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League classification moves forward

Prairie View High School’s boys and girls basketball teams are going to play in the state’s newest classification starting in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities … more

Skyview gets partial break in basketball reclassification

Skyview High School got a 50-50 split of appeals to its classifications for boys and girls basketball for the two-year cycle that begins in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities … more

Fort Lupton girls tennis: Short on numbers, long on enthusiasm

What Fort Lupton High School girls tennis coach Christy Blanchard lacks in numbers, she thinks she makes up for in team energy. Because of the pandemic and resulting late start to the season, the … more

Baseball: Ravens rally for first win

THORNTON -- Berthoud High School scored the first runs of its game at Riverdale Ridge May 5, and the Ravens scored the next nine to win the contest 9-5. RRHS scored two in the fourth inning, four … more

Track season is on

Sidewalk. Sidewalk. Who's got the sidewalk?

A missing sidewalk caught the attention of Fort Lupton City Council during its May 5 meeting.Councilman Tommy ?Holton wondered what happened to the sidewalk on the east side of Fort Lupton High … more

Adams 14 superintendent search: One person standing

A day after a Zoom interview for the job of Adams 14 superintendent, one of the candidates bowed out. “After much thought and deliberation with myself and my family, I feel this the best … more

Lightning strike sets tanker on fire

Brighton Fire Rescue officials said lightning appears to be the cause of a May 5 tanker fire near U.S. Highway 85 and Weld County Road 6. As of 2 p.m., the fire was still burning. It started … more

Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the … more

Domestic violence Suspect-at-large

Concerns about a reported domestic violence incident early May 4 led Brighton Police to surround an apartment complex in the southwestern part of the city. The Brighton Police Department were called … more

Brighton police clear 'active scene'

The area around the Riverwalk Apartments in the 700 block of Mockingbird Street is safe, according to Brighton police. Officers, SWAT team members and other emergency personnel responded to the … more

Cideries squeeze into craft beverage scene

Imagine it’s a hot Colorado day and adults are looking for alcoholic beverages to help beat the heat. Many seek out beer, seltzers and cocktails. But, for Sam Al-Jassim and many others, the answer … more

Special meeting requested on face mask use

Two members of the Weld RE-8 board of education want a special meeting to talk about mask mandates. As of May 3, none was forthcoming. The two, Cody LeBlanc and Jaime Sierra,  said they … more

We were blessed with the opportunities to tell your stories

Our journey in journalism started in the early 1980s, as recent college graduates — me, as a reporter at The Miami Herald, then one of the country’s largest papers; Jerry in the newspaper’s … more

'Tell stories that matter:' Colorado Community Media sold to journalism partnership

Colorado Community Media, the company that produces two dozen newspapers around the Denver-area suburbs and two shoppers, has been acquired by a local and national … more

Finding consistency in a world of inconsistency

“I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and lows.” — Drew Barrymore There have been some very famous … more

This knock-knock stuff is no joke

Occasionally, this is an opinion column. Here comes one now. Advertisements taped or left hanging on front doors should be against the law. The mischief-makers of advertisements taped or left hanging … more

Fulfilling lifelong dreams

Now more than ever before, people around the world can relate to feeling isolated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Isolation, something that increasingly affects our well-being as we age, is incredibly … more

'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' in the 1860s

Vintage baseball from the 1860s came to the South Platte Valley Historic Park in Fort Lupton May 1. There were parts of the game that looked the same; others not so much. The Colorado Vintage Base … more

Becerra becomes a piece of Fort Lupton history

With a stroke of the pen, Fort Lupton High School's Alondra Becerra became the first female wrestler from the Bluedevils to sign a college letter of intent to continue in the sport. She signed on … more
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