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The state Capitol stands January in Denver.

Douglas County state representatives honor former Sheriff Spurlock

Five Douglas County state representatives — Republicans and Democrats — requested the tribute to former Sheriff Tony Spurlock, a move that state Rep. Bob Marshall attributed to the “broad admiration, respect and support Sheriff Spurlock held in the community.”
A ShelterBox worker distributes aid in Turkey.

Rotary Club of Parker raises money for those impacted in Turkey and Syria

Rotary Club of Parker raises money for those impacted in Turkey and Syria ShelterBox USA received $22,500 from Parker to aid in humanitarian relief In the aftermath of the earthquakes that hit …
Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock holds up a photo of Casey Devol at a media briefing. Devol is the suspect in a double homicide.

Douglas County double homicide incident allegedly recorded by victim

A recording captured audio of an incident where Casey Devol allegedly killed his sister and her boyfriend in rural Douglas County, according to prosecutors in the man’s court case.
U.S. Rep. Jason Crow, second from right, stands with Douglas County Commissioners Lora Thomas (left of Crow), George Teal (left of Thomas) and Abe Laydon (left of Teal) in the foreground of the photo next to a ceremonial check for funding for mental health services in Douglas County at a March 20 news conference. Standing with them are leaders in providing mental health services in the county.

Crow secures more than $600,000 for Douglas County mental health programs

A giant check heralded the arrival of more than half a million dollars in federal funding for Douglas County’s efforts to support the public’s mental health.

Davyon Collins, a Houston native, was recently selected to serve as the second-ever PGA WORKS Fellow for the Colorado PGA Section, which is based in Larkspur.

Houston native selected to be Colorado PGA Section’s second-ever PGA WORKS Fellow

After playing basketball since he was hardly bigger than a basketball, playing and coaching hoops at the collegiate level, and working for an NBA team’s minor league squad, Davyon Collins is …
A sign is lit up at Alvarado's Mexican Fast Food, one of several Mexican restaurants open 24/7 in the Denver metro area.

Mexican restaurants a cornerstone of Denver metro area’s late-night food scene

Type in “restaurant” on Google Maps and set the filter to “open 24 hours.” You’ll be hard pressed to find any local restaurants serving up food to the night owls, late workers and early risers.
Stacy Garmon started as president of the Castle Rock Chamber in December.

New Castle Rock Chamber president excited to support business community

As a former small business owner, chamber member and chamber staffer of eight years, Castle Rock Chamber’s new president Stacy Garmon knows the business inside and out. “I’ve …
Akihabara owner Brandon Osha plays a fighting game at the barcade on Feb. 23. Located in Westminster, Akihabara offers Japanese inspired games and drinks, with a unique selection of arcade cabinets.

Metro-area arcade bars build local gaming communities

After more than 20 years of collecting pinball machines, Dan Nikolich’s basement had run out of space to store them all. So Nikolich opened the Colorado Pinball Pub in Littleton to share his collection.
Officials from the Castle Rock Chamber and WellSpring, as well as community members, celebrate WellSpring being named Business of the Month by the Chamber on March 2. WellSpring, which started in 2008 and opened its first facility in 2013, is in the process of remodeling the former La Quinta Inn in Castle Rock into an affordable apartment building.

WellSpring readies to remodel old hotel into apartments

Coming up on the 10 year anniversary of WellSpring opening its Castle Rock facility to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the nonprofit organization is working to expand …

A sign reads "home for sale" in the Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see biggest sustained dip in more than a decade

It’s a statistic that, not long ago, homebuyers could have only dreamed of: The median price of a single-family home in the Denver area dropped by more than $90,000.
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