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Today's News

  • Wishes do indeed come true for a Commerce City boy

    By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

    Logan Castleton, who was born with half of a heart, has a full heart of love and passion to share his music with the world.

    Logan, who has battled hypoplastic left heart syndrome most of his young life, wished for an in-home recording studio. At age 11, he got it from Make-A- Wish Colorado.

    It’s a gift that motivated his confidence to continue to practice music.

  • Two public art pieces bring a sense of community

    Commerce City’s newly renovated Eagle Pointe Ridge Recreation Center celebrated two new public art pieces during its dedication ceremony Jan. 15 at 6060 E. Parkway Drive.

    Lisa Cameron Russell created the piece “Community Circle,” which hangs outside the entrance of the recreation center. The sculpture is 11 feet tall by 11 feet wide and made of stainless-steel birds in flight.  

  • Adams City sends four to state 5A wrestling tournament

    Editor's note: Here are Adams City's first-round pairings for the state 5A wrestling tournament ..

    113: James Davis, ACHS, vs. Kieran Thompson, Grand Junction

    138: Josh Deaguero, ACHS, vs. Max Brobson, Fort Collins

    145: Dominic Helbok, ACHS, vs. David Rivera, Cherokee Trail

    160: Marquez Salazar, ACHS, vs. Roman Cruz, Pomona. Salazar is seeded second in the weight class. 

     

  • One in custody as police investigate homicide

    Commerce City police arrested a 40-year-old man in connection with a Feb. 19 homicide case.

    Neuman Maxwell Barber could face a second-degree murder charge. It's up to the Adams County District Attorney to make the decision.

    Police Cmdr. Greg Sadar said police found a man's body in the 7300 block of Krameria Street around 9:30 p.m. Feb. 19. He hasn't been identified pending notification of next of kin.

  • Hearts alight for fallen officer

    While the winter’s cold bore down outside, the halls of the Adams County Sheriff’s substation in Commerce City were warmed to the core Jan. 24 by the hundreds of friends, families and first responders that gathered to honor and remember fallen deputy Heath Gumm. 

  • Local dental care provider offers free dental exams and x-rays throughout February
  • Shooting death under investigation

     Commerce City police said one man died as the result of a shooting Feb. 16.

    It happened in the 7100 block of Locust Street. Police got the call shortly after 6 a.m. Police identified the victim was 27-year-old Elias Eugene Pickett of Commerce City.

    Cmdr. Greg Sadar said when officers arrived, they found a deceased man. His name has not been released.

    Those with information should call the department's tip line at 303-289-3626.

     

     

  • Residents get assistance with home improvements

    By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

       Commerce City offers to help low- to moderate-income residents with home repairs. The city put into motion its new home repair program, as part of the city’s federally-funded Community Development Block Grant Program. It designated more than $350,000 to help with the costs.

    The five-year consolidated plan started in 2016. As a part its plan, the city received funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the CDBG to revitalize neighborhoods.

  • ACHS' Zamora joins Otero JC for women's soccer

    Even though it was a bit difficult for Adams City's Suseth Zamora to talk thank her friends and family during a letter-signing assembly Feb. 6, the soccer goalie was all smiles about the choice she made for the next two years.

    Zamora, who plays goalie for the Eagles, signed with Otero Junior College.

  • PVHS information night March 5

      Prairie View High School, 12909 E. 120th Ave., will host a parent/guardian information night for incoming freshmen from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, in the school auditorium.

    In addition to the information night, the school is planning to share programs with students at their middle schools through check-it-out videos and question-and-answer sessions with counselors and school leadership students. The information night will be available on Facebook Live.

    Day care will be available through National Honor Society students. Call 303-655-8816.