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Douglas County seeks 'a different solution to public health services'

Douglas County is moving forward on finding a new way to deliver public health services to its residents by 2023 but has not determined a specific path forward or how much it will cost. In a Jan. 25 … more

Partridge plans to keep on working

Roger Partridge is not retiring. While his eight years as a Douglas County commissioner may be ending, the 63-year-old is anything but finished working. Soon, he will begin his new position with a … more

As Douglas County’s indoor dining program rolls out, county’s data improves

As more Douglas County businesses became certified under the county’s new “COVID Best Practices Business Certification Program,” the community inched closer to moving to a less restricted level … more

Douglas County clerk urges Pence to declare some states' elections illegal

In a public Facebook post, the head of Douglas County’s elections called for Vice President Mike Pence to declare elections in seven states illegal, a move that he said would result in President Donald Trump staying in office. more

Former Parker council candidate apologizes for doxxing of health officials

A Parker man who created a Facebook group that encouraged people to honk airhorns and car horns outside the homes of public health officials deleted the group and the accompanying post that gave … more

7 things completed by the metro district in 2020

While 2020 might not have rolled out exactly how the Highlands Ranch Metro District imagined it would, the organization still accomplished several things, which it highlighted in its end-of-year … more

‘A culture of excellence’

Beginning in January, the Highlands Ranch Metro District will have its third-ever general manager starting in the position. But before the new leader, Mike Renshaw, begins the job, the metro district … more

Douglas County approved for indoor-dining program

Some restaurants in Douglas County were permitted to immediately open for indoor dining after the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment gave official approval for the county to begin a business certification program Dec. 23. more

Homes sparkle for the holidays

Hunter Bogle spent three weeks putting Christmas decorations on his home this year and it shows. Virtually every surface of the house and front yard has a light, a lawn ornament or an inflatable … more

‘It feels like a turning point’

Kiley Markle had just finished a busy, 12-hour shift as a nurse in the intensive care unit at UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital when she arrived at her Dec. 17 appointment to get a COVID-19 vaccine. … more

Trial set for mother accused of daughter’s death

An 18th Judicial District judge has set the trial date for the former Highlands Ranch woman who was charged with her daughter’s 2017 death. Kelly Turner, 42, pleaded not guilty to the charges … more

Highlands Ranch metro district approves 2021 budget

The Highlands Ranch Metro District’s board of directors voted to approve next year’s budget in a Dec. 10 meeting, keeping the mill levy the same and planning multiple capital projects. Capital … more

November was Douglas County's worst month of pandemic

November was by far Douglas County’s worst month of the pandemic, according to data from the Tri-County Health Department. More people were infected, more people died and more people went to the … more

Tree tradition remains intact in Highlands Ranch

Shoppers at a local garden store strolled the facility, picking out their Christmas trees Dec. 9. “I like that one,” one boy said to his parents, pointing to one of the tall trees. The boy's … more

Highlands Ranch Metro District hires new general manager

The Highlands Ranch Metro District has hired a successor to longtime General Manager Terry Nolan, who announced his retirement in the spring. Mike Renshaw, who will begin as the general manager Jan. … more

'A picture you'll never forget'

While the pandemic has made the typical visits with Santa impossible, 200 car-loads of residents still got to see Mr. Claus in a drive-thru event in Highlands Ranch Dec. 4. The annual Hometown … more

Change made at undersheriff following internal investigation

Following an internal investigation, Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock has demoted his longstanding undersheriff and changed multiple positions in the office’s upper management, known as the … more

Douglas County continues to push for indoor-dining plan

After debating whether to break from the state’s official COVID-19 health order for Douglas County, commissioners decided to again ask permission from the state to reopen indoor dining in the … more

Finding ways to give back during an unusual holiday season

Local businesses and residents are continuing to feel the economic strain caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. That’s why Douglas County nonprofits are stepping up to help residents in need … more

Highlands Ranch restaurants: 'We're doing the best we can'

Many Highlands Ranch restaurant owners' anxiety skyrocketed as new state COVID-19 restrictions were implemented Nov. 20, prohibiting all indoor dining and effectively slashing their operations. … more
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