Fort Lupton football program may be on the chopping block

The Weld Re-8 board of education pointed its budget eyes toward the Fort Lupton High School athletic program during a May 12 workshop. The area of specific interest was the Bluedevils' football …

Fort Lupton teacher honored after 31 years in the school district

For 31 years, Angeles Navarro taught many generations of students in the Weld Re-8 School District from elementary to high school.  Navarro migrated from Guanajuato, Mexico to Fort Lupton and …
Fort Lupton council suspends last marijuana license hearing
                Centaurus Farms, the last of the four potential marijuana business licensees in Fort Lupton, will have to …
Fort Lupton council approves summer watering restrictions
                Fort Lupton City Council unanimously authorized watering restrictions that begin June …

1 million Colorado buildings are threatened by wildfire

Colorado faces the largest increase in homes and businesses threatened by wildfire of any state in the nation with nearly 1 million properties — two-fifths of all those in the state — already …

State to have office to investigate cases of murdered, missing Indigenous people

Colorado will form an office to bolster the state’s ability to investigate missing and murdered Indigenous people after an intensely negotiated bill passed in the final days of the state’s 2022 …

Soccer: Golden goal sends Bluedevils to second round of state playoffs

DENVER -- Fort Lupton's Santiago Gonzalez was a busy young man Oct. 27. He and his teammates played 86-plus minutes of scoreless soccer in the opening round of the state 3A soccer playoffs at …

Recovered from COVID, Southard thanks hospital

For Brighton Police Chief Paul Southard, COVID-19 was quite literally a nightmare. In a speech broadcast over the Platte Valley Medical Center public address system on May 13, he thanked the hospital …

PVHS grad returns to college after Army stint

Four years of service in the Army did little to tamp down former Prairie View High School quarterback Ben Meraz’s interest in playing college football. Meraz, who graduated from PVHS in …

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Property taxes were kept down in the 2022 legislature.

5 good ways legislature affected your wallet

From reducing Coloradans’ property tax increases to delaying a new gas fee, the Colorado legislature passed several bills this year that will directly affect your wallet. The legislation was aimed …
Bee Humphries is a registered nurse at the Gallus Medical Detox Center in Littleton.

This Littleton detox center feels like a relaxing hotel

Each private room has a queen bed covered in a plush, gray comforter, plus a flat-screen TV and a remote control to browse Netflix and Hulu. For lunch and dinner, restaurant menus circulate and meals …

Colorado identifies 5 cases of a mystery hepatitis in children

Colorado has reported its first cases of severe hepatitis of unknown cause in kids, adding to a growing number of cases nationally being investigated by the Centers for Disease Control and …
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Get lost in the DMNS’ new experience

Most of what is on display in a museum is an exhibit. The focus with exhibits is to plainly educate and entertain at the same time. And then there are experiences, like the new Mazes & Brain …
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Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined …
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Birds of a feather flock to DMNS

There are plenty of beautiful and important environmental sites that people are aware of - think locations like the Everglades in Florida. But then there are places that might be even more important …
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See it first at SeriesFest season 8

What can’t television do? The answer to that question used to be obvious. These days? Not so much. Modern shows can have just as high production value as blockbusters, entice the same A-list talent …
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