaper Notices/Advertising COLORADO CORRECTIONAL INDUSTRIES 70.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT 651.00 Due to State-PH Marriage License Fee COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES 4,340.00 Due to State-HS Marriage License Fee COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & EMPLOYMENT 230.00 Books & Subscription COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 215.00 Operating Supplies/Equipment COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY 276.50 Direct Relief Payments COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY 54,340.50 Due to CBI - Concealed Handgun Fee COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 2,492,446.85 Due to State - MV License Fee COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 20,116.80 Due to State -Drivers License Fee COLORADO DOORWAYS INC 583.30 Other Repair & Maintenance Supplies COLORADO DRUG INVESTIGATORS 825.00 Conference, Seminar, Training Fees COLORADO HVAC SERVICES INC 3,864.37 Service Contracts COLORADO INTERACTIVE 231.13 Chargeback-Credit Card Payment Dispute COLORADO MEDICAL WASTE 691.00 Biohazard Waste Removal COLORADO MOUNTED RANGERS 400.00 Conference, Seminar, Training Fees COLORADO PETROLEUM PRODUCT 2,419.24 Oil & Lubrication COLORADO STATE ARCHIVES 5.00 Other Professional Services COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY MEAT JUDGING 795.00 County Fair Service COLORADO WEST REGIONAL MENTAL HEALTH CENTER 75.00 Other Purchased Services COLUMBINE PAPER & MAINTENANCE 2,003.40 Janitorial Supplies COLUMBINE PRINTING 318.31 Printing/Copying/Reports COMCAST 440.38 Telephone/Communications COMCAST BUSINESS 2,506.58 Data Communication Lines COMPUTRONIX INC 44,541.25 Other Professional Services CONCRETE WORKS OF COLORADO INC 461,112.22 Roads, Streets, Drainage-Construction CONSOLIDATED ELECTRIC 23,141.24 Other Improvements CONTINUUM OF COLORADO 16,250.00 Other Professional Services COOK, MELISSA CHRISTINE 384.12 Travel Expense COOKS CORRECTIONAL 108.47 Operating Supplies/Equipment COORS DISTRIBUTING COMPANY 4,771.30 Fair Events CORNELLA, PAM 32.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock CORRECTIONAL HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT 2,865.00 Medical, Dental & Vet Services COSTCO WHOLESALE 125.00 Security Deposit Refund-Fairgrounds COSTELLO, ANDREW 43.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock 600.00 Operating Supplies/Equipment COUNTY SHERIFF’S OF COLORADO CRASH DATA GROUP INC 899.00 Software/Hardware Supplies/Maintenance CRAWSHAW, CYNTHIA 18.98 Travel Expense CRISIS COMPANY LLC 419.00 Other Training Services CROP PRODUCTION SERVICES 10,628.80 Operating Supplies CROSWHITE, TROY 142.60 Travel Expense CROUSE, ROBERT & JACQUE 519.13 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder CROUSE, TODD & MARILYN 2,500.00 Escrow Payable CULLIGAN 10.00 Operating Supplies/Equipment CUMMINS ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC 2,935.44 Other Repair & Maintenance Services CUMMINS, ANDREA 84.44 Travel Expense CUNNINGHAM FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT 345.00 Workers Compensation Claims CUNNINGHAM, ANDIE KAY 480.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock CUNNINGHAM, DWIGHT 9,757.17 Other Professional Services DARLENE’S QUALITY PAINTING 3,075.00 Other Professional Services DAVIDSON FIXED INCOME MANAGEMENT 2,916.67 Accounting & Financial Services DAVIS, KELLI NEWTON 4,770.42 Other Professional Services DAY, RIATA 82.40 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock DAY, WACY 30.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock DCEF/CAREER CONNECT 10,000.00 Sponsorship-2013 8th Grade Expo DCSO EXPLORERS POST 10-4 800.00 Explorer Conference Registration Fees DE FIELDS, ALMA ELIZALDE 300.00 Other Purchased Services DEBOER, JUDY 121.00 Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair DEDERICK, JIM 128.80 Travel Expense DEEP ROCK WATER 69.55 Operating Supplies/Equipment DELL MARKETING LP 6,943.87 Computer Supplies DELL MARKETING LP 460,387.06 Operating Supplies/Equipment DENCOL SUPPLY COMPANY 134.98 Other Improvements DENVER HEALTH & HOSPITAL AUTHORITY 630.00 Other Professional Services DENVER SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT 48.20 Other Purchased Services DENVER WATER 395.66 Water & Sewer DENVER WINAIR COMPANY 3.46 Other Repair & Maintenance Supplies DESIGN CONCEPTS CLA INC 6,540.00 Parks & Recreation Improvement DEVELOPMENTAL PATHWAYS INC 32,336.40 Other Professional Services DISCOVER GOODWILL 1,052.25 Other Professional Services DISTRICT ATTORNEY 517,267.00 Legal Services DIXON, JULIA 27.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock DLH ARCHITECTURE LLC 5,460.00 Design/Soft Costs DOUBLE R EXCAVATING 118,456.15 Roads, Streets, Drainage-Construction DOUBLETREE BY HILTON 957.60 Student Travel DOUGLAS COUNTY EDUCATIONAL CENTER 2,500.00 Conference, Seminar, Training Fees DOUGLAS COUNTY FAIR FOUNDATION 2,000.00 Event Sponsorships DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE 35.00 Other Purchased Services DOUGLAS COUNTY TEMPORARY SERVICES INC 198.38 Contract Work/Temporary Agency DOUGLAS ELBERT REALTOR 200.00 Professional Membership & Licenses DOYLE, CINDY 150.00 Reimburse-Vehicle Damage DR POWER EQUIPMENT 4,999.96 Operating Supplies DRAKE, BARBARA 96.30 Travel Expense DRAPER, SHANNON 22.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock DUDECK, KYLEE 22.50 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock DUDLEY, JIM 27.12 Travel Expense E-470 PUBLIC HIGHWAY AUTHORITY 232,073.62 Due to E-470 Authority EASTER SEALS COLORADO 8,582.00 Developmental Disability Grant EBY, JENNIFER 92.30 Travel Expense ECKHARDT, MARK E 30.85 Travel Expense ELERICK, TRINIDAD RICHARD 61.87 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder ELIZABETH LOCKER PLANT INC 350.00 County Fair Service EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL DENVER 18,375.00 Student Travel EMPLOYERS COUNCIL SERVICES INC 75.00 Recruitment Costs EMSL ANALYTICAL INC 177.00 Other Repair & Maintenance Services EMSL ANALYTICAL INC 55.00 Other Repair & Maintenance Supplies

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that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 10/17/2013 Last Publication: 11/14/2013 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/1/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: TONI M.N. DALE Colorado Registration #: 30580 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Phone #: Fax #: Attorney File #: 12-9249 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

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Legal Notice No.: 2012-0977 First Publication: 10/17/2013 Last Publication: 11/14/2013 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Lone Tree NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0540

October 24, 2013

PUBLIC NOTICE Lone Tree NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0540 To Whom It May Concern: On 8/14/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: WILLIAM M. BALKOVATZ JR. AND EVAN S. BALKOVATZ Original Beneficiary: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/24/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 7/14/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005064192** DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $430,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $430,000.00 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay monthly installments due Note Holder.**MODIFIED THROUGH A LOAN MODIFICATION AGREEMENT DATED FEBRUARY 24, 2011. 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 9, THE FAIRWAYS FILING NO. 1-C, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 9482 Green Island Place, Lone Tree, CO 80124

