Douglas County

School district explains snow-day decisions

The Douglas County School District's Facebook page flamed with angry messages the snowy morning of Feb. 26. “I thought safety was a priority for DCSD; guess not!” “DCSD = Don't Call Snow Days.” “Valor and Regis are closed. I guess …
State Legislature
Medical marijuana growers and patients are inching closer to potential regulations. The Colorado Senate's Health and Human Services Committee has unanimously passed a comprehensive bill concerning a variety of medical marijuana issues that are not regulated by the state's revenue department.
Colorado
Any attempt to give local governments more control over oil and gas drilling in Colorado must protect the rights of people who own underground mineral rights, Gov. John Hickenlooper said Feb. 27. Some people have owned or leased those rights for …
State Legislature
Restaurant distilleries could be a new business choice in Colorado after a bill defining guidelines for distillery pubs passed out of its first House committee last week. Sponsored by Rep. Dan Pabon, D-Denver, with Senate co-sponsorship by Sen. …
High School Sports view more
It came down to a neighborhood battle between resident Arvada high schools — Arvada West and Pomona — in the Class 5A state wrestling tournament at the Pepsi Center in Denver. And, it was not an unexpected finish between the two schools. As …