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Election 2021: North Metro Voters Guide

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 Voters Guide for Adams County and other portions of the north metro Dever area. Below, you can find links to candidate questionnaires for the … more

Election 2021: Thornton City Council

Candidate profiles for the City of Thornton City Council election. more

A sunny Thornton Harvest Fest

Oct. 2 was a perfect day for fall-themed fun: plenty of pumpkins, live music, dance and fall produce were all available at Thornton's Community Park at 112th and York Street for Harvest Fest, the … more

Mayor questions Thornton councilor’s residency status

Thornton City Councilors will go into a closed-door executive session Oct. 5 to discuss whether Ward 1 City Councilor Jacque Phillips is really living in her ward. Phillips, elected to the City … more

Thornton celebrates homecoming with big football win

Thornton’s Miles Poole ran for 137 yards and a touchdown as Thornton High School celebrated homecoming with a 40-18 over Littleton Sept. 10 at Adams 12 Stadium in … more

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

Election 2021: Thornton City Council seats ballot set

Thornton's Ward 3 will see a different face on the City Council next year as Council veteran Sam Nizam steps down. Nizam is the only incumbent on the City Council not seeking another term. Instead, … 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

Thornton political sign debate resurfaces

An amendment to the city of Thornton’s sign code that has sparked a fierce debate among the city council about free speech passed on a 5-3 vote at a meeting on Aug. 10. Primarily, the code change … 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

Thornton reverses Weld water pipeline denial

Thornton can start building a segment of a water pipeline in Weld County, even though the Weld County Board of Commissioners told the city no two months ago. On Tuesday night, Thornton City Council … 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
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