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A 2-Story Office Built with Shipping Containers by RoxBox

RoxBox Containers and Modifications completed a shipping container office project in the Colorado Tech Center for Eldorado Climbing Walls. Eldorado was looking for a creative, fun, open, and unique … more

Committees present ideas to improve safety, mental health in schools

After several meetings, two committees formed to address mental health needs and physical safety in Douglas County schools presented drafts of their recommendations to the Douglas County Board of … more

Douglas County commissioners hear school safety recommendations

Numerous key questions remained unanswered following a July 16 meeting in which Douglas County commissioners heard formal recommendations for how to spend $10 million toward school safety, although … more

Academy takes in-depth look at criminal justice system

Residents who live in the 18th Judicial District are invited to apply for the 2019 fall citizens academy, a seven-week program that explores different parts of the criminal justice system. Each class … more

Letter to the editor: Lack of morality is problem

Lack of morality is problem  Predictably, various committees are forming and meeting to discuss “causes of school violence” and related topics. It is interesting to note that these “leaders in … more

Colorado's Behavioral Health Task Force kicks off

Lawmakers, state leaders and mental health professionals who make up Colorado’s Behavioral Health Task Force convened for the first time July 1 to explore solutions to the state’s high suicide … more

School safety committees make progress

How the Douglas County Board of Education and the Douglas County Board of Commissioners will work together on school safety initiatives in the coming weeks remains unknown, leaders say. “Until a … more

A debate over public funds for private schools

Greg Vigil, chairman of the board at Arma Dei Academy in Highlands Ranch, is brimming with excitement about the Douglas County commissioners’ plans to spend millions of dollars on security measures … more

State getting $12 million to expand apprenticeships

Colorado will receive $12 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to help provide 5,000 health-care apprenticeships in Colorado’s higher education system. The state has also secured $4.2 million … more

In Their Business

Modern Market at SouthGlenn The ninth Modern Market location in the metro area is set to open June 21 at The Streets at SouthGlenn, and to celebrate, the restaurant is throwing a block party from 11 … more

STEM School's contract renewed for five years

STEM School Highlands Ranch's contract was renewed for five years, contingent upon multiple conditions, at a special Douglas County School District Board of Education meeting June 29, a day before the K-12 charter school's contract was set to expire. more

SeriesFest reflects the times, spotlights new voices

When it comes to telling complex, human stories television is truly the place to be. That power is what inspired Randi Kleiner and Kaily Smith Westbrook to start SeriesFest in Denver five years ago. … more

Douglas County is updating its vision for transportation

The plan is updated but once a decade, and the time has come again. Douglas County's Transportation Master Plan is undergoing a review by county employees and the public before staff hope the update … more

Letter to the editor: Won’t get fooled again

Won’t get fooled again Monday, I was approved to speak at the June 18 meeting, receiving confirmation stating: “PublicComment is scheduled…at 6:10 p.m.” I arrived at 6 p.m. to dozens of … more

Grants support reality experiences, bat monitoring

A Colorado Parks and Wildlife pilot program that uses mobile technology to connect visitors to parks, and a research project related to monitoring bat populations in state parks were awarded grants … more

Mental health committee explores causes of school violence

Leaders in mental health, education and the criminal justice system sat around a table in a conference room at the Douglas County Department of Human Services building in Castle Rock. One by one, … more

Sen. Gardner hears from local business owners

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner heard from business owners and local elected officials who told the lawmaker to make sure the federal government works in citizens' favor. Gardner's tour in downtown Littleton … more

Defense attorneys asked STEM judge to recuse herself

Earlier this month, the defense team for the older suspect in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting requested the judge presiding over the case recuse herself less than one hour after prosecutors … more

School district pledges funds for seven more SROs

The school board has approved money to provide additional school resource officers for the 2019-20 school year. At a June 18 meeting, the Douglas County School District Board of Education approved … more

Affidavit: STEM security guard wounded student; suspects used cocaine before attack

Court documents in the case against one STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting suspect released June 20 show a private security guard at the school fired gunshots at other responding officers and … more
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