• Gabels to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary

    FORT LUPTON — The family of Phil and Joan Gabel have the honor of inviting friends and family to share in the celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary. A cake reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, in the Community Room at the Fort Lupton Community Center, 203 South Harrison Ave.

  • Local students earn degrees from University of Northern Colorado

    A number of local students were among the 850 students who received degrees from the University of Northern Colorado during fall 2014 graduation ceremonies Dec. 12 and 13, 2014.

    From Firestone, Tyler Wisdom earned a bachelor of science in sport and exercise science.

    From Frederick, Alfonso Chavez earned a bachelor of arts in history.

  • Three local students among spring Arizona State graduates

    TEMPE, ARIZ. — More than 12,000 ASU undergraduate and graduate students had their degrees conferred at the May commencement ceremonies, including three students from this area.

    Emily Kruchten, of Frederick, Akshay Shivaram, of Longmont, and Heather Williams, of Erie, each earned degrees from Arizona State University.

  • Paulina Quintana named to fall 2014 dean's roll at Kansas Wesleyan

    SALINA, KAN. — Paulina Quintana, of Firestone, has been named to the Fall 2014 Dean’s Honor Roll at Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, Kan.

    Full-time students with a semester grade point average of 3.25-3.74 and no incompletes are listed on the KWU Dean’s Honor Roll.

  • Martinez graduates basic combat training

    Army Pvt. Zachery M. Martinez graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.

  • Jones completes Army basic training

    Army Pfc. Bradley M. Jones has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

  • Fall Clean-Up Day Sept. 27 in Fort Lupton

    Fall Clean-Up Day, set for 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Public Works Shop at 800 12th Ave. in Fort Lupton, offers residents a convenient opportunity to dispose of unused household items and yard debris (No household trash, concrete, Freon based appliances, or electronics will be accepted; some items may require a fee). There is a suggested donation of $10, and there is a $5 fee for each tire dropped off.

  • Hebda named to Concordia honors list

    Jake Hebda, a sophomore studying management from Firestone, was among the students named to the Spring Honors List at Concordia University Wisconsin for the 2013-14 academic year.

    To be eligible for the honor, students must achieve a minimum 3.50 GPA.

  • Sean Murphy graduates basic combat training

    Army Pvt. Sean Murphy has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

  • Sparks and Singer wed in Fort Lupton

    Mr.  and Mrs. Vic Sparks, of Fort Lupton, and Mr. and Mrs. Dave Singer, of Firestone, are pleased to announce the recent marriage of their children, Chris Singer and Alison Sparks.


    The June 7 wedding was at the FourWay Baptist Church in Fort Lupton, followed by a dessert reception at the church and later a family dinner at the Sarchet Event center in Platteville.