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A family business affair

For Mark Albrecht, the key to running a business with his wife on a daily basis is for each to know their strengths and weaknesses. “One of the things that I think is critical is to allow the other to lead in their sweet spot, what they’re …
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‘A program like this shows these kids the consequences’

At a middle school career fair, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jay Martin received an unexpected comment from an eighth-grade student. “She came up to me and said, ‘I wanted to thank you,’ ” Martin said. “I said, ‘for …
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    • Trusty band of volunteers keeps Castle Rock trails pristine

      Steve Beggs moved to town with his family in 2009. One factor in choosing the home they bought, he said, was the great access to local trail systems. Their home is a quarter mile from an access point to trail systems in Ridgeline Open Space in The …

    • Supreme Court rules against Douglas County School District in case of special-needs student

      A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision March 22 regarding the Douglas County School district will have ramifications for special needs students across the country. The court has sided with the …

    • Women supporting women ‘was never a new idea’

      Sometimes it’s easier for a doula to describe what she isn’t than to define what she is. “I’m your support person, I’m not a doctor. I’m not your husband,” Denise Grovo, a doula in training, tells her first client, Centennial …

    • Teacher time survey indicates heavy workload

      Each year, Douglas County School District teachers are spending about 1,035 hours of their time on non-instructional activities, according to a new survey commissioned by the district. District teachers are contracted for 185 days per year. This …

    • My name is...Dana White

      About me I was born in Toledo, Ohio, and grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. During a summer post-graduate program in 1983 in Denver, I fell in love with the Rocky Mountains and everything this amazing state has to offer. I moved here in 1984 and, …