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Parker councilmember resigns, citing prolonged absence

Parker Town Councilmember Renee Williams announced her resignation Sept. 17 in an email to town staff and council. Williams, elected in 2014 and reelected in 2018, has lived in Arizona since March to … more

For the second time this week, Legend High School asks dozens to quarantine

The Douglas County School District has asked 88 more people to quarantine at Legend High School after learning of another positive COVID-19 case at the school. A letter dated Sept. 14 said students … more

Denver area dance teachers learn to think on their feet

Instructors at the Parker Dance Academy are getting better at using their words. Studio director Lexie Steinhauser has danced and taught dance for years. But even she struggled when it came to … more

Sculpt yourself at Denver’s Sculpture Park

When exercising, location makes a big difference when it comes to how enjoyable the experience can be. Denver Arts & Venues knows this extremely well, as the department organizes the annual Yoga … more

County, towns see encouraging revenue trends

As the COVID-19 pandemic and related business restrictions continue to loom over local economies, Douglas County leaders are keeping a close eye on indicators such as sales tax revenue as the figures … more

Two injured in high-speed chase through Parker

One suspect has been arrested following a high-speed chase through Parker early Monday morning, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. The driver and another person in the car are being treated for injuries at a local hospital with “unknown injuries.” more

Police chief: Transparency, compassion key to trust

Jim Tsurapas said his new role as chief of the Parker Police Department is something he has prepared for since he joined the force in 1995. Tsurapas has led the department since December as an … more

Reigniting creativity at the Arvada Center

As we enter the post-quarantine world, there are a vast array of jobs, industries and organizations that are going to need help coming back to life. The arts are certainly on this list, and the … 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 Days canceled due to COVID-19

Parker Days Festival 2020 is officially canceled, event organizers announced April 27, stating the move was made “out of an abundance of caution.” The first confirmed cases of COVID-19 occurred … more

Maternal depression: ‘When you feel connected, it changes everything'

Lissa Miller, 31, has a history of mild depression and anxiety — the conditions run in her family. She used to manage her symptoms with exercise and meditation. But two years ago, soon after Miller … more

Suicide-prevention program in schools spreads hope, strength

At the end of the school year, Sierra Middle School in Parker hosted a parent-student community night in which guests traveled to different classrooms to learn about resiliency in the face of … more
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