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Gov. Polis Orders Flags Lowered to Honor the Passing of Queen Elizabeth II

DENVER — Governor Jared Polis ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on the day of interment, in honor of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, as proclaimed by President Biden.   

The text of the proclamation reads:
 
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was more than a monarch.  She defined an era.

Tree Branch Drop Off

From Monday, Sept. 19 – Sunday Sept. 25, Adams County residents can drop off tree branches at Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton. Enter the park at the roundabout on Henderson Rd., go north, and follow the signs to the drop off location. Branches are accepted between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. through Sunday, Sept. 25. This service is available to residents and may not be used by commercial landscapers or businesses.

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Gov. Polis Orders Flags Lowered to Honor the Passing of Indiana Representative Jackie Walorski

DENVER — Today, Governor Jared Polis ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff beginning immediately until midnight August 4, 2022, in honor of the passing of U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski from Indiana, as directed by President Biden. Governor Polis fondly remembers his time serving with Rep. Walorski in the United States Congress and expresses personal feelings and condolences to friends, families, and colleagues.

Westminster Public Schools Approved to Serve as Local Coordinating Organization for Adams County

Adams County, in partnership with Westminster Public Schools, is proud to announce Westminster Public Schools has been approved to act as a Local Coordinating Organization (LCO) for Adams County and provide universal pre-K and support in the early childhood development sector. The new Colorado Department of Early Childhood (CDEC) approved the application earlier this week. 

Gov. Polis Orders Flags Lowered to Honor the Victims of the Shooting in Highland Park, Illinois

DENVER — Governor Jared Polis ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff beginning immediately until sunset, July 9, 2022 as a mark of respect for the victims of the acts of violence perpetrated on July 4, 2022 by a gunman at a 4th of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois as proclaimed by President Biden. 
 
The text of the President’s proclamation reads: 
 

Riverdale Animal Shelter Free Adoption Event

Riverdale Animal Shelter, like many shelters in the Denver Metro area, has been taking in a higher number of animals this year. To help more adoptable pets at their shelter find loving homes, adoption fees will be waived for pets six months and older Friday, July 1, and Saturday, July 2.

Prost! Craft Brewing is Moving Their Headquarters to Northglenn

Prost! Craft Brewing is moving their headquarters to Northglenn. With support from Adams County Commissioners and many community partners, this economic development investment will support the revitalization of the Northglenn Marketplace and will be an exciting place for the community to gather.

Prost  will not only provide a local entertainment venue, it will bring more jobs to Northglenn and Adams County.

A Tribute to Bob Sakata

Celebrated Colorado grower Bob Sakata, 96, died June 7. Bob was a pillar in the community of Brighton and a long time farmer in the area.