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Bomb Cyclone forces closures across Parker, county

The Bomb Cyclone moved into Parker around 9:30 a.m. March 13, bringing with it blistering wind and snow that has affected much of the Denver metro area. Parker police officials have encouraged … more

‘I’ll be there for my little girl’

Maverick’s Last Ride didn’t start exactly as Christian Redman — called Maverick in his Army days — had hoped. He was scheduled to leave March 4 from his Parker home with fellow veteran Ray … more

My Name is…Etash Kalra

About me I'm a high school senior at Douglas County High School in Castle Rock. I live in Parker, but I commute to Castle Rock for the IB (International Baccalaureate) program. I'm involved in a lot … more

Q&A with Jack Eddington chief petty officer of Naval Sea Cadets

Jack Eddington, 17, is chief petty officer of the Lexington Division (Denver) of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps, a program for young people that teaches naval disciplines through leadership and … more

Rotary Club of Parker honors six with Impact Award

The Rotary Club of Parker honored six individuals as Parker Impact Award winners during the annual State of the Town celebration Feb. 27. The Parker Impact Award recognizes members of the community … more

Historic 17 Mile House Farm Park near Centennial set for repairs

A piece of Colorado history roughly 140 years old will soon get a facelift, as the red barn at the 17 Mile House Farm Park undergoes repairs starting this month. “As the only remaining mile house … more

Animals are featured attraction in art show

Art Students League of Denver has an appealing exhibit, “Man’s Best Friend: Animal Portraiture” that runs through April 5 at the school, 200 N. Grant St., Denver. Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. … more

Final ride with band of brothers the gift of a lifetime

Christian Redman always knew the late-stage colon cancer he has furiously fought for three years was incurable.  But he had hoped for remission, a chance to grab as many extra years as possible, to … more

Councilmember draws scrutiny for actions in Parker alley

A town councilmember who was investigated on suspicion of public indecency has been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing. But Debbie Lewis' response to the encounter with police in December has raised … more

A fantastic fourth: Schultz wins another state title

Ponderosa senior Cohlton Schultz wrapped up an extraordinary high school wrestling career by capturing his fourth state title — but he had a second goal heading into the finals of the Class 5A … more

Watercolorist to share techniques in figure painting

Watercolorist/teacher Don Andrews will be in Littleton March 8 and 9 for a workshop on painting the figure, offered by the Heritage Fine Arts Guild at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe … more

Gallery exhibit offers warm welcome in cold season

The newest Littleton Fine Arts Guild exhibit is “Fancy That!” at the Depot Art Gallery, 2069 W. Powers Ave. in Littleton. Jennifer Rifenberg’s abstracted painting of cows won first place and … more

Parker Adventist marks 15 years with donation to schools

Parker Adventist Hospital celebrated its 15-year anniversary Jan. 31 by donating money to three area schools. At a special events room at the hospital, three checks worth $1,500 were handed out to … more

Parker police short 10 officers for several months

Parker police officers are stretched thin until October, lacking in 10 officer positions, according to police department officials. The department has two positions vacant positions. Six officers are … more

Safe parking space in Parker allows internet transactions to go smoothly

The Parker Police Department has created a safe space to conduct transactions between users of online classified ad sites like Craigs List or Nextdoor. The space is a well-lit parking spot under … more

'Make every moment count'

Jordyn Kaplan does just about everything on the Chaparral girls swim team. Kaplan, the captain of the team, is also the de facto carpool chaeufer and runs the team's Twitter accounts. The senior sets … more

Parker SECOR opens doors to furloughed employees

The Parker-based Southeast Community Outreach center welcomes all furloughed federal employees to access its food bank as of Jan. 16. The special invitation extends indefinitely as the partial … more

Parker children lead charge for food-share program

A group of Gold Rush Elementary School fourth- and fifth-graders are leading the charge for an inter-school food drive for the Parker Task Force and are encouraging their older classmates to do the … more

Parker's Twin House didn’t meet criteria to be saved

For nearly 50 years, the Twin Houses of Parker stood apart on opposite ends of town. The once-identical buildings used to be a place where people sick with tuberculosis went to be cured by the … more

Merryhill Preschool in Parker to shut down following violations

The Merryhill Preschool in Parker will be forced to close Jan. 4 after the Colorado Department of Human Services denied the school's renewal request based on a series of violations and a finding of … more
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