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Letter - Nelson campaign fear-mongering

Nelson campaign fear-mongering Douglas County’s election process is sound and well-thought-of by people on both sides of the aisle. Kory Nelson announced his candidacy for the Douglas County Clerk … more

Letter - Teal must recuse himself on water votes

Teal must recuse himself on water votes Commissioners Teal and Laydon have for the third time voted to oust Commissioner Thomas from her rightful turn as Douglas County Board Chair, again slamming … more

Highlands Ranch Metro District voids ballots sent to ineligible voters

Highlands Ranch Metro District has voided six ballots that were sent to ineligible voters after being notified by former residents that they received ballots in Littleton.  more

Douglas County Schools financial chief leaving over frustrations with school board, records show

Records show the Douglas County Schools chief financial officer is the second high-ranking official to resign out of frustration with the new school board majority’s actions. Kate Kotaska, … more

Climate bills have drawn most lobbying in legislature

Efforts to address climate change are among the most lobbied measures at the Capitol this year as a host of businesses and nonprofits seek to pass, block or amend them. Five of the top 10 lobbied … more

New bill would stiffen state’s penalties for fentanyl dealers

Possessing fentanyl with the intent to distribute the powerful opioid would become a more serious felony crime in Colorado under a bill set to be introduced by Democrats and Republicans in the … more

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters indicted on felony charges

Embattled Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters has been indicted by a grand jury on a mix of felony and misdemeanor charges, including allegations of attempting to influence a public servant and criminal … more

Letter to the editor

Public education benefits all Whenever public education is in flux, I feel the need to speak about vouchers. Permit me some hypotheticals. Imagine I don’t use the public rec center and instead ask … more

Dispute between DougCo sheriff, sheriff’s candidate may go to trial in 2023

A settlement has not yet been reached in the lawsuit between the Douglas County sheriff and his former undersheriff — who is running to replace him — and the case may go to a jury trial … more

Engerman looks to push Castle Pines into adulthood

In terms of growth and development, Castle Pines is in the toddler stages, working to move from its bedroom community status to being a stand-alone city thriving in Douglas County. Taking the lead to … more

DougCo mask exemption health order temporarily paused by judge

Douglas County’s public health order requiring all entities to allow exemptions to mask mandates has been temporarily paused by a judge, according to a March 4 order. District Court Judge … more

Douglas County, Lone Tree begin recording more public meetings

Douglas County and Lone Tree residents who can’t attend certain public meetings in person will now be able to listen anytime after both entities expanded their public access following questions … more

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, fresh off arrest, to run for Colorado’s top election official

Embattled Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, who was briefly jailed last week on charges of obstructing a peace officer and obstructing government operations, said she is running to become Colorado’s … more

Future of MLO, bond measures uncertain amid DCSD controversies, committee chair says

At their first public meeting following the firing of former Superintendent Corey Wise, members of the Douglas County School Board were given a warning: One of the few issues uniting them could be in … more

Trader Joe's grocery store not yet ready to open

Though the building that will house a new Trader Joe's grocery store in Parker has come a long way, it's not yet ready to open its doors.  “That project is a ways out from receiving a certificate … more

Special Report: Conflict grows between sheriff and former second-in-command

A heated conflict between the Douglas County sheriff and his former second-in-command — who is now running as a candidate to replace him — appears to be headed to the courts after a … more

Parker again introducing bill hoping to leave RTD 

For the second year in a row, a bill that would allow Parker residents to decide if they want to leave the Regional Transportation District has been introduced into the legislature. The bill, … more

In defense of truth and ethics in politics

Have you noticed how off-kilter our political moral compass is? There are fact-check organizations to catch public falsehoods and untruths, but I’m wondering about our internal ethical checkpoints. … more

Lone Tree prepares for city council elections

The City of Lone Tree is gearing up to select two councilmembers to represent both city districts. The city's regular biennial mail ballot election will be May 3. The seats held by District 1 … more

Letter to the editor - Don't let FAIR run the show

Don't let FAIR run the show The Douglas County School Board plans to revisit the equity policy at the Jan. 25 meeting. Given the recent national school board election rancor over educational equity … more
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