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Freedom, safety steer helmet debate

Brahm Bechtold rides a Harley-Davidson cruiser, a bike he says is made for taking it easy and enjoying the scenery. He and his wife and passenger, Dagmar, say new motorcyclists should wear helmets, but they feel safe without them because they …
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‘I caught a Pikachu in her kitchen’

Clark Wilson, 12, was at summer camp in Massachusetts earlier this month when the new app, Pokémon Go, was released for iPhone and Android. “All the camp counselors were talking about it as soon as it came out,” Wilson said. Though the …
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Treating the whole person

Paige Fox recognizes that many people don’t understand what she does. “Ten years ago I would have thought all of this was crazy,” Fox said. Fox is a certified classical homeopath with a home and practice in Parker. Born and raised in …
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    • Cattle drive to pass through Castle Rock

      The old West will come to life in Castle Rock Aug. 3 as cowhands from Searle Ranch, in Monument, drive a herd of longhorn steers and other cattle through downtown. Starting at Rock Park, the herd will continue along Perry Street before completing …

    • Should the town keep or refund excess money to residents?

      For the first time in this decade, Castle Rock has exceeded its TABOR revenue limit and residents will be asked to vote on whether the town may retain the money for future town projects. The Taxpayers Bill of Rights is part of the Colorado …

    • 58 new homes planned in Crystal Valley Ranch

      Crystal Valley Ranch, a master-planned subdivision in the southeast portion of Castle Rock, may soon be home to 58 more families. Castle Rock Town Council approved 4-0 a site development plan for the 58-lot single-family development. …

    • My name is… Kat Egan

      About me I've been in Castle Rock for five years with my kids. I'm originally from the U.K. I'm an EMT. Art is a passion. I paint. I also play the ukulele and the banjo. I make herbal teas. And I'm a full-time entertainer of two children. Nothing …

    • Town council races start to take shape

      Four Castle Rock Town Council seats are up for election this year — Districts 1, 2, 4 and 6. Two of those seats are held by term-limited councilmembers. Elections take place Nov. 8 as a coordinated election with Douglas County. Candidates will …

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