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To Whom It May Concern: On 8/14/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: WILLIAM M. BALKOVATZ JR. AND EVAN S. BALKOVATZ Original Beneficiary: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 6/24/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 7/14/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005064192** DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $430,000.00 NOTICE OF SALE Outstanding Principal Amount as of the The current holder of Services the Evidence of Debt date hereof: $430,000.00 ENGINUITY ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS LLC 1,860.00 Other Professional secured by the Deed of Trust described PursuantGARTH to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you 177.99 ENGLUND, Travel Expense herein, has filed written election and deare hereby notified that the covenants of ENNIS TRAFFIC SAFETY SOLUTIONS 25,440.00 & RoadasStriping mandPaint for sale provided by law and in the deed of trust have been violated as 591.76 ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR Travel Expense said Deed of Trust. follows: Failure to pay monthly install- 229.95 ERBE, ELIZABETH LOUISE Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given ments due Note Holder.**MODIFIED ERGONOMIC SOLUTIONS LLC 125.00 Operating Supplies/Equipment that on the first possible sale date (unless THROUGH LOAN MODIFICATION ERMOLD PARK & A RECREATION LLC 13,848.00 Other the sale is Equipment continued*) at 10:00 a.m. WedAGREEMENT DATED FEBRUARY 24, ERO RESOURCES CORPORATION 4,800.00 Other Professional4,Services nesday, December 2013, at the Public 2011. ERPELDING, KRISTOPHER 58.75 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE ESKER SOFTWARE INC 1,227.81 Support & Maintenance Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucA FIRST LIEN. ESPOSITO, CASSIDY County Awards/Fair tion to the Fair highest and Livestock best bidder for The property described herein is all of the 124.00 ESTABROOK, JOEL 13.64 Expense cash,Travel the said real property and all inproperty encumbered by the lien of the EVANS, 7,489.25 Professional Services terestOther of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs deed SANDRA of trust.A FASTENAL COMPANY 85.79 Other Repair & Maintenance and assigns therein, for theSupplies purpose of Legal Description of Real Property: FAULKNER, LOUISE MT 79.17 Refunds - Clerk & Recorder payingFee the indebtedness provided in said LOT 9, THE FAIRWAYS FILING NO. 1-C, FEDEX Postage & Delivery Services Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF 242.79 FELSBURG, HOLT AND ULLEVIG 36,708.26 Streets, Drainage-Engineering Trust,Roads, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses COLORADO. FEY, TOM has E the address of: 9482 Green Is- 125.00 Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair by law, of sale and other items allowed Which FICHIALOS JR, THEODORE D 127.57 Fee Refunds Clerk & Recorder a Certificand will deliver to the purchaser land Place, Lone Tree, CO 80124 FILE & SERVEXPRESS LLC 10.00 Servicesall as provided by law. ate ofLegal Purchase, FIREHOUSE QUILTS 3,000.00 Contribution-Quilts for Kids in Crisis First Publication: 10/10/2013 NOTICE OF SALE FISCHER, AINSLEY 40.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Last Publication: 11/7/2013 The current holder of the Evidence of Debt FISCHER, BAILEY 25.50 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Publisher: Douglas County News Press secured by the Deed of Trust described FISCHER, ANNwritten election and de- 550.00 Seminar, Training Fees Dated:Conference, 8/14/2013 herein, BECKY has filed FLASHFILL Other JProfessional Services GEORGE KENNEDY mand forSERVICES sale as LLC provided by law and in 315.00 FLEMING, MARLENE 134.90 Travel Expense DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee said Deed of Trust. FLEMMING, JAMES ANotice Is Hereby Given 12.36 Fee Refunds - Clerkand & Recorder The name, address telephone numTHEREFORE, bers of the attorney(s) FLINT INC possible sale date (unless 1,335.90 Paint & Road Striping representing the that TRADING on the first legal Sign holder the indebtedness is: FLINT TRADING INC Partsof& Supplies the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wed- 384.90 TONI County DALEFair Service FLYING HORSE CATERING nesday, December 4, INC 2013, at the Public 4,608.86 Colorado 30580 FOOTHILLS MAINTENANCE INC Castle 1,064,561.60 MajorRegistration Maintenance of#:Assets Trustee’sPAVING office,&402 Wilcox Street, 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, FORENSIC TRUTH GROUP Costs Rock, Colorado, I willLLC sell at public auc- 560.00 Recruitment LAKEWOOD, 80228 FOX, 42.00 County FairCOLORADO Awards/Fair Livestock tionJOANNA to the highest and best bidder for PhoneCounty #: (303) 274-0155 Livestock FRANK, 95.00 Fair Awards/Fair cash,ALLISON the said real property and all inFax #:Medical, (303) 274-0159 terest of said Grantor(s), FRANKTOWN ANIMAL CLINIC PCGrantor(s)’ heirs 648.10 Dental & Vet Services Attorney File #: 13-049-25011 and assigns therein, for the purpose of 541.27 FREDERICKS, FRANK Travel Expense *YOUOther MAY TRACK paying the indebtedness provided in said 1,228.92 FRIEDERICHS, ALLISON Training ServicesFORECLOSURE SALEEquipment DATES & onMotor the Vehicle PublicParts Trustee webEvidence ofTIRE DebtRECYCLE securedINC by the Deed of 124.50 FRONT RANGE site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustTrust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses FRONTIER FERTILIZER & CHEMICAL COMPANY 1,636.80 Grounds Keeping Supplies ee/ Parks & Recreation Improvement of sale and other INC items allowed by law, 2,267.50 FRONTIER SURVEYING and willDANIEL deliver FULLER, W to the purchaser a Certific60.14 Clothing & Uniforms Legal Clothing Notice &No.: 2013-0540 ateSERVICES of Purchase, all as provided by law. G&K 905.79 Uniforms First Publication: 10/10/2013 First Publication: GABEL, CHRISTINE A 10/10/2013 450.00 Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair Last Publication: Last Publication: 11/7/2013 GAGEN, DANIELLE LEIGH 805.92 Travel Expense11/7/2013 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Publisher: GALLS LLC Douglas County News Press 375.98 Operating Equipment Accessories Dated: 8/14/2013 GARFIELD COUNTY 53.90 Other Purchased Services GEORGEWILLIAM J KENNEDY GARRISON, 89.87 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder DOUGLAS GARZA, CARL COUNTY Public Trustee 127.80 Travel Expense The name, address& SUPPLY and telephone numGENERAL AIR SERVICE 18.72 Equipment Rental bers of the attorney(s) representing the 230.00 County Fair Service GIERS, SELENA legal holder of the indebtedness is: GILLESPIE, PEGGY H 44.07 Travel Expense TONI GRETA DALE GILMAN, 550.00 Conference, Seminar, Training Fees Colorado Registration #: 30580 GMCO CORPORATION 25,959.60 Dust Suppressant 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, GOLDEN GUN CLUB INC 1,567.49 Fair Show Management LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 GONZALES, BRODY 20.25 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Phone #: (303) 274-0155 GOOD, KELTON 26.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Fax #: (303) 274-0159 INC GOODLAND CONSTRUCTION 5,025.00 Escrow Payable Attorney File #: 13-049-25011 GORDON, TOBY 99.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE 14,006.92 Other Professional Services GORMAN, THOMAS J SALE DATES on the Public Trustee webGORMAN, THOMAS J 922.39 Travel Expense site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustGOVCONNECTION INC 2,532.11 Operating Supplies/Equipment ee/ GRABAR VOICE AND DATA INC 4,724.00 Software/Hardware Supplies/Maintenance GRAINGER 90.69 Operating Supplies/Equipment Legal Notice No.: 2013-0540 GRIFFITH, ART 52.55 Travel Expense First Publication: 10/10/2013 GROTH, CHRISTOPHER 67.20 Travel Expense Last Publication: 11/7/2013 GROUND ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS INC 10,419.00 Design/Soft Costs Publisher: Douglas County News Press GUILIANA, LARRY C 440.21 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder HALE, MARIA 297.00 County Fair Service HANSEN, DEL 72.17 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder HANSEN, SHERRY 230.52 Travel Expense HANSON, JOEL 37.52 Travel Expense HARBISON EQUIPMENT REPAIR INC 3,900.81 Repairs-Equipment/Motor Vehicle HARPER, TRACY J 2,539.10 Other Professional Services HARTWIG & ASSOCIATES INC 10,322.50 Roads, Streets, Drainage-Engineering HASZ, MARY KAY 3.39 Travel Expense HAULAWAY STORAGE CONTAINERS 350.00 Waste Disposal Services HAWKINS COMMERCIAL APPLIANCE 392.50 Service Contracts HAWKSWORTH, MARKEE 22.80 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock HAYES PHILLIPS HOFFMANN & CARBERRY PC 74.00 Legal Services HAYNE, ANDREW 86.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock HEALTH ONE CLINIC SERVICES 70.00 Drug Testing-Workers Compensation Claims HEALTH ONE CLINIC SERVICES 495.00 Recruitment Costs HEEMER, ALLISON 207.20 Travel Expense HELLEWELL, JOSEPH H & MICHELE DODSON 155.17 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder HELWIG, MICHELE 39.50 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder HEPWORTH-PAWLAK GEOTECHNICAL 1,052.50 Roads, Streets, Drainage-Engineering HIGHLANDS RANCH METRO DISTRICTS 8,230.75 Water & Sewer HILDENBRANDT, ARIANE 13.56 Travel Expense HILL, GRACE 264.80 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock HILL, JUSTIN D 54.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock HILL, ROGER L 44.07 Travel Expense HOLLAND CONCESSIONS LLC 100.00 Security Deposit Refund-County Fair HOLLOWAY, JEFFERY 48.25 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock HOLST, VIRGINIA 21.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock HOOD, DON 175.50 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock HORIZON LABORATORY LLC 2,213.25 Forensic Testing HOSPITAL SHARED SERVICES 54,330.66 Security Services HOWARD S WRIGHT CONSTRUCTORS 2,500.00 Escrow Payable HOWARD, MELINDA K 727.50 County Fair Service HUBER, KATE 42.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock HUBER, MEG 22.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock HUGHETT, CARL 51.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock HUGHETT, HOWARD 39.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock ICON ENGINEERING INC 9,786.00 Other Professional Services ID EDGE INC 160.00 Operating Supplies/Equipment IDEAL IMAGE PRINTING 232.00 Printing/Copying/Reports INFORMATION SYSTEMS CONSULTING 596,033.90 Computer Equipment INFO-TECH RESEARCH GROUP 21,385.00 Support & Maintenance INSIGHT PUBLIC SECTOR INC 878.37 Computer Software/License INTEGRATED VOTING SOLUTIONS 2,370.00 Postage-NCOA Mailer INTERMOUNTAIN TRAFFIC LLC 1,145.64 Traffic Signal Parts INTERNATIONAL CODE COUNCIL INC 274.50 Books & Subscription IREA 219,085.53 Utilities IRON MOUNTAIN OFF-SITE DATA 163.50 Other Professional Services J & A TRAFFIC PRODUCTS 2,268.40 Sign Parts & Supplies J GARDNER & ASSOCIATES LLC 515.00 Community Program Supplies JACOBS, HALEY 42.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock JAMES, JODI RENEE 32.00 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder JBC ENTERPRISES INC 672.68 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder JEFFERSON COUNTY HUMAN SERVICE 135.05 Other Professional Services JENSEN, GARY 9.38 Travel Expense JENSEN, RANDALL 139.90 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder JO-CO FARMS 1,716.00 County Fair Service JOHANNS, RYAN 56.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock JOHN ELWAY CHEVROLET 26,919.00 Cars, Vans, Pickups JOHNSON, CHERYL LYNN 119.78 Travel Expense Continued to Next Page 924277 and 924278


Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $430,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $430,000.00 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay monthly installments due Note Holder.**MODIFIED THROUGH A LOAN MODIFICATION AGREEMENT DATED FEBRUARY 24, 2011. 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 9, THE FAIRWAYS FILING NO. 1-C, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 9482 Green Island Place, Lone Tree, CO 80124

