Today's News

  • Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours
  • Thousands of CO students opted out of PARCC



    Eric Gorski                                  

  • Giving back: PVHS students serve up most important meal to VIPs



    Prairie View High School Student Government Association representatives provided breakfast Nov. 11 for emergency first responders that serve the Prairie View community. Members of the Brighton and Commerce City police departments, Brighton Fire Rescue District firefighters and Platte Valley Ambulance Service paramedics were invited to visit the school for a free breakfast. Students wanted to treat first responders to breakfast as a way to show gratitude for their service.

  • Bruin signs on with Oregon State

    BRIGHTON — Prairie View’s Serena Bruin wants to be a marine biologist or an athletic trainer.
        She thinks the best place to achieve those goals is to attend Oregon State University — and play some NCAA Division I volleyball along the way.
        Bruin signed her letter of intent Nov. 10, in the school library.

  • Prep football: Windsor overruns Eagles in finale

    COMMERCE CITY -- The high-flying Windsor High School Wizards made magic when they invaded Adams City High School Friday evening for a Longspeak League football game. With an overall record of 8 – 1 the Wizards, rated No. 6 in the state, faced off against the Adams City Eagles with their record of 3-6.

    Coach Chris Jones of the Wizards and his staff seemed to have designed their strategy for the game as score first, score last and score often in between. They did in a 47-6 win.

  • RTD receives first North Line rail vehicles

    DENVER — The Regional Transportation District received the first two commuter rail cars for the North Metro Rail Line last week. Arriving from Hyundai Rotem’s Philadelphia factory, these two vehicles were delivered by freight train to RTD’s commuter rail maintenance facility. 

  • E-470 toll rates, hikes, for 2016 announced

    AURORA — Transportation officials announced last week that rates will go up for toll road E-470, effective the first of next year.
        E-470 mainline toll rates will increase 10 cents, and ramp tolls will increase 5 cents. The rate increases apply to both ExpressToll and License Plate Toll. E-470 customers who pay their tolls using ExpressToll transponders will continue to pay about 20 percent less than customers billed through License Plate Toll.

  • Tips for navigating DIA over Thanksgiving holiday

        DENVER — Denver International Airport is projecting record-setting passenger traffic during the November and December holiday season, and passengers are asked to plan ahead to help make the traveling experience as smooth as possible.

  • Colo. preps for Small Biz Saturday

        COLORADO — Colorado small businesses are taking advantage of two groups’ offer of free advertising and consulting them — and the U.S. Small Business Administration — for advice on how to optimally promote Nov. 28’s Small Business Saturday.

  • Keep it close: Resources available to help holiday shoppers buy local

        BROOMFIELD — Many farmers’ markets in Colorado are extending their seasons and moving indoors for the fall and winter, and the Colorado Department of Agriculture is offering an assortment of online resources to help connect shoppers with producers and local artisans over the holidays.