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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

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

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

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 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

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
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