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United Power warns of scam calls
United Power is warning its residential and business customers about spam calls demanding payment on past due amounts of electric bills. A press statement said scammers try to impersonate …
Manager paints optimistic view in State of the City presentation
If there were underlying themes to Brighton’s annual State of the City address, they were  optimism and gratitude. City manager Jane Bais DiSessa delivered the address earlier this month. “We …
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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 …
Broken sprinkler shuts down Brighton council feed
A broken fire sprinkler in Brighton City Hall Tuesday night kept the city from streaming the City Council meeting live, but city officials said the recording of the meeting is online now. Brighton …
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Murder during vape robbery brings long sentence

Kenneth Gallegos, 19, was sentenced June 2 to life in prison with the possibility of parole in 40 years for the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Lloyd Chavez IV during a robbery involving vaping …
Shelby Edwards and Dr. Christopher Cannon are in the heart catheterization lab where he worked on her blocked artery saving her life.

Unusual symptoms of a heart attack, intuition save Fort Lupton woman’s life

Shelby Edwards was hiking when she started to experience indigestion, right in the middle of her abdomen. Even though there was no pain, the uncomfortable feeling was even worse the next day. The …

Brighton Oasis Family Aquatic Park reopens June 5

  After a closed summer season in 2020, the Brighton Oasis Family Aquatic Park is gearing up to reopen its doors to the public on Saturday, June 5. The facility will have new standards for …

Plan for York & 144th retail space in Thornton approved

Thornton City Council unanimously approved the conceptual site plan for a five-building retail space in north Thornton. The plan is for the seven-acre parcel on the northeast corner of 144th Avenue …
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Winning Words

Truer words may have never been spoken

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.” — Falsely attributed to Abraham Lincoln When I …
Coming Attractions

The Alpine Choral finds a road home

It’s difficult to imagine the challenge that an artist faces when they’re used to rehearsing and performing as part of a group, and suddenly find themselves in a situation where they must work on …

Protecting your skin while not staying in

Coloradans love to tout the state’s sunshine with the warmth and mood boost it provides, but the sun’s rays also are something to be reckoned with, especially as we get into the swing of summer. …
Coming Attractions

A million-dollar night of musical theater

The Arvada Center is celebrating the return of live musical theater with an experience that will be novel for both performers and audiences — musical theater outside. For the first time in 19 …
Denver fifth grader Selby Dolan’s poster recently won both the Denver Arbor Day Poster Contest and the 2021 Colorado Arbor Day Poster Contest.

Denver student wins Arbor Day poster contests

Selby Dolan, a fifth grader who attends the Creativity Challenge Community (C3) school in Denver’s Cory-Merrill neighborhood, recently won both the Denver Arbor Day Poster Contest and the 2021 …
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