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Memorial Day weekend in Elbert County will provide two opportunities to honor the county’s veterans. Special services to be held at the Kiowa/Elbert and Elizabeth cemeteries will hosted by members of the American Legion, VFW, and the Boy Scouts of … more
A common concern about online schools is whether students get the same opportunities to socialize as their peers in traditional ones. But they showed they can have just as much fun when students from four online schools recently enjoyed the … more
The mission to create a unified vision for future development in Elbert County cleared an important hurdle April 26, as residents from across the county gathered for the first Elbert County Comprehensive Planning public meeting. The Elbert County … more
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
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