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Homeless advocates debate best actions

After one of the coldest weekends in Colorado in a while, Adams County, city councilors and residents are pausing to assess the merits of various resources for people without shelter. The county’s … more

Deputy OK after crash

An Adams County sheriff's deputy is OK after a crash on an area freeway Feb. 17. It happened shortly before 2:30 p.m. at I-270 and York Street.  Local media are reporting that the incident … more

A Tyrannosaur named Sue

For many people, the Tyrannosaurus rex is the dinosaur, and it’s easy to understand why. There’s no animal today that comes close to the sheer intimidation and raw power that this Cretaceous-era … more

Suit against Adams County sheriff to proceed

U.S. Magistrate Judge Scott Varholak ruled on Jan. 26 that a lawsuit against Adams County’s sheriff can proceed. Sheriff Richard Reigenborn and his office sought to dismiss the suit filed by four … more

Henry voted chair for Adams Commission

The Adams County Board of Commissioners unanimously elected Eva J. Henry as board chair for 2021 at their meeting Jan. 26. Henry has previously served as board chair in 2013 and 2017. She’s … more

Man shot in Commerce city

A man in Commerce City was shot earlier in the morning Jan. 26. At 9:42 a.m., Commerce City police responded to a report at 6400 E. 63rd Place, where they found an unconscious male with a gunshot … more

Shooting southwest of Westminster

A shooting occurred in unincorporated Adams County southwest of Westminster on Jan. 26. The Adams County Sheriff's Office Tweeted at 10:18 a.m. that a male and a female were shot along “5300 & … more

Officer-involved shooting in eastern Adams County

An Adams County Sheriff's deputy fatally shot a suspect in an early morning pursuit of a stolen vehicle. Just after midnight Jan. 26, deputies responded to a report of a stolen Jeep SUV, said an … more

Commissioners swear their oaths

The 2021 Adams County Commissioners were seated Jan. 12 in a sparse and socially-distanced inauguration ceremony at the county building in Brighton. Commissioners Chaz Tedesco and Eva Henry were … more

Hopes high for second semester amid north metro schools

School districts in Adams County are returning for their second semester with new optimism and plans. Westminster Public Schools and Brighton’s 27J Schools returned to hybrid learning Jan. 11 and … more

Tri-County Health learns from Adams County curfew

An Adams County-specific public health order that had instituted a curfew expired prematurely on Jan. 4 after Gov. Jared Polis’ decision to loosen COVID-19 restrictions. Adams was one of three … more

Shooting at Westminster’s IMT Hyland Hills injures two

An early New Year’s Day shooting at Westminster’s IMT Hyland Hills apartment complex left two people injured. Westminster police arrived on scene after the shooting occurred when … more

Political tint: Judging how deep blue runs in Adams County

Judging just by the demographics and statistics, Adams County looks plenty blue. There are more registered Democrats than Republicans. Democrats occupy most state legislative seats, the entire board … more

Area hospitals not full, but fear another surge

Hospitals in the wider Adams County region are running out of space, with officials expecting a post-Thanksgiving surge. About 80 percent of the county’s ICU capacity is full, according to most … more

Adams County rolls out a new restaurant rules

Adams County rolled out a new restaurant stability program to help businesses deal with indoor dining capacity restrictions. According to a press statement, the program offers a one-time, $10,000 … more

Turn on your holiday lights Dec. 18

Adams County is asking residents to turn on their holiday lights for one special night to promote holiday cheer and recognize frontline workers. The county is asking cities and towns, business owners … more

New phase of Crossing Pointe moving forward

A new phase of an affordable housing project took its first steps on Dec. 1. The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CFHA) awarded Maiker Housing Partners tax credits to construct two buildings, … more

Colorado’s space race taking off

Colorado has made its giant leap toward the future of passenger space travel to Europe within an hour by 2028. The Colorado Air and Spaceport, Director Dave Ruppel signed an agreement with Shuji … more

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

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
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