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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

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

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

Don Peitzman, Parker journalist of 30 years, dies at 63

A journalist and photographer who documented life in Parker and Douglas County for three decades died July 20. Don Peitzman, the original editor of the Parker Chronicle and a staple of Douglas County … more

Parker council opts out of Tri-County mask order

Parker residents are still subject to the state mask order. 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

You visited a business with a COVID case. Now what?

Ashley Richter visited West Main Taproom and Grill in Parker July 3 for a meal and said she found all its employees and customers were wearing masks and complying with social distancing. Yet that … more

Parker auto-emissions testing station opens Monday

The Parker Air Care Colorado emissions inspection station will reopen at 8 a.m. July 20, joining 12 other locations already open. more

Parker DMV office closed due to positive COVID-19 test

An employee of the Parker Driver License Office has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a news release from the state health department July 16. more

Parker council leaning toward opting opt of mandate

Parker Town Council has signaled it is leaning toward voting to opt out of the mask order issued recently by the Tri-County Health Department. more

Social media fireworks hunt kicks off

The Downtown Business Alliance is hosting a social media contest to celebrate Independence Day and promote local businesses. 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

3 join race for Parker mayor

Three sitting Parker Town Council members are vying to be elected mayor come November -- and all three advocate for change at town hall with different ideas on what needs changing. Councilmembers … more

Poage claims impropriety after forced recusal

A Parker town councilmember says members of council and staff are using council’s conflict of interest policy to prevent her from voting on certain issues. The conflict culminated during a June 15 … more

‘Back the Blue’ rally draws hundreds to O’Brien Park

A rally in support of law enforcement and the “All Lives Matter” movement took place at O’Brien Park in Parker June 20. The “Back the Blue” rally drew hundreds protesting the defunding of … 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
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