News for Community

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The Castle Rock Chamber introduces a new brand reflective of the progress being made at the organization. Earlier this year, the United States Chamber of Commerce awarded the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce with a 4-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community.  The new, refreshed look signifies the Chamber’s growth and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Town & County News, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is pleased to announce the Town of Castle Rock as a finalist for the 2018 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management.  The Town of Castle Rock is a finalist in the Class IV (population 30,001-75,000) category. ...read more
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Fun Facts, Community, Town & County News
Monday, May 21, 2018
Transportation Coalition Announces .62 Percent Sales Tax Increase Advances for Signature Collection   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2018                                                                                 CONTACT: Jake Martin, 303-526-8551   A bipartisan statewide coalition of business leaders, mayors and transportation advocates announced Friday it will gather signatures to ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Transportation
Monday, May 21, 2018
Help kids unplug this summer; CSU brings popular summer camps to Castle Rock   In just a few short weeks, the final bell will ring, backpacks will be hung up and school will be out for summer. While that’s a time for kids to chill out, it’s also a time for kids to get bored. The Town and Colorado State University have the solution. CSU will be offering fun and healthy camps at the MAC all ...read more
Categories: Community, Town & County News
Monday, May 21, 2018
Night work set to begin along Prairie Hawk Drive May 21; watch for flaggers   The sign says “roadwork ahead.” While that could signal inconvenience, it also means the Town is maintaining its investment in the street system.   Crews have been performing maintenance during the day along Prairie Hawk Drive between Wolfensberger Road and the newly constructed four-lane portion. Starting on May ...read more
Categories: Community, Transportation
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
May 15 Council Update: Quarry Mesa Open Space cell tower application denied, Wolfensberger Road/Plum Creek Parkway roundabout construction contract approved, on-street parking policy finalized   Your Town Council representatives meet twice a month, and during those meetings Councilmembers make decisions that impact residents and business owners. Stay up-to-date on those decisions with this ...read more
Categories: Town & County News, Community, Transportation
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Categories: Economic, Transportation, Community, Town & County News
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Castle Rock Fire and Rescue is continuing its investigation in possible causes of the Meadows neighborhood house fire that occurred on April 17.  Investigators have determined extreme wind conditions and highly flammable vegetation fueled the fire. At this time, investigators have not determined the cause of the fire and are still investigating to determine possible causes.   The fire broke ...read more
Categories: Town & County News, Community
Monday, April 30, 2018
$500 Daily Drawings and Free Food at  Ent’s Wilcox Service Center’s One Year Anniversary  Castle Rock, Colo. (April 26, 2018) – Ent Credit Union’s Wilcox Service Center in Castle Rock will hold a $500 daily drawing and provide free food during its One Year Anniversary celebration, April 30 - May 4, 2018.  Ent Credit Union members are invited to enter the daily drawing and, while supplies last, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, April 30, 2018
I-25 South Gap: Monument to Castle Rock Environmental Assessment The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are releasing the I-25 South Gap: Monument to Castle Rock Environmental Assessment (EA) for public comment.  Preferred Alternative: CDOT proposes to expand I-25 between Monument and Castle Rock by adding a new tolled Express Lane in each ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Transportation, Community, Town & County News
Monday, April 30, 2018
NEW CHAIR ELECTED TO CASTLE ROCK CHAMBER OF COMMERCEVersatility Creative Group’s Mark Michael Welcomed at April 21 GalaCastle Rock, Colo. – Local agency Versatility Creative Group is known around Douglas County and Colorado for its video production, graphic design, photography, social media and web design services. With a ubiquitous presence in the Castle Rock market, owners Sandy and Mark Michael ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Awards & Accolades, Community
Monday, April 30, 2018
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (April 30, 2018) – A groundbreaking ceremony for the Arapahoe Community College Castle Rock Collaboration Campus will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. on the 14-acre site in The Meadows.   The project is a joint venture among Arapahoe Community College, the Town of Castle Rock, the Castle Rock Economic Development Council, Colorado State University and the ...read more
Categories: Town & County News, Community
Monday, April 30, 2018
Bruce Hier and Robbie Person, Hier Drilling Company, honored as 2018 Small Business of the year. Todd Folkenberg, Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, recognized as the 2018 Business Person of the year recipient. The Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce's annual awards ceremony brings out the best of the best each year.  The annual passing of the gavel ceremony, a time-honored tradition, provides the ...read more
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Community, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Town will move to the next step regarding proposed changes to Town Code related to animals.   Town Council voted 5-2 Tuesday in favor of the proposed changes; Councilmembers also asked Town staff to further research provisions related to pot-bellied pigs and goats. (Those provisions will be presented at a later time, and will not be part of second reading.)    Town staff has been ...read more
