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At a middle school career fair, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jay Martin received an unexpected comment from an eighth-grade student. “She came up to me and said, ‘I wanted to thank you,’ ” Martin said. “I said, ‘for … more
The Douglas County Board of Education voted Feb. 7 to support a pair of bills now being considered in the state Legislature that would allow people, including teachers, with a concealed carry permit to carry a handgun on campuses. By a 4-3 vote, … more
The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 11 heard the case of an autistic Douglas County School District student whose parents say he wasn't provided the level of public education required by federal … more
Imagine being stuck in a mine shaft, without knowing how to safely escape. Or picture an isolated oil or gas refinery, where something goes wrong and help is an hour away. These are just a few of the very real scenarios employees in heavy … more
The Douglas County Board of Education met Dec.13 for its final meeting of 2016. The board approved a new charter school, approved a resolution to support legislation to help fund growth-related school construction and considered a new contract for … more
The Douglas County Board of Education will gauge interest in a possible tax measure aimed at generating more money to address capital needs across the district. At the Nov. 15 board meeting, the board directed the District Accountability … more
The Douglas County Board of Education voted 7-0 to rescind its School Choice Grant Program Nov. 15 because of rising concerns about the cost of defending it against ongoing legal challenges. With … more
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The Douglas County Board of Education did not fill its empty board seat as expected at the Nov. 1 meeting, because the vacancy was left off the meeting's agenda. That means board President Meghann … more
About McClellan: The Centennial resident has worked in banking and is a former small business owner. She served on the Centennial City Council for eight years, with a term as mayor pro tem. More information: Rebecca@McClellanforColorado.com; … more
Douglas County Board of Education member David Ray said the election of a new board member is an opportunity to show the community the directors can "find common ground." Instead, they have found … more
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