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My Name Is... Bill Grant

I am 77 years old. My wife and I have lived in Highlands Ranch for a little over two years. When we first moved to Colorado in 1977, Highlands Ranch was still a ranch. We first located in Lakewood … more

Highlands Ranch skaters enjoy start of fall

Skaters of all ages gathered at the Redstone Skate Park in Highlands Ranch on Sept. 25 to try out new tricks, polish old ones and meet fellow skaters. It's this time of year, when the temperature … more

Douglas County ranked second healthiest community in America

In a report based on 84 indicators, Douglas County has been ranked the second healthiest community in the United States by U.S. News and World Report.  Six other Colorado counties ranked in the top … more

Republican sheriff in Douglas County endorses Democratic commissioner candidate

Republican Sheriff Tony Spurlock has endorsed Democrat Lisa Neal-Graves in the race for Douglas County District 2 commissioner. In a Sept. 21 interview with Colorado Community Media, Spurlock … more

Highlands Ranch residents gather at mansion for socially-distanced jazz

After a summer season without many events, Highlands Ranch residents came together Tuesday, Sept. 15 to listen to jazz in the community association’s first in-person, seated show since the start of … more

Douglas County adds new open space

A 1,500-acre ranch in Douglas County is now protected open space after the purchase of a conservation easement on the property was completed at a recent business meeting. The purchase of Ditmars … more

'This is the gem of the county'

A more than 2,000-acre property in southern Douglas County that was once destined for residential development is now open to the public with 12 miles of trails for hiking, bicycling and horseback … more

New details emerge in case against former Broncos player Cody Latimer

On the night Cory Latimer was arrested by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, the former Broncos player had become angry after he saw a man at a poker party sitting “uncomfortably … more

Douglas County to accelerate extension of Waterton Road

A new roadway project in northwest Douglas County, which will complete a connection from Rampart Range Road to U.S. Highway 85, is now being accelerated after county commissioners gave their approval … more

Interview: Douglas County schools superintendent asks for patience

The Douglas County School District is asking for patience from the community as the district begins the school year under the cloud of COVID-19 and irons out kinks in its various education offerings, … more

Douglas County hands out recovery funds to cities, businesses

Some Douglas County municipalities and small businesses are on their way to receiving COVID-19 recovery funds after the county began divvying up their $30 million of CARES Act money. In an Aug. 25 … more

Dems keeping up with GOP in Douglas County commissioner fundraising

While it’s unusual in Douglas County commissioner elections for Democrats to be competitive with their Republican opponents in campaign fundraising, so far that’s the case for both open seats. … more

Douglas County school's 6th grade in quarantine after positive COVID-19 test

Sixth-grade students and teachers at Sand Creek Elementary School in Highlands Ranch are under quarantine for two weeks after someone in the grade tested positive for COVID-19. more

Douglas County students return to school

Douglas County students are back in district schools. The Douglas County School District brought students back to class 20% at a time the week of Aug. 17, meaning students would have one day of … more

Breakup on hold? Douglas County, Tri-County in talks over relationship

Not long after Douglas County commissioners announced that the county would withdraw from the Tri-County Health Department amid the COVID-19 pandemic -- a decision that sparked an outpouring of … more

The issue igniting the Douglas County election

When the 2020 race to elect two of the three Douglas County commissioners kicked off, candidates were gearing up for a race focused on long-standing issues like transportation, growth, school safety and gun control. more

County, towns see encouraging revenue trends

As the COVID-19 pandemic and related business restrictions continue to loom over local economies, Douglas County leaders are keeping a close eye on indicators such as sales tax revenue as the figures … more

South Suburban residents test out new disc golf course

A new 18-hole disc golf course has opened in Highlands Ranch and residents from all over metro Denver are stopping by to check it out. “It’s a great sport and a great way to get out and get some … more

Douglas County charity sends relief funds to local nonprofits

As the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged businesses throughout Colorado, it's not just restaurants and malls that have been affected -- some nonprofits have also been impacted as their demands surge and … 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
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