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Castle Rock third-grader excels as artist

Castle Rock could be home to the Bob Ross of this generation. That's right, the late Bob Ross, the art instructor — famous for his PBS television show, “The Joy of Painting,” which aired in the … more

So far, more than $70,000 donated to campaigns for Douglas County School Board

Although candidates are distancing themselves from the term “slate" — which has been a popular approach to running for school board in recent elections — three candidates for the Douglas County … more

Judge rules there is enough evidence to move STEM shooting suspect's case forward

Go now. Those are the words the older suspect in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting sent via Snapchat to his co-defendant shortly before the first shots were fired. A Douglas County judge said … more

Prosecutors attempt to poke holes in STEM suspect's story

So far in the investigation into the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting, the older of the two suspects has described himself as an unwilling participant. But in a Sept. 24 preliminary hearing, … more

Growing Castle Pines seeks to build community, identity

Motorists driving along Interstate 25 through Castle Pines can look to the east or west and see the same thing on either side of the road: dirt turning, heavy machinery roving about and new homes … more

Don't be a trail troll: Open space officials, volunteers discuss outdoor etiquette amid increasing use

When a bicyclist encounters a horseback rider on the trail, do they know what to do? When hikers walk their dogs through local open spaces, do they know the dos and don’ts of taking pets along for … more

Castle Rock Town Council approves Encore development agreement

The Castle Rock Town Council has approved a redevelopment agreement with developer Confluence Companies to build a seven-story, mixed-use building in the downtown. Encore, as the project is named, … more

My Name Is... Hillary Gilfand

About me I live in Castle Rock with my wife, Shawn Gilfand, and our fur family. I’ve worked at MillerCoors for the last 12 years and love working in the beer industry. When we’re not at work, … more

Castle Rock considers $228 million budget

The Town of Castle Rock is in the process of approving its proposed 2020 budget, ringing in at $228 million. As part of those discussions, staff and council are looking at what budget needs will come … more

Commissioners OK new ballot for tax reallocation

Douglas County could have an additional $12.5 million per year for road improvements after commissioners voted to revise a November ballot item during a Sept. 3 meeting. If approved by voters, the … more

Castle Rock Police, Douglas County Sheriff's Office to fully encrypt radio channels

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will fully encrypt its radio channels before the year's end, Undersheriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth has confirmed to Colorado Community Media, citing safety concerns … more

Douglas County commissioners: Schools can apply for portion of $10 million to enhance safety

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has confirmed it will allow local schools to suggest how to spend funds the board pledged for school safety through an application process, but the … more

Renaissance Festival offers an escape

When Christopher Baker wanted to propose to his wife, Rosie, he knew exactly where to buy the ring. Both he and Rosie attended the Colorado Renaissance Festival in their childhood and teenage years. … more

Douglas County commissioners hear school safety recommendations

Numerous key questions remained unanswered following a July 16 meeting in which Douglas County commissioners heard formal recommendations for how to spend $10 million toward school safety, although … more

Decoding Douglas County's Parks and Open Space

Douglas County's population may be aging, but it's not slowing down. That's according to Randy Burkhardt, Douglas County's assistant director of parks, trails and building grounds. The county has … more

A debate over public funds for private schools

Greg Vigil, chairman of the board at Arma Dei Academy in Highlands Ranch, is brimming with excitement about the Douglas County commissioners’ plans to spend millions of dollars on security measures … more

Affidavit: STEM security guard wounded student; suspects used cocaine before attack

Court documents in the case against one STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting suspect released June 20 show a private security guard at the school fired gunshots at other responding officers and … 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

Douglas County will ask voters to shift tax dollars from justice center to roads

Douglas County will ask voters this November to extend a portion of its sales tax scheduled to sunset in 2020 and reallocate the money from the county justice center to roads — a decision that … more
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