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No coincidences for colorful, sweaty, crazy German bicycling from coast-to-coast

Tall, lanky and bald, dressed in a neon orange cycling outfit and bright purple glasses, Jörg Richter walked out of Adams County Fire Rescue Station 14 in flip-flops — and immediately started … more

Police memorial looks to past as it honors fallen

When it comes right down to it, police have always put their lives on the line, according to Adams County Sheriff Mike McIntosh. “There are usually between 130 and 200 names that are added to the … more

Ten new CASA volunteers sworn in to advocate for children

The Court Appointed Special Advocates, a group that works to pair children in Adams County Court system with adult advisors and advocates, added ten new community volunteers April 17. The new … more

E-470 board votes to eliminate vehicle registration fee

Colorado motorists who live in counties in which E-470 vehicle registration fees have been imposed no longer will be assessed those fees. The E-470 Board of Directors unanimously voted April 12 to … more

Data dumps delay Dearing trial

The volumes of digital video and photographic evidence have pushed the trial of a man accused of shooting an Adams County deputy back another ten weeks. Judge Patrick Murphy agreed April 11 to delay … more

Longer days, less cost: Schools ready for four-day week

Now that School District 27J has approved a new change in scheduling, moving the school week to four days instead of the regular five, district officials and teachers are getting ready for the new … more

Five Star Championships

Northglenn junior Melina Townsend, right, and Legacy freshman Alisa Minjarez, lead a group of hurdlers in a girls 100-meter intermediate event, at the March 21 Five Star Championships at District 12 … more

Police use of social media to deliver news concerns some experts

It opens with a warning: This video contains footage from real police body cameras. Viewer discretion is advised. Then, an introduction: "I would like you to hear from me, what happened,'' Douglas … more

GOP head sees plenty of opportunity as assemblies loom

Adams County Republicans have just a few days to get ramped up and ready for 2018’s primary vote. Chairman Anil Mathai is hoping they will, despite a disappointing turnout at the March 6 caucuses. … more

Computer hub could speed emergency response

A new computer hub could trim the time that firefighters in the northern metro Denver region need to respond to emergencies in their neighboring agencies’ boundaries. The fire departments from … more

Colorado caucuses set to start race to 2018

The race to the 2018 ballot officially kicks off March 6, when Democrats and Republicans will gather in caucuses around the state to select the people who will set the ballots for June’s primary … more

Gathering for Gumm, thousands honor fallen deputy

Adams County deputies were joined by law enforcement officers from across the state and thousands of well-wishers Feb. 2 to say goodbye to Sheriff’s Deputy Heath Gumm, a man described as a witty … more

Homeless count offers food, services

Local homeless advocates haven’t always had the best luck going out and looking for people that need help, Westminster’s Kate Skarbek said. This year, advocates tried bringing the homeless to … more

Suspect faces four murder charges in deputy shooting

Dreion Martise Dearing faces four different counts of murder for allegedly shooting Adams County Deputy Heath Gumm Jan. 24, Judge Patrick Murphy said Jan. 31. Dearing was in Adams County District … more

Funeral services set as community grieves in wake of fatal shooting of deputy

The only thing that the Adams County Sheriff’s Department was saying officially about a Jan. 24 shooting in the 8700 block of Dawson Street was that one of their own, 31-year-old Deputy Heath Gumm, … more

Red flags could point to Green Dot scam, sheriff warns

When he called Cheryl Read on the telephone Dec. 28, “Deputy Donavan” called the wrong person. Sure, Read said, he knew her home address and that she had no criminal history and he knew some … more
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