http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Ground broken on new Rush Truck Center facilities in Commerce City http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/ground-broken-new-rush-truck-center-facilities-commerce-city <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_rushtruckcenter_012715.jpg" alt="Commerce City Mayor Sean Ford, left, joins Michael Russell, Marketing Coordinator with Rush Truck Centers, center, and Shelby Scott with W.E. O&amp;#039;Neil Construction during the groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Rush Truck Center to be built at 6955 E. 50th Avenue in Commerce City. Rush Truck Centers is one of the largest network of heavy and medium duty truck dealers in America with 110 centers in 20 states. When completed in November 2015 the dealership will cover 15 acres with a sales/service building, body shop and service center and hopes to employ 30 full time staff members. " title="Commerce City Mayor Sean Ford, left, joins Michael Russell, Marketing Coordinator with Rush Truck Centers, center, and Shelby Scott with W.E. O&amp;#039;Neil Construction during the groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Rush Truck Center to be built at 6955 E. 50th Avenue in Commerce City. Rush Truck Centers is one of the largest network of heavy and medium duty truck dealers in America with 110 centers in 20 states. When completed in November 2015 the dealership will cover 15 acres with a sales/service building, body shop and service center and hopes to employ 30 full time staff members. " align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">COMMERCE CITY &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> The clock is now ticking as the 15-acre Rush Truck Center project was ceremonially kicked off Jan. 22 with a groundbreaking event.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Commerce City Mayor Sean Ford was on hand along with Rush Truck Centers marketing coordinator Michael Russell and W.E. O&rsquo;Neil Construction&rsquo;s Shelby Scott for the event, hosted at the site of the new facilities, 6955 E. 50th Ave. in Commerce City.</span></p> MLS all-star game returns to Commerce City http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/mls-all-star-game-returns-commerce-city <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/search-2.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="88" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DENVER &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> Major League Soccer will bring its all-star game to Dick&rsquo;s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 29.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The announcement was made at a press conference at Union Station Jan. 21.</span></p> Wild Animal Sanctuary to ease growing pains with more amenities for human visitors http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/wild-animal-sanctuary-ease-growing-pains-more-amenities-human-visitors <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/flm_lcl_sanctuary1_012115.jpg" alt="A pair of tigers catch some rays on an unseasonably warm day at the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg, which will be undergoing some considerable renovations for the upcoming spring and summer tourist season. Guests will soon enjoy as many comforts as the tigers when the 720-acre sanctuary this spring adds new welcome, events and education centers to go along with a new RV park, bed and breakfast and overnight camping areas." title="A pair of tigers catch some rays on an unseasonably warm day at the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg, which will be undergoing some considerable renovations for the upcoming spring and summer tourist season. Guests will soon enjoy as many comforts as the tigers when the 720-acre sanctuary this spring adds new welcome, events and education centers to go along with a new RV park, bed and breakfast and overnight camping areas." align="left" hspace="6" width="129" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">KEENESBURG &mdash;&nbsp;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">From the perspective of more than 350 animal refugees who now call Keenesburg home, the sprawling 720-acre Wild Animal Sanctuary &mdash; situated along rolling hills of expansive Weld County farmland &mdash; must seem like the Ritz-Carlton of the animal kingdom.</span></p> Three from Prairie View share January Teacher of the Month honor http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/three-prairie-view-share-january-teacher-month-honor <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/januaryteacher.jpg" alt="Pictured, from left to right, are 27J Superintendent of Schools Dr. Chris Fiedler, Brighton Chamber of Commerce member Jessie Fraley, Brighton Chamber Member Services Manager Karah Reygers, Jim Cade, Tami Hart, Elizabeth Castor, Brighton Chamber member Joyce Reynolds, Brighton Chamber Ambassador Gabe Lopez, Joan Kniss, and Brighton Chamber Board members Lynn Ann Sheats and Tom Green. " title="Pictured, from left to right, are 27J Superintendent of Schools Dr. Chris Fiedler, Brighton Chamber of Commerce member Jessie Fraley, Brighton Chamber Member Services Manager Karah Reygers, Jim Cade, Tami Hart, Elizabeth Castor, Brighton Chamber member Joyce Reynolds, Brighton Chamber Ambassador Gabe Lopez, Joan Kniss, and Brighton Chamber Board members Lynn Ann Sheats and Tom Green. " align="left" hspace="6" width="114" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">HENDERSON &mdash; </b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Prairie View High School teachers Jim Cade, Tami Hart and Elizabeth Castor were honored as the Chamber of Commerce&rsquo;s January Teacher of the Month on Jan. 14. The teachers were nominated by City Councilwoman Joan Kniss, who retired as a teacher from District 27J and is former president of the School District 27J Board of Education.</span></p> Everyone comes up a winner at district’s adapted basketball tournament http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/everyone-comes-winner-district%E2%80%99s-adapted-basketball-tournament <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_sp_adaptedhoops3_012014.jpg" alt="The celebration is on between Stuart Middle School&#039;s Aidan McNeese and paraprofessional Sasita Calascione during the adapted basketball tournament for School District 27J special-needs students at Prairie View Middle School Jan. 13." title="The celebration is on between Stuart Middle School&#039;s Aidan McNeese and paraprofessional Sasita Calascione during the adapted basketball tournament for School District 27J special-needs students at Prairie View Middle School Jan. 13." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 16pt; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">BRIGHTON &ndash; Five teams of basketball players are on the floor at Prairie View Middle School Jan. 13.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> <span style="font-size:16.0pt;font-family:Tahoma">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; They are prepping for a tournament, the likes of which will make for a special morning of hoops.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Consumers warned of fake debt collector scam http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/consumers-warned-fake-debt-collector-scam <p> <strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DENVER &mdash;&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Coloradans should be wary of an increase in debt collection scams in recent months, the Colorado Attorney General&rsquo;s Office advised earlier this month.</span></p> Commerce City police seek help finding suspect in Jan. 23 police chase http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/commerce-city-police-seek-help-finding-suspect-jan-23-police-chase <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_nicholasdamon_012715.jpg" alt="Nicholas Damon, 29, of Denver." title="Nicholas Damon, 29, of Denver." align="left" hspace="6" width="71" height="85" /><p> Off-season work starting to pay off for Adams City wrestlers http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/season-work-starting-pay-adams-city-wrestlers <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_achsrassle1_012015.jpg" alt="Adams City&amp;#039;s Jozef McClure, top, wraps up Weld Central&amp;#039;s Marc Gorny during their 152-pound match Jan. 15 in Adams City. Mcclure won by technical fall, and the Eagles won the dual meet 71-3." title="Adams City&amp;#039;s Jozef McClure, top, wraps up Weld Central&amp;#039;s Marc Gorny during their 152-pound match Jan. 15 in Adams City. Mcclure won by technical fall, and the Eagles won the dual meet 71-3." align="left" hspace="6" width="133" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">COMMERCE CITY &ndash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> Adams City&rsquo;s wrestling team may be flying under the radar in mid-January. But come mid-February, it might be a different story.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">For openers, the Eagles won nine of 11 dual meets. One of the losses was to Coronado, the No. 7 team in the most recent On the Mat wrestling polls in class 5A.</span></p>