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Two Highlands Ranch residents were arrested after a wire trap device on their front step injured a man.

Two arrested in Highlands Ranch booby trap investigation

Douglas County deputies arrested two Highlands Ranch residents after a booby trap on their property sent a man to the hospital. Brian Hill, 61, and Tracy Remington, …
Two Democrats, Rep. Shannon Bird and Rep. Jenny Willford, voted differently on the rent control bill moving through the Colorado Legislature.

Two Democrats, two views on rent control

As a bill moves through the Colorado Legislature that would allow local governments to implement rent control, two representatives from North Metro Denver don’t see eye to eye. According to …
A report from the Anti-Defamation League released on March 8 found that 2022 had over 6,750 instances of white supremacist propaganda reported, the highest number of instances the organization has recorded.

Anti-Semitic propaganda found in Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock

When Terry Carhart found an anti-Semitic and anti-LGBTQ flyer in his Highlands Ranch yard on March 4, he was disgusted.   The flyer was in a small plastic baggie weighed down with dry …
From left, Commissioners George Teal, Lora Thomas and Abe Laydon.

Public meeting crowd takes issue with Douglas County commissioners’ conduct

In a public meeting punctuated by loud interruptions from the audience, several area residents spoke against what they say is unjust treatment of one of Douglas County’s elected leaders by her two colleagues, pointing to a rift accentuated by personal attacks.

Akihabara owner Brandon Osha plays a fighting game at the barcade on Feb. 23. Located in Westminster, Akihabara offers Japanese inspired games and drinks, with a unique selection of arcade cabinets.

Metro-area barcades build local gaming communities

After more than 20 years of collecting pinball machines, Dan Nikolich’s basement had run out of space to store them all. So Nikolich opened the Colorado Pinball Pub in Littleton to share his collection.
Officials from the Castle Rock Chamber and WellSpring, as well as community members, celebrate WellSpring being named Business of the Month by the Chamber on March 2. WellSpring, which started in 2008 and opened its first facility in 2013, is in the process of remodeling the former La Quinta Inn in Castle Rock into an affordable apartment building.

WellSpring readies to remodel old hotel into apartments

Coming up on the 10 year anniversary of WellSpring opening its Castle Rock facility to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the nonprofit organization is working to expand …
A sign reads "home for sale" in the Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see biggest sustained dip in more than a decade

It’s a statistic that, not long ago, homebuyers could have only dreamed of: The median price of a single-family home in the Denver area dropped by more than $90,000.
Douglas County commissioners in the hearing room of the Philip S. Miller Building in Castle Rock.

Residents sue Douglas County commissioners to halt apartments near Parker

The ongoing battle in the Denver suburbs against new apartment complexes has reached the Parker area again, but this time, residents took the fight to court.
I Heart Mac and Cheese is a restaurant focused on customizable macaroni bowls and grilled cheese that will open its fourth Colorado location in Castle Rock this fall.

Mac and cheese chain coming to Castle Rock

A fast-casual restaurant chain focused on cheesy-carb combos will open its fourth Colorado location in Castle Rock later this year. I Heart Mac and Cheese, a Florida based eatery, plans to open at …

A rendering shows the plan for Castle Rock Adventist Hospital's newest medical office building, which will house a surgery center with operating and procedure rooms, an orthopedic center with physical therapy and chemotherapy and radiation services for oncology patients.

Castle Rock Adventist Hospital looks to treat cancer patients

Castle Rock Adventist Hospital could begin offering cancer and other treatment services as early as 2025 as part of a 70,000-square-foot hospital expansion...
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