Fort Lupton caps off summer with volleyball tournament
Fort Lupton High School celebrated the approaching end of summer vacation Aug. 6 with its first 4x4 Reverse Co-ed tournament. Competitors – 40 in all -- ranged in age from 12 to 30, and teams …
Weld Fair Royalty kick off the county fair countdown
The Weld County Fair Royalty kicked off the countdown to the county fair on July 14, presenting copies of the 104th Weld County fair book to County Commissioners. "Agriculture is the fabric of our …
Boerner sentenced for sex assault in Thornton

A 37-year-old man drew a lengthy term in the Department of Corrections after his conviction on two counts of sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust. An Adams County District Court …

One injured critically in Brighton shooting

Brighton police continued to investigate an Aug. 7 shooting that critically injured a 24-year-old man. No names have been released, and no suspects have been arrested. It happened around 1 a.m. in …

Soccer: Golden goal sends Bluedevils to second round of state playoffs

DENVER -- Fort Lupton's Santiago Gonzalez was a busy young man Oct. 27. He and his teammates played 86-plus minutes of scoreless soccer in the opening round of the state 3A soccer playoffs at …

CinemaQ aims to unite, enlighten

There’s never been an entirely safe time to live life as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, but some historical moments are more difficult than others. But no matter what the national mood is, its …

From butterfly gardens to throwback hotels: 10 airport attractions worth checking out

Bounce searched for some of the most interesting and unique attractions found in airports around the world.

News

Fort Lupton offers required wastewater update

The city of Fort Lupton provided a required update on its wastewater plant project as part of its efforts to get funding from the State Revolving Fund and the U.S. Department of …
The boat ramp at Barr Lake is closed to trailered boats because of low water levels, according to park officials.

Barr Lake closes ramp to trailered boats

        Barr Lake officials announced Aug. 8 they had to close the boat ramp to trailered boats. The reason, they said, was low water …
Gavin Kovinchick painted his face like Spiderman at the face painting tent.

Kidchella Day at Riverdale Regional Park

Kidchella Kids day at the Adams County Fair on August 5 was a fun day for kids to enjoy rides, games, activities and a petting zoo. The fair hosted the day aimed at kids with family-friendly …
Life
Actor Collin Quinn Rice in Denver-based OddKnock productions' "From on High."

Far from the darkened theater

Any great work of art is immersive — what differentiates these classics to what immersive art is seen as today is a matter of purpose and choice.
Coming Attractions

Let your ‘Hair’ down at Miners Alley

As Mark Twain once (supposedly) wrote, “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Miners Alley Playhouse is proving that’s true with its summer production of the rock and roll …
In Greenwood Village, Harry Marinsky’s “The Mad Tea Party” from the “Alice in Wonderland” series is displayed by the Museum of Outdoor Arts in Marjorie Park.

Molding art for the masses

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then taking a walk through most metro area communities can be a delightful treat for the eyes.
Ed Dickens is the engineer that operates Big Boy. Crowds came to see the massive train at Union Station.

PHOTO GALLERY: Big Boy comes roaring back

Having Big Boy 4014, Union Pacific's massive 1940s-era steam train engine, blast through Fort Lupton and Bright is becoming an annual experience. This is the third year straight the rail company …
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