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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
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
According to her mother, Sydney Kennett tried every sport before settling on one most people have never heard of: indoor skydiving, or “bodyflying.” The sport is more popular internationally than in the United States, and organizers hope to … more
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
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
There are currently 15 highly successful public charter schools in Douglas County with five new charters approved in the last two years. This is a good thing if you love school choice and want the … more
A new law granting immunity to citizens who break a vehicle’s window to rescue at-risk animals and humans went into effect on Aug. 9. “It’s already exceeded my expectations,” said state Rep. Lori Saine, R-Firestone, who introduced House … more
Parker resident Nate Redman has a rare genetic condition, spinocerebellar ataxia 7, that’s gradually taking away his brain’s ability to communicate with his body. A wrestler and football player in high school, the 25-year-old now uses a … more
When people think of hockey they typically picture Canadians, players with missing teeth and, of course, ice. But skaters at the Parker Fieldhouse’s inline hockey league don’t resemble those stereotypes, though they may be as feisty as icebound … more
Alternative rock aficionados are no doubt marking their calendars for Parker Arts’ first concert of the 2017-18 season, as Smash Mouth is slated to bring its style of rock ‘n’ roll to the Discovery Park stage on Aug. 19. Twenty years after … more
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