Fort Lupton 4th of July

The Fort Lupton Fourth of July celebration was a blast with vendors, grilled good, and activities imade possible the help of the community; Crossroads Church, the face painters, St. William Catholic …

Fort Lupton chamber has new leader

The Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce announced its new executive director July 13. "We are excited to have Cody LeBlanc join the chamber as our new executive director," said Joanna Sequeria, board …

Summer takes shape at the Independence School

For the South Platte Valley Historical Society’s Independence School, learning about history and living it tend to be the same thing. “It’s my fourth year teaching, and I can do this until I …
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Sidewalk. Sidewalk. Who's got the sidewalk?
A missing sidewalk caught the attention of Fort Lupton City Council during its May 5 meeting.Councilman Tommy ?Holton wondered what happened to the sidewalk on the east side of Fort Lupton High …
Who signs on the line for new library ownership?
Fort Lupton City Council, the city attorney and the Weld Re-8 board of education did not agree who should sign the title if and when the library moves to the north side of town. The library wants …
Council votes to talk with Metro Wastewater
Fort Lupton City Administrator Chris Cross summed up the feelings of many about the subject of mandatory wastewater plant improvements April 20.  “I wish there was a clear-cut answer. There …

Veteran Colorado journalist Linda Shapley named Colorado Community Media publisher

The new owners of Colorado Community Media have named Linda Shapley the news company's publisher.

Taking a look at Mount Evans’ new reservation system

The night before Lakewood’s Joyce and Steve Koenig visited Mount Evans with their daughter and her boyfriend, they went to recreation.gov and purchased a vehicle ticket. On July 22, the Koenigs and …

Meet the new State Historian

For a lot of children, books about magical worlds and bigger than life adventures are the best way to spend their time. But when she was young, Dr. Nicki Gonzales immersed herself in the chronicles …

Adams County ‘finding its place’

Site development expert Jeannette Goldsmith told a crowd of local officials and business owners that she gets the sense that Adams County is trying to figure itself out, based on two days of tours …

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Traffic on Interstate 25 in Denver on May 19.

Colorado violates EPA ozone standards again

On the same day environmental groups called out Colorado officials for missing a key EPA deadline to clean up ozone pollution violations widely attributed to driving, business groups declared victory …
A researcher releases a bald eagle with GPS tracking as part of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s new study on eagle populations in Colorado’s Front Range.

Study focuses on bald eagle boom along the Front Range

It’s no secret that the human population on Colorado’s Front Range is expanding. State officials predict that in the 10-year range from 2019 to 2029, Colorado will grow by more than 800,000 …
The cigarette and vaping display at a convenience store in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood in 2019.

Colorado's tobacco-tax boost generates millions

A new nicotine tax and an increased tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products in Colorado generated more than $34 million in their first five months, according to a data analysis by The Colorado …
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Water lilies at Denver Botanic Gardens, where a Water Blossom Celebration will be held Aug. 7.
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Water blossoms in spotlight at Denver Botanic Gardens

The Colorado Water Garden Society is partnering with Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. in Denver, for a Water Blossom Celebration near Monet Pool, where water lilies thrive, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. …
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Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted …

Celebrate the state’s 145th birthday with History Colorado

History Colorado is inviting the community to celebrate Colorado’s 145th birthday with a carnivalesque event and free entry to the History Colorado Center at 1200 N. Broadway in downtown Denver. …
Heidi Haze, 19, makes the most of one of her first lessons in pickleball.

On the upswing: Pickleball popularity grows for all ages

When pickleball started becoming popular, it was a sport that helped aging adults get some exercise by combining aspects of tennis, badminton and table tennis onto one court. Today, the sport remains …
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