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Local musician takes to Boulder’s famous eTown

The way Denver musician Barry Shapiro sees it, people don’t find themselves in Colorado by accident. “Denver is the kind of place where people move here because they want to be here,” he said. … more

Douglas County calls for volunteer drivers

Winter months can be especially difficult for Douglas county residents who are homeless, housing-challenged or don’t own a vehicle, according to Douglas County Commissioner Roger Partridge. This … more

Changed graduation requirements affect Douglas County students

In October 2016, the Douglas County School Board approved changes in the school district's graduation requirements. The new requirements begin with the freshman class of the 2017-18 school year. … more

Douglas County training facility 'will save lives of first responders'

Emergency personnel from across Douglas County responded to a single-car rollover accident at 8500 N. Moore Road Nov. 17. When they arrived officers determined there were no injuries, but the car was … more

Armed robbery reported in store parking lot in Castle Rock

A woman recently was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of a Castle Rock grocery store. Shortly after 7 a.m. Nov. 18, Castle Rock police officers responded to the King Soopers at 5544 Promenade … more

Douglas County commissioner nominated for U.S. marshal of Colorado

President Donald Trump has nominated Douglas County Commissioner David Weaver to serve as the United States marshal for the District of Colorado, according to a Nov. 17 news release from the White … more

Sharing in the spirit of the star

Cmdr. John Anderson, who has lived in Castle Rock his entire life, remembers attending a Starlighting when he was 8 years old. And although the spirit of the annual celebration, which kicks off the … more

Valor stunned in football quarterfinals

Valor Christian football coach Rod Sherman sounded a little like a visionary on Nov. 17 after Grandview knocked the top-seeded and previously unbeaten Eagles out of the Class 5A state playoffs. … more

Pottery sale returns just in time for holiday shopping

Colorado Gallery of the Arts, in the Annex Building at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, is the scene for the annual Arapahoe Ceramics Guild Holiday Pottery Sale. Mugs, … more

As many large retailers struggle, cities seek solutions

As old-guard retailers shutter stores and lay off workers in the face of shifting consumer habits, Colorado municipalities are in a precarious position due to an unusual tax structure that depends … more

24 suspects indicted in illegal marijuana-grow operation

Two dozen people suspected of participating in a drug-trafficking ring that illegally grew marijuana in at least 10 homes in Arapahoe, Douglas and Elbert counties have been indicted on at least nine … more

Town council explores future of at-large mayor system

On the heels of Castle Rock voters' decision to change the charter to allow for an at-large mayor system, town attorney Bob Slentz outlined some of the challenges of changing the document, and cautioned council members and residents that it was … more

Donate clothes, toys to help brighten the season

Colorado Community Media is looking to help Integrated Family Community Services this holiday season by collecting donations of new clothing for teens and toys for kids for families in need. Please … more

New Douglas County school board 'leaves politics at the door'

The Douglas County school board may be getting four new members, but sitting member David Ray is excited about a camaraderie that he says already exists. “Whereas when we came on two years ago,” Ray said, “there was already — before we … more

Remembering Roy Halladay, a hometown all-star

The hard work and determination Roy Halladay brought to his athletics is something Jeff Legault, baseball coach at Dakota Ridge High School, teaches to his players daily. As an assistant coach at Arvada West High School in the early 1990s, … more

E-470 freezes toll rates for up to three years

A toll adjustment announced Nov. 9 by the E-470 Board of Directors would freeze toll rates for ExpressToll drivers through 2020. That means ExpressToll users driving the 47-mile roadway can lock in the rates they are paying today, according to the … more

Voters support switch to at-large mayor system in Castle Rock

Castle Rock voters favored changing the town charter and creating an at-large mayoral system, which means at some time in the future, residents will vote for the mayor, rather than the mayor being appointed by town councilmembers. The change was approved with 67 percent of the vote in the Nov. 7 election. more

Volleyball leaps in popularity in Colorado

Volleyball is a sport that I never connected with, probably because of my introduction decades ago in elementary school. Half of the physical education class was stationed on each side of the net and I never was able to touch the ball. So obviously … more

Highlands Ranch school earns national credential

Fox Creek isn’t your typical elementary school. At the start of each day, students in classrooms sit in a circle, greet one another and analyze a quote that promotes a life skill. They spend time in the community, studying wildlife in the … more

'HalloWilcox' is school district's treat for kids

About 900 elementary school students assembled at the Douglas County School District's administrative building on Oct. 31 for an unforgettable Halloween. Inside, ghosts, witches, superheroes, trolls and other creative characters replaced … more
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