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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

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

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

Thornton and Westminster take steps to address water supply concerns

Thornton City Council recently adopted measures to help the city’s water supply in the short-term, while Westminster City Council discussed a new water supply plan for the long-term. Both cities, … more

Weld Sheriff's deputies searching for trailer thieves

FORT LUPTON -- Weld County sheriff's deputies are looking for two men who may have stolen an air compressor trailer. The theft occurred early March 19 at an oil-and-gas location near Weld county … more

Sixteen members of Westminster PD respond to shooting

Within 18 minutes of a “mutual aid” call going out, 16 members of the Westminster Police Department were in Boulder on Monday to assist local law enforcement to respond to an active … more

Water irate: New fees add to woes

By now, we all have figured out that Westminster’s water and sewer rates saga is a book of many chapters. The key chapter comes on Election Night this Nov. 2 when we find out who the … more

Westminster water rates are political. How is that affecting council?

Last year, a recall effort centered around Westminster’s water rates began. Since then, the City Council held five study sessions to engage the community in the process to set 2022 rates. After, … more

Grad rates improve, but officials unsure of future

Administrators and school board directors in Adams County’s largest school districts are celebrating graduation rates for the 2019-20 school years. Westminster Public Schools’ four-year … more

Westminster city staff to recommend increase in water rates for 2022

After a year of political turmoil in the community and five dense city council study sessions to review water and sewer rates, the city of Westminster is confident in its recommendation for 2022 … more

Recall election litigation moves forward

They say the wheels of justice grind way too slow. That is true in the pending litigation brought against the City of Westminster by the Westminster Water Warriors. The plaintiff is fighting the … more

Westminster enacts drought watch

With the start of Spring just weeks away, Westminster is sounding the alarm about drought this summer. The city enacted a drought watch, effective March 1, based on current water supply conditions. … more

RTD addresses B and G line quiet zone concerns amid community backlash

The Regional Transportation District held a virtual meeting on Thursday, March 4, to discuss the use of train horns within the designated Quiet Zones on the B and G lines. A Quiet Zone is a section … more

Man in Westminster shot in dispute over unwanted guests

Westminster police arrested 25-year-old Serena Ayesha Ahmad on suspicion of second-degree murder after an incident that occurred Feb. 28, a department press release said. At around 12:30 a.m., two … more

Here is a chance to influence Westminster going forward

The City of Westminster’s “Westminster Forward” endeavor continues to chug along toward a time when public comment will be offered. This multi-faceted planning process is important for all of … more

Westminster Buddhist center moving forward, but some residents concerned

A proposed Tibetan Buddhist temple in Westminster hoping to promote peace and harmony is the source of recent tension in the community. Residents of the surrounding suburban neighborhood expressed … more

Black History Month is important for America

It is my general perception that many of us have heard of “Black History Month,” the national celebration of African-American people of importance and events in their history. In case you … more

No deal on Westminster water rates

Westminster City Council made it clear that there are two sides who still feel very different about water rates during a Jan. 28 study session, One side is adamant about lowering rates, the other … more

Fire Captain remembered for above-and-beyond service

After three decades of service to Westminster, David Sagel, a captain in the Westminster Fire Department, passed away Jan. 24. “He was a good one. He was a guy that brought so many positive … more

Study rates Westminster near top in apartment growth

A recent RENTCafé study said Westminster is #3 in Colorado and #20 in the country for the number of new apartments built in a city in the last five years. Though some might celebrate it, many in the … more
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