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The wonder of the season through the Forest of Stories

By CPC | November 27, 2023
variety of trees decorated different themes

  To wonder and wander into the spirit of the season and to see some incredible Christmas trees transformed into literary masterpieces, head to Douglas County Libraries (DCL). Seven of the DCL locations – Castle Pines, Castle Rock, Roxborough, Parker, Louviers, Highlands Ranch and Lone Tree – are hosting a Forest of Stories. DCL will…

Apples to apples: A look at grocery store prices

By CPC | November 27, 2023

Some in the community believe grocery prices are higher in Castle Pines due to having a single grocery store and, therefore, less competition for lower prices.  A review of grocery prices at nearby competitors revealed that is not necessarily the case, and that misconceptions about values may exist.  A random snapshot of staple food prices…

Vacant Safeway faces uncertain future

By CPC | November 27, 2023

  In June 2015, Safeway closed its doors in Castle Pines.  What will become of the more than 50,000-square-foot space has been a source of constant speculation in the community.  Landlords, city officials, neighboring businesses and potential investors all have a stake in the answers, with the community waiting eagerly for signs of movement. Recently,…

Castle Rock library has a new name

By CPC | November 27, 2023
dcl library

  The new Douglas County Library (DCL) in Castle Rock that opened in August has a new name: The Philip and Jerry Miller Library. According to a DCL resolution to change the name, the Millers helped establish the original library services in Douglas County and Castle Rock through their joint “leadership, foresight and financial support.”…

Ask the City of Castle Pines…

By CPC | November 27, 2023

The current City of Castle Pines wildfire mitigation efforts are being conducted by Deer Creek Forestry LLC.  As a part of mitigation efforts, the City has worked with wildfire mitigation experts at both South Metro Fire Rescue and Douglas County to identify open space areas that are at high risk from potential wildfires. The mitigation…

Annual Philip S. Miller grants

By CPC | November 27, 2023

  In partnership with Douglas County, the Douglas County Community Foundation (DCCF) awarded 27 Philip S. Miller grants to local nonprofit organizations, totaling $185,000. DCCF partners with Douglas County government to manage its annual Philip S. Miller grant endowment. Twenty-four organizations received Competitive Community grants, while three received Senior Services grants. DCCF works diligently to…

U.S. Post Office holiday mailing deadlines

By CPC | November 27, 2023

The mailing deadlines for United States Postal Service (USPS) parcels to arrive in the continental U.S. by Monday, December 25 are the following: Saturday, December 16 for USPS Ground Advantage Monday, December 18 for Priority Mail Wednesday, December 20 for Priority Mail Express The last scheduled date for delivery is Saturday, December 23.  Monday, December…

Welcome new City Councilmember

By CPC | November 27, 2023

Royal Hills resident Ron Cole won election to the City Council of Castle Pines and is the only new member of the council following the November 7 election.  When asked what he is looking forward to working on as his term begins, Cole said, “Responsible growth, water conservation, and business growth.” Cole and his wife…

STROLL magazine turns 10

By CPC | November 27, 2023

This month marks the 10-year anniversary of STROLL The Village at Castle Pines.  In 2013, publisher Anna Morin launched her edition of the magazine, which was originally called Village Life. Morin and her husband, Scott, moved to Colorado from Indiana in 2010.  At the time, they both worked in the building material business and Scott…

Escape room opening in Castle Pines

By CPC | November 27, 2023

  Chris and Joanna Walters are taking their passion for escape rooms to a whole new game level.  The couple is getting ready to open their own business, Clue Clock Escape, in the former Ascent Eyes location on Village Square Drive in Castle Pines. Chris said they never dreamed of opening an escape room business. …

Ink to paper

By CPC | November 27, 2023

The invention of the printing press is attributed to Johannes Gutenberg, a German goldsmith and inventor, in the 1400s.  His invention revolutionized mass book production and the dissemination of information.  Many books and newspapers have moved to the digital format, but ink to paper is not a lost form – just ask longtime Colorado residents…

Thank you to our 2023 business partners!

