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Douglas County ranked second healthiest community in America

In a report based on 84 indicators, Douglas County has been ranked the second healthiest community in the United States by U.S. News and World Report.  Six other Colorado counties ranked in the top … more

Curious sights around Denver metro area tell historic tales

With many Coloradans still avoiding large crowds with the continued risk of COVID-19, some may be taking a better look at what’s in their neighborhood — or even driving around with no particular … more

Tennis tourney sets seedings for state

Jackson Scott played his type of tennis on Sept. 17 in the finals of the Region 5 boys tennis tournament at the Heritage High School tennis courts. Scott, Heritage's No. 3 singles player, recorded a … more

Tom Munds 'served our community and country'

Family, coworkers, and current and former Englewood city officials came together in memoriam of a well-known figure in the Englewood community who loved that city as much as it loved him back. … more

'We get moved out of everywhere:' homeless sweep starts process over again

Misty Butterfield couldn't find her backpack. “It's green,” Butterfield said, her voice shaking, as she scanned the landscape beside the South Platte River, where her camp sat just hours before. … more

A day for those who 'answered the call'

Doug Robinson worked in the World Trade Center in the 1980s and 1990s, as a young hotshot at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. Before moving west to Denver, he got to know Rick Rescorla, the company's head … more

Parker councilmember out of town since March, away indefinitely (but not resigning)

A Parker town councilmember has been out of the state since March and says she plans to be away until the COVID-19 pandemic is over. more

Douglas County School District superintendent resigns

Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker tendered his resignation Tuesday night at an emergency meeting of the school board. more

Interview: Douglas County schools superintendent asks for patience

The Douglas County School District is asking for patience from the community as the district begins the school year under the cloud of COVID-19 and irons out kinks in its various education offerings, … more

Man sentenced to 18-year prison term for striking, killing Parker cyclist, then fleeing

A driver who struck and killed a Parker resident who was riding his bicycle last year was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison. more

‘If I can beat that, nothing scares me’

Alone and isolated in an ICU bed, stuck with three IVs, a feeding tube and connected to a ventilator, Jason Jahanian prepared himself to die. “I was in a bad place,” Jahanian said. more

Douglas County school's 6th grade in quarantine after positive COVID-19 test

Sixth-grade students and teachers at Sand Creek Elementary School in Highlands Ranch are under quarantine for two weeks after someone in the grade tested positive for COVID-19. more

Douglas County schools delay launch of online instruction

As the Douglas County teacher's union raised alarms about the readiness of schools to launch online instruction for the new school year, the school district announced Friday it is delaying the start … more

Colorado cracks down on large events but not protests

Colorado officials in recent weeks took enforcement action against events that threatened to overrun the state's limits on crowd sizes, but the crackdown called attention to the lack of similar … more

Breakup on hold? Douglas County, Tri-County in talks over relationship

Not long after Douglas County commissioners announced that the county would withdraw from the Tri-County Health Department amid the COVID-19 pandemic -- a decision that sparked an outpouring of … more

Colorado high school football moves to spring

Colorado high school football will be played in the spring because of COVID-19 concerns, the state’s governing body for prep sports announced Aug. 4.   Football practices are now set … more

Help available for food, housing, business, personal needs amid COVID-19

Maybe you’ve lost your family’s child care. Maybe you barely broke even this month. Maybe you’re on the verge of having to fend for yourself on the street. more

Parent protesters urge full reopening of Douglas County schools

Parents rallied in Castle Rock Friday, calling for Douglas County schools to fully reopen this school year. more

Fire extinguished atop Coors Brewery in Golden

A portion of the Coors Brewery in Golden Colorado was in flames Thursday. more

Hickenlooper agrees to 4 U.S. Senate debates in October, but only one is on Gardner's list

John Hickenlooper, the Democratic nominee for Colorado's U.S. Senate seat, said Tuesday he has accepted four invitations to debate the Republican incumbent, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, in October — … more
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