County ballots in safe hands, officials say
Adams County’s election officials are doing their best to safeguard November’s ballots, they told a League of Women Voters group Sept. 9. Adams County Clerk and Recorder Josh Zygielbaum and …

Flash philanthropy benefits local nonprofits

A group of 13 Adams County guys with good hearts have helped quite a few people in the past 12 months. Hungry children in Adams county, suicide prevention, helping refugee children in Colorado and …

Affordable housing project wins support
Giving new people a chance to live in Westminster ultimately outweighed zoning concerns over a new affordable housing development Sept. 10 as City Councilors approved the St. Mark Village …

Emerald pest continues march south

Westminster City Forester John Kasza said he was instantly worried about the city’s trees when he learned that the Emerald Ash Borer had slipped past a six year quarantine last month. “They found …

North Metro Fire and Rescue commemorates 9/11

Fire and police from Adams and Broomfield counties combined efforts to commemorate the people lost Sept. 11, 2001 with a morning ceremony at the Broomfield Amphitheater. Personnel from the North …

News

Pending Kaiser Permanente strike: 5 things to know

A few thousand Kaiser Permanente workers in Colorado may join tens of thousands nationwide in an October strike that a union says is a push for fair negotiation and wage increases that keep up with …

Life

Fall beautiful time for finger painting

Fingers make the best painting tools. Bright colored commercial finger paint works just fine and washes out easily from clothes. It is even more fun to finger paint with products you have around the …

Sports

Late charge for Westy not enough against Prairie View

With both Westminster (0-3) and Prairie View (1-2) football searching for their first win of the season, it only took PV four offensive plays to take a commanding 12-0 lead on the road team. …

Voices

Editorial cartoon for Sept. 19

Letter: Polis recall shows broad support

Polis recall shows broad support Yes, the recall effort fell short! A waste of time, energy, resources? Hardly! For years Republicans as a party have wrestled with the question of, “How do we reach …

Letter: Pillar of Fire plan terrible

Pillar of Fire plan terrible I read the article on the Oread Development proposal on the “Pillar of Fire” farm (“Pillar of Fire developers making the rounds,” Westminster Window Sept. 12, …

Tees or trails? Policy issues pertaining to open space program

In last week’s column, I highlighted the successful Parks, Open Space and Trails program the Westminster city council and city staff have guided and administered since voters approved it in 1985. …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Farewell to laundromats is a wash come true

I just washed a load of colors and had a particularly gruesome flashback to a time when I didn’t own a washing machine. I didn’t own a washing machine until I was 33. I depended upon the ones in …
Editorial Cartoon

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