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Weld Veteran Services office moving

Weld County’s Veterans Services office is moving locations in an effort to provide better-expanded services, according to a news release. “This move is really about streamlining our services to continue serving veterans in the best manner possible,” said Weld County Commissioner Chair Mike Freeman. “We’re excited, and we hope veterans are too.” The office move…

Barron announces his bid for the Colorado statehouse

Fort Lupton Councilman Carlos Barron said he wants to protect small businesses and promote oil and gas drilling in his run to be the Republican representative to the Colorado State House for District 48. Barron announced his candidacy for the Republican party’s June 2024 primary in a Nov. 15 news release. “The essential issues I…

Fort Lupton Thanksgiving giveaway

The First United Methodist Church is hosting its 15th year of helping those in need with the Great Thanksgiving Giveaway Nov. 18. “The First United Methodist has been doing this for 15 years. The year we are working with the Fort Lupton Food and Clothing Bank, the Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, the Seventh Day Advantest…




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Frederick’s Ishmael explodes for record accolades in 2023 season 

When your season stats include nearly 2,800 passing yards and 29 touchdowns, over 800 rushing yards and seven touchdowns — numbers that put him atop the heap in Class 3A and second among all Colorado football players (according to MaxPreps) and top 100 in the nation — someone is going to take notice. Frederick’s junior…

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Arts & Culture

Starting the Season: A guide to kickstarting the 2023 holidays in Adams County

From Santa sightings to winter festivals, there are plenty of events around the region to get you into the holiday mood. Whether you’re in Thornton, Northglenn, Westminster, Brighton or Fort Lupton, there’s plenty to see and do. Here’s Colorado Community Media’s list of the ones not to miss, organized by date. Dec. 1 Thornton Santa…

Coming Attractions: A myriad of ways to kick off the holiday season

The arrival of Thanksgiving marks the official beginning of the holiday season, with families and friends getting together to share a meal and some great memories. And once dinner is over, what’s next on the itinerary? I have some options that will help you and your loved ones start the season off right.   A…

From stone to sterling: Meet the artisans shaping the local jewelry scene

The heat of the torch, the smell of pickling solution, the sound of metal on a mandrel and the look of a completed piece are common aspects silversmiths and jewelers in the Denver metro area enjoy about their craft.  Sarah DeAngelo Jewelry: “Southwest, feminine, natural and detailed”  For Englewood business owner and professional jeweler Sarah…

Coming Attractions: Explore the Mysteries of the Ice Ages at DMNS

There’s just something so fascinating about the Ice Age – it’s a world so foreign and so familiar at the same time.  Visitors to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., can explore that far off time with the new exhibit, Mysteries of the Ice Ages, which opens on Friday, Oct. 20.   “This area…


Columns & Opinion


Letter: Support for Carbajal in 27J

In the upcoming election the 27J School Board will have several seats available. Melinda Carbajal certainly is the candidate for…

Letter – Steer clear of hydrogen

It’s time to move off gas, for our wallets and our health, but Xcel Energy refuses to recognize that. While…

Local LIFE

WinterFest brings magic to Thornton

Thornton’s WinterFest — a family-focused holiday celebration highlighted this year by fireworks and drone displays — returns Dec. 8-10 to Carpenter Park, 11000 Colorado Blvd. During WinterFest, the city creates a holiday village on the park’s playing fields, with structures that include Santa’s house, an elves’ cottage, a reindeer hospital and a gingerbread house, all…

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