By CPC | November 27, 2023

Advanced Integrative Medicine Advent Health Castle Rock American Security Gates Angela Coleman – LIV Sotheby’s Angie’s Family Restaurant AriClean Aspen Tide Design & Staging Bath Tune-up Beau Thai II Bellco Credit Union Berg Haus Big Life Integrative Health Black + Haus Tavern Blue Island Oyster Bar and Seafood Brandon Linn Orthodontics Bubbles Liquor World Bucket…

Travel-inspired health and wellness coach new to The Village

By CPC | November 27, 2023
woman sitting on chair on patio

Kim Gensler is an adventurous world traveler.  After graduating from Colorado State University, she went to South Africa to guide safaris.  She stayed 14 years before moving back to Colorado to embark on her new journey as a functional medicine certified health coach and national board-certified health and wellness coach. “The only reason we are…

She is all heart and more

By CPC | November 27, 2023
teen holding green bin top

Evelyn Razem is a teen who is all heart.  A sophomore at Rock Canyon High School, she has a learner’s permit and a passion for giving back and helping others. Each week, she volunteers at her old stomping grounds, DCS Montessori School (DCSM), to teach youngsters how to crochet during the after-school specials program.  She…

Soccer kicks for diplomacy in Saudi Arabia

By CPC | November 27, 2023

  Maren Hendershot McCrary has soccer in her blood.  Growing up in Colorado Springs, she routinely traveled to Denver to play with a more competitive club; then in college for Brigham Young University, and then professionally before retiring after an injury. But retirement did not mean McCrary stepped away from soccer.  She stayed involved in…

Giving is the real gift

By CPC | November 27, 2023
family holding large check

  There is a social media trend among adults.  When celebrating a birthday, in lieu of gifts, some take an opportunity to raise money for something close to their hearts: a charity they love or a cause they want to lift up. But it is not every day when you hear of someone young, someone…

Annual Cutest Pet in the Pines Contest is coming!

By CPC | November 27, 2023

The Castle Pines Connection has teamed up with local businesses to bring you the eleventh annual Cutest Pet in the Pines contest. We invite you to share your digitally-captured pet adventures with us.  Send in your favorite recent photo by December 15 for a chance to win great prizes and have your pet featured in…

Traditions that hold us together

By CPC | November 27, 2023
Bibliophile Corner Books

  Traditions give our life structure and meaning.  They help keep families and cultures knit together in shared and expected experiences.  They create space and behavioral guidelines for celebration, grieving and living.  As we get into the thick of this holiday season, traditions can lift us or weigh heavily on our minds and hearts, but…

The joy of Bentley

By CPC | November 27, 2023
white dog holds his toy in mouth

  Bentley may be mini, but he celebrates big time.  When his owners Jennifer and Jeff Edgell come home, they are greeted by a fur ball of enthusiasm and spunk, a trait common in miniature schnauzers.  Once properly petted and loved, Bentley settles in with his people. Twelve-year-old Bentley is an AKC registered miniature schnauzer. …

DCCF seeking volunteers

By CPC | November 27, 2023

Douglas County Community Foundation is seeking volunteers to help further its mission to responsibly manage philanthropic contributions, maintain agile funds for emergencies, inspire generosity and provide support to local nonprofits serving the needs within our community. Become part of the team that plans and executes fundraising events or help vet nonprofits and be a part…

Opening weekend on the Colorado slopes

By CPC | November 27, 2023

  Caption and photo by Hollen Wheeler

Strength and hope are abundant!

By CPC | November 27, 2023

As 2023 comes to a close, we reflect on the strength and hope that is all around us.  For the past seven years, our Angels Among Us segment has featured nonprofits and people who are using their voices and abilities to bring incredible impacts to the community and beyond.  This year, we featured 12 stories. …

Bringing smiles and cheer to the holidays

By CPC | November 27, 2023
group of sheriffs in warehouse of gifts

  Deputy Brian McKnight from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) loves his job in law enforcement so much he is on round two.  Originally hired by Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) in the late 1980s, McKnight served our neighboring communities for three decades before retiring.  But he just could not stay away from community…

Be In The Know: Letterboxd

By CPC | November 27, 2023

  In a world dominated by streaming platforms and on-demand content, cinephiles – people who are fond of motion pictures – are finding new and exciting ways to connect and share their passion for film.  One such company that has gained significant traction in recent years is Letterboxd, a social media platform designed specifically for…

