Mrs. Parker 2017

As Mrs. Parker 2017, Stacey James is a successful business woman who has her hands full serving with multiple charities. Her journey to the Mrs. Colorado America stage is largely fueled by a burning motivation to give back to her community.

Be the Change

Bridging the gap between the safe, prosperous life that many high school students in Parker enjoy and the terrors of poverty, war and human rights abuses experienced by millions of people is no easy task. This is the mission undertaken by Dr. Mark Thorsen, social studies teacher at Ponderosa High School, who endeavors to make his students aware of the…

Long-time Residents Honored for Their Contributions

The winner of the 2016 Impact Award was Nancy Carol Williams Gripman, a long-time Parker resident who helped found the Parker Task Force and passed away in December. Nancy was one of three nominees for the award, which is presented annually by the Rotary Club of Parker. Her husband, Bill Gripman, received the award in her honor during the annual…

Parker Police Save Lives

While Parker police officers consider saving lives a part of their job, those types of emergency calls don’t happen that often. But between Aug. 21 and Oct 24, two men were lucky to have Parker officers, trained in CPR and the use of Automated External Defibrillators, come to their rescue. The first call occurred on Aug. 21, just after Sgt.…