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Ballot issue passes for Elizabeth schools

Voters in the Elizabeth School District approved a mill levy override through Issue 4A in the November election, allowing Elizabeth schools to continue receiving $1.59 million each year, which the … more

Man arrested in Elizabeth woman's death

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 56-year-old Elizabeth woman on Halloween night. Christopher Sanders Leary is being held without bond on suspicion of first-degree … more

Elizabeth police keep body cameras after trial period

In 2017, the Elizabeth police department embarked on a year-long trial of the Axon Body Camera. The program is part of Axon’s National Field Trial, which equips police departments with body cameras … more

A mighty wine time in Elizabeth

Conversation and tasting stopped briefly as those attending the Oct. 6 Wine in the Pines event joined in singing “Happy Birthday” to the Town of Elizabeth. Grace Erickson, Elizabeth community … more

Cardinals seek a win at volleyball

Elizabeth made numerous diving digs, killer spikes and long volleys but D'Evelyn won the Sept 4 non-league volleyball game 3-0. “We are playing well at times but we have played some very good teams … more

Elizabeth school mill levy override will appear on ballot

In an effort to attract and retain teachers, expand safety and security measures in schools, and provide students with access to technology that facilitates learning, the board of Elizabeth Schools … more

School resumes with a mix of old and new

Students across the district streamed into local schools for the first time this school year, ready to tackle the new challenges that lie ahead of them. Most of the high schoolers and middle … more

Elizabeth first responders get community salute

Men and women in blue uniforms gathered, Main Street was blocked off with police and firefighting equipment lining the curb, and more than 100 people stopped by Aug. 15 in Elizabeth to thank first … more

Cardinals aim for volleyball success

The Elizabeth Cardinals' gym echoed with the sounds of action during the Aug. 17 volleyball team practice session. First-year coach Shawn Novak moved between the two courts where players were … more

Ranch a place for wounds to heal

Suzy MacKenzie’s passion has always been helping people so, after 40 years in the mission field, she moved to Elizabeth and founded the Eagle’s Nest Equine Therapy Ranch. “We are a nonprofit … more

Zone would allow new uses for property in Elbert County

From the moment man first pounded stakes into the ground and declared that piece of property his, land disputes, and the right to use private property for whatever the landowner wanted, have been a … more

Brewery draws closer to opening in Elizabeth

The recent growl of a bulldozer's diesel engine marked the first visible signs of progress toward the planned September opening of the Elizabeth Brewing Co. “We have been working inside the Carlson … more

History grant pays off for Elizabeth

A state historic preservation grant in 2016 funded phase one of a project to research and record the history of the Town of Elizabeth, which is bearing fruit. “History Colorado provided the $21,000 … more

Cardinals test aerial talents in summer football

Elizabeth athletes exhibited passing skills as they competed in the Denver Broncos 7-on-7 tournament held June 12-16 at All City Stadium in Denver. “We have about the average number of players … more

Fridays come alive with Elizabeth celebrations

The hum of conversations, blending with the bluegrass music provided by the band Old Fuss and Feathers, attracted a crowd to Elizabeth's Main Street on June 15. The June 15 event organized by the … more

Here comes the clown when a cowboy is down

When a cowboy needs to be saved, when children need encouragement to read or when a crowd needs a laugh, only one man can deliver in the unique way that J.W. Winklepleck does. Winklepleck earned his … more

Not all fun and games

Bull riding is considered the most dangerous event in rodeo competition, and a man dressed as a clown provides a safe haven from the bulls for riders who have gotten bucked off or completed their … more

Bulls are rocky rides

The announcer at the June 1 Xtreme Bulls event at the Elizabeth Stampede told the crowd the riders would be tested because the stock contractors brought 50 of the hardest-bucking, badest bulls to the … more

Stampede includes variety of events

As the saying goes, there was something for just about everyone during the June 2 Elizabeth Stampede activities. While a lot of attention focused on the rodeo at Casey Jones Arena, there was a full … more

Stampede on parade

Traffic came to a standstill on several downtown streets June 2 for the Elizabeth Stampede Parade. The Stampede is an annual event. This year, the Stampede began with a concert on May 31, and … more
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