http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Historical society gives back to community http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/historical-society-gives-back-community <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_historicalsociety.jpg" alt="Commerce City Historical Society members deliver coloring books to Ana Gannella&#039;s second-grade class at Dupont Elementary School. " title="Commerce City Historical Society members deliver coloring books to Ana Gannella&#039;s second-grade class at Dupont Elementary School. " align="left" hspace="6" width="182" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">It&#39;s a busy time in history.</span></p> <p> Commerce City Historical Society members are coloring the way children think about history by distributing a history coloring book, said Debra Bullock, secretary/treasurer of the organization.&nbsp;</p> <p> All second-grade students in Adams 14 and 27J school districts in Commerce City boundaries now have the books, and historical society members are sponsoring a coloring contest.</p> ACHS finishes up golf's regular season http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/achs-finishes-golfs-regular-season <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_achsgolf_050216.jpg" alt="Adams City&#039;s Dyllyn Gonzalez gets some work in on the practice range before the April 28 Eastern Metro Athletic Conference major tournament at Riverdale Knolls. She shot a 132. The tournament was shortened to nine holes – and the scores were doubled – because of poor weather." title="Adams City&#039;s Dyllyn Gonzalez gets some work in on the practice range before the April 28 Eastern Metro Athletic Conference major tournament at Riverdale Knolls. She shot a 132. The tournament was shortened to nine holes – and the scores were doubled – because of poor weather." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /> Three Adams City seniors - Daniels Fund Scholars http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/three-adams-city-seniors-daniels-fund-scholars <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_alonsochavezmug.jpg" alt="Alonso Chavez received a four-year Daniels Fund scholarship." title="Alonso Chavez received a four-year Daniels Fund scholarship." align="left" hspace="6" width="85" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Three Adams City High School seniors recently were named as Daniels Fund Scholars.</span></p> <p> The prestigious Denver-based program provides four-year scholarships for all college-related expenses to students who demonstrate good grades, exceptional character, leadership and a commitment to serving their communities.</p> <p> Alonso Chavez and Darius James Owens plan to study engineering at Colorado State University. Amanda Ann Wimmer-Flint plans to attend the University of Colorado at Boulder.</p> New apartments on tap in Commerce City? http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/new-apartments-tap-commerce-city <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_milehighgreyhoundtrack042016.jpeg" alt="New construction is planned at the former Mile High Greyhound Park on the southwest corner of Holly Street and East 64th Avenue." title="New construction is planned at the former Mile High Greyhound Park on the southwest corner of Holly Street and East 64th Avenue." align="left" hspace="6" width="135" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">A new apartment complex may be the first new building to go up at the former Mile High Greyhound Park in Commerce City, according to Rick Wells, the developer of the site.</span></p> <p> Commerce City officials recently signed a development agreement with Wells, president of Real Estate Generation LLC in Denver.</p> Baseball: Eagles pick up road win vs. Hinkley http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/baseball-eagles-pick-road-win-vs-hinkley <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0054_0.jpg" alt="Hinkley’s Misael Talavera waits for the throw from pitcher Anthony Chavez during their team’s game with Hinkley High School April 26. Adams City’s Chris Olivas was safe on the play." title="Hinkley’s Misael Talavera waits for the throw from pitcher Anthony Chavez during their team’s game with Hinkley High School April 26. Adams City’s Chris Olivas was safe on the play." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <b style="line-height: 20.4px;">AURORA &ndash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.4px;"> Adams City scored three times in the third inning and went on to a 6-1 win at Hinkley High School April 26.</span></p> <p class="p3"> The win moves the Eagles&rsquo; record to 7-6 overall, 4-1 in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference. The Thunderbirds fell to 2-9 overall, 1-5 in conference play.</p> Adams City High School hosts one-act plays on April 28 http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/adams-city-high-school-hosts-one-act-plays-april-28 <p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Residents are invited to an evening of short, one-act plays from 6 to 8 p.m. April 28 in the Adams City High School auditorium.</span></p> <p> Student directors will put on the plays, with each play running about 10 minutes.</p> <p> Admission is free, and concessions will be sold.</p> <p> Adams City High School is at 7200 Quebec Parkway in Commerce City.</p> <p> <strong><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Adams County Microloan</span></strong></p> <p> <strong>Fund has money to lend</strong></p> Soccer: Adams City rallies, beats Fort Lupton http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/soccer-adams-city-rallies-beats-fort-lupton <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/soccer_fortadams_photo1.jpg" alt="Adams City&#039;s Brenda Rodriguez (18) and Fort Lupton&#039;s Marlene Vasquez battle for the ball during the first half of an April 22 game at Adams City High School." title="Adams City&#039;s Brenda Rodriguez (18) and Fort Lupton&#039;s Marlene Vasquez battle for the ball during the first half of an April 22 game at Adams City High School." align="left" hspace="6" width="76" height="85" /><p> Fort Lupton scored first, but Adams City scored the rest of the goals in a 3-1 Eagles&#39; win April 22 in Commerce City.</p> <p> Maria Mercado of the Bluedevils scored in the seventh minute. Adams City&#39;s Alejandra Hernandez tied the score in the 15th minute after taking a pass from Nayeli Olivas. Adriana Vasquez scored the game-winner with 41 seconds left in the first half. The Eagles added an insurance goal in the 58th minute.</p> ‘Every 15 Minutes’ http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/%E2%80%98every-15-minutes%E2%80%99 <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_5260dui042016.jpg" alt="Police and emergency rescue workers put on &quot;Every 15 Minutes&quot; at Prairie View High School recently to bring home the dangers of drinking and driving. " title="Police and emergency rescue workers put on &quot;Every 15 Minutes&quot; at Prairie View High School recently to bring home the dangers of drinking and driving. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <strong style="line-height: 20.4px;"><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Doug Hrdlicka</span></strong></p> <p> <strong>Special to MetroWest Newspapers</strong></p> <p> Did you hear about the recent drinking and driving incident that killed three people at Prairie View High School?</p> <p> You didn&rsquo;t? Students got an up-close-and-personal look at what a DUI crash looks like in the &ldquo;Every 15 Minutes&rdquo; incident, which included emergency response personnel and a Flight-for-Life helicopter.</p>