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A bloody good time for Bonfils

Hundreds of people running for their lives from packs of bloodthirsty vampires may sound like a nightmare, but for Lauren Jones, organizer of the 2017 Vampire 5K at Flat Acre Farms in Parker on Sept. 30, it's a dream come true. Jones and her …
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    • School district's pay-for-performance suspended for one year

      The seven members of the Douglas County School Board approved suspending the differentiated pay structure for licensed teachers and administrators for one year at the Sept. 19 board meeting. Suspending the pay-for-performance structure for the …

    • Fair provides resources on substance use

      A teenage bedroom staged in the lunchroom of Douglas County High School revealed everyday items that young people may be using to conceal drug or alcohol use. Inside a hairbrush was a compartment for marijuana. A pill bottle was in a pillowcase. …

    • Larkspur looks to diversify revenue sources

      In early September, Kris Somers sat at a Larkspur Town Council meeting hoping to voice her concerns about a travel center development proposed north of town. But she wasn't hopeful her perspective would get though to council members. “It's a …

    • Charter school location still under review by school board

      An undeveloped field with rolling views of the Front Range could be the site of a bustling Castle Rock charter school come 2018.But some neighbors and officials are saying the proposed location could create traffic complications for …

    • Mountain Vista principal honored by Colorado State Thespians

      Mountain Vista High School is often in the spotlight for sports and academics. But on Sept. 21, principal Mike Weaver was honored for a program that he says is just as important: theater. “Being recognized for the arts feels as good as …