Community News Archives

Parker Officer Saves Life After Car Crash

Parker Adventist Hospital served as the backdrop for an emotional reunion between a local officer and a man whose life he saved after a car crash last month.   According to the Parker Chronicle, Sergeant Joe Cummings ... Read More

‘Paint Parker’ Progam Aims to Cover Graffiti

An anti-graffiti initiative is underway in the Town of Parker, according to the Parker Chronicle.   The program called “Paint Parker” aims to cover graffiti with beautiful murals and it’s part of a joint collaboration between the Parker ... Read More

Innovation Pavilion to Open Parker Facility

Centennial-based Innovation Pavilion has announced plans to open a facility in Parker, according to the Parker Chronicle.   Innovation Pavilion is a incubator for business start-ups with a program that involves bringing in industry experts to work ... Read More

Parker’s ‘So Long to Summer’ Race is Aug. 8

The summer is winding down and the Parker Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the annual So Long to Summer 5K/10K at 8 a.m. Aug. 8 at Salisbury Park, 11920 Motsenbocker Rd.   The event is professionally ... Read More

Parker Nurse to Retire After 50 Years on the Job

Parker Adventist Hospital nurse Pat Walsh is getting ready to retire after a whopping 50 years in the profession.   According to the Parker Chronicle, the huge milestone of 50 years nearly went unnoticed. It wasn’t until Walsh ... Read More

Rocky Vista Professor Contributes to Research on Medical Procedures in Zero Gravity

Even the most minor accident in space can turn deadly, and for years scientists have been trying to figure out how to treat these emergencies when hospitals are days away. According to the Parker Chronicle, ... Read More

Parker’s Tour de Ladies is July 11

Parker’s Tour de Ladies cycling event is set for Saturday, July 11.   The event is a non-competitive, women-only cycling event through the beautiful rolling hills of Douglas County that benefits the Crisis Center, which is a ... Read More

Officials Break Ground on New Parker Assisted Living Center

Officials have broken ground on a new assisted living center in Parker.   According to the Parker Chronicle, the project is called Crown Point Assisted Living and Memory Care and will feature 149 rooms for people ages ... Read More

Celebrate Independence Day in Parker

All are invited to the Town of Parker’s annual Fourth of July event from 6-10 p.m. July 4 at Salisbury Park.   The event features bounce houses and games for kids, delicious food such as Old Time ... Read More

Local Cookouts Aim to Help Parker Man in Need of Transplant

A series of summer cookouts in Cottonwood are planned in order to help a Parker man who is in need of an organ transplant.   According to the Parker Chronicle, Alan Lammle’s wife, Amy Simons, organized the ... Read More