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Mussel tussle: Contamination worries lead to motorboat ban

Powered watercraft, jet skis and any boat that needs to be brought in on a trailer will be banned from Standley Lake this summer for fears that non-native mussel species could be introduced. The city … more

Lady Wolves’ soccer drops opener

At Westminster High School, in the first game of the 2019 season for the ladies’ soccer team, Denver North (2-1) scored early and never turned back in their 7-0 victory March 12. Scoring twice in … more

Coming out swinging, the president and his budget

If nothing else, you have to give President Trump credit for setting up a good old brawl. Whether it has to do with separating children from parents at the Mexican border, declaring a contrived … more

Hyland Hills getting FIT

For a district that’s used to making a splash with big operations like Water World or the Clear Valley Park, the Hyland Hills Recreation District’s latest effort is a little more down to earth. … more

New butterfly program to focus on home state

A new display at Westminster’s Butterfly Pavilion will focus on the diverse life that surrounds the Centennial State, with a goal of inspiring greater commitment to conserve our natural treasures … more

North metro news in a hurry — week of March 7, 2019 News in a Hurry

League of Women Voters hosting seminar March 11 The League of Women Voters is hosting a refresher course on what they do at 6:30 p.m. March 11 at Community Reach Center, 11285 Highline Dr., … more

Alamo, apartments aim for June openings

Three of the four development projects currently under way at the Downtown Westminster area should be completing work in the next few months — with more projects getting underway at the same time. … more

Four hats in the ring for Westminster Council

The political season is underway, at the Westminster level at least, with four candidates registering to run to fill the three seats opening on the Westminster City Council in November. So far, … more

Colorado cast combines modernity and Mozart in Loveland opera

When conductor Adam Torres drives to work, the commute from his home in Broomfield to the Loveland Opera Theatre takes about 50 minutes. But where some may find tedium in driving this commute four … more

Westminster group pedaling for Parkinson’s disease

Westminster fitness instructor Sunny Benedetti said her Pedaling for Parkinson’s group began meeting in October, just as a way to get some exercise. The group of 18 meets three times weekly at … more

Dog DNA testing prompts debate

As people peer into DNA for clues to health and heritage, man's best friend is under the microscope, too. Genetic testing for dogs has surged in recent years, fueled by companies that echo popular … more

Storm dampens homeless census

You might see Douglas John holding a cardboard sign along the side of the road — or behind the counter at the McDonalds at 80th and Wadsworth. What he makes, whether by panhandling or working, … more

New defense sparks Lady Wolves to home win

In what has been a frustrating four-game slide for the Westminster ladies basketball team over the last two weeks, a new and improved zone defensive scheme led the Lady Wolves to victory Jan. 24 over … more

Westminster prevails over Denver North in OT

Westminster travelled to Denver North’s gym Jan. 16, taking on the Vikings in a hostile, energetic environment. Despite late-half runs in by the home team, Westy fought through adversity and … more

Water storage in Colorado could become a defining issue

Colorado’s population continues to surge ahead. According to a forecast quoted by the City of Westminster, the state’s population will reach 7.8 million residents by 2040. This is alarming to say … more

Turnovers cost Westy basketball against Brighton

Hoping to snap their three-game losing streak, Westminster found themselves in a back-and-forth affair Jan. 10 with conference foe, Brighton. Despite the fantastic effort and hard play of the Wolves, … more

Some perspective on Emerge Colorado

Recently through various social media posts and through Bill Christopher’s most recent column there has been a lot of concern that Emerge has too much power in Westminster. I think this is … more

True picture of Emerge

Bill Christopher’s recent columns demonstrate a not-so-subtle sexism and personal bent towards paranoia that are all-too-common in politics today. Emerge Colorado is an … more

The increasing impact of a partial government shutdown

Who is being hurt the most by President Trump’s demands for $5.7 billion for his “Wall” which in turn has caused a partial federal government shutdown? Would you say it is the Central American … more

Voters are aware

I want to thank Mr. Christopher for his reporting on Westminster City Council’s selection of a new council member (Jan. 3 “Awarding the work that goes into community … more
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