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Harry’s Toy Drive

A note from Mia Samora, Harry’s Mom “Every day, all day, memories of my son flood my mind, but mostly my heart. Every day, all day I long to hold him once more. I long to look into his brown eyes … [Read More...]

Parker’s Hometown Holiday Weekend

If you were to thumb through vintage issues of the Saturday Evening Post, you’d see covers featuring idyllic vignettes of small town charm and holiday tradition. Each November, Downtown Parker becomes … [Read More...]

Turkey Day 5k Run/Walk

Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 23rd 8:00am Parker Recreation Center Register at If you’re looking for a little less “wobble” after you gobble, get out with your family … [Read More...]

The Yuletide Bazaar

One weekend each year, the Parker Fieldhouse transforms into a holiday wonderland and kicks off the season with the Mountain Pine Woman’s Club Yuletide Bazaar. Rows and rows of goods and wares to … [Read More...]

Douglas County Veterans Tribute

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” President John F. Kennedy Nearly a century ago, on the 11th hour of the … [Read More...]

Get a Sweet Beard

It’s that time of year…when men of all ages put aside their razor and let their beard grow in honor of “no-shave-November” and embrace their inner lumber-jack. This annual beard tradition has origins … [Read More...]

The Bookends

The Lost Letter: A Novel By Jillian Cantor This historical novel, which spotlights love and survival, is inspired by true resistance fighters in World War II. We begin in Austria in 1938, as we … [Read More...]

Local Author Spotlight

Sally’s hard day By Christine Losciale-Thoemmes Illustrated by Dr. Marissa Robinson From the moment Sally woke up until she came home from school, she was having a hard day. Not know what to do … [Read More...]