Local News

  • CDOT plans for future 120th Avenue interchange

    Colorado Department of Transportation representatives want feedback from residents about planned roadwork to make U.S. Highway 85 more  safe at four key intersections near Commerce City, Henderson and Brighton.

  • South Elementary School student creates care kits for homeless

    Fourth-grader Xithlali (Lali) Perez wants to stamp out homelessness, one bag at a time.

    “Sometimes in the winter I would always worry when it gets cold, or when it rains, or when it’s hot. I would always think about them (homeless people),” said Perez. “I just want to help them, because they’re important to me and I don’t want my family to go like that.”

  • Stars of Tomorrow slated for April 13

    Students who want to show off their talents should get their acts together for the annual Stars of Tomorrow Talent Show slated for Friday, April 13, and put on by the Brighton Kiwanis Club.

    Students can perform in the vocal, musical, dance or acting areas. The show will be at Southeast Elementary School, 1595 E. Southern St. 

  • Former B-Right-On store owner faces jail time

    The owner of B-Right-On Sewing & Vacuum, who announced earlier this month the store’s closing after 15 years in Brighton, was arrested in May on felony drug charges.

  • Egg-xactly what they wanted for Easter
  • Crash hurts pair

    Commerce City police continued to investigate a March 26 crash that injured two people. Authorities didn't release their names.

    The crash happened around 3:15 p.m. March 26 at East 120th Avenue and East 120th Court. Police said a westbound passenger vehicle collided with a southbound semi-tractor trailer. South Adams County Fire Department members had to extricate the people in the car. They were at a local hospital, and authorities expect them to survive.

    Police don't suspect alcohol or drugs as contributing factors.

  • Police investigate shooting death

    An unidentified man died March 27 after police found him in the parking lot of a store.

    It happened shortly after 8 p.m. A press statement said an officer found a suspicious car in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart at 5990 Dahlia St. The officer found the driver – who was alone in the vehicle – had been shot. An ambulance took the man to an area hospital, where he died.

    Police suspect the man shot himself, but the incident remained under investigation.

  • Two sent to hospital after crash

    Two people went to a local hospital with serious injuries after a passenger car apparently collided with a semi-trailer truck around 3:15 p.m., Monday, March 26, near East 120th Avenue and East 120th Court, according to the Commerce City police department.

  • Lockout for two, 27J schools

    Two Brighton school district schools – Stuart Middle School and Second Creek Elementary School in northern Commerce City – were on lockout March 22 for about five minutes.

  • Temple Grandin at fairgrounds April 7

    You can hear from animal scientist Temple Grandin in an event sponsored by Good Luck 4-H Club at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7.

    The Colorado State University professor will speak at the Good Luck building, Adams County Regional Park and Fairgrounds, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton. 

    The event is free, but reservations are required at: 303-659-5559.