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Community News

  • Notary service opens for business

    A new notary comes to Fort Lupton. Cheryl Prescott Mobile Notary Service cuts the ribbon at the Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce building June 4. She specializes in real estate closings or any type of document that needs notarizing. Prescott is mobile and can travel at any distance.  Call at 303-489-3172 or email cherandog@comcast.net. 

  • Diversity council focuses on equality in the work place

     “I started out as a very afraid white guy, the word ‘equity’ and the word ‘inclusivity,’ the word ‘power’ and the words that ‘we are born with ‘privilege.’ It scares the white man. It makes it sound like people are trying to take you down,“ said Roger Fink, one of the speakers at the May 30 Diversity in the Workplace Summit.

  • Frederick Friday Fun

    The town of Frederick held its first Finale Friday and market May 31 at Crist Park. The town hosts a summer event the last Friday of each month through October, complete with fresh vegetables, fruit and live music. 

  • Council OKs an $85,000 makeover for Lancaster Park

    By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

        Fort Lupton City Council approved a bid to Go Play Inc. to starts its upgrades for Lancaster Park at 1013 Lancaster Ave.

    Its enhancement is part of the Fort Lupton Parks and Trails master plan to beautify the infrastructures of the city. The cost is up to $85,000 for playground renovations such as wider walkways and site furnishings. Crews will add rubber to the playground areas and custom colors for the structures. The improvements will provide a safer park for the community, according to officials.

  • Off the Warriors go to their new chapters in life

    FREDERICK -- Before the 194 members of the class of 2019 could receive diplomas from Frederick High School May 25, there were a couple of orders of business to tend to.

    The class members had to switch their tassels. And they listened to some words of advice before they left their school for the last time.

    The salutatorian, Kaitlyn Howell, found a description for all of her classmates.

  • Off to the real world .. for real

    Fort Lupton’s first high-school graduating class had three members. That was in 1914.

    The May 25 commencement program highlighted the accomplishments of 139 graduating seniors at Phelps Field.

    Before the graduates turned their tassels and embarked on the search for their mortar boards, they picked up some words of wisdom from class salutatorian Dominick Beaman and valedictorian Joanna Santibanez.

    Santibanez said she’d seen many of her classmates grow up. But she also recognized the uncertainty facing a lot of her friends.

  • St. Williams Church received a valuable donation to save lives

    Fort Lupton Fire Protection District donated a Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to St. Williams Catholic Church, 1025 Fulton Ave. A dozen church members have taken the CPR course to learn how to use the AED to save lives. The church experienced previous members who had heart issues, it was the reason they decided to install the AED, according to the members of St. Williams. 

  • Two Fort Lupton seniors are moving up in the world

     Seniors Elijah Martinez and Victor Venzor who are in the Career Explorer program at Fort Lupton High School signed on with Merritt Aluminum Products. Martinez and Venzor after graduation will start careers with Merritt.

  • Slogan paves the way for five FHS students

    The slogan “Built on What Matters,” lead to a split of $7,500 in scholarship money for Frederick High School students.

    The students wrote essays on how Frederick’s slogan influenced their lives.

  • FLMS soccer team gets new uniforms, thanks to local business

    The girls’ soccer team will kick off next year’s season with new uniforms.

    The Fort Lupton Middle School team received an athletic grant donation for $1,000 from California Causality to purchase the uniforms.

    Coach Barbara Miles applied for the grant because the girls were wearing boys’ uniforms that didn’t fit. Miles said, she used her own money to purchase the equipment for the team.