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Brighton plans groundbeaking for water treatment plant

The ground-breaking ceremony for Brighton's new water treatment plant is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, at the site of the new plant, 4350 E. Bromley Lane.   A city statement said the …
Abortion rights supporters of all ages attend a June 27 rally at the State Capitol.

Hundreds rally for reproductive rights in Denver

Horns honked and drivers waved in solidarity as hundreds gathered at the State Capitol in Denver on June 27.

Weld County halts victim advocate services

The new year will bring more than a flip of the calendar for Weld County crime victims. Weld County will not provide victim advocate services to law enforcement in the county, save for areas the …

Fort Lupton may change employee insurance plan

Fort Lupton Human Resources Director Laura Howe didn’t mince too many words when she talked about the city’s present insurance carrier. “We’re in a challenging position of …

Ross

Ross poised to claim Weld Commission seat

Former Eaton Mayor and Weld County Commissioner Kevin Ross looks to be ready to claim the at-large County Commission seat in June 28 voting. Ross, of Eaton, was leading Kersey entrepreneur Elijah …
Education
Adams 14 Superintendent Karla Loria

Adams 14 files complaint with state board of education

The ongoing war of words between the Adams 14 School District and the Colorado State Board of Education is heading for a court hearing.  The district filed a complaint for judicial review …

Proposed initiative could mean more money for local schools

A state ballot initiative that would shave off some of the annual Taxpayers Bill of Rights refund and redirect that money to local schools could help fill some gaps, local education leaders …

FLHS students earn spots on second-semester honor roll

                Here’s a list of the Fort Lupton High School students that made the honor roll for second …

RE-8 adopts budget for next school year

The Weld RE-8 School District took two votes to adopt its 2022-23 budget during a regular meeting June …

Parents ask RE-8 board to keep FLHS football program

The Weld Re-8 school board heard pleas to keep the Fort Lupton High School football program May 26. They …
Business
Emily V. Tilton

New senior manager and donor engagement for United Way

United Way of Weld County has picked Emily V. Tilton as the new senior manager of donor engagement. "We are very excited to have Emily join our United Way of Weld County professional staff," said …
The sales team cutting the ribbon at the new Sephora store, left Sasha Mauser, Alex Maestas, Sierra Bennett Team Leader, Allison Swarr, and Fonda McFarlin.

Sephora opens at Prairie Center Parkway

Ladies and men, a new Sephora store opened in the Kohls store on April 29th. “I’m blown away and it looks amazing.  It's drawing in lots of extra customers, we look forward on …
Former Fort Lupton High School student Jesus Manriquez talks IT work to a group of FLHS students at the school's career fair April 21. Manriquez works in the IT department for 27J Schools. Representatives from colleges, universities, the armed services, local fire departments and hair salons talked with FLHS students about possible career ventures.

Talking shop at Fort Lupton HS career day

Taste of Fort Lupton returns

After a one-year hiatus, Fort Lupton’s Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its second annual celebration of local food and restaurants. “It’s a wonderful dinner of samples of the very best food …

The frozen yogurt topping bar greets guests entering Hearthfire Books and Treats in Evergreen.

Creating community: Bookstores adapt by focusing on new ways to reach readers

Book clubs are no longer confined to living rooms, and bookstores offer much more than just books with a whole new realm opening up for gatherings centered around reading.
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