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Growth, water drive fears for Westminster’s future

Recently, I was thinking about the future and wondering how things might play out with the November election. One thing that popped up in my mind is Westminster’s water rates. While a recent tie … more

Divide between north metro city council representation and population

The 2020 Census showed that North Denver Metro cities have become more diverse in the past decade, but representation on local city councils has not kept up. About 49% of residents in Brighton, … more

Election 2021: Westminster City Council ballot for November set

Westminster voters could do more than fill a vacant seat this fall — they could elect an entirely new council. With the City Council locked in three-three split, councilors were unable to appoint a … more

Letter to the Editor: Tiger stripes

Tiger stripes Nice of Bruce Baker, in his recent letter to the editor, to switch registration from Republican to Unaffiliated. So now he’s non-partisan? It takes more than checking a box on a … more

Letter to the Editor: All space to grow

Candidate: Space to grow I’m running for Westminster City Council as a voice for change - to bring hope, dignity, and opportunity for everyone. I’m heavily involved in the community and I’m a … more

A local protest over public health guidelines a little less local

A day after hundreds of people gathered at the Adams County Government Center to protest a Tri-County Health Department mandate, about two dozen people met at Tri-County’s office in Westminster for … more

Ballot issues coming your way with some tax increases

While waiting until the very end of the deadline to get ballot issues on the November 2 election, Westminster city staff recently sought City Council’s direction on five possible propositions. They … more

Adams charts top population growth

Adams County and its municipalities were among the highest growing areas in Colorado, new 2020 Census data shows. Adams County added 77,969 new people between 2010 and 2020, a nearly 18% increase. It … more

Could the recall have been avoided? Candidates respond

Westminster citizens, council members and the city government just experienced its first and only divisive recall election of a council member in its 63 years as a home rule city. In part, this shows … more

Rocky Mountain airport plan scrutiny intensifies

A community group and neighboring municipalities asked the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport to pump the brakes after the airport published a draft of a new strategic business plan The airport … more

Westminster senior housing subdivision approved

A senior housing development for 122 single-family attached units in north Westminster received its final approval from the city council at an Aug. 9 meeting. The homes will be paired-patio, … more

Tri-State to lower rates, United Power still dissatisfied

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved a rate reduction or wholesale power that Tri-State Generation and Transmission sells member cooperatives. The Westminster-based energy company will … more

Home repair a crucial part of protecting affordable housing

Emergency home repair is another way to keep people in their homes. Keeping people housed is top-of-mind for many, given that a sweeping federal eviction moratorium just expired and a newer, narrower … more

CDBG money approved in Westminster and Thornton

This year, the cities of Westminster and Thornton will spend community development block grant funding on home repairs, parks and open space enhancements, and homelessness outreach. Westminster and … more

Masks optional for Adams 12 and 27J, but required for Westminster

Adams 12 Five Star Schools and 27J Schools will not require students to wear masks indoors this coming semester, but Westminster Public Schools will. All three districts will not require students … more

A garage sale robbery that wasn’t

Trouble has followed Armando Valdez Gonzalez since the day he was jailed for a crime that didn’t occur.  In early June, Westminster police linked Gonzalez to an aggravated … more
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