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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

It may be time to give money away

A true sign of financial independence is to worry about your estate plan and what to do with your assets after you pass away. Some people, myself included, spend their entire adult life worrying …

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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 …
A photo taken by firefighters on the scene of the Cameron Peak Fire near Fort Collins in 2020.

Colorado wildfires are year-round danger

State climate experts and local fire officials along the Front Range say wildfire season no longer has an end as heat, low moisture and other factors have created a year-round problem. Russ …
Gov. Jared Polis sits at his desk June 7 in the state Capitol to sign a bill aimed at addressing bullying policy among school districts in the state.

Colorado's COVID powers remain despite 'health emergency' announcement

In early July, Gov. Jared Polis' office issued a news release that said: “Governor Polis Ends COVID-19 Health Emergency Order.” Following that statement, Colorado state Senate Republicans …
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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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McNichols Civic Center reopens with MLB-themed exhibits

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the curators behind galleries all over town found the loss of their spaces just as devastating as the artists. Shanna Shelby, curator of exhibitions with the City and …
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