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‘Sleeping Beauty’ comes to stage at Denver’s Mizel center

“Sleeping Beauty,” as conceived by Denver Children’s Theatre, which is presenting its 21st annual professionally staged production for children, involves a feisty Briar Rose and her friend … more

Nonprofit aims to open site for 12-step programs in Castle Rock

When Amanda Flanagan still lived in New York, she knew the recovery community to be a thriving place for people working toward sobriety through groups like Alcoholics Anonymous. “There's meetings … more

My name is…Joslynn Kilman

About me I am a Senior at Douglas County High School. I am the oldest child of eight. I enjoy reading and my favorite school subject is history. I also enjoy playing tennis. I play on varsity for my … more

School project stresses importance of 'go bags'

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue personnel are well-versed in emergency preparedness, but on March 8 several members of the department including Fire Chief Art Morales gathered in a room at the agency's … more

Build it and burn it to learn it

At this point in their training, a group of firefighter recruits from across the Denver metro area have learned the basic skills. They’ve studied all about hose work, personal protective gear, … more

Officers learn how to de-escalate situations involving mental illness

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Parker, Lone Tree and Castle Rock police departments are in the process of putting all their officers and dispatchers through Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) … more

Confident Huskies win rare home playoff game

Douglas County hosted a boys basketball playoff game for the first time in 1o seasons on Feb. 21. Coach Earl Boykins' Huskies made a point to emphasize the improvement of the program with a 61-44 … more

Castle Rock business brings back ‘sounds of life’

Until recently, John Laitinen didn’t like Christmas. The Castle Rock man suffers from hearing loss, possibly because of his six years as a U.S. Army engineer or his later career working on race … more

Gold Award Girl Scout: Kamaryn Evans

This is the fourth in a four-part series interviewing this year's Girl Scout Gold Award recipients from Castle Rock. Four Castle Rock Girl Scouts recently received their Gold Award, the highest honor … more

Gold Award Girl Scout: Alexis Montague

This is the third in a four-part series interviewing this year’s Girl Scout Gold Award recipients from Castle Rock. Four Castle Rock Girl Scouts recently received their Gold Award, the highest … more

Castle Rock water director excited about new projects

Castle Rock Director of Utilities Mark Marlowe is excited for 2018. That’s because he and the town’s water department have two big projects lined up for the new year, and both are focused on … more

Suspect in officer-involved shooting faces felony charges

The suspect who was shot and wounded by Castle Rock police officers on Christmas Eve is facing felony charges. Charles Walter Rees, 67, could not attend his first court appearance on Dec. 27 because … more

Gold Award Girl Scout: Abby Sickinger

This is the second in a four-part series interviewing this year’s Girl Scout Gold Award recipients from Castle Rock. Four Castle Rock Girl Scouts recently received their Gold Award, the highest … more

Jewish center hosts menorah lighting in park in Castle Rock

Blue lights illuminated a crowd gathered on stage at the Philip S. Miller Park Amphitheater in Castle Rock the evening of Dec. 13 as they sang in celebration of Hanukkah. While their voices rang out, … more

Mountain biking champ takes it to next level

Mountain biking rose from humble beginnings in the 1800s as a simple mode of transportation to a fringe sport in the 1970s. It gained global momentum in 1990 with the first world championships and … more

Castle Rock’s Festival Park getting modern makeover

Castle Rock’s downtown gathering place, Festival Park, has been under construction for the past year as the town got underway with a $6.9 million project to redesign the park, but it’s now open … more

Honing the craft at writers’ workshops

Colorado doesn’t have the same literary reputation as places like New York, Chicago or San Francisco, but there’s something about the state that draws men and women of letters here. Beat prophets … more

Former school staff member suspected of taking 'upskirt' video of women, girls

A Douglas County School District employee was arrested Dec. 8 on charges of sexual exploitation of a child after the principal of the school where he was working called police to report inappropriate … more

Five things to know: Castle Rock has a new plan for public art

Wild horses run through The Meadows, children walk to school in Founders Village and bears and moose roam downtown. All three scenes are just a few of the many depicted through Castle Rock's Public … more

An early sign of the season

A giant white fir Christmas tree arrived early the morning of Nov. 2 at the Outlets at Castle Rock. The tree stands 55 feet tall and will remain at the center through the end of the year. In the … more
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