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Colorado Air and Spaceport begins launch countdown

Adams County is a go for launch to hold a site operator license for a spaceport. That means the Front Range Airport, located in Watkins in Adams County, will be able to host horizontal takeoffs … 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

Two new projects break ground downtown

It’s not often private developers get to be at the table when a city development is designed, David Kennedy said Aug. 9, but that’s just what’s happened in Westminster. Kennedy, co-founder of … more

Sewer concerns left Westminster with limited choices

Sometimes you can experience too much of a good thing. Too much rain can cause flooding, too much candy can make a child ill and too many hot peppers can make your stomach upset. Well, too much new … more

Big Dry Creek basin development halted

City Councilors put the brakes on new construction and development in two-thirds of the city at their July 23 meeting, giving staff 12 months to find a solution to a major sewer line problem. “Our … more

Quality of life a great incentives for new business

When it comes to communities like Adams County luring in new business from outside of Colorado, it might be a good idea to rethink handing out government incentives. “Keep in mind that speed and … more

Theater construction adds to Westminster Downtown

Alamo Theater, another piece in the puzzle that’s becoming Westminster Downtown, should begin construction in August, according to city development officials. Construction on the new theater, … more

Denver ranked fourth by geeks for Amazon HQ2

Many people have been following the largest economic development seduction (or perhaps incentive) game that has taken on a life of its own. Amazon announced numerous months ago that it was on the … more

Design phase is next for Northglenn Recreation Center

Now that the first part of the new Northglenn Civic Center has won approval from the City Council, the process turns to deciding just what a new recreation center will look like. “We’ve heard … more

Westminster opens new affordable housing complex

The city official opened a new affordable housing apartment complex May 10 featuring 70 apartments ranging from single bedroom units to three-bedroom apartments aimed at the city’s southern area. … more

News in a Hurry

Justice Center West Park Open House Northglenn city officials are looking for ideas from residents about what kind of park should be built in the shadow of the city’s new Justice Center. The city … more

Butterfly Pavilion has a fiscal mountain to climb

Ever since Butterfly Pavilion officials announced their plans to pursue a larger facility and campus in Broomfield, I have had numerous people ask me when the Butterfly Pavilion will be leaving … more

Northglenn seeks to replace ‘piecemeal’ zoning rules

City officials hope a modern set of zoning rules will help tee Northglenn for future economic development while preserving the part of the community residents like. “If you look at the housing … more

Developers, city create a future for Westminster Square

How many readers remember the discount retailer known as Woolco? I remember it well in the late 1960s-early 1970s as the area’s major retailer with a large variety of merchandise except for … more
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