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Colorado's newest In-N-Out opens in Lone Tree

People lined up to eat “burgers for breakfast” as the famed fast food chain In-N-Out Burger opened its newest Colorado location in Lone Tree, near Park Meadows mall. The restaurant, located at …
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Colorado Community Media staffers win 19 SPJ awards

Colorado Community Media staff members won 19 awards in the 2021 Top of the Rockies contest, a regional contest that includes journalists in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The contest is …

Castle Rock groups work together for businesses

With restrictions and various levels of shutdowns in 2020, businesses nationwide struggled. In Castle Rock, several organizations recognized the hardships and came together to do what was needed to …
Kim Muramoto, the newest addition to the Tri-County Board of Health, spoke at the Douglas County commissioners meeting April 27.

County appoints new board of health member

Douglas County has a new representative on Tri-County Health Department’s board of health after commissioners unanimously approved the appointment of Kim Muramoto in an April 27 business meeting. …

Students prepare to present work in virtual show

A pandemic will not stop students from letting their creativity shine. The Douglas County School District is preparing to host a virtual art show, keeping with an annual tradition to present student …

Council OKs traffic control plan for Crowfoot Valley Road

In a more than four-hour meeting on April 20, the Castle Rock Town Council discussed proposed developments, water issues and how to manage traffic-control concerns along Crowfoot Valley Road. In a …
Education

Douglas County School Board names permanent superintendent

The Douglas County School Board has offered interim Superintendent Corey Wise the district’s permanent superintendent role after a months-long that search came down to a mix of internal and …

‘In-person learning is here to stay’

After a flurry of schools closed amid COVID-19 outbreaks, Douglas County Schools interim Superintendent Corey Wise had a message for the community recently. “In-person learning is here to stay,” …
Isaac Merten of Castle Rock Pest Control holds up a six-foot bull snake he captured earlier this month.

Snakes in the grass on the move

Even with some scattered rain and snowstorms, the hint of warmer weather leads to more sightings of snakes and other small animals as they prepare for the hot summer months. Isaac Mertens, owner of …

Summer youth camps planned at ACC

The end of the school year is right around the corner, and Arapahoe Community College (ACC) is excited to offer more than 100 camps to help kids and teens stay engaged, active and safe this summer. …

Nallapati

Project tries to deter mass shootings

Wanting to stop her age group from being known as the generation of “mass shootings,” Shreya Nallapati said she has continued to listen, learn and work to find solutions and answers. Nallapati, a …
Business
Angie Trano Wurm of Granelli’s Pizza, left, presents Robin Crooks of 212 Pizza in Castle Rock with a $4,000 check.

Castle Rock pizza shops share a slice of profits, food

Granelli’s Pizzeria and 212 Pizza Co. in Castle Rock suspended competition to team up in a time of need. The two companies agreed to share profits and food after 212 Pizza Co. was required to close …
Angie Trano Wurm of Granelli’s Pizza, left, presents Robin Crooks of 212 Pizza in Castle Rock with a $4,000 check.

Castle Rock pizza shops share a slice of profits, food

Granelli’s Pizzeria and 212 Pizza Co. in Castle Rock suspended competition to team up in a time of need. The two companies agreed to share profits and food after 212 Pizza Co. was voluntarily closed …
The View is a planned six-story, multi-use building planned at Jerry Street in Downtown Castle Rock.

Six-story, multi-use building proposed downtown

Downtown growth continues in Castle Rock, as a mixed-use building, The View, is being proposed on the corner of Sixth and Jerry streets. The town's Design Review Board approved the site development …
Nekter Juice Bar owner celebrates a store opening at 625 Trail Boss Dr. in Castle Rock.

Nekter Juice Bar opens in Castle Rock

Castle Rock residents have a new establishment for healthy treats with the opening of the Nekter Juice Bar at 625 Trail Boss Drive in Castle Rock. Owner Nick Green, who has opened four locations in …

Planning during tax law changes

Most Americans just filed their 2019 taxes in October and here we are again at tax time. By the time we file this year, one-fourth of the year is gone and some opportunities along with it. This is …
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