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  • Babies ring in Christmas, New Year

    Celeste Teresa Salazar Soto was Platte Valley Medical Center’s Christmas baby, weighing in at 6 pounds, 5 ounces.

    Her mom, Rosa Elva Soto de Salazar, and her dad, Armando Salazar Becerril, of Dacono, welcomed their daughter into the world on Monday, Dec. 26.

    Her siblings David Salazar, Abraham Salazar and Nohemi Salazar welcomed her home.

    Her grandparents are Socorro Arreola and Ruben Soto of Mexico and Teresa and Nicolas Salazar of Mexico.

  • Firefighters rescue dog from storm drain

    South Adams County firefighters pulled a dog to safety from a storm drain Jan. 10.

  • Nominate a student who has overcome adversity

    Nominate a youth who

    has overcome adversity

    Recognize a local youth who has shown courage and perseverance when faced with a difficult situation through the Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Award.

    Businesses and civic leaders can nominate students in grades 6 to12 or under 21 years of age who have overcome personal adversity to create positive change in their lives.

  • Road work to close portion of state Highway 2

    The ongoing widening of Colorado Highway 2 in Commerce City will include a road closure this week.

    SH 2 will close from Quebec Street to East 88th Avenue from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the rest of the week, weather permitting, to install piping.

    If the work isn't finished by the end of the week, it will lop over until next week.

    The detour is 88th Avenue to Rosemary Street and back to SH 2.

  • Snow closes Adams 14 schools

    The Jan. 5 snowstorm closed schools in the Adams 14 School District.

    In nearby Brighton, School District 27J child-care services were called off because of snow. In addition, the district offices were shut down. Students in the district are on holiday break until Monday, Jan. 9 (elementary and middle-school students) and Tuesday, Jan. 10 (high-school students).

    The weather also forced Aims Community College to open its campuses at 10 a.m. Adams County government offices opened two hours late.

  • Winter storm warning issued for Commerce City

     The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for much of the Front Range until 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5. The storm will affect people from Castle Rock to Greeley and from Boulder to Commerce City.

  • Lochbuie officer died in rollover crash in Brighton

    Metrowest Report

    Lochbuie officer Michael Anderson, 36, died from injuries sustained in a traffic accident while he was on his way to work around 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, on East 168th Avenue near Lima Street in Brighton.

  • New infrastructure to herald Commerce City RTD route

    Construction crews will not be leaving Commerce City anytime soon.

    Work is planned to re-align curbs in front of the Commerce City Civic Center to make way for new RTD bus service – Route 62. Workers also plan to fix a number of local sidewalks.

  • Mobile-home fire under investigation

    South Adams County fire investigators don't know what caused a mobile home to catch fire early Dec. 15.

    It happened in the 8900 block of Yosemite Street around 4 a.m.

    A tweet from the South Adams County Fire Department said no one was injured. The investigation was continuing.

  • Victory Crossing closer to reality after federal action

    The planned 900-acre Victory Crossing shops, offices and a hotel are one step closer to reality on the west side of the former Rocky Mountain Arsenal, after Congress passed a bill to allow an assessment of whether the land is safe for residential and retail use.