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Adams County York street upgrades and art installation

Adams County officials celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the first phase of the York Street project and the pedestrian underpass public art installation project on May 24, "The York …

Four student win the I-Voted sticker design contest

Four Adams County artists designs will be featured as the county's "I voted" stickers for the next four elections. The Adams County Clerk and Recorder's Office released the four winning designs …

Westminster hoping to tackle street racing, motor vehicle related thefts

Westminster passed a slew of new ordinances that aim to address thefts related to motor vehicles and street racing at their May 22 city council meeting. “Council asked for this, our …

Artificial turf allowed for Thornton's single-family homes front yards

Artificial turf is now allowed in the front yards of Thornton’s single-family homes after the city council voted 6-3 to amend the municipal code at the May 23 city council meeting. City …

5 things to know about Adams City football coach Jared Deaguero

An extremely familiar face — one that has already achieved significant coaching success — is taking over another program at Adams City High School.

New Downtown coming along

The WYND Flats at 90th and Westminster Blvd. in Downtown Westminster will be the city’s first condos in over a decade. “The first condominiums constructed within the city in well …

Summer opens at Carpenter Park with Thorntonfest

Thorntonfest returns to the Carpenter Park Fields June 3, featuring food, games and some live events and demonstrations. The festival is open from 10 a.m. 5 p.m. in the park, at 108th and Colorado …

Northglenn passes e-bike, e-scooter regulations

Northglenn to enforce safety zones beginning June 1

Northglenn will start enforcing the safety sensitive zones on June 1, City Manager Heather Geyer announced to council at the May 22 city council meeting.  “Signage for this program is …
Culture Stories

Many multitudes of dance

Bella Diva World Dance Studio is an all-inclusive space for people young and old to feel the music and express themselves.  For dancers who want to break out of the traditional dance studio format, the international company based in Denver could be a dream come true.

Private dog park site gaining pup-ularity

Since Elle Ritt started renting her Wheat Ridge yard to fellow dog owners in November, she’s hosted birthday parties for pups, pooch photoshoots and doggie play groups almost every weekend.

Unique sports abound in the Denver metro area

Spring is in full swing, bringing many folks around Colorado out of the doldrums of winter with the promise of outdoor recreation.

Exploring Colorado's bike paths

On most Tuesdays and Thursdays and some Saturdays, a team of bikers meets to explore Colorado’s network of trails.
The bus service from Denver’s Union Station to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park will be available for their fourth year this summer. Bustang will resume service on May 27 and …
The sun shined through the clouds on May 18 for Holy Family High School to graduate their seniors.  Patrick Cavanaugh, the valedictorian and a future Notre Dame student, quoted the former …
Riverdale Ridge Ravens open their wings, making croaking calls symbolizing the raven spirit of transformation, survival, and opportunity into the world to plan for the future, graduating on Monday, …
Westminster High School's class of 2023 celebrated its commencement exercises May 20 at Broomfield's 1stBank  Center, with 350 graduates  marching.
Westminster should use a mix of grants, debt refinancing and cash to help pay for a new water treatment plant, councilors were told May 15. Westminster city staff presented to the council how they …

Football player from Arvada visits White House, gets invited to NFL minicamp

Brad Roberts had no idea that after he visited the White House, he would be invited to the Washington Commanders minicamp the next day. It all began for the Air Force Academy running back and Ralston Valley High School alum on April 28.

Legacy and Broomfield clash for girls' soccer league title

The Class 5A No. 9 ranked Legacy girls' soccer team came up short in its quest for the Front Range League South title Thursday.

Home at last: Eagle Ridge Academy's new soccer field

It had been seven years, six months, and six days since the last home soccer game for Eagle Ridge Academy. And that game wasn’t even played at the school; it was held down the road at Donelson Park in Brighton. Up until 2023, the team had to play on neutral turf or on an opponent’s home field, even when they were the dedicated “home team.” 

THORNTON - The Horizon and Prairie View high school baseball teams are off to a strong start to the 2023 baseball season. The two squads faced off on the diamond Thursday with the Thunderhawks coming …
Adams City’s Phoebe Gutierrez had quite the first season in girls wrestling this winter. She won a regional title. She finished second in the state tournament at 100 pounds and earned second-team, all-state recognition from the Colorado High School Activities Association and MaxPreps. There’s more: Gutierrez also earned a spot in the U.S. Open in Las Vegas later this month.
Those wanting to watch the class 4A and 5A state championship football games will have to enter Canvas Stadium in Fort Collins as a destination point on their driving direction apps. The Colorado …
THORNTON -It has been a challenging week for Riverdale Ridge coach Ray Garza and his baseball squad. The Ravens, who started the week undefeated and No. 2 in Class 4A, dropped all three of their …
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Lifestyle and Entertainment

Cool Jazz for a Hot Summer Night in Northglenn

The CJRO Sextet will feature the music of Dave Brubeck, Miles Davis, and other iconic West Coast Jazz musicians of the time. The concert will be performed at Parsons Theatre 1 E. Memorial Parkway …

Taking an Alzheimer's diagnosis 'a mile at a time'

Mark Macy is a fighter. The Evergreen resident always has been driven to succeed as an attorney, an endurance athlete and a devoted family man. Now at age 69, he continues his drive to succeed in his battle against Alzheimer’s disease.

Denver Fashion Week returns to city’s runways

Everybody has an outfit or two they love but don’t have the occasion or courage to pull out of the closest. Celebrating style like that — and providing an opportunity to bust out these gems — …

Local suburban bars a place for up-and-coming music talent in Denver metro area

At The Alley in downtown Littleton, you might find a musician who’s so into the music, they’ll get up and dance on the bar.
Arts, Culture, Music

Northglenn celebrates Betty grace Gibson

For the late Betty grace Gibson, being a self-taught artist didn’t mean never taking an art class or workshop. As her daughter, Linda Drumm, recalls, being self-taught meant was taking things she …

A musical reflection of 2022

I don’t know about y’all, but I’m extremely glad this year is over. 2022 may well go down as the most challenging of my life, and since we’re still living through the aftershocks of a global …

Brighton Dia de los Muertos

The Grupo Azteca Huitzilopochtli from Mexico opened Brighton's Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration with a stunning performance wearing feather headdresses and colorful costumes …

SeriesFest returns for a blockbuster Season 9

After a bit of a pandemic slowdown, SeriesFest, which celebrates emerging and underserved voices in episodic storytelling, is back bigger and better than ever, overflowing with top-notch television viewing for all audiences.  

Chicks Fly at Wings Over the Rockies

Women have played a role in aviation since humans first took to the sky, but as is so often the case, they don’t receive nearly the recognition and celebration their male counterparts do. The Wings Over the Rockies’ Chicks Fly! Showcase aims to do something about this fact.  

Women+Film Festival brings small stories to big screen

There are many features that make film festivals special events for attendees, but one that keeps me returning every year is the opportunity to catch films on the big screen you might not be able to any other time.

The Arvada Center invites audiences to join its book club

Anyone who has been in a book club before knows they can be a brilliant opportunity to bond with friends, both old and new, over a shared love of the written word. And they can also be ground zero for all kinds of interpersonal messiness.

Say goodbye to winter with a mix of indoor entertainment

While March is technically the beginning of spring, it isn’t until April that it really starts to feel like we’re transitioning from the cold weather to something more pleasant. April is the …
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