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Popular annual barbecue for Mike Coffman draws 400+

Popular annual barbecue for Mike Coffman draws 400+

By Scottie Taylor Iverson An enclave of Greenwood Village was packed with supporters of U.S. Congressman Mike Coffman when more than 400 attendees, including entire families, searched for parking and a golf-cart ride to the outdoor venue of hosts Joy and Jim Hoffman. TIME has called him a standout legislator. His campaign slogan is: Listening. […]

Greenwood Village honors student artists

Greenwood Village honors student artists

By Jan Wondra  Two talented art students received scholarships from the Greenwood Village Arts and Humanities Commission at the Aug. 4 City Council meeting. Both are graduating seniors: Kristina Hagman of Heritage High School and Grace Kim of Cherry Creek High School. Hagman took second place, receiving a $1,000 scholarship and Kim was awarded the […]

Guest Column – Regaining fiscal responsibility in Washington

Guest Column – Regaining fiscal responsibility in Washington

By Andrew Romanoff You don’t buy things you can’t pay for. It’s a pretty simple rule – unless you’re a member of Congress. Every year, Congress spends hundreds of billions of dollars more than it takes in. The result: a federal government now more than $17 trillion in debt. Interest payments on the debt alone […]

County’s Human Services recognized

County’s Human Services recognized

Submitted by CDHS The Colorado Department of Human Services has recognized the Arapahoe County Department of Human Services for “C-Stat Distinguished Performance.” The county’s Human Services staff worked with childcare providers to substantially increase use of an automated system of reimbursement payment. The result for Arapahoe County is that child care reimbursements are processed timely […]

‘Putting garbage in the state Constitution’

‘Putting garbage in the state Constitution’

Arapahoe County gambling proposal under fire By Bob Sweeney The Arapahoe County Citizen Budget Committee held its monthly session at the County Courthouse in Littleton, Aug. 13, commencing at 6:30 p.m. The group is appointed from all areas of the county by the commissioners to address citizen concerns about countywide expenditures and protecting citizens pocketbooks. […]

6th District Showdown

6th District Showdown

Coffman and Romanoff argue immigration and more in first debate By Peter Jones With Hispanics constituting one in five residents of Colorado’s reconfigured 6th Congressional District, it is no surprise that immigration reform was a major issue in the first debate between Republican incumbent Rep. Mike Coffman and Democratic challenger and former Speaker of the Colorado […]

Arapahoe County test-drives new audit for election results

Arapahoe County test-drives new audit for election results

System ‘verifies’ results – not just machine function By Peter Jones Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Matt Crane has launched a nearly $20,000 pilot program to try out a new audit system designed to verify election results. The county is trying out the new “risk-limiting audit” in advance of a statewide requirement that mandates use […]

Goldie doubles up on awards from his peers

Goldie doubles up on awards from his peers

By Jan Wondra Ask Cherry Hill’s Village’s Jay Goldie if good things come in twos and he would probably agree  — yes, indeed, they do.  This summer has seen Goldie, assistant city manger, receive two top awards from the highest levels of professional city management. The first achievement, the Credentialed Manager designation, was awarded by […]

Learn about VA benefits for wartime vets over 65

Learn about VA benefits for wartime vets over 65

The truth about VA benefits for wartime veterans (over 65) and surviving spouses,” 6-7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 20 at The Inn at Greenwood Village (5565 S Yosemite Street, Greenwood Village. Speaker is Bill Hohs, the president of Carespire, LLC., and an independent contractor educating local and national families about veterans. Attendees will learn: • Basic […]

Arapahoe County conducts citizen satisfaction survey

Arapahoe County conducts citizen satisfaction survey

This month, 3,000 randomly selected households in Arapahoe County are being asked for their perceptions of their community and county government in the mailed Arapahoe County’s Citizen Survey. The survey, conducted by the National Research Center in Boulder, will serve as a benchmark for Align Arapahoe, the county’s “path to continuous improvement and accountability through […]

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