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Saving Littleton’s places

The distinctive facade makes this building stand out on Littleton Boulevard. It popped even more several years ago, when it was purple.

Taco House in Littleton is one of just three left in Colorado, says owner Don D’Andrea, who used to own several more in the area.

Former Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar accepts an award from Colorado Preservation Inc. Feb. 6 at the Colorado Convention Center. The award is named for Ann Pritzlaff, who stands beside him.

Both buildings on the east side of the Littleton Boulevard/Spotswood Street intersection are examples of endangered mid-century architecture.

Colorado Preservation Inc. eyes Littleton Boulevard By Jennifer Smith

jsmith@coloradocommunitymedia.com Taco House in Littleton. A crumbling ranch in Grand County. A lookout nearly two miles above sea level in Routt County. An adobe basement in Huerfano County. And finally, Big Bunny Hotel in Denver. What do they have in common? Colorado Preservation Inc. has named

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them among Colorado’s Most Endangered Places for 2014, announced at its Saving Places luncheon on Feb. 6 at the Colorado Convention Center. “I think it’s important for us to recognize our history,” said Ken Salazar, Colorado native and former Secretary of the Interior. “If these places were all torn down, it’s going to be harder and harder for us to tell the story of that place.” Littleton’s mid-century buildings along Littleton Boulevard join the 4 Bar 4 Ranch, Hahn’s Peak Lookout, Montoya Ranch and the neon signs on Colfax Avenue as struc-

tures CPI wants to see protected in an effort to chronicle the state’s history. “The purpose of the Endangered Places Program is to raise awareness of and build support for significant historic sites in Colorado that are in danger of being lost,” writes Rachel Parris, CPI programs manager, in a brochure describing the sites. Besides Taco House, Littleton’s sites include Savers, the “checkerboard” building and the Sternberg building at Spotswood Street, the “curlicue” building next to 7-Eleven, Love Inc. just east of Taco House, and the old sheriff’s building at 2100 W.

Littleton Blvd., which was the site of a controversial proposal last year that would have replaced it with apartments had it garnered approval by city council. The designation carries no legal weight, it’s simply an effort by CPI to raise awareness that some of these structures could be lost in the name of progress. In fact, Willowcroft Mansion made the list in 2010, right alongside the state Capitol dome. Willowcroft was razed last June to make way for patio homes. Places continues on Page 16

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Southwest Plaza, as we are still in the planning stages,” said Stephanie Jackson, regional marketing manager at General Growth Properties. “What I can share now is that Southwest Plaza is in a great location and prime to transform into a premier retail shopping hub for southwest Denver. We’re committed to making the renovation a success. We look forward to sharing additional redevelopment plans as they unfold.” There was no mention of a possible deal to annex the south Jefferson County mall into Littleton, but sources close to the situation say

it’s a distinct possibility. If it happens, shoppers would pay an extra 3 percent retail sales tax, potentially boosting the city’s budget substantially. Those funds could be “shared back” to the mall for a period of time to help cover the cost of improvements, which theoretically would draw more customers over time and even more revenue for the mall and the city. It’s the same type of deal the city just approved for King Soopers, which, while

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

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

tated. That bill, which received opposition from dairy groups, didn’t make it out of the Capitol last year, but Lebsock is pleased that the issue could end up on the ballot this fall. So, just like any other issue, all politics is local when it comes to animal matters. “I think legislators are reticent to vote against a bill that’s helping dogs and cats,” Balmer said. “But when it comes to the large animal issues, you can almost predict how a legislator is going to come down on it based on how their district looks.” If you know Balmer, his participation in the CLAW caucus should come as no surprise. He is known at the Capitol as the “dog legislator.” Last year, Balmer sponsored legislation that created law enforcement training practices whenever cops encounter dogs at crime scenes. The legislation was spurred by incidents where dogs were shot and killed by officers who were responding to house calls. And this year, Balmer’s bill to allow emergency medical personnel to provide medical care to domestic dogs and cats is expected to become law. Balmer owns three dogs — two vizlas (a type of Hungarian hunting dog) and a German Long-haired pointer. Balmer boasts his love of dogs through his email tag, which reads: Be as good as your dog. The Centennial senator is a dog lover — and who can blame a guy for that? “Dogs are inherently good,” he said. “They are always trying to celebrate your homecoming. When you go to the grocery store and come back home, it’s a big deal for them. Any time you’re having a sad day, your dog will sense it and comfort you. They are a greater creature of love than we are.” Tell me about it. Bennie, my 11-year-old mystery mutt, has been a vital part of my life since he was a puppy. If I could point to the day when I fell in love with him, it was when I was watching a Cubs game on TV. Livid at the Cubs performance — which, as a Cubs fan, I often am — I threw my Cubs cap at the TV set in disgust.

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

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Toll Brothers eyeing Wild Plum Farm Public outreach to start soon By Jennifer Smith

jsmith@coloradocommunitymedia.com The Town of Columbine Valley announced on Feb. 4 that the 105-acre Tuck property is under contract to Toll Brothers, which bills itself as “America’s Luxury Home Builders.” “At Toll Brothers, we build more than homes, we build communities,” reads the corporate website. “Trusted since 1967, we’ve been building communities in picturesque settings where luxury meets convenience, and where neighbors become lifelong friends.” The property, known as Wild Plum Farm, certainly fulfills the picturesque requirement. Nestled against Cooley Lake on the north side of South Platte Park, the river runs nearby and there’s a panoramic view of the mountains. Today, horses roam and tractors traverse its green pastures — those will likely be replaced by bulldozers and luxury estates if the deal goes through. Taking a cautious approach after witnessing the contention that surrounded the recent Willowcroft rezone, Toll Brothers intends to start reaching out to the community before it even presents a site plan. “The applicant stated that their intent is to begin their outreach to the three HOAs right away and, that their intent is not to

Wild Plum Farm, 100-plus acres between Cooley Lake and Fairway Road in Columbine Valley, is under contract to Toll Brothers for development. File photo present development plans immediately but to assess the concerns of HOA Board members and residents,” read minutes of a meeting between Toll Brothers representatives and town staff on Jan. 21. “This public outreach program will probably continue through March.” The land is currently zoned for agricul-

tural use. The document says it’s as yet unknown what the new proposal will be, but says it will “likely” be for a planned residential development. “There was consensus that the critical issues will be density of the development and the traffic impact generated by that density,” read the minutes.

Council kills ordinance on Reinke Bros. Parking lot’s use for storage concerns officials By Jennifer Smith

jsmith @coloradocommunitymedia.com Littleton City Council killed an ordinance on Feb. 4 that sought to settle a situation brewing between the city and Reinke Bros. Halloween and Costume Store, directing city staff to take another stab at it. “I don’t think it actually solves the problem,” said Councilmember Debbie Brinkman. “One option is to kill it and let it play out in the courts and see if our current ordinance stands up to litigation.” At issue are the dozens of warnings the city has sent the store about what it calls code violations, many of them for outdoor storage of items used to stage the several events held in its parking lot each year. Often this means there is stuff outside that wouldn’t normally belong in a parking lot, like tree houses and old tires used to build a paddle-boat pond. “Part of the concern is that the material is there long before the event, and it’s there long after the

event,” said City Manager Michael Penny. Greg Reinke thinks the city is just trying to get rid of current Historic Downtown Littleton Merchant events and replace them with ones created by the city’s new events planner, expected to be on board soon. “The pushback is that they think the Turkey Leg and Wine Hoedown doesn’t represent Littleton,” he said. “Most of the people on city council aren’t even from here originally like I am, and they’re telling a local person what we should be doing in our town.” Comments from Councilmember Peggy Cole seem to reflect that tone, but focus more on the storage than the events. “We are trying to attract people with money to live in downtown and work in downtown,” she said. “Open storage is counterproductive to that. … It’s curb appeal. It’s not a good attractor for downtown.” While acknowledging the events help energize downtown, Glen Van Nimwegen, director of community development, said some merchants are less enthusiastic than others about them and the resultant clutter. The ordinance was written as a

way to find a compromise, and to allow everyone to be heard in the formal setting of a council meeting. It would require any downtown property owner who wanted to utilize outdoor storage to apply for a permit that initially would be good for one year. If approved, the items would have to be screened from view, and the planning board could require site improvements as a condition of approval. Some of the warnings Reinke has received address the five trailers and two delivery trucks he keeps in his parking lot, all licensed and insured. Three of the trailers belong to the Historic Downtown Merchants Association, of which he is president, and he’s agreed to move them to city property he’s been offered in an attempt to compromise. The others are his company’s, used to haul items used to stage things like parties, conventions and trade shows, another big part of the businesses — and most definitely not storage, he says. The proposed ordinance doesn’t mention the trailers and trucks specifically, just “facilities for building materials, raw materials, equipment, scrap, trash and products.”

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The town’s master plan recommends no more than one dwelling per acre, though that doesn’t translate to one-acre lots. Town Manager JD McCrumb said during a January public meeting that the substantial flood plain that exists and open-space requirements don’t count against the units per acre, they just shift where the homes will be. He reminded the audience that the master plan is a guideline, not a law, and the board of trustees can approve higher density if the project is considered superior, as was the case with Willowcroft. As for traffic, the city is in the process of hiring a contractor to do a study and hopes to have it under way by mid-February. In January, Phil Sieber, town planner, said the town is breaking with tradition on this project by paying for it rather than requiring the developer to bear the cost, “so that we can be sure we get what we want out of this traffic study.” McCrumb pledged to keep residents as up to date as possible, offering everyone the chance to sign up for regular emails on the project’s progress. Once the formal application is filed and staff accepts it, a public hearing by the planning commission is scheduled for 45 days later. It passes its recommendation on to the board of trustees, which also conducts a public hearing. Assuming the trustees approve the project, construction could start 12 to 18 months later, said Sieber.

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Suicide prevention commission proposed State’s high suicide rate prompts action by legislators

we will prioritize (suicide prevention) and bring this up as an issue that we need to address and not be silent on anymore,” Newell said. Newell said that the staffing inside the Office of Suicide Prevention — which is made up of one person — is inadequate and needs more help. “I’ve been asking for more resources for that office for two years and haven’t got it,” she said. “He’s been collecting data as much as possible but he doesn’t have time to ana-

lyze it. Newell said much of the commission’s work will be to focus on figuring out why Colorado’s suicide rate is so high. Newell pointed to several possible problem areas, such as the state’s large number of military veterans, the lack of access to mental health services in rural areas, and the Western U.S. culture of “rugged individualism,” one that doesn’t always translate to people seeking help. Kraft-Tharp said that it’s particularly disturbing to see young people committing

suicide. She talked about the recent incident at Jefferson County’s Standley Lake High School, where a student doused himself with gasoline before deliberately set himself on fire. “This happens in our own neighborhoods, right around the corner,” Kraft-Tharp said. “And we need to figure out why is affects our state.” Susan Marine, a board member of the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado, testified before the Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Feb. 6 in support of the bill. Marine’s two sons took their own lives, including one who was an assistant city attorney in Thornton. “My passion of being an advocate stems from my own loss and my hope that I can spare other parents from tragedies,” Marine told committee members. But Newell’s bill was met with skepticism from Republicans who wondered why this effort needs to be supported with state dollars. Sen. Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud, pointed to the bill’s fiscal note, which indicates that the commission will come with an annual price tag of at least $80,000. “It tells me that you want the government to run this,” Lundberg told Newell. “I think you’ll find that this is just the tip of the iceberg in the fiscal note on what resources will be required.” And Sen. Larry Crowder, R-Alamosa, wondered whether he was being asked to support a bill that creates more government, but doesn’t produce results. “Are we building a bureaucracy that creates an entity that has no action?” Crowder said. The committee will vote on the bill at a future hearing.

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

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

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

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vvela@coloradocommunitymedia.com Mountains and sunshine and healthy and active lifestyles aside, Colorado holds a dubious distinction that isn’t a part of the state’s tourism campaign. Colorado ranks among the highest in the nation for suicides. In 2012, more Coloradans died as a result of taking their own lives than those who were killed in a car wreck. And suicide is the leading cause of death among young persons between the ages of 10 and 34. “Despite being one the most beautiful states in the country, we have one of the highest suicide rates in the country — and consistently,” said state Sen. Linda Newell, D-Littleton. The question is why? Newell and Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp, D-Arvada, are hoping that a bill they are co-sponsoring can help the state get to the bottom of that issue. The two lawmakers are behind Senate Bill 88, which would create the Suicide Prevention Commission. The commission would be made up of about 20 people who represent various sectors of society, including those with professional backgrounds that are relevant to suicide prevention. The commission would advise the current state Office of Suicide Prevention in developing priorities and action plans having to do with curbing suicides. The commission would also make annual recommendations to the governor’s office. “We’re hoping that, with this commission,

Sen. Linda Newell, D-Littleton, listens as Susan Marine testifies in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Feb. 6. Marine, whose two sons died as a result of suicide, testified in support of Newell’s bill to create a state Suicide Prevention Commission. Photo by Vic Vela

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

vvela@coloradocommunitymedia.com Another gun battle took center stage at the Capitol on Feb. 3, as a Senate committee rejected a Republican effort to undo a key Democrat-backed gun measure from last year. Testimony on a bill that sought to repeal a law that requires background checks on all gun sales and transfers in the state lasted more than six hours before the Senate’s State, Veteran’s and Military Affairs Committee killed the measure. The bill failed following a 3-2 party-line vote. Democrats and other supporters of universal background checks say they are working and that the law has made it more difficult for guns to get into the wrong hands. But Sen. George Rivera, R-Pueblo, the repeal bill’s sponsor, argued that the new law would have done nothing to prevent recent mass shootings, such as the ones that occurred in 2012 inside an Aurora theater and

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

Parolees face arrest under tampering bill

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

Gun permit measure fails

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

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Memorial fund opens for slain woman’s family Service, concert in planning stages for Tatiana Klamo By Hannah Garcia

hgarcia@coloradocommunitymedia.com In the week after Tatiana Klamo was shot to death by her son in her Highlands Ranch home, flowers have piled up outside the business she owned, cards have been taped to the glass doors and lit candles have lined the sidewalk. “I haven’t taken any of them down,” said Brian McCoy, who co-owned American Stitch Factory in Littleton with Klamo. Family friends have opened an account at FirstBank, the Tatiana Klamo Memorial Fund, to benefit her three surviving children. Donations can be made at any location. McCoy said a concert and a memorial service are in the planning stages and will take place within the next few weeks. Meanwhile, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is not releasing new details about the case. “The investigation is still open,” DCSO

spokeman Sgt. Ron Hanavan said. On Jan. 31, Klamo was shot and killed by her 15-year-old son, Robert, before he used the gun to kill himself. His sisters escaped from a second-story window and one of them was seriously injured. Investigators have not defined a motive, but McCoy said Robert Klamo suffered from some kind of mental illness. “His mother wanted to take him back to the hospital and he didn’t want to go,” McCoy said. McCoy said the son either was not taking his medication or it was “no longer enough.” He said Robert Klamo was a “brilliant” and “funny” child. “He was extremely intelligent, had a love for instruments. He was really creative,” McCoy said. “When he was on his medication, he was very loving. He was a wonderful kid when he was healthy.” In the days following the murder-suicide on Fox Hunt Circle, a hashtag, #PrayForTheKlamoFamily, on Twitter sprang up. Students at Mountain Vista High School — where Robert Klamo was a sophomore and his sister, Sonia, is a senior — expressed

shock and sadness. “I have known Robert since I was 6 years old,” a user named Colleen Kinster tweeted. “I may not know what his life is like currently but I will remember him as a very sweet boy. “I remember how our last names were next to each other in the alphabet so we always were assigned to sit next to one another. I remember his furry hat. I remember thinking that he was so smart and how he helped me with math in 6th grade.” Tatiana Klamo is survived by three of her children. Julia and Sonia Klamo were both in the home the night of the shooting. Julia Klamo broke her back while trying to escape and is now undergoing physical therapy after surgery, according to McCoy. Tatiana Klamo also has a son named Michael who is attending Colorado State University. “They just have a lot of things to figure out. They’re all having to face adulthood in a way they never have before,” McCoy said. The mother was pursuing a master’s degree in criminal justice, McCoy said. “She wanted to open up a nonprofit for parents whose children have mental ill-

Tatiana Klamo was killed on Jan. 31 by her 15-year-old son before he shot himself. Courtesy photo nesses, to provide them with contacts and to work with schools. She had gone down a lot of wrong roads with Robert and she wanted to help people (avoid that).” As for the shop, McCoy said he doubts he will keep it open. “She was just so much of this business,” he said.

Man accused of killing mom was in treatment Judge moves trial from March to August By Jennifer Smith

jsmith@coloradocommunitymedia.com Darin Ninneman, accused of stabbing his mother to death, had been kicked out of the Wright Center residential treatment facility in Westminster several days before the attack, according to his defense team. His lawyers told Judge Gerald Rafferty on Feb. 3 that the center, which treats adults with substance-abuse or mental is-

sues, asked him to leave, but four days later said he could return. For whatever reason, Ninneman chose not to, they say, and had been staying off and on with his mother, Lori Ninneman, at her boyfriend’s house. Police speculate that drug use by both mother and son might have led to the fatal argument on May 5, 2012, in the rented home just north of Littleton Boulevard on Windermere Avenue. Police arrested a compliant Ninneman just a block from the scene, and Officer Sean Carlson has testified that Ninneman did not seem to be intoxicated or under the influence of anything.

Ninneman pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges of seconddegree murder in May 2013. He waived his right to a speedy trial during the Feb. 3 motions hearing, and the judge pushed it back from Ninneman March to August due to scheduling conflicts. Public defender James Karbach also asked the judge to keep Lori Ninneman’s autopsy photos out of the trial, where her son would have to see the damage allegedly done by his hand. Rafferty ruled that he

would allow a reasonable number of photos. Rafferty did grant Karbach’s request for extra time to question potential jurors during the selection process, slated for Aug. 11, given that the insanity defense is in play. “It is a hot-button issue, I understand, with the citizenry,” said Rafferty. Jurors will be asked if they think Ninneman should be held responsible for the stabbing. “The ultimate issue is if Mr. Ninneman is insane, or if Mr. Ninneman had mental illness as a result of methamphetamine abuse,” Karbach said during a Jan. 25 hearing.

