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Photos: Jeffco caucus 2018

Both the Democrat, and GOP political faithful of Jefferson County gathered in church basements and school gyms on the evening of March 6, to partake in a political process that only 12 other stated … more

Serving the county with a focus on the people

In Tina Francone’s opinion, Jefferson County is a place where people should want to be. “We all move to Jefferson County for a reason,” she said, and “we all have a responsibility keep Jeffco … more

Brittany Pettersen, Democrat, House District 28

What have you been up to in the months since the last session? I spent the summer and fall chairing a bipartisan committee to address the opioid epidemic in Colorado. We concluded our last meeting on … more

Lakewood legislators ready for challenges of 2018

The 2018 legislative session is just getting started, and there’s no shortage of work to be done in the coming months. Lakewood residents are facing the same challenges many metro area residents … more

Development dominates Lakewood’s 2017

Looking back at 2017, its clear that all the top topics of discussion in Lakewood came from the same root — development and its role in the future of the city. From city council chambers and … more

Development concerns helped define city council race

It will come as a surprise to no one who has been listening to the complaints of residents at city council and public events that development was a major factor in the Nov. 7 city council election. “When I was out, the neighbors told me what … 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

Brauchler drops governor bid, jumps into attorney general race

Citing the bowing out of state Attorney General Cynthia Coffman from the race to keep her seat, Republican George Brauchler announced his switch from the 2018 race for governor to vie for the attorney general spot. Brauchler, district attorney … more

Two incumbents and three new faces win in Lakewood 2017 election results

Lakewood is about to see a significant shift in its city council, with a seat in each ward up for grabs and only two incumbents in the race. The winners are elected for four-year terms, and will be … 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

Lakewood City Council candidates

All Lakewood City Council candidates for 2017 are listed below. Click on a name to learn more about each candidate.    more

LaDawn Sperling, Lakewood City Council, Ward 4 candidate

LaDawn Sperling has lived in Lakewood’s Ward 4 since 2005. After spending nearly 20 years in the corporate world, she became a realtor in 2014.She has a master’s in communications from the University of Denver. Contact: 303-710-5817, … more

David Skilling -Lakewood City Council, Ward 4 candidate

David Skilling and his family moved back to Lakewood in 2014, after having lived out-of-state for nine years. An attorney for nearly 10 years, he is co-owner of the law firm Skilling O’Leary, PC.He received a bachelor’s degree from … more

William Furman, Lakewood City Council, Ward 4 candidate

William Furman has lived in Lakewood for 41 years. He is an architect, with experience in K-12 schools, higher education, libraries, recreation centers, housing and affordable housing. He is now working on aviation architecture and serving on the … more

Michael Gifford - Lakewood City Council, Ward 3 candidate

Michael Gifford moved with his family to Lakewood from Boise, Idaho, in 2007, becoming among the first to move to Belmar. Currently CEO at AGC Colorado, he has 30 years of state and local government experience, including in budget, planning, … more

Michael Bieda - Lakewood City Council, Ward 3 candidate

Michael Bieda grew up in Lakewood and graduated from Alameda High School. After living in other parts of the country, he has lived in Lakewood for the past 17 years. He iscurrently attorney and owner of Law Office of Michael L. Bieda, LLC, in … more

Jacob LaBure - Lakewood City Council, Ward 2 candidate

Jacob LaBure moved from Castle Rock to Ward 2 in Lakewood five years ago. Currently an NCIC Agent for the Denver Police Department, he has 10 years of private and public experience in local government and 15 years in public advocacy. He has … more

Charles Davis - Lakewood City Council, Ward 2 candidate

IT specialist Charles Davis has lived in the Denver metro area for 22 years, including the last three and a half years in Lakewood. Along with his wife, Davis ran an IT small business. Currently he is the director of technical administrative … more
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