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Raising Animals for Market

Sisters Brooke and Natalie Holschuh, of Parker, and Hailey and Chayse Coggins, of Sedalia, are among the 150 Douglas County 4-H youths raising animals to go to market at this year’s Douglas County Fair and Rodeo. “It takes a lot of time, …
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Fitness comes to breweries

For personal trainers Paul and Lindsay Chavez, physical fitness is important. But so is enjoying your life. “You can’t be physically fit, if you’re not mentally fit,” Paul said. That’s the idea that led him and his wife, Lindsay, to …
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Helping families get 'over the hump'

Many Douglas County residents don't realize some of the people closest to them are skipping meals or choosing between paying for medicine, rent or food. Robert Peterson wants them to know that hunger and food insecurity are very real problems, …
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    • Should the town keep or refund excess money to residents?

      For the first time in this decade, Castle Rock has exceeded its TABOR revenue limit and residents will be asked to vote on whether the town may retain the money for future town projects. The Taxpayers Bill of Rights is part of the Colorado …

    • Beloved teacher loses battle against cancer

      After a year-long fight, Susan Cash, an elementary school teacher in Douglas County, wife and mother of five, lost her battle to breast cancer on July 17. “She was fighting as hard as she could against a cancer that, unfortunately, was stronger …

    • No presentation on Grace Davis report at meeting

      A lawyer with Sherman & Howard LLC, the Denver-based law firm that handled the investigation into allegations of intimidation of a student by two school board members, was scheduled to discuss …

    • Full effort for half marathon

      Hundreds of runners participated in the fourth annual Castle Rock Half Marathon. On June 27, more than 150 runners competed in the half marathon, and more than 50 more took part in the 5-mile race and rock challenge, a grueling run up the iconic …

    • South Metro Fire Rescue honors citizen heroes

      As the saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child. Einar Jensen, South Metro Fire Rescue's risk-reduction specialist, said that philosophy also applies to keeping communities safe. Jensen, South Metro Deputy Chief Mike Dell'Orfano and …

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