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An array of classic merchandise

Shawn Strain admits being bitten by the collecting bug at an early age, and about two years ago decided to open Barnwood Vintage at 166 Main St. in Elizabeth to offer items from his collection to new owners. “I grew up with my grandparents and …
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    • Indictment paints picture of large pot-trafficking ring in south metro area

      An enterprise based in the south metro Denver area sent marijuana through the mail, sold it to out-of-state buyers and cultivated pot in upscale neighborhoods, according to a 98-page indictment. Two …

    • New sheriff, treasurer to be chosen in 2018

      With about four in 10 eligible voters taking part in Elbert County’s Nov. 7 election, a bid to lengthen term limits for the sheriff and treasurer were decisively defeated and the Elizabeth School Board saw two newcomers elected along with the …

    • Homeless veterans' numbers may be down, but problem persists

      An estimated 569 homeless veterans live in the Denver metro area, and Freddie Sprankel used to be one of them. After more than three years in the U.S. Army — including an almost year-long duty tour in Iraq — Sprankel got an honorable …

    • Not just a man’s job

      When Danell Kalcevic was in kindergarten, an assignment asked her to describe what she wanted to be when she grows up. “It sounds silly,” Kalcevic, 48, said, but what she put on the assignment was a farmer’s wife. Fast forward and …

    • Center offers fleece of mind

      After raising and loving alpacas for almost 10 years and learning all about the warmth and beauty of items made from alpaca fleece, Kate Blackburn said it seemed natural to bring the Antelope Alpacas Fiber Arts Center to Main Street in …