The Apron Chronicles: A Patchwork of American Recollections

BY LISA J. SHULTZ This traveling exhibit will be at History Colorado Center, 1200 N. Broadway in Denver until May 31. I stumbled on this exhibit by accident when touring the center on a recent Sunday afternoon. When I stepped into the atrium, I noticed a large ball made of twill tape commonly used to …

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Douglas County Commissioners’ bickering leads to a verbal free-for-all

On April 23, a letter was sent to Douglas County Commissioner Lora Thomas, who has served in that role since 2016, informing her that “the Board of Douglas County Commissioners (BOCC), at a posted work session on April 19, 2021, decided to terminate your role as Chair of the Board, effective immediately.” The letter was …

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Arapahoe Sheriff’s Chief Jared Rowlison receives military group award

BY FREDA MIKLIN – GOVERNMENTAL REPORTER On April 20, the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) presented the Patrick Henry Silver Medal award to Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Administration Bureau Chief Jared Rowlison. Greenwood Village Mayor Emeritus Ron Rakowsky nominated Rowlison for the award for his service to the community and his performance …

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Douglas County fires Tri-County Health board rep

BY FREDA MIKLIN – GOVERNMENTAL REPORTER On April 14, the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners sent a letter firing Marsha Jaroch, a nurse practitioner who had been a Douglas County representative on the Tri-County Public Health Department (TCHD) board since 2015 and was supposed to serve until 2025. The letter said that Jaroch was …

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Scholarship celebration honors Central students

Central’s annual Scholarship Celebration was scheduled for Thursday, April 22, but was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The event gives student scholarship recipients the opportunity to personally thank and share dinner with donors who help make their Central education possible. More than 800 students would have been recognized this year in P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium. …

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