Fifty-eight Adams County high school students were awarded scholarships totaling more than $1 million on Tuesday, May 17, through the Adams County Scholarship Fund. Adams County Commissioners introduced the Scholarship Fund in 2016, making this the seventh group of recipients, in partnership with the Colorado Department of Higher Education's Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative.
The inaugural Adams County Pride will feature Babe Walls, a celebration of womxn and non-binary folks in art. Pride will host 12 Babe Walls artists to create six live mural installations. Each mural will be a collaboration between two artists, plus one large community mural for “future babes.”
DENVER — Governor Jared Polis ordered flags to be flown at half-staff beginning immediately and return to full staff at sunset on Monday, May 16, 2022 as a mark of respect and remembrance of the one million American lives lost to COVID-19 as proclaimed by President Biden.
Lauren Alaina, with special guest Jordan Fletcher, will be heading to the Adams County Fair, United Power Grandstand, 9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton, on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 8 p.m. for a free concert. Download your free tickets at adamscountyfair.com – four tickets per individual may be downloaded at one time.
Dawn Aerospace, a Netherlands-, New Zealand-and U.S.-based space transportation company, has been selected by Blue Canyon Technologies to provide turnkey chemical propulsion systems for the X-SAT Saturn satellite bus. Dawn Aerospace is an Adams County partner with Colorado Air and Space Port (CASP).
Tyler Rich, with special guest Kylie Morgan, will perform hits from their most recent albums at the Adams County Fair, United Power Grandstand, on Thursday, Aug. 4, 8 p.m., following Professional Bull Riding (PBR).
Gov. Polis Orders Flags Lowered to Honor Passing of Central Conejos County Firefighter & Fire Board Member Harold Joe Cordova
Governor Jared Polis today ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings from sunrise until sunset on Friday, May 6, 2022, in honor of longtime Conejos County Fire Board member and the longest-serving firefighter with the Central Conejos County Fire Protection District, Harold Joe Cordova. Harold Joe Cordova was 83 years old and is survived by his wife, children, and grandchildren.
Free Tree Debris Drop-Off
Monday, May 9, through Sunday, May 15, 6:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton
Debris will be chipped on site and offered to residents as landscape mulch. Signs will direct residents to the drop-off site. This service is available to residents and may not be used by commercial landscapers or businesses.
Adams County is requesting public input on a draft of the Comprehensive Plan; Transportation Master Plan; and Parks, Open Space, and Trails Plan at a series of public open houses and virtual meetings in May. These plans, collectively known as Advancing Adams, will guide Adams County toward its vision of becoming the most innovative and inclusive county in America for all families and businesses for the next 10-20 years and beyond.
On Tuesday, April 26, the Adams County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution awarding $35 million in grants to local organizations, nonprofits, school and fire districts, and businesses. The funding for the grants was provided by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).