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Staying positive, Atchison defends mayor's seat

With partial results reported in Adams and Jefferson Counties, incumbent Mayor Herb Atchison holds nearly 400 vote lead over challenger, City Councilor Bruce Baker. Atchison leads with 40.3 …
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Results of Adams County school districts

Following are results in Adams County school board races as of 9:30 p.m. Nov. 7, according to early countywide returns.Westminster Public Schools (11,434 ballots cast) The two open seats on the …
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Jeffco Board of Education incumbents prove victorious

Incumbents Brad Rupert and Susan Harmon won the two contested races on the Jefferson County Board of Education. Incumbent Ron Mitchell is running unopposed for …
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    • Accused Walmart killer faces charges

      Scott Ostrem, the man Thornton Police say shot up Thornton’s Town Center Walmart Nov. 1, faces two counts of murder each for the three people killed as well as 30 counts of attempted murder for people in the store at the time of the …

    • Adams 12 schools starts master plan process

      With graduation rates improving, better literacy test scores and a 2016 bond approval, Adams 12 Five Star school officials are beginning work on a new five-year master plan. “We are not going to rewrite everything but we want to build on our …

    • Homeless veterans' numbers may be down, but problem persists

      An estimated 569 homeless veterans live in the Denver metro area, and Freddie Sprankel used to be one of them. After more than three years in the U.S. Army — including an almost year-long duty tour in Iraq — Sprankel got an honorable …

    • Taste of Westminster back at Ice Centre with double vendors, food

      A spotlight on Westminster’s restaurants and small businesses returns to the Ice Centre at Promenade Nov. 9 with the third annual Taste of Westminster. The annual business show case is meant to highlight and promote local business across the …

    • My Name Is... Thomas W. Rapp

      About me I’m a Colorado native for 71 years and graduate of Thornton High School in 1964. Most of the past 60 years I’ve lived in or near Thornton. Deza Estates (99th and Huron) where I lived in 1956, was the first subdivision outside old …