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Thornton's Class of 2016 was all smiles for commencement ceremonies May 15 at the University of Colorado-Boulder's Coors Event Center. Graced with a gripping performance of the Star Spangled Banner by Thornton High School Valedictorian Talia …
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A long line of Northglenn High School graduates crowded May 17 into the University of Colorado at Boulder's Coors Events Center for the Class of 2016 graduation. With pleasant weather and lots of warm greetings to go around, it was a special day not …
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Area student receives prestigious scholarship

Kali Horn, a senior at York International School in Thornton, was named the national winner of the 2016 National Honor Society (NHS) Scholarship, the district announced last week. Horn was awarded the $15,500 prize by National Honor Society …
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Run, reverend, run

For more than a dozen years, the Rev. David Warren of Open Door Ministries was telling a little white lie of sorts. “Ninteen years ago, when I was starting Open Door Ministries, I drove to 106 churches in six days to share the vision for this …
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Mountain Range junior hurdler Zoe Gilbertson had hoped for a different ending. She had wanted to close out the season as a state hurdles champion in the Class 5A track ranks. Instead, Gilbertson had to settle for second place in the 100- and …
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    • Coffee with Roy Price

      Join me as I sit down each week for a cup of Joe with somebody who helps shape Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster. This week, in honor of the upcoming Memorial Day, I sat down with longtime Northglenn resident and World War II veteran Roy Price, who joined the Navy about six months after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.

    • Former Marine is now a masseuse

      Freedom Carlson used to patrol no-fly zones over Libya and guide expensive military aircraft over international waters and in operations over Iraq, Afghanistan and the Arabian Gulf. Now the Erie resident guides clients to good health by laying …

    • Living longer and loving it

      At 89 years old, management consultant William K. Zinke has no intention of slowing down. And he wants other seniors and “50-plus” go-getters to follow suit. “I like to tell people that `I’m over the hill,’ then pause and add `and what …

    • Anythink, Great Divide to hold 'Beerology'

      In anticipation of Anythink's Backyard Concert Series starting June 10, the library and sponsor Great Divide Brewing will host a special event, Beerology, June 2 at Anythink Wright Farms in Thornton. Beerology, hosted by Great Divide Brewery …

    • Senate candidates square off at South Metro chamber

      The focus was on business as the five Republicans fighting for a shot to unseat Sen. Michael Bennet debated May 12 at the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce. Denver Business Journal president and publisher Pete Casillas moderated the debate …

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    • Kids’ Fishing Derby kicks off summer season

      Northglenn’s summer season will kick off in traditional style with the 28th annual Kids’ Fishing Derby, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. June 4 at Webster Lake at E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park, 11800 Community Center Drive.

    • Thornton parks, recreation and open space survey

      The city of Thornton is gathering input on the use of parks, open space, trails and recreational facilities in Thornton. The Thornton Parks and Open Space Master Plan establishes goals, objectives, recommendations and implementation strategies …

    • Free Movies in the Park underway

      Adams County kicked off its first free Movies in the Park series May 20 at Water World with the 1978 classic, “Grease.” Over the course of the summer, four more movies will be featured at various locations in Adams County. Doors open at 7:30 …

    • Adams 12 to host free breakfast, lunch programs

      Adams 12 Five Star Schools will be host free breakfast and lunch programs this summer at seven of the district's schools for kids up to the age of 18. No qualification is necessary. Meals will be provided to all children at no charge. All kids …

    • Adams 12 awarded School Counseling Corps grant

      Adams 12 Five Star Schools was recently awarded the Colorado School Counseling Corps Grant. Focusing on Postsecondary Workforce Readiness for high school students, the goals of the grant are to increase graduation completion rates, decrease dropout …

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