Today's News

  • Yariel Zaiden Hernandez Gonzales

    Estefani Gonzales and Jorge Hernandez of Brighton welcomed their son Yariel  Xaiden Hernandez Gonzales into the world April 9. He was born at Platte Valley Medical Center. 

  • Adeline Elyse Wilson

    Victoria Wilson and Travis Wilson of Brighton welcome the arrival of their daughter Adeline Elyse Wilson. She was born at Platte Medical Center on April 5. She weighed 6 pounds and 13 ounces and measured 21 inches long. Her grandparents are Richard and Virginia Blea of Brighton and Bill and Patty Wilson of Colorado Springs. Her great-grandfather is Leroy Piper of Austin, Texas.

  • Natalia Renee McDaniel

    Courtney Lund and Chaise McDaniel of Brighton announce the arrival of their daughter Natalia Renee McDaniel, born at Platte Valley Medical Center on April 6. She weighed 6 pounds and 9.1 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long.

  • Brighton master plan includes new open space, capital projects with adoption of strategic plan

    Brighton City Council set its priorities for 2018-2019 when earlier this month it unanimously approved a resolution adopting the city’s strategic plan.

    “This strategic plan is critical because it sets the direction of what we deem as most important to the city and where we spend taxpayer dollars,” said Mayor Ken Kreutzer in a city of Brighton news release. 

  • New rec center opens for business
  • Prairie Center courts new restaurants, shops

    New restaurants and retailers could soon come to the Prairie Center shopping center, after Brighton City Council members recently approved seven new commercial building sites there.

    Neighbors include Hobby Lobby, which is still under construction across Eagle Boulevard to the north, and Red Robin and Chick-fil-A to the west across Prairie Center Parkway. The sites are on more than 17 acres of land.

  • No Prohibition, no problem

    Moonshine Bar, 119 N. Main St., is expected to officially open its doors at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2. 

    Until then owners Michelle Williams and Joe Archuletta, want to the keep a little mystery surrounding the bar, covering the window with papers, literally keeping their work under wraps. 

  • Marijuana sales-tax revenue’s big payoff

    Adams County high school students received scholarships totaling more than $1 million recently from a voter-approved 3 percent sales tax on retail marijuana and some other sales tax revenues. 

    Adams County commissioners introduced the Adams County Scholarship Fund in 2016 along with the Colorado Department of Higher Education’s Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative.

  • Memorial Day parade in the books w/VIDEO

    Some 80 military units, bands, floats, antique cars and equestrian units made up the 2018 version of Commerce City's Memorial Day parade May 28. 

    The line of march lasted 1.5 miles and finished near the Eagle Pointe Recreation Center. 

    The day also included a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park to honor the men and women who died while serving our country. That program alsio recognized four local veterans – Richard and Barbara Bruettig, Eric Gudmundson and Cyrus Timothy Warner – who were this year's parade grand marshals.

  • Anythink Library to host mySummer kickoff May 26

    Join Anythink Brighton 327 E. Bridge St., as we celebrate the start of mySummer! Sign up for programs, talk with staff and learn more about the exciting opportunities that await you this summer. All ages welcome.

    Become a mySummer member Saturday, May 26, and celebrate the season with interactive opportunities for all ages. It’s hosted in partnership with Colorado Parks & Wildlife.