How the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade will affect abortion-access in Colorado

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday morning overturned Roe v. Wade, ending nearly five decades of federal abortion protections. The vote was 6-3. Justice Samuel Alito authored the majority …

Douglas County commissioners pivot on homelessness approach

The Douglas County commissioners indicated a changing approach to homelessness after a Wednesday town hall in which residents expressed frustration with a shelter planned for the …

Denver mayor has 'no interest' in Douglas County taking over Daniels Park

In a letter to Douglas County on Wednesday, Denver’s mayor said he has “no interest” in talking about transferring ownership of one of their parks to the county.

Douglas County, school district, settle legal fees over mask lawsuit

The Douglas County Board of Health and the Douglas County School District have decided to call it even on a 2021 lawsuit regarding mask rules, with the county promising to pay the district $90,000 for a psychological safety coordinator. 

Republican candidates for Douglas County sheriff answer Q&As

As the primary election for the next sheriff of Douglas County draws near, Colorado Community Media has asked each of the four Republican candidates to answer questions about how, if elected, they …

Poll shows majority of Douglas County voters not in favor of ‘vital’ school funding

A poll of Douglas County voters showed that less than 40% of the community is willing to approve new funding measures for the school district in an election this November. But an ad hoc committee …

News

VIDEO: Commerce City police searching for two burglary suspects

COMMERCE CITY -- Police are looking for at least two suspects involved in a series of commercial burglaries and auto thefts over the past several months in the Denver area. Commerce City …

Life

Tired of driving? Here’s how to get around Colorado on public transportation

Ever wanted to take a road trip across the state without slogging through an hours-long drive on highways?

Sports

A natural ending to the soccer season

   DENVER – It wasn’t a surprise to anyone that Legacy’s Kendall Rippley scored a goal in a soccer …

Voices
Elizabeth Hanson

Guest Column: As property taxes and values rise, school funds don’t

The Douglas County School District covers 850 square miles and is located just south of the Denver area. DCSD is the third-largest school district in Colorado and the largest employer in Douglas …
Michael Norton

Column: Is it better to build bridges, or burn them?

The origin of “burning bridges” has its roots in ancient Rome. And we see where they were not only burning the bridges, but also burning the boats. In some cases, they burned the bridges and the …

From the Editor: Dreading the bubble

It’s that time of year where we start reviewing the ballot and working to decide who might be best to serve us on the local, state and federal levels. For me, it’s become the time where I dread …
Aikta Marcoulier

Guest Column: SBA helps with disaster recovery

Colorado is no stranger to disasters, both natural and man-made. The state has a long history of natural disasters including flooding, wildfires, tornadoes and drought. The recent Marshall Fire in …
The Castle Rock Band will perform on Independence Day in the town’s Festival Park.

Sweet sounds on summer nights

Grab a quick picnic and a blanket or folding chairs (perhaps a summer music “kit” will have a place in the car rather than schlepping every time). Summer concerts outside are a special treat on …
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