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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 … more
“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, … more
Two 4-H members, Kelly Lynch and Brody Schneider, have been selected to represent Elbert County 4-H for the Citizenship Washington Focus trip planned in June. “CWF is a 4-H summer civic education and leadership program for high-school youth … more
Great Outdoors Colorado recently awarded more than $10,000 in grant money to two area projects. Colorado Parks and Wildlife managers were awarded a $9,415 grant for their deer-management program in Elizabeth, and Castlewood Canyon State Park was … more
In a thorough presentation by Bob Ware of the Water Advisory Commission, the Board of County Commissioners was updated on the group’s progress at the BOCC meeting on March 22. Ware told the county commissioners that the water group needs more … more
Local author Laurie Marr Wasmund is a proud Colorado native, although she doesn’t have a “Native” bumper sticker on her car. “I have the certified Pioneer plates. I applied before the law changed and anyone could get them,” said … more
The undersheriff for Elbert County was dismissed from his job last month “due to a clear violation of policy,” according to County Commissioner Danny Willcox. No specifics were provided about the violation. Tony Schiefelbein had been employed … more
Many residents of Elbert County are apt to say that “water is more precious than gold.” To that end, the Elbert County Water Advisory Committee is conducting a series of three workshops to inform residents about a comprehensive water study … more
A nationwide warrant has been issued for a former Elbert County Sheriff's deputy accused of illegally hunting deer late last year. Former Elbert County Sheriff's Deputy Steve Few was named as the suspect for an alleged deer poaching incident on … more
The elected officials of Elbert County are in discussions about the potential purchase of the former Bank of the West building at 440 Comanche St. in Kiowa. Elbert County Manager Ed Ehmann said the 10,000-square-foot building would provide … more
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