Standley Lake boat ban made permanent
Last spring’s decision to temporarily ban trailered boats on Standley Lakes waters became permanent Dec. 2, with city officials saying they could find no good way to regulate the boats. “There is …

Making things key to state’s economic growth

People will continue to be a major factor for Adams County’s economic growth a trio of manufacturers said Dec. 4. “How do we find good people — people that are willing to show up, that are …

Santa calling program needs a few good elves

Thornton is looking for a few local elves with good phone skills to help arrange and make some phone calls to kids Dec. 17 through 19. “We need that fun loving, jolly spirit,” said Jennie …

Forum looks for ways to expand mental health treatment access

A group of Adams County residents and leaders considered what barriers keep people from seeking mental health treatment at a Nov. 22 luncheon. The Community Reach Center luncheon brought about 70 …


State unveils bus system serving three ski resorts

Colorado transportation officials unveiled plans in early December for a bus system that will shuttle skiers and snowboarders from Denver to three resorts in an effort to ease traffic congestion …


Starting the season in the north Denver metro area

Friday, Dec. 13 Thornton Winterfest: Come celebrate the season with the city’s annual holiday celebration through Dec. 15 at the Carpenter Park Fields, 108th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard. The …


Holy Family offense can’t find rhythm in season opener

The new season didn’t begin the way coach Peter Villecco and his team anticipated Dec. 5 in the D’Evelyn/Golden Preview Classic. Taking on D’Evelyn in the opening round, Holy Family could never …


Impeach the president

Impeach the president I am writing in support of the impeachment of Donald Trump. Yes, impeachment is, as his supporters say, an overturning of the election. Trump won the election fair and square …

Support for impeachment

Support for impeachment I am writing in support of the impeachment of Donald J. Trump. President Trump has repeatedly asked for foreign interference in our elections both before he took office with …

Traffic main argument against Uplands

Traffic main argument against Uplands I have appreciated the various opinions and facts Bill Christopher has written in the Westminster Window regarding the proposed Pillar of Fire development which …

A right step to support faith based temporary housing

As we have witnessed, homelessness reached the Denver suburbs a few years ago and has grown to a level that it was noticeable. Now, local governments have started to take small steps to tackle the …
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Quiet Desperation

Relentless barking is the sound of entitled thinking

Welcome to the neighborhood, but your dog has been barking for two hours — and it’s not the first time. Welcome to the neighborhood, but your dog has been barking for two hours — and it’s not …
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