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Castle Rock man killed in Florida while protecting 1-year-old son

A Castle Rock man was killed by a gunman Aug. 24 while eating dinner with his family on vacation in Miami Beach, Florida. 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

Paying respects to the unknown in Castle Rock

Three people, including two newborn infants, were laid to rest with dignity thanks to the efforts of Douglas County Coroner Jill Romann and the compassion shown by several businesses and … more

Western Heritage Welcome: Old West comes back to Castle Rock

Castle Rock paid tribute to the past last weekend, hosting the Western Heritage Welcome celebration. The weekend events were hosted alongside the Douglas County Fair celebrations, making Castle Rock … more

Pandemic pushes Castle Rock resident to achieve her dreams

If Codie Winslow learned anything during the pandemic, it was to use time wisely and finally do the things she always said she wanted to do. Winslow, a Castle Rock resident, said her lifelong … more

Colorado wildfires are year-round danger

State climate experts and local fire officials along the Front Range say wildfire season no longer has an end as heat, low moisture and other factors have created a year-round problem. Russ … more

Bill Cosby accuser in Colorado now wants spotlight on needed changes

Despite a court ruling that freed Bill Cosby years after his sexual-assault conviction, a Douglas County resident says progress is being made to help victims come forward and find justice in cases of … 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

2021 Craft Show to be held at Douglas County Fairgrounds

After canceling the 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the popular Colorado Community Media Craft Show and Mini-Market is back in 2021 with a new, bigger location. The 2021 show, slated for Dec. … more

Women+Film Festival celebrates talents behind and in front of the camera

Anyone who has participated in the last 11 years of Denver Film’s Women+Film Festival knows that stories told by and about women have a breadth and depth more than equal to their male peers. … more

Castle Rock residents protest police brutality, racism

Protesters started in the Philip S. Miller Library parking lot before marching through the downtown and gathering in Festival Park. more

Officers learn how to de-escalate situations involving mental illness

Jeff Santelli, a retired Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputy who now works as a CIT trainer, suggested that CIT should be a specialized presence in law enforcement, likening it to SWAT teams. Just like SWAT officers, CIT officers require a specific skillset, Santelli said. “It’s actually a very similar analogy to CIT,” he said. “It’s a specialized training of communication and not everybody is the best communicator.” more
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