Homemade gift ideas

By CPC | November 27, 2023

Homemade gifts take some time and care, which is why they are more special than something store-bought.  Here are some ideas to spark creativity.  Browse the internet for tutorials and recipes. Flavored salts, such as wild mushrooms, ancho chilies, garam masala Gourmet marshmallows Granola with tangy cranberries and apricots Mini cheesecakes Herbal tea with lemon…

December Crossword

By CPC | November 27, 2023

  Across 1. Wood cutters 5. Water balloon sound 10. Double-reed woodwind 14. Wyle of “ER” 15. Pageant prize 16. Scattered (like seeds) 17. Not built again 20. Jewel 21. Bird class 22. Indian flatbreads 23. Disinterested 25. ___ terrier 27. “______ Bells” 29. Shock 30. Rainbow ___ 31. With 29 down, a type of…

December Modern Manners

By CPC | November 27, 2023
Graphic of Thoroughly Modern Manners

Dear Readers, It is gift giving and receiving time!  And I have held a lifelong belief that there are only two words that should ever be spoken when receiving a gift, “Thank you!” Sometimes people give us a gift we do not want to receive, and we do not know quite what to do.  It…

Meet your new neighbors

By CPC | November 27, 2023

The biannual New Resident Welcome Reception event was held at the Marquis Castle Pines apartments this fall.  Mayor Tracy Engerman welcomed 25 new residents to the neighborhood.  The event is hosted by the Castle Pines Chamber of Commerce, the City of Castle Pines and the Castle Pines Connection. Caption and photos by Hollen Wheeler

Bud’s Bar: A history between the tracks

By CPC | November 27, 2023
men standing behind bar

  If you’ve lived in Douglas County more than a few years and haven’t been to Bud’s Bar in Sedalia, you ain’t nobody.  Whoa!  Let me be more sensitive.  You’ve simply failed to seize a legendary opportunity: Bud’s world-renowned hamburgers, great folks, a colorful backstory and all the Wildcat Lore that flows within it. Sedalia…

2023 Christmas and Chanukah celebrations

By CPC | November 27, 2023

Chabad Jewish Center of South Metro Denver 9950 Lone Tree Parkway, Lone Tree Canyons Community Church 4825 N. Crowfoot Valley Road, Castle Rock Christmas Eve: Candlelight Service, December 24, 4 p.m. Castle Oaks Covenant Church 826 Park Street, Castle Rock Christmas Eve: December 24, 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Cherry Hills Community Church…

New toys under the tree for me

By CPC | November 27, 2023
potato stacks

  Christmas makes everyone a kid, and what kid doesn’t like new toys?  In my memory of childhood Christmas presents, one of my favorites was an Easy-Bake Oven.  With just the power of a light bulb and a specially formulated mix, I could make a cake all by myself.  I remember mixing the ingredients, popping…

A century of grace and joy: Jeanne turns 100!

By CPC | November 27, 2023
close up of senior lady

Castle Pines is abuzz with excitement as we extend heartfelt congratulations to Jeanne Furr, a remarkable resident about to reach the incredible milestone of 100 years young!  Furr’s journey is a captivating tale of resilience, love and a century’s worth of memories. Born in Denver on January 4, 1924, Furr moved to Long Beach as…

Prestigious golf tournament plans move forward for 2024

By CPC | November 27, 2023
view of golf club building

  Next August 20-25, 2024, Castle Pines, population 14,800, will host the BMW Championship at Castle Pines Golf Club and will see more than 25,000 visitors per day for events hosted by the PGA TOUR and Western Golf Association (WGA).  It will be the BMW Championship’s first visit to Colorado since 2014, when Billy Horschel…

The power of peppermint

By CPC | November 27, 2023
leaves in tea cup

The minty, peppy, fresh scent and flavor of peppermint packs a punch.  While refreshing as a breath mint or tea, peppermint may also be linked to health benefits, including improving digestion, boosting focus, and relieving migraines, according to Peppermint is an aromatic herb with leaves that contain several essential oils, including menthol, menthone and…

Neighbor hosts fundraiser for breast cancer research

By CPC | November 27, 2023
lady holding wine bottle

  October was breast cancer awareness month and Kim Becker made a contribution.  She hosted a fundraiser with the ONEHOPE Foundation (ONEHOPE) to raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). “My mom is a breast cancer survivor and many of my friends have had breast cancer, so I wanted to raise money to…

