Gubernatorial candidates talk education

School funding, achievement gaps, tax breaks and educating a diverse group of students were all topics Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton weighed in on Sept. 24 when …
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Adams County
Thornton Mayor Heidi Williams makes a point at a press conference in support of Proposition 110, an issue on the Nov. 6 ballot that would increase sales taxes to pay for transportation projects. Broomfield City Councilor Kevin Kreeger, center, and Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison are behind Williams.

Metro North cities tout transportation sales tax

Representatives from four Metro North cities spoke out in favor of a proposed sales tax for transportation measure on November’s statewide ballot. “There is a lot of need for it, and this will …
Arapahoe County
Littleton voters will decide this fall whether they want to become full-fledged members of South Metro Fire Rescue, or simply contract for service. Either way, Littleton Fire Rescue will be dissolved.

A look at the details of Littleton's fire-inclusion plan

Littleton voters will decide this fall whether to include the city within the boundaries of South Metro Fire Rescue, among the more significant decisions the city's voters have faced in recent years. …
Douglas County
Wayne Blazek, facilities planning manager at Douglas County School District, holds an outdated manual in a boiler room at Ponderosa High School in Parker. A bond would help address the school’s heating and cooling systems.

Douglas County School District bond measure tackles ‘huge needs’

Inside a classroom at Douglas County High School in Castle Rock, the threadbare carpet is 25 years old — stained, worn and uneven in places. The handles of outdated wooden cabinets are broken or …
Jefferson County
If approved, the $33 million mill levy override will focus on the needs of teachers and students.

Jefferson County schools' mill levy override focuses on bringing classrooms to life

In addition to the $567 million bond Jefferson County Public Schools is seeking to address facility needs within the district, it is also asking voters to approve a $33 million mill levy override …
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Ready to vote? Here's what you need to do in Douglas County

Ballots for the Nov. 6 election will soon be mailed out. Douglas County residents who plan to vote on Election Day need to make sure they're registered and ready. Ballots will be mailed to all …

Arthur Erwin, candidate for House District 24

Party: Republican City: Golden Profession: Human Resource Director Campaign Website: or What makes you the best choice for this office? I am a firm …

Monica Duran, candidate for House District 24

Party: Democrat City: Wheat Ridge Profession: Dental Management Campaign Website: What makes you the best choice for this office? I am a grassroots activist who took on powerful …
HD 23 Rep. Chris Kennedy (D) - Lakewood

Chris Kennedy, candidate for House District 23

Incumbent Party: Democratic
City of residence: Lakewood
Profession: Formerly a structural engineer, now committed to legislative role
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Joan Poston, candidate for House District 23

Party: Republican
City of residence: Lakewoood
Profession: Retired Medical Technologist/Microbiologist (ASCP) and Exotic Vet Tech
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