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When Christy Van Bibber first began working in the 4-H poultry division 10 years ago, 23 kids were showing approximately 90 chickens and other birdsat the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo. Today, that number is 72 kids with 340 entries among them. … more
As opening day for the 99th Douglas County Fair and Rodeo draws near, local officials are celebrating a tradition rich in history, culture and entertainment . “I think it’s one of the events that brings the whole county together,” Douglas … more
A group of youths recently went to the largest fencing tournament in the history of the sport, but it was more important to their coach that they come home with happy memories than medals. “The most rewarding part is just seeing their … more
The future of a two-mile stretch of Santa Fe Drive that runs along the western border of Highlands Ranch looks promising. A project to improve capacity and safety along Sante Fe, from Highlands Ranch Parkway to County Line Road, is expected to … more
Summer is a busy time for road and maintenance crews working on transportation projects. In the sea of orange cones, Douglas County organizes its transportation projects into key areas, such as pavement maintenance or new roadway projects. Here … more
A man shot and wounded by a Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputy on the southern edge of Littleton, near Highlands Ranch, on May 12, has been released from the hospital and faces a charge of first-degree assault on a peace officer. more
Douglas County residents may have seen displays of blue pinwheels throughout the county this month. The pinwheel gardens are part of a nationwide effort made by Pinwheels for Prevention, launched by Prevent Child Abuse America in 2008, which seeks … more
In February, approximately 50 members of the Douglas County Indivisible CD4 group met with U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, R-Windsor, to talk health care. Buck said he left with respect, but few votes, as the two sides failed to agree on whether Congress … more
Pointing to a poster hung on the wall of his hangar, dotted with various types of helicopters, Jeff Armstrong of Rampart Helicopter Service singles out which helicopters his pilot, Brian Toomey, has flown. “These, these, all these, these,” … more
Tom Popken, now a Larkspur resident, was a retiring 34-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department when he moved to Douglas County in 2013. He spent a little more than a year working for the Douglas County Sheriff's Office before taking a … more
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