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Today's News

  • Riverdale Ridge High School names assistant principal

    The new Riverdale Ridge High School won’t open its doors until Fall 2018, but the school’s identity is already starting to take shape as new leadership gets named.

    Harry Waterman will serve as the school’s assistant principal and athletic director, school officials said Friday, May 19.

  • PVHS’ Tyler Martindale experience at state is a learning one

    Prairie View junior Tyler Martindale isn’t used to being towards the back of the pack in any race, much less twice in the same weekend. 

    Martindale was one of the dominant runners in the local region in 2017, winning the Thunderhawk Invitational 100-meter dash and placing second in the  Eastern Metro Athletic Conference meet. But that only goes so far when going against the best runners in the state. 

     

  • Kinetic sculpture celebrates Brighton’s history

    Colorful, geometric layers of Brighton’s new kinetic sculpture dance around each other like leaves blowing in the wind.

    The $135,000 kinetic sculpture “Passages,” stands as tall as the trees on the corner of Strong and First Street.

    Members of Brighton’s city council, cultural arts commissioners and residents came to check out the sculpture for a dedication ceremony Saturday, May 20.

  • Bromley-Hishinuma Farm kicks off agritourism efforts

    A small, white farmhouse on Fourth Avenue and Bromley Lane stands as a relic of the past, taking visitors back to a time when the house was surrounded by fields of corn and roaming cattle.

    The Bromley-Hishinuma farm, which opened to the public on Saturday, May 20, will once again host fields of corn, crops and animals, after a $2 million restoration from Brighton officials has put life back into the farm.  

  • Brighton URA highlights South Main development opportunities at convention

    Brighton’s southern gateway is currently in the spotlight at a shopping center convention in Las Vegas.

    Brighton Urban Renewal Authority officials plan to sell the former car dealership and corresponding land at the northeast corner of U.S. Highway 85 and Bromley Lane to the highest bidder. City officials paid $2.5 million for a large chunk of the land in a transaction that closed in December.

  • State track round up
  • New Southeast Elementary principal named

    When the school year starts, Heath Wilson will be the new sheriff in town at Southeast Elementary School.

    Wilson will earn $92,689 annually as new principal at the school at 1595 E. Southern St., school district officials said. He replaces Sarah James, who has been principal since 2011. James will take a human resources job in the Saint Vrain School District based in Longmont.

  • World War II POW recognized after 72 years

    Sgt. Philip Daily was 19 years old when he was taken prisoner by German soldiers in World War II.

    After 72 years, he is finally being recognized with a Prisoner of War Medal.

    Daily, now 91, lives in Brighton. He is independent and goes swimming a few times a week and bikes around the city.

    Sitting at his kitchen table, Daily delves into his story of fear, hunger and survival during World War II. Daily speaks slowly, careful not to skip over any details or dates, which he remembers with astonishing accuracy.

  • Keep on Truckin'

    Each week, customers gather around the Dumpling Deli food truck, peering at the menu and playing tic-tac-toe while they wait for plates of savory fried dumplings.
    Dumpling Deli is one of the food trucks frequently parked on Main Street in downtown Brighton.

    Owner Nick LaPanse, started the mobile-vending business after years in the culinary industry and a chance meeting with David Allegrezza, owner of Something Brewery in Brighton.

  • State track meet postponed

    LAKEWOOD – A state 3A and 4A track-and-field meet is a two-day affair now happening on the weekend, according to the Colorado High School Activities Association.