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Today's Features

  • The city’s parks and recreation department is hosting a parks, recreation and golf job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at the Bison Ridge Recreation Center, 13905 E. 112th Ave.

    The city needs to fill several full- and part-time positions, including those of child-care attendants, dance, fitness and gym instructors.

  • Free family admission (from 5:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and family activities (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) are part of the docket for Monday, Dec. 31, at the renovated Eagle Pointe Recreation Center, 6060 E. Parkway Drive. Kids will enjoy a special daytime countdown celebration to the New Year beginning at approximately 11:45 a.m.

  •  Adams County will offer free recycling for live Christmas trees after the holiday season. 

    Residents may drop off their Christmas trees from Wednesday, Dec. 26, through Sunday, Jan. 13, at Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton, from sunrise to sunset. Signs will direct residents to the self drop-off site.

     Be sure to remove ornaments, tinsel, garlands, flock, nails. There is a limit of two trees per family. Tree limbs, yard waste, or trees from commercial operations will not be accepted. 

  • By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

    As the new year approaches, city council reviewed the year’s accomplishments with the citizens of Commerce City.

    One of the city’s goals was to complete five capital-improvement projects in five years. Council adopted that goal in 2013. One of those projects, the renovation of Eagle Pointe Recreation Center, is set to be completed by Dec. 31. It’s a 67,000 square-foot recreation center that offers creative programs, health and fitness classes and other types of activities.

  • A select group of students from Westridge, Reunion, Turnberry, Thimmig and Henderson elementary schools gathered in the gym at Prairie View High School Dec. 13 for a special Breakfast With Santa event put on by the school’s student council. Painting, ornament decorating, games of tic-tac-toe, making letters and drawings for Santa and a Q & A with old Kris Kringle himself were all part of the kids’ fun.

  • Second Creek Elementary students in Commerce City put together bags for homeless people. The students stuffed over 100 bags with a variety of toiletries. Two non-profit organizations, Let Your Life Shine and YHC Health Clinic, will deliver the bags to locations where homeless people are taking shelter.

     

      

  • By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

    As the new year approaches, city council reviewed the year’s accomplishments with the citizens of Commerce City.

    One of the city’s goals was to complete five capital-improvement projects in five years. Council adopted that goal in 2013. One of those projects, the renovation of Eagle Pointe Recreation Center, is set to be completed by Dec. 31. It’s a 67,000 square-foot recreation center that offers creative programs, health and fitness classes and other types of activities.

  • The newly-remodeled Bison Ridge Recreation Center invited families and kids from around Commerce City to have cereal with Santa Dec. 15. The children took photos with Santa and made holiday wishes. The event featured a varied selection of cereals, games and holiday gift-making activities.

  • By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

    As the new year approaches, city council reviewed the year’s accomplishments with the citizens of Commerce City.

    One of the city’s was to complete five capital-improvement projects in five years. Council adopted that goal in 2013. One of goals, upon completion by Dec. 31, is the renovation of Eagle Pointe Recreation Center 6060 E. Parkway Drive. It’s a 67,000 square-foot recreation center that offers creative programs, health and fitness classes and other types of activities.

  • The Commerce City snow crews and the Snow Trooper, an online snow plow tracking map, are on guard for this year’s winter weather.

    They started the snow plow inspection removal, training the snow plow crews and updating the snow plows before the first snow hits the ground.  The Snow Trooper, developed last year in Commerce City,  is one of the first municipalities that introduced this mobile-friendly online system.