Colorado program helps dislocated workers

When Lindsay Louis from Firestone quit her regular job working for a Boulder neurosurgeon to return to school full time, she found she stil lneeded part-time work to support her child. “I was not …

United Power EV Charger Expansion

United Power expanding its accessible electric vehicle charging on highway corridors throughout the county in partnership with the National Electric Highway Coalition, according to a press release. …
WeldCo sheriff's deputies looking for stolen ATV
HUDSON -- Weld County sheriff's deputies are looking for an ATV that was stolen from property near Hudson. It happened around 6 a.m. Jan. 15 in the 5500 block of Weld County Road 37. Sheriff's …
Wastewater improvements come into focus
After an hour-plus presentation, Fort Lupton City Council has an idea of the cost of mandatory improvements to its wastewater plant and the best route to transport the material to Metro Wastewater …

King Soopers strike ends after union reaches tentative deal with grocer

The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 said Jan. 21 that it has reached a tentative three-year labor agreement with King Soopers, ending a strike that began more than a week earlier.

Conifer is Colorado’s new population center

Colorado’s population has shifted north since 2010, and the east end of Conifer is the state’s new population center.

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 …

Boys basketball: Prairie View's early schedule seems to be paying off

             Prairie View boys basketball coach Damien Romero loved the ThunderHawks’ early season …

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Left, two N95-type face masks, or respirators, at left. On right, a third respirator, an N100-type mask. The N95 protects against matter such as dust, aerosols and smoke, as well as biological particles, including bacteria, viruses and allergens.

State to distribute free surgical grade masks

Starting later this week, public libraries, fire stations, recreation centers, VFWs, YMCAs and high-traffic community centers that have agreed to be local redistribution points will have KN95 and surgical-grade masks for those who ask.

Commerce City police need help finding urn's owner

Commerce City police would like to reunite a family with its urn. In a series of tweets, police said someone turned in an item containing the small urn to the department's property and evidence …

Fort Lupton rec center eyeing outdoor fitness court

The Fort Lupton Recreation Department has its eyes on a new, outdoor fitness park in Railroad Park, Fourth Street and Pacific Avenue, across the street from the recreation facility on South Harrison …
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Finding acceptance in ‘Sordid Lives’

There’s unlucky timing, and then there’s starting a theater company not long before a global pandemic. Such is the case with the Wheat Ridge Theatre Company. But the company and its founder Maru …
Canadian singer  and bassist John  Cunningham performs with his singer/songwriter and yodeling bride  Eli Barsi. The couple performed for a sold-out audience Jan.15 at the American Mountaineering Center.
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Golden Cowboy Poetry Gathering wraps up on high note

Lovers of the American West were treated to a hearty helping of cowboy poetry, storytelling and song as the Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering got underway after a two-year hiatus at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden, Colorado.
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2021’s best albums use music as bridge, inspiration

Much like the year immediately preceding it, 2021 posed more than its share of challenges. As individuals, community members and global citizens, we all had to be more thoughtful than ever about what …
Among performers slated for this year’s Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathing is Texas native singer and songwriter Jean Prescott.

Poetry Gathering beckons well-versed cowboys, cowgirls to Golden

If you’re a hankerin’ for a weekend rich in the storied history of the American West, then gather ‘round the campfire for the 2022 Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering, coming up Jan. 15 and 16 at the American Mountaineering Center in downtown Golden.
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