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Aditi Avinash at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair in Dallas, Texas.

Rock Canyon High School student wins category at Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair

Walking into the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas for the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair, Aditi Avinash was overcome with nerves, but when she left, she took home an award and scholarship.
Castle Rock's June 6 town council meeting drew a crowd of people both supporting and opposing council member Tim Dietz's actions seeking to restrict Douglas County PrideFest to people 18 years or older.

Castle Rock council member Tim Dietz pushes for age restrictions at PrideFest

Castle Rock council member Tim Dietz revived conversations about restricting Douglas County PrideFest to people 18 or older in a contentious meeting on June 6. During council comments at the …
The Douglas County school board discusses proposed revisions to the equity policy on May 8 in a work session. The board is now taking applications to fill the seat that Elizabeth Hanson resigned from in May.

Douglas County school board approves process to fill seat vacated by Elizabeth Hanson

The Douglas County school board is accepting applications to fill the seat that Elizabeth Hanson resigned from last month. Applicants will have until noon June 19 to submit a letter of interest, …

National Weather Service issues a flood advisory in parts of Jefferson, Arapahoe and Douglas counties

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for northern Jefferson County, western Arapahoe County, northern Douglas county and Denver.

The Colorado state Capitol in Denver in April.

Douglas County state senators reflect on 2023 legislative season

Under the gold dome at the state Capitol, your Colorado lawmakers take on issues ranging from health care to the safety of children to families’ ability to recover after wildfires.
A sign is lit up at Alvarado's Mexican Fast Food, one of several Mexican restaurants open 24/7 in the Denver metro area.

Mexican restaurants a cornerstone of Denver metro area’s late-night food scene

Type in “restaurant” on Google Maps and set the filter to “open 24 hours.” You’ll be hard pressed to find any local restaurants serving up food to the night owls, late workers and early risers.
Stacy Garmon started as president of the Castle Rock Chamber in December.

New Castle Rock Chamber president excited to support business community

As a former small business owner, chamber member and chamber staffer of eight years, Castle Rock Chamber’s new president Stacy Garmon knows the business inside and out. “I’ve …
Akihabara owner Brandon Osha plays a fighting game at the barcade on Feb. 23. Located in Westminster, Akihabara offers Japanese inspired games and drinks, with a unique selection of arcade cabinets.

Metro-area arcade bars build local gaming communities

After more than 20 years of collecting pinball machines, Dan Nikolich’s basement had run out of space to store them all. So Nikolich opened the Colorado Pinball Pub in Littleton to share his collection.
Officials from the Castle Rock Chamber and WellSpring, as well as community members, celebrate WellSpring being named Business of the Month by the Chamber on March 2. WellSpring, which started in 2008 and opened its first facility in 2013, is in the process of remodeling the former La Quinta Inn in Castle Rock into an affordable apartment building.

WellSpring readies to remodel old hotel into apartments

Coming up on the 10 year anniversary of WellSpring opening its Castle Rock facility to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the nonprofit organization is working to expand …

A sign reads "home for sale" in the Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see biggest sustained dip in more than a decade

It’s a statistic that, not long ago, homebuyers could have only dreamed of: The median price of a single-family home in the Denver area dropped by more than $90,000.
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