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Outbreak forces teachers to reach students virtually

Jack and Laura Kriss consider themselves night school teachers for the time being. At 5 p.m. in one corner of the Douglas County Library in downtown Parker, the Krisses set up two laptops in study … more

‘Animals, Tame and Wild’ inhabit art gallery

Through March 1, a Littleton Fine Arts Guild members’ exhibit — “Animals, Tame and Wild” — will feature visions of the animal world, those near and dear and those who inhabit far places. … more

Parker teen who had been reported missing found in Greenwood Village

A 15-year-old girl who went missing from Parker Lutheran High School Feb. 6 was found almost 36 hours later in Greenwood Village, according to the Parker Police Department.  more

Free dress store aims to ease prom burden

Standing in a labyrinth of dress racks, in a walled-off corner of a warehouse in Parker, Kiva Frey stopped to enjoy the light she finally found at the end of the tunnel. “I feel like I’m at a … more

Funny business in the burbs: Comedy shows adjust to outlying audiences

When local comedian Michael Jeffries stepped up to the mic at Max Taps Brewery in Highlands Ranch, the room was filled with a variety of suburbanites. Folks just getting off work, couples young and … more

Group takes stock as it hits 50th anniversary

Spend a morning with the Parker Breakfast Club and learn about the town first-hand from the people who helped make it what it is today. On Jan. 6, the group met for its 50th year at its regular spot today, the Parker Adventist Hospital. In 1970, the group met for the first time at the Ruth Memorial Chapel. more

At long last, the Laszlo

At the Laszlo Hotel, people party like it's 1945. Loitering indefinitely in the lobby of Parker's new boutique hotel are Marilyn Monroe and Humphrey Bogart, both looking fresh from the movie set, … more

Parker Adventist to break ground on four-story building

Parker Adventist Hospital will soon break ground on a four-story medical office building, which will be soon be used for internal medicine; OB/GYN; ear, nose and throat; and expanded medical oncology … more

My Name Is... Andy Goodger

About me I live in Parker and since 2009 I have been the K-12 music teacher for Elbert School District #200 (now in my 11th year). Prior to moving to Colorado in 2009, I spent 14 years teaching … more

Tsurapas named interim chief

Deputy Chief Jim Tsurapas has been named interim chief of police for the Parker Police Department as the town searches for a permanent replacement for the retiring Chief David King. King has served … more

Town of Foxfield to build traffic control gates near Parker Road

A small town of little more than one square mile in the southeast Denver metro area has a solution for cut-through traffic: Don't let it in. “The town has attempted to mitigate traffic through … more

O'Brien Park playground equipment to be updated

Kids and parents will have a say in what the future of O'Brien Park's playground will look like, and the Town of Parker is encouraging as many people as possible to provide feedback for the downtown … more

Parker police receive misdirected 911 call from Colorado Springs shooting

Parker police responded to a 911 call at the Cottonwood King Soopers that originated from El Paso County and was intended for a local King Soopers in Colorado Springs, according to officials. Josh … more

Parker Tap House to buy Schoolhouse Gym property

The owners of Parker Tap House are near finalizing a purchase and sale agreement for the Schoolhouse Gym property to begin construction of its two-story restaurant and sports bar. The applicant to … more

Mass crash closes four lanes on I-25

A mass car crash has left northbound I-25 jammed just south of the RidgeGate Parkway interchange. more

Legend and Chaparral high schools compete: 'Anything we can give... is a success to us'

Chaparral and Legend high schools compete in many things — sports, academics, spirit. The two 5A high schools in Parker are crosstown rivals that never shy from a chance to prove which school tops … more

Chaparral captures volleyball crown

Chaparral collected one more victory than last year in the state volleyball tournament, but Valor Christian and Lutheran couldn't duplicate their finishes from the 2018 tournament. The three-day, … more

Reporter Stories: Monday morning quarterbacking the city votes

Community Editors David Gilbert and Nick Puckett discuss November's municipal election results in Littleton, Parker and the Metro-North area to determine if there are any common themes. more

My Name is … Kris Schnell

About me I'm originally from Oregon City, Oregon. After graduating high school there, I joined the U.S. Navy where I was a Seabee and I was an engineer's assistant in the Navy. Then I moved to … more

Plan for Parker Road seeks to map future needs

Parker Road is expected to see a 25% increase in traffic volume by 2040, town officials said, and town and state officials are working together to develop a plan to accommodate those future needs. … more
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