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According to a county news release, top priorities in the 2017 budget — which increased by 3.5 percent from 2016 — include investments in core infrastructure to address the continued growth of Adams County, such as building a 45,000-square foot county animal shelter with an adjacent community dog park; several road and bridge construction projects; completing a new community corrections building; and purchasing new transportation equipment

AURORA | For the first time in more than a quarter century, Aurora is poised to soon be operating a new courtroom. At an Aurora City Council study session Monday night, council members unanimously approved a proposal to staff Aurora’s existing courtroom No. 5 in the Aurora Municipal Center using dollars from the city’s general fund. The […]

“If we were to design a perfect leader to take Wings boldly into the future, the blueprint would almost certainly include a diagram of John Barry,” Charlie Johnson, chairman of the board at Wings Over the Rockies, said in a statement. “There simply isn’t a more qualified, courageous or passionate leader more devoted to the heritage and to the future of our museum’s mission.”

AURORA | For the second time this year, an assistant principal from Aurora Public Schools has been recognized as one of the best in the state by a panel of her peers. The Colorado Association of School Executives  and the Colorado Association of Secondary School Principals named Hinkley High School Assistant Principal Suzanne Acheson the 2017 […]

The aging school district has a long and growing list of needs to better serve a community showing exceptional growth. Not only is the entire city growing at a fast clip, Aurora is increasingly becoming home to more and more families. Schools are at their limits, and the older ones, never intended to house the growing populations they do, are beyond their limits