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Parker mayor covers growth, roads, finances in State of Town speech

Parker Mayor Jeff Toborg spoke about highlights from the past year and expectations for 2022 during the first in-person State of the Town speech since the COVID-19 pandemic. “The state of … more

Douglas County Health Department moving forward on facility, services, staff

The Douglas County Health Department is on its way to providing services, having a facility and hiring staff as the agency prepares to fully separate from Tri-County Health Department later this … more

Lone Tree prepares for development on east side

Growth in Lone Tree is continuing to explode, hardly slowed by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, with major projects slated for the east side of the city. Mayor Jackie Millet gave the annual … more

Girls soccer: Despite the obstacles, Fort Lupton's Garcia is ready for the next step

 For many high-school athletes, there are many obstacles that can stand in the way of playing any sport at the next level -- not getting enough exposure to college scouts, season-ending … more

Douglas County funds second youth community response team

More students experiencing a mental health crisis in Douglas County schools will soon have access to trained responders after the Douglas County commissioners funded an expansion of the … more

Colorado lawmakers plan to overhaul unemployment system

Colorado lawmakers are planning to introduce a bill as soon as this week that would overhaul the state’s unemployment system and also send roughly $600 million to the depleted unemployment … more

You will find connection at the Benchmark Theatre

If we’ve learned anything from the last two years, it’s that all of us, at one point or another, will get sick. It’s not an enjoyable truth to ruminate on, but one that was repeatedly proven in … more

Parker student receives prestigious Daniels Scholarship

Jade Gromer was at work as a manager at Dutch Bros Coffee when she got the news she had been waiting for. Surrounded by customers and other workers, the Chaparral High School senior opened up the … more

Douglas County joins GOALS facility to serve homeless families

Some Douglas County families experiencing homelessness will soon have access to a new resource after the county received $1 million in federal funding to participate in the GOALS facility in nearby … more

Sheridan forum shares struggles, solutions of homelessness

The event was sponsored by a network of nonprofits, including Change the Trend and the South Metro Community Foundation, which put on similar forums in Englewood and Littleton last year.  more

The science of dog training

Doug and Elizabeth Simpson use the scientific technique of pressure and release to train dogs by developing a relationship with the animal by communicating in its natural form of language. “It’s … more

Parker man accused of selling hundreds of fake vaccination cards, faces federal charges

A Parker man produced and sold hundreds of fake COVID-19 vaccination cards to people in more than a dozen states, with help from a co-conspirator who worked in the defense industry and had a Top … more

Column: A look at economic dysfunction

The economy appears to be at a crossroads. Is it inflation or recession? There is plenty of commentary to choose from supporting either position. Many wonder if it is possible for the Federal Reserve … more

State’s fight against high hospital prices is complex

Colorado’s top health officials think the prices charged by large hospital systems in the state are too high. This is not exactly news; Kim Bimestefer, the executive director of the state’s … more

State suspends Centennial clinic from giving COVID vaccine shots

A health care provider based in Centennial was suspended from providing COVID-19 vaccinations after the state public health department found “multiple occurrences of storage and handling issues” and discovered that the facility was charging some patients a fee for vaccination. more

Former DCSD chief Corey Wise defends his short-lived superintendency

When Corey Wise, the ousted superintendent of Douglas County Schools, received a text asking for a coffee shop meeting among him and the school board president and vice president, he thought the request seemed odd. more

Former DCSD Superintendent Corey Wise breaks silence, files complaint against former employer

Corey Wise has broken his silence — and the ousted superintendent has filed a complaint against his former employers alleging retaliation, discrimination and that his infamous firing was illegal. more

Guest Column: Collective bargaining a bad deal for counties and taxpayers

Who is Douglas County? We are public servants. We maintain your county parks and open space, your roads and sidewalks. We provide safety and security for your community. We support at-risk … more

Trestles Coastal Cuisine stays flexible

Lobster rolls are once again available at a locally-owned Castle Pines eatery — and the menu change is emblematic of how the establishment survived its first five years in business.  Owned by … more

Vibe Foods on healthy path

Shannon Weston said she could write books about how hard it’s been to expand her Lone Tree-based business during the pandemic.  While many businesses were contracting, Vibe Foods opened its … more
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