Former LPD officer sentenced to four years Johnston pleads guilty to drug charges By Jennifer Smith

jsmith@coloradocommunitymedia.com A former Littleton Police officer has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to crimes involving guns and drugs. Jeffery Allan Johnston, 46, of Parker, entered a guilty plea last October to one count of possessing Ecstasy with intent to distribute and one count of being a prohibited person in possession of firearms. He was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge

Philip A. Brimmer on Feb. 3 and immediately taken into custody by U.S. Marshals. “Jeff was a good officer who dedicated 20 years to the Littleton community,” said Littleton Police Department Chief Doug Stephens. “His private life choices have cost him greatly and should serve as an example of how drugs ruin lives.” Johnston will serve 48 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release, and pay a $25,000 fine. He had been on home detention since he was first arrested by the FBI at his Parker home on July 19, after he allegedly paid an informant $1,300 for 37 ecstasy pills and six grams of the drug in powder form. Authorities say a search of Johnston’s home produced a Colt Officers Model

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A tougher version of a bill that would restrict children from using tanning beds has cleared its first legislative hurdle. House Bill 1054 would ban all persons under 18 from using tanning beds. The bill is motivated by studies that show tanning beds can contain cancer-causing carcinogens.

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

Synthetic pot liability bill moves forward

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.45-caliber pistol loaded with seven rounds in the magazine and one in the chamber, suspected cocaine, suspected steroids, hundreds of suspected prescription pills, additional firearms, hundreds Johnston of rounds of ammunition, empty pill pouches, a drug test kit and a scale. Several other charges were dropped, including possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime, which could have netted him life in prison. “As a police officer who violated the public’s trust, a four-year federal prison sentence is just and appropriate given the

circumstances,” said U.S. Attorney John Walsh. “The fact that Johnston was involved in trafficking illegal drugs while also serving as a law-enforcement officer is particularly disturbing.” Johnston was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Guy Till and David Conner with assistance from Assistant U.S. Attorney Tonya Andrews. The case was investigated by the FBI with assistance from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which traced the firearms. “(This) sentencing illustrates that public servants are not above the law and must be held accountable for failing to uphold their oath to maintain the public’s trust,” said FBI Denver Special Agent in Charge Thomas Ravenelle.

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Special Olympians take to the court Crowd cheers every play made during the basketball game By Tom Munds

tmunds@coloradocommunitymedia.com The Special Olympic athletes battled for rebounds and went to the floor to capture loose balls during the South SuburbanSouthsiders Feb. 5 basketball game at Englewood High School. Both teams draw players who range in age from teens to individuals in their 30s and 40s who live in surrounding areas, including Littleton, Englewood, Centennial and Highlands Ranch. In Special Olympics basketball, the idea remained to put the ball into the basket but rules changed to accommodate the needs of players. No one is called for traveling if he or she runs down the court holding the ball or if a wheelchair-bound player has the ball in his or her lap. Scoring is a goal but there is a lot more emphasis on participating and having fun. For example, a player who might not normally get the basketball is given the ball and moved into the lane to take a shot. But, if he or she doesn’t’ get the ball through the hoop, the ball is returned to the shooter for a second shot whether the shooter’s teammate or a member of the other team gets the rebound. Another difference is everyone on the

Redemption by John Brackney

South Metro Denver Chamber President and CEO

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

Players from both teams look on as South Suburban player Emily Phipps puts the ball in the special basket held by Southsiders player Shawneen Cooney during the Feb. 5 Special Olympics basketball game at Englewood High School. Special rules like the special basket are included for the game. Photo by Tom Munds team gets equal time on the court as the entire lineup on the court is replaced halfway through each of the four quarters. The crowd at the Feb. 5 game made up in enthusiasm what they lacked in numbers as everyone cheered loudly for every play made no matter which team’s player made it. “This (game) is a lot of fun. Basketball is

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

a lot of fun,” Shawneen Cooney, a Southside player, said during a break in the action. “I get to meet new people from other teams and I get to have fun with my teammates. I like to shoot the ball and it feels good, real good when the ball goes into the basket.” Marilyn Jordan, mother of South Suburban player Michael Jordan, said her son

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

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loves basketball season. “It is a physical and emotional outlet for him and he really looks forward to the games,” the Littleton resident said as she watched the game. “He is very competitive and, as you see, he often ends up on the floor but that is how he plays.” She said he became a Special Olympian after, as an 8-year-old, he underwent the first of a series of operations to remove a large brain tumor. His mother said other problems have developed but her son refuses to let them hamper him or keep him off the basketball court. “The Special Olympic sports are wonderful for me too,” Marilyn said. “I love to watch him have fun out there on the court. I love to see him as he enjoys taking part in the competition. The sports are good for him and they are good for me.” On the court, it was a challenging battle as both teams sought to put the ball in the basket. But there was always time to make sure every player got to take shots and hopefully to put the ball into the basket. During the game, all the running and battling for the ball stopped for a minute so players like Beth Pasterkamp could shoot or so Emily Phipps could guide her motorized wheelchair into position while another player held a basket in place so she could roll the ball through the hoop. The score didn’t seem important to players and fans but the Southsiders hit a late basket and won, 60-58.

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

Thursday, February 13th:

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

Friday, February 14th:

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

Monday, February 17th:

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

Tuesday, February 18th:

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

Wednesday, February 19th:

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

Thursday, February 20th:

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

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

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

Friday, February 21st:

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

Sunday, February 23rd:

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


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NEWS IN A HURRY Salute to seniors Every day, Colorado senior volunteers generously give their time and service to help others, and Salute to Senior Service recognizes the contributions of those 65 and older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes. Members of the community are asked to nominate a senior before March 1 at SalutetoSeniorService.com. Home Instead Inc. will donate $500 to a nonprofit chosen by each winner, and their personal stories will be shared online on the Salute to Senior Service Wall of Fame. In addition, $5,000 will be donated to the national winner’s designated charity. Nomination forms can also be mailed to Salute to Senior Service, P.O. Box 285, Bellevue, Neb. 68005. For more information, call 303-389-5700.

Crane to head up state association Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Matt Crane was elected vice president of the Colorado County Clerk’s Association its winter conference in January. He will be president-elect in 2015 and president in 2016.

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Crane has served as Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder since March 2013, when he was appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to fill a vacant seat. He previously worked as the county’s deputy of elections and as its operations/ special projects manager. Crane has more than 13 years of experience in elections administration, including with Denver County, Wyant Data Systems and the Colorado Department of State.

Citizen Academy seeking students There is still time to join the free Littleton Police Department’s Citizen Academy. The spring 2014 session starts on March 6 and runs 11 weeks. It meets every Thursday night from 6 until 9:30, and dinner and beverages are served. Taught by members of the police department, the classes are different every week and cover topics ranging from gangs and drugs to traffic stops to crime-scene investigation and everything in between. A ride-along is included. The application deadline is March 1. For more information or to apply, call Cmdr. Trent Cooper at 303-795-3848. The

application is also on the city’s website, www.littletongov.org.

each year since the inception in the 19992000 school year.

Calling LPS grads

LPS students earn distinction

The Heritage High School classes of 1974-75 have started planning their 40-year reunion parties, and are inviting alumni from Littleton and Arapahoe high schools, as well. For more information, contact Walter Sharp at 303-762-0950 or rseinc@legalshieldassociate.com, or find “LPS 2014/15 1974-76+ Alumni Events” on Facebook.

LHS shines at state convention Three Littleton High students were selected for the All State Jazz Choirs that performed at the Colorado Music Educators Association Convention at the Broadmoor Hotel on Jan. 25. Senior Amelia Jacobs and juniors Charlotte Grimm and Ella Kilroy joined 32 students from schools throughout the state for performances by the mixed and women’s choirs. Newton Middle School band director Bruce Fox and LHS vocal music director Jim Farrell received 25-year service awards. LHS is the only school to have been represented

Joe Redmond of Arapahoe High School and Erik Gentile and Marc Thomson of Heritage High School are three of only 65 high-school seniors to have been named U.S. Presidential Scholar Candidates. Participation in the national Presidential Scholar Program is by invitation only and is based on exceptional scores on the SAT or the ACT as well as outstanding academic achievement. Semifinalists will be named in late March and final selections are announced in April.

9Health Fair set for April

Columbine United Church, 6375 S. Platte Canyon Road in Littleton, is preparing to host the 9Health Fair on April 26, but registering online now can reduce time spent waiting in line. The basic health screening is free. To register and get more details, visit www.9HealthFair.org. Types of screenings available may vary based on medical professional availability, so check back before attending.

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Sunday Worship 8:00 & 10:45 a.m. Trinity Lutheran School & ELC (Ages 3-5, Grades K-8)

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Where people are excited about God’s Word.

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

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1200 South Street Castle Rock, CO 80104 303.688.3047 www.fumccr.org

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Sunday 8am, 9:30am, 11am Sunday School 9:15am

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Chabad

Jewish Center

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

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Sunday Worship: 10:45AM & 6PM Bible Study: 9:30AM Children, Young People & Adults 4391 E Mainstreet, Parker, Colorado 80134 Church Office – (303) 841-3836

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Littleton

Greenwood Village

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

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

Parker evangelical Presbyterian church

Alongside One Another On Life’s Journey

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You are invited to worship with us:

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

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

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Community Church of Religious Science

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

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Denver Tech Center

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Sunday services held in the historic Ruth Memorial Chapel

Join us at Sheraton Denver Tech Center 7007 S Clinton Street in Greenwood Village (nearby I-25 and Arapahoe Rd.)

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

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

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New Thought...Ancient Wisdom Sunday Service

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Worship Services Sundays at 9:00am

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First Presbyterian Church of Littleton Open and Welcoming

Current Study:

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Congregation Beth Shalom

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

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

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

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

Our veterans deserve better from the VA

In the tower, looking down, looking back Mick Jagger said, “Time waits for no one.” No, it doesn’t. I just turned around and I’m on Medicare. My only living relative is my sister, Cindy. My college professors are dropping one by one. I was grading portfolios a week ago, it seems like. And now I have been retired for 11 years. It’s kind of fascinating to be up in the tower like coach Bear Bryant, looking down and looking back on my life. Maybe you have done the same thing. In the dream-like moments between wake and sleep, I reminisce about exgirlfriends, my father, when I was a student. During one stretch I went to different schools four years in a row. One in Michigan, two in California, and one in Ohio. There was a lot of moving going on, and a lot of readjustments that had to be made. Everyone has had a handful of days that were important, that can make us sentimental or emotional when we think about them. Graduation day, the day you met your future wife or husband, the day your child was born. The day you were hired or fired, divorced, or checked into rehab. What if you didn’t go to that concert in the first place? You never would have met Vera, Chuck or Dave. If you skipped that surprise party, you might not have met Janalee, Andy or Thor. I have questions that I want to ask my father, and I can’t. I want to know why we moved from Michigan to Pennsylvania and then back to Michigan. The only source of that information is deceased. If you have some unanswered questions, ask them now, because you never know. My life really changed for the first time on Aug. 8, 1963, when I was the only witness in one of Ohio’s most sensational crimes, the murder of a high school cheerleader. It’s still around in my thoughts.

Ten years later, my life changed again. I vividly remember being introduced to the chair of the University of California, Santa Barbara, art department, and the moment he offered me my first teaching job. I spent 13 hours one day in 1984, defending myself in front of a school committee because a pathological student had convinced enough people that she was telling the truth when she claimed I had entered her home and written messages in lipstick on her bathroom mirror. Among other fun accusations. It was the day the respect I had for my employer ended. One evening in October 2011, I gave a painting demonstration at the Curtis Arts and Humanities Center in Greenwood Village. Who was the first one to show up? A woman with undecided blue eyes introduced herself. Jennifer. These “sliding doors” happen all the time in films. The director has 90 minutes to take us back, and then to take us forward. “When Harry Met Sally” is a good example. I have been very lucky. I am very lucky. I wish that my father were still around. Other than that, I feel like I am having a good life. I am not signing off, I am just reminiscing on a bitterly cold night, when Jennifer is unable to come over. My screen saver is a picture of Smitty when his face was auburn, not gray like it is now. The one inevitability of Smith continues on Page 9

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

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for O&I, we are disheartened by the findings of our subcommittee’s investigations into these projects, detailing gross mismanagement in every aspect of major medical facility construction, including design, operations, change orders and payments to prime contractors and subcontractors. At best, this pattern of mismanagement indicates utter incompetence. At worst, it shows complete disrespect to our nation’s veterans and to the American taxpayer by the VA’s Office of Construction and Facilities Management. We are committed to working with the VA to solve these problems because we should do everything in our power to help the VA provide veterans with quality care. In fact, the Congress as a whole has made substantial efforts to increase funding for the VA and its programs despite being in a time of serious budget constraints. However, the VA has not only squandered these taxpayer dollars but has also weakened the public’s trust in their ability to plan, budget, manage and ultimately construct major medical facilities. Veterans in Colorado, Louisiana, Florida, Veterans continues on Page 9

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Measuring success one inch at a time One of my favorite things about writing this column is the interaction and communication with the community. I appreciate you all for the feedback, recommendations, and support you have provided over the years. Last week I received one of those communications I love so much via email. One of our local readers wanted to know why I haven’t been more diligent about following up on the pursuit of our goals and New Year’s Resolutions as I have in years past, especially right at the beginning of the year. I am glad that some of you look forward to the challenges and prodding from yours truly when it comes to the pursuit of your goals and dreams. And the fact that you reach out and share those dreams means even more to me than you can imagine. Well, let me ask you now that we are just a little more than a month into the New Year, how are you doing with your resolutions, goals and plans? Are you right where you thought you would be? Are you ahead of

schedule? Or maybe you aren’t quite where you wanted to be or where you thought you might be by now. The good news is that we have only completed one-twelfth of the year. Imagine the year as if you were looking at a 12-inch ruler with the month of January sitting on the one-inch mark. It’s easy to see or imagine that there is still so much more time ahead of us than there is behind us. So even if we haven’t gotten off to a super strong start yet, or we have realized that we still have more work to do, the balance of the year works in our favor.

Now, continue to use your imagination. Think of each inch as the next month in the year and the space between each as a 30-day window. Get the visual in your head, maybe even transfer the image to paper or an electronic document. What are the things that need to happen in each month, each 30-day window that will help you with the achievement of your goals and dreams? You see we can’t measure success if we do not know what it is we are measuring. What does success look like in February? What will it look like in March? And what does success mean along our individual ruler or path to success? There is more good news. Success can come in all shapes and sizes and can be accomplished along any time line. There are immediate wins, near-term successes, midrange accomplishments, and the successful achievement of long-term goals. And there is even more good news. Success begets success. That’s right, the more we succeed, the more likely it is that success will follow

us wherever we go. How about you? Where are you in the pursuit of your goals and dreams? I am sure there are many of you who don’t need me to be your weekly reminder or coach when it comes to being driven to succeed. And I am sure there are many of you who have someone or something that inspires and motivates you as you seek success. My hope is that this week you will realize that there is still so much time left this year to set our goals and resolutions and just as much time to pursue and achieve our modest and even wildest dreams. I would love to hear all about where you see yourself on the ruler and how you plan on pursuing personal success at gotonorton@gmail.com. Remember, when we identify what we want and plan for our own success, it will be a better than good week. Michael Norton is a resident of Highlands Ranch, the former president of the Zig Ziglar Corp. and the CEO/founder of www.candogo.com.

An inside look at this session’s legislation During this session, Colorado’s legislature will consider a variety of bills that will impact every citizen of this great state. Below is a short list of my proposed legislation as well as a few others. For a complete list and to track legislation log on to www. leg.state.co.us. Regardless of party affiliation, we all want to see Colorado’s economy improve and create new opportunities. Colorado faces many challenges in the coming years, and I will propose legislation designed to meet these challenges. Specifically, I will propose legislation to ensure the safety and welfare of citizens while ensuring that tax dollars are spent efficiently and government intrusions are kept to a minimum. My proposed bill (HB 1149) will stem the rise of human trafficking within the state by prohibiting the informal adoption process known as “private re-homing,” in which children are advertised for adoption on Internet chat rooms and placed without judicial oversight or protections.

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owning a pet is that they will break your heart one day. Unless you own one of those tortoises that live for 200 years. Smitty is 10, and like me, he is now get-

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

I will also sponsor a bill to extend Medina Alert warnings to cover victims of serious hit and run accidents. Further, I will propose a revision of the target date set to achieve renewable energy standards by Colorado’s cooperative electric associations (HB 1067). And lastly, I will seek to extend protections to citizens of Colorado whose personal information has been compromised by state agencies by mandating that the state pay for credit monitoring services in the event of a breach of confidential, identifying information.

Other notable bills include Rep. Kevin Priola’s bill (HB 1139), which will ensure precision in the way our schools count students, thereby safeguarding a more equitable allocation of dollars. Also, Rep. Libby Szabo’s bill (HB 1147) will increase charter school capital construction funding, ensuring that charter schools are able to provide safe and equitable facilities to their students. While many of these bills have bipartisan support, the session will not be without its controversy. Other bills include a repeal of the Ammunition Magazine Prohibition (HB 1151), which has been directly responsible for at least one company leaving the state — along with its jobs and tax revenue. Lastly, a bill that seeks to curb habitual DUI offenders by providing prosecutors with a felony sentence option for multiple convictions for driving under the influence (HB 1036).

Those bills all have special merit, and I welcome the coming debate for the chance to represent your views and interests in the legislature. I think these bills represent important discussions that are worth having in our state. I will be available to discuss these and other issues at my next town hall meeting featuring a comparative look at The Common Core debate. The meeting will be held 7:00 p.m. Feb. 26 at Bemis Library, 6014 S. Datura St. in Littleton. Please visit www. contiforcolorado.com for more details. I welcome the opportunity to listen and ensure your voice is heard. State Rep. Kathleen Conti serves House District 38, which includes all or parts of Littleton, Greenwood Village, Englewood, Centennial, Bow Mar and Columbine Valley. She can be reached at 303-866-2953 or at kathleen.conti.house@state.co.us

ting senior wellness examinations. I brought him home from the MaxFund Animal Shelter and Adoption Center on April 3, 2008. He looked at me through the bars on his crate and said, “Get me out of here, Dad.” Craig Marshall Smith is an artist, educator and Highlands Ranch resident. He can be reached at craigmarshallsmith@comcast.net. introduced late last year, we delayed in bringing it up in order to see if conditions at the four VA hospital construction sites might improve. Unfortunately however, there are no significant changes to warrant any further delays in moving forward with this proposal. According to the GAO’s report dated March of 2013, the Army Corps of Engineers has institutional knowledge and expertise in construction and, unlike the VA, consistently completes similar projects for the Department of Defense on-budget and on-time. The USACE will also provide oversight for the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees so that we in Congress can be apprised of their progress — or lack thereof — on these projects. Although the VA does provide great overall healthcare for our veterans, our tenor and posture will be to vigorously highlight that the VA needs a watchdog in order to successfully complete its construction projects. This has been and will continue to be the focus of our Oversight and Investigation Subcommittee during the 113th Congress. Our work, along with H.R. 3593, will help to ensure the VA has proper oversight and expertise guiding the management and ultimate completion of the Aurora VA Medical Center, as well as the other projects highlighted by the GAO. Our veterans cannot simply hope the VA improves. Rather, we must take action to push these projects forward. U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman is the chairman of the House Veterans’ Subcommittee for Oversight and Investigations and U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick is the subcommittee’s ranking member.

