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Drone soccer players from Westminster compete in South Korea

In Incheon, South Korea, flying orbs whistle, buzz and clash in the air in an effort to glide through hoops for points. If you’ve ever seen Harry Potter, it’s a lot like a remote-controlled, electric version of Quidditch.

Biblical book author makes the best sellers list

A Commerce City author has turned her thoughts about raising her three sons into a top selling on Amazon. Commerce City's Andrea Lende published "A Mother's Love," this past Mother's Day. The …

Fort Lupton youth in government learn to pass policy

A group of middle school teens got to see how local government operates firsthand, helping to conduct a Fort Lupton City Council meeting. "It was a great opportunity for them to see how the town …

Wrestling: Fort Lupton’s Alvarado moves west to Mesa State

A lot of factors prompted Fort Lupton’s Will Alvarado to choose Mesa State University in Grand Junction as his next academic and athletic stop.

Bluedevils' greenhouse is planting for the future

Fort Lupton High School students opened a greenhouse to provide plants for the community.  "We started a school-based enterprise, the Devils Garden, which we call our greenhouse, to provide …

No reason to not use Narcan

With the number of opioid overdoses out of proportion in Adams County, nurses from the county health department  are hoping to train the public to administer Narcan "One in eight opioid …

Adams County debuts sexual health mobile unit

The Adams County Health Department Nurses are celebrating Nurses Week and rolling out a new mobile unit to test for sexually transmitted diseases, prevention, and treatment. "Since the …

Help Wanted: Lifeguards

Pools around the metro area are gearing up to open for the summer. That is, if there are enough lifeguards.
Culture Stories

Private dog park site gaining pup-ularity

Since Elle Ritt started renting her Wheat Ridge yard to fellow dog owners in November, she’s hosted birthday parties for pups, pooch photoshoots and doggie play groups almost every weekend.

Unique sports abound in the Denver metro area

Spring is in full swing, bringing many folks around Colorado out of the doldrums of winter with the promise of outdoor recreation.

Exploring Colorado's bike paths

On most Tuesdays and Thursdays and some Saturdays, a team of bikers meets to explore Colorado’s network of trails.

Local suburban bars a place for up-and-coming music talent in Denver metro area

At The Alley in downtown Littleton, you might find a musician who’s so into the music, they’ll get up and dance on the bar.
The Hope at the Miracle House, which provides shelter for homeless families, received a miracle of $1,000 from Fort Lupton High School National Honor Society students on May 11. "In between the …
The bus service from Denver’s Union Station to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park will be available for their fourth year this summer. Bustang will resume service on May 27 and …
The City of Fort Lupton continued to expand with significant companies and added another industry to its city Intermountain Trailers. Construction Concepts will build its 37,000  square feet …
If a tiny 6-year-old Yorkie-Poo therapy dog named Dorothy Rae can capture the hearts of the inmates at the Platte Valley Jail, Sylvia Stribling just imagines what she can do with middle school …
Summer watering restrictions will begin in the city June 1 and will continue until Aug. 31, City City Councilors agreed at their meeting on May 2. Councilors voted unanimously to adopt …

Gonzalez chooses one sport and heavily leans toward one school

Fort Lupton’s Jonathan Gonzalez knows that between football and soccer – he played both for the Bluedevils in the fall – that he’d rather stick with soccer.

Middle Park girls' soccer blanks Bluedevils

Middle Park High School showed why it's atop the class 2A/3A Frontier League girls soccer standings April 29.

Home at last: Eagle Ridge Academy's new soccer field

It had been seven years, six months, and six days since the last home soccer game for Eagle Ridge Academy. And that game wasn’t even played at the school; it was held down the road at Donelson Park in Brighton. Up until 2023, the team had to play on neutral turf or on an opponent’s home field, even when they were the dedicated “home team.” 

Fort Morgan defeats Frederick

Photos from the action

High School Sports Schedules

Fort Lupton Cross country Aug. 20: @Windsor, 8:30 a.m. Aug. 23: @Town Center Park, Denver, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 2: @Broomfield County Commons, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 9: @Monfort Park, 4 p.m. Sept. 17: @Monfort …

Fort Lupton HS scoreboard March 16

Baseball Weld Central outlasted Fort Lupton 9-6 in Keenesburg March 16. No stats were available for FLHS. Lucas Johann had two hits and scored three runs for the Rebels. Girls tennis …

Frederick HS scoreboard March 16

Baseball Mead beat Frederick 17-6 in Frederick March 14. The game ended after the sixth inning because of the state's mercy rule. Brenner Downey had two hits and three RBIs for the …

Lifestyle and Entertainment

Chicks Fly at Wings Over the Rockies

Women have played a role in aviation since humans first took to the sky, but as is so often the case, they don’t receive nearly the recognition and celebration their male counterparts do. The Wings Over the Rockies’ Chicks Fly! Showcase aims to do something about this fact.  

Women+Film Festival brings small stories to big screen

There are many features that make film festivals special events for attendees, but one that keeps me returning every year is the opportunity to catch films on the big screen you might not be able to any other time.

The Arvada Center invites audiences to join its book club

Anyone who has been in a book club before knows they can be a brilliant opportunity to bond with friends, both old and new, over a shared love of the written word. And they can also be ground zero for all kinds of interpersonal messiness.

Say goodbye to winter with a mix of indoor entertainment

While March is technically the beginning of spring, it isn’t until April that it really starts to feel like we’re transitioning from the cold weather to something more pleasant. April is the …
Arts, Culture, Music

Northglenn celebrates Betty grace Gibson

For the late Betty grace Gibson, being a self-taught artist didn’t mean never taking an art class or workshop. As her daughter, Linda Drumm, recalls, being self-taught meant was taking things she …

A musical reflection of 2022

I don’t know about y’all, but I’m extremely glad this year is over. 2022 may well go down as the most challenging of my life, and since we’re still living through the aftershocks of a global …

Brighton Dia de los Muertos

The Grupo Azteca Huitzilopochtli from Mexico opened Brighton's Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration with a stunning performance wearing feather headdresses and colorful costumes …

Denver doughs: 2 young pastry chefs create out-of-this-world culinary experience

Space dinosaurs. Project 626. Murder by the Campfire.   This is not a list of the internet’s latest conspiracy theories, but rather the creations of Black Box Bakery, a space-themed …
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