Boys basketball: Fort Lupton still alive for state berth

Fort Lupton's boys basketball team is still in the hunt for a state playoff berth with one game left. But the Bluedevils are going to need some help. FLHS needs to win the Colorado League title …

Kaylor’s leave continues through end of March

Weld Re-8 Superintendent Alan Kaylor’s paid leave of absence will continue until Monday, March 29, the first day of class after the district’s spring break. Kaylor, who asked for the leave early …
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Kaylor’s leave continues through end of March
Weld Re-8 Superintendent Alan Kaylor’s paid leave of absence will continue until Monday, March 29, the first day of class after the district’s spring break. Kaylor, who asked for the leave early …
Re-8 board votes to return to in-person learning
For those families that choose, cohorts will be a thing of the past by Monday, March 29. The Weld Re-8 board of education voted unanimously Feb. 25 to return Fort Lupton High School and Fort Lupton …
Many Denver metro area businesses now in level blue under 5-Star rules

Colorado's arrival at the milestone of getting COVID-19 vaccine shots to 70% of people ages 70 and older opened the door for some businesses in Denver metro counties to open up to larger crowds. …

A very 2021 spring season at the Arvada Center

As the first-year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdowns across the metro area nears, theaters continue to lead the way when it comes to connecting and entertaining audiences in innovative new ways. …

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Superintendent Chris Gdowski, shown here speaking at a 2019 groundbreaking for a new career and technical school campus, is calling for a shorter quarantine period for high school athletes that have been exposed to COVID-19.

Adams 12: COVID restrictions on student-athletes are unfair

Adams 12 School District Superintendent Chris Gdowski thinks a mandatory 14-day quarantine period for student-athletes who either test positive or are potentially exposed to coronavirus isn't fair. …

Re-8 board to return to in-person meetings

The Weld Re-8 board of education is going to drop its virtual meetings and study sessions in favor of in-person get-togethers starting Thursday, March 11. The school board made a decision during a …

Marijuana draft ordinance comes before council

Fort Lupton City Council began the process of setting out parameters for voter-approved medical and retail marijuana businesses during a study session Feb. 23.  Council was working from a draft …
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Metro-area cities are planning a wide range of festivals this summer, with an eye on COVID safety.

A fair chance of festivals this summer

For those who didn’t get to watch fireworks or eat funnel cakes in 2020, this spring and summer could bring good news: Festivals and fairs are in the works, though nothing is set in stone. Scores …
The Chapel rail car that was place on side tracks in Fort Lupton 1921, with member from the community. Sometimes the Chapel rail car would set in its location for a few weeks or months then moved to another town.

100-years of God’s work

The First Baptist Church of Fort Lupton will be celebrating 100-years of worship serving generations of families. “On March 14th following the regular service, there will be a small event …
The T. rex Experience will be on display at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. in Denver, through April 25. Along with animations, touchable bronze casts of SUE’s bones and a multimedia light show, the exhibit features an exact cast of SUE’s 40-foot-long skeleton.
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SUE stomps back to Denver Museum of Nature & Science

For many people, the Tyrannosaurus rex is the dinosaur, and it’s easy to understand why. There’s no animal today that comes close to the sheer intimidation and raw power that this Cretaceous-era …
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