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Shopping for a cause

The Outlets at Castle Rock held its biggest event of the year on Sept. 16: the 12 Annual Shopping Extravaganza. The annual charity fundraiser was expected to raise approximately $35,000 and gather more than 2,500 attendees throughout the day. For …
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The big cheese

Chef John Wu and his wife Hong came to the United States to pursue their dreams. John’s was to be a chemist. Hong’s was to run a restaurant. After finishing his master’s degree in chemistry at the University of Texas El Paso, Wu opted …
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    • Charter school location still under review by school board

      An undeveloped field with rolling views of the Front Range could be the site of a bustling Castle Rock charter school come 2018.But some neighbors and officials are saying the proposed location could create traffic complications for …

    • Fair provides resources on substance use

      A teenage bedroom staged in the lunchroom of Douglas County High School revealed everyday items that young people may be using to conceal drug or alcohol use. Inside a hairbrush was a compartment for marijuana. A pill bottle was in a pillowcase. …

    • A bloody good time for Bonfils

      Hundreds of people running for their lives from packs of bloodthirsty vampires may sound like a nightmare, but for Lauren Jones, organizer of the 2017 Vampire 5K at Flat Acre Farms in Parker on Sept. 30, it's a dream come true. Jones and her …

    • School board to consider suspending pay-for-performance for a year

      The Douglas County School District may suspend the differentiated pay structure for licensed teachers and administrators, replacing it for one year with uniform pay raises while it reassesses the evaluation and salary systems that many community …

    • Castle Rock Town Council prepares for at-large mayor special election

      The petitions have been signed and submitted. The ballot question is set. Now, town council is deliberating over the final steps needed to prepare for a special election in which Castle Rock voters will decide who elects the town mayor — and …