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Letter to the Editor: Enough building

Enough building Thank you, Bill Christopher, for your article about the 2020 Westminster Survey in the July 9 Westminster Window. It was interesting that the responses to the survey were that many … more

Thornton keeps old definitions in new plan

Three controversial land-use changes are off the table for the time being after Thornton Councilors approved a new comprehensive plan July 14. Councilors removed plans to allow housing developments … more

Downtown Westminster still on pace

While COVID-19 kept most of the businesses in Downtown Westminster closed for several weeks, construction crews managed to keep busy. “What we’ve seen is that because of social distancing … more

Green grass, open space and COVID-19

Open space and COVID-19 Evidence the COVID 19 virus is more prevalent in high density population areas is another good reason for the City of Westminster to slow down in approving high density … more

Coronavirus is slowing new development

It shouldn’t come as a complete surprise that there are some signs of the wind coming out of the sail of new construction — at least to some degree. While I will only cite examples involving … more

Smart growth is the only option that makes sense

Just for a moment or two, I want to divert your attention away from COVID-19 and all the havoc it is wreaking. Certainly, we are experiencing history as it is being made every day in coping with the … more

Jefferson Parkway now in doubt

The idea of connecting the Northwest Parkway with State Highway 93 down to the north of Golden to create an outer-belt freeway around the Denver metro area has been an on-again-off- again thing since … more

Downtown Energy District under the microscope

Westminster officials paid special attention back in 2017 when Amazon began looking for a site for a second headquarters. “In their RFP, they specifically asked for sites that had ‘District … more

Growing fast or growing smart: Westminster is running out of room

The more we learn, the more we realize how much we don’t know. I think Albert Einstein wisely stated something along this thought. I am experiencing an example of this as I continue to drill down … more

Next phase for Westminster Downtown in progress

The ongoing renewal of Westminster Downtown has preserved some legacies from the old Westminster Mall and added in a new movie theater, with a hotel, bookstore, more retail and now 650,000 square … more

Letters to the Editor

Time to meet your precinct neighbors Do you know Colorado is only one of 10 states that still has a local precinct committee meeting every two years (caucus)? It is a social venue where you can meet … more

Reporter Stories: Digging into The Farm, Westminster's Uplands Development

Long-time Westminster Window columnist Bill Christopher discusses the Oread Capital's Uplands Development in Westminster, the City Council's Feb. 10 approval and what's next. Read our latest story … more

Narrow win for Uplands

A controversial Shaw Heights development proposal won a narrow victory this week as Westminster City Councilors approved three land use definition changes. Now developers Oread Capital will continue … more

Closing time at Davies Locker

For Randy and Patti Henry, it’s not easy being the neighborhood bar when the neighborhood itself is in the middle of a seismic shift. The Henrys are the owners of Davies Locker, a Shaw Heights … more

Businesses now hang their hat in Northglenn

Northglenn officials have been busy conducting groundbreaking and ribbon cutting ceremonies for new businesses. more
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