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RTD vows to listen to community

Parker Town Council members aired grievances in their first meeting with the town's newly elected RTD director, who was joined by a colleague in promising to work on improving service to the town. … more

House concerts provide live music alternative

One of the first responses many people give when they’re asked what they’ve missed most during the COVID-19 pandemic is live music, and while it appears that this summer will feature more … more

Parker RTD exit election not on horizon

A bill that would have created the opportunity for Parker voters to decide if they want to remain in the RTD district was postponed indefinitely in an April 20 committee meeting. The Transportation … more

PACE exhibit features local student art

The PACE Center has begun its annual Bright Future Exhibit of local student artwork.  The exhibit follows a student portfolio day where young aspiring artists meet with art professors and … more

Parker police officer gets hero award

Parker residents Jayde and Garrett Budd had just started their day of working on crafts when something went horribly wrong. Garrett, who was working on an electrical woodburning project, screamed and … more

Student-athlete spotlight: Sisters spark competition on volleyball court at Chaparral

One opinion you often hear from many athletes is that the team is like a family. For the Chaparral girls volleyball squad, the team is literally like a family. There are two pairs of sisters on this … more

Bill to allow Parker to vote on leaving RTD introduced to state legislature

A bill that could result in Parker leaving the Regional Transportation District is moving forward at the state Legislature. House Bill 21-1252, sponsored by Rep. Kim Ransom (R-Acres Green), was … more

Women+Film Festival celebrates talents behind and in front of the camera

Anyone who has participated in the last 11 years of Denver Film’s Women+Film Festival knows that stories told by and about women have a breadth and depth more than equal to their male peers. … more

Mayor talks past year, future plans for Parker in State of Town address

Mayor Jeff Toborg spoke about how the town has dealt with the past year during the COVID-19 pandemic along with his and the town council's goals for the coming year in his annual address to the … more

Plan to leave RTD has support, but likely pushed to next legislative session

While the Town of Parker may have some legislative support needed to start a process of leaving RTD, it's unlikely a bill needed to initiate the action will be introduced this legislative session. … more

Parker’s new economic development director talks through plans

Bo Martinez is hoping to create a big, bold vision for the Town of Parker’s future. From ideas for helping small businesses to potential new developments, the town’s new economic development … more

Possible timeline set for new Trader Joe’s grocery store

The Town of Parker is one step closer to getting a Trader Joe’s after the grocery store’s beer license was unanimously approved in a Feb. 18 meeting of Parker’s special licensing authority. … more

‘Their journey will be his legacy’

If Michael “Tony” Westall could visit with his children one more time, he’d likely encourage them to fulfill their ambitions and keep challenging themselves, his wife says. Westall, a Parker … more

‘The arts lift spirits’

The Parker Arts, Culture & Events Center is gearing up to again bring patrons inside for entertainment. As the state and county’s COVID-19 data has continued to improve and vaccines are being … more

Parker mayor tries to put focus on future

Jeff Toborg has only been mayor of Parker for about two months, but already, his tenure has been marked by controversy. Toborg’s personal views came under scrutiny from some members of the … more

Trader Joe’s looking at Parker location

Trader Joe’s may be coming to Parker after the popular grocery store chain submitted a licensing application to the town in December. The fermented malt beverage, or liquor license application, was … more

Custom home in Franktown puts focus on health

A custom home built in unincorporated Douglas County was featured in an interior design trade magazine and received a certification from an organization focused on healthy living spaces. The … more

High driver gets eight years in prison after crash killing Parker man

A Commerce City man convicted of killing a motorcyclist while driving high in unincorporated Douglas County in 2019 was sentenced to eight years in prison Jan. 22. Manuel Enrique Frias, 30, pleaded … 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

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
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