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Thornton Police hiring effort continues

Another 11 recruits should put the Thornton Police Department closer to the staffing level it set last year, Chief Randy Nelson said. It could be a few months, however, before the newest recruits, … more

Budget shortfall shutters Arapahoe House

A growing substance abuse problem but a lack of money to combat it has caught up with Denver-area treatment program Arapahoe House, forcing it close effective Jan. 2. “It's less about Arapahoe … more

Downing wins Ward 2 Northglenn seat

The question of who will sit in Northglenn’s Ward 2 City Council chair was finally settled Dec. 5, with former Mayor Joyce Downing edging out opponent Danielle Henry. It wasn’t anything either … more

Woman accused of hitting cop with car suspected in rash of crimes

The woman accused of hitting a Littleton police officer with a stolen car in June had been arrested in connection with or suspected of crimes in three incidents earlier in the year, police and court … more

Coin flip could settle Northglenn council race

The ultimate decision of who sits on the Northglenn City Council may rest on mere chance — a flip of a coin, the length of a straw or name drawn from a hat. The race to fill the seat in city’s … more

Results of Adams County school districts

Following are results in Adams County school board races as of 9:30 p.m. Nov. 7, according to early countywide returns.Westminster Public Schools (11,434 ballots cast) The two open seats on the … more

Adams 12 schools starts master plan process

With graduation rates improving, better literacy test scores and a 2016 bond approval, Adams 12 Five Star school officials are beginning work on a new five-year master plan. “We are not going to rewrite everything but we want to build on our … more

Accused Walmart killer faces charges

Scott Ostrem, the man Thornton Police say shot up Thornton’s Town Center Walmart Nov. 1, faces two counts of murder each for the three people killed as well as 30 counts of attempted murder for people in the store at the time of the … more

New in a hurry

Covenant Village of Colorado to Hold Annual Holiday Fair Covenant Village of Colorado invites members of the community to start their holiday shopping early at the Annual Village Faire and Granny’s Attic in the Smith Fellowship Hall at Covenant … more

Human services office gets an orchard touch

Adams County’s new human services building will feature artwork that gives a nod to the site’s past. Adams County Commissioners gave the OK to award a contract last month to Des Moines-based RDG Dahlquist Art Studio. RDG was one of five … more

Thornton High School clinic opens

Local schools have a duty to close the gap for poorer students, Adams 12 Superintendent Chris Gdowski told a crowd as a new Thornton High School student health clinic in opened Sept. 13. “We’ve got to do this, to bring in some new things to … more

Anythink launching Startup month

Entrepreneurial spirit will be buzzing in September during the Anythink Startup month-long initiative in Adams County. This is the first year that Anythink is holding the event and Stacie Ledden, director of innovations and brand strategy for … more

Livestock, games and food at Adams County Fair

There was plenty of music and food as the Adams County Fair kicked off it’s 113th year Aug. 2-6 at the Adams County Regional Park, The fair featured special acts and live music performances as well as carnival rides, plenty of food and judging … more

Police warn Subaru owners along Front Range

Metro Denver law enforcement has been warning drivers to be careful with their cars for years, but now they are issuing a special warning for Subaru owners. According to the Metropolitan Auto Theft Task Force, local agencies are seeing an … more

Northglenn seeks support for Northwest Open Space project

A $5 million plan to renovate Northglenn’s busy Northwest Open Space, its bevy of athletic fields and the walking path that surrounds it will depend on getting some outside help, according to city officials. “The council has approved $1 … more

October date set for youth accused in 10-year-old’s murder

The decision on whether to charge a juvenile accused in the murder of 10-year-old Kiaya Campbell as an adult will wait until a late-October hearing, Judge Priscilla Loew decided June 30. Jess Redman, assistant district attorney for Adams County, … more

SafeCare is resource when parents don’t know everything

When Westminster’s Delrae Mondragon faced the responsibilities of her son DJ’s medical needs, as well as the normal struggles of parenting, she realized she could use some help. And then, she went and found it in a course offered through … more
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