Today's News

  • Riley Marie Grimes-Sweeney

    Kaitlyn Grimes and Thomas Sweeney, of Brighton, announce the birth of a daughter, Riley Marie Grimes-Sweeney. Riley was born Aug. 8, 2014, at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton, weighing 5 pounds, 3 ounces, and measuring 19.5 inches.

    Grandparents are Kevin and Cissy Grimes, of Brighton, and Tom and Sheila Sweeney, of Denver.


  • Camilla Jennie Conger

    Tiffany and Royce Conger, of Brighton, announce the birth of a daughter, Camilla Jennie. Camilla was born July 31, 2014.

    Grandparents are Dave and Mary DeHerrera, Dwain and Vicki Conger, of Brighton. Great-grandparents are Bill and Jan Conger, of Brighton, Don and Glenda Heil, of Denver, Jo Sharp, of Bullard, Texas, Ernest and Brownie Kendrick, of Amarillo, Texas, and Elsie DeHerrera, of Mora, N.M.

    Camilla joins her brothers, Kaiden and Gavin.


  • Local students earn UNC dean’s citation

    Two local students were among those to earn the Dean’s Citation for Academic Excellence in the Monfort College of Business at the University of Northern Colorado for the 2014 spring semester.

    Chase Champs, of Dacono, and Angelica Jauregui, of Fort Lupton, earned the honor.

    To qualify for the citation, business majors must attain a grade point average of at least 3.50 while taking at least 12 credits for the semester.

  • Rec center special offer the month of September

    September is a “buy three, get one free quarterly pass” month. Buy three months of passes in September, and you get December’s pass free. Call 303-833-3660 with questions.

  • Maintenance closure Aug. 23 to Sept. 1

    The Carbon Valley Recreation Center will be closed for maintenance from Aug. 23 through Sept. 1. The facility reopens Sept. 2.

  • FHS tennis team takes first strokes

    FREDERICK — There’s a different sound coming from the Frederick High School athletic fields this fall.

    It’s the sound of ball against tennis racket, as the Warriors prepare for their first season of interscholastic tennis.

    Eight players were on the court for most of the first week of practice. Most practiced twice a week over the summer.

  • Warriors start new volleyball campaign with a new coach

    FREDERICK — The new volleyball coach at Frederick High School was excited to take the job. 

    After meeting her team five months ago and spending most of the summer in open gyms and camps, nothing has changed.

    “I am absolutely excited,” said Geneva Morford. “This is a hard-working group, and it has talent to boot. It’s a coach’s dream.”

  • Practice, practice, practice
  • Former Frederick goalie nabs preseason soccer honor

    CHICAGO -- DePaul's Alex Godinez, who prepped at Frederick High School, is the Big East Conference's preseason goalkeeper of the year.

    The Blue Demons were 13-6-2 last year, advanced to the Big East title game for the first time and earned a spot in the NCAA Division I soccer tournament. Godinez was the conference's goalkeeper of the year.

    Godinez had a league-best 0.69 goals-against averagem a league-best nine shutouts and the best save percentage (.900) as DePaul led the nation in save percentage.

  • Free school supplies available through the Crayons to Calculators Program

    LONGMONT — The Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley, through the Crayons to Calculators program,  announced earlier this month that free backpacks full of basic school supplies are available at all local public schools for students in need.

    Parents and students should contact their individual schools to obtain backpacks.