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Today's News

  • Former B-Right-On owner arrested on drug charges

    The owner of B-Right-On Sewing & Vacuum, who announced earlier this month the store’s closing after 15 years in Brighton, was arrested a little less than a year ago on felony drug charges.

  • Lockout for two, 27J schools

    Two Brighton school district schools – Stuart Middle School and Second Creek Elementary School in northern Commerce City – were on lockout March 22 for about five minutes.

  • Temple Grandin at fairgrounds April 7

    You can hear from animal scientist Temple Grandin in an event sponsored by Good Luck 4-H Club at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7.

    The Colorado State University professor will speak at the Good Luck building, Adams County Regional Park and Fairgrounds, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton. 

    The event is free, but reservations are required at: 303-659-5559.

  • Electronics recycling April 7

    Adams County and Thornton officials are partnering to offer an electronic waste recycling event from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at the Thornton IMC, 12450 Washington St.

    The event is open to county and Thornton residents. Small fees apply. Visit http://bit.ly/E-wasteApril2018.

  • Weather spotter class April 21

     The National Weather Service and Rampart Search and Rescue will offer a free weather spotter class from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Adams County Sheriff’s Office 4201 E. 72nd Ave., Commerce City on the second floor in the community room.

  • OPINION: Ask a therapist: In the wake of violence

    Letter to editor:

     

    I share the feelings of our country, which is deeply saddened by the recent shooting deaths of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and faculty in South Florida.

  • New businesses build, grow in Commerce City

    The Glove Wagon, a glove and safety supplies wholesaler, is building a 16,000-square-foot plant at East 96th Avenue and Havana Street in Commerce City.

    The Glove Wagon will share the building with Innovative Mechanical Solutions Inc., a heating and air-conditioning company, according to a press statement.

  • Four-day school week comes to 27J

    School District 27J is going to a four-day school week starting next year.

    With it comes new start times for district schools. Morning kindergarten and preschools start at 7:50 a.m. and end at 10:50 a.m. Afternoon kindergarten and preschools start at 12:30 p.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.

    Elementary and full-day kindergarten students are in class from 7:50 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Middle- and high-school students start at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:32 p.m.

  • 27J students walk out to honor Florida shooting victims

    Students at Stuart Middle School, 15955 E. 101st Way, walked out of class on Wednesday, March 14, as part of a national effort to recognize the 17 victims of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 

    Many other 27J schools, including Overland Trail and Vikan middle schools, also had students participate in a walk-out. About 100 students walked out of Vikan Middle School, 879 Jessup St., around 10 a.m. 

  • AdCo talks SpacePort with FAA

    Adams County commissioners met with Federal Aviation Administration officials in Washington, D.C., recently to discuss the application for Spaceport Colorado at Front Range Airport.