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Unaffiliated voters can now participate in the upcoming Colorado primaries. The law only allows you to vote in one primary. If you don't choose which ballot to receive, you will receive both ballots, but you can only mark and return one. Choosing either ballot does not affiliate you with any party. (Park County Clerk, Apr 12 18)


The missing aircraft was last seen on radar in the Kenosha Pass area east of Breckenridge, as weather had forced the pilot to turn on a southerly course. (Canon City Daily Record, Apr 6 18)


21-year-old Ryan Wesley Rees from, Bailey, Colorado, will be sentenced to no more than 90 days in jail... In June, 2016, Rees and Wyatt Maxwell Swindler, also from Bailey, Colorado, were drinking with two girls and two other guys... (Jake Judd, KNSI Radio, Apr 4 18)


This new 2-story, 23,000 sf office building in the mountain town of Fairplay is being built directly behind, and tying into, the County's current office building. (Business Insider, Feb 23 18)


The Colorado Cold Case Database features unsolved homicides, missing person, and unidentified person cases to assist law enforcement agencies in the development of information, which can lead to the identification, and arrest of any person(s) who may have committed any crime described on this page. If you have information on any of the persons, or cases found on this page, you are encouraged to contact CBI or the investigating agency. (CBI 2018)


The Aurora City Council this week unanimously approved spending $34 million for water rights associated with the London Mine in the mountains south of Breckenridge in Park County. (Aurora Sentinel, Jan 24 18)

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Aurora Water officials on Thursday revealed they're pursuing a $125 million purchase of underground water at the London Mine complex south of Breckenridge. (Bruce Finley, The Denver Post, Jan 19 18)


Summit Stage will soon be rolling out a bus route from Breckenridge to Alma and Fairplay in neighboring Park County... (Jack Queen, Summit Daily, Jan 15 18)


You have the ability in certain incidents to save time by using the Online Reporting process. Submit your Incident or Offense report online and print a copy free of charge. (PCSO, Oct 31 17)

Senior pets can be the best, most grateful companions you can find. Check out the special love waiting for you at the shelter. Give yourself the gift of a best furry fur-ever friend. (Or feathery friend, or scaly friend - whatever suits you.)


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LINKS TO PARK COUNTY FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND AUDIT REPORTS
NOTE: Only part of the document published by the County is audited. Much of the report is prepared only by the County, and the County expresses its own opinion on its financial status in some areas. Read the Auditor's opinion letter to determine which documents were reviewed by outside audit and which are unaudited. The report published by the County is a Comprehensive Financial Report that contains the audited portions but is not an audit report in its entirety.
Park Co 13 Budget
Park Co 12 Reports
Park Co 11 Reports
Park Co 11 Budget
Park Co 10 Reports
Park Co 10 Budget
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Park Co 09 Reports
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Park Co 09 Budget #3
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Park Co 08 Reports
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Park Co 08 Budget
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Park County commissioners approved the 2018 county budget Dec. 21 for a total of $32.8 million in revenue and $38.6 million in expenditures. To balance the budget, $5.8 million will be taken from fund reserves, also called fund balances. (Lynda James, The Flume, Dec 29 17)


The evening began with current Park County Sheriff Fred Wegener introducing Spodyak and endorsing his run to replace him as Sheriff. Spodyak returned to the Sheriff’s department in May, but has been in law enforcement for over 13 years. (The Flume, Jan 5 18)
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More than two dozen inmates at the Park County jail in Fairplay have filed a class action lawsuit against the jail, the Park County Sheriff’s Office, the Colorado Department of Corrections, and two U.S. corrections industry contractors... (Sal Christ, Canyon Courier, Jan 10 18)




COLD CASE INVESTIGATIONS



On November 1, 1982, Victoria Sanchez (DOB: 03/12/1967) and Yvonne Mestas (DOB: 09/24/1967) were spotted leaving Rocky Ford High School in the afternoon hours, and were never seen again. (CBI, Oct 23 17)



The victim was murdered and his body was dumped in a river in the City of Pueblo. The victim's identity remains unknown. (City of Pueblo Police Department, Aug 12 13)



Police still need help identifying a man whose skeletal remains were found in Park County on July 29, 2014. The body was found near Tarryall Reservoir off County Road 77. (9News.com, Jul 7 15)



ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLD CASE - PARK COUNTY AND SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO

Three decades ago this week, two young women disappeared and were brutally murdered. The deaths rocked the small mountain communities along Highway 9 and Hoosier Pass in Colorado. (Jan 5 12)


"Basically, what we're doing, is opening up the case to the public to get more information," McCormick said. (Deb Stanley, 7NewsDenver, Jan 6 15)

Rocky Mountain Cold Case Prepares Presentation
for 33 Year Anniversary of Double Homicide
An update of this cold case, including new information, will be presented in Summit County and Park County in January 2015. For details, times and locations, please see the following documents: (Released by 11th Judicial District Homicide Task Force
and Summit County Sheriff's Office)


The database contains information about the 1,714 persons who have been verified by CBI as homicide victims or those who are missing or whose unidentified remains have been found in Colorado since 1970 to the present. (Aug 13 10)

On a bitter cold night in January of 1982, two young women disappeared in the vicinity of Hoosier Pass, between Summit County and Park County. They were found murdered in different locations, but the cases appear to be connected. (August 28, 2005)
Related: Cold Case Arrest Stirs Hope For Local Investigators (Feb 2, 2008)
Related: Interest in Cold Case Heats UP (May 9, 2006)
Related: New Life In Old Case (June 3, 2006)


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