Archive | July, 2012

Eva Henry (left), Adams County Commissioner Candidate-District 1 with Deb Palizzi, Farm Owner in Brighton

Chaz Tedesco, Candidate for Adams County Commissioner (District 2)

Farm Forum — Adams County Commissioner Candidate (District 1) Eva Henry gets upclose on Open Spaces & Farm Issues

July 15, 2012.  Brighton, CO. Adams County Commissioner Candidate (District 1), Eva Henry took the Adams County Open Spaces and Farms issue head on through a series of onsite meetings that emanated from a farms visit with Brighton Farm Owner and Manager, Deb Palizzi (Palizzi Farms).  Of primary concern to local farmers is access to […]

“A time to Celebrate” — Parting words of retiring Adams County Human Services Director, Donald Cassata, PhD

DONALD M. CASSATA, PH.D. March 31, 2012 FIRST OF ALL I WISH TO THANK EACH OF YOU FOR BEING HERE TODAY.  I THANK MY WIFE AND STAFF.  IT IS TIME TO CELEBRATE (ITC): IN SOME WAY EACH OF YOU HAVE MADE IT POSSIBLE FOR ME TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN ACCOMPLISHING OUR MISSION.  IT IS ONE […]

Adams County Commission Candidate Eva Henry Thanks Supporters

July 12, 2012.  Thornton, CO.    Adams County Commission Candidate, Eva Henry spent an evening in celebration of her political support crew who helped pull her through the Primaries and her victory over Ken Ciancio. Eva now prepares for her battle against Gary Mikes for the a seat as Adams County Commissioner.  

Gary Mikes, Candidate for Adams County Commissioner, District 1

     

ADAMS COUNTY COMMISSION TO ENACT ‘RIGHT OF TRANSLOCATION’ IN BID TO BUILD 2ND GOVERNMENT CENTER IN LESS THAN TWO YEARS.

Adams County Government Center, Brighton, July 1, 2012.     In a move that’s been called into question by the less discerning, the Adams County Commission plans to execute a little known provision in the county statutes called the “Rite of Translocation”, which provides unilateral decision-making to the three commissioners regarding “commission convenience and logistics”.  Generally speaking, […]

Keeping the Door Open — Prosecution, Prevention & Education in Adams County

By Karl Emmerich The Adams County District Attorney’s Office leads the state in case prosecutions.  But beneath the progressive posture of DA Don Quick, prosecutions have struck a ’symbiotic’ balance with the other two roles Don affirms as coequally important. Crime prevention and education have more than a passionate following with Don Quick.  They have […]

On the History & Mission of American Pride Co-op.

An Interview with Al Shivley,     American Pride Co-op President     & CEO (1967-2003) In years prior to his assumption of his position as President and CEO of American Pride Co-op, Al Shivley, the 36-year veteran and Co-op management icon, had supervised a filling station back in ‘67.  “When I applied for the job at the Co-op, […]

Brighton Bombshell — An interview with Brighton Economic Development Director Extraordinaire Robert Smith

Robert Smith.  Brighton Economic Development Director. Q:  Tell me about the potential of Brighton as a community. A: The upside of Brighton is huge because we have an opportunity for a lot of diversity.  There are a number of retail epicenters, a new energy corridor including Vestas, as well as number of traditional energy companies.   […]

Farming vs. Water Politics — the challenge to the future of our farms

Farming vs ‘water politics’.  An interview with Fourth Generational Farm Owner, Deb Palizzi over the impending farm crisis in Colorado. Q: Who cares about the problems facing our local farms? The public are the ones who want our produce, tell us how much they value it, and are the most disturbed that [farming] could be […]