Congratulations to 80108 student athletes

By CPC | November 27, 2023

Congratulations to the 80108 student athletes who signed letters of intent to play their sport at the next level:   Olivia Barrett Soccer Colorado Mesa University Coach Mathew Henbest stated, “Olivia really came through for us last year as a starter.  Her aggressive play in the back and eagerness to get forward in the attack…

A golf cart-sized surprise for one SRO

By CPC | November 27, 2023
office in red golf cart

  School Resource Officer (SRO) Deputy Eric Rhymer has some new wheels to help him reach the students on the campus of American Academy (AA).  The new ride will surely catch the eye; it is atypical of what one might find a sheriff’s deputy in. This SRO can be found checking on the school kids…

Kids create book characters on craft pumpkins

By CPC | November 27, 2023
pumpkin painted and decorated

The “Pumpkin Shine” event was a fun, at-home project put on by the Timber Trial Elementary Parent Teacher Organization.  Students in kindergarten through fifth grade, along with their families, decorated a craft pumpkin to resemble their favorite character in a book they had read or listened to.  Characters ranged from classic children’s books to popular…

The power of kids helping kids

By CPC | November 27, 2023
group in green house

  DCS Montessori (DCSM) middle school students sponsored a food drive to raise essential items for Bin Blessed, a nonprofit organization providing support to There With Care, an organization which provides meaningful services to families and children during the critical phase of a medical crisis. The one-week drive was a project for the students’ service…

AA community honors veterans

By CPC | November 27, 2023

  The American Academy (AA) community welcomed 50 veterans to honor them for their service and duty during the annual Veterans Day Breakfast on November 11.  The celebration kicked off with an assembly introducing all six branches of the military, then a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by the national anthem performed by…

RCHS golfer wins twice

By CPC | November 27, 2023
teen holds trophy

Rock Canyon High School (RCHS) senior Charlie Tucker took home a double win from the 5A Boys Golf State Championship in Fort Collins in October.  The RCHS boys varsity golf team won the state championship and Tucker won the individual title. The 18-year-old has been serious about golf since he was 10, when he got…

RHMS Help Desk uses humor to entertain and teach

By CPC | November 27, 2023
male student holding phone on stage

  Rocky Heights Middle School (RHMS) produces two plays a year; the fall performance this year was the comedy Help Desk by Don Zolidis.  When choosing a play, the performing arts department has a general rubric they use: shows with as large a cast as possible so more students can participate; running time of around…

Full of SPIRIT at RCHS

By CPC | November 27, 2023
group of cheerleaders in school gym

  It was a clean sweep last month at the Continental League for the Rock Canyon High School (RCHS) spirit teams.  Varsity cheer, junior varsity coed cheer, varsity poms and junior varsity poms all finished in first place. The Continental League consists of 11 high schools – Castle View, Chaparral, Douglas County, Heritage, Highlands Ranch,…

Jags Go Pink: RCHS raises money for breast cancer research

By CPC | November 27, 2023
group of ladies at workout studio holding sign

Jags Go Pink (JGP), a new club at Rock Canyon High School (RCHS), hosted Pink Week to raise money for breast cancer research.  Led by two students, 16-year-old juniors Claire Weiffenbach and Amelia Solano, the two organized a series of impactful events in the true spirit of community service. Inspired by the success of RCHS’s…

Honoring local heroes and fundraising for community relief

By CPC | October 30, 2023

This issue is dedicated to those who have served in the military and their families.  We remember and honor those who came home, those yet to come home, and those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.  For anyone currently serving in the global conflicts, thank you for your service and that of your family.  Freedom isn’t…

Drive-thru proposed

By CPC | October 30, 2023

The community is abuzz with discussions about the possibility of a McDonald’s restaurant coming to town.  The potential addition would be built on the southwest corner of Castle Pines Parkway and Lagae Road. According to early filings on the City’s development activity map, the proposed site would be a 3,900 square foot franchise of the…

Date change on 2023 city events

By CPC | October 30, 2023
postcard for events

In April, the City of Castle Pines mailed residents a postcard featuring upcoming 2023 events.  Since the mailing of that first postcard, the city has added some additional events to the calendar and has adjusted a couple of the event dates and times. The City will be mailing out an updated postcard soon – if…

