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Holiday display recovers from Front Range winds

The drive-through Christmas lights display in Water World’s parking lot was designed for all sorts of wintry weather — but not Front Range winds. That’s changed now, according to Christmas in … more

Courageous conversations to cross the red and blue divide

David Ridge describes a cult-like following that has risen around political leaders of over the past few years, which he says has created a difficult communication barrier. “It’s not as if … more

Thornton looks to boost Cache La Poudre flow

A Thornton plan to improve the flows of water through Cache Poudre River isn’t meant to clear the way for a drinking pipeline Larimer County officials demurred on this summer — but it might help. … more

Letter to the Editor: Questions about water rates

Questions about water rates Regarding Bill Christopher’s Oct. 25 column (“Westminster recall clock starts ticking because of water rates”). I had tremendous respect for your handling of … more

Letter to the Editor: Baker responds

Baker responds I have lost nearly all of my respect for Bill Christopher. While saddened by his name-calling of me, Bill has not only swallowed the lies of the Westminster City Council, he seems to … more

Westminster recall clock starts ticking because of water rates

The recall petition process is underway in Westminster in an attempt to kick out the mayor and the five members of city council who voted to raise the water and sewer rates for 2019 and 2020. Mr. … more

Letter to the Editor: Westminster vote disheartening

Westminster vote disheartening It’s disheartening to see the people’s voice ignored, facts rejected, regulation increasing, accountability ignored. Westminster City Council didn’t properly … more

Total recall: Considering politics and water rates in Westminster

These are turbulent political times in America at all levels of government. The recent U.S. Senate confirmation vote of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Nominee Brett Kavanaugh is the most recent and most … more

Westminster approves water rate hike 4-1

The city will go ahead with a planned water rate hike, councilors decided at their Oct. 8 meeting. Councilors voted 4-1 to increase water rates by about $11 per month next year and another $11.50 in … more

Letter to the Editor: Water Rate hike unfair

Water rate hike unfair Without valid notification in our regular water bills, the Westminster City Council voted 5-1 to raise our water rates. The rates will rise 8 percent in Jan. 2018 and may … more

Residents worry about rising water rate bills

Saying it needed to make a difficult decision — and against the wishes of many residents — the Westminster City Council voted Sept. 24 to increase water rates and tap fees across the city. “I … more

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

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

Shut off: Thornton pipeline plan fails test

Thornton officials will go back to the drawing board after Larimer officials tabled their plan to build a 22-mile pipeline to help bring water to the city. Larimer County Commissioners said that … more
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