Today's Features

  •  “Needle and Thread, Love and Warmth” is the new fiber art show May 24 to 26 at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong St.

    Visitors to the art show can vote for their favorite piece in quilts, needlework, crochet and knitting. 

    First and second place in each category will receive a cash prize.

  • Commerce City officials want to find artwork from teachers in the Adams 14 school district to display at the new Bison Ridge Recreation Center, East 112th Avenue and Colorado Highway 2.

    The deadline to submit entries is April 30. Teachers must work or live in Commerce City and have existing or proposed artwork. The exhibition period is from June to September.

  •  Adams County, Paint Care and the city of Thornton are teaming up for a paint recycling event for businesses and households. It runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at 12450 Washington St., Thornton.

  • The Adams County Sheriff’s Department is among many law enforcement agencies taking park in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Take Back event. It runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, 332 N. 19th Ave.

  • Brighton and Commerce City police departments are looking for volunteer victim advocates.

    Interested citizens get a first-hand look into the process during an open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the Brighton Police Department, 3401 E. Bromley Lane. 

  • The chance to drop off green yard waste goes from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the former site of the city’s greyhound park, East 62nd Avenue and Parkway Drive.

  • A household chemical roundup runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Water World, 8801 Pecos St., Federal Heights. 

  •   The former Toedtli Auto Parts building at 6525 E. 72ndPlace is about to get transformed into a trendy studio and exhibition space.

    Denver art photographer Mark Sink bought the 2,500-square-foot building in the Derby neighborhood of Commerce City for about $200,000. He plans to open the revamped artists studio space next summer.

  • Amid rolling farmlands and bulky bales of hay in eastern Commerce City lies a sight most unexpected – a cream-and-gold-accented temple towering over the landscape.

    Sikh gurdwara – or temple – Singh Sabha, is home to Colorado’s and the Rocky Mountain region’s biggest Sikh congregation, with more than 1,500 members.

  • While certain holidays like July 4 are a time to celebrate the country, Memorial Day sings a slightly different tone. The day is a time to honor and reflect on veterans who have made the ultimate sacrifice serving their country.

    On Monday, May 29, the biggest Memorial Day parade in the state was held in Commerce City, in front of thousands of spectators and many vets. It was a tribute to those who have given so much for this country, yet asked for so little in return.