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  • ‘I Am Evidence’ examines law that changed sex assault evidence processing

    By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

    The Brighton Police Department teamed up with the 17th Judicial District Assault Response Team to host a screening of an HBO documentary, “I am Evidence” at the Armory Performing Arts Center Nov. 29. It showed how rape survivors felt and sharing their stories to end the backlog of rape kits.

  • Fort Lupton DECA has 30 members attending DECA State Conference February 24th through 26, 2019

    Fort Lupton DECA has 30 members attending DECA State Conference February 24th through 26, 2019 at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. This year the Chapter has 8 members that qualified for DECA through placing at the Colorado DECA District 7 Conference in Greeley on Friday November 9. Those members are:

    · Jose Soria for Business Finance Services,

    · Joe T. Bachicha III for Entrepreneurship Series,

    · Benjamin Bradshaw and Johnathan Helvig for Financial Team Decision Making,

  • Council approves Zadel annexation

    By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

    A big land development deal is in the works for Fort Lupton as part of a plan to revitalize the city to bring more affordable homes and jobs.

    Some residents not too happy with the plan.

    Fort Lupton City Council voted Dec. 3 to approve the Thunder Valley development of 13, single- family homes north of the Weld County Road 10 right of way and adjacent to Weld County Road 21.

  • ONGOING Looking for volunteers

    Volunteers are needed to help with special need hippotherapy in Fort Lupton.

    Hippotherapy uses characteristic movement of a horse to improve neurological function and sensory processing.  In a hippotherapy session a specially trained therapist aptly positions the individual on the horse, analyses the rider’s response to the equine movement and then adjusts the horse’s movement accordingly to provide a “just right challenge” for each individual. It’s used to help with such disorders as autism, cerebral  

  • ONGOING Looking for volunteers

    Volunteers are needed to help with special need hippotherapy in Fort Lupton.

    Hippotherapy uses characteristic movement of a horse to improve neurological function and sensory processing.  In a hippotherapy session a specially trained therapist aptly positions the individual on the horse, analyses the rider’s response to the equine movement and then adjusts the horse’s movement accordingly to provide a “just right challenge” for each individual. It’s used to help with such disorders as autism, cerebral  

  • Weld County is StormReady, says National Weather Service

    By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

    Weld County Office of Emergency Management earned recognition from the National Weather Service for being a StormReady county by maintaining preparedness during an emergency.

  • Historical Fort may be heading for the pits

    By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

    Weld County Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer said Fort Lupton’s Bestway Concrete & Aggregate Inc, a sand and gravel mining business, will be pulling permits to run a sand conveying belt west of the Platte River and crossing The Fort Historic landmark at 2001 Historic Parkway.

    It didn’t sit well with some.

  • Have a “light dinner” of tacos or chef’s choice with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Firestone Post

    FOURTH MONDAY OF THE MONTH

    Have a “light dinner” of tacos or chef’s choice with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Firestone Post members at the American Legion, 870 First St., Firestone. Call 303-833-3878 to R.S.V.P.

  • Have breakfast to raise money for the Veterans of Foreign Wars

    THIRD SATURDAY

    Have breakfast to raise money for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9741, 8 to 11 a.m. every third Saturday of the month, at the American Legion Hall, 870 First St. in Firestone. Call Richard Payne for details: 720-891-6068.

    FOURTH FRIDAY OF THE MONTH

    Have dinner with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Firestone Post members at 6 p.m. on the fourth Friday of the month at the American Legion, 870 First St., Firestone. Call 303-833-3878 to R.S.V.P.

  • Learn about economic development

    FIRST THURSDAY

    Learn about economic development discussions going on in the business community, 4 p.m., and every first Thursday of the month, Adams Bank and Trust, 8308 Colorado Blvd. in Firestone.

    Learn about being an ambassador for the chamber of commerce, third Wednesday of the month, 4 to 5 p.m., E.L.F. Grill, 102 Eighth Street, Dacono

    Marketing, third Friday of the month, 9:30 to 10:30 am

    Carbon Valley Chamber 8308 Colorado Blvd, Suite 203 Firestone