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Douglas County ranked second healthiest community in America

In a report based on 84 indicators, Douglas County has been ranked the second healthiest community in the United States by U.S. News and World Report.  Six other Colorado counties ranked in the top … more

Republican sheriff in Douglas County endorses Democratic commissioner candidate

Republican Sheriff Tony Spurlock has endorsed Democrat Lisa Neal-Graves in the race for Douglas County District 2 commissioner. In a Sept. 21 interview with Colorado Community Media, Spurlock … more

New details emerge in case against former Broncos player Cody Latimer

On the night Cory Latimer was arrested by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, the former Broncos player had become angry after he saw a man at a poker party sitting “uncomfortably … more

Douglas County to accelerate extension of Waterton Road

A new roadway project in northwest Douglas County, which will complete a connection from Rampart Range Road to U.S. Highway 85, is now being accelerated after county commissioners gave their approval … more

Interview: Douglas County schools superintendent asks for patience

The Douglas County School District is asking for patience from the community as the district begins the school year under the cloud of COVID-19 and irons out kinks in its various education offerings, … more

Dems keeping up with GOP in Douglas County commissioner fundraising

While it’s unusual in Douglas County commissioner elections for Democrats to be competitive with their Republican opponents in campaign fundraising, so far that’s the case for both open seats. … more

Douglas County school's 6th grade in quarantine after positive COVID-19 test

Sixth-grade students and teachers at Sand Creek Elementary School in Highlands Ranch are under quarantine for two weeks after someone in the grade tested positive for COVID-19. more

Douglas County students return to school

Douglas County students are back in district schools. The Douglas County School District brought students back to class 20% at a time the week of Aug. 17, meaning students would have one day of … more

Breakup on hold? Douglas County, Tri-County in talks over relationship

Not long after Douglas County commissioners announced that the county would withdraw from the Tri-County Health Department amid the COVID-19 pandemic -- a decision that sparked an outpouring of … more

The issue igniting the Douglas County election

When the 2020 race to elect two of the three Douglas County commissioners kicked off, candidates were gearing up for a race focused on long-standing issues like transportation, growth, school safety and gun control. more

Colorado Renaissance Festival out, Douglas County Rodeo in

While the Colorado Renaissance Festival has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Douglas County residents still have the option of attending another popular summer event: the county fair and … more

Douglas County notified it is at risk of losing COVID-19 variances

Douglas County staff members are in the process of creating a new COVID-19 mitigation plan after the state’s public-health department informed them they were in danger of losing their variances … more

Car break-ins back up in Highlands Ranch

While the issue somewhat died down during the height of the COVID-19-prompted restrictions, car break-ins are again on the rise in Highlands Ranch, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. … more

Pace of construction on I-25 Gap between Castle Rock and Monument increases

The longest work zone in the state is preparing residents for a surge in construction as the Colorado Department of Transportation increases its weather-dependent tasks on the I-25 Gap — the … more

Chatridge 2 fire near Highlands Ranch is seen as a close call

Douglas County's Emergency Management Center is reviewing the recent Chatridge 2 blaze near Highlands Ranch after the quick-spreading flames caused one of the biggest local wildfires in recent … more

Greenland Ranch easement transferred to local group

A preserved section of souther Douglas County covering more than 17,000 acres will now be managed by a local conservation group after the property's easement was transferred on June 23. Drivers who … more

Fire engulfs homes under construction in Highlands Ranch

South Metro Fire Rescue personnel sprang into action in Highlands Ranch Monday after a cluster of homes under construction was engulfed in flames. more

Killer gets life sentence in south-metro case from 1980

It has been 40 years since Helene Pruszynski was killed, but for her family and friends, it might as well have been yesterday. more

PRIMARY 2020 | Teal defeats Dorris in testy GOP race for Douglas County commissioner

Douglas County Republican voters chose George Teal over Clint Dorris as the party's candidate for the District 2 county commission seat in a race that saw accusations hurled back and forth. more

Douglas County sheriff weighs in on Floyd’s death, protests, training

After receiving many calls from Douglas County citizens concerned about the police-custody death of George Floyd, Sheriff Tony Spurlock has offered his opinion. more
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