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Lights and music in Westminster

Holiday lights, Christmas carols and food trucks turned the complex around Westminster City Hall into a celebration Nov. 30 as city officials and hundreds of residents attended the holiday lighting … more

Jeffco mayors talk about the issues

Mayors from Arvada, Lakewood, Wheat Ridge, Golden and Westminster gathered Nov. 16 at the Arvada Chamber of Commerce's Third Friday Breakfast to share their thoughts on issues that affect all … more

Standley Lake gas drilling permits withdrawn

A proposal to drill for natural gas under Westminster's Standley Lake and nearby dog park is off the table for now. more

WPS school bill leads narrowly

A plan to make moderate fixes to Westminster schools was leading by a thin 2.1 percent margin Tuesday night. As of midnight Nov. 7 Westminster's Public Schools' $9.9 million mill levy override was … more

Five years with groundbreaking Westminster school

STEM Academy is a Westminster Public Schools’ gem It was the first Innovation School for the-then Adams 50 School District in 2013. Initially, the Colorado STEM Academy had 187 students, grades … more

Silhouettes find a new home in Westminster

Most Americans are familiar with the iconic images of the White House or Mt. Rushmore but not many have seen these historical images replicated using live performers and shadows. Unless they’ve … more

Lady Wolves’ volleyball takes down Thornton

The Westminster Wolves extended their five-game winning street, defending their home court against Thornton Oct. 23. “We train to be successful, especially on a night like this,” Westminster … more

Lightning advances to next round in 5A soccer playoffs

Legacy Junior Joey Joiner scored the only goal in Oct. 25’s playoff matchup, ending a scoreless first half and sending the Lightning to the next round in the state 5A soccer playoffs. Legacy … more

Dream season, conference championship on line for Westminster

In a fantastic bounce-back season for Westminster football, the Wolves (7-2, 7-1 in conference) have the opportunity to clinch or share the 5A Metro 10 Conference Championship Oct. 26 against … more

Westminster recall clock starts ticking because of water rates

The recall petition process is underway in Westminster in an attempt to kick out the mayor and the five members of city council who voted to raise the water and sewer rates for 2019 and 2020. Mr. … more

Tricks, treats and food

Families from across the Denver area got a few treats Oct. 20 at events around the MetroNorth Region. In Thornton, nearly 5,000 came to Carpenter Park for the annual Trunk or Treat celebration, with … more

Linda Cherrington, Westminster’s ‘History Lady,’ dies

A key figure in efforts to preserve and protect Westminster’s history died, Linda Forbes Cherrington died Oct. 17. Cherrington was former president and longtime member of the Westminster Historical … more

Westminster seeks feeback about arts, culture

Westminster residents who would like to help the city evaluate the arts and culture in the community are invited to one of two interactive sessions. The sessions on Oct. 29 and Nov. 7 will help the … more

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

Westminster wears down Northglenn with running game

Early in the third quarter at Westminster, the Wolves (6-2, 6-1 in conference) found themselves with just a two-point lead over Northglenn (4-4, 3-4 in conference). However, the prolific Norsemen air … more

Westminster volleyball dominates at Gateway

The Westminster Wolves controlled the Gateway Olympians 3-0 Oct. 3 in a crucial late-season conference volleyball matchup in front of a boisterous Gateway crowd. Behind timely points and fantastic … 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

NORTH 1004 LTE non-teachers

Schools rely on non-teaching staff I would like to respond to Chuck Wright’s letter (“Schools must change,” Sept. 20). He advocates certain reforms before tax increases are approved. I object … more
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