Today's News

  • Turkey trot takes to the streets

    BRIGHTON – For those looking for a chance to work off Thanksgiving week pounds before the week begins, the city of Brighton may have something to help.

        It’s the 24th annual Turkey Trot, a benefit for the Brighton Senior Center. The event begins at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave.

  • P. View plans Florida visit in the spring

    HENDERSON – If all the financial ducks line up, the Prairie View baseball team and its entourage may find themselves spending part of the spring in and around Orlando, Fla.

        KSA Events runs tours for numerous sports teams. Prairie View’s baseball coach, Matt Nylund, coached with one of the company’s employees, Tony Manfredi, when both were at Overland High School in Aurora.

        The ThunderHawks would get four games against teams from all over the country.

  • All-conference awards

    Prairie View’s Emily Alexis was the Most Valuable Player in the Skyline League this season, and she won first-team honors in the all-conference voting as well.

        Nisa Garcia was a first-team choice, while Jessica Walker was an honorable-mention selection. The ThunderHawks captured the Skyline League title this season, their first in school history.

  • All-conference soccer players

    For the first time in school history, Prairie View’s boys soccer team landed three members on the all-conference squads.

        Ryan McDaniel, Hector Jaquez and Nick Call were named to the second team of all-conference players in voting done by the league’s coaches.


  • New-look Waymire Building reopens

    BRIGHTON - Adams County officials reopened the Waymire Building, commonly known as the dome building, at the county fairgrounds Thursday after an 11-month renovation.

    The renovations included improvements to the floor and ceiling as well as lighting and acoustics, new light-bar trusses and ceiling heights to provide for both current and future lighting and sound system technologies. The top of the dome was opened to allow natural light. New light-colored rubber flooring was also installed.

  • Police investigate possible shooting

    COMMERCE CITY – Police are investigating a possible shooting that followed a report of a disturbance at an area bar. Commerce City police responded to a report of a fight involving several men inside and outside of the El Viva Villa Bar and Grill, 5411 Quebec St., about 7 p.m., Nov. 15.

  • Man in trouble after cutting golf course trees

    White plastic rail fence separates Coyote Creek Golf Course from surrounding homes on the east side of Fort Lupton. The fence that physically separates the properties also is the dividing line of a controversy that started 3 1/2 months ago when a homeowner was arrested for cutting down trees on the course that were blocking his view.

  • Births


    Brandy Machuca-Salazar, and Anthony Salazar, of Commerce City, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Josie Angela Machuca-Salazar.

    Josie was born Oct. 27, 2008, at Platte Valley Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ½ ounces, and measured 18 ¼ inches.

    Josie’s grandparents are Karen and Gilbert Machuca, of Hammond, Indiana, and Dolores and Robert Salazar, of Commerce City.

    Josie joins brothers, Michael, 12, and Xavier, 10, at home.


  • Breaking News It’s all but over ee including the counting

    BRIGHTON – Kevin Priola may have survived an election campaign and a post-election count of as many as 5,000 provisional ballots to officially win the race for the seat representing House District 30.

        According to the Adams County Clerk and Recorder’s Web site, Priola picked up 51 percent of the vote. His opponent, Dave Rose, wound up with 49 percent. In terms of numbers, Priola had about 460 more votes than did the longtime Brighton elementary school principal.

  • Seven PV wrestlers get jump-start on their season

    HENDERSON – Iowa is one of the hotbeds in the nation for wrestling at any age level.

        Seven Prairie View wrestlers had a chance to see that for themselves late last month. They were part of a national, preseason folkstyle wrestling tournament in Des Moines.

        The group included Gilbert Garcia, Jeffrie Smith, Paul Lucero, Greg Solano, John Jaramillo, Ricky Becker and Dominic Cardenas.