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9/11 Monument unites locals affected by attacks

Chief Christopher McCarthy with the Castle Rock Fire Department vividly remembers his commute to work before the events of Sept. 11, 2001. A former Brooklyn paramedic, McCarthy lived in Long Island and paid a toll every day traveling the Long …
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Wild at heart: 100 ideas for kids to do outside

In an age when tablets, video games and fidget spinners consume the minds and habits of children nationwide, some experts are concerned children are spending too little time outdoors. And they warn of health and emotional problems when children …
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    • Sheriff's office investigates shooting near Parker

      The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that occurred in the early morning hours of June 21 near Cottonwood Drive on Jordan Road in the Prairie Meadows subdivision near …

    • Doctors hope to create ‘revolution’ in opioid crisis

      Opioid misuse is at an all-time high and doctors are part of the problem — and, hopefully, the solution. That’s according to those participating in a new program in Colorado aimed at stopping opioid abuse. “Medicine as a whole is …

    • Parker Planned Parenthood clinic will close in August

      Sabrina, a 20-year-old Parker resident who asked her last name not be used, learned of the Aug. 5 closing of the town's Planned Parenthood clinic when she came to pick up her birth control recently. The news surprised her, she said, but although …

    • Rescuers find lost Devil's Head hikers

      Douglas County Search and Rescue found two hikers and their dog who had become lost after accidentally leaving a trail in the Devil's Head area of the Pike National Forest on June 15. The two men had hiked through the area for several hours. They …

    • Parker’s apartment rents near top for region

      For three straight months rental prices have increased in Parker, driving the median monthly cost of one-bedroom apartments to $1,360 and two-bedroom units to $1,630, according to a report on the metro Denver region from Zumper, a website used by …