October 24, 2013

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 4, 2013, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 10/10/2013 Last Publication: 11/7/2013 Publisher: Douglas County Press Continued From LastNews Page Dated: 8/14/2013 GEORGE KENNEDY JOHNSON,J KRISTINE DOUGLAS JOHNSON, COUNTY TERRY KIM Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numJOLLENSTEN JR, RALPH WARREN bers of the attorney(s) representing the JORDAN, LISA legal holder of the indebtedness is: JULIAN, JOE TONI JULIEDALE A HARRIS ALTERATIONS Colorado Registration #: 30580 JVA INCORPORATED 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, KEITH, DONALD JIM LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 KELLOGG, NATASHA Phone #: (303) 274-0155 KENNEDY - COLORADO LLC Fax #: (303)CHRISTINA 274-0159ANN KENNEDY, Attorney File #: 13-049-25011 KENNEDY/JENKS CONSULTANTS *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE KEY BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SALE KING,DATES THOMASon the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustKINGS ICE CREAM, THE ee/ KLAFKA, CHUCK KNUTSON, MARGO Legal NoticeNICOLE No.: 2013-0540 KNUTSON, First Publication: 10/10/2013 KOOTENAI COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Last Publication: 11/7/2013 KORF CONTINENTAL Publisher: Douglas KOSTER, RICHARD County News Press KRAMER, SHELLIE KRAUSE, CRISTI KRUG, SHANNON LEIGH KUMAR AND ASSOCIATES INC KWANG, BRENDA LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA LAMB-STAR ENGINEERING LP LAND TITLE GUARANTEE COMPANY LAND TITLE GUARANTEE COMPANY LANDS END BUSINESS OUTFITTERS LARSON, PETER LAUTENBACH, JESSE L-COM INC LEADERSHIP DOUGLAS COUNTY LEWAN AND ASSOCIATES INC LEWAN AND ASSOCIATES INC LEWIS, ROBERT LEXISNEXIS INC LEXISNEXIS RISK DATA LEXISNEXIS RISK DATA LIFELOC TECHNOLOGIES INC LIGHTHOUSE INC, THE LIGHTING ACCESSORY & WARNING LINCOLN STATION METRO DISTRICT LINCOLN, LARRY LINDEMAN JR, GILBERT LEONARD LONE TREE ARTS CENTER LONERGAN, MIA LONG, HEATHER LOPEZ, JASON LOSS PREVENTION TECHNOLOGIES LOWRIMORE, MICHAEL JOHN LSI RETAIL II LLC LUMSDEN, ROSANNE LUTZ, CHAYCE LYLE SIGNS INC LYLES, CELESTENE (TENA) LYONS, CHRISTOPHER & MICHELE LYTLE WATER SOLUTIONS LLC MAGIC RABBIT CAR WASH & DETAIL MAGRUDER, DYLAN MAGRUDER, TRISTAN MAKELKY, DAN MARBLES KIDS TALENT INC MARK VII EQUIPMENT INC MARTHA’S FINISHING TOUCH MARTIN, BARBARA L MARTIN, DONNA MARTIN, LARRY MARX, CHELSEA BRANDON MASSEY, MARILYNN MATABI, JOTHAM MATTHEW BENDER & COMPANY INC MAUCK, DANIEL MC NEAL, M CHRIS MCCARTY, TROY A MCCAUGHEY, BAILEY MCCLELLAN, LANA MCEWEN, ALEXIS MCEWEN, MEAGAN MCKINNON, PENNY MCMULLINS, JENNA MEDICAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES MERZ, RUDOLF & RULANE MESA COUNTY MEYER, ELAINE MARY MILE HIGH DESIGNS LLC MILLER, DENICE MINICK, GREGORY W MISS RODEO COLORADO 2013 MOBILITY TRANSPORTATION & SERVICES MODIS MOE, JORDAN MONIE, DUSTIN MONSSON, GEORGE N MOON JR, LYNN DOUG MOORE, DONALD FRITZ GERALD MOORE, JANET K & BRIAN D MORIN, RYAN THOMAS MORRIS, LOIS MARLENE MOSCHNER, PATTY MOUNTAIN VIEW WASTE SYSTEMS MTM RECOGNITION MUELLER RANCH MULLER ENGINEERING COMPANY INC MURPHY, ROBERT M MURRELL, KI BASSETT MURRELL, TIM NAGEL, ABBY NATIONAL PEN CORPORATION NELSON, ERIK NETSENTIAL.COM INC NEVE’S UNIFORMS INC NICHOLLS, ELI NICHOLLS, EMMA NICOLETTI-FLATER ASSOCIATES NILEX CIVIL ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP NILEX CIVIL ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP NOE, CASSIDY

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 4, 2013, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 10/10/2013 Last Publication: 11/7/2013 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/14/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: TONI DALE Colorado Registration #: 30580 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Phone #: (303) 274-0155 Fax #: (303) 274-0159 Attorney File #: 13-049-25011 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

Public Trustees

Legal Notice No.: 2013-0540 First Publication: 10/10/2013 Last Publication: 11/7/2013 Publisher: Douglas County News Press

242.18 22.50 137.47 55.00 136.49 111.00 3,878.00 2,501.55 25.00 11,672.92 270.00 5,914.94 10.00 76.00 100.00 142.00 22.60 56.00 570.00 24,920.00 107.57 25.00 23.97 356.52 1,683.00 102.00 494.00 42,000.00 665,439.30 544.00 132.05 17.42 91.00 1,716.65 495.00 371.65 2,050.56 142.00 1,464.00 801.75 1,050.00 109.65 1,625.00 22,948.31 378.90 100.00 84.00 552.50 20.50 5,304.48 117.00 148.75 184.30 849.79 60.46 32.50 7,230.50 68.48 180.09 2,441.09 580.00 21.25 22.50 148.60 180.00 666.04 250.00 80.23 46.00 39.55 6,231.08 23.73 726.93 337.68 45.00 57.63 127.80 112.40 67.20 38.00 23.25 61.02 42.00 2,158.25 105.97 50.00 21.47 63.21 182.50 14.37 500.00 300.00 14,080.00 27.50 117.00 2,685.00 31.71 223.28 204.29 46.00 52.74 127.80 99.50 2,909.12 250.00 3,788.50 27.66 225.00 636.57 86.25 196.90 321.53 600.00 4,476.60 25.25 42.00 200.00 687.50 1,560.00 21.00

Travel Expense Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Travel Expense Clothing & Uniforms Parks & Recreation Improvement Other Professional Services County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Building/Land Lease/Rent Election Judges Other Professional Services Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder Books & Subscription Security Deposit Refund-County Fair Travel Expense Travel Expense County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Conference, Seminar, Training Fees Cars, Vans, Pickups Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair Travel Expense Travel Expense Roads, Streets, Drainage-Engineering Travel Expense Other Professional Services Other Professional Services Land-Martinez Property Title Commitment-Easement Transfer Clothing & Uniforms Travel Expense County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Computer Supplies Conference, Seminar, Training Fees Copier Charges Software/Hardware Supplies/Maintenance Travel Expense Books & Subscription Other Purchased Services Software/Hardware Supplies/Maintenance Operating Supplies/Equipment Fleet Maintenance Repairs-Equipment/Motor Vehicle Sales Tax Proceeds-July 2013 Security Deposit Refund-County Fair Election Judges Conference, Seminar, Training Fees County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Other Professional Services County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Service Contracts Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder Building/Land Lease/Rent Travel Expense County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Sign Parts & Supplies Travel Expense Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder Other Professional Services Fleet Maintenance County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Travel Expense Other Professional Services Other Repair & Maintenance Supplies Other Professional Services Travel Expense Travel Expense Travel Expense Other Professional Services Travel Expense Travel Expense Books & Subscription County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Travel Expense Travel Expense County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Travel Expense County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Travel Expense County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Janitorial Supplies Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder Other Purchased Services Travel Expense Plan Checking Fees-Refund Travel Expense Travel Expense Newspaper Notices/Advertising Other Professional Services Other Professional Services County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Legal Services Travel Expense Travel Expense Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder Travel Expense Travel Expense Travel Expense Waste Disposal Services Recognition Programs County Fair Service Other Professional Services Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder Wellness Program Travel Expense County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Office Supplies Travel Expense Software/Hardware Supplies/Maintenance Clothing & Uniforms County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Other Training Services Other Construction/Maintenance Materials Other Improvements County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock

The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: TONI DALE Colorado Registration #: 30580 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Phone #: (303) 274-0155 Fax #: (303) 274-0159 Attorney File #: 13-049-25011 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

Public Trustees

Legal Notice No.: 2013-0540 First Publication: 10/10/2013 Last Publication: 11/7/2013 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Lone Tree NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0567

To Whom It May Concern: On 8/28/2013

21 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: CURTIS K LIGGETT Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR M&I BANK FSB Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 12/10/2008 Recording Date of DOT: 12/22/2008 Reception No. of DOT: 2008085561 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $382,580.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $375,574.46 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 52, THE FAIRWAYS, FILING 1-B, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 9677 Colinade Dr, Lone Tree, CO 80124

