Fort Lupton football program may be on the chopping block

The Weld Re-8 board of education pointed its budget eyes toward the Fort Lupton High School athletic program during a May 12 workshop. The area of specific interest was the Bluedevils' football …

Fort Lupton teacher honored after 31 years in the school district

For 31 years, Angeles Navarro taught many generations of students in the Weld Re-8 School District from elementary to high school.  Navarro migrated from Guanajuato, Mexico to Fort Lupton and …
Fort Lupton council suspends last marijuana license hearing
                Centaurus Farms, the last of the four potential marijuana business licensees in Fort Lupton, will have to …
Fort Lupton council approves summer watering restrictions
                Fort Lupton City Council unanimously authorized watering restrictions that begin June …

Colorado native honored for lifetime of work helping communities

Katie Shilts, at age 13, discovered her passion for volunteering to help communities, and by age 16, she had joined several local boards. From there on, it inspired her that she could make a difference, …

Youth in government: Students role play during council meeting

Are you brighter than a middle schooler? Thirteen Fort Lupton Middle School students with the National Junior Society (NJS) proved they are with an opportunity to sit in the council member's seats …

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 …

The truth about retinol confirmed by a dermatologist

(BPT) - Retinol is often praised as a holy grail of a skincare ingredient, but there's a lot of confusion about the best ways to use retinol for maximum effectiveness without irritation. …

Riverdale Ridge's Couron atop the heap

LAKEWOOD -- An hour or so before Riverdale Ridge's Lucas Couron began his state-championship effort in the boys state 4A pole vault May 22 at a brisk Jeffco Stadium, he left. "A lot  of …

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Weld County launches survey to assess community needs

To better improve the community's health, the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment (WCDPHE) released the 2022 community health survey," according to a news release. "This survey …
The Kiowa School District will keep its Indians mascot and imagery after a May 19 vote by the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs board. The district went through several procedures in recent months to get an exemption from a state law that generally bans Native American mascots.

Kiowa Schools will keep Indians mascot

The Kiowa School District won its year-long battle to keep its Indians mascot on May 19, when the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs voted to allow the district to keep the Indians name and imagery.
Fort Lupton quarterback William Alvarado looks for some extra yards during a game last season.

More budget money may spare FLHS football program, other sports

More money in the budget could save the Fort Lupton High School football program and other sports in the Weld RE-8 School District. At mid-afternoon May 17, Superintendent Alan Kaylor said there …
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Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined …
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Birds of a feather flock to DMNS

There are plenty of beautiful and important environmental sites that people are aware of - think locations like the Everglades in Florida. But then there are places that might be even more important …
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See it first at SeriesFest season 8

What can’t television do? The answer to that question used to be obvious. These days? Not so much. Modern shows can have just as high production value as blockbusters, entice the same A-list talent …

17th annual Lit Fest returns with in-person and virtual events

The 17th annual Lit Fest takes place June 10-19 this year, offering both virtual and in-person events. Lit Fest is an annual event put on Lighthouse Writers Workshop that celebrates the literary …
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