http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Brighton City Hall vets vie for new Adams Co. commish seat http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/brighton-city-hall-vets-vie-new-adams-co-commish-seat <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_elex_pawlowski-rose-web.jpg" alt="Jan Pawlowski, left, and Wilma Rose" title="Jan Pawlowski, left, and Wilma Rose" align="left" hspace="6" width="154" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">BRIGHTON &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> Two long-time Brighton residents with a history of serving the public will be vying for a seat on the Adams County Board of County Commissioners on Nov. 4. Democratic candidate Wilma Rose and Republican candidate Jan Pawlowski are competing for a new seat that was created after voters approved a measure allowing the board to expand from three to five seats in 2012.</span></p> <p class="p2"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p4"> Jan Pawlowski</p> Hansen faces Solano for Adams District 3 http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/hansen-faces-solano-adams-district-3 <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_hansensolano_102214.jpg" alt="Erik Hansen, left, and Manuel Solano" title="Erik Hansen, left, and Manuel Solano" align="left" hspace="6" width="168" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">BRIGHTON &mdash; </b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Adams County Commissioner Erik Hansen will be seeking another term this November while facing Democratic candidate Manuel Solano in the race for the District 3 seat.</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p2"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p4"> Erik Hansen</p> State soccer: Boulder scores late, nips Adams City http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/state-soccer-boulder-scores-late-nips-adams-city <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_achsscr2_102814.jpg" alt="Adan Varela of Adams City is the first to get his head to this goal kick during the first round of the state 5A soccer tournament in Boulder Oct. 23. Varela&#039;s teammate, Luis Angel Ojeda (23) and Boulder&#039;s Matthew Radzihovsky (21) are in the picture as well." title="Adan Varela of Adams City is the first to get his head to this goal kick during the first round of the state 5A soccer tournament in Boulder Oct. 23. Varela&#039;s teammate, Luis Angel Ojeda (23) and Boulder&#039;s Matthew Radzihovsky (21) are in the picture as well." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> BOULDER -- Le Roy Alphonse scored the winning goal with 17 minutes to play as Boulder slipped past Adams City 2-1 in the opening round of the state 5A soccer playoffs Oct. 23 on the Panthers&#39; field.</p> <p> Alphonse got the game-winner after the Eagles couldn&#39;t clear the ball out of their defensive end.&nbsp;</p> <p> Adrian Morales scored for the Eagles in the third minute of the game. Quinn Liebmann got the equalizer on a free kick in the 20th minute.</p> Police find missing 11-year-old http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/police-find-missing-11-year-old <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/image.jpeg" alt="Michael Smith" title="Michael Smith" align="left" hspace="6" width="53" height="85" /><p> COMMERCE CITY -- Commerce City police said a missing 11-year-old boy who has ADHD turned up in Brighton late Oct. 21.</p> <p> Officer Chris Dickey said searchers found Michael Smith at Vikan Middle School in Brighton, where he is a student. He apparently walked from his home on River Run Drive to the school.</p> <p> &quot;Michael was uninjured and released back to his parents,&quot; Dickey said. &quot;A reverse 911 call was placed to residents in the area notifying them that Michael had been located.&quot;</p> Eagles advance to soccer postseason http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/eagles-advance-soccer-postseason <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_achssoccer3_102114.jpg" alt="Adams City’s Gerardo Galvan (12) narrowly avoids a collision with Westminster’s Hector Ortega (6) while clearing the ball. " title="Adams City’s Gerardo Galvan (12) narrowly avoids a collision with Westminster’s Hector Ortega (6) while clearing the ball. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">COMMERCE CITY &mdash; </b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Adams City earned a berth in the state 5A soccer tournament.</span></p> <p class="p3"> The Eagles drew the 30th seed and will face third-seeded Boulder at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23,&nbsp; at Recht Field in Boulder.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> ACHS is 10-4-1, 5-3-1 in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference. The Panthers, who won the 5A crown in 2012, are 11-1-3, 10-0-1 in the Front Range Conference.</p> PVHS scores last, captures Flatirons Conference title http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/pvhs-scores-last-captures-flatirons-conference-title <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_sp_pvfbl5_102114.jpg" alt="Prairie View’s Ben Burnett (89) gets his paws around Denver East’s quarterback Michael Kouba during the Flatirons League championship game Friday night at All City Stadium in Denver. The ThunderHawks won the thriller 42-38. " title="Prairie View’s Ben Burnett (89) gets his paws around Denver East’s quarterback Michael Kouba during the Flatirons League championship game Friday night at All City Stadium in Denver. The ThunderHawks won the thriller 42-38. " align="left" hspace="6" width="97" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DENVER &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> The numbers fit the type of game Prairie View and Denver East played Oct. 17 at All-City Stadium.</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s2">PVHS quarterback Ben Meraz threw for 251 yards and three touchdowns to secure a 42-38 win. Donovan Otero ran for 152 yards on 20 carries. RJ Ramirez added 59 yards of rushing and two scores. Tavish Whelan caught five of Meraz&rsquo; tosses for 115 yards and two of the touchdown passes.</span></p> State 5A soccer beckons Eagles http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/state-5a-soccer-beckons-eagles <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/achs-1.jpg" alt="Johnathan Ordaz (21) loses the ball to Westminster as Adrian Morales (9) comes in for the steal Oct. 16." title="Johnathan Ordaz (21) loses the ball to Westminster as Adrian Morales (9) comes in for the steal Oct. 16." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> AURORA -- Adams City joined the state 5A soccer tournament this year.</p> <p> The Eagles drew the 30th seed and will face third-seeded Boulder Thursday, Oct. 23 in Boulder. Game time has not been announced.&nbsp;</p> <p> ACHS is 10-4-1, 5-3-1 in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference. The Panthers, who won the 5A crown in 2012, are 11-1-3, 10-0-1 in the Front Range Conference.</p> <p> The winner gets either Heritage or Poudre in the second round Oct. 29.</p> CIT training teaches officers how to respond to mental-health emergencies http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/cit-training-teaches-officers-how-respond-mental-health-emergencies <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_cittraining_102114.jpg" alt="Twenty-eight police officers from police departments throughout Adams County graduated from last week’s 40-hour Crisis Intervention Team training, which marked the 35th training in Adams County. In the past decade, 650 officers have been CIT-trained in Adams County. " title="Twenty-eight police officers from police departments throughout Adams County graduated from last week’s 40-hour Crisis Intervention Team training, which marked the 35th training in Adams County. In the past decade, 650 officers have been CIT-trained in Adams County. " align="left" hspace="6" width="242" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">ADAMS COUNTY &mdash; </b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">A group dedicated to helping better respond to mental-health crises throughout Adams County recently marked a major milestone.</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s3">Earlier this month, Mary Ann. Hewicker helped lead the 35th Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training program for Adams County. Twenty-eight Adams County law enforcement officers graduated and received CIT lapel pins, bringing the number of local CIT-trained officers to 650.</span></p>