Riverdale Animal Shelter Launches First Name Your Own Adoption Fee Event

Dog Surrenders Up 25% in Comparison to Last Year

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 the shelter find loving homes this holiday season, families can name their own adoption fee in December.

North Pole Gift Shop

North Pole Gift Shop Organized for Families in Need

Over 350 Children Pick Out Holiday Presents Free of Charge

Today, over 120 families are visiting the Adams County Human Services Center to shop for holiday gifts for their children, at no cost to them, thanks to the third annual North Pole Gift Shop. 

Open Space Grant Awards - Fall 2022

Adams County Commissioners Award More Than $10.4 Million in Open Space Grants

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the Adams County Board of Commissioners (BoCC) awarded more than $10 million in open space grants thanks to the voter-approved Open Space Sales Tax. Due to post-pandemic recovery, Adams County awarded every dollar available. Funding for the fall 2022 grant cycle came from revenues from the first half of the 2022 Adams County Open Space Sales Tax, which was passed by Adams County voters in 1999, and in perpetuity in 2020. 

Adams County Board of County Commissioners Approves 2023 Budget 

Strong Economic Recovery, Unemployment Down 2%  

The Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) unanimously adopted the 2023 Adams County budget at public hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The 2023 budget is set at $719,282,203, which is a 9% increase from 2022.  

U.S. Flag - Half-Staff

Governor Polis Orders Flags Lowered to Honor Victims of Colorado Springs Shooting

COLORADO SPRINGS - Governor Jared Polis ordered flags lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide from sunrise Nov. 21 until sunset Nov. 26, 2022, to honor and remember the victims of the horrific shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs. Flags will be lowered for 5 days to remember each of the 5 individuals who lost their lives in this senseless tragedy.