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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

Local minimum wage setting is a bad idea

On the surface, it may seem like a good idea to allow each local municipality to have the authority to raise the minimum wage in its community. We all know how living costs in the Denver metro area … 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

A primer on pacing: Westminster’s growth management plan

I’ve written before about cities and counties in the northwest quadrant of the Denver metro area not having growth management plans or controls. I said that Westminster was included in my statement … more

Westminster council candidates address citizen concerns

Water supply, water rate increases, growth and “righting the wrongs” of the current Westminster city council members were some of the issues raised by Westminster residents, during the annual … more

Development plan for Pillar of Fire land a concern for neighbors

A development along 235 acres southwest of Federal Boulevard and 88th might be inevitable, Shaw Heights neighbors said at a quickly organized Aug. 14 meeting, but they can steer what ends up on the … more

Park Hill Golf Course a lesson: What happens when cities and counties hesitate

As golf courses go, the Park Hill Golf Course at 35th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Denver is nothing special. First of all, it is flat — with little imagination used in its design, layout, … more

How will Lakewood’s growth control work around Front Range?

Lakewood voters might have started a trend to curb the amount of rapid new growth among suburban municipalities. At its July 9th special election, Lakewood voters put the brakes on hefty residential … more

Reporter Stories: Growth Caps and other July fireworks

Join Community Editor Joseph Rios to discuss Lakewood's growth cap vote and Independence Day events across the Denver Metro area. more
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