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Castle Rock approves relief programs amid pandemic

Castle Rock took measures to get small business owners and town residents some financial relief during the COVID-19 pandemic at an emergency meeting on March 30 and will discuss getting additional … more

Life under a stay-at-home order in Castle Rock

Several days after Gov. Jared Polis issued a stay-at-home order to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Colorado, Castle Rock was bustling in some areas and deserted in others. On March 30, four days … more

Castle Rock hospital prepares for escalation of COVID-19

Jon Massey, the director of acute care services at Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, has worked within the Centura Health network for 22 years. Watching the COVID-19 pandemic unfold is unlike anything … more

Castle Rock businesses work to adapt amid COVID-19's impact

More than two years ago, Andrew Wasson and his family took a leap into the restaurant industry to open the Castle Rock brewpub Wild Blue Yonder Brewing Co., which quickly became a popular stop in … more

Castle Rock mayor self-isolating amid possible COVID-19 exposure

When Castle Rock Mayor Jason Gray received word he was potentially exposed to COVID-19, he shut down his coffee shop, Crowfoot Valley Coffee, within 15 minutes. The 20-year downtown fixture will … more

My Name Is … Dawn Gabriel of Castle Rock

About me My husband, Chris, and I moved to Castle Rock seven years ago to raise our family of two very active boys, Joshua, 8, and Lucas, 4. I moved around a lot (Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, … more

Nonprofit opens doors to prom attendance

A Castle Rock nonprofit formed to honor the memory of Rylie Guentensberger, who died nearly three years ago at age 12, is gathering prom dresses for girls who don't have the means of buying one in an … more

Trucker still awaiting dates for third trial

A truck driver accused of crashing into and killing a state trooper in 2016 is still waiting to hear when his third trial will begin. Attorneys met on Jan. 6 with hopes of setting trial dates but … more

My Name Is... Andy Goodger

About me I live in Parker and since 2009 I have been the K-12 music teacher for Elbert School District #200 (now in my 11th year). Prior to moving to Colorado in 2009, I spent 14 years teaching … more

Ninja athletics finds foothold in Castle Rock

The sport of ninja is growing. These days, ninja athletes can find a competition just about every weekend as more leagues keep popping up. Among the burgeoning sport's fans is Castle Rock 12-year-old … more

Castle Rock third-grader excels as artist

Castle Rock could be home to the Bob Ross of this generation. That's right, the late Bob Ross, the art instructor — famous for his PBS television show, “The Joy of Painting,” which aired in the … more

Douglas County school board to keep current policy on medical marijuana in place

Since Benjamin Wann started taking medical marijuana nearly three years ago, he hasn't had a seizure. Wann, a junior at Mountain Vista, was diagnosed with epilepsy at 3 years old. In 2014, Sarah … 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
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