Denver metro area recovering from wet and windy blizzard
A massive winter weather system struck the Front Range on March 13, bringing first rain, and then several inches of snow along with high winds. The weather system, called a bomb cyclone, continued …

Teen gets life sentence in Campbell murder

The teenager who admitted to killing 10-year-old Kiaya Campbell in June 2017 will go to prison for a minimum of 40 years, according to sentencing in Adams County District Court March 11. Aidan Demmie …

New butterfly program to focus on home state
A new display at Westminster’s Butterfly Pavilion will focus on the diverse life that surrounds the Centennial State, with a goal of inspiring greater commitment to conserve our natural treasures …

Dreams, hard work keys to success for Northglenn’s Lieutenant General

As a member of the Northglenn Dolphins swim team, Lt. General Laura Richardson said she learned so much that would make her successful in her later life. But it almost didn’t happen. “The first …

Westminster man convicted of shooting girlfriend
Jurors found Westminster resident Ezekiel Mark Garcia, 25, guilty of murder almost a year after he was arrested. A Jefferson County jury found Garcia built of killing his girlfriend, 22-year-old …
News

Learning Without Tears

In today’s digital world, where children often commute electronically using acronyms such as IDK - for “I don’t know” - and emojis, educator Dianna Henn is sure there is still a need for …

Life

‘The Moors’ is unusual take on Bronte legacy

Many of us read books by Charlotte and Emily Bronte some years ago and recall the gloomy mood of their surroundings and interactions … Playwright Jen Silverman has come up with a different and …

Sports
Lady Wolves’ sophomore Elizabeth Aleman advances the ball downfield against Denver North March 12.
Lady Wolves’ soccer drops opener
At Westminster High School, in the first game of the 2019 season for the ladies’ soccer team, Denver North (2-1) scored early and … Read More
Holy Family junior Braedan Peters scores the Tigers’ first goal in varsity-lacrosse history against Littleton March 11.
Holy Family wins program’s first varsity lacrosse match
For Holy Family and its fledgling lacross program, March 11 was a pretty special day. Taking on Littleton (10-6 last year) on the … Read More
Lady Norse junior Samantha Dominguez-Reyes heads in Northglenn’s first goal of the season March 7 at Lakewood.
Lady Norse soccer wins season opener
On the road, taking on an 8-5-3 Lakewood team from a year ago, Northglenn ladies soccer left victorious with a dominating 4-1 victory … Read More
Jim Benton
At 92, he’s not about to slow his row
Dean Smith has won another national and world championship. No, I’m obviously not referring to the late legendary former North … Read More
Making time for March Madness
Doug Pruitt’s glass of a dark micobrew, sweating as it rested on a coaster at the Library Co., a bar in Castle Rock, was still half … Read More
Holy Family’s Cecelia Aanerud, center, celebrates her team’s entrance into the CHSAA Girls 4A Final Four, during the closing seconds of the March 1 Great 8  playoff game against Greeley Central in Broomfield. The Tigers defeated the Wildcats 52-42, and will meet Mullen March 7, at the Denver Coliseum.
Holy Family ladies bound for Final Four
Holy Family Girls basketballers punched their Colorado 4A Final Four ticket March 1 beating Greeley Central 52-42, in a CHSAA Great 8 … Read More
Voices
opinion

Letter to the editor: Greetings Colorado!

How are you doing today? I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel “The Watsons Go To Birmingham.” My classmates and I are contacting newspapers across the country in a …

Oil and Gas bullies

Oil and gas bullies I feel strongly about the oil and gas bill currently making its way through the legislature. I feel strongly about the health, safety and future of Coloradans and that the …

Coming out swinging, the president and his budget

If nothing else, you have to give President Trump credit for setting up a good old brawl. Whether it has to do with separating children from parents at the Mexican border, declaring a contrived …

Letter to the editor: Beltway blues

I am a mom and resident of Leyden Rock — A majestic community where my family of 4 (and two pups) have made lifelong friends and become part of a cohesive community. Or, so we thought. At …
Editorial Cartoon

Our Special Sections
Westminster community on Twitter
Our Papers

Ad blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an ad blocking plugin in your browser.

The revenue we receive from our advertisers helps make this site possible. We request you whitelist our site.