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Election 2021: Littleton to vote on sales tax increase

For the first time in nearly 50 years, Littleton could raise its sales tax rate if a measure on the 2021 ballot passes.    Ballot Issue 3A would raise the city’s sales tax from …
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The Adams County Government Center sits at 4430 South Adams County Parkway near 124th Avenue and Sable Boulevard in Brighton.

Adams County to withdraw from Tri-County Health Department

The Adams County Commissioners will vote to begin the process to end its relationship with the Tri-County Health Department, according to a statement released Oct. 19.  According to the …

Weld sheriff's deputies recover stolen cars, tools

GREELEY -- A Weld County Sheriff's Office strike team investigation recovered eight stolen vehicles and some $140,000 worth of stolen tools from areas throughout Denver, according to a press …
Schumé Navarro

Election 2021: Navarro wants more viewpoints on Cherry Creek school board

This is a profile of one of the three candidates for the District D seat on the Cherry Creek School District's board. As a student at Cherry Creek High School, Schumé Navarro wasn't doing the best …
Jen Gibbons

Election 2021: Gibbons wants to 'bring unity back' to Cherry Creek school board

This is a profile of one of the three candidates for the District D seat on the Cherry Creek School District's board. Schools were becoming crowded on the east side of the Cherry Creek School …

Kelly Bates

Election 2021: Bates says she knows what kids need on Cherry Creek school board

This is a profile of one of the three candidates for the District D seat on the Cherry Creek School District's board. When she still had the time, Kelly Bates worked as the director of a child-care …
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Election 2021: Douglas County school board -- Kids First slate

In the election for the Douglas County School District board that ends Nov. 2, candidates in the Kids First slate are Mike Peterson, Kaylee Winegar, Christy Williams and Becky Myers. All Kids First …
Kelly Bates

Election 2021: Cherry Creek candidates accuse Bates of improper campaign filings

Kelly Bates, an incumbent Cherry Creek school board member who is running for a second term, is being accused by two other candidates of violating campaign finance law. One of her opponents as well …
Former Elizabeth Stampede Rodeo Queen, Breanna Eddy.

Homecoming returns to Elizabeth

It has been two years since the Elizabeth School District has celebrated its homecoming traditions, due to COVID-19 restrictions. The town of Elizabeth was bustling throughout the week of Oct. 4 in …
Rhonda Olsen, newly appointed Elizabeth School Board director

Elizabeth School Board fills vacancy

With an election now underway to fill three board seats, the Elizabeth School District Board of Directors filled yet another seat -- that of former director John Guttenberg -- on Oct. 11 at their …

Election 2021: Jeffco school board candidate Q&As

2021 Candidates for positions on the Board of Education for Jeffco Public Schools were sent a candidate questionnaire. Below are links to each candidate. Be sure to check out the Jeffco Election …
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The Vistas Entertainment District at Park Meadows. The mall is a major sales-tax revenue generator for Lone Tree.

Election 2021: Lone Tree seeks tax hike for public services

Will Lone Tree residents be willing to raise sales taxes for the next decade? Voters will decide in the election that ends Nov. 2. The city council in August approved placing a measure on the ballot …

Developers' plans for Littleton's Aspen Grove collide with community concern

Littleton residents packed the city council chamber for a marathon night of public comment during an Oct. 5 council meeting. The topic at hand: contention over the proposed redevelopment of Aspen Grove, a shopping center in south Littleton that has for years seen declining revenue. 

Fort Lupton bar takes steps to keep liquor license

Acting as the city's liquor licensing authority, Fort Lupton City Council approved a recommendation to allow a local bar to keep its liquor license. The authority voted 6-0 with one abstention …
A view of Castle Rock over its namesake town.

Castle Rock looks to have say on nearby development

To protect the town against the negative impacts of continued development in the neighboring unincorporated areas of Douglas County, the Castle Rock Town Council approved the first steps in …

StretchLab moves into Lone Tree

Dave Watson was walking with a friend who works as a personal trainer when they stopped him and asked if he'd ever been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. “They knew just by watching me walk,” …
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