Parker continues focus on economic future

The Town of Parker is continuing to invest in its financial growth as the town council approved a $138,000 contract to develop a comprehensive economic development strategic plan Aug. 1.

Report: Thomas shared anonymous letter but didn't create hostile environment

An investigation into Douglas County Commissioner Lora Thomas found that while she did do some of the things of which she was accused, she didn’t create a hostile work environment or open the county up to legal liability.

Douglas County commissioners investigate Thomas about release of previous Thomas investigation

Two of Douglas County's elected commissioners are conducting another investigation into their fellow commissioner just a few days after their previous investigation concluded.

Business corner: More clucks come to county with Slim Chickens

Parker has a new option for chicken fans as Slim Chickens opened its first store in the community Monday.

Completed Douglas County commissioner probe not being released publicly

A monthslong investigation into Douglas County commissioner Lora Thomas by her colleagues wrapped up last week but the full results will not be released publicly.

State halts work with Douglas County health contractor after complaints were 'piling up'

A Douglas County health contractor is under scrutiny from the community after its services were discontinued by the state following complaints, a lawsuit with a former business partner was settled, and the state labor department investigates.

News

Arapahoe County's eviction clinic sees high demand: 'We often have to turn people away'

A recently launched Arapahoe County program aimed at keeping people housed is operating in the county that had Colorado's highest eviction rate last year, according to state court data.

Life

CinemaQ aims to unite, enlighten

There’s never been an entirely safe time to live life as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, but some historical moments are more difficult than others. But no matter what the national mood is, its …

Sports

Gallegos, Brighton HS grad, Skyview wrestler, puts goals in place

Former Skyview High School wrestler and Brighton High School student Jaslynn Gallegos has plans – big plans – for her future. One of them is a national title in women’s wrestling …

Voices

From the Editor: Cost of learning goes up

It’s back to school season and districts across the metro region are returning to class. However, before students are seated at their desk for the new school year, parents are feeling the pain of …

From the Editor: Douglas County, cough it up

few months ago, Douglas County commissioners Abe Laydon and George Teal decided to come together and vote to have fellow commissioner Lora Thomas investigated. In the April vote, Laydon and Teal …
Michael Norton

Column: Finding smoother air through the turbulence

All of us who have flown have experienced turbulence. Some of us experience anxiety and fear as we drive our fingernails into the armrest or the arms of the person sitting next to us. Many regular …

From the Editor: Happy for kindness

In a recent cross-county trip to see my brother, I saw and experienced several acts of kindness that I am hoping are signs of good things changing in the country. Over the last few years, I feel like …
The new superintendent of Douglas County Schools, Erin Kane, officially started the job on March 31.

Guest Column: Older adults to talk with superintendent

Ahhh, summer. Soon thoughts of swimming pools, part-time jobs and relaxing time with family and friends will be replaced with class schedules, homework and locker combinations as our Douglas County …
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