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Historic hotel part of downtown Castle Rock project plan
By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Jan. 25, 2023. [CASTLE ROCK, COLO.] — An over 150-year-old historic hotel in downtown Castle Rock would be included in a proposed and preliminary project that would include a new hotel, restaurant and other commercial businesses.
Parking worries expressed about Castle Rock project
This story was updated to clarify that the Town Center property Is not located in downtown Castle Rock. It is in a section of The Meadows neighborhood in northwest Castle Rock.
Castle Rock's snow plowing can miss some areas
By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Jan. 18, 2023. [CASTLE ROCK, COLO.] — As a potentially heavy winter storm began Tuesday night, the Castle Rock Town Council discussed the town's snow and ice removal procedures that one council member said had left her street ice-clogged since late December.
Castle Rock downtown train horns may end soon
By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Jan. 11, 2023. [CASTLE ROCK, COLO.] — The first step toward eliminating train horns in downtown Castle Rock was scheduled to begin Thursday.
Castle Rock manager, attorney get raises for 2023
By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Jan. 6, 2023. [CASTLE ROCK, COLO.] — The Castle Rock town attorney and town manager received 4.5% and 5% retroactive salary hikes and another $3,000 increase as of the first of the year.
Castle Rock rebate helps improve local cancer treatment
By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Dec. 28, 2022. [CASTLE ROCK, COLO.] — Local cancer treatment for the estimated 600 Castle Rock residents diagnosed with the deadly disease each year could be available next year.
State fire agency offers safety tips to prevent fires during extreme cold
(Douglas County, Colo.) With the forecast for severe cold in Colorado this week, the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control is educating residents about heating source safety.
Castle Rock staff gets extra day off, new council members sworn in
Castle Rock Town Manager Dave Corliss reads a proclamation honoring Councilmember Caryn Johnson's four years in office in this screenshot.Photo byTown of Castle Rock. By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Dec. 7, 2022.
Semi truck crashes from I-25 overpass onto Plum Creek trail
(Castle Rock, Colo.) A semi-truck crashed on an I-25 overpass and rolled onto Plum Creek Trail Monday morning, closing the trail. The Castle Rock Police Department and Fire and Rescue Department were on-scene by 11:30 a.m., assisting in establishing barricades and caution tape to block trail access between Santiago’s and the Great Divide Brewery, about three-quarters of a mile.
Castle Rock to spend $3.5 million to save historic school
The Town of Castle Rock will buy the historic Cantril School and property for more than $3.5 million. |Town of Castle Rock. By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Nov. 18, 2022. [CASTLE ROCK, COLO.] — A decision by Castle Rock’s town council will prevent a historic 125-year-old school building called a "significant icon" from being converted into apartments.
Castle Rock councilmember's husband criticizes council, successor
A screenshot of Bruce Johnson, husband of Castle Rock Town Councilmember Caryn Johnson, criticizing the council and her successor. |Town of Castle Rock. By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Nov. 16, 2022.
Castle Rock voters return one incumbent, defeat the other
By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Nov. 9, 2022. [CASTLE ROCK, COLO.] — Castle Rock voters Tuesday opted to give Mayor Pro Tem Kevin Backen another four-year term. And they chose challenger Max Brooks over incumbent Caryn Johnson.
Castle Rock may condemn land for new interchange
A map shows the parcel of land the Town of Castle Rock may condemn for the Crystal Valley interchange project. |Town of Castle Rock. By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Nov. 3, 2022.
DougCo to honor veterans at formal event
(Douglas County, Colo.) Douglas County will host a day of gratitude to honor those who served in the United States armed forces. The Board of Douglas County Commissioners, Douglas County Veterans Service Office, and the Douglas County Veterans Monument Foundation invite all residents to attend the free event.
DougCo explores water conservation steps
By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Oct. 26, 2022. [DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLO.] — The Douglas County Commissioners want to look at water conservation measures similar to — if not as strict as — those recently approved by Castle Rock and Aurora.
CDOT hosts educational sessions on Colorado 83 roundabout project
(Colorado Department of Transportation) Heather Willard / NewsBreak Denver / Oct. 21, 2022. (Douglas County, Colo.) The Colorado Department of Transportation is hosting an open house on Oct. 25 to discuss a roundabout at the county line intersection on Colorado 83.
Castle Rock moves forward on Brickyard rec center
Castle Rock is moving forward with a third recreation center. |Town of Castle Rock. By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Oct. 20, 2022. [CASTLE ROCK, COLO.] — A third recreation center in Castle Rock moved a step closer Tuesday night with the town council's approval.
Castle Rock, Denver metro exempt from afternoon Red Flag Warning
(National Weather Service Boulder) Heather Willard / NewsBreak Denver / Oct. 19, 2022. (Douglas County, Colo.) The National Weather Service issued a Red Flag warning from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday for most of the Front Range and Northeastern plains of Colorado.
Castle Rock council candidates ID top issues
By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Oct. 18, 2022. [CASTLE ROCK, COLO.] — Five candidates are seeking two Castle Rock Town Council seats in the Nov. 8 general election. Mayor Jason Gray is unopposed for reelection.
Castle Rock adds truck routes to deter residential street usage
The Town of Castle Rock has adopted truck routes, shown here in green. |Town of Castle Rock. By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Oct. 7, 2022. [CASTLE ROCK, COLO.] — The Town of Castle Rock will begin to post its first truck routes this month after the town council gave final approval Tuesday night.