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Officials urge strong bond between schools, business

Officials from three Metro North school districts all made the same point to Westminster businesses Aug. 29 — we’re trying to craft your future employees, but we need your help. “What our … more

Trial date set for accused Wal-Mart shooter

The trial of the accused Wal-Mart shooter Scott Ostrem is scheduled to begin in January, but District Judge Mark Warner left room for Ostrem’s defense to change his plea between now and then. … more

Colorado Air and Spaceport begins launch countdown

Adams County is a go for launch to hold a site operator license for a spaceport. That means the Front Range Airport, located in Watkins in Adams County, will be able to host horizontal takeoffs … more

New projects equal job growth for Northern Metro

Amazon’s new fulfillment center and warehouse is only the start when it comes to jobs in the Metro North area. Local economic development officials say there are plenty of new jobs on paper coming … more

Defense for suspect in slaying of deputy gets more time

Dreion Dearing, the man accused of shooting an Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy, will wait another month to hear the charges against him. Judge Patrick T. Murphy agreed to postpone Dearing’s … more

School year starts for Riverdale Ridge

It’s going to take two years for Riverdale Ridge to transition into a full-blown high school, with a graduating class of its own, a senior prom and competitive athletics. But the building is ready … more

Tri-County Health launches first Baby Cafe in Thornton

Tri-County Health Department opened Colorado’s newest Baby Café on July 31 at Every Child Pediatrics in Thornton. Baby Café USA, established in 2011, is a national network of free breastfeeding … more

Fun times at the fairgrounds

The Adams County Fair returned to county’s Regional Park in Brighton Aug. 1 through 5 for the 114th year featuirng a carnival midway with games, food and rides as well as live stock judging. more

Parade returns for Adams County Fair

More than 30 community groups and floats marched July 28 as the Adams County Fair Parade returned to Brighton. The parade stepped off just after 9 a.m. July 28 at 168th Avenue and North Main Street … more

Parade returns for Adams County fair

People have missed the annual parade that traditionally kicked off the Adams County Fair, so for the first time since 2011, it’s back. “We are excited to have it come back,” said Casandra … more

Quality of life a great incentives for new business

When it comes to communities like Adams County luring in new business from outside of Colorado, it might be a good idea to rethink handing out government incentives. “Keep in mind that speed and … more

Tainted drinking water found in South Adams County

A chemical commonly used in firefighting foam and the manufacture of carpeting was found in untreated water in the Quebec and Interstate 270 area that supplies South Adams County Water and Sanitation … more

News in a Hurry

Westminster Telephone Town Hall set for Aug. 14 A chance for Westminster residents to talk to City Councilors over the telephone has been pushed back a month, to the evening of Aug. 14. Residents can … more

Video evidence strong in Ostrem case, judge rules

Video evidence shown to a judge from the November 2017 shooting at Thornton’s Wal-Mart was more than enough to hold accused shooter Scott Ostrem without bond for trail. District Judge Mark Warner bound … more

Parking lot polling

Voters have several hours left on June 26 to get their ballots dropped off for Colorado primary election. The polling places -- including Adams County's seven voter service center and the 21 … more

No coincidences for colorful, sweaty, crazy German bicycling from coast-to-coast

Tall, lanky and bald, dressed in a neon orange cycling outfit and bright purple glasses, Jörg Richter walked out of Adams County Fire Rescue Station 14 in flip-flops — and immediately started … more

Police memorial looks to past as it honors fallen

When it comes right down to it, police have always put their lives on the line, according to Adams County Sheriff Mike McIntosh. “There are usually between 130 and 200 names that are added to the … more

Ten new CASA volunteers sworn in to advocate for children

The Court Appointed Special Advocates, a group that works to pair children in Adams County Court system with adult advisors and advocates, added ten new community volunteers April 17. The new … more

17th Judicial District Senior Law Day set for June

The Adams County fairground will host the 17th Judicial District’s first annual Senior Law Day for residents of Adams and Broomfield counties from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 2. County officials will … more

Sheriff honors fallen deputy

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office will honor Deputy Heath Gumm with a May 8 memorial, placing the fallen deputy’s name on plaque in their headquarters. The memorial ceremony is scheduled for 10 … more
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