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Roxborough park reaches 25-year anniversary of land acquisition

On May 31, Roxborough State Park staff and volunteers will celebrate the acquisition of the area called Southdowns near the park entrance. The acquisition was a process that developed numbers of … more

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. … more

Commissioners agree to postpone leadership decision

After about a week of tension among the Douglas County commissioners, the three-person board agreed to postpone the realignment of leadership for at least 30 days.   The board had planned … more

Parker RTD exit election not on horizon

A bill that would have created the opportunity for Parker voters to decide if they want to remain in the RTD district was postponed indefinitely in an April 20 committee meeting. The Transportation … more

Douglas County board chair removed

Infighting has broken out among Douglas County commissioners after the board chair was stripped of that title and the members began lobbing accusations at each other. more

Resolution explains removal of Douglas County commissioners chair

The chair of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners was removed from that position after her fellow board members accused her of lying and using her title “for personal gain … more

Douglas County approves C-PACE financing program, again

After going back and forth on the matter for several years now, the Douglas County commissioners voted in a split vote March 9 to re-approve a new financing program for commercial … more

Douglas County fires health board member over letter to editor

For the second time this year, the Douglas County commissioners are looking to replace a board of health member who spoke out against the county’s plan to leave Tri-County Health … more

PACE exhibit features local student art

The PACE Center has begun its annual Bright Future Exhibit of local student artwork.  The exhibit follows a student portfolio day where young aspiring artists meet with art professors and … more

Arrest made in 36-year-old Douglas County cold case

It’s been nearly 36 years since the grisly homicide that left Roger Dean dead took place in present-day Lone Tree. The case — once referred to by the Douglas County Sheriff as “one of the … more

Douglas County opts out of Tri-County dial extension 

Douglas County commissioners voted to opt out of a one-month extension of the COVID-19 dial during an April 13 meeting. The three-page resolution, which outlined the commissioner’s stance on … more

New type of political organization joins Parker council election

A type of political organization previously unseen in Parker's town elections has begun sending out mailers in support of two candidates for the April 20 special election. The two organizations, both … more

Tri-County board approves one-month extension to COVID dial

The Tri-County Health Department's board of health voted to extend a modified version of the state's dial framework for one month during an April 8 meeting, impacting Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas … more

Douglas County Schools announces four superintendent finalists

The Douglas County School Board has narrowed an applicant pool of more than 100 superintendent hopefuls down to four finalists, board President David Ray announced during the April 6 board … more

‘It is your business’: County names April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

Douglas County commissioners adopted a resolution at its March 23 business meeting recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The commissioners did so “recognizing that the prevention of … more

Douglas County Sheriff's Office releases partial video, 911 call from fatal shooting

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred April 3 near Castle Pines. The incident, which began as a report of a man with a gun, … more

Bill to allow Parker to vote on leaving RTD introduced to state legislature

A bill that could result in Parker leaving the Regional Transportation District is moving forward at the state Legislature. House Bill 21-1252, sponsored by Rep. Kim Ransom (R-Acres Green), was … more

Douglas County leaders respond to shooting in Boulder

After the horrific mass shooting in Boulder last week, Douglas County leaders are offering messages of hope and healing to the community. The March 22 shooting, which left 10 people dead, including a … more

BOLDERBoulder run to be held in various locations, including Douglas County

Participants of the 2021 BOLDERBoulder 10k scheduled Memorial Day Weekend will have the chance to choose between six locations this year, including one route in Douglas County. Organizers of the … more

Proposed RTD service changes include reinstating Parker Bus line

Parker may soon see one of its transit services return after the Regional Transportation District included the route in a list of proposed changes for June. Route 483 runs between the Lincoln Light … more
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