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Clear Creek names next county manager

Clear Creek has announced Brian Bosshardt as its next county manager. Bosshardt, who's been in local government for more than 20 years, runs his own consulting firm that specializes in leadership … more

County to drop all capacity restrictions May 16

All capacity restrictions in Clear Creek will end on May 16, as the county follows Jeffco's lead and begins moving to a so-called Level Clear. The countywide mask order, which requires masks in all … more

Retiring county executives reflect on accomplishments

Leaving a place better than it was before is perhaps the unofficial motto of the two executive county staff members retiring this spring. Last week, Cindy Dicken retired as Human Services director … more

Clear Creek County Briefs

COVID-19 outbreakconfirmed at county jail Four inmates at the Clear Creek County jail have tested positive for COVID-19, qualifying as an outbreak. Clear Creek officials confirmed those affected have … more

An Easter People

Fear, turmoil, pain and death might be inescapable aspects of life — especially over the past year — yet for Christians and other people of faith, these things do not define life. As Pope John … more

CCSD decision: four- or five-day school week

The Clear Creek school board and district officials are trying to wrap their heads around the issues surrounding a potential move to a four-day school week. They began official discussions in the … more

What is the best use for the LDS property?

Discussion has reignited about the county-owned property on Dumont Road, formerly the Latter Day Saints church. Evergreen-based Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity has proposed building 20 permanently … more

Mill levy, sales tax suggested to fund clear Creek Road & Bridge

Clear Creek Road & Bridge expects a deficit of at least $30 million over the next 20 years, and county officials are looking at all funding options from a local improvement district to a specific … more

I-70 chase stems from larger trend of vehicle crimes in Clear Creek

The call Georgetown police received on Feb. 15 was all too familiar, but the outcome this time was very different. For the past three months, Georgetown has experienced a rash of vehicle trespass … more

Black pioneers found opportunities and challenges while settling Georgetown

Somewhere a mile south of Georgetown is a property once owned by the Red, White and Blue Mining Association. The company had a mill and smelting plant at its disposal. Its superintendent, Lorenzo … more

Clear Creek News Briefs

County manager to retire May 1 Keith Montag, who has been Clear Creek’s county manager for six-and-a-half years, is retiring, effective May 1. On Feb. 9, county commissioners and staff discussed … more

Broadband towers approved in Echo Hills, Yankee Creek

The Clear Creek Board of County Commissioners has approved rezoning portions of three parcels in the Echo Hills and Yankee Creek areas to allow for telecommunications towers. These will provide … more

BizBeat: After years of work, Georgetown’s Microtel is open for business

After at least five years of planning and 15 months of construction near Georgetown Lake, the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham hosted its first guest on Jan. 20. “We’re really excited to … more

County staff expresses concerns about Five Star program

County staff members question whether implementing a Five Star State Certification Program in Clear Creek is worthwhile given how much time and money would be needed to get it off the ground. … more

‘So much different than it was before’

While it’s hard to tell under all their gear and masks, Clear Creek’s EMTs and paramedics probably look a little older than they should. “We all aged twice as much,” Director Bryon Monseu … more

Mixed signals - proposed broadband towers pick up some static

Residents of Echo Hills are debating whether better broadband is worth the visual impact of communication towers springing up next door. The Department of Regulatory Agencies identifies a ribbon of … more

Clear Creek County’s COVID-19 update

At the Jan. 14 Clear Creek County COVID-19 update, county officials helped answer several questions from the community, with the assistance of the county’s public health director Tim Ryan. Will the … more

Seniors in Clear Creek County can now sign up for COVID-19 vaccine

Individuals 70 and older whose primary residence is in Clear Creek County are now eligible to register for COVID-19 vaccines electronically or by phone. Those who own second homes in Clear Creek … more

Soon and very soon

COVID-19 vaccines are in Clear Creek, and some community members might receive them earlier than they initially expected. On Dec. 30, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced an updated vaccine … more

Year in Review 2020 for Clear Creek County

COVID-19 pandemic uproots everyday life On March 13, Clear Creek County had its first confirmed case of COVID-19. By Dec. 21, the county had 257 confirmed cases and two fatalities. Starting in … more
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