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Lions finish second at state tourney

There were smiles and a few tears as the Lutheran boys basketball team players accepted the trophy for taking runner-up honors in the March 10 Class 3A state basketball championship game. Bayfield … more

Local athlete is giant slalom state champ

As bizarre as it might sound, high school skiing is an overlooked sport on the Front Range in Colorado. Skiing may connote Colorado between the months of November through March, but any high school … more

Hilltop Social Club keeps little school thriving

For nearly 100 years, the ladies of the Hilltop Social Club have gathered at the little schoolhouse located southeast of Parker at 5748 Flintwood Road, to socialize and plan activities within the … more

Boys volleyball takes first step toward being sanctioned in Colorado

Boys volleyball has been trying to open the door to get the sport sanctioned by the Colorado High School Activities Association for around 20 years, according to John Prusinowski. Well, boys … more

Douglas County correcting precinct number mishap

Thousands of people in Douglas County were misinformed of their precinct numbers ahead of the March 6 caucuses in a mix-up the county is currently working to resolve. Douglas County announced an … more

Former youth pastor charged with sexual assault on a child

A former youth pastor at Crossroads Community Church in Parker has been charged with three counts of sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust. The Parker Police Department is asking … more

Parker woman is ‘Face’ of medical nonprofit

If you ask Parker resident Maddie Teagarden what happened to her legs, and why she’s in a wheelchair, you might get the answer “shark attack.” The good-natured 20-year-old, who had both of her … more

Digital media company's Parker plans could hinge on stopping trash facility

Media and technology company Redbarre says if a trash-transfer/recycling facility is built at a site in northern Douglas County it could interfere with the company's plans to build a 70-acre campus … more

Blessings emerge amid veteran’s toughest fight

Christian Redman, 50, sits on the edge of the couch, hands slightly trembling — a side effect of the chemo — as he clasps and unclasps them, a melancholy shadow in his eyes. For as long as he can … more

Wheelers for the Wounded comes through for veterans

Veteran Morgan Huston served as a staff sergeant in the Air Force, and was deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo. The physical demands of his service caught up with him after he was discharged in … more

Parker planners approve affordable-housing development

Parker planning commissioners voted 5-2 to approve the site-plan amendment submitted by Dominium Development to build a 204-unit affordable housing apartment complex in the Stroh Ranch neighborhood. … more

Sheriff's office: Juvenile with gun arrested at Chaparral High School

Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a juvenile at Chaparral High School after they say they found a loaded gun in his backpack. "This is currently under investigation," said deputy … more

Suspect dies after exchanging gunfire with Parker officers, police say

A suspect was fatally shot during an exchange of gunfire with police officers the night of Nov. 4, the Parker Police Department reported. more

Softball title now the stuff of Legend

Junior shortstop Payton Lincavage was never skeptical about Legend's chances of winning the state softball championship. “We had been saying it all season: This is the year of the Titans," she said. "I had no doubts.” Legend captured the … more

Legend High band equipment stolen ahead of state competition

The Parker Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding thieves who stole equipment from Legend High School in the early morning hours of Oct. 19. Equipment stolen belonged to the … more

'We all have to be partners'

A local nonprofit seeks to cut through the political noise surrounding climate change by using their ears, rather than their voices. “It's about listening first,” said Parker resident Jamie VanDegrift. “We have to be respectful, we all have … more

Family business forged by fire

In 2008, when Chris Franklin told his wife, Vivian, he wanted to buy a plasma steel cutter and go into business making custom metal artwork, she didn't approve. He bought the enormous, costly device anyway, and showed her his work. “He had … more

Child pornography suspect arrested in Parker

On Sept. 15, Douglas County Sheriff's detectives and Parker Police Department officers apprehended a fugitive from West Virginia wanted since 2010 on child pornography charges, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. The suspect, … more

For this champion, ‘it’s all just wrestling’

Cohl Schultz didn’t wrestle with boredom this summer. The 16-year-old Ponderosa junior traveled around Europe from Austria to Serbia to Finland to Sweden to France and finally to Greece. He returned home as the first American Cadet World … more

A bloody good time for Bonfils

Hundreds of people running for their lives from packs of bloodthirsty vampires may sound like a nightmare, but for Lauren Jones, organizer of the 2017 Vampire 5K at Flat Acre Farms in Parker on Sept. 30, it's a dream come true. Jones and her … more
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