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 voters approve solar garden

As of 8 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 … 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

Jeffco Board of Education incumbents prove victorious

Incumbents Brad Rupert and Susan Harmon won the two contested races on the Jefferson County Board of Education. Incumbent Ron Mitchell is running unopposed for … more

Details for voting in Jefferson County

Ballots were sent by mail earlier this month to Jefferson County residents registered to vote in the coordinated election on Nov. 7. Ballots must be received by Nov. 7, not just postmarked. There are two walk-in ballot drop locations open … 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

Golden City Council candidates

All candidates for the Golden City Council races of 2017 are listed below, grouped alphabetically by ward.    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

Q&A's with candidates for the Jefferson County School Board

There are three seats up for election this year for the Jefferson County School District's Board of Education.  All candidates are listed below, grouped by seat and alphabetic order. Click on … 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

Bud Starker - Wheat Ridge mayoral candidate

Starker has lived in the same house in Wheat Ridge since 1975. He began working carpentry in college, before starting his own construction company.He and his wife also built and own the West 29th Restaurant & Bar. He previously served on city … more

Joe DeMott - Wheat Ridge mayoral candidate

A Wheat Ridge native, Joe DeMott is the owner of Pietra’s Pizzeria. A WRHS graduate, class of 1990, DeMott was a founding member of the Wheat Ridge Chamber of Commerce. He has served as chair of the Carnation Festival, and on the city … more

Andrew Rasmussen - Wheat Ridge City Council in District IV

Andrew Rasmussen has lived in Colorado for 18 years, the last two in Wheat Ridge. His is a licensed electrician, working with Namaste Solar. He holds a bachelor’s degree of science in civil engineering from Northwestern University. Contact: … more

Valerie Nosler - Wheat Ridge City Council District IV

Valerie Nosler attended Martensen Elementary as a child, but moved back to Wheat Ridge three years ago. She works with the Colorado Department of Local Affairs as an outreach manager. She previously worked as a communications manager for the … more

Leah Dozeman - Wheat Ridge City Council District IV

Leah Dozeman is a seventh-generation Coloradan, and a lifelong resident of Wheat Ridge. She is the program director for a martial arts studio, and has served as the executive secretary and parade chair for the Carnation Festival. She graduated … more
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