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'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

For Parker Adventist, 'it's tough not knowing' extent of local COVID-19 spread

Parker Adventist Hospital has plenty of masks, gowns and gloves, but doctors, nurses and staff are working harder than ever preparing for the unknown. Dr. Devin Bateman, chief medical officer at … more

'It's hard to fathom this is reality'

Parker bar and restaurant owners are grappling with ways to attract customers in the wake of a ban to all dine-in service through April, from expanding or creating a take-out option to engaging … more

Parker Arts postpones shows, rental events thru March

The Town of Parker is postponing all presented shows and rental events at the PACE Center and the Schoolhouse for the rest of March due to concerns of COVID-19, according to an update on the town’s website, parkeronline.org. more

Senior living communities taking extra precautions

Senior living facilities throughout the south metro area are taking extra precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, a virus that can bring serious health complications for older adults. For the … more

Seniors find friends make workouts worth it

This group of seniors considers themselves “Pam's family.” Sitting around a Kunjani Coffee House table March 3, the group of about a dozen seniors told how they came to meet each other. Most of … more

Parker, school district differ on facility usage

Town of Parker parks and recreation officials are concerned that some youth sports programs may suffer in the long run if the school district does not enter into an exclusive contract with the town … more

’Parker is a people’

In his final State of the Town address, Mayor Mike Waid had the pleasure to announce things are good—"in fact, beyond good,” he said. more

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
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