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Wards or at-large: Key discussion due for Westminster

There is an important item scheduled to be discussed as part of the Westminster City Council’s July 6 study session. Very few voters even know about it or just what is slated to be addressed. Some … more

Westminster holds off on water rate hike for 2020

Westminster councilors made a plan official that keeps the city’s water and sewer rates in 2021 the same as this year. Councilors voted 7-0 June 22 to hold off on a planned increase due to impacts … more

The age of the Ash Borers

After years of municipal efforts to fence in the Ash tree killing Emerald Ash Borers and keep them from expanding out of Boulder County, the inevitable has arrived. They’re here. “I guess the … 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

COVID-19 found in two metro-area child care centers

Two Colorado child care facilities, both in suburban metro Denver, have recorded COVID-19 outbreaks, according to state data. The two facilities are the first child care locations that the state has … more

Make way for ducklings

Time for wards? We should see what the voters think

With changing times, doesn’t it make sense to consider changing the way we have been doing business for more than the past 60-plus years? I sure think so! What I am referring to is how city council … more

Miners Alley brings ‘Frog Prince’ to audiences’ homes

Through the month of May, Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse has embraced the on-demand approach to connect with audiences and its community during the COVID-19 shutdown. The company launched its new … more

Virtual, delayed graduations the rule for high schools

Area high schools are handling the job of honoring their graduating seniors differently this year, thanks to COVID-19 and two-months long public shut down. Some will wait out the pandemic, opting for … more

Locking in a gas, diesel deal while prices low

Westminster will lock-in a $2 per gallon price for gasoline for most of its fleet for the next year. City Councilors voted April 27 to approve an agreement with Hill Petroleum, locking in the price … more

Cities plan how to spend CARES pass-through funds

Adams County will get $89 million in federal CARES act money, sharing roughly $40 million with local governments. Assistant County Manager Jim Siedlecki confirmed that the commissioners were … more

Cities prepare for COVID-19 financial hit

Municipal officials won’t know for sure how much of an impact the COVID-19 panic and Colorado’s stay-at-home order will have on the city’s finances, but some are preparing for as much as a $30 … more

Westminster calls for mortgage help

Federal or state officials should do something to help those having a difficult time making rent or paying their mortgage, Westminster City Councilors agreed April 13. Councilors unanimously approved … more

Easter faces brighten service for Westminster church

Familiar faces are big part of a church service. Pastor Barb Martens, of Westminster’s Advent Lutheran Church, said she and a small team have done her best keeping regular services going for her … more

Arvada Center invites artists to share quarantine creations

As a working artist, Collin Parson — the Arvada Center’s exhibition manager and curator — understands the need to create during such a tumultuous time. But with exhibitions canceled all over … more

Westminster Councilors using online meetings to keep in touch

While the Coronavirus has sent almost all of American life indoors, it hasn’t slowed Westminster’s City Council’s meeting schedule. If anything, it’s sped things up. Councilors met twice … 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

Letter to the Editor: City must get water rates right

City must get water rates right In July - August 2019, the water bill for my residence was $472. The water conservation group evaluated the sprinklers and perennials for the flower beds are from … 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

State education rally leads more schools to announce closing March 19

More school districts across Colorado will close March 19, letting teachers participate in the CEA Educator Day of Action, a rally at the State Capitol to promote public funding for education. Adams … more
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