Decoding Douglas County's Parks and Open Space

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Man arrested on suspicion of fatal July 4 hit-and-run

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has announced the arrest of Preston James Dorris, 36, on suspicion of being the motorist who fatally struck cyclist Chuck Vogel in Parker on July 4.

'He had a heart to serve'

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Cyclist dies from July 4 hit-and-run, driver at-large

Driver of fatal hit-and-run still at-large

Man arrested on suspicion of fatal July 4 hit-and-run
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has announced the arrest of Preston James Dorris, 36, on suspicion of being the motorist who fatally struck cyclist Chuck Vogel in Parker on July 4.

'He had a heart to serve'

Early the morning of July 4, the air was crisp, and the grass was still wet from the previous day’s rain. Many Coloradans would do what Chuck Vogel did that day – get out of bed and go for a bike …

Douglas County commissioners hear school safety recommendations

Numerous key questions remained unanswered following a July 16 meeting in which Douglas County commissioners heard formal recommendations for how to spend $10 million toward school safety, although …

River floaters beat the heat

The metro area hit triple-digit temperatures for the first time this year on July 19, sending many scrambling to hit the river. Dozens of river floaters headed down the South Platte River just …

This open space is for the dogs — and people, too

Kyle Hawkins goes to the Glendale Farm Open Space dog park every morning with his 10-month old black lab, Trinket. It's near his house, a bonus, but Hawkins said he loves the size of the park and, …

WATCH: Time to Talk public forum on mental health and families

It's time to talk about mental health. Mothers and mental health advocates talk about how mental illness affects families, and why — and how — we need to talk about it. The free community …

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Car seat safety checks offered at free event

Certified child passenger safety technicians will offer free car seat checks and discuss proper use of a car seat, including installation, daily use, and car seat selections at a free car seat safety …

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Cultural fun under the summer sun

Latino culture is a vibrant and dynamic one that defies stereotypes and easy categorization, and with the Latino population in the state and country steadily growing, exploring it can be both …

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Coloradans add kick to history of women’s soccer

Colorado soccer players have played a role in FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer tournaments from the very beginning. In the recently completed 2019 World Cup in France, former Mountain Vista player …

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