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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

Bull riders going on a wild ride in Castle Rock

The bull riding organization Buckers Unlimited held its annual finals at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, where riders competed for thousands in prize money. The Oct. 26 event was the first time the … more

CDOT lays out vision for I-25 through Douglas County

A whopping study from the Colorado Department of Transportation that began more than two years ago is expected to wrap up this month, and it's got big proposals for Castle Rock and surrounding areas. … 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

Castle Rock Town Council approves Encore development agreement

The Castle Rock Town Council has approved a redevelopment agreement with developer Confluence Companies to build a seven-story, mixed-use building in the downtown. Encore, as the project is named, … more

Two men arrested in King Soopers shooting

The Castle Rock Police Department arrested a second man in connection to the shooting at the King Soopers on Ridge Road Aug. 22, according to a news release. Police arrested Benito Bautista, 25, of … more

Priest waits out injury to resume walk across country

For roughly six weeks, he walked along Kansas roads as a sore on his toe worsened from a pesky blister to a painful infection. Still, the former Episcopal priest who lives in Colorado kept going. On … more

Castle Rock Police, Douglas County Sheriff's Office to fully encrypt radio channels

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will fully encrypt its radio channels before the year's end, Undersheriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth has confirmed to Colorado Community Media, citing safety concerns … more

Castle Rock game hits Walmart shelves

Fans of Monopoly can now play a localized version of the popular board game. Castle Rock-Opoly, released in April, mirrors the well-known game of Monopoly but features local fixtures in the Castle … more

Man injured in Castle Rock shooting

Castle Rock police are searching for three suspects they believe were involved in a Tuesday evening shooting at a local King Soopers grocery store. A fourth man, who has not been identified, was … more

Fair offers 'awesome' time

Stephanie Smith leaned over a duck pool at the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo on Aug. 2, helping her children, Logan, Patrick and Lillian, play carnival games. Around them were bustling crowds … 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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