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Douglas County residents voice opinions on redistricting maps

Douglas County residents and leaders came together Aug. 18 to provide input for the once-a-decade redistricting process during a public hearing with the commissions in charge of drawing the new … more

Douglas County won’t ask to extend open space tax this year

After a disagreement among the county commissioners, Douglas County won’t ask voters this year to renew the Open Space Sales and Use tax — currently planned to sunset in January 2024. Two of the … more

Congressional map splits Parker; town objects

The Town of Parker is hoping to be made whole again after a preliminary congressional redistricting map proposes splitting the community between two members of Congress. 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

Citizen survey shows increase in partisanship

For the first time, the biggest indicator of how residents answered questions in the Douglas County public opinion survey is the political party of the respondent. The survey, which is administered … more

Douglas County attempts to supersede state mask mandate

In a two-to-one vote in a May 11 business meeting, the Douglas County commissioners approved a resolution attempting to reject the state’s latest update to the mask mandate. The resolution … more

Commissioners agree to postpone leadership decision

After about a week of tension among the Douglas County commissioners, the three-person board agreed to postpone the realignment of leadership for at least 30 days.   The board had planned … more

Douglas County board chair removed

Infighting has broken out among Douglas County commissioners after the board chair was stripped of that title and the members began lobbing accusations at each other. more

Resolution explains removal of Douglas County commissioners chair

The chair of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners was removed from that position after her fellow board members accused her of lying and using her title “for personal gain … more

Douglas County approves C-PACE financing program, again

After going back and forth on the matter for several years now, the Douglas County commissioners voted in a split vote March 9 to re-approve a new financing program for commercial … more

Douglas County fires health board member over letter to editor

For the second time this year, the Douglas County commissioners are looking to replace a board of health member who spoke out against the county’s plan to leave Tri-County Health … more
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