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Back-to-School During COVID-19

September 1, 2021

Information, Tips, and Advice for Parents from Dr. Reginald Washington, Chief Medical Officer at HealthONE’s Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver. It is that time of year for Denver-area children and families – many of whom may be experiencing those back-to-school butterflies – to return to class.  Pediatric experts routinely provide helpful advice to…

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Protecting Digital Infrastructure Critical to Recovery

August 24, 2021

Reflecting on the last year and a half, and looking ahead at what will surely be a rocky road to recovery, the positive force of technology is inescapably top of mind. Not only have the investments made by technology companies here in Colorado transformed and diversified our economy for the better – particularly considering the…

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Thank You Hospitals!

July 20, 2021

Thank You Douglas County Hospitals! Here in Northwest Douglas County, we are lucky to have several area hospitals that have supported us throughout the pandemic. From the beginning, these community health providers sprang into action, providing robust, lifesaving treatments to countless patients. They also administered vaccines to further prevent the spread of COVID-19 all while…

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World Singles and Doubles Open Racquetball Championships Returns to Highlands Ranch

June 16, 2021

The best players in the world along with top local amateurs The world’s top professional women and men racquetball players will return to the Denver metro area for the 2021 World Singles and Doubles Open Racquetball Championships in Highlands Ranch, CO. The event will be held from August 12th through 15th and hosted at the…

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Q&A with Amy Sherman

May 3, 2021

Colorado Politics Features Q&A with Amy Sherman In the April 26th edition of the Colorado Politics news, Amy Sherman was featured in the Q&A Section. Check out the story here. Colorado Politics is a daily digital and weekly paper news for people interested in the public policy arena.

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Douglas County Economic Development Report 4th Qtr 2020

March 30, 2021

The 4th Quarter 2020 Douglas County Economic Development Report is now available – https://www.douglas.co.us/documents/2020-4th-quarter-economic-development-report.pdf/.   A few highlights include: Parker ranked No. 20 among RentCafe’s “Top Booming Suburbs for Renters.” The study analyzed data from Yardi Matrix for large-scale apartment buildings of 50 units or more to find what suburban areas have developed the most.…

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Exclusive PPP Application Period for Small Businesses

February 24, 2021

On Monday, February 22, President Biden announced the following changes to SBA’s coronavirus relief programs to ensure equity: Specifically, on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 9 am ET, SBA will establish a 14-day, exclusive PPP loan application period for businesses and nonprofits with fewer than 20 employees. This will give lenders and community partners more time…

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3rd Quarter Douglas County Economic Development Report

January 15, 2021

Douglas County released its 2020 3rd Quarter Economic Development Report.  Some of the highlights include: Parker ranked No. 2 on Money.com’s “2020 Best Places to Live in America” list. The ranking criteria was shifted to pay more attention to cities that show great promise and stability for the foreseeable future, factoring in employment, housing, cost…

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Douglas County launches COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant program

January 8, 2021

Businesses with physical locations in Douglas County and headquarters in Colorado may be eligible for COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grants through the County’s allocation of Colorado Senate Bill 20B-001 funding. Restaurants, bars and other drinking establishments, caterers, movie theatres, and gyms and recreation centers with annual revenue less than $2.5 million and a minimum of…

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Douglas County is first in Metro Denver approved for state’s 5 Star Program

December 23, 2020

Christmas arrived early for Douglas County and its businesses with word from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) on Wed., Dec., 23, stating “Douglas County meets 10 days of stable and declining hospitalizations and may now authorize certified businesses to open.”   With this news 33 Certified COVID Best Practice Businesses – 18…

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