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Clinic can help prepare horses, property in case of emergency

An emergency preparedness clinic will address preparing horses and property for disaster situations. The clinic runs from 9 a.m. to noon April 21 at the Elbert County Fairgrounds, 95 Ute Ave., Kiowa, … more

My name is … Steve Evans

About me I'm originally from Utah but have lived in Colorado since 1989. I became a part of the Castle Rock community in 2005 where I currently live with my daughter and our dog. My work I have owned … more

Man who killed deputy had marijuana, alcohol in his system, report shows

The man who killed Douglas County Sheriff's Office Deputy Zackari Parrish had alcohol and a large amount of marijuana in his system during a Dec. 31 shootout with law enforcement in Highlands Ranch. … more

Former Valor football coach excited about his new job

Rod Sherman is excited about the upcoming high school football season. I know because he used the word “excited” several times in a brief conversation. Yes, I know, that statement might sound … more

Glow-in-the-dark critters are focus of museum exhibit

Creatures of Light” is a new exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, a collaboration between American Museum of Natural History in New York, the Field … more

In touch and staying in touch with those who mean so much

If we look back over the past several weeks, months, or even years, I would bet that we can think of some people in our lives that we wish we would have stayed in touch with more often. Maybe it’s … more

Somehow time is a fastball that throws you a curve

Time flies. Time really flies. I just received an invitation to pre-order a 2019 SUV. The vehicle isn’t in the works: It already exists. I received the invitation in February 2018. When I was a … more

Tension and wit play out on Lakewood theater stage

Michael Duran’s delightful blocks/games-like set at the newly located Bench at 40 West Theatre in Lakewood suggest child’s play as lights dim and one tunes into Alex Wheeler (Adrian Egolf), … more

Mental health calls challenge police

In the dark, early-morning hours of New Year’s Eve, Douglas County Deputy Zackari Parrish pleaded through the closed door of a Highlands Ranch apartment with a tenant he believed to be experiencing … more

Mental health holds weigh liberty vs. public safety

When a person in a mental health crisis is an imminent danger to himself, herself or others, or is gravely disabled by a mental illness, mental health and law enforcement professionals may place them … more

Officers learn how to de-escalate situations involving mental illness

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Parker, Lone Tree and Castle Rock police departments are in the process of putting all their officers and dispatchers through Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) … more

Culture shift affects jail population

Law enforcement and mental health experts point to a culture shift in the approach to mental health treatment in the 1960s for the drastic rise in inmates with mental illness. In 1963, President John … more

‘All of our jails are psychiatric facilities’

At 17 years old, Michael was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. He also was battling an addiction to heroin. Through his father’s private insurance, he received treatment and medication for both. In … more

Special election set for May 15 in Castle Rock

Castle Rock has officially set a special election for May 15 in order to begin implementing an at-large mayor system in the town. Voters in November approved switching to a system where the mayor is … more

Douglas County School Board addresses workplace sexual harassment

In light of the recent heightened focus on sexual harassment in the workplace, the Douglas County School District revisited its policies around the issue at a Feb. 20 school board meeting. … more

‘Eye of the Camera’ brings superb photography to museum

A large crowd gathered on Feb. 15 at the Littleton Museum to visit the opening reception for the new 2018 “Eye of the Camera” exhibit, an annual event that draws entries from numerous Colorado … more

Confident Huskies win rare home playoff game

Douglas County hosted a boys basketball playoff game for the first time in 1o seasons on Feb. 21. Coach Earl Boykins' Huskies made a point to emphasize the improvement of the program with a 61-44 … more

New tax-refund scam is gaining traction

A new scam that plays off the more widely known tax-imposter phone scam that claims money is owed to the IRS is gaining momentum, according to a news release from the 18th Judicial District … more

Live deliciously at Red Rocks’ Local Sets

During summer months, it’s not difficult at all to get people to spend an evening at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. During the much colder off-months, which are November through March, it gets a little … more
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