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Colorado is known for its open space, trails, parks and being able to get a “breath of fresh air.” They all add to the quality of life for residents and visitors alike. We are known as an “outdoor people” with the Rocky Mountains at our … more
This week, sit in on my conversation with man-about-Westminster Bob Briggs, who moved to Westminster with his family in 1943, about 30 years after it was incorporated, and has called it home since. Judging by his long list of accomplishments, it’s easy to see that Westminster would not be the city it is today without the guidance and foresight of the determined former county commissioner and Westminster city councilman. more
Colorado is fortunate to have a wide variety of non-game animals, birds and fishery populations that go well beyond the familiar and commonly known official Colorado wildlife and game. Additionally, our state is home to a number of endangered … more
. It just won't go away. Westminster firefighters want to get on the ballot again to seek approval to be recognized as a collective bargaining unit. According to a city staff report, 80 percent of firefighters signed a new petition to place a … more
Adams County commissioners voted recently to impose a six-week moratorium on oil and gas drilling in Adams County. This moratorium impacts potential operations within 1,500 feet of existing development and within municipal growth boundaries. The … more
Several weeks ago I wrote my column about little known Colorado history facts. I said then I would give you some more facts to ponder, and here they are, courtesy of the State Capitol Building Advisory Committee’s state symbols and emblems … more
I would venture to speculate that in the past most people didn’t give much thought to their drinking water. You turn on the tap and the water pours out with adequate pressure with a clear, clean appearance and no odor. Bingo, everything is fine … more
Dear Neil: I have been engaged for 5 months, but we haven’t set a date, mostly because I am afraid of moving forward. My fiance and I have been dating over 3 years. He and I come from different backgrounds and have different traditions and family … more
A guiding principle of my life comes from Scottish author Ian MacLaren — “Be kind; everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” Pop recording artist Kesha’s fight is among the hardest. A Feb. 19 court decision has made her battle the … more
Upon introduction you told me Hyland Hills Rec District was one of the most innovative and creative districts in the country. What makes it that way? It’s the most graphic example of quasi-government at its best, because everything that we … more
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