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Douglas County opts out of Tri-County dial extension 

Douglas County commissioners voted to opt out of a one-month extension of the COVID-19 dial during an April 13 meeting. The three-page resolution, which outlined the commissioner’s stance on … more

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

‘It is your business’: County names April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

Douglas County commissioners adopted a resolution at its March 23 business meeting recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The commissioners did so “recognizing that the prevention of … 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

Dozens rally in Douglas County as commissioners ask governor for full reopening

Following a rally that gathered a crowd of at least 100 people, Douglas County commissioners approved a resolution asking the governor of Colorado to fully reopen the county. Specifically, the … 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

Plan to leave RTD has support, but likely pushed to next legislative session

While the Town of Parker may have some legislative support needed to start a process of leaving RTD, it's unlikely a bill needed to initiate the action will be introduced this legislative session. … 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

Possible timeline set for new Trader Joe’s grocery store

The Town of Parker is one step closer to getting a Trader Joe’s after the grocery store’s beer license was unanimously approved in a Feb. 18 meeting of Parker’s special licensing authority. … more

‘Their journey will be his legacy’

If Michael “Tony” Westall could visit with his children one more time, he’d likely encourage them to fulfill their ambitions and keep challenging themselves, his wife says. Westall, a Parker … more

Candidates finalized for town council special election

The candidates for who are vying to fill two empty Parker Town Council seats have been finalized after the deadline to submit paperwork passed Feb. 8. The special election, set for April 20, will be … more

‘The arts lift spirits’

The Parker Arts, Culture & Events Center is gearing up to again bring patrons inside for entertainment. As the state and county’s COVID-19 data has continued to improve and vaccines are being … 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

Parker mayor tries to put focus on future

Jeff Toborg has only been mayor of Parker for about two months, but already, his tenure has been marked by controversy. Toborg’s personal views came under scrutiny from some members of the … more
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