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‘This is our history’

James Hessel came home from school on Sept. 11, 2001, and told his mom he was joining the Marines. “He felt it was his patriotic duty after that terrible day,” said Hessel’s mom, Kathie Newman. … more

Male infertility treatment company opens in Douglas County

When a couple looks to get pregnant, the standard recommendation for a woman younger than 35 is to try for a year without getting evaluated for fertility issues, a Douglas County doctor says. But if … more

County challenges state mask rules

In a 2-1 vote in a May 11 business meeting, the Douglas County commissioners approved a resolution attempting to reject a state mask mandate. Since that vote by commissioners, the state’s mandate … more

Boys volleyball participation gains traction

After multiple pilot seasons, boys volleyball is finally a sport that is sanctioned by the Colorado High School Activities Association this season. In the May 10 CHSAANow.com boys volleyball … more

Roxborough park reaches 25-year anniversary of land acquisition

On May 31, Roxborough State Park staff and volunteers will celebrate the acquisition of the area called Southdowns near the park entrance. The acquisition was a process that developed numbers of … more

Tri-County board approves one-month extension to COVID dial

The Tri-County Health Department's board of health voted to extend a modified version of the state's dial framework for one month during an April 8 meeting, impacting Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas … more

‘It is your business’: County names April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

Douglas County commissioners adopted a resolution at its March 23 business meeting recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The commissioners did so “recognizing that the prevention of … more

Douglas County leaders respond to shooting in Boulder

After the horrific mass shooting in Boulder last week, Douglas County leaders are offering messages of hope and healing to the community. The March 22 shooting, which left 10 people dead, including a … more

Sky Ridge offers augmented reality-assisted surgeries

When Dr. Brent Kimball looked down at his spinal surgery patient in an operating room on Jan. 28, he found himself with an ability very few have ever experienced: the equivalent of X-ray vision. … more

Trader Joe’s looking at Parker location

Trader Joe’s may be coming to Parker after the popular grocery store chain submitted a licensing application to the town in December. The fermented malt beverage, or liquor license application, was … more

Custom home in Franktown puts focus on health

A custom home built in unincorporated Douglas County was featured in an interior design trade magazine and received a certification from an organization focused on healthy living spaces. The … more

Changes approved for County Line Road

Douglas County commissioners took the first steps in a project to reconstruct a section of County Line Road along the border between Highlands Ranch and the City of Centennial during a Jan. 26 … more

Douglas County OKs plan for pedestrian bridge, trail over Parker Road

A new trail segment and pedestrian overpass connecting Parker to more than 40 miles of trails in Arapahoe County will soon be underway after the Douglas County commissioners agreed to contribute … more

Centennial man found dead after search

The body of a man identified as Brian Patterson of Centennial, whose vehicle was found in a recreational area of Douglas County, was located during a search by multiple agencies, the Douglas County … more

Martial arts instructor suspected of sexual assault on child

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Centennial man on suspicion of two counts of sexual assault on a child with a pattern of abuse, according to a news release from the sheriff’s … more

Douglas County commissioners eye $10 million to enhance school safety

Jennifer Thompson Consolo and her family had no idea her daughter was being bullied and had begun self-harming during her sophomore year at Douglas County High School. They also didn't know she was … more

How to help STEM shooting victims

An official fundraising page has been set up for STEM School Highlands Ranch via The Foundation for Douglas County Schools. It can be found at www.coloradogives.org/STEMstrong more
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