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Council breaks open the check book

Fort Lupton City Council spent some money at its Jan. 18 business meeting. Council voted 7-0 to approve a $25,000 grant from the National Fitness Campaign for a new fitness park at Railroad Park, … more

Council OKs ‘best route’ for wastewater work

Fort Lupton City Council thinks U.S. Highway 85 is the best route to transport materials once the mandatory wastewater treatment improvements begin. The vote was unanimous during a business meeting … more

Fort Lupton leans toward drawing for marijuana businesses

Fort Lupton City Council may revise its imposed cap on the number of marijuana businesses it will allow in town. Five businesses applied for four available business permits. City Clerk Mari Pena … more

Fort Lupton's Sanders makes the switch from softball manager to football player 

Scott Sanders loves all things baseball. It extended to a stint as manager of the Fort Lupton High School softball team in 2020; in the fall season, it was the closest thing to … more

Fort Lupton rec center eyeing outdoor fitness court

The Fort Lupton Recreation Department has its eyes on a new, outdoor fitness park in Railroad Park, Fourth Street and Pacific Avenue, across the street from the recreation facility on South Harrison … more

Wastewater improvements come into focus

After an hour-plus presentation, Fort Lupton City Council has an idea of the cost of mandatory improvements to its wastewater plant and the best route to transport the material to Metro Wastewater … more

FLHS tabs Bergquist as new baseball coach

With promises of lessons on hard work, self-pride and a way to “strike out properly,” Ted Bergquist met some of his new Fort Lupton High School baseball players Jan. 13. He replaces Cory Miller, … more

Local wrestlers earn top rankings

  Nine Fort Lupton wrestlers are among the top-rated class 3A wrestlers in their weight classes, according to On the Mat magazine Jan. 13. They are 113-pounder Donovan Birmingham (No. 11), … more

FLHS’ Fells plans next softball/education stop

Fort Lupton High School softball pitcher Taylor Fells finished a high-school senior’s right of passage before the holidays.  She chose a college – Bluefield State College, an NCAA Division II … more

Five apply to run marijuana businesses in town

Five businesses applied for the four available slots for medical and retail marijuana establishments.  During Fort Lupton City Council’s first meeting of the year Jan. 4, City Clerk Mari Pena told … more

Ft. Lupton council OKs water-rate increase

Fort Lupton City Council approved an increase in water rates during its first meeting of the new year Jan. 4.  Customers who use between 12,000 and 20,000 gallons of water per month will pay $7.12, … more

Reaching for the stars and the exoplanets

The city of Fort Lupton brings the stars to the museum with the national traveling exhibit “Discover Exoplanets: The Search for Alien Worlds.” The place is the Fort Lupton Museum, 453 First St. … more

GOP contenders defend gas industry

Colorado’s oil and gas industry was well represented Jan. 6 as five Republicans seeking their party’s nomination for Colorado governor met in Fort Lupton. “(Gov. Jared) Polis killed the oil and … more

A recycled bench with a new purpose

The Weld Legacy Trail received a recycled bench made of over 500 pounds of recycled plastic donated from the Carbon Valley Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, … more

Fort Lupton Parade of Lights

It was a chilly night but families came out for hot chocolate to see Santa and the gorgeous lit-up floats at the annual Fort Lupton Parade of Lights on Friday, Dec. 10. more

Fort Lupton Winter Fest

The City of Fort Lupton celebrated it Winter Fest & Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 4, 2021. The event started with cookies and cocoa with Santa Clause at the Fort Lupton Public & School … more

Support Small Businesses Shop Small

Local businesses and economists are urging folks to support small local businesses theis holiday season or any occasion and to discover handmade unique gifts. When buying local your money supports … more

City water bills going up in 2022

Get ready to pay more for utilities in 2022.  During a Fort Lupton City Council town hall on Nov. 30, Fort Lupton Finance Director Leann Perino said water rates should increase by at least 6 … more

Insurance renewals are rising for city

Fort Lupton’s human resources director had some tough financial news for Fort Lupton’s city council during a Nov. 30 town hall.  The cost of insuring the city against cyber attacks is going up … more
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