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For Whitney and Justin Henwood and their six children, volunteering became a family affair when they relocated from Parker to Haiti to help a community recover from a devastating earthquake. A Castle Rock family discovered that working for an … more
A bear cub seen near Walmart is now in the custody of Colorado Parks & Wildlife. The Parker Police Department received multiple calls about a bear cub in the parking lots of Walmart and Home … more
Wendy Aiello first met Penny Parker when Parker was working at the Rocky Mountain News covering retail, tourism, restaurants and advertising. They became fast friends. “She was smart and funny,” said Aiello, a public relations executive in … more
A Franktown shelter is giving 61 neglected horses a new place to call home. Appearing emaciated and exhausted, the horses taken into the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center Sept. 1 and … more
Douglas County residents are spearheading local initiatives to combat a global issue: the rapid decline of pollinators. Monarch butterflies, honey bees and a host of other insects share space on a rabbitbrush shrub in a pollinator garden at an … more
Town officials will soon decide whether to approve the first step for a development that could change Parker's western landscape. Stroh Ranch Development is asking to amend its planning documents so it can use 1,536 acres of land south of Stroh … more
At one point in life, everybody needs a little help from their friends. Jack Frank, a 90-year-old World War II veteran who lives in Parker, is a prime example of what is happening these days: … more
The Shopping Extravaganza at the Outlets at Castle Rock has grown steadily in both charities assisted and funds donated over the past 10 years. This year, the event, which will take place Sept. 19, has 21 area charities participating. That's the … more
It’s only appropriate that the 50th horse saved by Drifter’s Hearts of Hope is so full of life. On a recent rainy day on a ranch near the Douglas-Elbert county line, Milagra sprinted alongside her mother, Cabo, the 38th horse rescued from slaughter … more
After two weeks on the lam and a tussle with a porcupine, Canello curled up on a porch and turned himself in. “Evidently, he’d had enough,” said Josh Hans, public information … more
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