Public Trustees

To Whom It May Concern: On 8/28/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: CURTIS K LIGGETT Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR M&I BANK FSB Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 12/10/2008 Recording Date of DOT: 12/22/2008 NOTICE OF SALE Reception No. of DOT: 2008085561 The current holder of the Evidence of Debt DOT Recorded in Douglas County. secured by the Deed of Trust described Original Principal Amount of Evidence of herein, has filed written election and deDebt: $382,580.00 mand for sale as provided by law and in Outstanding Principal Amount as of the said Deed of Trust. date hereof: $375,574.46 THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you that on the first possible sale date (unless are hereby notified that the covenants of NOE,deed JOE of trust have been violated as 21.00 Fair Awards/Fair Livestock the saleCounty is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wedthe nesday, December 18, 2013, at the PubNORVELL, LESLIE 112.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock follows: Failure to pay principal and inlic Trustee’s office, 402 WilcoxMaterials Street, terest when due together with all other OLDCASTLE PRECAST INC 718.00 Other Construction/Maintenance Castle Colorado, I will sell at public payments for in the Evidence of OLDCASTLEprovided PRECAST INC 98.00 Rock, Other Improvements auction to the highest and best bidder for Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and OLIVER, JEFF 184.60 Travel Expense cash, said property and all inother violations of the terms thereof. OLKJER, DEL 52.00 the County Fairreal Awards/Fair Livestock terest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE OLKJER, LANE 43.20 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock and therein, for the purpose of A FIRSTLELAND LIEN. OLKJER, 52.00assigns County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock paying the indebtedness The property OLKJER, SUNI described herein is all of the 56.00 County Fair Awards/Fairprovided Livestock in said Evidence of Professional Debt secured by the Deed of property encumbered by the lien of the OLSON, JONNA L 171.50 Other Services Trust, deed trust. O’NEIL of ALLEN, VIKKI 91.54 plus Travelattorneys’ Expense fees, the expenses of saleSupport and other items allowed by law, Legal Description of Real Property: ORACLE AMERICA INC 19,364.23 & Maintenance and willTravel deliver to the purchaser a CertificLOT 52, THE ORMSBEE, SONIAFAIRWAYS, FILING 1-B, 23.39 Expense ate of Purchase, all as provided COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF OSBORN, LOIS 141.30 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorderby law. First 10/24/2013 COLORADO. OSTLER, CLAUDIA 205.67Publication: Travel Expense Last Publication: 11/21/2013 Which has the address of: 9677 Colinade OTT, WILLIAM 45.20 Travel Expense Publisher: County News Press Dr, LoneTIMOTHY Tree, CO 80124 OWENS, & DANELLE 433.26 Fee Douglas Refunds - Clerk & Recorder Dated: 8/29/2013 PAGE SPECIALTY COMPANY 860.00 Other Professional Services GEORGE J KENNEDY NOTICE OF SALE PALMER, ELLEN 89.00 Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The current holder of the PARKER SENIOR CENTER INCEvidence of Debt 2,149.34 Subgrantee Drawdown-Parking Lot Improvements The address and telephone secured by the Deed of Trust described PARKS, JERRY 200.00name, Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair numbers ofOther the Professional attorney(s) representing the herein, filed writtenINC election and de- 11,323.13 PARSONShas BRINCKERHOFF Services legal holder of the indebtedness is: mand for sale as provided by law and in PATTERSON REPORTING & VIDEO 779.00 Other Professional Services CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER said of Trust. PAUL,Deed BRAYDEN 206.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Colorado Registration #: 34145 THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given PAWNEE BUTTES SEED INC 3,520.00 Other Construction/Maintenance Materials 999 18TH STREET SUITE that the first possibleINC sale date (unless 37,970.00 PEAKon OFFICE FURNITURE Furniture/Office Systems 2201, DENVER, COLORADO 80202 the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. WedPEDERSON, RYAN 20.50 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock Phone #: (303) 865-1400 nesday, December 18, 2013, at the PubPEN LINK LTD 698.00 Conference, Seminar, Training Fees Fax #: (303) 865-1410 lic Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, PEPPERDINE’S MARKING PRODUCTS 128.65 Operating Attorney File #: Supplies/Equipment 13-05106 Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public PETERSON, ALAN 276.75 Fee Refunds - Clerk FORECLOSURE & Recorder *YOU MAY TRACK auction to the highest and best bidder for PETROSEVICH, STACEY 313.17 DATES Travel Expense SALE on the Public Trustee webcash, the said real property and all inPETTIT, MACKENZIE 21.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustterest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs PHILLIPS, LOIS Dtherein, & RANDALL JONES 525.00 Security Deposit Refund-Fairgrounds ee/ and assigns for Lthe purpose of PHIPPEN, BETHANY 61.50 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock paying the indebtedness provided in said PHYSIO-CONTROL 309.60 Notice Operating Supplies/Equipment Legal No.: 2013-0567 Evidence of DebtINC secured by the Deed of PIHL, MADISON 46.25 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock First Publication: 10/24/2013 Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses PINERY 370.68Publication: Other Purchased Services Last 11/21/2013 of saleHOMEOWNERS and other items allowed by law, PIONEER SAND COMPANY INC 988.84 Aggregate Products Publisher: Douglas County News Press and will deliver to the purchaser a CertificPIPELINE INDUSTRIES 300.00 Other Repair & Maintenance Services ate of Purchase, all INC as provided by law. PKM DESIGN GROUP INC 5,070.00 Other Professional Services First Publication: 10/24/2013 PLATTE VALLEY SIGNS 855.00 Operating Supplies Last Publication: 11/21/2013 PLATTNER ENTERPRISES 3,510.00 Waste Disposal Services Publisher: Douglas County News Press PMAM CORPORATION 8,560.90 Alarm Administration Expenses Dated: 8/29/2013 POINT BLANK ENTERPRISES 2,599.80 Clothing & Uniforms GEORGE J KENNEDY PORRAS, JACQUELINE 29.25 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee POTTER, SHAWNA 43.08 Travel Expense The name, address and telephone numPRECINCT POLICE PRODUCTS 78.95 Clothing & Uniforms bers of the attorney(s) representing the PRO COMPLIANCE 915.00 Medical, Dental & Vet Services legal holder of the indebtedness is: PRO RODEOLOWERY-GRABER COWBOYS 1,350.00 Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair CYNTHIA PROGRESSIVE THERAPY #: SYSTEMS 600.00 Other Purchased Services Colorado Registration 34145 PC PROTO TESTSTREET LLC 4,800.00 Other Professional Services 999 18TH SUITE 2201, PSI -PLOTTER SUPPLIES INC 221.56 Operating Supplies/Equipment DENVER, COLORADO 80202 PTS OF AMERICA LLC 2,389.00 Transportation of Prisoners Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Fax #: (303) 865-1410 PUBLIC FINANCE ASSOCIATES LLC 9,500.00 Other Professional Services Attorney FilePRINTERS #: 13-05106 PUBLICATION CORPORATION 12,393.62 Printing/Copying/Reports *YOU TRACK FORECLOSURE PUEBLO MAY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS 560.00 Legal Services SALE on the Public Trustee webQUINN, DATES RACHELLE 27.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustQUINN, TERENCE T 374.79 Travel Expense ee/ RADEMACHER, MICHELLE 616.00 Travel Expense RAMPART LANDSCAPE & ARBOR SERVICES 2,966.25 Other Professional Services Legal No.: SUPPLY 2013-0567 RASCONotice JANITORIAL 97.10 Janitorial Supplies First Publication: 10/24/2013 RAWWYO LLC 525.00 Other Professional Services Last Publication: 11/21/2013 RED WING SHOE STORE 1,354.43 Clothing & Uniforms Publisher: Douglas County News Press RESPEC CONSULTING & SERVICES 7,480.00 Other Professional Services REXEL 30.35 Other Repair & Maintenance Supplies RICE, YVETTE M 25.00 Instructor Travel RIDER, KATHERINE 110.84 Travel Expense RIEFENBERG, JENNIFER 61.25 Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair RIESSELMAN, PHIL 50.82 Fair Livestock Sale RMOMS 225.70 Other Purchased Services ROBBINS, DEAN 120.00 Clothing & Uniforms ROBENSTEIN, BRAD 128.80 Travel Expense ROBERSON, LAUREL 71.19 Travel Expense ROBERTS, BIANCA REBECCA 127.00 Other Professional Services ROBINSON TEXTILES 559.67 Prisoner Maintenance Supplies ROCHA, KATHERINE 100.50 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock ROCKSOL CONSULTING GROUP INC 22,523.55 Roads, Streets, Drainage-Engineering ROCKY MOUNTAIN LAW ENFORCEMENT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION 299.66 Travel Expense ROCKY MOUNTAIN SECTION IMSA 860.00 Conference, Seminar, Training Fees ROCKY MOUNTAIN WINDOW TINT LLC 435.00 Repairs-Equipment/Motor Vehicle ROCKY VISTA UNIVERSITY 5,682.18 Business Personal Property Tax Rebate ROHR, MADALYN 412.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock RS RUGGLES & COMPANY INC 43.29 Office Supplies RUNBECK ELECTION SERVICES INC 16,145.00 Software/Hardware Supplies/Maintenance RUNNING CREEK COUNSELING 140.00 Other Purchased Services RUSSELL, JAMES 30.85 Instructor Travel SAFARILAND LLC 43.80 Operating Supplies/Equipment SAFETY AND CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY INC 36.05 Clothing & Uniforms SAFETY AND CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY INC 74.76 Operating Supplies/Equipment SALAZAR, ALEX 40.14 Travel Expense SANT, DONALD & LISA 189.15 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder SATHER, ELIZABETH L PSY D 400.00 Other Training Services SCHEUBER & DARDEN ARCHITECTS 150.00 Other Professional Services SCHMIDT CONSTRUCTION COMPANY 1,520.64 Asphalt & Asphalt Filler SCHMIDT, SANDRA SUE 1,521.00 Other Professional Services SCHMISEK, JOHN 54.81 Travel Expense SCHROEDER, SHELBY 52.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock SCHULTZ, KAREN 24.80 Roofing Permit Fees-Refund SCHWEIZER EMBLEM COMPANY 960.70 Clothing & Uniforms S-COMM FIBER INC 4,000.00 Improvements SEADER, ADELINE 50.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock SEDALIA WATER & SANITATION 17,322.50 Contribution-Water System Improvement Project SEIPLE JR, JOHN W 517.80 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder SEMPERA 16,112.50 Other Professional Services SERRELL, RACHEL 20.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock SEXTON, PATRICK 15.35 Travel Expense SHADY TREE SERVICE LLC 8,440.00 Other Professional Services SHAVER, ZANDRA 87.50 Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair SHEET METAL WORKERS LOCAL #9 300.00 Security Deposit Refund-Fairgrounds SHENK, PETER 932.42 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder SHERMAN & HOWARD LLC 965.00 Other Professional Services SHERWIN-WILLIAMS 591.64 Other Repair & Maintenance Supplies SHOULTZ, STEVE 227.70 Travel Expense SHRED-IT 107.38 Other Purchased Services SIGNDESIGN 265.00 Fair Livestock Sale SKILL SURVEY INC 4,775.00 Recruitment Costs SMITH, BRENDAN 44.25 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock SMITH, CHUCK 128.80 Travel Expense SMITH, KAREN A 618.75 Election Judges SMITH, TAYLOR K 37.29 Travel Expense SMITH, TERRY 106.80 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder

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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 52, THE FAIRWAYS, FILING 1-B, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 9677 Colinade Dr, Lone Tree, CO 80124

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auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 10/24/2013 Last Publication: 11/21/2013 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/29/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER Colorado Registration #: 34145 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Fax #: (303) 865-1410 Attorney File #: 13-05106 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

