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Commissioners will release legal memo with decision on water proposal

Following an hour-long closed-door meeting with their legal counsel, the Douglas County commissioners decided they will release a redacted version of two legal memos regarding a controversial water … more

Commissioners plan to release memo regarding San Luis Valley water project

The Douglas County commissioners plan to release a redacted version of a legal memo prepared for them regarding a hotly debated water proposal later this week. During a Monday work session, the … more

From Ukraine to Larkspur: A family adjusts to life in Douglas County

Maryna and Oleksandr Sheveria miss Ukrainian bread. They miss the taste and the texture of the freshly baked crust. They miss their home and their dog and their two cats. They miss the mundane … 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

Douglas County car thefts consume law enforcement

Stolen cars have recently become one of Douglas County law enforcement’s top priorities as thefts increase across the entire metro area with the single exception of the town of Castle … more

Putting the ranch in Sterling Ranch

One day, the area north of Titan Road near Sterling Ranch’s current communities will be filled in with houses and development, but right now, that portion of their property has a different … more

Douglas County beats Brighton 4-3

Conner Sharp’s walk-off hit was unusal but it got to job done. It wasn’t a screaming liner or a hit that bounced off the outfield fence. Instead, it was a high bouncng grounder that went for an … more

Harford joins Colorado Community Media

There has been a new byline on stories running in Douglas County newspapers recently, as McKenna Harford has dived into her new position with Colorado Community Media. Harford, who came to the Denver … more

Douglas County Superintendent Erin Kane steps into new role under spotlight

Erin Kane sat down at her desk on her last day of work at American Academy and looked around the room. Dozens of photos from her career, framed diplomas on the wall, a stack of books about state … more

Some clarity emerges on Arapahoe County creating new health department

About 2,500 people watched or called into a virtual town hall meeting where leaders took questions about how Arapahoe County is working to create its own health department amid the breakup of Tri-County Health. more

Lawsuit looms over cost of Tri-County Health breakup

The costs of Arapahoe and Adams counties pulling away from Tri-County Health could be in the millions. And the situation could get a whole lot more expensive. more

Column: New options in end-of-life care

Colorado now has more options available for care at end of life than ever before. The vast array of options allow for more personal choice during the final days of life, as well as for funeral and … more

How thirsty is Douglas County?

On an average day, 25 people move to Douglas County. Each one needs to drink, shower, water their lawn and wash their dishes. more

STEM rolls out Teacher Support Team

A pilot program at STEM School Highlands Ranch to support teachers in implementing non-traditional lessons in classrooms has gained traction with both educators and students so far this year. more

Plane lands, was on fire in grass in middle of highway near Centennial Airport

A plane landed on the grass median in the middle of the E-470 toll highway near Centennial Airport, and two occupants of the aircraft safely exited but sustained minor injuries and were transported to an area hospital, according to South Metro Fire Rescue. more

DougCo mask exemption health order temporarily paused by judge

Douglas County’s public health order requiring all entities to allow exemptions to mask mandates has been temporarily paused by a judge, according to a March 4 order. District Court Judge … more

Cherry Creek teachers' union president 'saddened' for Douglas County teachers

The Cherry Creek School District teachers’ union president, Kasey Ellis, feels for teachers in Douglas County as controversy continues in the wake of the Douglas school board’s decision to fire … more

Douglas County School District board fires superintendent Corey Wise in 4-3 vote

In a 4-3 vote Friday night, the Douglas County School Board of Directors moved to fire Superintendent Corey Wise. The decision came after board director David Ray moved to postpone an official … more

Special Report: Conflict grows between sheriff and former second-in-command

A heated conflict between the Douglas County sheriff and his former second-in-command — who is now running as a candidate to replace him — appears to be headed to the courts after a … more

Douglas County health board is sued again over mask exemption order

For the second time since its formation in September, the Douglas County board of health is being sued over its mask exemption rule. more
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