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One big step for Douglas County, 132 regular steps for you

The Rueter-Hess Reservoir hiking incline opens to the public Nov. 26, another milestone for the north Douglas County recreation area. The reservoir is located south of Hess Road/Castle Pines Parkway … more

Collaboration, community are key for Kiewit campus

Lone Tree's newest corporate citizens plan to open the doors to the first of its two buildings next summer, officials say. Kiewit Corp., a multibillion-dollar engineering and construction firm based … more

Three parks planned in RidgeGate neighborhood

The City of Lone Tree has released a master plan for 28 acres of parks and open space in a new residential development east of I-25. The city’s planning department submitted the Southwest Village … more

Oktoberfest lives on in Lone Tree

Averrie Flood arrived at the Lone Tree Arts Center pumpkin patch Oct. 11 knowing exactly what he wanted. It did not take long for the 7-year-old to spot the biggest, orange-iest gourd in the patch. … more

First RidgeGate East housing units may break ground this year

The first housing development in RidgeGate East reached a new milestone Sept. 15, passing the Lone Tree Planning Commission. The plan could receive approval and break ground by the end of this year. … more

Lone Tree Arts Center closed through Friday

The Lone Tree Arts Center is closed this week due to economic effects felt by COVID-19, the city announced.  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

Kiewit campus eyes summer opening in Lone Tree

Lone Tree's newest corporate citizen is scheduled to finish the first of its two-building office campus near Interstate 25. Kiewit Corp., a multibillion-dollar construction and engineering firm, is … more

Volunteers to monitor Douglas County open spaces

An army of do-gooders and outdoor enthusiasts is forming in Douglas County to help keep an eye on local open spaces. County open space staff and volunteers collaborated to create the Douglas County … more

Parker's Chaparral High School quarantines 88 people due to possible COVID-19 exposure

Eighty-eight people are quarantined from Chaparral High School until next week due to their possible exposure to a possible COVID-19 case. more

Denver area dance teachers learn to think on their feet

Instructors at the Parker Dance Academy are getting better at using their words. Studio director Lexie Steinhauser has danced and taught dance for years. But even she struggled when it came to … more

Imagining Douglas County without Tri-County Health

With Douglas County and the Tri-County Health Department headed for a divorce, triggered by the health agency's recent order on wearing masks in response to the COVID-19 crisis, leaders explained … more

Lone Tree Arts Center to reopen soon

With the start of the Lone Tree Arts Center's fall programming on the horizon, Director Lisa Rigsby Peterson is no longer wondering what is to become of the 2020-2021 season. more

Lone Tree neighbors fixing up Vietnam vet’s home

A Lone Tree church is leading a community effort to refurbish a local veteran’s home that had fallen into disrepair. A group from the Lone Tree Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has … more

Sky Ridge doctor sentenced to jail for choking nurse

A doctor who pleaded guilty to choking a nurse at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree has been sentenced to 30 days in jail by a Douglas County District Court judge. Mark Randle Ryan, 58, a … more

‘Back the Blue’ rally draws hundreds to O’Brien Park

A rally in support of law enforcement and the “All Lives Matter” movement took place at O’Brien Park in Parker June 20. The “Back the Blue” rally drew hundreds protesting the defunding of … more

A different look to the Fourth in the age of COVID-19

Independence Day is still on the calendar for July 4 — but this year’s holiday marking the nation’s birth won’t look like past celebrations. more

Protesters march in Parker to decry racial injustice, police brutality

Hundreds marched through downtown Parker the evening of June 4 in solidarity with the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement. more

'There was no hesitation, there was no looking around'

Brendan Bialy called Kendrick Castillo, who died in the May 7 STEM School shooting, a “legend.” At a press conference May 8, Bialy, who was one of three STEM School students who reportedly … more

Daily stress of law enforcement work can build up

In law enforcement, having a sound frame of mind on a daily basis is paramount. Different agencies use different tactics to relieve stress or provide an outlet for an officer to talk through their … more
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