Douglas County Schools announces four superintendent finalists
The Douglas County School Board has narrowed an applicant pool of more than 100 superintendent hopefuls down to four finalists, board President David Ray announced during the April 6 board …

Tri-County board approves one-month extension to COVID dial

The Tri-County Health Department's board of health voted to extend a modified version of the state's dial framework for one month during an April 8 meeting, impacting Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas …
Wes Crespi, owner of the Coffee Cabin, and his wife work inside the shop during the March 28 event.

Coffee Cabin raises funds for family of fallen officer

Customers lined up outside of Parker's Coffee Cabin on March 28 to pitch in to help the family of a fallen Boulder police officer. Together, the customers and the Coffee Cabin raised more than …
A fatal officer-involved shooting took place in unincorporated Douglas County near Castle Pines April 3. About 20 police cars responded to the scene, near the on-ramp of I-25 North at Happy Canyon Road, according to neighbors.

Douglas County Sheriff's Office releases partial video, 911 call from fatal shooting

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred April 3 near Castle Pines. The incident, which began as a report of a man with a gun, …

Denver metro counties may see patchwork of COVID restrictions in April

As state public health officials prepare to step back and let local health agencies decide what coronavirus restrictions to enact going forward, it's unclear what the resulting landscape of policies …

BOLDERBoulder run to be held in various locations, including Douglas County

Participants of the 2021 BOLDERBoulder 10k scheduled Memorial Day Weekend will have the chance to choose between six locations this year, including one route in Douglas County. Organizers of the …

Castle View cheer wins 5A State Championship

Castle View High School celebrated the co-ed cheer team’s 5A State Championship in a special celebration on April 2. The champions were applauded as they brought the title back to the school. Known …

Patients skipping care worries physicians

Scientists, doctors, and the world are starting to come to grips with the direct and indirect impacts the COVID-19 pandemic had on the healthcare system. That impact is not being measured by the …

News

'In-person learning is here to stay'

After a flurry of schools closed amid COVID-19 outbreaks, Douglas County Schools interim Superintendent Corey Wise had a message for the community last week. “In-person learning is here to …

Life

Biennial of Americas encourages artistic grieving process

The immensity of loss as a result of COVID-19 is something that the state, country and world are going to be grappling with for a long time to come, and as is so often the case, the arts will play a …

Sports

More chances for Season D sports teams?

There could be more, not less games for students participating in the so-called Season D sports …

Voices
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Famous last words are not only for the famous

If someone were asked to recall the last thing that you had ever said to them, what would you hope those words would be? Famous last words are not just for the famous, and they are also not only …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

You might not care about vacuums, but suck it up

My vacuum cleaner has headlights. It's a great feature. It allows me to vacuum in the dark. Nietzsche might say that “vacuuming in the dark” was a good metaphor for existence. My vacuum cleaner …

When we find the zone, we find success

“Play ball!” As Major League Baseball celebrates another opening day this week, there will be 15 ceremonial first pitches, and 15 official first pitches. Whether we are baseball fans or not, we …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Documentarians are manic about Titanic

The Titanic is a sunken scab that keeps getting picked on. There’s a new Titanic documentary. There will be a new one next year and the year after that and the year after that. I wish they would …
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