Community News

  • February programs at Anythink Library – Commerce City

    Note that all Anythink libraries and administrative offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 15, in observance of Presidents Day.
    Family Programs

    Bingo for Books
    Thursday, Feb. 28, 5-6 pm
    Play Bingo and win books as prizes! Fun for all ages.
    Children’s Programs
    Toddler Time
    Wednesdays, Feb. 17 & 24, 10:30-11:30 am

  • Small acreage land stewardship course Jan. 19

        LOVELAND — Take care of your land, and your land will help take care of you, your neighbors, and the environment. That’s the premise behind Colorado State Extension’s Small Acreage Stewardship nine-week course, starting Jan. 19 at the McKee 4-H Building at the Larimer County Fairgrounds, on Interstate-25, near Loveland.
        Each two-hour workshop, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., will focus on a specific goal, beginning with a long-range plan for the land.

  • Anythink Board of Trustees 2016 meeting schedule

        THORNTON — Anythink Libraries announced the 2016 meeting schedule for its board of trustees. The board consists of five members appointed by the Adams County Board of County Commissioners and is responsible for the library district’s finances and formulation of policies.
        The meetings are open to the public, who is encouraged to provide feedback.

  • November programs at Anythink Library

    Children’s Programs

    Baby Bounce
    10 to 11 a.m. Nov. 10, 17 and 24
    Share time with your little one with songs, rhymes, and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 23 months.

    Story Time
    10 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 18 and 25
    Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, and other activities for children 2-6.
    Kids Cafe
    1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 18 and 25

  • Styrofoam recycling event Oct. 21

    DENVER — In an effort to reduce the negative environmental impact of Styrofoam, Adams County’s Sustainability Program is hosting Styrofoam Amnesty from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 21, at Rotella Park, 1824 Coronado Parkway South, in Denver.

  • Orchard Church seeking new permanent location

    BRIGHTON — A permanent location for the Orchard Church is in the works. 

    During a June 23 special meeting, council approved the first reading of an ordinance to annex a 38.1-acre parcel of property on the northeast corner of East 120th Avenue and Peoria Street into Brighton.

  • Community Reach Center announces new location, logo

    ADAMS COUNTY — Community Reach Center, a nonprofit mental health center serving the Adams County community, announced a pair of organization-wide changes in May and June.

    In June, the nonprofit announced the addition of a new location to its system, which has a total of five outpatient facilities throughout Adams County. Community Reach Center most recently acquired a building at 1870 W. 122nd Ave., in Westminster.


    COMMERCE CITY — Commerce City has been honored in 2015 with a “Playful City USA” designation for the seventh consecutive year. The national recognition program honored 241 cities and towns for making their communities more fun.

  • May events at Platte Valley Medical Center

     Mammos in May

  • Denver police shoot, wound two in Commerce City

    COMMERCE CITY -- Commerce City police and the Adams County Critical Incident team are investigating a shooting that involved officers from the Denver Police Department.

    It happened around 11 p.m. Nov. 20. Commerce City detective Mike Saunders said Denver officers tried to pull a car over on suspicion of drunken driving and eluding. The car didn't stop and, Saunders said, officers didn't chase. However, they were able to find the vehicle parked between two semi-tractor trailer rigs at 56th Avenue and Holly Street in Commerce City.