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Cycling festival set to draw thousands to Castle Rock

When Scot Harris, event director of the Subaru Elephant Rock Cycling Festival, planned the first race roughly 30 years ago, he wasn’t expecting a big turnout. Then, 1,200 people came. This year, organizers expect 6,000 participants on June …
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‘We’re just as normal as everybody else’

Sunlight streams through the stained glass at the Colorado Muslim Society’s mosque on Parker Roadin southeast Denveron a warm May morning as Imam Shafi Abdulaziz addresses a field trip of seventh-graders from Mountain Ridge Middle School. He …
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    • First came two camels, then a tortoise, a potbellied pig ...

      There are no lions or tigers or bears. But there is an African tortoise, two wallabies and a potbellied big named Frankie who loves to meet new people. The animals live on a secluded property nestled among the hills near Larkspur. White fences …

    • The Ducky Derby — by the numbers

      The annual Ducky Derby, held each year in Castle Rock, is approaching once again. What’s new this year are more family-friendly events and a new location, said Kelly Marsh, a co-chair of the charity fundraiser. What’s not new? The …

    • Police arrest shooting suspect in Castle Rock

      Castle Rock police have arrested a suspect they believe was involved in a shooting the night of May 22 that sent two other males to the hospital with gunshot wounds, according to a town news …

    • Castle View grads poised for success

      They honored their retiring teachers, the graduating seniors entering the military, and took a moment of celebration rather than a moment of silence for the community members they'd lost in the past …

    • Moreno joins Democratic crew with U.S. Congress bid

      The run-up to replace Gubernatorial candidate Ed Perlmutter in Colorado's 7th District got more crowded Wednesday as State Senator Dominick Moreno kicked off his campaign.