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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

Parker mayor to Polis: Restaurants, gyms should be fully open

Parker Mayor Mike Waid sent a letter to Gov. Jared Polis May 18, requesting an expedited process allowing all business to reopen. Waid signed the letter on behalf of the Town of Parker and the town … more

Parker, Castle Rock farmer's markets scheduled to open June 7

The Parker and Castle Rock farmer's markets are scheduled to return June 7 as organizers work to implement measures to make shoppers and vendors feel safe and comfortable. Both farmer's markets — … more

Parker budget cuts loom, but how deep?

Parker town officials have difficult decisions to make in the coming weeks as they hash out a proposal amending the 2020 operating budget in the wake of Colorado's month-long stay-at-home order. … more

Mobile IT pros change strategy amid COVID-19

Clare and Dennis Huspeni launched their NerdsToGo franchise business last year with high hopes for their new traveling IT operation. Now, they're having to tweak their procedures amid the coronavirus … more

A businessman's slow burn over shutdown order

Each day since about the start of April, Lyle Tate woke up worried if it would be the day he would show up to work to find padlocks on the front doors of his Parker business, Slo-Burn Cigars and … more

Parker residents find ways to stay busy

Parker residents are finding ways to stay busy amid the statewide stay-at-home order due to COVID-19. On a warm afternoon April 5, cyclists took to the streets and joggers made their way down the … more

Parker residents help neighbors through pandemic

Alicia Soto wanted to find a way to give back. She had seen news about people in Oklahoma crafting medical masks for doctors amid the COVID-19 pandemic and called Parker Adventist … more

Parker Days still on, chamber explores options for festival

The Parker Days Festival has not yet been canceled or postponed, but that could change any day as event coordinators closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. more

'Food will come here … no matter what'

Parker food banks have seen an increase in demand since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Denver area and are preparing for greater demand to come. Southeast Community Outreach Cares (SECOR) has seen at … more

'It's hard to fathom this is reality'

Parker bar and restaurant owners are grappling with ways to attract customers in the wake of a ban to all dine-in service through April, from expanding or creating a take-out option to engaging … more

Parker senior center welcomes new shuttle

When Rich Foerster took the Parker Senior Center's old shuttle bus in for oil changes and safety repairs in 2018, he did not expect to be leaving the mechanic with word that the 2006 Ford Starcrast … more

Parker COVID-19 count up to eight

The Tri-County Health Department reported eight Parker residents are being treated after testing positive for COVID-19, bringing Douglas County’s total to 44 over the weekend. more

Parker declares local disaster emergency

Parker’s town administrator issued an order declaring a local disaster emergency in and for the Town of Parker March 13. more

Parker Arts postpones shows, rental events thru March

The Town of Parker is postponing all presented shows and rental events at the PACE Center and the Schoolhouse for the rest of March due to concerns of COVID-19, according to an update on the town’s website, parkeronline.org. more
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