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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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Brighton youth debate city council about funding

Brighton youth put pressure on the City Council July 20 after council members criticized the funding that the Brighton Youth Commission is receiving from the city. Councilors who are acquainted with …
Alicia Calderón, Brighton's new city attorney

Brighton hires new city attorney

Brighton City Council unanimously approved a contract to hire Alicia Calderón as Brighton’s next city attorney. The city will pay Calderón an annual salary of $185,000 and she is scheduled to …
South Carolina-based site selection consultant Jeannette Goldsmith discusses workforce diversity July 22 at Commerce City’s Dicks Sporting Goods Park while co-panelists Andrew Shapiro, left, and Jerry Szaton listen. The event was part of breakfast presented by the Adams County Regional Economic Partnership and brought the three site selection experts to visit Adams County businesses and developments July 19-22 to discuss how it stacks up to other regions of the country.

Adams County ‘finding its place’

Site development expert Jeannette Goldsmith told a crowd of local officials and business owners that she gets the sense that Adams County is trying to figure itself out, based on two days of tours …
Colorado Vaccination. Hands of doctor holding syringe and coronavirus (COVID-19) vial vaccine on flag Colorado

Unvaccinated Coloradans drive rise in COVID as school looms

With the new school year only weeks away, Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties are seeing the signs of an upswing in rates of new COVID-19 cases, according to a news release from Tri-County Health …
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Claire Heywood will be performing at this year’s Underground Music Showcase with a full backing band comprised of other local musicians. The live music festival takes place Aug. 27-29 along South Broadway in Denver.

Underground Music Showcase is back on Broadway

Claire Heywood expects she will be singing her heart out at this year’s Underground Music Showcase. “Speaking for myself, playing a festival represents a needed chance to release some pent-up …
Coming Attractions

Meet the new State Historian

For a lot of children, books about magical worlds and bigger than life adventures are the best way to spend their time. But when she was young, Dr. Nicki Gonzales immersed herself in the chronicles …
Water lilies at Denver Botanic Gardens, where a Water Blossom Celebration will be held Aug. 7.
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Water blossoms in spotlight at Denver Botanic Gardens

The Colorado Water Garden Society is partnering with Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. in Denver, for a Water Blossom Celebration near Monet Pool, where water lilies thrive, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. …
Coming Attractions

Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted …

Celebrate the state’s 145th birthday with History Colorado

History Colorado is inviting the community to celebrate Colorado’s 145th birthday with a carnivalesque event and free entry to the History Colorado Center at 1200 N. Broadway in downtown Denver. …
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