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Jennifer Riefenberg’s wintery landscape will be included in “Chasing the Light Fantastic.” The exhibit, opening Feb. 20, features a collection of plein air paintings by Mark Akins and Riefenberg at Town Hall’s Stanton Gallery. Courtesy photo

‘Chasing the light fantastic’ Jennifer Riefenberg, Mark Akins featured at Town Hall By Sonya Ellingboe

sellingboe @coloradocommunitymedia.com To paraphrase, painters Mark Akins and Jennifer Riefenberg have “chased the light fantastic” with a series of paintings executed in outdoor settings, where indeed light is an all-important factor to their work. Their exhibit, “Chasing the Light Fantastic” ties in with Town Hall’s new production, “Swing,” opening Feb. 21, a show which is especially about dance, with a live band. The exhibit opens on Feb. 20, with a meetthe-artists’ reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

in Stanton Gallery, 2450 W. ates the Depot Art Gallery, if you go Main St. in Littleton. where her works have been Riefenberg, of Littleton, is exhibited. “Chasing the Light Fantastic” a multi-talented fourth genAkins, a third generation will hang in Town Hall’s Stanton eration Coloradan, who espeColoradan, is a member of the Gallery, 2450 W. Main Street, cially likes to paint outside in PAAC, Oil Painters of America Downtown Littleton, through oil. She is a board member of April 9. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. and the American ImpresPlein Air Artists of Colorado to 5 p.m. Mondays through Frisionist Society. (PAAC) and has studied undays and during performances. He studied art at CU Boulder Kevin Weckbach, Doug Admission is free. Information: der, switched to education at Dawson and others. Her web303-794-2787 or www.townArizona State University and site address is www.artofsunhallartscenter.com. taught for 16 years in Coloshine.com. rado, where he earned a MasAlso a professional photers in Education at CU. tographer and a needlework artist, ReifenHe has participated in plein air events berg integrates her love of the arts into new mediums. A board member of the Roxbor- throughout the west, studied with Dawson, ough Arts Council, she is an active member Josh Been and Don Sahli, and is represented of the Littleton Fine Arts Guild, which oper- by the Majestic Gallery in Idaho Springs.

Exhibit features Littleton students ‘First Impressions’ on display Feb. 19-March 23 By Sonya Ellingboe

sellingboe @coloradocommunitymedia.com “First Impressions” will take on two meanings at Littleton’s Depot Art Gallery. In the office and back room of the gallery, four new members of the Littleton Fine Arts Guild — which operates the Depot — will exhibit their art. They are acrylic painter Christa MacFarlane, oil specialist Nancy Whitenight, woodcrafter Leonard Hilgartner and watercolor artist Dee Chalkey. The front room, meanwhile, will hold work by Studio Art students from Littleton High School, many of them International Baccalaureate students, for whom an exhibit is part of their course requirement. Prospective college art majors need the same curriculum as IB students according to their teacher, Jennifer Jeannelle, although the IB exam is not required. So Jeanelle’s Studio Art class is a mix of bright, accomplished young artists who are creating a variety of independent projects. “We work thematically,” Jeannelle said,

with three projects (one assigned) due each six weeks, plus field trips. The IB students (there are six) prepare for an exam in their second year, when they submit a portfolio consisting of a sketchbook, artist’s statement, interview (at the gallery) and a video of the artist in front of their piece. “The depot offered the space ... a chance for a real world experience,” said Jeannelle, whose background is in ceramics and involves numerous installations. “I want them to understand the real world.” Students who are testing for IB credit will get to include three to seven pieces (depending on size), while others will have one piece. The students will install the show and publicize it, with help from the IB coordinator and some parents. We were able to visit briefly with a number of the students involved to gain some insight into planned projects — with a fairly tight deadline. Students will present everything from comic books to silkscreens and selfportraits. Selena Ashbaugh has been busy working with edible gum tape, forming bright, edible decorative flowers for a cake that at its base will be made of Styrofoam. No stranger to the kitchen, Ashbaugh will at-

tend Johnson and if you go Wales University for an associate’s degree “First Impressions” in baking and pastry. will run from Feb. “Baking helps me re19 to March 23 at the Depot Art Gallax,” she said. lery, 2069 W. Powers Thinh Dinh Su Ave., Littleton. A stuwill show a complex dent reception will drawing of Buddha be from 4 to 6 p.m. seated on a lotus, inMarch 1, perhaps side a Star of David with some musiand is working on cians present. Gallery cutting a large stencil hours: 11 a.m. to 4 from flowing comp.m. Wednesdays puter images. He said through Sundays. that he plans to at303-795-0781. Adtend art school, “permission is free. haps after a gap year.” Other students such as senior Sara Fee and junior IB student Natalie Sandstrom have been busy collaborating. The two are working on a project inspired by Shel Silverstein’s popular book “The Giving Tree” and have been building a small model of a tree, which they will next enlarge (in segments) to six or seven feet tall, using PVC pipe, chicken wire and a spray finish. “It’s about relationships with people and their paths and will include casts of hands,” they said.

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

Burger nod to Sochi

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

Troy Guard’s steakhouse delayed

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

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Making a life with tie-dye and tunes HHS grad’s career comes full circle By Jennifer Smith

jsmith@coloradocommunitymedia.com A devoted Deadhead, Steven Lee has dedicated his life to music and tie-dye — and it is more lucrative than it sounds. “I’ve been self-employed my whole adult life,” he said. “Ever since I was 22, I’ve written my own paycheck, and I’ve survived and thrived.” Lee started his career in an unassuming building north of 7-Eleven at Littleton Boulevard and Cedar Street in the mid-1980s, and ended up coming full circle when he bought the building three years ago. But there was an adventure in between that included celebrity close encounters and discovering the secret of tie-dye. After Lee graduated from Heritage High School in 1980, he started taking business classes at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He got a job at Sound Warehouse, a record store that used to have several locations throughout metro Denver but now is down to just one in Colorado Springs. At 21, he took over as manager at the store’s location in what is now Centen-

Steven Lee owns one of just a handful of whole dye companies in the country just off of Littleton Boulevard. Photo by Jennifer Smith nial. It was practically a requirement back then for touring artists to visit record stores to do album signings, so he met

Life as a Deadhead Littleton business owner dishes on the Dead By Steven Lee

Special to Colorado Community Media I first saw the Grateful Dead in the summer of 1979 when I was 17 and still in high school. I felt kind of odd the next year in 1980 when they played their official 15th anniversary show at Folsum Field in Boulder. I felt kind of like a “poser” getting in so late, 15 years into their career. Then I went to many, many shows over the next 15 years, all the times they played at Red Rocks and McNichol’s Arena, and also traveling around the country from one coast to the other — Portland to Telluride to Pheonix to Oakland and other spots in California — until 1995, when Jerry Garcia died. I’ve never counted how many shows I went to, but including all the side bands, like the Jerry Garcia Band, I’ve been to well over 100 shows.

One memorable show I didn’t get to see, because it never happened, was when I flew out to Los Angeles in 1986 for two shows in Ventura. I was driving to the venue when I heard on the radio that the shows had been canceled due to Jerry Garcia being hospitalized in a diabetic coma. I ended up going to the Magic Mountain amusement park instead. You ask what it was like to go to a Grateful Dead show. Ha ha … if you can remember what it was like, were you really there? Actually, for me, Dead shows were really about the music, getting lost in a magical place of movement and dance. My experiences were very solitary and personal, and I often went to shows alone because I didn’t see the concerts so much as social occasions with others, but more as musical experiences with the band. Most people have difficulty trying to explain a Grateful Dead experience. I have that similar problem in trying to explain it. I think they often say, “If I have to explain it to you, you wouldn’t understand.”

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stars ranging from Stevie Ray Vaughn to the Indigo Girls. “Denver was very lucky to have Barry Fey and a really vibrant music scene,” he said. “… That was an important time of my life, going to shows, being in the music scene. When you’re in that world, you have a lot of fun.” After graduating from college, he rented two racks in Offbeat Records, the small used-record store in the building he now owns. He started selling CDs, then a new phenomenon but now quickly being replaced by iPods and Pandora. On the other side of the building was Crescendo Music, which sold guitars and equipment and offered lessons. That’s the side Lee utilizes today for the next part of the story. “I was a Deadhead,” he said. “I’d go to Grateful Dead concerts, and I was kind of cheap. The T-shirts were pretty expensive even then, and I was like, why would you buy something you could make yourself? But it was a big secret where to get the dye. I just kind of

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cracked the code and figured it out.” He’d seen an ad in a magazine for a store that sold tie-dyed items, proclaiming it used nothing but the finest reactive dye — and there was the clue. “I thought, what’s reactive dye? That was back before the Internet, so I went over to Bemis Library and started researching it,” he said. It turns out the reason the reason the T-shirts your kids tie-dye themselves bleed all over the rest of your laundry is that they didn’t have reactive dye. Lee explains the difference is a chemical reaction that causes it to become part of the fabric, rendering your white socks safe in the washing machine. Back then, virtually nobody in the country was selling the dye wholesale, usually imported from India, and his business, Colorado Wholesale Dye, is still one of just a handful. It was successful enough that it allowed him to open his own record store, Pirate Records, near Cherry Creek High School, and later open two more locations. He kept that up until 2000, when he finally felt it was time to move on. “We got out of that right before the Internet took it down,” he said. “I was tired of basically being a daily victim of crime.” Every day he would catch people shoplifting, and then one night somebody drove a car right through the front of the store and stole $800 worth of stuff. It was the last straw, and he packed up the record stores for good. But the dye business was still going gangbusters, and he spent another decade tending to it in a store on Broadway in Littleton. Then the Offbeat building went vacant and began to fall into disrepair. “Since I had a history with this place, I always kind of kept my eye on it,” he said. When the price suddenly dropped along with the crashing economy, he jumped on it in July 2010. Today it’s full of music equipment — he plays bass “just for fun” — dye samples, collectibles, old photos of himself and friends, little reminders of a full life with a 22year marriage and four kids. “It’s satisfying to have your own space,” he said. “I built it back up and revitalized it as much I could.”

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If you, like me, are struggling with New Year’s weightloss resolutions, ABC’s hit series “Extreme Weight Loss” is holding an open casting call between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, 12348 E. Montview Blvd., in Aurora. “Extreme Weight Loss” documents the makeover of courageous obese people who, in 365 days, set out to safely lose half their body weight and ultimately reveal an amazing metamorphosis. Trainer and transformation specialist Chris Powell guides each of the selected participants through their journey. By assuring they have proper nutrition and exercise, Powell helps individuals whose lives have become out of control because of the weight. Penny Parker’s “Mile High Life” column gives insights into the best events, restaurants, businesses, parties and people throughout the metro area. Parker also writes for Blacktie-Colorado.com. You can subscribe and read her columns (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) at www.blacktie-colorado.com/pennyparker. She can be reached at penny@blacktie-llc.com or at 303-619-5209.

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

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First Ladies

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

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and Dr. Kathryn Winograd will host book signings for their new titles at the Arapahoe Community College Library and Learning Commons at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 19. Broome’s book, “Cheyenne War: Indian Raids on the Roads to Denver, 1864-69” is about the Santa Fe Trail, Smoky Hill Trail and Platte River Trail and pioneer hardships. Broome is a fifth-generation Coloradan, a philosophy professor at ACC since 1985. Winograd’s book of western landscapes and inscapes, “Phantom Canyon: Essays of Reclamation” is a collection of essays — her own and others’ — that follow one woman’s quest for solace, spirituality and reconciliation resulting from childhood trauma. She teaches English and heads the Writers Studio at ACC. Information: jeff.broome@arapahoe. edu or 303-797-5787.

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

Parker Symphony

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

The Littleton Museum will open a World War II exhibit in June and is seeking personal stories from veterans and others willing to talk about experiences overseas or on the home front — especially people who lived or worked in Littleton or the greater metro area at that time. Participants need to currently live along the Front Range. Call Suellen at 303-795-3711.

Smell the flowers

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

Birding 101

The Littleton Museum, 6028 S. Gallup St., Littleton, next to Ketring Lake, is an ideal habitat for birds. The museum will pair with the Audubon Society of Greater Denver from 8 to 10 a.m. March 8 for a walk around the museum’s grounds (limited to first 50 pre-registered guests). At 10 a.m. the group will return to the museum to learn how to attract birds to one’s backyard, and that will be followed by a talk at 11 a.m. on photographing birds. The program is free, although a $5 donation is suggested. Call the museum to register at 303-7953950. The museum is also holding a miniconference on gardening Feb. 22 and 23 with talks by experts and landscaping advice from CSU Extension Master Gardeners. Call 303-795-3950 for information.

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

sellingboe @coloradocommunitymedia.com Soft guitar music plays as lights bring the patio of a Mexican stucco home, painted in soft terracotta tones, into focus. An ornate picture frame hangs in a central spot and framed is a colorful Frida Kahlo self-portrait — or is it? Frida, played by the elegant Karen Slack, smirks, raises her eyebrows and establishes eye contact with a tour guide — and with the audience — as the guide (Martha

Harmon Pardee) gushes about skills as a painter. She is one of if you go the best-known female painters Kahlo’s “spicy” diary. Slack’s resemblance to Kahlo is uncanny who ever lived and there are 200 “Painted Bread” and the audience is hooked. works attributed to her, painted plays at the AuAbout 10 years ago, local in folkloric style. rora Fox, 9900 E. playwright Melissa Lucero McFifty-five of those are selfColfax Ave., AuCarl introduced her biographical portraits. She had said she was rora, through Feb. play about legendary Mexican alone so much she was a subject 23. Performances: painter Frida Kahlo, “Painted she knew best. (As a side note: A 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Bread,” to Denver audiences — Kahlo portrait used for promoSaturdays; 2 p.m. with Slack in the lead. The Aurora tion of a collection of modern Sundays. Tickets: Fox Theatre Company has given masters is due to arrive soon at $26/$22- www. it a thoughtful, polished restagthe Denver Art Museum.) aurorafox.org , ing, directed by Warren Sherrill, Actor Paul Borillo fleshes 303-739-1970. which runs through Feb. 23. out a staged portrait of womanKahlo’s turbulent life — with izer Diego Rivera, who was esfamous muralist Diego Rivera tablished as a world-renowned and with others — was filled with pain, painter when the much younger Kahlo met ongoing drama and recognition for her and married him. He was also a Commu-

Trapped in an old English mansion Vintage Christie murder tale plays out at Arvada Center By Sonya Ellingboe

sellingboe @coloradocommunitymedia.com Footsteps and the melody of “Three Blind Mice” sound softly in the background as lights dim. It’s time for a performance of Agatha Christie’s ever-popular “The Mousetrap,” adapted from her mystery tale, “And Then There Were None.” Green B&B owners, Mollie and Giles Ralston are anxiously awaiting their first guests at their recently purchased Monkswell Manor as a snowstorm builds outside. Arvada Center Scenic Designer Brian Mallgrave has created his usual finely detailed set — the parlor of an aging country mansion, rendered in sepia

In between, Christie tones. The radio mentions if you go takes the audience on a criminal at large. … twists and turns as we “I wonder what they’ll “The Mousetrap” plays meet the other guests: ecbe like?” Mollie (Devon through Feb. 23 at the Arcentric Italian Mr. ParaJames) wonders to Giles vada Center’s Black Box Thevicini, played to the hilt (Josh Hartwell). ater, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., by veteran actor John The bell rings and they Arvada. Performances: 7:30 Arp; very British Major greet a flighty Christopher p.m. Tuesdays through SatMetcalf (Colin AlexanWren (Thadd Krueger), urdays; 1 p.m. Wednesdays der) and aggressive Miss soon followed by a crusty and Thursdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: arvadacenter. Casewell (Megan Van De Mrs. Boyle (Kathy Brady org or 720-898-7200. *Note: Hay). in her first Arvada appearall performances of this Christie’s script gives ance) who is immediately production are almost sold each a time to shine and critical of lack of staff. (The out, so be certain tickets are the sold-out Arvada audipair plans to run it themavailable in advance. ence responded to them selves.) Her scowling presall. ence adds discomfort to The final arrival is Deevery scene she appears in. How does she connect with the devel- tective Sergeant Trotter (Graham Ward) who begins to interview each suspect. oping story? The cast is top of the line. Lighting, In classic Christie style (this play has run nonstop in London’s West End set, costumes, sound and every posfor more than 60 years), each character sible production detail are crisp and brings one more piece of the puzzle to well-delivered — as they must be in a the mix. Murder happens, as does even- piece where the audience can almost “sing along” to a familiar story. tual resolution.

nist and she joined the party as well. Their relationship was tumultuous, with both involved in other affairs as they divorced and then both remarried. Because of polio and a severe accident, she was physically frail. One of her legs was deformed and she covered it with long, colorful Mexican dresses. (Linda Morken’s costumes are detailed and eye-catching in this regard.) Ongoing surgeries and illnesses interfered with her painting and personal life in general, but the play conveys her determination to live fully. Her last diary entry read: “I hope the end is joyful — and I hope never to return —Frida.” “Painted Bread” is beautifully produced, skillfully acted and offers insight into an iconic era in Mexican and world art.

