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DA clears Thornton officers in April shooting

BRIGHTON -- The 17th Judicial District Attorney's Office will not file charges against Thornton police officers who were involved in an April shooting. Officers shot Raymond Quintana. "Based on … more

Divide between north metro city council representation and population

The 2020 Census showed that North Denver Metro cities have become more diverse in the past decade, but representation on local city councils has not kept up. About 49% of residents in Brighton, … more

Northglenn claims I-25 Bowl Trophy

Northglenn defeated Thornton rivals in a decisive manner Aug. 27 at Adams 12 North Stadium, claiming the annual I-25 Bowl matchup 30-6. Scores and stats were not available for either team as of … more

Adams charts top population growth

Adams County and its municipalities were among the highest growing areas in Colorado, new 2020 Census data shows. Adams County added 77,969 new people between 2010 and 2020, a nearly 18% increase. It … more

Severe weather in August

The calendar said it was Aug. 19. Mother Nature didn't particularly notice. A round of severe weather rumbled through parts of Denver and its suburbs in the midafternoon. It prompted tornado … more

Home repair a crucial part of protecting affordable housing

Emergency home repair is another way to keep people in their homes. Keeping people housed is top-of-mind for many, given that a sweeping federal eviction moratorium just expired and a newer, narrower … more

Public safety's night to shine

Residents and police met up in parks throughout Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster Aug 3, part of National Night Out. The event brings gets police and firefighters throughout the country bring their equipment and themselves to local parks to celebrate National Night Out, an effort designed to get residents and first responders together to build community. more

CDBG money approved in Westminster and Thornton

This year, the cities of Westminster and Thornton will spend community development block grant funding on home repairs, parks and open space enhancements, and homelessness outreach. Westminster and … more

Masks optional for Adams 12 and 27J, but required for Westminster

Adams 12 Five Star Schools and 27J Schools will not require students to wear masks indoors this coming semester, but Westminster Public Schools will. All three districts will not require students … more

Thornton takes steps towards tackling metro district abuse

The city of Thornton regulates metropolitan districts very little, which developers have taken advantage of. So, the city is looking to close several loopholes, city staff explained at a city council … more

Despite progress, shopping center still has far to go

One of the Thornton Shopping Center’s derelict buildings has been demolished, but it still will be a while before the property can be redeveloped, Thornton City Council learned during a July 6 … more

North Metro survives pandemic in strong shape

Despite the pandemic, Westminster, Thornton, Northglenn and Brighton all increased their net financial position by the end of 2020. Year-end financial reports show that all four cities performed … more

Thornton to overrule Weld pipeline denial

Following the Weld County Board of Commissioners' decision to deny the city of Thornton's application to build a water pipeline through the county, Thornton intends to use a state statute to overrule … more

Progress made on Thornton equity ad hoc action plan

In the eyes of Thornton City Council and city staff, there is a lot of progress on equity-oriented initiatives led by the city’s police, parks and recreation, and economic development departments. … more

Thornton Fire vaccination effort has far-reaching impact

The Thornton Fire Department is doing more than its fair share in the fight against COVID-19. As of June 2, the department has administered over 82,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine via clinics … more

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

Northglenn City Council makes pick for vacant seat

Shannon Lukeman-Hiromasa will be the next Ward 4 representative on Northglenn City Council, the council decided at a June 7 meeting. The council selected Lukeman-Hiromasa after nine finalist … more

The Alpine Choral finds a road home

It’s difficult to imagine the challenge that an artist faces when they’re used to rehearsing and performing as part of a group, and suddenly find themselves in a situation where they must work on … more

Small business center slates grand opening

A Thornton business center open to all Adams County small businesses will celebrate its grand opening with food trucks, games and cash prizes Saturday, June 12. The city opened the Alliance/Alianza … more

Thornton files civil complaint against Weld County board over pipeline vote

The city of Thornton formally went to court against the Weld County Board of Commissioners after the board denied the city's application to build a water pipeline through the county. The board's … more
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