Today's Features

  • Riley Keith McDonald, of Brighton, will follow the foot prints of four generations of Marines from his family. After high-school graduation in May, he will start his boot camp at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base in San Diego.

  • Mike and Leesa Worley, parents of five, always wondered what they could do to make a further impact in their community. That’s when they decided to become foster parents. This decision proved to change not only their own lives but the lives of two wonderful children.

    “Our vision at that time was one of providing a temporary home for children while their parents followed court orders to have their children returned to them,” Leesa recalls.

  •    City officials are advising residents to be cautious dealing with debris and trees after last week’s blizzard damaged several trees throughout the city. Brighton officials maintain a list of certified tree companies for rersidents wishing to hire services to deal with their trees and assess damage. It can be found online at www.brightonco.gov/forestry. They also provided tips for dealing with snow-damaged trees, including:

  •       Now celebrating its fifth year, the 2019 Brighton’s Youth Image Summit has drawn a sellout crowd of 300 kids from around the state. Throw in the scores of volunteers, guest speakers and entertainers who will put on the program, and you’ve got a packed Armory building buzzing with excitement on a cheerfully sunny morning. For some, the 2019 summit is their second, third or even fourth time participating in the event.

  •  Approximately three dozen people have gathered at the Front Range Community College campus Brighton on this cold, snowy Friday. The reason everyone has gathered at a time when most would prefer to be indoors by the fire? A poverty simulation workshop put on by Brighton’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity Council.

  • The city of Brighton’s parks and recreation department is hosting its annual summer job fair from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, March 11, at the Brighton Recreation Center 555. N. 11th Ave.

    The department needs summer camp staff, swim instructors, Oasis concessions staff, lifeguards, childcare staff, youth and adult sports staff, and parks maintenance staff, and custodial. Certain positions will hire as young as 15 years, old and there will be volunteer opportunities for youth 14 years of age.

  • Dakota Wesleyan University is sending two ensemble groups for a spring break tour, and one of the stops will be in Brighton.

    The Highlanders and Wesleyan Bells will perform a free concert, “Our Lenten Journey,” at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the Brighton United Methodist Church, 625 S. Eighth Ave.

  • The Eagle View Adult Center will host its 31st annual spaghetti luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at 1150 Prairie Center Parkway.

    Advanced purchase tickets are required, but tickets will be available at the door. Call 303-655-2075.