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Operation Freebird moves indoors for 2019

The only complaint some of the people working at the Adams County Sheriff Department’s annual free Thanksgiving giveaway event last was the cold. Deputy Michael Kaiser said they think they’ve … more

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April Patrick of Westminster, drops off her ballot at the Adams County Office complex at 12200 N. Pecos Street Oct. 31. The polls closed Nov. 5 with voting for City Councilors in Northglenn, … more

An artistic ‘Fever Dream’ at the Benchmark

One of the best things about being a smaller theater is it provides more opportunities for inspiration and experimentation. That commitment to elevating new talents and taking creative risks has been … more

County crews show off their snow strategy

Adams County’s snow plowing crews were ready for Oct. 10’s heavy snowstorm, the opening salvo in what they expect will be wet winter. “We’ve heard multiple things, like any year,” County … more

Senior housing development rises in Thornton

The ultimate goal for Thornton’s new Crossing Pointe North housing development, according to Unison Housing Partners Executive Director Peter Lifari, is to build a multi-generational community. … more

County ballots in safe hands, officials say

Adams County’s election officials are doing their best to safeguard November’s ballots, they told a League of Women Voters group Sept. 9. Adams County Clerk and Recorder Josh Zygielbaum and … more

Adams County Fire Rescue announces new station 11 opening

A new, state-of-the-art Adams County Fire Station 11 adds space and better living quarters for rescue personnel, according to Chief Pat Laurienti. The new station 11 is at 1675 W. 69th Ave. It … more

‘Incremental, necessary’ changes win in Adams County

Oil and gas companies may have new regulations to navigate in Adams County but County Commissioner Chaz Tedesco said they are incremental and necessary. “I’m not here to end oil and gas but I do … more

Adams County oil and gas rules advance

With the unanimous support from the Adams County Planning Commission, a suite of new oil and gas rules was scheduled to go to County Commissioners. The Planning Commission voted to support the new … more

Adams County drilling rules unnecessary

There’s permitting freeze on energy development in Adams County today. The freeze is needed, officials say, to write new local regulations in reaction to Senate Bill 181, which Governor Polis … more

Development plan for Pillar of Fire land a concern for neighbors

A development along 235 acres southwest of Federal Boulevard and 88th might be inevitable, Shaw Heights neighbors said at a quickly organized Aug. 14 meeting, but they can steer what ends up on the … more

County opens reviews on oil and gas rules

Adams County residents, neighbors and industry officials will get several opportunities to review proposed tougher oil and gas siting rules before County Commissioners are set to vote. The Adams … more

Sights and Smiles at Riverdale Park

The Adams County Fair returned to county’s Riverdale Regional Park in Brighton July 31 through Aug. 4 for the 115th year featuring a carnival midway with games, food and rides as well as livestock … more

Couple arrested on suspicion of multiple highway shootings

No one was injured after an occupant of a vehicle allegedly fired shots at another vehicle on Santa Fe Drive on Aug. 4. An occupant of a gray pickup truck fired shots at a BMW SUV on northbound Santa … more

Welcoming the fair

Adams County kicked off the runup to it's 115th annual fair July 27 with a parade through Brighton. The fair, now in its 115th year, runs July 31-Aug 4 at the Adams County Regional Park, 9755 … more

Use brains to sell Adams County, consultants urge

When national companies come to town looking for places to expand, it’s no surprise they’re looking for healthy transit systems, good education for their potential workforce and local governments … more

Adams County Fair kicks off for 115th year

Food, music and animals take the center stage again as the Adams County Fair kicks off for another season July 31. The fair, now in it’s 115th year, runs July 31-Aug 4 at the Adams County Regional … more

County aims Opportunity Zones at underdeveloped areas

A new group will look for ways to spur economic development throughout Adams County, County Commissioners announced July 16. The county’s Opportunity Zones Task Force, composed of residents, … more
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