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South Adams firefighter injured in hit-and-run crash

A firefighter from the South Adams County Fire District is in the hospital after an early morning crash. It happened shortly before 4 a.m. on Interstate 76 between 74th and 88th avenues. A tweet … more

Fake call forces evacuation of Thornton Wal-Mart

Thornton police said a fake threat about a suspicious package prompted an evacuation of guests and employees from an area Wal-Mart Dec. 9. A tweet from the police department announced the findings … more

Westminster stalwart Bob Briggs dies

Former state legislator, Adams County Commissioner and Westminster Mayor Pro Tem Bob Briggs died unexpectedly of a heart attack Dec. 2 at his daughter's home in Erie. He was 83, just weeks short of … more

Apparent road rage leads to barricade situation in Adams County

It took about three hours for Adams County sheriff's deputies and Commerce City police to bring a situation involving a barricaded gunman to a resolution. Authorities were able to remove two … more

VIDEO: AdCo deputy cleared of third-degree assault

BRIGHTON -- An Adams County jury returned a not-guilty verdict in a third-degree assault trial of Adams County Sheriff's Deputy Andrew McCormick Nov. 18. McCormick was charged with assaulting a … more

Adams County to withdraw from Tri-County Health Department

The Adams County Commissioners will vote to begin the process to end its relationship with the Tri-County Health Department, according to a statement released Oct. 19.  According to the … more

Adams County opts out of Tri-County mask order

The Adams County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 on Tuesday to opt out of a Tri-County Health Department order that requires masks for kids ages 2 to 11 in indoor school and child-care settings.  … more

Adams County opts out of Tri-County students mask order

The Adams County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 on Tuesday to opt out of a Tri-County Health Department order to require masks for kids ages 2 to 11 in schools and childcare centers. The vote … more

Adams charts top population growth

Adams County and its municipalities were among the highest growing areas in Colorado, new 2020 Census data shows. Adams County added 77,969 new people between 2010 and 2020, a nearly 18% increase. It … more

North area fire departments receive grant for new technology

Seven fire departments in the north Denver metro region received grant funding to purchase and install emergency access technology at commercial buildings. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is … more

Addressing Adams County’s orphan well problem

Adams County is tied with La Plata County for having the second-highest number of orphan oil and gas wells in Colorado. However, new regulations will only go so far in addressing the problem. As of … more

Adams County Fair 2021

Images from the Adams County Fair Aug. 4-8 the Riverdale Regional Complex including 4-H judging, the kids day at the fair, the Professional Bull Riders contest and the Mexican rodeo. more

How metro Denver school districts differ on COVID-19 mask rules

Colorado's public-health department released new K-12 school COVID-19 guidelines in late July, but the new guidance “does not constitute statewide requirements,” a state news release … more

Adams County Fair back, but not as usual

The 116th version of the Adams County Fair is going to be a little different just because it follows 2020. “Yeah, life has changed dramatically,” said Casandra Vossler, Adams County fair and … more

Judicial performance commission chair for 17th Judicial District resigns

Molly Jansen, the chairperson of the body that evaluates judges’ performance in Adams and Broomfield counties, resigned from her post early this month after learning that her law license would be … more

Program provides therapy within schools

Community Reach Center in Adams County is extending services to meet the needs of students in area school districts through the school-based therapy program. The program provides counseling … more

New center to provide historical resource

For the first time, Westminster historical documents will have a home for safe keeping. The Westminster Historical Society, with the help of Adams County School District 50, is creating the … more
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