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Paddle excursion promotes water fun

With air and water temperatures both comfortably in the mid-70s, a recent mid-June day offered the perfect conditions for some area residents to explore Standley Lake — and its feathered friends — by kayak. Park Naturalist Sully Tun Ake led …
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Curtain call

A stage curtain at the historic Westminster Grange that for generations advertised area businesses will preserve the memories of those establishments, even after most have been long gone. The curtain that hangs above the stage of the more than …
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Doing the ‘Backyard’ boogie

About 400 concert-goers gathered June 10 at the one-acre park adjacent to Anythink Wright Farms library for the opening of the Backyard Concert Series, featuring opening band The River Arkansas. Funds raised through donations, a silent auction, …
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Retired judge takes the hot seat

Former Adams County Judge Chris Melonakis took the hot seat at a special event aimed to raise funds and awareness for children and court-appointed advocates of youth. Court Appointed Special Advocates of Adams and Broomfield counties and the …
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Two experienced jurors, Sterling Edwards and Gale Webb, selected a few over 300 paintings that fill three well-lighted galleries on two floors of the Arvada Center. “The Summer of Watercolor” runs through Aug. 28 and is open to the public …
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    • Coffee with Helene Jewett

      Join me as I sit down each week for a cup of Joe with somebody who helps shape Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster. This week, I talked to Helene Jewett, a local consultant working to grow some regional small businesses while assisting one very significant client — Adams 12 Five Star Schools — in its quest for a potential bond measure in the November general election.

    • Man dead, policeman injured in incident

      An unidentified man is dead and a Westminster police officer injured after an attempted warrant arrest turned hostile on Sheridan Boulevard. Westminster police said they were attempting to conduct a warrant arrest at about 4:35 p.m. June 16 along …

    • Regional health center expanding its ‘reach’

      Community Reach Center recently opened its doors to the new CRC Community Campus at 1870 W. 122 Ave. in Westminster. The building, previously known as DeVry University, is now home to Community Reach Center’s business functions. “Clinical …

    • North Metro: Is it stressed or blessed?

      North Metro is a stressful place to live, according to an online study by internet career consultants Zippia.com. The Zippia.com analysis, authored by Chris Kolmar, lists three north metro cities in Adams County — Northglenn, Federal Heights …

    • Thornton woman’s killer

      A 31-year-old Thornton-area man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the beating death of a disabled woman found dead in an Adams County motel last June. At the conclusion of the eight-day trial, Emiliano Damacio Urioste was …

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    • Local florist earns invitation to industry group

      Westminster Flowers owner Thaddeus Servantez will be inducted into the American Institute of Floral Designers during a July ceremony in California. Servantez will receive his official designation as a certified floral designer at the institute's …

    • City of Westminster set to feed the flocks

      The City of Westminster’s Parks, Recreation and Libraries division, in partnership with Westminster Public Schools, is offering its popular free Summer Food Program at three city facilities through August. The program, now offered to youth up …

    • Westminster news in a hurry

      Westminster budget input requested The City of Westminster will hold a public meeting at 7:30 p.m. July 25, where they will adopt an official two-year budget for the 2017 and 2018 fiscal …

    • Adams County adopts energy-saving program

      Adams County commissioners earlier this month approved a resolution allowing commercial, industrial and government entities access to the Colorado Property Assessed Clean Energy program. Adopting the program is required before property owners can …

    • `Stars and Stripes:' Adams County to celebrate Independence Day

      Adams County will host its “Stars and Stripes” Independence Day celebration — including music, family-friendly activities and the traditional fireworks display — from 4 to …

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