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Victims' Rights awards honor past, create hope for future

In 1999, Rebecca Bartee, 41, was murdered at her apartment on South Dayton Street in Centennial. Eighteen years later, a 71-year-old man was charged with her murder but died before a trial date could … more

Cougar Run students take Battle of the Books

It all led to this moment: the team of five Cougar Run Elementary fifth- and sixth-grade students posing with a silver trophy and ear-to-ear smiles and a banner that read “Mission Accomplished.” … more

Fight for change in DCSD policy on medical marijuana continues

Three years ago, Sarah Porter moved her family from Maryland to Douglas County. Colorado had something her family desperately needed: medical cannabis to treat her 13-year-old daughter's debilitating … more

Douglas County sheriff stands by support of 'red-flag' bill

Colorado could soon become the 15th state in the nation to adopt a red-flag law. The state Senate on March 28 passed House Bill 19-1177, the Extreme Risk Protection Orders measure, in an 18-17 vote. … more

Douglas County named nation's healthiest

Douglas County is the healthiest community in America. That's according to rankings from U.S. News & World Report and the Aetna Foundation, which announced the 2019 Healthiest Communities on … more

Hundreds left stranded by bomb cyclone in Douglas County

Deputy Cocha Heyden worked from Douglas County's Emergency Operations Center from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. as a blizzard — a bomb cyclone — raged in Douglas County and across the Front Range on March 13. … more

Bomb Cyclone forces closures across Parker, county

The Bomb Cyclone moved into Parker around 9:30 a.m. March 13, bringing with it blistering wind and snow that has affected much of the Denver metro area. Parker police officials have encouraged … more

A call for change in how we talk about aging

How we talk about aging, older adults and ageism makes a difference. Douglas County — like the rest of Colorado and the United States — is becoming older, a result of advances in health and … more

Second mistrial declared for suspect in trooper's death

For the second time, a mistrial has been declared in the case of a man accused of crashing into and killing Colorado State Trooper Cody Donahue more than two years ago. Noe Gamez-Ruiz faces charges of … more

A conversation with Commissioner-elect Abe Laydon

Abe Laydon is commissioner-elect for District 1 on the Douglas County Board of Commissioners. Diane Holbert, who holds the seat now, was elected by the Douglas County Republican Central Vacancy … more

Republicans retain hold on seats in Douglas County

The following are unofficial, preliminary results from the Nov. 6 election in races for the state Legislature and county offices posted shortly before 1 a.m. Nov. 7: more

Series: Time to talk about mental illness

Don’t we all know someone who is struggling with some form of mental illness or mental health challenge?

Colorado Community Media has launched a series of articles and forums, entitled “Time to Talk,” on the state of mental health, specifically in Douglas County, but applying to all of us, to discuss the need to bring the issue of mental illness into everyday conversation.

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