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Today's News

  • Trinity Addelaide White

    Tyler and Candice White, of Frederick, announce the birth of a daughter, Trinity Addelaide White. Trinity was born at 9:13 a.m. July 18, 2014, at University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, weighing 5 pounds, 4 ounces, and measuring 18.5 inches.

     

    Grandparents are Mark and Cammie Janssen, of Keenesburg, and Mark and Debbie White, of Erie. Great-grandparents are Jake and Betty Dawson, of Keenesburg, and Mary Collier, of Northglenn.

  • FEATURE: “Guardians of the Galaxy” ditches highbrow aims, revels in rock, humor

    “Why so serious?” That query, issued by Heath Ledger’s Joker in Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight,” signifies the sea change in the comic book movie world, as the creative minds behind Marvel and DC ramped up their dramatic stakes and injected more than their usual half-hearted stabs at politics and satire into their new films.

  • REVIEW: Familiar tune from the 2015 Cadillac Escalade, but with all that jazz

     

     

     

    Aaron Cole

    Auto Columnist

     

    Let moderation mumble from humbler mouths. 

    When you’re the flagship for luxury (or: another man’s excess) moderation could be synonymous with defeat. 

  • Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District to Host Community Safety Day Aug. 16

    FREDERICK — The Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District will host a Community Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Carbon Valley Recreation District’s Gymnastics and Senior Centers, 6615 Frederick Way.

    The event will focus on back-to-school safety and will include free blood pressure checks, child car seat safety inspections and installations, as well as Weather Radio Alert giveaways.

    The Carbon Valley Rotary Fire Safety House will be up for kids to explore and to learn about fire prevention and safety.

  • COLUMN: The border between peace and occupation

    Phyllis Bennis

    Guest Column

     

    As Israel’s assault on the Gaza Strip rages on, ceasefires come and go. Most last just long enough for Palestinians to dig out the dead from beneath their collapsed houses, get the injured to overcrowded and under-resourced hospitals, and seek enough food and water to last through the next round of airstrikes.

  • COLUMN: Israel will stand strong against Hamas, now and tomorrow

    If you ever want to enjoy some really good war movies, you should watch the ones that were made during World War II. Those movies were made first and foremost by a Hollywood that was on our side.

    It might come as a shock to those of you who have not watched many of those movies that John Wayne is not in all of them.

    One film I always found quite inspirational is “Bataan” (1943), starring Robert Taylor. 

  • COLUMN: Running for their lives: The child migrant crisis on our southern border

    Mitchell Zimmerman

    Guest Column

     

    As the Department of Homeland Security tries to deliver busloads of Central American children and families to places of temporary safety, shrieking demonstrators in California, Arizona, and other states are barring the way and demanding these kids be dumped over the border.

  • Back-to-school night at Frederick Market Aug. 7

    FREDERICK — The Frederick Market will be hosting a back-to-school night from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, along Fifth Street in Downtown Frederick.

    While kids are playing games and using up their end-of-summer energy with games provided by the Carbon Valley Recreation District, parents can get healthy foods from Market vendors and lunch packing tips from the Frederick HEAL (Healthy Eating Active Living) Committee.

    The Carbon Valley Regional Library will also be on hand with information about their after-school programming.

  • Women’s Fund of Weld County grant applications deadline is Sept. 1

    The Women’s Fund of Weld County is accepting applications for grants to fund programs that address unmet needs of women and girls in Weld County.

    Groups, agencies, and non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply for  grants which meet the criteria and would fund a new project.

  • Absence makes the heart grow fonder

    FREDERICK — When last seen near a football field, ex-Frederick star Dalton Hall was leading the Warriors to the state 3A semifinals and earning all-conference recognition.

    That was almost three years ago.

    Since then, he’s signed a letter of intent, seen that plan go up in smoke because of a change in coaches, a change of schools (Hall is at Western State College of Colorado) and a resultant loss of a year of eligibility and neck surgery that kept him out of spring practice.