Features https://www.ftluptonpress.com/features/todaysfeatures en Student finds solace in faith, service https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/student-finds-solace-faith-service <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fl_archuleta4_0.jpg" alt="Charli Archuleta, a sophomore at Fort Lupton High School, poses in front of the sign at Graceful Oaks Youth Ranch, 8098 Weld County Road 14. " title="Charli Archuleta, a sophomore at Fort Lupton High School, poses in front of the sign at Graceful Oaks Youth Ranch, 8098 Weld County Road 14. " align="left" hspace="6" width="84" height="85" /><p style="page-break-inside: avoid"> <font color="#000000">&ldquo;<font face="Minion Pro"><font style="font-size: 10pt">My dad was crazy. He would tell me things like that tiny bugs rule the world and make me sleep outside.&rdquo; </font></font></font></p> Folklorico dancers fuel passion for heritage through dance https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/folklorico-dancers-fuel-passion-heritage-through-dance <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fl_folklorico3.jpeg" alt="Dancers with Ballet Folklorico de la Cultural, a high school dance group from Fort Lupton, pose for a picture after a performance. " title="Dancers with Ballet Folklorico de la Cultural, a high school dance group from Fort Lupton, pose for a picture after a performance. " align="left" hspace="6" width="155" height="85" /><p> &ldquo;I was a professional dancer until I fractured my knee, so I became a teacher.&rdquo;</p> <p> Rosalia Salazar-Calles, a science teacher at Fort Lupton High School, is also the club sponsor and leader of Ballet Folklorico de la Cultural, also known as the Folklorico dancers.</p> History of history: celebrating the life of Fort Lupton’s ancient homes https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/history-history-celebrating-life-fort-lupton%E2%80%99s-ancient-homes <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/153_park_ave.jpg" alt="153 Park Avenue" title="153 Park Avenue" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> By Liam Adams&nbsp;</p> <p> <font face="Minion Pro"><font style="font-size: 10pt">Homes are not just shells containing brick, wood and windows. They are holiday celebrations, sick days in bed, and a Sunday afternoon in the garden. They possess memories, emotions and the multiplicity of life itself.</font></font></p> Bueno Camp helping migrant students into the future https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/bueno-camp-helping-migrant-students-future <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_7064.jpg" alt="At the beginning of this school year students experiencing nature at the orientation retreat with the YMCA of the Rockies. " title="At the beginning of this school year students experiencing nature at the orientation retreat with the YMCA of the Rockies. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Since 2006, more than 400 students have entered into Assistant Migrant Program that has successfully educated the next generation of workers. This year, up to 35 students are enrolled into the program.</p> Fort Lupton Library calling all artist https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/fort-lupton-library-calling-all-artist <p> The Fort Lupton Public School and Library are calling all artists for its community art show Oct. 4-17. The show is open to artists who live within the Weld Re-8 school district and must be 18 years of age or older by Oct. 4. The online application will be open July 15. For more information call 303-857-7180 or visit fortluptonlibrary.org.</p> Former Fort Lupton teacher pleads guilty for selling Oxycodone https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/former-fort-lupton-teacher-pleads-guilty-selling-oxycodone <p> By Belen Ward</p> <p> Staff writer</p> <p> Ramon Hernandez, 35, of Fort Lupton pleaded guilty June 4 in the U.S. District Court for illegally selling 150 Oxycodone pills per month for $2,000.</p> <p> According to a press release, Hernandez had been prescribing 60 oxymorphone, 150 oxycodone 20-milligram pills and 300 oxycodone 30-milligrams pills per month since April 2017. Hernandez was a former Twombly Elementary fifth grade school teacher.</p> Notary service opens for business https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/notary-service-opens-business <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ribboncutting.jpg" alt="From left are Mayor Zo Stieber, Natalie Cummings, executive director Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce, Cheryl Prescott, Randy Prescott, Leticia Maldonado, Western Engineer Consulting Development, and Chris Cross Fort Lupton assistant city administrator. " title="From left are Mayor Zo Stieber, Natalie Cummings, executive director Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce, Cheryl Prescott, Randy Prescott, Leticia Maldonado, Western Engineer Consulting Development, and Chris Cross Fort Lupton assistant city administrator. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> 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.&nbsp; Call at 303-489-3172 or email cherandog@comcast.net.&nbsp;</p> Diversity council focuses on equality in the work place https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/diversity-council-focuses-equality-work-place <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/_dsc0127.jpg" alt="Shereen Fink gives a speech about the importance diversity is in the work place at the Brighton Armory May 31. " title="Shereen Fink gives a speech about the importance diversity is in the work place at the Brighton Armory May 31. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;&ldquo;I started out as a very afraid white guy, the word &lsquo;equity&rsquo; and the word &lsquo;inclusivity,&rsquo; the word &lsquo;power&rsquo; and the words that &lsquo;we are born with &lsquo;privilege.&rsquo; It scares the white man. It makes it sound like people are trying to take you down,&ldquo; said Roger Fink, one of the speakers at the May 30 Diversity in the Workplace Summit.</p>