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My Name is... Lisa Stull

About me It's tough to talk about myself, especially as a psychotherapist, I've been focused on talking about others for the past 20-plus years. I've been on a healing path for as long as I can … more

Parker mayor accused of supporting conspiracy theories on Parler

Parker Mayor Jeff Toborg is facing criticism from some town residents who say recent social media posts show that the mayor supports conspiracy theories about the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. … more

What will level yellow mean for eateries?

Parker restaurants certified under the COVID-19 5-Star program could soon receive loosened indoor dining restrictions, but simply doubling the permitted seating capacity means different things to … more

‘Just a regular guy’: Mike Waid reflects on his tenure as mayor of Parker

Sitting at a picnic bench in O’Brien Park in downtown Parker, Mike Waid, then with less than one month remaining as mayor, recited his favorite line to the question of what he plans to do next. … more

Former Parker council candidate apologizes for doxxing of health officials

A Parker man who created a Facebook group that encouraged people to honk airhorns and car horns outside the homes of public health officials deleted the group and the accompanying post that gave … more

Sky Ridge staff receive first COVID-19 vaccine shots

Dozens of frontline medical workers stood in line down a Sky Ridge Medical Center corridor Dec. 16, waiting to receive their first injections of the COVID-19 vaccine. Sky Ridge received 195 vials of … more

Parker saloon, music venue to open in spring

A western-themed bar and barbecue joint poised to host nationally touring musicians is scheduled to open in the Hilltop area of Parker this spring. The Wild Goose Saloon will open in April, owner … more

Parker council opposes level red orders

The Parker Town Council passed a resolution unanimously Dec. 7 opposing the state's decision to move Douglas County to level red public health restrictions amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. The … more

Lone Tree affordable apartments to break ground in March

Lone Tree's first affordable housing development is planned to begin construction in March, pending approval from the city's planning commission and city council in the coming months. The Koelbel … more

Never too young to give back

Rylan Coleridge does not like to put a number on how many donations she expects to collect for a given fundraiser she is organizing. With close to six years of experience running her nonprofit, … more

Parker man's family on other side of ordeal

Larisa and Marat Yakubovich had not spent much time away from each other, not in 55 years of marriage. So after recent months marked by a collision, illness and hospitalizations, when they sat in the … more

‘Mrs. Claus’ hopes to save Christmas

The Christmas decorations on Kam Breitenbach’s fireplace stay up year-round. A small, plastic tree and a smiling snowman sit beneath the mantel displaying her master’s degree in Santa school. It … more

One big step for Douglas County, 132 regular steps for you

The Rueter-Hess Reservoir hiking incline opens to the public Nov. 26, another milestone for the north Douglas County recreation area. The reservoir is located south of Hess Road/Castle Pines Parkway … more

Assault reported at Parker skate park

Parker Police have identified multiple persons of interest in an alleged assault at Railbender Skate Park the night of Nov. 7. Police officials released a statement Nov. 9 saying the department is “currently … more

'There was no hesitation, there was no looking around'

Brendan Bialy called Kendrick Castillo, who died in the May 7 STEM School shooting, a “legend.” At a press conference May 8, Bialy, who was one of three STEM School students who reportedly … more

Daily stress of law enforcement work can build up

In law enforcement, having a sound frame of mind on a daily basis is paramount. Different agencies use different tactics to relieve stress or provide an outlet for an officer to talk through their … more

'A recipe to comfort your mind'

Douglas County School District — which with about 8,000 employees is the county's largest employer — believes using peer involvement to recognize and combat mental health issues its staff may be … more

Larger companies use EAPs to support employee mental health

One of the most prevalent mental health programs used by large businesses — including Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree; Douglas County School District; and Kroger, which operates King Soopers … more

Time to Talk: Employers putting more focus on mental health in the workplace

Caitlyn Grathwohl, a baker in a Castle Rock grocery store, has no reason to worry about being fired, yet the thought is always on her mind. The lonely hours on the night shift add to a feeling of … more
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