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Coalition focuses on preventing substance abuse among county’s youth

The Douglas County Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition — which works to prevent substance use among young people — reports to the Douglas County Mental Health Initiative, a partnership of … more

‘They told me if I had a house and a car I could afford it’

When Chrysta Reese’s daughter revealed she was struggling with a heroin addiction, Reese immediately sought help. “The first time she called me and was really sick, I thought she was dying. I was … more

‘He really still takes one day at a time’

For Kendra Rhoades, the problem was not convincing her or her husband that their teenage son Jacob struggled with substance abuse. The problem was convincing Jacob, even after his marijuana use … more

Stress, social status among reasons for teen substance use

The Douglas County Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition found in a community-needs assessment from the Tri-County Health Department that more than 26 percent of high school students in the … more

Time to Talk: Addiction, mental health ‘inherently linked’

Terry Schamberger took his last alcoholic drink on July 1, 2007, about 27 years after he drank his first beer at 13. Alcohol, he believes, was about to cost him his family. “I knew my kids were … more

Community events open fair and rodeo

Two community celebrations helped kick off the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo over the weekend — the Western Heritage Welcome, which includes a steer drive through downtown Castle Rock, and a parade … more

Castle Pines moves forward with home-rule goal

Castle Pines voters will see a question on their general election ballots this November asking them to change the city’s form of government. The city council on July 24 gave the final approval … more

Maddiepalooza rings in fifth year

Castle Rock lovers of beer and Colorado-grown bands can see those passions combined in this year’s Maddiepalooza, a music festival on Aug. 11 that raises money for local nonprofits and charities. … more

My Name Is... Kaden Lebsack

About me I’m 12 years old and from Castle Rock. I will be starting eighth grade this school year and attending K-12 online this year so, hopefully, I can attend more Ninja competitions around the … more

Seeing the Spring Creek Fire's wake

The Liberatores started their 2 1/2 hour journey to La Veta at nearly 11:30 a.m. on July 15. The Castle Rock family of three packed into their Jeep and traveled south along Interstate 25, on their … more

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

'An opportunity to see heroes'

The event was dedicated to recognizing officers who had acted heroically, showed impeccable training and saved lives throughout the year, but at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office 2018 Award … more

FedEx truck stolen in Englewood crashes in Douglas County

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office warned travelers on northbound Interstate 25 in Castle Rock the afternoon of June 1 to expect traffic delays as authorities worked to pull a stolen FedEx truck … more

Two months later, no answers in suspicious death case in Castle Rock

The Castle Rock Police Department in early April announced it was investigating a suspicious death after a man was discovered seriously injured near a roadside. The case's autopsy report paints a … 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

Deadline in town’s special election approaching

Castle Rock is collecting ballots and awaiting results in a local special election that comes to a head on May 15. The town council approved calling the special election and putting two questions on … more

Laydon vows fresh view on county government

Abe Laydon’s opponent in the Republican primary election for county commissioner, Diane Holbert, may have years of experience in a public office, a service Laydon says he respects. But he believes … 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

Castle Rock inspecting 5,300 devices after fire

Castle Rock announced May 1 it will begin inspecting more than 5,300 home utility devices following an April fire in The Meadows. The cause of the April 17 fire remains unknown, the town said, but … more

Tolls, added lane each direction proposed for I-25 ‘Gap’

Tolls and a three-lane interstate in each direction it is — at least for now. The Colorado Department of Transportation Executive Director Michael Lewis announced April 26 that his department is … more
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