Today's News

  • Brighton passes moratorium on wastewater injection sites

    Brighton City Council members decided to put a moratorium on applications for new wastewater injection sites at a recent meeting.

    City officials cited inadequacies in oil and gas regulations passed in 2015 and recent increases in oil and gas activity that have brought fracking and wastewater injection operations closer to Brighton as reasons for a six-month moratorium.

  • Outreach program needs exhibitors Aug. 9

    Commerce City officials want qualified exhibitors to be a part of the Neighborhood Outreach event Aug. 9 at Pioneer Park, 5950 Holly St. 

    Event attendees enjoy free food and entertainment while learning more about the city and local organizations and businesses.

  • Helwick may remember all-star football game besides score

    ALAMOSA – It would be hard for anyone to remember the wild – and weird finish – to the 2018 version of the Colorado High School Coaches Association all-star football game June 8 in Alamosa.

  • French gets a different view of all-state games

    ALAMOSA – Brighton girls basketball coach Jim French made his effort in the Colorado High School Coaches Association all-state games seem like another regular-season game.

    Between research, keen drafting and a draft board, French came up with a team that dominated its semifinal game June 8 at Alamosa High School by 34 points. His squad also won the title game the next afternoon.

  • Kids fishing clinic July 14
  • LETTER: Discipline and structure in the summer months

    Dear Ask A Therapist,

    It’s a whole different ball game when my children get out of school for summer. We have lots of fun, but stress seems to bubble up. Please give me some parenting tips.


    Dear parent,


    Yes, school’s out for the summer! Mostly stress-free weeks, right? 

  • Softball: Trujillo bows out with two RBIs, strikes out three

    ALAMOSA – Prairie View’s Brooklyn Trujillo took a slight detour June 6 and found herself at the Colorado High School Coaches Association all-state softball game at Adams State University.

    Shortly after she pitched three innings and struck out three – not to mention picking up a two-RBI single in the first inning – Trujillo was on her way to Steamboat Springs for a competitive tournament that started June 7.

  • Cox clicks with her temporary volleyball team at all-state games

    ALAMOSA – Alexis Cox of Eagle Ridge Academy was a happy young lady June 9 at the Colorado High School Coaches Association all-state girls volleyball tournament at Adams State University.

    Her ace in the second set pushed her team into a third set, and her team won the match, too.

    But that was only a small part of why she was so pleased.

  • Local 7-year-old races his way to mini success

    Ricky Holbrook’s favorite races are the ones that he wins. At the rate he’s progressing, he may soon have a hard time picking favorites. 

    Holbrook, 7, is a quarter midget car racer from Fort Lupton. He recently entered his third season of competition and expects to enter the second grade at Twombly Elementary School this fall. 

  • LETTER: Candidate wants to move Colorado forward

    dear editor, 

    You look around the country these days and it’s easy to wonder how we got here - to a place where we stand toe to toe instead of shoulder to shoulder. I think the most important question Coloradans should be asking themselves is how we get out of here. How do we get back to a place where people are willing to work together to get big things done? I believe we can get there. We just have to have the courage to see common ground where others see conflict.