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Rocky Flats: The refuge with a radioactive past

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service believes that wildlife refuges ensure that future generations will always have an outdoor place to enjoy nature. But some people won’t set foot on Rocky Flats … more

Douglas County receives grant for land preservation

The Great Outdoors Colorado board announced June 14 that Douglas County will receive a $3.5 million grant to recoup costs associated with acquiring Sandstone Ranch, a 2,038-acre property near … more

Douglas County signs 'exclusive use' deal with firefighting helicopter

Douglas County has entered into an “exclusive use” contract with the Loveland-based company Trans Aero LTD, which operates wildfire-fighting helicopters, in order to base one Trans Aero … more

Firefigthing helicopter company under zoning violation

The future of Rampart Helicopter Services and its relationship with Douglas County remained uncertain as of June 12 when county commissioners could not reach a decision while debating how to resolve … more

Denver Comic Con brings community to collectors and fans

Downtown Denver is almost always a busy place, but it’s only during the weekend of Denver Comic Con that one will see Superman, a storm trooper and Harry Potter crossing the busy 16th Street Mall. … more

School board denies approval of STEM-based charter school

About a dozen parents and children in matching black shirts with “Alexandria” written in yellow left a recent Douglas County School Board meeting in frustration. The STEM-inspired school they … more

Primary 2018: Q&As with candidates for attorney general of Colorado

Both Republicans and Democrats have a choice to make on this year's primary ballot regarding which candidate they would like to see on the general ballot this November. MORE: To see candidates for … more

Primary 2018: Q&As with candidates for treasurer of Colorado

Both Republicans and Democrats have a choice to make on this year's primary ballot regarding which candidate they would like to see on the general ballot this November. Below are links to … more

Parker Days gives early welcome to summer

The 2018 Parker Days Festival came to a close June 10, the fourth day of carnival rides, vendor booths and concerts held by the Parker Chamber of Commerce. The event drew thousands of area residents … more

Finding a place in the national debate

On a table in south Lakewood’s Masterpiece Cakeshop there’s a guest book filled with signatures supporting and praising owner and baker Jack Phillips for standing up for his religious … more

Road-rage shooting points to worsening situation

While Parker police continue searching for the man who shot and wounded another man in a suspected road-rage incident May 23, the issue of aggressive driving in the metro area has resurfaced in a … more

Legal experts weigh in on Supreme Court bakery ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case was decided in favor of Lakewood baker Jack Phillips by a larger margin than many people expected. There’s a reason for that, … more

Where does the religious freedom vs. anti-discrimination discussion go from here?

A case like Masterpiece vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission is just one in a nationwide debate about the intersection of equality and freedom of speech and religion. As such, many organizations and … more

Defense, prosecutors continue negotiations in Jenkins case

An arraignment scheduled for Steven Jenkins, who is accused of shooting “upskirt” videos of women and girls, including students at Renaissance Secondary School, where he worked until his arrest … more

Q&A with Karen McCormick, Democratic candidate for Congressional District 4

City or town of residence: Longmont, for 23 years. Profession: Veterinarian and small-business owner. Related elected-office or public-service experience: I have not served in public office before, … more

Q&A with Chase Kohne, Democratic candidate for Congressional District 4

City or town of residence: Castle Rock, for almost six years. Profession: Veterinarian. Related elected-office or public-service experience: Have served in the Army for 10 years: two years active, … more

School board approves new pay-raise system

The Douglas County School Board is prioritizing compensating employees for what its members call the “inequity and unfairness” caused by reforms enacted by previous board members. At a June 5 … more

Q&A with Danielle Kombo, Democratic candidate for state House District 45

City or town of residence and how long lived there: Castle Rock, almost nine years Profession: Talent acquisition consultant/recruiter Related elected-office or public-service experience: None Why … more

Q&A with Michael Hupp, Democratic candidate for state House District 45

City or town of residence and how long lived there: Castle Pines, three years Profession: Equine veterinarian Related elected-office or public-service experience: First-time candidate Why are you … more

Q&A with Bob Muni, Republican candidate for Douglas County treasurer

City or town of residence: Highlands Ranch, five years and nine months Profession: Senior Loan Officer, Mortgage Lender Related elected-office or public-service experience: Appointed by three … more
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