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'There's only so long that I can hold out'

Jake Slyder was planning on taking his wife on a hot springs vacation to celebrate their two-year anniversary — but the U.S. government partial shutdown forced him to cancel those plans. Slyder is …
Advocates offer more magnet sites for homeless survey
Front Range homeless advocates will follow Jefferson and Adams County’s lead later this month, hosting special events to get a more accurate picture of Colorado’s homelessness problem. “I think …
Westminster arts plan looks to amplify urban culture
A new plan that considers how Westminster will improve public access to art is less a plan of action than a general road map. “There’s not going to be a specific timeline of ‘OK, in 2019, …
More questions for Council candidates
Westminster's city councilors will narrow their focus as they work to replace the last two of three council colleagues who stepped down in the wake of November's election. Councilors decided Jan. …
Crews building computerized sewer model
City engineers are mapping out Westminster’s northernmost network of sewer lines and should be ready to report back on potential improvements in 2019. Westminster Senior Engineer Kent Brugler said …
News

Legacy Foundation seeks outstanding community members

The Westminster Legacy Foundation is seeking nominations for the second annual Community Awards Banquet, scheduled for April 25. Nominations are open until Jan. 31 and include awards to businesses, …

Life

Cuba comes to life at Denver museum

“Cuba 2D” and “Cuba in Denver” offer a most inviting look at a rather near neighbor — but just for a short while longer. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science exhibit, organized by the …

Sports
Northglenn’s Dante Heimdale, struggles with Cheyenne East’s Shawn Smith, in the 132 lbs. match during a Jan. 10 dual meet at Northglenn High School. Heimdale was pinned with 1:10 remaining in the 2nd period. Cheyenne East defeated the Norse, 44-33.
Impressive Cheyenne pins Northglenn
The Cheyenne High School wrestlers continued an impressive season, claiming a Jan. 10 dual match at Northglenn’s home gym 44-33.. Read More
Westy senior Hugo Briones hits the floater Jan. 10 against Brighton.
Turnovers cost Westy basketball against Brighton
Hoping to snap their three-game losing streak, Westminster found themselves in a back-and-forth affair Jan. 10 with conference foe, … Read More
Northglenn senior Ryan Paswaters hits the contested layup against Arvada West Jan. 9.
Northglenn ladies basketball comes up short at Arvada West
In a low-scoring affair Jan. 9 at Arvada West High School, the Lady Wildcats (8-6) escaped with the 43-39 victory over Northglenn … Read More
Horizon freshman guard Xavier Harris, splits Fairview defenders, Mark Dolan, left, and Mark O’Neill, on his way to the basket during first quarter action Jan. 8 at Horizon High School in Thornton. The Knights, ranked eighth in CHSAA 5A, defeated the Hawks, 68-49.
Hawks drop game to Fairview
Horizon couldn’t keep up with Fairview’s Knights as they lost a conference matchup 68-49. The loss left Horizon winless in league … Read More
Jim Benton
Running back has been quite a catch
Max Borghi played a lot of football for Washington State University during the 2018 season, and he was only a freshman. Borghi was a … Read More
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Editorial Cartoon for Jan. 17

Fran Coet

From taxpayer perspective, there’s little to like about shutdown

We are just beginning to realize the level of disruption that the partial government shutdown has caused to federal employees and to people who rely on services provided by the federal government. We …

Some perspective on Emerge Colorado

Recently through various social media posts and through Bill Christopher’s most recent column there has been a lot of concern that Emerge has too much power in Westminster. I think this is …

True picture of Emerge

Bill Christopher’s recent columns demonstrate a not-so-subtle sexism and personal bent towards paranoia that are all-too-common in politics today. Emerge Colorado is an …
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