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Pointing to a poster hung on the wall of his hangar, dotted with various types of helicopters, Jeff Armstrong of Rampart Helicopter Service singles out which helicopters his pilot, Brian Toomey, has flown. “These, these, all these, these,” … more
Each year, Douglas County School District teachers are spending about 1,035 hours of their time on non-instructional activities, according to a new survey commissioned by the district. District teachers are contracted for 185 days per year. This … more
Drumming his fingers on his shirtsleeve, an emotional Dan Brite looked into the eyes of the man who saved his life to thank him. "Dr. Bertocchi literally held my heart in his hands while he massaged it back to life," the Douglas County Sheriff's … more
When I took on the role of interim superintendent for Douglas County School District last fall, the prospect of tackling our district's challenges was a daunting one. With such a large district and … more
Londa Mull isn't your typical couch surfer. “I'm technically homeless, and I chose this,” she said with a smile. After her four adult children moved out, Mull, a 50-year-old former real estate broker's assistant, began looking for a … more
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Several members of the public are once again questioning the priorities of the Douglas County School District. Although state funding to education is expected to increase slightly next year, it was … more
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Tom Popken, now a Larkspur resident, was a retiring 34-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department when he moved to Douglas County in 2013. He spent a little more than a year working for the Douglas County Sheriff's Office before taking a … more
Despite Douglas County's 80-48 loss to Cherokee Trail in a first-round Class 5A playoff game on Feb. 22, boys basketball fortunes are on the upswing for the Huskies. Douglas County finished the season with a 10-13 record, which marked the most … more
Douglas County celebrated the groundbreaking of its Emergency Vehicle Operations Center project Feb. 23, a $6.5 million dollar project that will construct a new 1.6 mile-driving course complete with skid pads, four-lane straightaways, curves and … more
For years, those working in the criminal justice system within Douglas County, Arapahoe County and Aurora have faced long wait times for forensic and DNA evidence processing at the state lab. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation, however, has … more
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