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New COVID-19 restrictions will prohibit indoor dining, personal gatherings

As Denver metro counties continue to inch closer to local stay-at-home orders under Colorado's system of coronavirus-related restrictions, the state announced a new level of rules that prohibits …
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Mammatus clouds at the back of a severe thunderstorm near sunset.

Severe weather 101

Updrafts.  Downdrafts.  Mammatus.  Funnels.  Land spouts.  Lightning.  At some point during a two-hour online severe weather spotter training class April 14, National Weather Service …

Thornton annexes 357-acres for new development

Thornton just grew by 357 acres, per a 7-1 vote by Thornton City Council at an April 13 meeting. After a public hearing, the council approved the annexation in northwest Thornton and two other …

Officer-involved shooting leaves one dead

An officer-involved shooting left one man dead near Fort Lupton April 17. it happened ink the Aristocrat Ranchettes subdivision, which is northeast of town, around 8;45 a.m. Weld County …

Colorado issues order limiting indoor crowds as COVID dial expires

Colorado allowed its “dial” of coronavirus restrictions to expire as expected in mid-April, clearing the path for local public health agencies to decide what limits to enforce on businesses and …

Broomfield Police Chief Gary Creager.

Hate crime advice from DA’s office: Get involved

There was a simple thread among the speakers during a 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office online forum on hate crimes against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders on April 7. “You should …
Education
Superintendent Chris Gdowski, shown here speaking at a 2019 groundbreaking for a new career and technical school campus, is calling for a shorter quarantine period for high school athletes that have been exposed to COVID-19.

Adams 12: COVID restrictions on student-athletes are unfair

Adams 12 School District Superintendent Chris Gdowski thinks a mandatory 14-day quarantine period for student-athletes who either test positive or are potentially exposed to coronavirus isn't fair. …

Re-8 board to return to in-person meetings

The Weld Re-8 board of education is going to drop its virtual meetings and study sessions in favor of in-person get-togethers starting Thursday, March 11. The school board made a decision during a …
Re-8 Superintendent Alan Kaylor.

Kaylor’s leave continues through end of March

Weld Re-8 Superintendent Alan Kaylor’s paid leave of absence will continue until Monday, March 29, the first day of class after the district’s spring break. Kaylor, who asked for the leave early …
Fort Lupton High School

Re-8 board votes to return to in-person learning

For those families that choose, cohorts will be a thing of the past by Monday, March 29. The Weld Re-8 board of education voted unanimously Feb. 25 to return Fort Lupton High School and Fort Lupton …

Re-8 Superintendent Alan Kaylor

Weld Re-8's Kaylor on administrative leave 

Weld Re-8 School District Superintendent Alan Kaylor is on a leave of absence through Thursday, March 18.  Kaylor confirmed the length of his absence through a text message. He …
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A pepperoni pizza from the new Vito's Pizza and Pastas inside Tributary Food Hall & Drinkery in Golden.

CCM Pizza Madness Tourney 2021

Aside from perhaps coffee, there isn't another food item on earth so near and dear to a reporter's heart than pizza. It is the traditional newsroom food of Election Night. Picking up a slice is cheap …
Construction at Lennar at Buffalo Highlands, a new subdivision in eastern Commerce City. New housing development will be a key economic driver to help Adams County recover from the current recession, said economist Patty Silverstein at an Adams County Regional Economic Partnership event on March 4.

Adams Co. economic summit tries to keep spirits high

The pandemic might have done damage, but the future looks bright, was the message the Adams County Regional Economic Partnership (AC-REP) sought to send at the State of the Region event on March 4. …

Community Health Network honors Salud CEO

Salud Family Health Centers CEO John Santistevan received the eighth annual Colorado Community Health Network’s Stanley J. Brashear Community Health Gratitude Award during the network’s policy …
Wind power company Vestas-American Wind Technology announced Feb. 18 that they would be laying off 280 employees at their Brighton blade manufacturing plant. It's part of the company's efforts to consolidate their operations across Colorado, with other changes announced at the company's operations in Windsor and Pueblo.

Windmill maker lays off 280 from Brighton factory

Projected changes to the wind energy market will impact Brighton right away as a maker of wind turbine blades announced it would lay off 280 from its Weld County plant. Danish-based manufacturer …

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Brainstormers create ‘Road to Recovery’

Some of the state’s best business minds collaborated on a way to get Colorado out of the economic mess it’s in and presented in a report that came out Dec. 10. You can read the “Road to …
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