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Deputy's funeral procession draws massive community turnout

Thousands of people lined the route of Deputy Zackari Parrish's funeral procession in Douglas County this morning, as a motorcade with more than 1,000 law enforcement vehicles made its way from … more

Slain Douglas County deputy 'never gave up'

Hardworking. Team player. Fun. Dedicated. Devoted. Father. Husband. Human. This is how colleagues, friends and family members described Douglas County Deputy Zackari Parrish, who was killed in the … more

Cops, university warned of suspect in shooting that left deputy dead, six others wounded

As the investigation continued into the New Year's Eve shooting that left one sheriff's deputy dead and four officers and two civilians injured, details about the suspect emerged. Douglas County … more

Deputy killed in 'ambush-type of attack' in Highlands Ranch; suspect identified

One deputy was killed and four other law enforcement officers were wounded in what Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock called "an ambush-type of attack" the morning of Dec. 31 in Highlands Ranch. more

Douglas County changing precinct boundaries

Some Douglas County precincts are bursting at the seams, officials say. So, voters can expect changes to certain precincts once the county implements new boundaries come February, in time for the … more

Digital media company's Parker plans could hinge on stopping trash facility

Media and technology company Redbarre says if a trash-transfer/recycling facility is built at a site in northern Douglas County it could interfere with the company's plans to build a 70-acre campus … more

Suspect in officer-involved shooting faces felony charges

The suspect who was shot and wounded by Castle Rock police officers on Christmas Eve is facing felony charges. Charles Walter Rees, 67, could not attend his first court appearance on Dec. 27 because … more

My Name Is... Chris Anderson

About me I’m a sophomore at Douglas County High School in Castle Rock. I race in the Colorado High School Cycling league for the Castle Rock Crankers. I’ve been into cycling since I began riding … more

Parker files suit against Douglas County over trash facility

The Town of Parker has filed a civil lawsuit against Douglas County in an effort to stop the building of a recycling/trash-transfer facility on the town's northern border. At the center of the … more

Douglas County Senior Foundation provides critical support

Each year, members of the Douglas County Senior Foundation strive to collect as many donations as they can in order to provide grants for area nonprofits supporting the county’s senior population. … more

Time to talk: Community members form unique mental health partnership

Several Douglas County administrators sat on one side of a large rectangular table. The deputy county attorney was a few seats down, near a deputy from the sheriff’s office. Representatives from … more

Time to Talk: A shared story

Growing up in Highlands Ranch, Sydney Chapin, 19, had everything she needed: a nice home where she lived with her parents and younger sister, good schools, close friends, money to pay for a tutor or … more

National superintendent search in the works for school district

Following more than an hour of deliberation at a special meeting on Dec. 4, the Douglas County School Board voted 7-0 to hire a firm to conduct a national search for a permanent superintendent. “I … more

Marijuana money and education in Denver metro schools

Jefferson County Public Schools is hiring six more social-emotional counselors for 14 elementary schools. Douglas County School District has one additional school counselor at each of its nine middle … more

School board president closes chapter after eight years

If Meghann Silverthorn could change anything about her eight years on the Douglas County School Board, it would be the process and timing of policies implemented by the board, she said. “You can't … more

School board weighs options on superintendent search

Hiring a permanent superintendent is a school board's most important job, multiple members of the Douglas County School Board said at a Nov. 28 board of education meeting in Castle Rock. At the … more

'Give where you live'

The Douglas County Community Foundation hosted the first Douglas County Gives Rally on Nov. 29 at Schomp MINI, 1001 Plum Valley Lane, in Highlands Ranch. At the hour-long event, 37 nonprofit … more

Ray named school board president as new members take seats

Dozens of people crowded around the front doors of the Douglas County School District Administrative Building in Castle Rock on Nov. 28. Inside, the conference room was maxed out at more than 100 … more

Douglas County calls for volunteer drivers

Winter months can be especially difficult for Douglas county residents who are homeless, housing-challenged or don’t own a vehicle, according to Douglas County Commissioner Roger Partridge. This … more

Youth football team to play in national championship tourney

A local football team will play for a national championship. The Castle Rock Knights Pop Warner JV team (seventh through ninth grade) will be representing Rocky Mountain Pop Warner at the Pop Warner … more
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