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Cardinals capture state gymnastics title

Elizabeth brought home a number of gymnastics honors as the Cardinals won the Class 4A state team title and Anastasia Buzalsky won the state all-around championship, plus she won state individual event championships in floor exercise, balance beam …
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    • New sheriff, treasurer to be chosen in 2018

      With about four in 10 eligible voters taking part in Elbert County’s Nov. 7 election, a bid to lengthen term limits for the sheriff and treasurer were decisively defeated and the Elizabeth School Board saw two newcomers elected along with the …

    • Homeless veterans' numbers may be down, but problem persists

      An estimated 569 homeless veterans live in the Denver metro area, and Freddie Sprankel used to be one of them. After more than three years in the U.S. Army — including an almost year-long duty tour in Iraq — Sprankel got an honorable …

    • Not just a man’s job

      When Danell Kalcevic was in kindergarten, an assignment asked her to describe what she wanted to be when she grows up. “It sounds silly,” Kalcevic, 48, said, but what she put on the assignment was a farmer’s wife. Fast forward and …

    • Center offers fleece of mind

      After raising and loving alpacas for almost 10 years and learning all about the warmth and beauty of items made from alpaca fleece, Kate Blackburn said it seemed natural to bring the Antelope Alpacas Fiber Arts Center to Main Street in …

    • Draft county budget sees benefit from wind farm

      After four months of analysis and number-crunching, a draft of the 2018 budget for Elbert County was publicly presented to the Board of County Commissioners at the Oct. 11 BOCC meeting. Although the numbers will likely be adjusted, the county …