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Cathy Delap brought community and fun to Greenwood Village

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER After 33 years as the city’s recreation manager, a title that belies the enormous difference she made in the lives of its residents, Cathy Delap (formerly Cathy Pate) retired from the City of Greenwood Village on September 9. When Delap started with GV on April 5, 1989 as recreation coordinator, she …

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Littleton is asking voters to approve a $9.8 million sales tax increase

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER The City of Littleton has been struggling and failing to meet its infrastructure needs with its available revenue. After considering other alternatives, including closing facilities and raising other taxes, the city council concluded it could not raise the amount of money needed to solve its problems with anything other than a …

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Candidates speak – Good, Bad, Indifferent and even an “F Bomb”

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER The first Greenwood Village City Council forum in six years, sponsored by The South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce, the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, and The Villager Newspaper, included 14 out of 15 people running for office and drew over 100 people live and by Zoom. …

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GV wants voters to let it stop publishing its laws in a newspaper

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER Before a bill becomes a law in Greenwood Village, it must be approved by a majority of the city council at two separate meetings. The GV City Charter requires that a proposed new law be published in the next issue of the city’s legal newspaper after it receives a yes vote …

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Solar Panels PaRt 3 – GV delays decision again

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER Last January, a GV couple complained to City Councilmember Dave Bullock about the appearance of a neighbor’s large ground-mounted solar array that was installed with a proper city-issued permit that did not require it to be screened from neighbors’ views. At Bullock’s request, the GV council began discussing and debating what …

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The Colorado Freedom Memorial 2021, 20 years later… never forget

SUBMITTED BY ALLISON CROUDER 20 years ago 2,977 American citizens lost their lives in a series of disastrous events.  We absorbed four passenger jets crashing into the World Trade Center Twin Towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania destined originally for the Capitol or White House.  September 11 is now known as Patriot Day …

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Fourth generation Denverite starts #NailOvarianCancer Awareness Campaign after losing mother and cousin to the disease

September  is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month  Even among rooted, fourth generation Denver families, the Blue-McClintock family stands out for its closeness.  Lindsey (Blue) McClintock’s father and grandmother both graduated from South High School, and McClintock and her husband, Matt, decided to purchase a home in the same Cherry Creek neighborhood in which she grew …

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