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Douglas County School District eyes return to hybrid learning this month

The Douglas County School District is still aiming to return its middle and high school students to hybrid learning in January. The tentative plan outlined during a Jan. 5 school board meeting would … more

Man receives 48 years for kidnapping, sexual assault

A man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman near Lone Tree in 2018 was sentenced to 48 years in prison, according to a Jan. 6 news release from the 18th Judicial District. Paul Nader, 32, a … more

Martial arts instructor suspected of sexual assault on child

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Centennial man on suspicion of two counts of sexual assault on a child with a pattern of abuse, according to a news release from the sheriff’s … more

Douglas County clerk urges Pence to declare some states' elections illegal

In a public Facebook post, the head of Douglas County’s elections called for Vice President Mike Pence to declare elections in seven states illegal, a move that he said would result in President Donald Trump staying in office. more

Douglas County approved for indoor-dining program

Some restaurants in Douglas County were permitted to immediately open for indoor dining after the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment gave official approval for the county to begin a business certification program Dec. 23. more

Douglas County leaders talk mental health support for students

Douglas County School District parents are stressing the effect of remote education and COVID-19's turmoil on their children's mental health. At a Dec. 10 school board meeting, one woman became … more

Outbreaks rock Douglas County assisted-living, nursing facilities

Douglas County Coroner Jill Romann sat in her office with Lauren Stockton, one of her certified death investigators, going down the list of recent pandemic victims who came through the office. … more

In letter to Polis, Douglas County commissioners ask to reopen restaurants

In a letter to Gov. Jared Polis sent Nov. 25, Douglas County commissioners requested that the county be allowed to start a variance program that would keep qualifying restaurants open for indoor … more

Castle Rock Town Council rebukes level red status

The Castle Rock Town Council has approved a resolution rebuking the state moving Douglas County to level red pandemic restrictions and closing indoor dining, also stating it would refuse to … more

Health department rescinds closure orders for five Douglas County restaurants

The Tri-County Health Department has rescinded orders to close sent to five Douglas County restaurants, each located in Parker and Castle Rock, after coming to an agreement with the owners. more

As Douglas County restaurants cease indoor dining, some consider defying new COVID-19 orders

As the deadline to cease indoor dining loomed, several Douglas County restaurants were debating how — and if — to comply with the new public health orders while local leaders urged caution. Gov. … more

Douglas County commissioners say they didn’t agree to move to tighter COVID-19 rules

In a letter to the state health department sent Thursday evening, Douglas County commissioners said the director of the department had inaccurately described their recent move to level red. The … more

Douglas County School District likely to move to remote-only learning after Thanksgiving

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Douglas County, schools will likely move to remote learning after returning from Thanksgiving break, following an informal decision from the school board Nov. … more

Douglas County formally rescinds notice to withdraw from Tri-County

In a letter sent to an attorney representing the Tri-County Health Department, Douglas County on Nov. 10 formally rescinded its notice to withdraw from the agency. Douglas County commissioners voted … more

Tri-County approves proposal, Douglas County on track to remain with agency

Douglas County is on track to remain with Tri-County Health Department after the agency’s board of health approved a policy change for enacting countywide public health orders in a Nov. 6 meeting. … more

Election Day roundup for the Denver metro area

While the national political race for the office of President, and control of the Senate remains up in the air, Colorado's voting system and local politics proved to give much more definitive … more

Republicans Thomas, Teal win races for Douglas County commissioner seats

In an election in which Democrats raised hundreds of thousands of dollars and were financially competitive with Republicans for the first time in at least 20 years, Republicans still soundly defeated their opponents in the Nov. 3 race for two county commissioner seats. more

State tightens Douglas County's COVID-19 restrictions

After several weeks of increasing COVID-19 cases in Douglas County, the state has decided to move the county to a more restrictive level on its dial framework beginning Nov. 4. Douglas County, until … more

Ex-Broncos player pleads not guilty to assault in Douglas County

A former Denver Broncos player who was arrested in May in Douglas County has pleaded not guilty to four felonies and four misdemeanors related to the incident. Cody Latimer, 28, who was on the … more

Colorado lowers limit on gatherings to 10 people, down from 25 in many counties

Roughly a month after raising the limit for personal gatherings in some metro Denver counties to 25 people, Colorado has cut that number back down to 10 for the vast majority of counties in the … more
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