Dr. Colleen Simpson will become Front Range Community College's first Black president

Dr. Colleen Simpson will take the reins of Front Range Community College as their next president after current president Andy Dorsey retires on Aug. 1.  According to a news release from …

Man faces charges after allegedly fleeing Westminster police

BRIGHTON -- A 25-year-old man is due back in court for two appearances next month in connection with an incident in Westminster. Domenic Aguilar's disposition hearing is set for 1:30 p.m. …
Ex-Adams County sheriff''s sergeant convicted in sex-assault case
  Sentencing for a former Adams County Sheriff's Department sergeant is set for 9 a.m. April 7. in connection with a sex-assault conviction.   An Adams County jury also returned a …
Westminster city council tables board reappointments
Westminster city councilors wanted to delay a decision about who will sit on a bevy of Westminster advisory boards and committees after strategic planning, they said Jan. 10. But, the move changed …

Westminster stalwart Bob Briggs dies

Former state legislator, Adams County Commissioner and Westminster Mayor Pro Tem Bob Briggs died unexpectedly of a heart attack Dec. 2 at his daughter's home in Erie. He was 83, just weeks short of …

The Colorado High School Activities Association named Bethany Brookens as its next associate commissioner. Incoming Commissioner Mike Krueger made the appointment, which is effective immediately. …
   DENVER – It wasn’t a surprise to anyone that Legacy’s Kendall Rippley scored a goal in a soccer …
DENVER – Fort Lupton’s Reygan Garcia finished her high-school soccer career as part of the Colorado High School Coaches Association’s all-state girls soccer game at Colorado Academy …
  Mountain Range High School wrestler Kyle Lewis had one last chance to compete as a high-school athlete earlier this month.             …

Northglenn axes fireworks

A likely chance of rain and expected poor attendance convinced the city to skip the already delayed Independence Day fireworks show. The original show set for Monday at E.B. Rains, Jr. Memorial …


A weekend of celebrations

Independence Day celebrations can’t be kept to one city or even one day in Adams County, with events scheduled all weekend and at parks and venues across the northern Denver metro area. Fort Lupton …

Jespyn Bishop
Off to college, adulthood and sports — part 2
Many of us have been down that road - adjusting to college courses, life in college, becoming a young adult. If you’re an athlete … Read More
Frederick High School runner Ryan Chacon comes out just ahead of Ponderosa and Glennwood Springs runners in the 2019 the state 4A track meet.
Off to college, adulthood and college sports — part 1
It’s a rite of passage. High-school students swap the comforts of home, home-cooked meals and laundry services in exchange for the … Read More
CHSAA assistant commissioner John Sullivan
CHSAA hires new assistant commissioner
AURORA --  The newest assistant commissioner for the Colorado High School Activities Association is John Sullivan, the athletic and … Read More
Legacy senior Blake Roberts, left, reaches first safely as Broomfield's Ashton Scott fields an errant throw, during the CHSAA 5A State Championship game June 4 at All CIty Field in Denver. The Eagles denied the Lightning the ultimate prize, 7-6.
Ups and downs big part of Legacy’s playoff run
Legacy High School’s baseball team kept things exciting during their CHSAA 5A Baseball Championship, ultimately losing to rivals … Read More
Legacy middle infielders Peyton Malecha, and Brandon Sanchez (2) turn the front end of an attempted double play during a CHSAA 5A playoff game at All Star Park in Lakewood May 27. The Cougars beat the Lightning 6-2.
State 5A baseball thread
LAKEWOOD -- The state 5A baseball tournament didn't start out well for Legacy High School. Cherokee Trail High School knocked off … Read More
Parents ask RE-8 board to keep FLHS football program
The Weld Re-8 school board heard pleas to keep the Fort Lupton High School football program May 26. They … Read More

Column: True or false: What to know when it comes to sun protection

With summer officially here, you may be rushing outside to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather. You may also be thinking about how to best protect your skin.
Michael Norton

Friends who are like family, and family who become friends

Each morning I participate in a daily devotional with a friend of mine who has become more like family as he and I have been friends for the past 27 years. He is very much my brother. And I have been …
Aikta Marcoulier

Guest Column: SBA helps with disaster recovery

Colorado is no stranger to disasters, both natural and man-made. The state has a long history of natural disasters including flooding, wildfires, tornadoes and drought. The recent Marshall Fire in …
Coming Attractions

Get lost in the DMNS’ new experience

Most of what is on display in a museum is an exhibit. The focus with exhibits is to plainly educate and entertain at the same time. And then there are experiences, like the new Mazes & Brain …
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