The Highlands Ranch Herald, Community Newspaper

In March of 2021 Jerry and Ann Healey, owners and publishers of the free, weekly community newspaper Highlands Ranch Herald, sat down with the HR Historical Society to discuss the history of the newspaper, how the newspaper reflects and reports the local news, and the personal relationship that the Healey's have had with the community that they have called "home" since 1994.  

The videtaped interview will be available soon here, and in the meantime, below are visual highlights from the Healey's Highlands Ranch story

 Interview with Jerry and Ann Healey (and their Cat Mickey),

Owners and Publishers of the Highlands Ranch Herald

Original HRCA Highlands Ranch Newsletter, Vol. 1 No. 1


Name Change to  "Your Hometown Herald" Vol. 1 No. 2

HR Herald Logo in 1995

Parent Company of the HR Herald

Colorado's Largest Local Community Media Outlet with 24 Newspapers and Websites in the Denver Metro Area

Clock Tower at Town Center, Iconic Representation of the Modern Highlands Ranch

 HR Herald Logo 2021, Reflecting the Modern Clock Tower Image


HR Herald has a Tangible Newspaper as well as a Digital Version

The Healey's Became Residents of Highlands Ranch in 1994--

Open Space and Pronghorns Abounded

As Residents the Healey's Enjoyed Events and Activities at the Local Level---

Concerts, Recreation Centers, Trails and More


The HR Herald Reports on Newsworthy Items of Interest to HR Residents--

Local People, Schools, Events          4/10/2021 Trending Stories

"One of our Missions is to Keep People Connected to their Community"

Jerry Healey, 2021

"The Bedrock of Community Journalism to BUILD Community.  The more information we have about each other, about events, the more compassionate we can be, more informed to make better decisions. 

That's the Passion and the Mission of Community Journalism" 

Ann Healey, 2021

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