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Niki Mitchell has watched a number of fellow teachers leave the Douglas County School District in recent years. Some have gone to other school districts. Others have taken early retirement. A few have left the profession altogether. “It’s … more
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Only about 2 percent of the population has the ability to save the life of a 16-year-old Highlands Ranch girl, and those potential lifesavers have no idea who they are. “We’re looking for a needle in a haystack,” said Melissa … more
Land in Lone Tree covering nearly 783 acres has been added to the area that makes up the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District. The inclusion is a compilation of properties located west of Interstate 25 in the city, owned by the City of … more
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A bill making its way through the state Senate would eliminate the requirement for concealed carry permits for gun owners. Senate Bill 16-017 is sponsored by state Sen. Tim Neville — a Republican from south Jefferson County who recently … more
For nearly two weeks, residents of a Littleton apartment building for seniors awaited word of when they could permanently return home after a fire forced their evacuation. On April 19, they found out they won't. more
The Douglas County School Board agreed April 19 to launch an independent investigation into board President Meghann Silverthorn and Vice President Judith Reynolds after 16-year-old Ponderosa student Grace Davis said she was intimidated and bullied by the pair in a private meeting about the March protest she organized at the school. more
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Jim and Carolyn Stubbert hadn’t spent the night in their apartment in nearly two weeks when they heard the news. The couple would not be going home — other than to pack their possessions. The situation reminded Jim Stubbert of the first … more
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The Douglas County School District has purchased 10 semi-automatic long rifles to be used by the security staff in the event of an active-shooter situation. The purchase price for the guns was $12,300 and was approved by Superintendent Elizabeth … more
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Douglas County School Board President Meghann Silverthorn said she hasn’t ruled out keeping her seat if she is elected to the District 4 state Senate post in November. But John Straayer, a political science professor at Colorado State … more
Students at Ponderosa High School in Parker say they are tired of losing their best teachers to other school districts and are demanding answers about why this is happening from Douglas County School District Superintendent Elizabeth … more
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