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In high school sports, training takes new direction

It’s often easy to distinguish a good athlete by the way he or she moves. That starts with strength training and conditioning, which have advanced over the years into a science. There is more to … more

Spinning and squirming: Trump’s tactics won’t sell in Peoria

It just amazes me that President Trump must either think the public is really dumb or we don’t remember what he previously said. Or he simply does not give a hoot as to what we think. For example, … more

Neighborhoods mark National Night Out in their own ways

Neighborhoods across the area gathered for food, fun and community spirit Aug. 7 for National Night Out, a chance for neighbors to get together and to meet with their local police, fire departments … more

Recovery, investigation into Westbury Apartment fire continues

A deadly apartment fire that killed two July 22 has been ruled an arson, according to a joint press release from Westminster’s Police and Fire Departments and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, … more

Helping others in their time of need

Tragedy often brings out the best in people who are willing to lend a hand. The recent major fire at the Westbury Apartment complex at 115th Avenue and Pecos Street in Westminster is a good example. … more

Westminster News in a Hurry

Teddy Bear picnic in Westminster Arts District The Iddle Bits of This and That Art Gallery, 3969 W. 73rd Ave. in Westminster will host a teddy bear picnic at 10 a.m. August 11. All school-age … more

Dragon Boat festival celebrates the ancient and modern

There are annual events that have become so popular over the years that it can be difficult to imagine there was a time when they weren’t a key part of the year. But back in 2001, when the first … more

News in a Hurry

Westminster Telephone Town Hall set for Aug. 14 A chance for Westminster residents to talk to City Councilors over the telephone has been pushed back a month, to the evening of Aug. 14. Residents can … 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

Independence Day celebrations get under way

Adams County gets early start Adams County’s annual Stars and Stripes event kicks off at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 at the Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton. This year’s … more

Fundraiser for road rage shooting victims

Friends of a mother and two boys shot in a June 14 road rage incident have created an online fundraiser to help the family. Westminster Police arrested and charged Jeremy Webster, 23, of Colorado … more

From park and ride, Hotel Row has been long-term goal

The grand opening of the new Hyatt Place Hotel, right next door to the full-service Marriott Hotel, on June 7 marked the “completion of the journey” so to speak. It was the culminating … more

Fireworks efforts aimed at lowering the boom

Thornton Police and Fire Departments hope their latest July 4 promotions become the must-have lawn decorations across the city. The red, white and blue signs simply remind residents that all … more

Child dead, three injured in suspected road rage shooting

Westminster Police have arrested and charged a 23-year-old Colorado Springs man in the shooting of a man, a mother and her two sons outside of an 80th Avenue dentist office June 14. One of the … more

Golfers converge on Westminster for amateur tournament

More than 96 amateur golfers from around the world came to Westminster’s Walnut Creek Golf Preserve June 4-7 for the Amercian Junior Golf Associaton’s Hale Irwin Colorado Junior tournament. … more

PrideFest returning for 44th year

Although it has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, Denver’s PrideFest can trace its roots all the way back to 1975. And this year’s event is going to be the biggest yet. “We’re going … more

No contract, no Rodeo Market for SWAG

Members of the South Westminster Art Group finished moving out of the Rodeo Market building at 73rd and Osceola during the last week of May, but president Jana Boutwell said they are not gone for … more

Parkway proponents predict profitability

The Jefferson Parkway could break ground on 2020, after four decades of planning and ample opposition. The proposed toll road that would nearly complete the vision of the 470 beltway completely … more

High school horticulture program is cream of the crop

What produces multi-colored beauty, has a long positive track record and provides good job opportunities? The answer is the Westminster High School horticulture program. It has had a long-time legacy … more

Competency-based school approved for Westminster’s Flynn

Westminster Public Schools have been cleared by the Colorado State Board of Education to operate a unique style of education out of the Flynn Elementary at 88th Avenue and Lowell Boulevard. … more
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