Today's News

  • Train collides with car; no injuries reported

    BRIGHTON -- A Union Pacific train and a car collided Feb. 3 just south of downtown Brighton.

    The crash happened around 1:15 p.m. at U.S. 85 and Bromley Lane. Firefighters on the scene say there are no serious injuires.


    Rescue personnel told reporter Lee Strubinger that two cars collided. The force of the crash sent one of the vehicles onto the tracks.

    Bromley Lane is closed either side of the U.S. 85 crossing, as is Jessup Street. The closures could stay in place for quite a while. Local detours are in place.

  • Signing day sends two Eagles on to more football

    COMMERCE CITY -- Two members of the Adams City football team signed college football letters of intent Feb. 3 at the school.


    Tobias Pittman signed on with Midland University in Nebraska. Dominic Lovato cast hits lot with Adams State University in Alamosa.

  • Snowstorm cancels Adams 14 classes

    COMMERCE CITY -- A monster snowstorm prompted Adams County 14 to cancel classes and before- and after-school activities Tuesday.

    The storm also closed the Aims Community College campus. It was expected to deposit up to a foot of snow in locations around the metro area. Gusty winds blew up to 35 knots in some places, according to the National Weather Service.

    City of Fort Lupton offices are closed. Frederick, Dacono and Firestone town offices all opened mid-morning and were expected to remain open throughout the day.

  • Gutierrez. Deaguero, Helbok claim EMAC wrestling titles

    COMMERCE CITY -- Three Adams City wrestlers took home Eastern Metro Athletic Conference title Feb. 6 from the league meet.

    Fabian Gutierrez (113 pounds) rolled past Northglenn's Gage Loveall in a major decision (15-1) in the finals. Gutierrez enters the regional tournament (at Doherty High School this weekend) with a mark of 33-2.

  • Boys hoops: BHS survives nail-biter with Prairie View

    Jonathan Maness
        BRIGHTON –
    Another chapter was written in the Brighton-Prairie View boys basketball rivalry, and it was one for the history books.
        In front of a packed crowd in Bill Gamble Gymnasium, the Bulldogs held off their rival ThunderHawks to win 69-64 in a non-league game.    

  • Commerce City names new director of info technology

    COMMERCE CITY — City Manager Brian McBroom announced the hiring of Justin Bingham as the city’s new director of information technology, effective Jan. 25.

  • Will the welcome wagon ever stop rolling in?

    Bente Birkeland and Burt Hubbard Rocky Mountain PBS I-News

        “Colorful Colorado” may one day need to be referred to as “Crowded Colorado,” given the number of people anticipated moving here during the next 25 years.
        A sight many see as they enter the state, this Colorful Colorado sign can be seen along U.S. 40 as you enter into Moffat County from Utah.

  • Four, top-four finishes for ACHS wrestlers

    ARVADA -- Four Adams City wrestlers placed in the top four of their weight classes at the annual Arvada West Invitational tournament Jan. 16.

    Zach Deaguero wound up second among the 160-poun competitors. Fabian Gutierrez was third at 113 pounders. Rudy Sanchez was fourth among 106-pounders. Noah Vigil took fourth at 120 pounds.

    Two other wrestlers .. Aaron Helbok (170) and Kenny Molina (182) lost in the consolation finals.




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