Community News

  • Winterfest kicks off holiday season Sunday

    Winterfest, the official start to Fort Lupton’s holiday season, is Sunday, Dec. 7.

        At the rec center, bed races start the fun at 2:30 p.m., and Santa arrives at 3 p.m.  There’s a winter carnival from 3 to 6 p.m. in the gym with games for the kids.  There’s a small fee, but check your Trapper’s Express for coloring pages to be exchanged for free games.  Pictures with Santa, also for a small fee will be taken at the same time.

  • Fire calls

    Nov. 18

    9:14 a.m. Medical assist, 7000 block of Harold for a person with a breathing problem who was transported by paramedics to North Colorado Medical Center.

    Nov. 19

     11:02 a.m., Medical assist, 12000 block of WCR 6 for a person with a seizure who was transported to Platte Valley Medical Center. 

    7:36 p.m. Medical assist, 100 block of South McKinley Avenue for a child who was taken by ambulance to Platte Valley Medical Center.

  • Police calls

    It’s gone…

          A 9-year-old Yukon parked in front of a woman’s house on the 700 block of Park Avenue disappeared Nov. 16.  The woman said she left the car at about 10 p.m. and when she returned shortly before midnight, the vehicle was gone.  She said she thought she had put the keys in her pocket but couldn’t find them. 

    Young man injured in alley altercation

  • Egger-Callaway wed

    Elizabeth Ann Egger and Shaun Matthew Callaway were married Oct. 18, 2008, at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Greeley. A reception followed at Aims Corporate Education Center. 

        Egger is the daughter of Rick and Frances Egger, of Herington, Kan.  She graduated from Herington High School in 1998 and she is a graduate of Emporia State University and the University of Wyoming.  She is an accountant in Denver.

  • Births


    Brandy Machuca-Salazar, and Anthony Salazar, of Commerce City, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Josie Angela Machuca-Salazar.

    Josie was born Oct. 27, 2008, at Platte Valley Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ½ ounces, and measured 18 ¼ inches.

    Josie’s grandparents are Karen and Gilbert Machuca, of Hammond, Indiana, and Dolores and Robert Salazar, of Commerce City.

    Josie joins brothers, Michael, 12, and Xavier, 10, at home.


  • Births


        Lilia and Claudio Casias, of Dacono, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jonathan Levi Casias.

        Jonathan was born Sept. 28, 2008, at Longmont United Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and measured 21 inches.

    His grandparents are Salvador and Amalia Rivera, of Dacono, and Robert Casias, of Longmont.

    Jonathan joins sister, Victoria, 10, and brother, Claudio Jr., 12, at home.