Community News

  • December adoption special in Adams County

    The Adams County Animal Shelter, 10705 Fulton St. in Brighton, is offered a Snowflake Pet Adoption special in December. 

    The adoption fee for any adult dog or cat with full or partial white fur qualifies for 50 percent off. That’s $25 for adult cats and $50 for adult dogs. Cost includes current vaccinations, microchip, spay/neuter and a collar.

    Open seven days a week, contact the shelter at 303-288-3294.

  • Operation Free Bird set for Saturday, Nov. 23

    The Adams County Sheriff’s Office, Rocky’s Autos and other area businesses and individuals will be assisting those less fortunate for the 10th year in 2013 through Operation Free Bird.
        It is scheduled for Nov. 23 at West 64th Avenue and Federal Boulevard. Operation Free Bird 10 will take place on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 64th Avenue and Federal Boulevard.

  • Shred-a-thon Nov. 2

        The 2013 Shread-a-Thon runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 2, at 7190 Colorado Blvd., Commerce City.
        Proceeds benefit Rampart Search and Rescue, which assists the Adams County Sheriff’s Office with search-and-rescue services. Call 303-288-1535 with questions.

  • Girl Scouts of Colorado seeks volunteers

        It starts with one day, one meeting and one role model that shows girls they can accomplish more than they ever imagined. Girl Scouts wants every girl to feel so excited about her future that she can hardly wait for it, because she knows she can achieve anything she sets her mind to. That feeling starts with you.

  • July programs at Anythink Library

    Camp Nano WriMo
    Tuesdays, July 23 & 30, 1 - 2 p.m.
    — What are you doing this summer? If your answer is, “write a novel,” you’re in luck. We’re sending you to Camp NaNoWriMo to help you accomplish your literary dreams (and have a whole lot of fun along the way).

  • Relay for Life giant garage sale May 18-19

        Vendors, crafters, flea market flippers and anybody with a garage full of stuff: Here’s a great opportunity to sell your goods and benefit Brighton’s 15th annual Relay for Life event, at a Relay Giant Garage Sale:
        Setup begins as early as 6 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19, at 9883 County Road 23 in Fort Lupton (about 15 minutes from downtown Brighton). The sale runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • May programs at Anythink Library

    Life Inside an Egg
    4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 —
    Customers will be introduced to incubating eggs provided by the Adams County 4-H club. Participants can also check on the progress of our incubating eggs through this three-part experience that explores life inside an egg. During the second installment, we’ll candle the eggs to see inside the shell and show the development of the fetus. During the final installment, meet the baby chicks! Appropriate for all ages. Registration recommended.

  • Results announced from Adams County Fair 4-H Creative Cooks

    Adams County earlier this month announced the winners of the 2013 4-H Creative Cooks Contest Feb. 23 at the Adams County Regional Park Complex. The winners will compete in the Colorado State Fair Creative Cooks Contest in August.

    Jr. Champion –
    Isabella Baird, Front Range 4-H Club
    Jr. Reserve Champion – Jessica Jacobucci, Front Range 4-H Club
    Inter. Champion – Kalani Moberg, Rising Sun 4-H Club

  • Feburary programs at Anythink Library

    Here's a list of the February programs at the Commerce City branch of Anythink Library

  • Doherty deployed to help with Sandy recovery

        Army Sgt. James A. Doherty deployed to the New Jersey Regional Operations Intelligence Center, Trenton N.J. as as part of the overall federal response team, which coordinated with state and federal partners to provide assistance to those effected by Hurricane Sandy.
         Doherty is a senior information technology specialist assigned to the U.S. Army North Defense Coordinating Element, region four, in Atlanta, Ga.  The sergeant has served in the military for 10 years.