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Job fair plugs in would-be electricians

Richard is a little sheepish. He doesn’t want to give his last name because he’s already got a job, but said he came to the Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain’s job fair to “feel things out.” “I’m just looking for …
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Sharing enthusiasm for a simpler commute

The Westminster Mayor was among those who came out to celebrate the launching of the City of Westminster’s new bike share program. In an effort to promote better health and easier commuting options, the City of Westminster teamed up Zagster …
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Mighty Joe’s Kitchen brings dream to life

Family, food and freedom. Those are the three pillars of Ben and Cynthia Sarmiento’s American dream, a dream they’re bringing to life at their Wheat Ridge restaurant, Mighty Joe’s Kitchen. “We cashed everything in to do this,” …
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Ready, set, ride: Testing begins on B Line

The final testing phase has begun for a new commuter rail network that is likely to transform the transportation landscape of bustling Westminster. The Regional Transportation District and its contractor, Denver Transit Partners, have initiated …
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Fun runs, fishing, food and fireworks were among the many things that made this year’s Fourth of July a success in the North Metro region. Warm weather and clear skies helped residents and visitors make the most of their Indepedence Day, which included activities at Westminster City Park and the connecting lake.
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    • Coffee with Kyle Mullica

      Join me as I sit down each week for a cup of Joe with somebody who helps shape Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster. This week, I sat down with Northglenn City Councilman Kyle Mullica, part of the new generation of young leadership in the North Metro region. A husband and father of two, Mullica spoke of personal experiences that shaped who he is today, and how he approaches everything from city government to raising his own children and managing married life.

    • B Line questions, answered

      After much planning and a years-long wait, a new commuter rail station is opening in Westminster. The Regional Transportation District’s B Line is the first of its kind to serve the north suburbs and the northwest corridor on the way to Boulder …

    • Westminster man faces charge of attempted homicide

      A Westminster man turned himself in to police less than 24 hours after authorities said the suspect allegedly shot another man in the parking lot of a Federal Boulevard fast food restaurant. Westminster police said Thomas Flynn, 30, turned …

    • 'Smart Signs' to improve highway, interstate safety

      Field-testing began this week on a system that will use digital signs installed along U.S. Highway 36 to help improve safety. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) began field-testing its Smart Signs system July 18, between Federal …

    • Crime rises in Colorado, report says

      Colorado officials say homicides increased by nearly 15 percent statewide last year while rapes increased by almost 11 percent. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation’s annual crime report released July 5 said overall reported crimes rose more …

  • More from the region

    • Construction starts on Downtown Westminster parking structure

      A new roadway has been opened at the Downtown Westminster site so crews can get started on a nearly 900-space parking structure. Westminster Boulevard is open on the west side of JCPenney, and the roadway completion allows OPUS Design Build, LLC, …

    • National fire association honors top teacher

      Westminster Fire Department’s public education officer was recognized at an award ceremony last month in Las Vegas as the nation’s top fire safety educator. The National Fire Protection Association in March selected Sherrie Leeka, public …

    • Adams County news

      Late gatherings aim to encourage greater participation Staff report With the goal of increasing citizen engagement and participation, the Adams County Board of Commissioners is adding one evening hearing per month for the remainder of the …

    • CASA Envision Coalition an eye-opener

      A national nonprofit group advocating for abused and neglected children in the court system has created a new coalition to help fill the exceeding volunteer needs in Adams and Broomfield counties. Court Appointed Special Advocates of Adams and …

    • Two new members join Anythink Foundation

      Deborah Obermeyer and Ro Guenzel are the latest community advocates to be appointed to the Anythink Foundation, a nonprofit supporting creativity and innovation in Adams County by raising private funds for special programs and projects at …

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