Posts Tagged ‘Adams County’

postheadericon Follow-up: McIntosh campaign issues statement denouncing accusations; fails to dispute them

The McIntosh for Sheriff campaign posted a statement to Facebook last night saying accusations of wrong-doing by the candidate or those supporting him are an “attack.”  The statement did not dispute the charges that had been leveled. “Liberals are starting to attack McIntosh 4 Sheriff,” the statement said.  “The liberal Colorado Fraternal Order of Police […]

postheadericon Breaking: Colorado police organization alleges intimidation, abuse by Adams County sheriff’s candidate

In a strongly worded letter, the attorney for the Colorado Fraternal Order of Police has demanded Adams County address alleged unethical behavior by Division Chief and sheriff candidate Mike McIntosh. Sent to County Attorney Heidi Miller and Sheriff Doug Darr, the allegations against Darr’s right-hand-man and candidate to replace him, are grievous.  Charges of exerting […]

postheadericon Adams County officials, administrators enjoy plush mountain retreat

In recent years residents of Adams County have been told a lack of money is the reason behind cuts in services and additional “fees” being unjustly imposed on them.  When you’re an Adams County elected official or administrator however, the supposed lack of money matters little when a nice taxpayer-funded mountain resort junket is possible. […]

postheadericon Adams County Democrats claim ownership of government center, violate copyright law

The latest issue of the Adams County Democratic Party newsletter, the Gadfly, is an eye-opener on the first page.  Not only do the local Democrats lay claim to the county government center as theirs, they illegally use a copyrighted photo to do so. The “Special Edition 2014 Caucus” of the newsletter shows the return address […]

postheadericon Breaking: Adams County Commissioners set to endorse sheriff’s jail cap

The wrangling around Adams County Sheriff Doug Darr’s unilateral imposition of a cap on municipal inmates at the county jail continues as the Board of County Commissioners announced this morning it will break its trust with the public and endorse the cap. Last week five municipalities filed suit against the county and the sheriff’s office […]

postheadericon Adams County cities file lawsuit against sheriff, commissioners over jail inmate cap

Five Adams County cities are suing the sheriff and county commissioners over the much-maligned cap on the number of municipal inmates that has jeopardized citizen safety. Aurora, Commerce City, Federal Heights, Northglenn and Thornton filed the suit in district court on Wednesday.  The suit names Sheriff Doug Darr and the members of the Adams County […]

postheadericon Local election cycle begins to heat up as Adams County candidates declare

What is sure to be a heated and highly contest bunch of county elections in 2014 is getting ready to start in earnest.  Major party county assemblies are next month and candidates are starting to make their case for their party’s voters. Following is a quick rundown of each Adams County race and the candidates […]

postheadericon ADCO quick hits: FasTracks, airport management, 2014 elections and more

I have been off the radar in recent weeks as I took a bit of a sabbatical from writing following the always hectic election season.  That however doesn’t mean I haven’t been paying attention.  Here are some thoughts on recent happenings in Adams County: Adams County seizes control of Front Range Airport: The board of […]

postheadericon OUT: Speers determined ineligible for BoE; District, unions, Dems left with egg on their faces

Adams 12 Five Star Schools confirmed late Tuesday night that Amy Speers, candidate for the Board of Education, was ineligible to run for the Director District 4 seat.  The announcement ends her candidacy and reflects very poorly on the school district, the teachers union and the Adams County Democrats. Tony’s Rants first broke the news […]

postheadericon BREAKING: Adams 12 BoE candidate Amy Speers not eligible to run in district 4

In an extraordinary development this evening, it has been discovered that Amy Speers, candidate for the Adams 12 Five Star Schools District 4 seat, is not eligible to run for that office. Speers’ address as recorded with Adams County property records and as shown on her campaign finance records with the Colorado Secretary of State […]

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