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It's official: Douglas County appoints members to its new health board 

The Douglas County commissioners during a Sept. 14 meeting formally appointed five board members to their newly-formed health department. Decisions about public health in the county will now be … more

Douglas County agrees on board appointees for separate county health department

The Douglas County commissioners have agreed to appoint five members — including two of themselves — as the board of health for their new public health department. more

Tri-County Health mandates masks for all students, removes ability for counties to opt out

Undoing decisions by Douglas and Adams counties to opt out of a requirement for masks in schools, the Tri-County Health Department repealed the ability of counties to opt out of its public health … more

1st, 6th-grade classes switch to remote at STEM School Highlands Ranch amid COVID outbreak

First and sixth grades at STEM School Highlands Ranch have been moved to remote learning after a confirmed COVID outbreak. Nicole Bostel, the charter school’s director of communications, … more

Douglas County schools stick with student mask rule

The Douglas County School District is not backing down from its newly announced rule requiring students through sixth grade to wear face masks indoors as a COVID-19 safety measure. more

Douglas County chooses public health advisory board

Among the people chosen by Douglas County commissioners to help them find their next public health solution are a local town council member, a former mayor, a health department attorney and a … more

Douglas County Schools to require masks for students in preschool through 6th grade for COVID-19 safety

The Douglas County School District has again updated its mask policy and will begin requiring all students in preschool through sixth grade to wear masks when inside school buildings as a COVID-19 safety measure. more

Castle Rock celebrates local first responders

Through multiple celebrations, Douglas County residents honored police and fire officials as part of a national program. The National Night Out program in meant to improve the relationship between … more

How metro Denver school districts differ on COVID-19 mask rules

Colorado's public-health department released new K-12 school COVID-19 guidelines in late July, but the new guidance “does not constitute statewide requirements,” a state news release … more

Douglas County school resource officer honored for regional excellence

Douglas County Sherriff’s Deputy Shefali Phillips-Arain was recognized for regional excellence by the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) during the annual awards banquet. … more

Douglas County gives out annual Philip S. Miller grants

Philip S. Miller may have died more than 20 years ago, but on July 13, his legacy was remembered in Douglas County as two-dozen organizations benefited from a trust he set up during his life. The … more

Douglas County seeks volunteers to advise on public health

Nine Douglas County residents will have the opportunity to help shape the way public health services look in the community after commissioners formed a Public Health Advisory Committee during a July … more

Douglas County seeks volunteers to advise on public health

Nine Douglas County residents will have the opportunity to help shape the way public health services look in the community after commissioners formed a Public Health Advisory Committee during a July … more

Castle Rock man sentenced to 36 years for 2020 murder

Dominique Wogan, 35, of Castle Rock was sentenced to 36 years in prison after being convicted for the murder of Fletcher Bodnar, a Highlands Ranch resident. Bodnar and Wogan were said to be … more

‘This is our history’

James Hessel came home from school on Sept. 11, 2001, and told his mom he was joining the Marines. “He felt it was his patriotic duty after that terrible day,” said Hessel’s mom, Kathie Newman. … more

Trial for older STEM shooting suspect begins

The trial for the older suspect in the deadly STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting from May 7, 2019 has begun. Devon Erickson, 20, is accused of helping co-defendant Alec McKinney, 18, carry out the … more

Boys volleyball participation gains traction

After multiple pilot seasons, boys volleyball is finally a sport that is sanctioned by the Colorado High School Activities Association this season. In the May 10 CHSAANow.com boys volleyball … more

Douglas County board chair removed

Infighting has broken out among Douglas County commissioners after the board chair was stripped of that title and the members began lobbing accusations at each other. more

Resolution explains removal of Douglas County commissioners chair

The chair of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners was removed from that position after her fellow board members accused her of lying and using her title “for personal gain … more

Douglas County approves C-PACE financing program, again

After going back and forth on the matter for several years now, the Douglas County commissioners voted in a split vote March 9 to re-approve a new financing program for commercial … more
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