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Colorado House approves 2020-21 budget, heads to state Senate

The Colorado House, on a 41-23 party-line vote, approved the 2020-21 state budget and sent it on to its next stop, the state Senate. As sent over by the House, the budget is out of balance. But … 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

Jeffco Schools preparing for roughly $34 million in cuts

Since the coronavirus outbreak began, school district officials have been prepared to make some reductions to the budget for 2020-2021. But an April 21 letter to the community from Superintendent … more

Hyland Hills ballot issue warrants a ‘Yes’ vote

We are so fortunate to have such a fine combination of parks, trails, open space and recreation facilities, both here in the Westminster and in Hyland Hills Park and Recreation District area. … more

Celebrating 35 years of success with open space and trails

The City of Westminster is celebrating 35 years of the successful open space, trail development and park/recreation facilities enhancements program. Certainly the city and its residents should join … more

Same song, second verse in the ballad of the Federal budget

Some people miss the obvious while others don’t care. And some are simply bull-headed, pushing the same boulder up the hill regardless of what happened last year and the year before President … more

Westminster slates meetings to pitch water, sewer rate increase

Residents will get two opportunities to weigh in on a proposed increase to Westminster water and sewer residential rates. Public Works Director Max Kirschbaum said staff is proposing a 6% increase in … more

Jefferson County cities call for more jail funding

On Feb. 13, the municipal police chiefs of Jefferson County — representing Arvada, Edgewater, Golden, Lakewood, Morrison, Mountain View, Westminster and Wheat Ridge — submitted a letter to the … more

Jeffco DA cites ‘significant concerns’ about jail releases

On Feb. 12, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office announced it would be releasing 23 inmates early as the jail population was once again two percent above its capacity of 1,148 beds. Those releases … more

Letter to the Editor: Restore our parks

Time to restore our parks Colorado’s national parks are seeing record visitation, but unreliable funding over the years means their infrastructure desperately needs to be repaired. That’s why I … more
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