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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

Centennial gas station shooting suspect set for preliminary hearing

Samuel Birch, the man the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office identified as the suspect in a fatal shooting of a gas station clerk in a robbery the night of Nov. 26, is set for a preliminary hearing … more

Partridge plans to keep on working

Roger Partridge is not retiring. While his eight years as a Douglas County commissioner may be ending, the 63-year-old is anything but finished working. Soon, he will begin his new position with a … more

U.S. Rep. Jason Crow: 'This was a domestic terrorist threat'

Jason Crow's concern grew into shock as he realized there was no way out. The U.S. representative for parts of the south, east and north Denver metro area was holed up in the House chamber along with … more

Confusion defines process as Colorado seniors wait for vaccines

As Colorado continued the early stages of its COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Gov. Jared Polis announced that people 70 and older would soon be eligible for vaccination in certain areas. The No. 1 question … more

Colorado Office of Film recognized for highlighting native voices

Never underestimate the power of storytelling. Not only can the art entertain and enlighten, but it helps keep histories alive — both personal and those of a group of people. That’s why the … more

Man receives 48 years for kidnapping, sexual assault

A man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman near Lone Tree in 2018 was sentenced to 48 years in prison, according to a Jan. 6 news release from the 18th Judicial District. Paul Nader, 32, a … 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

New year's resolutions: Experts say to 'set small goals' and 'find the joy'

After the most disruptive year in generations upended the social, financial and mental well-being of billions across the world, the question many face with the arrival of the new year is: What’s … more

Douglas County clerk urges Pence to declare some states' elections illegal

In a public Facebook post, the head of Douglas County’s elections called for Vice President Mike Pence to declare elections in seven states illegal, a move that he said would result in President Donald Trump staying in office. more

Exploring Denver through photographs

The digital exhibition of the 2020 Y/OUR Denver Photography Competition is available for viewing through March 1. It is available on the following websites: Denver Architecture Foundation, … 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

Douglas County approved for indoor-dining program

Some restaurants in Douglas County were permitted to immediately open for indoor dining after the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment gave official approval for the county to begin a business certification program Dec. 23. more

Sky Ridge staff receive first COVID-19 vaccine shots

Dozens of frontline medical workers stood in line down a Sky Ridge Medical Center corridor Dec. 16, waiting to receive their first injections of the COVID-19 vaccine. Sky Ridge received 195 vials of … more

Pop Culture Con cancelled for 2021, still connects with community

Fans of superheroes, science fiction, elven kingdoms and anime are going to have to wait longer than they were hoping to meet some of their favorite creators and other fans in person — after … 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

November was Douglas County's worst month of pandemic

November was by far Douglas County’s worst month of the pandemic, according to data from the Tri-County Health Department. More people were infected, more people died and more people went to the … more

Will Denver metro counties see a second stay-at-home order?

On April 22, 40 people in Colorado died with coronavirus, marking the state's one-day record for deaths among people with COVID-19 in the spring. After months of the daily death count falling and … more

Outbreaks rock Douglas County assisted-living, nursing facilities

Douglas County Coroner Jill Romann sat in her office with Lauren Stockton, one of her certified death investigators, going down the list of recent pandemic victims who came through the office. … 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
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