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Milestones

  • Stars, stripes, and parades grace Commerce City’s Memorial Day festivities

    While certain holidays like July 4 are a time to celebrate the country, Memorial Day sings a slightly different tone. The day is a time to honor and reflect on veterans who have made the ultimate sacrifice serving their country.

    On Monday, May 29, the biggest Memorial Day parade in the state was held in Commerce City, in front of thousands of spectators and many vets. It was a tribute to those who have given so much for this country, yet asked for so little in return.

  • Noah Gianni Guerra

        Brenda L. Martinez and Roberto Guerra, of Denver, announce the birth of their son, Noah Gianni Guerra.
        Noah was born Oct. 6, at Platte Valley Medical Center, in Brighton, weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces and measuring 19 3/4 inches.
        Grandparents are Theresa L. Martinez, of Denver, and Obdulia and Juan Juarez, of Commerce City.
        Great-grandparents are Daniel and Celia Martinez, of Alamosa, and Antonio and Natividad Cruz, of Brighton.

  • Maximus James Vigil-Ballew

        Chelsea M. and Travis C. Vigil-Ballew, of Brighton, announced the birth of their son, Maximus James Vigil-Ballew.
        Maximus was born Sept. 20, at Platte Valley Medical Center, in Brighton, weighing 5 pounds, 7 ounces, and measuring 19 inches.
        Maximus joins sibling Liam A. McArthur, 5.

  • Abelardo Gonzalez graduates basic training

    Army Pfc. Abelardo A. Gonzalez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

  • Riley Mantey graduates Army basic training

    Army Pvt. Riley D. Mantey has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

  • Roxana Valles makes Dean's List at Azusa Pacific University

    AZUSA, CALIF. — Commerce City’s Roxana Valles was among the 1,984 students at Azusa Pacific University named to the academic Deans’ List at APU.

    A biology major, Valles is honored for a fall semester 2014 academic standing of 3.5 or better grade-point average.

  • Sandoval graduates Air Force basic training

    Air Force Airman Roman A. Sandoval graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

  • Drew Oenes graduates Air Force basic training

    Air Force Airman Drew R. Oenes recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

  • Kendra Wagner named to Creighton University Pharmacy Dean's List

    OMAHA, NEB. — Kendra Wagner, of Commerce City, a first-year in Creighton University’s School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, was named to the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions Dean’s List for fall 2014.

  • Lashelle Pleasant graduates basic training

    Army Spc. Lashelle O. Pleasant  has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.