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Personal and Public Safety

Congratulations, Douglas County, Colorado – You are second healthiest community in America

Smile big if you live in Douglas County, Colorado!  Your community has been ranked second nationwide as the healthiest community in America, according to the 2020 Healthiest Communities rankings by U.S. News and World Report, released in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation. Los Alamos, New Mexico ranked No. 1. Colorado performed exceptionally well in the… Read On

I-25 South Gap hosts telephone townhall Thursday, Sept. 17

Information provided by the Colorado Department of Transportation This month, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor partner, Kraemer North America, mark two years of construction on the 18-mile I-25 South Gap project, which will increase safety and mobility through the delivery of Express Lanes, wider shoulders, new bridges, wildlife crossings and improved technology…. Read On

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in place for Unincorporated Douglas County

Sheriff Spurlock moves from Stage 2 to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions By Order of Sheriff Tony Spurlock, unincorporated Douglas County has moved from Stage 2 to Stage 1 fire restrictions referencing Douglas County Ordinance No. O-012-004 which restricts open fires, open burning and the use of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of Douglas County. General guidance on Stage 1 restrictions… Read On

County recognizes September as National Preparedness Month

A 2018 nationwide poll by YouGov Omnibus, revealed that while three-quarters of Americans say they are worried about natural disasters or serious incidents affecting their communities, forty-one percent also say they are not prepared. National Preparedness Month, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) annual disaster readiness campaign, is intended to promote family and community disaster… Read On