Today's Features

  • Frausto

        Manuela Perez announces the birth of her son, Julian Frausto.

        Julian was born April 13, 2009, at Platte Valley Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 8.3 ounces and measured 21 inches.


        Sarah and Scott Lemke, of Brighton, announce the birth of their son, Nicholas Cole Lemke.

        Nicholas was born April 13, 2009, at Platte Valley Medical Center. He weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 19.5 inches.

  • Benjamin Cordova celebrated his 100th birthday April 26.

        He was born April 26, 1909, in Wagon Mound, Mexico. Ben and his late wife, Alice, had six children, Aberdella, Naomi, Helen, Aaron, Eddie and late son, Danny. Extended family includes 14 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. The family moved to Adams City in 1943. A hard-working man for all of his life, Ben retired from Local Union 720 in 1974.

  • Olivas

        Antoinette Sandoval and Austreberto Olivas, of Brighton, welcome a son, Gabriel Isaiah Olivas.

        Gabriel was born March 2, 2009, at Platte Valley Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ½ ounces and measured 22 inches.

        Grandparents are Rosa Salgado and Barbara Zesati and Allen Sandoval.

        Gabriel is the couple’s first child.


  • Take it to the Track resumes

        The sixth season of the Colorado State Patrol’s Take it to the Track program started April 23 at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison.

        The drag-racing series for teens – conducted in a controlled environment – is an alternative to illegal street racing. The event continues for 23 weeks.

        More than 25,000 participants have raced more than 150,000 times at the speedway during the past five years, according to the CSP.

  • James

        Justin and Kristall James welcome a daughter, Kailley James.

        Kailley was born Feb. 8, 2009, at Platte Valley Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds and measured 19 ¾ inches.

        Grandparents are Virginia Smith and Debbie and David James, all of Fort Lupton. Great-grandparent is John Frye, also of Fort Lupton.

        She has an older brother, Justin, 2.


  • Curriculum carnival

        Bromley East Charter School, 356 Longspur Drive, invites the public to its fifth annual curriculum carnival from 6 to 7:30 p.m., April 22. The event features exhibits and hands-on educational games reflecting Bromley East’s curriculum for kindergarten through eighth-grade students. It’s a chance for visitors, Bromley East parents and students to come away with a better understanding of the school’s educational programs and have a good time, too.

    Boys State program

  • Melendez-Pacheco

        Anahi Pacheco and Emilio Melendez, of Dacono, announce the birth of their daughter, Yareli Melendez Pacheco.

        Yareli was born March 6, 2009, at Platte Valley Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds and measured 19 inches.

        Yareli’s grandparents are Irma and Leo Pacheco, of Dacono, Rosa Lora, of Mexico, and Emiliano Melendez.

        Yareli joins Jullye at home.


  • Funshine Summer

    Camp registration

  • Funshine Summer

    Camp registration

  •  Funshine Summer

    Camp registration