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Letter to the Editor: Westminster vote disheartening

Westminster vote disheartening It’s disheartening to see the people’s voice ignored, facts rejected, regulation increasing, accountability ignored. Westminster City Council didn’t properly … more

Total recall: Considering politics and water rates in Westminster

These are turbulent political times in America at all levels of government. The recent U.S. Senate confirmation vote of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Nominee Brett Kavanaugh is the most recent and most … more

Westminster approves water rate hike 4-1

The city will go ahead with a planned water rate hike, councilors decided at their Oct. 8 meeting. Councilors voted 4-1 to increase water rates by about $11 per month next year and another $11.50 in … more

Letter to the Editor: Water Rate hike unfair

Water rate hike unfair Without valid notification in our regular water bills, the Westminster City Council voted 5-1 to raise our water rates. The rates will rise 8 percent in Jan. 2018 and may … more

Residents worry about rising water rate bills

Saying it needed to make a difficult decision — and against the wishes of many residents — the Westminster City Council voted Sept. 24 to increase water rates and tap fees across the city. “I … more

Westy utility rates likely to jump in 2019 and 2020

Last week, the Westminster City Council took a key step toward increasing water and sewer rates for both 2019 and 2020. Staff provided a thorough presentation on the needs and rationale to raise the … more

Westminster testing the water on tap, sewer fees

Westminster water and sewer rates could rise significantly through 2020 if a plan going to City Councilors Sept. 24 succeeds. Water rates for average Westminster water customers would increase about … more

Check your rates

The city has created a web application to give customers an idea how their water and sewer bills could change based on the new rate structure. Customers should have a copy of their most recent water … more

Alternate realities and crystal balls: Let’s play the 'What If' game

Life is full of “what ifs” as we all well know. Certainly, it is not exclusive to only people. It covers worldwide political events, religious situations, business outcomes, governmental actions, … more

Shut off: Thornton pipeline plan fails test

Thornton officials will go back to the drawing board after Larimer officials tabled their plan to build a 22-mile pipeline to help bring water to the city. Larimer County Commissioners said that … more

Tainted drinking water found in South Adams County

A chemical commonly used in firefighting foam and the manufacture of carpeting was found in untreated water in the Quebec and Interstate 270 area that supplies South Adams County Water and Sanitation … more

Water pipeline’s fate set to wait

The fate of Thornton’s water pipeline from a Cache La Poudre reservoir will wait an another few days for a decision from Larimer County Commissioners. Commissioners tabled testimony and a final … more

Thornton mulls spreading out water rate increase

A planned six percent rate hike for Thornton water customers may get spread out over two years, according to a plan being considered by city councilors. The council has heard a proposal to increase … more

From ditches to creeks, city mapping waterways

Graduate student Duke Douglas is getting first hand look at the City of Westminster’s waterways this summer, ranging from neighborhood ditches and concrete canals to faster streams like Big Dry … more

Making a splash at area’s parks and splash pads

There are about 97 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day this year, which means there's a good chance residents are going to need to find ways to beat the heat several times as the summer goes on. more

Westminster main breaks blamed on tank valve

A control valve in Westminster’s Wandering View water storage tanks is a likely the culprit behind a series of 14 water main breaks between 76th and 120th Avenues across Westminster over ten days. … more

Westminster crews mopping up water main breaks

Westminster road crews are still cleaning up damage from a series of five water main breaks during rush hour June 12 over a wide area of the city, from the 72nd block north to 120th. more

Mountain Range students Letters to the Editor

Water saving program has positive impact Re: Northglenn’s water-wise landscaping program returns. As a resident of Northglenn, I agree with bringing back the water-wise landscaping program. … more

Thornton works to gather more details on water line plan

Thornton’s plans to bolster it’s water supply took a hit when the Larimer County Planning Commission turned it down — but the city’s not finished yet. Thornton Spokesman Todd Barnes said … more

Northglenn water-wise landscaping program returns

The City of Northglenn is partnering with nonprofit group Resource Central on its popular ‘Garden In A Box’ program to provide low-water gardens to local residents. The program helps Colorado … more
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