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From Ukraine to Larkspur: A family adjusts to life in Douglas County

Maryna and Oleksandr Sheveria miss Ukrainian bread. They miss the taste and the texture of the freshly baked crust. They miss their home and their dog and their two cats. They miss the mundane … 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

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

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

Douglas County Superintendent Erin Kane steps into new role under spotlight

Erin Kane sat down at her desk on her last day of work at American Academy and looked around the room. Dozens of photos from her career, framed diplomas on the wall, a stack of books about state … more

Column: New options in end-of-life care

Colorado now has more options available for care at end of life than ever before. The vast array of options allow for more personal choice during the final days of life, as well as for funeral and … more

New information released in Franktown-area double homicide

New details have emerged in a double murder case in the Franktown area after a judge in the 18th Judicial District ordered the release of the arrest affidavit today. Casey Devol, 29, was arrested … more

Colorado Secretary of State’s office concludes investigation into Douglas County clerk

The Secretary of State’s office announced Thursday it has completed its investigation into Douglas County Clerk and Recorder Merlin Klotz and found there is no threat to the local election … more

Douglas County clerk says no illegal backup occurred

In a letter responding to a recent investigation order from the Secretary of State’s office, the Douglas County clerk and recorder said today that no illegal backup of voter information was … more

Douglas County clerk under investigation by Secretary of State

Douglas County Clerk and Recorder Merlin Klotz is under investigation over “potential unauthorized imaging of a Douglas County voting equipment server,” according to the Colorado Secretary of State's Office. more

Special Report: Conflict grows between sheriff and former second-in-command

A heated conflict between the Douglas County sheriff and his former second-in-command — who is now running as a candidate to replace him — appears to be headed to the courts after a … more

Douglas County assessor announces bid to replace Patrick Neville

Douglas County’s assessor has announced that she will run to replace Rep. Patrick Neville in Colorado House District 45 this year. more

Douglas County health board is sued again over mask exemption order

For the second time since its formation in September, the Douglas County board of health is being sued over its mask exemption rule. more

Prep athletes take Player of Year honors

After each season, Colorado Community Media selects Players of the Year for each sport, so it is time to reveal those honored for 2021 fall sports. Boys golf Arapahoe senior Will Kates won the Class … more

Home buyers, buckle up for 2022

After an especially difficult year for would-be home buyers, there is little relief in sight for those trying to find a house to purchase along the Front Range and in high-demand Douglas County. Home … more

Longtime Douglas County deputy dies of COVID-19

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said goodbye to one of their longtime deputies after the man died from COVID-19, which they say he contracted while in the line of duty. Detective Joe Pollack … more

Douglas County warns of fairground event scam

Douglas County is warning citizens not to fall for a scam advertising a New Year’s Eve party at the fairgrounds this year. “There is no such party,” according to a social media … more

Brush fire breaks out on Santa Fe Drive

Souith Metro Rescue District and Castle Rock firefighters needed about an hour to bring a wind-driven brush fire under control Dec. 14.  Winds of at least 15 mph fanned the 10-acre fire along … more

'We used to never have anything like this': In Douglas County, signs of homelessness are on the rise

County leaders differ on what's behind the problem and what to do about it. more
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