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Thornton bull rider to be inducted into hall of fame

Charlie Sampson, of Thorton, will be inducted into the Bull Riding Hall of Fame in May. The Bull Riding Hall of Fame recognizes and commemorates the legends of the sport. The fifth annual induction … more

Teen guilty in 2017 murder of Kiaya Campbell

The now 17-year-old accused of killing a 10-year-old Thornton girl in 2017 pleaded guilty on Feb. 1. Aidan Zellmer, 17, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree murder after deliberation in the … more

New defense sparks Lady Wolves to home win

In what has been a frustrating four-game slide for the Westminster ladies basketball team over the last two weeks, a new and improved zone defensive scheme led the Lady Wolves to victory Jan. 24 over … more

Trojans battle for first conference win

In a back-and-forth first half, Trojans’ basketball found themselves ahead 23-21 at home against Hinkley (3-13, 1-3 in conference) Jan. 15. Carried offensively by 16 points (four three-pointers) … more

Adams County 27J gets logo makeover

When Brighton 27J school district was created in 1884, the name, and logo, reflected the designation of only the city of Brighton. Now, 135 years later, the district, commonly referred to as School … more

Thornton council interviews Ward 3 applicants

Thornton City Councilors should select their next colleague to fill the senior Ward 3 seat at their Jan. 22 meeting. Former City Councilor Josh Zygielbaum officially resigned his Ward 3 seat … more

News in a Hurry

Credit union sock drive delivers A drive spearheaded by Canvas Credit Union delivered 6,450 pairs of donated socks to several Colorado homeless shelters in December 2018.Donations were collected in … more

Advocates offer more magnet sites for homeless survey

Front Range homeless advocates will follow Jefferson and Adams County’s lead later this month, hosting special events to get a more accurate picture of Colorado’s homelessness problem. “I think … more

WinterFest set to go regardless of weather

One thing you can count on at Thornton’s annual WinterFest: It doesn’t matter if the weather is freezing or disturbing balmy. The skating rink will be in great shape. Winterfest returns Dec 7-9 … more

Thornton looks to boost Cache La Poudre flow

A Thornton plan to improve the flows of water through Cache Poudre River isn’t meant to clear the way for a drinking pipeline Larimer County officials demurred on this summer — but it might help. … more

Standley Lake gas drilling permits withdrawn

A proposal to drill for natural gas under Westminster's Standley Lake and nearby dog park is off the table for now. more

Lady Wolves’ volleyball takes down Thornton

The Westminster Wolves extended their five-game winning street, defending their home court against Thornton Oct. 23. “We train to be successful, especially on a night like this,” Westminster … more

Tricks, treats and food

Families from across the Denver area got a few treats Oct. 20 at events around the MetroNorth Region. In Thornton, nearly 5,000 came to Carpenter Park for the annual Trunk or Treat celebration, with … more

Trunk or Treat returns to Thornton Oct. 20

Thornton’s Carpenter Park Fields, 108th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard transforms for a spooktacular event from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 20 for Trunk or Treat. This is a creative and fun Halloween event lets … more

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Being an adult is hard work

Adulting has become a popular term that means “the practice of behaving in a way characteristic of a responsible adult,” according to the Oxford Living dictionary. That can include holding down a … more

Zellmer trial delayed, set for next March

A juvenile accused of killing a 10-year-old Thornton girl in June 2017 won’t go to trial until March 2019, a judge ruled Sept. 27. Judge Sharon Holbrook granted a continuance to the defense team … more

Celebrating and shopping at new Thornton mall

Every store in the new Denver Premium Outlet might not have been open when developers and city officials cut the ribbon Sept. 27 — but most of them were. “We were actually farther along than we … more

Fast start lifts Heritage over Thornton

The Heritage Eagle’s fast start so far this season didn’t slow down Sept. 14 at Five Star Stadium as it took two offensive plays to seize control and run away with a 40-6 win over the Thornton … more

Chili, skates and sun

Thornton celebrated the late summer with the annual Harvest Festival Sept. 8, featuing a morning of fishing and pancakes and an afternoon of good food, hot chili and live music. more
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