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Democratic candidates Steve D’Orisio, left, Faith Winter, center and Emma Pinter, monitor election night results during an Adams County Democratic Party watch, at C.B. & Potts restaurant in Westminster, November 6. D’Orisio and Pinter won seats as Adams County Commissioners, while Winter was elected to the Colorado State Senate.

Blue wave is complete in Adams County

Adams County Democrats say campaign teamwork helped them sweep into office in Novembers general ballot. We just did a full campaign and we knocked on thousands of doors,” said Emma Pinter, the …
Honor guard and bugler from American Legion Post #22, Northglenn, march away from the front of the Northglenn Community Center, following a 21-gun salute in observance of Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Though most of the ceremonies were conducted indoors due to Sunday’s snowstorm, attendees and participants briefly gathered outside for the traditional salute and playing of taps. This year’s Veterans Day marked the 100th anniversary of the armistice in Europe, ending World War I.

Northglenn Veterans Day: The Eleventh day of the eleventh month

Snow flurries Sunday couldn’t stop the City of Northglenn’s annual Veterans Day Commemoration, but they did move them indoors. The American Legion Post 22 honor guard led the procession and …
Families enjoy a relaxing Friday afternoon at Standley Lake Regional Park in Westminster.

Standley Lake gas drilling permits withdrawn

A proposal to drill for natural gas under Westminster's Standley Lake and nearby dog park is off the table for now.
Election 2018

Democrats take state Senate, grow House lead

The much-mentioned “blue wave” broke on the state Capitol on Nov. 6, sending the Democrats a three-seat advantage in the 35-member state Senate and more power in the state House. Nineteen …

Grassroots effort leads Adams 12 to victory

Adams 12 officials have had their hopes resting on two issues — their local $27 million mill levy override and the statewide education funding measure, Amendment 73 — and one pulled through at …
Education
Nik Slater and Kay Slater, supporters of the Jefferson County Public Schools' 5A and 5B watch nervously at 240 Union as the results come in Nov. 6.

Results leave funding for Jeffco schools uncertain

Early results released by the Colorado Secretary of State at 10:10 p.m. show support for the Jefferson County Public Schools bond and mill levy override is split: 51.67 percent are saying yes to …
Mountain Range senior Mindy Blas helps Legacy High School senior Kiki Howell from her chair, part of an occupational therapy session Oct. 30 at St. Anthony North Health Campus. The students, all attending Adams 12’s Bollman Tech, have been touring hospital departments to help become familiar with the operation.

Hospital program seeks to hone students’ focus

Mindy Blas knew for a long time that she wanted to work in a hospital, but a familiarity program sponsored by St. Anthony’s North Health campus has helped her zero in on just where where. “I knew …
Students at Vivian Elementary in 2016 work on learning how to use sign language to perform “A Whole New World” from the Disney animated musical, “Aladdin.”

Criticism and counterpoints about $567 million Jeffco bond

Critics of the Jefferson County Public School’s $567 million bond measure on the November ballot say the improvements to laid out in the capital improvement plan are unclear, not fair to all …
Golden Golden

Riverdale principal goes to Washington

Kristin Golden, principal at Riverdale Elementary in Thornton, knew she was meant to be an educator - even when she was in the first grade. With that goal always in her mind, Golden has gone on to …

Jeffco Public Schools currently has over 130 security staff that work 24 hours a day protecting schools.

School safety task force calls for proactive approach

The goal of the Jefferson County Public Schools’ community safety and security task force recommendations are to move from a reactive to proactive response when it comes to the safety and security …
Business
Hidden Doors owner Peggy Reed peeks out from one of her designs room hidden by a normal-looking bookshelf.

Hidden doors firm offers more than meets the eye

There’s nothing wrong with having a little fun with your home furnishings - or your business, according to entrepreneur Peggy Reed. Reed was kindergarten teacher for 14 years and a real estate …
The Silhouettes use their bodies and shadows to create a tree during one of their performances.

Silhouettes find a new home in Westminster

Most Americans are familiar with the iconic images of the White House or Mt. Rushmore but not many have seen these historical images replicated using live performers and shadows. Unless they’ve …
The Amazon 4-Star store is made up of products with at least four-star ratings. Some products are curated specifically to products that trend well online in the area.

Amazon 4-star store opens at Park Meadows

Shoppers can go from browsing the latest technology to cookware to the hottest books in one brief stroll around the Amazon 4-Star outlet store, the newest attraction at Park Meadows mall in Lone …

Mental Health training offered for military, veterans

Veterans, current service members and their families are invited to a counseling seminar sponsored by Community Reach at 8 a.m. Oct. 25 at the Bison Ridge Recreation Center, 13905 E. 122th Ave. in …

Owner Jacob Viers opened his barbecue food truck, Seasoned Swine in 2017. Although he lives in Northglenn, he rarely operates his food truck in the city because zoning laws prohibit them.

Zoning change could bring food trucks to Northglenn

Food truck owners based in Northglenn all have one thing in common: They rarely do business in Northglenn. “We’ve been in Golden, all the way down in Centennial, up in Longmont,” food truck …
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