Adams County gas rule review continues
From gas well neighbor Christine Nyholm’s perspective, Adams County doesn’t need to be in a big hurry to adopt new oil and gas regulations — at least until new state rules come out. “You need …
State of City talk focusing on economic matters
An annual review of Westminster’s progress goes back to economic issues this year. City Economic Development Director John Hall will join Mayor Herb Atchison at the annual State of the City …
Westminster wants your creativity while you sweat

Advocates of running will tell you that the sport inspires creativity and that once your feet have pounded out two or three miles, you achieve a `flow state’ — where thoughts are clear and ideas …

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Gov. Polis visits Westminster kindergarten

Governor Jared Polis (D) visited Westminster's Cotton Creek Elementary Aug. 14 to mark the beginning of school and the start of the schools full-day kindergarten program. Polis toured the school …


Bennet hopes voters are ready for steady

Michael Bennet was about as fired up as he ever gets at the Iowa State Fair's Political Soapbox, railing against Bernie Sanders' health care plan — but politely. “I respect him because he tells …


Daylight Magic at Northglenn's Magic Fest

The daylight hours were for kids and family Aug. 17 at Northglenn's Community Center as the third annual Magic Fest opened again. Bounce houses and Harry Potter-themed attractions joined sleight of …

Jim Benton
Mental health added to coaches’ mission
Colorado High School Activities Association commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green called it a very bold stance. The CHSAA Board of … Read More
Against Heritage Sept. 14, 2018 at Five Star Stadium, a group of Trojans make the tackle.
Thornton football gaining traction under second-year coach
Prior to last season’s first win Sept. 21 against Littleton, Thornton football had fallen in 18-straight contests dating back to … Read More
Highlands Ranch resident Chris Ball found time to become a good disc golf player while also being a Grammy nominated songwriter and composer of background music for many television shows. “I’ve never been good at regular golf, but disc golf was something I could do,” Ball said.
Disc golf takes full flight in Denver metro area
Chris Ball is a Grammy-nominated songwriter who has composed music for many television shows and toured for seven years as a musician … Read More
Holy Family football huddles as a team before their contest September 2018 against Skyline.
Holy Family football restocked for 2019
The Holy Family football standard has been set, and after a 34-28 defeat in the opening round of the 3A state tournament last year, … Read More
The Westy team runs onto their field before the contest against Boulder in September 2018.
New leader of the wolfpack
Over the past nine seasons, Kerry Denison led the Westminster football program to a 44-45 record, including a 7-3 mark a season ago. … Read More
Oct. 5 against Rangeview, Northglenn players celebrate the 13-7 victory with a pose.
Northglenn football hoping to surpass the 500 mark
Despite finishing the season 5-5 (4-5 in conference) last year, a strong 4-2 finish has Northglenn football ready to get back to … Read More

Editorial Cartoon for Aug. 22

With new budget, fiscal responsibility is out the window

It’s always easy to spend someone else’s money. The U.S. Congress has got it down pat with both parties to blame this time. If you hadn’t noticed, they were at their “best” so to speak last …
Winning Words

Managing the game clock for greater success

Is it our time management skills that need a little work, or is the enemy time compression? “Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week” — Anonymous How true. And we all know what the …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Views from an expert in the laughingstock market

I could give a two-day seminar on the No. 2 pencil, but I couldn’t have an intelligent two-minute conversation about the stock market. Those words — “stock market” — have intimidated me …
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