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  • Fire damages inside of barn

     

    COMMERCE CITY -- A firefighter with the South Adams County Fire Department advances a hose line on a fire Sunday afternoon. The fire department was dispatched to a building fire, with reports of explosions, in the area of Chambers Road and East 112th Avenue in northern Commerce City. While the fire appears to have started on the building's exterior, there was moderate damage caused to the interior. Brighton Fire Rescue District, the Northglenn Ambulance Service and Adams County Sheriff assisted. There were no reported injuries. The fire remained under investigation Sunday.

  • Annual pancake breakfast supports seniors programs

    The Commerce City Recreation Center opens its doors at 7 a.m., May 5, in the hopes of raising money for senior special interet programs and the Goodfriends Scholarship.

     

    It's the 27th annual pancake breakfast, featuring the Colorado Rapids mascot and the all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast (plus sausage, juice and coffee).

    Tickets are $4 at the door. Proceeds benefit the Goodfriends Scholarship that helps ensure all seniors can participate in recreational programs, regardless of financial means.

  • Adams County adopts sustainability managment plan

        HENDERSON – The Adams County Board of Commissioners officially adopted a far-reaching sustainability management plan and a near-term action plan to achieve 2012 sustainability goals.
        The county’s plan looks to a sustainable future for county residents and aims to establish a balance between the financial, social and environmental health of the county.

  • Erickson, Berens, McCormick and Newman win terms to United Power board of directors

        BRIGHTON — All four incumbent directors retained their seats on the United Power board of directors during the power coops 73rd annual meeting April 18 at the Armory.

  • Police confirm search for body at area landfill

        COMMERCE CITY – The Commerce City Police Department confirmed it is looking for a body at a landfill on South Gun Club Road. But it won’t say which case is connected with the search.

  • Brian McBroom named as new city manager

        COMMERCE CITY – New city manager Brian McBroom places an emphasis on a collaborative approach not just to day-to-day administration, but the larger image of building a quality community for the residents.

  • Council postpones vote on oil moratorium

        COMMERCE CITY – Council unanimously postponed a vote April 16 on an ordinance that would have established a six-month moratorium on oil and gas exploration activities within the city.
        The new date for the vote will be July 16 this year, and in continuing the ordinance, council directed staff to complete the proposed land use code amendments within the stated timeframe.

  • Dark Lesson

        HENDERSON – Every 15 minutes, someone in America dies as a result of an alcohol-related automobile accident. Unfortunately, too many of those deaths are the result of the actions of inexperienced, youthful drivers who feel they can safely drive drunk or impaired.
        Every 15 Minutes is a nationally known and recognized organization that helps bring awareness to underage drinking and the deadly consequences of getting behind the wheel while drunk or under the influence of drugs.

  • 7th Congressional District art show/reception

         Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., hosts an exhibition and reception from 1 to 3 p.m., April 28, recognizing high school artists from the 7th Congressional District in the rotunda of the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, 1600 Pierce St., Lakewood.

    Adams City High School students are among the students to be onored.

  • No changes on United Power board of directors

    BRIGHTON -- All four incumbent directors retained their seats on the United Power board of directors during the power coops 73rd annual meeting April 18 at the Armory.

    One seat in each of the cooperative’s four director districts was up for election this year. Election results were announced before the meeting was adjourned.