http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Officials help break ground for new Suncor Boys & Girls Club http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/officials-help-break-ground-new-suncor-boys-girls-club <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/boys_and_girls_club_005a.jpg" alt="Commerce City Mayor Sean Ford, left, and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, center, are joined by members of the Suncor Boys and Girls Club at the official groundbreaking ceremonies for the new center to be built on the former greyhound race track site. " title="Commerce City Mayor Sean Ford, left, and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, center, are joined by members of the Suncor Boys and Girls Club at the official groundbreaking ceremonies for the new center to be built on the former greyhound race track site. " align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><strong>COMMERCE CITY &mdash;</strong> Where once a dirt track for dog races stood for decades, public officials and community members joined together for a ceremonial churning of earth last week.</span></p> <p class="p3"> Commerce City Mayor Sean Ford and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Golden) were on hand along with representatives from Suncor Energy and other local groups Tuesday, Oct. 21, for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Suncor Boys &amp; Girls Club on the site of the former greyhound race track.</p> Police and Fire Games funds donated to local charity http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/police-and-fire-games-funds-donated-local-charity <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_donation_102914_0.jpg" alt="Sheriff Doug Darr (center) presents a check for $15,000 to members of Team Ellie, an Adams County charity raising money to help fight pediatric cancer. " title="Sheriff Doug Darr (center) presents a check for $15,000 to members of Team Ellie, an Adams County charity raising money to help fight pediatric cancer. " align="left" hspace="6" width="162" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">BRIGHTON &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> Earlier this month the Adams County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office presented a check to Team Ellie on behalf of the Colorado Police and Fire Athletic Association in the amount of $15,000.</span></p> <p class="p3"> The donation marks the largest donation in the history of the Colorado Police and Fire Games, from which the funds were originally raised.</p> Onto the playoffs for T-Hawks football http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/playoffs-t-hawks-football <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_sp_fbl4_102814.jpg" alt="Prairie View quarterback Ben Meraz tries to elude Brighton’s Joshua Sandoval during the second half of Friday night’s rivalry game at Prairie View High School. The ThunderHawks ran over the Bulldogs 47-12 to keep the Superintendents Cup for a second straight year. " title="Prairie View quarterback Ben Meraz tries to elude Brighton’s Joshua Sandoval during the second half of Friday night’s rivalry game at Prairie View High School. The ThunderHawks ran over the Bulldogs 47-12 to keep the Superintendents Cup for a second straight year. " align="left" hspace="6" width="99" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">BRIGHTON --</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> Prairie View&rsquo;s football team enters the postseason for the second straight campaign with some serious momentum.</span></p> <p class="p3"> It came from a 47-12 win over Brighton in the annual Superintendent&rsquo;s Cup game.</p> <p class="p3"> &ldquo;It gives us a nice bit of motivation,&rdquo; said PVHS quarterback Ben Meraz, who threw touchdown passes to Zach Peterson and Tavish Whelan. &ldquo;We&rsquo;ll be ready to work this week.&rdquo;</p> Freshman QB doesn’t squander first varsity experience http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/freshman-qb-doesn%E2%80%99t-squander-first-varsity-experience <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_achsfbl1_102814.jpg" alt="Adams City’s Antonio Scott looks for running room during Friday’s game against Loveland. " title="Adams City’s Antonio Scott looks for running room during Friday’s game against Loveland. " align="left" hspace="6" width="100" height="85" /><p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> <strong><span class="s1">Jonathan Maness</span></strong></p> <p class="p2"> <strong><span class="s1">Sports Correspondent</span></strong></p> <p class="p3"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p4"> <span class="s2"><b>COMMERCE CITY &mdash;</b> Estevon Garcia found out hours before Adams City&rsquo;s final home game that he was going to play in his first varsity game, and the young quarterback didn&rsquo;t let the opportunity pass him by.&nbsp;</span></p> Commerce City woman dies, four others hurt after crash northeast of Brighton http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/commerce-city-woman-dies-four-others-hurt-after-crash-northeast-brighton <p style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> <strong>HUDSON --&nbsp;</strong>A Commerce City woman died, and four other people were injured Friday morning after a two-car crash at Weld County roads 4 and 45.</p> Duplicate ballots mailed in error http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/duplicate-ballots-mailed-error <p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">BRIGHTON &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> After reports circulated that some voters in Adams County had received duplicate ballots, Adams County Clerk &amp; Recorder Karen Long announced Thursday, Oct. 23, that her office was working to recover any additional ballots.</span></p> City rolls the dice on first of five voter-OK'd projects with new leisure pool party http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/city-rolls-dice-first-five-voter-okd-projects-new-leisure-pool-party <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_leisure_pool_001a.jpg" alt="Members of the Commerce City Council join Mayor Sean Ford during the adult portion of the groundbreaking for the new leisure pool to be built at Pioneer Park during a ceremony Thursday, Oct. 23. " title="Members of the Commerce City Council join Mayor Sean Ford during the adult portion of the groundbreaking for the new leisure pool to be built at Pioneer Park during a ceremony Thursday, Oct. 23. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Can You Dig it? http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/can-you-dig-it <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_leisure_pool_002a_0.jpg" alt="Students from Rose Elementary School assist local officials during the groundbreaking for the new Commerce City Community Leisure Pool to be built at Pioneer Park. " title="Students from Rose Elementary School assist local officials during the groundbreaking for the new Commerce City Community Leisure Pool to be built at Pioneer Park. " align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" />