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Education

  • Police investigate attempted child abduction

    COMMERCE CITY -- Police continue to investigate an attempted child abduction. 

    It occurred in Pioneer Park, 5902 Holly St., shortly before 10 a.m. Oct. 15. Detective Christian Rasmussen said a male suspect walked up behind an 11-year-old male and grabbed him by the shirt and backpack.

    The suspect pushed the child over. Rasmussen said a female witness, known only as "Jana," yelled at the suspect, who fled the scene. The witness drove the boy home.

  • Three-week closure of 104th Avenue for widening project now underway

    COMMERCE CITY — While autumn has arrived with cooler temperatures, the work along East 104th Avenue has heated up, with the roadway closed through Oct. 21 at the railroad crossing east of U.S. Highway 85.

  • Historical society calendar seeks photos

    The Commerce City Historical Society is getting ready to put together its 2015 calendar. This year they are featuring vintage vehicles owned by Commerce City residents and business owners. If you have a vehicle you would like featured in our calendar, please send a picture of the vehicle, the owner’s name, phone number and a description of the vehicle including make, model and year to cchistoricalsociety@yahoo.com.

  • Clerk candidate Stan Martin coffee meetup Sept. 10

    Adams County Clerk & Recorder candidate Stan Martin will be holding a coffee and conversation meetup with various Brighton and Adams County officials at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at Eagle View Adult Center, 1150 Prairie Center Pkwy in Brighton.

     

  • Two local students among Pinnacol honorees

    DENVER — Two local students were among 113 from across the state of Colorado to be awarded $400,000 in scholarships for the 2014-15 school year by the Pinnacol Foundation.

    Moriah Turney, of Brighton, will be attending school at Colorado State University at Pueblo. Abraham Mota, of Henderson, will be attending Front Range Community College. Both were scholarship recipients.

  • Food costs spur slight increase in 27J meal prices

    BRIGHTON — Higher food costs are prompting School District 27J’s Nutrition Services program to raise the price of meals. Students returning to school this fall we see the price of breakfast, lunch and milk increase by 10 cents for students and 15 cents for adults. 

  • Commerce City students graduate from University of Wyoming

    Two students from Commerce City were among the 13,800 students to receive degrees during the spring semester graduation at the University of Wyoming.

    Kyla L. Reis graduated with a doctorate degree in pharmacy, and Hannah M. Simon graduated with a bachelor of arts degree.

  • KFHC’s Fregin named outstanding school-based health center administrator

    Commerce City — Kids First Health Care Director of Practice Management Devra Fregin received the 2014 Outstanding School-Based Health Center Administrator Award from The Colorado Association For School-Based Health Care (CASBHC).

  • District 27J to host telephone town hall July 22

    Community members are invited to join an informative and interactive discussion about School District 27J via telephone later this month.

    District 27J Superintendent Chris Fiedler will host a Telephone Town Hall Meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 22. Fiedler will begin the call with a brief overview of the district’s work on academic performance and then talk about plans for a potential school bond and mill levy override question. The meeting will then be opened up to call participants to ask questions.

  • Commerce City teacher Makely wins in second round of Thank A Million Teachers program

    Commerce City teacher Shauna Makely, of Landmark Academy, is one of the winning teachers in the second round of winners of $2,500 grants from the national Thank A Million Teachers program.

    The program is part of a national initiative through which Farmers Insurance is inviting America to offer a heartfelt thanks to teachers, present and past, for the positive impact they have had in communities across the nation.