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County seeks comment on voting locations

County seeks comment on voting locations

The Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder’s Office is seeking public comment on the proposal for 25 voter service and polling centers for the Nov. 4 general election. While all active voters will now receive a mail ballot, counties also must offer in-person services. “Arapahoe County’s active registered voters can expect to receive their mail ballot […]

Lincoln Club of Colorado hosts AG candidate Cynthia Coffman

Lincoln Club of Colorado hosts AG candidate Cynthia Coffman

By Scottie Taylor Iverson Colorado Attorney General candidate Cynthia Coffman has worked for her term-limited boss, Attorney General John Suthers, for nine and a half years and now is campaigning to take his job. She explained that the role is like being a managing partner in a law firm. Coffman introduced some humor into her […]

Littleton notes sewage billing error

Littleton notes sewage billing error

Submitted by City of Littleton Due to a billing system error, approximately 650 commercial sewer customers in Littleton received an incorrect utility bill in early July. The billing was based on the 2012 water consumption and should have been based on 2013 water consumption as per the city code. The corrected bills were to be […]

Centennial OKs $100,000 tax exemption

Centennial OKs $100,000 tax exemption

County tax statements will reflect change By Peter Jones Doing business has just gotten a little less expensive in Centennial. The City Council has approved a $100,000 exemption for Centennial’s share of the Business Personal Property Tax. All businesses in the city will automatically receive the exemption, which will appear on property-tax statements issued by […]

South Suburban’s matching gifts fund needs throughout district

South Suburban’s matching gifts fund needs throughout district

Submitted by SSPR South Suburban Park and Recreation District is proud to announce recipients of its 2014 Matching Gifts Program, which allows neighborhoods, homeowner associations, sports groups, businesses and other organizations to partner in the continuing development and improvement of parks, facilities and programs. Projects selected from applications submitted this year include the planting of […]

HD 3 candidate Candice Benge fundraises in Greenwood Village

HD 3 candidate Candice Benge fundraises in Greenwood Village

By Scottie Taylor Iverson Arapahoe County Republican chief Joy Hoffman and husband Jim opened their Greenwood Village home to raise funds for Candice Benge, who is the Republican candidate with her eye on Democrat Daniel Kagan’s seat. “She’s a young, vibrant, new candidate,” said Joy Hoffman. “This district is winnable,” said Benge. “There is much […]

Coffman and Romanoff to debate Aug. 14

Coffman and Romanoff to debate Aug. 14

Event is open to public   On Thursday, Aug. 14, Congressman Mike Coffman and former Colorado Speaker of the House Andrew Romanoff will take part in a congressional debate. The event, one of three debates in which the candidates will be participating, will be held from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn-Highlands […]

I-25 Southbound Direct Lane to begin assessment period

I-25 Southbound Direct Lane to begin assessment period

Submitted by CDOT The Colorado Department of Transportation is looking at a variety of options to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion along the I-25 Corridor during peak travel times. CDOT will be implementing a pilot program on southbound I-25 from County Line and past Ridgegate that will create a dedicated “Direct Lane” for thru […]

Mayor Tisdale made an honorary citizen of his namesake

Mayor Tisdale made an honorary citizen of his namesake

By Jan Wondra Don’t look now, but it appears that there is more to the Tisdale last name than wine, or basketball, or soap operas, or a certain Doug Tisdale, mayor of Cherry Hills Village. There is a town in Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Canada, that bears the name of Tisdale.  As of July 1, 2014, […]

Ten years of healthy lands, healthy communities, healthy people

Ten years of healthy lands, healthy communities, healthy people

County awards $12.5 million in open-space grants Thanks to the citizens of Arapahoe County, the Board of Commissioners celebrated 10 years of the Open Space program June 27 by distributing $12.5 million in sales-tax revenues in a ceremony at 17 Mile House Farm Park. Grants and awards were distributed to cities, towns and special districts. […]

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