Home » Archives by category » News » Politics

Arapahoe County candidates continue to educate CCRW

Arapahoe County candidates continue to educate CCRW

By Scottie Taylor Iverson It’s fascinating to learn what public office holders actually do. Cherry Creek Republican Women continues its series with what it calls “Outstanding Arapahoe County Candidates.” The most recent meeting featured three – all members of CCRW. Arapahoe County Treasurer Sue Sandstrom is seeking re-election. She has been an Arapahoe County resident […]

Eight candidates running for SSPR board

Eight candidates running for SSPR board

Nonpartisan election next month at 5 polling places By Peter Jones Running the largest recreation district in the south metro area is no walk in the park. Eight candidates have filed for next month’s election, each seeking one of three available seats on the South Suburban Parks and Recreation Board of Directors. In addition to […]

County clerk provides election services for GOP

County clerk provides election services for GOP

Parties paying for such work not unusual By Tom Barry Colorado’s first county – Arapahoe – had another first this last weekend. For the first time in Arapahoe County, the clerk and recorder’s staff tabulated election results for the state’s Republican Party. On April 11, the office provided election services for four congressional assemblies at […]

Piney Creek improvements near completion

Piney Creek improvements near completion

By Peter Jones The $1.7 million Piney Creek at Parker Road project is in the final stages and slated for completion this spring, according to Southeast Metro Stormwater Authority. The multipart project has included renovations to the Cherrybrook subdivision ponds, east of Parker Road and south of Orchard Road. One of those ponds had an […]

Glendale mayor makes offbeat run for governor

Glendale mayor makes offbeat run for governor

Independent takes no donations, encourages smartphone activism  By Peter Jones Glendale Mayor Mike Dunafon may be looking at long odds in his quest for the governor’s office, but if a colorful history and a sense for adventure had anything to do with it, Dunafon would be a shoo-in. No other hopeful in the crowded field […]

DA’s Citizens Academy scheduled

DA’s Citizens Academy scheduled

District Attorney George Brauchler has announced the 2014 District Attorney’s Citizens Academy. The free five-week academy for citizens of the 18th Judicial District will take place on consecutive Wednesday evenings, April 23-May 21, from 6 – 8:30 p.m., at 6450 S. Revere Parkway in Centennial.   The Academy will provide a comprehensive look at the district […]

Centennial Youth Commission brings back awards program

Centennial Youth Commission brings back awards program

The Centennial Youth Commission is bringing back its Youth Achievement Awards honoring city youth who have significantly affected the Centennial community through volunteer work or other special deeds. Three high school students will be recognized for demonstrating exceptional leadership with a $500 scholarship contributed by SAFEBuilt Colorado and the Youth Commission. Award contributions must be […]

Cherry Hills Village city clerk receives prestigious certification

Cherry Hills Village city clerk receives prestigious certification

By Jan Wondra Cherry Hills Village City Clerk Laura Smith has received the Certified Municipal Clerk designation from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. The certification is designed to enhance the job performance of clerks in small and large municipalities. “Cherry Hills Village is pleased that City Clerk Laura Smith has achieved the enviable status […]

Centennial street sweeping underway

Centennial street sweeping underway

The 2014 street-sweeping program is underway on arterial streets in Centennial. The program includes the sweeping of the curb lines of all public streets within the city. Crews will complete a spring, summer and fall sweep with each pass taking approximately six weeks. The spring double-sweep is more extensive due to the accumulation of debris […]

2014 Legislative Session: Halfway Point

2014 Legislative Session: Halfway Point

By State Rep. Daniel Kagan Anger, suspicion, finger pointing and gridlock; these are the ways of Washington, D.C. When I ran for re-election, I promised to do everything within my power to keep Washington-style politics from infesting Colorado. Now that we’re halfway through the session, it’s a good time to reflect and ask: can we […]

Page 1 of 32123Next ›Last »