MedicAlert bracelets available for Douglas County seniors

By CPC | October 30, 2023
medicalert bracelets

Thanks to a generous donation from an anonymous Douglas County citizen, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) can supply 180 older adults with MedicAlert’s services. Older Adults who live in unincorporated Douglas County, Castle Pines, Franktown or Larkspur are eligible.  Service is limited and is on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you or someone you…

Still time to vote in 2023

By CPC | October 30, 2023
mail vote being dropped off in box

As of October 1, there were 296,557 active citizens registered to vote in Douglas County.  Democrats numbered 53,725 Republicans 97,712, Unaffiliated 140,493 and other affiliations 4,627. While many citizens mailed or cast their votes during Early Voting in October, Ballot Drop Box locations will be available 24 hours a day until 7 p.m. on Election…

Metro District endorses City’s ballot measure

By CPC | October 30, 2023

The Castle Pines North Metro District (CPNMD) Board of Directors signed Resolution No. 2023-10-01 in October, supporting a “yes” vote on the City of Castle Pines Ballot Measure 2F for the upcoming November 7 regular election.  The ballot measure authorizes an ad valorem property tax of 12 mills for park, recreation and trailhead open space…

Smoothing out sections in Forest Park

By CPC | October 30, 2023
workers in street

Forest Park residents could not help but notice the slew of maintenance workers along Forest Park Drive making numerous changes and improvements.  Homeowners learned this work is part of a citywide Pavement Maintenance Program (PMP).  Each year, the City of Castle Pines begins a refresh of neighborhood streets by making improvements to roads and infrastructure,…

Women in Business: Connections are empowering

By CPC | October 30, 2023
portrait of woman

Maggie Lugo is a business development and recruiting executive in the consulting world.  She works for TGRP Solutions as the director of consulting operations, but she recently uncovered a new passion: she created a forum where women can connect and consult with one another.  Lugo got the idea while surveying the spaces where she works. …

Welcome our new writers: Dani and Nicole

By CPC | October 30, 2023

Dani Salas is a Brazilian native who has called Castle Pines home since 2021. As a dedicated parent, Dani and her fiancé juggle the responsibilities of a beautiful blended family of five children.  With a background in mass communication and journalism, she has a natural flair for storytelling and communication. Dani’s passion for health and…

Give where you live in Castle Pines on December 5

By CPC | October 30, 2023
colorado gives day logo

The Castle Pines Chamber of Commerce is planning a party with a purpose this December 5 for guests to give where they live on Colorado Gives Day this year. Each year, the Chamber supports its nonprofit members by hosting a holiday party at the beautiful Haven in the Pines in the Village at Castle Pines.…

Going “badger” for personal defense

By CPC | October 30, 2023
group of people in kitchen

The best self-defense strategies and techniques work equally for men and women; however, statistically women are assaulted more than men.  The numbers indicate that one in three women will be the victim of some type of violent attack in her lifetime.  Women also endure more incidents of verbal and sexual harassment than men. Jeff “Gunny”…

Brewing more than a cup of love

By CPC | October 30, 2023
couple in front of lake and mountains

What happens when you pair a coffee lover with a book lover?  The result is a big cup of love.  That is how friends describe the coupling of Aidan Gray and Olivia Dolby. The two met at a Dungeons & Dragons event and since then, have been brewing drops of happiness living at the Marquis…

The affectionate companion

By CPC | October 30, 2023
boy and dog outside next to each other

A pet is a special addition to any family, especially one with a child who has unique needs.  Poppet was one such pet for the Guthrie family.  Michael, the youngest of Doug and Claire Guthrie’s five children, had a special bond with the chocolate Labrador, and when they lost Poppet, it left a void that…

Hope, faith, warrior mindset … and silver linings

By CPC | October 30, 2023
son in hospital bed with mom next to him

“I want to have this warrior mindset and I am going to overcome whatever happens.” – Hunter Graham This is a story of a family who overcame bad news with hope, mindset and faith; today, they are appreciating life’s silver linings. Two years ago, Courtney Graham’s focus was largely on work.  As a chief people…

Running at their own pace

By CPC | October 30, 2023
family on front porch with cowboy hats

According to Psychology Today, British psychologist Dr. Richard Wiseman found that the overall pace of life has increased 10% worldwide since the mid 1990s.  In some places, it has even increased by 20%. Buffalo Ridge Estates residents Tim and Jennifer Knowlton run at a pace of their own, living in the now with their careers…

Wondervu … Have you heard?

