Posts Tagged ‘Adams County’

postheadericon State Senator Tochtrop refuses to endorse Judy Solano, leaves office with head held high

Colorado State Senator Lois Tochtrop is preparing to ride off into the sunset after a distinguished career in the legislature.  Ever the maverick, Tochtrop said that she will not be endorsing the Democrat chosen to run for her soon-to-be-vacant seat, Judy Solano. The fight for Senate District 24 is going to be one of the […]

postheadericon Adams County Republican voters: ‘We need more ethical government so choose our guy who is the same as the last’

It seems that lately I have a penchant for making members of my own party as mad at me as those on the left so why stop now?  In the wake of last night’s primary election it has become abundantly clear why the Adams County GOP struggles to gain ground.  At the local level, Republican […]

postheadericon Adams County Sheriff candidate appears to break campaign finance law

Adams County political candidates seem to break the law in some way, shape or form in just about every election.  This go around it seems Democrat candidate for sheriff, Norbert “Larry” Medina, has been illegally accepting corporate contributions including ones from a ‘gentlemen’s club’. Campaign finance filings with the Colorado Secretary of State for the […]

postheadericon ADCO Sheriff responds to emergency system use; furor continues to grow

The Adams County Sheriff’s office is saying they are doing nothing wrong by using the county’s emergency notification system for other purposes.  Their response is an attempt to quell citizen outrage following an investigation by CBS4 that uncovered the misuse of the system. Throwing in the hashtag ‘mediainaccurate’, the department posted a response on Facebook […]

postheadericon What’s the emergency? Sheriff’s use of reverse 911 system called into question

Reverse 911 is a critical, life-saving system meant to notify residents about emergency situations that threaten life and property.  In Adams County however, it appears politics may play a big role in how the sheriff uses the system. CBS4 investigator Brian Maass reported last night that the Adams County Sheriff’s Office is using the emergency […]

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 […]

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