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New type of political organization joins Parker council election

A type of political organization previously unseen in Parker's town elections has begun sending out mailers in support of two candidates for the April 20 special election. The two organizations, both … more

Tri-County board approves one-month extension to COVID dial

The Tri-County Health Department's board of health voted to extend a modified version of the state's dial framework for one month during an April 8 meeting, impacting Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas … more

Douglas County Schools announces four superintendent finalists

The Douglas County School Board has narrowed an applicant pool of more than 100 superintendent hopefuls down to four finalists, board President David Ray announced during the April 6 board … more

Douglas County Sheriff's Office releases partial video, 911 call from fatal shooting

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred April 3 near Castle Pines. The incident, which began as a report of a man with a gun, … more

Bill to allow Parker to vote on leaving RTD introduced to state legislature

A bill that could result in Parker leaving the Regional Transportation District is moving forward at the state Legislature. House Bill 21-1252, sponsored by Rep. Kim Ransom (R-Acres Green), was … more

BOLDERBoulder run to be held in various locations, including Douglas County

Participants of the 2021 BOLDERBoulder 10k scheduled Memorial Day Weekend will have the chance to choose between six locations this year, including one route in Douglas County. Organizers of the … more

Proposed RTD service changes include reinstating Parker Bus line

Parker may soon see one of its transit services return after the Regional Transportation District included the route in a list of proposed changes for June. Route 483 runs between the Lincoln Light … more

Head of Tri-County on one year of COVID-19

If there’s one word to describe the past year for Dr. John Douglas, it’s “relentless.” As the director of the state’s largest public health department, Douglas has endured a nearly-endless … more

Mayor talks past year, future plans for Parker in State of Town address

Mayor Jeff Toborg spoke about how the town has dealt with the past year during the COVID-19 pandemic along with his and the town council's goals for the coming year in his annual address to the … more

Parker’s new economic development director talks through plans

Bo Martinez is hoping to create a big, bold vision for the Town of Parker’s future. From ideas for helping small businesses to potential new developments, the town’s new economic development … more

Douglas County prepares for likely tough wildfire, drought season

There may have been snow on the ground just days ago, but Douglas County is gearing up for a difficult wildfire and drought season around the corner. As the county begins its fifth month in some of … more

Douglas County board of health member resigns after tense year

A Tri-County Board of Health member representing Douglas County resigned from her position two years early after months of high tensions within the field of public health. Paulette Joswick, who has … more

Sky Ridge offers augmented reality-assisted surgeries

When Dr. Brent Kimball looked down at his spinal surgery patient in an operating room on Jan. 28, he found himself with an ability very few have ever experienced: the equivalent of X-ray vision. … more

Trader Joe’s looking at Parker location

Trader Joe’s may be coming to Parker after the popular grocery store chain submitted a licensing application to the town in December. The fermented malt beverage, or liquor license application, was … more

Some Douglas County businesses can now open their doors to more customers

Some Douglas County businesses can now open under more lenient restrictions after the state gave permission Feb. 2. Instead of 25% capacity or 50 people, restaurants and gyms certified by the county … more

Custom home in Franktown puts focus on health

A custom home built in unincorporated Douglas County was featured in an interior design trade magazine and received a certification from an organization focused on healthy living spaces. The … more

Douglas County OKs plan for pedestrian bridge, trail over Parker Road

A new trail segment and pedestrian overpass connecting Parker to more than 40 miles of trails in Arapahoe County will soon be underway after the Douglas County commissioners agreed to contribute … more

High driver gets eight years in prison after crash killing Parker man

A Commerce City man convicted of killing a motorcyclist while driving high in unincorporated Douglas County in 2019 was sentenced to eight years in prison Jan. 22. Manuel Enrique Frias, 30, pleaded … more

Douglas County seeks 'a different solution to public health services'

Douglas County is moving forward on finding a new way to deliver public health services to its residents by 2023 but has not determined a specific path forward or how much it will cost. In a Jan. 25 … more

Douglas County School District eyes return to hybrid learning this month

The Douglas County School District is still aiming to return its middle and high school students to hybrid learning in January. The tentative plan outlined during a Jan. 5 school board meeting would … more
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