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Divide between north metro city council representation and population

The 2020 Census showed that North Denver Metro cities have become more diverse in the past decade, but representation on local city councils has not kept up. About 49% of residents in Brighton, … more

Randall Peterson resigns from Northglenn City Council

Quite suddenly, another spot opened on the Northglenn City Council after Ward 1 Councilman Randall Peterson resigned Friday.   A city of Northglenn news release said Peterson’s … more

27J changes mask policy after contentious board meeting

The 27J Schools board of education was one of the first school boards in Adams County’s districts to meet after county commissioners voted to opt out the Tri-County Health Department’s mask order … more

Thornton hires new city attorney

Tami Yellico will be Thornton’s next city attorney starting in October. Thornton City Council voted 7-2 to approve Yellico’s contract with the city at a meeting Aug. 24. The hiring follows the … more

A local protest over public health guidelines a little less local

A day after hundreds of people gathered at the Adams County Government Center to protest a Tri-County Health Department mandate, about two dozen people met at Tri-County’s office in Westminster for … more

Adams County opts out of Tri-County students mask order

The Adams County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 on Tuesday to opt out of a Tri-County Health Department order to require masks for kids ages 2 to 11 in schools and childcare centers. The vote … more

Adams charts top population growth

Adams County and its municipalities were among the highest growing areas in Colorado, new 2020 Census data shows. Adams County added 77,969 new people between 2010 and 2020, a nearly 18% increase. It … more

Adams County school districts & parents respond to mask guidance

More Adams County school districts are responding to new mask guidance for younger students, leading some parents to respond angrily. Adams 12 Five Star Schools decided to require masks for … more

Addressing Adams County’s orphan well problem

Adams County is tied with La Plata County for having the second-highest number of orphan oil and gas wells in Colorado. However, new regulations will only go so far in addressing the problem. As of … more

Rocky Mountain airport plan scrutiny intensifies

A community group and neighboring municipalities asked the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport to pump the brakes after the airport published a draft of a new strategic business plan The airport … more

Westminster senior housing subdivision approved

A senior housing development for 122 single-family attached units in north Westminster received its final approval from the city council at an Aug. 9 meeting. The homes will be paired-patio, … more

Thornton political sign debate resurfaces

An amendment to the city of Thornton’s sign code that has sparked a fierce debate among the city council about free speech passed on a 5-3 vote at a meeting on Aug. 10. Primarily, the code change … more

Understanding religious diversity in metro Denver

The Denver metro area is religiously diverse and it’s becoming increasingly so. A new study by the Public Religion Research Institute – called the 2020 Census on American Religion – found that … more

Tri-State to lower rates, United Power still dissatisfied

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved a rate reduction or wholesale power that Tri-State Generation and Transmission sells member cooperatives. The Westminster-based energy company will … more

Home repair a crucial part of protecting affordable housing

Emergency home repair is another way to keep people in their homes. Keeping people housed is top-of-mind for many, given that a sweeping federal eviction moratorium just expired and a newer, narrower … more

Northglenn mulls crisis response team

Northglenn police and code enforcement might be getting assistance that department heads say is desperately needed to help with conflict resolution. The city is considering a pilot for a crisis … more

CDBG money approved in Westminster and Thornton

This year, the cities of Westminster and Thornton will spend community development block grant funding on home repairs, parks and open space enhancements, and homelessness outreach. Westminster and … more

Judicial performance commission chair for 17th Judicial District resigns

Molly Jansen, the chairperson of the body that evaluates judges’ performance in Adams and Broomfield counties, resigned from her post early this month after learning that her law license would be … more

Masks optional for Adams 12 and 27J, but required for Westminster

Adams 12 Five Star Schools and 27J Schools will not require students to wear masks indoors this coming semester, but Westminster Public Schools will. All three districts will not require students … more

City councils have preliminary talks about new relief money

With new tranches of federal pandemic relief funding, the cities of Thornton and Northglenn are figuring out how they want to spend the money. Northglenn is receiving $9.7 million, and Thornton is … more
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