Safety

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in place for Unincorporated Douglas County Information courtesy of Douglas County Sheriff’s Office By Order of Sheriff Tony Spurlock Stage 1 fire restrictions, are now in place. Ordinance No. O-012-004, restricting open fires, open burning and the use of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of Douglas County. General Guidance on Stage 1 restrictions follows …

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Update: Sheriff’s Office Says Reported Robbery Did Not Occur

CONTACT #1: Deputy Michelle Rademacher, Public Information Officer, 303-660-7510 CONTACT #2: RELEASE DATE: 07/09/2011            RELEASE TIME: 12:00 p.m.             CASE NUMBER: 2011-00058964 WHAT: ***UPDATE*** Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is looking for 3 suspects in robbery and assault case. NARRATIVE: *** UPDATE 07/09/2011 ***   Through continued investigation in the case of the home invasion robbery …

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Useful links for fire, oil info.

The following resources for information were provided at the PHCA community meeting May 5. You can find information about wildfire protection and oil drilling. South Metro Fire Ready-Set-Go Guide: http://www.southmetro.org/file/CSS/Ready%20Set%20Go%20-%20SMFRA.pdf NOTE: That link will take you to the South Metro Home page, where you will see an error message. To view the guide, search the …

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DougCo Issues Fire Restrictions

The Douglas County Comissioners and Sheriff’s Office have issued the following media release concerning fire restrictions: CONTACT #1:Fran Santagata, Douglas County Emergency Management Director, 303-660-7589 CONTACT #2:            Sgt. Ron Hanavan, Public Information Officer, 303-814-7089  Douglas County Commissioners and Sheriff David Weaver Approve Fire Restrictions   NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – On March 29, 2011, The …

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Visa/MasterCard Scam Afoot

From the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office: Just a heads up for everyone regarding the latest in Visa fraud. Royal Bank received this communication about the newest scam. This is happening in southern Alberta right now and moving. This one is pretty slick since they provide YOU with all the information, except the one piece they …

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Rabies warning for Horses

The Colorado horse council has put out a bulletin suggesting horse owners to vaccinate their animals. According to the bulletin Rabies is on the increase and is being seen in horses after more than 25 years of absence. For more information, check their website at http://coloradohorsecouncil.com

Don’t Feed The Deer

With large numbers of deer congregating in our neighborhood, it may be tempting to feed them. Please resist, you are doing more harm than good and it is illegal. Colorado passed a law in 1992 making it illegal to feed big game animals, including deer. Please read this article by the Colorado Department of Wildlife …

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Well water testing

If you would like to have your well water tested, there are various resources from the State of Colorado. They can test for individual items (e.g. fluoride) but also offer well packages to test for a suite of substances. You can order your test online, have bottles sent to you and send them back. Or …

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Road Survey – update

So far a little over half of all owners have submitted their responses to the Road Survey questions. Yesterday the preliminary results were shared with the attendees of the General Meeting. The Survey is still open to all owners of Ponderosa Hills properties who have not yet entered. We will accept one entry per valid …

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