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  • Police investigate possible shooting

    COMMERCE CITY – Police are investigating a possible shooting that followed a report of a disturbance at an area bar. Commerce City police responded to a report of a fight involving several men inside and outside of the El Viva Villa Bar and Grill, 5411 Quebec St., about 7 p.m., Nov. 15.

  • Man in trouble after cutting golf course trees

    White plastic rail fence separates Coyote Creek Golf Course from surrounding homes on the east side of Fort Lupton. The fence that physically separates the properties also is the dividing line of a controversy that started 3 1/2 months ago when a homeowner was arrested for cutting down trees on the course that were blocking his view.

  • Breaking News It’s all but over ee including the counting

    BRIGHTON – Kevin Priola may have survived an election campaign and a post-election count of as many as 5,000 provisional ballots to officially win the race for the seat representing House District 30.

        According to the Adams County Clerk and Recorder’s Web site, Priola picked up 51 percent of the vote. His opponent, Dave Rose, wound up with 49 percent. In terms of numbers, Priola had about 460 more votes than did the longtime Brighton elementary school principal.

  • Commerce City ordinance leaves family on wrong side of law

    HENDERSON — Lisa French could hardly say no when her son and daughter-in-law lost their apartment earlier this year and needed a place to stay with their two young children.

    But French’s generosity has now put her on the wrong side of the law.

    By letting the two temporarily move in, it made five adults living in the Newark Street home. French and her husband, as well as her disabled mother-in-law, live in the home.

  • Breaking NewsDave Rose rescinds concession

    Democratic House District 30 candidate Dave Rose said Wednesday morning he was rescinding his concession to Republican challenger Kevin Priola.

    "I'm not by any means ready to concede," Rose said.

    Rose said he understands there are as many as 5,000 votes still uncounted and that the final tally may not come until the middle of next week.

    He acknowledged with Priola holding 52 percent of the votes, he'd still need a big turnaround to take the seat.

    Priola was enjoying his experience Thursday morning.