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‘I’ll be there for my little girl’

Maverick’s Last Ride didn’t start exactly as Christian Redman — called Maverick in his Army days — had hoped. He was scheduled to leave March 4 from his Parker home with fellow veteran Ray … more

Making time for March Madness

Doug Pruitt’s glass of a dark micobrew, sweating as it rested on a coaster at the Library Co., a bar in Castle Rock, was still half full. Arms crossed, eyes gazing upward at one of the four TVs … more

Police scanner access fading as agencies cite safety

Deputy Corie Chance sped in his vehicle to the scene of a shooting that would leave fellow Deputy Zackari Parrish dead and six other people injured. Chance's radio told him a gunman shot multiple … more

Local church leaders pray for truth and justice for victims

For Monsignor Thomas Fryar of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Centennial, the recently announced diocese-law enforcement investigation into child sexual abuse within the church is a strong step in … more

Castle Rock residents mystified by loud boom, tremors

Some residents near The Woodlands and Metzler Ranch neighborhoods of Castle Rock are mystified by an incident that occurred the evening of March 10, in which some people reported hearing a loud boom … more

Castle Rock seeks more funds to bolster park designs

Despite some cold, winter months, Castle Rock is steaming ahead with construction on its newest neighborhood park named in honor of Deputy Zackari Parrish and looking for additional funds to carry … more

Town council approves 1,200-home development plan

A massive swath of land in Castle Rock is poised to become the town's newest neighborhood. The Lanterns, also called Montaine, is a housing development that's been years in the planning but is now … more

Ashes to Go keeps tradition going in Castle Rock

Castle Rock residents with busy schedules still had a chance to observe Ash Wednesday on March 6 through the annual “Ashes to Go” event hosted by local churches in downtown Castle Rock. For the … more

Volunteers needed to drive seniors

Volunteers are needed to help transport seniors and disabled adults. The Castle Rock Senior Center program provides about 750 rides each month to medical appointments, grocery stores, events and … more

Douglas County School Board approves oversight committee

Douglas County School District's newest committee is a melting pot of backgrounds. One person comes from local government, another from the business community. Some are teachers. Others are parents. … more

Dates set for 18th Judicial District citizens academy

Community members who would like an in-depth look at what happens from the time someone is arrested until trial and conviction are encouraged to participate in the 2019 spring citizens academy of the … more

State lawmakers consider ending death penalty

Democrats who control Colorado's Legislature are rushing to act on a bill to repeal the state's little-used death penalty, holding a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on March 6, just two days after … more

Plan to focus oil rules on safety creates divide in Colorado

Supporters of a plan to overhaul Colorado's oil and gas regulations told lawmakers that the measure is a flexible, commonsense approach to dealing with frequent conflicts over health and safety. … more

Getting down and dirty with Anythink Libraries

One of the many things that March means is it’s about time to start thinking about your spring plans if you’re a fan of gardening … more

Hickenlooper steps into presidential race

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said he's running for president, casting himself as a can-do uniter who's accustomed to overcoming adversity and accomplishing liberal goals in a politically … more

DA's office appeals dismissed felony against trucker accused of killing trooper

The 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office is appealing a judge's decision to throw out a felony charge against the man accused of crashing into and killing a Colorado State trooper in 2016. A … more

Vaping’s growing popularity spurs action

Depression, anxiety and wanting to fit in are what Olivia Ridl, 17, says drew her to begin vaping when she was a freshman at Chatfield High School. “I wasn’t a popular kid,” she said. “I was … more

Help Douglas County School District plan for its future

Douglas County School District is asking community members for input on a roadmap for the district's future. The goal is to promote what board of education members and district leaders call a … more

Young bowler wins state title in unsanctioned sport

Tyler Seeley recently won a state championship but hardly anybody noticed. Seeley, a junior who attends Legend High School, is a bowler who captured the boys Colorado High School Bowling Federation … more
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