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Advance Auto Parts to open first Castle Rock store

Advance Auto Parts, Inc., an automotive aftermarket retailer of parts, batteries, accessories and maintenance items, announced it will open its first … more

Judge’s ruling may impact allegations

Three Douglas County residents who believe the Douglas County Educational Foundation violated its nonprofit status say a Denver judge’s recent ruling against the school district adds teeth to their allegations. An attorney for the DCEF says the … more

Local team excels at Robot Olympiad

After hauling away 22 awards from December’s International Robot Olympiad, the volunteers behind the Ameribotics team only have eyes for the future. “For the number of kids we brought to competition, statistically these were huge wins,” … more

Judge rules school district violated campaign act with report

A Denver judge ruled the Douglas County School District violated the Colorado Fair Campaign Practices Act when it sent a district-financed report to 85,000 parents and community members less than two … more

Free reading assessments to be given to children with learning disabilities

A new local business that specializes in teaching reading to children with dyslexia and other reading problems will be offering a free consultation … more

Suburbanites show political divide based on background

America's suburbs are today's great political battleground, long seen as an independent pivot between the country's liberal cities and conservative small towns and rural expanse. But it's not that … more

App shines a light on holiday displays

Lone Tree’s Greg Walters wasn’t upset when a New York Times reporter earlier this month called his holiday lights iPhone app “the Charlie Brown Christmas tree of apps.” “I thought it was kinda cute,” he said. “The reality of it is, … more

Douglas County plans Veterans Day tribute

A special remembrance and program to honor veterans past and present is planned Nov. 10 at the Douglas County Veterans Monument Plaza, on the corner of Wilcox and Fourth streets in downtown Castle … more

Sheriff's office honors fallen deputy on anniversary of shooting

New Year's Eve began on a somber note for the Douglas County Sheriff's Office as it marked the one-year anniversary of Deputy Zackari Parrish's death. The husband and father was killed in the line of … more

Light rail extension project to open May 19

Officials from the Regional Transportation District announced Jan. 25 that the Southeast Rail Extension Project for the E, R and F lines to three locations in Lone Tree will officially open for service May 19. more

Library dropping fines on some kids' books

In a move aimed at deepening a childhood love of reading, Douglas County Libraries plans to stop charging overdue fines on many children's books. The new policy applies to illustrated juvenile books and takes effect Jan. 17. more

Daytime construction begins in I-25 median south of Castle Rock

Drivers on Interstate 25 between Monument and Castle Rock will notice more construction this month as I-25 South Gap crews begin working in the median to build wider shoulders and the new express … more

First annual “Battle of The Veterinary Hospitals Stars” raises over $4,000 for PetAid Colorado’s Disaster Services program

    Coal Creek Animal Hospital triumphs with victory at the Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado charity event over the weekend Englewood, CO … more

American Girl announces new characters

American Girl is proud to announce what's sure to be the most exciting debut in the company's 25-year history: two different historical characters, … more

New businesses - September 2011

A comprehensive list of monthly business openings in the South Metro Denver area. Information provided from participating communities including … more

Former deputy jailed for buying gun for felon

A former Douglas County sheriff's deputy was sentenced to jail for buying a gun for her boyfriend, who was a felon, according to a news release sent by the 18th Judicial District Dec. 26. Bianca … more

Time to talk: Community members form unique mental health partnership

Several Douglas County administrators sat on one side of a large rectangular table. The deputy county attorney was a few seats down, near a deputy from the sheriff’s office. Representatives from … more

EDC, Town team up to keep growing Castle Rock business in town

What began as a one-man show about five years ago has blossomed to nine full-time employees with more on the way. Thanks in part to the Town of … more

MW Golden builds ACC expansion

MW GOLDEN CONSTRUCTORS recently started construction on the 7,100 square foot Arapahoe Community College Tenant Improvement project for the … more

Connecting the dots for treatment proves challenging

Knowing whom to call or where to go for mental health care can be daunting and overwhelming. “When you are mentally ill,” said William Henricks, CEO of AllHealth Network, which provides mental health services to Arapahoe and Douglas counties, “it is very difficult to connect the dots.” more
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