http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Residents get opportunity to sound off on racetrack site redevelopment http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/residents-get-opportunity-sound-racetrack-site-redevelopment <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_regen_ura_021814_1.jpg" alt="An overview of a proposed redevelopment plan for the former Mile High Greyhound Park site submitted by Real Estate Generation, LLC. " title="An overview of a proposed redevelopment plan for the former Mile High Greyhound Park site submitted by Real Estate Generation, LLC. " align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">COMMERCE CITY &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> A neighborhood meeting last week allowed residents the opportunity to sound off on the master development plan between Commerce City and Real Estate Generation, LLC, regarding the former Mile High Greyhound Park site.</span></p> Three Commerce City projects awarded county open space grants http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/three-commerce-city-projects-awarded-county-open-space-grants <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_adcoopenspacegrant_111914.jpg" alt="Officials with the Hyland Hills Park &amp;amp; Recreation District pose with Adams County Commissioners (from left) Eva Henry, Chaz Tedesco and Erik Hansen after the board approved open space grants for them and more than a dozen other local municipalities and districts. " title="Officials with the Hyland Hills Park &amp;amp; Recreation District pose with Adams County Commissioners (from left) Eva Henry, Chaz Tedesco and Erik Hansen after the board approved open space grants for them and more than a dozen other local municipalities and districts. " align="left" hspace="6" width="134" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">COMMERCE CITY &mdash; </b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Three projects in Commerce City are the beneficiaries of this year&rsquo;s awarding of Adams County Open Space Sales Tax grants.</span></p> Heinz won't let health problems slow him down just yet http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/heinz-wont-let-health-problems-slow-him-down-just-yet <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_sp_heinz5_111814.jpg" alt="Eric Heinz spends some time watching the efforts of youth wrestlers Josiah Gallegos and Ethan Bravo-Packer Nov. 12 at Brighton High School." title="Eric Heinz spends some time watching the efforts of youth wrestlers Josiah Gallegos and Ethan Bravo-Packer Nov. 12 at Brighton High School." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <span>T</span><span>here&rsquo;s that ever-present smile on Eric Heinz&rsquo;s face as he saunters into the cafeteria at Bromley East Charter School.</span></p> <p> <span>It&rsquo;s the smile that comes from self-knowledge that he&rsquo;s &ldquo;in his element&rdquo; as a physical education teacher and youth wrestling coach, the sorts of jobs where he can make an impact on students at the school.</span></p> <p> <span>But if you look carefully, you&rsquo;ll see there&rsquo;s something wrong.</span></p> Denver officers shoot two fleeing suspects in Commerce City http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/denver-officers-shoot-two-fleeing-suspects-commerce-city <p> <strong><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">COMMERCE CITY --</span></strong><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> Adams County is investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place about 11 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, involving officers from Denver Police.</span></p> Fatal accident closes northbound Highway 85 http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/fatal-accident-closes-northbound-highway-85 <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><strong>COMMERCE CITY --</strong> A two-vehicle collision about 4:41 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, killed one motorist and seriously injured another.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Commerce City police say the vehicles collided in the intersection of 60th Avenue and Highway 85, with one driver dead at the scene. The other driver was transported to Denver Health with serious injuries.</span></p> New app allows Adams County residents report common nuisances http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/new-app-allows-adams-county-residents-report-common-nuisances <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_yourgovapp_111914.jpg" alt="A screenshot of the web version of the YourGov app, showing a reported street light issue in Westminster." title="A screenshot of the web version of the YourGov app, showing a reported street light issue in Westminster." align="left" hspace="6" width="124" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">BRIGHTON &mdash; </b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">With the help of YourGov &mdash; a free mobile app available on the Apple App Store and Google Play &mdash; Adams County residents can now report non-emergency community nuisances and track the status of their service requests in real time.</span></p> Commerce City reminds residents of winter storm streets plan http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/commerce-city-reminds-residents-winter-storm-streets-plan <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_snowmap_111814.jpg" alt="The city&#039;s plan for snow removal, indicating prioritized roadways across the city." title="The city&#039;s plan for snow removal, indicating prioritized roadways across the city." 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;"> With more snow showers forecast this past Saturday, Commerce City snow removal crews were kept at the ready at the end of last week</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp; </span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">to keep city streets clear as inclement weather once again was poised to affect the Front Range.</span></p> Hickenlooper announces retirement of Agriculture Commissioner John Salazar http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/hickenlooper-announces-retirement-agriculture-commissioner-john-salazar <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/all_johnsalazar_011514.jpg" alt="John Salazar" title="John Salazar" align="left" hspace="6" width="82" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DENVER &mdash; </b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Friday, Nov. 14, that Colorado&rsquo;s Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar will retire at the beginning of January 2015. He has served in the role since 2011.</span></p>