Local News

  • Bidding farewell to a fallen deputy

    LAFAYETTE – Law enforcement, first responders and friends and family came fromm far and wide Feb. 2 to say goodbye to Adams County sheriff's deputy Heath Gumm.

  • Eagle Pointe Rec Center to get new therapy pool

    Eagle Pointe Recreation Center

    to get new therapy pool, updates

    City officials kicked off an Eagle Pointe Recreation Center renovation with a free yoga class for patrons Sunday, Jan. 28.

  • Sheriff McIntosh remembers his deputy

    COMMERCE CITY – He looked like sleep was the last thing on his mind Jan. 26.

  • Adams County deputy dies in shooting

     In-kind donations and cards for the family of Heath Gumm can be delivered to the substation 4201 E, 72nd Ave, Commerce City, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week, or to the headquarters office, 332 N. 19th Ave., Brighton, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. .


  • Deputy shot; one in custody

     Adams County sheriff's deputies arrested one man and are continuing a search for potentially more suspects after a deputy was shot Jan. 24 in an unincorporated section of the county.

    It happened in the 8800 block of Dawson Street (bewteen I-25 and Downing Street and west of Skyview High School) shortly after 8 p.m. 

  • Arrivo receives $182,500 in business incentives

    Commerce City plans to give $182,500 in tax rebates to Arrivo, a Los Angeles-based, high-speed transit startup company.

    Arrivo representatives said recently that they plan to spend $10 million to open a research and development center in a former toll station on Interstate E470. Workers plan to test a road system that would whip autonomous pods past lanes of traffic at up to 200 mph.

  • Church gives students a merry Christmas

    Christmas did in fact come early at Kemp Elementary School - 12 days early.

    On Dec. 13, students at the school at 6775 Oneida St. in Commerce City cleaned up their desks a little bit earlier than normal, put on their best behavior to avoid their names falling on the naughty list and patiently waited to hear Santa walk through their classroom door bearing gifts.

  • Front Range Airport inches toward spaceport approval

    Front Range Airport officials are applying for the right to send humans out of this world.

  • Barn fire keeps crews busy

    South Adams County firefighters were working on a cause of a Dec. 14 detached barn fire.

    It started shortly after 10 p.m. in the 8400 block of Rosemary Street. It took about 15 minutes to extinguish the flames.

    A Facebook post said crews were on the defense against the fire. As of 10:30 p.m., investigators were en route to the scene.

    Check back for updates. 


  • More work on tap for Tower Road-Pena Boulevard

    Groundbreaking for a new off-ramp at Tower Road and Penal boulevard is set for 9:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 18.

    By the time the work is finished, there will be a new connector from Tower Road to westbound Pena Boulevard. In addition, workers are scheduled to rebuild the existing off-ramp from westbound Pena onto Tower and widen Tower Road to four lanes from East 80th Avenue to south of the Tower-Pena interchange.