Castle Rock Water recognized for environmental leadership

The Town’s water future is Castle Rock Water’s No. 1 priority. But, accomplishing that priority while protecting the community’s environmental future is also important. That’s the message of the department’s new recognition for environmental leadership. Colorado’s Environmental Leadership Program recently awarded Castle Rock Water Director Mark Marlowe with the 2021 24-Karat Gold Award. The organization…

Castle Rock Shines Bright on ‘Best Small Cities In America’: 4 Colorado Communities Make Top 100 List

(CBS4) – Four Colorado towns made the top 100 on WalletHub’s 2021 “Best Small Cities in America” list. Wallethub compared over 1,300 cities in America with populations between 25,000 and 100,00 to compile the list. They used everything from cost of living to quality of schools to the number of coffee shops per capita to determine rankings,…

Honor those who serve on Veterans Day

2021 Veterans Day Activities Published on October 26, 2021 in 2021 & What’s New Veteran’s Affairs What are you doing for Veterans Day to honor those who have served in all branches of the military? The Douglas County Veterans Service Office in conjunction with the Douglas County Veterans Monument Foundation will conduct a Veterans Day Tribute on Saturday, Nov. 6, beginning…

Conservation efforts at Rock Ridge Cemetery honor Douglas County history

Published on September 3, 2021 in 2021, Breaking News & Historic and Natural Resources The historic legacies of some of Douglas County’s early residents are now protected at Rock Ridge Cemetery. Many of the markers and monuments placed in this one-acre cemetery, located on top of a hill in Cherry Valley, were showing the effects of time and age.…

Castle Rock Water treatment plant recognized for outstanding performance

Supplying high-quality drinking water is Castle Rock Water’s top priority. Now, the department is being recognized for those efforts. Castle Rock Water was recently awarded Outstanding Water Treatment Plant by the Rocky Mountain Section of the American Water Works Association. The recognition, in the large category (serving more than 50,000 people), was for excellent operation…

Local and state agencies announce wildlife fencing safety project along I-25 in Douglas County

CDOT, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Castle Pines, Town of Castle Rock and Douglas County to partner on driver and wildlife safety plan along I-25 near Castle Pines and Castle Rock Douglas County – Recent and historical incidents of vehicle/animal collisions along the Interstate 25 corridor in Douglas County, paired with growing public concern for safety…