Today's News

  • Clinton family tames the wild

    Another activity crossed off our big to-do list. We took our first camping trip together as a family for Memorial Day weekend. And oh, what a weekend it was.

    For our first camping trip we decided to go a little commercial just to make sure that there were other activities for the children besides roasting marshmallows and making s’mores. We made a last-minute reservation at Jellystone of Estes Park and got the second to last campsite available. Yeah us.

  • Lobatos celebrate 60 years of marriage

    Leopoldo (Leo) Lobato and Viola Lobato reached a milestone May 9 when they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

    Leo married Viola Sanchez May 9, 1949, in Penasco, N.M., and they lived in Llano Largo, N.M., for 2 ½ years. In 1950, they had their first child, Jose Lobato, who passed away after his birth. In 1951, with their second child, 6-month-old daughter, Gloria, the Lobato family moved to Brighton.

  • Reeves-Doster engaged

    Marty and Cynthia Reeves, of Brighton, and Tom and Trudy Doster, of Marshville, N.C., announce the engagement of their children, Olivia Jean Reeves and Timothy Ryan Doster. A wedding is planned for Sept. 5, at the Air Force Academy Chapel in Colorado Springs.

    Olivia is a 2005 graduate of Brighton High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs with a degree in physics and energy science.

  • Pralles celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Dale and Judy Pralle, of Fort Lupton, celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 7 p.m. June 14, at the Keenesburg Fairgrounds.

    Their children and grandchildren will host the event. They are Craig, Sandy, Josh, Jenna and Jamsie Pralle, Greg, Greg Jr. and Rhett Peake, of Keenesburg, Tami, Greg, Joslyn and Cody Seltzer of Brighton, Scott, Briana and Brice Pralle, Issac and Isaac Jr. Rodriquez of Fort Lupton.

  • Boys & Girls Club locked down for investigation

    Brighton police continue to investigate a reported man with a gun that forced a lockdown of the Brighton Boys & Girls Club Wednesday afternoon.

    At one time, the search was centered along the Overland Trail. When the search shifted away from the trail, the lockdown was lifted. It lasted less than 10 minutes.

    More details to follow.

  • One more round of severe weather

    DENVER – The National Weather Service posted a tornado watch for all of Adams and Weld counties until 11 p.m. Monday.

    A funnel was spotted near 88th Avenue and state Highway 2 a little bit before 2:30 p.m.

  • Eyes skyward

    DENVER -- All of Adams and Weld counties is under a tornado watch until 9 p.m. Saturday.

  • Tornado watch hoisted

    DENVER – The National Weather Service posted a tornado watch for Brighton and Commerce City and most areas of Adams County. It's valid until 9 p.m. Thursday.

    No tornadoes have been spotted in the area at midafternoon. The closest have been in eastern Adams County, near the small community of Hoyt and near Byers.

  • Culturefest Saturday in Brighton

    Look for more information on Saturday's Culturefest in this week's Brighton Blade.

    The city of Brighton Special Events Division announces Culturefest…Taste of Brighton June 6 in downtown Brighton.

    The “Big Bite” Food Contests - sponsored by Well Fargo and hosted by Bubba Chino’s are at South Main and Egbert streets.

    There will be a total of six food eating contests all in back of Bubba Chino’s. Registration for the youth contests will begin at noon and the registration for the adult contest will begin at 2:30 p.m.

  • BYFL registration

    Registration for Brighton Youth Football Association is at 9 a.m., June 6, at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave. The cost is $150. Cheerleaders can sign up at the same time.

    Call 303-498-0267.