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Teen gets life sentence in Campbell murder

The teenager who admitted to killing 10-year-old Kiaya Campbell in June 2017 will go to prison for a minimum of 40 years, according to sentencing in Adams County District Court March 11. Aidan Demmie … more

Mayor vows to bring Poudre water to Thornton

I’m writing you to tell you about recent developments regarding a very important project for everyone who lives or works in Thornton. On February 11, 2019, the Larimer County Commissioners denied … more

Gallegos places at state wrestling tournament

Skyview High School senior Jaslynn Gallegos made history Feb. 23 because as she joined Angel Rios of Valley as the first two girls to place at the state wrestling tournament held Feb. 21-23 at the … more

Close battle ends season for Trojans, Norse

A fourth-quarter scoring surge helped lift Thornton High school over rivals Northglenn Feb. 15 to close out both teams season. Northglen led the game through three quarters only to be outscored seven … more

Thornton bull rider to be inducted into hall of fame

Charlie Sampson, of Thorton, will be inducted into the Bull Riding Hall of Fame in May. The Bull Riding Hall of Fame recognizes and commemorates the legends of the sport. The fifth annual induction … more

Teen guilty in 2017 murder of Kiaya Campbell

The now 17-year-old accused of killing a 10-year-old Thornton girl in 2017 pleaded guilty on Feb. 1. Aidan Zellmer, 17, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree murder after deliberation in the … more

New defense sparks Lady Wolves to home win

In what has been a frustrating four-game slide for the Westminster ladies basketball team over the last two weeks, a new and improved zone defensive scheme led the Lady Wolves to victory Jan. 24 over … more

Trojans battle for first conference win

In a back-and-forth first half, Trojans’ basketball found themselves ahead 23-21 at home against Hinkley (3-13, 1-3 in conference) Jan. 15. Carried offensively by 16 points (four three-pointers) … more

Adams County 27J gets logo makeover

When Brighton 27J school district was created in 1884, the name, and logo, reflected the designation of only the city of Brighton. Now, 135 years later, the district, commonly referred to as School … more

Crow eyes ethics reform, campaign finance, guns

After besting five-term Republican Rep. Mike Coffman — who had previously proven to be ironclad in the 6th Congressional District — new Democratic Rep. Jason Crow in January entered Washington … more

News in a Hurry

Credit union sock drive delivers A drive spearheaded by Canvas Credit Union delivered 6,450 pairs of donated socks to several Colorado homeless shelters in December 2018.Donations were collected in … more

Advocates offer more magnet sites for homeless survey

Front Range homeless advocates will follow Jefferson and Adams County’s lead later this month, hosting special events to get a more accurate picture of Colorado’s homelessness problem. “I think … more

Standley Lake gas drilling permits withdrawn

A proposal to drill for natural gas under Westminster's Standley Lake and nearby dog park is off the table for now. more

Tricks, treats and food

Families from across the Denver area got a few treats Oct. 20 at events around the MetroNorth Region. In Thornton, nearly 5,000 came to Carpenter Park for the annual Trunk or Treat celebration, with … more

Congressional District 6 candidates get combative at forum

With less than three weeks left before Election Day, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman and Democratic challenger Jason Crow went for the political jugular at a forum that saw attacks on credibility as much as … more

Trunk or Treat returns to Thornton Oct. 20

Thornton’s Carpenter Park Fields, 108th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard transforms for a spooktacular event from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 20 for Trunk or Treat. This is a creative and fun Halloween event lets … more

Young softball team sweeps doubleheader over Adams City

In the program’s first season of existence, Riverdale Ridge softball (12-8, 4-2 in conference) has put the 3A/4A Colorado 7 Conference on notice: With a roster filled with only first-year students … more

Being an adult is hard work

Adulting has become a popular term that means “the practice of behaving in a way characteristic of a responsible adult,” according to the Oxford Living dictionary. That can include holding down a … more

Zellmer trial delayed, set for next March

A juvenile accused of killing a 10-year-old Thornton girl in June 2017 won’t go to trial until March 2019, a judge ruled Sept. 27. Judge Sharon Holbrook granted a continuance to the defense team … more

Celebrating and shopping at new Thornton mall

Every store in the new Denver Premium Outlet might not have been open when developers and city officials cut the ribbon Sept. 27 — but most of them were. “We were actually farther along than we … more
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