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Douglas County conveys gifted land to Parker

Ray Harvie appreciated the value of open spaces, and took refuge at his property in east Parker throughout his life. Harvie wanted to ensure the land would remain wild, just as he enjoyed it. Without an heir to pass the 71-acre property to, …
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New commissioner joins the board

Lora Thomas put her hand on her grandmother's Bible before a crowded room at the Philip S. Miller Building in Castle Rock. Thomas' granddaughter, 4-year-old Amidei Thomas, held the Bible. Thomas, the new county commissioner for Douglas County's …
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A growing taste for sushi

Diane Bukatman, who founded For the Love of Food cooking school in Golden, learned to make sushi in 2004 while working at a Washington, D.C., restaurant. One co-worker was a Japanese sushi chef for the restaurant, she said. Fascinated by the art, …
    • New transmission in Backcountry Wilderness Area

      Xcel Energy's proposal for a transmission line that would go through the Backcountry Wilderness Area gained approval from Highlands Ranch neighborhood delegates at a recent Highlands Ranch Community …

    • Option puts primary focus on the patient

      Dr. Michael Mignoli recalls spending eight to 15 minutes with patients during exams when he ran his small, primary care practice for 22 years. He admits to having only enough time to treat the biggest issue before moving on to the next …

    • Douglas County School District extends interim superintendent's contract

      The Douglas County Board of Education has extended the contract of Interim Superintendent Erin Kane through the 2017-18 school year, meaning the school district will continue to hold off on a search …

    • Women set to march on Denver

      Thousands of women will gather at Civic Center Park in downtown Denver and march in solidarity Jan. 21. “We need to focus on how to collaborate and be collective in going forward,” said Jessica Rogers, one of the three women who organized the …

    • A running start: Castle Rock group looking to expand

      Castle Rock’s local chapter of Moms/She Run This Town, a nationwide club that unites women and runners who are mothers, is looking to revamp in 2017. The club celebrated its one-year anniversary on Jan. 16. In that first year, founders Tracy …