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Parker author's book looks at value of life

In a recently published book, a longtime Parker resident tells the story of the 1974 death of her 10-year-old brother, who was developmentally disabled. Janet Farmer-Selden's brother, Jules Farmer … more

Local group cleans up trails

Hundreds of residents spent their Saturday cleaning up various trails around the Town of Parker as part of the Inaugural Mayor’s Day of Service, according to an organizer for the event. The Sept. … more

Parker Senior Center reopens with party

For many Parker seniors, the full reopening of a local community center represents a path to reconnecting after a year and a half of isolation prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Parker Senior … more

Parker hosts 14th annual Oktoberfest

Parker residents put on their lederhosen and grabbed their dachshunds for this year's Oktoberfest event from Sept. 17 through 19. The event, put on by the local Council of Arts, Science & … more

Parker remembers 9/11; residents share their memories of the attacks

As Adam Kovaly walked through a 9/11 memorial in Parker on the 20th anniversary of the attacks, his three children walked alongside him, peering at printed-out photos from that day. “That’s so … more

North section of Parker Road to be widened

The section of Parker Road between E-470 and Lincoln Avenue is set to be widened after the Parker Town Council approved two funding contracts for the project during an Aug. 2 meeting.  “The … more

Congressional map splits Parker; town objects

The Town of Parker is hoping to be made whole again after a preliminary congressional redistricting map proposes splitting the community between two members of Congress. more

As Parker noise rules start, Tailgate seeks to improve

As the Town of Parker's new noise ordinance gets up and running, one bar and grill on Main Street is working to improve how its live music impacts the community.  The Tailgate Tavern at 19552 … more

A ‘mad dash’ for Parker’s H2O’Brien Pool

After a slow start on a rainy Memorial Day weekend, H2O’Brien Pool in Parker has picked up in popularity as families and swimmers show their excitement for a summer without COVID-19 restrictions. … more

Parker approves new noise ordinance

In a 4-1 vote June 7, the Parker Town Council approved a new noise ordinance, which includes specific decibel level guidelines for the first time. The ordinance, which staff started working on in May … more

Maternal depression: ‘When you feel connected, it changes everything'

Lissa Miller, 31, has a history of mild depression and anxiety — the conditions run in her family. She used to manage her symptoms with exercise and meditation. But two years ago, soon after Miller … more

Suicide-prevention program in schools spreads hope, strength

At the end of the school year, Sierra Middle School in Parker hosted a parent-student community night in which guests traveled to different classrooms to learn about resiliency in the face of … more

How will you vote on the 0.5 percent sales tax increase for parks and recreation in Parker?

Town council voted unanimously in July to place on the November ballot a question that asks voters to decide on a half-percent increase to the sales and use tax rate in Parker. The rate would go … more
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