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Tainted drinking water found in South Adams County

A chemical commonly used in firefighting foam and the manufacture of carpeting was found in untreated water in the Quebec and Interstate 270 area that supplies South Adams County Water and Sanitation … more

News in a Hurry

Westminster Telephone Town Hall set for Aug. 14 A chance for Westminster residents to talk to City Councilors over the telephone has been pushed back a month, to the evening of Aug. 14. Residents can … more

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

Jeffco Platoon reunites, 50 years later

It might have come nearly 50 years late, but about 25 surviving members of the Jefferson County Platoon finally received the welcome home they missed at the Lakewood Civic Center on June 30. “Vets … more

Parking lot polling

Voters have several hours left on June 26 to get their ballots dropped off for Colorado primary election. The polling places -- including Adams County's seven voter service center and the 21 … more

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

Meet your favorite maker at Comic Con

It is easy to get swept up in all the glitz and celebrity when attending Denver Comic Con, but it’s the writers and artists who are responsible for creating the worlds we love to get lost in. One … more

Colorado business groups will urge tax hike for roads

A coalition of business groups recently announced plans to ask Colorado voters this fall to raise sales taxes to pay for $6 billion in transportation projects. Their announcement officially puts into … 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

17th Judicial District Senior Law Day set for June

The Adams County fairground will host the 17th Judicial District’s first annual Senior Law Day for residents of Adams and Broomfield counties from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 2. County officials will … more

Five Star volunteers sought

Adams 12 officials are hoping a new group of parents and other community members will step up help guide school district next year. Adams 12 Five Star School District Spokesman Mark Poshak said the … more

Sheriff honors fallen deputy

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office will honor Deputy Heath Gumm with a May 8 memorial, placing the fallen deputy’s name on plaque in their headquarters. The memorial ceremony is scheduled for 10 … 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

Master plan moves ahead

With work on the first phase of the Adams 12 Five Star Schools strategic plan process complete, work on the next phase is set to kick off April 5. Stage I included a series of community engagement … 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
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