http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Commerce City Police Department report July 7 to 13 http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/commerce-city-police-department-report-july-7-13 <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_blotterboy072016.jpg" alt="Commerce City resident Landon Silver got to ride with a police officer after bringing a heat warmer gift to police recently. " title="Commerce City resident Landon Silver got to ride with a police officer after bringing a heat warmer gift to police recently. " align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">MetroWest Report</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Commerce City police have seen an outpouring of support from residents in the wake of national police-related incidents, including killings in Dallas and Baton Rouge, said spokeswoman Julia Emko.</span></p> <p> Several residents have brought food to the police department in the last few weeks, Emko said.</p> Skyway Bridge ‘deck’ built for $343 million rail line http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/skyway-bridge-%E2%80%98deck%E2%80%99-built-343-million-rail-line <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_skywaybridge.071316.jpg" alt="The “Skyway Bridge” will be a signature feature of the new 18.5 mile commuter rail line from Denver’s Union Station through Commerce City to Thornton. " title="The “Skyway Bridge” will be a signature feature of the new 18.5 mile commuter rail line from Denver’s Union Station through Commerce City to Thornton. " align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Interstate 270 was closed again overnight July 15 between the Vasquez Boulevard and Interstate 76 exits for work on the North Metro Rail line, according to the Regional Transportation District.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Detour signs guided drivers around the closures on the interstate and on various exit ramps. The 18.5-mile North Metro Rail line is planned to connect downtown Denver to Commerce City, Northglenn and Thornton when it opens at the starts of 2018.</span></p> New Rocky Mountain Arsenal report is out http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/new-rocky-mountain-arsenal-report-out <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_rmabuffalo072016.jpg" alt="Buffalo roam at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge at 6550 Gateway Road in Commerce City. Courtesy photo" title="Buffalo roam at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge at 6550 Gateway Road in Commerce City. Courtesy photo" align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> <strong><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">By Kevin M. Smith</span></strong></p> <p> <strong>Special to MetroWest Newspapers</strong></p> <p> Residents can comment on a new report on the former Rocky Mountain Arsenal that discusses cleanup on the remaining piece of the Superfund site.</p> Can a downward dog change your life? http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/can-downward-dog-change-your-life <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_bellayogainstructor.072016.jpg" alt="Angie Henkle, 38, leans into a twist during a relaxing hour of yoga instructed by Michelle Klabon, owner of Bella Yoga, on July 13. " title="Angie Henkle, 38, leans into a twist during a relaxing hour of yoga instructed by Michelle Klabon, owner of Bella Yoga, on July 13. " align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> <strong><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">By Michel Hansen</span></strong></p> <p> <strong>Special to MetroWest Newspapers</strong></p> <p> The tiny cling of chimes welcomes students to Bella Yoga Inc. studio, owned by Michelle Klabon.</p> <p> Klabon could barely use her hands in 2001 because of crippling pain brought on by rheumatoid arthritis. A friend recommended yoga. Each time Klabon went, she noticed some relief.</p> George T. Sanders Co. to move from Wheat Ridge http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/george-t-sanders-co-move-wheat-ridge <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc-georgetsandersforeman.072016.jpg" alt="Ricardo Lopez, 35, foreman, climbs into the front-end loader to do one last inspection on July 13. " title="Ricardo Lopez, 35, foreman, climbs into the front-end loader to do one last inspection on July 13. " align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> <strong><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">By Michel Hansen</span></strong></p> <p> <strong>Special to MetroWest Newspapers</strong></p> <p> The George T. Sanders Co. heating and plumbing business in Wheat Ridge plans to move to a spot near East 95th Place and Yosemite Street in Commerce City in 2017.</p> Brighton Tavern is scheduled for demolition http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/brighton-tavern-scheduled-demolition <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/brighton_tavern.jpg" alt="The Brighton Tavern at 245 S. Main St. has suffered several fires. " title="The Brighton Tavern at 245 S. Main St. has suffered several fires. " align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">A piece of Brighton history is slated for demolition the week of July 11 &ndash; the Brighton Tavern at 245 S. Main St.</span></p> <p> Crews from Xcel Energy started shutting off utilities and moving the gas line from the property as soon as the demolition was approved.</p> Commerce City police get body cameras http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/commerce-city-police-get-body-cameras <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_bodycamera1_070616sd.jpg" alt="Commerce City Deputy Police Chief Dennis Moon believes it&#039;s important for police officers to wear body cameras. " title="Commerce City Deputy Police Chief Dennis Moon believes it&#039;s important for police officers to wear body cameras. " align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Transparency, accountability and upholding public trust were issues brought up by Commerce City Deputy Police Chief Dennis Moon at a body camera press conference June 29 at the Civic Center, 7887 E. 60th Ave.</span></p> <p> In Commerce City, 75 police officers now have body cameras after the Commerce City City Council authorized use of the devices in January.</p> <p> &ldquo;We&#39;ve been working on it hard since then,&rdquo; said Moon, a department veteran of 22 years, who spearheaded the project.</p> Adams 14 School District has a new boss http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/adams-14-school-district-has-new-boss <p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">MetroWest Report</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">The next man chosen to lead Adams County District 14 is a retired Arizona educator.</span></p> <p> Officials at the Adams County District 14 board of education chose Javier Abrego, a retired school superintendent from Arizona to head the Commerce City district, according to Chalkbeat.com.</p> <p> Abrego takes over for Pat Sanchez, who is now a superintendent of schools near San Francisco.</p>