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A family trip to the mountains

For Mike Scheid and his family, which includes three teenage girls, spending time on the ski slopes is a family tradition. “It’s a fun time to build memories, get away from the phones and spend some time in the fresh air and wilderness,” …
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    • Longtime Thornton city manager will retire

      Jack Ethredge, who has led Thornton for 32 years as city manager and utilities director, has announced he will retire March 20.   Since taking office on Oct. 22, 1984, Ethredge has seen …

    • Shotgun, two handguns stolen from car in Westminster

      A shotgun, two handguns and a ballistics vest with “Front Range Patrol” patches were stolen from a “Front Range Patrol” car in the 6500 block of 73rd Place in Westminster, according to a news release from the Westminster Police …

    • Adams County Jail creating mental health wing

      In a project scheduled to open in mid-2017, the Adams County Jail is remodeling a section, or dorm, to become a mental health facility. The goal is to lower the rate of recidivism and length of stay for inmates with behavioral health …

    • Libertarian convention slated for Westminster

      The 2017 Libertarian Party of Colorado will host a convention from March 24-26 at the Westin Hotel in Westminster. Denver rock band Aural Deception will play on March 24 for a celebration that will also include casino-style games and dancing. …

    • Public meetings set for new Thornton rec center

      The City of Thornton and design consultant Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture are hosting two more public meetings on the design of the $43 million Trail Winds Recreation Center, the city’s second full-service recreation facility. The new center …