Weekly declares victory in sheriff Republican primary

Darren Weekly has declared victory as the Republican candidate for sheriff of Douglas County after a few days of vote counting and a thin margin with the next leading candidate.  Weekly, the …

Davis wins Republican primary for Douglas County clerk

Sheri Davis, a longtime employee of the Douglas County clerk and recorder’s office, won the Republican primary in the election to run the office Tuesday.

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. 

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 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 …

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 …

News

Electric school buses are in Colorado’s future

One by one, the big yellow diesel-powered school buses shuttling kids back and forth in Colorado districts are rumbling along on their final routes and, after many thousands of miles, belching their …

Life

The cold and creamy taste of summer

Summer is here. July is upon us. And perhaps nothing defines the season as well as a cold, creamy scoop or two on a cone — or in a bowl, if you prefer.

Sports

Brookens tabbed as CHSAA associate commissioner

The Colorado High School Activities Association named Bethany Brookens as its next associate commissioner. Incoming Commissioner Mike Krueger made the appointment, which is effective immediately. …

Voices

Column: True or false: What to know when it comes to sun protection

With summer officially here, you may be rushing outside to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather. You may also be thinking about how to best protect your skin.

From the Editor: Heroes we honor

This is the month each year where we celebrate our freedom. The month where we should be giving thanks to the heroes in our community. Early in my career, many years ago, our newspaper did a special …
Michael Norton

Friends who are like family, and family who become friends

Each morning I participate in a daily devotional with a friend of mine who has become more like family as he and I have been friends for the past 27 years. He is very much my brother. And I have been …

Fewer freedoms, more politics

For many, this particular Fourth of July was a hard one to celebrate. The recent revocation of our rights to make decisions about our own bodies was shocking. Not me. Yes, I wept for my mother and …

From the Editor: Times that matter

As a child, I grew to hate road trips. My parents did not like flying anywhere, which meant any family trip was by car. I hated it. I’m talking about trips that would make the original “National …
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