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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 Castle Rock man died in a drowning accident while tubing down the Platte River on July 22. The accident occurred about 3 p.m. as the 43-year-old was tubing near the Platte River Campground with his … more
Douglas County is a safe place to live and work, residents are satisfied with county law enforcement and believe the county is headed in the right direction, according to survey results. But like most of the Front Range, respondents also said the … more
Last fall, Inger Hiller wanted to join a hiking group. The only problem, she said, was that despite there being “a ton of options” throughout Colorado, many groups didn’t fit her. Some charge members to participate. Others focus on … more
Downtown Castle Rock will transform into the Old West on July 28 as the town holds the annual Western Heritage Welcome ahead of the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo — complete with a steer drive and the Chuck Wagon Cook-Off. The event is intended … 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
Five new works of public art will be displayed in Castle Rock for the next year through the town’s participation in a countywide public art program run by Art Encounters. Art Encounters is a project of the Douglas County Cultural Council and began … more
A Castle Rock group called Castle Rock Citizens for Elected Mayor on July 10 submitted to the town a petition to begin electing the town's mayor by a vote of the people. The mayor of Castle Rock is currently elected by a vote of the seven-member … more
The Colorado Renaissance Festival, which runs for eight weekends at its Larkspur location, has three remaining weekends in this year’s schedule before the village modeled after 16th century England closes its gates. The festival is open from 10 … more
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