Keyword: Alex DeWind
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A teenage bedroom staged in the lunchroom of Douglas County High School revealed everyday items that young people may be using to conceal drug or alcohol use. Inside a hairbrush was a compartment for marijuana. A pill bottle was in a pillowcase. … more
The Douglas County School District may suspend the differentiated pay structure for licensed teachers and administrators, replacing it for one year with uniform pay raises while it reassesses the evaluation and salary systems that many community … more
Construction of a $350 million satellite production facility described as "a factory of the future" is underway at Lockheed Martin's Waterton Canyon campus in south Jefferson County. Named Gateway … more
For more than 60 years, Denver-based Boettcher Foundation has awarded exceptional high school students with full-ride scholarships to any four-year school in Colorado. This year, 42 of 1,600 applicants were selected. Five were from Douglas County … more
At a young professionals happy hour hosted by the Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce, 24-year-old Erika Oakvik mingled with a small group of people — some dressed in suits and skirts, others sporting T-shirts and jeans — over personal and … more
Standardized test-score results released in August show that the Douglas County School District outperformed the state in all but one test category, but the district saw drops in several categories since last year. Under the Colorado Measures of … more
A group of residents is fighting a proposed K-12 charter school that would be built in Eastridge Terrace, an area between University Boulevard and East Wildcat Reserve Parkway where dozens of single-family homes line quiet side streets and … more
Dressed in suits and sundresses, business leaders and government officials of Douglas County assembled on a dirt field in what is quickly becoming the first village of Sterling Ranch. Surrounded by paved roads weaving through finished and … more
Connor Kuybus lost his dad to an avalanche three years ago. Still, the 16-year-old has a positive outlook on life. An avid skier and outdoorsman, Kuybus enjoys learning new activities and keeping busy at work. And when his employer announced its … more
Kendrick Castillo spends four hours a day, four days a week in a large warehouse, where he maneuvers tiny wires, assembles metal and plastic parts and does programming on a computer. Young for an intern, the 16-year-old is learning all facets of a … more
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