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News in Adams County, Colorado

Adams County looks to improve vote-counting after difficult election
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 03:52:18 -0700

Newly sworn Adams County Clerk Stan Martin is determined to avoid the problems and embarassment his office experienced in November, when the county was the last in the state to report its election results.

DA drops sex assault charges against AdCo deputy
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:08:37 -0700

The district attorney dismisses charges against an Adams County deputy accused of sexually assaulting his estranged wife.

Feds: Denver-area man indicted for massage-parlor website
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 00:14:00 -0700

An Adams County man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on suspicion of managing a website that offered reviews of Colorado massage parlors operating as fronts for prostitution.

Judge dismisses legal challenge to Adams County election
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 00:57:05 -0700

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to nullify last November's election in Adams County based on a printing error that could have tied a ballot to a particular voter.

Colorado school-based vaccine records provide incomplete picture
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 09:03:27 -0700

When Emily Adams started scouting preschools for her 2-year-old, her checklist went beyond a school's location, reputation and instruction. Something else weighed on the mind of the Jefferson County mother of two: vaccination statistics.

Craigslist: 'Take common sense precautions'
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:54:11 -0700

One week after a woman was attacked responding to ad for baby clothes, Craigslist has updated its personal safety page.

PetroShare Corp. Announces Acquisition of Acreage in the Wattenberg Field
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:49:54 -0700

CENTENNIAL, CO --(Marketwired - March 02, 2015) - PetroShare Corp. announced today that under its strategic land and leasing services agreement with Kingdom Resources, LLC, it has accepted an assignment of approximately 309 net acres covering all depths in parts of Township 1 South, Range 67 West, Adams County, Colorado. The acreage is located in the southern end of the Greater Wattenberg oil ...

Rethink the library: Next gen becomes resource for tech, entrepreneurs
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 23:09:01 -0700

At some Colorado libraries, there are no overdue fines, no Dewey Decimal System and absolutely no shushing!

Rock Slides & Mitigation Cause Road Closure On Highway 24
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:25:40 -0700

A Colorado highway could be closed all week after recurring rock slides damaged the road.

Judge rules in favor of Adams County in stormwater fee case
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 20:55:06 -0700

A judge in Adams County ruled Monday in favor of the county in a lawsuit filed by residents who opposed the stormwater utility fee that was approved by the county commissioners in 2012.