Adams 14 finds no substitute for substitutes
The Adams 14 school district's last-minute decision to take the day after Veterans Day off has less to do with permanent staffing shortages and more to do with understanding the nature of Thursday …
State 5A soccer: Fort Collins scores early, holds off Adams City in first round of state playoffs
Adams City faced off against Fort Collins Oct. 27 in the first round of the 5A regional playoffs at French Field in Fort Collins. The Eagles were defeated 4-2 in a gusty match but saved face by …

More than 149,000 Adams County residents received at least one vaccine dose and more on the way with new site

About 14.3 percent of Adams County’s population is fully vaccinated. More than 94,000 people have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, 54,000-plus have received both doses, according …

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Frederick's River Lakey looks for some extra yards in his team's playoff win over Pueblo County.

Lakey’s journey to Frederick is long – and successful

              Frederick football player River Lakey just finished his junior football season for the …
Professional delouser Linda Holmes combs through the hair of 8-year-old Huntley Marker on a weeknight in late October in the girl’s home in Parker. Business is back up for Holmes and other nitpickers after a lull during the height of the pandemic.

A COVID head-scratcher: Why lice lurk despite distancing

The Marker family of Parker opened their door on a recent evening to a woman dressed in purple, with a military attitude to cleanliness. Linda Holmes, who has worked as a technician with LiceDoctors …
Students in the 8 a.m. construction class at FutureForward Washington Square in Thornton make sure windows are installed correctly in a tiny house. It is the first of at least five tiny houses to be built, and one option is to create a community for teenagers aging out of the child welfare system.

Tiny houses, big purpose: Adams 12 program building space for kids who need it

Mix an Adams County high-school vocational program with a philanthropist who has a soft spot for kids and what do you get?  A plan to build tiny houses, five to start with, with the possibility of …
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Coming Attractions

Return of the ‘Elf’ on the Arvada Center’s shelf

So much of the holidays are about comfort and familiarity, which is one of the many reasons why people love hearing the same stories every year. But just because you might know the story doesn’t …

Hometown Holidays 2021

Thornton Mayor Jan Kulmann and Santa Claus hit the switch lighting Thornton’s Christmas tree during the city’s WinterFest 2019. This year, the celebration will be on Dec. 10.

Starting the season in North Metro Denver

Friday, Dec. 3 Thornton Santa Calling registration deadline: Dec. 3 is the last day to sign up their youngsters to have the Santa Claus call between 6 and 8 p.m. Dec. 14 through 16, specifying a date …
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