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Look — up in the sky!

On a summer night long ago, we happened to be at the top of Independence Pass at midnight, after a gully-washer soaked our tent and sleeping bags at Maroon Bells Campground and it became necessary to … more

Elizabeth historic preservation survey shares responses

The Town of Elizabeth Historic Advisory Board met on April 18 to discuss the results of the Historic Preservation Survey that took place throughout early April. more

Craft highlights historic preservation amid Independence development

Recently some residents have expressed their concerns regarding the preservation of historic structures in Elbert County. With the newly developed Elizabeth West, the Gold Creek Ranch farmhouse … more

Kiowa Schools waiting for decision on Indians mascot

The Kiowa School District will find out May 19 whether its efforts to satisfy the terms of a 2021 state law will allow it to keep its Kiowa Indians mascot and iconography. more

Douglas County funds second youth community response team

More students experiencing a mental health crisis in Douglas County schools will soon have access to trained responders after the Douglas County commissioners funded an expansion of the … more

Voters soundly reject tax for Casey Jones Park plan

Voters who live or own property in the Elizabeth Park & Recreation District overwhelmingly rejected a ballot question seeking to raise property taxes to support a proposed $45 million overhaul of Casey Jones Park in a May 3 election. more

Douglas-Elbert County Horse Council calls for emergency preparedness

The Douglas-Elbert County Horse Council held their Emergency Preparedness Clinic on April 23 at the Elbert County Fairgrounds. more

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains: 'You couldn’t create a more terrifying scenario'

Vicki Cowart saw this coming. The chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains has been working to get her organization ready for what she calls “our terrible forecast” — the leaked Supreme Court decision indicating that Roe v Wade will be overturned. more

Fundraiser will highlight women’s We Can Do It! program

The International Rescue Committee is hosting its Welcome Home fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. June 1 at the pavilion at City Park, 2001 Steele St., in Denver. IRC is a not-for-profit that is … more

Nominations being accepted for endangered Colorado places

Colorado residents are encouraged to nominate a historic place in Colorado that is currently threatened to be considered for Colorado’s Most Endangered Places list. Any individual or organization … more

You will find connection at the Benchmark Theatre

If we’ve learned anything from the last two years, it’s that all of us, at one point or another, will get sick. It’s not an enjoyable truth to ruminate on, but one that was repeatedly proven in … more

Elizabeth High School senior wins $100K scholarship

Elizabeth High School senior Avery Martinez recently won the prestigious Daniels Fund Scholarship worth $100,000.   According to the fund’s website, The Daniels Scholarship Program … more

Douglas County commissioners again remove Lora Thomas as chair 

Douglas County Commissioner Lora Thomas has been removed from her position as leader of the board for the second time almost exactly one year after it happened initially. more

Elbert County faces worsening wildfire risk

With dry, warmer weather moving in and winds increasing, fire risk is on the rise in Elbert County. more

Outgoing CHSAA commissioner bids farewell

AURORA -- Rhonda Blanford Green took in her last Colorado High School Activities Association Legislative Council meeting April 21. She discussed the association's budget, and she thanked the council … more

Children's Hospital partners with YMCA

On April 21, Children’s Hospital Colorado announceda a new partnership with the YMCA of Metro Denver that will impact kids inside and outside of the hospital. The organizations will come together … more

Residents share views on tax vote for Casey Jones Park proposal

The upcoming May 3 vote on a proposed mill levy increase to help fund Casey Jones Park improvements has drawn split opinions among Elizabeth Park & Recreation District residents. more

STARS Banquet honors 49 Elizabeth School District students

The 24th annual Elizabeth Education Foundation STARS Banquet was held on April 2 at the Elizabeth High School Cafetorium to honor 49 students in grades 5-12. more

Former DCSD Superintendent Corey Wise breaks silence, files complaint against former employer

Corey Wise has broken his silence — and the ousted superintendent has filed a complaint against his former employers alleging retaliation, discrimination and that his infamous firing was illegal. more

Guest Column: Collective bargaining a bad deal for counties and taxpayers

Who is Douglas County? We are public servants. We maintain your county parks and open space, your roads and sidewalks. We provide safety and security for your community. We support at-risk … more
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