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HOT BATTLES HEAT UP WATER Title chases tight at Continental League meet By Tom Munds

tmunds@coloradocommunitymedia. com Athletes churned up the water of the Heritage High School to the roar of a capacity crowd at the Feb. 8 finals of the Continental League Girls Swimming Meet. The league championship event served as the final opportunity to post times fast enough, and scores high enough, to earn a spot at the Class 5A State Swimming and Diving Meet Feb. 14 and 15 at the Veteran’s Memorial Aquatics Center in Thornton. The Feb. 8 activities wrapped up a two-day event. The swimming preliminaries and finals took place Feb. 7 and 8 at Heritage, while the competition for the league diving championship was held the morning of Feb. 8 at the Littleton High School pool, where more than 30 divers took their turn on the board. After the final scores were tallied, McKensi Austin of Regis had won the diving title with 412 points, while Kaitlin Costello of Castle View was second with 403.55 points and Tori Ritter of Rock Canyon was third with 350.40 points. Attention then switched to the swimming finals, where 177 swimmers competed in eight individual events and

Heritage freshman Katherine Hartson powers toward a first-place finish in the 100yard butterfly during the Feb. 8 Continential League Swimming and Diving Meet at Heritage High School. With the victory, Hartson helped her team finish fourth in the teams tandings. Photo by Tom Munds three relays. In one of the closest races of the day, Annie Ochitwa of ThunderRidge won the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.24 seconds and Rock Canyon’s Abigail Kochevar was second with a time of 24.25 seconds. Another photo finish occurred in the 100-yard breaststroke as Mason Dahman of ThunderRidge posted a winning time of 1:09.30, touching up just before Paige West of Highlands Ranch came in at 1:09.50. In a tight team race as well, Regis assured its overall win by posting a first-

place finish in the final event of the day, the 400-yard freestyle relay. The Raiders won the league title with 503 points, while Rock Canyon was second with 457 points, Chaparral finished third with 449 points and Heritage was fourth with 386 points. “We had some great swims that helped some of our girls be ready to swim fast at state,” said Rock Canyon coach Tim Byers. “We had some girls swim fast in their best event. Also, I know the Heritage coach and I both have some girls swimming events that are not their best

event. Personally, I did this to keep the girls competing and not to pressure them to go (too) fast at league and then go fast in the same event at state.” Chaparral’s third-place finish was highlighted by the meet’s only two-time individual champion, sophomore Kaylee Gassen, who won both the 100- and 200-meter freestyle events. “Most of our girls performed as expected but we had a couple of surprises and, in those cases, they were good surprises,” said Chaparral coach Steve Graves. “It gets the girls excited and it is a pressure situation to get them warmed up for state. “We were positioned well as the meet wound down. … Of course, we always want to be higher in the standings but we are happy where we are.” Heritage senior Mary Hinton smiled as she talked about her day in the water. Hinton, who swam in four events for the Eagles, finished second in the 200-yard freestyle and third in the 100-yard freestyle event. She also swam on the secondplace Eagles 200-yard freestyle relay team and on the sixth-place 400-yard freestyle relay team. “Swimming has been my sport since I was a 5-year-old and I simply love it,” the senior said. “It has been a great experience swimming for Heritage for four years but it is a little sad today because this is the last time in my high school career I’ll swim in this pool.” Swim continues on Page 15

Warriors ‘have each other’s back’ Arapahoe boys basketball boasts a balanced attack By Jim Benton

jbenton@coloradocommunitymedia. com Trying to find a way to defend Arapahoe’s boys basketball team can be a daunting chore. All Arapahoe players are about the same size and all have a variety of skills that need to be guarded. Trying to focus on one of the Warriors’ top three scorers could also be dangerous. According to Arapahoe’s latest statistics, the team’s leading scorers are 6-foot-2 Brendan Till, 6-2 Ethan Brunhofer and 6-3 Corbin Atwell. All three players are seniors. Till is averaging 13.7 points and 4.6 rebounds a game. Brunhofer scores 13.4 and pulls down 6.6 rebounds while Atwell has contributed 12.3 points and 3.8 rebounds a game. The six other players who see regular action are also balanced, averaging between 1.6 and 6.9 points a game. “We have a lot of guys that can score and a lot of guys that can do great things for us offensively,” said Brunhofer. “So when one of us doesn’t show up we know it’s fine because we got four other guys on the floor making buckets. It takes the pressure off individually.” Atwell declares that each player has his own designated responsibilities. “If I’m having an off night scoring, Brendan or Ethan will pick it up and vice versa,” he said. “That’s what makes us so dangerous. When one of us isn’t scoring, you still have to worry about the other two.” The compatible quality of Arapahoe’s team has been an asset. “We have a lot of interchangeable piec-

es out there,” Till said. “We’re all about the same height and we have a lot of the same skills and speed and athleticism so we always have each other’s back. If one person is down, everyone else is there to pick us back up. “That’s the best aspect of our team, the interchangeable pieces. You have to play all of us pretty honestly and stay in front of us. We can all shoot the ball, we can all dribble the ball and we’re all skilled. Our skill helps us with our offense, defense and game plans.” Arapahoe, ranked No. 6 in the CHSAANow.com Class 5A poll, was 14-4 overall and 4-2 in the Centennial League before its Feb. 12 game at No. 7 Overland. One of the Warriors’ biggest problems this year has been going against teams with tall front lines since the tallest players on the Arapahoe roster are 6-3. “We are undersized,” said Atwell. “The style of play (fast-paced, pressure defense) we have, the strategy we have, helps us account for being undersized. The offense we run really molds to the type of players we have. On defense the strategy we have against a big 6-10 guy is try not to let him get the ball but if he does, swarm him, get him out of his zone so he can’t do any damage in an area where he’s best at.” Arapahoe has compensated for its lack of bulk. “We’re tiny,” added Till. “We just have to have more heart. Our coaches have a great game plan. Our game plans help and definitely our smartness. We are a smart team and our coaches help us do that.” Another glitch for the Warriors this season has been consistency. Arapahoe owns wins over top 10 teams like Overland, Eaglecrest and Mountain Vista but has lost to Mullen and Smoky Hill, two teams at the bottom of the Centennial League standings.

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student Claire Davis dead. “Absolutely, we have more to play for now,” said Till. “We are playing for Claire, her family and everyone in our school and community. When we play we have Arapahoe on our chests, so that’s who we are really playing for. We are a lot more motivated to do something good for our season, not just waste it. We need to play together as a team and play for everything that happened on the 13th. “We have great chemistry. We’ve all been together for a long time. We’re all best friends. I think our chemistry and playing together as one unit and everyone filling their roles and doing what they are supposed to do on the team is a big part of what we do.”

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Heritage splits hockey contests Eagles rebound from loss to post 1-0 win By Tom Munds

tmunds@coloradocommunitymedia.com The Heritage High School hockey team lost 7-1 on Feb. 7 to Mountain Vista but regrouped the next night to post a 1-0 win over Mullen. “It’s no excuse, but we have several guys out with injuries tonight and that didn’t help us as we went against a very good hockey team,” Eagles coach Jeremy Sims said after the Mountain Vista game. “We knew tonight we would have to play our A-plus game and, while we played pretty good hockey, we just couldn’t get the puck deep early because we had trouble getting cleanly out of our end of the rink.” He said he talked to the players after the loss, stressing they were still 8-3 in conference and in third place in the standings. “I told the guys to learn from tonight and put the loss behind them and focus on playing good hockey and getting some wins in the three conference games left in the regular season,” Sims said. “The main thing is to keep our heads up, focus on those last three games so we can remain in third place in the conference, which will give us a good seed for the playoffs.” Apparently the discussion paid off because the Eagles came out Feb. 8 and got their ninth league win of the season with the shutout of Mullen. The Eagles were on the road Feb. 12 against Pine Creek and they get a preview of the championship location Feb. 14 when they play Valor Christian at the Denver Coliseum. Heritage then closes out the season Feb. 15 against Coronado at the Ice Ranch in Littleton. The Eagles faced a major challenge Feb. 7 when they went against a Mountain Vista team that is 16-1 overall. The early going was give and take as the teams battled for the upper hand in set-

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ting the tempo of play. Mountain Vista took control with its fast-paced attack, scoring two quick goals in the first four minutes. The Golden Eagles added a short-handed goal later in the first period just before Heritage got its only goal on a power play late in the first to make it 3-1. The Eagles battled hard the entire game but the attack efforts were frequently short-circuited by Mountain Vista players. It was a tough, physical game. A lot of players from both teams spent a good deal of time on the ice, literally, as fierce checks frequently resulted in one or both players getting knocked off their blades. Josh Mazar, the team’s leading scorer with 12 goals and 11 assists, agreed it was a physical game against Mountain Vista. “Mountain Vista, like a lot of other teams, have some big guys on defense so, as a forward, you have to keep your head up and be aware of what is coming or you will get hit hard,” he said. “Personally, if I am bringing the puck down the ice and, if it is a breakaway, I am shooting. My preference is to go low so there may be a rebound for my teammates or for me. But, if the goalie uses a butterfly style and is spreading out on the ice to try to block the low shot, I try to go to the high corner.” He added that if it is a two-on-one breakaway, he looks for how the defender reacts to try to set up the best shot on goal, either by passing the ball to his teammate or taking the shot himself. Mazar said he is undecided about what the future holds after graduation. He said he may try junior hockey or possibly go to the University of Colorado and play club hockey. He said offers might come to play hockey but, whether they do or not, he’ll weigh the options and make what looks like the best decision for his future. In the Feb. 7 game, Mountain Vista took 44 shots on goal while Heritage got off 16 shots on the net. Chad Curd scored the Eagles’ goal with an assist from Sam Appleby. Heritage goalie Andrew Nash was kept busy by the Golden Eagles’ attack and finished the night with 35 saves.

Heritage forward Josh Mazar (17) fires the puck on net during the team’s Feb. 7 hockey game against Mountain Vista. Mountain Vista goalie Joe Morgan (1) made the glove save and his team went on to win the game, 7-1. Photo by Tom Munds

the 500 and I (have to) keep my mind clear and focus on swimming my best race,” she said. “I listen to music before the race but, in the water, it is complete focus on the race. I do notice those around me but I focus on swimming my best and swimming my race.” Hinton’s coach, Tom Byorick, was named the league’s coach of the year.

Prep sports Scoreboard HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL Boys basketball Heritage 48, Regis Jesuit 78 Junior Tom Skufca scored a game-high 21 points against Regis in a 78-48 loss. Skufca had four 3-pointers and eight rebounds. Junior Dalton Lundberg had four assists and junior Ethan McCauley had three rebounds. Heritage 43, ThunderRidge 67 Junior Tom Skufca scored 13 points for the Eagles against ThunderRidge. Both sophomores Tomas Ornelas and Jack Peck scored eight points and junior Ethan McCauley scored seven. Skufca had nine rebounds and junior Dalton Lundberg, McCauley and junior Eric Lawson had four rebounds.

Girls basketball Heritage 21, ThunderRidge 64 Freshman Haily Cechini scored 12 points for the Eagles followed by senior Bethany Stuhlman with four points. Stuhlman had two 3-pointers and two rebounds. Both sophomore Emily Tice and Cechini had three rebounds.

Wrestling

Heritage 12, Douglas County 56 Douglas County beat Heritage in wrestling 56-12. Austin Atwell, 195-pounder, won his match 5-1 and Antonio Flores won his match 11-4. Mark Morgan won his match over a Douglas County forfeit.

UPCOMING GAMES Boys basketball FRIDAY 7 p.m. - Heritage @ Douglas County TUESDAY 7 p.m. - Heritage vs. Rock Canyon

Girls basketball FRIDAY 7 p.m. - Heritage vs. Douglas County TUESDAY 7 p.m. - Heritage @ Rock Canyon

Wrestling FRIDAY TBA - Heritage @ Cherokee Trail (Regional Tournament) SATURDAY TBA - Heritage @ Cherokee Trail (Regional Tournament)

PREP SPORTS SCOREBOARD Would you like to see your team on the board? Contact sports reporter Kate Ferraro at kferraro@ coloradocommunitymedia.com. Or go to www.littletonindependent.net/scores/ and click on Post to the Scoreboard.

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use binoculars and turn your backyard into a bird sanctuary at the Great Backyard Bird Count, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 15, at the Audubon Center at Chatfield, 11280 Waterton Road, Littleton. Find out what birds eat and how to feed them. Join us on a bird hike and help count the birds at our feeders so you can do the same at your home. Bring your kids and help them make their own binoculars and participate in a nature scavenger hunt. Learn the best ways to attract more birds to your yard. Registration not required; no fee. Donations are accepted.

FEb. 15 LovE songs Love Potion #9: Classic Love Songs with a Twist will feature pianist Nick Busheff and vocalist Nancy Stohlman performing favorite torch songs of the past along with original music from their band and theatrical productions. Get ready to experience the ups and downs of love

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FEb. 16 War on tError Join Active Minds from 2-3 p.m. Feb. 16 for a discussion of the tension between combating terrorism and protecting individual privacy rights.  We will review various domestic surveillance techniques used by the government and explore the implications for how far this power should extend. The program is free and will take place at the Roxborough Library, 8357 N. Rampart Range Road,#200, Littleton. RSVP by calling 303-791-7323. FEb. 18 travEL group Energetic singles and

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munication is accepting submissions for its essay contest, with divisions for grades 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12, through Feb. 18; and its poetry contest, with divisions for grades K-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12, through April 10. Top 10 winners will be named in each division. Essays must be between 100 and 250 words on any non-fiction topic. Poetry must be 21 lines or less in English. Entries can made online at www. poeticpower.com or mail entries, labeled Poetry Contest or Essay Contest, to 159 N. Main, Smithfield UT 84335. Include author’s name, address, city, state and ZIP, current grade, school name, school address and teacher’s name. Home school students are welcome to enter. Selected entries of merit will be invited to be published in an anthology. An art contest for grades K-12 also is coming up. To enter, take a photo of your original artwork and enter it at www. celebratingart.com; deadline is April 9. Full contest information is available online, or

call 435-713-4411.

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nutrition classes and cooking demonstrations are offered from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 19 (Guard your Gut); and Feb. 26 (Sugar, Fat, Salt) at the South Denver Heart Center, 1000 Southpark Drive, Littleton. Join Richard Collins, M.D., “The Cooking Cardiologist,” along with Susan Buckley, RD, CDE, as they share their expertise on Heart Healthy nutrition and cooking solutions. For more information or to register, call 303-744-1065, www.southdenver.com.

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Sierra Club annual legislative forum is from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at First Plymouth Church, 3501 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver. The forum is a chance to meet legislators and learn about the hot environmental topics that the General Assembly is working on. Continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m., followed by comments from Audubon and Sierra Club lobbyists. Panel on water issues at 10:15 a.m., lunch at noon, and discussion with invited legislators at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Register and pay online at www.denveraudubon.org/programs/ conservation, or call 303-973-9530. You also can send payment to: ASGD, 9308 S. Wadsworth Blvd., Littleton, CO 80128.

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inconveniencing shoppers during the next year of construction, ensures the grocer will stay in the city for at least the next 34 years. John Watson, who lost a bid for city council last November, says taking over an aging mall and then incentivizing its improvements would be bad news. “I’m scared to death,” he said. “Two words: TrailMark.” Littleton annexed TrailMark, just north of Chatfield Reservoir, in 1991 with the idea of building a luxury golf course. Developers put up about 800 houses, but the land around them was designated as open space by Jefferson County. There is only one commercial building in the subdivision, a daycare, which means the city is responsible for providing municipal services to TrailMark with no revenue to cover it. Southwest Plaza, however, was opened in 1983 with 150 storefronts in more than 1.3 million square feet. It im-

Church Community Garden Club plans an introductory class, Grow Your Own Food! Vegetable Gardening for Beginners, from 9-11 a.m. Feb. 22 at 6653 Chatfield Ave., Littleton. Topics will include site selection, bed preparation, soil science, amendments and fertilizers, planting seeds and transplants, mulching, proper watering techniques, weeding, harvesting, pest management, and season extension. No prior experience is needed. A breakfast buffet of bagels, pastries, fruit, cheese, juice and coffee, will be open from 8:30-9 a.m., followed by the presentation. A $5 donation is payable at the door. Contact vegetables365@vegetables365.com.

FEb. 25 tEEn addiction Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network presents “Protecting Your Teen from Addiction” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 21 (event code: admhn12114) and from 5-6:30 p.m. Feb. 25 (event code: admhn22514) at the Southglenn Library, Room A, 6972 S. Vine St., Centennial; and from 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 10 (event code: admhn210) at the network’s Castle Rock office, 831 S. Perry St., Suite 100. In this class, you will learn about trends in substance abuse in our community, how to talk about drugs and alcohol, signs of substance abuse in teens, prevention and early intervention, effects of substances on the brain and brain development, and shifts in views on marijuana use and legalization. Use the event code listed to register for classes at

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FEb. 26 bLood drivE Columbine Library community blood drive is from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 26 inside Bonfils’ mobile bus at 7706 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton. For information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Bonfils’ Appointment Center at 303-363-2300 or www.bonfils.org.  through FEb. 28  art Exhibit The Paint Box Guild of Littleton will have an exhibit from Jan. 9 to Feb. 28 at Highlands Ranch Library, 9292 Ridgeline Blvd. Media included are oil, watercolor, pastel and mixed.  Library hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. march 12 sudan Join Active Minds from 3-4 p.m. March 12 for a discussion of Sudan.  After decades of civil war, Sudan split into two countries, only to have conflict arise within in the new country of South Sudan.  We will examine the origins and current status of the conflicts, including the role of colonialism, tribal ethnicity and religion.  We will also look at the history of genocide in Darfur and how the international response to war in Sudan impacts the prospects for long-term peace in the region. Free program takes place at RiverPointe, 5225 S. Prince St., Littleton. RSVP at 303-797-0600.

mediately sucked business away from Englewood’s Cinderella City by heavily advertising its lower taxes, achieved by building in unincorporated Jefferson County with no overlying city taxes. A bustling retail corridor followed it up Bowles Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard. But with the advent of outdoor malls like Aspen Grove and mixed-use developments like Streets at SouthGlenn, indoor malls are waning in popularity, and the economic crash of 2008 saw the fall of many of the surrounding big box stores such as Circuit City. The sources say the mall owners approached the city about annexation, hoping to fund improvements through public/private partnerships that would then be possible. One possibility is that it could become a business improvement district under the watchful eye of the city’s urban-renewal authority, named the Riverfront Authority after the shopping-center project it oversaw in the 1980s, around the same time Southwest Plaza opened. That building is now Echostar, on the southwest corner of Santa Fe Drive and Bowles. In a BID, retailers in the mall would charge customers a fee on top of other taxes in order to fund improvements.

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While Willowcroft was built in 1884, CPI’s recognition of the much newer Littleton structures and the neon signs on Colfax stress that history is being made every year. “Mid-century resources are under attack throughout the country,” reads the brochure. “Often seen as dated and obsolete, they fall victim to the wrecking ball and demolition by neglect.” Don D’Andrea, owner of Taco House, notes that his location is one of just three left in the state; at one time there were at least 15, he said. He owns the business, but not the building. He painted it bright yellow a couple of years ago, updating from drab green. “It’s old,” he said. “I would like to see it look better.” Diane Wray Tomasso of Historic Littleton Inc. points out that Littleton’s mid-century saw an influx of highly educated people arriving to work at Lockheed Martin and Marathon Oil, and the architecture that cropped up around them tended to reflect that new high-tech attitude. “Mid-century buildings have a separate kind of vibe, an excitement to them,” said HLI’s Liz Eaton. There has been lots of attention paid to the Littleton Boulevard corridor of late. Littleton Community Retreat members began gearing up for an intensive study after its gathering last October, and the city is applying for a state grant to survey the buildings. “We are looking forward to moving ahead with a planning effort on Littleton Boulevard,” said Dennis Swain, principal planner. Salazar said such undertakings make for healthy cities. “All of these places will become part of the economic engine of the community,” he said. But, said Wray Tomasso, it goes even deeper. “If we lose our historic buildings, we lose our soul,” she said. “And these are really Littleton’s soul.”


