• Upcoming Overnight Closures for Bridge Work on C-470 at I-25

    October 24, 2014

    Information Courtesy of the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Ramps connecting northbound I-25 to westbound C-470 and eastbound C-470 to northbound I-25 impacted Crews performing maintenance activities to two bridges at the C-470 and I-25 interchange will require overnight closures of these structures this coming week. In conjunction with this work, motorists should watch for the following traffic impacts during preparation for the upcoming bridge bearing and joint replacements. Sunda

  • Don’t Miss the Vote – Voter Deadline is Nov. 4 by 7 p.m.

    October 23, 2014

    If you have not received your ballot by mail, please visit a Voter Service and Polling Center on or before Nov. 4. Convenient locations found at Your ballot is your voice! Return your ballot at one of five 24-Hour Ballot by Mail Drop-off Locations– sites also found at Track your voted ballot! Find the status of your ballot using the voter search tool at

  • Volunteers Needed at Harmony Equine Center in Franktown

    October 23, 2014

    The Dumb Friends League is seeking volunteers who can muck stalls, feed the horses and provide some loving care until they find new homes. The Harmony Equine Center is a private rehabilitation and adoption facility for horses, ponies, donkeys and mules that have been removed from owners’ care by law enforcement authorities. Adoption days are every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment. To learn more visit

  • Fall Street-Sweeping Underway – Homeowner Assistance Requested

    October 21, 2014

    Douglas County Public Works Operations has started the fall street sweeping program in various subdivisions through unincorporated Douglas County. Signs notifying residents of this service will be placed at the entrance of subdivisions the day prior to scheduled sweeping.  Residents are asked to please remove parked vehicles and other obstructions from the street so sweepers may reach debris along the curb line. To report excess roadway debris for removal please call 303.660.7480 or visit

  • U.S. Forest Service to begin prescribed burn near Woodland Park

    October 21, 2014

    The U.S. Forest Service, Pike National Forest-Pikes Peak Ranger District is planning a prescribed burn in Teller and Douglas Counties.   Weather and wind conditions may affect the dates for ignition and fire personnel will determine if safe and effective ignition should take place. The project involves broadcast burning to enhance forest health and reduce hazardous fuels near U.S. Forest Service and private land boundaries.  Smoke will be visible during burning operations. For more information r

  • Want to deliver your General Election Ballot before Nov. 4?

    October 20, 2014

    Six Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPCs) are available countywide to obtain a replacement ballot, register to vote, vote a ballot, drop off a voted ballot or receive other Elections assistance. If dropping off a voted ballot is your only need, visit one of the five convenient drive-up 24-hours-a-day Ballot Drop-off Locations throughout Douglas County. Visit for a list of locations. All registered voters who request a ballot at a VSPC must provide identification. VSPCs a

  • Douglas County 4-H Hosts Oct. 22 Open House

    October 16, 2014

    Programs available for children aged 5 to 8 and also for those aged 8-18.  Today’s 4-H is not all about cows and cooking!  Meet up with Douglas County 4-H leaders on Wed., Oct 22, and learn more about how today’s 4-H program –- our nation’s oldest and largest youth development organization –- is primarily focused on life skill development. The community Open House will be held at Kirk Hall on the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 500 Fairgrounds Road in Castle Rock from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Hands-on introduc

  • Public Workshop on Oct. 30 for Proposed Revisions to the County’s Zoning Resolution

    October 15, 2014

    A public workshop to review proposed revisions to the Douglas County Zoning Resolution, Project File No. DR2014-009 is scheduled for October 30 at 4 p.m. in the Department of Community Development Offices in Castle Rock. The proposed amendments may be viewed at Please RSVP for the workshop to Carol Kuhn at 303-660-7460 or

  • Six Voter Assistance sites open October 20 in locations countywide

    October 13, 2014

    Beginning October 20, six Douglas County Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPCs) will open for early voting, replacement ballot requests, and additional voter assistance in preparation for the November 4 General Election. Find VSPC locations and hours, as well as locations of the five, 24-hours-a-day Ballot Drop-Off Locations at and Don’t Miss the Vote!

  • Upcoming I-25 Northbound Traffic Shift, Lincoln to County Line

    October 10, 2014

    Information Courtesy of the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) I-25 widening project from Lincoln Avenue to County Line Road will shift northbound traffic to the west beginning Sunday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. the next morning. During the shift, one northbound lane will remain open to reduce travel impact to motorists. This new configuration will reduce shoulder and lane widths to accommodate construction through the work zon

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