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Castle Rock crew helps fight wildfires

While massive wildfires are burning across Colorado, Castle Rock Fire and Rescue officials say the department has helped as it can, but is too strained for resources at home to do much more. Acting … more

District attorney dismisses case against chalk protester from Castle Pines

The 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office has filed a motion to dismiss the case against a Castle Pines woman charged with drawing in chalk outside U.S. Rep. Ken Buck's Castle Rock office in … more

Amid hot, dry weather, Castle Rock cancels fireworks for Fourth of July

Castle Rock announced June 28 it has canceled the town's Fourth of July fireworks show as the area experiences dangerously dry weather conditions and record-high temperatures. A town news release … more

Elephant Rock rides again

An event-filled weekend in Castle Rock ended with one of the town's most iconic summer events welcoming Coloradans to the cycling season. The 31st annual Elephant Rock Cycling Festival finished off … more

J.R. (Jerald) Pinon

About me I am a native of Denver. I have lived in Castle Rock now for 5 1/2 years and absolutely love Douglas County — especially the amazing community of people that I have had the privilege of … more

Castle Rock fire chief retires

Art Morales is looking forward to taking road trips across the country with his wife in the near future to visit his grandchildren — something he finally has time to do. Morales announced his … more

Castle View seniors 'a class of learners and leaders'

Castle View High School held its 2018 graduation commencement ceremony on May 16 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Family and friends of graduates gathered at the outdoor venue on a warm, sunny afternoon to … more

Castle Rock voters approve charter amendments

Castle Rock voters overwhelmingly approved two ballot measures in a May 15 special election that the town has said will allow it to continue its work implementing an at-large mayor system. Voters … more

My Name Is… Chris Haugen

About me I was born in Fairplay, so I claim Colorado Native status. My parents moved from Dillon to Michigan when I was 2. I grew up in a small farm town outside of Ann Arbor, that actually reminds … more

Castle Rock repeals pit bull ban

Castle Rock has officially lifted its 26-year-old ban on pit bulls following a unanimous decision from town councilmembers on May 1. The 5-0 vote, for which Councilmembers Jess Loban and Brett Ford … more

Prints of 2018 fair poster available now from artist

Castle Rock painter Cindy Welch created the 2018 commemorative poster for the 2018 Douglas County Fair and Rodeo (the 100th) and is offering signed, limited-edition prints that are available now, … more

My Name Is... Mike McNairy

About me I grew up and went to college in Ohio, joined the Air Force through ROTC and retired in Colorado in 2010. I currently run a franchise with my wife, Lynette, called Creative Colors … more

Daniels Park land donor to be remembered in ceremony

Have readers ever wondered about how the beautiful Daniels Park in Douglas County came to be? They can thank Florence Martin, who will be celebrated by members of the Sedalia Museum from 1 to 3 p.m. … more

Families assess next steps in wake of devastating Castle Rock fire

The morning after a Castle Rock blaze destroyed two homes and damaged five more, Sierra-Kay Okimoto, 12, clung to her mother, Lisa Bunch, staring at their home, one of the five damaged in the … more

Castle Rock officers cleared in December shooting

The 18th Judicial District Critical Response Team has released its review of an officer-involved shooting in Castle Rock in December and determined officers were justified in their use of force … more

Castle Rock police identify man whose death they're calling suspicious

The Castle Rock Police Department has identified the man killed Easter Sunday as 37-year-old Caesar Velez. Police discovered Velez lying injured by a roadside near the 100 block of Prairie Hawk Drive … more

My Name Is … Cindy Welch-Marten

About me I am a Colorado native. I grew up in south Denver and moved to Castle Rock in 1986. I have three daughters, two grandkids and two dogs. I got married last April to a great guy and we settled … more

Officers learn how to de-escalate situations involving mental illness

Jeff Santelli, a retired Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputy who now works as a CIT trainer, suggested that CIT should be a specialized presence in law enforcement, likening it to SWAT teams. Just like SWAT officers, CIT officers require a specific skillset, Santelli said. “It’s actually a very similar analogy to CIT,” he said. “It’s a specialized training of communication and not everybody is the best communicator.” 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

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
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