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Two Douglas County School Board members have expressed public concern about the new Advanced Placement U.S. History course that sparked a firestorm in Jefferson County. Jim Geddes and Judi Reynolds said their interest is not about promoting or … more
The government's response to the Ebola virus became a new focal point in Colorado's U.S. Senate race last week. During an Oct. 15 debate in Denver, Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and his Republican challenger, Congressman Cory Gardner, sparred over … more
Right now, there are a few things for Mark Udall to worry about. Recent public polling has indicated a coalescing of majority support for the Democratic senator's challenger to his re-election bid, Republican Congressman Cory Gardner. Then … more
With ballots now having been mailed to every registered voter in Colorado, political campaigns and advocacy groups are ramping up efforts aimed at mobilizing a coveted voting bloc — Latinos. Democratic leaders last week urged Latino voters to … more
With news about controversial police shootings coming from around the country lately, local authorities took time recently to showcase the Highlands Ranch Law Enforcement Training Facility. “There's been big news in law enforcement lately,” … more
One candidate is the husband of a strip club owner who has been endorsed by Snoop Dogg. Another is a faith-driven ballet dancer.​ They make up half of the field of lesser-known gubernatorial … more
The Douglas County commissioners approved a project at their Oct.14 meeting that will transform a former landfill site into a fueling and service station for county maintenance vehicles. The Parker Road and Bridge Facility, located at 9040 Tammy … more
Community members, many of whom said they feel inspired by the recent outcry against Jefferson County School Board actions, met Oct. 14 to talk about increasing the Douglas County School District's public accountability. About 40 people gathered … more
Hours after the Supreme Court paved the way for gay marriage in more than a dozen states, including Colorado, the phones started ringing. Wedding coordinators, flower shops and cake-makers began preparing for the anticipated influx of ceremonies … more
Thanks to Douglas County-based Project ReCycle, more than 4,500 children are riding bicycles they otherwise could not afford. Nonprofit director AJ Stapleton hopes the program brings some joy into the lives of those struggling with economic … more
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