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Film gathering aims to inform, inspire in 12th year

There’s no accounting for the twists and turns that bring creative people together, but the first meeting of filmmakers Haley Thompson and Tomas Zuccareno was all too fitting, in light of the work … more

Photographer to give tips on outdoor composition

Perhaps viewing a sweeping stretch of the great outdoors causes puzzlement over how to capture the essence of a scene. Author and photographer Nasim Mansurov, founder of Photography Life, will offer … more

Pit bull ban stirs emotional debate in Castle Rock

At an open house in Castle Rock last spring, residents filed into town hall to offer comment on the town's animal code. Issues ranged from backyard chickens to pet licensing. One issue, however, came … more

Capitol report: A look at what's happening in the state Legislature

Work season for the Colorado state Legislature began in the shadow of sexual-misconduct claims from last fall and amid continued exasperation over rising housing prices and traffic and transportation … more

School board to consider ballot questions to boost funding

Built in 1962, Douglas County High School needs more than $17 million worth of capital repairs, according to Principal Tony Kappas. The original plumping needs maintenance, pipes are rusting — some … more

Baseball finally gets much-needed longer season

First off, I have to declare that I believe most professional football, basketball and baseball seasons are too long. I’ve always complained that the baseball regular season drags on and the “dog … 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

Series: Time to talk about mental illness

It’s time to talk: Don’t we all know someone who is struggling with some form of mental illness or mental health challenge? Colorado Community Media has launched a series of articles … more

School voucher program case dismissed by Colorado Supreme Court

The Colorado Supreme Court has ordered a controversial school voucher program case to be dismissed, according to a news release from the Douglas County School District. The decision was made Jan. 25, … more

New aerospace attraction to open at Centennial Airport

Aviation and space enthusiasts in the metro area may have been to the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum — which boasts a collection of aircraft housed in a hangar at the former Lowry … more

Tongue-in-cheek play provides theater magic

As the audience is seated, they find the suggestion of the ornate, carved, gilded frame around the stage, such as one finds in a turn-of-the-century opera house or theater. A closer look finds an … more

Economic forecast: Fair to partly cloudy

Colorado's roaring economy, though still a national leader, may be beginning to calm somewhat, while pressures in the state — such as stagnant wages and skyrocketing housing prices — as well as … more

Town prepares to call special election in at-large mayor issue

Castle Rock's town council knows the town will hold a special election asking voters to approve changes to the town charter, which it says are necessary in order for Castle Rock to move to an … more

Parker woman is ‘Face’ of medical nonprofit

If you ask Parker resident Maddie Teagarden what happened to her legs, and why she’s in a wheelchair, you might get the answer “shark attack.” The good-natured 20-year-old, who had both of her … more

Colorado aerospace companies flying high

Colorado’s economy may be more associated with beer and marijuana than space, but the state’s robust aerospace industry is flying high. Leaps in technology and beefed-up defense spending have … more

Hotel standoff ends peacefully in Lone Tree, suspect arrested

The TownePlace Suites by Marriott on Cabela's Drive was evacuated Wednesday night, after a man barricaded himself in his hotel room, telling police officers he was armed and suicidal, according to a … more

Traffic, housing costs, retirement funds take spotlight

Democrats recently remarked that Colorado has “no shortage of unmet needs” — a comment that elicited a sardonic tone from Colorado House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, R-Castle Rock — and … 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

'It's up to us to remember him and to be like him'

Zackari Parrish was the type of deputy who would shield a child's eyes if a parent were being handcuffed, explained Castle Rock Police Chief Jack Cauley. Parrish took the lead in organizing a … more

Chief's 'heart sunk' after learning former Castle Rock officer was deputy killed

Castle Rock Police Chief Jack Cauley was asleep in bed the morning of Dec. 31 when his phone rang. The call came from one of his commanders, Cauley said, and he immediately knew it would be serious. … more
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