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Job fair plugs in would-be electricians

Richard is a little sheepish. He doesn’t want to give his last name because he’s already got a job, but said he came to the Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain’s job fair to “feel things out.” “I’m just looking for …
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Spiritually and physically testing with the best

Boys and girls from around the region joined former professional football player Darius Holland for a strength and agility camp hosted by True Life Church. Holland is a former defensive tackle who played for six NFL teams in his 10-year career, …
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'Magick' tricks and treats

Colorado funk favorites SuperMagick headlined a family-friendly affair that brought the boogie out of everyone July 8 at Anythink Wright Farms. More than 250 folks flocked to the stage and danced in the grass for the second part of the library …
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Mighty Joe’s Kitchen brings dream to life

Family, food and freedom. Those are the three pillars of Ben and Cynthia Sarmiento’s American dream, a dream they’re bringing to life at their Wheat Ridge restaurant, Mighty Joe’s Kitchen. “We cashed everything in to do this,” …
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Fun runs, fishing, food and fireworks were among the many things that made this year’s Fourth of July a success in the North Metro region. Warm weather and clear skies helped residents and visitors make the most of their Indepedence Day, which included activities in Northglenn’s E.B Rains Jr. and Thornton’s Carpenter parks.
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    • Coffee with Kyle Mullica

      Join me as I sit down each week for a cup of Joe with somebody who helps shape Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster. This week, I sat down with Northglenn City Councilman Kyle Mullica, part of the new generation of young leadership in the North Metro region. A husband and father of two, Mullica spoke of personal experiences that shaped who he is today, and how he approaches everything from city government to raising his own children and managing married life.

    • 112th Avenue Station plans move forward

      Seeking community investment in a future stop for the Regional Transportation District’s North Metro Line, the cities of Northglenn and Thornton had what officials called a successful session with residents to discuss the latest developments and …

    • Thornton, Lakewood pet store ordered to close

      The state of Colorado issued orders to close down operations at pet stores in Thornton and Lakewood after owners and one employee pleaded guilty over the past weeks to charges of animal cruelty. Cease and desist orders were issued to Jurassic …

    • 'Smart Signs' to improve highway, interstate safety

      Field-testing began this week on a system that will use digital signs installed along U.S. Highway 36 to help improve safety. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) began field-testing its Smart Signs system July 18, between Federal …

    • Crime rises in Colorado, report says

      Colorado officials say homicides increased by nearly 15 percent statewide last year while rapes increased by almost 11 percent. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation’s annual crime report released July 5 said overall reported crimes rose more …

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    • Northglenn Justice Center in design phase

      The design phase process has begun for the new Northglenn Justice Center, and city officials say it's looking good. Since Hoefer Wysocki Architecture LLC was contracted to create the design this February, it has been working at designing a …

    • Adams County news

      Late gatherings aim to encourage greater participation Staff report With the goal of increasing citizen engagement and participation, the Adams County Board of Commissioners is adding one evening hearing per month for the remainder of the …

    • CASA Envision Coalition an eye-opener

      A national nonprofit group advocating for abused and neglected children in the court system has created a new coalition to help fill the exceeding volunteer needs in Adams and Broomfield counties. Court Appointed Special Advocates of Adams and …

    • STEM Lab student winner of science challenge

      A student at the STEM Magnet Lab School in Northglenn was named winner of a nationwide science challenge for a project she said could help alleviate hunger in Third World nations. Kathryn Lampo, a seventh-grader at STEM Lab, has been named the …

    • Two new members join Anythink Foundation

      Deborah Obermeyer and Ro Guenzel are the latest community advocates to be appointed to the Anythink Foundation, a nonprofit supporting creativity and innovation in Adams County by raising private funds for special programs and projects at …

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