April 23, 2018

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Lake George School receives donation of metal detection wand

The donation of a metal detection device from High Country Realty businessman John Magoon of Florissant has given Lake George Charter School another tool at its disposal to maintain safety for attending students.

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Thursday 04/19/2018
Lake George School awarded Improvement Award
Updated: April 19, 2018 - 3:14 pm

At a ceremony in Denver, Lake George Charter School received an award from the Colorado State Board of Education in recognition of its consistent commitment to students’ growth.

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Updated: April 19, 2018 - 3:41 pm

In celebration of National Library Week 2018 (April 8-14), Park County Public Library received a generous donation of new books worth thousands of dollars from the Colorado Independent Publishers Association’s 501(c)(3) Education and Literacy Foundation. Mike Daniels, President and co-founder of CIPA ELF and former Park County resident, made the presentation at the Bailey Library.

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Property taxes, ballot initiatives and your pocketbook
Updated: April 19, 2018 - 3:38 pm

What are mill levies, and why are they important? How will upcoming ballot initiatives impact mill levies?

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Park County Sheriff’s Blotter
Updated: April 19, 2018 - 3:55 pm

Week of March 30 through April 5

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The Venue Theatre to open “Bye Bye Birdie” with high school cast
Updated: April 19, 2018 - 3:01 pm

The Venue Theatre will open its next high school production, “Bye Bye Birdie,” Friday, April, 27. “Birdie” originally premiered on Broadway at the Martin Beck Theatre, April 14, 1960. The original Broadway cast included Dick Van Dyke as Albert Peterson and Chita Rivera as Rose Alvarez.

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The Flume to sponsor Sheriff’s candidates debate June 2
Updated: April 19, 2018 - 2:57 pm

The Flume will sponsor a debate for all five sheriff’s candidates Saturday, June 2, from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., at the Platte Canyon Fire Protection District Station Two on the top of Crow Hill in Bailey.

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Governor Hickenlooper proclaims Colorado Journalism Week
Updated: April 19, 2018 - 2:54 pm

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper proclaimed April 16-22 as Colorado Journalism Week at the Colorado Press Association’s annual convention in Colorado Springs Friday, April 13.

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Platte Canyon School District RE-1 considers endorsement of Initiative 93
Posted: April 19, 2018

The school board listened to a presentation about a proposed ballot initiative to increase the state’s income tax to better fund public education.

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Thursday 04/12/2018
“Fame – The Musical” a roller coaster ride
Updated: April 12, 2018 - 2:20 pm

Rated 2.25 out 4.0

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Lake George Charter School Bingo Night raises funds for students’ extras
Updated: April 12, 2018 - 2:36 pm

The Lake George Charter School was filled with students, parents and community members who listened for those elusive letters and numbers to earn prizes at the annual Bingo Night, a Lions Pride sponsored fundraiser.

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Guffey - the little town that could
Updated: April 12, 2018 - 2:39 pm

Sept. 30, 2014, was a momentous day for the Guffey Community Charter School. That’s the day their high-speed, broadband internet system went live. This was an extraordinary accomplishment for such a small, rural school, whose annual student enrollment is twenty to thirty pupils, and a Guffey population of about thirty with three hundred to four hundred residents living in the surrounding area.

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Town of Fairplay board of trustees’ April 2 meeting
Updated: April 12, 2018 - 2:42 pm

Fairplay’s board of trustees’ bi-monthly meeting at Town Hall promptly began at 6 p.m.

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Understanding designation by petition
Updated: April 12, 2018 - 2:45 pm

Besides signing petitions, a voters are best served when they not only pay attention to the positions of the candidates, but they understand how the election system works. This article hopes to better explain how names are processed on a petition

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The Venue Elementary Cast opens “Lion King, Jr.”
Updated: April 12, 2018 - 2:24 pm

“Lion King, Jr.” opens the weekend of April 20 at The Venue Theatre in Conifer. The show is a pared-down version of the Disney animated hit of the same name. Many of your favorite songs will be a part of the performance.

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Mad Jack’s Mountain Brewery welcomes Kickin’ Ass Mountain Pizza
Updated: April 12, 2018 - 2:15 pm

Mad Jack’s Mountain Brewery welcomes a new food partner, Kickin’ Ass Mountain Pizza, to their brewery. Kickin’ is owned by Patrick and Deidra Keogh from Hartsel. They started making pizza about nine months ago and decided a few months back to join Mad Jack’s.

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Executive session held on old landfill closure issues
Updated: April 12, 2018 - 2:11 pm

The commissioners met in executive session April 5 with environmental law and litigation attorney Elizabeth Temkin to discuss issues regarding the old landfill cleanup and mitigation.

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Sheriff Candidate Tom McGraw attends meet and greet in Hartsel
Updated: April 12, 2018 - 2:04 pm

Sheriff Candidate Tom McGraw spent time with Hartsel residents Friday morning, April 6 at the South Park Mercantile in Hartsel.

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Thursday 04/05/2018
History in the making
Updated: April 05, 2018 - 3:28 pm

A celebration is to be held in Park County at McGraw Memorial Park in Bailey. The local Baha’i community is donating a bench to be placed in the park to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith.  The presentation of the bench will be held April 21 at 1 p.m., followed by refreshments and socializing.

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Trooper tips
Updated: April 05, 2018 - 3:59 pm

Usually when I finish writing one of my articles, I read back over it and hope that I don’t sound as if I give a lecture every month.

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Fairplay wine pairings
Updated: April 05, 2018 - 3:34 pm

Wine and yoga, wine and Zumba, wine and painting trends are sweeping the nation, and these trends are spilling over to Fairplay, mostly at Continental Divide Winery.

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Mad Jack’s Mountain Brewery welcomes Kickin’ Ass Mountain Pizza

Mad Jack’s Mountain Brewery welcomes a new food partner, Kickin’ Ass Mountain Pizza, to their brewery. Kickin’ is owned by Patrick and Deidra Keogh from Hartsel. They started making pizza about nine months ago and decided a few months back to join Mad Jack’s. Comments (0)