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Student-athlete spotlight: Sisters spark competition on volleyball court at Chaparral

One opinion you often hear from many athletes is that the team is like a family. For the Chaparral girls volleyball squad, the team is literally like a family. There are two pairs of sisters on this … more

Mayor talks past year, future plans for Parker in State of Town address

Mayor Jeff Toborg spoke about how the town has dealt with the past year during the COVID-19 pandemic along with his and the town council's goals for the coming year in his annual address to the … more

My Name is... Lisa Stull

About me It's tough to talk about myself, especially as a psychotherapist, I've been focused on talking about others for the past 20-plus years. I've been on a healing path for as long as I can … more

Parker's deputy town administrator retires

Parker Deputy Town Administrator Jim Cleveland has retired, following 27 years of working for the town. Cleveland, whose last day on the job was Jan. 8, was named interim deputy town administrator in … more

Parker mayor accused of supporting conspiracy theories on Parler

Parker Mayor Jeff Toborg is facing criticism from some town residents who say recent social media posts show that the mayor supports conspiracy theories about the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. … more

What will level yellow mean for eateries?

Parker restaurants certified under the COVID-19 5-Star program could soon receive loosened indoor dining restrictions, but simply doubling the permitted seating capacity means different things to … more

‘Just a regular guy’: Mike Waid reflects on his tenure as mayor of Parker

Sitting at a picnic bench in O’Brien Park in downtown Parker, Mike Waid, then with less than one month remaining as mayor, recited his favorite line to the question of what he plans to do next. … more

Former Parker council candidate apologizes for doxxing of health officials

A Parker man who created a Facebook group that encouraged people to honk airhorns and car horns outside the homes of public health officials deleted the group and the accompanying post that gave … more

Parker saloon, music venue to open in spring

A western-themed bar and barbecue joint poised to host nationally touring musicians is scheduled to open in the Hilltop area of Parker this spring. The Wild Goose Saloon will open in April, owner … more

Special election in Parker called for April 20

The Parker Town Council called a special election for April 20 to fill a seat at the dais that has remained vacant since September, though it is unclear what will be on the ballot come spring. In its … more

Parker council opposes level red orders

The Parker Town Council passed a resolution unanimously Dec. 7 opposing the state's decision to move Douglas County to level red public health restrictions amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. The … more

Never too young to give back

Rylan Coleridge does not like to put a number on how many donations she expects to collect for a given fundraiser she is organizing. With close to six years of experience running her nonprofit, … more

Parker man's family on other side of ordeal

Larisa and Marat Yakubovich had not spent much time away from each other, not in 55 years of marriage. So after recent months marked by a collision, illness and hospitalizations, when they sat in the … more

PHOTOS: Centennial Girl Scouts deliver ‘birthday kits’ for families in need

The words “food pantry” and “low-resource families” conjure up familiar images: Lines of parents down on their luck, collecting donated groceries to keep themselves and their children afloat. … more

‘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

New faces come to Parker Town Council

Parker residents who voted for change at town hall are about to get their wish. Two new faces will join the Parker Town Council following the results of the Nov. 3 municipal election, and two … more

Mayor-elect Toborg sets sights on grocery tax, RTD

The Parker electorate voted for change in the town's elected leadership on Nov. 3, starting with the mayor. Jeff Toborg, 50, the IT executive and now-former town councilmember who ran as the … 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

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
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