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Casting their ballots

A trio of voters cast ballots for the 2020 General Election Oct. 30 at the Adams County Voter Service and Polling Center at Thornton’s Trail Winds Recreation Center. For results of the Nov. 3 … more

Snow day for much of the Denver metro area

Denver metro area schools will largely be closed on Monday, Oct. 26, due to the low temperatures and snow accumulation caused by the recent storm. Read on for details to individual districts. more

Adams County to move to tighter 'safer at home level 3' virus restrictions

As Adams County continues to see a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases that has persisted for more than a month, the state public-health department announced it will move the county to the level of … more

Adams 12 moves back to remote option

Adams 12 middle and high school students will stay home for the rest of the current semester, relying on remote learning to keep up with their classes. The Adams 12 Board of Education voiced their … more

Letter to the Editor: Commissioners urge YES on 1A & 1B

Commissioners urge YES on 1A & 1B Adams County is a great place to live, work and recreate and in 30 years, it will be the third-largest county in Colorado — with more people than Denver. We … more

Thornton’s Alliance offers aid to small business

A new City of Thornton program hopes to help small businesses throughout Adams County and beyond — not just with tech support, equipment and office space but with technical know-how and help … more

Tri-County Health Department extends mask order 'for duration of the pandemic'

New social distancing restrictions for Adams and Arapahoe counties, announced on Oct. 16, marked the first public health orders Tri-County Health Department has issued since its order on mask-wearing … more

Tri-County issues public health orders for Arapahoe, Adams counties as COVID-19 cases spike

In what could be a preview of restrictions to come, Tri-County Health Department announced a public health order for Arapahoe and Adams counties that moves up the last call for alcohol and tightens … more

Adams Commissioner tests positive for COVID

Adams County Commissioner Steve O’Dorisio said he’s even more of a believer that masks matter after being diagnosed with COVID-19. “I think it’s important for people to take this … more

Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas counties at risk of tighter restrictions amid rise in virus cases

On the heels of their first notably sustained increases in rates of new COVID-19 cases since July, Adams, Arapahoe, and Douglas counties must slow the spread or face tighter restrictions, a news … more

Tri-County membership an issue for Adams County

Adams County commissioners took aim at their Douglas County counterparts Oct. 6, saying they were not willing to consider a 2021 budget for Tri-County Health until Douglas County had decided whether … more

Curious sights around Denver metro area tell historic tales

With many Coloradans still avoiding large crowds with the continued risk of COVID-19, some may be taking a better look at what’s in their neighborhood — or even driving around with no particular … more

New use for old county building

For Adams County affordable housing developers, the county’s old Children and Family Services building was in a pretty great location. “The site lent itself to development because the building is … more

Adams County, housing authority offer rent and mortgage help

Maiker Housing Partners and Adams County will offer grants to help Adams County pay their housing costs and avoid evictions. The grants use funding from the CARES Act contributed by the county and … more

Treasurer extends interest free late payments

Adams County will continue to waive interest charges on delinquent property tax payments through the end of August, according to the County Treasurer’s office. Governor Jared Polis signed a bill … more

Adams County open space projects to share $4.9 million

A series of 19 open space projects throughout Adams County — including one in Westminster and three in Thornton — will split $4.9 million in grants from a county program. Projects include new … more

Marching in the sun

Adams 12 Five Star School District’s class of 2020 finally got their chance to march, with socially distanced and smaller ceremonies scheduled at Thornton’s Five Star Stadium the week of July 20. … more

Adams 12 opts for remote start

Adams 12 school students will stay home for the first two weeks of the 2020-21 school year, using an enhanced remote learning program according to a plan from Superintendent Chris Gdowski.The … more

More than 700,000 served

Adams 12’s school food program will take a break for a week or two next month after a busy spring and summer. “We went from giving out cold sandwiches in March, blended in April and May with hot … more

COVID classrooms: The closer to home, the better the decision

Local autonomy has been a long-term main stay on making decisions involving public school districts and their students. In Colorado, we elect candidates to serve on boards of education to make policy … more
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