Anita Seitz becomes acting mayor of Westminster
Following the sudden resignation of Herb Atchison as mayor of Westminster on May 3, Anita Seitz has become acting mayor. A statement from the city on May 4 said the appointment of Seitz, former …

Aiming for a big difference out of little change

If enough people put pollinator friendly plants in their yard, the world could change. Or at least the Denver metro region, said Brad Kuhn, owner of Finding Nectar Nursery in Westminster. The new …

Westminster PD tries to build transparency and trust

During a Westminster City Council study session discussion on March 15 about a Westminster Police Department community survey that received a 14 percent response rate, Police Chief Tim Carlson …

News

‘Each phase of the disease was different’

Jonathan Seib is a Charge Nurse and Clinical Coordinator for the Intermediate Care and Medical Surgery unit at Platte Valley Medical Center for about three years. Seib was a news reporter before but …

Life

Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the …

Jefferson Parkway news

Soil sample shows potential plutonium hotspot in Jefferson Parkway path

When the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) and other groups launched a soil study this May, with the goal of testing the Rocky Flats area for excess nuclear waste that could be …

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'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' in the 1860s
Vintage baseball from the 1860s came to the South Platte Valley Historic Park in Fort Lupton May 1. There were parts of the game that … Read More
Standley Lake boys soccer ends 3-decade long drought by winning league crown
LAKEWOOD — It has been a long time coming for Standley Lake’s boys soccer program. The Gators — No. 10 in the latest … Read More
CHSAA moves place, date for state volleyball tournament
AURORA -- The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs will be the host venue for this year's state volleyball tournament. Brad … Read More
Soccer playoff draw due April 20
AURORA -- Spring snowstorms forced a change in the schedule for relreasing this year's state soccer playoff brackets. The Colorado … Read More
More chances for Season D sports teams?
There could be more, not less games for students participating in the so-called Season D sports … Read More
Voices

Newest Comp plan draft leaves room for doubt

The title on the city’s website stated “What will Westminster look like in 20 years? That is a great question and deserves the full attention, thought and input from Westminster citizens. The …

Letter to the Editor: More to water issue than we are hearing

More to water issue than we are hearing There is a lot of rhetoric, questionable statements and misleading impressions from Bill Christopher’s column (“Finding the source of Westminster’s water …
Craig Marshall Smith

This knock-knock stuff is no joke

Occasionally, this is an opinion column. Here comes one now. Advertisements taped or left hanging on front doors should be against the law. The mischief-makers of advertisements taped or left hanging …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Finding consistency in a world of inconsistency

“I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and lows.” — Drew Barrymore There have been some very famous …
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