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Colorado's newest In-N-Out opens in Lone Tree

People lined up to eat “burgers for breakfast” as the famed fast food chain In-N-Out Burger opened its newest Colorado location in Lone Tree, near Park Meadows mall. The restaurant, located at …
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House Speaker Alec Garnett, D-Denver, speaks at the Colorado Capitol on May 4 about Senate Bill 260 to raise and spend millions on transportation.

Democrats introduce bill for transportation fees

Colorado Democrats formally rolled out their massive transportation fee-implementation and spending bill on May 4 with support from top business leaders and two Republicans, saying 2021 is the year …

New law marks milestone for medical cannabis advocates

There is a new law in Colorado that’s broadening access to medical cannabis in schools, and it marks a major milestone for medical cannabis advocates, including a Douglas County family that’s …

County sees increase in unregistered vehicles

After noticing an increase in the numbers of expired license plates, expired temporary tags and vehicles without any license plates on the roads, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is reminding …

Veterans' service planned for Memorial Day

Ponderosa Valley Funeral Services and J.S. Parker Cemetery are putting on the 12th Annual Memorial Day Veterans' Service of Remembrance May 31, according to a press release from the organizations. …

In the foreground sits a drone used for drone soccer at a May 1 event. Participants play the game using “racing drones” surrounded by plastic exoskeletons.

Colorado to host nation’s first ‘drone soccer’ tournaments

The idea of “drone soccer” may be difficult to picture, but the obscure sport appears poised to make an entrance into the public eye. “What we’re doing is highly educational and teaches …
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New leader coming to Arapahoe Community College

Dr. Stephanie Fujii wasn’t always sure college was right for her. But when she takes the helm of Arapahoe Community College as its new president on July 12, she says it’s exactly where she wants …
Accepting a special invitation to attend the special art dedication, former Columbine High School Principal Frank DeAngelis speaks about mental health and community strength.

Art dedication focuses on healing, mental health

Sometimes in the darkest of times, it is important to find light, seek out the positive and come together as a community. Two years after the shooting at STEM Schools Highlands Ranch, one student did …

Students prepare to present work in virtual show

A pandemic will not stop students from letting their creativity shine. The Douglas County School District is preparing to host a virtual art show, keeping with an annual tradition to present student …

Douglas County leaders push for changes in school COVID protocols

First one secondary school closed its doors. Then four. Within days, six Douglas County middle and high schools had shuttered to in-person learning, sending those students back online for two weeks …

Douglas County School Board names permanent superintendent

The Douglas County School Board has offered interim Superintendent Corey Wise the district’s permanent superintendent role after a months-long that search came down to a mix of internal and …
Business

Colorado Community Media staffers win 19 SPJ awards

Colorado Community Media staff members won 19 awards in the 2021 Top of the Rockies contest, a regional contest that includes journalists in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The contest is …

Castle Rock groups work together for businesses

With restrictions and various levels of shutdowns in 2020, businesses nationwide struggled. In Castle Rock, several organizations recognized the hardships and came together to do what was needed to …
Angie Trano Wurm of Granelli’s Pizza, left, presents Robin Crooks of 212 Pizza in Castle Rock with a $4,000 check.

Castle Rock pizza shops share a slice of profits, food

Granelli’s Pizzeria and 212 Pizza Co. in Castle Rock suspended competition to team up in a time of need. The two companies agreed to share profits and food after 212 Pizza Co. was required to close …
Angie Trano Wurm of Granelli’s Pizza, left, presents Robin Crooks of 212 Pizza in Castle Rock with a $4,000 check.

Castle Rock pizza shops share a slice of profits, food

Granelli’s Pizzeria and 212 Pizza Co. in Castle Rock suspended competition to team up in a time of need. The two companies agreed to share profits and food after 212 Pizza Co. was voluntarily closed …

The View is a planned six-story, multi-use building planned at Jerry Street in Downtown Castle Rock.

Six-story, multi-use building proposed downtown

Downtown growth continues in Castle Rock, as a mixed-use building, The View, is being proposed on the corner of Sixth and Jerry streets. The town's Design Review Board approved the site development …
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