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Northglenn City Council makes pick for vacant seat

Shannon Lukeman-Hiromasa will be the next Ward 4 representative on Northglenn City Council, the council decided at a June 7 meeting. The council selected Lukeman-Hiromasa after nine finalist … more

The Alpine Choral finds a road home

It’s difficult to imagine the challenge that an artist faces when they’re used to rehearsing and performing as part of a group, and suddenly find themselves in a situation where they must work on … more

Small business center slates grand opening

A Thornton business center open to all Adams County small businesses will celebrate its grand opening with food trucks, games and cash prizes Saturday, June 12. The city opened the Alliance/Alianza … more

Thornton files civil complaint against Weld County board over pipeline vote

The city of Thornton formally went to court against the Weld County Board of Commissioners after the board denied the city's application to build a water pipeline through the county. The board's … more

Suit argues that term for Thornton mayor expires early

Thornton Mayor Jan Kulmann should not be able to serve in her role until 2023, a Thornton resident alleged in a lawsuit filed May 24. On behalf of plaintiff Cherish Salazar, Robert McGuire, a … more

Thornton begins work finding new city attorney

With the help of an executive search firm, the city of Thornton and the city council will spend the coming weeks selecting a new city attorney. The process to hire a permanent city attorney follows … more

Lack of penalties for Shopping Center owner frustrates community

The aftermath of a state health agency inspection and a municipal court hearing about the Thornton Shopping Center has agitated people who were already angry about the site’s cleanup. Jay Brown, … more

Thornton class of 2021 marches

Thornton’s class of 2021 were joined on the field at School District Adams 12’s North Stadium May 12 by a limited number of family members and friends for their graduation and commencment … more

Commercial building fire remains under investigation

South Adams County fire officials are looking for the cause of a commercial structure fire. It started shortly after 7:30 a.m. May 11 and wasn't extinguished until noon. A Facebook post from the … more

North Metro PDs tackle street racing

Street racing and related issues, such as spontaneous car parties, have become an issue that has intensified throughout the Denver metro area and Brighton, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster police … more

Weld County denies Thornton water project application

The Thornton Water Project got dealt another bad hand on May 5, when the Weld County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to deny Thornton’s application to build a water pipeline through 34 … more

Need-to-know info for city council elections

Though municipal elections are a little over six months away, the seeds of campaign season are already in the ground. Several candidates in Thornton and Westminster have thrown their names in the hat … more

Thornton wins lottery award for Big Dry Creek work

Thornton’s work restoring 25 acres of the Big Dry Creek Open Space has been recognized by the Colorado Lottery. The Colorado Lottery announced on April 21 that it had awarded the city a Starburst … more

Thornton annexes 357-acres for new development

Thornton just grew by 357 acres, per a 7-1 vote by Thornton City Council at an April 13 meeting. After a public hearing, the council approved the annexation in northwest Thornton and two other … more

Thornton residents rally for shopping center cleanup

A rally at the Thornton Shopping Center showed the site continues to be a social and political lightning rod in south Thornton. The owner of the rundown site began cleaning up structural, aesthetic … more

North metro cities gain flexibility in new federal relief package

A few weeks after President Joe Biden signed into law the American Rescue Act, north metro cities are getting a clearer sense of how much COVID-19 relief funding they will receive from the federal … more

Thornton and Westminster take steps to address water supply concerns

Thornton City Council recently adopted measures to help the city’s water supply in the short-term, while Westminster City Council discussed a new water supply plan for the long-term. Both cities, … more

New Thornton community group promotes pollinators

Spring has just begun and a new community group wants to help pollinators do their thing. “Bee Thornton” is a community group that recently sprouted up to protect existing pollinator habitats and … more

Serving lawfully? Questions about corporate authority in Thornton subdivision

It might not be obvious that the sprawling residential construction site near Holly Street and East 144th Avenue in Thornton is also a local government: the Willow Bend Metropolitan District, … more

Options explored for N Line fares in anticipation of pilot program expiring

The Regional Transportation District won’t extend a pilot program for discounted fares on the N Line commuter rail after the program expires in a couple of weeks, RTD representatives confirmed. The … more
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