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Large-animal sanctuary loses fight to relocate

Lion’s Gate Sanctuary operators Joan Laub and Peter Winney lost their six-month battle to relocate from their 42-acre location at the east end of Elbert County to an 85-acre property a few miles outside Elizabeth. The applicants had requested …
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Lawsuit alleges Elbert County illegally monitored employee's emails, defamed her

Elbert County's director of community and development services has filed a lawsuit claiming her emails were improperly intercepted and monitored by the county and that county officials made defamatory statements intended to embarrass her.
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    • Coalition will hunt for funds to widen highway

      Widening what's known as “The Gap” along Interstate 25 between Castle Rock and Monument is top of mind for government officials across the Front Range. The stretch where the roadway narrows to two lanes in each direction for 17 miles presents …

    • Arbor Day event will feature food, tree sale in Elizabeth

      The Elizabeth Tree Board will host the annual Arbor Day celebration for the Town of Elizabeth at 9 a.m. on April 29. The celebration begins with a tree planting at the community garden located at 470 Pine Ridge St., followed by a celebration from 10 …

    • Kiowa mayor faces menacing charge

      The mayor of Kiowa is facing multiple charges after an incident in which authorities say he pointed a handgun at his teenage son. Lawrence A. "Larry" Perreault, 45, was arrested by the Elbert …

    • Elizabeth educator makes pitch for teacher funding

      Continuing his commitment to increasing funding for education in rural areas, Elizabeth School District Superintendent Douglas Bissonette testified before the Colorado Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on April 11. The bill, which has …

    • 4-H members learn lessons in expression

      “Color Your Story” was the theme for the weekend when Elbert County 4-H sent 12 of its members to attend the South Central District Retreat March 17-19 in Divide. “We are so proud of our Elbert County youth getting involved at the district, …