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You won’t need to register your pet with the State of Colorado

On February 8 at 10:39 a.m., HB24-1163 Pet Animal Registration System, sponsored solely by first-term state Rep. Regina English D-El Paso County, was postponed indefinitely—legislative lingo for killed—on a 12-0 unanimous vote of the House Agriculture, Water & Natural Resources Committee, which is comprised of eight Democrats and four Republicans. Afterward, it was announced that …

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Steve Goldman receives plaque from GV for service on P & Z

On February 5, the Greenwood Village City Council commended Steve Goldman with an engraved plaque and other mementoes for his service on the city’s planning and zoning commission (P & Z). District two Council Members Anne Ingebretsen and Dave Kerber pointed to his dedication and the example he set as someone who understood “the goal …

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Unleash your leadership—Apply now for Centennial’s boards, commissions, and committees

The City of Centennial is seeking candidates for roles on its diverse Boards, Commissions, and Committees. Being part of a Centennial Board, Commission or Committee offers a unique opportunity to contribute to your community and provide valuable input to City Council on critical issues. Deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on February 16, 2024. Applications …

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Arapahoe County seeks nominations for students overcoming the odds 

Commissioners and Mayors Youth Awards provide scholarships to area students  The Arapahoe County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards (ACMCYA) nomination process has opened. ACMCYA recognizes teenagers who have overcome obstacles and risen to challenges life has presented. This award is unique because it encompasses youth who live and attend school in Arapahoe County within traditional …

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6 free entrance days in the National Parks in 2024

Come experience the national parks! On six days in 2024, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2024: National parks are America’s best idea, and there are more than 400 parks available to everyone, every day. The …

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Rocky Mountain Gun Owners file lawsuit challenging Colorado’s “ghost gun” ban

RMGO fulfills promises to sue over Senate Bill 23-27, the homemade firearm ban, citing the recent Bruen decision Rocky Mountain Gun Owners [RMGO], Colorado’s only no-compromise gun rights lobby, announced Monday that they have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Colorado’s newly enacted homemade firearm ban, Senate Bill 23-279. The federal court lawsuit …

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Second Democratic legislator quits and another won’t run again

On December 18, first term Adams County State Rep. Said Sharbini announced that he will resign his seat by December 31, 11 months before the end of his first two-year term in the general assembly.  Sharbini, a lawyer, blamed his decision to quit after participating in just one session of the legislature, primarily on the …

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GOCO board awards $1 million in grants for Arapahoe County projects 

The  Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) board awarded $1,033,800 in grant awards for three projects in Arapahoe County. This funding will help revitalize Reynolds Landing Park in Littleton, mitigate invasive species along the High Line Canal, and repair damaged trails in South Suburban Parks and Recreation District’s South Platte Park. A $950,000 grant will help the …

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Four lanes open on Arapahoe bridge over Big Dry Creek

The City of Centennial announce the substantial completion of the Arapahoe Bridge reconstruction over Big Dry Creek. A The final striping on Arapahoe Road has been recently completed, allowing two lanes to be open in each direction just east of University Blvd. The enhanced bridge features wider lanes and a taller structure, significantly improving safety …

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