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Brighton council tabs Martinez as acting city manager

Brighton City Council appointed Michael Martinez as acting city manager during a special meeting Oct. 12. Jane Bais DiSessa resigned Oct. 11. Originally, Marv Falconburg was tabbed for the job. He … more

Brighton needs new city manager

Brighton City Manager Jane Bais DiSessa resigned Oct. 11. She'd been on the job for almost 13 months and, according to a city statement, completed the terms of her contract. No reason was given. … more

Election 2021: North Metro Voters Guide

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 Voters Guide for Adams County and other portions of the north metro Dever area. Below, you can find links to candidate questionnaires for the … more

New mobile notary comes to town

When the pandemic hit, Terry Young’s goal was to help people and make a difference for the community. The Forever Young Mobile Notary celebrated its ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Brighton … more

Thirty-five years of tradition

It was in the 1950s when La Estrellita Mexican Restaurant first opened its doors serving up Mexican food specialties to Mexican nationals for more than 12 years in Fort Lupton at Harrison Avenue and … more

EMAC golf: Brighton's Leydon, team take top spot

WESTMINSTER -- Brighton High School's golf team picked up a pair of wins at the second Eastern Metro Athletic Conference major (all-school) tournament Sept. 14 at Hyland Hills Golf Course. BHS' … more

Brighton remembers 9/11 and the victims

Brighton's first responders gathered in the parking lot of City Hall Sept. 11 in a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York. 'You might not get home'Brighton Fire … more

The Big Boy is Back: Union Pacific massive 1941 steam locomotive on tour

Union Pacific's No. 4014 the Big Boy came roaring, blasting its steam trumpet and smoke blowing out of its stack on its annual tour through Brighton and Fort Lupton on August 7. Brighton and Fort … more

Divide between north metro city council representation and population

The 2020 Census showed that North Denver Metro cities have become more diverse in the past decade, but representation on local city councils has not kept up. About 49% of residents in Brighton, … more

27J changes mask policy after contentious board meeting

The 27J Schools board of education was one of the first school boards in Adams County’s districts to meet after county commissioners voted to opt out the Tri-County Health Department’s mask order … more

Brighton opts for pot tax ballot issue

Brighton City Council was expected to take up the question of placing a marijuana sales tax question on the November election ballot. Council’s discussion was set for Aug. 31, after press time. If … more

Brighton names five finalists for fire chief

Candidates for Brighton’s top job in the fire department all agreed that it’s important to have a connection to the community. How they plan to build that connection is where they differed. The … more

Two die in Brighton crash

Brighton police say two people died after an Aug. 28 crash east of town. It happened shortly before 9 a.m. on the eastbound side of Interstate 76 at 144th Avenue. A tweet from the department … more

Brighton council to talk marijuana sales tax

Brighton City Council is expected to take up the question of placing a marijuana sales tax question on the November election ballot. Council's discussion is set to start at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. … more

Adams charts top population growth

Adams County and its municipalities were among the highest growing areas in Colorado, new 2020 Census data shows. Adams County added 77,969 new people between 2010 and 2020, a nearly 18% increase. It … more

Boys golf: Frederick takes fifth at own tournament

FORT LUPTON -- Frederick High School's boys golf team tied for fifth at the Frederick Classic at Coyote Creek Aug. 23. FHS finished two shots behind Longmont High School. Silver Creek High School … more

Severe weather in August

The calendar said it was Aug. 19. Mother Nature didn't particularly notice. A round of severe weather rumbled through parts of Denver and its suburbs in the midafternoon. It prompted tornado … more

Golf: Prairie View's Bond captures stroke play title

AURORA -- Prairie View's Kyle Leadon was the overall medalist at the first of two major (all-school) golf tournaments Aug. 18 at Aurora Hills Golf Course. Bond, a sophomore, fired an even par … more

Brighton HS scoreboard Oct. 17

Boys golf FORT LUPTON --  Brighton High School rode the effort of junior Kyle Leydon to a 17-stroke victory over Prairie View at the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference north area tournament … more
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