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  • WISE One Step Closer to Delivering Water

    October 30, 2014

    Information courtesy of the South Metro Water Supply Authority Purchase of East Cherry Creek Valley Water and Sanitation District pipeline by South Metro Water Supply Authority and Denver Water finalized Water delivery to begin in 2016 following additional infrastructure build-out Partnership represents new era in regional cooperation and water efficiency The southern suburbs of Denver took a significant step forward in shifting to a water system that makes use of renewable water supply on Oct.

  • Live Douglas County Election Results

    October 29, 2014

    Visit DouglasVotes.com for live election results Nov. 4 beginning at 7:30 p.m., direct from Election Headquarters.

  • U.S. 85 to be temporarily closed; I-25 realigned as construction moves forward on new roadway

    October 28, 2014

    Information courtesy of the Town of Castle Rock and Colorado Dept. of Transportation A new route to Interstate 25 and U.S. Highway 85 from the west side of Town will come with the completion of the North Meadows Extension, which is currently under construction. As with any large project with significant long-term benefits, short-term inconvenience is sometimes necessary. There are two road updates related to this construction drivers should be aware of this week. Temporary detour around U.S. 85

  • Veterans Day Tribute on Nov. 11

    October 28, 2014

    The Douglas County Office of Veterans Affairs, along with the Douglas County Veterans Monument Foundation, will conduct a Veterans Day Tribute on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m. at the Douglas County Veterans Monument Plaza in Castle Rock. The program will honor and feature a special remembrance for all veterans – past and present. For more information please visit www.douglasveterans.org or www.dcvmf.org

  • Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) Applications Accepted – Nov. 1

    October 27, 2014

    Eligible low income households in Douglas County may apply for energy assistance through the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) as of Nov. 1. For more information or an application please visit www.douglas.co.us/humanservices/leap/ or email LEAPHELP@discovermygoodwill.org

  • 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 DouglasVotes.com Your ballot is your voice! Return your ballot at one of five 24-Hour Ballot by Mail Drop-off Locations– sites also found at DouglasVotes.com Track your voted ballot! Find the status of your ballot using the voter search tool at DouglasVotes.com

  • 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 ddfl.org/equine

  • 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 www.do

  • 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

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