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Seven Stones, a botanical gardens cemetery, will be the first of its kind nationwide — and the first cemetery to be built in Douglas County since 1875, when Cedar Hill Cemetery in Castle Rock broke ground. On April 23, Seven Stones broke ground … more
The Douglas County School Board adopted a resolution aimed at supporting parents who don’t want their children to take state-mandated tests. It calls for creation of a new policy to ensure students, parents, teachers and schools aren’t penalized … more
There is still time to save lives — that's why governments and aid agencies rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle. U.N. spokeswoman Orla … more
When a gunman opened fire inside a packed movie theater in July 2012, killing 12 and injuring 70, it did more than spread fear and heartbreak across the Denver suburbs. It helped revive the national debate over gun control. That argument gained … more
With the evidence coming in from one study after another, scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across the U.S. So far, the quakes have been mostly small and have done … more
For killing the source of his frustration and abandoning the body in an alley, a Colorado man could be considered lucky for just receiving a citation — except his victim was his computer. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports that 37-year-old … more
Colorado Republicans are joining GOP colleagues in other Western states trying to exert more control over federal lands. The state Senate gave preliminary approval last week to a bill giving state and local authorities so-called concurrent … more
Pastor Chris Hill's church has become a place where shooting victims and first responders have found counseling and peace in the years since a masked gunman opened fire on a nearby movie theater. He and others say there will be a greater need for … more
Douglas County School Board members lambasted the recent staff survey funded by the teachers' union, calling it an attack on staff, pointing out its low response rate and questioning the objectivity of the agency that conducted it. The survey … more
SkyView Academy charter school has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed against it by the American Humanist Association. But the Douglas County School District, also named in the suit alleging endorsement of religious programs, continues to fight … more
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