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Today's News

  • Commerce City's 55th annual Memorial Day Parade

    The red, white and blue flags were waving as Commerce City honors the men and women who have died protecting the nation in the largest Memorial Day Parade celebrating its 55th year, Monday May 27, 6015 Forest Dr.

  • Hello, mudder

    When the school days start dwindling to a precious few at Otho E. Stuart Middle School, it’s time for the Raptor Mudder Fest. The event is a fundraiser for technology tools. It’s always football season in Denver, and these youngsters get in some early practice on the school’s field; student Jaylin Morris tries his hand at a game of cornhole; and seventh-graders start a triathlon race that also included boot-camp fitness. Others played basketball. Some tried soccer, and others chose a dunk tank.

  • Real world awaits

    Eagle Ridge Academy’s class of 2019 left Metropolitan State University in Denver with diplomas in hand after the school’s commencement program May 22. The students follow one last order from Principal Mary Stringer. She said, “Eagle Ridge Academy class of 2019. Stand up and toss your caps.” The class valedictorian was Cady Shock. The salutatorian was McKenna Uhing. The keynote speaker was Kosha Tucker, staff attorney of the ACLU chapter of Georgia.

  • PVHS adds four to wall of fame
  • Teen dies after falling from moving vehicle

    Commerce City police continued to investigate the June 15 death of a teenager.
     A press statement said the 16-year-old died after he fell from a moving vehicle. His name hasn’t been released.
     It happened near East 118th Avenue and Moline Street shortly after 10:30 p.m. Police think he was riding on the outside of a vehicle. His unidentified friend was driving. Police don’t think drugs or alcohol are involved.

    The statement said the district attorney’s office will review the case.

  • Crash hurts six, two seriously

    A three-car crash at the start of afternoon rush hour June 12 injured six people, two seriously, according to a tweet from the Brighton Fire Rescue District.

    The crash was on Tower Road over E-470, about midway between 120th and 112th avenues. There was no immediate word on the patients' conditions.

    Authorities closed Tower Road for much of the rush hour to continue their investigation and to clean up the scene.

  • South Adams, Adams County Fire Rescue talk of merging

     The South Adams County Fire Department and Adams County Fire Rescue could be one department by next spring.

    A press statement says the two agencies are working toward a merger. Both boards passed an intergovernmental agreement in early April to start the process. The statement says some departments will begin the incorporation of day-to-day operations through the rest of the year. That includes mixing administrative and department operations.

  • PVHS’ Watts moves west for college

    There was something about California that’s always been appealing to Prairie View goalkeeper Savannah Watts.

    So it’s perfectly natural that she would choose Fresno Pacific College for her next athletic and academic stop. She was part of a May 15 letter-of-intent ceremony at PVHS.

    “I love the atmosphere. I love California. The soccer coach (Robert Poden) is great,” she said. “I saw a great opportunity there, and I want to pursue it.”

    She met part of the team and her coach during her official visit.

  • In memory of a teacher

    White balloons sailed into the skies for former Prairie View High School teacher Lynn Fallows, who passed away from her battle with cancer Aug. 16 at age 65. Students honored Fallows May 17 with a dedication ceremony and a bench that will be a permanent fixture in front of the school.

  • Crash seriously injures one

    A rollover crash seriously injured one person early May 23.

    It happened in the 8400 block of East 96th Avenue shortly before 3 a.m. A press statement from Commerce City police said an eastbound GMC Canyon truck collided with a westbound Saturn sedan. The sedan rolled onto its top. The driver was at a local hospital with what the statement described as "serious injuries."