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Lone Tree neighbors fixing up Vietnam vet’s home

A Lone Tree church is leading a community effort to refurbish a local veteran’s home that had fallen into disrepair. A group from the Lone Tree Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has … more

Sky Ridge doctor sentenced to jail for choking nurse

A doctor who pleaded guilty to choking a nurse at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree has been sentenced to 30 days in jail by a Douglas County District Court judge. Mark Randle Ryan, 58, a … more

3 join race for Parker mayor

Three sitting Parker Town Council members are vying to be elected mayor come November -- and all three advocate for change at town hall with different ideas on what needs changing. Councilmembers … more

Poage claims impropriety after forced recusal

A Parker town councilmember says members of council and staff are using council’s conflict of interest policy to prevent her from voting on certain issues. The conflict culminated during a June 15 … more

‘Back the Blue’ rally draws hundreds to O’Brien Park

A rally in support of law enforcement and the “All Lives Matter” movement took place at O’Brien Park in Parker June 20. The “Back the Blue” rally drew hundreds protesting the defunding of … more

A different look to the Fourth in the age of COVID-19

Independence Day is still on the calendar for July 4 — but this year’s holiday marking the nation’s birth won’t look like past celebrations. more

Protesters march in Parker to decry racial injustice, police brutality

Hundreds marched through downtown Parker the evening of June 4 in solidarity with the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement. more

Douglas County wants to reopen pools, playgrounds, event centers

On the heels of getting state permission to reopen restaurants, gyms and houses of worship with restrictions, Douglas County Commissioners are preparing several new variance requests to submit to … more

'New Normal': Lone Tree reopens city offices

The City of Lone Tree is reopening its facilities as metro Denver prepares for reemergence into day-to-day activities. more

Parker allows expanded outside seating at restaurants

The Town of Parker issued an emergency ordinance allowing restaurants and bars to temporarily expand their outdoor seating areas to serve more customers while adhering to social distancing guidelines. more

Parker mayor to Polis: Restaurants, gyms should be fully open

Parker Mayor Mike Waid sent a letter to Gov. Jared Polis May 18, requesting an expedited process allowing all business to reopen. Waid signed the letter on behalf of the Town of Parker and the town … more

Castle Rock business draws crowd against public health orders (VIDEO)

A Castle Rock restaurant reopened its doors to full dine-in service May 10, allowing dozens of customers inside despite public health orders put in place because of the COVID-19 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

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

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

Parker residents help neighbors through pandemic

Alicia Soto wanted to find a way to give back. She had seen news about people in Oklahoma crafting medical masks for doctors amid the COVID-19 pandemic and called Parker Adventist … more

Parker Days still on, chamber explores options for festival

The Parker Days Festival has not yet been canceled or postponed, but that could change any day as event coordinators closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. more

'Food will come here … no matter what'

Parker food banks have seen an increase in demand since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Denver area and are preparing for greater demand to come. Southeast Community Outreach Cares (SECOR) has seen at … more

Colorado economists: 'We're in uncharted waters' but no reason to panic

March 17 was the first day of Yume Tran's new normal. The owner of Indochine Cuisine in downtown Parker, a Thai and Vietnamese staple of 17 years, sat at one of the dozens of empty tables in the … more
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