Local News

  • 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.

  • Police arrest suspects at Garden Lane address

    Police arrested four people and put schools on lockdown Monday, Dec. 11, after a shoplifting incident in the early morning near 72nd Avenue and Colorado Highway 2.

  • E-470 officials plan for future

    As traffic continues to increase on the private E-470 toll road, officials are planning for the future.

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  • Police blotter

     Police report Nov. 23 to Nov. 29

    Reports reflect calls to the Commerce City police department. The reports do not indicate whether or not arrests were made. Not every call made to the police is listed in this report.


    Nov. 29

    Assault – 5101 Quebec St.

    Disturbance by animal – 16722 E. 102nd Ave.

    Missing person – 6460 E. 73rd Ave.

  • High-speed transit testing coming soon

    Arrivo, a Los-Angeles-based, high-speed, transit start-up company, plans to build and test hyperspeed roadway in Commerce City's backyard next year.

  • Briefs

    Recreation center adjusts hours

    The Eagle Pointe Recreation Center (formerly the Commerce City Recreation Center) will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 21, for pre-renovation work and Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving.


    Cookies count - CASA program

    raises money for children in need