Keyword: Election 2017
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Urban retains seat, and Dozeman wins crowded field

Two familiar faces, and two newer faces were among those sworn in Monday night at Wheat Ridge City Hall, at 7500 West 29th Avenue. District 2 City Councilman Zachary Urban held on to his seat in the 2017 General Election, defeating challenger … more

Golden supports solar

As of 9:22 p.m., the majority of Golden residents had voted to approve the use of renewable energy on a portion of the Rooney Road Sports Complex to potentially get the city’s first community solar garden. Total votes cast as of 9:22 p.m. were … more

Leadership stays the same for Jeffco Public Schools

Brad Rupert, Susan Harmon and Ron Mitchell keep their seats on the Jefferson County Board of Education, having won re-election Nov. 7. The three incumbents were elected following the recall of the board majority in 2015. Two challengers, … more

Election 2017: New faces join Golden City Council

Three of seven of Golden’s representatives will be new faces sitting on city council next year. With the changing of calendars, will also come the changing face of the Golden City Council. “Our new city councilors are fresh off the … more

Golden City Council returns

Golden's ballot included all four wards, with only one incumbent running.The elected candidates will be sworn in at the first city council meeting in January, which will take place on Jan. 11. The … more

Letters to the Editor — West Metro Oct. 26 edition

School board is effective We need effective government in all areas. That’s exactly what we’ve seen from the Jeffco School Board these past two years. This diverse, five-member board has given … more

Letters to the Editor — West Metro Oct. 19 edition

Alarm bells about school board racesUntil 2015, school board races got little to no attention. In fact, in 2013 school board races had so little attention in Jeffco, three candidates were elected … more

Teacher unions support incumbents for Jeffco school board

Incumbents in the Jefferson County Board of Education race have garnered significantly more financial support than their challengers, as reported by the Oct. 17 contributions and expenditures report filed with the Colorado Secretary of … more

Jim Dale - Golden City Council, Ward 3

Ret. Air Force Colonel Jim Dale served for 30 years, before working as the director of public health for the Koop Foundation and the director of environmental health for Jefferson County. Now … more

Ron Mitchell - Jefferson County School Board, District 5

Ron Mitchell graduated from Arvada High School. He earned an undergraduate in education, and a master's in administration from the University of Northern Colorado. He served six years in the Army Reserves, before his education career. He taught at … more

Laura Weinberg - Golden City Council, Ward 4 candidate

The Ward 4 incumbent, Laura Weinberg has lived in Golden for 10 and a half years now. She earned her bachelor’s from Brown University, and an MBA from DU. She has worked professionally as a consultant and a director of information systems. She … more

Mikey Sheridan - Golden City Council, Ward 4 candidate

Mikey Sheridan attended Metropolitan University for Marketing and Red Rocks Community College for Real Estate. He is a self employed contractor, work for my father, and Ace Liquors in Pleasant View. Why do you want … more

Josh Thompson - Golden City Council, Ward 2 candidate

Josh Thompson has lived in Golden for three years. He moved here from Washington, DC. He’s worked primarily in the outdoor industry, in customer support, software development and sales. He holds a BA from Grove City College. Contact: … more

Daniel Sung - Golden City Council, Ward 2 candidate

An 11-year resident of the city, Daniel Sung has worked as a manager of medical policy with the Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation, Vice President of government and community affairs for the Colorado Apartment Association, and a senior … more

Paul Haseman - Golden City Council, Ward 2 candidate

Paul Haseman has spent 14 years in Colorado, and the last five in Golden. He is a West Point graduate and Vietnam War veteran. A retired Lt. Colonel in the Army Corps of Engineers, he recently retired as an aerospace attorney from a Fortune 500 … more

Deborah Deal - Golden City Council, Ward 2

Deal has previously partnered in a software company, lobbied in D.C. for clean energy and water. She is the current CEO of the nonprofit IX Power Foundation, which runs the JeffCo Innovators’ Workshop. A Golden resident for the past four years, … more

Rob Reed - Golden City Council, Ward 1

A Golden High School graduate, Rob Reed earned a law degree from DU, and went on to start his own real estate law practice, now based in Golden. Contact: Campaign website: Why do you want to serve … more

Micah Allen — Golden City Council, Ward 1

A mechanical engineer by trade, focusing on sustainable energy issues, Allen started a factory in Kenya to manufacture high efficiency cookstoves. He currently works for McKinstry in Golden. Allen holds a BS and MS in mechanical engineering from … more

Erica Shields — Jeffco Board of Education, District 2

The mother of four children, Erica Shields has lived in Jefferson County for more than 10 years now. She has worked worked as a substitute teacher, a pediatric cancer researcher and a personal fitness health adviser. She holds a master’s and … more

Susan Harmon — Jeffco Board of Education, District 2

A family law attorney, Susan Harmon is a current member of the Jefferson County Schools Board of Education. She has lived in Jeffco for 17 years, after earning an undergraduate degree from CU Boulder, and a law degree from Santa Clara … more
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