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Roughly 4,000 Castle Rock students learning virtually amid quarantines, sub shortage

Two high schools in Castle Rock will switch to virtual learning for two weeks as COVID-19 quarantines keep teachers out of the classroom and the school district struggles to maneuver a substitute … more

Douglas County adds new open space

A 1,500-acre ranch in Douglas County is now protected open space after the purchase of a conservation easement on the property was completed at a recent business meeting. The purchase of Ditmars … more

'This is the gem of the county'

A more than 2,000-acre property in southern Douglas County that was once destined for residential development is now open to the public with 12 miles of trails for hiking, bicycling and horseback … more

Case against Palmer Lake detective moves forward

The charges against a Palmer Lake police officer will move forward after a Douglas County judge agreed there was enough evidence in the case in a Sept. 10 preliminary hearing. Brian Saltzman, 38, was … more

New details emerge in case against former Broncos player Cody Latimer

On the night Cory Latimer was arrested by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, the former Broncos player had become angry after he saw a man at a poker party sitting “uncomfortably … more

Douglas County School District superintendent on leave of absence

Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker has take a leave of absence, a district spokeswoman confirmed through a prepared statement from the district. more

Douglas County to accelerate extension of Waterton Road

A new roadway project in northwest Douglas County, which will complete a connection from Rampart Range Road to U.S. Highway 85, is now being accelerated after county commissioners gave their approval … more

Douglas County e-learning teachers express frustration, anxiety

As Douglas County e-learning teachers geared up for their first week of classes, starting Aug. 31 after a week-long delay, some expressed frustration and anxiety over the coming weeks, saying their … more

Human bones found at Highlands Ranch disc golf course

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has begun a death investigation after deputies found human bones in Highlands Ranch. more

Dems keeping up with GOP in Douglas County commissioner fundraising

While it’s unusual in Douglas County commissioner elections for Democrats to be competitive with their Republican opponents in campaign fundraising, so far that’s the case for both open seats. … more

Douglas County school's 6th grade in quarantine after positive COVID-19 test

Sixth-grade students and teachers at Sand Creek Elementary School in Highlands Ranch are under quarantine for two weeks after someone in the grade tested positive for COVID-19. more

Douglas County students return to school

Douglas County students are back in district schools. The Douglas County School District brought students back to class 20% at a time the week of Aug. 17, meaning students would have one day of … more

Breakup on hold? Douglas County, Tri-County in talks over relationship

Not long after Douglas County commissioners announced that the county would withdraw from the Tri-County Health Department amid the COVID-19 pandemic -- a decision that sparked an outpouring of … more

Douglas County identifies body found in 1993

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has taken a step forward in solving a cold cases after investigators, using genetic genealogy, confirmed the identity of a woman found dead in the community … more

No rides at Douglas County Fair, but plenty of critters

While there weren’t rides, concessions or crowds at the event, the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo still took place in Castle Rock with a focus on agriculture, livestock and rodeo. more

Douglas County approves new measures to fight COVID-19

Douglas County is moving forward with two new measures intended to help the community fend off new COVID-19 cases. These new steps, approved at a July 28 meeting of the county commissioners, include … more

Colorado Renaissance Festival out, Douglas County Rodeo in

While the Colorado Renaissance Festival has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Douglas County residents still have the option of attending another popular summer event: the county fair and … more

Douglas County notified it is at risk of losing COVID-19 variances

Douglas County staff members are in the process of creating a new COVID-19 mitigation plan after the state’s public-health department informed them they were in danger of losing their variances … more

Douglas County residents weigh in on masks, Tri-County Health withdrawal at commissioners meeting

Douglas County commissioners addressed the public July 14 regarding the board's recent decisions to opt out of the Tri-County Health Department mask mandate and to begin the process of withdrawing … more

Pace of construction on I-25 Gap between Castle Rock and Monument increases

The longest work zone in the state is preparing residents for a surge in construction as the Colorado Department of Transportation increases its weather-dependent tasks on the I-25 Gap — the … more
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