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Kaufman’s Tall and Big Shop in Englewood is closing after 62 years

Local big fellas will have to find a new place to shop. Kaufman’s Tall and Big Shop at 3395 S. Broadway in Englewood is offering 50% off all items in the store throughout August, with plans to … more

Douglas County families grapple with return to school

Christina Pease planned to start a part-time job when her oldest child, Caleb, began kindergarten at South Ridge Elementary School in Castle Rock this fall. She wanted to contribute to her family's … more

Ken-Caryl Ranch Historical Society honored

The history of the Ken Caryl area in Jefferson County tells a story of people hunting mammoths and other now-extinct animals from at least 15,000 years ago, according to the Ken-Caryl Ranch … more

Letter to the editor: Van Winkle brings right approach for Colorado House

Van Winkle brings right approach All of us in Highlands Ranch have been impacted by the COVID-19 economic shutdown and many are working hard to try to make ends meet. Now more than ever, our … more

Highlands Ranch Metro District begins search for new general manager

The Highlands Ranch Metro District is beginning its search for a new general manager after the current staff leader announced his retirement. General Manager Terry Nolan announced his decision to … more

Graduation 2020: After ‘unexpected detour,’ Cherry Creek seniors celebrate together (PHOTOS)

After the unorthodox celebrations where Cherry Creek School District graduates cruised through car parades in their caps and gowns this spring, the students had the chance to experience their proper … more

Letter to the editor: Support Thomas and Teal for Douglas County commissioner

Support Thomas and Teal I’m very concerned that the growing violence in places like Denver and Aurora will infiltrate Douglas County. Denver is on pace for their most murders in a decade and Antifa … more

Letter to the editor: Sen. Smallwood will keep us thriving

Smallwood will keep us thriving Douglas County is a wonderful place to live where liberty and limited government define our way of life. Unfortunately, our state government has been under one-party … more

Letter to the editor: Contact misguided Douglas County commissioners

Contact misguided commissioners Thank you to our community members who wrote informed letters in the July 23-24 papers. I had been very disheartened at the commissioners’ decisions and responses to … more

No rides at Douglas County Fair, but plenty of critters

While there weren’t rides, concessions or crowds at the event, the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo still took place in Castle Rock with a focus on agriculture, livestock and rodeo. more

Douglas County fire restrictions downgraded

Sheriff Tony Spurlock has moved the county from stage 2 to stage 1 fire restrictions, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. This ruling, under ordinance No. O-012-004, restricts open … more

Parker seeks feedback on Chambers-Hess plan

The Town of Parker has completed a first draft of the Chambers and Hess Subarea Plan, a framework for future commercial development at the intersection of Hess Road and Chambers Road, and is … more

Letter to the editor: Douglas County commissioners should reconsider Tri-County decision

Commissioners should reconsider If limited government and health are truly important to our county commissioners, they must do what is reasonable and reconsider their commitment to separate from … more

Letter to the editor: Just wear a mask

Just wear a mask Douglas County Republican politicians should take a page out of Grand County’s COVID-19 play book and stop whining about Governor Polis and his efforts to keep Colorado safe. … more

Letter to the editor: Douglas County commissioner candidate Darien Wilson listens to facts

Darien Wilson listens to facts As a resident of Douglas County I was very disappointed with the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) decision to opt out of having to wear a mask. My concern now is … more

Letter to the editor: Douglas County school board dropped the ball

School board dropped the ball On July 25, a vote by the Douglas County School Board to support Superintendent Tucker’s “hybrid” education plan was one of the most tone-deaf decisions by a … more

Fitness program held in picturesque park

A new fitness series is underway in Denver’s Sculpture Park, near the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Diverse lineup of classes. Will run Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning the first week of August. … more

From swan dives to figure eights: A look back at a Washington Park gem's past

As summer grips the city and Coloradans bemoan our regrettable lack of ocean, we might do well to remember that Denver’s Washington Park once had its very own beach on a lake that once didn’t … more

Colorado high school football moves to spring

Colorado high school football will be played in the spring because of COVID-19 concerns, the state’s governing body for prep sports announced Aug. 4.   Football practices are now set … more
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