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Dr. Chavira

The Hearing Place provides Spanish speaking care

A chain of northern Colorado hearing and audiology doctors will likely sound a little better to its Spanish speaking customers with the addition of new audiologist Dr. Mariela Chavira, Chavira …

RE-8 selects new auditing firm

Staffing issues at an international accounting and consulting firm has the Weld RE-8 School Board scrambling to find a group to lead their annual audit next year. Shortly before it was set to …
Brighton police Cmdr. Frank Acosta's last badge was on display outside of his funeral Sept. 29 at Henderson's Orchard Church.

Brighton police commander remembered for love of life, sense of humor

Brighton Deputy Police Chief Matt Dominico took a minute to recall something his daughter said shortly after the death of Cmdr. Frank Acosta. Acosta died suddenly Sept. 23. He was 56. “I …
Cody LeBlanc

Weld Re-8 approves opt-in approach for sex ed classes

Parents would have to sign off on future Weld RE-8 health and family life/sex education classes for their kids if the district ever offers them, the Board of Education decided Sept. 22. The …

Weld RE-8 Superintendent Alan Kaylor's is to remain in his role for at least another year.

Re-8 approves 2022-2023 superintendent contract

Weld RE-8 Superintendent Alan Kaylor will get a two percent raise in his new contract, the district Board of Education agreed Sept. 22. The RE-8 board approved the new contract for Superintendent …
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Classes continue at Fort Lupton High School despite circulated threats

The Weld Re-8 School District became the latest in a series of school districts to face rumored threats to school safety.   In a district website post Sept. 23, Weld Re-8 Superintendent …
Adams City High School

Adams City HS gets all-clear for regular day Sept. 22

Adams City High School students returned to class Sept. 22 after an unsubstantiated threat closed the building the day before. A combined investigation between Adams  District 14 officials …
Brighton High School Cheerleaders.

Brighton High School homecoming by parade, by royalty, by football

Brighton High School celebrated homecoming week with a parade and the theme “Here’s to the Good Years” from Oct 16 to 21. The students and teachers celebrated Spirit Week by …
Here's one happy Tiger -- the Kearney Middle School mascot, too -- in attendance at this year's Adams City High School homecoming parade Sept. 17.

Photo gallery: Adams City celebrates homecoming by parade, by football win

After Adams City High School's homecoming parade Sept,. 17, the crowds ventured to the school for the Eagles' 34-18 football win over Skyview High School. ACHS scored 23 unanswered points in the …

This Prairie View High School student gets the best of both worlds. He gets to spend time with his classmates at the school's annual homecoming bonfire, and he gets to stand near the warm fire on a breezy Sept. 13.

PVHS continues homecoming party

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Nikki Rolando cuts the ribbon with Mayor Greg Mills, council members, Brighton Chamber of Commerce, and the community celebrating her new store.

Goats milk mean healthy skin at Brighton boutique

What started as a lark at a 2019 meet-up has become a new storefront in Brighton. Goat Bubbles Bath & Body hosted its ribbon-cutting ceremony with the community of Brighton on Sept. 15. "I …
Homes sit in a neighborhood in Littleton, part of the notably expensive Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see short-term drop; unclear how long downslide will last

Home prices in the metro area and statewide have shown some early signs that they may be breaking the pandemic-era trend of steep increases.
Emma Klausmer sliding down the whimsical indoor slide.

New indoor playground opens in Fort Lupton

Cassidy Sigala and her sister-law, Alayina Baca, were stay-at-home moms and noticed that indoor playgrounds and trampoline parks were not designed for little kids. “I noticed for the younger …
Platte Valley Medical Group Practice Manager Barb Trujillo and SCL Front Range Vice President of Operations Boris Kalikstein hold the scissors to cut the bright yellow ribbon on the practice's new Brighton location on Aug. 23.

Platte Valley cuts ribbon on new medical clinic

It's only a four-mile difference but Platte Valley Medical center staff said they hope their new Medical Clinic will mean big things for the Brighton community's health. “I know it sounds …

Soaring home prices in metro Denver are now growing at slower rates.

Colorado supply of homes rises, prices still climb — just more slowly

From June 2021 to June this year, the number of active listings for single-family homes in the Denver metro area jumped up by about 52%. Statewide, the number saw about a 43% uptick. But despite the larger pool of options, home prices continue to climb.
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