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Today's News

  • Things looking up for Bluedevils baseball

    This is the sort of start to a baseball season that Fort Lupton hasn’t seen in seven years.

    FLHS is 4-3. That exceeds the combined number of wins for the Bluedevils the past two seasons. The last time Fort Lupton won as many as four games in a season was 2014, when the Bluedevils won five.

  • Soccer: Aurora West blanks Fort Lupton

    Prospect Ridge scored three goals in each half and shut out Fort Lupton 6-0 in a non-conference match in Fort Lupton March 22.

    Grace Jackson scored three goals for the Miners. Goalkeeper Linda Leahy had three saves. No stats were available for the Bluedevils.

  • Aims-Fort Lupton celebrates Ag Day

    The Aims Community College Fort Lupton campus is the school’s hub of agricultural education - so it was natural that the campus would host an Agricultural Day celebration March 21.

    “We wanted to bring the community in,” said Amy McFarland, the school’s agriculture instructor. “Bring everyone in so we could show them what we’re all about.”

  • In bloom: Local artist creates one-of-a-kind flowers from feathers

    Every project begins with a ringneck pheasant. Before she can even start on her artwork, Sandie Mackenzie has to taxidermy and meticulously clean the pelt of the bird. 

  • Baseball: Gators score early, beat Bliuedevils

    Standley Lake scored 12 runs in the first three innings and went on to a 14-4, five-inning win at Fort Lupton March 24.

    The Gators' Garret Martin and Elliot McNeave had three RBIs. Ben Salvo had two hits and two RBIs. Fort Lupton's John Howard drove in a couple of runs on the strength of two hits. Dustin howard had two hits. Freddy Suarez hit a solo home run inthe second inning.

    We'll have more on the game in the March 29 issue of the Fort Lupton Press.

  • Fort Lupton residents asked to give their opinions

    Some long-time residents Fort Lupton residents favor more growth, while many newer residents want things to stay as they are, based on comments made at recent community forums.

    Many residents also want more recreational trails and pedestrian-friendly areas, according to Alyssa Knutson, a city planner. Those findings are just a few that have come from city efforts to update its comprehensive plan – a government document commonly used to chart future growth.

  • Fort Lupton Urban Renewal looks into expansion

    Fort Lupton Urban Renewal Authority officials are looking to expand south to potentially gain more revenue.

    A few parcels on the south end of Fort Lupton could be developed soon, officials said. One of them could be the former Horton Feedlots Inc. site on County Road 27, they said.

  • Firestone URA can move forward with projects

    Firestone officials plan to move forward with urban renewal authority projects in the future, after a new Colorado law was approved last week, according to a city release.

    Bill sponsors wanted to counteract the uncertainty of oil and gas revenues, which, according to town representatives, make it hard to budget.

  • Baseball: Rare midweek doubleheader for Frederick
  • Big night for FL's Delgado at all-star game

    GREELEY – This is the way most high-school athletes would like to wrap up their prep careers.

    Fort Lupton’s Yarisca Delgado scored five points in her team’s win at the Weld County all-star basketball game at Northridge High School, March 15. She also canned 14, 3-point baskets in the span of three minutes and finished second in the 3-point contest at halftime.