Categories: Community, Town & County News, Fun Facts
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Volunteers are needed to greet visitors at the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center located inside the beautiful, historic landmark Victoria’s House (built in 1889) in Downtown Castle Rock, Colorado. The Castle Rock Chamber was founded in 1955 and relocated its office to the historical site in 1992. The Visitor Center receives tourists, business guests and phone calls daily inquiring ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release, Town & County News
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Congratulations residents of Douglas County! You live in the Colorado County ranked healthiest in the state. According to the 2018 “County Health Rankings” report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Douglas County Colorado ranks No. 1 for overall health outcomes for the third consecutive year. The County has been ranked by the Foundation as one of the top two healthiest Colorado Counties ...read more
Categories: Community, Town & County News, Awards & Accolades, Fun Facts
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Learn more about the best places to live in Colorado, and why you should consider moving to each.By Kevin Litwin on August 19, 2016 21:37 PMShareMattInden/MilesHere are the best places to live in Colorado:Aurora, COBoulder, COCastle Rock, COColorado Springs, CODenver, COFort Collins, COGrand Junction, COLakewood, COLittleton, COLoveland, COPueblo, COWestminster, COAurora Aurora has dozens of ...read more
Categories: Community, Town & County News, Awards & Accolades, Fun Facts
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
U.S. Chamber Awards Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce with 4-Star Accreditation The United States Chamber of Commerce today awarded the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce with 4-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. “Business leaders are a critical voice in conversations about promoting economic growth and job creation in ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber, Awards & Accolades, Community, Fun Facts, Town & County News
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Castle Rock voters will be asked to vote in a special election May 15 following Council action Tuesday night. The special election is a necessary follow-up to the November 2017 special election in which voters approved an at-large Mayor structure. While the election changed language in the Charter regarding the overall structure of Town Council, the citizen-initiated petition that provided for ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Voting Means Business , Political, Town & County News
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Every year, the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce recognizes business owners, citizens and volunteers who represent the best that Douglas County has to offer.  View pdf of nominees  The Chamber has announced the nominations for this year’s Businessperson, Small Business, Citizen and Volunteer and Ambassador of the Year awards. The winners will be revealed, along with the 2018-19 Board of ...read more
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Town & County News, Community, Chamber, Press Release
Monday, February 12, 2018
Town Council approved Tuesday two ordinances necessary to implement the voter-approved at-large Mayor structure. Those ordinances would officially call a special election for Tuesday, May 15, and set ballot language for the questions. The special election is necessary following the November 2017 election in which voters approved a new Town Council structure of a Mayor elected at large and six ...read more
Categories: Voting Means Business , Community, Town & County News
Monday, January 29, 2018
Castle Rock is a top Town The numbers, facts, research and databases help tell the story residents live every day - Castle Rock is a great place to be. In fact, our Town ranks among the best both locally and nationally, according to a variety of national publications and studies.Money Magazine: Top Place to Live Money magazine recognized Castle Rock in its top places to live in 2011, 2012 and ...read more
Categories: Community, Town & County News, Awards & Accolades, Chamber, Fun Facts
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Citizen Advisory Committee created by Town Council to help implement the at-large Mayor structure approved by voters, met Tuesday night to discuss their recommendations. Town Council authorized the Committee in December 2017 to advise Council on certain necessary changes to the Town Charter and a transition plan for Castle Rock’s new Town Council structure. Specifically, the Committee was ...read more
Categories: Political, Press Release, Town & County News, Community, Voting Means Business
Monday, January 15, 2018
Governor John Hickenlooper gave his last State of the State Address to the members of the Colorado Legislature this morning.  In his speech, he took the long view to recognize the history that Colorado has risen from and the common threads that weave its citizens together.  He called the most central thread topophilia, which means a love of place.  He drew upon characters we can imagine such as ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Town & County News, Chamber, DCBA, Political
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
When choosing where to live or work, there are many factors to consider. For many, the most important factor is safety, and Castle Rock was once again ranked as one of the safest places in the state. Security system company Safe Home recently ranked the top 25 safest communities in Colorado. Castle Rock came in at No. 5. Nationally, Castle Rock ranked in the top 25th percentile. Safe Home used a ...read more
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Community, Chamber, Town & County News
Monday, October 02, 2017
View article here.
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Community, Town & County News