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An enterprise based in the south metro Denver area sent marijuana through the mail, sold it to out-of-state buyers and cultivated pot in upscale neighborhoods, according to a 98-page indictment. Two … more
Two dozen people suspected of participating in a drug-trafficking ring that illegally grew marijuana in at least 10 homes in Arapahoe, Douglas and Elbert counties have been indicted on at least nine … more
At a young professionals happy hour hosted by the Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce, 24-year-old Erika Oakvik mingled with a small group of people — some dressed in suits and skirts, others sporting T-shirts and jeans — over personal and … more
Olivia Ary grew up idolizing Douglas County Fair and Rodeo royalty. With their perfectly primped hair, makeup and western outfits, combined with the suave quality of their rodeo and horse riding skills, rodeo queens were her role models, Ary … more
Smoke and screams filled the air as emergency responders from several regional agencies converged on a field of debris in the Inverness business park near County Line Road and I-25 on Aug. 8. Actors, covered in artificial blood and gory simulated … more
The Douglas County Fair and Rodeo got off to a rollicking start as nearly 40 professional cowboys came to the fairground arena in Castle Rock for the Xtreme Bulls competition, to compete for cash prizes and applause from the fired-up crowd that … more
A surprising finish ended a six-year fight between developers and a citizens' group over a proposed development at the intersection of Colorado highways 86 and 83, as developers behind the Franktown Village project withdrew their application. The … more
When Christy Van Bibber first began working in the 4-H poultry division 10 years ago, 23 kids were showing approximately 90 chickens and other birdsat the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo. Today, that number is 72 kids with 340 entries among them. … more
As opening day for the 99th Douglas County Fair and Rodeo draws near, local officials are celebrating a tradition rich in history, culture and entertainment . “I think it’s one of the events that brings the whole county together,” Douglas … more
A group of youths recently went to the largest fencing tournament in the history of the sport, but it was more important to their coach that they come home with happy memories than medals. “The most rewarding part is just seeing their … more
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