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Niki Mitchell has watched a number of fellow teachers leave the Douglas County School District in recent years. Some have gone to other school districts. Others have taken early retirement. A few have left the profession altogether. “It’s … more
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Douglas County School District Superintendent Elizabeth Fagen's decision to leave Colorado to take the same position in Humble, Texas, a district of 39,000 students outside Houston, has sparked … more
Douglas County school board member Doug Benevento has two new tax proposals that would help raise teacher pay and address high-priority capital needs in the district. “I said let’s take a look at capital needs and teacher salaries and figure … more
An armed man thought to be holding a juvenile hostage in the Canterberry Crossing subdivision surrendered Jan. 6 The Parker Police Department took the suspect into custody without incident. … more
A bill making its way through the state Senate would eliminate the requirement for concealed carry permits for gun owners. Senate Bill 16-017 is sponsored by state Sen. Tim Neville — a Republican from south Jefferson County who recently … more
Nathan Elinoff has been in the theme park business for 34 years and has a display case packed full of thank you notes to prove it. He currently operates the Lollipop Park indoor facility at Family Sports Center in Centennial. But he has a bigger … more
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The Town of Parker has taken steps to bring back condominium development by reducing the risk of construction-defect lawsuits against builders. A series of bills introduced in the Colorado General Assembly in the last three years failed to garner … more
The Douglas County School Board agreed April 19 to launch an independent investigation into board President Meghann Silverthorn and Vice President Judith Reynolds after 16-year-old Ponderosa student Grace Davis said she was intimidated and bullied by the pair in a private meeting about the March protest she organized at the school. more
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The Douglas County School District has purchased 10 semi-automatic long rifles to be used by the security staff in the event of an active-shooter situation. The purchase price for the guns was $12,300 and was approved by Superintendent Elizabeth … more
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Douglas County School Board President Meghann Silverthorn said she hasn’t ruled out keeping her seat if she is elected to the District 4 state Senate post in November. But John Straayer, a political science professor at Colorado State … more
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