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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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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 …
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    • 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. …

    • Survey finds safety lauded; growth concerns residents

      Douglas County is a safe place to live and work, residents are satisfied with county law enforcement and believe the county is headed in the right direction, according to survey results. But like most of the Front Range, respondents also said the …

    • My name is...Jordin Wisecup

      You can’t take it with you I live in Parker Hilltop Apartments with my husband and our two kids. They’re 5 and 2, and madness all over. I have a lot of energy, fortunately, so that’s what helps me get through. We like living in the …

    • Q&A with Krista Holtzmann

      Krista Holtzmann kicked off her campaign for Douglas County School Board with a barbecue in Parker’s Stonegate Park July 9.Holtzmann, 48, describes herself as a child advocate who has spent her …

    • Q&A with Ryan Abresch

      Ryan Abresch is a lawyer by training. He currently works as a legal analyst for a national online legal research firm.Abresch, of Larkspur previously served as a deputy district attorney in the 10th …