Keyword: Castle Rock
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No probe planned into claims gun store bribed Polis recall signees

Allegations that a Castle Rock gun store bribed people into signing a petition to recall Democratic Gov. Jared Polis with free shooting range passes caused a recent social media furor and resulted in … more

Enjoying airborne adventures

Coloradans are known for their love of outdoor adventures. Traditionally, these activities take place on solid ground. However, the Denver metro area also offers plenty of high-adrenaline experiences … more

Five things to know about The Fray

Denver-based band The Fray made a pitstop in Castle Rock on July 13. Headlining the annual Castle Rock Summer Jam marked the group's first time performing in town. The Fray, made up of members Joe … more

Ex-teacher in Castle Rock who took 'upskirt' videos sentenced

The ex-teacher accused of filming inappropriate videos of women and girls — including students, parents, teachers and school administrators — has been sentenced to four years of probation that … more

New nonprofit aims to raise LGBTQ visibility in Castle Rock

When Meghan Paul moved to Castle Rock six years ago from Texas, she thought she was the only member of the LGBTQ community in town. Then she met her now partner, Anya Zavadil, and felt as though … more

My Name Is…Paul Epstein

About me My wife Peg (my high school sweetheart) and I recently bought VistaVino Modern Grill in Castle Rock. We have five kids between us, two still in college. Of the other three, one is a teacher, … more

Ducky Derby sweeps through Castle Rock

Castle Rock residents swarmed to the downtown area June 8 to participate in the 2019 Rotary Ducky Derby. The event is an annual fundraiser for local rotary clubs and packed with family-friendly … more

My Name Is: Matt Rinn

About me I have been a resident of Colorado since 1998 and lived in Castle Rock for the past 13 years. I am a recovering corporate technology salesman now focusing full-time as a designing … more

Thousands of pages in evidence under review in STEM shooting case

The older suspect charged in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting case appeared before a judge for a brief hearing June 7 in a courtroom filled with supporters of Kendrick Castillo's parents, … more

Parker, Castle Rock police consider additional SROs

The Parker and Castle Rock police departments are considering adding more school resource officers to some local schools but have yet to make a decision. Presently, the Parker department provides one … more

How many resource officers does Douglas County need?

Three weeks after the May 7 STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting, Douglas County rolled out a plan it says could provide 49 more school resource officers to local campuses in the next three years, … more

Historic depot memorialized in painting by noted artist

Castle Rock’s museum is housed in the 1875 Denver and Rio Grande Depot, built with rhyolite from the local quarry. It partnered with the Castle Rock Historic Preservation Board and the Public Art … more

My Name Is... Ken Bush

About me I’m originally from central New York and went to Ithaca College, where I earned my doctorate in physical therapy. I moved to Castle Rock in 2005 with my wife, Breea. We’ve been fortunate … more

‘It had a big impact on my life’

Patrick Neville was a 15-year-old sophomore at Columbine High School when two armed students walked into the building and killed 13 people, then themselves. He was on school grounds but outside when … more

Cougar Run students take Battle of the Books

It all led to this moment: the team of five Cougar Run Elementary fifth- and sixth-grade students posing with a silver trophy and ear-to-ear smiles and a banner that read “Mission Accomplished.” … more

Eight candidates vying for IREA board seats

Customers of the Intermountain Rural Electric Association will elect four board members, and they’ve got a pool of eight candidates to choose from. The Sedalia-based IREA serves 11 counties in or … more

Collaboration Campus in Castle Rock gets new name, hefty donation

Arapahoe Community College's Collaboration Campus project has a new name, and one that came with a hefty and historical donation. ACC has received $10 million from the Sturm Family Foundation, which … more

A day of sledding in Castle Rock

The snow packed perfectly and the sun shone brightly for a day of sledding in Castle Rock. Kids guided by parents gathered atop a hill at Butterfield Park on a Saturday afternoon, Feb. 23, and slid … more

Should pigs, goats and ducks be allowed as pets in Castle Rock?

Nearly a year after Castle Rock overhauled its animal code, which included repealing the town's pit bull ban, town staff members are researching the removal of other animal bans, specifically of … more

Daddy Daughter Ball waltzes into Castle Rock

Father-daughter selfies were plentiful, duos dressed in princess dresses and top-notch suits filled the dance floor, and dads busted their best moves twirling smiling girls around. Castle Rock's … more
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