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Milestones

  • Picks to celebrate 40th anniversary

         Brent and Barb Pick of Brighton will celebrate their 40th Anniversary at the Brighton Elks Lodge Aug. 6. They are looking forward  to celebrating this special day with all their family and friends.
        Brent and Barb were high school sweethearts in Tacoma, Wash. They were married Aug. 8, 1971, while Brent was in basic training at Ft. Lewis Army Post.  

  • Joyce and Eldon Aasby celebrate 50th wedding anniversary
  • Life-long Brighton resident celebrates 80th birthday

    Rachel Bailey
    MetroWest Intern
         BRIGHTON – There have been many changes in technology, lifestyles, and in America over the past 80 years. The United States National Anthem became the Star Spangled Banner, a gallon of gas cost 10 cents, and everyday conveniences, such as nylon and aerosol, cans were invented.

  • Major finishes combat training

        Army Pvt. Andrew C. Major graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
        He is the son of Christopher Major, of Brighton. Major graduated in 2008 from Brighton High School.

  • Valenzuela graduates combat training

        Army Pvt. Anthony R. Valenzuela has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
        He is the son of Andrea Valenzuela, of Brighton. Valenzuela graduated in 2009 from Brighton High School.

  • Rocks to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

        Robert and Darlene (Luft) Rock will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m., July 23, at Zion Lutheran Church in Brighton.
        The couple was married July 23, 1961, at First English Lutheran Church in Sterling.

         The Rocks have two sons, Bradley (Marla) Rock, of Wray, and Darryl (Kathy) Rock, of Brighton, and one daughter, Terri (Ben) Hein, of Fairbury, Neb.

  • Bolsons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

       Lloyd and Kathy Bolson celebrated their 50th wedding  anniversary May 29, 2011.          
        Kathy was working at the burgerteria in Larned,  Kan., at the time they met. They married May 29, 1961, at the local Christian Church in Larned. They lived a few months in Larned before moving to Colorado and Brighton in 1978. 

  • Herzog wraps up Eagle Scout project

     

     

    Tyler Herzog, 17, from Boy Scout Troop 524 of Northglenn completed his Eagle Scout project at Benedict Park in Brighton May 7.
        He designed and constructed four horseshoe pits from the ground up.  His fellow Scouters, family and friends helped to make the project a success.  Tyler would like to thank the area businesses of Brighton that donated to make his project happen.
        Tyler is the son of Jeff and Sue Herzog of Brighton.
     

  • Zamora graduates from CU-Denver

        Felix and Janice Zamora proudly announce the graduation of their son, Felix Jacob Zamora, from the University of Colorado – Denver.

        Felix earned a bachelor of arts degree in geography along with a minor in geology and a certificate in Geographic Information Science.
         He will attend North Dakota State University in Fargo, N.D., this fall where he has been selected for a research assistantship while he earns his master of science degree in environmental and conservation science.

  • McCorkle graduates basic training

         Air Force Reserve Airman Sean P. McCorkle graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
        He is the son of Shari Walker, of Colorado Springs, and Steve McCorkle, of Commerce City. McCorkle graduated from Doherty High School in Colorado Springs in 2008.

        The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.