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South metro cross country preview

Overview Mountain Vista’s girls and boys are the defending Class 5A team champions and are considered title contenders again in 2018. In fact, the Golden Eagles’ girls team looks very strong, … more

South metro volleyball preview

Overview This season's state tournament will use a double-elimination bracket format until the semifinals and then single-elimination through the finals. This is a change from the old format, which … more

Castle Rock police recover stolen handguns

Castle Rock police say they have recovered multiple firearms that had recently been reported stolen from a Castle Rock gun store after a suspect turned the firearms over to authorities when contacted … more

Douglas County superintendent backs school tax measures

New Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker has formally announced his support for two tax measures to address funding needs. Later this month, the Douglas County Board of … more

High-profile initiatives could be on way to November ballot

Petitions for an anti-fracking measure and an energy industry-backed property rights initiative topped the list of proposed November ballot questions submitted to Colorado's secretary of state ahead … more

Broncos rookie Chubb hitting all right notes in camp

The Denver Broncos are singing the praises of rookie outside linebacker Bradley Chubb — even if carrying a tune isn't necessarily his specialty. The No. 5 overall pick recently paired with fellow … more

Two firefighters airlifted in Douglas County after roll-over accident

Two Franktown firefighters were airlifted after a water tanker, also called a tender, was involved in a roll-over accident while responding to a housefire in southwest Douglas County on Aug. 7. The … more

New farming community developing in Franktown

On the front porch of a farmhouse in Franktown, Paige McLaughlin paused to let the silence make her point for her. “It doesn’t get much better than this,” she said finally. The haze from nearby … more

If I’m accused of taking pictures, I can’t claim that I was framed

Take a picture. It lasts longer. That’s my motto. I have over 10 million photographs, maybe more. My friends call me “F-Stop Fitzgerald.” I take pictures everywhere I go. I mean it. In the … more

A tribute to Jean Ziglar and courtship after marriage

Whether we say that behind every great man is a great woman, or behind every great woman is a great man, or we agree that behind every great person is another great person or family, we can all agree … more

Letter to the editor: A double dip?

A double dip? As the Douglas County School Board attempts to have charter parents get behind a possible bond election, are they selling out neighborhood schools for votes? If charter schools were … more

Explore Lakewood’s changing outdoor gallery

In the years since its founding, the 40 West Arts District has become the beating heart of Lakewood’s arts community. And every year, its biggest party is the West Colfax MuralFest. The 2018 … more

Letter to the editor: School board’s sales job

School board’s sales job The Douglas County School Board’s strategy for selling the tax increase on the November ballot is now clear. They want money for teacher pay raises but that likely … more

Time keeps moving as another season comes around

Time doesn't stop for anybody. This is a subject that most of the time I would prefer to overlook but it is impossible. Time flies and there is nothing to do about it except take advantage of each … more

Buy library materials by the bag at annual sale

The 10th annual Bag of Books Sale runs Aug. 10 to 19, as part of Littleton’s Western Welcome Week celebrations, hosted by the Friends of the Littleton Library/Museum. Last year, a volunteer who was … more

Castle Rock Adventist rings in fifth anniversary

In the years since Castle Rock Adventist Hospital opened its doors, the facility's staff has helped bring more than 3,220 babies into the world. The very first of those babies was Alex Palermo, now a … more

My Name Is…Jessica Winters

About me I have lived in four states and three countries. My husband, Joel, and I were married in 2014 and we have two beautiful kids — Haley is 3 and Flynn is 1. Living in Castle Rock I have lived … more

Survey gives insight into students' mental, physical health

Nine in 10 students enrolled in the Douglas County School District feel safe at school. More than three-fourths of DCSD students have an adult to go to for help with a serious problem. Four in 10 … more

Douglas County fair: 'Best time of the year'

For the 100th celebration of the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo, people came rain or shine — showers drenched people at the annual cattle drive on July 27, for example, and again the afternoon of … more
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