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Car collides into Parker apartment complex, no injuries reported

Parker Police responded to a call of a car that collided with the external stairwell of a Parker apartment complex on the afternoon of April 23. more

Parker Chess Club makes solid moves

Nearing 9 p.m. at Douglas County Libraries' Parker branch on April 18, some faint shouting could be heard coming from a conference room on the second floor. As the library announced it was closed, a … more

What to know about this year's ballot questions

Parker Town Council approved an ordinance for seven of eight ballot measures to be voted on by Parker residents during the Nov. 9 special election. The eighth ballot question, to extend the term … more

Prairie dog activists get support from two councilmembers

A group of prairie dog activists has found support from two members of the Parker Town Council following the April 15 council meeting, in which several members spoke during public comment advocating … more

What's next for public transit in Parker?

On any given weekday, Parker residents who rely on the "P" route bus to downtown Denver from the Jordan Park-N-Ride station can expect to wait. The Jordan station is well-known for its crowded … more

Victims' Rights awards honor past, create hope for future

In 1999, Rebecca Bartee, 41, was murdered at her apartment on South Dayton Street in Centennial. Eighteen years later, a 71-year-old man was charged with her murder but died before a trial date could … more

Youth JIVE job expo coming April 13

The Parker Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host its annual Free Summer Youth Job, Internship and Volunteer Expo (JIVE) April 13 at Colorado Early Colleges in Parker. The event features more … more

Final Schoolhouse renovations underway

On Day One of Elaine Mariner's job as Parker's cultural director in 2016, then-town administrator Randy Young brought her to the locked front door of the Schoolhouse on Mainstreet. Mariner's job: … more

Back 40 Gun Range approved by council

The Back 40 Gun Range received approval of its “use by special review” request from the Parker Town Council April 1, allowing the gun and archery range to move into the Parker Homestead … more

‘Helping a brother make a last wish come true’

For Christian Redman, the Last Ride fulfilled a heartfelt wish: A celebration with his daughter in Kentucky on her 18th birthday, a reunion with fellow 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment troopers and … more

Centennial garden center offers beginners tips

On what felt like one of the first official days of spring, a few dozen gathered at Tagawa Gardens to take down some tips on raising plants effectively. The audience on March 28 asked questions and … more

Cougar Run students take Battle of the Books

It all led to this moment: the team of five Cougar Run Elementary fifth- and sixth-grade students posing with a silver trophy and ear-to-ear smiles and a banner that read “Mission Accomplished.” … more

His comedy gives black-and-white conversation a new hue

Comedian Sam Adams had just finished auditioning for a commercial the afternoon of Aug. 22, 2018, when he saw the text from a friend: “Dude, you are blowing up Facebook.” A video showcasing a … more

Maniacal mystery tour — from Parker author

“All these people (I invent) have to do as I say,” cracks “cozy” mystery writer and Parker resident Becky Clark, as she talks about her processes in writing a new book. First comes an … more

Downtown Parker properties to be sold, sparking controversy

Four parcels of land in downtown Parker are ready to be sold, including the 24-acre Pine Curve lot that has been at the center of public scrutiny over its zoning twice before. One year after the My … more

Painting ‘from the inside out’

James Holmes admits he never used to be able to “connect” with abstract art. The 56-year-old Parker man said he never appreciated the art form. Abstract concepts, to him, a 17-year board member … more

Gun and archery range application moves to town council

The Parker Planning Commission met March 14 with the sole agenda item being the discussion and approval of a "use by special review" request for a gun and archery range in the Parker Homestead … more

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
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