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Douglas County car thefts consume law enforcement

Stolen cars have recently become one of Douglas County law enforcement’s top priorities as thefts increase across the entire metro area with the single exception of the town of Castle … more

Castle Rock goes to Stage 1 fire restrictions

Ahead of the extreme fire risk weather predicted this weekend, Castle Rock has implemented Stage 1 fire restrictions.  The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag and High Wind warnings … more

Parker hears first look at possible Mainstreet developments

Parker’s Urban Renewal Authority heard proposals for the first time from the company that may develop several plots of land along the town’s Mainstreet, including Pine Curve, during an … more

Mercantile to move to Meadows

After a year and a half of Castle Rock’s Mercantile by Farmgirl Foods offering a whole world of locally produced foods and goods right in the heart of downtown, its doors will close on April … more

How thirsty is Douglas County?

On an average day, 25 people move to Douglas County. Each one needs to drink, shower, water their lawn and wash their dishes. more

Design of Crystal Valley Interchange takes shape

Castle Rock’s Crystal Valley Interchange project is progressing with preliminary designs since the town council approved a contract with a Construction Manager General Contractor. more

$70M mixed-use project breaks ground in Castle Rock

Construction on the $70 million mixed use project known as the View in Castle Rock kicked off Wednesday with a groundbreaking ceremony.  Project developers and community members gathered near … more

UPDATED: DCSD community rallies amid board controversies

Roughly 20 years ago, Kaci Nice was an 18-year-old, born-and-raised Parker resident attending Ponderosa High School. The high school senior was playing soccer and preparing to graduate. Her coach … more

From attorney to published author - Dean Ferraro of Castle Rock writes legal thriller 12 years after first hatching idea

A local lawyer-turned-author rekindled his passion for writing and produced his first legal thriller when he found himself home more, with less to do, during the first year of the pandemic. Starting … more

Daddy Daughter Ball in Castle Rock slated for Feb. 5

The Town of Castle Rock is hosting a daddy/daughter ball on Feb. 5. According to information provided by the town, the 2022 event will travel around the world from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Douglas County … more

Castle Rock council approves Community Protection Plan

Capping off three years of planning, and reflecting an increased priority after the Marshall Fire in Boulder County, the Castle Rock Town Council approved the Community Protection Plan, or CPP. With … more

Aurora man sentenced to 25 years for shooting at Castle Rock King Soopers

An Aurora man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting a King Soopers customer in the parking lot of the Ridge Road store in Castle Rock. Hugo Vazquez-Topete, 29, pleaded guilty Dec. 17 to … more

Council honors Gary Godfrey

The Castle Rock Town Council adopted a proclamation honoring Gary Godfrey, a beloved member of the town’s business community and photographer who died Dec. 15, during the regular Dec. 21 meeting. … more

Arapahoe Community College to require COVID vaccination or testing

Students, faculty and staff at Arapahoe Community College will have to show proof of vaccination or begin to undergo weekly testing for COVID-19 by Jan. 3 in order to remain on the college's campuses … 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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