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Notices PUBLIC NOTICE

February 13, 2014

Public Notices The property to be foreclosed is: LOT 188, BLOCK 1, HIGHLAND VIEW II, COUNTY OF ARAPAHOE, STATE OF COLORADO. Also known by street and number as: 8165 S. Fillmore Way, Littleton, CO 80122. THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN IS ALL OF THE PROPERTY CURRENTLY ENCUMBERED BY THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST.

Public Trustees Public Notice COMBINED NOTICE - PUBLICATION CRS §38-38-103 FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1614-2013 To Whom It May Concern: This Notice is given with regard to the following described Deed of Trust: On November 26, 2013, the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in the County of Arapahoe records. Original Grantor(s): CRAIG S. HAYNES AND LISA K. HAYNES Original Beneficiary(ies): BENEFICIAL MORTGAGE CO. OF COLORADO Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: BENEFICIAL FINANCIAL I INC. Date of Deed of Trust: November 15, 2004 County of Recording: Arapahoe Recording Date of Deed of Trust: November 18, 2004 Recording Information (Reception Number): B4201361 Original Principal Amount $368,419.60 Outstanding Principal Balance $322,686.36 Pursuant to CRS §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 thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property to be foreclosed is: LOT 133, LIBERTY HILL II, COUNTY OF ARAPAHOE, STATE OF COLORADO. TAX MAP OR PARCEL ID NO.: 1880432 Also known by street and number as: 7018 SOUTH GRAPE WAY, CENTENNIAL, CO 80122. THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN IS ALL OF THE PROPERTY CURRENTLY ENCUMBERED BY THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST. NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, described herein, has filed Notice of Election and Demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that I will at public auction, at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, 03/26/2014, at the East Hearing Room, County Administration Building, 5334 South Prince Street, Littleton, Colorado,, sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of the 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 issue to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/30/2014 Last Publication: 2/27/2014 Name of Publication: Littleton Independent ● IF THE SALE DATE IS CONTINUED TO A LATER DATE, THE DEADLINE TO FILE A NOTICE OF INTENT TO CURE BY THOSE PARTIES ENTITLED TO CURE MAY ALSO BE EXTENDED; DATE: 11/26/2013 Cynthia D Mares, Public Trustee in and for the County of Arapahoe, State of Colorado By: Cynthia D Mares, Public Trustee The name, address, business telephone number and bar registration number of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: Holly L. Decker #32647 Toni M.N. Dale #30580 Medved Dale Decker & Deere, LLC 355 Union Blvd., Suite 302, Lakewood, CO 80228 (303) 274-0155 Attorney File # 13-913-25535 The Attorney above is acting as a debt collector and is attempting to collect a debt. Any information provided may be used for that purpose. ©Public Trustees' Association of Colorado Revised 9/2012 Legal Notice NO.: 1614-2013 First Publication: 1/30/2014 Last Publication: 2/27/2014 Name of Publication: Littleton Independent Public Notice COMBINED NOTICE - PUBLICATION CRS §38-38-103 FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1597-2013 To Whom It May Concern: This Notice is given with regard to the following described Deed of Trust: On November 19, 2013, the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in the County of Arapahoe records. Original Grantor(s): Jane E. Stern and Ted Stern Original Beneficiary(ies): Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Accredited Home Lenders, Inc. a California Corporation Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Indenture Trustee, on behalf of the holders of the Accredited Mortgage Loan Trust 2004-3 Asset-Backed Notes Date of Deed of Trust: May 13, 2004 County of Recording: Arapahoe Recording Date of Deed of Trust: May 26, 2004 Recording Information (Reception Number): B4095774 Original Principal Amount: $132,800.00 Outstanding Principal Balance: $115,579.72 Pursuant to CRS §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 thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property to be foreclosed is: LOT 188, BLOCK 1, HIGHLAND VIEW II, COUNTY OF ARAPAHOE, STATE OF COLORADO. Also known by street and number as: 8165 S. Fillmore Way, Littleton, CO 80122. THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN IS ALL OF THE PROPERTY CURRENTLY ENCUMBERED BY THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST. NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, described herein, has filed Notice of Election and Demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that I will at public auction, at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, 03/19/2014, at the East Hearing Room, County Administration

NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, described herein, has filed Notice of Election and Demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that I will at public auction, at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, 03/19/2014, at the East Hearing Room, County Administration Building, 5334 South Prince Street, Littleton, Colorado,, sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of the 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 issue to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/23/2014 Last Publication: 2/20/2014 Name of Publication: Littleton Independent ● IF THE SALE DATE IS CONTINUED TO A LATER DATE, THE DEADLINE TO FILE A NOTICE OF INTENT TO CURE BY THOSE PARTIES ENTITLED TO CURE MAY ALSO BE EXTENDED; DATE: 11/19/2013 Cynthia D Mares, Public Trustee in and for the County of Arapahoe, State of Colorado By: Cynthia D Mares, Public Trustee The name, address, business telephone number and bar registration number of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: Caren Jacobs Castle #11790 Deanna L. Westfall #23449 Jennifer Griest #34830 Britney Beall-Eder #34935 Kimberly L. Martinez #40351 Reagan Larkin #42309 Christopher T. Groen #39976 Cynthia Lowery #34145 The Castle Law Group, LLC 999 18th Street #2201, Denver, CO 80202 (303) 865-1400 Attorney File # 13-07307 The Attorney above is acting as a debt collector and is attempting to collect a debt. Any information provided may be used for that purpose. ©Public Trustees' Association of Colorado Revised 9/2012

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Legal Notice NO.: 1597-2013 First Publication: 1/23/2014 Last Publication: 2/20/2014 Name of Publication: Littleton Independent Public Notice COMBINED NOTICE - PUBLICATION CRS §38-38-103 FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1609-2013 To Whom It May Concern: This Notice is given with regard to the following described Deed of Trust: On November 20, 2013, the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in the County of Arapahoe records. Original Grantor(s): Ryan L. Roe and Penney L. Roe Original Beneficiary(ies): Beneficial Mortgage Co. of Colorado Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: BENEFICIAL FINANCIAL I INC. Date of Deed of Trust: October 20, 2005 County of Recording: Arapahoe Recording Date of Deed of Trust: October 25, 2005 Recording Information (Reception Number): B5160309 Re-Recording Information (Reception Number): B9081836 Re-Recording Date of Deed of Trust: July 29, 2009 Original Principal Amount: $257,894.31 Outstanding Principal Balance: $248,810.71 Pursuant to CRS §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 thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property to be foreclosed is: THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY, TOGETHER WITH IMPROVEMENTS, IF ANY, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF ARAPAHOE AND STATE OF COLORADO, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LOT 3, BLOCK 2, RIDGE MANOR, COUNTY OF ARAPAHOE, STATE OF COLORADO. Also known by street and number as: 6861 S GREENWOOD ST, LITTLETON, CO 80120. THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN IS ALL OF THE PROPERTY CURRENTLY ENCUMBERED BY THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST. NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, described herein, has filed Notice of Election and Demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that I will at public auction, at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, 03/19/2014, at the East Hearing Room, County Administration Building, 5334 South Prince Street, Littleton, Colorado,, sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of the 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 issue to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/23/2014 Last Publication: 2/20/2014 Name of Publication: Littleton Independent ● IF THE SALE DATE IS CONTINUED TO A LATER DATE, THE DEADLINE TO FILE A NOTICE OF INTENT TO CURE BY THOSE PARTIES ENTITLED TO CURE MAY ALSO BE EXTENDED; DATE: 11/20/2013 Cynthia D Mares, Public Trustee in and for the County of Arapahoe, State of Colorado By: Cynthia D Mares, Public Trustee The name, address, business telephone number and bar registration number of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: Holly L. Decker #32647 Toni M.N. Dale #30580 Medved Dale Decker & Deere, LLC 355 Union Blvd., Suite 302, Lakewood, CO 80228 (303) 223-7883 The Attorney above is acting as a debt collector and is attempting to collect a debt. Any information provided may be used for that purpose. Attorney File # 13-913-25438 ©Public Trustees' Association of Colorado Revised 9/2012 Legal Notice NO.: 1609-2013 First Publication: 1/23/2014 Last Publication: 2/20/2014 Name of Publication: Littleton Independent

PUBLIC NOTICE

Public Notice of Petition for Change of Name

Public notice is given on January 17, 2014 that a Petition for a Change of Name of an adult has been filed with the Arapahoe County Court.

Public Trustees Public Notice COMBINED NOTICE - PUBLICATION CRS §38-38-103 FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1636-2013 To Whom It May Concern: This Notice is given with regard to the following described Deed of Trust: On December 10, 2013, the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in the County of Arapahoe records. Original Grantor(s): John Buckingham Original Beneficiary(ies): Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., acting solely as nominee for Cherry Creek Mortgage Co., Inc. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: Random Properties Acquisition Corp III Date of Deed of Trust: December 22, 2005 County of Recording: Arapahoe Recording Date of Deed of Trust: December 30, 2005 Recording Information (Reception Number): B5195459 Original Principal Amount: $147,570.00 Outstanding Principal Balance: $141,438.70 Pursuant to CRS §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 thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property to be foreclosed is: SEE EXHIBIT A ATTACHED HERETO AND INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE Also known by street and number as: 7440 S Blackhawk St #13303, Englewood, CO 80112. THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN IS ALL OF THE PROPERTY CURRENTLY ENCUMBERED BY THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST. NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, described herein, has filed Notice of Election and Demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that I will at public auction, at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, 04/09/2014, at the East Hearing Room, County Administration Building, 5334 South Prince Street, Littleton, Colorado,, sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of the 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 issue to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Name of Publication: Littleton Independent ● IF THE SALE DATE IS CONTINUED TO A LATER DATE, THE DEADLINE TO FILE A NOTICE OF INTENT TO CURE BY THOSE PARTIES ENTITLED TO CURE MAY ALSO BE EXTENDED; DATE: 12/10/2013 Cynthia D Mares, Public Trustee in and for the County of Arapahoe, State of Colorado By: Cynthia D Mares, Public Trustee The name, address, business telephone number and bar registration number of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: Robert J. Aronowitz, Esq. #5673 Lisa Cancanon #42043 Emily Jensik #31294 Joan Olson, Esq. #28078 Jennifer H. Trachte #40391 Monica Kadrmas #34904 Catherine A. Hildreth #40975 Aronowitz & Mecklenburg, LLP 1199 Bannock St., Denver, CO 80204 (303) 8131177 The Attorney above is acting as a debt collector and is attempting to collect a debt. Any information provided may be used for that purpose. Attorney File # 2345.00051 ©Public Trustees' Association of Colorado Revised 9/2012 1636-2013 Exhibit A PARCEL A: CONDOMINIUM UNIT R-13-303, WINDMILL CREEK AMENDMENT NO. 3, ACCORDING TO THE CONDOMIN1UM MAP RECORDED ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2002, AT RECEPTION NO. B2177288, AND AS DEFINED AND DESCRIBED IN THE CONDOMINIUM DECLARATION FOR WINDMILL CREEK RECORDED JANUARY 3, 2002, AT RECEPTION NO. B2001524, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNT CLERK AND RECORDER , COUNTY OF ARAPAHOE, STATE OF COLORADO, AND ANY AND ALL AMENDMENTS AND SUPPLEMENTS THERETO, COUNTY OF ARAPAHOE, STATE OF COLORADO PARCEL B: CONDOMINIUM UNIT G-11-D, WINDMILL CREEK AMENDMENT NO. 3, ACCORDING TO THE CONDOMIN1UM MAP RECORDED ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2002, AT RECEPTION NO. B2177288, AND AS DEFINED AND DESCRIBED IN THE CONDOMINIUM DECLARATION FOR WINDMILL CREEK RECORDED JANUARY 3, 2002, AT RECEPTION NO. B2001524, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNT CLERK AND RECORDER , COUNTY OF ARAPAHOE, STATE OF COLORADO, AND ANY AND ALL AMENDMENTS AND SUPPLEMENTS THERETO, COUNTY OF ARAPAHOE, STATE OF COLORADO Legal Notice NO.: 1636-2013 First Publication: 2/13/2014 Last Publication: 3/13/2014 Name of Publication: Littleton Independent

The petition requests that the name of Cassandra Sea Medrano be changed to Cassandra Edmondson Medrano. Case No.: 2014 C 100020

Name Changes

Tammera Herivel, Clerk of the Court By: Laura Larson, Deputy Clerk Legal Notice No: 15827 First Publication: January 30, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE Public Notice of Petition for Change of Name Public notice is given on January 23, 2014 that a Petition for a Change of Name of an adult has been filed with the Arapahoe County Court. The petition requests that the name of Christopher Michael Alexander Lujan be changed to Christopher Michael Alexander. Case No.: 2014 C 100025 Tammera Herivel, Clerk of the Court By: Sharon Calhoun, Deputy Clerk Legal Notice No: 15844 First Publication: January 30, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE Public Notice of Petition for Change of Name Public notice is given on January 27, 2014 that a Petition for a Change of Name of an adult has been filed with the Arapahoe County Court. The petition requests that the name of Pablo Fernando Acuna Castillo be changed to Pablo Fernando Acuna. Case No.: 2014 C 100037 Tammera Herivel, Clerk of the Court By: M. Wainwright, Deputy Clerk Legal Notice No: 15851 First Publication: February 6, 2014 Last Publication: February 20, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE Public Notice of Petition for Change of Name Public notice is given on January 22, 2014 that a Petition for a Change of Name of minor child has been filed with the Arapahoe County Court. The petition requests that the name of Robert Wesley Mayhew be changed to Robert Wesley Helfer. Case No.: 2014 CV 5 Kathleen Noone, Clerk of the Court By: Kathleen Noone, Deputy Clerk Legal Notice No: 15862 First Publication: February 6, 2014 Last Publication: February 20, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE Public Notice of Petition for Change of Name Public notice is given on December 27, 2013 that a Petition for a Change of Name of an adult has been filed with the Arapahoe County Court. The petition requests that the name of Vernielle Dion Powell be changed to Vernielle Dion Suttles. Case No.: 2013 C 100781 Tammera Herivel, Clerk of the Court By: Danielle Trijullo, Deputy Clerk Legal Notice No: 15866 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 27, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE Public Notice of Petition for Change of Name Public notice is given on January 29, 2014 that a Petition for a Change of Name of an adult has been filed with the Arapahoe County Court. The petition requests that the name of Gemal Mahmud Mohamed Ali be changed to Jemal Mahmoud Ali. Case No.: 2014 C 100038 Tammera Herivel, Clerk of the Court By: Sharon Calhoun, Deputy Clerk Legal Notice No: 15872 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 27, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE Public Notice of Petition for Change of Name Public notice is given on February 6, 2014 that a Petition for a Change of Name of an adult has been filed with the Arapahoe County Court. The petition requests that the name of Pegie Alice LaRork be changed to Peggy Carter LaRork. Case No.: 2014 C 100052 Tammera Herivel, Clerk of the Court By: Julie Rich, Deputy Clerk Legal Notice No: 15891 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 27, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent

Notice To Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE

Name Changes PUBLIC NOTICE Public Notice of Petition for Change of Name Public notice is given on January 17, 2014 that a Petition for a Change of Name of an adult has been filed with the Arapahoe County Court. The petition requests that the name of Cassandra Sea Medrano be changed to Cassandra Edmondson Medrano. Case No.: 2014 C 100020 Tammera Herivel, Clerk of the Court By: Laura Larson, Deputy Clerk Legal Notice No: 15827

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Maria Fortunata M. Kenney, Aka Maria Fortunata Mancao Kenney Aka Marita Kenney Aka Maria F. M. Kenney Aka Maria F. Kenney Aka Maria Fortunata Kenney Aka Marita M. Kenney Aka Maria M. Kenney Aka Maria Kenney, Deceased Case Number: 2014 PR 30025

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To advertise your notices 303-566-4100 All persons having claims against the publicAll personscall having claims against the above-named estate are required to above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representpresent them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe ative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before June 6, County, Colorado on or before May 29, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. Vincent J. Kenney Personal Representative 40 Waunona Woods Court Madison, WI 53713 Legal Notice No: 15825 First Publication: January 30, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Tom Garton Robinson, Deceased Case Number: 2014PR030019

All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before May 30, 2014, or the claims may be forever barred. Peggy Petagna Robinson Personal Representative c/o Davis Schilken PC 523 Park Point Dr., Suite 350 Golden, CO 80401 Legal Notice No.: 15842 First Publication: January 30, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Joe Paul Necas, aka Joseph Paul Necas, aka J.P. Necas, aka Joe Necas, Deceased Case Number: 2013PR030472 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to District Court of Arapahoe, County, Colorado on or before May 30, 2014, or the claims may be forever barred. Cathy Necas and Joe Joe Necas Jr. Personal Representatives c/o Davis Schilken PC 523 Park Point Dr., Suite 350 Golden, CO 80401 Legal Notice No.: 15843 First Publication: January 30, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Rajkumar Varma Case Number: 13PR30540 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado or on or before June 7, 2014, or the claims may be forever barred. Prerna Varma Personal Representative 6110 S. Paris Street Greenwood Village, CO 80111 Legal Notice No.: 15853 First Publication: February 6, 2014 Last Publication: February 20, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of JAN L. YEAGER, aka JAN YEAGER and JANICE KAY YEAGER, Deceased Case Number: 2014 PR 30001 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Adams County, Colorado on or before June 20, 2014, or the claims may be forever barred. Patrick Yeager, Personal Representative c/o Katrina S. Jones, P.C. 12303 Airport Way, Ste. 200 Broomfield, CO 80021 (303) 327-1442 Legal Notice No.: 15890 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 27, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent

Scott Gelman Personal Representative c/o Gelman & Norberg, LLC 8480 E. Orchard Road, Suite 5000 Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111 Legal Notice No: 15829 First Publication: January 30, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Eloise Adell Anderson-Jones, aka Eloise Anderson, aka Eloise A. Anderson, aka Joy Anderson, aka Joy Anderson-Jones, Deceased Case Number: 2014 PR 30035 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before May 30, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. John A. Anderson Personal Representative 2704 Mountain High Drive San Marcos, Texas 78666 Legal Notice No: 15830 First Publication: January 30, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Don Richard Lawless, aka Don R. Lawless, aka Don Lawless, Deceased Case Number: 2013 PR 30625 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before May 30, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. James L. Merrill Personal Representative 43981 Road L Mancos, Colorado 81328-9345 Legal Notice No: 15833 First Publication: January 30, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Terhark, Gregory Lee, aka Terhark, Gregory L. and Terhark, Gregory, Deceased Case Number: 2014 PR 30036 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before June 4, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. Melinda Heather Terhark Personal Representative 16435 E. Powers Place Centennial, Colorado 80015 Legal Notice No: 15834 First Publication: January 30, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Charles N. Burton, Charles Norman Burton, Deceased Case Number: 13PR1031 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before May 31, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. Timothy A. Burton Personal Representative 7777 W. 1st Place Lakewood, CO 80226 Legal Notice No: 15835 First Publication: January 30, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Mary F. Acosta, Deceased Case Number: 2013 PR 30549

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Lois E. Pumphrey, Deceased Case Number: 2013 PR 30304

All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before June 1, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. Daniel T. Acosta Personal Representative 2773 E. Choctaw Drive Sierra Vista, AZ 85650 Legal Notice No: 15826 First Publication: January 30, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Norma Lee Cornell, Deceased Case Number: 2014 PR 30022 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before June 1, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. Candace Nicole Kristensson Personal Representative 2320 South Madison Street Denver, Colorado 80210 Legal Notice No: 15828 First Publication: January 30, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Janet T. Lassen, Deceased Case Number: 2014 PR 030016

All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before June 6, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred.