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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 18, 2013, 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 Legal Notice No.: 2013-0567 Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of First Publication: 10/24/2013 Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses Last Publication: 11/21/2013 of sale and other items allowed by law, Publisher: Douglas County News Press and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 10/24/2013 Last Publication: 11/21/2013 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 8/29/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER Colorado Registration #: 34145 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, SOPRIS, WILLIAM 12.52 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 SOTOMAYOR, NANCY 88.56 Travel Expense Fax #: OFFICE (303) 865-1410 SOURCE PRODUCTS 3,166.30 Office Supplies Attorney File #: PARKS 13-05106 SOUTH SUBURBAN AND RECREATION 7,770.00 Developmental Disability Grant *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE 174.07 Operating Supplies/Equipment SOUTHLAND MEDICAL CORPORATION SALE DATES SOVEREIGN BANK on the Public Trustee web15.00 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustSPAULDING, MELINDA 235.61 Travel Expense ee/ SPECIALIZED PATHOLOGY PC 9,000.00 Medical, Dental & Vet Services SPRINT NEXTEL 1,410.89 Cell Phone Service Legal Notice No.: 2013-0567 SSTABS 165.00 Conference, Seminar, Training Fees First Publication: STAIRS, SAMANTHA 10/24/2013 117.60 Travel Expense Last Publication: 11/21/2013 STANLEY ACCESS TECH LLC 240.96 Other Repair & Maintenance Services Publisher: Douglas County News Press STARKEY, VICTORIA 87.24 Travel Expense STATE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION 1,189.50 Student Travel-SBI Agents STATE OF COLORADO 1,529.81 Other Professional Services STATE OF COLORADO/OIT 432.85 Data Communication Lines STEENHOEK, JAMELYN EILEEN 293.24 Travel Expense STELLAR CATERING 510.00 Catered Meal STONEGATE VILLAGE METRO DISTRICT 801.68 Water & Sewer STURGEON, JENNIFER 7.91 Travel Expense SUDS FACTORY CAR WASH & DETAIL CENTER 315.00 Fleet Outside Repairs SUMMIT LABORATORIES INC 2,687.50 Service Contracts SUTER, PAUL J 104.27 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder SVENDSEN, SHARON 33.81 Travel Expense SWEEPSTAKES UNLIMITED 750.00 Other Purchased Services SWINERTON BUILDERS INC 1,337,093.10 Construction-JC Expansion T & A ROPING 80.00 County Fair Service TACTICAL DESIGN LABS INC 1,015.00 Clothing & Uniforms TALBERT, JENNIFER 26.50 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock TAYLOR, BROOKE 113.50 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock TAYLOR, VIVIAN A 8,974.50 Other Professional Services TD SERVICE CO 15.00 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder TEET, CHLOE 22.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock TELESPHERE NETWORKS LTD 992.82 Telephone/Communications THAYER, THOMAS 94.11 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder THOMPSON, HEATHER 32.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock THOMSON REUTERS WEST 3,333.92 Other Professional Services TO THE RESCUE 2,790.00 JARC Grant Disbursement TOMASEK III, STEVE H 176.02 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder TORNBLOM, CAROL 231.80 Travel Expense TOWN OF CASTLE ROCK 330,322.16 Due to Castle Rock-MV License Fee TOWN OF CASTLE ROCK 221,933.22 Intergovernmental-Castle Rock TOWN OF CASTLE ROCK 15,011.19 Water & Sewer TOWN OF LARKSPUR 6,637.88 Due to Larkspur-MV License Fee TOWN OF PARKER 244,935.71 Due to Parker - MV License Fee TOWN OF PARKER 198,281.31 Intergovernmental-Parker TPM STAFFING SERVICES 5,604.00 Contract Work/Temporary Agency TRAFFIC SIGNAL CONTROLS INC 1,440.00 Traffic-School Flasher Parts TRANSCRIBING SOLUTIONS LLC 383.05 Other Professional Services TRAVCO INC 4,476.75 Contract Work/Temporary Agency TRI-COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT 13,333.33 Other Professional Services TRI-LAKES DISPOSAL 120.00 Waste Disposal Services TRINDLE, ROSIE ANN 261.92 Travel Expense TRIP SAVERS COURIERS 330.00 Postage & Delivery Services TRUDEL, BARBARA 24.80 Roofing Permit Fees-Refund TUCKER, STEVE 46.33 Travel Expense TWOPENNY PRODUCTIONS LLC 500.00 Other Training Services ULTRAMAX AMMUNITION 2,840.00 Firearm Supplies UMB BANK 2,098.96 Banking Service Fees UNCC 6,154.88 Other Professional Services UNITED PARCEL SERVICES 19.15 Postage & Delivery Services UNITED REPROGRAPHIC SUPPLY INC 120.89 Computer Supplies UNITED SITE SERVICES 2,840.00 Waste Disposal Services UNITED STATES WELDING INC 34.00 Operating Supplies/Equipment UNITED STATES WELDING INC 21.71 Other Repair & Maintenance Services US BANK 2,631.56 Banking Service Fees US BANK 36.00 Other Professional Services USA MOBILITY WIRELESS INC 14.04 Pager & Wireless VAN DIEST SUPPLY COMPANY 3,106.00 Operating Supplies/Equipment VAN GILDER INSURANCE CORPORATION 10,957.00 Buildings & Structures-Insurance VAN GILDER INSURANCE CORPORATION 880.00 Liability Insurance VANHORN, MEREDITH PENNELL 52.66 Travel Expense VAUGHAN, TJ 23.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock VERISSIMO, JENNA 22.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock VERIZON WIRELESS SERVICES 14,487.05 Cell Phone Service VICKERMAN, LARRY G 100.00 Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair VILLALOBOS CONCRETE INC 838,179.47 Road Repair, Maintenance & Overlay WAGNER EQUIPMENT COMPANY 27,877.18 Equipment & Motor Vehicle Parts WALDRON, MARK D 522.53 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder WALLERSTEDT, SERENITY 52.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock WALLERSTEDT, ZOE 38.20 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock WALTON, ANNE 168.41 Travel Expense WATER WORLD 4,210.65 Employee Program Costs WEAVER, DAVID A. 32.20 Travel Expense WEBER, CATHERINE 80.77 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder WEITKUNAT, CURT 114.00 Travel Expense WELLS FARGO BANK 1,753,671.25 Principal/Interest-Open Space Bond-2009 WELSBY, LOUISE V 151.50 Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair WEMBER INC 14,587.33 Design/Soft Costs WESTERN DRESSAGE ASSOCIATION OF COLORADO 318.00 Facilities Use Fees-Refund WESTERN PAPER DISTRIBUTORS INC 1,676.48 Janitorial Supplies WESTSIDE TOWING INC 1,968.00 Vehicle Tow Services WHITMAN, DANA 1,382.50 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder WILDCAT SHOPPING CENTER LLC 18,794.04 Building/Land Lease/Rent WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE, THE 2,500.00 Community Programs/Sponsorship WILKERSON IV MD PC, JAMES A 1,280.59 Medical, Dental & Vet Services WILLARD, LARRY 58.50 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock WILLIAMS, CHRIS 142.00 Travel Expense WILLIAMS, KELLY ANN 247.47 Travel Expense WILLIAMS, MATT 128.80 Travel Expense WILLIAMSON, (LORI) DOLORES B 82.00 Judges/Referees Fee-County Fair WILSON, GARY 532.80 Travel Expense WINN, JULIE 34.75 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock WINN, KELLY 64.75 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock WIRE, APRIL 94.24 Travel Expense WL CONTRACTORS INC 16,344.00 Traffic Signals - Construction WOMEN’S CRISIS & FAMILY OUTREACH CENTER 7,187.85 Other Professional Services XCEL ENERGY 9,092.63 Utilities YOUNG, JEREMY 78.00 County Fair Awards/Fair Livestock ZAPFE, MIKE 20.11 Travel Expense ZIMMERMAN, JAY 1,483.40 Fee Refunds - Clerk & Recorder

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TOTAL AMOUNT OF DISBURSEMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2013

$14,330,768.04

THE ABOVE AND FOREGOING IS A CONDENSED STATEMENT OF THE BILLS APPROVED FOR PAYMENT DURING THE MONTH OF APRIL 2013 BY THE DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS UNDER WHOSE DIRECTION THIS NOTICE IS PUBLISHED. N. ANDREW COPLAND, CPA, DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

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October 24, 2013

Memories, expectations collide in play ‘From Door to Door’ title is related to Hebrew prayer book By Sonya Ellingboe

sellingboe@ourcoloradonews.com As the play opens, a depressed Mary (Pamela Vanderpool) is visited by her daughter Deborah (Lisa Rosenhagen), who delivers a canvas and easel in an attempt to bring Mary out of her funk. She might recover a latent talent for art. The play’s title, “From Door to Door” is related to a phrase in a Hebrew prayer IF YOU GO book: “l’dor v dor,” from generation “From Door to Door” to generation, and plays through Nov. 10 focuses on Mary’s in the Pluss Theatre at memories of her the Mizel Arts and Culinteractions with ture Center at the Jewher mother, Besish Community Center, sie, and daughter, 350 S. Dahlia St., DenDebbie. ver. Performances: 7:30 In the backp.m. Saturdays, Oct. ground, grandma 26, Nov. 2, 9; 2 p.m. Bessie’s ghost hovSundays, Oct. 27, Nov. ers (Kathryn Gray) 3, 10. Tickets: $20-$25, and when Mary 303-316-6360, mactells her about the cjcc.org. painting, she repeats an earlier reaction: “There are no girl artists,” a position that kept Mary from attending art school/college, although she was an excellent student. “Dreams do not pay the rent or buy the food … The world is a dangerous place … The papa makes money, the mama buys food, the daughter helps the mama, Bernard goes to school.” “On the other side,” she declares, mar-

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Pamela Vanderpool, Lisa Rosenhagen and Kathryn Gray play three generations of Jewish women in “Door to Door,” presented by Theatre Or at the Mizel Arts and Culture Center. Courtesy photo riages are arranged. This is in response to her granddaughter’s marriage announcement. She also has old-fashioned ideas about caring for a pregnant woman. Her pronouncements bring a laugh from the audience, but are part of a generational pattern that her daughter and granddaughter don’t accept well. “Now that I can do what I want to, I can’t remember what it was,” Mary sighs after years of complying with the wishes of others. The play covers the history of 65 years — from 1935 to 2000 — and is a story that applies to generations of women everywhere. Traditions are observed and forgotten, expectations are frustrated, new ways added to the family context. Director Richard Pegg, himself an im-

migrant from England, designed the set which, with its collection of doors and picture frames, suggests various residences and generations over the years. This family moved often for a better rent, perhaps with a deal for papa to help with maintenance. The title applies here too. Jewish playwright James Sherman, a Chicago writer and teacher, said in a talkback on Oct. 14 that he wrote the play for his mother and that Bessie and her Max were modeled after his European immigrant grandparents. He added that he had been in Seoul, South Korea, and a woman there said Bessie was just like her grandmother. The three actresses, Kathryn Gray, Pamela Vanderpool and Lisa Rosenhagen, talked about preparing for this play. Only

Rosenhagen is Jewish and she did not do a traditional Bat Mitzvah, she said. She did share memories and family customs with her fellow cast members and they had a Yiddish coach. (Rosenhagen’s daughter is going to Hebrew School and embracing her Jewish heritage.) Gray, who is an expert in dialects, had the older woman’s speech, mannerisms and rhythms perfected. The script was well-researched and written throughout. Note that scenes do not always occur in a linear manner, so the audience has to shift gears at times. “From Door to Door” is an insightful look at family life, well directed and acted. One needs to note the Mizel Arts and Culture Center’s schedule when planning a ticket buy.

