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Fort Lupton to join affordable housing fund

Plan calls for 100 new affordable housing units through 2026 Fort Lupton councilors overcame some reservations to join a statewide affordable housing effort. Fort Lupton City Planner Sean McDermott told councilors that joining  Proposition 123 fund made sense. “Staff recommends approval, but if we don’t opt-in now, there is an option for you to join…

Fort Lupton Police Blotter

Here are the police reports for Sept. 9  to Sept. 15  to the Fort Lupton Police Department. Not every call made to the police is not listed on this report. Sept. 9 A Commerce City man, 22, was arrested at South Denver Avenue and Weld County Road 8. He was held on bond at the…


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Fort Lupton native giving back to hometown teams 

RJ Ramirez is comfortable on a football sideline.  After all, he lettered in football at both Prairie View High School in Henderson and at Colorado State University-Pueblo. Ramirez also ran track at both institutions. He qualified for the state tournament in both football and track in high school and was a two-time conference champ in…

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Coming Attractions: Autumn ushers in the cool and creepy

Your favorite equinox guy is back, checking in right before we officially begin the best season of the year — autumn. Now that we’re about to jump into the time of chilly evenings, falling leaves and hearty foods, it’s my duty to round up some of the best ways to welcome fall.  The spirit of…

Column: A Seussical musical at Lakewood Culture Center

It may not be a “proper” word, but when someone describes something as Seussian, you basically know what it means. Dr. Seuss is famous the world over for the fantastical and surreal worlds he created and populated with characters like The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant and The Lorax. 

Column: Making ’Beautiful’ music at the Arvada Center

For those who are unfamiliar, a jukebox musical is a show that features tunes most audiences are familiar with. And that kind of show is practically made for “Beautiful,” the story of singer, songwriter and all-around legend Carole King. 

Faces of history going up at Founders Plaza

The colorful mural going up on the southern wall of Brighton’s Founders Plaza features fields of green crops, scenes from the city’s history and some surprising faces. “I came up with my own …


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