Brighton opts for long term ward changes
Brighton voters — at least 1,000 of them — should expect to see bigger changes in their City wards and precincts this year, after councilors agreed to make a long-term update to the city's …
(Scooter) riders on the storm: A new Bird in Thornton
In bike lanes, on the sidewalk or on the grass, Thornton residents may have spotted a new method of transportation flying around the city. 
Luxury homes going up in Fort Lupton
Developers behind a luxury housing development targetting Fort Lupton invited residents to come and select where they want their next home built. Eastman Properties will build the first Epcon …
Representatives, activist and shooting survivor discuss gun reform as decade passes since Aurora theater shooting
In recognition of 10 years passing since the Aurora theater shooting, Congressman Jason Crow, state Rep. Tom Sullivan, a survivor of the theater shooting and a gun reform activist discussed the need …
Brighton introduces new aquatics hotline

The city of Brighton's aquatics department responded to the increasing number of COVID cases and resulting staffing issues with a new aquatics hotline .. 303-655-2251.   The city said it …

A little help seeing colors

Ryan Oakes was born colorblind but it wasn’t until first grade when his mother discovered it. “My mom was watching me color the tree trunks green and the leaves brown. She said, let’s get you …

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Soaring home prices in metro Denver are now growing at slower rates.

Colorado supply of homes rises, prices still climb — just more slowly

From June 2021 to June this year, the number of active listings for single-family homes in the Denver metro area jumped up by about 52%. Statewide, the number saw about a 43% uptick. But despite the larger pool of options, home prices continue to climb.
A diagram comparing the root systems of Kentucky Blue Grass and native species.

Field focus: Native plants moving into Thornton parks

Thornton will be converting 300 acres of the city’s park’s Kentucky Blue Grass to native grasses and plants in the next 10-12 years.  Paul Burkholder, parks golf and forestry …
Kira Szulinski, 22, is Adams County Fair Queen. She is attending Metropolitan State University, majoring in biology to become a veterinarian.

PHOTO GALLERY: Professional Bull Riders take to arena at Adams County Fair

The Adams County Fair on August 4 featured the Professional Bull Riders from across the country and South America with riders on a bucking bull trying to stay mounted on the animal with one hand …

Pinuelas draws 40-year sentence for second-degree murder conviction

A 23-year-old man drew a 40-year sentence in the state department of corrections after he pleaded guilty to a second-degree murder charge. Guillermo Pinuelas entered his plea in early June.
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Coming Attractions

Let your ‘Hair’ down at Miners Alley

As Mark Twain once (supposedly) wrote, “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Miners Alley Playhouse is proving that’s true with its summer production of the rock and roll …
In Greenwood Village, Harry Marinsky’s “The Mad Tea Party” from the “Alice in Wonderland” series is displayed by the Museum of Outdoor Arts in Marjorie Park.

Molding art for the masses

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then taking a walk through most metro area communities can be a delightful treat for the eyes.
Allisa Weatherbee and Andrea Robarge competing who can carve off the end off the tree stump the quickest.

Chainsaw and Chuckwagons rev up in Frederick

The town of Frederick powered up the chainsaws for its 10th annual Chainsaws and Chuckwagons event July 20 through July 23 in Centennial Park.
Coming Attractions

Don’t sweat it - there’s plenty of summer left

We’re smack dab in the middle of the dog days of summer, so I thought it was time to take another peak at the range of events available to stay cool, literally or metaphorically.
The courses, open to teens only, take participants through the entire filmmaking process, from writing to producing to editing their own short films and TV pilots.
Coming Attractions

Tap into the power of cinematic storytelling at Anythink

Getting started on creative endeavors is a fantastic way to ensure young people discover their passions early. And while that most often covers things like music or painting, Anythink Huron has programs to get teens interested in filmmaking.
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