Today's News

  • Golden arches-less in Brighton
  • Deputy arrested

    The Adams County Sheriff’s Office arrested one of its own recently, following a disturbance at a deputy’s home.

    Fellow deputies arrested Vincent Potter, 33, Tuesday, April 30, at his home in unincorporated Adams County south of Thornton. He is on paid administrative leave from his job at the Adams County Jail pending an internal investigation. He is free on bond.

  • Exploring careers in law enforcement

    Jackie Hernandez calls out commands as her fellow Explorers stand at attention in two parallel lines of blue police uniforms. She methodically walks around each of her colleagues looking them up and down, noticing details at their collars to their shoes. 

    “You all are looking really good. There are some shoes that need to be shined… I know you guys know how to do it, get more layers on it,” Hernandez said. 

  • Soccer: Eagles' season comes to an end

    HIGHLANDS RANCH – Shaye Jones scored three times as Mountain Vista dispatched Adams City 10-0 in the first round of the girls state 5A soccer tournament May 8 at Shea Stadium.

    Wes Weaver scored twice in the second half. The Golden Eagles scored eight of their goals in the first 40 minutes of play. The state's 10-goal mercy rule stopped the game early in the second half.

    Kylee Love and Ella Wilson shared time in goal. Wilson had two saves, while Love came up with one. No stats were available for Adams City.

  • EMAC track wraps up May 5
  • Teachers rally for education

    A sea of red surrounded the state Capitol on Friday, April 27, as teachers from across 30 Colorado school districts, including School District 27J, marched to demand more funding for education, including pay raises for teachers. 

    Holding banners and wearing shirts that said “Red for Ed,” thousands of teachers waved as car passed honking with support. 

  • Boxwheel Trailer receives investment

    Boxwheel Trailer Leasing in Commerce City received a capital investment from Crosstimbers Capital Group in Texas to build a bigger fleet of trucks.

    Boxwheel at 4201 E. 52nd Ave. has five employees. The company has plans to grow as a result of the investment, said Mike Di Paolo, a company owner. 

  • Limo company is finalist for ‘Companies to Watch’

    Hermes Worldwide Inc. is a finalist for the 2018 Colorado Companies to Watch awards program.

    The woman- and minority-owned business offers chauffeured, executive car and limo services. 

  • First Transit gets award from Adams County ecodevo office

    First Transit Inc. officials recently received a talent development award at the Adams County Excellence Awards and Luncheon hosted by the Adams County Economic Development office. 

    First Transit was recognized for its corporate culture of developing people, leveraging their expertise and sharing best practices, according to a press release. 

  • Celebrate historic preservation month

    Everyone has a place that is important to them, a place they care about, a place that matters. 

    “This Place Matters” is a national campaign sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which encourages people to celebrate the places that are meaningful to them and their communities.