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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

Quiet on the Broomfield front: Night work ban could be just a start

As I have said before, Broomfield is the poster child when it comes to fracking. The battle over the extraction of oil and gas in the City and County of Broomfield seems like a never ending battle. … more

Year in Review: Ten stories we talked about in 2019

Standley Lake Boating Ban If there was a question of whether Standley Lake was a drinking water source or a recreation facility, it was firmly settled by Westminster city staff when they banned … more

Pillar of Fire meeting now set for Jan. 14

A hearing on proposed changes to Westminster’s Comprehensive Plan will go to the city’s Planning Commission Jan. 14. Commissioners are scheduled to hear about developer Oread Capital’s plan to … more

Letter: 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 … more

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 … more

Uplands review delayed

A lack of signs declaring an upcoming Planning Commission meeting means the first test of a proposed 88th and Lowell Boulevard development will wait until Dec. 17. The Westminster Planning Commission … more

A statewide effort to manage growth along the Front Range

The idea of imposing growth constraints among counties and cities along the Front Range of Colorado has been bubbling up as far back to 2018. Golden resident Daniel Hayes has the idea that growth … more

Office developments headed to Downtown Westminster

Developers will bring two office projects, totaling 650,000 square feet of space, to Downtown Westminster, the city announced. The city is partnering with developers Schnitzer West, to develop the … more

Eye-opening development activity is revealing

I am sure most of you recall the old saying about “figures will not lie.” The facts are the facts no matter how people might want to spin them. With that in mind, I took the time to analyze the … more

Extinguishing some rumors on the Pillar of Fire land

The development proposal involving the 235 acres (“The Farm”) owned by the Pillar of Fire Church, which is for the most part between 84th and 88th avenues and between Lowell and Federal … more

Pillar of Fire developers making the rounds

The views from the Pillar of Fire’s farmland are too good not to share, according to developer Chad Ellington, partner in Oread Capital. “We really want to open that up to the community and give … more

Thornton Mall project hinges on cleanup

The long awaited redevelopment of the block northeast of 88th and Washington Street could hinge on the state approving an environmental clean-up plan. Developers from Flywheel Capital could move … more

Mayor looks to Westminster’s future in speech

During his State of the City speech Aug. 28, Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison urged local business owners to spend as much time thinking about the future of the city as they do their current status. … more

Bookstore bound for Downtown

Tattered Cover will open a branch of its popular bookstore in the first floor of the Origin Hotel in Downtown Westminster next spring, the company announced on Aug. 27. “We are excited to be moving … more
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