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Westy utility rates likely to jump in 2019 and 2020

Last week, the Westminster City Council took a key step toward increasing water and sewer rates for both 2019 and 2020. Staff provided a thorough presentation on the needs and rationale to raise the … more

Westminster testing the water on tap, sewer fees

Westminster water and sewer rates could rise significantly through 2020 if a plan going to City Councilors Sept. 24 succeeds. Water rates for average Westminster water customers would increase about … more

Check your rates

The city has created a web application to give customers an idea how their water and sewer bills could change based on the new rate structure. Customers should have a copy of their most recent water … more

Orchard Fest returns to old Westminster

The South Westminster Art Group doesn’t need a building to host their signature end of summer festival, group President Jana Boutwell said. “We’re doing okay,” Boutwell said. “We’re just … more

Officials urge strong bond between schools, business

Officials from three Metro North school districts all made the same point to Westminster businesses Aug. 29 — we’re trying to craft your future employees, but we need your help. “What our … more

Mayor, State Representative candidate spar at meeting

Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison warmed up his State of the City address a few days early, meeting with a small group of city residents Aug. 21 at Legacy Ridge Golf Course to give them insight on city … more

Alternate realities and crystal balls: Let’s play the 'What If' game

Life is full of “what ifs” as we all well know. Certainly, it is not exclusive to only people. It covers worldwide political events, religious situations, business outcomes, governmental actions, … more

Horizon hopes consistency takes them to the next level

Last season, a 6-4 mark for the Horizon Hawks’ football team wasn’t anything to be embarrassed about, but head coach Frank Ybarra thinks this season is the year his program could make the next … more

Boys and Girls Club coming to Westy

It couldn’t be a better match: It’s a “hand up” for Westminster Public School middle schoolers and another good example of partnerships and cooperation creating a better opportunity which … more

Tech firm needs Westminster help

Colorado communication engineers polishing their resumes right now could have a hand in creating the next high speed mobile communications network. “We are very involved in what’s called the 5G, … more

In high school sports, training takes new direction

It’s often easy to distinguish a good athlete by the way he or she moves. That starts with strength training and conditioning, which have advanced over the years into a science. There is more to … more

Spinning and squirming: Trump’s tactics won’t sell in Peoria

It just amazes me that President Trump must either think the public is really dumb or we don’t remember what he previously said. Or he simply does not give a hoot as to what we think. For example, … more

Neighborhoods mark National Night Out in their own ways

Neighborhoods across the area gathered for food, fun and community spirit Aug. 7 for National Night Out, a chance for neighbors to get together and to meet with their local police, fire departments … more

Recovery, investigation into Westbury Apartment fire continues

A deadly apartment fire that killed two July 22 has been ruled an arson, according to a joint press release from Westminster’s Police and Fire Departments and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, … more

Helping others in their time of need

Tragedy often brings out the best in people who are willing to lend a hand. The recent major fire at the Westbury Apartment complex at 115th Avenue and Pecos Street in Westminster is a good example. … more

Westminster News in a Hurry

Teddy Bear picnic in Westminster Arts District The Iddle Bits of This and That Art Gallery, 3969 W. 73rd Ave. in Westminster will host a teddy bear picnic at 10 a.m. August 11. All school-age … more

Dragon Boat festival celebrates the ancient and modern

There are annual events that have become so popular over the years that it can be difficult to imagine there was a time when they weren’t a key part of the year. But back in 2001, when the first … more

News in a Hurry

Westminster Telephone Town Hall set for Aug. 14 A chance for Westminster residents to talk to City Councilors over the telephone has been pushed back a month, to the evening of Aug. 14. Residents can … more

From ditches to creeks, city mapping waterways

Graduate student Duke Douglas is getting first hand look at the City of Westminster’s waterways this summer, ranging from neighborhood ditches and concrete canals to faster streams like Big Dry … more

Independence Day celebrations get under way

Adams County gets early start Adams County’s annual Stars and Stripes event kicks off at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 at the Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton. This year’s … more
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