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Athletes honor local law enforcement

Rival baseball teams from Castle View High School and Douglas County High School came together on April 17 to honor law enforcement officers and their service to Douglas County by inviting three officers to throw the game's first pitch. Castle …
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The appeal to home school

Because of her experience as a student in public schools, Ashley Maes decided to home-school her 7-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter. “When I was in school, I never felt challenged,” the Littleton resident said. “I was present in school …
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    • New development could bring thousands of homes, people to Castle Pines

      Castle Pines officials are working with developer Shea Homes on the master plan for a new neighborhood known as The Canyons, which could mean the addition of about 2,000 new homes to the city of 10,500 people. The development is planned east of …

    • Survey finds teacher retention, tax usage are top concerns

      Findings of a comprehensive new survey show that about two-thirds of high school students and parents believe that Douglas County schools are offering a "good" or "very good" education. But some other findings from the $220,000 survey …

    • Two Douglas County students falsely reported threats, authorities say

      Two Douglas County School District students were arrested April 20 - the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting - on suspicion of falsely reporting threats to authorities, according to the …

    • Council approves $300 million Miller's Landing project

      Castle Rock will soon have a new $300 million development called Miller's Landing near Interstate 25 and Plum Creek Parkway. The four-phase, 65-acre project received final approval April 18 when the town council signed a $65 million public …

    • Honoring victims of crime

      Law enforcement, prosecutors, victims rights advocates and crime victims gathered at the Douglas County Justice Center on April 6 to honor those affected by crime and the people who support them. The event's theme — “Strength, Resilience, …