Community News

  • Girl Scouts of Colorado seeks volunteers

        It starts with one day, one meeting and one role model that shows girls they can accomplish more than they ever imagined. Girl Scouts wants every girl to feel so excited about her future that she can hardly wait for it, because she knows she can achieve anything she sets her mind to. That feeling starts with you.

  • July programs at Anythink Library

    Camp Nano WriMo
    Tuesdays, July 23 & 30, 1 - 2 p.m.
    — What are you doing this summer? If your answer is, “write a novel,” you’re in luck. We’re sending you to Camp NaNoWriMo to help you accomplish your literary dreams (and have a whole lot of fun along the way).

  • Relay for Life giant garage sale May 18-19

        Vendors, crafters, flea market flippers and anybody with a garage full of stuff: Here’s a great opportunity to sell your goods and benefit Brighton’s 15th annual Relay for Life event, at a Relay Giant Garage Sale:
        Setup begins as early as 6 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19, at 9883 County Road 23 in Fort Lupton (about 15 minutes from downtown Brighton). The sale runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • May programs at Anythink Library

    Life Inside an Egg
    4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 —
    Customers will be introduced to incubating eggs provided by the Adams County 4-H club. Participants can also check on the progress of our incubating eggs through this three-part experience that explores life inside an egg. During the second installment, we’ll candle the eggs to see inside the shell and show the development of the fetus. During the final installment, meet the baby chicks! Appropriate for all ages. Registration recommended.

  • Results announced from Adams County Fair 4-H Creative Cooks

    Adams County earlier this month announced the winners of the 2013 4-H Creative Cooks Contest Feb. 23 at the Adams County Regional Park Complex. The winners will compete in the Colorado State Fair Creative Cooks Contest in August.

    Jr. Champion –
    Isabella Baird, Front Range 4-H Club
    Jr. Reserve Champion – Jessica Jacobucci, Front Range 4-H Club
    Inter. Champion – Kalani Moberg, Rising Sun 4-H Club

  • Feburary programs at Anythink Library

    Here's a list of the February programs at the Commerce City branch of Anythink Library

  • Doherty deployed to help with Sandy recovery

        Army Sgt. James A. Doherty deployed to the New Jersey Regional Operations Intelligence Center, Trenton N.J. as as part of the overall federal response team, which coordinated with state and federal partners to provide assistance to those effected by Hurricane Sandy.
         Doherty is a senior information technology specialist assigned to the U.S. Army North Defense Coordinating Element, region four, in Atlanta, Ga.  The sergeant has served in the military for 10 years.

  • Historical Society names winners of Commerce City's best-decorated homes contest

    Steve Brecheisen, Keith Dipprey and Michael and Sharon Quintana are all veterans when it comes to decorating their homes and yards for Christmas, so it is not surprising that they won this year’s Commerce City Historical Society’s annual Christmas Lights Bus Tour contest for the best decorated homes in Commerce City.

    “We’ve done it for years,” said Sharon Quintana, whose home won the award in the core city. “We love doing it.”

  • Community Reach Center receives major grant for mental health services

    The Community Reach Center has received $175,000 from the Adams County Human Service Agency that will fund mental-health services for hundreds of low-income clients who are not eligible for Medicaid benefits next year.

    The Center provides a complete continuum of services that is based on the severity of an individual’s mental illness. Most clients are treated on an outpatient basis.

  • Commerce City offering free tree recycling through Jan. 7

    COMMERCE CITY — Wondering what to do with that live Christmas tree after the holiday season? Drop off your tree at one of five locations to be recycled for use as mulch within the city’s parks and trails system.

    Trees should be natural and free of all ornaments, decorations and stands. Wreaths, tree limbs, synthetic trees, bushes and shrubs are not accepted for recycling. Trees will be accepted through Jan. 7 at one of the following locations: