Val Vigil celebrated as a dedicated public servant
Val Vigil spent the better part of the past two decades as an elected official. That entire time, his commitment to the community motivated him. “He didn't have the ego,” said Adams County board …

Search continues for missing woman

Commerce City police are trying to find a 44-year-old woman who’s been missing since Dec. 22. Laura Kay Lindquist, 44, stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds and has blonde hair and blue …

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, …

Colorado issues order limiting indoor crowds as COVID dial expires

Colorado allowed its “dial” of coronavirus restrictions to expire as expected in mid-April, clearing the path for local public health agencies to decide what limits to enforce on businesses and …

League classification moves forward

Prairie View High School’s boys and girls basketball teams are going to play in the state’s newest classification starting in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities …

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Tegan Stiegelmar, 6, center, stares down a young boy in front of her as Zoey Stiegelmar, 4, center right, sits behind her on a merry-go-round type of ride at the July 2019 Arapahoe County Fair.

Tri-County Health talks how summer events will look amid virus

As the whirlwind of changes to public health restrictions in the Denver metro area continues, residents may be wondering what it all means for summer events and gatherings as public health officials …
Masjid Ikhlas in Northglenn, CO. The mosque, seen by many as a community hub, has been the focus of protests in recent years. In response, various community partners have rallied around the mosque to denounce the protesting.

Unity outlasts division at Masjid Ikhlas amidst years of protests

Masjid Ikhlas opened the doors of its two-story building in 1999. Through the mosque doors and up a short flight of stairs is a lobby with a rack to place shoes on. Turn left and through the hallway …

Commerce City public meetings waiting on COVID

Returning to more public meetings will require some steps and some additional staff, City Clerk Dylan Gibson told City Councilors April 5. Gibson recommended the city wait to reopen public meetings …
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Coming Attractions

Miners Alley returns with a little zen

It may be more than a year later than hoped for, but Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse is finally getting a new season off the ground - and it’s doing so with the world premiere of a show written …
Coming Attractions

Biennial of Americas encourages artistic grieving process

The immensity of loss as a result of COVID-19 is something that the state, country and world are going to be grappling with for a long time to come, and as is so often the case, the arts will play a …
Arts & entertainment

Women+Film Festival celebrates talents

One of the few good news stories to come out of Hollywood in 2020 is the continuing recognition of the contributions women make to the film industry. There’s still a lot of work to do to achieve …
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