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Be in the know to go in snow

While watching the snowfall can be relaxing and playing in it can be a lot of fun, driving in Colorado's snowstorms can be less than desirable. “We know it's going to happen,” said Andrew Hogle, …
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Recall election draws two candidates for town board

Elizabeth Town Clerk Michelle Oeser has verified petitions submitted by two Elizabeth residents to compete for two spots in the Dec. 17 recall election for Elizabeth Town Board. Jason Weiss will be …

Secret Service study: School shooters showed warning signs

Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported, according …

Transportation master plan in the works

Elbert County has received a $190,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs to update its existing Transportation Master Plan. Grant funds came from state Energy and Mineral Impact …
Elizabeth resident Courtney Bonine speaks before more than 500 people at the ThanksUSA annual gala honoring military families.

Military family honored at gala

Courtney Bonine, 20, spent her entire life moving around the country every few years before moving to Elizabeth when she was in seventh grade. She also missed out on having her parents attend …

Colorado launches digital ID in state's mobile app

Coloradans can now create an electronic version of their driver's license or state identification card that can be displayed on smartphones for proof of identification, age and address in Colorado. …
Education
Frumveller

Kim Frumveller: Candidate for Elizabeth School Board

Name: Kim Frumveller City or town of residence: I live in Elizabeth Occupation: Owner of CCS Choppers and CCS Metal Fab with my husband Chip, part owner of Bullay, Vet Tech for Three Peaks Veterinary …
Guttenberg

John D. Guttenberg: Candidate for Elizabeth School Board

Name: John D. Guttenberg City or town of residence: Elizabeth Occupation: Retired U.S. Army sergeant major and U.S. Postal Service Contact information: sgtmajtanker@q.com Why are you seeking this …
Jeffers

Valerie Jeffers: Candidate for Elizabeth School Board

Name: Valerie Jeffers City or town of residence: While my mailing address is Parker, I have lived in the Elizabeth School District since 1994. Occupation: Underwriter for Farm and Ranch Insurance. …
A screenshot of one of the public service annoucement-style videos released by a coalition of Colorado state offices, parents and teens Oct. 8, 2019.

Teen suicide PSAs released by coalition of Colorado state offices, parents, teens

When the impact of a suicide started to take a toll on Jim Janicek's kids, he knew he had to do something. “My kids go to Arapahoe High School,” Janicek told a crowd at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado …

Dr. Mark Montgomery takes questions from high school students and their parents about college admissions.

‘Rural is the new diversity’

Dozens of Elbert County high school students and their parents learned about what it takes to get into college, and minimize debt, during a free seminar on Sept. 18 delivered by college admissions …
Business

Molson Coors closing Denver office, cutting 500 jobs

Molson Coors Brewing Co. is laying off 500 workers worldwide and restructuring its operations as it faces declining beer sales. The company expects to save $150 million by closing offices in Denver …
Elizabeth Chief of Police Stephen Hasler stirs the pot while helping create a specialty brew at The Elizabeth Brewing Company.

Good as gourd: Elizabeth cops decide pumpkin spice doughnuts are perfect ingredient for brew

What happens when you turn Elizabeth police officers loose inside a brewing room at The Elizabeth Brewing Company? With a huge, open tank of bubbling mash just begging for them to add a special …
Kaitlyn Bond of the newly established business Mobile Massage by Kaitlyn gives one of many complimentary massages.

Women learn about ways to improve their health at expo

Women of all ages enjoyed a day of health, education and beauty during Colorado Community Media's second annual Women's Health and Beauty Expo on Oct. 5. Along with Gold Sponsor Swedish Medical …
Nic Meyer, owner of Rhino and Ravens Forge, shapes a piece of scrap metal into a work of art. He encourages veterans to join him either to forge art of their own or just hang out.

Hammering out troubles is boon for military vets

Nic Meyer, owner of Rhino and Ravens Forge in Elizabeth, served his country for 22 years in special operations, deploying to Afghanistan three times alone. He and his company spent most of their time …

An Orion spacecraft orbits the moon in an artist's rendering. NASA recently finalized a contract for up to 12 Orion capsules from Lockheed Martin, where Littleton-based engineers have done much of the design and testing on the craft that could return astronauts to the moon in coming years.

Lockheed wins contract for moon spacecraft

The spacecraft that could return astronauts to the moon got one step closer to liftoff in September, as NASA announced it finalized a contract to order up to 12 Orion space capsules from aerospace …
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