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Finding the source of Westminster’s water debacle

There is a lot of rhetoric, questionable statements and misleading impressions from Westminster city staff and some elected officials regarding this whole water issue. Two key points lead to the … more

Uplands developers says project ‘a catalyst’

Jeff Handlin thinks Uplands Colorado will yield a net benefit, not detriment, for its neighbors. Some critics of the proposed 233-acre development in south Westminster say it will drastically change, … more

Hate crime advice from DA’s office: Get involved

There was a simple thread among the speakers during a 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office online forum on hate crimes against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders on April 7. “You should … more

Jeffco moving to Level Yellow with increase in COVID-19 cases

While COVID-19-related restrictions continue to loosen in many Colorado counties, they are tightening in Jeffco after the state informed the county that it would be moved back to Level Yellow on its … more

Tri-County board approves one-month extension to COVID dial

The Tri-County Health Department's board of health voted to extend a modified version of the state's dial framework for one month during an April 8 meeting, impacting Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas … more

Joy on four wheels for area students

On a recent sunny afternoon on the back patio of Arvada’s New Image Brewing, a skater named Azamat sipped a cold beverage and built skateboards to donate to underserved youth at Lawrence Elementary … 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 … more

Barricade at Motel 6 in Thornton ends after 19.5 hours

After a 19.5-hour-long standoff at the Motel 6 in Thornton, law enforcement peacefully ended a barricade situation. After 7 a.m. Wednesday morning, the department arrested two suspects who … more

Tri-County Health amends mask order to apply to indoors only, adds expiration date

The local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties amended its mask-wearing order to remove the requirement that masks be worn in outdoor public spaces, the agency announced in … more

Biennial of Americas encourages artistic grieving process

The immensity of loss as a result of COVID-19 is something that the state, country and world are going to be grappling with for a long time to come, and as is so often the case, the arts will play a … more

Patients skipping care worries physicians

Scientists, doctors, and the world are starting to come to grips with the direct and indirect impacts the COVID-19 pandemic had on the healthcare system. That impact is not being measured by the … more

Opinions on changing rules for special council elections

In my opinion, there are a lot more issues that warrant Westminster City Council candidate responses than just water rates and water supply. Voters deserve more information and insight on where … more

Save the Farm group prepares for decisive year

It wasn’t long after residents learned about the proposed Uplands development when they gathered at the Irving Street Library in July 2019 to form a local activist group, Save the Farm. Twenty … more

Luncheons resume for Rocky Flats retirees

Nuclear Care Partners — a national advocacy group that helps connect atomic workers and uranium miners to available benefits and in-home care - has resumed hosting in-person luncheons for Rocky … more

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 … more

North metro cities gain flexibility in new federal relief package

A few weeks after President Joe Biden signed into law the American Rescue Act, north metro cities are getting a clearer sense of how much COVID-19 relief funding they will receive from the federal … more

Musing on opportunities during Women's History Month

This Women’s History Month, I’ve taken some time to reflect on the women I’ve known, admired, and aspire to be. I’ve been thinking a lot about the road that was paved for me by prior … more

Denver metro counties may see patchwork of COVID restrictions in April

As state public health officials prepare to step back and let local health agencies decide what coronavirus restrictions to enact going forward, it's unclear what the resulting landscape of policies … more

Colorado governor extends mask order, modifies it for level green counties

Setting up potential disputes for rural businesses, Gov. Jared Polis extended the statewide mask order but modified its requirements for counties in level green, the least-restrictive stage on … more

Famous last words are not only for the famous

If someone were asked to recall the last thing that you had ever said to them, what would you hope those words would be? Famous last words are not just for the famous, and they are also not only … more
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