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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

Mass casualty training takes on different forms

Preparing for incidents such as the mass-casualty one in Boulder March 22 is a part of the routine for law enforcement agencies.  Ten people died when a gunman walked into a King Soopers store near … more

Adams County works towards oil and gas rules

Adams County kicked off a process to update its oil and gas regulations that will conclude with a Board of Commissioners vote in July. The county will recommend to the board a series of major text … 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

Adams Co. economic summit tries to keep spirits high

The pandemic might have done damage, but the future looks bright, was the message the Adams County Regional Economic Partnership (AC-REP) sought to send at the State of the Region event on March 4. … more

'Spaceship House' to be demolished, despite push to save it

The Adams County Board of Commissioners sealed the fate of a building that many neighbors consider iconic when the board approved a PUD amendment at a March 2 public hearing. Commissioners voted 4-1 … 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

Suit against Adams County sheriff to proceed

U.S. Magistrate Judge Scott Varholak ruled on Jan. 26 that a lawsuit against Adams County’s sheriff can proceed. Sheriff Richard Reigenborn and his office sought to dismiss the suit filed by four … more

Henry voted chair for Adams Commission

The Adams County Board of Commissioners unanimously elected Eva J. Henry as board chair for 2021 at their meeting Jan. 26. Henry has previously served as board chair in 2013 and 2017. She’s … more

Man shot in Commerce city

A man in Commerce City was shot earlier in the morning Jan. 26. At 9:42 a.m., Commerce City police responded to a report at 6400 E. 63rd Place, where they found an unconscious male with a gunshot … more

Shooting southwest of Westminster

A shooting occurred in unincorporated Adams County southwest of Westminster on Jan. 26. The Adams County Sheriff's Office Tweeted at 10:18 a.m. that a male and a female were shot along “5300 & … more

Officer-involved shooting in eastern Adams County

An Adams County Sheriff's deputy fatally shot a suspect in an early morning pursuit of a stolen vehicle. Just after midnight Jan. 26, deputies responded to a report of a stolen Jeep SUV, said an … more

Commissioners swear their oaths

The 2021 Adams County Commissioners were seated Jan. 12 in a sparse and socially-distanced inauguration ceremony at the county building in Brighton. Commissioners Chaz Tedesco and Eva Henry were … 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
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