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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Highlands Ranch Household Chemical Roundup on Aug. 16

The next Douglas County Household Chemical Roundup will be held in Highlands Ranch at Shea Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Shea Stadium is located at 3270 Redstone Park Circle, one block southeast of Santa Fe Drive and Town Center Drive.

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Related Topix: Highlands Ranch, CO, Home Gardening, Home, Environment, Science

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Denver Post

Douglas County Fair hosts livestock, but other 4-H interests growing

Rachel Serrell said raising cattle for the first time for the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo has taught her about responsibility.

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Related Topix: Castle Rock, CO, Agriculture, Science

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Denver Post

I-25 in Douglas County to undergo 2 -year expansion, makeover project

Nearly a decade after the $1.67 billion Transportation Expansion Project - or T-REX - was completed along 19 miles of Interstate 25, an adjoining segment of the highway in northern Douglas County is finally ready for its makeover.

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Related Topix: Englewood, CO, Lone Tree, CO

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Colorado connections help search firms make the cut as finalists to...

The two executive search companies with the most Colorado connections made the cut as finalists to lead the Greeley-Evans School District 6 superintendent search.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Education Etc., Moffat County, CO

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Denver Post

Douglas County high schools opt out of federal lunch program

A student grabs a container of carrots during lunch at Cresthill Middle School in Highlands Ranch More than two years into the nationwide implementation of new health guidelines for school meals, high schools in Douglas County are dropping out of the program.

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Related Topix: Highlands Ranch, CO, Education Etc., Life, Food, Nutrition

Thu Jul 24, 2014

TheDenverChannel

Can you ID these lottery ticket theft suspects?

Douglas County sheriff's investigators are trying identifity this man and woman, who they say are suspects in a string of lottery ticket thefts from metro Denver area stores.

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Related Topix: Arapahoe County, CO, Greenwood Village, CO, Parker, CO

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Denver Westword

Marijuana: Welfare cards being used at pot shop ATMs?

According to data compiled by the National Review , welfare recipients have used electronic benefit cards to withdraw cash at dispensaries at least 259 times since the sale of limited amounts of cannabis to adults 21 and up began in Colorado on January 1. In total, more than $23,600 of money meant to go toward food and housing from the Temporary ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marijuana

Tue Jul 22, 2014

TheDenverChannel

RTD advances $207M light rail plan for DougCo

Board members of the Regional Transportation District voted Tuesday to move forward with a $207 million extension of the existing Southeast Light Rail Line in Douglas County.

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Related Topix: Lone Tree, CO

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Denver Post

Former legislative aide tapped to run for Colorado House seat

A vacancy committee tapped Kim Ransom, a former legislative aide, to run as the Republican nominee for a Douglas County seat in the Colorado House.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, US News, Parker, CO

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Camera

RTD board approves projects for Douglas County and Boulder/Longmont

The Regional Transportation District board of directors has approved two transit projects - a Southeast Rail Extension in Douglas County and a rapid transit bus route along Colorado 119 between Boulder and Longmont.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Lone Tree, CO

Daily Camera

Changing lanes

Those lines of red brake lights in front of you aren't misleading: Colorado is one of the fastest growing states in the country, and the metro region is a magnet for new homes, new inhabitants and jobs from Douglas County to Weld.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Lone Tree, CO, Boulder, CO, Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Denver Post

Douglas County Libraries selects general contractor for new libraries

Caleb Ramsey of Parker browses the selection of movie titles in the children's section of the Parker Library in 2009.

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Related Topix: Parker, CO, Castle Pines, CO, Lone Tree, CO, Englewood, CO

Denver Post

Enforcement of direct lane on I-25 in Douglas County to begin Thursday

Lone Tree police on Thursday will begin enforcing use of a new direct lane established on Interstate 25 by Colorado Department of Transportation crews earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Lone Tree, CO

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Denver Post

Drunk driver who killed soldier in Castle Rock given delayed sentence

A drunk driver convicted in the 2012 killing of an Afghanistan war veteran was sentenced Friday to six years in prison.

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Related Topix: Castle Rock, CO, Life, Veteran Affairs

Denver Post

CDOT aims to ease gridlock with 'direct lane' pilot effort in Dougco

A brand-new approach to congestion relief is going live in Douglas County on Monday, with the Colorado Department of Transportation establishing a "direct lane" that it hopes will keep traffic moving more smoothly during rush hour.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Denver Post

Building that houses Gabriel's newest Douglas County historic landmark

The Manhart family moved out of Douglas County's newest historic landmark in Sedalia decades ago, but the building's current inhabitants say their spirits might still be around.

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Related Topix: Sedalia, CO, Home Listing, Home

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lamar Daily News

Prowers County Sheriff's Report July 8, 2014

July 8 8:09 a.m. - Senior Deputy Zordel assisted the Colorado Dept. of Corrections Parole officers and fugitive team with attempting to look for a fugitive in Lamar.

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Related Topix: Prowers County, CO, Lamar, CO, Bond, CO

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Denver Post

Jeffco Schools names Dougco schools exec as new chief academic officer

Jeffco Schools has once again turned to Douglas County to fill a top position in the district, announcing Tuesday that it has hired Syna Morgan as chief academic officer.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Mon Jul 07, 2014

CBS Local

4-Year-Old Boy Who Drowned Over The Weekend Identified

Authorities in Douglas County say the cause of death for a boy who was pulled from Chatfield Reservoir over the weekend was accidental drowning.

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Denver Post

Douglas County's public arts program sparks economic development

Artist Lee Proctor installs his sculpture of dancing sandhill cranes in front of the Mainstreet Center in Parker.

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Related Topix: Parker, CO, Highlands Ranch, CO, Lone Tree, CO

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