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Sturm Collaboration Campus opens in Castle Rock

Castle Rock now offers higher education, but it's not through the traditional four-year university or college programs that dot the country. Students won't spend 20 minutes walking from one end of …
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Colorado confirms six cases of vaping-related illness

Colorado health officials have confirmed six cases of vaping-related illness since the state announced its first case last month. The state Department of Health previously announced four known …

Treatment for peanut allergy may show promise for some

Government experts have recently backed an experimental treatment for children with peanut allergies that could become the first federally approved option for preventing life-threatening reactions. …

Douglas County schools' security funding requests exceed $10 million offer

Douglas County commissioners offered local schools a combined $10 million to heighten security after a school shooting rocked the community in May, and interest from local schools was so high demand …

Library district board of trustees has vacancies

Douglas County residents who would like the chance to shape the future of Douglas County Libraries can apply for openings on the district's board of trustees. The seven-member board has openings in …

Pending Kaiser Permanente strike: 5 things to know

A few thousand Kaiser Permanente workers in Colorado may join tens of thousands nationwide in an October strike that a union says is a push for fair negotiation and wage increases that keep up with …
Education

Douglas County teachers union proposes lawsuit settlement

The Douglas County teachers' union has proposed settling a lawsuit against the Douglas County School District that dates back to 2013 and alleges the district improperly dissolved thousands of sick …

Douglas County School Board will allow charter to pursue state authorization

For John Castillo, father of the teen killed in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting, arming teachers is one way local schools could increase security. On Sept. 3, he walked away from a Douglas …

What’s next in dispute over armed staff at charter school?

The Douglas County School District is at odds with one of its charter schools over the arming of staff. The district says its policy has been updated to set clear parameters regarding who can and …

Family medicine residency earns top scores

A residency program offered at Sky Ridge Medical Center has received top scores on the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s annual survey. The family medicine residency program is …

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Meet Elizabeth Hanson, candidate for Douglas County School Board

Highlands Ranch resident Elizabeth Hanson is running to become the next District C director on the Douglas County School Board. Hanson grew up in western Kansas, where her mother worked as a public …
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CCIG moves into new office CCIG has moved into its new headquarters after a top-to-bottom renovation designed to create a modern, highly collaborative work environment featuring state-of-the-art …
Temple Grandin spoke at a Developmental Pathways roundtable on Sept. 9.

Temple Grandin urges workforce inclusion, trade skills

Local community leaders recently heard from renowned autism advocate Temple Grandin on employing people with disabilities and workplace inclusion. Developmental Pathways serves individuals with …

In Their Business

Brewery wins medals Lone Tree Brewing Co. earned the Heavy Medal gold honor after winning seven medals at the Colorado State Fair Craft Beer Competition, the most of any brewery. Lone Tree Brewing …

Denver Springs to open new outpatient center

Denver Springs, a provider of behavioral health services in the Denver area, will open its newest outpatient center to provide mental health services to the community. Changes, the new facility at …

Oil and gas defenders, critics test Colorado's new law

Colorado has just begun rewriting its oil and gas rules under a new law that flips the state's priorities from producing energy to protecting the public, but industry defenders and critics are …
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