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  • The Otto House featured on Airbnb
    The Otto House featured on Airbnb
  • Members of Tempo Performing Arts put on a public show for those in attendance as they danced to Halloween themed music.
    Members of Tempo Performing Arts put on a public show for those in attendance as they danced to Halloween themed music.
  • Kassidy Hudson led the Lady Huskies with 16 attacks during Aurora’s four-set win over Gering Saturday in the B-7 district final, securing a spot in the state tournament.
    Kassidy Hudson led the Lady Huskies with 16 attacks during Aurora’s four-set win over Gering Saturday in the B-7 district final, securing a spot in the state tournament.
  • Fire ravages Colorado
    Fire ravages Colorado
  • Alexis Kaokwars (left) and Cailen Harlow work on  new posters that will be displayed around the school.
    Alexis Kaokwars (left) and Cailen Harlow work on new posters that will be displayed around the school.
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‘The Otto House’ legacy lives on

Andrew and Taylor Willis purchased this historic home on M Street and have announced plans to list it on Airbnb as “The Otto House,” in honor of the late Tim Otto7.

Ghouls, ghosts bring scares to the square

Children and families took over downtown Aurora Thursday night for the annual Scare the Square celebration. Warmer weather let participants show off their costumes while getting treats.
Local businesses spread out as the streets surrounding the courthouse were closed down for the festivities.

Aurora punches state tourney ticket with win over Gering

It’s been a season of bucket list items for Aurora’s volleyball team in 2020.
The latest of those accomplishments includes Aurora’s first trip to the state tournament since 2016.

Colorado fire threatens property, views, memories

Cheryl Holland watched anxiously from afar in late October as heavy winds blew wildfires across a nearly 200,000-acre stretch of Colorado, wondering if the family’s summer cabin would be reduced to ashes.
Though safe at home here in Aurora, Holland communicated for several tense days with friends and neighbors in the Grand Lake area (located 150 miles northwest of Denver), ultimately learning that their property is still standing, at least for now.

HPC students show off their skills with graphic design

When walking down a school hallway people can often see sports posters, announcements and motivational posters. While many of them are a standard display from a company, High Plains Community Schools has decided to utilize their students’ creativity by having them create displayed signs in the buildings.

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