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Tradition of Douglas County Fair brings people back

As opening day for the 99th Douglas County Fair and Rodeo draws near, local officials are celebrating a tradition rich in history, culture and entertainment . “I think it’s one of the events that brings the whole county together,” Douglas …
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Sterling Ranch Civic Center construction begins

Dressed in suits and sundresses, business leaders and government officials of Douglas County assembled on a dirt field in what is quickly becoming the first village of Sterling Ranch. Surrounded by paved roads weaving through finished and …
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Local pet store raises money for avalanche rescue teams

Connor Kuybus lost his dad to an avalanche three years ago. Still, the 16-year-old has a positive outlook on life. An avid skier and outdoorsman, Kuybus enjoys learning new activities and keeping busy at work. And when his employer announced its …
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    • Teens rockin' Denver

      The struggles can be many for teen bands: They can’t book gigs in traditional bar venues because they’re too young. They have to juggle their music with school, athletics, family and jobs. They can’t guarantee they’ll stick together after …

    • Poultry trending in popularity at Douglas County Fair

      When Christy Van Bibber first began working in the 4-H poultry division 10 years ago, 23 kids were showing approximately 90 chickens and other birdsat the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo. Today, that number is 72 kids with 340 entries among them. …

    • Young fencers get parried away

      A group of youths recently went to the largest fencing tournament in the history of the sport, but it was more important to their coach that they come home with happy memories than medals. “The most rewarding part is just seeing their …

    • Q&A with school board candidate Randy Mills District D

      Randy Mills describes himself as a cowboy. Complete with his signature hat, Mills says he has a fondness for the Western way of life and believes in the code of the West principle of taking pride in your work. Mills, of Castle Rockspent his …

    • Gun store robbed in Littleton

      Littleton police are looking for three suspects who made off with an unknown number of guns in an early morning robbery of Warhorse Firearms of the Rockies at 3105 W. County Line Road on July …