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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

  • In the making: Downtown Derby grows with new art space

    Artist Jeanie Nuanes King is working on her latest masterpiece, the Magnolia Street Art Space in Commerce City.

    King has spent the last few months remodeling the 5,400 square-foot space – a former auto body shop – to transform the site into modern gallery and studio spaces.

  • Flipped-over semi causes big problems

    Commerce City police are urging people to avoid on the on-ramp from southbound U.S. Highway 85 to eastbound I-270.

    The cause is a semi-tractor trailer that rolled over. It happened shortly before 1 p.m. Nov. 17.

    South Adams County firefighters and medical personnel were able to pull the driver out of the cab. The driver has minor injuries. No other vehicles were involved. Authorities don't suspect alcohol played a part.

  • Drive-by shooting wounds one

    Commerce City police continued to investigate a drive-by shooting.

    It happened in the 7200 block of East 72nd Avenue about 6:45 p.m. Nov. 14. Police found an adult male who'd been shot "in his lower extremities," according to a statement.

    Officers said the suspects, who were in an unknown vehicle, confronted the man, then shot him. Witnesses told police they heard several shots and then saw the victim lying on the ground.

  • More improvements planned for Ken Mitchell Lakes

    Workers could start building an $11 million upgrade at Erger’s Pond in December, if all goes according to plan.

  • Four new faces to join city council

    Commerce City voters approved four new city council members and a new 5 percent excise tax on marijuana in this year's election.

    No incumbents ran for the four open seats. Oscar Madera will represent Ward I, Nicole Frank will represent Ward 3, and Benjamin Huseman and Jose Guardioloa will serve as at-large council members, based on unofficial results.

  • 216-unit apartment complex to open in January 2019

    Commerce City will soon be home to 216 new apartments that people who make $33,660 or less per year can qualify to rent.

    Minneapolis-based affordable housing developer Dominium broke ground on North Range Crossings near East 104th Avenue and Sable Boulevard Thursday, Oct. 26, after closing on the property in August. The new complex is expected to open in January 2019.  Two other developers previously tried to develop apartments on the site, but did not succeed.