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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
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
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
Summer is a busy time for road and maintenance crews working on transportation projects. In the sea of orange cones, Douglas County organizes its transportation projects into key areas, such as pavement maintenance or new roadway projects. Here … more
Douglas County has added another firefighting aircraft to its arsenal, and this one comes with a first-of-its kind contract. Commissioners approved a yearlong contract with Global SuperTanker Services LLC at their May 23 business meeting, making … more
Douglas County residents may have seen displays of blue pinwheels throughout the county this month. The pinwheel gardens are part of a nationwide effort made by Pinwheels for Prevention, launched by Prevent Child Abuse America in 2008, which seeks … more
In February, approximately 50 members of the Douglas County Indivisible CD4 group met with U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, R-Windsor, to talk health care. Buck said he left with respect, but few votes, as the two sides failed to agree on whether Congress … more
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
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