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Summer reading ends with donation, ice cream

To celebrate the end of the “Splash Into Summer” library reading program, an ice cream truck visited all Douglas County Libraries locations July 29 through July 31, handing out more than 2,000 … more

Douglas County School District condems 'Defund DCSD' sign

After a sign was placed at a Douglas County elementary school reading “Defund DCSD, Fire Teachers,” the district superintendent called the incident disheartening and disappointing. A photo of the … more

Douglas County charity sends relief funds to local nonprofits

As the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged businesses throughout Colorado, it's not just restaurants and malls that have been affected -- some nonprofits have also been impacted as their demands surge and … more

Animal adoptions brighten life during pandemic

The novel coronavirus has meant a lot more time at home for many people, which has some perks — including an increase in pet adoptions. “Since we knew we'd be home all summer, and since we limit … more

RTD picks 3 CEO finalists, ensuring 1st female leader

Three women are under consideration to be the next leader of the Regional Transportation District, as the agency on Aug. 7 announced the finalists to be CEO and general manager. “We certainly … more

Dougco lawmaker shows off district in Competitive Council event

State House Rep. Mark Baisley gave an overview of his district to other legislators during an Colorado Competitive Council event Aug. 7 at Sterling Ranch designed to introduce lawmakers to their … more

Equine event is special for Littleton school for the blind

In their first outing in months, students and staff from Littleton's Colorado Center for the Blind got in touch with their equestrian side on Aug. 3, grooming horses from the Arapahoe County … more

Is it time to change the station?

Maybe you may have heard of this radio station before, WIIFM, which stands for “What’s in it for me?” This has been one of the most popular stations that many of us have tuned into for far too … more

Give life enough time and it breaks us all

“Janet,” one of my readers, can no longer read. That means she can no longer handwrite letters like the ones she has been sending to me for the past three or four years. Hers were the only … more

Polis urges caution as virus trends improve

Just over half a month since Gov. Jared Polis issued a statewide mask-wearing order — and two weeks since he cut down Colorado's last call for alcohol to 10 p.m. to discourage unruly socializing … more

Kaufman’s Tall and Big Shop in Englewood is closing after 62 years

Local big fellas will have to find a new place to shop. Kaufman’s Tall and Big Shop at 3395 S. Broadway in Englewood is offering 50% off all items in the store throughout August, with plans to … more

Douglas County families grapple with return to school

Christina Pease planned to start a part-time job when her oldest child, Caleb, began kindergarten at South Ridge Elementary School in Castle Rock this fall. She wanted to contribute to her family's … more

Letter to the editor: Van Winkle brings right approach for Colorado House

Van Winkle brings right approach All of us in Highlands Ranch have been impacted by the COVID-19 economic shutdown and many are working hard to try to make ends meet. Now more than ever, our … more

Highlands Ranch Metro District begins search for new general manager

The Highlands Ranch Metro District is beginning its search for a new general manager after the current staff leader announced his retirement. General Manager Terry Nolan announced his decision to … more

Graduation 2020: After ‘unexpected detour,’ Cherry Creek seniors celebrate together (PHOTOS)

After the unorthodox celebrations where Cherry Creek School District graduates cruised through car parades in their caps and gowns this spring, the students had the chance to experience their proper … more

Letter to the editor: Support Thomas and Teal for Douglas County commissioner

Support Thomas and Teal I’m very concerned that the growing violence in places like Denver and Aurora will infiltrate Douglas County. Denver is on pace for their most murders in a decade and Antifa … more

Letter to the editor: Sen. Smallwood will keep us thriving

Smallwood will keep us thriving Douglas County is a wonderful place to live where liberty and limited government define our way of life. Unfortunately, our state government has been under one-party … more

Letter to the editor: Contact misguided Douglas County commissioners

Contact misguided commissioners Thank you to our community members who wrote informed letters in the July 23-24 papers. I had been very disheartened at the commissioners’ decisions and responses to … more

Parker Senior Center holds weekly drive-in concerts

The Parker Senior Center is hosting weekly drive-in concerts through Sept. 9 The weekly concert series held its first show July 29 with a performance from Terri Garcia and Bert Sims, in a tribute to … more
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