Today's News

  • Frozen turkeys
  • New style of training



    Brighton High School's boys basketball team spent part of its Saturday training with the Navy SEALS.  One of the main lessons of Saturday’s training of members of the Brighton basketball team was the concept of being part of a team. Among other activities, pllayers were required to carry one of their fellow team members as a show of solidarity.

  • AdCo officials award $4.3 million in Open Space grants

    ADAMS COUNTY — Using revenue generated by the Open Space Sales Tax, the Adams County Board of Commissioners at a Nov. 10 public hearing awarded more than $4.3 million in open space grants for 22 county projects, including seven projects in Brighton and Commerce City.

  • Scores on new PARCC tests show most Colorado kids failing to meet academic expectations


  • Gonzales steps aside as Brighton HS softball coach

    BRIGHTON – There’s something new on the horizon for former Brighton High School softball coach, Bob Gonzales.

  • Burglary suspect shot, killed on US 85

    BRIGHTON — A man wanted in an armed robbery in Boulder County was shot dead by police late Nov. 10, on U.S. Highway 85, between 120th and 124th Avenue, in Brighton.
        Police said at the time that a second suspect from a home invasion in Longmont remained at large. As of press time, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office had not returned a call inquiring of new developments in the case.

  • 2014 multi-county carjacker gets 160-year sentence

    DOUGLAS COUNTY — A 29-year-old was sentenced Oct. 30 to 160 years in prison for an abduction and subsequent high-speed vehicle pursuit that lasted more than 90 minutes and spanned multiple cities and four Colorado counties, and which led to the serious injury of one law enforcement officer.

  • Multiple measures win; one council seat still in the air

    BRIGHTON — With just 11 votes separating city council candidates Mary Ellen Pollack and DR Dill, residents will have to wait until Nov. 13 to find out the next Ward 2 representative.
        As of Nov. 6, unofficial election results from both Adams and Weld counties show Pollack received 665 votes (50.42 percent) and Dill received 654 votes (49.58 percent). Results posted by the county clerk’s office Nov. 6 widens the gap between the candidates by 11 votes and makes the chances of an automatic recount less likely.

  • Bond issue passes

     BRIGHTON — Voters said “yes” to a $248 million bond measure for School District 27J.
        Unofficial results from the Nov. 3 election show the bond passed by a margin of nearly 5,000 votes, with 12,660 votes cast in favor (62.36 percent) and 7,832 votes cast against (38.55 percent).

  • Talking thanks, turkey




    Hungry for some good news? Thanksgiving is on the way, so pick up next week’s special edition for grateful op-eds, safe cooking tips, holiday home decorating advice and more. Above, Desi, resident turkey of Berry Patch Farms in Brighton, parades around the property displaying his regality, knowing — while millions of his relatives will be the centerpiece on Thanksgiving tables everywhere — he will be safe to strut another day.