American Academy in Castle Pines announced in late June that it would build a new charter school in the Meridian Village development, just west of Parker in unincorporated Douglas County. However, the school district decided not to go with the site because it did not want to exclude the kids in Meridian Village. Courtesy photo
Corey McNellis was a two-time Colorado wrestling champion at Ponderosa. His older brother Chris was the Mustangs' first-ever state champ.