http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Winners announced from Fishing Frenzy Derby http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/winners-announced-fishing-frenzy-derby <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_fishingderby_042214.jpg" alt="Bass Pro Shops Denver fishing team members Jim Cranmer (left) and Sam Heckman share the stage with fishing derby winners." title="Bass Pro Shops Denver fishing team members Jim Cranmer (left) and Sam Heckman share the stage with fishing derby winners." align="left" hspace="6" width="108" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <b>COMMERCE CITY &mdash;</b> More than 500 anglers and onlookers attended the seventh annual Fishing Frenzy, a free kids fishing derby Saturday, April 12, at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">Nearly 250 children ages 3 to 15 competed in two fishing derbies.</span></p> <p class="p3"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">Junior angler Ashlyn Sander won the first derby of the day with a 16-inch largemouth bass.</span></p> District 27J Hispanic Advisory Council awards scholarships, lifetime achievement awards http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/district-27j-hispanic-advisory-council-awards-scholarships-lifetime-achievement-awards <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_haclifetime_042314.jpg" alt="Anthony Espinosa, left, and Joseph Espinosa, second from right, were honored by the Hispanic Advisory Council as their 2014 Lifetime Achievement honorees. Anthony and Joseph are joined with daughter and sister, Valerie Escatel, and 27J Superintendent of Schools Dr. Chris Fiedler. " title="Anthony Espinosa, left, and Joseph Espinosa, second from right, were honored by the Hispanic Advisory Council as their 2014 Lifetime Achievement honorees. Anthony and Joseph are joined with daughter and sister, Valerie Escatel, and 27J Superintendent of Schools Dr. Chris Fiedler. " align="left" hspace="6" width="139" height="85" /><p> <b>BRIGHTON &mdash; </b>The School District 27J Hispanic Advisory Council awarded its Lifetime Achievement awards and high school scholarships during its annual dinner and auction April 11 at Prairie View Middle School.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Crash kills man, injures four ACHS students http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/crash-kills-man-injures-four-achs-students <p> <strong>COMMERCE CITY --</strong> Authorities continued to investigate a crash that killed a 52-year-old motorcyclist and injured four Adams City High School students.</p> <p> No names have been released.</p> Next phase set for 104th work http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/next-phase-set-104th-work <p> <b>COMMERCE CITY &mdash;</b> City Council was set to approve an $888,539 agreement with Bowman Colorado Group for construction work as part of the improvements on East 104th Avenue.</p> Local students to put phlebotomy skills to the test at health fairs http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/local-students-put-phlebotomy-skills-test-health-fairs <p> <b>BRIGHTON &mdash; </b>Students in Paula Zagel&rsquo;s phlebotomy class at Brighton High School, will be participating at two health fairs this month: the BHS Health Fair, from 7 to 9:30 a.m. on April 22; and the 9Health Fair from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. April 26 at Platte Valley Medical Center.</p> <p> Residents are welcome to attend both health fairs.&nbsp;</p> Federal advocacy paying off for city with an eye on future developments http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/federal-advocacy-paying-city-eye-future-developments <p> <b>COMMERCE CITY &mdash; </b>The city&rsquo;s efforts to detail and advocate local issues at the federal level paid off in a variety of ways, as City Council heard during a presentation at the April 14 meeting.</p> Rocky Mountain Transload workers begin fitness challenge http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/rocky-mountain-transload-workers-begin-fitness-challenge <p> &nbsp;MetroWest Reports</p> <p class="p2"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s2"><b>COMMERCE CITY &mdash;</b> Locally owned Rocky Mountain Transload announced earlier this month that it is issuing a company-wide 90-day fitness challenge, which began April 15.</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s2">The move comes in response to the exceedingly high risks of disease and obesity in the trucking industry.</span></p> City prepares to seek bids for trash contract http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/city-prepares-seek-bids-trash-contract <p> <b>COMMERCE CITY &mdash;</b> The impending expiration of the city&rsquo;s municipal trash and recyclables collection agreement has officials preparing to solicit bids for future services.</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">As heard during the April 14 City Council meeting, the previous agreement expired Dec. 31 and was extended one year to maintain service. A formal Request for Proposals on a new contract is slated to be issued May 15.</span></p>