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Dodge ready to work for Northglenn

Current Councilor Carol Dodge holds a healthy lead over her opponents in early balloting for the Mayor of Northglenn seat.With 4,586 ballots cast so far, Dodge controls 53.4 percent of vote, compared …
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Ward 4 Thornton Council race close, but no recount

Just 38 votes separated candidates in Thornton's Ward 4 race, with incumbent Councilor Jan Kulmann claiming a narrow win over challenger Suzanne Brundage. Kulmann held a 50.3 percent advantage …
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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 …
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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 …
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Northglenn, Thornton races remain tight as ballot count continues

 City Council races in Northglenn and Thornton may be close, but neither looks to trigger a ballot-confirming recount, according to Adams County Clerk and Recorder's Public Information …
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    • 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 …

    • Homeless veterans' numbers may be down, but problem persists

      An estimated 569 homeless veterans live in the Denver metro area, and Freddie Sprankel used to be one of them. After more than three years in the U.S. Army — including an almost year-long duty tour in Iraq — Sprankel got an honorable …

    • Season brings increase in wildlife/vehicle crashes

      The migration of animals to their winter habitats can lead to a rise in animal-vehicle collisions in fall and winter. That is one reason the Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado State Patrol are …

    • Snow Shoveling Volunteers Needed

      Efforts to help seniors and people that need a little extra help digging out from winter storms are seeking volunteers with strong backs. Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster all keep lists of volunteers who’ll agree to shovel snow at homes of …

    • My Name Is... Thomas W. Rapp

      About me I’m a Colorado native for 71 years and graduate of Thornton High School in 1964. Most of the past 60 years I’ve lived in or near Thornton. Deza Estates (99th and Huron) where I lived in 1956, was the first subdivision outside old …