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At home in Parker this summer, Megan Mahnken, 19, struggles to find ways to keep her and her friends busy. “I don’t think there’s a lot of things for people our age to do,” said Mahnken, a student at Metropolitan State University of … more
Randy Mills describes himself as a cowboy. Complete with his signature hat, Mills says he has a fondness for the Western way of life and believes in the code of the West principle of taking pride in your work. Mills, of Castle Rockspent his … more
When Christy Van Bibber first began working in the 4-H poultry division 10 years ago, 23 kids were showing approximately 90 chickens and other birdsat the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo. Today, that number is 72 kids with 340 entries among them. … more
As opening day for the 99th Douglas County Fair and Rodeo draws near, local officials are celebrating a tradition rich in history, culture and entertainment . “I think it’s one of the events that brings the whole county together,” Douglas … more
A group of youths recently went to the largest fencing tournament in the history of the sport, but it was more important to their coach that they come home with happy memories than medals. “The most rewarding part is just seeing their … more
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet said he was happy to take a break from the back-and-forth in Washington, D.C., to pay a visit to Douglas County for two events on July 14, starting his morning at a graduation ceremony at CU South Denver in Lone Tree for the … more
Ryan Abresch is a lawyer by training. He currently works as a legal analyst for a national online legal research firm.Abresch, of Larkspur previously served as a deputy district attorney in the 10th … more
Krista Holtzmann kicked off her campaign for Douglas County School Board with a barbecue in Parker’s Stonegate Park July 9.Holtzmann, 48, describes herself as a child advocate who has spent her … more
Douglas County is a safe place to live and work, residents are satisfied with county law enforcement and believe the county is headed in the right direction, according to survey results. But like most of the Front Range, respondents also said the … more
Downtown Castle Rock will transform into the Old West on July 28 as the town holds the annual Western Heritage Welcome ahead of the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo — complete with a steer drive and the Chuck Wagon Cook-Off. The event is intended … more
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