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Sturm Collaboration Campus opens in Castle Rock

Castle Rock now offers higher education, but it's not through the traditional four-year university or college programs that dot the country. Students won't spend 20 minutes walking from one end of …
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From left, Josh Rivero, president 0f the Cherry Creek Valley Rotary Club, present a check for $2,000 to Kam Breitenbach, Rotary Community Corps of Parker adviser, and Eddie Biegel, Rotary Community Corps president.

Rotary Community Corps of Parker gets donation

An organization for young adults with developmental disabilities recently received a $2,000 donation from the Cherry Creek Valley Rotary Club. The money will help Rotary Community Corps of Parker, …

In Their Business

CCIG moves into new office CCIG has moved into its new headquarters after a top-to-bottom renovation designed to create a modern, highly collaborative work environment featuring state-of-the-art …
Runners in blue, from STEM’s cross-country team, joined volunteers from Run For the Fallen during the tribute for Kendrick Castillo, who was killed in the May 7 STEM shooting. They ran the mile dedicated to Kendrick with the volunteers.

Run for the Fallen honors teen killed in STEM shooting

Kendrick Castillo wasn't the type to boast about awards or honors, but his father believes the 18-year-old would have appreciated the Run for the Fallen event recognizing his son Sept. 15, he said. …
Flowers were placed on a 9/11 monument located in downtown Castle Rock on Sept. 11, 2019.

Remembering 9/11

Flowers were placed on a 9/11 monument in downtown Castle Rock on Sept. 11, 2019. The monument was created in 2017 by that year's class graduating from Leadership Douglas County. The chamber of …

Help plan a Douglas County tradition

Douglas County residents who love 4-H, FFA and the county fair and rodeo are needed to sit on the Douglas County Fair Board and represent a community tradition that is more than 100 years old. …
Education

2020 National Merit semifinalists named

Semifinals in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program have been announced. The program honors individual students who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous …

Douglas County teachers union proposes lawsuit settlement

The Douglas County teachers' union has proposed settling a lawsuit against the Douglas County School District that dates back to 2013 and alleges the district improperly dissolved thousands of sick …

Douglas County School Board will allow charter to pursue state authorization

For John Castillo, father of the teen killed in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting, arming teachers is one way local schools could increase security. On Sept. 3, he walked away from a Douglas …

Legend, Grandview named finalists for Succeeds Prize

Legend High School and Grandview High School were recently named finalists for The Succeeds Prize, a competitive statewide awards program to honor schools, districts and teachers who are reimagining …

What’s next in dispute over armed staff at charter school?

The Douglas County School District is at odds with one of its charter schools over the arming of staff. The district says its policy has been updated to set clear parameters regarding who can and …
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Temple Grandin spoke at a Developmental Pathways roundtable on Sept. 9.

Temple Grandin urges workforce inclusion, trade skills

Local community leaders recently heard from renowned autism advocate Temple Grandin on employing people with disabilities and workplace inclusion. Developmental Pathways serves individuals with …

In Their Business

Brewery wins medals Lone Tree Brewing Co. earned the Heavy Medal gold honor after winning seven medals at the Colorado State Fair Craft Beer Competition, the most of any brewery. Lone Tree Brewing …

Denver Springs to open new outpatient center

Denver Springs, a provider of behavioral health services in the Denver area, will open its newest outpatient center to provide mental health services to the community. Changes, the new facility at …

Realtor association moves to new headquarters

Nearly a year after it was announced, the South Metro Denver Realtor Association is officially ready to move to its new headquarters. The association will close for the move Thursday and Friday, Aug. …

The Pine Curve property in downtown Parker.

Town moves closer to selling Pine Curve

Parker Town Council approved a processing and sales agreement for the 24-acre Pine Curve property at its Aug. 19 council meeting, yet the fate of the property is still in question. The 24-acre lot at …
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