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Parker Adventist reports COVID-19 numbers are down

Parker Adventist Hospital reports that it has seen a decline in COVID-19 patients since early April and is slowly ramping up its regular services. Dr. Devin Bateman, chief medical officer at Parker … more

Colorado Renaissance Festival delayed

The popular summer attraction that draws throngs to south Douglas County has been postponed for several weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic. more

Parker, Castle Rock farmer's markets scheduled to open June 7

The Parker and Castle Rock farmer's markets are scheduled to return June 7 as organizers work to implement measures to make shoppers and vendors feel safe and comfortable. Both farmer's markets — … more

Parker budget cuts loom, but how deep?

Parker town officials have difficult decisions to make in the coming weeks as they hash out a proposal amending the 2020 operating budget in the wake of Colorado's month-long stay-at-home order. … more

Craft breweries fight for survival

Since opening in Sheridan's River Point development west of South Santa Fe Drive in 2016, Dead Hippie Brewing has seen “continuous growth” in its revenues. However even by those standards, owner … more

Mobile IT pros change strategy amid COVID-19

Clare and Dennis Huspeni launched their NerdsToGo franchise business last year with high hopes for their new traveling IT operation. Now, they're having to tweak their procedures amid the coronavirus … more

A businessman's slow burn over shutdown order

Each day since about the start of April, Lyle Tate woke up worried if it would be the day he would show up to work to find padlocks on the front doors of his Parker business, Slo-Burn Cigars and … more

Douglas County freezes hiring for some positions

Douglas County has frozen hiring for all non-essential positions as the response to novel coronavirus substantially blocks a significant source of the government's revenue — sales tax. While it's … more

Renters struggling as COVID-19 pandemic drags on

Anna Alling-Rafferty spent her pregnancy in a homeless shelter. With the help of a housing assistance group, she, her husband David and their daughter Remi, now six months old, landed a two-bedroom … more

Colorado unemployment claims break Great Recession record

During the fallout from the Great Recession, the week with the highest number of claims for unemployment assistance filed was the week ending Jan. 9, 2010, with 7,749 claims. This year, the week … more

With restaurant sales restricted, some have shifted to a grocery model

Before the COVID-19 pandemic reached Colorado, Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar was having a record year. The restaurant's three locations, Highlands Ranch, Golden and Centennial, were shut down for … more

Some essential workers get raises, boosts in benefits

Many grocery and home improvement workers are being rewarded by their companies for enduring several weeks of chaotic shopping and for putting themselves at risk to provide important goods and … more

Colorado businesses face warnings, adjustments under stay-at-home order

A local bicycle shop seeing more demand. Record stores leaning on mail service just to survive. A large craft store chain defying the government and staying open amid the pandemic. COVID-19 has drawn … more

A different kind of daily grind

Some people find that working from home goes just fine for them. But Golden resident Eric Rasch says he isn’t one of them. That’s why, after a year and a half of working from home, Rasch said he … more

RTD slashing service amid COVID-19 outbreak

The Regional Transportation District is cutting service by 40% in response to plummeting demand amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay-at-home orders issued March 26 have forced nonessential businesses to … more

With gatherings prohibited, two options for funeral services: livestream or postpone

While losing a loved one at any time is difficult, planning a funeral has been made even more complicated as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to halt gatherings. With the statewide stay-at-home … more

Bonus Incentive Plans For Employees: What's The Point?

When I ask business owners about the possibility of installing an employee incentive plan, I often hear one of two responses: • “I would like to do something to reward my key employees for … more

Water district reaches out

The world of water service has long been dominated by a "me first" attitude, but that's all changing. more

Exercises train aging brains

Mental decline is widely viewed as an inevitable part of growing old. A Parker man is among those who say it doesn't have to be. Torsten Jess, a cognitive enhancement specialist and founder of Brain Function Optimization, LLC, has spent 16 years treating those with age-associated memory loss and mild cognitive impairments. It is his assertion that mental deterioration is not only avoidable, but that simple exercises can actually improve brain function with age. more

New homes, businesses on the way in 2014

As 2013 wraps up, housing construction in Parker remains at a fever pitch, capping off a banner year, the likes of which hasn’t been seen since before the recession. The collapse of the housing market put planned projects on hold indefinitely, … more
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