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Lady Trojans execute late to steal road win

Jan. 27 against conference opponent Prairie View, it wasn’t all smooth sailing for Thornton ladies basketball — who had won five of their last six contests. Leading once at 4-2, the Lady Trojans … more

Westy extends lead late, defeats rival Thornton

Jan. 30 at home, Westminster basketball clinched their first conference win of the season over cross-town foe, Thornton. Behind excellent offensive spacing under new coach Wolves’ coach Nick … more

Thornton bones have a lot to teach

The dinosaur bones dug up by a bulldozer in Thornton in August 2017 could change how science views late Cretaceous dinosaurs. Paleontologist Joe Sertich, curator of dinosaurs for the Denver Museum of … more

Dominant second-half moves Lady Trojans to 7-1

It has been quite the start to the season for the Thornton ladies basketball program as coach Khari Wallace has his team trending in the right direction at 7-1. Despite a slow start Jan. 6 against … more

Councilors consider new refugee rules

Colorado cities are grappling with federal requirement that they opt-in before refugees can be settled in their communities. City Councils in Westminster and Northglenn were briefed on the new … more

Quick starting Thornton falls to steady Kennedy

Coming off two wins in a row heading into the Dec. 18 matchup against Kennedy (3-5), Thornton basketball couldn’t preserve their 14-4 first-quarter lead as the Commanders came back to steal a home … more

Santa calling program needs a few good elves

Thornton is looking for a few local elves with good phone skills to help arrange and make some phone calls to kids Dec. 17 through 19. “We need that fun loving, jolly spirit,” said Jennie … more

Thornton retooling; growth an expectation in 2019-2020

Thornton basketball heads into the season under unique circumstances. As this youthful Trojans group takes on their last season in Division 5A with 4A on the horizon, head coach Bailey Clark has … more

Starting the season in the north metro area

Tuesday, Dec. 3 Gingerbread Houses: Come decorate your own gingerbread house from 4-5 p.m. at Westminster’s Irving Street Library, 7392 Irving St.. This is for all ages and all the necessary … more

Reporter Stories: Monday morning quarterbacking the city votes

Community Editors David Gilbert and Nick Puckett discuss November's municipal election results in Littleton, Parker and the Metro-North area to determine if there are any common themes. more

Metro North Ballot 2019 Unofficial Results

Election results for Adams County races as of 7:04 p.m. Nov. 5. These are unofficial results and will likely be updated as the more returns come in. Federal Heights Mayor Linda S. … more

Thornton football gets back on track against Centaurus

The last three weeks have been frustrating for Thornton football as they dropped from 2-2 to 2-5. Oct. 25 on the road at conference opponent, Centaurus, the Trojans snapped their 3-game slide, … more

Sometimes sinners make the best saints

If you were raised Catholic or have ever been to the any of the historic cathedrals all over the world, you know that altars to saints were and are a part of life for the faithful. However, it’s … more

Thornton softball defeats Westminster in slugfest

When you see a score of 21-14, the first thought is you’re watching a football game. Oct. 14 at Westminster High School, this was a softball score, as Thornton chipped away at the Lady Wolves to … more

More than a pool and a gym

When Thornton’s last state-of-the-art recreation center came online in 1994, you needed a good pool, some gym space and a few breakout rooms. The city’s newest center goes well beyond that, with … more

Sweet event

Hundreds of Trick or Treaters got an early start on Halloween Oct. 19 at Thornton’s Trunk or Treat celebration. Each year, the city invites residents to decorate their cars in the spookiest manner … more

Water, growth top issues in Thornton forum

Residents who made their way to Thornton City Hall Oct. 18 got a chance to hear what more than half of the City Council candidates think about the city’s water supply, traffic and why they should … more

Candidates in their own words: Thornton City Council

We asked the candidates seeking office in Thornton's 2019 municipal election to tell us a little bit about themselves. Their answers are linked below: Thornton Mayor Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward … more

Thornton Council Ward 4

Adam Matkowsky 13352 Franklin St., Thornton Background: I am a husband of 29 years, father of two daughters, a United States Marine Corps combat veteran and a police officer with over 22 years of … more

Thornton Council Ward 3

David Acunto 12212 Quince St., Thornton Background: I was born in Long Island, NY and come from a large family. Raised by my father, an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Navy, and my … more
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