http://www.ftluptonpress.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Running club hopes to gain momentum in the Tri-Towns http://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/running-club-hopes-gain-momentum-tri-towns <img src="http://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/flm_comm_cvrunningclub_100114.jpg" alt="Erie resident and Carbon Valley Rec Center fitness trainer Sara Pickering (center) poses with other members of the new Carbon Valley Runners Club Aug. 14 at the Newton&#039;s Race for the Cure, a four-mile fun run in Eldorado Springs Benefiting cancer research. The running club is still trying to find its legs by way of expanded membership and increased community support. This photo was taken fro the Eldorado Springs Race in August.  It was a 4 miler. Here is additional info on the race." title="Erie resident and Carbon Valley Rec Center fitness trainer Sara Pickering (center) poses with other members of the new Carbon Valley Runners Club Aug. 14 at the Newton&#039;s Race for the Cure, a four-mile fun run in Eldorado Springs Benefiting cancer research. The running club is still trying to find its legs by way of expanded membership and increased community support. This photo was taken fro the Eldorado Springs Race in August.  It was a 4 miler. Here is additional info on the race." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">CARBON VALLEY &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> Lifelong distance runner and fitness guru Sara Pickering said the Carbon Valley Running Club is miles away from her vision of what it will someday be.</span></p> <p class="p3"> And even though the club is still trying to find its legs, the Pennsylvania native and former elementary school teacher said the potential is as unlimited as the miles and miles of scenic running routes that zigzag through the bustling Tri-Towns region.</p> GMO debate comes to town http://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/gmo-debate-comes-town <img src="http://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fl_gmo_100114.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="115" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">FORT LUPTON &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> Two women opposing an upcoming ballot initiative regarding mandatory GMO labeling appeared before Fort Lupton City Council Sept. 22 to ask for the community&rsquo;s support.</span></p> <p class="p3"> Erie farmer Amber Clay and state Rep. Lori Saine, R-Dacono, appeared before the board on behalf of a group called &ldquo;No on 105,&rdquo; which is sponsored by the Coalition Against the Misleading Label Initiative in Denver.</p> Bluedevils soccer may find themselves in hunt for state http://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/bluedevils-soccer-may-find-themselves-hunt-state <img src="http://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fl_sp_flhs_soccer_003a_100114.jpg" alt="Bluedevils goalkeeper Jesus Arellano deflects a corner kick away from the goal during a Sept. 24 game against the Standley Lake Gators at home. The 3-2 defeat was the first loss of the season for Fort Lupton. The Bluedevils head in to conference play with a record of 6 - 1 - 2." title="Bluedevils goalkeeper Jesus Arellano deflects a corner kick away from the goal during a Sept. 24 game against the Standley Lake Gators at home. The 3-2 defeat was the first loss of the season for Fort Lupton. The Bluedevils head in to conference play with a record of 6 - 1 - 2." align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">FORT LUPTON &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> Few fans of the Fort Lupton varsity soccer team would have predicted that, following the first nine games, the team would be 6-1-2, ranked in the top 10 in one media poll and garnering votes in the chsaanow.com media poll among 4A schools in Colorado.</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;</span></p> Not many concerns for Warrior softball in advance of playoffs http://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/not-many-concerns-warrior-softball-advance-playoffs <img src="http://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fl_sp_fredsfbl4_100114.jpg" alt="Frederick&#039;s Alex Dufour tries in vain to tag Berthoud&#039;s Hannah Langer after she overslid second base Sept. 25 in Frederick. Frederick managed to record the out during a rundown." title="Frederick&#039;s Alex Dufour tries in vain to tag Berthoud&#039;s Hannah Langer after she overslid second base Sept. 25 in Frederick. Frederick managed to record the out during a rundown." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">FREDERICK &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> The phrase, &ldquo;What, me worry?&rdquo; seems to apply to the Frederick High School softball team.</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">The Warriors won all 19 games in the regular season, including an 11-0 win against Roosevelt Sept. 30. The streak put the Warriors atop the class 4A chsaanow.com softball poll, and it put Frederick in a good spot to host a regional playoff tournament Saturday, Oct. 11.</span></p> Hiccups plague Re-8’s slate of renovations http://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/hiccups-plague-re-8%E2%80%99s-slate-renovations <p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">FORT LUPTON &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> Just as extensive renovations and construction were winding down in the Weld Re-8 School District, Murphy&rsquo;s Law went into effect.</span></p> New leader of local VFW puts forward new strategy for uniting vets http://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/new-leader-local-vfw-puts-forward-new-strategy-uniting-vets <p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DACONO &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> A Vietnam veteran and new commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9741 in Dacono said he thinks a combination of cooperative efforts and rebranding could help give the group a much-needed boost.</span></p> Water-line expansion deal OK’d, to connect landowners to Halliburton line, allow growth http://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/water-line-expansion-deal-ok%E2%80%99d-connect-landowners-halliburton-line-allow-growth <p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">FORT LUPTON &mdash;</b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> More than a year after Halliburton opened a $42-million facility on Denver Avenue and Weld County Road 8, council members approved a funding opportunity to extend a water line that would connect to the energy giant&rsquo;s existing line and provide service to an additional 19 landowners south of Fort Lupton proper.</span></p> Going the extra mile in rememberance http://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/going-extra-mile-rememberance <img src="http://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fl_911stairclimb_100114.jpg" alt="Fort Lupton firefighters were among the hundreds of firefighters who participated in the 2014 Denver Sept. 11 Memorial Stair Climb at the CenturyLink building in downtown Denver. Firefighters climbed the 55-story building twice in full turnout gear, carrying a piece of equipment used for high-rise fires. The primary purpose of the Memorial Stair Climb, which began in 2005, is to remember the 343 New York City firefighters who lost their lives at the World Trade Center Sept. 11, 2001. In addition, those firefighters who participated in this event demonstrated their commitment to the physical and mental preparation necessary to protect others from harm. " title="Fort Lupton firefighters were among the hundreds of firefighters who participated in the 2014 Denver Sept. 11 Memorial Stair Climb at the CenturyLink building in downtown Denver. Firefighters climbed the 55-story building twice in full turnout gear, carrying a piece of equipment used for high-rise fires. The primary purpose of the Memorial Stair Climb, which began in 2005, is to remember the 343 New York City firefighters who lost their lives at the World Trade Center Sept. 11, 2001. In addition, those firefighters who participated in this event demonstrated their commitment to the physical and mental preparation necessary to protect others from harm. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" />