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Douglas County students spend fall break in the kitchen

Aromas of sharp onion and chives, sweet sesame and tangy ginger pervade a medium-sized cafeteria at Stone Canyon Outdoor EdVentures, an outdoor education center in Larkspur. About 30 students from middle and elementary schools from across Douglas …
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    • School board campaigns take different approaches

      Brad Wann, a supporter of Elevate Douglas County and the former vice chairman of the Douglas County Republicans, plans on canvassing with his alpacas, reindeer and burros before the Douglas County School Board Election on Nov. 7. People, he said, like …

    • Suspect taken into custody in connection with homicide

      The Douglas County Sheriff's Office took a suspect into custody Oct. 13 in connection with the homicide of 24-year-old Shelby Weatherly, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. Weatherly's body was found on the side of Interstate 25 …

    • Q&As with the Douglas County School Board candidates

      Douglas County School District Board of Education candidates for the 2017 election are listed below. Click on each candidate's name to learn more about their priorities, and stances on issues …

    • Gala shines light on sheriff’s office’s work with homeless youths

      Kyle Gallup, 20, played football, worked part-time and made lasting friends when he attended Chaparral High School. But he also paid for gas, rent, groceries, electrical bills, and anything needed to help support himself, his mother and his …

    • Nonprofit wants to take vision nationwide

      Hide in Plain Sight provides more than just a handout, founder Joe Roos says. “We’re providing a solution so at-risk students can be competitive in the job market, earn a substantial …