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Colorado's newest In-N-Out opens in Lone Tree

People lined up to eat “burgers for breakfast” as the famed fast food chain In-N-Out Burger opened its newest Colorado location in Lone Tree, near Park Meadows mall. The restaurant, located at …
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Old Dominion is hiring truck drivers

Old Dominion Freight is holding an in-person job fair at 5601 Holly St. in Commerce City Saturday, May 15. Dominion is hiring 10 truck drivers and numerous dock workers. Individuals with Class A CDL …
House Speaker Alec Garnett, D-Denver, speaks at the Colorado Capitol on May 4 about Senate Bill 260 to raise and spend millions on transportation.

Democrats introduce bill for transportation fees

Colorado Democrats formally rolled out their massive transportation fee-implementation and spending bill on May 4 with support from top business leaders and two Republicans, saying 2021 is the year …

Castle Rock resumes summer concert series

The summer season is right around the corner… finally! And, we’re all ready for great music, warm temperatures and delicious food and drinks. Celebrate the sounds of a perfect summer at Castle …

New law marks milestone for medical cannabis advocates

There is a new law in Colorado that’s broadening access to medical cannabis in schools, and it marks a major milestone for medical cannabis advocates, including a Douglas County family that’s …

County sees increase in unregistered vehicles

After noticing an increase in the numbers of expired license plates, expired temporary tags and vehicles without any license plates on the roads, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is reminding …
Education

Libraries set to launch into summer reading

The theme for this year’s Douglas County Libraries’ annual summer reading celebration is “Galaxy DCL” and the district is encouraging people to go “To Books and Beyond,” according to a …
Fujii

New leader coming to Arapahoe Community College

Dr. Stephanie Fujii wasn’t always sure college was right for her. But when she takes the helm of Arapahoe Community College as its new president on July 12, she says it’s exactly where she wants …
Accepting a special invitation to attend the special art dedication, former Columbine High School Principal Frank DeAngelis speaks about mental health and community strength.

Art dedication focuses on healing, mental health

Sometimes in the darkest of times, it is important to find light, seek out the positive and come together as a community. Two years after the shooting at STEM Schools Highlands Ranch, one student did …

Students prepare to present work in virtual show

A pandemic will not stop students from letting their creativity shine. The Douglas County School District is preparing to host a virtual art show, keeping with an annual tradition to present student …

Douglas County leaders push for changes in school COVID protocols

First one secondary school closed its doors. Then four. Within days, six Douglas County middle and high schools had shuttered to in-person learning, sending those students back online for two weeks …
Business

Colorado Community Media staffers win 19 SPJ awards

Colorado Community Media staff members won 19 awards in the 2021 Top of the Rockies contest, a regional contest that includes journalists in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The contest is …

Castle Rock groups work together for businesses

With restrictions and various levels of shutdowns in 2020, businesses nationwide struggled. In Castle Rock, several organizations recognized the hardships and came together to do what was needed to …
A rendering of what the fourth floor expansion will look like at Castle Rock Adventist Hospital.

Castle Rock hospital expands

As the Town of Castle Rock continues to grow, the Castle Rock Adventist Hospital needs more beds. To keep up with the increased population, the hospital has started construction to add 36 beds on the …

Castle Pines repairs and roadway work continue

In a report to the Castle Pines City Council, City Manager Michael Penny outlines various programs and projects that are taking place, including: School flashers — Two of the three existing school …

Local financial adviser wins community-support grant

Nate Fikse, a financial adviser at Northwestern Mutual in Castle Rock, continues to do his part and his efforts have not gone unnoticed. For the fourth consecutive year, Fikse won a company contest …
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