Today's Features

  • Kasey Hearn and Jerold Mitchell of Roggen welcomed a son, Orion Benny Bocephus Mitchell into the world Feb. 20 at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton.

    He measured 6 pounds, 11.8 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    His siblings are Colton Prowse, 7, and Tiffany Mitchell, 8. The grandparents are Bradley Hearn of Preston, Kansas, Andrea Cross of Newton, Kansas; and Shawn Mardis of Preston, Kansas. His great-grandparents are Diana and Merlyn Hearn of Stafford, Kansas.


  • 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

  •     Silvia Resendiz Trejo and Antonio Muñoz Resendiz, of Brighton, announced the birth of their son, Jorge Muñoz Resendiz.
        Jorge was born Jan. 5, at Platte Valley Medical Center, weighing 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and measuring 20.5 inches.
        Grandparents are Maria Trejo Resendiz and Casimiro Resendiz Chavez, and Cristina Resendiz Celaya and Ausencio Muñoz Chavez, all of Zimapán, Hidalgo, in Mexico.
        Jorge joins Brenda, 20, Arleth, 12, Francisco, 11, and Brandon, 5.

  •     Rebecca Covarrubias and Matthew Sandoval, of Brighton, announced the birth of their son, Jonas Matthew Sandoval.
        Jonas was born Dec. 28, at Platte Valley Medical Center, weighing 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and measuring 20 inches.
        Grandparents are Minnie and Mario Morales, of Lochbuie, Juan Salazar, of Brighton, and Nancy and Anthony Sandoval, of Fort Lupton. Great-grandparents are Maria Cordova and Alex Covarrubias, of Lochbuie, and Stella Gomez, of Fort Lupton.

  •     Julia Romero and Billy DeLeon, of Fort Lupton, announce the birth of their daughter, Jazilyn Andrea DeLeon. 
        Jazilyn was born Dec. 16, at Platte Valley Medical Center, in Brighton, weighing 8 pounds, 2.5 ounces, and measuring 20.5 inches. 
        Grandparents are Renee Arguello, of Dacono, Tom Romero, of Brighton, and Dora and Frank DeLeon, of Fort Lupton. 
    Great-grandparents are Mini Brooks, of Longmont and Vickie Romero, of Lafayette.  

  •     Dezira Sotelo and Derik Aragon, of Brighton, announce the birth of their son, Aidan Achilles Aragon. 
        Aidan was born Dec. 15, at Platte Valley Medical Center, in Brighton, weighing 5 pounds, 13 ounces. 
        Grandparents are Holly Johnson, of Thornton, David Sotelo, of Westminster, Rayna Sanchez, of Brighton, and John Aragon. 
        Great-grandparents are Debbie and David Schuck, of Brighton, and Edna Hernandez. 
    Aidan joins sibling Anthony Aragon, 2.  

  •     Patricia Robles and Armando Hernandez, of Brighton, announce the birth of their son Guillermo Octavio Hernandez-Robles. 
        Guillermo was born Dec. 20, at Platte Valley Medical Center, in Brighton, weighing 8 pounds, 11 ounces, and measuring 21.5 inches. 
        Guillermo joins siblings Gael, 3, and Gypsy, 9. 

  •     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.

  •     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.

  • By the Colorado Egg Producers

        The holiday season has arrived, bringing with it unique family traditions, festive celebrations and an assortment of delicious seasonal treats. Holiday baking is a beloved tradition for many families and few holiday dessert recipes are complete without the incredible, edible egg. The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association would like to share some helpful tips for baking at high altitude, a problem many Coloradans face during the holiday season.