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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A neighborhood haunt

A neighborhood haunt

Littleton’s Melting Pot is ghost-friendly By Peter Jones Tony Wheeler wasn’t much for ghost stories before taking a job at the Melting Pot in Littleton nine years ago. “I’m the one who makes fun of ghost people,” the restaurant’s longtime general manager said. “I think they’re kind of dorky, you know. I’m a total skeptic.” Not […]

The importance of ‘Being Frank’

The importance of ‘Being Frank’

Business author shares his straight-shooting secrets  By Peter Jones At 28 years old, Richard Bryan found himself at the head of the boardroom of his family’s $12 million – in the rough equivalent in British pounds – car-dealership business in Bristol, England. The fledgling CEO knew he was in over his head – employing 360 […]

Balmer recognized by paramedics

Balmer recognized by paramedics

Centennial partners in broadband initiative

Centennial partners in broadband initiative

City voters OK’d ballot issue last year  By Peter Jones This week, Centennial officially joined Next Century Cities, a new initiative of 31 U.S. cities that emphasize what they say is the importance of leveraging gigabit-level Internet as a way to attract new businesses, create jobs – and even improve healthcare and education, organizers say. […]

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