Community News

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        Jill and Jason Oulman, of Lakewood, announce the birth of their first child, Ella Grace.

        She was born at 6:25 a.m. July 15, at Rose Medical Center in Denver. She weighed 8 pounds 7 ounces and was 20 ½ inches in length.

        Jason Oulman is the soccer coach at Prairie View High School in Henderson.

        “Lots of hair, happy and perfectly healthy,” he said.


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        Ashley Hanson and Taylor Wright, of Keenesburg, announce the birth of their daughter, Izabella Aaron Wright.

        Izabella was born July 14, 2010, at Platte Valley Medical Center. She weighed 5 pounds, 6 1/4 ounces.

        Grandparents are Paul and Ruth Nagy, of Keenesburg, Todd Hanson, of Evergreen, Michelle Wright, of Westminster, Royce (Butch) Wright. Great-grandparents are Buz Wright and Melody Wright, both of Northglenn.

        Izabella is the couple’s first child.

  • Godfrey to celebrate 65th birthday

    Lyle Godfrey will turn 65 on July 29. His three grandchildren will hold a birthday party for him at 1:30 p.m., July 31, at the First Baptist Church in Garden City, Kan., where Lyle and his wife now live.

        His grandchildren would like for as many of his friends and neighbors to attend and make this as special a day as possible. If you cannot attend, send a card with a memory of him  that is special to you to 1604 N. 10th Street, Garden City, KS 67846.  Lyle lived in Fort Lupton with his wife, May, and their two children from 1970 until 1979.

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        Rebecca and Travis Smith, of Brighton, announce the birth of their son, Adam Smith.  Adam was born July 17, 2010, at Platte Valley Medical Center.  He weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 19 inches.

        Adam’s grandparents are David and Jennie Perry, of Vernal, Utah, Jody and Tim Barnes, of Centennial, and Larry Smith of Tuscon, Ariz.


  • Hometown Heroes

    Sgt. Curtis Holland and family will be visiting his hometown of Fort Lupton this week before his deployment later this year.      His parents, Kenny and Christine Espinoza, will be hosting a going-away party for him July 31. 

        His family would especially like to thank Dominick from WishBone Chicken in Westminster for a great discount on their chicken and to Phillips 66 on U.S. Highway 85 for all the ice for the party.

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        Loren Morales and Eloy Cossio, of Fort Lupton, announce the birth of their daughter, Gabriela Sofia Cossio. Gabriela was born July 5, 2010, at Platte Valley Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 19 1/2 inches.

        Gabriela’s grandparents are Alvaro and Leticia Morales, of Brighton, Salvador Morales, of Fort Lupton, Eloy and Mayela Cossio, of Broomfield, and Abel and Cruz Cossio.

        Gabriela joins sibling Natalia Isela Cossio, 4, at home.


  • Ramirez deployed to Afghanistan

    Army Spc. Felix A. Ramirez has deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan, to support the mission of Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Ramirez, a 2004 Fort Lupton High School graduate, is an air traffic control equipment and subsystems repairer assigned to the Task Force Destiny, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade at Kandahar Air Field. He has served in the military for three years. He is the son of Martha and Lucino Ramirez, of Fort Lupton.

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        Jennifer and Ralph Bolyard, of Brighton, announce the birth of their son, Cooper Bolyard.  Cooper was born June 29, 2010, at Platte Valley Medical Center.  He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 20 inches.

        Cooper’s grandparents are Mike and Linda Nudd, of Brighton, and Ralph and Nancy Bolyard, of New Windsor, Md.

        His great grandparents are Lillis Swanberg, of Thornton, and Elizabeth Rice, of Frederick, Md.

  • Delores (Lola) Rodello

    Delores (Lola) Rodello was born in Chaperito, New Mexico, July 13, 1910.  Lola married Rupert Rodello Sr. at the age of 16 in 1916 in New Mexico.

  • Griegos celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Congratulations to Cipriano and Olympia Griego, of Brighton, as they celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.