Lightning strike sets tanker on fire

Brighton Fire Rescue officials said lightning appears to be the cause of a May 5 tanker fire near U.S. Highway 85 and Weld County Road 6. As of 2 p.m., the fire was still burning. It started …

Becerra becomes a piece of Fort Lupton history

With a stroke of the pen, Fort Lupton High School's Alondra Becerra became the first female wrestler from the Bluedevils to sign a college letter of intent to continue in the sport. She signed on …

'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' in the 1860s

Vintage baseball from the 1860s came to the South Platte Valley Historic Park in Fort Lupton May 1. There were parts of the game that looked the same; others not so much. The Colorado Vintage Base …
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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 …
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 …

As Denver metro counties move to 'level clear,' virus not done taking toll

The era of metro Denver residents talking about “the dial” might be over for good now that several metro counties have lifted local restrictions and moved to what they call “level clear,” …

Colorado ends mask rule for many indoor spaces

After 10 months of living under a statewide mask order, Coloradans saw a major step toward ending the requirement to wear masks in public spaces announced by Gov. Jared Polis, who made a point of …

My Name Is... Gina Harvey

So much unknown I’ve worked as a hospital chaplain for six years. When COVID hit in March 2020, people were just getting sick so fast. We weren’t letting families in, and chaplains became an …

FLHS fields junior-class heavy squad for 2021

Fort Lupton’s girls soccer team is like a lot of others these days. The Bluedevils are back on the pitch for the first time in two years. “I like their work ethic, the desire to want to get …

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Marijuana ordinances move closer to Fort Lupton council

The process of defining what's permissible and what isn't for retail and medical marijuana sales is getting closer to the hands of Fort Lupton City Council. The first public hearing on ordinances …

Shooting injures one man

Brighton police continue to investigate a shooting that injured one person. It happened around 7 p.m. May 12 in the 200 block of North Fifth Avenue. A tweet from the police department said the …

Old Dominion is hiring truck drivers

Old Dominion Freight is holding an in-person job fair at 5601 Holly St. in Commerce City Saturday, May 15. Dominion is hiring 10 truck drivers and numerous dock workers. Individuals with Class A CDL …
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From the Misfits to ‘The Lucky Ones’

With theater slowly coming back to life, many companies are finding themselves taking a different approach to staging shows. Misfits Theater Company started bringing stories back in the late summer …
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Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the …
Sam Al-Jassim, a Georgetown resident and manager at Clear Creek Cidery & Eatery, pours a selection of cider for a flight of four. This cidery in Idaho Springs hopes to launch its own line of ciders later this year, and currently features nine Colorado ciders on tap and 14 others in cans.

Cideries squeeze into craft beverage scene

Imagine it’s a hot Colorado day and adults are looking for alcoholic beverages to help beat the heat. Many seek out beer, seltzers and cocktails. But, for Sam Al-Jassim and many others, the answer …
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