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The longest-standing objectors to the Douglas County School District’s education reform efforts repeat the same concerns now that they did from the start: The board of education and top administrators are too focused on their efforts to set a … more
It was basically like attending college, said Douglas County Undersheriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth. “You go to classes and do the physical fitness stuff during the day,” she said. “We would have speakers at night, and on the weekends, we took … more
A public gathering of five Colorado school board presidents sparked concern among some in Jefferson County who are uneasy about the direction their current school board may be heading. The Jan. 8 meeting at Jose O'Shea's restaurant in Lakewood … more
They are managers of fraud investigations, homemakers and customer-account and marketing managers. But to the children they are assigned, they are a friend to play video games or watch movies with, a tutor for homework help or someone to take … more
Millions of young girls would love to write and perform songs that reach an audience, but not everyone puts in the time and dedication that Amanda May does. The 13-year-old singer-songwriter from Parker released her first song on iTunes last … more
ThunderRidge High School senior Brandon Lee was only three when his parents decided to immigrate from South Korea to the United States. He believes that decision provided him with a wealth of opportunities, which he hopes he can use to someday help … more
From “retweets” to “likes” and “shares,” how has social media and the Internet changed the way we measure our lives? And has that change led to negative and unintended consequences? At a Jan. 15 seminar at the Douglas County Events … more
In the first batch of proposed bills for the legislative session, Republicans wasted little time introducing repeals on state gun laws. Two separate measures were introduced in the state House, including House Bill 1050 and HB 1009. HB 1050 … more
The Douglas County and Arapahoe library districts both provide patrons technological opportunities beyond checking out books, from 3D printers to recording studios. Oli Sanidas, director of digital services for the Arapahoe Library District, said … more
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has opened a new eight-bed medical unit at the Robert A. Christensen Justice Center, due to what had been a lack of space needed to treat special populations and mental-health patients. The new unit has already … more
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