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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

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

Suspected thief shot, second in custody

One man was killed Aug. 2 and another fled the scene on foot after Westminster police responded to reports of a theft in progress. Police responded to the shopping area at the 11800 block of Sheridan … 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

Volunteers brighten Westminster school

Volunteers from Lowes Home Improvement stores north of Westminster converged on Mesa Elementary School August 3 to add some landscaping, a bit of paint and generally brighten things up. Classes at … 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

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

State politicians debunk partisan myth

Amid what many United States citizens have been characterizing as a highly partisan and divisive time, the Westminster Chamber of Commerce and Colorado Women’s Alliance tried to change the … 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

Deadly blaze at Westbury apartments

Severe damage is visible at the Westbury Apartments, 1585 W. 115th Avenue in Westminster, following a serious fire early Sunday, July 22. The cause of the blaze, that resulted in two deaths, is still … 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

Craft Brew Festival rises to the top

Now in its fourth year, Westminster’s Craft Brew Festival has become a standout event for local brewers. “We go head-to-head with some pretty heavy hitting events in the area, and it hasn’t … 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

Food, fun and sun at Westminster's Fourth of July celebration

Crowd gathered in Westminster City Park to eat, play and listen to music and watch acrobats, all part of the city’s July 4 Celebration. Residents are invited to set up tents and umbrellas at the … 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

Labyrinth offers serenity and contemplation

In a world with a 24-hour news cycle, email, instant communication and the ever-increasing need to post daily events on social media, it can be difficult for Coloradans to slow down and give their … 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
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