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Honoring the volunteers

Former Mayor Vi June was not going to pass up a live microphone. The former Westminster City Councilor, newspaper publisher and state legislator, now retired and living in Westminster’s San Marino … more

Pet waste service, supply company under new ownership

Poo Free Parks, a Denver-based, privately held company providing pet waste services and supplies to local communities, has changed ownership. Founded by Denver entrepreneur Bill Airy in 2009, Poo … more

Westminster volunteers fan out to clean city

Westminster’s parks and open space are going to get a lot of use in the coming months, according to Open Space Stewardship Specialist Kristen May: It’s important they look their best. “We call … more

Half-day or full-day kindergarten depends largely on money

Only 13 states in the country require schools districts to offer free full-day kindergarten as part of the school day. Colorado is not one of them. In Colorado, districts are only required to offer … more

Westminter foundations gears up for award breakfast

Member of Westminster’s Legacy Foundation decided that there are enough worth people in the city, it’s about time someone started honoring them. The foundation kicks off its first annual award … more

Embracing the process at Empire Fitness

For brother-and-sister fitness trainers Jeremy and Amanda Weber, transformation is the goal. But it’s also the story of their lives. The pair opened Empire Fitness at 6080 W. 92nd Ave. in … more

Butterfly Pavilion opens naming contest for octopus

The newest invertebrate at Butterfly Pavilion needs a name. The Westminster-based zoo is asking visitors to submit a name for its Octopus vulgaris, better known as the common octopus, through April … more

Targeting invaders in Westminster’s open space

It’s not the best time to be a Russian Olive tree living somewhere among Westminster’s acres of open space — especially along Big Dry Creek. Brendan Close, the parks specialist for … more

Celebrating Arbor Day

What does it mean to be a Tree City USA? The Arbor Day Foundation's Tree City USA program began in 1976. Since then, more than 3,400 communities across the U.S. have become a Tree City. In Colorado, … 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

Between Defenders

Norse defeat Westminster Wolves 3-1. more

Belief matters for Westminster sex assault campaign

A new Westminster promotional program has one goal -- to get people, when confronted with a reported victim of sexual assault, to offer support instead of questions. “If some one came up to you and … more

City, Fire Union settle new contract quickly

Considering it was almost two years in the making, negotiations for the City of Westminster’s first municipal labor union contract went remarkably smooth and quickly. City Councilors praised by … more

Former Westminster Mayor Fred Allen dies

Former Westminster Mayor Frederick “Fred” Leo Allen died March 16 at his home in Wheatridge. He was 86. Allen was born Oct. 31 1931 in Boston and served in the U.S. Navy during the Koren War and … more

Letter to the Editor: Reconsider SWAG eviction

Much to my dismay, I was recently informed that the South Westminster Arts Group (SWAG) is in the process of being evicted from their art gallery located in the Rodeo Market … more

Fred Allen: Community service with a smile

Last month, we lost one of the most “gentle gentlemen” I have ever had the pleasure to work with and know. He always had a positive outlook on life, was always considerate of the other person and … more

Drops to drink: Metro North could skip dry trend this summer

While Denver and much of the state worries about drought conditions, communities in the Northern Metropolitan area find themselves in slightly more lush conditions. Thornton’s Water Resources … more

Fake tale of kidnappers frustrates Westminster police

It was a scary story, to be sure. It just wasn't true. Readers were told that a young girl, leaving work from Westminster's Orchard Town Center, was followed home by a mysterious car. According to … more

At the hop

Hundreds showed up at Westminster’s Walnut Golf Preserve March 24 for a decidedly adult-themed Easter celebation, featuring an elaborate Easter bonnet contest, an Easter Egg hunt scramble for … more

Move along: City aims to evict arts group from downtown location

A Westminster arts group is not homeless yet, but the city has given them until June 1 to find a new headquarters. Ann Holly, member of the South Westminster Arts Group, said it could be the end of … more
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