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From The Publisher

Back to School It has started…that time of year where all the families in the area start the scramble to find everything on the school supply list, hit the stores for new clothes to start the year off right and take a moment to ponder “where did the Summer go?” This annual ritual is one […]


CASTLEROCKhistory THE OWENS HOUSE Built between 1875 and 1879, the Owens House was first used as a private residence and was converted to a hotel by David Owens, who was the home’s third owner, in 1879. Its prime location on Perry Street, across from the D&RG Depot, made it the perfect location for a hotel […]

Olympic Dreams

Olympic Dreams Every four years a majority of the world gathers to cheer their country’s athletes as they represent in the Summer Olympics. Many of us have always been fascinated with the Olympics. No matter if you are cheering a specific sport or for “Team USA”, we all become part of the “thrill of victory […]

It’s Time to Get Your Brew On!

It’s Time to Get Your Brew On! at the Parker Brewfest August 20th INCLUDING LOCAL PARKER CRAFT BREWERS: Barnett and Son Brewing Elk Mountain Brewing Hall Brewing Are you a connoisseur of craft beer? Do your friends compliment you on your extensive knowledge or beer? Do you simply like to enjoy a cold, frosty adult beverage from […]

Taste of Douglas County

Taste of Douglas County August 18, 2016  |  5-8pm  |  Douglas County Events Center The CenturyLink Taste of Douglas County, the largest premier food tasting event in Douglas County, will be held Thursday, August 18, 2016. Hours of the event are 5-8 PM at the Douglas County Events Center on the grounds of the Douglas […]

The Bookends

Relativity By Antonia Hayes Ethan is a brilliant young man with an intense interest in physics and astronomy. Although intelligent and mature, he struggles at connecting with his peers and is a bit of a loner. His mother Claire, has been raising him on her own and has sacrificed much to create a loving but […]

Local Author Spotlight

MR. ELEPHANT’S RIO TOUR Written by Janie Dullard Illustrated by Dow Phumiruk Mr. Elephant is an unusual elephant. For one thing, he has a job – as a tour guide! Come along as Mr. Elephant guides young readers on a fascinating tour of Rio de Janeiro. With the help of his famous yellow umbrella, he’ll […]