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‘Tiny’ The Thornton Dinosaur Makes Its Public Debut Alongside ‘Sue The T. Rex’ At Denver Museum Of Nature & Science

Tiny the Thornton Dinosaur

A dinosaur we know very well here at CBS4 has a high-profile role in the traveling exhibit Sue the T. rex at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

Thornton arts offers class on tapestry weaving

David Johnson tapestry weaving

"Thornton will add a class on tapestry weaving. The city has opened registration for the Thornton Arts and Culture Division’s 2021 spring art classes for youth and adults."

Stolen service dog reunited with owner after Thornton car theft

Stolen service dog reunited with owner after Thornton car theft

“A service dog stolen in a Thornton auto theft case was reunited with its owner later Saturday. Police arrested a person of interest and recovered the stolen vehicle.”

Girl Scout Troop Builds ADA Compliant Archery Range In Thornton

Girl scout using table saw (credit: Girl Scouts of Colorado)

A local Girl Scout troop used their skills to build an archery range in Thornton. Troop 62511 teamed up with Alpine Lumber to design the range, which is compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

COVID In Colorado: Frustration Grows Among 70+ Age Group Despite Effort To Distribute More Vaccines

Person getting vaccine (credit: CBS)

Despite the push to get more older adults vaccinated since Gov. Jared Polis gave priority to those 70 and up, there remains confusion about where to get vaccinated.

Thornton warns of looming water shortage that could hamper long-term growth in the northern suburb

Large water pipes, 50 feet by 42 inch sections, wait to be installed along Colorado Blvd. near Cherry Blossom Drive in Windsor on Nov. 13, 2020.

“A water issue for Thornton is not just a Thornton issue. It’s an issue for surrounding communities too. There’s no benefit to having one community short on resources.”

What's New?


A look at the February 9, 2021 City Council Meeting, Adams County now operating on the Yellow Level of the State's COVID Dial and more.

February 9 City Council Meeting

The 1523rd Regular Meeting of the Thornton City Council. To see the entire meeting visit: http://www.ThorntonCO.tv.

Stop the Spike Thornton

Let's all do our part and 'stop the spike' and help reduce transmission of the virus in our community.

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