By CPC | October 30, 2023
man in blue suit holding guitar

Do we ever really know our neighbors?  It is something many of us joke about during cul-de-sac get togethers or neighborhood holiday parties. Hopefully, that is why you enjoy flipping through the pages of The Connection, a place you can turn to learn a little more about your neighbor next door. Scott Argiro has called…

Honoring legacy through Folds of Honor

By CPC | October 29, 2023

Honor Their Sacrifice.  Educate Their Legacy.  That is the beautiful mission of Folds of Honor (FOH), a national nonprofit organization started by Lieutenant Colonel Dan Rooney, dedicated to providing educational assistance to dependents of those who sacrificed so much. In 2007, after his second tour in Iraq, Rooney was traveling home to Grand Rapids, Michigan…

A lifetime of service and sacrifice

By CPC | October 29, 2023
group of men in military uniforms

In an era where valor and service to one’s country often take a backseat to the hustle and bustle of modern life, it is essential to recognize and celebrate individuals who have dedicated their lives to protecting and serving the nation.  Winter Berry resident Lieutenant Colonel Greg Robinson, a true patriot and a symbol of…

Veterans group prioritizes connection and discussion

By CPC | October 29, 2023
two men talking while at a restaurant

Veterans and supporters meet at Benedict’s Restaurant for their monthly breakfast. In a quiet corner of Benedict’s Restaurant, a group of veterans gathers regularly to share their stories and connect each month.  Known as the “Veterans Breakfast Group,” this close-knit assembly of servicemen and women has become a vital network across several generations. “We’re not…

November Thoroughly Modern Manners

By CPC | October 29, 2023
Graphic of Thoroughly Modern Manners

Dear Readers, A few things to think about as we get ready for the holiday mail.  I want to dive into addressing cards, specifically the honorific usage and the plural usage.  Holiday cards can be trickier than they seem.  Getting a good/sweet/funny photo of your family and tracking down friends’ addresses can be just the…

Thanksgiving is more than a meal

By CPC | October 29, 2023
Bibliophile Corner Books

This time of year, it is easy to get caught in the hustle and bustle of the impending holiday season.  But November is also the month of thanksgiving: both a ritualized meal and the art of giving thanks.  This month’s book recommendations focus on the simple and powerful practice of gratitude. Thanks A Thousand: A…

Helping vets get what they deserve

By CPC | October 29, 2023
project one vet at a time logo

When a service member retires from the military, evaluations are made on mental and physical health to establish a barometer of disability for pensions and compensations.  For some veterans going through the process, it is a good experience.  For others, navigating the system with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is challenging. Command Chief Master…

American legion honors veterans and first responders

By CPC | October 29, 2023
three men in uniform

The American Legion 1187 in Castle Rock held its annual birthday banquet on October 14. A special award was presented to Dale Erickson, Army veteran and founding member of Post 1187.  Erickson was presented with the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award certificate and letter issued from the White House recognizing his 7,861 hours of volunteer service…

Connecting with veterans all year long

By CPC | October 29, 2023
monument of eagle soaring

Veterans not only deserve being celebrated and honored on Veterans Day, they deserve support all year long. One way to do this is by highlighting the threefold mission of the Douglas County Veterans Monument Foundation (DCVMF).    First, DCVMF maintains the monument, Freedom’s Keeper, a memorial in Castle Rock with the six service seals of…

November Crossword

By CPC | October 29, 2023
blank crossword for november 2023

This crossword brought to you by Tammy Lopez with Allstate Insurance (720) 733-1331. Across 1. Rain and snow mix 6. Romanov ruler 10. Chapter 11 issue 14. Mrs. Bush 15. Buckeye State 16. Arab ruler 17. Dismantle, as a sailing vessel 18. Threadbare 19. Audiophile’s brand 20. GPS treasures 22. To don 23. Fugard’s “A Lesson…

From the Navy to the rivers

By CPC | October 29, 2023
person holding large fish in lake

There is a saying, “goodbye tension, hello pension,” and Beverly Hills Estates resident Deb Nelson has embraced her retirement from the Navy and IT career in full: fly fishing, volunteering and enjoying her family. Born in Minnesota, Nelson’s dad joined the Navy after dental school, so the family moved on a regular basis.  The last…

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