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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

Celebrating 35 years of success with open space and trails

The City of Westminster is celebrating 35 years of the successful open space, trail development and park/recreation facilities enhancements program. Certainly the city and its residents should join … more

My Name Is: Kelly Jacobson

My journey to Colorado I did not grow up in Colorado. I grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and moved to Colorado after graduating college. Go Sun Devils! (Arizona State University) I visited a friend who … 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

Westminster slates meetings to pitch water, sewer rate increase

Residents will get two opportunities to weigh in on a proposed increase to Westminster water and sewer residential rates. Public Works Director Max Kirschbaum said staff is proposing a 6% increase in … more

New Year off to a fast start

It’s not quite Valentine’s Day, 2020, but it seems like a lot has come and gone already in less than 45 days. For example, Americans have gone through a bitter, testy, partisan impeachment … more

Winter commute in north metro area

Commuters head home, northbound along Sheridan Boulevard just past 107th Drive Feb. 3. A sunny weekend was replaced with a light storm on the 3rd, followed by a much stronger storm on Feb. 7. more

My name is... Caitlin Cramer

A plane ticket home I grew up in a lot of places: New England, the Great Lakes, and Louisiana. I had absolutely no idea what I wanted to do with my life after finishing my undergraduate degree. As a … more

New witnesses needed at impeachment trial

While most of us have had our fill of the Trump impeachment proceedings, I cannot figure out an answer to the most fundamental question which keeps nagging me. The President and the Republican … more

Getting help, getting counted

Tammy Bergman and Joseph Talmich have ties to Northglenn and the surrounding community — Bergman’s mother lives in area and so did Talmich’s grandmother, until she died a few years ago. They … more

Westy extends lead late, defeats rival Thornton

Jan. 30 at home, Westminster basketball clinched their first conference win of the season over cross-town foe, Thornton. Behind excellent offensive spacing under new coach Wolves’ coach Nick … more

Westminster ladies basketball too much for Pomona

It’s been a fun year for Westminster ladies basketball under coach Jeff Dennis, especially at home. Improving to 6-2 in the friendly confines of their home court Jan. 28, the Lady Wolves pounded … more

Don’t hold your breath on proposed state income tax reduction

With the 2020 State Legislative Session less than a month into the process of making laws, it’s too early to count on any permanent state income tax reduction. Nevertheless, Governor Polis touched … more

Westminster hires Finance Director

A former Lakewood finance director will be giving the Westminster’s municipal finances more scrutiny, part of a staff reorganization City Councilors approved last summer. Larry Dorr began working … more

Local school to compete in Science Bowl

Middle school students from Woodrow Wilson Charter School in Westminster will compete Feb. 1 in the 2020 National Science Bowl, sponsored by the Department of Energy and managed by the department’s … more

Planning at a third grade level

Westminster City Urban Planner Sean McCartney’s latest creation had two sources of inspiration: Spongebob Squarepants and the National Park Service. A few years ago, when he was working for the … more

Local director hopes Spy film will make Christian films focus on state

Filmmaker Nate Blair has two goals. One is to make well-produced family friendly feature films in every genre, from westerns to horror — if that’s possible. “I’ve got some ideas for a horror. … more
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