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‘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

Tri-County board approves one-month extension to COVID dial

The Tri-County Health Department's board of health voted to extend a modified version of the state's dial framework for one month during an April 8 meeting, impacting Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas … more

Douglas County Schools announces four superintendent finalists

The Douglas County School Board has narrowed an applicant pool of more than 100 superintendent hopefuls down to four finalists, board President David Ray announced during the April 6 board … more

Douglas County Sheriff's Office releases partial video, 911 call from fatal shooting

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred April 3 near Castle Pines. The incident, which began as a report of a man with a gun, … more

State 5A basketball: Huskies made the field

AURORA -- Douglas County earned a spot in the state 5A boys basketball tournament this season. The Colorado High School Activities Association released the brackets March 8. The Huskies host … more

Douglas County prepares for likely tough wildfire, drought season

There may have been snow on the ground just days ago, but Douglas County is gearing up for a difficult wildfire and drought season around the corner. As the county begins its fifth month in some of … more

Douglas County board of health member resigns after tense year

A Tri-County Board of Health member representing Douglas County resigned from her position two years early after months of high tensions within the field of public health. Paulette Joswick, who has … more

Sky Ridge offers augmented reality-assisted surgeries

When Dr. Brent Kimball looked down at his spinal surgery patient in an operating room on Jan. 28, he found himself with an ability very few have ever experienced: the equivalent of X-ray vision. … more

Trader Joe’s looking at Parker location

Trader Joe’s may be coming to Parker after the popular grocery store chain submitted a licensing application to the town in December. The fermented malt beverage, or liquor license application, was … more

Some Douglas County businesses can now open their doors to more customers

Some Douglas County businesses can now open under more lenient restrictions after the state gave permission Feb. 2. Instead of 25% capacity or 50 people, restaurants and gyms certified by the county … more

Custom home in Franktown puts focus on health

A custom home built in unincorporated Douglas County was featured in an interior design trade magazine and received a certification from an organization focused on healthy living spaces. The … more

Douglas County seeks 'a different solution to public health services'

Douglas County is moving forward on finding a new way to deliver public health services to its residents by 2023 but has not determined a specific path forward or how much it will cost. In a Jan. 25 … more

Centennial man found dead after search

The body of a man identified as Brian Patterson of Centennial, whose vehicle was found in a recreational area of Douglas County, was located during a search by multiple agencies, the Douglas County … more

Douglas County School District eyes return to hybrid learning this month

The Douglas County School District is still aiming to return its middle and high school students to hybrid learning in January. The tentative plan outlined during a Jan. 5 school board meeting would … more

Man receives 48 years for kidnapping, sexual assault

A man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman near Lone Tree in 2018 was sentenced to 48 years in prison, according to a Jan. 6 news release from the 18th Judicial District. Paul Nader, 32, a … more
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