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Economic outlook for 2019: Still growing, just more slowly

You shouldn’t notice much of a difference in Colorado’s economy in 2019 when compared to the past few years, a trio of state business and demographics experts said Dec. 6. “We are forecasting … more

Road rage shooting plea delayed

A man accused of a road rage shooting that killed a teenage boy in June will get until January to decide how to plead. Judge Don Quick gave Jeremy Webster and his legal team until Jan. 7 to review … more

Frozen Freebirds at annual event

More than 2,400 residents came to the parking lot of Water World in Federal Heights Nov. 17 to get a free Thanksgiving turkey and other fixing provided by the Adams County Sheriff's Department and … more

Parents, community key in coping with four-day week

When Adams County’s 27J school district decide to move to a four-day student contact week, officials found that one of parents’ biggest concerns was child care for elementary-aged students. … more

Pending vote, Adams County’s oil and gas moratorium was right

The Board of Adams County Commissioners made a smart and prudent decision by imposing a moratorium on new oil and gas well applications through the month of November. The reasoning behind this action … more

Blue wave is complete in Adams County

Adams County Democrats say campaign teamwork helped them sweep into office in Novembers general ballot. We just did a full campaign and we knocked on thousands of doors,” said Emma Pinter, the … more

Operation Freebird flies again

A Thanksgiving giveaway designed to help as many as 3,000 families kicks off in the Hyland Hills Water World parking lot Nov. 17. Operation Freebird, the annual turkey giveaway sponsored by the Adams … more

Tour offers glimpse behind the ballots

Realistically, Deputy Adams County Clerk Cristi Coburn said her staff and their judges will process and count close to 170,000 ballots when the polls close Tuesday, Nov. 6. It won't be a record — … more

Dropping off ballots for the Nov. 6 general election

Adams County has 22 ballot drop-off sites, and 14 of them are open 24 hours daily. Ballots must be received by 7 p.m. Election Day; voters who are in line at a designated drop-off site or polling … more

Postal snafu snares 61,000 Adams County ballots

County election officials said the roughly 61,000 voters whose ballots got hung up in a post office snafu should be able to vote by now. The Adams County Clerk’s office said the 61,000 ballots were … more

Adams County color

Pumpkin Nights glows in Brighton

A 40-foot long dragon. A ghostly pirate ship. An undersea wonderland. Those are just a few items in the fantastical lands, built using over 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins at Pumpkin Nights, which opened … more

Adams 12 Five Stars Schools is a worthy investment

From 2010 to 2017, the graduation rate in Adams 12 Five Star Schools jumped 22.7 percentage points to 84.4 percent. For the past three years, state education officials have awarded the district a … more

Flash Philanthropy comes to Adams County

If it’s true that charity is not just about the recipient but that the act of giving and being involved is just as important for those who are giving, Rick Sierra and Adams County’s Guys Who Give … more

Album is change from yesterday’s news

In the movies that were churned out during Hollywood’s classic era in the 1930s, journalists mainly handled stress with a bottle of bourbon in their desks and an unending string of half-lit … more

Brigitte Grimm, candidate for Adams County Treasurer

Party: Republican City: Westminster Profession: Adams County Treasurer since 2011 Contact:, Facebook - Brigitte Grimm for Adams County, Youtube -Brigitte Grimm for Adams County … more

Lisa L. Culpepper, candidate for Adams County Treasurer

Party: Democrat City: Denver Profession: Attorney, Small Business Owner, College Professor Contact:, FB: Lisa Culpepper for Adams County Treasurer … more

Kara Palfy, candidate for Adams County Coroner

Party: Republican City: Commerce City Profession: Nurse Practitioner Contact:, @karaforcoroner What makes you the best choice for this office? I am a Colorado … more

Monica Broncucia-Jordan, candidate for Adams County Coroner

Party: Democrat City: Brighton Profession: Coroner, Adams and Broomfield Counties Contact: What makes you the best choice for this office? I possess the education, … more

Josh Zygielbaum, candidate for Adams County Clerk

Party: Democrat City: Thornton Profession: City Councilman and Business Professional Contact:, Facebook and What must an effective County Clerk accomplish? … more
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