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Learning the lessons of COVID-19

(This the first part of a two-part series, which continues on May 6.) The first cases of COVID-19 hit the United States in 2020 and it was declared a pandemic by March 2020, changing the world and … more

Esquibel stepping down from Northglenn Council

After nearly six years on Northglenn City Council, Antonio Esquibel will step down on June 11. “I must now reconsider my priorities. A new chapter is opening up,” he said at an April 12 meeting. … more

Thornton annexes 357-acres for new development

Thornton just grew by 357 acres, per a 7-1 vote by Thornton City Council at an April 13 meeting. After a public hearing, the council approved the annexation in northwest Thornton and two other … more

Thornton residents rally for shopping center cleanup

A rally at the Thornton Shopping Center showed the site continues to be a social and political lightning rod in south Thornton. The owner of the rundown site began cleaning up structural, aesthetic … more

North metro cities gain flexibility in new federal relief package

A few weeks after President Joe Biden signed into law the American Rescue Act, north metro cities are getting a clearer sense of how much COVID-19 relief funding they will receive from the federal … more

More than 149,000 Adams County residents received at least one vaccine dose and more on the way with new site

About 14.3 percent of Adams County’s population is fully vaccinated. More than 94,000 people have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, 54,000-plus have received both doses, … more

Homeless advocates debate best actions

After one of the coldest weekends in Colorado in a while, Adams County, city councilors and residents are pausing to assess the merits of various resources for people without shelter. The county’s … more

A Tyrannosaur named Sue

For many people, the Tyrannosaurus rex is the dinosaur, and it’s easy to understand why. There’s no animal today that comes close to the sheer intimidation and raw power that this Cretaceous-era … more

Hopes high for second semester amid north metro schools

School districts in Adams County are returning for their second semester with new optimism and plans. Westminster Public Schools and Brighton’s 27J Schools returned to hybrid learning Jan. 11 and … more

Tri-County Health learns from Adams County curfew

An Adams County-specific public health order that had instituted a curfew expired prematurely on Jan. 4 after Gov. Jared Polis’ decision to loosen COVID-19 restrictions. Adams was one of three … more

Shooting at Westminster’s IMT Hyland Hills injures two

An early New Year’s Day shooting at Westminster’s IMT Hyland Hills apartment complex left two people injured. Westminster police arrived on scene after the shooting occurred when … more

Area hospitals not full, but fear another surge

Hospitals in the wider Adams County region are running out of space, with officials expecting a post-Thanksgiving surge. About 80 percent of the county’s ICU capacity is full, according to most … more

Adams County rolls out a new restaurant rules

Adams County rolled out a new restaurant stability program to help businesses deal with indoor dining capacity restrictions. According to a press statement, the program offers a one-time, $10,000 … more

Colorado’s space race taking off

Colorado has made its giant leap toward the future of passenger space travel to Europe within an hour by 2028. The Colorado Air and Spaceport, Director Dave Ruppel signed an agreement with Shuji … more

Program provides therapy within schools

Community Reach Center in Adams County is extending services to meet the needs of students in area school districts through the school-based therapy program. The program provides counseling … more

New center to provide historical resource

For the first time, Westminster historical documents will have a home for safe keeping. The Westminster Historical Society, with the help of Adams County School District 50, is creating the … more
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