Douglas County man accused of double-homicide pleads not guilty

The man accused of killing his sister and her boyfriend earlier this year in rural Douglas County pleaded not guilty to the crime this afternoon. Casey Devol, 30, appeared in a packed courtroom to …

Douglas County school board talks implementation of equity policy

Douglas County school board members indicated they will direct Superintendent Erin Kane to create an implementation plan and monitoring report for the district’s equity policy this …

Parker won’t ask voters to repeal grocery tax in November

While Parker’s mayor discussed running a citizen’s initiative to ask voters to consider repealing the town’s grocery tax, the question will not be on this November’s …

Douglas County Health Department considers ending pandemic health order

The Douglas County Health Department will soon weigh whether it’s time to end a pandemic-related local public health order that restricted county entities from requiring masks. “I …

Douglas County again meets about San Luis Valley water project 

A controversial plan to pipe water from the San Luis Valley to Douglas County may be seeing new life after the county commissioners recently met behind closed doors to discuss it again.  Four …

Colorado Community Media writers and staff win 19 awards in annual Colorado Press Association awards

Colorado Community Media reporters and staff received several awards during the annual Colorado Press Association banquet on Sept. 17.

News

Highlands Ranch man faces child assault allegations

A Highlands Ranch man is under investigation for allegations of child assault in Douglas County, Denver and Aurora. Joseph Spector, 44, is facing multiple charges of child sexual assault for …

Life

Douglas County Libraries receives few book-ban requests

Amid a sharp nationwide rise in the number of books facing library or school bans, Douglas County Libraries is spotlighting challenged media for National Banned Books Week. 

Sports

Creek whallops Regis Jesuit 42-14

Cherry Creek wrapped up its non-conference schedule on Sept. 22 and now faces another challenge against Centennial League teams. The three-time defending state champion Bruins, the top-ranked team in …

Voices

Mother Musings: A balanced approach to screen time

I was determined to raise my kids with no screens. They were going to be the kids who were creative and could entertain themselves with their imaginations, not mind-numbing TV shows. And I succeeded, …

From the Editor: NyQuil chicken — no thanks

I am often fascinated at things people worldwide will do based on something they saw online. The latest attention to the problem was an FDA warning that NyQuil chicken is not something people should …
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Column: Pride without the arrogance

Whenever he finished an amazing run, resulting in a touchdown, and having weaved his way through the defense and even running over a defender or slipping past another with some lightning-quick …

Column: Demographics and stagflation

The world is aging, and our economy is shrinking. This is not a good combination. Let’s start with demographics. The five largest economies, U.S., China, Japan, Germany, and the U.K., have an …

From the Editor: Before you say no

This election year will have a lot of tax questions for voters to consider as they sort through ballots that are expected to hit the mail starting on Oct. 17. As our reporters have worked to break …
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