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Englewood

Abiding Word Lutheran Church

Bible Study on The Harbinger At 4200 South Acoma, Englewood 6pm Wednesday nights starting September 11th-October 16th

303-912-5939

8391 S. Burnley Ct., Highlands Ranch

(Next to RTD lot @470 & University)

Worship Services Sundays at 9:00am

303-791-3315

pastor@awlc.org www.awlc.org

Parker

Parker

Joy LUTHERAN CHURCH, ELCA

GRACE PRESBYTERIAN Alongside One Another On Life’s Journey

SErviCES:

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You are invited to worship with us:

Sundays at 10:00 am

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303-798-8485

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8:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

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Littleton

9:00am Spiritual Formation Classes for all Ages 90 east orchard road littleton, co

303 798 6387 www.gracepointcc.us

Joyful Mission Preschool 303-841-3770 7051 East Parker Hills Ct. • Parker, CO 303-841-3739 www.joylutheran-parker.org

Connect – Grow – Serve

Sunday Worship

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

9:00 am

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Additional Meeting Times: Friday 6:30 pm Prayer Saturday 10:30 am—12:00 noon Open Church (Fellowship/Canvassing)

worship Time 10:30AM sundays

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Parker evangelical Presbyterian church

Breakfast 8:15 am Prayer 6:00 pm

Prayer 5:45 pm Dinner 6:15 pm

Weaving Truth and Relevance into Relationships and Life

Sunday 8:00 & 10:30am

Morning Worship Service 10:30 am Evening Worship Service 6:30 pm

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Saturday 5:30pm

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First Presbyterian Church of Littleton

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

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Highlands Ranch

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

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Church of Christ Sunday Worship - 10:00am Bible Study immediately following Wednesday Bible Study - 7:30pm Currently meeting at: 9220 Kimmer Drive, Suite 200 Lone Tree 80124 303-688-9506 www.LoneTreeCoC.com

Parker

Community Church of Religious Science

Pastor David Fisher Fellowship & Worship: 9:00 am Sunday School: 10:45 am 5755 Valley Hi Drive Parker, CO 303-941-0668

www.SpiritofHopeLCMC.org

Sunday services held in the historic Ruth Memorial Chapel at the Parker Mainstreet Center

...19650 E. Mainstreet, Parker 80138

New Thought...Ancient Wisdom Sunday Service

& Children’s Church 10:00 a.m.

Visit our website for details of classes & upcoming events.

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October 24, 2013

Pearly gates await … and await Dark tale has lots of funny lines By Sonya Ellingboe

sellingboe@ourcolorado news.com While “Vigil” focuses on a dark story — a misanthropic man waiting for his aunt to die — the play, written by Canadian Morris Panych, is filled with funny lines and situations, enhanced by two terrific actors, Patty Mintz Figel (Grace) and Larry Hecht (Kemp). Cherry Creek Theatre presents its productions at the gorgeous ShaverRamsey Showroom, surrounded by exotic rugs — old and new — a setting used by designer Richard Pegg to enhance the look of each production. The company is re-

mounting a play these actors performed elsewhere seven years ago, also under the direction of versatile Billie McBride. Lights focus on a bedroom, upstairs in an older home. In the bed, centrally placed, is an elderly lady — with an amazingly expressive face and eyes. Figel only speaks two words in Act I, but the audience can read her thoughts, from the first moment that the bell rings, the door downstairs opens and there are approaching footsteps on the stairs. A large man with a suitcase appears. She looks terrified. It’s Kemp, played to the hilt by veteran actor Hecht, who says he’s quit his job at a second-rate savings and loan to come and stay with her while she dies. He has received a letter from her saying she’s dy-

if you go “Vigil” Plays at Cherry Creek Theatre, at Shaver-Ramsey Showroom, 2414 E. Third Ave., Denver. Performances through Oct. 27: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday; 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets: $28/$25, 303-800-6578, cherrycreektheatre.org. (Reservations suggested due to limited seating.)

ing and there is no one else in the family. (Nor does he have anyone else.) “I didn’t expect you’d be glad to see me,” he observes. Does she want to be cremated? Figel’s face registers fear and then puzzlement. “I spoke to a funeral director,” he says the next day as the frilly apron-clad Kemp delivers a tray with butterscotch pudding. “You don’t need recorded music.” Ongoing criticism of his aunt for not having his picture anywhere — “I sent you one when I had the mumps” — nor coming to visit him, is mingled with bitter memories of a conflicted childhood and adolescence — he had gender issues and was bullied by schoolmates. Now a bellicose middleaged man with no friends, he is at once nasty and funny. And Hecht, who is almost the only voice we hear throughout, portrays Kemp brilliantly. Time passes through Christmas, when she surprises him with a gift; New Year’s Eve with champagne; the arrival of spring on the street. Kemp looks out the

Larry Hecht (Kemp) and Patty Mitz Figel (Grace) in Cherry Creek Theatre’s “Vigil” by Canadian playwright Morris Panych. Courtesy photo by Denver Mind Media

window regularly to report on what’s going on and background sounds such as schoolchildren at play filter in. Summer passes and it’s almost fall when a surprise ending completes a really well-crafted evening of drama, so unusual that the theater aficionado won’t want to miss it.

Avenue Theater play is all about sports Production is whirlwind tour of athletic history By Sonya Ellingboe

sellingboe@ourcoloradonews.com “ASTN Sports Network,” it says on the backdrop, and underneath there are pennants and a trio of desks on the small Avenue Theater stage. It’s time for a performance of “Complete World of Sports (Abridged)” written by the group who first produced “Compleat Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)” some years ago, where the works of the Bard are dispatched in two hilarious hours. Enter Damon Guerrasio, Eric Mather and Steven J. Burge to assure you that they will talk about every sport ever played in less than two hours. (And some you may not have heard about.) There will be nine categories, played on seven continents — from then until now …

And they’re off in a cloud of dust for an evening of well-timed physical comedy and clever spins on network sportscasters and athletes. They alternate between announcing and playing sports themselves, changing costumes — and the subject — at lightning speed. When announcing, they have the rhythm and manner of the guys you hear broadcasting Sunday games. When they’re demonstrating how to play, it’s silly and great fun. “Stick and ball sports” are discussed; golf, ice hockey, tennis. And baseball — so boring it puts Mather to sleep, although he’s assured “there’s a lot going on you can’t see.” Our trio, directed by the skilled Bob Wells, makes a quick visit to Ancient Greece and the Simpsons and to the Roman Empire (archery, curling,) In A.D. 1604, Elizabethans were bearbaiting and Ophelia failed her swimming test. We visit Aborigines in Australia for boomerang throwing and Guerrasio

in South America with the invention of basketball — with a human head. In America, circa 1776, “they took the game of lacrosse as their own.” Bagpipes and Scottish golfers appear. Is golf a game or a sport? Answer: “They show it on ESPN.” This trio of skilled comics continued a high-energy, precisely timed routine that gets to the Olympics and a Parade of Nations, if you go which involved enlisting a few “The Complete game audience World of Sports” members. The deplays through gree of backstage Oct. 26 at the organization that Avenue Theater, kept the costumes 417 E. 17th Ave., coming was exDenver. Perfortraordinary. mances: 7:30 This show is p.m. Thursday, fun for the sports Friday, Saturday. fan and the nonTickets: $26. 303sports fan and 321-5925, avenuonly runs through etheater.com. this weekend.

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things to do Oct. 27

HolocauSt lEcturE.

The 11th Annual Fred Marcus Memorial Holocaust Lecture is at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, in the Elaine Wolf Theatre, Jewish Community Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver. Sponsored by the Holocaust Awareness Institute at DU’s Center for Judaic Studies in cooperation with the MACC at the JCC’s JAAMM Festival. Dr. Stephen D. Smith, executive director of the Shoah Foundation, will speak on “Testimony and Technology.” Reservations required. Visit www.maccjcc.org/ jaamm or call 303-316-6360.

Oct. 28

rEpErtory orcHEStra. The Colorado Jazz Repertory

Orchestra presents “It Don’t Mean a Thing if It Ain’t Got That Swing!” What did Duke Ellington mean when he coined that famous phrase? Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Lone Tree Arts

Center, 10075 Commons St. Tickets cost $20. Visit www.LoneTreeArtsCenter.org or call 720-509-1000.

Oct. 29

Fruit and veggies chal-

lenge. Douglas County School District Nutrition Services will officially kick off its second annual fruits and veggies challenge Oct. 29. The campaign is a full-scale effort to shed light on the importance of consuming five servings of produce each day. The school that has the most per capita per student consumption will win a gourmet luncheon. Volunteers are encouraged. The challenge runs through Dec. 12. For information, call the challenge volunteer hotline at 303-387-0336.

Oct. 29-30

pinkaliciouS. PinkAliciOus can’t stop eating pink cupcakes

despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe, a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament. Showtimes are 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 29 and 10 a.m. Oct. 30 at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St. Cost is $8. Visit www.LoneTreeArtsCenter.org or call 720-509-1000. Show is appropriate for pre-K to fourth grade.

Oct. 30

EnricHmEnt workSHop. South Metro Health Alliance

is hosting an enrichment workshop from 9-10 a.m. Oct. 30 at Doctors Care in Littleton. Workshop is designed for anyone who would like to gain confidence when using Facebook for their organization. The focus will be

on nonprofit organization pages but anyone is welcome to join us. Seating is limited and reservations are requested. Call Traci Jones on 303-793-9615, email tjones@southmetrohealthalliance. org, or reserve your place online at www.southmetrohealthalliance.org/ workshops.

