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Thornton fills all lifeguard positions, though parks and rec fees due for increase

For the first time this summer, Thornton fully staffed all their aquatic facilities on July 3.  “I don’t believe there is any other municipality that hasn’t had to either … more

Accountability questions could hinder Douglas County School District bond success

Transparency concerns could decide the success of Douglas County School District’s potential bond and mill levy override questions, yet school board directors have taken limited steps to address the headwinds. more

Centennial workers and residents share housing struggles, ideas in new video

Stories included a single mother of two children whose rent has more than tripled in 15 years, a business owner who is moving for the 10th time in six years and workers in Centennial who wish they could live in the city but cannot afford it. more

Sterling Ranch begins state’s first commercial rainwater harvesting pilot program

As Colorado’s drought drags on, one Douglas County community is hoping to pave the way for a new commercial water source: rain. Sterling Ranch, a master-planned community in the northwest … more

Views differ on whether high schools should stop naming valedictorians

Soon after the Cherry Creek School District in Arapahoe County announced it would stop designating valedictorians in its high schools, the criticism started pouring in. more

Brighton’s Palazzi Plaza has a new doughnut shop

Jane Rodriquez said her strength is in business management while her friend, Joe Berkane is a baker. The pair decided to combine their expertise and the result is Brighton's newest doughnut shop. more

Woman found safe by Englewood police after witness reported possible kidnapping

The Englewood Police Department said Monday that no kidnapping occurred and the woman who a witness said may have been in danger is safe. more

Public works updates Fort Lupton road work

Fort Lupton public works crews are getting ready to begin work at Weld County Road 12 and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks. west of Hillside Cemetery. Fort Lupton Public Works Director Roy Vestal … more

Bridge notification of weight restrictions near Fort Lupton

Weld County Department of Public Works is placing a weight restriction on a county bridge along Weld County Road 23 south of State Highway 14 1/2 and north of Mineral Road while crews work on … more

Metro District to cut water use by 20% to meet drought restriction requirements

In responding to new drought restrictions put in place by Centennial Water, the Highlands Ranch Metro District announced it will cut outdoor irrigation water consumption by 20%. On July 6, the … more

Fort Lupton council gets price tag on wastewater lift station

Officials with Burns and McDonnell, a Centennial engineering firm, gave Fort Lupton City Council an $18 million price tag for a new wastewater treatment lift plant station. The information came … more

Arapahoe County Fair returns July 28

Fair-goers can expect everything from an adrenaline-inducing drop tower to a whimsical carousel while experiencing the county's Western legacy through roaming costumed characters and farm animals.  more

Man charged in Brighton kidnapping

Today, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is announcing the filing of charges against Raul Ortega, 51. Ortega is charged with Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft for allegedly … more

Fort Lupton council debates fireworks for Trapper Days

The city's Fourth of July party didn't have a fireworks display this year.  That prompted a discussion July 11 during a City Council town hall about adding them to this year's Trapper Days. more

Woman shot in Commerce City; investigation continues

A woman remained in an area hospital after a July 12 shooting in Commerce City. It happened around 1 a.m. in the 7100 block of Grape Street. A city statement said officers responded to a report of … more

Teen dies in Brighton park; suspect arrested

Brighton police announced an arrest in the July 12 shooting death of a 17-year-old in Ken Mitchell Park. The suspect, whose name wasn't released, is at the Prairie View Detention facility in … more

Fort Lupton seeks options after Weld County suspends victim services program

Fort Lupton Police Chief John Fryar thinks the city should team up with other cities — specifically Brighton and Commerce City — to provide victim advocate services. Even better, in … more

Former taekwondo instructor facing child sexual exploitation charges

Castle Rock and Aurora police arrested a taekwando instructor on allegations of sexual exploitation of children and are looking for more potential victims. On July 7, law enforcement arrested Erik … more

Freezing to death: Volunteers and researchers study one species’ response to a warming climate

On a nice July day, you might find Jennifer Zedalis up in the Alpine, with her 16-year-old daughter Sophie. Zedalis is lucky because she has a teenager who likes to wake up early — a necessity … more

Snow Creek Fire near Morrison 100% contained

A brush fire broke out in Jefferson County near the intersection of US 285 and Colorado Highway 8 south of Morrison on the afternoon of July 12.  more
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