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Elbert County: Election 2018 results

The following are results from state Legislature, county and municipal races, and ballot issues from the Nov. 6 election. Results for county and municipal offices and ballot questions were updated shortly after midnight on Nov. 7. For state Senate and state House, results were updated Nov. 8. more

Buck takes resounding win to keep CD4 seat

In the race for the 4th Congressional District seat, incumbent Ken Buck won a third term on Nov. 6. The Republican garnered 62.6 percent of the vote compared to Democrat Karen McCormick's 37.4 … more

Voters reject 112, 73, transportation measures

Voters have said “nay” on many of the state's most contentious ballot issues. more

Polis, other Democrats secure state offices

Colorado's new governor says he's focused on saving familes money on health care coverage and being a leader for all people. The night of Nov. 6, Jared Polis walked onstage at the Democrats' watch party in downtown Denver as loudspeakers played Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'." more

Visit the isolated jewel of the Caribbean

For the entire second half of the 20th century and beyond, most Americans were presented with one perspective on the island nation of Cuba. Thanks to governmental changes in both nations, many are … more

Timely tome tells travel tales

Patricia Ann Paul’s recently published memoir title: “Curse of Interesting Times: A Vietnam Era Memoir,” is based on a reputed Chinese curse, “May you live in interesting times,” which has … more

Egyptologist to share expertise in Lone Tree

Dr. Kara Cooney, professor of Egyptology at UCLA, will be the featured National Geographic Live speaker at 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Nov. 9 at Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree. … more

Eating vegan for the season

Jason Miller grew up in a small mountain town on the Western Slope of Colorado and in an agricultural community in Montana. He often hunted with his father, a taxidermist. They ate venison nearly … more

Art’s reward is the gift of other people

Matt and I won a prize. You still have a chance to see our prize winner at the Lone Tree Arts Center. We collaborated on an art project for a juried exhibition that will be up until Nov. 26. Because … more

Keeping an eye on trust to make sure it isn’t lost

There is old saying that many storytellers rely on, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.” Today, many of us struggle with where the truth starts and stops, and what is just a good … more

Volleyball tourney: time to seize the day

Colorado Mesa University volleyball standout Kasie Gilfert has a message that sounds simple for players who will be participating in the CHSAA State Volleyball Championships on Nov. 8-10 at the … more

Hickenlooper executive order targets youth vaping

To address what state and health officials are calling an epidemic, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order outlining efforts to decrease the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping products … more

Elizabeth girls finish fourth at state cross country

Seismic equipment probably registered the event as the feet of Elizabeth athletes and hundreds of other runners pounded the ground Oct. 27 at the state cross country meet held on the course at … more

LEAP launches online application for assistance program

Colorado's Low-Income Energy Assistance Program will kick off the 2018-19 season with a new online application process for individuals and families needing heating assistance. Enrollment for the … more

Penny drives will raise money for libraries foundation

A penny drive at Running Creek and Singing Hills elementary schools will raise money for the Pines and Plains Libraries Foundation. Classroom jars will be set up and participants are asked to drop … more

Health law sign-ups begin with stable premiums, more options

The Affordable Care Act's sixth sign-up season opened Nov. 1 amid stabilizing premiums and more choice for consumers. Nationally, average premiums are going up only by low single-digit percentages … 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

Ag education center to reboot site plans

The Elbert County Agricultural Alliance, a group formed last year that consists of rural business owners from Elbert County, has withdrawn its proposal for a homestead-style education center in an … more

Amazon 4-star store opens at Park Meadows

Shoppers can go from browsing the latest technology to cookware to the hottest books in one brief stroll around the Amazon 4-Star outlet store, the newest attraction at Park Meadows mall in Lone … more
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