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From attorney to published author - Dean Ferraro of Castle Rock writes legal thriller 12 years after first hatching idea

A local lawyer-turned-author rekindled his passion for writing and produced his first legal thriller when he found himself home more, with less to do, during the first year of the pandemic. Starting … more

Daddy Daughter Ball in Castle Rock slated for Feb. 5

The Town of Castle Rock is hosting a daddy/daughter ball on Feb. 5. According to information provided by the town, the 2022 event will travel around the world from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Douglas County … more

Castle Rock council approves Community Protection Plan

Capping off three years of planning, and reflecting an increased priority after the Marshall Fire in Boulder County, the Castle Rock Town Council approved the Community Protection Plan, or CPP. With … more

Mayor of Castle Rock casts deciding vote to tighten board rules

With Mayor Jason Gray casting the deciding vote, the Castle Rock Town Council voted to require town boards and commissions to be filled with residents. The 4-3 vote on Jan. 18 means boards such as … more

Dads of Castle Rock respond to Marshall Fire

When the Marshall Fire, fueled by high winds, ripped through Boulder County last week, leaving more than 30,000 people homeless, the Castle Rock community wasted no time. Led by the nonprofit … more

Aurora man sentenced to 25 years for shooting at Castle Rock King Soopers

An Aurora man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting a King Soopers customer in the parking lot of the Ridge Road store in Castle Rock. Hugo Vazquez-Topete, 29, pleaded guilty Dec. 17 to … more

Council honors Gary Godfrey

The Castle Rock Town Council adopted a proclamation honoring Gary Godfrey, a beloved member of the town’s business community and photographer who died Dec. 15, during the regular Dec. 21 meeting. … more

Castle Rock council moves forward with projects

During the Dec. 21 council meeting, the Castle Rock Town Council closed out regular meetings for the 2021 year by making plans to move forward with an indoor recreation facility and approving the … more

Fall Festival set for Castle Rock's Festival Park

From changing leaves to cooler temperatures, there’s something special about this season in Castle Rock. Join the town on Oct. 16 at Festival Park to celebrate all things pumpkin, spooky and fall … more

VIDEO: Fallen South Metro firefighter 'epitomized the term brother'

Anthony Palato dreamed of being a firefighter ever since he was a small child, said his brother-in-law, Steve Durie. “Tony epitomized the term 'brother' all his life,” Durie said at a memorial … more

Castle Rock man killed in Florida while protecting 1-year-old son

A Castle Rock man was killed by a gunman Aug. 24 while eating dinner with his family on vacation in Miami Beach, Florida. more

Some Castle Rock residents oppose rezoning plan for gas station

A prospective rezoning proposal has some Castle Rock residents on edge over the idea of a 24-hour Kum & Go gas station and convenience store being built close to a residential neighborhood. With … more

Castle Rock celebrates local first responders

Through multiple celebrations, Douglas County residents honored police and fire officials as part of a national program. The National Night Out program in meant to improve the relationship between … more

Paying respects to the unknown in Castle Rock

Three people, including two newborn infants, were laid to rest with dignity thanks to the efforts of Douglas County Coroner Jill Romann and the compassion shown by several businesses and … more

Western Heritage Welcome: Old West comes back to Castle Rock

Castle Rock paid tribute to the past last weekend, hosting the Western Heritage Welcome celebration. The weekend events were hosted alongside the Douglas County Fair celebrations, making Castle Rock … more

Pandemic pushes Castle Rock resident to achieve her dreams

If Codie Winslow learned anything during the pandemic, it was to use time wisely and finally do the things she always said she wanted to do. Winslow, a Castle Rock resident, said her lifelong … more

Castle Rock residents protest police brutality, racism

Protesters started in the Philip S. Miller Library parking lot before marching through the downtown and gathering in Festival Park. 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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