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Editor of Cherry Hills Village’s ‘The Village Crier’ resigns

Editor of Cherry Hills Village’s ‘The Village Crier’ resigns

By Jan Wondra Martha Welborn, long-time editor of The Village Crier, the official newsletter of Cherry Hills Village City government, resigned in a letter to City Manager John Patterson last week. Explaining her reasons, she said, “Although recent events have played a part in this decision, I have been editor for 15 years and it […]

Johnsons host Cherry Hills Village Mayor Doug Tisdale

Johnsons host Cherry Hills Village Mayor Doug Tisdale

By Scottie Taylor Iverson Cherry Hills Village Mayor Doug Tisdale, who is up for re-election, has enjoyed a series of receptions in his honor. Arlene and Don Johnson opened their home to welcome enthusiastic supporters who gave testimonials about his generosity of time and genuine concern to protect what the Village has and preserve the […]

Denver Young Artists Orchestra Association kicks off season

Denver Young Artists Orchestra Association kicks off season

11th annual Painted Violin celebrates opening  The Denver Young Artists Orchestra Association kicked off its season, Oct. 19. DYAO also celebrated the opening of its 11annual Painted Violin.

Rep. Coffman receives Addis Ababa Lions Club banner

Rep. Coffman receives Addis Ababa Lions Club banner

Bemelekot Tewahade of Aurora presents the Addis Ababa Lions Club banner to Congressman Mike Coffman with The Villager publisher and a member of the Denver Lions Club, Bob Sweeney. The Addis Club was established in Ethiopia in 1966. This club miraculously survived Ethiopian Communism. The Lions Club was considered a CIA agency during communist rule […]

County to close three buildings on Election Day

County to close three buildings on Election Day

Three Arapahoe County campuses and all motor-vehicle and recording services will be closed on Nov. 4 Election Day to free up parking at Voter Service and Polling Center locations and enable Clerk and Recorder employees to assist with the election. The Board of Commissioners approved closing the County Administration building, CentrePoint Plaza and Lima Plaza […]

County utilizing new ballot-sorting system

County utilizing new ballot-sorting system

Takes seconds to process mail ballots By Tom Barry The Arapahoe County’s Clerk and Recorder has been preparing in earnest for this upcoming mid-term election for several years, incorporating the old Boy Scouts motto of “Be Prepared.” The Elections Division purchased a new high-tech sorting machine last year to increase the efficiency and timeliness of […]

Assessor appointed to statewide advisory committee

Assessor appointed to statewide advisory committee

Arapahoe County Assessor Corbin Sakdol has been appointed by Gov. John Hickenlooper to serve on the Statutory Advisory Committee to the Property Tax Administrator. Sakdol, who has been Arapahoe County Assessor’s since 2007, is one of five members appointed by the governor to serve a four-year term on the committee, which makes recommendations to the […]

Oct. 30 is Weatherization Day

Oct. 30 is Weatherization Day

County’s Weatherization Division provides energy-conservation services    Earlier this month, Gov. John Hickenlooper proclaimed Oct. 30 to be Weatherization Day in Colorado, which follows National Weatherization Day and October National Energy Awareness Month. Arapahoe County has weatherized more than 5,000 homes since 2009. “Our weatherization specialists work tirelessly to not only improve energy affordability but […]

Ralph & Joe’s Affordable Drain Cleaning prides itself on superb customer service

Ralph & Joe’s Affordable Drain Cleaning prides itself on superb customer service

Ralph & Joe’s Affordable Drain Cleaning is a family owned business that started in 2005. Ralph Gallegos has 30 years of experience working long and hard to learn the business. In fact, that’s why he decided to start his company. All the experience and knowledge gained from the plumbing world are two of the most […]

Waving the flag for business

Waving the flag for business

Novelty store and city square off over flag By Peter Jones Russ Robinson, owner of Grandpa’s Attic in downtown Littleton, has been protesting city ordinances that limit the number of days merchandise can be displayed outside businesses. This month, he was asked to take down a Nebraska Cornhuskers flag – it was merchandise, the city […]

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