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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

Thornton Council Ward 2

Julia Marvin 10305 Gaylord St., Thornton Background: My husband and I chose Thornton because we wanted to plant our roots somewhere with a strong sense of community. I'm a graduate of CU Boulder and … more

Thornton Council Ward 1

​Pauline Dickerson Candidate Dickerson said she has withdrawn from the race and declined to submit a profile. Jacqueline Phillips 8960 Fox Dr. #204 Thornton Background: I grew up in south Chicago … more

Thornton Mayor

Beth Martinez Humenik P.O. Box 33363, Northglenn Background: I am a fourth-generation Coloradan that has lived in Thornton for 23 years. I served on the Thornton City Council from 2007-2015, … more

Thornton candidates invited to council forum

Thornton’s candidates seeking a seat on the City Council will get a chance to discuss their concerns Oct. 17 at a special forum. The forum is being sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Adams … more

Westy offense breaks out against Thornton

The Wolves soccer team broke out for five first-half goals en-route to their 7-0 victory over Thornton Sept. 26. Clinching their second match in a row, Westy took care of their home-field advantage … more

Thornton project aims to turn Big Dry Creek precipice into gentler slope

An effort to convert a portion of the Big Dry Creek from a steep canal through Thornton’s open space into a meandering stream should wrap up this winter. “The intent is to improve wildlife … more
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