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Concert kicks off Elizabeth Stampede

On May 31, the floor of the Casey Jones Arena that will soon be the scene of cowboys and animals competing in the Elizabeth Stampede will be transformed with a stage and sound system for the concert … more

Memorial Day ceremony set at Elizabeth Cemetery

Members of Elizabeth American Legion Post 82 in their distinctive uniforms will oversee the annual Memorial Day ceremony on May 28 at the veterans memorial in the Elizabeth Cemetery located off … more

Stampede set to charge ahead

The countdown to Elizabeth’s largest and longest-running event is underway. In just over a week, the son of a cowboy-music legend will kick off the four-day event, sending thousands of locals and … more

Elizabeth HS grads look to future

Four graduating seniors at Elizabeth high school shared their thoughts in a Q&A with Colorado Community Media as they prepare for the next stage of life. Kayne Weidenbacher What activities do you … more

Outstanding class graduating from Elizabeth High

“Outdoorsy.” “Active.” “Competitive.” “Responsible.” “Ingenious.” “Motivated.” “Like a family.” This is how teachers, administration, younger students and current seniors … more

Events lead up to Stampede

The Elizabeth Stampede is a couple of weeks away but the community rodeo on May 19 and gymkhana on May 20 traditionally launch the events that are part of the May 31-June 2 Stampede. “The community … more

ElizBash plans nearly complete

The Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce has about wrapped up planning for the annual ElizBash, which is held May 31 to June 3 at the same time as the Elizabeth Stampede. “ElizBash carnival and a street … more

Young artists display works in show at high school

Inspired by the natural beauty of their home state, famous artists and supportive teachers, student artists throughout Elizabeth School District put forth their best work, and many walked away with … more

Teens doing the right thing are recognized at banquet

Some kids run fast and punt well. Some kids join every club and ace every test. Some kids simply do the right thing, and those are the kids that the community celebrated in April. The Elizabeth … more

Elizabeth students pitch in to help out

Groups of teens scoured the grounds for trash in Castlewood Canyon State Park one day last week. Sporting royal blue “Big Help” T-shirts, participants happily jumped from boulder to bank to find … more

Elizabeth students claim prize in information contest

Out of 12 teams from schools in the Tri-County League, a group of Elizabeth eighth-graders won first place in a competition of the minds. Two groups of Elizabeth Middle School eighth-graders traveled … more

Vasquez digs into new role as mayor of Elizabeth

The election results are official and Elizabeth residents selected Megan Vasquez to be the mayor for the next two years. Vasquez, a 2004 Kiowa High School graduate, has lived in Elizabeth for 10 … more

'Stampede to Read' helps kids get a charge out of literacy

Imagine horses, bulls, sheep and pigs suddenly rushing toward a common thing. Now replace those animals with 400 kids, rushing toward books. This is the effect that Stampede to Read has on kids in … more

Cardinals gain experience at Arizona tournament

Baseball was the focus for the members of the Elizabeth High School baseball teams when they spent their spring break playing four games in Arizona. “It is always nice to leave Colorado's chilly … more

Voters elect mayor, approve lodging tax in Elizabeth

The turnout was light for the April 3 Elizabeth municipal election, with unofficial results showing that Town Trustee Megan Vasquez was chosen as mayor and voters approved a proposal to establish a … more

Volunteers do good where flood went bad

Fun and games weren't on the spring break agenda for a team from Elizabeth — 11 young men and women and four adults — who traveled to Houston to repair flood-damaged houses to help people return … more

Elizabeth School District puts focus on budget

While much of Elbert County unpacks their swimsuits and rubs aloe vera over their post-spring break sunburn, Elizabeth School District administration searches for clever ways to construct the 2018-19 … more

Elizabeth girls eke out soccer win over Falcon

It wasn't a great day for the sport, but the Elizabeth girls soccer team ignored the chilling wind and rain and went on spring break with a 2-0 record after a 1-0 victory over Falcon in the books. … more

Frontier High School keeps youths on track

A lack of credits. Behavior issues. No high school diploma in sight. Students across Elbert County and beyond apply to Frontier High School to obtain the future that eluded them in a traditional … more

Hair falls for cancer research

Cheers and applause greeted the volunteers stepping up to have their heads shaved during the “Brave the Shave” event held March 1 at Elizabeth High School to raise money for the St. Baldrick's … more
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