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Advance Auto Parts to open first Castle Rock store

Advance Auto Parts, Inc., an automotive aftermarket retailer of parts, batteries, accessories and maintenance items, announced it will open its first … more

Q&A with school board candidate Anthony Graziano

Anthony Graziano, 51, of Castle Rock, is a 13-year resident of Douglas County. He and his wife, Amy, have two daughters that have gone through Douglas County schools. Graziano has worked in the software and information technology industries since … more

Personal finance called a gap in high school curriculum

When he was 9 years old, Alec Greven published “How to Talk to Girls,” a book that has since been translated into multiple languages, earned him a visit to the “Ellen DeGeneres Show” and generated a yearly income for him since its 2008 … more

Charter school location still under review by school board

An undeveloped field with rolling views of the Front Range could be the site of a bustling Castle Rock charter school come 2018.But some neighbors and officials are saying the proposed location could create traffic complications for … more

‘Remain calm and stay engaged’ in election process

Local election officials are reporting that a federal commission’s request for personal voter information has spurred more than 3,000 Colorado voters, more than 2,000 of those in the Denver metro area alone, to withdraw their voter registration … more

School board race takes shape in Douglas County

The field is shaping up for November's Douglas County School District Board of Education election. In the quest for four seats, six candidates were officially registered as of July 10, including a slate of four contenders who call themselves … more

Hundreds of thousands of dollars pouring into Douglas County School Board races

Candidates' campaigns in this year's races for Douglas County School Board have already raised more than double the amount of money received by hopefuls two years ago. But the $168,850 donated … more

Douglas County School Board votes to rescind voucher program

At a special meeting Dec. 4, more than a dozen parents, teachers and former educators took the stand and pleaded for the Douglas County Board of Education to end the controversial school voucher … more

Residents oppose K-12 charter school in Eastridge neighborhood

A group of residents is fighting a proposed K-12 charter school that would be built in Eastridge Terrace, an area between University Boulevard and East Wildcat Reserve Parkway where dozens of single-family homes line quiet side streets and … more

A new opportunity for students at Lone Tree site

Quinn Hunchar doesn’t like being confined to a classroom. She prefers reading books and watching documentaries. “School is not my thing,” the 18-year-old said. “I felt like I was being shoved in a box.” When she told her parents she … more

Former school staff member suspected of taking 'upskirt' video of women, girls

A Douglas County School District employee was arrested Dec. 8 on charges of sexual exploitation of a child after the principal of the school where he was working called police to report inappropriate … more

Free reading assessments to be given to children with learning disabilities

A new local business that specializes in teaching reading to children with dyslexia and other reading problems will be offering a free consultation … more

Five questions: Sen. Cory Gardner

What is your impression of the ‘Cardboard Cory’ tour and the individuals involved? I shared a friendly moment with one of these individuals that attended my Durango town hall last week (Aug. 4). I always encourage people to be active in their … more

Regulators approve first digital pill to track patients

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that can track whether patients have taken their medicine. The Abilify pill was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2002 … more

Senator responds to ‘Cardboard Cory’ tour

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner made an appearance during the recent Douglas County Fair and Rodeo — sort of. On the fair’s closing day on Aug. 6, Castle Rock became the latest of many pit stops made by a cardboard cutout version of the … more

Castle Rock turns eyes to the sun for eclipse

Solar eclipse spectators gathered in a courtyard at the Outlets at Castle Rock on Aug. 21 for a community viewing party, and although eclipse glasses were scarce, those who did score the required spectacles shared with those who had not been able … more

Hundreds rally for peace at Capitol

Hundreds descended on the state Capitol in Denver on Aug. 20 to rally for peace and oppose war in North Korea, the use of nuclear weapons, racial violence and terrorism in the United States. “We’re here to speak truth to power in Denver,” … more

First annual “Battle of The Veterinary Hospitals Stars” raises over $4,000 for PetAid Colorado’s Disaster Services program

    Coal Creek Animal Hospital triumphs with victory at the Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado charity event over the weekend Englewood, CO … more

American Girl announces new characters

American Girl is proud to announce what's sure to be the most exciting debut in the company's 25-year history: two different historical characters, … more

Thousands climb Red Rocks in remembrance of 9/11

The registration table was scattered with badges, each one with the face of someone who lost their life on Sept. 11, 2001. As the American flag flapped in the wind, attached to two fire truck … more
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