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My name is... Doug Hall

I’m originally from Kentucky. I was raised in small town about 80 miles south of Louisville. I met a young lady through a friend’s sister. The young lady’s father was in the U.S. Army at Ft. … more

Remembering Vi June, Westminster mayor

Vi June, Westminster's first woman mayor, long-time political voice and newspaper columnist, died Saturday Aug. 15 surrounded by family. She was 88 years old. … more

Strategic speaking: Is Westminster still the ‘next urban center’?

Like most of us, I’m always looking for a silver lining in any situation that tends to be negative or lacks much hope or improvement. Well, a silver lining came out of the recent Westminster City … more

My Name Is... Heather Waters

Trickling to Thornton I grew up in Thornton. My parents still live here. [I love a]ll the beautiful open spaces and bike trails. After high school I worked for the parks department, utilities as a … more

Adams County open space projects to share $4.9 million

A series of 19 open space projects throughout Adams County — including one in Westminster and three in Thornton — will split $4.9 million in grants from a county program. Projects include new … more

Letter to the Editor: Enough building

Enough building Thank you, Bill Christopher, for your article about the 2020 Westminster Survey in the July 9 Westminster Window. It was interesting that the responses to the survey were that many … more

Upland plan progressing in Westminster

A proposal to develop the 235-acres of undeveloped land around Shaw Heights and the Pillar of Fire Church is back with some changes and plans for a new non-profit group dedicated to the area. … more

Cresting COVID cases causes concerns

With COVID-19 cases rising around Colorado and the country, the city is easing back on efforts to back to normal. “The city was prepared, in the coming week, to open more facilities and open more … more

Wards or at-large: Key discussion due for Westminster

There is an important item scheduled to be discussed as part of the Westminster City Council’s July 6 study session. Very few voters even know about it or just what is slated to be addressed. Some … more

Westminster holds off on water rate hike for 2020

Westminster councilors made a plan official that keeps the city’s water and sewer rates in 2021 the same as this year. Councilors voted 7-0 June 22 to hold off on a planned increase due to impacts … more

The age of the Ash Borers

After years of municipal efforts to fence in the Ash tree killing Emerald Ash Borers and keep them from expanding out of Boulder County, the inevitable has arrived. They’re here. “I guess the … more

Downtown Westminster still on pace

While COVID-19 kept most of the businesses in Downtown Westminster closed for several weeks, construction crews managed to keep busy. “What we’ve seen is that because of social distancing … more

COVID-19 found in two metro-area child care centers

Two Colorado child care facilities, both in suburban metro Denver, have recorded COVID-19 outbreaks, according to state data. The two facilities are the first child care locations that the state has … more

Make way for ducklings

Time for wards? We should see what the voters think

With changing times, doesn’t it make sense to consider changing the way we have been doing business for more than the past 60-plus years? I sure think so! What I am referring to is how city council … more

Miners Alley brings ‘Frog Prince’ to audiences’ homes

Through the month of May, Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse has embraced the on-demand approach to connect with audiences and its community during the COVID-19 shutdown. The company launched its new … more

Virtual, delayed graduations the rule for high schools

Area high schools are handling the job of honoring their graduating seniors differently this year, thanks to COVID-19 and two-months long public shut down. Some will wait out the pandemic, opting for … more

Locking in a gas, diesel deal while prices low

Westminster will lock-in a $2 per gallon price for gasoline for most of its fleet for the next year. City Councilors voted April 27 to approve an agreement with Hill Petroleum, locking in the price … more

Cities plan how to spend CARES pass-through funds

Adams County will get $89 million in federal CARES act money, sharing roughly $40 million with local governments. Assistant County Manager Jim Siedlecki confirmed that the commissioners were … more

Cities prepare for COVID-19 financial hit

Municipal officials won’t know for sure how much of an impact the COVID-19 panic and Colorado’s stay-at-home order will have on the city’s finances, but some are preparing for as much as a $30 … more
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