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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

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

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

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

Free wheeling: Bike program helps Thornton kids

For many of the kids it was their first bike and for some it was their first time on a bike.“The main thing is to learn how to balance,” said Chris Webster, Wish for Wheels supreme event … more

Larimer County delays Thornton water hearings

Larimer County has asked the city of Thornton to submit additional details for its proposed pipeline under Douglas Road, delaying hearings scheduled for February until the more detailed plans have … more

Thornton pipeline plan irks Larimer residents

A Thornton plan designed to provide water to the city for the future via a 70 mile pipeline from north of Fort Collins has run into backlash from the proposed project’s neighbors. The project is in … more

My Name Is: Joan Whalen-Arent

About me I grew up in Colorado. I have family in Grand Junction and Castle Rock. I used to have seven siblings living here but most have moved away. I am married with two children. We are empty … more

Letter to the Editor: Thornton should pass on pipe plan

Did you know that in order to bring water to Thornton residents, your city purchased water 20 years ago north of Fort Collins? Now, they plan to build a 70-mile … more

Kids, seniors reach out via pen and paper

What started out as something new for some Thornton ten-year-olds has turned into a treat for senior citizens and could become an ongoing program. A new pen pal program between a Thornton Elementary … more

Thornton Police hiring effort continues

Another 11 recruits should put the Thornton Police Department closer to the staffing level it set last year, Chief Randy Nelson said. It could be a few months, however, before the newest recruits, … more

Starting the season

Hyland Hills Holiday Lights Mini Golf 5:30-9 p.m. Friday-Sunday through Dec. 105:30-9 p.m. nightly Dec. 15-31 Come play miniature golf on three different courses surrounded by thousands of twinkling … more

Thornton adapting crossing for the visually impaired

An effort between the City of Thornton and the Center for People with Disabilities seeks to make the seemingly simple task of navigating a traffic intersection safer for visually impaired … more

Starting the season

Noel Northglenn 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Northglenn Recreation Center Santa arrives to kick of the event that features carriage rides, music, indoor snowball fights, holiday cartoons in the theater and … more
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