Local News

  • Two hurt in collision
  • Eyes on the skies

    DENVER -- The National Weather Service posted a severe thunderstorm watch for all of Adams and Weld counties until 5 p.m. Sunday.

  • Keep eyes on the skies

    DENVER – The National Weather Service posted a severe thunderstorm watch for Adams and Weld counties until 9 Thursday night.

  • Rain begins, reign ends for Prairie View’s first class

    HENDERSON – Prairie View High School’s graduation Friday night was destined to be special if for no other reason than the fact it was the school’s first graduating class and would culminate a lengthy series of firsts for the 3-year-old high school.

    But by the time the commencement ceremony wrapped up with a fireworks show shortly after 9:30 p.m., the unorthodox and rain-soaked ritual went far beyond the traditional pomp and circumstance associated with graduations and left an indelible mark not to be soon forgotten by both participants and observers.

  • Follow the yellow brick road to ‘Wizard of Oz’ celebration

    COMMERCE CITY – Click your heels together three times and say: “I’m off to see the wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz.”

         Your wish has been granted.

         Movie lovers everywhere can follow the yellow brick road to the Commerce City Recreation Center for a celebration of the movie classic, “The Wizard of Oz.” The event, in honor of the film’s 70th anniversary, is 1 to 4 p.m., June 4.

  • Get the fun of a vacation without the expense in Commerce City

        COMMERCE CITY – If the vacation budget has taken a downturn along with the economy, it might be time to consider a stay-at-home vacation this year.

        Commerce City can help with lots of great ideas for a staycation –the fun and excitement of a vacation without the expense.

         The Commerce City Parks and Recreation Department has a staycation expert to help plan free and low-cost activities. From hiking to fishing, golf, crafts, swimming and more, there is something for everyone in the family.

  • Landfill hosts free day for Commerce City residents

    COMMERCE CITY – Commerce City residents can dispose of trash for free at the Tower Road landfill from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 30, courtesy of landfill operator Allied Waste.

        To take advantage of the free service, visitors must prove their city residency with a valid Colorado driver’s license or a tax statement. Residents are asked to wear a reflective safety vest while unloading their trash. Vests are available at the landfill for $1.

  • Mixed-use development to be built in tandem with Adco government center

    The May14 groundbreaking for the 91-acre Adams County Government Center also

    launched Adams Crossing, a new mixed-use development at the convergence of Interstate 76, E-470, Sable Boulevard and 120th Avenue.’

        Adams Crossing is slated as a major employment center in the fast-growing northeast metropolitan corridor.

  • AdCo breaks ground on new government center

    BRIGHTON — Taking advantage of a flawless spring day, Adams County Commissioners and officials from municipalities across the county joined the voting public to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Adams County Government Center May 14.

  • Accident under investigation


    COMMERCE CITY – Police continue their investigation of a serious injury accident at I-76 and 74th Avenue earlier this afternoon. Initial reports were that one person was thrown from a car and wound up on the highway. A second report said the car involved wound up 100 feet down an embankment.

    Eastbound I-76 was closed for about two hours for the investigation.

    More details to follow.