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9/11 Monument unites locals affected by attacks

Chief Christopher McCarthy with the Castle Rock Fire Department vividly remembers his commute to work before the events of Sept. 11, 2001. A former Brooklyn paramedic, McCarthy lived in Long Island and paid a toll every day traveling the Long …
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‘Old-fashioned fun’ draws largest pinball crowd yet

For three days each year, blinking pinball machines, old-school arcade games and sounds of bells, beeps and whistles fill the first floor of Denver Marriott South in Lone Tree. Here is where players, collectors and families assemble to partake in …
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Wild at heart: 100 ideas for kids to do outside

In an age when tablets, video games and fidget spinners consume the minds and habits of children nationwide, some experts are concerned children are spending too little time outdoors. And they warn of health and emotional problems when children …
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    • Doctors hope to create ‘revolution’ in opioid crisis

      Opioid misuse is at an all-time high and doctors are part of the problem — and, hopefully, the solution. That’s according to those participating in a new program in Colorado aimed at stopping opioid abuse. “Medicine as a whole is …

    • Court says parent of Douglas County student can sue district

      The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled June 20 that a woman identified in court documents as Jane Zoe can sue the Douglas County School District for an incident in which a teacher distributed …

    • Rescuers find lost Devil's Head hikers

      Douglas County Search and Rescue found two hikers and their dog who had become lost after accidentally leaving a trail in the Devil's Head area of the Pike National Forest on June 15. The two men had hiked through the area for several hours. They …

    • My name is...Stacie Shreffler

      About me I am a 19-year resident of Castle Rock and a native of Pennsylvania. I’m married to Colin Shreffler and have five children: Garrett, Jake, Kyle, Macy and Owen. I studied human nutrition at West Virginia University and served in the …

    • Car show sweeps through town

      The Classic Rock Cruise In car show — an event organized by the Vintage Car Club and Downtown Merchants Association — came to Castle Rock on June 17. Organizers say the event aims to both provide the region a car show but also to support …