Community News

  • Funshine camp registration ends May 7

     The Brighton Recreation Center’s registration for its Funshine Summer Camp is open. A camp director will be available from 7 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. to answer any camp questions.

  • What to say to someone who’s lost a loved one; seminar is Aug. 7

                 The Richard Lambert Foundation Grief & Healing Center, 457 S. Fourth Ave., is offering a free seminar to discuss what to say to someone who has lost a loved one. It starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, and lasts 90 minutes.

                Organizers say society is not trained to discuss death and the idea of what to say after a loved on passes.

  • Free tax assistance through April 11

     Volunteers from the Adams County Treasurer’s Office are available to provide free income tax preparation services on select days through April 11. Basic income taxes are prepared for individuals with low to moderate incomes who cannot prepare their own tax returns or afford to pay a preparer. Volunteers prepare free basic income tax forms and free electronic filing for taxpayers with annual incomes up to $56,000.

  • Connecting veterans with resources March 2

    Qualified listeners will present a regional event to help veterans and their families to available resources. It runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 4705 Clydesdale Parkway, Loveland.

    Veterans will have to show a DD-214, VA card or current membership card from any veteran service organization. 

    Active duty military members have to show their military ID.

    Call 720-600-0860 or email Resource@qualifiedlisteners.org.

  • Local dental care provider offers free dental exams and x-rays throughout February
  • Residents get assistance with home improvements

    By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

       Commerce City offers to help low- to moderate-income residents with home repairs. The city put into motion its new home repair program, as part of the city’s federally-funded Community Development Block Grant Program. It designated more than $350,000 to help with the costs.

    The five-year consolidated plan started in 2016. As a part its plan, the city received funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the CDBG to revitalize neighborhoods.

  • Wishes do indeed come true for a Commerce City boy

    By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

    Logan Castleton, who was born with half of a heart, has a full heart of love and passion to share his music with the world.

    Logan, who has battled hypoplastic left heart syndrome most of his young life, wished for an in-home recording studio. At age 11, he got it from Make-A- Wish Colorado.

    It’s a gift that motivated his confidence to continue to practice music.

  • Candelight vigil Jan. 24

    The Adams County Sheriff's Office will host a candlelight vigil for the late Heath Gumm, the deputy who died in the line of duty almost a year ago. It will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at the substation in Commerce City, 4201 E. 72nd Ave.

  • Daddy-daughter dance Feb. 1

    The city's annual daddy daughter dance is from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the new Bison Ridge Recreation Center, 13905 E. 112th Ave. It's a night of dancing, games and prizes for uncles and nieces, grandfathers and granddaughters.

    Space is limited. The event is for girls 4 to 17 with an adult male role model.

  • Planting for pollinators Feb. 2

    Here’s a chance to assist the staff at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal (6650 Gateway Road, Commerce City) by enhancing habitat for pollinators by planting native wildflowers along the Lake Ladora Trail. The program runs from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2.

    These plants will provide an ongoing nectar source for butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Wear closed toe shoes and bring water. For ages 12 and up. Call 303-289-0930.