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Computer hub could speed emergency response

A new computer hub could trim the time that firefighters in the northern metro Denver region need to respond to emergencies in their neighboring agencies’ boundaries. The fire departments from … more

Free wheeling: Bike program helps Thornton kids

For many of the kids it was their first bike and for some it was their first time on a bike.“The main thing is to learn how to balance,” said Chris Webster, Wish for Wheels supreme event … more

Larimer County delays Thornton water hearings

Larimer County has asked the city of Thornton to submit additional details for its proposed pipeline under Douglas Road, delaying hearings scheduled for February until the more detailed plans have … more

Thornton pipeline plan irks Larimer residents

A Thornton plan designed to provide water to the city for the future via a 70 mile pipeline from north of Fort Collins has run into backlash from the proposed project’s neighbors. The project is in … more

My Name Is: Joan Whalen-Arent

About me I grew up in Colorado. I have family in Grand Junction and Castle Rock. I used to have seven siblings living here but most have moved away. I am married with two children. We are empty … more

Letter to the Editor: Thornton should pass on pipe plan

Did you know that in order to bring water to Thornton residents, your city purchased water 20 years ago north of Fort Collins? Now, they plan to build a 70-mile … more

Kids, seniors reach out via pen and paper

What started out as something new for some Thornton ten-year-olds has turned into a treat for senior citizens and could become an ongoing program. A new pen pal program between a Thornton Elementary … more

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

Starting the season

Hyland Hills Holiday Lights Mini Golf 5:30-9 p.m. Friday-Sunday through Dec. 105:30-9 p.m. nightly Dec. 15-31 Come play miniature golf on three different courses surrounded by thousands of twinkling … more

Thornton adapting crossing for the visually impaired

An effort between the City of Thornton and the Center for People with Disabilities seeks to make the seemingly simple task of navigating a traffic intersection safer for visually impaired … more

Starting the season

Noel Northglenn 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Northglenn Recreation Center Santa arrives to kick of the event that features carriage rides, music, indoor snowball fights, holiday cartoons in the theater and … more

Lights, trees, action: Thornton ready for WinterFest

Maybe it’s the Christmas lights, maybe it’s the trees or maybe it’s the fireworks but Thornton’s WinterFest has a special place in the recreation manager’s heart. “It’s the coldest … more

North Metro News in a Hurry: Nov. 16 edition

Seniors feature art at Covenent Village show The Covenant Village of Colorado Art Guild is presenting An Art Showing, a week-long art exhibit featuring original oil, watercolor, acrylic paintings, collage, metal sculptures and more Nov. 18 … more

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 … more

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 … 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

Red light aids arrest of Walmart shooting suspect

Thornton Police say don't have a motive for a Nov. 1 shooting at a Walmart Supercenter that left three people dead, but they do have the suspected shooter in custody. Police arrested Scott Ostrem, … more

Three dead, suspect arrested in Thornton Walmart shooting

A suspect has been arrested after a shooting left three people dead at a Walmart in Thornton the night of Nov. 1. more

Trunks of treats in Thornton

Halloween revelers got an early start on their celebrations Oct. 21 with the city’s Trunk or Treat Spooktacular at Thornton’s Carpenter Park. The event invites families to decorate the trunks of the cars with Halloween themes then invite … more

Westminster tops council spending in Metro North

Westminster’s mayoral race and one city councilor looks to be driving campaign spending for municipal seats in the Metro North communities this fall, accounting for nearly 45 percent of the money spent.Incumbent Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison is … more
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