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Adams County opts out of Tri-County mask order

The Adams County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 on Tuesday to opt out of a Tri-County Health Department order that requires masks for kids ages 2 to 11 in indoor school and child-care settings.  … more

How metro Denver school districts differ on COVID-19 mask rules

Colorado's public-health department released new K-12 school COVID-19 guidelines in late July, but the new guidance “does not constitute statewide requirements,” a state news release … more

Adams County Fair back, but not as usual

The 116th version of the Adams County Fair is going to be a little different just because it follows 2020. “Yeah, life has changed dramatically,” said Casandra Vossler, Adams County fair and … more

Judicial performance commission chair for 17th Judicial District resigns

Molly Jansen, the chairperson of the body that evaluates judges’ performance in Adams and Broomfield counties, resigned from her post early this month after learning that her law license would be … more

Adams County ‘finding its place’

Site development expert Jeannette Goldsmith told a crowd of local officials and business owners that she gets the sense that Adams County is trying to figure itself out, based on two days of tours … more

Fire breaks out at old ACHS building

South Adams County fire officials are looking into the cause of a fire at the former Adams City High School building near East 69th Avenue and U.S. Highway 85. It started around 8 a.m. July … more

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How to celebrate the Fourth in north metro Denver

There weren’t many Fourth of July events last year and for the ones that did happen, people likely watched fireworks from their car or backyard. This year, all the events have returned. Adams … more

Esquibel thankful for the ‘flowers while I’m alive’

For Antonio Esquibel, the past few weeks have been filled with moments of recognition for his service to the community. Adams 12 Five Star Schools held a ceremony for him, and Rep. Ed Perlmutter … more

Second Creek Pipeline work kicks off

Officials virtually kicked off work on a 17-mile-long pipeline May 20 designed to bring wastewater from Metro Denver’s northern communities up to the Metro Wastewater Reclamation District’s … more

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

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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