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Putting a premium on the future

About 3 million Americans have served in the military since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and just as there are differences between generations of the public at large, there are differences between younger veterans and those who served before …
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Getting hitched in the great outdoors

A reoccurring theme for people who live in Colorado is that they love being outside and active in nature. So it’s only natural a classic Colorado wedding is often centered around an outdoor ceremony. Sharing Colorado’s beautiful scenery with …
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Launch Into Learning lands in Colorado

More than 60,000 books were distributed out of Westminster to more than 40 designated local agencies as part of a back-to-school literacy campaign for Colorado school children and their families. As part of the Launch Into Learning program, …
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Training day

A common part of contemporary training at a time when the Orlando shootings or, even, the Aurora movie theater shootings, are still fresh on the mind, Westminster police, firefighters, paramedics and other first responders gathered recently for a …
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Input sought for Westminster Station Area Plan

The City of Westminster is welcoming comments on the Westminster Station Area Plan, which will establish a comprehensive new zoning district for the area around the new Westminster Station, providing a nonstop commuter rail line to downtown …
  • Local headlines

    • Robbery suspect shot by Westminster Police

      Around 3:30pm Westminster Police received a 911 call about a robbery which had just occurred in the 12100 block of Bannock Street. The victim told police he found several people in his garage …

    • Two Legacy coaches released after fatal bush crash

      Legacy High School football coaches Wayne Voorhees and Kyle Rider have been released from the hospital after the bus they were riding in crashed on the evening of Sept. 11. A bus carrying members …

    • Medical pot law may add PTSD as qualifier

      Marijuana pioneer Colorado is poised to add post-traumatic stress disorder to its medical marijuana program, joining 18 other states that consider PTSD a condition treatable by pot. A panel of state lawmakers voted 5-0 on Sept. 21 to endorse the …

    • A few tips for a tech-driven world

      Teenagers are more digitally connected than ever: Three-quarters own or have access to a smartphone, 24 percent go online almost constantly, and 92 percent go online daily, Pew Research Center reports. The digital world is used for a number of …

    • Council approves marijuana stores

      Thornton’s ban on marijuana stores will come to an end after city council narrowly voted to allow retail pot shops into the city. The 5-4 vote came on Aug. 23 inside a packed Thornton City Hall, which was filled with residents who mostly disagreed …

  • More from the region

    • 8 new CASA volunteers sworn in

      Eight new volunteers were sworn in last week as Court Appointed Special Advocates of Adams and Broomfield counties. The Honorable Chief Judge Patrick Murphy of the state's 17th Judicial District swore in the eight new volunteer advocates Aug. 9 …

    • Front Range course works to span gender gap in machining

      The National Association of Manufacturing says 40 percent of the U.S. labor force is female but only 27 percent work in manufacturing. Kaila Machado and Front Range Community College are trying to change that. Machado was one of 16 students in …

    • 17th Judicial District to host annual Citizens Academy

      Registration is now open for the 17th Judicial District’s fourth annual Citizens Academy. The Citizens Academy, which starts in September, gives area residents the chance to see what it’s like working in law enforcement and within the justice …

    • Annual Broomfield 9/11 ceremony scheduled

      The Broomfield Police and North Metro Fire Rescue District will once again host the city’s annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony. “It’s always a privilege for us to hold this memorial ceremony each year,” North Metro Fire Chief David Ramos said …

    • Westminster Public Schools reveal new logo, colors

      Just days before the 2016-17 school year begins and “after months of anticipation” — according to a news release — Westminster Public Schools revealed its new colors and district logo. The unveiling took place Aug. 9 during the annual …

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