Douglas County

Mud, sweat and cheers

Close to 1,800 runners laced up Aug. 22 for the Colorado Insanity Run in Larkspur. The race featured 5 miles and 20 obstacles, which tested participants' ability to run, climb, jump, crawl and muscle their way to the finish. The course was not …
Education
An angry silence filled the room as about 100 teachers and community members listened to the Jefferson County School Board unanimously approve a 10-month contract between the teacher's union and the …
Marijuana
Colorado legalized recreational marijuana, and is now renewing efforts to get teens to stay away from it. Marijuana isn't evil, but teens aren't ready for it: That's the theme of a new effort by Colorado to educate youths about the drug that's …
Energy
Colorado's battle over who should regulate fracking could be on the fast track to the state Supreme Court. The Colorado Court of Appeals recently asked to bow out of lawsuits over Longmont's ban on fracking and a five-year moratorium in Fort …
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In Colorado high school ranks, officials will continue to judge the inflation level of footballs by feel. George Demetriou, Colorado High School Activities Association rules interpreter, doesn't believe there will be any extra awareness paid to …