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Douglas County has added another firefighting aircraft to its arsenal, and this one comes with a first-of-its kind contract. Commissioners approved a yearlong contract with Global SuperTanker Services LLC at their May 23 business meeting, making … more
The annual Ducky Derby, held each year in Castle Rock, is approaching once again. What’s new this year are more family-friendly events and a new location, said Kelly Marsh, a co-chair of the charity fundraiser. What’s not new? The … more
When Scot Harris, event director of the Subaru Elephant Rock Cycling Festival, planned the first race roughly 30 years ago, he wasn’t expecting a big turnout. Then, 1,200 people came. This year, organizers expect 6,000 participants on June … more
Castle Rock residents praise the town’s quality of life and services. They think it has a great sense of community. And they believe their tax dollars are well spent. But they also worry about the town’s pace of growth and increasing traffic … more
When Jay Martin was 13 years old and living in Nebraska, he answered the family phone to hear a state trooper explain his brother had been in a wreck and he needed to speak with Martin’s parents. Martin’s 19-year-old brother was killed in a … more
People in Castle Rock enjoyed Cinco de Mayo festivities over the weekend, first at a downtown street party that included live music, children’s games, rock wall climbing and food trucks. The Outlets at Castle Rock hosted a scavenger hunt … more
On a recent sunny, breezy morning, snowcaps dotted the mountains to the west of the Daniels Park parking and overlook area while bikers and vehicles passed along the park’s nearby muddy gravel road. Showers had rained down the previous morning, … more
Castle Rock Adventist hospital paused May 4 to celebrate the opening of its newest building on campus — the Briscoe Building — but also to honor the building’s namesake, Mary Briscoe, the county’s first certified public health nurse. The … more
If it seems to you that 5K races are a dime a dozen, you would be right. According to research at Running USA, a not-for-profit organization that studies road races, the most popular race among long-distance events in 2015 was the 5K, with a … more
Douglas County Libraries in Castle Rock took part in a national celebration of El día de los niños/El día de los libros, also known as Children’s Day and Book Day, on April 30. The event is most commonly known as Día and is a well-known … more
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