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Thornton football gaining traction under second-year coach

Prior to last season’s first win Sept. 21 against Littleton, Thornton football had fallen in 18-straight contests dating back to Oct. 1, 2016. With passionate Thornton alum and second-year head … more

Neighbors, police get a Night Out

Police Departments across the Denver area, including metro north officers, fanned out across the areas they cover for an evening of block parties and food. The event, National Night Out, occurs … more

Signature season for City Council seats

Candidates for municipal seats on the City Councils across the Northern Metro area began their march to November’s ballot Aug. 6, collecting signatures to win a spot on the ballot. Voters go to the … more

Tee time at Thornton’s TopGolf

As his golf ball sailed off over the green fairway, Nick Nizam turned his back to it, focusing on the computer screen behind him. Computer graphics showed the golf ball’s path as it sailed toward … more

Thornton volleyball youth will be on full display

Heading into her third season as the coach for Thornton volleyball, Cayla Kapelke will direct a young team with plenty to prove. While losing eight seniors a season ago, 75 percent of the roster will … more

Independence Day celebrations get under way

Stars and Stripes in Adams County Adams County’s annual Stars and Stripes event kicks off at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 at the Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton. This year’s … more

Commuters fill the bike paths

Bike to Work Day 2019 drew about 35,000 participants this year, according to local event estimates. People came out in droves to support the cause of encouraging alternative forms of … more

Thornton baseball riding momentum

Prior to 2019 for Thornton High School, the baseball program hadn’t had a winning season since 2004. However, things are changing for the Trojans under third-year manager Jeremy Miller. Going 11-10 … more

Thornton teacher selected for White House institute

A teacher at Century Middle School in Thornton was selected to attend the White House Historical Association’s exclusive White House History Teacher Institute. Michelle Pearson will spend a week in … more

Amazon hiring for Thornton, Aurora openings

National online retailer Amazon is looking to fill 2,000 positions at company warehouses in Thornton and Aurora this summer. Employees will work in Amazon’s customer fulfillment and delivery … more

County dedicates Pelican Ponds Open Space

It was a long path from an old sand and gravel pit alongside Thornton’s Riverdale Road to a clean open space, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser said. “A project like this just does not just … more

Weld planners favor portion of Thornton pipeline

Thornton’s proposed drinking water pipeline cleared one hurdle last week, getting a positive recommendation for a portion planned to pass through Weld County. The Weld County Planning Commission … more

Thornton police offer crime prevention tips at business seminar

Thornton businesses and residents can get some tips on protecting themselves when the Thornton Police Department addresses the Businesses of Thornton Advisory Commission June 26. “We offered this … more

Thornton High School Graduation 2019

Seniors, teachers and family members gathered at the Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado Campus May 15 for graduation and commencment ceremonies for the Class of 2019. In all, 303 … more

Thornton baseball clinches first winning season in 15 years

Traveling for their final road game of the season May 6 against conference foe, Hinkley (8-15, 4-6 in conference), Thornton baseball (11-9, 5-4 in conference) achieved a goal that hasn’t been met … more

ThorntonFest moves to June 8

Thornton will reschedule its annual one-day spring celebration to June 8, surrendering the weekend before Memorial Day spot it held for 22 years thanks to two years of lousy weather. “We’re … more

An opening at the top

For Heidi Williams, running for another term in the Thornton’s mayor’s chair simply isn’t an option. She reached the limit of terms when she won her second term back in 2015. Even so, Williams … more

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Amazon opens its doors to Thornton STEM students

Their Amazon tour guides told the kids from Thornton’s STEM Launch School they could ask anything they wanted — and so, they did. Who built the robots that populate the 800,000 square foot … more

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Reducing pollution on small and large scales Reducing pollution on small and large scales We are a class of 10 students at the New America School in Thornton in Zoraida Martinez's leadership program. … more
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