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Today's News

  • 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

  • Turkey trotters take to the streets
  • 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.

  • 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.

    The company plans to build a test track at the intersection of E-470 and East 96th Avenue at an unused toll station. The proposed transportation system is a "hyperloop" in which "pods" are whisked along at 200 miles per hour using electricity and magnetic levitation.

  • Minnesota-Morris snares PV’s Morgan for softball

    There aren’t a lot of people at any age who enjoy cold weather.

    Don’t count Prairie View softball player Haley Morgan among them. She signed a letter of intent to play at the University of Minnesota-Morris Nov. 9.

  • Signing on the dotted line
  • Kemp eager to move to Nebraska for soccer

    Before she had a chance to sign a college letter of intent Nov. 9, Madison Kemp’s high-school soccer coach took the floor.

    Jason Oulman, the coach at Prairie View High School the past nine seasons, had two stories to tell. One involved Kemp’s first appearance at a summer camp.

  • 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.