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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

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 approves new measures to fight COVID-19

Douglas County is moving forward with two new measures intended to help the community fend off new COVID-19 cases. These new steps, approved at a July 28 meeting of the county commissioners, include … more

Douglas County outlines new ways to fight virus

Douglas County has submitted a plan outlining new ways to curb the COVID-19 virus after the state's public-health department informed them they were in danger of losing their exemptions -- known as … more

Highlands Ranch Timbuk Toys location is closing 

When Sallie Kashiwa opened her first toy store back in 1993, she wanted to create a place that established community within families. more

Colorado Renaissance Festival out, Douglas County Rodeo in

While the Colorado Renaissance Festival has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Douglas County residents still have the option of attending another popular summer event: the county fair and … more

Douglas County notified it is at risk of losing COVID-19 variances

Douglas County staff members are in the process of creating a new COVID-19 mitigation plan after the state’s public-health department informed them they were in danger of losing their variances … more

Car break-ins back up in Highlands Ranch

While the issue somewhat died down during the height of the COVID-19-prompted restrictions, car break-ins are again on the rise in Highlands Ranch, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. … more

Pace of construction on I-25 Gap between Castle Rock and Monument increases

The longest work zone in the state is preparing residents for a surge in construction as the Colorado Department of Transportation increases its weather-dependent tasks on the I-25 Gap — the … more

Chatridge 2 fire near Highlands Ranch is seen as a close call

Douglas County's Emergency Management Center is reviewing the recent Chatridge 2 blaze near Highlands Ranch after the quick-spreading flames caused one of the biggest local wildfires in recent … more

Greenland Ranch easement transferred to local group

A preserved section of souther Douglas County covering more than 17,000 acres will now be managed by a local conservation group after the property's easement was transferred on June 23. Drivers who … more

Fire engulfs homes under construction in Highlands Ranch

South Metro Fire Rescue personnel sprang into action in Highlands Ranch Monday after a cluster of homes under construction was engulfed in flames. more

Fireworks shows in Douglas County canceled due to fire danger

Three Douglas County fireworks shows planned for the Fourth of July were canceled Thursday due to fire danger. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock, who also serves as the county fire marshal, … more

Killer gets life sentence in south-metro case from 1980

It has been 40 years since Helene Pruszynski was killed, but for her family and friends, it might as well have been yesterday. more

PRIMARY 2020 | Teal defeats Dorris in testy GOP race for Douglas County commissioner

Douglas County Republican voters chose George Teal over Clint Dorris as the party's candidate for the District 2 county commission seat in a race that saw accusations hurled back and forth. more

Douglas County sheriff weighs in on Floyd’s death, protests, training

After receiving many calls from Douglas County citizens concerned about the police-custody death of George Floyd, Sheriff Tony Spurlock has offered his opinion. more

Highlands Ranch protesters turn out for Black Lives Matter

Wielding protest signs, cowbells and masks, a group of Highlands Ranch residents has been positioning themselves on busy street corners, asking residents to honk as they support the national Black … more
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