William “Bill” E. Lemke, 64, of Brighton, CO passed away April 3, 2014. He was born April 17, 1949, in Colorado Springs, to Alfred and Mavis (Dalen) Lemke, and married Sandra Yamada on Jan. 10, 1971, in Brighton.
BRIGHTON -- A small trash fire against a home near Brighton High School caused a minor delay for fans leaving the BHS girls soccer match against Prairie View High School April 17.
The fire was in the 1000 block of Skeel Street, and it happened just as people were leaving the stadium following the final whistle. The fire was small and was put out before it could extend into the home. School officials rerouted traffic to an exit on the east end of the parking lot.
BRIGHTON — A sheriff’s deputy in the jail division of the Adams County Sheriff’s Office was arrested last week on allegations of sexual assault on a child.
Deputy Henry Ford was arrested Thursday, April 10, at his home in Strasburg and was advised on charges Friday, April 11, after an investigation into Ford began April 9. Bond was set April 11 at $100,000.
BRIGHTON — Anglers at Barr Lake State Park are now able to recycle fishing line that could have otherwise be discarded on the ground or in the lake.
Junior Girl Scouts in Troop 53406 spent most of Saturday morning installing the recycling bins with Park Manager Michelle Seubert and were able to earn their bronze award, the highest award a junior girl scout is able to achieve.
HENDERSON — Eduardo “Eddie” Jesus Leon was hanging out with his friends in the Prairie View High School parking lot when he learned he was selected as a Daniels Scholar. The 18-year-old Reunion resident and PVHS senior was refreshing his email on his phone when “Congratulations Daniel Scholar” popped into his inbox.
WESTMINSTER -- Prairie View's RJ Ramirez won the 100-meter dash at Saturday's Mountain Range Mustang Invitational meet. His time was 11.13 seconds.
He also took second place in the 200- meters, where his posted time was 22.75.
Tavish Whelan was fourth in the 300-meter hurdles in a time of 41.88. Jordan Holm placed sixth in the long jump with a best effort of 19-8 1/2. Skyler Severance was sixth in the high jump at 5 feet 11 inches. Donovan Otero was eighth in the 400-meter dash in a time of 53.09.