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Garage sale dispute in Westminster results in no charges

 BRIGHTON -- The 17th Judicial District Attorney's Office will not file charges against a man involved in a dispute at a garage sale. The incident happened in Westminster June 5. The DA"s … more

The Alpine Choral finds a road home

It’s difficult to imagine the challenge that an artist faces when they’re used to rehearsing and performing as part of a group, and suddenly find themselves in a situation where they must work on … more

Westminster council fails to fill vacant seat after 99 rounds of voting

Westminster City Council was not able to appoint someone to a vacant council seat after 99 rounds of voting, topping the council's previous 78-round record. During a 2 1/2-hour special meeting on … more

Don’t reward dangerous rhetoric with promotions

As Americans, we believe that the promise of our democracy is only realized when there is liberty and justice for all - no exceptions. But we also know that certain extremist groups - including … more

Westy candidates weigh in on New Downtown

The New Downtown development is the much-heralded product of some of the current city council, former Mayor Atchison, City Manager Don Tripp and several staffers while being the bane to some citizens … more

Evenly split Westminster council interviews finalists for vacancy

Westminster City Council interviewed candidates for a seventh councilor who will potentially be a tie-breaking vote on water rates and other issues the council has been evenly split on. Eight … more

Time has come for body cameras in Westminster

Since Senate Bill 20-217 passed, we’ve known body cameras were coming to our community. The question has always been: when? When I recently asked the Westminster Police Department for a clear … more

Letter to the Editor: Getting what you pay for

Getting what you pay for So it seems we will now have in Westminster, at a cost to taxpayers of about $250,000, an election to recall Councilor Jon Voelz. This comes after a city-wide petition drive … more

Plenty of takers for Seitz’s empty council seat

Hey, you can't blame people for wanting to grab the brass ring at no cost and gain a 2 1/2 year term on City Council. Plus it pays over $1,000 per month. Councilmember Jon Voelz did it when Emma … more

Westy split threatens housing project

An affordable housing development that has incrementally progressed over 16 years may have just come to a stop, due to the current stalemate on Westminster City Council. Years ago, the city bought … more

Dissatisfied: Westminster survey sours over water rates

After dozens of attempts by the city of Westminster to explain its side of things, a large percentage of the public has said loud and clear that it’s against the city’s proposed 2022 water and … more

Letter to the Editor: Recall is no stunt

Recall is no stunt In regards to the article “The Political fault lines of Westminster's recall” recently published. I am disgusted that you would make this out to be a political stunt. I can't … more

Letter to the Editor: Not political

Westminster divide not political I disagree with your article you wrote regarding the political divide with the city of Westminster residents. This is not red vs blue this is citizens vs city … more

Letter to the Editor: Water rates, not ideology

Water rates, not ideology The message delivered in a recent article (written by Liam Adams and published by the Westminster Window) concerning the city council/water recall initiative was both … more

The mess at City Hall continues to grow

Where does one begin with such a contentious mess facing the Westminster city government? It is making our city government look foolish. Hey, I know there have been problems, issues and even lengthy … more

The political fault lines of Westminster’s recall

Scott Gessler, former Colorado Secretary of State and attorney for the Westminster Water Warriors, filed a lawsuit in January against the city of Westminster for disqualifying recall petitions. The … more

Candidate thoughts: Should Westminster vote by wards?

In 1958, when the Westminster City Charter was adopted by the voters, the election of city council members was established to be at-large for all six seats. The city was less than four square miles … more

Westminster recall election for Councilor Jon Voelz set

Westminster City Councilor Jon Voelz will face a recall election on July 20. City council finalized the date when it passed a resolution 5-0 at a May 10 council meeting. In a phone call after the … more

North Metro PDs tackle street racing

Street racing and related issues, such as spontaneous car parties, have become an issue that has intensified throughout the Denver metro area and Brighton, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster police … more

Letter to the Editor: Vote them out

Vote them out The stories about Westminster moving away from the ‘next urban center’ concept and the City Clerk’s error in rejecting thousands of valid recall signatures have the same root … more
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