http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Commerce City, Brighton set to sign off on SWAT-sharing agreement http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/commerce-city-brighton-set-sign-swat-sharing-agreement <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_swat_032415.jpg" alt="A local SWAT team performs a training exercise at Adams City High School in Commerce City in this March 2013 file photo. " title="A local SWAT team performs a training exercise at Adams City High School in Commerce City in this March 2013 file photo. " align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">BRIGHTON &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The City of Brighton is likely to enter into another community policing agreement to share SWAT services with the Commerce City Police Department.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Police Chief Clint Blackhurst and Deputy Police Chief Paul Southard provided council with an overview of the agreement during its March 10 study session.</span></p> Eagles snatch first in 800-meter relay at Mercury Invitational http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/eagles-snatch-first-800-meter-relay-mercury-invitational <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp-achstrack2_032415_0.jpg" alt="Johnathan Meyers of Adams City heads around the turn in the boys 4-by-800-meter relay during the Brighton High School Mercury Classic March 19. The Eagles finished 11th in a time of 9:59.76." title="Johnathan Meyers of Adams City heads around the turn in the boys 4-by-800-meter relay during the Brighton High School Mercury Classic March 19. The Eagles finished 11th in a time of 9:59.76." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">BRIGHTON &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;Adams City&rsquo;s boys 4-by-200-meter relay team captured first place at the Brighton Mercury Invitational March 19.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Jacob Amador, Raymundo Esparza, Alex Marquez and Antonio Scott turned in a time of 1:36.05. Scott wound up third in the 100-meter dash, where his time was 11.89. He joined Esparza, Marquez and Jesus Perez-Flores to finish fourth in the 4-by-100-meter relay in a time of 46.6.</span></p> Prairie View High School principal Ana Mendoza resigns http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/prairie-view-high-school-principal-ana-mendoza-resigns <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_teacherappreciation1_031815.jpg" alt="District 27J Superintendent Chris Fiedler and Prairie View High School Principal Ana Mendoza at the March 11 Teacher Appreciation Night in Henderson. " title="District 27J Superintendent Chris Fiedler and Prairie View High School Principal Ana Mendoza at the March 11 Teacher Appreciation Night in Henderson. " align="left" hspace="6" width="136" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">HENDERSON &mdash;<i> </i></b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Students and parents were notified Thursday, March 19, of the resignation of Prairie View High School Principal Ana Mendoza.</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Mendoza submitted her resignation Wednesday morning, March 18, according to a letter sent home with students by District 27J Superintendent Dr. Chris Fiedler.</span></p> Adams City seeking first win after slugfest loss to Denver North http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/adams-city-seeking-first-win-after-slugfest-loss-denver-north <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_achsbaseball1_032415.jpg" alt="Adams City&amp;#039;s Fredy Renteria misses the ball as Denver North&amp;#039;s Harris Williams slides safely into second base during the Saturday, March 21, game at Denver North High School. " title="Adams City&amp;#039;s Fredy Renteria misses the ball as Denver North&amp;#039;s Harris Williams slides safely into second base during the Saturday, March 21, game at Denver North High School. " align="left" hspace="6" width="102" height="85" /><p> <u><strong>By&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Cameron Duval,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Sports correspondent</span><br /> </strong></u></p> <p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DENVER &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> After an early sacrifice fly from catcher Adrian Olalde, Adams City struck first Saturday, March 21, against Denver North &mdash; but that lead didn&rsquo;t hold for long.</span></p> Local Latter-Day Saints Stake hosts Teacher Appreciation event in Henderson http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/local-latter-day-saints-stake-hosts-teacher-appreciation-event-henderson <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_teacherappreciation2_031815.jpg" alt="School District 27J Superintendent Chris Fiedler and Church of Latter-Day Saints Brighton Stake President Rex Johnson. " title="School District 27J Superintendent Chris Fiedler and Church of Latter-Day Saints Brighton Stake President Rex Johnson. " align="left" hspace="6" width="158" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">HENDERSON &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;More than one hundred people gathered Wednesday, Marc</span><span class="s1" style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">h 11, for the Teacher Appreciation event held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sants in Henderson, which honored 23 local teachers selected by graduating seniors.</span></p> CDOT forum outlines I-70 East project to industry members http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/cdot-forum-outlines-i-70-east-project-industry-members <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_i-70-east-lanes_031815.jpg" alt="This conceptual art shows the planned lane structure for the lowered portion of Interstate 70 East through north Denver. " title="This conceptual art shows the planned lane structure for the lowered portion of Interstate 70 East through north Denver. " align="left" hspace="6" width="215" height="85" /><p> <b style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DENVER &mdash; </b><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The extensive I-70 East project slated from Interstate 25 to Interstate 225 &mdash; including new Express Toll lanes and the removal of the 50-year-old I-70 viaduct &mdash; was detailed last week to hundreds of industry representatives at the National Western Complex.</span></p> Coaches have plenty of reasons for optimism for Adams City girls tennis http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/coaches-have-plenty-reasons-optimism-adams-city-girls-tennis <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_achstennis1_031715_0.jpg" alt="Adams City&amp;#039;s Magali Palacios puts a serve into play against Frederick&amp;#039;s Alexandria Lathrop March 10 in Commerce City. Lathrop won the match in straight sets, and the Warriors handed the Eagles a 5-2 setback." title="Adams City&amp;#039;s Magali Palacios puts a serve into play against Frederick&amp;#039;s Alexandria Lathrop March 10 in Commerce City. Lathrop won the match in straight sets, and the Warriors handed the Eagles a 5-2 setback." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">COMMERCE CITY &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> This is a coach&rsquo;s dream.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Half of last year&rsquo;s girls tennis team at Adams City High School returned for another season. The list includes all three singles players &ndash; Blanca Hernandez, Magali Palacios and Dominique Rodriguez &ndash; and the No. 2 doubles team of Nohemi Rivera, a team captain this year, and Dayshalai Butler, the Eagles&rsquo; other team captain.</span></p> Brighton's Steve House elected as Colorado Republican Party chair http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/brightons-steve-house-elected-colorado-republican-party-chair <img src="http://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_stevehouse_031815.jpg" alt="Steve House" title="Steve House" align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DOUGLAS COUNTY &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> Steve House of Brighton was one of the few Republicans to suffer defeat in the watershed 2014 general election in Colorado, not even appearing on the ballot after making a spirited campaign to be the GOP candidate for governor.</span></p>