https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Night-time hike time https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/night-time-hike-time <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/husman.jpg" alt="One thing that grabs a lot of attention in Colorado during the summer is hiking. That’s exactly what Commerce City Councilman at-large Benjamin Huseman was doing in Rocky Mountain National Park when he snapped this July 3 picture. Husman was hiking at Mills Lake inside the park. " title="One thing that grabs a lot of attention in Colorado during the summer is hiking. That’s exactly what Commerce City Councilman at-large Benjamin Huseman was doing in Rocky Mountain National Park when he snapped this July 3 picture. Husman was hiking at Mills Lake inside the park. " align="left" hspace="6" width="68" height="85" /> The business of college athletics is in the eye of the beholder https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/business-college-athletics-eye-beholder <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_barrera_041718_1.jpg" alt="Carlos Barrera" title="Carlos Barrera" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> The start of college ushers in responsibilities that many young people wouldn&rsquo;t have at their parents&rsquo; house. Examples are getting up on time, arriving to class on time and doing one&rsquo;s laundry (and being careful not to mix reds with whites).</p> <p> A lack of parental supervision comes with a trade-off in roles. For high-school athletes who&rsquo;ve opted to play sports in college, a coach, a teacher or academic adviser takes the role of a parent.</p> Summer camp instruction https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/summer-camp-instruction <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_9732.jpg" alt="Brighton High School girls basketball coach Jim French reviews a drill with Peyton Bolyard during a fundraising camp for cancer research at BHS Jun 19. French hosts the camp each spring in honor of his late mother. Campers showed up for three days of instruction and contests. " title="Brighton High School girls basketball coach Jim French reviews a drill with Peyton Bolyard during a fundraising camp for cancer research at BHS Jun 19. French hosts the camp each spring in honor of his late mother. Campers showed up for three days of instruction and contests. " align="left" hspace="6" width="85" height="85" /> Dangerous intersection to undergo some renovations https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/dangerous-intersection-undergo-some-renovations <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/_dsc0011.jpg" alt="A memorial sits at East 144th Avenue and state Highway 2 after a crash killed a Wiggins High School administrator June 21." title="A memorial sits at East 144th Avenue and state Highway 2 after a crash killed a Wiggins High School administrator June 21." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> By Tucker Reichow</p> <p> MetroWest Correspondant</p> <p> Brighton is stepping up to address the accident-prone intersection of Sable Boulevard and 144th Ave.</p> <p> At a July 2 City Council meeting, Brighton City Manager Philip Rodriguez said that every hour, less than 100 cars pass through on 144th Avenue. On the contrary, about 1,000 cars travel up and down Sable Boulevard. As a result, about one car accident per month occurs at the intersection.</p> <p> Brighton can only do so much to address the problem, however, because Sable is also a state road.</p> Freedom means different things to former prep athletes https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/freedom-means-different-things-former-prep-athletes <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc_sp_barrera_041718_0.jpg" alt="Carlos Barrera" title="Carlos Barrera" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> First of three parts</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp; &nbsp; Independence.</p> <p> &nbsp; &nbsp; It&rsquo;s what a lot of high-school seniors look for when it&rsquo;s time to find a college.&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp; &nbsp; But when you&rsquo;re a high-school senior who picks a college for studies and sports, the independence shrinks some. It&rsquo;s dependent on a team&rsquo;s schedule for meals, weight training, practice routines, game days and travel.</p> Leaving the cars behind https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/leaving-cars-behind <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/_dsc0166.jpg" alt="Commerce City hosted a bike to work station at 4900 Sandcreek Drive South June 26. The event celebrates commuters who decide bike to work and take on the scenery route and exercise. At left, Josh Basinger stops at the station to get some snacks. He lives in Aurora and works at Denver Impound Facility. He rode 13 miles, so needless to say, he’s a yearly participant in Bike to Work Day. Among the other biking groups was a group that called itself The DIA group. Its members are employees at the airport. " title="Commerce City hosted a bike to work station at 4900 Sandcreek Drive South June 26. The event celebrates commuters who decide bike to work and take on the scenery route and exercise. At left, Josh Basinger stops at the station to get some snacks. He lives in Aurora and works at Denver Impound Facility. He rode 13 miles, so needless to say, he’s a yearly participant in Bike to Work Day. Among the other biking groups was a group that called itself The DIA group. Its members are employees at the airport. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /> AdCo sheriff's deputy honored at Brighton post office https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/adco-sheriffs-deputy-honored-brighton-post-office <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbc_news_gumm3_062519_1.jpg" alt="Heath Gumm’s family members, include his father, Jim, right, and his widow, Natasha, take their first view at the plaque that is inside the Detective Health McDonald Gumm Post Office. The unveiling was part of a post office rededication ceremony June 21." title="Heath Gumm’s family members, include his father, Jim, right, and his widow, Natasha, take their first view at the plaque that is inside the Detective Health McDonald Gumm Post Office. The unveiling was part of a post office rededication ceremony June 21." align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /> It’s all about goats https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/content/it%E2%80%99s-all-about-goats-0 <img src="https://www.commercecitysentinel.com/sites/www.commercecitysentinel.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/_dsc0230_0.jpg" alt="The goats descended on Anythink Library in Commerce City June 26. Caramel Apple Farms from Bennett takes the goats to libraries in the area to teach children and adults about goats. Elizabeth Kessler with Caramel Farms sits the little goat on Eilana Chiew’s lap, while her brother, Josiah, gives the goat a pet. The demonstration included ways for goats to cross over hurdles and ways to milk goats. " title="The goats descended on Anythink Library in Commerce City June 26. Caramel Apple Farms from Bennett takes the goats to libraries in the area to teach children and adults about goats. Elizabeth Kessler with Caramel Farms sits the little goat on Eilana Chiew’s lap, while her brother, Josiah, gives the goat a pet. The demonstration included ways for goats to cross over hurdles and ways to milk goats. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" />