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Video evidence strong in Ostrem case, judge rules

Video evidence shown to a judge from the November 2017 shooting at Thornton’s Wal-Mart was more than enough to hold accused shooter Scott Ostrem without bond for trail. District Judge Mark Warner bound … more

Bike to work day in Thornton

Bicyclists Katie Miller, left, of Brighton, and Marcie Haloin of Thornton, look over area bike trail maps with rest station volunteers, including Valorie Plesha from the city of Thornton, at the … more

Thornton mulls spreading out water rate increase

A planned six percent rate hike for Thornton water customers may get spread out over two years, according to a plan being considered by city councilors. The council has heard a proposal to increase … more

Independence Day celebrations get under way

Adams County gets early start Adams County’s annual Stars and Stripes event kicks off at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 at the Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton. This year’s … more

Fireworks efforts aimed at lowering the boom

Thornton Police and Fire Departments hope their latest July 4 promotions become the must-have lawn decorations across the city. The red, white and blue signs simply remind residents that all … more

Memorial Day honors

Thornton Police and Fire Honor Guard members joined leaders from the American Legion Post 22 to honor veterans of the United States Armed Forces for the annual Olinger Highland Mortuary and Cemetery … more

Thornton works to gather more details on water line plan

Thornton’s plans to bolster it’s water supply took a hit when the Larimer County Planning Commission turned it down — but the city’s not finished yet. Thornton Spokesman Todd Barnes said … more

Fingers crossed for ThorntonFest

Chris Steinke and all of the annual ThorntonFest organizers are hoping 2017 was a fluke. “It does scare me a little,” Steinke said. “The forecast for May 19 says 72 degrees, no rain. So we are … more

Thornton native tapped to manage new shopping mall

A Thornton native will helm the city’s newest shopping center when it opens later this year. Josh Kalkhorst, a former Thornton resident was named as the new general manager for the Denver Premium … more

Thornton pipeline rules overturned

Less than a year after they were adopted, a state court has overturned much of Thornton’s controversial buffer and natural gas pipeline safety rules. District Court Judge Edward C. Moss ruled April … more

My Name is: Jordan Cadena

About me I grew up in the area. My father lives up the street, my older sister lives in Denver, one of my younger sisters is in Akron, Colorado and my mother, step-father and brother are in … more

Celebrating Arbor Day

What does it mean to be a Tree City USA? The Arbor Day Foundation's Tree City USA program began in 1976. Since then, more than 3,400 communities across the U.S. have become a Tree City. In Colorado, … more

Earth Day events encourage activist attendees

There’s a lot that separates and divides people, and it seems like the list is ever-growing — everything from religion to politics and economic status. But there’s one thing everyone has in … more

For the love of a good seat

Individually, the entrepreneurs loved different things: coffee roasting, fly fishing and photography. So it took a unique, completely unrelated idea to bring them together and put them into a rapidly … more

Thornton ceremony honors Vietnam veterans

The Front Range chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored 102 Vietnam-era veterans and five families from across the Denver Metro area March 27 with pins and a ceremony. Morgana … more

Drops to drink: Metro North could skip dry trend this summer

While Denver and much of the state worries about drought conditions, communities in the Northern Metropolitan area find themselves in slightly more lush conditions. Thornton’s Water Resources … more

Ostrem found mentally fit to stand trial

The trial of accused Wal-Mart shooter Scott Ostrem will continue in June after he was found mentally competent to stand trial in Adams County District Court April 2. District Judge Mark Warner found … 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

Thornton wants public plans for dog park

Thornton canines will get a new city dog park beginning later this year and officials have invited dog owners in to help design it. “It’s well used now. People love the dog park,” said Diane … more
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