Thornton pipeline plan going to court
Thornton is taking their fight to bring water they purchased in 1980 down from Larimer County to the courts, filing a lawsuit against the Larimer County Commissioners. The city filed the lawsuit …

Children’s court advocate, volunteer Alengi wins Community Reach honors

Her efforts to help a group that helps give abused children support in the courts as well as her work with local schools and government helped make Westminster resident Donna Alengi the Community …

Anythink Foundation seeks new members
A new annual membership program for Anythink Library supporters was launched in conjunction with Library Giving Day, a national fundraising initiative that encourages people nationwide to donate to …
News

Increased computer use tied to worsening rates of sitting

Americans are becoming increasingly sedentary, spending almost a third of their waking hours sitting down, and computer use is partly to blame, a new study found. Over almost a decade, average daily …

Life

Book’s live-or-die story proves impossible to ignore

You’ve been told it’s impossible. No one can do it. You may as well not even try because it’s never been done before. Not possible — except when it is, because there’s no other way. It’s …

Sports

Westy offense lifts Wolves to 8-run win

Winning their second straight game April 19 at George Washington High School, Westminster baseball (5-8, 1-0 in conference) broke out with 13 runs to claim their fifth win of the season. Five second …

Voices
opinion

Letter to the editor: Citizens Academy eye-opening

Citizens Academy eye-opening “When I became a policeman, I promised my wife I would come home at night.” Those words were shared during Westminster’s Citizens Police Academy, a 14-week, course …

Denver ballot issue could impact suburban communities

Normally, ballot issues, which are germane to only City and County of Denver voters, do not get much attention in the suburbs surrounding the core city. The attitude is more or less “let Denver …
Norton
Winning Words

Teach yourself to speak the language of success

Have you ever had a desire to learn to speak a foreign language? Some, if not many of you are already bilingual or multilingual, if that is you, you have my deepest respect as you can communicate …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

There’s a lot to be said for running out of coffee

Please don’t squeeze the shaman. As someone once said, “When you come to the fork in the road, take it.” Never say never. Where there’s a will, there’s a relative. Life’s a horse race, …
Douglas

Science shows that vaccinations save lives

Measles vaccinations almost wiped out the disease from the United States in 2000. Elimination meant measles no longer spread, because most people were vaccinated. However, in 2019, instead of …
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