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Douglas County gives out annual Philip S. Miller grants

Philip S. Miller may have died more than 20 years ago, but on July 13, his legacy was remembered in Douglas County as two-dozen organizations benefited from a trust he set up during his life. The … more

Douglas County seeks volunteers to advise on public health

Nine Douglas County residents will have the opportunity to help shape the way public health services look in the community after commissioners formed a Public Health Advisory Committee during a July … more

Douglas County seeks volunteers to advise on public health

Nine Douglas County residents will have the opportunity to help shape the way public health services look in the community after commissioners formed a Public Health Advisory Committee during a July … more

Douglas County's Catholic diocese has new bishop

The Catholic Diocese of Colorado Springs, which includes Douglas County, has welcomed a new bishop. The Most Rev. James Golka, previously a priest of the Diocese of Grand Island, Nebraska, was … more

County sees wet spring, but autumn fires still possible

While Douglas County and the rest of the Front Range has fared better than expected during the first few months of wildfire season, experts are still asking residents to be ready for those … more

DA Kellner's office announces data transparency effort

The district attorney for much of the south Denver metro area says his jurisdiction — the 18th Judicial District — is the first in Colorado to unveil an online, interactive “data dashboard,” … more

Castle Rock man sentenced to 36 years for 2020 murder

Dominique Wogan, 35, of Castle Rock was sentenced to 36 years in prison after being convicted for the murder of Fletcher Bodnar, a Highlands Ranch resident. Bodnar and Wogan were said to be … more

Douglas County proceeds with possible new health department

Douglas County will soon begin a community health assessment and a public health improvement plan as it presses forward with the possibility of splitting from the Tri-County Health Department. The … more

Douglas County school board adopts 2021-22 budget

The Douglas County School District was able to fold additional dollars into the 2021-22 final budget from the proposed budget that district staff presented in May. The district's board unanimously … more

Douglas County school board slate announced

An organization called “Kids First DCSD” has announced several school board candidates running as a slate for the November election, according to a news release from the group. The slate consists … more

Commissioners agree to new leadership structure

  After a “very painful” process following a bout of public infighting, the Douglas County board of commissioners has unanimously agreed to a new leadership … more

County hosting ‘Together We Stand’ celebration

Douglas County is hosting a public celebration “of gratitude and community spirit,” following the recent re-opening of much of the community due to decreased COVID-19 cases. The “Together We … more

School district defends equity policy

Despite intense criticism about a new equity policy and some parents threatening to withdraw students, the Douglas County School District isn't wavering on the equity policy or ancillary initiatives. … more

‘This is our history’

James Hessel came home from school on Sept. 11, 2001, and told his mom he was joining the Marines. “He felt it was his patriotic duty after that terrible day,” said Hessel’s mom, Kathie Newman. … more

Masks off, restrictions dropped in Douglas County schools

As vaccination rates go up, and COVID cases drop, the Douglas County School District is making plans to a normal return for the 2021-2022 school year. Following a June 1 meeting with the Douglas … more

School district's draft budget reflects recovery

After a year of financial finagling to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Douglas County School District's budgetary projections for the 2021-22 school year are looking better. According to a draft … more

Male infertility treatment company opens in Douglas County

When a couple looks to get pregnant, the standard recommendation for a woman younger than 35 is to try for a year without getting evaluated for fertility issues, a Douglas County doctor says. But if … more

Trial for older STEM shooting suspect begins

The trial for the older suspect in the deadly STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting from May 7, 2019 has begun. Devon Erickson, 20, is accused of helping co-defendant Alec McKinney, 18, carry out the … more

County challenges state mask rules

In a 2-1 vote in a May 11 business meeting, the Douglas County commissioners approved a resolution attempting to reject a state mask mandate. Since that vote by commissioners, the state’s mandate … more

Boys volleyball participation gains traction

After multiple pilot seasons, boys volleyball is finally a sport that is sanctioned by the Colorado High School Activities Association this season. In the May 10 CHSAANow.com boys volleyball … more
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