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nov. 5

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buds. You and your child will exercise your creativity in this theater class led by Pamela Clifton. Parents will interact with their children and help them learn to act out stories, dress up, play, sing, and move. We’ll bring our favorite stories to life and give you great ideas on how to enrich story time in your very own home. Program presented at 9 and 11 a.m. Nov. 5 at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St. Tickets cost $3. Call 720-509-1000 or go to www. LoneTreeArtsCenter.org

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October 24, 2013

Steak ’n Shakes to reopen next month Popular restaurants will be operated by corporate office By George Lurie

glurie@ourcoloradonews.com It’s lunchtime and a steady stream of vehicles cruises slowly past Centennial’s shuttered Steak ’n Shake. “Do you know when they’re going to open back up?” one driver asks. “I can’t wait to get my hands on a Steakburger,” another man says while stopping to read signs posted in the restaurant’s front window. Clearly, Steak ’n Shake is a restaurant with a strong local following. But since September, Steakburger devotees have had to drive to Colorado Springs to get their itch scratched. That’s because a dispute between the local franchisee and the company’s corporate office led to the closure in September of Steak ’n Shakes in Centennial and Sheridan. But last week, the company announced its Centennial and Sheridan restaurants will reopen in late November. “The company is designing a marvelous grand reopening,” said Melissa Hirner, a public relations specialist working for the company who confirmed “Steak ’n Shake corporate” will directly manage the Centennial and Sheridan restaurants. “Steak ’n Shake’s goal is to serve highquality food at the same great value throughout the country,” Hirner said. The Steak ’n Shakes in Centennial and Sheridan have been in the headlines recently, shuttered the past two months and now tangled in lawsuits after the franchise owner ignored a corporate directive and charged higher prices for certain menu items. The two metro-area Steak ’n Shake franchises are owned by Kathryn and Larry Baerns and their son Christopher.

The Baernses opened Colorado’s first Steak ’n Shake in Centennial in 2011, investing a reported $4 million to secure a 20-year lease as well as the option to open as many as a dozen Denver-area franchises. But in September of this year, a judge ordered them to stop operating under the Steak ’n Shake banner. The reason: the ongoing disagreement over pricing. At one point, the dispute prompted Steak ’n Shake’s corporate office to cut off the computerized cash register system necessary to operate the Baernses’ franchises. This summer, a Denver judge stepped into the fray and granted the Baernses a temporary restraining order, forcing the company’s corporate office to bring the Centennial and Sheridan restaurants back online. But after the restraining order expired in early September, the corporate office once again withdrew its technical support and the Baerns family was forced to close their restaurants again. Last month, U.S. District Judge Raymond Moore ruled the Baernses could still operate restaurants in their two leased locations but the stores could no longer appear to be associated in any way with Steak ’n Shake. While the two parties remain embroiled in court proceedings, Steak ’n Shake’s franchisee agreements reportedly allow the company to assume franchise leases in certain situations. Although the Baernses’ lawyer did not respond to interview requests, in earlier media coverage of the dispute, the Baernses claimed to be losing money because of additional labor and supply costs the corporate office failed to disclose during initial contract negotiations. Steak ’n Shake officials have yet to comment on the lawsuits involving the Baerns family. Hirner said this week that the company senior vice president of marketing, Jim Flaniken, was “currently traveling interna-

Steak ‘n Shake is hiring about two dozen workers to staff its Centennial restaurant, which is scheduled to reopen in late November. Photo by George Lurie tionally and is unable to comment.” But in a media release issued last week, Flaniken stated: “We are delighted to bring an authentic Steak ’n Shake experience to the Centennial and Sheridan locations (and) are committed to providing a consistent experience across the country. No matter where Steak ’n Shake fans enjoy their meals, they can be assured they are receiving the highest quality Steakburgers and milkshakes.” The Centennial and Sheridan restaurants, which are located at 8271 S. Quebec

Street in Centennial and 3502 River Point Parkway in Sheridan, will operate 24 hours a day after reopening. The company is in the process of hiring as many as 140 new employees at both metro-area locations, and former employees can apply. Steak ’n Shake, owned by Indianapolisbased Bilgari Holdings, was founded in 1934. The company operates more than 500 restaurants, many located in the Midwest and South.

SALOME’S STARS FOR THE WEEK OF OCT 21, 2013

crossword • sudoku

GALLERY OF GAMES & weekly horoscope

crossword • sudoku & weekly horoscope

GALLERY OF GAMES

ARIES (Mar 21 to Apr 19) A colleague might offer to open a door for you professionally. But before you walk through it, be sure this “favor” isn’t attached to an obligation you might find difficult to discharge. TAURUS (Apr 20 to May 20) Your creativity, your persistence and your reliability could lead to a major career shift. Be sure to use that other Taurean trait, your practicality, when discussing what the job offers. GEMINI (May 21 to Jun 20) A changing situation might require some adjustments you might not have been prepared to make. However, flexibility in this matter could be the best course to follow at this time. CANCER (Jun 21 to Jul 22) You’re in a period of fluctuating moods, which is not unusual for the Moon Child. Your emotions stabilize by the 25th. Meanwhile, try to hold off making major decisions until then. LEO (Jul 23 to Aug 22) That keen sense of perception helps you hunt down those minute details that others overlook. And, of course, your Leonine ego will accept the expected praise with good grace. VIRGO (Aug 23 to Sept 22) Be careful not to be confrontational when raising a work-related issue. Better to make a request than a demand. And, of course, be prepared to back up your case with facts. LIBRA (Sept 23 to Oct 22) Your ego might be hurt when a colleague turns down your offer to help. But accept it as a rejection of your offer, not of you. A friend from the past could re-emerge by week’s end. SCORPIO (Oct 23 to Nov 21) A flow of positive energy turns a work project you didn’t want to do into something you actually love doing. Now, take that attitude into your social, intimate life -- and enjoy what follows. SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 to Dec 21) Working hard to meet your professional goals is fine. But don’t neglect your private life, especially where it concerns your more cherished relationships. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) “Patience” remains the key word in dealing with an emotionally sensitive situation involving a close friend or family member. Help comes your way by week’s end. AQUARIUS (Jan 20 to Feb 18) With new information coming in, it’s a good time to rethink some of your goals without taking suggestions from others, no matter how well-meaning they might be. PISCES (Feb 19 to Mar 20) Making progress on your project is relatively easy in the early part of the week. A problem could arise midweek. But all goes swimmingly once it’s resolved. BORN THIS WEEK: Holding fast to your principles, no matter what, inspires others to follow your example. (c) 2013 King Features Synd., Inc.


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Lone Tree Voice 25 October 24, 2013

Grizzlies romp past Wolverines ThunderRidge football coach still sees need for improvement By Jim Benton

jbenton@ourcoloradonews.com ThunderRidge plays rival Mountain Vista Oct. 25 in the Continental League regular-season finale. The Grizzlies improved to 7-1 on the season and 3-1 in the league with a 52-14 romp over Chaparral Oct. 17 at Shea Stadium, but ThunderRidge coach Joe Johnson stressed that his team needs to better itself as the state Class 5A playoffs approach. “There are a lot of things we can do better and execute better,” said Johnson. “We need to be more consistent defensively. We just kind of have bad series sometimes and things like that defensively. “We just can’t get complacent and we can’t think we don’t need to get better. The teams that get better are the teams that are going to win. If you are not getting better and somebody else is, you are getting worse. So we have to keep getting better and keep wanting to play. We have a lot of seniors who want to play as long as they can play.” Senior wide receiver Mark Hopper knows what ThunderRidge, a team that advanced to the semifinals last season, needs to do. “We just have to practice hard, keep focused and we can’t overlook one team,” advised Hopper. “We just have to keep practicing, that’s all we can do. We play Mountain Vista next, which is our biggest rival.”

ThunderRidge, the state’s fifthranked Class 5A team, played precise in defeating an injuryplagued Chaparral team that lost for the fifth time in eight games and dropped to 2-2 in league play. The Grizzlies broke a 7-7 firstperiod tie with 45 unanswered points, and the 40-point mercy rule with a running clock was started with 11:40 remaining in the fourth quarter. ThunderRidge scored on eight of 10 possessions, and one of those drives came when kneeling on the ball at the end of the game. The Grizzlies converted three turnovers into 21 points and finished with 435 yards total offense while limiting the Wolverines to 77 yards rushing and 168 total offense yards. It was a team effort as several players had standout games. Quarterback Brody Westmoreland completed 11 of 18 passes for 170 yards and a touchdown. He ran for 30 yards and another score. Steve Ray, who was suspended for the season’s first four games, rushed for three touchdowns and 112 yards. Fullback Matt Stanley added 39 yards rushing and a TD. Hopper caught six passes for 95 yards, kicked a 35-yard field goal and converted seven extrapoint kicks. Josh Brown rushed for 44 yards on three carries and caught three passes for 45 yards and a TD. Senior linebacker Tyler Seno had eight tackles and recovered two fumbles to pace the ThunderRidge defense. Michael Stanley, Matt’s brother, had two quarterback sacks. “Tyler is playing very well,” said Johnson. “He’s a very good athlete. We try not to be too onedimensional on offense. We have

ThunderRidge offensive lineman Sam Jones opens up a big hole for running back Steve Ray in the Grizzlies’ 52-14 win over Chaparral on Oct. 17. Photo by Paul DiSalvo several guys that can run it. Matt gives us a power inside look and he’s really good at that. Steve gives us a little more speed and movement outside. Brody can run and we’ve got guys that can catch it. “We didn’t have Brownie there for a few weeks. He dislocated his thumb. He’s somebody that I still don’t think we’ve seen what he

is capable of doing. He’s fast. He can hurt you. We’re going to try to use him more and be as balanced as we can.” Hopper echoed the comments of his coach. “We have many different players,” he said. “We have Brody Westmoreland, Steve Ray and our offensive line is unbelievable. We can do anything we want. We can

throw, we can run and we can pass.” In other Continental League action, Trey Smith ran for 118 yards and scored three times in Douglas County’s 44-41 triumph over Highlands Ranch. Mountain Vista mustered just five yards rushing and 162 total yards of offense in a 56-0 loss to leagueleading Regis Jesuit.

titles elude county teams at state softball Slew of local schools compete in 4A, 5A tournaments By Jim Benton

jbenton@ourcoloradonews.com T-shirts were being sold outside Aurora Sports Park and some had the score of the Class 5A state championship softball game inserted in a bold font. There were probably not many individuals in the Legend entourage to purchase any of these shirts since Legacy captured the championship with a 6-4 victory over the Titans on a chilly Oct. 20 afternoon. However, there were 60 other teams that play Class 5A girls softball that didn’t have the name of their schools printed on the shirt. “Nobody thought we would be here,” said Legend coach Shelly Boyd. “We were the underdogs. Only two teams make it to the state championship. I’m very proud of the girls and proud of the season. We had to go through Grandview, Rock Canyon and Fossil Ridge just to get to the championship game.” Legend faced a tournament-tested team in Legacy, which won its sixth state title in the past seven seasons. But the Titans took a 1-0 lead on a single by Kaley Garcia that drove home Steph Cardona, who had doubled. However, the Lightning roared back with

