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Letter - Nelson campaign fear-mongering

Nelson campaign fear-mongering Douglas County’s election process is sound and well-thought-of by people on both sides of the aisle. Kory Nelson announced his candidacy for the Douglas County Clerk … more

Letter - Teal must recuse himself on water votes

Teal must recuse himself on water votes Commissioners Teal and Laydon have for the third time voted to oust Commissioner Thomas from her rightful turn as Douglas County Board Chair, again slamming … more

Littleton council shows appetite for adopting inclusionary housing ordinance

Littleton City Council appears poised to adopt some form of an inclusionary housing ordinance to promote the building of more affordable housing in the city, though when a vote could come is … more

Douglas County Schools financial chief leaving over frustrations with school board, records show

Records show the Douglas County Schools chief financial officer is the second high-ranking official to resign out of frustration with the new school board majority’s actions. Kate Kotaska, … more

Climate bills have drawn most lobbying in legislature

Efforts to address climate change are among the most lobbied measures at the Capitol this year as a host of businesses and nonprofits seek to pass, block or amend them. Five of the top 10 lobbied … more

New bill would stiffen state’s penalties for fentanyl dealers

Possessing fentanyl with the intent to distribute the powerful opioid would become a more serious felony crime in Colorado under a bill set to be introduced by Democrats and Republicans in the … more

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters indicted on felony charges

Embattled Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters has been indicted by a grand jury on a mix of felony and misdemeanor charges, including allegations of attempting to influence a public servant and criminal … more

Dispute between DougCo sheriff, sheriff’s candidate may go to trial in 2023

A settlement has not yet been reached in the lawsuit between the Douglas County sheriff and his former undersheriff — who is running to replace him — and the case may go to a jury trial … more

DougCo mask exemption health order temporarily paused by judge

Douglas County’s public health order requiring all entities to allow exemptions to mask mandates has been temporarily paused by a judge, according to a March 4 order. District Court Judge … more

Douglas County, Lone Tree begin recording more public meetings

Douglas County and Lone Tree residents who can’t attend certain public meetings in person will now be able to listen anytime after both entities expanded their public access following questions … more

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, fresh off arrest, to run for Colorado’s top election official

Embattled Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, who was briefly jailed last week on charges of obstructing a peace officer and obstructing government operations, said she is running to become Colorado’s … more

Future of MLO, bond measures uncertain amid DCSD controversies, committee chair says

At their first public meeting following the firing of former Superintendent Corey Wise, members of the Douglas County School Board were given a warning: One of the few issues uniting them could be in … more

Trader Joe's grocery store not yet ready to open

Though the building that will house a new Trader Joe's grocery store in Parker has come a long way, it's not yet ready to open its doors.  “That project is a ways out from receiving a certificate … more

Special Report: Conflict grows between sheriff and former second-in-command

A heated conflict between the Douglas County sheriff and his former second-in-command — who is now running as a candidate to replace him — appears to be headed to the courts after a … more

Parker again introducing bill hoping to leave RTD 

For the second year in a row, a bill that would allow Parker residents to decide if they want to leave the Regional Transportation District has been introduced into the legislature. The bill, … more

In defense of truth and ethics in politics

Have you noticed how off-kilter our political moral compass is? There are fact-check organizations to catch public falsehoods and untruths, but I’m wondering about our internal ethical checkpoints. … more

Letter to the editor - Don't let FAIR run the show

Don't let FAIR run the show The Douglas County School Board plans to revisit the equity policy at the Jan. 25 meeting. Given the recent national school board election rancor over educational equity … more

Douglas County health board is sued again over mask exemption order

For the second time since its formation in September, the Douglas County board of health is being sued over its mask exemption rule. more

Colorado voters approved record conservation funding

The year 2020 was a banner year for voters across the country approving taxes that protected open spaces, parks and public land. There were 51 conservation funding measures on ballots in 2020 and … more

Dougco commissioners look ahead to 2022

As the year 2021 rapidly comes to an end, Colorado Community Media caught up with Doulgas County Commissioners to talk about what they expect and goals they have for 2022. District I Commissioner Abe … more
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