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Westminster group pedaling for Parkinson’s disease

Westminster fitness instructor Sunny Benedetti said her Pedaling for Parkinson’s group began meeting in October, just as a way to get some exercise. The group of 18 meets three times weekly at … more

Storm dampens homeless census

You might see Douglas John holding a cardboard sign along the side of the road — or behind the counter at the McDonalds at 80th and Wadsworth. What he makes, whether by panhandling or working, … more

New defense sparks Lady Wolves to home win

In what has been a frustrating four-game slide for the Westminster ladies basketball team over the last two weeks, a new and improved zone defensive scheme led the Lady Wolves to victory Jan. 24 over … more

Westminster prevails over Denver North in OT

Westminster travelled to Denver North’s gym Jan. 16, taking on the Vikings in a hostile, energetic environment. Despite late-half runs in by the home team, Westy fought through adversity and … more

Water storage in Colorado could become a defining issue

Colorado’s population continues to surge ahead. According to a forecast quoted by the City of Westminster, the state’s population will reach 7.8 million residents by 2040. This is alarming to say … more

Turnovers cost Westy basketball against Brighton

Hoping to snap their three-game losing streak, Westminster found themselves in a back-and-forth affair Jan. 10 with conference foe, Brighton. Despite the fantastic effort and hard play of the Wolves, … more

Some perspective on Emerge Colorado

Recently through various social media posts and through Bill Christopher’s most recent column there has been a lot of concern that Emerge has too much power in Westminster. I think this is … more

True picture of Emerge

Bill Christopher’s recent columns demonstrate a not-so-subtle sexism and personal bent towards paranoia that are all-too-common in politics today. Emerge Colorado is an … more

The increasing impact of a partial government shutdown

Who is being hurt the most by President Trump’s demands for $5.7 billion for his “Wall” which in turn has caused a partial federal government shutdown? Would you say it is the Central American … more

Voters are aware

I want to thank Mr. Christopher for his reporting on Westminster City Council’s selection of a new council member (Jan. 3 “Awarding the work that goes into community … more

Advocates offer more magnet sites for homeless survey

Front Range homeless advocates will follow Jefferson and Adams County’s lead later this month, hosting special events to get a more accurate picture of Colorado’s homelessness problem. “I think … more

Awarding the work that goes into community building

The Westminster Legacy Foundation is calling for nominations to honor and recognize individuals, businesses, groups and organizations for outstanding community service, volunteerism, leadership and … more

Crews building computerized sewer model

City engineers are mapping out Westminster’s northernmost network of sewer lines and should be ready to report back on potential improvements in 2019. Westminster Senior Engineer Kent Brugler said … more

Non-partisan: Westminster openings highlight troubling trend

Political uneasiness and maneuvering have ratcheted up in Westminster more than I have seen it in many years. The city has been less than stellar in the past few months in its handling of sensitive … more

Legacy rebounds from slow start to defeat Westminster

Legacy basketball erased a three-point Westminster halftime lead to gain their second victory of the season, 61-53 in the opening round of the 11th Annual Ralston Valley Round-Up Dec. 11. Behind the … more

Stocking stuffers and state legislation

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Toys in all the stores (and online!)” Christmas decorations have popped up in the neighborhoods along with the various public displays at the city … more

Lady Wolves hang on in local tournament opener

In control for two-quarters Dec. 5 at Westminster High School at the Westminster Winter Classic, the Lady Wolves sealed a 43-40 win over Wheat Ridge, despite the Lady Farmers’ second-half push. … more

Colorado’s methane regulations considered to be “gold standard”

Let’s hear it for Colorado! Recently, the policy question was raised on whether federal government oversight is still needed on rules and regulations pertaining to methane. Given the increased … more

Closing out Festival of Lights

Members of Westminster’s B’Nai Torah celebrated the sixth night of Hanukkah Dec. 7 with food and lights. Members of the congregation are invited to bring their own menorahs to the celebration, … more

Lights and music in Westminster

Holiday lights, Christmas carols and food trucks turned the complex around Westminster City Hall into a celebration Nov. 30 as city officials and hundreds of residents attended the holiday lighting … more
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