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Webster trial due to start this week

BRIGHTON – Jeremy Webster, the man accused of murdering 13-year-old Vaughn Bigelow, Jr. during an alleged road-rage 2018 incident, was due to stand trial this week in Adams County Court. …
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Justin Presser, a King Soopers employee since 2006, strikes on Wednesday in Denver.

King Soopers strike ends after union reaches tentative deal with grocer

The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 said Jan. 21 that it has reached a tentative three-year labor agreement with King Soopers, ending a strike that began more than a week earlier.

Conifer is Colorado’s new population center

Colorado’s population has shifted north since 2010, and the east end of Conifer is the state’s new population center.
Sheriff's deputies are looking for this stolen ATV. The theft took place near Hudson Jan. 15.

WeldCo sheriff's deputies looking for stolen ATV

HUDSON -- Weld County sheriff's deputies are looking for an ATV that was stolen from property near Hudson. It happened around 6 a.m. Jan. 15 in the 5500 block of Weld County Road 37. Sheriff's …

Commerce City police need help finding urn's owner

Commerce City police would like to reunite a family with its urn. In a series of tweets, police said someone turned in an item containing the small urn to the department's property and evidence …

Victoria Hodge, a 21 year King Soopers employee who works the deli, protests outside the 750 E 104th Ave. King Soopers.

Westminster, Thornton’s King Soopers’ workers join protest

Workers at the four King Soopers stores in Westminster and Thornton joined 77 other locations protesting the labor practices of the grocery chain.  “I started working (at King Soopers) in 1987 and …
Education

Adams 14 schools return to in-person learning Jan. 18

COMMERCE CITY -- Students and staff in the Adams 14 School District return to in-person learning Tuesday, Jan. 18. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is Monday, Jan. 17, is a federal …

Remote learning a possibility in Brighton schools

It's a case of same song, new verses, new year when it comes to the 27J schools system and COVID-19 concerns. Because of the rising number of COVID cases this winter -- largely because of the …

Adams 14 ends contract with management company

Adams 14 School District and Adams 14 School Succeed, also known as MGT America Consulting, are business partners no more. The district's board terminated the contract Jan. 11. The notice takes …

Adams 14 schools go remote

Students in the Adams 14 School District will be doing remote learning the week of Monday, Jan. 10. The reason is the spread of COVID cases. According to a statement from the district, Adams …

Roger Quist Middle School students left, Johnathan Cooper, Jolina Harcourt, Justin Tristan Reader and Will Dean creating butterfly templates and creating art designs for the Adams County Government art installation.

From caterpillars to butterflies to the District Attorney

An art display by middle school artists meant to evoke life during COVID will transform into a traveling display at the Adams County District Attorney’s office. More than 200 Roger Quist Middle …
Business

United Power announces intent to leave Tri State

United Power Files Notice of Intent to Leave Tri-State Generation and Transmission   Brighton, Colo. – United Power, a rural electric cooperative based in Brighton, …
Comic books line the walls at JNJ Comic Books and Games.

Local Shops Ready for the Holidays

For Chuck and Anita Adam of Northglenn’s 2nd Time Sports, football helmets have always been one consistent item they’ve been able to count on – until 2021 and national supply chain problems. …
Patricia Mcguire and her sister Kathleen Ballard, co-owners, of Creative Corner in Westminster’s Historic Art District said they’ve had to rely on regular customers and friends to keep their business afloat since the COVID shut down ended and hiring shortages began.

Post COVID, small businesses rely on friends, hard work

WESTMINSTER — When Britney Turk reopened her small business at West 104th Avenue and Church Ranch, The Dessert Stand, in November of 2020, she found restaffing her bakery to be a challenge. “2020 …

Mask mandate for indoor spaces in Jeffco

The Jefferson County Public Health department's board voted 4-1 Monday to pass a new health ordinance to require people ages 3 and older to wear masks when within public indoor spaces as a COVID-19 safety measure. 

A house on South Monaco Parkway in Denver was on sale by Zillow on Nov. 7.

Zillow went on a Front Range home-buying binge, months before collapse of home-flipping business

The collapse of online real estate giant Zillow’s venture into home buying and selling, announced Nov. 2, can be traced, in one small part, back to its over eagerness to invest in Colorado’s …
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