https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Board of County Commissioners votes for stricter drilling regulations https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/board-county-commissioners-votes-stricter-drilling-regulations <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/_dsc0056_1.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Adams County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted for stricter oil and gas drilling regulations in unincorporated Adams County Sept. 3.</p> <p> The decision came after a six-month moratorium that halted developers from applying for new drilling permits. The new regulations include a minimum setback distance of 1,000 feet, stricter zoning for drilling sites and air quality control standards.</p> <p> &ldquo;In Adams County, we take pride in being able to find common sense solutions,&rdquo; said Commissioner Steve O&rsquo;Dorisio.</p> SRO tabbed for top state honor https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/sro-tabbed-top-state-honor <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_news_martinez_091019.jpg" alt="Lloyd Martinez" title="Lloyd Martinez" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> MetroWest reports</p> <p> The Colorado Association of School Resource Officers named Adams City High School campus safety director Lloyd Martinez as public safety official of the year.</p> <p> Martinez, who graduated from ACHS in 1982, has been a safety officer in the Adams 14 School District for 22 years. He received the award from a first responder to the 1999 Columbine High School shooting. A Facebook post said Martinez was honored but he wouldn&rsquo;t be distracted from his main duty.</p> Pot over tea kettle time https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/pot-over-tea-kettle-time <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_0412.jpg" alt="Erie’s Evan Hutson low-bridges Prairie View’s Ronin Talcott during the first half of the teams’ non-conference match. Talcott was not injured on the play. Erie won the match 4-2. " title="Erie’s Evan Hutson low-bridges Prairie View’s Ronin Talcott during the first half of the teams’ non-conference match. Talcott was not injured on the play. Erie won the match 4-2. " align="left" hspace="6" width="82" height="85" /> SLIDES: Adams City opens home football season https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/slides-adams-city-opens-home-football-season <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ad_ftball_photo1.jpg" alt="Adams City’s Isiah Richardson rumbles up the middle against Mountain Range High School Sept. 6 at Adams City High School. The Eagles opened their home season with a 27-6 loss. " title="Adams City’s Isiah Richardson rumbles up the middle against Mountain Range High School Sept. 6 at Adams City High School. The Eagles opened their home season with a 27-6 loss. " align="left" hspace="6" width="70" height="85" /> Pavement maintenance program begins in the city https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/pavement-maintenance-program-begins-city <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/road_work_0.png" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="85" height="85" /><p> MetroWest reports</p> <p> Commerce City started its annual pavement maintenance program. A statement said it includes a series of maintenance activities slated for completion in the fall. City staffers said the goal of the pavement maintenance program is to improve driving conditions and extend pavement life citywide</p> Quiet time before tee time https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/quiet-time-tee-time <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/adams_golf_pix1.jpg" alt="From left, Adams City golfers, Joel Olivas, Jace Long, Max Gutierrez and Micah Ortiz relax before teeing off at an Aug. 27 tournament and Buffalo Run Golf Course in Commerce City. Olivas turned in his team’s best score at the Eagles’-hosted tournament. He finished 41-over par." title="From left, Adams City golfers, Joel Olivas, Jace Long, Max Gutierrez and Micah Ortiz relax before teeing off at an Aug. 27 tournament and Buffalo Run Golf Course in Commerce City. Olivas turned in his team’s best score at the Eagles’-hosted tournament. He finished 41-over par." align="left" hspace="6" width="111" height="85" /> Police investigating series of thefts from locked cars https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/police-investigating-series-thefts-locked-cars <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_news_break-ins.jpg" alt="Commerce City police think this person may be part of a group involved in a series of car break-ins and thefts. Call 303-289-3626 or 303-288-1535. " title="Commerce City police think this person may be part of a group involved in a series of car break-ins and thefts. Call 303-289-3626 or 303-288-1535. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 6px; font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(29, 33, 41); font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> Commerce City police continued to investigate a string of thefts from inside locked vehicles.</p> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 6px; font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(29, 33, 41); font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> It happend late Aug. 29 in the northern area of town, according to police.</p> Police arrest two after short chase https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/police-arrest-two-after-short-chase <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/roll_bar_lights_2.jpeg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="115" height="85" /><p> Commerce City police arrested two men after a brief chase Sept. 4.</p> <p> It happened around 4:45 p.m. A press statement said officers tried to stop a suspected stolen car. The driver didn&#39;t stop, so officers used what they called &quot;a tire deflation device&quot; to disable the vehicloe.</p> <p> Two men inside the car started running through the neighbhorhood near East 80th Avenue and Monaco Street. Officers arrested one of the suspects near East 76th Avenue and Kearney Street. Police captured the other suspect in the area.</p>