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Riders jump at opportunity

Riders from across Colorado and New Mexico converged on the Elbert County Fairgrounds in Kiowa for a full day of competition at the Sports Riders Association of Colorado's Supercross State Championship Race on Sept. 24. Professional and amateur …
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Bringing Germany to Parker

A cool breeze cut through the summer sunshine on Sept. 17, hinting at fall's arrival. And just as the people of Germany have done for generations, attendees of Parker's celebration enjoyed music, dancing and traditional German food and drink at …
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Putting a premium on the future

About 3 million Americans have served in the military since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and just as there are differences between generations of the public at large, there are differences between younger veterans and those who served before …
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    • Elizabeth resident picked for National 4-H Congress

      Elizabeth resident Jacob Prouse has been selected to take part in the National 4-H Congress in Atlanta this November. Prouse, who is a member of the Running Creek 4-H Club, qualified for the National 4-H Congress at the Colorado State …

    • Willcox emphasizes respect, transparency

      When District II Elbert County Commissioner Kelly Dore resigned in August, the Elbert County Republican Party Vacancy Committee was tasked with filling the position through the end of 2016. Following an interview process, the committee selected …

    • Medical pot law may add PTSD as qualifier

      Marijuana pioneer Colorado is poised to add post-traumatic stress disorder to its medical marijuana program, joining 18 other states that consider PTSD a condition treatable by pot. A panel of state lawmakers voted 5-0 on Sept. 21 to endorse the …

    • Lawmakers want perjury probe over VA hospital

      Federal prosecutors should investigate whether a former Department of Veterans Affairs executive committed perjury when he testified about the cost of a new Denver-area VA hospital, which is more than $1 billion over budget, members of Congress …

    • Belt-tightening, moderate growth seen for state budget

      Diminished revenues from Colorado's depressed energy sector and court-ordered tax rebates to oil companies mean lawmakers will tackle spending cuts to avert a general fund shortfall next fiscal year, according to revenue forecasts released Sept. 20 …

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