Fort Lupton council tables three marijuana ordinances

Fort Lupton City Council tabled three ordinances to establish new parts of the city code to deal with retail and medical marijuana during its June 15 meeting. The three ordinances -- all up for …
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Fort Lupton council delays enactment of marijuana ordinances

Fort Lupton City Council tabled three ordinances to establish new parts of the city code to deal with retail and medical marijuana during its June 15 meeting. The three ordinances -- all up for …
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Quist students learn to overcome with art

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Thornton Fire Department medics administering COVID-19 vaccines at the Adams 12 Five Star Schools building.

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The Thornton Fire Department is doing more than its fair share in the fight against COVID-19. As of June 2, the department has administered over 82,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine via clinics …
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