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A conversation continued over health care

In February, approximately 50 members of the Douglas County Indivisible CD4 group met with U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, R-Windsor, to talk health care. Buck said he left with respect, but few votes, as the two sides failed to agree on whether Congress …
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    • Supreme Court rules against Douglas County School District in case of special-needs student

      A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision March 22 regarding the Douglas County School district will have ramifications for special needs students across the country. The court has sided with the …

    • ‘A program like this shows these kids the consequences’

      At a middle school career fair, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jay Martin received an unexpected comment from an eighth-grade student. “She came up to me and said, ‘I wanted to thank you,’ ” Martin said. “I said, ‘for …

    • Trusty band of volunteers keeps Castle Rock trails pristine

      Steve Beggs moved to town with his family in 2009. One factor in choosing the home they bought, he said, was the great access to local trail systems. Their home is a quarter mile from an access point to trail systems in Ridgeline Open Space in The …

    • Feeling like a princess

      More than 700 people attended a tea party March 18 as part of the Outlets at Castle Rock’s “Princess Week.” The weeklong event awarded gift cards to shoppers wearing tiaras and featured a visit from Belle and the prince of “Beauty and the …

    • Women supporting women ‘was never a new idea’

      Sometimes it’s easier for a doula to describe what she isn’t than to define what she is. “I’m your support person, I’m not a doctor. I’m not your husband,” Denise Grovo, a doula in training, tells her first client, Centennial …