Community News

  • Roast beef dinner

        Henderson Community Church, 120th Avenue and Oakland Street, hosts its 50th annual roast beef dinner and bazaar from 5 to 8 p.m., Oct. 2. Cost is $9 for adults and $7 for kids. Call 303-659-4748 for information.

  • Elks hide collection

        The Brighton Elks Club’s annual big-game hide collection to benefit the nation’s veterans is under way.
        The skins will be tanned and distributed for recreational and occupational therapy throughout the Veterans Administration health-care system. The Elks also participate in a program that cuts and sews tanned leather into specially designed fingerless gloves for wheelchair-bound veterans.

  • Fall festival

    Zion Lutheran Women in Mission and Good Shepherd Auxiliary hosts their annual Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Oct. 8 at Zion Lutheran Church,1400 Skeel  St., Brighton (14th Avenue and Southern Street).  Salad luncheon tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children 5-12.  Take-out service is available.  In addition to the salad luncheon, there will be a large bake sale and bazaar featuring homemade craft items. Call 303-659-2339 with questions.

  • Events

    The Great Laser Event
        The Lasershot is a chance to participate in a fun, intergenerational event for all ages from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m., Sept. 26, at Nativity Lutheran Church, 12500 E. 104th Avenue, Commerce City. The Lasershot is played on a large projection screen at which the players aim their electronic shooting simulators. There will be various games at which to test the players skills. For information call 303-288-1212.

    Roast beef dinner

  • Commerce City thanks senior volunteers for 7,500 hours of work

        COMMERCE CITY – Commerce City thanked its senior volunteers for “making the journey worthwhile” at its annual volunteer appreciation dinner, held Sept. 14 at Buffalo Run Golf Course.

  • Lopez-Torres announce engagement

    Ronnie and Gina Lopez, of Brighton and formerly of Fort Lupton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittney Alease Lopez, to Mark Lee Torres, the son of Rudy and Cecilia Torres, of Fort Lupton.

  • History comes alive at Adams County Fairgrounds

    No more complaining that you are bored this weekend, or can’t afford to do something interesting and fun with the kids. For the price of just a little bit of gas, and maybe a $2 donation for a tour of the entire village, you can literally step back across a century or so into a village of your great-grandparents’ generation.

  • Stork news


        Tracey Lee Fuentes and Omar Amaya, of Aurora, announce the birth of their daughter, Andrea Lee Amaya.  Andrea was born Aug. 14, 2010, at Platte Valley Medical Center.  She weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 18 3/4 inches.

        Andrea’s grandparents are Elvira Escobado, of Aurora, Elvira and Conrado Moreno, of Texas, and Marica Luciana Mejia and Roberto Amaya, both of Colorado.


  • Stork news


    Kimberly and Kevin Bernard, of Brighton, welcome a son, Wyatt Adam Bernard.     Wyatt was born July 15, 2010, at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton. He weighed in about 8 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 21 inches.     Grandparents are Ruth Ann McCoy, of Northglenn, and Patricia Adams of Longmont.  


  • Stork news


        Kevin and Michelle Priola, of Henderson, announces the birth of their daughter, Mari Elizabeth.

        Mari was born July 19, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lafayette. She weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and measured 20 inches.

        “Everyone is doing well, and we are very happy to have another member of our family,” Priola, a state representative, said.

        Mari joins brother Turin, 8, and sister Bremma, 4 ½, at home.