All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before May 29, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred.

Vincent J. Kenney Personal Representative 40 Waunona Woods Court Madison, WI 53713

Scott Gelman Personal Representative c/o Gelman & Norberg, LLC 8480 E. Orchard Road, Suite 5000

All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before June 6, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. Todd E. Mackintosh Attorney for the Personal Representative 1775 Sherman Street, Suite 1600 Denver, Colorado 80203 Legal Notice No: 15855 First Publication: February 6, 2014 Last Publication: February 20, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Dorothy May Temple, Deceased Case Number: 2013 PR 30537 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before June 6, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. Venetia Garrison Personal Representative 6152 S. Marion Way Centennial, Colorado 80121 Legal Notice No: 15858 First Publication: February 6, 2014 Last Publication: February 20, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Helen Mae Coyer, aka Helen M. Coyer, Deceased Case Number: 2013 PR 30624 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before June 6, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred.


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All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before June 6, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred.

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William F. Coyer Personal Representative 534 Brownstone Drive St. Charles, IL 60174 Legal Notice No: 15859 First Publication: February 6, 2014 Last Publication: February 20, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Betty J. Tidball, aka Betty Tidball, Deceased Case Number: 2014 PR 30056 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before June 6, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. Christopher Alex Tidball Personal Representative 8908 E. Mad River Road Parker, Colorado 80134 Legal Notice No: 15860 First Publication: February 6, 2014 Last Publication: February 20, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Erma J. Braswell, aka Erma Jeanette Braswell, Deceased Case Number: 2014 PR 30037 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before June 13, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. Glen E. Braswell, Jr. Personal Representative 3423 South Eudora Street Denver, Colorado 80222 Legal Notice No: 15861 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 27, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Larry K. Mansur, aka Larry Kent Mansur, aka Larry Mansur, Deceased Case Number: 2014 PR 20 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before July 1, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. Linda Sue Mansur Personal Representative 9 Village Drive Littleton, Colorado 80123 Legal Notice No: 15863 First Publication: February 6, 2014 Last Publication: February 20, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Charlyene Dell Haschke, aka Charlyene D. Haschke, aka Charlyene Knox-Haschke, And Charlyene Knox, Deceased Case Number: 2014 PR 030059 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado, on or before June 13, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. Kenneth Paul Haschke aka Kenneth P. Haschke Personal Representative 1170 Geneva Street Aurora, Colorado, 80010 Legal Notice No: 15871 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 27, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Robert H. Summers, Deceased Case Number: 2014 PR 30064 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe County, Colorado on or before June 13, 2014 or the claims may be forever barred. James P. Rouse, No. 10675 Rouse Law Office, P.C. 8400 E. Prentice Ave., Suite 1040 Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111 Legal Notice No: 15883 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 27, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent

Misc. Private Legals Public Notice COMBINED NOTICE OF SALE AND RIGHT TO CURE AND REDEEM DISTRICT COURT, ARAPAHOE COUNTY, STATE OF COLORADO Court Address: 7325 S. Potomac Street, Centennial, CO 80112 Case Number: 2013-CV-598 Div: 202 Plaintiff: BRANDYCHASE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, a Colorado non-profit corporation Defendants: STEPHANIE D. JONES, et al. Plaintiff’s Attorney: Charlene M. Long Reg #16945 Address: 1660 S. Albion Street #918, Denver, CO 80222 Ph No: 303-488-0267 Fx No: 303-757-3640 E-mail: char@charlenelongatty.com TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: This is to advise you that the above captioned action is pending. An Order Entering Judgment Against Stephanie D. Jones And For Decree Of Foreclosure has been entered in this action concerning Assessment Lien for the benefit of Brandychase Condominium Association, existing under the Condominium Declaration for Brandychase Condominiums, recorded on October 5, 1978, in Book 2863, Page 143, et seq., of the real estate records in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Arapahoe County, Colorado (the “Assessment Lien”). The name, address and telephone number of the attorney representing the owner of the Assessment Lien are shown above.

entered in this action concerning Assessment Lien for the benefit of Brandychase Condominium Association, existing under the Condominium Declaration for Brandychase Condominiums, recorded on October 5, 1978, in Book 2863, Page 143, et seq., of the real estate records in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Arapahoe County, Colorado (the “Assessment Lien”).

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The name, address and telephone number of the attorney representing the owner of the Assessment Lien are shown above. The real property which is the subject matter of this litigation, which is all of the property currently encumbered by the Assessment Lien described in said Decree of Foreclosure, is situate in Arapahoe County Colorado, and is described as follows: Condominium Unit 104, Building No. 15, Brandychase Condominiums, in accordance with the Declaration recorded on October 6, 1978, in Book 2863, at Page 143, and Condominium Map recorded on October 6, 1978, in Book 36 at Page 4, under Reception No. 1780804, and amendment recorded November 6, 1978 in Map Book 36 at Page 41, under Reception No. 1789714, and amendment recorded January 19, 1979 in Map Book 37 at Page 15, under Reception No. 1812585 of the Arapahoe County Records, together with the exclusive right to use the following limited common elements: Storage Space 15-104, County of Arapahoe, State of Colorado. Also known as: 13393 East Asbury Drive #104, Aurora, CO 80014 The current owner of record for the real property is Stephanie D. Jones. The Plaintiff named-above is the judgment creditor in this action and current owner of the evidence of debt (the judgment entered herein) secured by the property being sold; and as of September 20, 2013, the outstanding balance due and owing was $10,409.65. THE LIEN BEING FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given I shall offer for public sale to the highest bidder, for cash, at public auction, all the rights, title and interest of the Defendants in said property on March 13 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at 13101 East Broncos Parkway, Centennial, Colorado 80112, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness, plus attorney 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. **BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE CASH OR CERTIFIED FUNDS SUFFICIENT TO COVER THEIR HIGHEST BID AT TIME OF SALE.** Questions regarding the sale should be addressed to the Civil Division, telephone 720-874-3851. DATED December 17, 2013. J. Grayson Robinson, Sheriff Arapahoe County, Colorado By: Sgt. James Osborn Deputy Sheriff Legal Notice No.: 15745 First Publication: January 16, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Published in: Littleton Independent, 9137 S. Ridgeline Blvd, #210, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 Public Notice DISTRICT COURT, ARAPAHOE COUNTY, STATE OF COLORADO CIVIL ACTION NO. 2013CV618, Division/Courtroom 204 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL PROPERTY HIGHLINE MEADOWS CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, v. JULIE BROOKE; THE CIT GROUP/CONSUMER FINANCE, INC.; and CYNTHIA D. MARES AS THE PUBLIC TRUSTEE OF ARAPAHOE COUNTY, COLORADO. Defendant(s). Regarding: Condominium Unit No. 130306, Highline Meadows Condominiums, in accordance with the Declaration recorded October 25, 1978 in Book 2873 at Page 367 and Condominium Map recorded on October 25, 1978 as Reception No. 1786266, Book 36 at Pages 31 and 32 of the County of Arapahoe records; together with the exclusive right to use the following common elements; Parking Space 630, County of Arapahoe, State of Colorado.; Also known as: 130 East Highline Circle, #306, Centennial, CO 80122. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS, Please take notice: You and each of you are hereby notified that a Sheriff's Sale of the referenced property is to be conducted by the Civil Division of the Sheriff's Office of Arapahoe County, Colorado at 10:00 A.M., on the 20th day of March, 2014, at 13101 East Broncos Parkway, Centennial, CO 80112, phone number 720-874-3851. At which sale, the above described real property and improvements thereon will be sold to the highest bidder. Plaintiff makes no warranty relating to title, possession, or quiet enjoyment in and to said real property in connection with this sale. *BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE CASH OR CERTIFIED FUNDS SUFFICIENT TO COVER THEIR HIGHEST BID AT THE TIME OF SALE.* PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LIEN BEING FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN ON THE SUBJ ECT PROPERTY. Judgment is in the amount of $19,264.72. Signed: December 18, 2013. J. Grayson Robinson, Sheriff Arapahoe County, Colorado By: Sgt. James Osborn Deputy Sheriff Legal Notice No.: 15746 First Publication: January 23, 2014 Last Publication: February 20, 2014 Published In: Littleton Independent, 69137 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 Public Notice COMBINED NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL PROPERTY AND RIGHT TO CURE AND REDEEM DISTRICT COURT, ARAPAHOE COUNTY, STATE OF COLORADO Civil Action No. 2013CV030297, Div. 207 Plaintiff, MILL RUN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. v. Defendants, HARRIET V. TAITO, KARAUNA F. TAITO; FREMONT INVESTMENT & LOAN N/K/A LITTON LOAN SERVICING, LP; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK TRUST COMPANY, N.A.; GMAC MORTGAGE,

Plaintiff, MILL RUN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. v. Defendants, HARRIET V. TAITO, KARAUNA F. TAITO; FREMONT INVESTMENT & LOAN N/K/A LITTON LOAN SERVICING, LP; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK TRUST COMPANY, N.A.; GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC; PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATES COMPANY, INC. N/K/A THE ADVANTAGE GROUP; LIBERTY ACQUISITIONS SEVICING, LLC; ARAPAHOE COUNTY PUBLIC TRUSTEE; AND OCCPANT(S).

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On December 5, 2013, the Arapahoe County District Court issued its Decree of Foreclosure. Original Grantor(s): Harriet V. Taito and Karauna F. Taito Original Beneficiary: Mill Run Homeowners Association, Inc. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: Mill Run Homeowners Association, Inc. Date of Lien: November 28, 2007 County of Recording: Arapahoe Recording Date of Lien: December 3, 2007 Recording Reception Number: B7151746 Original Amount: $872.36 Outstanding Amount: $12,549.85 Pursuant to CRS §38-38-101(4)(i), you are hereby notified that the provisions of the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions of Mill Run Homeowners Association, Inc. (the “Declaration”) have been violated as follows: Failure to pay common expense assessments as that term is defined in 38-33.3-316 C.R.S., together with all other payments provided for in the Declaration for Mill Run Homeowners Association, Inc. or by Colorado Statute secured by the Assessment Lien. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN IS ALL OF THE PROPERTY CURRENTLY ENCUMBERED BY THE LIEN:

DED ON JULY 17, 2001 AT RECEPTION

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UM MAP RECORDED ON JULY 17, 2001 AT RECEPTION NO. B1115282 IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK AND RECORDER OF THE COUNTY OF ARAPAHOE, STATE OF COLORADO

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PARCEL B: GARAGE UNIT G123, IN ACCORDANCE WITH AND SUBJECT TO THE DECLARATION FOR PINNACLE AT HIGHLINE RECORDED ON JULY 17, 2001 AT RECEPTION NO. B1115281 AND THE CONDOMINIUM MAP RECORDED ON JULY 17, 2001 AT RECEPTION NO. B1115282 IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK AND RECORDER OF THE COUNTY OF ARAPAHOE, STATE OF COLORADO also known as 1641 W. Canal Circle, Unit 731, Littleton, Colorado 80120-4552 (the “Property”). The Plaintiff named above is the judgment creditor in this action and the lienor of the Property pursuant to the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act, Colorado Revised Statutes, § 38-33.3316(2)(a), and the Plaintiff’s Declaration. As of December 10, 2013, the outstanding balance due and owing on such judgment is $7,480.17. BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE CASH OR CERTIFIED FUNDS TO COVER THEIR HIGHEST BID AT TIME OF SALE. I shall offer for public sale to the highest bidder, for cash, at public auction, all the right, title and interest of the Defendant in said property on March 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., at Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office, 13101 Broncos Parkway, Centennial, Colorado 80112. NOTE: THE LIEN BEING FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. INTENT to cure and redeem, as provided by the aforementioned laws, must be directed to or conducted at the Office of the Sheriff for the County of Arapahoe, Civil Division, 13101 Broncos Parkway , Centennial, Colorado 80112.

the office of the undersigned Sheriff pursuant to an Order For Judgment And Decree Of Foreclosure dated August 8, 2013, and C.R.S. §§ 38-38-101 to 401, by the Roundtree-Aurora Homeowners Association, Inc., the current holder of a lien recorded with the County of Arapahoe Clerk and Recorder on February 25, 2011, at Reception No. D1019416. The judicial foreclosure is based on a default under the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions of Roundtree-Aurora Homeowners Association, Inc. recorded with the Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder on October 26, 2007, in Reception No. B7137764 (“Declaration”). The Declaration and notices as recorded, establish a lien for the benefit of the Roundtree-Aurora Homeowners Association, Inc. - THE LIEN BEING FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN ON THE SUBJECT PROPERTY AND IMPROVEMENTS – against the property legally described as follows:

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Lot 17, Block 3, Roundtree-Aurora Filing No. 1, County of Arapahoe, State of Colorado Also known by street and number as: 202 South Newark Circle, Aurora, CO 800121208 You may have an interest in the real property being foreclosed, or have certain rights or suffer certain liabilities or loss of your interest in the subject property as a result of said foreclosure. You may have the right to redeem the real property or you may have the right to cure a default under the instrument being foreclosed. The lien being foreclosed may not be a first lien. In this regard, you may desire and are advised to consult with your own private attorney. Further, you are advised that the parties liable thereon, the owner of the property described above, or those with an interest in the subject property, may take appropriate and timely action under Colorado statutes. In order to be entitled to take advantage of any rights provided for under Colorado law, you must strictly comply and adhere to the provisions of the law.

Lot 2, Block 1, Mill Run Subdivision Filing No. 4, County of Arapahoe, State of Colorado.

DATED at Centennial, Colorado this 13th day of January, 2014. J. Grayson Robinson Sheriff, County of Arapahoe, Colorado BY: Sgt. James Osborn, Deputy Sheriff

IF THE SALE DATE IS CONTINUED TO A LATER DATE, THE DEADLINE TO FILE A NOTICE OF INTENT TO CURE BY THOSE PARTIES ENTITLED TO CURE MAY ALSO BE EXTENDED

Also known and numbered as: 4107 South Rifle Way, Aurora, Colorado 80013

SALE DATE: March 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Lien, described herein, has filed the Court’s Decree in Foreclosure as provided by law.

Legal Notice No.: 15776 First Publication: January 23, 2014 Last Publication: February 20, 2014 Published In: Littleton Independent, 9137 S. Ridgeline Blvd. #210, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

The Sheriff’s sale has been scheduled to occur at 10:00 a.m. on the 3rd of April, 2014, at the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office, 13101 East Broncos Parkway, Centennial, CO 80112, telephone 720874-3845. At the sale, the Sheriff will sell the real property described above, and the improvements thereon, to the highest bidder. Plaintiff makes no warranty relating to title, possession, or quiet enjoyment in and to said real property in connection with this sale.

THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that I will, at public auction, at 10:00 A.M. on the 13th of March, 2014, at the Offices of the Arapahoe County Sheriff, 13101 E. Broncos Parkway, Centennial, Colorado 80112, sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of the said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)' heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Assessment Lien, plus attorney fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will issue to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. **BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING CASH OR CERTIFIED FUNDS SUFFICIENT TO COVER THEIR HIGHEST BID AT TIME OF SALE** First Publication: January 16, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Published In: Littleton Independent, 9137 S. Ridgeline Blvd. #210, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 All telephone inquiries for information should be directed to the office of the undersigned Sheriff at (720) 874-3845. DATE: January 8, 2014 J. Grayson Robinson, Sheriff Arapahoe County, Colorado By: Sgt. James Osborn Deputy Sheriff The name, bar registration number, address, and telephone number of the attorney is: Richard W. Johnston, Reg. No. 19823, Tobey & Johnston, P.C., 6855 S. Havana Street #630, Centennial, CO 80112-3813, telephone number (303) 799-8600. Legal Notice No.: 15772 First Publication: January 16, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice DISTRICT COURT, COUNTY OF ARAPAHOE, STATE OF COLORADO Court Address: 7325 S. Potomac Street, Centennial, Colorado 80112, Telephone: (303) 649-6355 Case Number: 2013CV30410, Div.: 202, Ctrm.: Plaintiff: PINNACLE HIGHLINE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendant: ELAINE F. ESQUIBEL Attorneys for Plaintiff: Wendy E. Weigler, Reg. No. 28419 LANSKY, WEIGLER & PORTER, P.C.,1401 17th Street, Suite 560, Denver, CO 80202, Telephone: (303) 297-1900, Facsimile: (303) 293-8938, E-mail: wweigler@lanskyweigler.com SHERIFF’S COMBINED NOTICE OF SALE, RIGHT TO CURE AND RIGHT TO REDEEM TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: This is to advise you that the above-captioned action is pending. An Order and Decree for Judicial Foreclosure has been entered in this action concerning an assessment lien by the Plaintiff, Pinnacle Highline Homeowners Association, Inc., pursuant to the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act, Colorado Revised Statutes, §38-33.3-316(2)(a), and the Plaintiff’s Declaration for Pinnacle at Highline, Notice of (said) Assessment Lien being recorded on April 17, 2012, at Reception No. D2041122 in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Arapahoe County, State of Colorado (the “Assessment Lien”). The name, address and telephone number of the attorneys representing the holders of the Assessment Lien being foreclosed are Lansky, Weigler & Porter (contact Wendy E. Weigler, Esq.) 1401 17th Street, Suite 560, Denver, Colorado 80202, telephone number 303-297-1900. The real property which is the subject matter of this litigation, which is the property subject to the Assessment Lien, is situated in Arapahoe County, and is described as follows, to-wit: PARCEL A: BUILDING 7, UNIT 731, PINNACLE AT HIGHLINE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH AND SUBJECT TO THE DECLARATION FOR PINNACLE AT HIGHLINE RECORDED ON JULY 17, 2001 AT RECEPTION NO. B1115281 AND THE CONDOMINIUM MAP RECORDED ON JULY 17, 2001 AT RECEPTION NO. B1115282 IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK AND RECORDER OF THE COUNTY OF ARAPAHOE, STATE OF COLORADO PARCEL B: GARAGE UNIT G123, IN ACCORDANCE WITH AND SUBJECT TO THE DECLARATION FOR PINNACLE AT HIGHLINE RECORDED ON JULY 17, 2001 AT RECEPTION NO. B1115281 AND THE CONDOMINIUM MAP RECORDED ON JULY

Public Notice DISTRICT COURT, ARAPAHOE COUNTY, STATE OF COLORADO CIVIL ACTION NO. 2013CV779 DIVISION NO. 15 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL PROPERTY Plaintiff, WINCHESTER HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION, a Colorado nonprofit corporation, v. Defendants, JONAS W. FELIX; JAY SANDSTROM; JOHN E. CARPENTER; COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY - INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; DUNTON COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE; LIBERTY ACQUISITIONS; CYNTHIA D. MARES, as Arapahoe County Public Trustee Regarding: Lot 104, Block 1, Winchester Subdivision Filing No. 2, County of Arapahoe, State of Colorado. Also known as: 14396 E. Florida Ave., #B, Aurora, CO 80012 TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS, Please take notice: You and each of you are hereby notified that a Sheriff's Sale of the referenced property is to be conducted by the Civil Division of the Sheriff's Office of Arapahoe County, Colorado at 10:00 A.M., on the 3rd day of April, 2014, at 13101 E. Broncos Pkwy., Centennial, CO 80112; phone number 720-874-3851. At which sale, the above described real property and improvements thereon will be sold to the highest bidder. Plaintiff makes no warranty relating to title, possession, or quiet enjoyment in and to said real property in connection with this sale. **BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE CASH OR CERTIFIED FUNDS SUFFICIENT TO COVER THEIR HIGHEST BID AT TIME OF SALE. ** Further, for the purpose of paying off, curing default or redemption, as provided by statute, intent must be directed to or conducted at the above address of the Civil Division of the Sheriff’s Office of Arapahoe County, Colorado. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LIEN BEING FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN ON THE SUBJECT PROPERTY. DATED at Centennial, Colorado this 15th day of January, 2014. J. Grayson Robinson, Sheriff Arapahoe County, Colorado By: Sgt. James Osborn Deputy Sheriff ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF: ORTEN CAVANAGH & HOLMES, LLC 1445 Market Street, Suite 350 Denver, CO 80202 Legal Notice No.: 15815 First Publication: February 6, 2014 Last Publication: March 6, 2014 Published In: Littleton Independent, 9137 S. Ridgeline Blvd., #210, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE CASH OR CERTIFIED FUNDS SUFFICIENT TO COVER THEIR HIGHEST BID AT TIME OF SALE. All telephone inquiries for information should be directed to the office of the undersigned Sheriff at 720-874-3845. The name, address and telephone number of the attorney representing the legal owner of the above described lien is: K. Christian Webert, #43739, Moeller Graf, P.C., 385 Inverness Parkway, Englewood, CO 80112, telephone (720) 279-2568. DATED: January 31, 2014 J. Grayson Robinson Sheriff of Arapahoe County, State of Colorado By: Sgt. James Osborn Deputy Sheriff Legal Notice No.: 15792 First Publication: February 6, 2013 Last Publication: March 6, 2014 Published in: Littleton Independent, 9137 Ridgeline Blvd., Suite 210 Highlands Ranch, Colorado 80129 Public Notice COUNTY COURT, ARAPAHOE COUNTY, COLORADO 1790 W. LITTLETON BLVD. LITTLETON, CO 80120 Plaintiff: CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA), N.A. vs. Defendant(s): MICHAEL S. KELLEY David A. Bauer, #7576 David A. Bauer, P.C. 2594 South Lewis Way, Suite A Lakewood, Colorado 80227 Phone: 303-986-1200 Fax: 303-988-8913 Case Number: 08C304104 NOTICE TO SHOW CAUSE WHEREAS, Plaintiff has moved this Court pursuant to said rules of civil procedure that the judgment entered in the instant matter on March 21, 2008 in favor of the Plaintiff and against the Defendant(s) which judgment remains unsatisfied, be revived, NOW THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED, the Defendant(s), MICHAEL S. KELLEY , shall show cause within fourteen (14) days from the service of this Notice to Show Cause if any he has, why the judgment heretofore entered should not be revived with like force and effect. WITNESS the hand and seal of the Clerk of the Court in LITTLETON, Colorado, this 8th day of October, 2013. /s/ Clerk of the Court Clerk of the Court Legal Notice No.: 15820 First Publication: January 30, 2014 Last Publication: February 27, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent

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DISTRICT COURT, COUNTY OF ARAPAHOE, STATE OF COLORADO CASE NO: 12CV1238 DIV./CTRM.: 207

COUNTY COURT, ARAPAHOE COUNTY, COLORADO 1790 W. LITTLETON BLVD. LITTLETON, CO 80120

Plaintiff: Roundtree-Aurora Homeowners Association, Inc., a Colorado nonprofit corporation v. Defendants: SEAN T. BROWN; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., acting solely as nominee for GMAC MORTGAGE CORPORATION as successor in interest to PACIFIC REPUBLIC MORTGAGE CORPORATION; BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION successor by merger to BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP f/k/a COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOAN SERVICING, LP; VELOCITY INVESTMENTS, LLC; and ANA MARIA PETERS-RUDDICK as the Arapahoe County Public Trustee COMBINED NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE This is to advise you that a Sheriff sale proceeding has been commenced through the office of the undersigned Sheriff pursuant to an Order For Judgment And Decree Of Foreclosure dated August 8, 2013, and C.R.S. §§ 38-38-101 to 401, by the Roundtree-Aurora Homeowners Association, Inc., the current holder of a lien recorded with the County of Arapahoe Clerk and Recorder on February 25, 2011, at Reception No. D1019416. The judicial foreclosure is based on a default under the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions of Roundtree-Aurora Homeowners Association, Inc. recorded with the Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder on October 26, 2007, in Reception

Plaintiff: BELLCO FIRST FEDERAL CREDIT UNION vs. Defendant: MIGUEL A. ALONSO David A. Bauer, #7576 David A. Bauer, P.C. 2594 South Lewis Way, Suite A Lakewood, Colorado 80227 Phone: 303-986-1200 Fax: 303-988-8913 Case Number: 02 C 9469 Division: NOTICE TO SHOW CAUSE Case Number: 02 C 9469 NOTICE TO SHOW CAUSE WHEREAS, Plaintiff has moved this Court pursuant to said rules of civil procedure that the original judgment entered in the instant matter on July 19, 2002 and thereafter revived with like force and effect on April 24, 2008 in favor of the Plaintiff and against the Defendant(s), which judgment remains unsatisfied, be again revived, NOW THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED, the Defendant(s), MIGUEL A. ALONSO , shall show cause within fourteen (14) days from the service of this Notice to Show Cause if any he has, why the judgment heretofore entered should not be again revived with like force and effect. WITNESS the hand and seal of the Clerk of the Court in LITTLETON, Colorado, dated this 20th day of November, 2013.

remains unsatisfied, be again revived, NOW THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED, the Defendant(s), MIGUEL A. ALONSO , shall show cause within fourteen (14) days from the service of this Notice to Show Cause if any he has, why the judgment heretofore entered should not be again revived with like force and effect.

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WITNESS the hand and seal of the Clerk of the Court in LITTLETON, Colorado, dated this 20th day of November, 2013. /s/ Clerk of the Court Clerk of the Court Legal Notice No.: 15821 First Publication: January 30, 2014 Last Publication: February 27, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice DISTRICT COURT, ARAPAHOE COUNTY, STATE OF COLORADO CIVIL ACTION NO. 2010CV2304 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL PROPERTY Plaintiff, SUMMIT PARK TOWNHOMES ASSOCIATION, INC., a Colorado nonprofit corporation, v. Defendants, CHERI R. MCKINNEY; THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, N.A. SUCCESSOR TO JP MORGAN CHASE BANK N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR RASC 2003-KS11; WAKEFIELD AND ASSOCIATES, INC.; ANA MARIA PETERS-RUDDICK, as Arapahoe County Public Trustee, DOUG MILLIKEN, as Arapahoe County Treasurer Regarding: Lot 226, Block 1, Summit Park Filing No. 2, County of Arapahoe, State of Colorado Also known as: 4247 South Granby Court, #E, Aurora, CO 80014 TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS, Please take notice: You and each of you are hereby notified that a Sheriff's Sale of the referenced property is to be conducted by the Civil Division of the Sheriff's Office of Arapahoe County, Colorado at 10:00 A.M., on the 10th day of April, 2014, at 13101 E. Broncos Pkwy., Centennial, CO 80112; phone number 720-874-3851. At which sale, the above described real property and improvements thereon will be sold to the highest bidder. Plaintiff makes no warranty relating to title, possession, or quiet enjoyment in and to said real property in connection with this sale. **BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE CASH OR CERTIFIED FUNDS SUFFICIENT TO COVER THEIR HIGHEST BID AT TIME OF SALE. ** Further, for the purpose of paying off, curing default or redemption, as provided by statute, intent must be directed to or conducted at the above address of the Civil Division of the Sheriff’s Office of Arapahoe County, Colorado. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LIEN BEING FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN ON THE SUBJECT PROPERTY. DATED at Centennial, Colorado this 17th day of January, 2014. J. Grayson Robinson, Sheriff Arapahoe County, Colorado By: Sgt. James Osborn Deputy Sheriff ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF: ORTEN CAVANAGH & HOLMES, LLC 1445 Market Street, Suite 350 Legal Notice No.: 15840 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: March 13, 2014 Published In: Littleton Independent, 9137 S. Ridgeline Blvd., #210, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129.

Government Legals CONVOCATORIA DE NOMINACIONES A QUIEN CORRESPONDA, y en especial a los electores del Distrito Metropolitano de Bowles de los Condados de Jefferson y de Denver, Colorado. POR LA PRESENTE SE NOTIFICA en conformidad con la Sección 32-1-804.1 del C.R.S., que se llevará a cabo una elección el 6 de mayo de 2014 en el horario de 7:00 a.m. a 7:00 p.m. En ese momento dos (2) Directores serán electos para cumplir mandatos de 4 años y un (1) Director será electo para cumplir un mandato de 2 años. Las Formas de Autonominación y Aceptación están disponibles y se pueden obtener a través de David Peak, el Funcionario Electoral Designado para el Distrito Metropolitano de Bowles, c/o David Peak, CliftonLarsonAllen, 8390 E. Crescent Parkway, Suite 600, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111 (303) 779-4525. La Forma de Autonominación y Aceptación o carta se debe presentar al Funcionario Electoral Designado antes de las 3:00 p.m. del 28 de febrero de 2014, 67 días antes a la elección regular. Una Forma de Autonominación y Aceptación que no es suficiente se puede enmendar una vez en cualquier momento anterior a las 3:00 p.m. del 28 de febrero de 2014. La declaración jurada de intención de ser un Candidato Por Escrito se debe presentar al Funcionario Electoral Designado antes del cierre del horario de oficina del 3 de marzo de 2014, 64 días antes a la elección regular. ADEMÁS SE NOTIFICA en conformidad con la Sección 1-8-104 del C.R.S., que las solicitudes y la devolución de boletas de votación por correo pueden presentarse ante David Peak, el Funcionario Electoral Designado del Distrito, c/o David Peak, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, 8390 E. Crescent Parkway, Suite 600, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111, en el horario de 8:00 a.m. a 5:00 p.m., hasta el cierre del horario de oficina el viernes inmediatamente anterior a la elección regular (viernes 2 de mayo de 2014), salvo que, si el solicitante desea recibir la boleta de votación por correo a través del correo, la solicitud se debe presentar antes del cierre del horario de oficina del 7.mo día antes de la elección (martes 29 de abril de 2014). DISTRITO METROPOLITANO DE BOWLES Por: /firma/ David Peak Funcionario Electoral Designado Legal Notice No.: 15882 Publicado el: 13 de febrero de 2014 Publicado en: Littleton Independent Public Notice NOTICE BY PUBLICATION A CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the electors of the Valley Sanitation District of Arapahoe and Denver Counties, State of Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on the 6TH day of May, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, 2 directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms. If an eligible elector of the Valley Sanitation District is interested in serving on the board of directors, a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form may be obtained from the district designated election official:


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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on the 6TH day of May, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, 2 directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms. If an eligible elector of the Valley Sanitation District is interested in serving on the board of directors, a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form may be obtained from the district designated election official:

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Patricia B. Harris 6316 S. Benton Way, Littleton, CO 80123 303-795-7712 Days of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Friday Hours of Operation: 10 am to 2 pm A Self-Nomination and Acceptance form that is not sufficient may be amended once at any time prior to 3:00pm on Friday, February 28, 2014. The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance is Friday, February 28, 2014. Affidavit of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate forms must be submitted to the office of the designated election official by the close of business on Monday, March 3, 2014. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, application for a mail-in ballot shall be filed with the designated election official no later than the close of business on Friday, April 25, 2014, except that, if the applicant wishes to receive the mail-in ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than the close of business on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Valley Sanitation District Patricia B. Harris Designated Election Official Signature Legal Notice No.: 15804 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice CALL FOR NOMINATIONS CENTENNIAL DOWNS METROPOLITAN DISTRICT TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the electors of the Centennial Downs Metropolitan District (the “District”) of Arapahoe County, Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular election will be held on the 6th day of May 2014. At that time three (3) directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms and two (2) directors to serve 2year terms. In order for an individual's name to appear on the ballot for the election, a self-nomination and acceptance form or letter must be filed with the designated election official of the District on or before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014. Affidavit of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate forms must be submitted to the office of the designated election official by the close of business on Monday, March 3, 2014. Self-Nomination and Acceptance forms and Affidavit of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate forms are available upon request from the designated election official, c/o Spencer Fane, 1700 Lincoln Street, Suite 3800, Denver, Colorado 80203, telephone number 303-839-3800. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that applications for mail-in ballots may be filed with the designated election official at the address and telephone number listed above between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. until the close of business on Friday, May 2, 2014. If the applicant wishes to receive the mail-in ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than Tuesday, April 29, 2014. The application for a mailin ballot shall be made in writing or by fax, using the application form furnished by the designated election official, or on the form provided by the Colorado Secretary of State or in the form of a letter which includes the applicant's printed name, signature, residence address, mailing address if the applicant wishes to receive the mail-in ballot by mail, and date of birth. CENTENNIAL DOWNS METROPOLITAN DISTRICT By: /s/ Jill Neufer Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 15865 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice A CALL FOR NOMINATIONS (NOTICE BY PUBLICATION OF) 32-1-804.1; 32-1-804.3, 1-1-104(34), 32-1-905(2), C.R.S. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the electors of the Southgate Water District of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on the 6TH day of May, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, 2 directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms. Eligible electors of the Southgate Water District interested in serving on the board of directors may obtain a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form from the District Designated Election Official (DEO): David A. Irish, 3722 E. Orchard Road, Centennial, CO 303-713-7742 The Office of the DEO is open on the following days: Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If the DEO determines that a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form is not sufficient, the eligible elector who submitted the form may amend the form once, at any time, prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014. The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance is close of business on Friday, February 28, 2014 (not less than 67 Public days before Notice the election). Earlier submittal is encouraged as the deadline will not permit curing an insuffiCALL Affidavit FOR NOMINATIONS cient form. of Intent To Be A Write-In-Candidate forms must be submitted WHOM to the office of the designated election TO IT MAY CONCERN, and, official by tothe on particularly, the close electorsofofbusiness the Trailmark Monday, March 3, 2014 (the sixty-fourth Metropolitan District (“District”) of Jefday before the election). ferson County, Colorado.

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NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, an applicNOTICE ISmail-in HEREBY GIVEN an with ation for a ballot shallthat be filed the designated election official no later election will be held on the 6TH day than the close of business on Friday, of May, 2014, between the hours of May 2, 2014, except 7:00 a.m. and 7:00that, p.m. ifAtthe thatapplicant time, wishes to receive the mail-in ballot by THREE willshall be elected mail, thedirectors application be filed to no later serve 4-year terms and ONEon director than the close of business Tuesday, will elected Aprilbe 29, 2014.to serve a 2-year term. Eligible electors of the District interested Southgate District in serving onWater the board of directors may SOUTHGATE WATER DISTRICT obtain a Self-Nomination and Acceptance David A. Irish, DEO form from the District Designated Election Official (DEO), Sue Blair, c/o Community Legal Notice No.: 15867 Resource Services of Colorado, 7995 E. First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: 13,Greenwood 2014 Prentice Avenue, February Suite 103E, Publisher: Village, COLittleton 80111 Independent telephone: (303) 3814960. The office of the DEO is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. If the DEO determines that a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form is not sufficient, the eligible elector who submitted the form may amend the form once, at any time, prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014. The deadline to submit

David A. Irish, 3722 E. Orchard Road, Centennial, CO 303-713-7742

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The Office of the DEO is open on the following days: Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If the DEO determines that a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form is not sufficient, the eligible elector who submitted the form may amend the form once, at any time, prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014. The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance is close of business on Friday, February 28, 2014 (not less than 67 days before the election). Earlier submittal is encouraged as the deadline will not permit curing an insufficient form. Affidavit of Intent To Be A Write-In-Candidate forms must be submitted to the office of the designated election official by the close of business on Monday, March 3, 2014 (the sixty-fourth day before the election). NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, an application for a mail-in ballot shall be filed with the designated election official no later than the close of business on Friday, May 2, 2014, except that, if the applicant wishes to receive the mail-in ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than the close of business on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Southgate Water District SOUTHGATE WATER DISTRICT David A. Irish, DEO Legal Notice No.: 15867 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice A CALL FOR NOMINATIONS (NOTICE BY PUBLICATION OF) 32-1-804.1; 32-1-804.3, 1-1-104(34), 32-1-905(2), C.R.S. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the electors of the Southgate Sanitation District of Arapahoe and Douglas County (ies), Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on the 6TH day of May, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, 2 directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms. Eligible electors of the Southgate Sanitation District interested in serving on the board of directors may obtain a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form from the District Designated Election Official (DEO): David A. Irish, 3722 E. Orchard Road, Centennial, CO 303-713-7742 The Office of the DEO is open on the following days: Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If the DEO determines that a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form is not sufficient, the eligible elector who submitted the form may amend the form once, at any time, prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014. The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance is close of business on Friday, February 28, 2014 (not less than 67 days before the election). Earlier submittal is encouraged as the deadline will not permit curing an insufficient form. Affidavit of Intent To Be A Write-In-Candidate forms must be submitted to the office of the designated election official by the close of business on Monday, March 3, 2014 (the sixty-fourth day before the election). NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, an application for a mail-in ballot shall be filed with the designated election official no later than the close of business on Friday, May 2, 2014, except that, if the applicant wishes to receive the mail-in ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than the close of business on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Southgate Sanitation District SOUTHGATE SANITATION DISTRICT David A. Irish, DEO Legal Notice No.: 15868 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR POLO RESERVE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT

Designated Election Official for the District, at Collins, Cockrel & Cole, P.C., 390 Union Boulevard, Suite 400, Denver, Colorado 80228-1551. Self-Nomination and Acceptance forms must be filed with the Designated Election Official for the District at the above address not less than 67 days prior to the election (Friday, February 28, 2014).

