It’s Summer. Let’s Go Have Some Fun!

I love this time of year in Colorado. There is so much to do throughout the entire state – from road trips to the Western Slope, hiking and camping to planting a vegetable garden and attending the annual Parker Days festival in downtown.

Zonta’s 11th Annual Trivia Night

Hosted annually by the nonprofit Zonta Douglas County, Trivia Night brings community members together to raise money for scholarships for local high school seniors and grants for nonprofits benefitting women and children. ( Photos by TQ Photography

There’s Magic in Parker

The Society of American Magicians Magic Center Foundation presented April Foolery, a magic show featuring six award-winning Colorado magicians. The April 23 fundraiser raised more than $1,000 to help maintain the foundation’s museum and research library in Parker. (

June 2015 Around Town

Parker resident and childhood cancer survivor, Michael Loomer, will once again host an Alex’s Lemonade Stand on June 12, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Jola Park, at the corner of Clarke Farms Drive and Motsenbocker.

High Schools Pull Out all the Stops for Make-A-Wish

Two Parker high school students and a 4-year-old are among the recipients of this year’s amazing Make-A-Wish fundraisers.

Celebrate the Start of Summer at Parker Days

This year’s 39th Parker Days festival is destined to be one of the best ever, with a slew of new activities for individuals of all ages and Rick Springfield headlining a long list of entertainers.

Graduates Return to School

Parker's got an interesting phenomenon. Graduates of its high schools return to their old stomping grounds to help coach the sports they participated in when they were students.

Turning Your Home into Your Personal Escape

Spring is in full bloom, and maybe your yard isn’t living up to your idea of an outside paradise. We sat down with Kyle Ash, Misty Siggins and Kim Wisdom of Aspen Falls Custom Design and Landscape, so they could fill us in on some landscaping secrets.

From Car Sales to Fashion

Christopher Smith has a typical Colorado transplant story. In 1995, friends encouraged him to venture to Colorado for the summer. Once here, he decided to stay.

Enjoy Colorado’s Beautiful Outdoors

With summer's arrival this month, here are some ideas for enjoying Colorado’s great outdoors.

Keeping the Legacy Alive

It’s hard enough running a retail business. But when you combine overseeing a family business with a full-time job, taking care of a wife who was severely injured in a car accident and then overcoming a fire, it can become an incredible task.