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Brighton plans groundbeaking for water treatment plant

The ground-breaking ceremony for Brighton's new water treatment plant is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, at the site of the new plant, 4350 E. Bromley Lane.   A city statement said the …
Renderings of Prost Brewery’s new headquarters to be built in Northglenn.

Prost Brewery to ferment its headquarters in Northglenn

Prost in English means cheers. Prost for Northglenn means  200 jobs coming to the city.  Prost Craft Brewery is setting up shop in Northglenn. They will construct a 53,000 square foot …
Abortion rights supporters of all ages attend a June 27 rally at the State Capitol.

Hundreds rally for reproductive rights in Denver

Horns honked and drivers waved in solidarity as hundreds gathered at the State Capitol in Denver on June 27.
Colorado Senator Barbara Kirkmeyer, District 23

Kirkmeyer leads CD8 Republican nomination

Colorado Senator Barbara Kirkmeyer won the CD8 Republican primary nomination, beating three other candidates including Thornton’s Mayor Jan Kulmann. Early tallies from State of Colorado …

Weld County law enforcement, including the Fort Lupton Police Department, is looking for these people wanted in connection with four armed burglaries of car dealerships.

Police seeking four armed Weld burglars

Law enforcement agencies in Weld County, including the Fort Lupton Police Department and the Weld County Sheriff's Office, are asking for help in identifying four people who have committed several …
Education

Proposed initiative could mean more money for local schools

A state ballot initiative that would shave off some of the annual Taxpayers Bill of Rights refund and redirect that money to local schools could help fill some gaps, local education leaders …

Prairie View MS has new principal

Grace Bird is the new principal at Prairie View Middle School. It won't be a lot of extra miles for her to get to her new job. She's been the assistant principal at the middle dchool since 2019. A …

Parents ask RE-8 board to keep FLHS football program

The Weld Re-8 school board heard pleas to keep the Fort Lupton High School football program May 26. They …
The Kiowa School District will keep its Indians mascot and imagery after a May 19 vote by the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs board. The district went through several procedures in recent months to get an exemption from a state law that generally bans Native American mascots.

Kiowa Schools will keep Indians mascot

The Kiowa School District won its year-long battle to keep its Indians mascot on May 19, when the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs voted to allow the district to keep the Indians name and imagery.

Eagle Ridge Academy graduate Nathaniel Hershey has one hand on the diploma and one hand on his "tassel" at the school's commencement program at Bank of Colorado Arena in Greeley on May 18.

PHOTOS: Eagle Ridge grads head to the real world

Eagle Ridge Academy hosted commencement exercises May 18 at Bank of Colorado Arena on the campus of the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.
Business
The sales team cutting the ribbon at the new Sephora store, left Sasha Mauser, Alex Maestas, Sierra Bennett Team Leader, Allison Swarr, and Fonda McFarlin.

Sephora opens at Prairie Center Parkway

Ladies and men, a new Sephora store opened in the Kohls store on April 29th. “I’m blown away and it looks amazing.  It's drawing in lots of extra customers, we look forward on …
The frozen yogurt topping bar greets guests entering Hearthfire Books and Treats in Evergreen.

Creating community: Bookstores adapt by focusing on new ways to reach readers

Book clubs are no longer confined to living rooms, and bookstores offer much more than just books with a whole new realm opening up for gatherings centered around reading.

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