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Colorado’s Workforce System Celebrates Annual Workforce Development Month

September 1, 2022

DENVER — September is Workforce Development Month, and this year Colorado’s Workforce System is highlighting its people, programs and services that are helping our state’s workforce thrive. Each week during Workforce Development Month, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) will focus on topics or key industries that will shape our economy today and tomorrow. Week one…

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FAMLI Division Regulatory Update

September 1, 2022

After considering nearly 300 written and oral comments received on specific provisions of our benefits rules, we have revised and adopted 7 CCR 1107-3 Benefits and Employer Participation Requirements. The adopted rules will have an effective date of October 15, 2022, and a complete copy is now published on our rules page. Notable changes from…

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New signal ahead at Broadway and Plaza Drive

March 24, 2022

County Commissioners approve contract to replace aging signal in Highlands Ranch   Maybe you’re on your way to the movies in Highlands Ranch, or to exercise at the Northridge Rec Center. If you are, you likely pass through the intersection of Broadway Boulevard and Plaza Drive. This spring, it’s getting an upgrade. The Board of…

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New aerospace opportunities blast into Douglas County

March 9, 2022

Students excited about careers in aerospace and defense, or local businesses pursuing work in the industry will soon have those opportunities locally thanks to a new partnership between Douglas County and aerospace leader Lockheed Martin. During their regular business meeting Tuesday, March 8, the Board of Douglas County Commissioners approved an agreement with Lockheed Martin…

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Annual Breakfast Award Winners

March 7, 2022

Several announcements were made at the Northwest Douglas County Chamber and Economic Development Corporation’s recent Annual Breakfast, including the names of the 2022 Board of Directors and The Business of the Year award winners.  The event, which was sponsored by Seven Stones (, took place on March 4 and also took the time to honor…

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U.S. Chamber’s Letter to the Senate on Anti-Trust Bill

January 19, 2022

TO THE MEMBERS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY: The Chamber strongly urges you to oppose S. 2992, the “American Innovation and Choice Online Act,” which charts a dangerous new course for antitrust by singling out specific companies instead of focusing on conduct, as in current law.  This bill would emphasize impacts to competitor…

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Keeping Healthy this Holiday Season

December 16, 2021

Information and advice from HealthONE’s Dr. Connie Desarden, MD Last year, our holiday gatherings looked a little different. Friends and family traveled less, virtual Zoom gatherings were held, and safety protocols were in place. Now more than ever, we are eager to get together with our loved ones once again. But just one month ago,…

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Back-to-School During COVID-19

September 1, 2021

Information, Tips, and Advice for Parents from Dr. Reginald Washington, Chief Medical Officer at HealthONE’s Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver. It is that time of year for Denver-area children and families – many of whom may be experiencing those back-to-school butterflies – to return to class.  Pediatric experts routinely provide helpful advice to…

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Protecting Digital Infrastructure Critical to Recovery

August 24, 2021

Reflecting on the last year and a half, and looking ahead at what will surely be a rocky road to recovery, the positive force of technology is inescapably top of mind. Not only have the investments made by technology companies here in Colorado transformed and diversified our economy for the better – particularly considering the…

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Thank You Hospitals!

July 20, 2021

Thank You Douglas County Hospitals! Here in Northwest Douglas County, we are lucky to have several area hospitals that have supported us throughout the pandemic. From the beginning, these community health providers sprang into action, providing robust, lifesaving treatments to countless patients. They also administered vaccines to further prevent the spread of COVID-19 all while…

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