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Fireworks efforts aimed at lowering the boom

Thornton Police and Fire Departments hope their latest July 4 promotions become the must-have lawn decorations across the city. The red, white and blue signs simply remind residents that all … more

Memorial Day honors

Thornton Police and Fire Honor Guard members joined leaders from the American Legion Post 22 to honor veterans of the United States Armed Forces for the annual Olinger Highland Mortuary and Cemetery … more

Thornton works to gather more details on water line plan

Thornton’s plans to bolster it’s water supply took a hit when the Larimer County Planning Commission turned it down — but the city’s not finished yet. Thornton Spokesman Todd Barnes said … more

Fingers crossed for ThorntonFest

Chris Steinke and all of the annual ThorntonFest organizers are hoping 2017 was a fluke. “It does scare me a little,” Steinke said. “The forecast for May 19 says 72 degrees, no rain. So we are … more

Thornton native tapped to manage new shopping mall

A Thornton native will helm the city’s newest shopping center when it opens later this year. Josh Kalkhorst, a former Thornton resident was named as the new general manager for the Denver Premium … more

Thornton pipeline rules overturned

Less than a year after they were adopted, a state court has overturned much of Thornton’s controversial buffer and natural gas pipeline safety rules. District Court Judge Edward C. Moss ruled April … more

My Name is: Jordan Cadena

About me I grew up in the area. My father lives up the street, my older sister lives in Denver, one of my younger sisters is in Akron, Colorado and my mother, step-father and brother are in … more

At Westgate School, a path to safer walking

Neighbors and students at Thornton’s Westgate Community School will get new sidewalks, safer pedestrian crossings and a lower school-zone speed limit thanks to money from the state’s Safe Routes … more

Celebrating Arbor Day

What does it mean to be a Tree City USA? The Arbor Day Foundation's Tree City USA program began in 1976. Since then, more than 3,400 communities across the U.S. have become a Tree City. In Colorado, … more

Earth Day events encourage activist attendees

There’s a lot that separates and divides people, and it seems like the list is ever-growing — everything from religion to politics and economic status. But there’s one thing everyone has in … more

For the love of a good seat

Individually, the entrepreneurs loved different things: coffee roasting, fly fishing and photography. So it took a unique, completely unrelated idea to bring them together and put them into a rapidly … more

Longer days, less cost: Schools ready for four-day week

Now that School District 27J has approved a new change in scheduling, moving the school week to four days instead of the regular five, district officials and teachers are getting ready for the new … more

Thornton ceremony honors Vietnam veterans

The Front Range chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored 102 Vietnam-era veterans and five families from across the Denver Metro area March 27 with pins and a ceremony. Morgana … more

Drops to drink: Metro North could skip dry trend this summer

While Denver and much of the state worries about drought conditions, communities in the Northern Metropolitan area find themselves in slightly more lush conditions. Thornton’s Water Resources … more

Ostrem found mentally fit to stand trial

The trial of accused Wal-Mart shooter Scott Ostrem will continue in June after he was found mentally competent to stand trial in Adams County District Court April 2. District Judge Mark Warner found … more

Five Star Championships

Northglenn junior Melina Townsend, right, and Legacy freshman Alisa Minjarez, lead a group of hurdlers in a girls 100-meter intermediate event, at the March 21 Five Star Championships at District 12 … more

Thornton wants public plans for dog park

Thornton canines will get a new city dog park beginning later this year and officials have invited dog owners in to help design it. “It’s well used now. People love the dog park,” said Diane … more

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
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