Or say "Alexa, enable Douglas County"

Official Douglas County, Colorado Public Service

Douglas County lets you enjoy getting up-to-date news, events, and other useful information about Douglas County and local cities directly from your Alexa device. Connect with your local cities by finding out local family-friendly events, road and school closures, and other current city information to plan your days, and get involved with your city. You may also set up your own Douglas County User Settings to get information based on your city. This skill does not require use any other hardware or software. All you need to do is enable the skill.<br/>To Enable the Skill: Say &quot;Alexa, enable Douglas County&quot; or search for &quot;Douglas County skill&quot; in the Alexa mobile app or at Amazon.com. Click the enable button on the Douglas County skill page. <br/><br/>Once you&rsquo;ve enabled the skill, say &quot;Alexa ask Douglas County to tell me events this week&rdquo;. You may replace &quot;to tell me events this week&quot; with any of the supported phrases.<br/><br/>For Events, you may specify a type of event, city, and/or date range:<br/>- what's new<br/>- what's happening<br/>- to tell me events this week<br/>- to tell me general events in Castle Rock next month<br/>- to tell me sports events near me this month<br/><br/>Types of Events include:<br/>music<br/>concert<br/>sports<br/>general<br/>art<br/><br/>Cities supported in the Douglas County App include:<br/>Aurora<br/>Castle Pines<br/>Castle Rock<br/>Deckers<br/>Douglas County<br/>Franktown<br/>Highlands Ranch<br/>Larkspur<br/>Littleton<br/>Lone Tree<br/>Louviers<br/>Parker<br/>Sedalia<br/><br/>For News, you may specify a type of feed, and/or date range:<br/>- what's my flash briefing <br/>- if there are road closures this week<br/>- to tell me news<br/>- to tell me news this month<br/><br/>Types of Feed include:<br/>closures<br/>road closures<br/>delays<br/>news<br/>road work<br/><br/>For Settings, say one of these phrases:<br/>- to tell me my city<br/>- to tell me my settings<br/>- to set my city to 'Castle Rock'<br/>- to set my zip-code to 'eight zero one zero four'<br/><br/>We're always learning and building new features, but we can't do that well without your feedback. If you have comments, question, or feedback, please email us at alexa@douglas.co.us.

Invocation Name

douglas county

Interaction Examples

Alexa, open Douglas County.
Alexa, ask Douglas County what's new.
Alexa, ask Douglas County to tell me events this month.

Release Date

June 21st 2017