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North Metro PDs tackle street racing

Street racing and related issues, such as spontaneous car parties, have become an issue that has intensified throughout the Denver metro area and Brighton, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster police … more

Weld County denies Thornton water project application

The Thornton Water Project got dealt another bad hand on May 5, when the Weld County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to deny Thornton’s application to build a water pipeline through 34 … more

Need-to-know info for city council elections

Though municipal elections are a little over six months away, the seeds of campaign season are already in the ground. Several candidates in Thornton and Westminster have thrown their names in the hat … more

Thornton annexes 357-acres for new development

Thornton just grew by 357 acres, per a 7-1 vote by Thornton City Council at an April 13 meeting. After a public hearing, the council approved the annexation in northwest Thornton and two other … more

Thornton residents rally for shopping center cleanup

A rally at the Thornton Shopping Center showed the site continues to be a social and political lightning rod in south Thornton. The owner of the rundown site began cleaning up structural, aesthetic … more

North metro cities gain flexibility in new federal relief package

A few weeks after President Joe Biden signed into law the American Rescue Act, north metro cities are getting a clearer sense of how much COVID-19 relief funding they will receive from the federal … more

Thornton and Westminster take steps to address water supply concerns

Thornton City Council recently adopted measures to help the city’s water supply in the short-term, while Westminster City Council discussed a new water supply plan for the long-term. Both cities, … more

New Thornton community group promotes pollinators

Spring has just begun and a new community group wants to help pollinators do their thing. “Bee Thornton” is a community group that recently sprouted up to protect existing pollinator habitats and … more

Serving lawfully? Questions about corporate authority in Thornton subdivision

It might not be obvious that the sprawling residential construction site near Holly Street and East 144th Avenue in Thornton is also a local government: the Willow Bend Metropolitan District, … more

Options explored for N Line fares in anticipation of pilot program expiring

The Regional Transportation District won’t extend a pilot program for discounted fares on the N Line commuter rail after the program expires in a couple of weeks, RTD representatives confirmed. The … more

Northglenn police advisory group formalized, Thornton’s on the way

Northglenn finalized its police advisory group of citizens, while nearby Thornton is close to doing the same. After a month-long application process that received a high level of interest, members of … more

Parterre metro district plan with $189 million debt limit approved

Thornton City Council unanimously passed a plan to finance the construction of Parterre, a proposed 800-acre development in the city’s northeast corner. Several councilors expressed confusion about … more

Thornton City Council opposes water rate recommendations

The Thornton City Council made clear at a Feb. 9 planning session that it won’t be approving a 4 percent increase in residential water rates and a maximum $15,000 increase in tap fees. Many … more

Val Vigil celebrated as a dedicated public servant

Val Vigil spent the better part of the past two decades as an elected official. That entire time, his commitment to the community motivated him. “He didn't have the ego,” said Adams County board … more

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 … more

Better with age: 800-acre development clears big hurdle

Thornton City Council took a major step towards a nearly 800-acre proposed development in northeast Thornton by unanimously approving a zoning amendment at the Feb. 9 meeting. Located immediately … more

Consultant recommends increase in Thornton sewer rates

Rate consultant Raftelis recommended Thornton City Council to increase sewer rates for system upkeep and capital investments. Council listened to Raftelis representatives present a comprehensive … more

Council greenlights plan for Creekside Village retail space

A 13-acre, eight-lot development in east Thornton received its first approval from the city council at a Jan. 12 meeting. The council unanimously approved the conceptual plan for a commercial project … more

For principal, move to Eagle Ridge was the right choice

The new principal/head of school at Eagle Ridge Academy in Brighton — and former administrator at Stargate School in Thornton — wasn’t looking to make a job change.  Scott Richardson and his … more

Area hospitals not full, but fear another surge

Hospitals in the wider Adams County region are running out of space, with officials expecting a post-Thanksgiving surge. About 80 percent of the county’s ICU capacity is full, according to most … more
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