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  • As special session prospects dwindle, no support for 'local control' from Weld mayors

    WELD COUNTY — Officials from at least two southern Weld County communities have indicated — either verbally or through their actions — they are against a series of highly disputed oil and gas industry measures possibly slated to appear on the November general election ballot.

  • Salud Family Health Center in Commerce City welcomes Dr. Michael Noonan to practice

    COMMERCE CITY — The Commerce City Salud Family Health Center, 6255 N. Quebec Parkway, welcomed a new health-care provider to its clinci.

    Earlier this month, Michael Noonan, D.O., became the newest provider at the health center.

  • Utility groups face tough sell with some on 'smart meters'

    BRIGHTON — Northern Front Range utility provider United Power is one of the latest companies to begin transitioning to smart meters, remotely accessed tracking devices praised by utility companies for convenience but considered by some critics to be flawed or even dangerous.

  • Nicole Regla graduates Air Force basic training

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicole M. Regla 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.

  • Economic forecast breakfast Feb. 21

    Commerce City’s annual economic forecast breakfast runs from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the Commerce City Civic Center council chambers, 7887 E. 60th Ave.

    Speakers include John Gallagher, vice president of refining for Suncor Energy; Patty Silverstein, president of Development Research partners and chief economist for the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp.; Lisa Strunk, senior economist with Development Research Partnersl and Moose Koons, co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Soda Co.

  • Suncor wins Community Partner honor from Metro North Chamber

    WESTMINSTER — Suncor Energy was among the honorees Jan. 24 at the Metro North Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Gala & Business Awards at the Westminster Westin Hotel.

     

    Vice President of Refining John Gallagher and Lisha Burnett, communications and stakeholder relations manager for Suncor, accepted the Outstanding Community Partner of the Year honor on behalf of the company.

  • Lois Harriet Mock

    Lois Harriet Mock passed away on Dec.25, 2013, in Chipley, Fla.  She was 89 years old.

    A memorial service was held Jan. 25, 2014, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.  Cremation has taken place in Florida.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the Lois Mock Memorial in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry St., Longmont, CO 80501. Visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to share condolences.

     

  • Quality Community Initiative receives LILAC award for issue 2K

    COMMERCE CITY — Commerce City leaders honored five local businesses Dec. 5 at its sixth business appreciation event at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.

     

    “A key to Commerce City’s growth has been the success of our 1,500-member business community,” said Deputy City Manager Jim Hayes. “This annual event recognizes the achievements of local businesses and thanks them for investing in our city.”

  • Platte Valley Medical Center earns honor from Joint Commission

    BRIGHTON — Platte Valley Medical Center has been named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission. PVMC is one of 20 hospitals in Colorado and 1,099 hospitals in the United States earning this distinction, according to a PVMC news release.

  • PVMC unveils plans for planned Reunion facility

    COMMERCE CITY — Platte Valley Medical Center announced it will be building its first off-site medical office building at the King Soopers retail center in the Reunion Marketplace. The new site will be a place where residents can consult their family doctor, OB/GYN or pediatrician.
        The land purchase was finalized last week and the project is scheduled for completion in October, a hospital news release announced.