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‘Mrs. Claus’ hopes to save Christmas

The Christmas decorations on Kam Breitenbach’s fireplace stay up year-round. A small, plastic tree and a smiling snowman sit beneath the mantel displaying her master’s degree in Santa school. It … more

One big step for Douglas County, 132 regular steps for you

The Rueter-Hess Reservoir hiking incline opens to the public Nov. 26, another milestone for the north Douglas County recreation area. The reservoir is located south of Hess Road/Castle Pines Parkway … more

'I was 22 and tougher than a boot'

Bill Colgin Sr. is getting tired of staying home all the time. The 81-year-old U.S. Army veteran from Wyoming, now living in Castle Rock, loves people. Always willing to lend a story to a stranger, … more

Final results show slim Kellner victory, need for recount in 18th Judicial District Attorney race

The race to lead the 18th Judicial District is headed to an automatic recount, according to the final results posted by the Colorado Secretary of State the evening of Nov. 13. The final tally places … more

Assault reported at Parker skate park

Parker Police have identified multiple persons of interest in an alleged assault at Railbender Skate Park the night of Nov. 7. Police officials released a statement Nov. 9 saying the department is “currently … more

Collaboration, community are key for Kiewit campus

Lone Tree's newest corporate citizens plan to open the doors to the first of its two buildings next summer, officials say. Kiewit Corp., a multibillion-dollar engineering and construction firm based … more

'Our reward ... is what we give to others'

Sam Adams, the renowned Parker-area comedian and sports journalist, told a socially distanced crowd at the Parker Arts, Culture and Events Center Oct. 28 of his greatest achievement — as a … more

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

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

Virtual sports move closer to reality

Colorado high school sports coaches and administrators have adjusted practices, games and meets to satisfy public health requirements amid the COVID-19 pandemic in hopes of returning to high school … 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

First RidgeGate East housing units may break ground this year

The first housing development in RidgeGate East reached a new milestone Sept. 15, passing the Lone Tree Planning Commission. The plan could receive approval and break ground by the end of this year. … 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

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

Kiewit campus eyes summer opening in Lone Tree

Lone Tree's newest corporate citizen is scheduled to finish the first of its two-building office campus near Interstate 25. Kiewit Corp., a multibillion-dollar construction and engineering firm, is … more

Volunteers to monitor Douglas County open spaces

An army of do-gooders and outdoor enthusiasts is forming in Douglas County to help keep an eye on local open spaces. County open space staff and volunteers collaborated to create the Douglas County … more
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