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Former Mayor Nancy Heil would be proud of the recent milestone accomplishment of the Westminster Legacy Foundation. The foundation - a non-profit organization incorporated in 2001 to raise funds for … more
One of several onerous budget proposals which President Trump has unveiled is to eliminate Community Development Block Grant funds distributed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development … more
April is National Poetry Month. Thus, I paraphrase: "Oh, somewhere in this favoured land the sun is shining bright, / The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are light; / And somewhere … more
As you might have seen on the news, the State Legislature's Joint Budget Committee has completed its challenging responsibility of producing a proposed balanced 2017-18 state budget, which kicks in … more
My teaching partner, Pattie Nelson, is a prime example of a 100-percenter. She comes to work every day with an inexhaustible supply of energy. She puts time and thought preparing for every day, and … more
Who would have guessed that a gravel mining opportunity located on State Land Board land would have farmers in the Pueblo/Avondale area up in arms over a potential land lease? At issue is a … more
This year’s self-inflicted budget “crisis” is part of a larger calamity that we’ve seen developing in Jeffco schools since we moved here from Alberta Canada seven years ago. Unfortunately, it is one that district management and boards have … more
As your Jeffco Board of Education, we make it our core mission to provide a quality education that prepares all children for a successful future. Funding challenges at the state level (Colorado owes K-12 education over $800 million a year, and that … more
Any time several individuals come together in a common cause, it lightens the burden on any one member of the team. As they say, there is strength in numbers. Certainly, that is the case in the … more
Last week, the Westminster City Council hosted a "City Summit." The stated purpose was to invite citizens to come to City Park Recreation Center "for a productive discussion about our city and its … more
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