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Adams clerk speaks about secure elections

Adams County Clerk and Recorder Josh Zygielbaum will speak at 6:30 p.m. May 9 to the League of Women Voters about Secure Elections in Adams County. The meeting is at Community Reach Center, 11285 … more

Fentanyl bill passes first test as overdoses skyrocket in the North Metro area

A bill that raises penalties for possession and distribution of fentanyl passed Colorado’s Judiciary Committee on April 13.  After more than 11 hours of testimony on April 12, the bill … more

Criminalizing drug addiction doesn't decrease overdoses, experts say

As a bill moves through Colorado’s legislature to tighten penalaites on the possession and distribution of fentanyl, experts note the complexities and hardships of addiction.  Coreen … more

The butterflies migrate to the DAs office

The Roger Quist Middle School Art Club butterflies arrived with a beautiful art installation placed at the Adams County 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office on March 16. “It’s just been a … more

What's in a sign? Street signs carry little-known history in metro Denver counties

If you’ve ever sat at a red light in rush-hour traffic in the Denver metro area, you may have started wondering what all the different logos and colors on street-name signs mean. more

Thornton housing development begins work

Maiker Housing Partners, the former Adams County Housing Authority, is underway on its project to build a new affordable housing development with 142 units. Maiker was joined by Adams County and … more

Free masks, Covid tests available for north metro residents

Residents of Colorado were able get free KN95 and surgical grade masks at various community locations beginning Jan. 19, thanks to the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency … more

South Adams firefighter injured in hit-and-run crash

A firefighter from the South Adams County Fire District is in the hospital after an early morning crash. It happened shortly before 4 a.m. on Interstate 76 between 74th and 88th avenues. A tweet … more

Fake call forces evacuation of Thornton Wal-Mart

Thornton police said a fake threat about a suspicious package prompted an evacuation of guests and employees from an area Wal-Mart Dec. 9. A tweet from the police department announced the findings … more

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 … more

Apparent road rage leads to barricade situation in Adams County

It took about three hours for Adams County sheriff's deputies and Commerce City police to bring a situation involving a barricaded gunman to a resolution. Authorities were able to remove two … more

VIDEO: AdCo deputy cleared of third-degree assault

BRIGHTON -- An Adams County jury returned a not-guilty verdict in a third-degree assault trial of Adams County Sheriff's Deputy Andrew McCormick Nov. 18. McCormick was charged with assaulting a … 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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