Apparent road-rage incident near Platteville hospitalizes one
One person is in the hospital after what authorities are describing as a road-rage incident near Platteville. It happened shortly before 10:15 a.m. Sept. 2 on U.S. Highway 85 north of state …

Acosta, Brighton police commander, dies

Former Brighton Police Department Cmdr. Frank Acosta passed away of natural causes, the city announced Sept. 23. Acosta joined the police department in February 2000. Before that, he was a state …

State introduces the new Office of Civil and Forensic Mental Health

The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) announced that the Office of Civil and Forensic Mental Health (OCFMH) is the new name for the former Office of Behavioral Health (OBH).

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 …

Keep your home and family safe with these 3 smart cybersecurity steps

(BPT) - Your home is your sanctuary, a place you want to feel safe. While you may rely on locks and security systems to keep your property secure, are you taking the same level of precautions when it …

Gonzalez kicking up a ruckus for two Fort Lupton sports

For many high-school athletes, playing a sport at a varsity level is a big task within itself. Jonathan Gonzalez, a senior at Fort Lupton High School, is not only stepping up as one of the captains …

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Nikki Rolando cuts the ribbon with Mayor Greg Mills, council members, Brighton Chamber of Commerce, and the community celebrating her new store.

Goats milk mean healthy skin at Brighton boutique

What started as a lark at a 2019 meet-up has become a new storefront in Brighton. Goat Bubbles Bath & Body hosted its ribbon-cutting ceremony with the community of Brighton on Sept. 15. "I …
Brian Mason, 17th Judicial District attorney.

Fentanyl death: Grand jury indicts parents of Brighton toddler

A grand jury returned first-degree murder and Colorado Organized Crime Control Act chages against the parents of a toddler who died from fentanyl poisonining earlier this year. Adams County District …

One fast meeting for Fort Lupton City Council 

In the span of less than 10 minutes, Fort Lupton City Council did the following during its regular meeting Sept. 21: Council approved an intergovernmental agreement between it, the city of …
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Open the door to Denver’s spaces

For many of us, we don’t exactly know what makes a piece of architecture or interior design appealing. There’s just something about it we respond to. Fortunately, there are organizations like the …
Emily Brooks in her backyard.

Uprooting the American dream

Perhaps Americans took the title of Walt Whitman’s book of poems to his beloved country, “Leaves of Grass” too literally when they considered the American Dream.  “Whatever …
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Venture ‘Into the Woods’ at the Arvada Center

There are some names that stand on their own when you’re talking about the theater and Stephen Sondheim is right at the top of that list. So, when the Arvada Center announced it was kicking off its …
Vanessa Johnston, a death doula of five years, with her dog at her home in Highlands Ranch on Aug. 25, 2022.

Death doulas: Normalizing discussions of death and dying

Although she’s healthy, Vanessa Johnston already has a plan for how she’d like to die. 
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