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Politics

  • Idaho Springs mayor’s race draws passel of candidates

    Idaho Springs voters could see as many as five mayoral candidates during the Nov. 5 city election.

    According the city clerk’s office, the list of would-be mayoral candidates includes current Mayor Jack Morgan, Ward 3 council members Phyllis Adams and Michael Hillman, and residents LeeAnn Lindsay and Chris Risley.

    The 25 signatures on the candidates’ petitions still must be verified by the city clerk. Nomination papers were due at the city clerk’s office on Monday. 

  • Three Clear Creek school board seats up for election

    Three seats on the Clear Creek school board are up for election on Nov. 5.

    The four-year positions are held by Jeanne Biggs from Idaho Springs, term-limited Bob Judge from Evergreen, and Kevin Kuharic from Georgetown, who was appointed last year to replace Dan Frydenlund, who resigned from the board.

    The three positions represent: 

    • Floyd Hill, Blue Valley and the Saddleback areas. 

    • From Idaho Springs on the west to Floyd Hill and south of Interstate 70 to Upper Bear Creek Road.