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Special election needed to fill Parker council vacancy

The Town of Parker will hold a special election in early 2021 to fill the vacancy left on town council. Parker Town Council met Oct. 21 to entertain a motion to appoint an interim councilmember. None … more

Town meets Wednesday to appoint interim councilmember

Parker Town Council is holding a special meeting Oct. 21 at 5:30 p.m. to decide whether to appoint an interim replacement for the vacant town council seat or move to stage a special election. more

Autumn beauty is in every direction

Recent photos from Littleton’s Andy Marquez remind us of how beautiful it is every direction we look outside. Enjoy a walk in Sterne Park or along the South Platte Riverside, where the trail … more

Parker candidate fundraising amounts released

The first round of fundraising reports for the 2020 Parker municipal election was released by the Town of Parker Oct. 15. The 12 candidates for town council and three mayoral candidates were required … more

Committee pushes slate for Parker mayor, council

A new group has grown out of a local movement opposing new development in Parker, and it's making a big push to get four candidates elected in the municipal election. The Committee for Hometown … more

Cottonwood Drive roadway construction begins in Parker

Construction on the Cottonwood Drive Widening Project began Oct. 5. Two additional lanes, one in each direction, will be built along Cottonwood Drive between Cottonwood Way and Jordan Road. The … more

Parker daycare provider arrested in infant death

A Parker woman has been arrested in connection to the death of a 3-month-old child at the woman’s in-home daycare. more

Can Parker do without a grocery tax?

A new issue has taken center stage in the Parker political arena: the town's “grocery tax.” Candidates for mayor and town council have weighed in on rewriting Parker's tax code to exclude food … more

Parker teen missing nearly two weeks

A Parker teenager has been missing for over a week, and police, family and friends are seeking public help in finding him. more

Money.com ranks Parker No. 2 on list of best places to live

Parker has been named the second best place to live in the United States by Money.com. The town trails only Evans, Georgia, in the publication's 2020 rankings, released Sept. 22. “Parker is … more

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

Parker councilmember out of town since March, away indefinitely (but not resigning)

A Parker town councilmember has been out of the state since March and says she plans to be away until the COVID-19 pandemic is over. more

Poage out of Parker mayoral race

The four-person race for mayor of Parker is now down to three. more

Parker's Chaparral High School quarantines 88 people due to possible COVID-19 exposure

Eighty-eight people are quarantined from Chaparral High School until next week due to their possible exposure to a possible COVID-19 case. more

Man sentenced to 18-year prison term for striking, killing Parker cyclist, then fleeing

A driver who struck and killed a Parker resident who was riding his bicycle last year was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison. 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

Former Parker mayor drops bid for council return

A former mayor of Parker has bowed out of the running for one of three Town Council seats. David Casiano, mayor of Parker from 2004 to 2012, announced his candidacy for Town Council in January, … 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
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