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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

Castle Rock takes step toward lifting pit bull ban

The Town of Castle Rock on April 17 gave initial approval to an ordinance that would repeal the town's decades-old pit bull ban. The ordinance approved in a 5-2 vote on first reading is a sweeping … 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

Fire destroys two homes in Castle Rock, other blazes burn in Douglas County

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue responded to a housefire in The Meadows on April 17 that quickly spread to four other homes as the area experiences high winds on top of stage 1 fire restrictions. The … more

Castle Rock officers cleared in December shooting

The 18th Judicial District Critical Response Team has released its review of an officer-involved shooting in Castle Rock in December and determined officers were justified in their use of force … more

Events for seniors on tap in Douglas County

Two events catering to the needs and wellbeing of seniors in Douglas County are approaching. The Castle Rock Senior Activity Center will host a Senior Life Expo from 2 to 6 p.m. April 19 at 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

Specialized yoga for trauma victims coming to Castle Rock

Denise Kullman tries to help people suffering from any number of traumas through her work as a neurofeedback technician, but in March, she's taking a new approach. Kullman, who works at LiveFree … 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

Parking space is Castle Rock's final frontier

Tammy Crosier and her husband have run their CD and record shop Bogey's West in downtown Castle Rock for 30 years. To be specific, they've had three locations in that time span, all on the same block … 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

Woman helps youths get grasp of life skills

Kids these days might be able to tackle calculus in school or score points on the field, but do they know how to write a check, change a tire or put together a resume? Shannon Claton of Castle Rock … 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

Castle Rock Adventist Hospital to unveil painting

Sunset’s bright reflection ties Cindy Welch’s new watercolor painting to the land around Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, and the artwork was commissioned in late 2017 by hospital CEO Todd … 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

Country music star draws fans to Castle Rock

Fans of country music star Scotty McCreery got a special chance to meet the singer on Feb. 13 during a meet and greet hosted by the Outlets at Castle Rock. People lined up as early as 10 a.m. for the … 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

Chief's 'heart sunk' after learning former Castle Rock officer was deputy killed

Castle Rock Police Chief Jack Cauley was asleep in bed the morning of Dec. 31 when his phone rang. The call came from one of his commanders, Cauley said, and he immediately knew it would be serious. … more
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