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NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots may be filed with the Designated Election Official of the District at the above address between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., until the close of business on the Friday immediately preceding the election (Friday, May 2, 2014). All absentee ballots must be returned to the Designated Election Official by 7:00 p.m. on election day. POLO RESERVE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT By: /s/ Crystal Schenck Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 15869 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR SOUTHERN METROPOLITAN DISTRICT TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly to the electors of the Southern Metropolitan District of Arapahoe County, Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular election will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, two (2) directors will be elected to serve a fouryear term, and two (2) directors will be elected to serve a two-year term. Self-Nomination and Acceptance forms are available from Micki L. Wadhams, the Designated Election Official for the District, at Collins Cockrel & Cole, 390 Union Boulevard, Suite 400, Lakewood, Colorado, 80228, mwadhams@cccfirm.com. Self-Nomination and Acceptance forms must be filed with the Designated Election Official for the District at the above address not less than 67 days prior to the election (Friday, February 28, 2014). NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots may be filed with the Designated Election Official of the District at the above address between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., until the close of business on the Friday immediately preceding the election (Friday, May 2, 2014). All absentee ballots must be returned to the Designated Election Official by 7:00 p.m. on election day. SOUTHERN METROPOLITAN DISTRICT By: /s/ Micki L. Wadhams Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 15870 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice NOTICE AS TO AMENDED 2013 BUDGET NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an amendment to the 2013 budget has been submitted to the LITTLETON VILLAGE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT NO. 1 (the “District”) for the year 2013. A copy of the proposed amended budget is on file in the office of CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP, 8390 East Crescent Parkway, Suite 600, Greenwood Village, Colorado, where the same is open for public inspection. Such proposed amended budget will be considered at a regular meeting of the District to be held at 2154 East Commons Avenue, Suite 2000, Centennial, Colorado 80122, on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. Any interested elector of the District may inspect the proposed amended budget and file or register any objections at any time prior to final adoption of the amended budget. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS: LITTLETON VILLAGE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT NO. 1 Legal Notice No.: 15873 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly to the electors of the Polo Reserve Metropolitan District of Arapahoe County, Colorado.

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly to the electors of the Highland Park Metropolitan District of Arapahoe County, Colorado.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular election will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, three (3) directors will be elected to serve a four-year term, and one (1) director will be elected to serve a two-year term.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 32-1-804.1, C.R.S., that an election will be held on May 6, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time three (3) Directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms.

Self-Nomination and Acceptance forms are available from Crystal Schenck, the Designated Election Official for the District, at Collins, Cockrel & Cole, P.C., 390 Union Boulevard, Suite 400, Denver, Colorado 80228-1551. Self-Nomination and Acceptance forms must be filed with the Designated Election Official for the District at the above address not less than 67 days prior to the election (Friday, February 28, 2014).

Eligible electors of the Highland Park Metropolitan District interested in serving on the board of directors may obtain a SelfNomination and Acceptance Form from Mathew Mendisco, the Designated Election Official for the Highland Park Metropolitan District, c/o CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, 8390 E. Crescent Parkway, Suite 600, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111 (303) 779-4525. The office of the Designated Election Official is open Monday through Friday (with the exception of holidays) from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots may be filed with the Designated Election Official of the District at the above address between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., until the close of business on the Friday immediately preceding the election (Friday, May 2, 2014). All absentee ballots must be returned to the Designated Election Official by 7:00 p.m. on election day. a Self-Nomination and Acceptance is POLO RESERVE METROPOLITAN close of business on Friday, February 28, DISTRICT 2014 less than 67 days before the By: /s/(not Crystal Schenck election). Earlier submittal is encouraged Designated Election Official as the deadline will not permit curing an Legal Notice No.: 15869 insufficient form. An “Affidavit of Intent to First Februarymust 13, 2014 be a Publication: Write-In-Candidate” be submitLast Publication: February 13, 2014 ted to the office of the DEO by the close of Publisher: Littleton Independent business on Monday, March 3, 2014 (the sixty-fourth day before the election).

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NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, an application for a mail-in ballot shall be filed with the designated election official no later than the close of business on Friday, May 2, 2014, except that, if the applicant wishes to receive the mail-in ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than the close of business on Tuesday, April 30, 2014. TRAILMARK METROPOLITAN DISTRICT By: Sue Blair, Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 15892 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent

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Mathew Mendisco, the Designated Election Official for the Highland Park Metropolitan District, c/o CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, 8390 E. Crescent Parkway, Suite 600, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111 (303) 779-4525. The office of the Designated Election Official is open Monday through Friday (with the exception of holidays) from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

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The deadline to submit Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form to the Designated Election Official is not less than 67 days prior to the election, which date is February 28, 2014. If the Designated Election Official determines that a Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form is not sufficient, the eligible elector who submitted the form may amend the form once at any time prior to 3:00 p.m. on February 28, 2014. Affidavits of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate must be submitted to the Designated Election Official by the close of business on the 64th day before the election, which date is, Monday, March 3, 2014. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that an applicationfor a mail-in ballots shall be filed with the Designated Election Official of the District, Mathew Mendisco at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, 8390 E. Crescent Parkway, Suite 600, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111, no later than the close of business on the Friday immediately preceding the regular election, which date is (Friday, May 2, 2014), except that if the applicant wishes to receive the mail-in ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than the close of business on the seventh day before the election (Tuesday, April 29, 2014). HIGHLAND PARK METROPOLITAN DISTRICT By: Mathew Mendisco Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 15877 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly to the electors of the Panorama Metropolitan District of Arapahoe County, Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 32-1-804.1, C.R.S., that an election will be held on the 6th day of May, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time one (1) Director will be elected to serve a 2-year term* and three (3) Directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms.

Self-Nomination and Acceptance Forms are available and can be obtained from Ann E. Finn, the Designated Election Official for the Section 14 Metropolitan District, 141 Union Boulevard, Suite 150, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1898, (303) 987-0835.

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The Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form or letter is to be submitted to the Designated Election Official not later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014, 67 days prior to the regular election. A Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form that is not sufficient may be amended once at any time prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014. Affidavits of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate must be submitted to the Designated Election Official by the close of business on Monday, March 3, 2014, 64 days prior to the regular election. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN pursuant to Section 1-8-104, C.R.S., that applications for mail-in ballots may be filed with Ann E. Finn, the Designated Election Official of the District, 141 Union Boulevard, Suite 150, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1898, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., until the close of business on the Friday immediately preceding the regular election (Friday, May 2, 2014), except that if the applicant wishes to receive the mailin ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than the close of business on the 7th day before the election (Tuesday, April 29, 2014). SECTION 14 METROPOLITAN DISTRICT By:/s/ Ann E. Finn Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 15880 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly to the electors of the Bowles Metropolitan District of Jefferson and Denver Counties, Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 32-1-804.1, C.R.S., that an election will be held on May 6, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time two (2) Directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms and one (1) Director will be elected to serve a 2-year term.

Self-Nomination and Acceptance Forms are available and can be obtained from AJ Beckman, the Designated Election Official for the Panorama Metropolitan District, 141 Union Boulevard, Suite 150, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1898, (303) 987-0835.

Self-Nomination and Acceptance Forms are available and can be obtained from David Peak, the Designated Election Official for the Bowles Metropolitan District, c/o David Peak at CliftonLarsonAllen, 8390 E. Crescent Parkway, Suite 600, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111 (303) 779-4525.

The Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form or letter is to be submitted to the Designated Election Official not later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014, 67 days prior to the regular election. A Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form that is not sufficient may be amended once at any time prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014. Affidavits of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate must be submitted to the Designated Election Official by the close of business on Monday, March 3, 2014, 64 days prior to the regular election.

The Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form or letter is to be submitted to the Designated Election Official not later than 3:00 p.m. on February 28, 2014, 67 days prior to the regular election. A Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form that is not sufficient may be amended once at any time prior to 3:00 p.m. on February 28, 2014. Affidavits of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate must be submitted to the Designated Election Official by the close of business on March 3, 2014, 64 days prior to the regular election.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN pursuant to Section 1-8-104, C.R.S., that applications for mail-in ballots may be filed with AJ Beckman, the Designated Election Official of the District, 141 Union Boulevard, Suite 150, Lakewood, Colorado 802281898, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., until the close of business on the Friday immediately preceding the regular election (Friday, May 2, 2014), except that if the applicant wishes to receive the mail-in ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than the close of business on the 7th day before the election (Tuesday, April 29, 2014).

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN pursuant to Section 1-8-104, C.R.S., that applications for and return of mail-in ballots may be filed with David Peak, the Designated Election Official of the District, c/o David Peak at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, 8390 E. Crescent Parkway, Suite 600, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., until the close of business on the Friday immediately preceding the regular election (Friday, May 2, 2014), except that if the applicant wishes to receive the mail-in ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than the close of business on the 7th day before the election (Tuesday, April 29, 2014).

PANORAMA METROPOLITAN DISTRICT By: /s/ AJ Beckman Designated Election Official *Two-year terms are used when vacancy has been filled by appointment and any remaining unexpired portion of term must be filled by election. Legal Notice No.: 15878 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly to the electors of the Section 14 Metropolitan District of Jefferson and Denver Counties, Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 32-1-804.1, C.R.S., that an election will be held on the 6th day of May, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time three (3) Directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms. Self-Nomination and Acceptance Forms are available and can be obtained from Ann E. Finn, the Designated Election Official for the Section 14 Metropolitan District, 141 Union Boulevard, Suite 150, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1898, (303) 987-0835.

The deadline to submit Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form to the Designated Election Official is not less than 67 days prior to the election, which date is February 28, 2014. If the Designated Election Official determines that a Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form is not sufficient, the eligible elector who submitted the form may amend the form once at any time prior to 3:00 p.m. on February 28, 2014. Affidavits of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate must be submitted to the Designated Election Official by the close of business on the 64th day before the election, which date is, Monday, March 3, 2014.

The Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form or letter is to be submitted to the Designated Election Official not later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014, 67 days prior to the regular election. A Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form that is not sufficient may be amended once at any time prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014. Affidavits of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate must be submitted to the Designated Election Official by the close of business on Monday, March 3, 2014, 64 days prior to the regular election.

District, Mathew Mendisco at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, 8390 E. Crescent Parkway, Suite 600, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111, no later than the close of business on the Friday immediately preceding the regular election, which date is (Friday, May 2, 2014), except that if the applicant wishes to receive the mail-in ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than the close of business on the seventh day before the election (Tuesday, April 29, 2014).

the District, 141 Union Boulevard, Suite 150, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1898, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., until the close of business on the Friday immediately preceding the regular election (Friday, May 2, 2014), except that if the applicant wishes to receive the mailin ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than the close of business on the 7th day before the election (Tuesday, April 29, 2014).

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BOWLES METROPOLITAN DISTRICT By: /s/ David Peak Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 15881 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly to the electors of the Dove Valley Metropolitan District of Arapahoe County, Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 32-1-804.1, C.R.S., that an election will be held on the 6th day of May, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time three (3) Directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms. Self-Nomination and Acceptance Forms are available and can be obtained from Lisa A. Jacoby, the Designated Election Official for the Dove Valley Metropolitan District, 141 Union Boulevard, Suite 150, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1898, (303) 987-0835. The Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form or letter is to be submitted to the Designated Election Official not later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014, 67 days prior to the regular election. A Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form that is not sufficient may be amended once at any time prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014. Affidavits of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate must be submitted to the Designated Election Official by the close of business on Monday, March 3, 2014, 64 days prior to the regular election.

Self-Nomination and Acceptance Forms are available and can be obtained from Lisa A. Jacoby, the Designated Election Official for the Dove Valley Metropolitan District, 141 Union Boulevard, Suite 150, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1898, (303) 987-0835.

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The Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form or letter is to be submitted to the Designated Election Official not later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014, 67 days prior to the regular election. A Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form that is not sufficient may be amended once at any time prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014. Affidavits of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate must be submitted to the Designated Election Official by the close of business on Monday, March 3, 2014, 64 days prior to the regular election. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN pursuant to Section 1-8-104, C.R.S., that applications for mail-in ballots may be filed with Lisa A. Jacoby, the Designated Election Official of the District, 141 Union Boulevard, Suite 150, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1898, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., until the close of business on the Friday immediately preceding the regular election (Friday, May 2, 2014), except that if the applicant wishes to receive the mailin ballot by mail, the application shall be filed no later than the close of business on the 7th day before the election (Tuesday, April 29, 2014). DOVE VALLEY METROPOLITAN DISTRICT By: /s/ Lisa A. Jacoby Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 15884 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR BOW MAR WATER AND SANITATION DISTRICT TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly to the electors of the Bow Mar Water and Sanitation District of Arapahoe and Jefferson Counties, Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular election will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, two (2) directors will be elected to serve a fouryear term. Self-Nomination and Acceptance forms are available from Crystal Schenck, the Designated Election Official for the District, at Collins, Cockrel & Cole, P.C., 390 Union Boulevard, Suite 400, Denver, Colorado 80228-1551. Self-Nomination and Acceptance forms must be filed with the Designated Election Official for the District at the above address not less than 67 days prior to the election (Friday, February 28, 2014). NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots may be filed with the Designated Election Official of the District at the above address between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., until the close of business on the Friday immediately preceding the election (Friday, May 2, 2014). All absentee ballots must be returned to the Designated Election Official by 7:00 p.m. on election day. BOW MAR WATER AND SANITATION DISTRICT By: /s/ Crystal Schenck Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 15885 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent Public Notice CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR SOUTH-EAST ENGLEWOOD WATER DISTRICT TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly to the electors of the South-East Englewood Water District of Arapahoe County, Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular election will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, three (3) directors will be elected to serve a four-year term. Self-Nomination and Acceptance forms are available from Crystal Schenck, the Designated Election Official for the District, at Collins, Cockrel & Cole, P.C., 390 Union Boulevard, Suite 400, Denver, Colorado 80228-1551. Self-Nomination and Acceptance forms must be filed with the Designated Election Official for the District at the above address not less than 67 days prior to the election (Friday, February 28, 2014). NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots may be filed with the Designated Election Official of the District at the above address between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., until the close of business on the Friday immediately preceding the election (Friday, May 2, 2014). All absentee ballots must be returned to the Designated Election Official by 7:00 p.m. on election day. SOUTH-EAST ENGLEWOOD WATER DISTRICT By: /s/ Crystal Schenck Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 15886 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent

Categories Categories of of Public Public Notices Notices Public Notices are a way for government In these legal pages you will find: NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN pursuant to agencies to get information to the public. Section 1-8-104, C.R.S., that applications for mail-in ballots may be filed with Lisa A. State law requires that these notices be Public Trustee Notices:Election These notices foreclosure properties and public Jacoby, the Designated Officialinclude of the District, trustee sales. 141 Union Boulevard, Suite NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN pursuant to printed in a “Legal Newspaper” allowing 150, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1898, NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that an apSection 1-8-104, C.R.S., that applications between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 plicationfor a mail-in ballots shall be filed These notices run for mail-in ballots may be filed with Ann E. Name the public to beofinformed. p.m., Changes: until the close of business on for the three Fri- weeks when someone wants of with the Designated Election Official the Finn, the Designated Election Official of Your right to know about governmental changes and decisions are embodied in these notices. This newspaper urges each citizen to read these public notices.

HIGHLAND PARK METROPOLITAN DISTRICT By: Mathew Mendisco Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 15877 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent

SECTION 14 METROPOLITAN DISTRICT By:/s/ Ann E. Finn Designated Election Official Legal Notice No.: 15880 First Publication: February 13, 2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent

legally their name. day change immediately preceding the regular

election (Friday, May 2, 2014), except that

if the applicant wishesThese to receive Notice to Creditors: noticesthearemailrequired to clear the estate of a deceased in ballot by mail, the application shall be

person. filed no later than the close of business on

the 7th day before the election (Tuesday,

Private Legals: April 29, 2014).These legals include divorces, adoptions, property being sold by the Sheriff ’s office and sales by storage companies of abandoned property. DOVE VALLEY METROPOLITAN

DISTRICT Government Legals: By: /s/ Lisa A. JacobyThese legals include new or changed ordinances by the city

or Designated county; publicElection hearings;Official requests for contracter bids on public buildings or land; settlement payments for work performed those properties; salaries of government Legal Notice No.: 15884 employees; and payments made governmental agencies; budgets and elections. First Publication: February 13,by2014 Last Publication: February 13, 2014 Publisher: Littleton Independent

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

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

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

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February 14th 12pm-3pm Heritage Apartments 10400 W. 62nd Place Behind the Tea Garden Restaurant. Many Fun Vendors

Parker Location $25/half-hour $45/hour Call Stacey at 303 990-1595.

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

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

14802 W. 44th Avenue Golden, CO 80403

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

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

Earn up to $1,000 per month!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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DONATE YOUR CAR, TRUCK, BOAT, RV; Running or not, to www.developmentaldisabled.org Tax deductible! 303-659-8086. 14 years of service Top Cash Paid for Junk Cars Up to $500 720-333-6832

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

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

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

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

RN Weekend Supervisor - Full-time position

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

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

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

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