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Parker planning for town hall expansion

Parker’s town hall is set to see a boost in the next few years as the town begins planning for its expansion. Town hall, built in 2003, has become overcrowded in recent years, with staff … more

Arapahoe Community College closing in Parker, DCSD taking over

Arapahoe Community College is closing its Parker campus after the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education agreed to sell the building to the Douglas County School District May … more

Parker mayor covers growth, roads, finances in State of Town speech

Parker Mayor Jeff Toborg spoke about highlights from the past year and expectations for 2022 during the first in-person State of the Town speech since the COVID-19 pandemic. “The state of … more

Parker Trader Joe’s opens its doors

Dozens of customers lined up down the sidewalk of Trader Joe’s May 6 as the store cut its ribbon and allowed hungry Parkerites inside for the very first time. As the lei-wearing customers … more

Radloff, Blanckaert elected to Castle Pines North Metro District board

Former Castle Pines Mayor Tera Radloff has found a new landing spot for community service, being elected to the Castle Pines North Metro District Board during the May 3 election. more

Miss Colorado competition plans to make Parker its home

After three years of holding its event in Parker, the Miss Colorado competition plans to make the town its permanent home for Memorial Day weekends.  more

It’s happening: Trader Joe’s in Parker opens next week

The highly anticipated Trader Joe’s grocery store in Parker has officially set its opening date as May 6, according to a news release from the organization. The store, located in north … more

Douglas County car thefts consume law enforcement

Stolen cars have recently become one of Douglas County law enforcement’s top priorities as thefts increase across the entire metro area with the single exception of the town of Castle … more

Parker hears first look at possible Mainstreet developments

Parker’s Urban Renewal Authority heard proposals for the first time from the company that may develop several plots of land along the town’s Mainstreet, including Pine Curve, during an … more

Parker high schools host wish weeks

Chaparral, Legend and Ponderosa high schools all recently held their wish week celebrations, which help raise money for Make-A-Wish Foundation. The organization helps grant wishes for children … more

Senior Center hosts fashion show

The Parker Senior Center was able to raise more than $1,000 during their fashion show April 9.   The fashion show featured senior center members as models, refreshments and a chance to … more

Robinson, CHSAA associate commissioner, dies

            When he thinks about Tom Robinson, the former associate commissioner of the Colorado High School Activities Association who died … more

Douglas County to see millions in road construction this year

Douglas County commissioners received an update Tuesday on a number of road projects happening in the area to address growth. more

Business corner: Retired Naval pilot opens smoothie shop in Parker

Angie Baker, a mother of five and a retired Naval physiologist and pilot, is ready to take her experience maximizing the health of other pilots to a new stage by opening a smoothie shop in … more

When will Trader Joe's open in Parker?

After months of Colorado Community Media questions, investigations and clandestine drive bys, Trader Joe’s has provided a pivotal update in the case of their Parker location opening: … more

How thirsty is Douglas County?

On an average day, 25 people move to Douglas County. Each one needs to drink, shower, water their lawn and wash their dishes. more

A tribute to perserverance at the DJFF

If there’s one thing most of us have learned over the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s perseverance. And that all-important trait is honored in the 26th annual Denver Jewish Film Festival. … more

Parker police make arrest in shooting that killed one, injured another

The Parker Police Department has made an arrest following a deadly shooting at the Stone Canyon Apartments on Cottonwood Drive yesterday evening. Cameron Dial, 27, was brought in on charges of … more

Parker again introducing bill hoping to leave RTD 

For the second year in a row, a bill that would allow Parker residents to decide if they want to leave the Regional Transportation District has been introduced into the legislature. The bill, … more

Finding acceptance in ‘Sordid Lives’

There’s unlucky timing, and then there’s starting a theater company not long before a global pandemic. Such is the case with the Wheat Ridge Theatre Company. But the company and its founder Maru … more
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