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Gavllivan graduates Colorado Institute for Municipal Clerks

Gavllivan graduates Colorado Institute for Municipal Clerks

Randi Gallivan, Town of Foxfield, has graduated from the Colorado Institute for Municipal Clerks. During the exercises in July at the Colorado at Boulder, Gallivan was awarded her graduation certificate by Kerry Bush, president of the Colorado Municipal Clerks Association. The Colorado Institute for Municipal Clerks is designed to develop the knowledge and skills of […]

Greenwood Village begins 2015 city budget process

Greenwood Village begins 2015 city budget process

By Jan Wondra Greenwood Village took its first brief look at a preliminary budget for the 2015 fiscal year at its Aug. 18 City Council study session. The city continues its department-by-department budget presentations to City Council, recapping the assumptions behind department budget numbers. “I want to stress that this is a brief, preliminary, budget,” […]

Coffman receives award for supporting community health centers

Coffman receives award for supporting community health centers

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Aurora) received the Distinguished Community Health Advocate Award from the National Association of Community Health Centers for his work supporting Community Health Centers at a National Health Center Week ceremony in Aurora at the Metro Community Health Providers Network – North Aurora Family Health Services Center.  “I’ve always been deeply impressed […]

Public invited to learn about Arapahoe Road improvements

Public invited to learn about Arapahoe Road improvements

Centennial schedules open house next week Following years of increased congestion, lack of left-turn lanes, and bottlenecks, the City of Centennial is moving forward with a $15 million project to widen Arapahoe Road from Waco Street to Himalaya Way and has invited citizens to an open house to learn about the project. The event takes […]

Cherry Hills Village debates, approves telecom ballot question

Cherry Hills Village debates, approves telecom ballot question

By Jan Wondra In a move that may seem confusing to some, Cherry Hills Village took the first step toward formally approving a ballot measure for the 2014 election: Resolution 13 would re-establish the city’s  right to provide telecommunication services, advanced services and cable television services within its boundaries. “What, the city didn’t have that […]

New Republican Club formed in Arapahoe County

New Republican Club formed in Arapahoe County

Nothing lasts forever, except Mort Marks. Back in the 1960s, Marks, Dick Dittemore and Jim Reeves (along with several others) formed the Arapahoe County Republican Men’s Club. On Aug. 20, Marks announced at the weekly meeting that the Men’s Club would cease to exist at the end of August.  In its place, a new organization, […]

Suburban Renewal

Suburban Renewal

Littleton proposes public financing for 2 ‘blighted’ areas By Peter Jones A simple word can have enormous power, especially when you are talking about someone’s home, livelihood or self-identity. Take “blight,” for example, a word whose synonyms include disfigurement, disease, stain and affliction. “We wouldn’t be using that word if we didn’t have to,” said […]

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 […]

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