Teammates gather to congratulate Rock Canyon’s Zayne Blumberg after she hit a grand slam home run in the Oct. 17 5A state tournament. The Jaguars lost in the semifinals to Legend, 6-1. Photo by Tom Munds

four runs in the fourth inning and held a 6-1 lead heading into the bottom of the seventh. Karlee Arnold belted a 3-run homer to pull the Titans within 6-4 but the Legend rally fell short. “One inning killed us,” Boyd said. “The girls battled until the end.” Arnold had four runs batted in during Legend’s 13-8 opening round win over Grandview. Liz Hersey’s 2-run homer was a big hit in the Titans’ 6-1 triumph over Rock Canyon. Fossil Ridge had 27 hits, eight home runs

and scored 29 runs in its first two games but it was Legend coming up with the big plays, hits and aggressive base running in a semifinal victory. Freshman Jesse Smith had three hits, Cardona two hits and two RBI and junior Kylie Hager two singles and three RBI in the win over Fossil Ridge. Legend wound up 20-6 record for the season. Ponderosa, which dropped a 3-2, eightinning game to Erie in the Class 4A semifinals, will have pitcher Ally Power back next

year for her senior season. The Mustangs (19-5) beat Palmer Ridge 6-5 and shut out Berthoud 6-0 before being eliminated. Power struck out 32 batters in the three games, including a big strikeout with the tying and go-ahead runs in scoring position to end the Palmer Ridge game. Ponderosa has nine underclass players on its state tournament roster. “It’s disappointing,” said Mustangs coach Toby Tabola. “When you get that close, knocking on the door, you want to get to the championship game. I don’t walk away with a sour taste because of the way the girls competed.” Legend and Ponderosa fared the best from seven Douglas County area teams in the tournament. Douglas County, the top-seeded team in the Class 5A state playoffs, scored 11 runs in the fifth inning to defeat ThunderRidge, 122, in a first-round game. Biggest hits in the uprising were a 2-run single by Sam Hardy and a 3-run homer by Clara Larson. The Huskies, 20-3, ran into a hard-throwing pitcher in Brighton’s Melissa Rahrich and lost 8-4 to the Bulldogs in the quarterfinals. “We are one of four teams in the school’s 20-year history to go to the Final Eight,” said Huskies coach Brian Stebbins. “We are the State continues on Page 27


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October 24, 2013

sports roundup Vista hopes for repeat

Mountain Vista’s boys team will look to defend its Class 5A cross country championship Oct. 26 at the state meet, which will be held at the Norris Penrose Events Center in Colorado Springs. The Golden Eagles tuned up Oct. 17 by breezing to the Region 5 championship at Mountain Valley Park in Colorado Springs as five runners finished in the Top 15. Mountain Vista finished with 54 points, Chaparral was second (92) and Rock Canyon (102) third. Connor Weaver was second in the individual standings. He ran the 5K course in 15:52. Continental League champion Phoebe Schneider of Rock Canyon was third in the Region 5 girls meet with a time of 18:54, while teammates MacKenna Balman and Gabby Alcala each clocked in with 19:00 efforts to finish fifth

and sixth. Rock Canyon was second in the team standings. Cherry Creek captured both the boys and girls titles in the Oct. 17 Region 2 meet at Aurora Sports Park. Shane Rhodes took the boys individual title in 16:12 while Jordyn Colter was the girls champion with a run of 17:57. Five Bruins girls finished among the top seven finishers in the meet. Arapahoe’s Nick Moore and Emily Wolff took top honors at the Region 1 meet, which was also held at Aurora Sports Park. Moore ran a 16:46 to pace the Warriors to the team title while Wolff had a winning time of 18:46. In the Class 4A Region 1 meet at deKoevend Park, Ponderosa’s Phillip Reid was the individual winner with a time of 16:29. The top five teams in each of the five Class 5A region meets qualified for

the state tournament plus any individuals not on the qualifying teams that finished in the top 15. In Class 4A, the team four teams in the regional meets plus the individuals not on qualifying teams to finish among the Top 15 earned a ticket to the state championships. Among the 5A boys teams to qualify were Arapahoe, Cherry Creek, Heritage, ThunderRidge, Mountain Vista, Chaparral and Rock Canyon. Forrest Barton of Castle View and Jacob Lucero of Douglas County were individual qualifiers. Cherry Creek, Mountain Vista, Arapahoe, Littleton, Heritage, ThunderRidge, Rock Canyon and Castle View will be in the race for the Class 5A girls title, while Catherine Liggett of Legend, Macy Kreutz of Highlands Ranch and Douglas County’s Solana Quistorff will compete as individuals.

Ponderosa qualified its team for the Class 4A state meet, while Taylor Spieker of Valor Christian and Carly Bennett of Ponderosa will run as individuals in the girls meet.

Rock Canyon seeded No. 2

Rock Canyon was seeded second in the 32team Class 5A boys soccer playoffs which begin Oct. 24. The Jaguars (12-02) will play No. 31 seed Doherty in a 7 p.m. match to be played at Douglas County Stadium. No. 19 Denver East will face No. 14 Highlands Ranch (10-4-1) in a 3:30 p.m. contest at Shea Stadium, while Cherry Creek, seeded sixth, will host No. 27 Poudre in a 7 p.m. game at the Stutler Bowl. Other first-round matches have No. 25 Heritage (8-5-2) traveling to Boulder to challenge No. 7 Fairview, No. 23 Mountain Vista (8-5-2) playing No.

10 Montbello, and No. 20 Littleton (9-4-1) facing No. 13 Chatfield in a 6 p.m. game at Lakewood Memorial Park. No. 18 Arapahoe (8-5-1) will play at No. 15 Fruita Monument. In the Class 4A playoffs, Ponderosa is the No. 5 seed and the Mustangs (11-3-1) hosted No. 28 Kennedy at Sports Authority Stadium Oct. 23. No. 23 Vista Peak Prep will be at No. 10 Valor Christian (10-5-0).

Tight race in Pioneer League

Junior quarterback Peyton Remy completed 22 of 29 passes for 346 yards and four touchdowns to lead Legend to a 49-25 win over Rock Canyon Oct. 18. The victory moved the Titans into a first-place tie in the Pioneer League. Legend, Fountain-Fort Carson and Doherty all have 4-1 league records with one regular season game remaining.

The Titans, 6-2 overall, play Castle View Oct. 25 while Fountain Fort Carson (4-4) visits Heritage Oct. 24 and Doherty (6-2) has an Oct. 25 game against Palmer. Remy, the league’s passing leader, is averaging 237 yards a game passing and has thrown for 1,896 yards.

Mountain Ridge runs second

The Mountain Ridge Middle School boys and girls cross country teams came in second in the Middle School state cross country championships Oct. 19 at Chatfield Botanic Gardens. Allie Chipman led start to finish and won the Middle School girls individual state championship while the top four Mountain Ridge boys runners finished within a minute of each other and 17 seconds behind the leader. Mountain Ridge is a feeder school to Mountain Vista High School.

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second team to ever win 20 games. I’m very proud of the girls for the way they handled themselves this season. We ran into a hot pitcher and came up short at the end.” ThunderRidge’s late-season magic that saw them collect two regional tournament wins to advance into the state tournament disappeared against Douglas County. “These girls have battled all year,” said Grizzlies coach James Dollaghan. “That’s kind of the year that they have had. They’ve been up and down, up and down and we really kind of caught fire in the regionals.” ThunderRidge ended the season with a 10-13 record. Rock Canyon was the tournament’s No. 2 seed and blanked Standley Lake 7-0 in the first round behind Lauren Paige’s shutout pitching. Paige had a solo homer and Zayne

Blumberg belted a grand slam to pace the Jaguars’ offense. However, Rock Canyon couldn’t come up with the big hits and had two runners thrown out at home plate in the loss to Legend in a matchup between Continental League co-champions. Rock Canyon went home with a 17-5 record. “Legend played awesome,” said Jaguars coach Debra Kortbawi. “They made some great plays. I didn’t want to see them. I’m very pleased with our season. This was a good, hard-fighting group with a lot of leadership.” Castle View (13-9) took a 4-2 lead into the bottom of the seventh inning after a grand slam homer by Morgan Duncan but the Sabercats gave up three runs to Eaglecrest in the bottom of the inning and suffered a 5-4 first round loss. In a Class 4A first round game, Valor Christian was ousted by Mountain View. The Eagles had only two hits in a 17-2 loss that ended their season with a 17-6 record.

Prep sports Scoreboard MOUNTAIN VISTA HIGH SCHOOL Cross Country

against Regis. Rock Canyon improves their record to 12-02 overall and 9-0-2 in league.

THUNDERRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL

5A Regionals Meet Five runners finished in the top 15 at the Class 5A Region 5 championship in Colorado Springs, including Connor Weaver who finished in second place. Mountain Vista finished with 54 points.

Football Mountain Vista 0, Regis 56 Regis scored 14 points each quarter in route to a 56-0 win over Mountain Vista. Quarterback Brock Rubley completed 16 passes for 157 yards.

Football ThunderRidge 52, Chaparral 14 Senior running back Steve Ray scored three touchdowns and carried the ball 21 times for 112 yards to help the Grizzles to a 52-14 win over Chaparral. Senior Collin Hankins had four tackles in the game, while senior Tyler Seno assisted with eight tackles.

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Rock Canyon 25, Legend 49 Rock Canyon could only muster up 25 points in a 49-25 loss to Legend. Legend scored 21 points in the first quarter alone and 14 points each in the second and third quarters.

Gymnastics League Championships Rock Canyon gymnastics will compete at regionals Oct. 25 at Arvada West High School. The Jaguars average score this season was 160.4 for a No. 15 ranking going into regionals.

Boys Soccer Rock Canyon 2, Regis 0 Junior Oliver Larsson and junior Dylan Tartz scored one goal each to help Rock Canyon to a 2-0 shut out

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