Local News

  • Former B-Right-On store owner faces jail time

    The owner of B-Right-On Sewing & Vacuum, who announced earlier this month the store’s closing after 15 years in Brighton, was arrested in May on felony drug charges.

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  • Crash hurts pair

    Commerce City police continued to investigate a March 26 crash that injured two people. Authorities didn't release their names.

    The crash happened around 3:15 p.m. March 26 at East 120th Avenue and East 120th Court. Police said a westbound passenger vehicle collided with a southbound semi-tractor trailer. South Adams County Fire Department members had to extricate the people in the car. They were at a local hospital, and authorities expect them to survive.

    Police don't suspect alcohol or drugs as contributing factors.

  • Police investigate shooting death

    An unidentified man died March 27 after police found him in the parking lot of a store.

    It happened shortly after 8 p.m. A press statement said an officer found a suspicious car in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart at 5990 Dahlia St. The officer found the driver – who was alone in the vehicle – had been shot. An ambulance took the man to an area hospital, where he died.

    Police suspect the man shot himself, but the incident remained under investigation.

  • Two sent to hospital after crash

    Two people went to a local hospital with serious injuries after a passenger car apparently collided with a semi-trailer truck around 3:15 p.m., Monday, March 26, near East 120th Avenue and East 120th Court, according to the Commerce City police department.

  • Lockout for two, 27J schools

    Two Brighton school district schools – Stuart Middle School and Second Creek Elementary School in northern Commerce City – were on lockout March 22 for about five minutes.

  • Temple Grandin at fairgrounds April 7

    You can hear from animal scientist Temple Grandin in an event sponsored by Good Luck 4-H Club at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7.

    The Colorado State University professor will speak at the Good Luck building, Adams County Regional Park and Fairgrounds, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton. 

    The event is free, but reservations are required at: 303-659-5559.

  • Electronics recycling April 7

    Adams County and Thornton officials are partnering to offer an electronic waste recycling event from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at the Thornton IMC, 12450 Washington St.

    The event is open to county and Thornton residents. Small fees apply. Visit http://bit.ly/E-wasteApril2018.

  • Weather spotter class April 21

     The National Weather Service and Rampart Search and Rescue will offer a free weather spotter class from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Adams County Sheriff’s Office 4201 E. 72nd Ave., Commerce City on the second floor in the community room.

  • Four-day school week comes to 27J

    School District 27J is going to a four-day school week starting next year.

    With it comes new start times for district schools. Morning kindergarten and preschools start at 7:50 a.m. and end at 10:50 a.m. Afternoon kindergarten and preschools start at 12:30 p.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.

    Elementary and full-day kindergarten students are in class from 7:50 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Middle- and high-school students start at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:32 p.m.