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Imagining Douglas County without Tri-County Health

With Douglas County and the Tri-County Health Department headed for a divorce, triggered by the health agency's recent order on wearing masks in response to the COVID-19 crisis, leaders explained … more

Lone Tree Arts Center to reopen soon

With the start of the Lone Tree Arts Center's fall programming on the horizon, Director Lisa Rigsby Peterson is no longer wondering what is to become of the 2020-2021 season. more

A different look to the Fourth in the age of COVID-19

Independence Day is still on the calendar for July 4 — but this year’s holiday marking the nation’s birth won’t look like past celebrations. more

Protesters march in Parker to decry racial injustice, police brutality

Hundreds marched through downtown Parker the evening of June 4 in solidarity with the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement. more

Douglas County wants to reopen pools, playgrounds, event centers

On the heels of getting state permission to reopen restaurants, gyms and houses of worship with restrictions, Douglas County Commissioners are preparing several new variance requests to submit to … more

Castle Rock business draws crowd against public health orders (VIDEO)

A Castle Rock restaurant reopened its doors to full dine-in service May 10, allowing dozens of customers inside despite public health orders put in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic. more

Parker, Castle Rock farmer's markets scheduled to open June 7

The Parker and Castle Rock farmer's markets are scheduled to return June 7 as organizers work to implement measures to make shoppers and vendors feel safe and comfortable. Both farmer's markets — … more

RTD slashing service amid COVID-19 outbreak

The Regional Transportation District is cutting service by 40% in response to plummeting demand amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay-at-home orders issued March 26 have forced nonessential businesses to … more

Colorado economists: 'We're in uncharted waters' but no reason to panic

March 17 was the first day of Yume Tran's new normal. The owner of Indochine Cuisine in downtown Parker, a Thai and Vietnamese staple of 17 years, sat at one of the dozens of empty tables in the … more

Interim RTD chief targets retention, project oversight

The Regional Transportation District's interim CEO and general manager will have 14 months to steer the district in the right direction before RTD finds a long-term replacement. Paul Ballard, the … more

'There was no hesitation, there was no looking around'

Brendan Bialy called Kendrick Castillo, who died in the May 7 STEM School shooting, a “legend.” At a press conference May 8, Bialy, who was one of three STEM School students who reportedly … more

Daily stress of law enforcement work can build up

In law enforcement, having a sound frame of mind on a daily basis is paramount. Different agencies use different tactics to relieve stress or provide an outlet for an officer to talk through their … more

'A recipe to comfort your mind'

Douglas County School District — which with about 8,000 employees is the county's largest employer — believes using peer involvement to recognize and combat mental health issues its staff may be … more

Larger companies use EAPs to support employee mental health

One of the most prevalent mental health programs used by large businesses — including Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree; Douglas County School District; and Kroger, which operates King Soopers … more

Time to Talk: Employers putting more focus on mental health in the workplace

Caitlyn Grathwohl, a baker in a Castle Rock grocery store, has no reason to worry about being fired, yet the thought is always on her mind. The lonely hours on the night shift add to a feeling of … more
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