County ballots in safe hands, officials say
Adams County’s election officials are doing their best to safeguard November’s ballots, they told a League of Women Voters group Sept. 9. Adams County Clerk and Recorder Josh Zygielbaum and …

Flash philanthropy benefits local nonprofits

A group of 13 Adams County guys with good hearts have helped quite a few people in the past 12 months. Hungry children in Adams county, suicide prevention, helping refugee children in Colorado and …

North Metro Fire and Rescue commemorates 9/11

Fire and police from Adams and Broomfield counties combined efforts to commemorate the people lost Sept. 11, 2001 with a morning ceremony at the Broomfield Amphitheater. Personnel from the North …

Pirate Fest on deck in Northglenn

As turns out, Northglenn’s Pirate Fest was a missing one thing — mermaids. “We’ve added mermaids last year,” Northglenn Events Supervisor Steven Stokes. “But this year it’s bigger.” …


Colorado confirms six cases of vaping-related illness

Colorado health officials have confirmed six cases of vaping-related illness since the state announced its first case last month. The state Department of Health previously announced four known …


50th birthday party for the Action Center

The Action Center reflected on 50 years of service to Jeffco residents and looked ahead to its next 50 years at its block party on Sept. 14. The party was held at the resource center’s …

Jefferson Parkway news

Soil sample shows potential plutonium hotspot in Jefferson Parkway path

When the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) and other groups launched a soil study this May, with the goal of testing the Rocky Flats area for excess nuclear waste that could be …

  • Reporter Stories: A road on the table
Mountain Range’s Anthony Vieth, right, attempts to elude a host of Boulder defenders, including Devin Kunkel (5), who makes the tackle, during first quarter action of a game last Friday, at District 12 North Stadium in Westminster. Boulder handed the Mustangs their second loss of the season, 21-0.
Steady onslaught lifts Boulder over Mountain Range
The Mountain Range Mustanges couldn’t muster score at home Sept. 13, losing to the Boulder Panthers 21-0. Boulder managed touchdowns … Read More
Mountain Range senior John Colvin gets his shot blocked by Horizon junior Wesley Gowdy at North Stadium Sept. 12.
Second half goals give Horizon Hawks soccer the edge
Early on against rival Mountain Range (1-3), Horizon soccer (3-1) looked dead in the water in their opening conference contest of the … Read More
Against Arvada Sept. 3, Northglenn freshman Jorge Ontiveros controls possession at NAAC Soccer Field.
Northglenn soccer takes victory in offensive shootout
Northglenn soccer showcased their offensive firepower when it was needed Sept. 3. Holding off Arvada 6-5 at the North Area Athletic … Read More
At the net Sept. 5 against Columbine, Legacy junior Sarah Leonard leaps to make contact at Columbine High School.
Experienced Columbine wears down Legacy volleyball
For the second contest in a row, the young Legacy volleyball team took on a veteran-led Columbine squad hoping to steal a win on the … Read More
Aug. 30, Northglenn senior Lamar Opila and Thornton junior Anthony Lobato line up before the play at Five Star Stadium.
Thornton football reclaims I-25 Cup from Northglenn
It has been 14 years since the Thornton football program had defeated cross-town rival Northglenn. Despite some early obstacles and a … Read More
Legacy wide receiver Jacob Duran, left, hauls in a long pass against Broomfield defender Aedan Collins, late in the second quarter of an Aug. 30 game at District 12 North Stadium in Westminster. The Lightning were defeated by the visiting Eagles in the non-conference Broomfield “Mayor’s Cup” game, 34-13.
Eagles claim Mayor’s Cup
The Broomfield Eagles never lost their lead as they defeated rivals Legacy Aug. 30 34-13, defeating the Lightning at their home field, … Read More

Editorial cartoon for Sept. 19

Letter: Polis recall shows broad support

Polis recall shows broad support Yes, the recall effort fell short! A waste of time, energy, resources? Hardly! For years Republicans as a party have wrestled with the question of, “How do we reach …

Letter: Pillar of Fire plan terrible

Pillar of Fire plan terrible I read the article on the Oread Development proposal on the “Pillar of Fire” farm (“Pillar of Fire developers making the rounds,” Westminster Window Sept. 12, …

Tees or trails? Policy issues pertaining to open space program

In last week’s column, I highlighted the successful Parks, Open Space and Trails program the Westminster city council and city staff have guided and administered since voters approved it in 1985. …
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