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Castle View seniors 'a class of learners and leaders'

Castle View High School held its 2018 graduation commencement ceremony on May 16 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Family and friends of graduates gathered at the outdoor venue on a warm, sunny afternoon to … more

My Name Is… Chris Haugen

About me I was born in Fairplay, so I claim Colorado Native status. My parents moved from Dillon to Michigan when I was 2. I grew up in a small farm town outside of Ann Arbor, that actually reminds … more

Castle Rock repeals pit bull ban

Castle Rock has officially lifted its 26-year-old ban on pit bulls following a unanimous decision from town councilmembers on May 1. The 5-0 vote, for which Councilmembers Jess Loban and Brett Ford … more

Prints of 2018 fair poster available now from artist

Castle Rock painter Cindy Welch created the 2018 commemorative poster for the 2018 Douglas County Fair and Rodeo (the 100th) and is offering signed, limited-edition prints that are available now, … more

My Name Is... Mike McNairy

About me I grew up and went to college in Ohio, joined the Air Force through ROTC and retired in Colorado in 2010. I currently run a franchise with my wife, Lynette, called Creative Colors … more

Tolls, added lane each direction proposed for I-25 ‘Gap’

Tolls and a three-lane interstate in each direction it is — at least for now. The Colorado Department of Transportation Executive Director Michael Lewis announced April 26 that his department is … more

Spending the summer with national, local musicians

Lakewood resident Tim Litherland and his wife love spending their summer evenings under the stars at Lakewood’s Heritage Center, sipping on a libation and listening to live music under the stars. … more

Daniels Park land donor to be remembered in ceremony

Have readers ever wondered about how the beautiful Daniels Park in Douglas County came to be? They can thank Florence Martin, who will be celebrated by members of the Sedalia Museum from 1 to 3 p.m. … more

Families assess next steps in wake of devastating Castle Rock fire

The morning after a Castle Rock blaze destroyed two homes and damaged five more, Sierra-Kay Okimoto, 12, clung to her mother, Lisa Bunch, staring at their home, one of the five damaged in the … more

Friends flock to celebrate woman's 102nd birthday

She saw the rise and fall of vaudeville, first as a solo performer and then as a dancer in a two-person act with her accordion-playing husband in the 1930s. She traveled the country and had three … more

‘Sleeping Beauty’ comes to stage at Denver’s Mizel center

“Sleeping Beauty,” as conceived by Denver Children’s Theatre, which is presenting its 21st annual professionally staged production for children, involves a feisty Briar Rose and her friend … more

Nonprofit aims to open site for 12-step programs in Castle Rock

When Amanda Flanagan still lived in New York, she knew the recovery community to be a thriving place for people working toward sobriety through groups like Alcoholics Anonymous. “There's meetings … more

My name is…Joslynn Kilman

About me I am a Senior at Douglas County High School. I am the oldest child of eight. I enjoy reading and my favorite school subject is history. I also enjoy playing tennis. I play on varsity for my … more

School project stresses importance of 'go bags'

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue personnel are well-versed in emergency preparedness, but on March 8 several members of the department including Fire Chief Art Morales gathered in a room at the agency's … more

Officers learn how to de-escalate situations involving mental illness

Jeff Santelli, a retired Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputy who now works as a CIT trainer, suggested that CIT should be a specialized presence in law enforcement, likening it to SWAT teams. Just like SWAT officers, CIT officers require a specific skillset, Santelli said. “It’s actually a very similar analogy to CIT,” he said. “It’s a specialized training of communication and not everybody is the best communicator.” more

Castle Rock business brings back ‘sounds of life’

Until recently, John Laitinen didn’t like Christmas. The Castle Rock man suffers from hearing loss, possibly because of his six years as a U.S. Army engineer or his later career working on race … more

Gold Award Girl Scout: Kamaryn Evans

This is the fourth in a four-part series interviewing this year's Girl Scout Gold Award recipients from Castle Rock. Four Castle Rock Girl Scouts recently received their Gold Award, the highest honor … more

Gold Award Girl Scout: Alexis Montague

This is the third in a four-part series interviewing this year’s Girl Scout Gold Award recipients from Castle Rock. Four Castle Rock Girl Scouts recently received their Gold Award, the highest … more

Suspect in officer-involved shooting faces felony charges

The suspect who was shot and wounded by Castle Rock police officers on Christmas Eve is facing felony charges. Charles Walter Rees, 67, could not attend his first court appearance on Dec. 27 because … more

Gold Award Girl Scout: Abby Sickinger

This is the second in a four-part series interviewing this year’s Girl Scout Gold Award recipients from Castle Rock. Four Castle Rock Girl Scouts recently received their Gold Award, the highest … more
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