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  1. Prizewinning steers make a grand entrance at Denver's posh Brown Palace HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    The National Western's 2017 Grand Champion Steer and Reserve Champion Steer take over the lobby of The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa in Denver, Jan. 20, 2017. This is the 72nd year that The Brown Palace Hotel has hosted the National Wester Stock Grand Champion Steer.

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  2. Teen girl struck by car while crossing Thornton streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    A 15-year-old girl was taken to a hospital after she was struck by a vehicle at a Thornton intersection while crossing the road on foot early Friday morning, police say. The collision happened at 6:25 a.m.at the intersection of 108th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, Thornton police spokesman Matt Barnes said.

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  3. Adams County residents sound off on more proposed oil and gas wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Denver Post

    A new wave of oil and gas wells proposed for the northern suburbs - around 70 at three sites close to neighborhoods in and around Thornton - brought out more than 200 residents to a public meeting Thursday night. People lobbed questions at public officials about the state of abandoned wells in Adams County and asked what cities and the county do with the severance tax they collect from oil and gas operations.

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  4. Teen pleads guilty to four felonies in Westminster police chase that left woman deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Denver Post

    The 19-year-old man accused of riding in a stolen pickup truck during a Westminster police chase that left a bystander dead last year has pleaded guilty to four felony counts for his role in the case. Ignacio Daigle , on Jan. 12, admitted to aggravated motor vehicle theft, theft and vehicular eluding in the March 2016 wreck near the intersection of Wadsworth Parkway and West 94th Avenue, court records show.

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  5. Denver home sales weren't cold in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Denver Post

    Denver homes turned over at the fastest pace in the country last month, according to the RE/MAX National Housing Report released Tuesday. Denver listings took an average of 36 days to sell in December, which tied with Omaha out of 53 metro areas examined in the report.

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  6. Adams County Crime Blotter: Threats over apple pieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Denver Post

    No free pie. On Dec. 28, two employees of the McDonald's inside Walmart, 5990 Dahlia St., Commerce City , called police after two men threatened them for not giving away apple pies.

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  7. Long-time Thornton city manager Jack Ethredge to step down in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Denver Post

    Thornton will soon lose a veteran leader, Jack Ethredge, who notified the City Council on Tuesday that he planned to retire as city manager and utility director on March 20. Ethredge, who has held the post in the city of nearly 130,000 since October 1984, told city leaders in a resignation letter that "I have had the privilege for the last 32 years to work in this wonderful community with dedicated elected officials; outstanding professional public administrators; and a talented and dedicated city employee workforce." "He came to this community at a critical time when it needed stability and solid direction," Thornton Mayor Heidi Williams said.

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  8. Anythink Wright Farms AnyAbility program for disabled adults rises in popularity, partnershipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Denver Post

    Kim Morrison, left, dances as Maria Mayo plays Yellow Submarine on the guitar during AnyAbility at the Anythink Wright Farms Library in Thornton on December 3, 2017. Anythink Library system in Adams County will roll out several new programs in 2017 including AnyAbility, where adults with disabilities come to learn art and technology applications.

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  9. Adams County Crime Blotter: Woman claims she was robbed by sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Denver Post

    Family ritual. After returning to her home in the 2500 block of West 99th Place, Federal Heights , on Nov. 18, a woman noticed that someone broke into her house through her bedroom window and stole all of her jewelry from her dresser.

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  10. Man saved in heroic Arapahoe Basin chairlift rescue says "it was all a blur"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Denver Post

    A man who got tangled in an Arapahoe Basin chairlift Wednesday morning and was hanging unconscious by his neck, was cut down by a professional slackliner who climbed a lift tower, slid approximately 30 feet across the lift's cable and cut him free with a knife tossed from a ski patroller below. The rescued skier said he barely remembers people yelling to him as his backpack got caught, leaving him dangling from the chair.

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  11. Man hanging unconscious by backpack on Arapahoe Basin chairlift is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Denver Post

    A man who got tangled in an Arapahoe Basin chairlift Wednesday morning and was hanging unconscious from his neck was cut down by a professional slackliner who climbed up a lift tower, slid approximately 30 feet across the lift's cable and cut him free with a knife tossed from ski patrollers. The harrowing rescue was recounted to The Denver Post on Thursday by the rescuer and confirmed by the resort, which says it is reviewing the incident that occurred around 11 a.m. on the Lenawee Mountain Lift.

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  12. Adams County church network provides continuous winter shelter for homeless clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Denver Post

    Volunteers help to serve the evening meal to Vicki Petty and other guests at the shelter. The Adams County Cold Weather Care program, an emergency overnight shelter program for people in Adams County who are homeless, is open for the season, and scheduled to operate through mid-April.

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  13. Mom who left toddler in car during freezing storm charged with child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Denver Post

    A 26-year-old mother accused of leaving her toddler alone in a car overnight, in dangerous sub-zero temperatures during a snowstorm on the same night she drank vodka, was charged Wednesday with felony child abuse. Nicole Carmon appeared Wednesday afternoon in court in Adams County and was charged with one count of child abuse causing serious bodily injury, according to the Adams County District Attorney's Office.

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  14. Mom who left her toddler overnight in parked car told Thornton police ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Denver Post

    A young mother accused of leaving her 2-year-old son alone Friday night in a car parked outside a Thornton strip mall during a snowstorm and sub-zero temperatures told officers she had taken six shots of vodka that evening, according to an arrest affidavit. When police found Nicole Alexandria Carmon's boy, he was half buckled into a car seat and "appeared to be in distress," the arrest documents show.

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  15. Continue Colorado's reasoned approach to developing energy resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Denver Post

    After years of engaging stakeholders, vetting energy regulations, and grappling with legal challenges, Coloradans continue to embrace a thoughtful and reasoned approach to responsibly developing our energy resources. Colorado has some of the toughest, most rigorous environmental regulation of oil and gas in the world, and a welcoming attitude toward new development.

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  16. Toddler found with hypothermia, frostbite after spending night in parked carRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Denver Post

    A 2-year-old boy had hypothermia and frostbite after his mother left him alone Friday night in a car parked outside a Thornton strip mall as snow fell and temperatures dipped below zero, police said. They began looking for the toddler at 10:40 a.m. Saturday after his mother told Westminster police she had been involved in a car accident the night before and left her son in the car, authorities said. 1 comment

  17. "Invalid" Adams County special marijuana tax collected $1.36...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Denver Post

    Adams County has collected more than $1.36 million through a 3 percent tax on recreational marijuana sales that the Colorado Court of Appeals found to be invalid . The voter-approved tax generated $293,875 in the last six months of 2015 and $1,070,557 so far this year that may have to be refunded.

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  18. Colorado politicians call on the Obama administration to prevent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Denver Post

    Syrian-American Obeid Kaifo pleaded for help from the only community he knows, imploring Coloradans to ask the White House to prevent "wholesale slaughter" of civilians and rebels who are trapped by civil war in Syria. "The people in Aleppo are on their last breath.

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  19. Praying Hands Ranches still riding decades after owners' son first felt horses' healing powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Denver Post

    Five-year-old Blake Matthews rides his therapy horse,Princess Piper, at Praying Hands Ranch. Certified instructor Brooks Eddy, left, encourages Blake to hold his hands in the air which will help him gain balance.

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  20. Thornton working to build 70-mile water pipeline, $75 million water treatment plant to meet demandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Denver Post

    The aging water basins at the Thornton Water Treatment Plant will be replaced with a new, $75 million water treatment plant. The current plant is more than 55 years old.

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