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New Elizabeth official spurs Wyoming mayor’s resignation

Less than three weeks into his new job as Elizabeth town administrator, Patrick Davidson sent an email that would result in the resignation of the mayor in Gillette, Wyoming.
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Fort Lupton leans toward drawing for marijuana businesses

Fort Lupton City Council may revise its imposed cap on the number of marijuana businesses it will allow in town. Five businesses applied for four available business permits. City Clerk Mari Pena …
The elbertcountyworks.com website has been rolled out by the Elbert County Economic Development department as a tool in the county's goal of enabling businesses to boost the local economy.

Elbert County creates business website

Elbert County recently launched a new website to boost economic development in the county. The website is designed to help current and prospective business owners.

All Adams 14 students return to in-person learning

With an eye on the omicron variant of COVID-19 and staffing issues within the district, all Adams 14 School District students and staff returned to in-person learning Jan,. 24. At various times …
Justin Presser, a King Soopers employee since 2006, strikes on Wednesday in Denver.

King Soopers strike ends after union reaches tentative deal with grocer

The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 said Jan. 21 that it has reached a tentative three-year labor agreement with King Soopers, ending a strike that began more than a week earlier.

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Douglas County assessor announces bid to replace Patrick Neville

Douglas County’s assessor has announced that she will run to replace Rep. Patrick Neville in Colorado House District 45 this year.
Education

COVID and Adams 14 schools .. some open, some remote

Adams
Sociologist and researcher Anna Mueller, who led a study on teen suicide prevention that focused on Littleton schools, speaks during an LPS forum in 2018.

Littleton schools study could help in fight against youth suicide

A two-year study focusing on the relationship between social environments and youth suicide could provide a “partial roadmap” for schools and communities looking to improve the promotion of …

Remote learning a possibility in Brighton schools

It's a case of same song, new verses, new year when it comes to the 27J schools system and COVID-19 concerns. Because of the rising number of COVID cases this winter -- largely because of the …

Adams 14 ends contract with management company

Adams 14 School District and Adams 14 School Succeed, also known as MGT America Consulting, are business partners no more. The district's board terminated the contract Jan. 11. The notice takes …

Adams 14 schools go remote

Students in the Adams 14 School District will be doing remote learning the week of Monday, Jan. 10. The reason is the spread of COVID cases. According to a statement from the district, Adams …
Business
Tables are available for patrons to sit and enjoy their mini doughnuts.

Warm, sweet, and hard to beat

It was an exciting first week for the Contreras family of Small Town Mini Donuts, the newest local business to pop up in Elizabeth.

United Power announces intent to leave Tri State

United Power Files Notice of Intent to Leave Tri-State Generation and Transmission   Brighton, Colo. – United Power, a rural electric cooperative based in Brighton, …
The fountain at The Streets at SouthGlenn outdoor mall at East Arapahoe Road and South University Boulevard in a 2019 file photo.

Centennial City Council signals it will OK SouthGlenn redevelopment

After nearly three years, one of the most prominent and contentious civic issues in Centennial appears set to come to a close next week.
Masks are now required at indoor businesses in Arapahoe County, such as Curate in Centennial. But some shoppers coming from nearby Douglas County, which has no mask mandate, may not even realize they’ve crossed county lines.

At border of Arapahoe and Douglas counties, mask rules are a game of inches

The one constant throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is that things are always changing. Few people know this better than Karli Millspaugh, owner of Curate: A Local Mercantile, at 8242 S. University …

Mask mandate for indoor spaces in Jeffco

The Jefferson County Public Health department's board voted 4-1 Monday to pass a new health ordinance to require people ages 3 and older to wear masks when within public indoor spaces as a COVID-19 safety measure. 
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