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Douglas County seeks 'a different solution to public health services'

Douglas County is moving forward on finding a new way to deliver public health services to its residents by 2023 but has not determined a specific path forward or how much it will cost. In a Jan. 25 … more

View from Rueter-Hess incline 'real special'

Word is getting out about the Rueter-Hess Recreation Area in northern Douglas County, the newest attraction to the county's plethora of outdoor activities. The incline, which opened Nov. 26, has … more

Centennial man found dead after search

The body of a man identified as Brian Patterson of Centennial, whose vehicle was found in a recreational area of Douglas County, was located during a search by multiple agencies, the Douglas County … more

Partridge plans to keep on working

Roger Partridge is not retiring. While his eight years as a Douglas County commissioner may be ending, the 63-year-old is anything but finished working. Soon, he will begin his new position with a … more

Douglas County School District eyes return to hybrid learning this month

The Douglas County School District is still aiming to return its middle and high school students to hybrid learning in January. The tentative plan outlined during a Jan. 5 school board meeting would … more

Man receives 48 years for kidnapping, sexual assault

A man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman near Lone Tree in 2018 was sentenced to 48 years in prison, according to a Jan. 6 news release from the 18th Judicial District. Paul Nader, 32, a … more

Martial arts instructor suspected of sexual assault on child

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Centennial man on suspicion of two counts of sexual assault on a child with a pattern of abuse, according to a news release from the sheriff’s … more

As Douglas County’s indoor dining program rolls out, county’s data improves

As more Douglas County businesses became certified under the county’s new “COVID Best Practices Business Certification Program,” the community inched closer to moving to a less restricted level … more

Douglas County clerk urges Pence to declare some states' elections illegal

In a public Facebook post, the head of Douglas County’s elections called for Vice President Mike Pence to declare elections in seven states illegal, a move that he said would result in President Donald Trump staying in office. more

Douglas County approved for indoor-dining program

Some restaurants in Douglas County were permitted to immediately open for indoor dining after the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment gave official approval for the county to begin a business certification program Dec. 23. more

Douglas County leaders talk mental health support for students

Douglas County School District parents are stressing the effect of remote education and COVID-19's turmoil on their children's mental health. At a Dec. 10 school board meeting, one woman became … more

November was Douglas County's worst month of pandemic

November was by far Douglas County’s worst month of the pandemic, according to data from the Tri-County Health Department. More people were infected, more people died and more people went to the … more

Outbreaks rock Douglas County assisted-living, nursing facilities

Douglas County Coroner Jill Romann sat in her office with Lauren Stockton, one of her certified death investigators, going down the list of recent pandemic victims who came through the office. … more

Change made at undersheriff following internal investigation

Following an internal investigation, Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock has demoted his longstanding undersheriff and changed multiple positions in the office’s upper management, known as the … more

Douglas County continues to push for indoor-dining plan

After debating whether to break from the state’s official COVID-19 health order for Douglas County, commissioners decided to again ask permission from the state to reopen indoor dining in the … more

Finding ways to give back during an unusual holiday season

Local businesses and residents are continuing to feel the economic strain caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. That’s why Douglas County nonprofits are stepping up to help residents in need … more

Highlands Ranch restaurants: 'We're doing the best we can'

Many Highlands Ranch restaurant owners' anxiety skyrocketed as new state COVID-19 restrictions were implemented Nov. 20, prohibiting all indoor dining and effectively slashing their operations. … more

COVID-19 testing sites can be found throughout Douglas County

People wishing to get tested for COVID-19 visited facilities across Douglas County the day before Thanksgiving, with some locations having long, winding lines and others having no wait at all. The … more

In letter to Polis, Douglas County commissioners ask to reopen restaurants

In a letter to Gov. Jared Polis sent Nov. 25, Douglas County commissioners requested that the county be allowed to start a variance program that would keep qualifying restaurants open for indoor … more

Castle Rock Town Council rebukes level red status

The Castle Rock Town Council has approved a resolution rebuking the state moving Douglas County to level red pandemic restrictions and closing indoor dining, also stating it would refuse to … more
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