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Castle Rock is latest Colorado town to recognize Juneteenth

Though Colorado’s legislature declared Juneteenth a state holiday starting this year, only a few dozen municipalities will observe the day-off. Just over 40 towns and cities in Colorado have … more

Douglas County car thefts consume law enforcement

Stolen cars have recently become one of Douglas County law enforcement’s top priorities as thefts increase across the entire metro area with the single exception of the town of Castle … more

Parker hears first look at possible Mainstreet developments

Parker’s Urban Renewal Authority heard proposals for the first time from the company that may develop several plots of land along the town’s Mainstreet, including Pine Curve, during an … more

How thirsty is Douglas County?

On an average day, 25 people move to Douglas County. Each one needs to drink, shower, water their lawn and wash their dishes. more

Design of Crystal Valley Interchange takes shape

Castle Rock’s Crystal Valley Interchange project is progressing with preliminary designs since the town council approved a contract with a Construction Manager General Contractor. more

Castle Rock In-N-Out open for business

In-N-Out Burger opened its seventh location in Colorado in Castle Rock on March 18 to familiar fanfare. more

UPDATED: DCSD community rallies amid board controversies

Roughly 20 years ago, Kaci Nice was an 18-year-old, born-and-raised Parker resident attending Ponderosa High School. The high school senior was playing soccer and preparing to graduate. Her coach … more

From attorney to published author - Dean Ferraro of Castle Rock writes legal thriller 12 years after first hatching idea

A local lawyer-turned-author rekindled his passion for writing and produced his first legal thriller when he found himself home more, with less to do, during the first year of the pandemic. Starting … more

Daddy Daughter Ball in Castle Rock slated for Feb. 5

The Town of Castle Rock is hosting a daddy/daughter ball on Feb. 5. According to information provided by the town, the 2022 event will travel around the world from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Douglas County … more

Dads of Castle Rock respond to Marshall Fire

When the Marshall Fire, fueled by high winds, ripped through Boulder County last week, leaving more than 30,000 people homeless, the Castle Rock community wasted no time. Led by the nonprofit … more

Douglas County school board to keep current policy on medical marijuana in place

Since Benjamin Wann started taking medical marijuana nearly three years ago, he hasn't had a seizure. Wann, a junior at Mountain Vista, was diagnosed with epilepsy at 3 years old. In 2014, Sarah … more

Officers learn how to de-escalate situations involving mental illness

Jeff Santelli, a retired Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputy who now works as a CIT trainer, suggested that CIT should be a specialized presence in law enforcement, likening it to SWAT teams. Just like SWAT officers, CIT officers require a specific skillset, Santelli said. “It’s actually a very similar analogy to CIT,” he said. “It’s a specialized training of communication and not everybody is the best communicator.” more
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