Adams County

Adams County Requests Public Input on Advancing Adams Draft Plans

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 […]

Colorado schools receive support to improve health

A second round of donations from Kaiser Permanente will expand support for districts focusing on mental, physical, emotional, and social health ~ DENVER — As students, teachers, and schools across Colorado continue to adapt to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for support for districts to help improve the mental, physical, and social health […]

Colorado’s Division of Motor Vehicles launches campaign to emphasize online services

The campaign, DMV anywhere. Yes, anywhere! highlights the many services Coloradans can conveniently access online instead of going to a branch office ~ LAKEWOOD (Feb. 8, 2022) – The Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is pleased to announce the launch of its new marketing campaign to highlight all the ways Coloradans can DMV. The […]

Brothers Redevelopment offers home repairs and modifications to seniors

Before learning about housing nonprofit Brothers Redevelopment, Beverly Kinard was faced with having to leave her house due to accessibility issues.  The 86-year-old Arvada resident struggles with a variety of disabilities and has difficulty walking due to her health condition. She needed a wheelchair ramp installed to enter her house, and her chairlift was damaged […]

Christmas Tree Recycling

Adams County will offer free recycling for live Christmas trees after the holiday season. Residents may drop off their Christmas trees from Monday, Jan. 3, through Monday, Jan. 10, at Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton, from sunrise to sunset. Signs will direct residents to the self-drop-off site.

Veterans Advisory Commission Hosts Naming Contest

The Adams County Veterans Advisory Commission (VAC) is hosting a naming contest for the new veterans’ memorial opening in Riverdale Regional Park in late 2022. This contest is only open to Adams County students 18 years old or younger.

Adams County and RTD Release Joint Statement

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) and Adams County are excited to announce beginning Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, temporary service will be re-routed to provide services to the Adams County Justice Center.

Dying with dignity?

Is it attainable even in a state where laws allow end-of-life options? My experience says no. By Dana Brandorff ~ I had the privilege of being at the bedside for much of the time during my mother’s and sister-in-law’s passing. Unfortunately, not a lot has changed from Colorado to Iowa or in the nine years […]

Adams County to Withdraw from Tri-County Health Department

The Adams County Board of Commissioners intends to bring forward a resolution at the Tuesday, Oct. 26 public hearing to provide notice of Adams County’s decision to leave Tri-County Health Department (TCHD).

Work Options Café and Culinary Program Opens at Human Services Center

The Adams County Human Services Department is partnering with local nonprofit Work Options to provide a café and free culinary training program for Adams County residents and employees.

Adams County Celebrates Groundbreaking of Veterans Memorial at Riverdale Regional Park

As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, Adams County broke ground to begin construction on a new Veterans Memorial on the shore of Mann-Nyholt Lake at Riverdale Regional Park on Wednesday, Sept. 8.

CASA Volunteers Help Kids Get Back to School and Back to Community

Adams & Broomfield Counties, Colo.,- Many children & youth are returning to schools after long periods of remote learning, and entering a new school with higher levels of uncertainty. For children dealing with the additional stress and trauma of a family crisis, a new school year can feel even more daunting. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) […]

Caregivers: Purchase Your Ticket Today for the Relatives Raising Children Conference in Brighton

The Relatives Raising Children Conference is back, in person, at the Adams County Government Center in Brighton. Like in years past, kinship caregivers can expect excellent speakers, breakfast and lunch, door prizes, and more! If changes regarding COVID-19 require us to cancel an in-person gathering, we will hold the conference over Zoom on November 5. Click here for […]

Adams County and Brighton Housing Authority Partner on Affordable Housing Project

With the need for affordable housing greater than ever, Adams County and Brighton Housing Authority (BHA) have partnered on the Adams Point Redevelopment Project, to be located at 19th Ave. and Bridge St. in Brighton.

Colorado Starts Nation’s First Catalytic Converter Anti-Theft Program

AAA, law enforcement join in first-of-its kind partnership to fight car, catalytic converter theft ~ SHERIDAN, Colo. (July 1, 2021)  – AAA Colorado has joined with the Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA) and other key state and law enforcement partners in a first-of-its-kind partnership to give Coloradans free devices to stop automotive theft.  Car theft and […]


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