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Spotlight on Dads of Elbert County

A local men’s organization, Dads of Elbert County (DoEC), has been making significant strides toward their goal of bringing positive change to the community. more

Elizabeth High School theater teacher wins coveted honor

Jennifer Barclay, theater teacher at Elizabeth High School, won the coveted Bobby G Award for Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design for her work on “Beauty and The Beast.” more

Elbert County updating policy on social media

The Elbert County commissioners met on June 6 to discuss updates to the county’s social media policy, which is to be adopted on July 13 with a plan to turn off commenting. more

Nick Snively becomes Elizabeth trustee

Nick Snively became the newest member of the Elizabeth Board of Trustees on May 10, filling the seat left vacant by Ron Weaver. more

Elbert County libraries offer summer programs

The Pines & Plains Libraries system has many new summer programs and events this year for residents of Elbert County. more

Elizabeth Stampede hosts three country music acts

By the end of the June 2 Elizabeth Stampede Rodeo concert, the Casey Jones Park rodeo arena was standing room only. more

Elizabeth Schools Superintendent Douglas Bissonette leaving for new job

In early June, Elizabeth School District Superintendent Douglas Bissonette informed school board members that he is resigning from his Elizabeth post after accepting a position elsewhere. more

Xtreme Bulls draw sold-out crowd in Elbert County

The Elizabeth Stampede hosted its 35th annual PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) sanctioned rodeo from June 3-5 at Casey Jones Park, drawing sold-out crowds for all events. more

Griswold appoints election supervisor in Elbert County

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced Thursday that she has appointed professional election administrator Christi Coburn  as a supervisor in Elbert County for the upcoming primary election. more

Keeping Indians mascot was struggle for Kiowa Schools

When the Kiowa School District succeeded in keeping its Indians mascot last month, it marked the end of the district’s lengthy effort to be exempted from a state law that generally bans Native American mascots. more

Elizabeth Schools employees to get pay boost

The Elizabeth School Board last month boosted pay for all district employees based on a confluence of factors, an announcement from the Elizabeth School District states. more

New leader takes reins at Kiowa Schools

Travis Hargreaves, who had been serving as principal of Kiowa Schools since summer 2021, is taking over the role of district superintendent after the resignation of Silvia McNeely. more

Pine Ridge Apartments underway in Elizabeth

Modern apartments are making their way to Elizabeth, the first of their kind in Elbert County. The Pine Ridge Apartments will consist of 64 two- and three-bedroom residential units. more

May snow shuts down Elbert County

Like much of the Denver metro area and the Colorado Front Range, Elbert County was battered by the unseasonal May snowstorm. Parts of Elbert County received over a foot of snow on the weekend starting May 20. more

Elizabeth Stampede needs volunteers ASAP

The Elizabeth Stampede — the Elizabeth community's signature Western event — greatly needs more volunteers as soon as possible. To volunteer, email info@elizabethstampede.com more

Elizabeth High School students receive awards, scholarships

Earlier this month, in the final weeks of the Elizabeth High School academic year, honors and scholarships were awarded to students in recognition of their achievements at EHS. more

Elizabeth Police Department offers safe site for transactions

The Elizabeth Police Department unveiled its new Community Safe Trade e-commerce transaction site on May 24 at the Elizabeth Board of Trustees meeting. The site is meant to create a safe transaction space for members of the community. more

Elizabeth High School graduates group of all-female valedictorians

Elizabeth High School class of 2022 was honored to have nine valedictorians, those who exemplify the pinnacle of academic scholarship. This year, the distinguished group was made up of entirely of women. more

Elizabeth students, police pitch in for Big Help Day

April 27 was Big Help Day for Elizabeth High School, a yearly event designed for students to give back to their community and surrounding areas. more

Kiowa Schools will keep Indians mascot

The Kiowa School District won its year-long battle to keep its Indians mascot on May 19, when the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs voted to allow the district to keep the Indians name and imagery. more
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