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Douglas County Veterans Tribute

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” President John F. Kennedy Nearly a century ago, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied […]

Rink at the Rock

The Rink at the Rock is located in Downtown Castle Rock at 414 N. Perry Street For more information, go to When that Star shines bright over Castle Rock, that means it’s time lace up your skates, at the Rink at the Rock! Skating season once again kicks off with the Starlighting Event in […]

Castle Rock Starlighting

Castle Rock once again hosts the season’s most time honored tradition and welcomes everyone to the annual Castle Rock Starlighting Celebration Saturday, November 18th, in the Historic Wilcox Square, right in the heart of Downtown Castle Rock. Since 1936, the Star has been lit nearly every year for the holiday season, serving as a symbol […]

Local Business Spotlight

Haute Hare Salon & Spa Haute Shave Barbershop 209 4th Street Castle Rock, CO 80104 303-688-7481 Hours of Operation Tues – Thurs 9a to 8p Fri 9a – 6p, Sat 9a to 4pm TELL US ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS: Haute Hare Salon & Spa and Haute Shave Barbershop are your place for everything hair […]

Harry’s Toy Drive

A note from Mia Samora, Harry’s Mom “Every day, all day, memories of my son flood my mind, but mostly my heart. Every day, all day I long to hold him once more. I long to look into his brown eyes that were as big as saucers when he smiled, and as big as the […]

Get a Sweet Beard

It’s that time of year…when men of all ages put aside their razor and let their beard grow in honor of “no-shave-November” and embrace their inner lumber-jack. This annual beard tradition has origins that are a bit scruffy. Some use this opportunity to raise awareness and money for men’s health issues, specifically prostate cancer, while […]

The Bookends

The Lost Letter: A Novel By Jillian Cantor This historical novel, which spotlights love and survival, is inspired by true resistance fighters in World War II. We begin in Austria in 1938, as we follow Kristoff who is a young apprentice to a master Jewish stamp engraver. He begins to fall in love with Elena, […]

Local Author Spotlight

Sally’s hard day By Christine Losciale-Thoemmes Illustrated by Dr. Marissa Robinson From the moment Sally woke up until she came home from school, she was having a hard day. Not know what to do with her negative emotions, she finally talks to her mama and learns new ways to help herself feel better. About the […]