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Niki Mitchell has watched a number of fellow teachers leave the Douglas County School District in recent years. Some have gone to other school districts. Others have taken early retirement. A few have left the profession altogether. “It’s … more
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An armed man thought to be holding a juvenile hostage in the Canterberry Crossing subdivision surrendered Jan. 6 The Parker Police Department took the suspect into custody without incident. … more
The Douglas County School Board agreed April 19 to launch an independent investigation into board President Meghann Silverthorn and Vice President Judith Reynolds after 16-year-old Ponderosa student Grace Davis said she was intimidated and bullied by the pair in a private meeting about the March protest she organized at the school. more
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Colorado is the only state in the nation that outlaws the use of rain barrels to collect water off of our roofs to use in our gardens. In a state where people are dedicated to conserving natural … more
Homeowners in Clarke Farms are voicing dissatisfaction over the approval of a group home. Parker Town Council approved a use-by-special-review application Feb. 1 from SLP Colorado, LLC, to establish a group residential facility on Flagler Drive … more
On Thursday, January 28, 2016, at 12:13 p.m. there was a robbery of the Champion Bank located at 16790 Centre Ct., Parker, CO. The suspect is described as a black male, 6 feet tall, … more
Sue Klebold doesn't break down in tears anymore when she learns about another mass shooting. The attacks have become too common in the 17 years since her own son killed 12 of his classmates and a teacher at Columbine High School in south Jefferson … more
Benjamin Wann was 9 years old when he went into status epilepticus, a constant state of seizing. He was taken to the hospital and prescribed Valium, a sedative drug, to reset his brain's activity. “He could hardly pronounce Ben, the short … more
Douglas County School Board President Meghann Silverthorn is one of four Republican candidates for the state Senate seat in District 4. She will be vying with Benjamin Lyng, Jim Smallwood and Jess Loban for the Senate seat that has been occupied … more
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Two 16-year-old female students are facing charges of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder after threatening to harm staff and students at Mountain Vista High School, the Douglas County Sheriff's … more
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