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Fair organizers boost entertainment for 100th celebration

This is a big year for the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo — 2018 is the event's 100th celebration. The annual event kicks off on Aug. 2 and runs through Aug. 5 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, … more

Work on 63-home Habitat project progresses

The buzz of power saws and the rap-rap-rap of hammers filled the air July 25 as crews continued work on the Sheridan Square Habitat for Humanity project. Robyn Burns, director of Denver Habitat … more

Chief deputy to continue serving as treasurer

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners on April 16 approved a resolution allowing Chief Deputy Treasurer Peter Boyd to continue serving as county treasurer, a role he assumed when Diane Holbert … more

Learning skills with vehicles and figures

A great way to spend time with preschool children is playing with them on the floor. If it is difficult to get on the floor and get up again (common), sit at a table or snack bar that is set up for … more

Life may not be predictable, but graduation speeches are

The invitations have gone out, and once again I didn’t receive one. I wasn’t asked by a single high school, college, or university in the United States to give their commencement speech, even … more

Find teachable summer moments to help boost childrens’ curiosity

Adults don’t need to be trained teachers to help their children practice skills during the summer. That practice is very important so skills are expanded or not weakened. Families can use 10 or … more

Two new Colorado titles for a reader’s bookshelf

South-area readers follow many interests related to Colorado through print — on paper and online. Some of us build a small — or sizable — collection over the years. Among the new titles are a … more

Q&A with Diane Holbert, Republican candidate for Douglas County District 1 commissioner

City or town of residence and how long lived there: Parker, 15 years Profession: Current Douglas County commissioner Related elected-office or public-service experience: Douglas County commissioner, … more

Renewed Force takes the crown

John Force erased his own doubts and those of other National Hot Rod Association enthusiasts who figured he might not win another race. Force, the 69-year-old NHRA icon and owner of John Force … more

Equestrian championship features wet windup

The American Eventing Championships, hosted by the United States Eventing Association, finished Sept. 2 after four days of equestrian competition at the Colorado Horse Park at the Pinery, south of … more

Chamber accepting business boot camp applications

If you have a viable Castle Rock-based or Douglas County company and want to take it to the "next level", the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce can … more

Mountain Vista graduates its largest class to date

A record-breaking 557 students walked across the stage at Red Rocks Amphitheatre May 16 to accept their diploma from Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch. It was the largest graduating class … more

Q&A with Abe Laydon, Republican candidate for Douglas County District 1 commissioner

City or town of residence and how long lived there: Lone Tree, five years; Douglas County, 14 years Profession: A 15-year land-use and business attorney, he is a senior partner at Coan, Payton & … more

Chickens are mission’s way to boost self-sufficiency

Lanny York aptly named his mission outreach to poor families in Honduras “Project Poultry.” “We are reaching out to try to help poor families by providing what they need to begin raising … more

Q&A with Danielle Kombo, Democratic candidate for state House District 45

City or town of residence and how long lived there: Castle Rock, almost nine years Profession: Talent acquisition consultant/recruiter Related elected-office or public-service experience: None Why … more

Not Your Daughter's Jeans opens at outlets

Not Your Daughter's Jeans, the cult-favorite denim brand renowned for slimming jeans that are both comfortable and figure-flattering, has opened one … more

Fire destroys two homes in Castle Rock, other blazes burn in Douglas County

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue responded to a housefire in The Meadows on April 17 that quickly spread to four other homes as the area experiences high winds on top of stage 1 fire restrictions. The … more

Castle Rock inspecting 5,300 devices after fire

Castle Rock announced May 1 it will begin inspecting more than 5,300 home utility devices following an April fire in The Meadows. The cause of the April 17 fire remains unknown, the town said, but … more

Van Maanen snapping for chance to play in NFL

Drew Van Maanen knew he was facing long odds heading into the three-day rookie camp of the National Football League Houston Texans in early May. First of all, the former Chaparral football standout … more
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