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Today's News

  • It's a British (soccer) invasion

  • Skyhawks sports camps

        Another summer means another summer of Skyhawks sports camps in Brighton.

        The first session, a Mini-Hawk camp of soccer, baseball and basketball for 4- to 7-year-olds, runs the week of June 1 at Brighton Park. Sessions begin at 9 a.m. and last for three hours. The fee is $99. A second Mini-Hawk camp is set for June 29.

        Call 303-655-2208.

  • Sports briefs

    BHS track

        Seven members of the Brighton High School track team earned all-conference honors based on their performances in the Skyline League meet.

        The seven were Lucien York in the long jump; Gabe Toepel in the 3,200-meter run; Matt Randall, Daniel Enriquez, Andre Gutierrez and Richard Merich in the 4x100-meter relay; and Kayla Mescher in the 100-meter hurdles.

  • Brighton may be home for Devils' swimmers

        BRIGHTON – The indoor pool at nearby Fort Lupton High School may be shuttered later this summer.

        Weld Re-8 School District officials say there isn’t enough money in the budget to maintain the 40-year-old facility. The final decision is up to the district’s board of education.

        The Re-8 budget includes $10,000 to take swimmers to and from other schools. But it doesn’t say which school.

        The city of Brighton has an indoor pool.

  • Youth track

    FORT COLLINS – Brighton’s Rachel Lopez won the mile run in a time of 5:41.81 at Saturday’s Hershey state track and field meet at Rocky Mountain High School.

        She also took first place in the 800-meter run, where her time was 2:24.54.

        Moriah Turney captured the softball throw championship with a toss of 150-11.

        They are waiting to hear if they qualified for the national meet in Hershey, Pa.

  • BYBA tournament update

    BRIGHTON – Here are the results through Thursday night's pool play in this year's Brighton Youth Baseball Association postseason tournament.

    In the 6-year-old machine pitch division, the Cardinals and the Rockies are the only undefeated teams. The Bears, the Lightning Dogs, Team #1 are winless. The Red Foxes split their first two games. 

  • Ready wrestlers
  • Sun Day: United Power unveils cooperative solar farm

    BRIGHTON — United Power, the member-owned energy cooperative, always has tried to present a business model reflective of the needs and desires of the more than 120,000 customers they serve.

    With that in mind, the unveiling of a one-of-kind cooperative solar farm at the company’s headquarters May 27 shouldn’t haven’t come as much of surprise at all.

  • Brighton plans Fourth of July festivities

    Brighton plans a Fourth of July evening with music, food and fun, capped off by a fireworks show.

    The evening kicks off at 6 p.m. at Friendship Park, Eighth Avenue and Southern Street, with the music of Chris Daniels & and the Kings and DJ Tidal Wave. Come early for music, concessions and other activities in the park and bring your lawn chairs for the fireworks

    show at 9 p.m.

    Call the Concert Series Hotline at 303-655-2183 for information.

  • Full Circle: Brighton eyes reopening Main Street at Bromley

    BRIGHTON — Jan Mayeda has to stop and count up the years she has lived in her South Second Avenue home.

    “We moved here in December of ’71,” she said. “So how many years is that? ’71, ’81, ’91, 2001, so that’s 38 years.”

    In that time, she and her late husband and former city councilman, Roy, raised their children, watched other families raise their children and then move out of the neighborhood.