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Gold Award Girl Scout: Melissa Wilson

This is the first in a four-part series interviewing this year’s Girl Scout Gold Award recipients from Castle Rock. Four Castle Rock Girl Scouts recently received their Gold Award, the highest … more

Douglas County Senior Foundation provides critical support

Each year, members of the Douglas County Senior Foundation strive to collect as many donations as they can in order to provide grants for area nonprofits supporting the county’s senior population. … more

Castle Rock’s Festival Park getting modern makeover

Castle Rock’s downtown gathering place, Festival Park, has been under construction for the past year as the town got underway with a $6.9 million project to redesign the park, but it’s now open … more

Five things to know: Castle Rock has a new plan for public art

Wild horses run through The Meadows, children walk to school in Founders Village and bears and moose roam downtown. All three scenes are just a few of the many depicted through Castle Rock's Public … more

Grief support offers comfort for children

When Vikki Skulborstad and her husband became caretakers for a 5-year-old boy after his mother died of cancer, they could relate to his pain firsthand. In 2013, the Skulborstads lost their daughter, Carli, who spent her 2 1/2 years of life … more

A clear path: Communities adding bike lanes

Daniel Hyde use to be an avid mountain biker, but he now prefers road biking. He logs between 1,500 and 2,000 miles a year and hits the pavement throughout the Denver metro, he said. His biggest annual venture is a 250-mile, three-day ride that he … more

‘This is the most impactful intervention . . . I’ve been part of’

She was in her 50s, well-known to police — and diagnosed as psychotic. For one Castle Rock woman, life was a frightful blur of delusions that left her convinced each of her neighbors was a dangerous criminal. For years, she called … more

$241 million budget for 2018 gets council's OK

Town council didn't have much discussion before approving the 2018 budget on Sept. 19, which might seem odd, Councilmember Jason Bower acknowledged before assuring residents that the council had pored over the 346-page document ahead of the … more

Shopping for a cause

The Outlets at Castle Rock held its biggest event of the year on Sept. 16: the 12 Annual Shopping Extravaganza. The annual charity fundraiser was expected to raise approximately $35,000 and gather more than 2,500 attendees throughout the day. For … 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

My Name Is: Parke Covarrubias of Castle Rock

I grew up in an Air Force family. My dad was one of the “Great Generation” and flew during WWII. He stayed in the Air Force and we lived in many states as well as Alaska and Taiwan. My mother was a commercial artist and continued … more

ChiliFest cooks up good time

Castle Rock came out to support Boy Scout Troop 780 on Sept. 9 at the 6 Annual ChiliFest — an annual fundraiser that supports the troop's high-adventure program and Boy Scout trips. Crockpots and slow cookers lined tables at the Douglas County … more

Self-service DMV kiosks arrive in Douglas County

The notorious wait times at Division of Motor Vehicles offices could be shortening up for some area residents. Last month, Douglas County announced it was becoming the next among several Colorado counties — including Arapahoe, Adams and … more

2018 budget includes money for more police and fire employees

Castle Rock has begun 2018 budget discussions and among its top priorities for the coming year are public safety and infrastructure. The proposed 2018 budget of $241.21 million, of which $102.2 million is for capital improvements, does not … more

The state of the Bible in 2017

Jill Herr starts each day by reading the Bible. It’s a habit she’s kept for several years with her husband before they go to work, and one she says keeps her grounded. “Just to read about God’s love for people and the direction for … more

Under the hot summer sun, snowplow drivers prep for winter

By 2 p.m. on a recent Thursday in rural Douglas County, the sun was shining bright, the air was still and sweat was beading on the brows of county employees busy driving snowplows at a new county vehicle training track. When winter gets here, the … more

Larkspur travel center up for council review

Tim Dumler, a Larkspur-based developer, is going back to his childhood to help him with his next big venture. At 9 years old, Dumler began working in his father's Skelly gas station — which the family operated in Silverthorne — and held the … more

Castle Rock woman wins 7-Eleven store

There’s winning a run-of-the-mill giveaway competition, and then there’s winning a free convenience store. For Castle Rock resident Avalon Young, entering a 7-Eleven franchise giveaway resulted in just that — scoring one of the company’s … 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

Second teen sentenced following Castle Rock chemical investigation

A 17-year-old Castle Rock boy has pleaded guilty in juvenile court to two counts of felony charges and a misdemeanor, and was sentenced to two years of juvenile intensive supervised probation, after he was arrested for unknown circumstances that led … more
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