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Today's News

  • As time goes by

    It was a luncheon, but it was more than that. It was a community coming together.

    The Commerce City Historical Society held its From Time to Time Luncheon on May 1 at the Yellow Rose Event Center. The luncheon has been held since 2009. 

    The event was a who's who of city officials and regular citizens, all of whom attended to lend support. 

    Debra Bullock, secretary/treasurer of the society, helped coordinate the event.

  • Eagles making strides in baseball program

    AURORA – At one time, the Adams City baseball team was in a position to make the state 5A playoffs.

    The Eagles have slipped back a ways from the state playoff derby. But it wasn’t that long ago that ACHS wasn’t even in the postseason discussion.

    Adams City started this week with a record of 7-6, 4-1 in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference. A year ago, Adams City won five games. In 2013, ACHS won just once.

  • New Commerce City rec center may include roof-top deck

    It's all coming together.

    The Commerce City City Council has made design decisions regarding the new recreation center site, layout and aesthetics. The decisions were based on community and citizen advisory committee input.

    Construction is slated to begin this summer, and work should be complete in early 2018.

    The Commerce City Sentinel asked Julia Emko, public information officer for the city, a few questions about the center design update and how those changes came about. 

  • Commerce City is busting out all over

    Builders in the Turnberry subdivision are building more homes in Commerce City.

    Jessica L. Hansen, media relations for D.R. Horton Inc., builders of the community, said that the company plans for home prices to start in the $340,000 range, and that models should be completed in July. 

    “There has been a lot of interest. Currently, we have an interest list forming, and we plan to begin pre-sales in May,” she said. 

  • Three Adams City seniors - Daniels Fund Scholars

    Three Adams City High School seniors recently were named as Daniels Fund Scholars.

    The prestigious Denver-based program provides four-year scholarships for all college-related expenses to students who demonstrate good grades, exceptional character, leadership and a commitment to serving their communities.

    Alonso Chavez and Darius James Owens plan to study engineering at Colorado State University. Amanda Ann Wimmer-Flint plans to attend the University of Colorado at Boulder.

  • Commerce City Police report April 25-May 1

    May 1

    Aggravated motor vehicle theft – 5677 Olive St.

    Aggravated motor vehicle theft – East 48th Avenue/Quebec Street

    Domestic violence – 5460 E. 60th Ave.

    Domestic violence – 7160 Poplar St.

    Missing person – 5944 Oneida St.

    Theft – 5885 Poplar St.

    Third-degree assault – 6545 Olive St.

    April 30

  • Approved: $1 million in county jail savings

    Gene Sears

    Special to MetroWest Newspapers

    Adams County officials recently approved plans to save $1 million in inmate medical care at the jail.

    The county commissioners approved a three-year contract between Correct Care Solutions, based in Tennessee, and the Adams County Sheriff’s Office. Correct Care submitted, “the most responsive, responsible, and best value proposal,” according to the sheriff’s department.

  • Historical society gives back to community

    It's a busy time in history.

    Commerce City Historical Society members are coloring the way children think about history by distributing a history coloring book, said Debra Bullock, secretary/treasurer of the organization. 

    All second-grade students in Adams 14 and 27J school districts in Commerce City boundaries now have the books, and historical society members are sponsoring a coloring contest.

  • New apartments on tap in Commerce City?

    A new apartment complex may be the first new building to go up at the former Mile High Greyhound Park in Commerce City, according to Rick Wells, the developer of the site.

    Commerce City officials recently signed a development agreement with Wells, president of Real Estate Generation LLC in Denver.

  • ACHS finishes up golf's regular season